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Dharmapala Yamaraja and Chamunda

Medium:
Gilt copper; turquoise insets (most original); remains of pigments; base and contents lost
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 36 × 25.5 × 13 cm (14 3/16 × 10 1/16 × 5 1/8 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Metalwork
Origin:
China
Date:
mid 18th century
Period:
Qing dynasty
Topic:
Buddhism  Search this
donkey  Search this
inlay  Search this
casting  Search this
Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)  Search this
China  Search this
Dharmapala  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
gilding  Search this
repousse  Search this
Alice S. Kandell Collection  Search this
Credit Line:
The Alice S. Kandell Collection
Accession Number:
S2013.23a-e
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Box with cover

Medium:
Porcelain with cobalt pigment under clear glaze
Dimensions:
H x W x D (assembled): 7.5 × 10 × 10 cm (2 15/16 × 3 15/16 × 3 15/16 in)
Style:
Zhangzhou ware
Type:
Ceramic
Container
Origin:
Zhangzhou kilns, Zhangzhou, Fujian province, China
Date:
late 16th-early 17th century
Period:
Ming dynasty
Topic:
heron  Search this
rabbit  Search this
Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644)  Search this
lotus  Search this
Zhangzhou ware  Search this
China  Search this
porcelain  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Joan J. Feldman in memory of Horace Z. Feldman
Accession Number:
S2014.2a-b
Restrictions & Rights:
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Night is quiet and the mountains empty

Artist:
Gu Wenda 谷文達 (Chinese, born 1955)  Search this
Medium:
Ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (image): 138 × 68 cm (54 5/16 × 26 3/4 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
China
Date:
1985
Period:
Modern period
Topic:
landscape  Search this
Modern period (1912 - present)  Search this
night  Search this
mountain  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Ruth Kurzbauer in memory of Dr. Robert and Lisa Rates Kurzbauer and Dr. Marcus Jacobson
Accession Number:
S2017.13
Restrictions & Rights:
Undetermined copyright
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Autumn Mountains, Myriad Miles

Artist:
Tai Xiangzhou (Chinese, born 1968)  Search this
Medium:
Ink on silk
Dimensions:
H x W: 45.1 × 295 cm (17 3/4 × 116 1/8 in)
Type:
Painting
Calligraphy
Origin:
China
Date:
2013
Period:
Modern period
Topic:
landscape  Search this
autumn  Search this
Modern period (1912 - present)  Search this
mountain  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Shao F. and Cheryl L. Wang
Accession Number:
S2017.9
Restrictions & Rights:
Non-exclusive license
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Horse harness frontlet

Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 27.1 x 32.4 x 2.2 cm (10 11/16 x 12 3/4 x 7/8 in)
Type:
Metalwork
Tool and Equipment
Origin:
China
Date:
ca. 10th-9th century BCE
Period:
Western Zhou dynasty
Topic:
horse  Search this
Western Zhou dynasty (ca. 1050 - 771 BCE)  Search this
casting  Search this
mask  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of The Arthur M. Sackler Foundation
Accession Number:
S2006.3
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Lamp shaped as tripod (ding)

Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H x Diam: 44 x 28 cm (17 5/16 x 11 in)
Type:
Metalwork
Vessel
Origin:
China
Date:
220 BCE- 8 CE
Period:
Western Han dynasty
Topic:
Han dynasty (206 BCE - 220 CE)  Search this
Western Han dynasty (206 BCE - 9 CE)  Search this
casting  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of The Arthur M. Sackler Foundation
Accession Number:
S2006.4
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Tomb pilaster

Medium:
Earthenware
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 133.2 x 21.3 x 21.9 cm (52 7/16 x 8 3/8 x 8 5/8 in)
Type:
Ceramic
Sculpture
Origin:
China
Date:
1st century BCE-1st century CE
Period:
Han dynasty
Topic:
Han dynasty (206 BCE - 220 CE)  Search this
funerary  Search this
China  Search this
earthenware  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of The Arthur M. Sackler Foundation
Accession Number:
S2006.5
Restrictions & Rights:
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Ewer with dragon handle and dragon spout

Medium:
Stoneware with iron glaze and wood-ash splashes
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 28 x 27.3 x 19.1 cm (11 x 10 3/4 x 7 1/2 in)
Style:
Lushan ware (Duandian kiln)
Type:
Ceramic
Vessel
Origin:
Duandian kiln, Jiaxiam, Henan province, China
Date:
8th-9th century
Period:
Tang dynasty
Topic:
dragon  Search this
phoenix  Search this
Huangdao ware  Search this
Tang dynasty (618 - 907)  Search this
China  Search this
stoneware  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of The Arthur M. Sackler Foundation
Accession Number:
S2006.6
Restrictions & Rights:
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Vairochana Buddha

Medium:
Bronze and gilt
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 24.5 x 19 x 13 cm (9 5/8 x 7 1/2 x 5 1/8 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Metalwork
Origin:
China
Date:
907-1125
Period:
Liao dynasty
Topic:
Buddhism  Search this
Buddha  Search this
Liao dynasty (907 - 1125)  Search this
casting  Search this
ushnisha  Search this
China  Search this
Vairocana Buddha  Search this
vajra mudra  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
gilding  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of The Arthur M. Sackler Foundation
Accession Number:
S2006.7
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Bottle with two lugs

Medium:
Stoneware with iron glaze
Dimensions:
H x Diam: 7.8 x 8.1 cm (3 1/16 x 3 3/16 in)
Type:
Ceramic
Vessel
Origin:
Fujian province or Guangdong province, China
Date:
late 14th-early 15th century
Period:
Ming dynasty
Topic:
Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644)  Search this
China  Search this
stoneware  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
iron glaze  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Ambassador and Mrs. Jack W. Lydman
Accession Number:
S2010.1
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Covered box

