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The contemplating Bodhisattva images of Asia, with special emphasis on China and Korea / by Jung Hee Lee

Author:
Lee, Jung Hee  Search this
Physical description:
xxxii, 548 leaves : ill. ; 21 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1985
Topic:
Bodhisattvas  Search this
Buddhist art  Search this
Call number:
730.5 L33
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_862519

Robert Adams : the place we live : a retrospective selection of photographs, 1964-2009

Title:
Place we live : a retrospective selection of photographs, 1964-2009
Author:
Adams, Robert 1937-  Search this
Yale University Art Gallery  Search this
Subject:
Adams, Robert 1937-  Search this
Physical description:
3 v. : chiefly ill. ; 31 cm
Type:
Books
Pictorial works
Place:
United States
Date:
2010
Topic:
Landscape photography  Search this
Photography, Artistic  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_986219

Standing Carved Wooden Statue "Sho Kannon"

Donor Name:
Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden  Search this
Length:
62.2cm
Width:
62.2cm
Height:
405cm
Object Type:
Sculpture
Place:
Not Given, Japan, Asia
Accession Date:
1992-Aug-28
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
370312
USNM Number:
E428129-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8502470
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Statue "Bodhisattva"

Donor Name:
Warren P. Scott  Search this
Collector:
Warren P. Scott  Search this
Height:
94.61cm
Width:
38cm
Culture:
Sino-Tibetan  Search this
Object Type:
Statue
Place:
China / Tibet, Asia
Accession Date:
1987-Jan-26
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
358177
USNM Number:
E423741-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8456771
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Bodhisattva Statuette

Donor Name:
Dr. Mary Slusser  Search this
Culture:
Newar  Search this
Object Type:
Figure
Place:
Nepal, Asia
Accession Date:
1967-Apr-25
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
271950
USNM Number:
E407243-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8437192

Honolulu -- Dowsett Garden

Landscape designer:
Nottage, Lois  Search this
Thomas, Jean  Search this
Provenance:
Garden Club of Honolulu  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
Dowsett Garden (Honolulu, Hawaii)
United States of America -- Hawaii -- Honolulu County -- Honolulu
Scope and Contents:
The folder includes worksheets.
General:
Although it is less than one-quarter acre the Dowsett Garden combines aspects of a 19th century plantation garden and Asian influences and artifacts, particularly from Bali. Behind eight-foot tall hau hedges there is a small plantation-style house and cottage, tropical trees and plants that were used for food, medicine, and building materials by early Hawaiians, and ornamental beds with traditional lava rock edging. The garden is designed for outdoor entertaining and relaxation with features including an outdoor shower, a small Hindu temple, heads of Bodhisattvas on a fence, ceramic food storage jars containing plants, ornamental spheres, carved screens partially enclosing the back porch, gongs, and unusual rocks.
Some of the native plants in the Dowsett Garden had spiritual significance for the early Hawaiians, including the kukui tree, whose polished nuts were worn only by chiefs and the red tiplant whose leaves could be worn only by chiefs and high priests. Every plant had a practical use as well: the silk from hapu'u tree fern was used to embalm royalty and to stuff mattresses; kukui nut oil was used for lamps, waterproofing and to treat skin conditions including baldness; and leaves from the red tiplant are still used for skirts and leis, to bring good luck and to mark property lines. Breadfruit, brought originally from the Marquesas, exudes latex that was used to catch birds. Hau brought from Polynesia provided wood for canoes, fishing implements and tools, and bast fibers for netting, ropes and sewing. The buds and flowers had medicinal uses. Laua'e ferns were used for leis, while the hala tree provided food, wood and weaving material for hats, mats and roofs.
Persons associated with the garden include: Lois Nottage and Jean Thomas (garden designers).
Related Materials:
Dowsett Garden related holdings consist of 1 folder (11 digital images)
Collection Restrictions:
Access to original images by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens.
Topic:
Gardens -- Hawaii -- Honolulu  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, File HI039
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The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / Hawaii
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref6379

Copy after the hanging scroll "Hibo Kannon", 1888, by Kano Hogai (1828-1888)

