[the end] - to cover tile in the iraka (iraka) - ancient times of 1,000 years

Heijo shrine first Daigokuden

Plan exhibition holding to read ancient tile from point of view of building, and to solve.

iraka of lyrics "crowd of wave and clouds ... of carp streamer of iraka" (iraka) is tiled roof. Scenery that tiled roof is piled up lets original scenery feeling nostalgic for slightly of Japan occur.
By this plan exhibition, we pay attention to tile and introduce "the skill" and "heart" of tile craftsman.

If tile works out soil, and baked at high temperature, and grow well; how for 1,000 years of roof cover, and can use as materials. Actually, on roof of Gango-ji Land of Happiness temple and room for contemplation, we weather for 1400, and there is still tile of the Asuka era when we continue protecting building regularly. On earth we made, and who would put up how?

We hit such a long-lived ancient tile with spot in this exhibition and we cover how to make tiles and we read tile from cut end called building and untie about.

- to cover tile in the iraka (iraka) - ancient times of 1,000 years

Exhibition period

From Monday, August 21, 2017 to Friday, October 6

Venue

Gallery A⁴ [gyarariekuwaddo] (the first floor of 1-1-1, Shinsuna, Koutou-ku Takenaka Corporation Tokyo Main Store)

Time

10:00-18:00 (until most whole day 17:00)

Closed days

Sundays and holidays

Admission charges

Free of charge

Display contents

1.We make ancient tile
As for the ancient tile, how to make has been cut off until quite recently. We introduce how to make tiles in this exhibition in the ancient times when Seiichi Yamamoto who studied "ancient tile which we can actually cover" in position of craftsman for many years was restored to the original state. We comment on process to produce tile with tool, tile, picture clearly.
2.We cover ancient tile
Role of tile does not leak rain and is to let roof last a long time. Therefore we cover, and, let alone tile itself, various invention is done in. In this exhibition, we establish roof model of size of the original, full-size drawing of tiled roof which tile craftsman wrote by hand, template and tool to use on the site and experience corner that we actually cover and introduce how tile is covered with picture on roof.
3.Topics display
In the top of roof, you can usually see ridge-end tile, eaves tile which *bi (shibi) and molding such as killer whales (shachihoko) of the powerful ̪ Himeji-jo Castle castle tower which there is not of seeing very much are rich in in eye-level.
4.Picture corner
We show picture of degree in venue for each 15-20 minutes to be able to understand the skill and heart of craftsman engaged in tile more deeply.
※Display contents may be changed.
Period From Monday, August 21, 2017 to Friday, October 6
Holding time 10:00-18:00 (until most whole day 17:00)
Holding place Gallery A⁴ [gyarariekuwaddo]
(the first floor of 1-1-1, Shinsuna, Koutou-ku Takenaka Corporation Tokyo Main Store)
Access Tokyo Metro Tozai Line "Toyocho Station" Exit 3 3-minute walk
Prices No charge for admission
Reference gyarariekuwaddo
Telephone: 03-6660-6011
URL concerned http://www.a-quad.jp/ (Gallery A⁴ official web site)
Remarks [closed days] Sundays and holidays
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