To celebrate the 350th anniversary of Japanese porcelain exports to Europe, a classic porcelains exhibition titled “Ko-Imari in Paris: Enchanting Beauty” is held at Tokyo Metropolitan Teien Art Museum.
This exhibition introduces a thousand of Ko-Imari from the Usui collection, which were made between 1659 to early 18th century in Japan and exported to Europe.
Ko-Imari are early Imari porcelains, and they fascinated the royalties and the nobles in Europe.
Elegance and elaborateness of Ko-Imari also gave great impact on the development of European porcelains.
This exhibition is going on till December 23rd in Tokyo.
For more information go to official website.
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