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Buddhist votive plaque

Medium:
Earthenware
Dimensions:
H x W x D (overall): 6.2 x 4.5 x 1.6 cm (2 7/16 x 1 3/4 x 5/8 in)
Type:
Ceramic
Sculpture
Origin:
China
Date:
early 8th century
Period:
Tang dynasty
Topic:
Buddhism  Search this
Tang dynasty (618 - 907)  Search this
China  Search this
earthenware  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Paul Singer collection  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:
RLS1997.48.1040
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edanmdm:fsg_RLS1997.48.1040

Buddhist votive plaque

Medium:
Earthenware
Dimensions:
H x W x D (overall): 8.2 x 6.3 x 1.4 cm (3 1/4 x 2 1/2 x 9/16 in)
Type:
Ceramic
Sculpture
Origin:
China
Date:
early 8th century
Period:
Tang dynasty
Topic:
Buddhism  Search this
Tang dynasty (618 - 907)  Search this
China  Search this
earthenware  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Paul Singer collection  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:
RLS1997.48.1041
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye3e284fc9f-982e-45a9-aa63-2782f57c2c33
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_RLS1997.48.1041

Buddhist stele

Medium:
Limestone
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 30.4 x 18.6 x 10.6 cm (11 15/16 x 7 5/16 x 4 3/16 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Stone
Origin:
Probably Henan province, China
Date:
dated 511
Period:
Northern Wei dynasty
Topic:
Buddhism  Search this
dragon  Search this
Buddha  Search this
bodhisattva  Search this
lion  Search this
Northern Wei dynasty (386 - 534)  Search this
China  Search this
lettering  Search this
abhaya mudra  Search this
varada mudra  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Eugene and Agnes E. Meyer
Accession Number:
F1968.53
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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GUID:
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1968.53
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Votive tablet (fragmentary)

Medium:
Unglazed earthenware
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 5.9 x 6.5 x 1.5 cm (2 5/16 x 2 9/16 x 9/16 in)
Type:
Ceramic
Origin:
China
Date:
618-907
Period:
Tang dynasty
Topic:
Buddhism  Search this
Buddha  Search this
bodhisattva  Search this
Tang dynasty (618 - 907)  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1916.241
Restrictions & Rights:
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye3cb777b78-36e6-4a60-a73c-771b14e5637f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1916.241

Basin in the shape of an alms bowl, inscribed with the Heart Sutra

Medium:
Unglazed stoneware
Dimensions:
H x W: 9 x 14.5 cm (3 9/16 x 5 11/16 in)
Style:
Yixing ware
Type:
Ceramic
Vessel
Origin:
Yixing, Jiangsu province, China
Date:
late 19th century
Period:
Qing dynasty
Topic:
Buddhism  Search this
Yixing ware  Search this
inscription  Search this
Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)  Search this
sutra  Search this
China  Search this
begging  Search this
Heart Sutra  Search this
stoneware  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
calligraphy  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1916.396a-b
Restrictions & Rights:
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye323702906-af37-4547-8deb-2784afeab9f6
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1916.396a-b

Figure of pack horse bearing Buddhist scriptures

Medium:
Earthenware with white slip under clear lead-silicate glaze, enamel over glaze
Dimensions:
H x W: 17.2 x 19 cm (6 3/4 x 7 1/2 in)
Type:
Ceramic
Sculpture
Origin:
China
Date:
1368-1644
Period:
Ming dynasty
Topic:
Buddhism  Search this
horse  Search this
Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644)  Search this
China  Search this
earthenware  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1917.218
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1917.218
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Votive tablet

Medium:
Earthenware
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 12.5 x 9.1 x 2.8 cm (4 15/16 x 3 9/16 x 1 1/8 in)
Type:
Ceramic
Ceremonial Object
Origin:
China
Date:
618-907, or later
Period:
Tang dynasty, or copy
Topic:
Buddhism  Search this
Tang dynasty (618 - 907)  Search this
China  Search this
earthenware  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1911.330
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye36b720dc6-12a9-4126-917f-a65c37cd6e85
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1911.330

Votive tablet

Medium:
Earthenware
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 12.4 x 9.1 x 2.8 cm (4 7/8 x 3 9/16 x 1 1/8 in)
Type:
Ceramic
Ceremonial Object
Origin:
China
Date:
618-907, or later
Period:
Tang dynasty, or copy
Topic:
Buddhism  Search this
Tang dynasty (618 - 907)  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1911.331
Restrictions & Rights:
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1911.331

