The Gallery is home to one of the most comprehensive collections of Japanese art in Canada, historical collections featuring Canadian and international works, and exceptional contemporary art.
five square chop marks on white paper, thick red border around each square; inside each chop are symbols, all linear. white paper was once edged with gold colour;
A disk with three strips meeting in the middle.
round dish with rounded side interior well; lid, domed with finial Pattern: Stippled Swirl and Star; No. 200
the design comes from a NWC chief's whaling hat
Colour: brown & black ink
Lidded oblong box rounded on 2 sides with a deep fittiing lid and decorated overall in cloisonne "hundred Antiques" pattern ie.
Chinese export painting; image depicts woman in purple and white robe with a long blue sash, stands in a body of water amid waves;
Celadon owl standing on lattice rack Colour: green
Rectangular ink stone with sloping plain/well. Wooden base and detachable lid.
Illustration depicts a man in a garden at night, with a cloth on his head and face and carrying a pistol and swords. Colour: multi-coloured
Rectangular ink stone. Song Keng Stone.
Woman in European dress wearing a blue hat, black fur stole, grey coat with corsage and carrying a red purse. Colour: multi-colour
Plaques are carved in low relief on one side with phonenix and lotus amidst foliage, the reverse plain; the amber of opaque yellow tone;
Red lacquered rectangular chest with gold painted medallion and floral relief decoration; brass hardware;
Koto is a hollow rectangular 13 string wooden instrument with 2 adjacent shallow feet at one end.
Lid and bottom of round covered box of carved red lacquer have indentical decoration of large peony surrounded by deeply carved leaves on yellow ground. Interior is black Colour: red;black
Blue & yellow checkered pattern, plain green lining
Spoon, The bowl is roughly rounded and shallow; the shaft is narrow, flat and elongated; rough surface;
free standing sculpture depicting a walrus & its pup
bulbous body; two handles; glaze thicker on one side
A summer weight haori made of navy silk gauze. The inner layer is decorated with mauve chinese bell flowers on a lattice.
Blue on white;round;double band blue border pattern;central crest; Crest-Bailey of Co. Wicklow, Ireland; Motto: Quid Clarius Astris