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Hardstone carving of phoenix, peony, and fungus of immortality

Artist:
Zhou Bin (mid-late 19th century) (carver)  Search this
Medium:
Agalmatolite (shoushanshi)
Dimensions:
H x W x D (a: jade): 5.2 × 11.6 × 2.4 cm (2 1/16 × 4 9/16 × 15/16 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Stone
Origin:
China
Date:
1850-1899
Period:
Qing dynasty
Topic:
peony  Search this
phoenix  Search this
Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)  Search this
immortality  Search this
fungus of immortality  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1958.1a-c
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Head of a pharaoh

Medium:
Stone and copper
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 58 x 17.7 x 26.8 cm (22 13/16 x 6 15/16 x 10 9/16 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Origin:
Egypt
Date:
ca. 2675-2130 BCE
Period:
Old Kingdom
Topic:
portrait  Search this
Old Kingdom (ca. 2675 - 2130 BCE)  Search this
Dynasty 5 (ca. 2500 - 2350 BCE)  Search this
Dynasty 6 (ca. 2350 - 2170 BCE)  Search this
Egypt  Search this
pharaoh  Search this
Ancient Egyptian Art  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1938.11
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Forms and Light (Mother and Child)

Artist:
Ossip Zadkine, French, b. Smolensk, Russia, 1890–1967  Search this
Medium:
Marble
Dimensions:
23 5/8 x 16 1/2 x 8in. (60 x 41.9 x 20.3cm) base: 2 1/2 x 18 x 9in. (6.4 x 45.7 x 22.9cm)
Type:
Sculpture
Date:
1918
Credit Line:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1966
Accession Number:
66.5638
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Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
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edanmdm:hmsg_66.5638

Toussaint Louverture et la vieille esclave

Maker:
Ousmane Sow, 1935-2016, Senegal  Search this
Medium:
Mixed media (iron, earth, jute, straw)
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 220 x 100 x 110 cm (86 5/8 x 39 3/8 x 43 5/16 in.)
Type:
Sculpture
Geography:
Senegal
Date:
1989
Topic:
Adornment  Search this
Power  Search this
male  Search this
female  Search this
couple  Search this
Credit Line:
Museum purchase, through exchange from Emil Eisenberg, and Mr. and Mrs. Norman Robbins, and with funds from Stuart Bohart and Barbara Portman
Object number:
2009-8-1
Restrictions & Rights:
(c) 1989 Ousmane Sow
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National Museum of African Art Collection
Exhibition:
Heroes: Principles of African Greatness
On View:
NMAfA, First Level North Galleries (1130-1134)
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2009-8-1

Composition

Artist:
Isamu Noguchi, American, b. Los Angeles, California, 1904–1988  Search this
Medium:
Slate
Dimensions:
8 7/8 × 9 3/8 × 8 in., 5 lb. (22.5 × 23.8 × 20.3 cm, 2.3 kg)
Type:
Sculpture
Date:
(1943)
Credit Line:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1966
Accession Number:
66.3865
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Sketch for a War Memorial

Artist:
Robert Ingersoll Aitken, American, 1878–1949  Search this
Medium:
Graphite on paper
Type:
sculpture
Drawing
Object Name:
Drawing
Made in:
USA
Date:
ca. 1920
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Robert I. Aitken
Accession Number:
1957-122-44
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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edanmdm:chndm_1957-122-44

Head of the Buddha (usnisa cut off)

Medium:
Stone
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 17.5 x 12 x 11 cm (6 7/8 x 4 3/4 x 4 5/16 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Stone
Origin:
Thailand
Date:
14th-15th century
Period:
Sukhothai or Ayutthaya period
Topic:
Buddhism  Search this
Buddha  Search this
Sukhothai period (ca. 1219/1243 - 1378)  Search this
ushnisha  Search this
Thailand  Search this
Ayutthaya period (1351 - 1767)  Search this
Southeast Asian Art  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Osborne and Gratia Hauge, and Victor and Takako Hauge
Accession Number:
S2005.466
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
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edanmdm:fsg_S2005.466

Vasudhara, Goddess of Abundance

Medium:
Gilt copper with semi-precious stones and traces of vermilion
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 20.9 x 16.1 x 14.9 cm (8 1/4 x 6 5/16 x 5 7/8 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Metalwork
Origin:
Nepal
Date:
dated 1082
Topic:
Buddhism  Search this
inlay  Search this
casting  Search this
lotus  Search this
Nepal  Search this
Vasudhara  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
gilding  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Susanne K. Bennet in memory of Felicja "Lusia" Arendt (1928-1942?)
Accession Number:
S2012.2
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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On View:
Sackler Gallery 22: Encountering the Buddha
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S2012.2

Buddha Sheltered by Naga

Medium:
Stone
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 60.8 x 44.9 x 25.4 cm (23 15/16 x 17 11/16 x 10 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Stone
Origin:
Cambodia
Date:
12th century
Period:
Angkor period
Topic:
Buddhism  Search this
Buddha  Search this
naga  Search this
ushnisha  Search this
Angkor period (802 - 1431)  Search this
Cambodia  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John B. Bunker
Accession Number:
S1995.119
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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F|S Southeast Asia
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
On View:
Smithsonian Castle, Commons Room
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S1995.119
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Figure of a mourning attendant