Buddhist votive object

Medium:
Stoneware with white slip under clear glaze
Dimensions:
H x W: 6.9 x 5.2 cm (2 11/16 x 2 1/16 in)
Style:
Cizhou-type ware
Type:
Ceramic
Origin:
China
Date:
1368-1644
Period:
Ming dynasty
Topic:
Buddhism  Search this
Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644)  Search this
lotus  Search this
Cizhou type ware  Search this
China  Search this
cintamani  Search this
stoneware  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1909.307
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Figure of Puxian (Samantabhadra)

Medium:
Stoneware with Jun-style glaze
Dimensions:
H x W: 13.6 x 12.7 cm (5 3/8 x 5 in)
Style:
Shiwan (Shekwan) ware
Type:
Ceramic
Sculpture
Origin:
Shiwan (Shekwan) kilns, Foshan, Guangdong province, China
Date:
17th-19th century
Period:
Qing dynasty
Topic:
Buddhism  Search this
Guangdong ware  Search this
elephant  Search this
Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)  Search this
Samantabhadra  Search this
China  Search this
stoneware  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1909.312
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Figure of a guardian lion

Medium:
Porcelain with thin clear glaze and traces of brown pigment or enamel
Dimensions:
H x W: 8.1 x 4.3 cm (3 3/16 x 1 11/16 in)
Style:
Ding ware
Type:
Ceramic
Sculpture
Origin:
Hebei province, China
Date:
11th-early 12th century
Period:
Northern Song dynasty
Topic:
Buddhism  Search this
Ding ware  Search this
lion  Search this
Northern Song dynasty (960 - 1127)  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
guardian lion  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1909.384
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1909.384
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Stupa-shaped votive object (tsha-tsha)

Medium:
Sun-dried clay
Dimensions:
H x W: 2.6 x 3.5 cm (1 x 1 3/8 in)
Type:
Ceramic
Origin:
Xinjiang province, China
Date:
10th century or later
Topic:
Buddhism  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1909.395
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1909.395
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Plinth with four repeat images of Buddhist triads

Medium:
Pottery
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 8.9 x 34.9 x 13.8 cm (3 1/2 x 13 3/4 x 5 7/16 in)
Type:
Ceramic
Origin:
China
Date:
550-577
Period:
Period of Division
Topic:
Buddhism  Search this
Period of Division (220 - 589)  Search this
architecture  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1909.99
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1909.99

Dehua ware image of seated Buddha

Medium:
Glazed clay
Dimensions:
H x W: 17.2 x 12.8 cm (6 3/4 x 5 1/16 in)
Style:
Dehua ware
Type:
Ceramic
Sculpture
Origin:
Dehua kilns, Fujian province, China
Date:
late 16th-mid 17th century
Period:
Ming dynasty
Topic:
Buddhism  Search this
Buddha  Search this
Dehua ware  Search this
Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644)  Search this
ushnisha  Search this
China  Search this
dhyana mudra  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1904.111
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edanmdm:fsg_F1904.111

The People of India, Volume Four

Publisher:
Watson, J. Forbes (John Forbes) 1827-1892  Search this
Kaye, John William Sir 1814-1876  Search this
Physical description:
1 volume
Culture:
Hindus  Search this
Rajput (Indic people)  Search this
Muslims  Search this
Sikhs  Search this
Buddhists  Search this
Jains  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
South Asia
Date:
1868
Topic:
Indigenous Peoples  Search this
Ethnography  Search this
Local number:
FSA A1990.03 4
Restrictions & Rights:
Access is by appointment only, Monday through Thursday 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Please contact the Archives to make an appointment: AVRreference@si.edu
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The People of India: A Series of Photographic Illustrations, with Descriptive Letterpress, of the Races and Tribes of Hindustan. 1868
Data Source:
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Freer Leaves on First Trip to Asia

Subject:
Freer, Charles Lang 1854-1919  Search this
Freer Gallery of Art  Search this
Place:
Paris (France)
Asia
Sri Lanka
Michigan
India
China
Japan
Hong Kong (China)
Italy
Date:
September 29, 1894
Topic:
Travel--Asia  Search this
Collectors and collecting  Search this
Pottery  Search this
Buddhism  Search this
Art, Chinese  Search this
Art, Japanese  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
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Freer Begins Second Trip to Asia

Subject:
Freer, Charles Lang 1854-1919  Search this
Tomitaro, Hara  Search this
Takashi, Masuda  Search this
Freer Gallery of Art  Search this
Place:
Italy
Abū Sunbul (Egypt)
Dutch East Indies
Sri Lanka
Japan
China
Egypt
Date:
November 1906
Topic:
Art, Egyptian  Search this
Sculpture  Search this
Art, Buddhist  Search this
Art, Asian  Search this
Art, Japanese  Search this
Art, Chinese  Search this
Pottery  Search this
Collectors and collecting  Search this
Travel  Search this
Art dealers  Search this
Ceramics  Search this
Data Source:
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_14548

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