Artist:
Togashi Keido (born 1876)  Search this
Copy after Kano Hogai 狩野芳崖 (1828-1888)  Search this
Medium:
Ink and colors on silk
Dimensions:
H x W (painted area): 111.8 x 35.6 cm (44 x 14 in)
H x W (Scroll): 182.9 x 45.7 cm (72 x 18 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
Japan
Date:
early 20th century
Period:
Meiji or Taisho era
Topic:
bodhisattva  Search this
Meiji era (1868 - 1912)  Search this
Taisho era (1912 - 1926)  Search this
copy  Search this
Japan  Search this
Japanese Art  Search this
Kannon  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Chad J. Potter
Accession Number:
FSC-PA-235
Restrictions & Rights:
Undetermined copyright
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_FSC-PA-235

Bodhisattva crossing the sea

Artist:
Kano Tan'yu 狩野探幽 (1602 - 1674)  Search this
Medium:
Color and gold on silk
Dimensions:
H x W (image): 28.4 x 31.8 cm (11 3/16 x 12 1/2 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
Japan
Date:
17th century
Period:
Edo period
Topic:
bodhisattva  Search this
Edo period (1615 - 1868)  Search this
Japan  Search this
Japanese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1904.366
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Google Cultural Institute
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Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1904.366

Miracles performed by the bodhisattva Jizo (copy of a section of a handscroll)

Artist:
Kano Tan'yu 狩野探幽 (1602 - 1674)  Search this
Medium:
Ink and color
Dimensions:
H x W: 125 x 13.3 cm (49 3/16 x 5 1/4 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
Japan
Date:
1627
Period:
Edo period
Topic:
Buddhism  Search this
bodhisattva  Search this
Edo period (1615 - 1868)  Search this
Japan  Search this
miracle  Search this
Japanese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1907.375b
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Google Cultural Institute
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Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1907.375b
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Figure of Suigetsu Kannon

Artist:
False seal of Aoki Mokubei 青木木米 (1767 - 1863)  Search this
Medium:
Stoneware with celadon glaze
Dimensions:
H x W: 15.8 x 10.5 cm (6 1/4 x 4 1/8 in)
Type:
Ceramic
Sculpture
Origin:
Kyoto, Japan
Date:
19th century
Period:
Edo period or Meiji era
Topic:
Buddhism  Search this
bodhisattva  Search this
Edo period (1615 - 1868)  Search this
Meiji era (1868 - 1912)  Search this
green glaze  Search this
Kannon  Search this
Japan  Search this
stoneware  Search this
Japanese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1900.13
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Google Cultural Institute
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Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1900.13

Detail of the Neiman Marcus dress salon designed by T.H. Robsjohn-Gibbings

Type:
Photographs
Date:
ca. 1941
Topic:
Art, East Asian  Search this
Interior design  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)11477
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Terence Harold Robsjohn-Gibbings papers, 1898-1977, bulk 1915-1977
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_11477
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Head of a bodhisattva

Medium:
Stucco
Dimensions:
H x W x D (overall): 12.1 x 7.3 x 5.4 cm (4 3/4 x 2 7/8 x 2 1/8 in)
Type:
Ceramic
Sculpture
Origin:
Thailand
Date:
7th-8th century
Period:
Dvaravati period
Topic:
bodhisattva  Search this
Dvaravati period (ca. 500 - 900)  Search this
Thailand  Search this
Southeast Asian Art  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Osborne and Gratia Hauge, and Victor and Takako Hauge
Accession Number:
S2005.437
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
Related Online Resources:
F|S Southeast Asia
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S2005.437

Head of a bodhisattva or attendant figure, possibly a female musician

Medium:
Stucco
Dimensions:
H x W x D (overall): 16.5 x 10.2 x 7.3 cm (6 1/2 x 4 x 2 7/8 in)
Type:
Ceramic
Sculpture
Origin:
Possibly Khu Bua, Ratchburi province, or Kanchanaburi province, Thailand
Date:
9th-10th century
Period:
Dvaravati period
Topic:
Buddhism  Search this
bodhisattva  Search this
Dvaravati period (ca. 500 - 900)  Search this
woman  Search this
Thailand  Search this
Southeast Asian Art  Search this
attendant  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Osborne and Gratia Hauge, and Victor and Takako Hauge
Accession Number:
S2005.454
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
Related Online Resources:
F|S Southeast Asia
Google Cultural Institute
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S2005.454

