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Box with cover

Medium:
Silver and gold
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 1.5 x 7.9 x 5.5 cm (9/16 x 3 1/8 x 2 3/16 in)
Type:
Metalwork
Container
Origin:
China
Date:
1644-1911
Period:
Qing dynasty
Topic:
tree  Search this
horse  Search this
Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
gilding  Search this
attendant  Search this
Paul Singer collection  Search this
chasing  Search this
hammering  Search this
punching  Search this
equestrian  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:
S2012.9.2000a-b
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Mirror

Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H x Diam: 0.8 x 9.2 cm (5/16 x 3 5/8 in)
Type:
Metalwork
Mirror
Origin:
China
Period:
Han dynasty
Topic:
Han dynasty (206 BCE - 220 CE)  Search this
China  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:
S2012.9.2001
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edanmdm:fsg_S2012.9.2001

Basin

Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H x Diam (overall): 5.1 x 15.9 cm (2 x 6 1/4 in)
Type:
Metalwork
Vessel
Origin:
China
Topic:
casting  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
gilding  Search this
Paul Singer collection  Search this
incising  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:
S2012.9.2002
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edanmdm:fsg_S2012.9.2002

Vessel: ding

Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H x Diam (overall): 10 x 11.7 cm (3 15/16 x 4 5/8 in)
Type:
Metalwork
Vessel
Origin:
China
Date:
late 13th-late 14th century
Period:
Yuan dynasty
Topic:
Yuan dynasty (1279 - 1368)  Search this
casting  Search this
China  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:
S2012.9.2003
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edanmdm:fsg_S2012.9.2003

Vessel: mou

Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H x W x D (overall): 8.5 x 10.8 x 9.9 cm (3 3/8 x 4 1/4 x 3 7/8 in)
Type:
Metalwork
Container
Origin:
China
Date:
late 3rd century BCE-early 3rd century CE
Period:
Han dynasty
Topic:
Han dynasty (206 BCE - 220 CE)  Search this
casting  Search this
China  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:
S2012.9.2004
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edanmdm:fsg_S2012.9.2004

Figure of a priest

Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H x W x D (overall): 20 x 5 x 1.7 cm (7 7/8 x 1 15/16 x 11/16 in)
Type:
Metalwork
Origin:
China
Date:
4th-5th century
Period:
Period of Division
Topic:
casting  Search this
Period of Division (220 - 589)  Search this
China  Search this
priest  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:
S2012.9.2005
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edanmdm:fsg_S2012.9.2005

Plaque: figure of a man

Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H x W x D (overall): 4 x 3.9 x 0.5 cm (1 9/16 x 1 9/16 x 3/16 in)
Type:
Metalwork
Origin:
China
Date:
12th-13th century
Period:
Southern Song or Yuan dynasty
Topic:
Yuan dynasty (1279 - 1368)  Search this
casting  Search this
Song dynasty (960 - 1279)  Search this
China  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:
S2012.9.2006
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GUID:
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edanmdm:fsg_S2012.9.2006

Textile weight

Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H x W x D (overall): 4.9 x 6.9 x 4.3 cm (1 15/16 x 2 11/16 x 1 11/16 in)
Type:
Metalwork
Tool and Equipment
Origin:
China
Topic:
casting  Search this
China  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:
S2012.9.2007
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edanmdm:fsg_S2012.9.2007

Vessel with lid

Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H x Diam (overall): 36.5 x 12.6 cm (14 3/8 x 4 15/16 in)
Type:
Metalwork
Origin:
China
Date:
10th century BCE
Period:
Western Zhou dynasty
Topic:
Western Zhou dynasty (ca. 1050 - 771 BCE)  Search this
casting  Search this
China  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:
S2012.9.2008a-b
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edanmdm:fsg_S2012.9.2008a-b

Food vessel (pen)

Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H x W x D (overall): 10.9 x 27.1 x 21.2 cm (4 5/16 x 10 11/16 x 8 3/8 in)
Type:
Metalwork
Origin:
China
Topic:
casting  Search this
China  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:
S2012.9.2009
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edanmdm:fsg_S2012.9.2009

