NEWSWORTHY

17th century Japanese porcelain on loan to Taiwan damaged

Jul 20, 2017

17th century Japanese porcelain on loan to Taiwan damaged

A centuries-old porcelain plate on loan from Japan has been found partially damaged, but a joint investigation has ruled out vandalism and human negligence, Taiwan's National Palace Museum said Wednesday. The 17th century, Imari-style porcelain ware is among items loaned by the Museum of Oriental ...

Kakiemon: Generations of beauty

Apr 11, 2017

Kakiemon: Generations of beauty

by Alice Gordenker

There's still time to enjoy cherry blossoms. Through May 14, the Toguri Museum of Art in Tokyo is exhibiting a stunning new work by Sakaida Kakiemon XV, the current inheritor of one of the most famous names in Japanese porcelain. The very large lidded ...