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Krishna bids farewell, folio from a Bhagavata Purana

Medium:
Opaque watercolor and gold on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (painting): 20 × 39.4 cm (7 7/8 × 15 1/2 in)
H x W (overall): 23.2 × 42.5 cm (9 1/8 × 16 3/4 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
Mewar, Rajasthan state, India
Date:
ca.1680-1690
Topic:
Krishna  Search this
elephant  Search this
Bhagavata Purana  Search this
India  Search this
palanquin  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase and partial gift from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection — funds provided by the Friends of the Freer and Sackler Galleries
Accession Number:
S2018.1.22
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An elephant runs amok

Medium:
Opaque watercolor on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (painting): 21.3 × 34.2 cm (8 3/8 × 13 7/16 in)
H x W (overall): 25.4 × 38.1 cm (10 × 15 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
Mewar, Rajashtan state, India
Date:
ca. 1700
Topic:
elephant  Search this
fireworks  Search this
India  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
mahout  Search this
Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase and partial gift from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection — funds provided by the Friends of the Freer and Sackler Galleries
Accession Number:
S2018.1.23
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Maharana Raj Singh observing an elephant fight

Medium:
Opaque watercolor and gold on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (overall): 47 × 52.1 cm (18 1/2 × 20 1/2 in)
H x W (framed): 92.7 × 71.1 cm (36 1/2 × 28 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
Mewar, Rajasthan state, India
Date:
ca. 1670-1675
Topic:
elephant  Search this
India  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase and partial gift from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection — funds provided by the Friends of the Freer and Sackler Galleries
Accession Number:
S2018.1.57
Restrictions & Rights:
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Vessel in the form of an elephant with rider

Medium:
Stoneware with celadon glaze
Dimensions:
H x W x D (overall): 18.2 x 20.6 x 10.5 cm (7 3/16 x 8 1/8 x 4 1/8 in)
Style:
Sawankhalok ware
Type:
Ceramic
Sculpture
Origin:
Ban Pa Yang kilns, Si Satchanalai, Sukhothai province, North-central Thailand
Date:
15th-16th century
Period:
Ayutthaya period
Topic:
Sawankhalok ware  Search this
elephant  Search this
green glaze  Search this
Thailand  Search this
Ayutthaya period (1351 - 1767)  Search this
stoneware  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:
S2005.293
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Chariot rein guide with elephants and rattles

Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H x W x D (overall): 37 x 5.8 x 8.5 cm (14 9/16 x 2 5/16 x 3 3/8 in)
Type:
Metalwork
Tool and Equipment
Origin:
China
Date:
ca. 1300-1050 BCE
Period:
Late Shang dynasty
Topic:
elephant  Search this
Shang dynasty (ca. 1600 - ca. 1050 BCE)  Search this
Anyang period (ca. 1300 - ca. 1050 BCE)  Search this
casting  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Paul Singer collection  Search this
horse trapping  Search this
Credit Line:
The Dr. Paul Singer Collection of Chinese Art of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; a joint gift of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, Paul Singer, the AMS Foundation for the Arts, Sciences, and Humanities, and the Children of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S2012.9.612
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Sackler Gallery 25: RESOUND: Bells of Ancient China
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Spirit house figure of an elephant

Medium:
Earthenware
Dimensions:
H x W x D (overall): 5 x 8.3 x 4 cm (1 15/16 x 3 1/4 x 1 9/16 in)
Type:
Ceramic
Sculpture
Origin:
Chao Phraya River network, Central Thailand
Klong Sra Bua kilns, Ayutthaya, Central Thailand
Date:
17th-18th century
Period:
Ayutthaya period
Topic:
elephant  Search this
Thailand  Search this
Ayutthaya period (1351 - 1767)  Search this
earthenware  Search this
unglazed  Search this
Southeast Asian Art  Search this
Bangkok period (1782 - 1932 )  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Sarah M. Bekker
Accession Number:
S2005.7
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Jarasandha's Army Beseiges Mathura, from a Bhagavata Purana

Medium:
Opaque color on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (overall): 38.1 x 55.9 cm (15 x 22 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
Nepal
Date:
ca. 1775-1800
Topic:
Ganesha  Search this
Krishna  Search this
horse  Search this
elephant  Search this
battle  Search this
warrior  Search this
archery  Search this
Bhagavata Purana  Search this
palace  Search this
gate  Search this
bow  Search this
Nepal  Search this
king  Search this
chariot  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Kenneth X. Robbins
Accession Number:
S1988.58
Restrictions & Rights:
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Conglomerate of seven bowls, a small jar and a portion of an elephant figurine (pastiche)

