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This book is published to accompany the exhibition at the British Museum from 10 September to 22 November 2009. © 2009 The Trustees of the British Museum Text pp. 40- 49 © 2009 Doi Takashi; ?? pp. 50- 59 © 2009 Harada Masayuki; pp. 60- 69 © 2009 Douglass Bailey; pp. 70- 83 © 2009 Nicole Coolidge Rousmaniere Text by Doi Takashi and Harada Masayuki was translated and adapted by Simon Kaner. First published in 2009 by the British Museum Press A division of the British Museum Company Ltd 38 Russell Square, London WC1B 3QQ www. britishmuseum. org A catalogue record for this book is available from the British Library. ISBN 978 0 7141 2464 3 Design by Rose- Innes Associates Printed in Italy by Printer Trento Frontispiece: Hollow clay figure from Chobonaino ( cat. 1, p. 89) Co- organized with Agency for Cultural Affairs, Japan In collaboration with Tokyo National Museum Sponsored by Mitsubishi Corporation Additional project support from Arts and Humanities Research Council, UK Japan Foundation Sainsbury Institute for the Study of Japanese Arts and Cultures Transportation supported by Japan Airlines The names shown and designations used on the maps on pp. 20- 23 and p. 42 do not imply official endorsement or acceptance by the British Museum. Papers used by the British Museum Press are natural, recyclable products made from wood grown in sustainable forests. The manufacturing processes conform to the environmental regulations of the country of origin.

power of dogu The CERAMICFIGURESFROMANCIENTJAPAN Edited by Simon Kaner With contributions by Douglass Bailey, Doi Takashi, Harada Masayuki, Ishibashi Shigeto and Nicole Coolidge Rousmaniere