Tour: Polished to Perfection: Japanese Cloisonné from the Collection of Donald K. Gerber and Sueann E. Sherry (20 minutes)

1 pm | Tue, December 26, 2017

Polished to Perfection presents approximately 150 works from the collection of Donald K. Gerber and Sueann E. Sherry. Built over the course of more than four decades, the collection contains works crafted by the most accomplished Japanese cloisonné masters of the time including Namikawa Yasuyuki (1845–1927), Namikawa Sōsuke (1847–1919), Hayashi Kodenji (1831–1915), and Kawade Shibatarō (1856–1921). The artists represented in this exhibition raised the art of cloisonné enamel to a level of unparalleled technical and artistic perfection.

LACMA | Pavilion for Japanese Art
Free, with general admission
Note: This tour meets near the Ticket Office in the Hammer Building.
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Namikawa Sōsuke, Box with Design of Crow on Branch, c. 1890–93, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, from the Japanese Cloisonné Enamels Collection of Donald K. Gerber and Sueann E. Sherry, photo © Museum Associates/LACMA

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