Moving Forward By Looking Back: The First 30 Years of Collecting at the AGGV
The Gallery is home to one of the most comprehensive collections of Japanese art in Canada, historical collections featuring Canadian and international works, and exceptional contemporary art.
beach & ocean
a white ceramic bowl with a blue floral design
a Galapagos tortoise
A bronze plaque depicting a zoomorphic creature (top and bottom the same in reverse).
woman in a long blue dress, seated at a spinning wheel; chickens in foreground
(copy of an 18th century North India Punjabi miniature) Three women standing on a platform drawing water from a well.
Interior scene with three women in kimonos conversing and reading a handscroll. Colour: blue; red; black;
black and white simplistic representations of an elephant, a giraffe, and a man with an umbrella on the back of a camel. Colour: black;white
A canvas and board cover sketchbook, tan, with AMOS written in red, encircled, at the BRC of the cover. Spine reads VICTORIA SKETCHBOOK in red ink.
two pelicans, large black pelican in foreground and smaller orange pelican in background
A gilt bronze ornament that would possibly adorn a horse bridle or saddle. The top surface is of intricate design and has perforations (likely due to wearing or corrosion).
Chisel is flat on two surfaces and roughly tear shaped. The edges are tapered and flattened.
plate has an underglaze cobalt blue design of a plum tree growing from a rock; rim has plum sprays; all in reserve against an irregular blue ground; exterior has two bamboo sprays; base has tripod ves
Plate is painted in blue, green, yellow & manganese purple on a bluish white ground with three flowers in the well, & sprigs of leaves on the rim.
Upright jade vessel in pale green stone with rust infusions is carved in the form of a Shang dynasty bronze.
Portrait of a young aboriginal woman. Colour: multi-colour
Bronze belt hook in the shape of a rhinoceros. Its horn is large and curves up and back towards the head. Intricate (but shallow) design carved on rhinoceros. Hook extends from snout.
a heavy bag of knotted strands of cord, somewhat rounded shape with 2 heavy loops at either end through which long pieces of cloth are tied, centre opening;
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