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Jewelry Box Traveled across the Sea – Glass, Ivory, and Lacquer
■Period:19 April, 2018 - 10 July, 2018
■Venue:Asia Gallery
In the genre of painting, most are painted on mass-producible material such as paper or cloth. However, in the 19th century Asia, rare materials, such as glass and ivory, were also used. Jewelry-like shiny glass painting and detailed ivory painting traveled across the sea as a popular export good. The exhibition also introduces the lacquer painting developed independently from lacquer craft in the 20th century Vietnam and China.
Anonymous (India) "Couple" Late 19th to early 20th century
Anonymous (China) "The Hongs, Canton" c.1805
Luo Brothers (China) "I Love Tienanmen Square, Beijing" 1996-97
PeriodThursday 19 April - Tuesday 10 July 2018
VenueAsia Gallery
AdmissionAdult \200 /College & High School \150
*Free for Secondary school and under
OrganiserFukuoka Asian Art Museum
Co-organiserFukuoka Art Museum/Fukuoka City Museum/ Cultural Promotion Department, Economy, Tourism & Culture Bureau, Fukuoka City
InquiryFukuoka Asian Art Museum / 092-263-1100
RemarksClose: Wednesdays
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