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Mirror with Queen Mother of the West (Xiwangmu) and Duke Father of the East (Dongwanggong)

Medium:
Iron with gold sheet and traces of silk
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 1.8 x 16.6 x 16.6 cm (11/16 x 6 9/16 x 6 9/16 in)
Type:
Mirror
Origin:
China
Date:
25-220
Period:
Eastern Han dynasty
Topic:
Han dynasty (206 BCE - 220 CE)  Search this
Eastern Han dynasty (25 - 220)  Search this
Queen Mother of the West  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Duke Father of the East  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1946.7
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Cizhou ware bottle

Medium:
Stoneware with white slip under copper-green lead silicate glaze
Dimensions:
H x W: 25.7 x 15.3 cm (10 1/8 x 6 in)
Style:
Cizhou ware
Type:
Vessel
Origin:
Guantai kilns, Hebei province, China
Date:
first half of 12th century
Period:
Northern Song or Jin dynasty
Topic:
peony  Search this
Cizhou ware  Search this
Northern Song dynasty (960 - 1127)  Search this
Jin dynasty (1115 - 1234)  Search this
China  Search this
stoneware  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1917.204
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Bottle

Medium:
Stoneware with lead-silicate glazes
Dimensions:
H x W: 25.2 x 13.6 cm (9 15/16 x 5 3/8 in)
Style:
Cizhou ware
Type:
Vessel
Origin:
Dangyangyu kilns, Jiaozuo, Henan province, China
Date:
12th-13th century
Period:
probably Jin dynasty
Topic:
Cizhou ware  Search this
Liao dynasty (907 - 1125)  Search this
Yuan dynasty (1279 - 1368)  Search this
lotus  Search this
Jin dynasty (1115 - 1234)  Search this
China  Search this
earthenware  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1934.22
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Lobed ladle with floral scrolls

Medium:
Hammered silver with repoussé, chased, and ring-punched decoration
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 31 x 6.1 x 4.5 cm (12 3/16 x 2 3/8 x 1 3/4 in)
Type:
Tool and Equipment
Origin:
Probably Xi’an, Shaanxi province, China
Date:
late 7th-early 8th century
Period:
Early or mid-Tang dynasty
Topic:
Tang dynasty (618 - 907)  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1944.58
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Freer Gallery 16: Center of the World: China and the Silk Road
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Square mirror with floral medallion, plant sprays, birds, and insects

Medium:
Cast bronze, gold and silver sheets with chased decoration, and lacquer
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 15.9 x 15.9 x 1.1 cm (6 1/4 x 6 1/4 x 7/16 in)
Type:
Mirror
Origin:
China
Date:
8th century
Period:
Middle Tang dynasty
Topic:
phoenix  Search this
Tang dynasty (618 - 907)  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1944.8
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Bracelet with animal heads

Medium:
Jade (nephrite)
Dimensions:
H x Diam: 1.3 x 9.9 cm (1/2 x 3 7/8 in)
Diam (hole): 6.1 cm (2 7/16 in)
Culture:
Liangzhu culture, ca. 3300-ca. 2250 BCE  Search this
Type:
Jewelry and Ornament
Origin:
Lake Tai region, China
Date:
ca. 3300-2250 BCE
Period:
Late Neolithic period
Topic:
Late Neolithic period (ca. 5000 - ca. 1700 BCE)  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1917.141a-b
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Jades for Life and Death
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Freer Gallery 19: Afterlife: Ancient Chinese Jades
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Ksitigarbha Bodhisattva

Medium:
Ink, color, and gold on silk
Dimensions:
H x W (image): 106.6 x 58.1 cm (41 15/16 x 22 7/8 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
Dunhuang, Gansu province, China
Date:
late 10th-early 11th century
Period:
Northern Song dynasty
Topic:
landscape  Search this
Buddhism  Search this
flower  Search this
bodhisattva  Search this
lion  Search this
bamboo  Search this
Song dynasty (960 - 1279)  Search this
Northern Song dynasty (960 - 1127)  Search this
fan  Search this
China  Search this
Ksitigarbha  Search this
monk  Search this
princess  Search this
Vajrasattva  Search this
khakkhara  Search this
rock  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
attendant  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1935.11
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Song and Yuan Dynasty Painting and Calligraphy
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Vase

Medium:
Porcelain with lead-silicate enamels over transparent pale-brown glaze
Dimensions:
H x W: 20.3 x 9.6 cm (8 x 3 3/4 in)
Style:
Jingdezhen ware
Type:
Vessel
Origin:
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province, China
Date:
1736-1795
Period:
Qing dynasty
Topic:
flower  Search this
Jingdezhen ware  Search this
Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)  Search this
Qianlong reign (1736 - 1796)  Search this
lotus  Search this
China  Search this
porcelain  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
yangcai  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1945.2
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Freer Gallery 13: Looking Out, Looking In: Art in Late Imperial China
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A royal barge at sea

