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Water buffalo

Medium:
Jade
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 2.7 x 5 x 1 cm (1 1/16 x 1 15/16 x 3/8 in)
Type:
Jade
Jewelry and Ornament
Origin:
China
Date:
ca. 1300-1000 BCE
Period:
Shang dynasty
Topic:
water buffalo  Search this
Shang dynasty (ca. 1600 - ca. 1050 BCE)  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
carving  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S1987.537
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Water buffalo

Medium:
Jade
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 2.7 x 4.4 x 1 cm (1 1/16 x 1 3/4 x 3/8 in)
Type:
Jade
Jewelry and Ornament
Origin:
China
Date:
ca. 1100-1000 BCE
Period:
Western Zhou dynasty
Topic:
water buffalo  Search this
Western Zhou dynasty (ca. 1050 - 771 BCE)  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
carving  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S1987.619
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Water Buffalo

Medium:
Jade
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 2.5 x 3.8 x 0.6 cm (1 x 1 1/2 x 1/4 in)
Type:
Jade
Jewelry and Ornament
Origin:
China
Date:
ca. 1100-1000 BCE
Period:
Shang or Western Zhou dynasty
Topic:
water buffalo  Search this
Shang dynasty (ca. 1600 - ca. 1050 BCE)  Search this
Western Zhou dynasty (ca. 1050 - 771 BCE)  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
carving  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S1987.479
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Water buffalo

Medium:
Marble
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 8.5 × 15.4 × 7.8 cm (3 3/8 × 6 1/16 × 3 1/16 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Stone
Origin:
Anyang, probably Henan province, China
Date:
ca. 1300-ca. 1050 BCE
Period:
Late Shang dynasty
Topic:
water buffalo  Search this
Shang dynasty (ca. 1600 - ca. 1050 BCE)  Search this
Anyang period (ca. 1300 - ca. 1050 BCE)  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Transfer from the National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution
Accession Number:
F1978.30
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Reclining water buffalo

Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H x W: 4.3 x 8.4 cm (1 11/16 x 3 5/16 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Metalwork
Origin:
China
Topic:
water buffalo  Search this
casting  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1916.247
Restrictions & Rights:
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Reclining water buffalo

Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H x W: 4.5 x 8.1 cm (1 3/4 x 3 3/16 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Metalwork
Origin:
China
Topic:
water buffalo  Search this
casting  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1916.704
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Boy and water buffalo

Medium:
Jade
Dimensions:
H x W: 6.3 x 8 cm (2 1/2 x 3 1/8 in)
Type:
Jade
Sculpture
Origin:
China
Date:
1644-1911
Period:
Qing dynasty
Topic:
water buffalo  Search this
Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1916.182
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Reclining water buffalo

Medium:
Bronze, gilding
Dimensions:
H x W: 8.2 x 15.7 cm (3 1/4 x 6 3/16 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Metalwork
Origin:
China
Date:
960-1279
Period:
Song dynasty
Topic:
Buddhism  Search this
water buffalo  Search this
casting  Search this
Song dynasty (960 - 1279)  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
gilding  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1916.445
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Herding Water Buffalo

Artist:
Zhang Mu (1607-1683)  Search this
Medium:
Ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (image): 23.3 x 113 cm (9 3/16 x 44 1/2 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
China
Date:
1668
Period:
Qing dynasty
Topic:
water buffalo  Search this
water  Search this
Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)  Search this
waterfall  Search this
river  Search this
herding  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
herd boy  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Transfer from the United States Customs Service, Department of the Treasury
Accession Number:
F1980.121
Restrictions & Rights:
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Reclining water buffalo

Medium:
Jade (nephrite)
Dimensions:
H x W: 7.7 x 12 cm (3 1/16 x 4 3/4 in)
Type:
Jade
Sculpture
Origin:
China
Date:
206 BCE-220 CE
Period:
Han dynasty
Topic:
water buffalo  Search this
Han dynasty (206 BCE - 220 CE)  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
nephrite  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1919.54
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Water Buffalo and Calf

Artist:
Formerly attributed to Li Tang 李唐 (ca. 1050s-after 1130)  Search this
Medium:
Ink and color on silk
Dimensions:
H x W (image): 80.5 x 50.2 cm (31 11/16 x 19 3/4 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
China
Date:
1368-1644
Period:
Ming dynasty
Topic:
landscape  Search this
water buffalo  Search this
Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644)  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1916.62
Restrictions & Rights:
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Herd-boy tugging water buffalo