Medium:
Porcelain with enamel glazes over biscuit
Dimensions:
H x Diam (assembled): 4.4 x 4.4 cm (1 3/4 x 1 3/4 in)
Style:
Zhangzhou ware
Type:
Ceramic
Container
Origin:
possibly Tiankeng kiln group, Zhangzhou, Fujian province, China
Date:
late 16th century
Period:
Ming dynasty
Topic:
Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644)  Search this
Zhangzhou ware  Search this
China  Search this
porcelain  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Ambassador and Mrs. Jack W. Lydman
Accession Number:
S2010.2a-b
Restrictions & Rights:
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Miniature wine jar (lei罍)

Medium:
Marble
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 7.4 x 5.6 x 5.6 cm (2 15/16 x 2 3/16 x 2 3/16 in)
Type:
Stone
Origin:
Anyang, probably Henan province, China
Date:
ca. 1300-ca. 1050 BCE
Period:
Late Shang dynasty
Topic:
miniature (size attribute)  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
Paul Singer collection  Search this
WWII-era provenance  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:
S2010.40
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Jades for Life and Death
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Headdress ornament in the form of a moth

Medium:
Kingfisher feather, gold, metal, and silk
Dimensions:
H x W x D (overall): 4.5 x 5.5 x 0.8 cm (1 3/4 x 2 3/16 x 5/16 in)
Type:
Jewelry and Ornament
Origin:
China
Date:
1920s - 1930s
Period:
Republican Period
Topic:
dragon  Search this
inlay  Search this
butterfly  Search this
kingfisher  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
gilding  Search this
Paul Singer collection  Search this
moth  Search this
wirework  Search this
twisted wire  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Republican Period (1912-1949)  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:
S2011.1
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Headdress ornament in the form of a flower and butterfly

Medium:
Kingfisher feather, metal, stone
Dimensions:
H x W x D (overall): 7.5 x 6.4 x 1.3 cm (2 15/16 x 2 1/2 x 1/2 in)
Type:
Jewelry and Ornament
Origin:
China
Date:
Late 19th century - early 20th century
Period:
Qing dynasty
Topic:
flower  Search this
inlay  Search this
butterfly  Search this
Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)  Search this
Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)  Search this
kingfisher  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Paul Singer collection  Search this
wirework  Search this
twisted wire  Search this
WWII-era provenance  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:
S2011.2
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Single-prong hairpin in the form of a caterpillar turning into a butterfly

Medium:
Kingfisher feather, metal, silk, glass, and paper.
Dimensions:
H x W x D (overall): 19 x 14.5 x 1.8 cm (7 1/2 x 5 11/16 x 11/16 in)
Type:
Jewelry and Ornament
Origin:
China
Date:
Late 19th - early 20th century
Period:
Qing dynasty
Topic:
inlay  Search this
butterfly  Search this
Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)  Search this
Tongzhi reign (1862 - 1874)  Search this
kingfisher  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Paul Singer collection  Search this
caterpillar  Search this
wirework  Search this
twisted wire  Search this
coiled wire  Search this
WWII-era provenance  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:
S2011.3
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Hair ornament in the form of a butterfly

Medium:
Kingfisher feather, silver, other metal, and stone
Dimensions:
H x W x D (overall): 24.5 x 9.5 x 2 cm (9 5/8 x 3 3/4 x 13/16 in)
Type:
Jewelry and Ornament
Origin:
China
Date:
Late 19th century - early 20th century
Period:
Qing dynasty
Topic:
butterfly  Search this
Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)  Search this
kingfisher  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Paul Singer collection  Search this
wirework  Search this
twisted wire  Search this
coiled wire  Search this
WWII-era provenance  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:
S2011.4
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Headdress ornament in the form of a phoenix

Medium:
Gold and pearls.
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 3.4 x 5 x 10.3 cm (1 5/16 x 1 15/16 x 4 1/16 in)
Type:
Metalwork
Jewelry and Ornament
Origin:
China
Date:
late 18th-early 19th century
Period:
Qing dynasty
Topic:
phoenix  Search this
Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Paul Singer collection  Search this
filigree  Search this
wirework  Search this
WWII-era provenance  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:
S2011.5
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Untitled No. 33

Artist:
Hai Bo (China, born 1962)  Search this
Medium:
Gelatin silver print on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Sight): 60 x 40.5 cm (23 5/8 x 15 15/16 in)
Type:
Photograph
Origin:
China
Date:
1999
Period:
Modern period
Topic:
landscape  Search this
Modern period (1912 - present)  Search this
child  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Contemporary Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Leopold Swergold
Accession Number:
S2011.6
Restrictions & Rights:
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Untitled No. 36

Artist:
Hai Bo (China, born 1962)  Search this
Medium:
Gelatin silver print on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (framed): 67.9 x 66.7 cm (26 3/4 x 26 1/4 in)
Type:
Photograph
Origin:
China
Date:
2001
Period:
Modern period
Topic:
Modern period (1912 - present)  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Contemporary Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase -- funds provided by the Friends of the Freer and Sackler Galleries
Accession Number:
S2011.7
Restrictions & Rights:
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Untitled No. 51

Artist:
Hai Bo (China, born 1962)  Search this
Medium:
Gelatin silver print on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (framed): 67.9 x 66.7 cm (26 3/4 x 26 1/4 in)
Type:
Photograph
Origin:
China
Date:
2003
Period:
Modern period
Topic:
Modern period (1912 - present)  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Contemporary Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase -- funds provided by the Friends of the Freer and Sackler Galleries
Accession Number:
S2011.8
Restrictions & Rights:
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