Monday, January 25, 2016

Tokyo Metropolitan Museum - Part 2

 Hand painted screens on paper.

 Beautiful pottery
 Tea Leaf Jar - 17th Century
 Hand drawn on paper with watercolour.
"Beauty with Umbrella Having Snow Removed from Geta Clog"
1735-1739
 "Narcissus and Puppies"
1735-?
 "Beauty in Snow"
1769-1825
 Ladies Hair Pins

 Ladies Combs

 More Hair Pins
 Covered Food Box


 17th-18th Century Dish
(Someone designed a quilt pattern that we use today)
 Beautiful Fans
 Tiered Food Box
 Writing Box


2 comments:

  1. These images from the museum give some insight to the Japanese aesthetic and how it is then applied to their quilts which we so admire. Can also see what has influenced western art, particularly early in the 20th century.

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  2. What amazing and delicate designs on the things they display,

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