In the Edo period, ceramic ware and pottery was used as an offering the the feudal lords or the shogunate.
Nabeshima-yaki is a ceramic ware established by the Nabeshima family in the late 17th century in Kyushu. Nabeshima family established their own style (Nabeshima-yaki, name taken from their family name) following the techniques of the well-known Arita-yaki.
The records from the Nabeshima family and the existing wares tell us that there existed a specific rule in making a Nabshima-yaki. The works exhibited at the “Nabeshima-yaki and the Design Book” shows the highest quality and technique of the Nabeshima-yaki. The design books not only illustrates the designs but instructions are written as well to help provide ideas for artists.
Duration Period: January 7, 2014 – March 30, 2014
Open Hours: 10:00am – 5:00pm (entrance until 4:30pm)
Location: Toguri Museum of Art (located in Shibuya)
1-11-3, Shoto,Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 150-0046
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