Vessel with lid

Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H x W x D (overall): 14.7 x 8.7 x 9.4 cm (5 13/16 x 3 7/16 x 3 11/16 in)
Type:
Metalwork
Origin:
China
Topic:
casting  Search this
China  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:
S2012.9.2010a-b
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edanmdm:fsg_S2012.9.2010a-b

Garment (daigou) in the form of bird

Medium:
Bronze with gilding
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 2.9 x 2.5 x 1.3 cm (1 1/8 x 1 x 1/2 in)
Type:
Metalwork
Jewelry and Ornament
Origin:
China
Date:
1st century BCE- early 1st century
Period:
Late Western Han dynasty
Topic:
goose  Search this
Western Han dynasty (206 BCE - 9 CE)  Search this
casting  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
gilding  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:
S2012.9.2011
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edanmdm:fsg_S2012.9.2011

Garment hook

Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H x W x D (overall): 8.9 x 17 x 1.1 cm (3 1/2 x 6 11/16 x 7/16 in)
Type:
Metalwork
Jewelry and Ornament
Origin:
China
Topic:
casting  Search this
China  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:
S2012.9.2012
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edanmdm:fsg_S2012.9.2012

Garment hook (daigou) with scales and animals

Medium:
Bronze and jade with gilding, turqoise, and silver inlay
Dimensions:
H x W x D (overall): 1 x 20 x 3.6 cm (3/8 x 7 7/8 x 1 7/16 in)
Type:
Metalwork
Jewelry and Ornament
Origin:
China
Date:
5th-4th century BCE
Period:
Eastern Zhou dynasty
Topic:
Eastern Zhou dynasty (770 - 221 BCE)  Search this
inlay  Search this
casting  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
gilding  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:
S2012.9.2013
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edanmdm:fsg_S2012.9.2013

Garment hook (daigou) in the form of a bird

Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H x W x D (overall): 3.7 x 7.5 x 2 cm (1 7/16 x 2 15/16 x 13/16 in)
Type:
Metalwork
Jewelry and Ornament
Origin:
China
Date:
possibly 4th-3rd century BCE
Period:
Eastern Zhou dynasty, late Warring States period to Han dynasty
Topic:
bird  Search this
Eastern Zhou dynasty (770 - 221 BCE)  Search this
Han dynasty (206 BCE - 220 CE)  Search this
casting  Search this
Warring States period (475 - 221 BCE)  Search this
China  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:
S2012.9.2014
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Garment hook

Medium:
Stone with silver mount
Dimensions:
H x W x D (overall): 3.6 x 5.2 x 1.4 cm (1 7/16 x 2 1/16 x 9/16 in)
Type:
Metalwork
Jewelry and Ornament
Origin:
China
Topic:
China  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:
S2012.9.2015
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edanmdm:fsg_S2012.9.2015

Incense burner

Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H x Diam (overall): 8.1 x 8 cm (3 3/16 x 3 1/8 in)
Type:
Metalwork
Vessel
Origin:
China
Date:
4th-3rd century BCE
Period:
Eastern Zhou dynasty
Topic:
Eastern Zhou dynasty (770 - 221 BCE)  Search this
casting  Search this
China  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:
S2012.9.2016a-b
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edanmdm:fsg_S2012.9.2016a-b

Incense burner

Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H x Diam (overall): 9.2 x 9 cm (3 5/8 x 3 9/16 in)
Type:
Metalwork
Vessel
Origin:
China
Topic:
casting  Search this
China  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:
S2012.9.2017a-b
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edanmdm:fsg_S2012.9.2017a-b

Spoon or ladle

Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H x W x D (overall): 16.7 x 5.8 x 1.6 cm (6 9/16 x 2 5/16 x 5/8 in)
Type:
Metalwork
Tool and Equipment
Origin:
China
Topic:
casting  Search this
China  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:
S2012.9.2018
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edanmdm:fsg_S2012.9.2018

Incense burner or lamp

Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H x Diam (overall): 3 x 7.8 cm (1 3/16 x 3 1/16 in)
Type:
Metalwork
Vessel
Origin:
China
Topic:
casting  Search this
incense  Search this
China  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:
S2012.9.2019
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edanmdm:fsg_S2012.9.2019

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