Medium:
Limestone
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 58.7 x 19.8 x 19.9 cm (23 1/8 x 7 13/16 x 7 13/16 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Stone
Origin:
China
Date:
7th century
Period:
Tang dynasty
Topic:
Tang dynasty (618 - 907)  Search this
funerary  Search this
man  Search this
tomb  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
attendant  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase -- funds provided by the Friends of Asian Arts and Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program
Accession Number:
S1996.37
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S1996.37

Standing figure of the Buddha

Medium:
Schist
Dimensions:
H x W x D (a): 65.1 x 28.6 x 12.1 cm (25 5/8 x 11 1/4 x 4 3/4 in)
H x W x D (b): 19.1 x 21 x 10.8 cm (7 1/2 x 8 1/4 x 4 1/4 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Stone
Origin:
Pakistan
Date:
4th century
Period:
Late Kushan dynasty
Topic:
Buddhism  Search this
Buddha  Search this
Kushan dynasty (1st century BCE - 299 CE)  Search this
halo  Search this
Pakistan  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Manuel and Fanchon Silberstein
Accession Number:
S2000.14a-b
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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edanmdm:fsg_S2000.14a-b

Seated Buddha with attendant figures and worshipper

Medium:
Schist
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 45.4 x 45.7 x 7 cm (17 7/8 x 18 x 2 3/4 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Stone
Origin:
Pakistan
Date:
2nd-4th century
Period:
Kushan dynasty
Topic:
Buddhism  Search this
Buddha  Search this
worship  Search this
Kushan dynasty (1st century BCE - 299 CE)  Search this
halo  Search this
Pakistan  Search this
abhaya mudra  Search this
schist  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
attendant  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Manuel and Fanchon Silberstein
Accession Number:
S2000.15
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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edanmdm:fsg_S2000.15

Standing man

Medium:
Calcite travertine
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 36.5 x 11 x 13 cm (14 3/8 x 4 5/16 x 5 1/8 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Stone
Origin:
Yemen
Date:
probably modern forgery
Topic:
man  Search this
Yemen  Search this
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn to the Smithsonian Institution
Accession Number:
S1986.507
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S1986.507

Stele with man's head

Medium:
Calcite travertine
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 23.5 x 12 x 10 cm (9 1/4 x 4 3/4 x 3 15/16 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Stone
Origin:
Yemen
Date:
500 BCE- 200 CE
Topic:
portrait  Search this
man  Search this
Yemen  Search this
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn to the Smithsonian Institution
Accession Number:
S1986.508
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Google Cultural Institute
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S1986.508

Bust of a Woman

Medium:
Calcite travertine
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 22.4 x 14.7 x 9 cm (8 13/16 x 5 13/16 x 3 9/16 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Stone
Origin:
Yemen
Date:
300 BCE -99 CE
Topic:
portrait  Search this
woman  Search this
Yemen  Search this
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn to the Smithsonian Institution
Accession Number:
S1986.510
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Google Cultural Institute
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
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edanmdm:fsg_S1986.510

Head of a Man

Medium:
Calcite travertine
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 19.8 x 17.5 x 9 cm (7 13/16 x 6 7/8 x 3 9/16 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Stone
Origin:
Yemen
Date:
300 BCE-100 CE
Topic:
man  Search this
Yemen  Search this
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn to the Smithsonian Institution
Accession Number:
S1986.511
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Google Cultural Institute
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
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edanmdm:fsg_S1986.511

Head of a Male

Medium:
Calcite travertine
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 21.4 x 15 x 8.8 cm (8 7/16 x 5 7/8 x 3 7/16 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Stone
Origin:
Yemen
Date:
300 BCE-100 CE
Topic:
man  Search this
Yemen  Search this
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn to the Smithsonian Institution
Accession Number:
S1986.512
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
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edanmdm:fsg_S1986.512

Statue of standing male figure

Medium:
Calcite travertine
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 41.2 x 14.8 x 10.8 cm (16 1/4 x 5 13/16 x 4 1/4 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Stone
Origin:
Yemen
Date:
ca. 1st century BCE
Period:
Kingdom of Qataban
Topic:
man  Search this
Yemen  Search this
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
Kingdom of Qataban (ca. 500 BCE - 100 CE)  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn to the Smithsonian Institution
Accession Number:
S1986.513
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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On View:
Sackler Gallery 27: A Glimpse of Ancient Yemen
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S1986.513

Statue of standing male figure

Medium:
Calcite travertine
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 46.4 x 14.2 x 8.8 cm (18 1/4 x 5 9/16 x 3 7/16 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Stone
Origin:
Yemen
Date:
ca. 2nd century BCE
Period:
Kingdom of Qataban
Topic:
man  Search this
Yemen  Search this
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
Kingdom of Qataban (ca. 500 BCE - 100 CE)  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn to the Smithsonian Institution
Accession Number:
S1986.514
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Google Cultural Institute
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
On View:
Sackler Gallery 27: A Glimpse of Ancient Yemen
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S1986.514

Head of Male

Medium:
Calcite travertine inlaid with stone or shell
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 21.4 x 16.2 x 12.4 cm (8 7/16 x 6 3/8 x 4 7/8 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Stone
Origin:
Yemen
Date:
300 BCE-100 CE
Topic:
man  Search this
Yemen  Search this
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn to the Smithsonian Instiution
Accession Number:
S1986.515
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Google Cultural Institute
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S1986.515

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