The Japanese Legacy Symposium IV in New York

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Re: The Japanese Legacy Symposium IV in New York

Post by Luc Taelman » Sun Jul 14, 2019 2:28 pm

These iscriptions give us a good idea what kind or armors were made at that time. Interesting grafitti ;)
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Post by Uwe Sacklowski » Mon Jul 15, 2019 8:42 pm

Indeed!
One can find such shu-urushi inscriptions now and then on later armor pieces.
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Re: The Japanese Legacy Symposium IV in New York

Post by Luc Taelman » Wed Jul 24, 2019 8:53 am

Not only on late armors. The inscriptions on the so called ‘taiko Hô kagemusa gusoku’ were a very interesting source of information. They date from the momoyama period.
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Re: The Japanese Legacy Symposium IV in New York

Post by John Wee Tom » Wed Jul 24, 2019 12:23 pm

Luc Taelman wrote:
Wed Jul 24, 2019 8:53 am
Not only on late armors. The inscriptions on the so called ‘taiko Hô kagemusa gusoku’ were a very interesting source of information. They date from the momoyama period.
Hi Luc,

What do the inscriptions on your armour say?
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Post by Luc Taelman » Wed Jul 24, 2019 3:43 pm

A certain Iba Masanaga made/assembled this armor in 1830. I found no inscriptions so far on my kagemusa armor.
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Post by John Wee Tom » Wed Jul 24, 2019 4:05 pm

Ah ok, I thought you were referring to your armour when you mentioned inscriptions on the "taiko Hō kagemusa gusoku".
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Re: The Japanese Legacy Symposium IV in New York

Post by Luc Taelman » Wed Aug 21, 2019 2:39 pm

our 4th JAS meeting is approaching fast now!
For all the non USA citizens, please do not forget to ask your Esta papers:
https://esta.cbp.dhs.gov/
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Re: The Japanese Legacy Symposium IV in New York

Post by John Wee Tom » Mon Aug 26, 2019 4:03 pm

One of the major initiatives of the Japanese Armor Society is to hold regular symposiums geared towards the study, scholarship and appreciation of Japanese armor. Next month marks the occasion of Japanese Legacy IV, the fourth symposium planned for our members, but also open for non-members to attend.

Please find below our full member programme for the weekend which gives a sense of the events and experiences planned. Afterward, some of our members continue on to Dallas, where we will be hosted by Gabriel Barbier-Muller at his esteemed Samurai Collection museum.

Friday, September 13

9:45AM Meet at the Metropolitan Museum

10:00AM-10:15AM Welcome and Introduction

10:15AM-11:00AM The Armor Collection of the Met: From Bashford Dean to Present

11:00AM-11:20AM Transition of Japanese Armor and Japanese Harness

11:20AM-12:20PM Myochin Muneakira: Master of Embossment

12:20PM-1:30PM Lunch on own

1:30PM-2:00PM Katchushi: Questions of Restorations and Armor-Making

2:00PM-2:30PM The Nanbokucho Armors of the Metropolitan Museum and the Museum Five Continents, Munich

2:30PM-2:45PM Closing Remarks

2:45PM-3:45PM Viewing of the Met's Nanbokucho Armor as part of the exhibition, Kyoto: Capital of Artistic Imagination

3:45PM-6:30PM Visit of the Metropolitan collection at leisure

7:00PM Group dinner at TBA

9:00PM Opening reception for the Tetsuya Noguchi exhibition at Arsham/Fieg Gallery in KITH NY

Saturday, September 14

Full Day at Leisure


Sunday, September 15

11:00AM Meet in the lobby for group transfer to New Jersey

12:00PM Approximate arrival time at private collection of JAS member - one of the oldest and best collections in the West

12:00PM-1:00PM BBQ Luncheon

1:00PM-3:00PM Viewing of the collection in smaller groups

3:00PM Depart

4:30PM Approximate return to the hotel

8:00PM Group dinner at Shun Lee


Monday, September 16 For participants in the Dallas tour, check-out and depart for LaGuardia Airport on your own

End of New York programme
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Re: The Japanese Legacy Symposium IV in New York

Post by Mischa Verhage » Mon Aug 26, 2019 4:40 pm

Hello everybody,

What a great Symposium coming up again.
Its the first time I miss one since the very beginning.
I hope to be able to join with the next one.

I wish you all a very good time!

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Re: The Japanese Legacy Symposium IV in New York

Post by Luc Taelman » Mon Aug 26, 2019 9:42 pm

Thanks Mischa, it’s another continent of course, not that easy for Europeans. But the Met is the Max. We will report about our trip on this forum. Sit down and enjoy ;)
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