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Priest's Bell "Ghanta"

Donor Name:
Mrs. Mary E. Brown  Search this
Culture:
Buddhist  Search this
Object Type:
Bell
Place:
India, Asia
Accession Date:
30 April 1897
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
032008
USNM Number:
E96633-0
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Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
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edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8489713
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Oral history interview with Harlan Butt, 2009 July 27-28

Interviewee:
Butt, Harlan, 1950-  Search this
Interviewer:
Riedel, Mija, 1958-  Search this
Subject:
Brooks, Jan  Search this
Staffel, Rudolf  Search this
Kington, L. Brent (Louis Brent),  Search this
Moty, Eleanor  Search this
Pujol, Elliot  Search this
Japanese tea ceremony  Search this
Paley, Albert  Search this
Shirk, Helen Z.  Search this
Lechtzin, Stanley  Search this
Winokur, Robert  Search this
Glantz, Ken  Search this
Scanga, Italo  Search this
Pijanowski, Hiroko Sato  Search this
Pijanowski, Eugene  Search this
Snyder, Gary  Search this
Haystack Mountain School of Crafts  Search this
Southern Illinois University at Carbondale  Search this
Society of North American Goldsmiths  Search this
American Craft Council  Search this
Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts  Search this
Rhode Island School of Design  Search this
San Diego State University  Search this
Tyler School of Art  Search this
Penland School of Crafts  Search this
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America  Search this
University of North Texas  Search this
Enamelist Society  Search this
Topic:
Sound recordings  Search this
Art teachers  Search this
Buddhism  Search this
Art, Asian  Search this
Metal-workers  Search this
Art  Search this
Weaving  Search this
Interviews  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)15907
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)296475
AAA_collcode_butt09
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_296475
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Oral history interview with Raquel Rabinovich, 2012 September 25 and October 9

Interviewee:
Rabinovich, Raquel, 1929-  Search this
Interviewer:
McElhinney, James, 1952-  Search this
Subject:
Del Giocondo, Lisa  Search this
Stein, Charles  Search this
Strauss, David Levi  Search this
Pavia, Philip  Search this
Picasso, Pablo  Search this
Denes, Agnes  Search this
Weintraub, Linda  Search this
Mondrian, Piet  Search this
Velázquez, Diego  Search this
Zimmer, William  Search this
Farina, Ernesto  Search this
Perón, Juan Domingo  Search this
Lenin, Vladimir Ilºich  Search this
Kelly, Robert  Search this
Borges, Jorge Luis  Search this
Johns, Jasper  Search this
Quasha, George  Search this
Herzberg, Julia P.  Search this
Rockburne, Dorothea  Search this
Cézanne, Paul  Search this
Braque, Georges  Search this
Schwabsky, Barry  Search this
Beethoven, Ludwig van  Search this
Mondolfo, Rodolfo  Search this
Lhote, André  Search this
Martin, Agnes Bernice  Search this
Maggi, Marco  Search this
Hispanic American Arts Center (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Station Hill Press  Search this
Topic:
Political activists  Search this
Minimal art  Search this
Painters  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Sculptors  Search this
Libraries  Search this
Interviews  Search this
Buddhism  Search this
Sound recordings  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)16067
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)338396
AAA_collcode_rabino12
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_338396

Arhat (Sonja), one of a set of sixteen

Artist:
Ryozen (ca. 1328-ca. 1360)  Search this
Medium:
Ink and color on silk panel
Dimensions:
H x W (overall): 208.3 x 79.1 cm (82 x 31 1/8 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
Japan
Date:
mid-14th century
Period:
Nanbokucho period
Topic:
Buddhism  Search this
lion  Search this
Nanbokucho period (1333 - 1392)  Search this
Japan  Search this
halo  Search this
Vanavasi  Search this
kakemono  Search this
Japanese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1904.308
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
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edanmdm:fsg_F1904.308

Seated Buddha (Shakyamuni)

Medium:
Stone
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 37 × 21.3 × 15.5 cm (14 9/16 × 8 3/8 × 6 1/8 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Stone
Origin:
China
Date:
618-907
Period:
Tang dynasty
Topic:
Buddhism  Search this
Tang dynasty (618 - 907)  Search this
relief seal  Search this
China  Search this
halo  Search this
Shakyamuni Buddha  Search this
mandorla  Search this
bhumisparsha mudra  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1909.86
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
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edanmdm:fsg_F1909.86
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Crowned Buddha

Medium:
Stone
Dimensions:
H x W x D (overall): 101.7 x 76.7 x 23.8 cm (40 1/16 x 30 3/16 x 9 3/8 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Stone
Origin:
Bengal or Bihar, Eastern India
Date:
11th century
Period:
Pala-Sena dynasty
Topic:
Buddhism  Search this
Buddha  Search this
Pala-Sena dynasty (750 - 1100)  Search this
India  Search this
bhumisparsha mudra  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — funds provided by the Friends of Asian Arts
Accession Number:
F1998.24
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1998.24

