On View: Power Figure (Nkishi)
This figure’s protruding abdomen allowed room for the insertion of various medicines by an nganga (ritual specialist) to activate the ...
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Hiroshige's One Hundred Famous Views of Edo
Hiroshige's 118 woodblock landscape and genre scenes of mid-nineteenth-century Tokyo, is one of the greatest achievements of Japanese art.
On View: Side-Blown Horn with Figurative Base (Oko)
The Edo believed that they could appease witches by offering them gifts of food. Small side-blown horns such as this were used to call witch...
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