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Lama Gyalwa Gotsangpa

Medium:
Copper alloy, turquoise inset
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 95.3 × 69.5 × 46.4 cm (37 1/2 × 27 3/8 × 18 1/4 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Metalwork
Origin:
Tibet
Date:
late 16th-early 17th century
Topic:
Buddhism  Search this
Tibet  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
Alice S. Kandell Collection  Search this
Credit Line:
The Alice S. Kandell Collection
Accession Number:
S2020.5.8
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Sackler Gallery 26a: The Tibetan Buddhist Shrine Room
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Vessel

Medium:
Jade
Dimensions:
H x W x D (overall): 10 x 41 x 14 cm (3 15/16 x 16 1/8 x 5 1/2 in)
Type:
Jade
Vessel
Origin:
China
Date:
3rd-2nd century BCE
Period:
Late Eastern Zhou or Western Han dynasty
Topic:
Eastern Zhou dynasty (770 - 221 BCE)  Search this
Western Han dynasty (206 BCE - 9 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:
S2012.9.1458
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Lidded cosmetic box (lian)

Medium:
Box: Black and red lacquer on wood core; contents: wood, human hair, silk, and other organic materials
Dimensions:
H x Diam (a): 8.2 x 26.1 cm (3 1/4 x 10 1/4 in)
Type:
Lacquer
Container
Origin:
Probably Changsha, Hunan province, China
Date:
3rd-2nd century BCE
Period:
Eastern Zhou dynasty to Western Han dynasty
Topic:
Eastern Zhou dynasty (770 - 221 BCE)  Search this
Western Han dynasty (206 BCE - 9 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:
S2012.9.1596a-b
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Bottle with four male faces above four female torsos with outstretched hands

Medium:
Stoneware with iron pigment under wood-ash glaze
Dimensions:
H x Diam (assembled): 23.5 x 16.2 cm (9 1/4 x 6 3/8 in)
Type:
Ceramic
Vessel
Origin:
Cambodia or Northeast Thailand
Date:
1175-1250
Period:
Angkor period
Topic:
Ban Kruat ware  Search this
iron pigment  Search this
green glaze  Search this
Angkor period (802 - 1431)  Search this
Thailand  Search this
stoneware  Search this
wood-ash glaze  Search this
Southeast Asian Art  Search this
Hauge collection  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Victor and Takako Hauge
Accession Number:
S1997.133a-b
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Iron sword with jade guard (tie jian yu zhi)

Medium:
Jade and iron
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 44.5 x 5.4 x 2.2 cm (17 1/2 x 2 1/8 x 7/8 in)
Type:
Jade
Weapon and Armament
Origin:
China
Date:
1st century BCE-2nd century CE
Period:
Han dynasty
Topic:
Han dynasty (206 BCE - 220 CE)  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S1987.697
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Archer's thumbring (ban zhi)

Medium:
Jade
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 6.4 x 4.1 x 0.6 cm (2 1/2 x 1 5/8 x 1/4 in)
Type:
Jade
Jewelry and Ornament
Origin:
China
Date:
ca. 5th-4th century BCE
Period:
Eastern Zhou dynasty
Topic:
Eastern Zhou dynasty (770 - 221 BCE)  Search this
archery  Search this
China  Search this
bow  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
carving  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S1987.562
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Shield-shaped pendant (xi) (xi)

Medium:
Jade
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 6.6 x 3 x 0.5 cm (2 5/8 x 1 3/16 x 3/16 in)
Type:
Jade
Jewelry and Ornament
Origin:
China
Date:
3rd-1st century BCE
Period:
Eastern Zhou to Western Han dynasty
Topic:
Eastern Zhou dynasty (770 - 221 BCE)  Search this
Western Han dynasty (206 BCE - 9 CE)  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:
S1987.636
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Figure of Wei Mo Chi from the Longmen Grottoes

Medium:
Limestone
Dimensions:
H x W x D (overall): 170.5 x 141.4 x 16.4 cm (67 1/8 x 55 11/16 x 6 7/16 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Stone
Origin:
Longmen Cave Temples, Cave 140 (Middle Bingyang Cave), east wall, Luoyang, Henan province, China
Date:
ca. 520
Period:
Northern Wei dynasty
Topic:
Buddhism  Search this
Northern Wei dynasty (386 - 534)  Search this
China  Search this
Weimo  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Bequest of Mr. and Mrs. Myron S. Falk, Jr.
Accession Number:
F2001.7
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Figure of a crouching stag with horns (forgery)

Medium:
Earthenware
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 17.2 x 17.5 x 6.3 cm (6 3/4 x 6 7/8 x 2 1/2 in)
Type:
Ceramic
Sculpture
Origin:
China
Date:
1900-1960
Period:
Modern period
Topic:
Modern period (1912 - present)  Search this
forgery  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1960.13
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The Drunken Monk

Artist:
Traditionally attributed to Li Gonglin (傳)李公麟 (ca. 1049-1106)  Search this
Calligrapher:
Frontispiece by Hongli, the Qianlong emperor (1711-1799, reigned 1735-1796)  Search this
Inscription:
Three inscriptions by Hongli, the Qianlong emperor (1711-1799, reigned 1735-1796)  Search this
Colophon:
Two colophons by Hongli, the Qianlong emperor (1711-1799, reigned 1735-1796)  Search this
Colophon attributed to Su Shi (1037-1101)  Search this
Colophon by Dongcun (13th-14th century?)  Search this
Medium:
Ink and color on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (image): 32.5 x 60.8 cm (12 13/16 x 23 15/16 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
China
Date:
mid-12th to mid-13th century
Period:
Southern Song dynasty
Topic:
Southern Song dynasty (1127 - 1279)  Search this
drinking  Search this
China  Search this
monk  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
baimiao style  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Eugene and Agnes E. Meyer
Accession Number:
F1968.18
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Axe blade (yue)

Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 19 x 10.9 x 1 cm (7 1/2 x 4 5/16 x 3/8 in)
Type:
Metalwork
Tool and Equipment
Origin:
China
Date:
11th-10th century BCE
Period:
Western Zhou dynasty
Topic:
animal  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:
Purchase — funds provided by the Friends of Asian Arts and the Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program
Accession Number:
F1996.8
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Seated Buddha

Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H x W: 13.2 x 30 cm (5 3/16 x 11 13/16 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Metalwork
Origin:
Cambodia
Date:
12th century
Period:
Angkor period
Topic:
Buddhism  Search this
Buddha  Search this
casting  Search this
Angkor period (802 - 1431)  Search this
Cambodia  Search this
dhyana mudra  Search this
Southeast Asian Art  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1937.29a-d
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Lidded incense burner (xianglu) with geometric decoration and narrative scenes

Medium:
Bronze with gold, silver, turquoise, and carnelian inlay
Dimensions:
H x W: 17.9 x 10 cm (7 1/16 x 3 15/16 in)
Type:
Metalwork
Vessel
Origin:
Henan or Hebei province, China
Date:
ca. 2nd century BCE
Period:
Early Western Han dynasty
Topic:
animal  Search this
landscape  Search this
Daoism  Search this
Western Han dynasty (206 BCE - 9 CE)  Search this
inlay  Search this
casting  Search this
incense  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
black and white inlay  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1947.15a-b
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Garment hook (daigou) with interlace

Medium:
Bronze inlaid with gold
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 10.6 x 1.8 x 2.2 cm (4 3/16 x 11/16 x 7/8 in)
Type:
Metalwork
Jewelry and Ornament
Origin:
China
Date:
5th-4th century BCE
Period:
Late Eastern Zhou dynasty
Topic:
Eastern Zhou dynasty (770 - 221 BCE)  Search this
inlay  Search this
casting  Search this
Warring States period (475 - 221 BCE)  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
black and white inlay  Search this
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Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1949.24
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Garment hook (daigou) with geometric decoration

Medium:
Bronze inlaid with gold and turquoise
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 19.9 x 1.4 x 4 cm (7 13/16 x 9/16 x 1 9/16 in)
Type:
Metalwork
Jewelry and Ornament
Origin:
China
Date:
ca. 5th-4th century BCE
Period:
Late 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
black and white inlay  Search this
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Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1949.25
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Belt hook (daigou) with dragon interlace

Medium:
Bronze inlaid with gold and silver
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 12.4 x 6.1 x 3 cm (4 7/8 x 2 3/8 x 1 3/16 in)
Type:
Metalwork
Jewelry and Ornament
Origin:
China
Date:
4th century BCE
Period:
Late Eastern Zhou dynasty
Topic:
dragon  Search this
Eastern Zhou dynasty (770 - 221 BCE)  Search this
inlay  Search this
casting  Search this
Warring States period (475 - 221 BCE)  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
black and white inlay  Search this
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Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1949.6
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Gilt bronze plaque with animals in a landscape

Medium:
Gilt bronze inlaid with jade, turquoise, carnelian, and silver
Dimensions:
H x Diam: 2.8 x 9.5 cm (1 1/8 x 3 3/4 in)
Type:
Metalwork
Jewelry and Ornament
Origin:
China
Date:
ca. 2nd century BCE
Period:
Early Western Han dynasty
Topic:
animal  Search this
landscape  Search this
Western Han dynasty (206 BCE - 9 CE)  Search this
inlay  Search this
casting  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
gilding  Search this
black and white inlay  Search this
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Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1950.10
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Ritual wine cup (gu) with masks, dragons, and snakes

Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H x Diam: 32.7 × 19.4 cm (12 7/8 × 7 5/8 in)
Type:
Metalwork
Vessel
Origin:
Anyang, Henan province, China
Date:
ca. 12th century BCE
Period:
Late Shang dynasty
Topic:
Anyang period, Late Shang dynasty (ca. 1300 - 1050 BCE)  Search this
casting  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1951.18
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Tomb figure of a man on horseback

Medium:
Earthenware with lead-silicate glazes and painted details
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 39.5 x 11.7 x 34 cm (15 9/16 x 4 5/8 x 13 3/8 in)
Type:
Ceramic
Sculpture
Origin:
Possibly Luoyang, Henan province, China
Date:
ca. 700-750
Period:
Tang dynasty
Topic:
horse  Search this
Tang dynasty (618 - 907)  Search this
funerary  Search this
man  Search this
tomb  Search this
China  Search this
earthenware  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
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Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1952.12
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Tomb figure of a woman on horseback

Medium:
Earthenware with lead-silicate glazes and painted details
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 43.1 x 14.8 x 37.6 cm (16 15/16 x 5 13/16 x 14 13/16 in)
Type:
Ceramic
Sculpture
Origin:
Possibly Luoyang, Henan province, China
Date:
ca. 700-750
Period:
Tang dynasty
Topic:
horse  Search this
Tang dynasty (618 - 907)  Search this
funerary  Search this
woman  Search this
China  Search this
earthenware  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
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Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1952.13
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