Film Studies of Traditional Tibetan Life and Culture: Ladakh, India, 1978 7/29/1978

Creator:
Schecter, Steven  Search this
Physical description:
archival original/preservation transparencies col. 35mm
Culture:
Tibetans  Search this
Type:
Transparencies
Slides (photographs)
Photographs
Place:
India
Ladakh (India)
Asia
Date:
1978
7/29/1978
Topic:
Tents  Search this
Rainbows  Search this
Mountains  Search this
Monks--Buddhism  Search this
Local number:
HSFA 86.13.3-57OP
Restrictions & Rights:
Information on reproduction and fees available from Human Studies Film Archives OK:0 FCP:1
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Film Studies of Traditional Tibetan Life and Culture: Ladakh, India, 1978 1978
Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives
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edanmdm:siris_arc_221792

Film Studies of Traditional Tibetan Life and Culture: Ladakh, India, 1978 7/26/1978 (7:10p.m.)

Creator:
Sorenson, E. Richard  Search this
Physical description:
archival original/preservation transparencies col. 35mm
Culture:
Tibetans  Search this
Type:
Transparencies
Slides (photographs)
Photographs
Place:
Ladakh (India)
Date:
1978
7/26/1978 710pm
Topic:
Monks--Buddhism  Search this
Local number:
HSFA 86.13.3-54OP
Restrictions & Rights:
Information on reproduction and fees available from Human Studies Film Archives OK:0 FCP:1
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Film Studies of Traditional Tibetan Life and Culture: Ladakh, India, 1978 1978
Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives
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edanmdm:siris_arc_221904

Queen as the Goddess Prajnaparamita

Medium:
Gilt copper
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 20.3 x 17 x 17 cm (8 x 6 11/16 x 6 11/16 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Metalwork
Origin:
Nepal
Date:
14th century
Topic:
portrait  Search this
Buddhism  Search this
casting  Search this
Nepal  Search this
queen  Search this
Prajnaparamita  Search this
mudra  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
gilding  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1986.23
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Sackler Gallery 22: Encountering the Buddha
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1986.23
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Base for an offering mandala used in Tibetan Buddhist rituals

Medium:
Enamels on brass, wire, traces of gilding (cloisonné)
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 7.7 x 31 x 31 cm (3 1/16 x 12 3/16 x 12 3/16 in)
Type:
Cloisonne
Origin:
China
Date:
early 15th century
Period:
Ming dynasty
Topic:
Buddhism  Search this
flower  Search this
Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644)  Search this
lotus  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
stand  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1998.295
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Freer Gallery 13: Looking Out, Looking In: Art in Late Imperial China
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1998.295

Jar with cover

Medium:
Porcelain with cobalt pigment under clear glaze
Dimensions:
H x W x D (assembled): 27.2 × 18.6 × 14.6 cm (10 11/16 × 7 5/16 × 5 3/4 in)
Style:
Jingdezhen ware
Type:
Ceramic
Vessel
Origin:
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province, China
Date:
mid 17th-early 18th century
Period:
Qing dynasty
Topic:
Buddhism  Search this
Jingdezhen ware  Search this
Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)  Search this
lotus  Search this
cobalt pigment  Search this
China  Search this
porcelain  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
blue and white glaze  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — funds provided by the Friends of Asian Arts
Accession Number:
F1993.10a-b
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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On View:
Freer Gallery 12: The Peacock Room in Blue and White
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1993.10a-b

Vase, one of a pair with F1993.8.2

Medium:
Porcelain with cobalt pigment under clear glaze
Dimensions:
H x Diam: 42.9 × 21.7 cm (16 7/8 × 8 9/16 in)
Style:
Jingdezhen ware
Type:
Ceramic
Vessel
Origin:
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province, China
Date:
mid 17th-early 18th century
Period:
Qing dynasty
Topic:
landscape  Search this
Buddhism  Search this
bird  Search this
peony  Search this
Jingdezhen ware  Search this
water  Search this
Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)  Search this
river  Search this
cobalt pigment  Search this
China  Search this
porcelain  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
blue and white glaze  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — funds provided by the Friends of Asian Arts
Accession Number:
F1993.8.1
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Google Cultural Institute
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Freer Gallery 12: The Peacock Room in Blue and White
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1993.8.1

Vase, one of a pair with F1993.8.1

Medium:
Porcelain with cobalt pigment under clear glaze
Dimensions:
H x Diam: 42.5 × 21.4 cm (16 3/4 × 8 7/16 in)
Style:
Jingdezhen ware
Type:
Ceramic
Vessel
Origin:
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province, China
Date:
mid 17th-early 18th century
Period:
Qing dynasty
Topic:
landscape  Search this
Buddhism  Search this
bird  Search this
peony  Search this
Jingdezhen ware  Search this
water  Search this
Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)  Search this
river  Search this
China  Search this
porcelain  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
blue and white glaze  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — funds provided by the Friends of Asian Arts
Accession Number:
F1993.8.2
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
Related Online Resources:
Google Cultural Institute
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
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Freer Gallery 12: The Peacock Room in Blue and White
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1993.8.2

