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Kofun 6C
604 Prince Shotoku creates the Seventeen-Article Constitution.
645 Taika Reforms
701 Completion of the Taiho Ritsuryo Code. Establishment of a state based on the Ritsuryo laws.
Sueki
Sueki cup 6C
Muromachi 16C
1338 Ashikaga Takauji becomes Seii tai shogun and founds the Muromachi shogunate.
1467 Onin War (1477). Kyoto is enveloped in flames of war.
1543 Portuguese bring guns to Tanegashima.
Hakuji bowl-plate
Hakuji bowlEplate
14C
Momoyama 17C
1573 Fall of the Asakura daimyo family in Ichijodani, Echizen Province.
1590 Toyotomi Hideyoshi unites all of Japan. Start of printing of Christian books in Romanized Japanese.
1592 Start of the system of Shuinsen or gred seal shipsh. Hideyoshi sends troops to Korea.
Shino Square
Shino Square/
rectangle Muko-zuke
(small dish)
16C`17C
Edo 17C
1603 Tokugawa Ieyasu becomes Seii tai shogun, establishes the Edo shogunate.
1641 Dutch Trading Mission is moved to Dejima in Nagasaki which becomes the only port in Japan where foreign trade is allowed.
1669 Ainu rebellion in Ezochi (Hokkaido).
1671 Kawamura Zuiken opens eastern sea route. Western sea route is opened in following year.
1688 Start of Genroku Period (to 1703). Development of Edo culture including Kabuki and Bunraku.
Ao Oribe Muko-zuke Naruto Oribe Muko-zuke
Ao Oribe Muko-zuke(small dish) 17C Naruto Oribe Muko-zuke(small dish) 17C
Ofukeyu flower bowl Tetsuyu Tenmoku bowl
Ofukeyu flower bowl 17C
Tetsuyu Tenmoku bowl 17C
Edo 18C`19C
1778 Russian ships land in Ezochi, request trade.
1828 Franz von Siebold, a German physician of the Dutch Trading Mission, is banished from Japan for bringing maps of Japan out of the country.
1853 Admiral Perry arrives in Uraga and demands that Japan opens its ports.
1854 Japan concludes friendship treaties with the United States, Britain, Russia, France and the Netherlands. The ports of Hakodate, Shimoda and Nagasaki are opened to foreign trade.
1868 Meiji Restoration. Edo's name is changed to Tokyo (gEastern Capitalh) .
Copperplate Sometsuke (dyed before fire) lidded bowliHaginoshima-yakij
CopperplateiRisen-yakij19C Sometsuke (dyed before fire) lidded bowliHaginoshima-yakij19C
Sometsuke tea cup with window design Picture of Yokohama open port
Sometsuke tea cup with window design 19C Picture of Yokohama open port
Meiji 19C`20C
1868 Meiji Restoration. Edo's name is changed to Tokyo (gEastern Capitalh) .
1879 The Ryuku Islands become Okinawa Prefecture.
1889 Promulgation of the Constitution of the Empire of Japan.
1904 Outbreak of Russo-Japanese War (to 1905).
1910 Korea becomes a Japanese colony.
Copperplate Square/Rectangle plate with flower pattern Sometsukefan-shaped butter dish
Copperplate Square/Rectangle plate with flower pattern 19C Sometsukefan-shaped butter dish 19C
Sometsuke bowl with Japanese apricot pattern
Sometsuke bowl with Japanese apricot pattern20C
Taisho 20C
1915 Japan presents China with a set of 21 demands for expanding its rights in China.
Uwae (dyed after fire) bowl with flower pattern
Uwae (dyed after fire) bowl with flower pattern 20C
Showa 20C
1927 Start of a financial panic. Government declares moratorium on gold standard.
1951 Signing of the Treaty of San Francisco.
1964 Start of the New Tokaido Railway (Shinkansen). Beginning of free economic system.
Casserole with Chinese phoenix design (copperplate technique)
Casserole with Chinese phoenix design (copperplate technique) 20C
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