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Lidded food cauldron (ding) with painted decoration

Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H x W: 13.5 x 16.9 cm (5 5/16 x 6 5/8 in)
Type:
Vessel
Origin:
China
Date:
206 BCE-220 CE
Period:
Han dynasty
Topic:
animal  Search this
Han dynasty (206 BCE - 220 CE)  Search this
China  Search this
food  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Eugene and Agnes E. Meyer
Accession Number:
F1968.34a-b
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Lidded square ritual wine vessel (fanghu) with painted decoration

Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H x W: 17.8 x 10.9 cm (7 x 4 5/16 in)
Type:
Vessel
Origin:
China
Date:
206 BCE-220 CE
Period:
Han dynasty
Topic:
Han dynasty (206 BCE - 220 CE)  Search this
wine  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Eugene and Agnes E. Meyer
Accession Number:
F1968.35a-b
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Wooden tray covered with lacquer

Medium:
Lacquer
Dimensions:
Diam: 31.2 cm (12 5/16 in)
Type:
Container
Origin:
Changsha, Hunan province, China
Date:
4th-3rd century BCE
Period:
Eastern Zhou dynasty
Topic:
Eastern Zhou dynasty (770 - 221 BCE)  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1954.19
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EDAN-URL:
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Pendant in the form of a dragon with raised uniform curls

Medium:
Jade (nephrite)
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 12.3 × 9.1 × 0.6 cm (4 13/16 × 3 9/16 × 1/4 in)
Type:
Jewelry and Ornament
Origin:
Changsha, Possibly Hunan province, China
Date:
475-221 BCE
Period:
Eastern Zhou dynasty
Topic:
dragon  Search this
Eastern Zhou dynasty (770 - 221 BCE)  Search this
Warring States period (475 - 221 BCE)  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
spiral  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1917.376
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Figure of a seated man

Medium:
Stoneware with amber and brown glazes
Dimensions:
H x W: 5.5 x 4 cm (2 3/16 x 1 9/16 in)
Style:
Changsha ware
Type:
Sculpture
Origin:
Changsha kilns, Hunan province, China
Date:
14th century
Period:
Yuan dynasty
Topic:
Yuan dynasty (1279 - 1368)  Search this
Changsha ware  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1911.510
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Figure of a seated man

Medium:
Stoneware with amber and brown glazes
Dimensions:
H x W: 5.5 x 4 cm (2 3/16 x 1 9/16 in)
Style:
Changsha ware
Type:
Sculpture
Origin:
Changsha kilns, Hunan province, China
Date:
14th century
Period:
Yuan dynasty
Topic:
Yuan dynasty (1279 - 1368)  Search this
Changsha ware  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1911.511
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Changsha ware whistle in the form of a bird

Medium:
Earthenware with white glaze
Dimensions:
H x W: 5.5 x 3.2 cm (2 3/16 x 1 1/4 in)
Style:
Changsha ware
Type:
Musical Instrument
Origin:
Changsha, Hunan province, China
Date:
960-1127
Period:
Northern Song dynasty
Topic:
bird  Search this
Northern Song dynasty (960 - 1127)  Search this
Changsha ware  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1916.598
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Thin plaque cut in arc of circle, of the type huang

Medium:
Jade (nephrite)
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 25.5 × 8.8 × 0.7 cm (10 1/16 × 3 7/16 × 1/4 in)
Type:
Jewelry and Ornament
Origin:
Changsha, Hunan province, China
Date:
4th-3rd century BCE
Period:
Eastern Zhou dynasty
Topic:
Eastern Zhou dynasty (770 - 221 BCE)  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1916.758
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Bottle

Medium:
Stoneware with glaze over white slip
Dimensions:
H x W: 38.9 x 24 cm (15 5/16 x 9 7/16 in)
Style:
Changsha or Yuezhou ware
Type:
Vessel
Origin:
Changsha or Yueyang, Hunan province, China
Date:
10th century
Period:
Northern Song dynasty
Topic:
Northern Song dynasty (960 - 1127)  Search this
Changsha ware  Search this
China  Search this
stoneware  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Yuezhou ware  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1917.15
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Ornamental plaque