Cloisonne stupa with gilt ornaments

Artist:
Imperial workshop  Search this
Medium:
Metal, enamel, gilt
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 66.6 x 24.8 x 28.1 cm (26 1/4 x 9 3/4 x 11 1/16 in)
Type:
Cloisonne
Ceremonial Object
Origin:
China
Date:
mid- to late 18th century
Period:
Qing dynasty
Topic:
Buddhism  Search this
Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)  Search this
Qianlong reign (1736 - 1796)  Search this
lotus  Search this
bat  Search this
stupa  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1991.6
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Sackler Gallery 22: Encountering the Buddha
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
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edanmdm:fsg_F1991.6
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The Buddha at Birth

Medium:
Gilt bronze
Dimensions:
H x Diam (overall): 11.7 x 5.2 cm (4 5/8 x 2 1/16 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Metalwork
Origin:
Japan
Date:
7th century
Period:
Asuka period
Topic:
Buddhism  Search this
Buddha  Search this
Asuka period (552 - 710)  Search this
casting  Search this
birth  Search this
Japan  Search this
Japanese Art  Search this
gilding  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Sylvan Barnet and William Burto in honor of Yanagi Takashi
Accession Number:
F2005.9a-b
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Sackler Gallery 22: Encountering the Buddha
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
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edanmdm:fsg_F2005.9a-b
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Arhats Ajita, Kalika, and Vanavasin, from a six-part set of Arhat Immortal Thangkas

Medium:
Mineral pigments on sized cotton
Dimensions:
H x W (overall): 144.8 x 78.7 cm (57 x 31 in)
H x W (painting): 61 x 34.3 cm (24 x 13 1/2 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
Tsang, Central Tibet
Date:
19th century
Topic:
Buddhism  Search this
Arhat  Search this
Tibet  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
thangka  Search this
Alice S. Kandell Collection  Search this
Credit Line:
The Alice S. Kandell Collection
Accession Number:
S2013.28.2
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Sackler Gallery 22: Encountering the Buddha
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
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edanmdm:fsg_S2013.28.2

Arhats Rahula, Cudapanthaka, and Pindola, from a six-part set of Arhat Immortal Thangkas

Medium:
Mineral pigments on sized cotton
Dimensions:
H x W (overall): 144.8 x 78.7 cm (57 x 31 in)
H x W (painting): 61 x 34.3 cm (24 x 13 1/2 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
Tsang, Central Tibet
Date:
19th century
Topic:
Buddhism  Search this
Arhat  Search this
Tibet  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
thangka  Search this
Alice S. Kandell Collection  Search this
Credit Line:
The Alice S. Kandell Collection
Accession Number:
S2013.28.3
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Sackler Gallery 22: Encountering the Buddha
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
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edanmdm:fsg_S2013.28.3

Bhaishajya Guru, from a four-part set of thangkas

Medium:
Mineral pigments on sized cotton; Chinese Qing brocade frame, silk dustcover and ribbons; chased silver caps
Dimensions:
H x W (overall): 127 x 66 cm (50 x 26 in)
H x W (painting): 61 x 38.1 cm (24 x 15 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
Lhasa, Central Tibet
Date:
late 19th century
Topic:
Buddhism  Search this
Tibet  Search this
guru  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
thangka  Search this
Alice S. Kandell Collection  Search this
Credit Line:
The Alice S. Kandell Collection
Accession Number:
S2013.29.1
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Sackler Gallery 22: Encountering the Buddha
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
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edanmdm:fsg_S2013.29.1

Amitabha in Sukhavati Pure Land, from a four-part set of thangkas

Medium:
Mineral pigments on sized cotton; Chinese Qing brocade frame, silk dustcover and ribbons; chased silver caps
Dimensions:
H x W (overall): 127 x 66 cm (50 x 26 in)
H x W (painting): 61 x 38.1 cm (24 x 15 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
Lhasa, Central Tibet
Date:
late 19th century
Topic:
Buddhism  Search this
Amitabha Buddha  Search this
Tibet  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
thangka  Search this
Alice S. Kandell Collection  Search this
Credit Line:
The Alice S. Kandell Collection
Accession Number:
S2013.29.2
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Sackler Gallery 22: Encountering the Buddha
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edanmdm:fsg_S2013.29.2

Sword, from a set of tantric ritual implements

Medium:
Iron and silver
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 30.8 x 2.5 x 0.3 cm (12 1/8 x 1 x 1/8 in)
Type:
Ceremonial Object
Metalwork
Origin:
Derge, Tibet
Date:
19th century
Topic:
Buddhism  Search this
tantra  Search this
Tibet  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
Alice S. Kandell Collection  Search this
Ritual and Worship Use  Search this
Credit Line:
The Alice S. Kandell Collection
Accession Number:
S2017.57.7
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Sackler Gallery 22: Encountering the Buddha
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
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edanmdm:fsg_S2017.57.7
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