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Bulb bowl

Medium:
Stoneware with white slip under misfired copper-red glaze
Dimensions:
H x Diam: 9.6 × 19.9 cm (3 3/4 × 7 13/16 in)
Type:
Vessel
Origin:
China
Date:
18th-19th century
Period:
Qing dynasty
Topic:
plant  Search this
Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)  Search this
China  Search this
stoneware  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1909.298
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Ceremonial object

Medium:
Jade
Dimensions:
H x W x D (a): 21.3 x 2.7 x 1.3 cm (8 3/8 x 1 1/16 x 1/2 in)
H x W x D (b): 22.1 x 2.2 x 1.3 cm (8 11/16 x 7/8 x 1/2 in)
Type:
Ceremonial Object
Origin:
China
Date:
1644-1911
Period:
Qing dynasty
Topic:
Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1911.446a-b
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Daoist sculpture with four figures in relief

Medium:
Stone
Dimensions:
H x W x D (overall): 41.4 x 39.5 x 9.1 cm (16 5/16 x 15 9/16 x 3 9/16 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Origin:
China
Topic:
Daoism  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1912.79
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Buddhist tablet

Medium:
Stone
Dimensions:
H x W x D (overall): 27.6 x 18.3 x 8.8 cm (10 7/8 x 7 3/16 x 3 7/16 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Origin:
China
Date:
Dated 536 CE
Period:
Period of Division
Topic:
Buddhism  Search this
Period of Division (220 - 589)  Search this
China  Search this
monk  Search this
lettering  Search this
vitarka mudra  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1912.80
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara (Guanyin)

Medium:
Stone
Dimensions:
H x W x D (overall): 32.3 x 12 x 9.8 cm (12 11/16 x 4 3/4 x 3 7/8 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Origin:
China
Date:
534-550
Period:
Period of Division
Topic:
Buddhism  Search this
bodhisattva  Search this
lion  Search this
Avalokiteshvara  Search this
Period of Division (220 - 589)  Search this
lotus  Search this
Guanyin  Search this
Eastern Wei dynasty (534 - 550)  Search this
forgery  Search this
China  Search this
halo  Search this
fly whisk  Search this
kalasa  Search this
kundika  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1912.81
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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edanmdm:fsg_F1912.81

Buddhist tablet in the form of a miniature shrine

Medium:
Stone
Dimensions:
H x W x D (overall): 30.9 x 15.9 x 7.6 cm (12 3/16 x 6 1/4 x 3 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Origin:
China
Date:
ca. 520
Period:
Period of Division
Topic:
Buddhism  Search this
Period of Division (220 - 589)  Search this
shrine  Search this
forgery  Search this
China  Search this
abhaya mudra  Search this
varada mudra  Search this
anjali mudra  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1912.82
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara (Guanyin)

Medium:
Stone with traces of pigment
Dimensions:
H x W x D (overall): 36.9 x 20.5 x 11.6 cm (14 1/2 x 8 1/16 x 4 9/16 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Origin:
China
Date:
618-907
Period:
Tang dynasty
Topic:
Buddhism  Search this
bodhisattva  Search this
Tang dynasty (618 - 907)  Search this
Guanyin  Search this
China  Search this
halo  Search this
lettering  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1912.83
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edanmdm:fsg_F1912.83

Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara (Guanyin)

Medium:
Stone
Dimensions:
H x W x D (overall): 25.2 x 31.6 x 7 cm (9 15/16 x 12 7/16 x 2 3/4 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Origin:
China
Date:
19th-early 20th century, in the style of the Tang dynasty
Topic:
Buddhism  Search this
bodhisattva  Search this
inscription  Search this
Guanyin  Search this
forgery  Search this
China  Search this
lettering  Search this
dhyana mudra  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1912.84
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Small statue of a Buddhist priest

Medium:
Stone
Dimensions:
H x W x D (overall): 36.4 x 16.7 x 14.7 cm (14 5/16 x 6 9/16 x 5 13/16 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Origin:
China
Date:
618-907
Period:
Tang dynasty
Topic:
Buddhism  Search this
dragon  Search this
Tang dynasty (618 - 907)  Search this
China  Search this
fly whisk  Search this
priest  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1912.85
Restrictions & Rights:
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Seated Shijia Buddha (Shakyamuni)

Medium:
Stone with traces of pigment
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 51.1 × 24.8 × 17 cm (20 1/8 × 9 3/4 × 6 11/16 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Origin:
China
Date:
Dated 582 CE
Period:
Sui dynasty
Topic:
Buddhism  Search this
Buddha  Search this
Sui dynasty (581 - 618)  Search this
inscription  Search this
lotus  Search this
China  Search this
halo  Search this
yaksha  Search this
Shakyamuni  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1912.86
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CC0
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Box in melon form

Medium:
Porcelain with transparent pale-blue (qingbai) glaze
Dimensions:
H x W: 5.1 x 7.4 cm (2 x 2 15/16 in)
Style:
Qingbai ware
Type:
Container
Origin:
China
Date:
12th-13th century
Period:
Southern Song dynasty
Topic:
Qingbai ware  Search this
Southern Song dynasty (1127 - 1279)  Search this
China  Search this
porcelain  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1916.197a-b
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edanmdm:fsg_F1916.197a-b
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Box with three sculpted lotus flowers inside

Medium:
Porcelain with transparent pale blue (qingbbai) glaze
Dimensions:
H x W: 4.4 x 9.1 cm (1 3/4 x 3 9/16 in)
Style:
Qingbai ware
Type:
Container
Origin:
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province, China
Date:
mid 12th-early 13th century
Period:
Southern Song dynasty
Topic:
Qingbai ware  Search this
Southern Song dynasty (1127 - 1279)  Search this
Northern Song dynasty (960 - 1127)  Search this
China  Search this
porcelain  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1916.243a-b
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Helmet

Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 20.1 x 19.6 x 23.1 cm (7 15/16 x 7 11/16 x 9 1/8 in)
Type:
Weapon and Armament
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
Carl Whiting Bishop collection  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1925.13
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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edanmdm:fsg_F1925.13

Archer's thumbring (ban zhi)

Medium:
Jade (nephrite)
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 4.1 x 2.7 x 1.2 cm (1 5/8 x 1 1/16 x 1/2 in)
Type:
Tool and Equipment
Origin:
China
Date:
ca. 300-200 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
Credit Line:
Gift of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S1987.503
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S1987.503

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