Masterpieces of Oriental Ceramics

Dec. 15(Sun), 2019 - Apr. 5(Sun), 2020
Exhibition room 5

The Pola Museum of Art collection of Oriental ceramics is made up of pieces mainly from China, Japan, and Korea. All are specifically for visual appreciation, in contrast to ceramics used for tea ceremony. The collection numbers around 200 pieces, among which are 160 systematically collected examples providing an overview of the history of Chinese wares. We hope that you will enjoy the artistry of each work, and appreciate the procession of history in the selection of splendid Chinese ceramics on display.


Painted Pottery Dancer
Tang Dynasty, 7th century


Three-Color Glazed Pottery Horse
Tang Dynasty, 7th-8th century


White Glazed Vase with Engraved Design of Scrolling Plant
Cizhou Ware. Northern Song Dynasty, 11th-12th century


Vase with Floral Scroll Design in Overglaze Enamels
Jing-de-zhen Ware. Qing Dynasty, 17th-18th century


Vase with Design of Flowers and Birds in Famille Verte Enamels within White Panels on Blue with Gold Enamels Ground
Jing-de-zhen Ware. Qing Dynasty, 17th-18th century