CLOSE TO HOME: Local and Regional Artists in the AGGV Collection
Interact with Jenelle Pasiechnik.
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.
Circular mirror has a back with bands of raised relief designs of symbols and short parallel lines There is a rounded perforated knob at centre and a flat plain band near outer edge.
book illustration of fairies with a poem underneath: They Stole Little Bridget for Seven Years Long, When she Came Down Again Her Friends were all gone, They took her lightly back Between the Night an
Gently waisted cylindrical body, flaring at the top and bottom, front carved with a long triangular beard with fourteen horizontal bands, large hooked nose with flat underside, protruding eyes with su
rectangular indentation with bar mechanism on one side; engraved with pine branches on surface;
rectangular piece of wood with steel plate of the same size attached; scene is of three grape bearers
side or bread & butter plate with black on green circle design in well; rim has black on mauve continuous loop design on border
Colour: dark blue grey, light blue grey, brown, orange & ochre ink
thog-lcag (thunder iron) object is considered to have fallen from the sky; it is used as a fondle piece & used to ward off evil; found throughout Tibet up to Mongolia.
Sculpture is an arrangement of a Chinese cabbage with cucumbers, flowers, and two cicadas. Colour: green; yellow; red;
bridge & log raft in a steep gorge
A bronze vessel with a patterned band of inlaid silver near the top edge running around the vessel.
this looks like an autumn scene with a very dark cloud in the sky
Chinese export painting; standing portrait of a woman in a layered brown and mauve ankle length outfit with a blue sash.
abstract shapes, lines, upper right corner - small area containing orange, purple & green
Tondo decorated with floral glaze pattern; green glaze; 5 spur marks; rim is not glazed; copy of Chinese ceramics
A woman in green turban, staring over right shoulder, while holding on to books. Dressed in brown robe. Sitting at green table. Second table with book & quill behind.
; (statues of Ebisu & Daikoko are given as souvenirs to people who donate to the shrine)
Black ground with border across top of waves, dragons, bats & other symbols in bright colours ( gold dragons ); then eight medallions - same design; then wide band at the bottom repeating the desi
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