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Turning Point: Oribe and the Arts of Sixteenth-Century Japan

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Japan's Momoyama period (1573-1615) was brief but dramatic, witnessing the struggles of a handful of ambitious warlords for control of the long-splintered country and then the emergence of a united Japan. It was an era of dynamic cultural development as well, for the daimyos commissioned innovative artworks to proclaim their newly acquired power. One such art was a ceramic ware known as Oribe, which, appearing mysteriously and suddenly, rose to prominence for use in the tea ceremony. Boldly painted and displaying playful ...

Turning Point: Oribe and the Arts of Sixteenth-Century Japan 2003, Metropolitan Museum of Art New York, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780300101959

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Turning Point: Oribe and the Arts of Sixteenth-Century Japan 2003, Metropolitan Museum of Art New York, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9781588390967

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