Tea and Zen

Key works

  • CHINESE
Tea bowl Southern Song dynasty 1127-1279 


stoneware (Longquan ware)
5.2 x 13.0 cm diameter


National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gift of H. W. Kent, 1938
3699-D3

    CHINESE
    Tea bowl Southern Song dynasty 1127-1279
    stoneware (Longquan ware)
    5.2 x 13.0 cm diameter
    National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
    Gift of H. W. Kent, 1938
    3699-D3

  • CHINESE
Bowl Southern Song dynasty 1127-1279 


stoneware (Jizhou ware)
5.5 x 14.7 x 15.3 cm


National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Felton Bequest, 1939
3908-D3

    CHINESE
    Bowl Southern Song dynasty 1127-1279
    stoneware (Jizhou ware)
    5.5 x 14.7 x 15.3 cm
    National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
    Felton Bequest, 1939
    3908-D3

  • Uchida Shigeru
Japanese born 1943
Tea house (Sankyo chashitsu)
2002 (designed), 2010 (made) Japan
polyurethane on stained Ash (Fraxinus sp.) and Oak (Quercus sp.), bamboo, straw
231.0 x 284.6 x 284.6 cm
Purchased with funds donated by Pauline Gandel, 2009
© Shigeru Uchida

    Uchida Shigeru
    Japanese born 1943
    Tea house (Sankyo chashitsu)
    2002 (designed), 2010 (made) Japan
    polyurethane on stained Ash (Fraxinus sp.) and Oak (Quercus sp.), bamboo, straw
    231.0 x 284.6 x 284.6 cm
    Purchased with funds donated by Pauline Gandel, 2009
    © Shigeru Uchida

  • HAGETSU Tosatsu
Birds and flowers in a landscape 1575 


ink and pigments on paper
(a) 155.6 x 357.0 cm (image and sheet)
(b) 155.6 x 356.6 cm (image and sheet)


National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Felton Bequest, 1958
1762.a-b-D4

    HAGETSU Tosatsu
    Birds and flowers in a landscape 1575
    ink and pigments on paper
    (a) 155.6 x 357.0 cm (image and sheet) (b) 155.6 x 356.6 cm (image and sheet)
    National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
    Felton Bequest, 1958
    1762.a-b-D4