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Okura Shukokan Museum, Minato
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Okura Museum of Art is a museum in Tokyo, Japan.The museum opened in Toranomon, Tokyo in 1917 to house the collection of pre-modern Japanese and East-Asian Art amassed since the Meiji Restoration by industrialist Ōkura Kihachirō. The museum collection includes some 2,500 works, among which are three National Treasures and twelve Important Cultural Properties.The museum is located within the grounds of the Hotel Okura Tokyo. It has been closed for renovation since April 1, 2014.HistoryThe Okura Museum of Art was the first private museum in Japan. The museum and all the exhibits on display were destroyed in the 1923 Great Kantō earthquake although works then in storage survived. The exhibition hall was rebuilt in 1927 by leading architect and architectural historian Itō Chūta and is a Registered Cultural Property. The museum collection was subsequently augmented by the founder's son, Ōkura Kishichirō.CollectionThe three National Treasures in the collection are a Heian-period wooden statue of Samantabhadra (Fugen Bosatsu in Japanese) riding on an elephant; a scroll painting Imperial Guard Cavalry dating to 1247; and a copy of the preface to the Kokinshū attributed to Minamoto no Shunrai. Losses in the 1923 earthquake include one of the dry lacquer statue group of the Ten Great Disciples of which six survive at Kōfuku-ji (National Treasures).Put Okura Shukokan Museum into our Tokyo travel itinerary maker to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Tokyo.
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かのホテル・オークラの敷地内にある博物館です。スペースも狭く、大倉財閥のコレクションなので期待していましたが、結果はがっかりでした。歴史は感じさせますが、心に訴えるものがない展示内容でした。入場料も高く、後悔です。One is a museum located in premises of Hotel Okura. Space, as a collection of the Okura Zaibatsu was expected, but results were disappointing. It was poignant feel the history, but have no content. Admission, I regret.show original
일본의 유명 사립박물관으로 오쿠라제국호텔 맞은 편에 있음. 우리나라에서 반출한 다양한 문화재가 있어 우리에게 낯익은 미술관으로 무엇보다 미술관 뒷편 정원에 있는 석탑을 꼭 감상하길 바란다. 이천 시민들의 입장에서 이들 석탑이 꼭 원래의 자리로 되돌아가길 기원한다.Japan's famously private museum, opposite the Imperial Hotel Okura. There is a wide variety of cultural property taken from Korea to us more than anything, as a familiar Museum Museum of art back to the pagoda in the garden just to watch. Two thousand citizens in the position of these back to the original spot just wishes the pagoda.show original
Here you can find thousands of collections of art objects collected by Kihachiro Okura as the founder of this museum, following other collections. This museum is quite old, and can be used as points o... read more »
Closed for renovations for four years, starting in April of 2015
Ortelius AbrahamElephant bodhisattva of the Heian Era 12 century, Okura Cultural Foundationshow original
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