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Exhibitions

Selected Works from the Kuboso Collection—Emaki Handscrolls

Ise Monogatari Emaki “Sekimori” (ICP)
Kamakura period

Special Display

Selected Works from the Kuboso Collection—Emaki Handscrolls

April 7, 2018 (Sat.) – May 27 (Sun.)

A number of emaki handscrolls from the museum collection produced from the Kamakura to Edo periods will be on display, and the works will be changed over the course of the exhibition. On display will be such works as the Kamakura-period Komakurabe Gyoko Emaki and Ise Monogatari Emaki (both important cultural properties), and the Muromachi-period Sanno Reigen ki (Important cultural property) and Edo-period Kobodaishi Gyojoki (Account of Life and Deeds of Kobodaishi). Also on display will be many notable works from the museum collection that came to Japan from China’s Southern Song Dynasty through the Imperial Family or the House of the Tokugawa Shogun such as Bansei, celadon vase with phoenix handles, Longquan ware (National treasure) and Shrike in barren tree by Miyamoto Musashi (Important cultural property) on display from May 2 to 27.

Major Works to Be Exhibited
Komakurabe Gyoko Emaki (Illustrated scenes from the “Horserace” chapter of the Eiga Monogatari) (Important cultural property) Kamakura period
Ise Monogatari Emaki (Illustrated scenes from the Tales of Ise) (Important cultural property) Kamakura period
Kitano Tenjin Engi Emaki (Illustrated Tales about Kitano Tenjin Shrine) Kamakura period
Konin Shonin Eden Dankan (Segment of Illustrated Biography of the Priest Konin) Kamakura period
Sanno Reigen Ki Emaki (Illustrated Miraculous Tales about the Gods of Sanno Shrine) (Important cultural property) Muromachi period
Kobodaishi Gyojo Emaki (Account of Life and Deeds of Kobo Daishi) Edo period
Bansei, celadon vase with phoenix handles, Longquan ware (National treasure) China's Sonthern Song Dynasty
Shrike in barren tree, by Miyamoto Musashi (Important cultural property) Edo period

Note: The works exhibited and layout may change during the exhibition.

Calendar

Opening Hours 10:00 am—5:00 pm (Last admission: 4:30 pm)

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