Artist:
Formerly attributed to Dai Song (active late 8th century)  Search this
Medium:
Ink on silk
Dimensions:
H x W (image): 36.8 x 28.3 cm (14 1/2 x 11 1/8 in)
Type:
Album
Painting
Origin:
China
Date:
1644-1911
Period:
Qing dynasty
Topic:
landscape  Search this
water buffalo  Search this
Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)  Search this
herding  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
herd boy  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1915.135.5
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Water Buffalo and Herdboy under Willows

Artist:
Traditionally attributed to Xia Gui 夏珪 (active ca. 1195-1230)  Search this
Medium:
Ink and color on silk
Dimensions:
H x W (image): 24.2 x 24.7 cm (9 1/2 x 9 3/4 in)
Type:
Album
Painting
Origin:
China
Date:
13th century
Period:
Southern Song dynasty
Topic:
water buffalo  Search this
Southern Song dynasty (1127 - 1279)  Search this
Song dynasty (960 - 1279)  Search this
child  Search this
herding  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1915.8
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Song and Yuan Dynasty Painting and Calligraphy
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Crossing a Stream on a Water Buffalo

Artist:
Formerly attributed to Dai Song (active late 8th century)  Search this
Medium:
Hanging scroll mounted on panel; ink and color on silk
Dimensions:
H x W (image): 180.6 x 146.8 cm (71 1/8 x 57 13/16 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
China
Date:
ca. 1500
Period:
Ming dynasty
Topic:
water buffalo  Search this
Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644)  Search this
child  Search this
river  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1916.76
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Buffalo with Calf and Herdboy Playing a Flute

Artist:
Formerly attributed to Dai Song (active late 8th century)  Search this
Medium:
Hanging scroll mounted on panel; ink and color on silk
Dimensions:
H x W (image): 180.8 x 151.8 cm (71 3/16 x 59 3/4 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
China
Date:
ca. 1500
Period:
Ming dynasty
Topic:
water buffalo  Search this
Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644)  Search this
child  Search this
flute  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1916.77
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Pendant (pei) in the form of the head of water buffalo

Medium:
Jade
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 3.4 x 3 x 1.3 cm (1 5/16 x 1 3/16 x 1/2 in)
Type:
Jade
Jewelry and Ornament
Origin:
China
Date:
ca. 13th-11th century BCE
Period:
Shang dynasty
Topic:
water buffalo  Search this
Shang dynasty (ca. 1600 - ca. 1050 BCE)  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
carving  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S1987.719
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Two Fighting Water Buffaloes

Medium:
Ink and colors on silk
Dimensions:
H x W (image): 148 x 74 cm (58 1/4 x 29 1/8 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
China
Date:
13th-14th century
Period:
Southern Song or Yuan dynasty
Topic:
water buffalo  Search this
Southern Song dynasty (1127 - 1279)  Search this
Yuan dynasty (1279 - 1368)  Search this
battle  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Ruth Meyer Epstein
Accession Number:
F1992.43
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Water Buffaloes and Herd-boys Crossing a Stream

Artist:
Formerly attributed to Xia Gui 夏珪 (active ca. 1195-1230)  Search this
Medium:
Ink on silk
Dimensions:
H x W (image): 22.6 x 282.8 cm (8 7/8 x 111 5/16 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
China
Date:
15th-16th century
Period:
Ming dynasty
Topic:
water buffalo  Search this
Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644)  Search this
water  Search this
river  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
herd boy  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1911.26
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Ritual grain server with lid (gui) and water buffalos

Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H x W: 18.6 x 25.7 cm (7 5/16 x 10 1/8 in)
Type:
Metalwork
Vessel
Origin:
China
Date:
late 11th-early 10th century BCE
Period:
Western Zhou dynasty
Topic:
water buffalo  Search this
Western Zhou dynasty (ca. 1050 - 771 BCE)  Search this
casting  Search this
inscription  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1917.193a-b
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Landscape

Artist:
Dai Benxiao (1621-1693)  Search this
Colophons by Weng Tonghe (1830-1904)  Search this
Medium:
Album of ten leaves; ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (paintings, a-j): 21.7 x 20.1 cm (8 9/16 x 7 15/16 in)
Type:
Album
Painting
Origin:
China
Date:
1688-89
Period:
Qing dynasty
Topic:
landscape  Search this
crane  Search this
buffalo  Search this
water buffalo  Search this
water  Search this
Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)  Search this
mountain  Search this
waterfall  Search this
river  Search this
man  Search this
boat  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Transfer from the United States Customs Service, Department of the Treasury
Accession Number:
F1980.131a-l
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