Featured Exhibition: Korean Ceramics of the Rhee Byung-Chang Collection

Dr. Rhee Byung-Chang, PhD in Economics (1915-2005) generously donated 301 pieces of Korean ceramics and 50 pieces of Chinese ceramics to our museum in 1999 with hope of friendship and goodwill between Korea and Japan and improvement in the status of Koreans residing in Japan. This exhibition introduces approximately 20 important pieces selected from the world-class collection of Korean ceramics.

 

Information

Title:

Featured Exhibition: Korean Ceramics of the Rhee Byung-Chang Collection

Dates:

Saturday, April 7 ― Sunday, July 22, 2012

Venue:

The Museum of Oriental Ceramics, Osaka
1-1-26, Nakanoshima, Kita-ku, Osaka

-Just in front of “Naniwabashi” station of Keihan Nakanoshima Line
-400m from “Yodoyabashi” station of Subway Midosuji Line or Keihan Main Line.
-400m from “Kitahama” station of Subway Sakaisuji Line or Keihan Main Line.

Opening hours:

from 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM (last admission: 4:30 PM)

Closed:

Mondays (open on April 30 and July 16), Tuesday, July 171

Organizers:

The Museum of Oriental Ceramics, Osaka,

Admission:

Adults 1000yen (800yen)
University and high school students 600yen (500 yen)

・Prices in parenthesis are group discount rates for a party of 20 people or more.
・The following visitors are free of charge:
*Holders of Shintaishogaisha techo (Identification Booklet for the Physically Challenged), including one companion
*Senior citizens of Osaka City holding IDs including:
Kenko techo (Health Handbook) with a ‘crane’ mark
Keiro yutai joshasho (senior discount ID for public transportation)
*Junior-high school students and under

Number of items on display:

approximately 20 pieces

Also showing:

30th-Anniversary Special Exhibition
 From the Collection of the Museum of MEISSEN Art, MEISSEN Manufactory “300 Years of Meissen”

Permanent Exhibition:

  • Chinese and Korean Ceramics of the Ataka Collection
  • Japanese Ceramics
  • Chinese Snuff Bottles of the Oki Shoichiro Collection


Inquiries:

The Museum of Oriental Ceramics, Osaka
Phone: 06-6223-0055
Fax : 06-6223-0057

Celadon with Inlaid Cranes and Clouds Design
Goryeo Dynasty, mid 12th Century

H: 6.0cm D: 14.3cm
Gift of Mr. RHEE Byung-Chang the RHEE Byung-Chang Collection
Acc. No. 21369