Medium:
Stoneware with wood-ash and iron glazes
Dimensions:
H x W x D (overall): 22.6 x 28.1 x 32.8 cm (8 7/8 x 11 1/16 x 12 15/16 in)
Type:
Ceramic
Vessel
Origin:
Cambodia or Northeast Thailand
Date:
12th-13th century and 15th-16th century
Period:
Angkor period and Ayutthaya period
Topic:
elephant  Search this
green glaze  Search this
Angkor period (802 - 1431)  Search this
Thailand  Search this
Cambodia  Search this
Ayutthaya period (1351 - 1767)  Search this
stoneware  Search this
brown and black glaze  Search this
wood-ash glaze  Search this
Southeast Asian Art  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Osborne and Gratia Hauge
Accession Number:
S1996.123
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Pouring vessel in the form of a caparisoned elephant, with a spout on the shoulder

Medium:
Stoneware with iron glaze
Dimensions:
H x W x D (overall): 24.6 x 20.8 x 25.2 cm (9 11/16 x 8 3/16 x 9 15/16 in)
Type:
Ceramic
Vessel
Origin:
Cambodia or Northeast Thailand
Date:
1100-1300
Period:
Angkor period
Topic:
elephant  Search this
Angkor period (802 - 1431)  Search this
Thailand  Search this
Cambodia  Search this
stoneware  Search this
brown and black glaze  Search this
Southeast Asian Art  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Osborne and Gratia Hauge
Accession Number:
S1996.124a-b
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Vessel in the form of a caparisoned elephant

Medium:
Stoneware with iron glaze
Dimensions:
H x W x D (overall): 16.6 x 15.6 x 16.8 cm (6 9/16 x 6 1/8 x 6 5/8 in)
Type:
Ceramic
Vessel
Origin:
Cambodia or Northeast Thailand
Date:
1075-1430
Period:
Angkor period
Topic:
elephant  Search this
Angkor period (802 - 1431)  Search this
Thailand  Search this
Cambodia  Search this
stoneware  Search this
brown and black glaze  Search this
Southeast Asian Art  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Osborne and Gratia Hauge
Accession Number:
S1996.125
Restrictions & Rights:
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Ajmer Gate, Jaipur

Artist:
Yoshida Hiroshi 吉田博 (1876 - 1950)  Search this
Medium:
Woodblock print; ink and color on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 39.8 x 27.9 cm (15 11/16 x 11 in)
Type:
Print
Origin:
Japan
Date:
1931
Period:
Showa era
Topic:
elephant  Search this
Showa era (1926 - 1989)  Search this
bell  Search this
gate  Search this
Japan  Search this
Japanese Art  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of H. Ed Robison in memory of Katherine W. Robison
Accession Number:
S1996.13
Restrictions & Rights:
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Elephant figurine, fragment showing rump and back

Medium:
Glazed stoneware
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 9.7 x 10.2 x 8.1 cm (3 13/16 x 4 x 3 3/16 in)
Type:
Ceramic
Origin:
Pa Yang, Si Satchanalai, Sukhothai province, Thailand
Date:
15th-17th century
Period:
Ayutthaya period
Topic:
elephant  Search this
Thailand  Search this
Ayutthaya period (1351 - 1767)  Search this
stoneware  Search this
Southeast Asian Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Victor and Takako Hauge
Accession Number:
FSC-P-6380
Restrictions & Rights:
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Animal figurine: fragment with complete leg

Medium:
Glazed stoneware
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 6.1 x 11.7 x 6.1 cm (2 3/8 x 4 5/8 x 2 3/8 in)
Style:
Sawankhalok ware
Type:
Ceramic
Origin:
Pa Yang kilns, Si Satchanalai, Sukhothai province, Thailand
Date:
16th century
Period:
Ayutthaya period
Topic:
Sawankhalok ware  Search this
elephant  Search this
Thailand  Search this
Ayutthaya period (1351 - 1767)  Search this
Southeast Asian Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Victor and Takako Hauge
Accession Number:
FSC-P-6382
Restrictions & Rights:
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Kendi or figurine - fragment of base and wall