Votive plaque (tsa-tsas) of Avalokiteshvara

Medium:
Terracotta with pigment
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 10 x 8 x 2.7 cm (3 15/16 x 3 1/8 x 1 1/16 in)
Type:
Ceramic
Ceremonial Object
Origin:
Shalu monastery, Tibet
Date:
11th-13th century
Topic:
Buddhism  Search this
bodhisattva  Search this
Avalokiteshvara  Search this
lotus  Search this
mantra  Search this
prayer beads  Search this
Tibet  Search this
mandorla  Search this
anjali mudra  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Anonymous gift
Accession Number:
S2002.3
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Google Cultural Institute
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S2002.3

Bodhisattva Gandhahastin

Medium:
Gilt copper alloy, turquoise, coral, lapis lazuli
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 29.1 x 12.1 x 6.1 cm (11 7/16 x 4 3/4 x 2 3/8 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Origin:
Central Tibet
Date:
14th century
Topic:
Buddhism  Search this
flower  Search this
Tibet  Search this
Gandhahastin  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 and Smithsonian Institution Collections Acquisition Program
Accession Number:
S1995.96
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
Related Online Resources:
Google Cultural Institute
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Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S1995.96

Figure of a seated bodhisattva

Medium:
Brass with silver and copper inlay
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 36.5 x 23 x 11 cm (14 3/8 x 9 1/16 x 4 5/16 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Origin:
Tibet
Date:
14th century
Topic:
Buddhism  Search this
bodhisattva  Search this
Tibet  Search this
dhyana mudra  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift in memory of H. Robert Slusser
Accession Number:
S2000.10
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 of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
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edanmdm:fsg_S2000.10
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Bodhisattva Holding a Lotus Bud

Medium:
Pigment in stucco
Dimensions:
H x W: 62.5 x 61 cm (24 5/8 x 24 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
China
Date:
10th century, possibly early 11th century
Period:
Song dynasty
Topic:
Buddhism  Search this
bodhisattva  Search this
Song dynasty (960 - 1279)  Search this
lotus  Search this
China  Search this
halo  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S1987.223
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
Related Online Resources:
Google Cultural Institute
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Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S1987.223

Bodhisattva and Dark-skinned Figure

Medium:
Ink and colors on primed mud-wall construction
Dimensions:
H x W: 175.6 x 85.5 cm (69 1/8 x 33 11/16 in)
Weight: 127005.7 grams (4480 oz)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
China
Date:
10th century, circa 952
Period:
Song dynasty
Topic:
Buddhism  Search this
bodhisattva  Search this
Song dynasty (960 - 1279)  Search this
China  Search this
halo  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S1987.224
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
On View:
Sackler Gallery 22: Encountering the Buddha
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S1987.224

Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara (Guanyin)

Medium:
Lacquer
Dimensions:
H x W: 16.1 x 7.4 cm (6 5/16 x 2 15/16 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Lacquer
Origin:
China
Topic:
Buddhism  Search this
bodhisattva  Search this
Guanyin  Search this
sutra  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. R. L. Rinehart
Accession Number:
FSC-L-10
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Google Cultural Institute
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
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edanmdm:fsg_FSC-L-10
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Head of a Bodhisattva

Medium:
Cast iron with traces of polychrome and gilt
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 26 x 19.8 x 16.8 cm (10 1/4 x 7 13/16 x 6 5/8 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Metalwork
Origin:
China
Date:
14th century
Period:
Yuan or Ming dynasty
Topic:
Buddhism  Search this
bodhisattva  Search this
Yuan dynasty (1279 - 1368)  Search this
Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644)  Search this
casting  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Ruth Meyer Epstein
Accession Number:
F1992.39a-b
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Google Cultural Institute
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
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edanmdm:fsg_F1992.39a-b

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