Medium:
Ink and color on silk
Dimensions:
H x W (image): 23.7 x 31 cm (9 5/16 x 12 3/16 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
China
Date:
16th-17th century
Period:
Ming or Qing dynasty
Topic:
Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644)  Search this
water  Search this
Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)  Search this
ocean  Search this
boat  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1915.135.1
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Sparrows feeding their young

Artist:
Formerly attributed to Huang Quan (903-968)  Search this
Medium:
Ink and color on silk
Dimensions:
H x W (image): 26.1 x 31 cm (10 1/4 x 12 3/16 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
China
Date:
17th century?
Period:
Ming or Qing dynasty
Topic:
Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644)  Search this
Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)  Search this
sparrow  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
garden rock  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1915.135.11
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An Imperial Palace

Artist:
Formerly attributed to Li Zhaodao 李昭道 (675 - 758)  Search this
Medium:
Ink and color on silk
Dimensions:
H x W (image): 34.8 x 28.1 cm (13 11/16 x 11 1/16 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
China
Date:
1644-1911
Period:
Qing dynasty
Topic:
landscape  Search this
Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)  Search this
herding  Search this
palace  Search this
bridge  Search this
China  Search this
blue-and-green style  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1915.135.3
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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:
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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Two quail eating grasshoppers under flowers

Artist:
Formerly attributed to Wang Yuan 王淵 (ca. 1280-after 1349)  Search this
Medium:
Ink and color on silk
Dimensions:
H x W (image): 27.5 x 34 cm (10 13/16 x 13 3/8 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
China
Date:
1644-1911
Period:
Qing dynasty
Topic:
insect  Search this
flower  Search this
Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)  Search this
quail  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1915.135.7
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Gazing at a waterfall from a mountain hut

Artist:
Formerly attributed to Zhao Lingrang (active ca. 1070-1100)  Search this
Medium:
Ink and color on silk
Dimensions:
H x W (image): 29.7 x 30.2 cm (11 11/16 x 11 7/8 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
China
Date:
1644-1911
Period:
Qing dynasty
Topic:
landscape  Search this
Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)  Search this
mountain  Search this
waterfall  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1915.135.9
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Square lidded ritual wine container with lid (fangyi)

Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H x W: 21.8 x 15.2 cm (8 9/16 x 6 in)
Type:
Vessel
Origin:
China
Date:
ca. 1200-1050 BCE
Period:
Late Shang dynasty
Topic:
dragon  Search this
Anyang period, Late Shang dynasty (ca. 1300 - 1050 BCE)  Search this
inscription  Search this
wine  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1915.136a-c
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Bulb bowl with impressed character i (one)

Medium:
Stoneware with Jun glaze and copper pigment
Dimensions:
H x Diam: 9.7 × 26.2 cm (3 13/16 × 10 5/16 in)
Style:
Jun ware
Type:
Vessel
Origin:
Henan province, China
Date:
14th-15th century or 18th century
Period:
Yuan, Ming or Qing dynasty
Topic:
Jun ware  Search this
Yuan dynasty (1279 - 1368)  Search this
China  Search this
stoneware  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1915.35
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A Plum Branch

Artist:
Chen Jiru (1558-1639)  Search this
Medium:
Ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (image): 27.3 x 33.2 cm (10 3/4 x 13 1/16 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
China
Date:
1368-1644
Period:
Ming dynasty
Topic:
flower  Search this
Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644)  Search this
plum blossom  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1915.36L
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River Landscape: Houses and Cloudy Mountains

Artist:
Traditionally attributed to Gao Kegong (1248-1310)  Search this
Medium:
Ink and color on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (album mount): 59.6 x 73 cm (23 7/16 x 28 3/4 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
China
Date:
1644-1911
Period:
Qing dynasty
Topic:
landscape  Search this
Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)  Search this
mountain  Search this
river  Search this
boat  Search this
cloud  Search this
bridge  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1915.36a
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Houses by a Waterfall

Artist:
Traditionally attributed to Fang Congyi (active 1340-1380)  Search this
Medium:
Ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (album mount): 59.6 x 73 cm (23 7/16 x 28 3/4 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
China
Date:
1644-1911
Period:
Qing dynasty
Topic:
landscape  Search this
Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)  Search this
mountain  Search this
waterfall  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1915.36b
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River Landscape with Tall Pines

Artist:
Traditionally attributed to Wang Meng 王蒙 (ca. 1308-1385)  Search this
Medium:
Ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (image): 37.6 x 24.6 cm (14 13/16 x 9 11/16 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
China
Date:
possibly 14th-15th century
Period:
Possibly early Ming dynasty
Topic:
landscape  Search this
pine tree  Search this
Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644)  Search this
river  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1915.36c
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