Summer Special Exhibition

June 30 - August 26

Red and Blue
Exploring the World of Sacred Colors

Information

Exhibition Term
June 30, 2018 - August 26, 2018
Closed Days
Monday
Admission Fees
1100 JPY
Venue
North Wing

Exhibition Highlights

Yoke
Mexico, 600-900 c.

Hacha
Possibly Guatemala, Maya, 600-900 c.

Ear cup on foot
China, Wester Han, 3rd-1st BC

Horned-owl dogu
Yoyama shell midden, Tatsu-uma Collection of Fine Arts, 1300BC

Haniwa, Dancing Woman
Kofun Period, 6th century

Mukozuke Dishes with Tatsutagawa Design
Edo Period, 18th century

Ritual Sake Bottle
Muromachi Period, 14th-15th century

Bodhidharma, by Ito Jakuchu
Edo Period, 18th century

Heart shaped pendant
Egypt, 1600-1000 BC

Head of Pharaoh, possibly Amenhotep
Egypt, 1401-1363 BC

Statuette of a hippopotamus
Egypt, 21-17c BC

Vessel in the shape of a fish
Aegean, 1c

Tile with horsemen
Iran, II-Khanid period, 13th c.

Glass magatama
5th-6th c.

Belt hook, on display 7/10 ~ 8/26
China, Eastern Zhou, 4th-3rd c. BC

Flat bowl with flower and butterfly design
China, Ming dynasty, 17th c.

Exhibition Galleries

Entrance Information Welcome to the World of Red The Beginnings of Red in Japan Goddesses of Red Red Lacquered Utensils and Daruma Doll Figure Welcome to the Room Where Red and Blue Come Together Welcome to the World of Blue The Blue of Mesopotamia and Egypt Alluring Blue Stone Glass the Color of Heavens Ceramics Decorated with Cobalt Blue The Story of Another “Blue Rock” of China, Japan, and Korea
South Wing
North Wing

Red and Blue

Exploring the World of Sacred Colors

Exhibits

North Wing

Summer Special Exhibition

Red and Blue
Exploring the World of Sacred Colors

Welcome to the World of Red
The Beginnings of Red in Japan
Goddesses of Red
Red Lacquered Utensils and Daruma Doll Figure
Welcome to the World of Blue The Blue of Mesopotamia and Egypt
Alluring Blue Stone
Glass the Color of Heavens
Ceramics Decorated with Cobalt Blue
The Story of Another “Blue Rock” of China, Japan, and Korea