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Asian

The Asian collection includes work produced on the continent of Asia by diverse cultures including China, Japan, Tibet, Nepal, India, Sri Lanka and Java. The collection includes a wide range of formats (painting, ceramics, prints, sculpture, traditional garments) and spans ancient times to the 20th century. Keep in mind that categories of art are fluid; use Advanced Search if you are looking for something specific.

Artist/MakerTitleArtwork DateSorted AscendingMediumObject Number
Komai Genki Old Cypress Treesnot dated2000.111
Unknown, Java Seated Buddha Akshobhya9th centuryandesite volcanic stone2005.36
Unknown, China Chicken headed ewer (he)Zhou dynastyash-glazed ceramic2008.30.A
Unknown, China Wide shouldered jar with ring handles and ringsHan dynastyash-glazed ceramic2008.31
Unknown, China Garment of Tibetan Chuba type with four-clawed Mang dragonsQing dynasty, 1644-1911brocaded silk damask, polychrome silk yarn, gold-wrapped yarn and gold leaf on paper2005.153
Unknown, China Five piece altar set: ding-shaped censer with cabriole legs and dragon and cloud decor, pair of pricket candlesticks with dragon and cloud decor, and pair of pear-shaped vases with dragon and cloud decorQing dynasty, Qianlong period, mid 18th centurybronze1994.396.1
Unknown, China Vase in the form of two leaping carpQing dynasty, Kangxi period, 1662-1722bronze1994.387
Unknown, China Censer in the form of a leaping carp transforming itself into a dragonQing dynasty, Qianlong period, 1736-1795bronze1994.425.A
Unknown, China Bronze mirror with TLV and bird designWestern Han dynasty, 206 B.C.-8 A.D.bronze2005.52
Unknown, China Ovoid vase with gold splashesQing dynasty, Kangxi period, 1662-1722bronze1994.423