Japanese Art

This pot represents the people in the Jomon Period’s desire to trade goods with Asian civilizations in the east. They valued decorative motifs and it is made of clay so the pot can serve a purpose.
Yayoi  Period: The body, shaped like a truncated cone, is decorated with rows of horizontal bands divided in the center by a vertical row. The elaborate flange, filled with sawtooth designs and further enhanced by projecting spirals, extends along the sides and arches across the top. The culture valued music and decorative motifs.
Kofun Period: A figurine that represents a deceased person. The people in the period often valued their ancestry and built burials and tombs and memorials for the deceased.
Asuka Period: Empress Suiko and the prince-regent Shotoku championed the new religion and this piece of art is an idol of it.  
Heian Period: Forged from bronze. 
Kamakura Period: The cultural was straying away from traditional sculptures and pottery and going towards paintings and hype realism 
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