Fascinating Shapes in Ko-Imari I

Toguri Museum of Art

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Round and square. Shaped like flowers, leaves, gourds, birds, rabbits, hats and fans. Long, thin necks. Broadly rounded bodies. There are all forms seen in Imari ware, Japan’s first domestic porcelain, which arose at the beginning of the 17th century in Arita, in what is now Saga Prefecture. Imari ware made during the Edo period is generally referred to as Ko-Imari. Presented in two parts, this exhibition explores the great variety of shapes seen in Ko-Imari, approaching the subject from different angles including function, decorative design and the various techniques mused to build a form. Around 100 works are displayed in Part I.

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Schedule

from October 04, 2019 to December 19, 2019

Website

http://www.toguri-museum.or.jp (venue's website)

Fee

Adults ¥1000, University and High School Students ¥700, Elementary and Junior High School Students ¥400.

Venue Hours

From 10:00 To 17:00
Closed on Mondays
Note:Open on a Public Holiday Monday, but closed on the following Tuesday. Closed on the new year holidays and during changing exhibitions.

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Address: 1-11-3 Shoto, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 150-0046
Phone: 03-3465-0070 Fax: 03-3467-9813

10 minutes walk from Shibuya Station, 5 minutes walk from Shinsen Station on the Keio Inokashira line.

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