Medium:
Jade (nephrite)
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 25.6 × 15.4 × 0.6 cm (10 1/16 × 6 1/16 × 1/4 in)
Type:
Jewelry and Ornament
Origin:
Changsha, Hunan province, China
Date:
3rd century BCE
Period:
Eastern Zhou dynasty
Topic:
dragon  Search this
Eastern Zhou dynasty (770 - 221 BCE)  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1917.372
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CC0
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EDAN-URL:
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Mirror

Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
Diam x D: 16.5 x 0.9 cm (6 1/2 x 3/8 in)
Type:
Mirror
Origin:
Changsha, Hunan province, China
Date:
4th-3rd century BCE
Period:
Late Eastern Zhou dynasty
Topic:
Eastern Zhou dynasty (770 - 221 BCE)  Search this
Warring States period (475 - 221 BCE)  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1941.1
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EDAN-URL:
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Lidded ritual container (hu) with painted decoration

Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H x W: 16.8 x 13.2 cm (6 5/8 x 5 3/16 in)
Type:
Vessel
Origin:
China
Date:
206 BCE-220 CE
Period:
Han dynasty
Topic:
Han dynasty (206 BCE - 220 CE)  Search this
wine  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Eugene and Agnes E. Meyer
Accession Number:
F1968.32a-b
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Basin with painted decoration

Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H x W: 8.1 x 15.7 cm (3 3/16 x 6 3/16 in)
Type:
Vessel
Origin:
China
Date:
206 BCE-220 CE
Period:
Han dynasty
Topic:
Han dynasty (206 BCE - 220 CE)  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Eugene and Agnes E. Meyer
Accession Number:
F1968.33
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EDAN-URL:
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Wajiaping ware ewer

Medium:
Stoneware with white slip and iron pigment under straw-colored glaze; gold lacquer repairs
Dimensions:
H x Diam: 15.2 × 13.4 cm (6 × 5 1/4 in)
Style:
Changsha ware
Type:
Vessel
Origin:
Changsha, Hunan province, China
Date:
9th century
Period:
Tang dynasty
Topic:
Tang dynasty (618 - 907)  Search this
Wajiaping ware  Search this
China  Search this
stoneware  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
lacquer repair  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of The Honorable and Mrs. Hugh Scott
Accession Number:
F1982.27
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Freer Gallery 14: Rediscovering Korea's Past
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Mirror

Dimensions:
Diam (overall): 11.1 cm (4 3/8 in)
Type:
Mirror
Origin:
Changsha, Hunan province, China
Date:
25-220
Period:
Eastern Han dynasty
Topic:
Eastern Han dynasty (25 - 220)  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of the John Hadley Cox Archaeological Study Collection
Accession Number:
FSC-B-540a-d
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Fragment with partial monster mask

Dimensions:
H x W (overall): 7.1 x 8.6 cm (2 13/16 x 3 3/8 in)
Type:
Mask
Origin:
Tomb, Changsha, Hunan province, China
Topic:
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of the John Hadley Cox Archaeological Study Collection
Accession Number:
FSC-B-546
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Arrowhead with elongated triangular tip

Dimensions:
W (overall): 13 cm (5 1/8 in)
Type:
Weapon and Armament
Origin:
Changsha, Hunan province, China
Topic:
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of the John Hadley Cox Archaeological Study Collection
Accession Number:
FSC-B-569
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Arrowhead with elongated triangular tip

Dimensions:
W (overall): 12.7 cm (5 in)
Type:
Weapon and Armament
Origin:
Changsha, Hunan province, China
Topic:
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of the John Hadley Cox Archaeological Study Collection
Accession Number:
FSC-B-570
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Lid

Style:
Changsha ware
Type:
Vessel
Origin:
Changsha, Hunan province, China
Date:
9th-early 10th century
Period:
Tang dynasty
Topic:
Tang dynasty (618 - 907)  Search this
Changsha ware  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
FSC-P-220
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EDAN-URL:
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Fragment

Dimensions:
H x W (overall): 11.6 x 8.6 cm (4 9/16 x 3 3/8 in)
Type:
Vessel
Origin:
North Gate of Changsha Tomb, Hunan province, China
Topic:
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of the John Hadley Cox Archaeological Study Collection
Accession Number:
FSC-P-4134
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