Medium:
Glazed stoneware
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 5.8 x 10 x 4.3 cm (2 5/16 x 3 15/16 x 1 11/16 in)
Style:
Sawankhalok ware
Type:
Ceramic
Origin:
Pa Yang kilns, Si Satchanalai, Sukhothai province, Thailand
Date:
15th-16th century
Period:
Ayutthaya period
Topic:
Sawankhalok ware  Search this
elephant  Search this
Thailand  Search this
Ayutthaya period (1351 - 1767)  Search this
stoneware  Search this
Southeast Asian Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Victor and Takako Hauge
Accession Number:
FSC-P-6383
Restrictions & Rights:
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Elephant sculpture - fragment with head

Medium:
Glazed stoneware
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 4.5 x 10.1 x 5.8 cm (1 3/4 x 4 x 2 5/16 in)
Style:
Sawankhalok ware
Type:
Ceramic
Origin:
Pa Yang kilns, Si Satchanalai, Sukhothai province, Thailand
Date:
15th-17th century
Period:
Ayutthaya period
Topic:
Sawankhalok ware  Search this
elephant  Search this
Thailand  Search this
Ayutthaya period (1351 - 1767)  Search this
stoneware  Search this
Southeast Asian Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Victor and Takako Hauge
Accession Number:
FSC-P-6384
Restrictions & Rights:
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Elephant - small and intact

Medium:
Glazed stoneware
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 5.8 x 6.9 x 4.1 cm (2 5/16 x 2 11/16 x 1 5/8 in)
Style:
Sawankhalok ware
Type:
Ceramic
Sculpture
Origin:
Pa Yang kilns, Si Satchanalai, Sukhothai province, Thailand
Date:
15th-17th century
Period:
Ayutthaya period
Topic:
Sawankhalok ware  Search this
elephant  Search this
Thailand  Search this
Ayutthaya period (1351 - 1767)  Search this
stoneware  Search this
Southeast Asian Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Victor and Takako Hauge
Accession Number:
FSC-P-6385
Restrictions & Rights:
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Elephant - fragment of head

Medium:
Glazed stoneware
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 4.2 x 6.2 x 4.6 cm (1 5/8 x 2 7/16 x 1 13/16 in)
Style:
Sawankhalok ware
Type:
Ceramic
Origin:
Pa Yang kilns, Si Satchanalai, Sukhothai province, Thailand
Date:
15th-17th century
Period:
Ayutthaya period
Topic:
Sawankhalok ware  Search this
elephant  Search this
Thailand  Search this
Ayutthaya period (1351 - 1767)  Search this
stoneware  Search this
Southeast Asian Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Victor and Takako Hauge
Accession Number:
FSC-P-6386
Restrictions & Rights:
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Kendi in the shape of elephant - fragment of intact head

Medium:
Stoneware with iron pigment under clear glaze
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 5.3 x 9.8 x 7 cm (2 1/16 x 3 7/8 x 2 3/4 in)
Style:
Sawankhalok ware
Type:
Ceramic
Origin:
Pa Yang kilns, Si Satchanalai, Sukhothai province, Thailand
Date:
16th century
Period:
Ayutthaya period
Topic:
Sawankhalok ware  Search this
elephant  Search this
Thailand  Search this
Ayutthaya period (1351 - 1767)  Search this
stoneware  Search this
Southeast Asian Art  Search this
kendi  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Victor and Takako Hauge
Accession Number:
FSC-P-6387
Restrictions & Rights:
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Kendi in form of elephant - fragment with hollow head

Medium:
Stoneware with iron pigment under clear glaze
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 2.4 x 8.8 x 6 cm (15/16 x 3 7/16 x 2 3/8 in)
Style:
Sawankhalok ware
Type:
Ceramic
Origin:
Pa Yang kilns, Si Satchanalai, Sukhothai province, Thailand
Date:
16th century
Period:
Ayutthaya period
Topic:
Sawankhalok ware  Search this
elephant  Search this
Thailand  Search this
Ayutthaya period (1351 - 1767)  Search this
stoneware  Search this
Southeast Asian Art  Search this
kendi  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Victor and Takako Hauge
Accession Number:
FSC-P-6388
Restrictions & Rights:
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Elephant figurine with damaged small platform on back

Medium:
Glazed stoneware
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 4.2 x 7.7 x 4.9 cm (1 5/8 x 3 1/16 x 1 15/16 in)
Style:
Sawankhalok ware
Type:
Ceramic
Origin:
Pa Yang kilns, Si Satchanalai, Sukhothai province, Thailand
Date:
15th-17th century
Period:
Ayutthaya period
Topic:
Sawankhalok ware  Search this
elephant  Search this
Thailand  Search this
Ayutthaya period (1351 - 1767)  Search this
stoneware  Search this
Southeast Asian Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Victor and Takako Hauge
Accession Number:
FSC-P-6389
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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