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Revival: Exquisite Craftsmanship from Edo to Now

March 03, 2022

Photo Left: Cloisonné enamel vase by Hattori Tadasaburo of Nagoya, depicting dragonflies in moriage (relief enamel) and silver cloisons / Height 35.5 cm / late Meiji period
Photo Right:Japanese Art Deco Lacquer Box with Plum Design by Shūhō

For New York, Asia Week 2022, Orientations Gallery and Oriental Treasure Box Gallery are returning to the elegant Nippon Gallery located on the esteemed 7th floor of the Nippon Club Tower. This year’s event, entitled “Revival: Exquisite Craftsmanship from Edo to Now,” celebrates the tenth collaborative vetted exhibition. High-quality objects by accomplished and recognized artists in the fields of cloisonné enamels, metalwork, ceramics, art lacquer, painting, basketry, carving, and textiles will be on view. Imperial Court Artists and Living National Treasures are significantly included.

Photo Left:A fine lacquer ewer with imagery of auspicious peacock feathers, done in hiramakie gold lacquer on roiro black lacquer with the mon (family crest) of the Nabeshima clan of Saga. 17th century (early Edo period)
Photo Right:Japanese Tokoname Ceramic Vase by Kato Shukei (born 1949)

“Revival” includes artworks that reflect Tradition and Innovation in Japanese Art. Returning to normalcy after the last two years, the objects will be uplifting and inspiring. Artwork themes will include birds in flight, flowers in bloom, and vivid landscape. Ritual forms related to incense and tea ceremonies add deep meaning to the show.

The Nippon Club is an august organization that is celebrating its 117th year. Located at 145 West 57th Street, the show will run from Friday, March 18 to Friday, March 25 (closed Sunday).

Organized by Orientations Gallery and Oriental Treasure Box Gallery

PeriodMarch 18 – 25, 2022
Hours10:00 am – 6:00 pm (M - F) 10:00 am – 5:00 pm (Sat) (Closed on Sun)
LocationThe Nippon Gallery
145 West 57th Street, 7th Floor, New York, NY 10019(MAP
AdmissionAdmission Free