[Exhibition / Kyoto] Maki-e Lacquer from Kaga and Kyoto

Kiyomizu Sannenzaka Museum
June 12 – September 1, 2024

This exhibition features superb works of maki-e lacquer from Kaga and Kyoto, all drawn from the museum’s collection.


On the first floor of the museum is a display
of artistic crafts from the late Edo and the Meiji
periods, including netsuke, inro, and sword fittings.

Kiyomizu Sannenzaka Museum

Address: 337-1 Kiyomizu-sanchome, Sanneizaka Kita-iru, Kiyomizudera-monzen, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto 605-0862
Website: https://www.sannenzaka-museum.co.jp


If you are interested in Japanese lacquerware,
I highly recommend The Book of Urushi that I
co-translated with Michael Brase.

For details, please read my posts on its original
Japanese version and the English translation!

Komada Makiko