Join Asian Art Curator, Barry Till for a tour of the erotic exhibition Kinky: Ancient Chinese and Japanese Erotic Images
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.
Blue on white;round;waisted;double band blue border pattern;central crest; Crest-Bailey of Co. Wicklow, Ireland; Motto: Quid Clarius Astris
sumo wrestler with long fringed apron
On the tle is a picture of Meg Merrilees & Hatteraick. Two heraldic crests TLC & BRC
kingfisher on lotus stalk
Circular dish has a square area, with raised spikes for grating, surrounded by a few cursory strokes of Tetsu-gosu line drawing in iron brown under a transparent brown glaze.
Bronze belt hook in the shape of a feline with its head turned backwards and mouth open. It looks to be crouching with its tail curved up over hind quarters.
Pin is elongated with a pointed distal end and a crudely carved birds-head finial at proximal.
A round strainer with round holes & a leaf handle printed in underglaze blue in Fisherman Pattern in the well base & sides. Pattern: Fisherman Pattern
white and gold
Stemmed saucer in buff pottery painted inside with a geometric pattern of a cross with arms extended to the rim in each quadrient; three chevrons in reddish pigment outlined in black uneven rim; doubl
portrait of a woman in blue, wearing a blue pilot's cap and goggles
A bronze garment attachment of openwork design depicting two s-shaped zoomorphic creatures, back to back (in reverse, top to bottom), with heads turned backwards, three-clawed paws, and each devouring
Grey beige stoneware with iron-brown floral grass motif on mutton-brown milky glaze
diptych; Scene from Chushingura Act 8 with kabuki actors Arashi Hinasuke (left) and Nakamura Daikichi (right) each about to unsheath a sword Colour: multi-colour
A very thick & heavy goblet, thick footed with engravings on the bowl. Engraving depicts three elk running through a forest. Engravings are whitish, glass is orange.
view of a port in blue from the point of view of a boat in red
Western woman in a short red strapless dress, red hat and red shoes, poses on a stool with her long legs in front. Colour: blue; red; black; white
Small rounded bowl with two protrusions on opposing sides, one forming a beak and the other the tail end of a bird; decorated with hand painted NW coast native-style motifs in black, white, blue and b
two men; one (standing) is wearing a kimono with gold flowers & holding a sword; the other has a black short jacket & brown kimono (?) and is seated on the floor
seated female figure
pale blue clay with a clear salt glaze; raised oak leaf motif; branch like handle; the bottom portion of the bowl has been textured with an orange peel to resemble an acorn cup; the lid has an acorn f
Bronze belt hook in the shape of a rhinoceros. Its horn is large and curves up and back towards the head. Intricate (but shallow) design carved on rhinoceros. Hook extends from snout.
The body of the teapot consists of two hexagonal parts joined together. One part has a handle and a circular opening on the top housing a fitted lid with a lion dog finial.
Figure is a flat curved piece of jade with perforation in one end (head). Incised lines on 2 surfaces.