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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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Smithsonian Castle, Commons Room
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Fragment with a design of a torso

Medium:
Stone-paste painted under and over glaze with enamel (mina'i)
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 3.1 x 8.7 x 8.5 cm (1 1/4 x 3 7/16 x 3 3/8 in)
Type:
Ceramic
Sculpture
Origin:
Iran
Date:
early 13th century
Period:
Saljuq period
Topic:
Saljuq period (1037 - 1300)  Search this
Iran  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Laurance P. Roberts
Accession Number:
FSC-P-4778
Restrictions & Rights:
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Seated Buddhist figure: in round, against pierced rock grotto background; right hand broken off and restored in wood

Medium:
Stone
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 98 × 59.6 × 35.8 cm (38 9/16 × 23 7/16 × 14 1/8 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Stone
Origin:
China
Date:
13th century
Period:
Southern Song or Yuan dynasty
Topic:
Buddhism  Search this
Southern Song dynasty (1127 - 1279)  Search this
Yuan dynasty (1279 - 1368)  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1911.413
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Fragment of a mother and child form, modelled hollow. Mended

Medium:
Stone paste painted with glaze
Dimensions:
H x W: 20.1 x 13.7 cm (7 15/16 x 5 3/8 in)
Style:
Raqqa ware
Type:
Sculpture
Ceramic
Origin:
Raqqa, Syria
Date:
early 13th century
Topic:
child  Search this
Syria  Search this
Raqqa ware  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1911.615
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Seated bodhisattva

Medium:
Stone
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 44 × 18 × 15.5 cm (17 5/16 × 7 1/16 × 6 1/8 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Stone
Origin:
China
Date:
960-1279 or later
Period:
Song dynasty or later
Topic:
Buddhism  Search this
bodhisattva  Search this
relief seal  Search this
Song dynasty (960 - 1279)  Search this
lotus  Search this
forgery  Search this
China  Search this
throne  Search this
mandorla  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1913.25
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Seated figure of Bodhisattva with Sino-Tibetan style: double lotus pedestal on rectangular base

Medium:
marble, traces of pigment
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 55.8 x 38.7 x 19.8 cm (21 15/16 x 15 1/4 x 7 13/16 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Stone
Origin:
China
Date:
13th-14th century
Period:
Yuan dynasty
Topic:
Buddhism  Search this
bodhisattva  Search this
Yuan dynasty (1279 - 1368)  Search this
China  Search this
mudra  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1913.26
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara as the Water-Moon Guanyin

Medium:
Marble
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 74.3 x 49.9 x 27.4 cm (29 1/4 x 19 5/8 x 10 13/16 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Stone
Origin:
China
Date:
1091
Period:
Northern Song dynasty
Topic:
Buddhism  Search this
dragon  Search this
bodhisattva  Search this
Northern Song dynasty (960 - 1127)  Search this
Guanyin  Search this
China  Search this
mudra  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1913.28
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Ornament: statuette of kneeling horse with reins and saddle

Medium:
Serpentine
Dimensions:
H x W: 3.7 x 3.8 cm (1 7/16 x 1 1/2 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Stone
Origin:
China
Date:
1279-1368
Period:
Yuan dynasty
Topic:
horse  Search this
Yuan dynasty (1279 - 1368)  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1916.176
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Head of Lohan (?)

Medium:
Stone
Dimensions:
H x W x D (overall): 13.4 x 11.1 x 12.4 cm (5 1/4 x 4 3/8 x 4 7/8 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Stone
Origin:
China
Date:
960-1279
Period:
Song dynasty
Topic:
Buddhism  Search this
Song dynasty (960 - 1279)  Search this
Arhat  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1916.367
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Animal figurine

Medium:
Stone-paste decorated with glaze
Dimensions:
H x W: 8.4 x 6.5 cm (3 5/16 x 2 9/16 in)
Style:
Raqqa ware
Type:
Sculpture
Ceramic
Origin:
Raqqa, Syria
Date:
11th-12th century
Topic:
goat  Search this
Syria  Search this
Raqqa ware  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1910.39
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Figurine (fragment)

Medium:
Stone-paste decorated with glaze
Dimensions:
H x W: 7.6 x 5.5 cm (3 x 2 3/16 in)
Style:
Raqqa ware
Type:
Sculpture
Ceramic
Origin:
Raqqa, Syria
Date:
13th-14th century
Topic:
man  Search this
Syria  Search this
Raqqa ware  Search this
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
iridescence  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1910.40
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara

Medium:
Gray sandstone (lithic arkose)
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 99.7 x 47.9 x 21.9 cm (39 1/4 x 18 7/8 x 8 5/8 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Stone
Origin:
Cambodia
Date:
1175-1225
Period:
Angkor period
Topic:
Buddhism  Search this
bodhisattva  Search this
Avalokiteshvara  Search this
Angkor period (802 - 1431)  Search this
Cambodia  Search this
Southeast Asian Art  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S1987.910
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Sackler Gallery 22: Encountering the Buddha
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Agastya

Medium:
Volcanic stone
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 78.7 × 40.6 × 20.3 cm (31 × 16 × 8 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Stone
Origin:
East Java, Indonesia
Date:
ca. 13th century
Period:
Singosari period
Topic:
relief seal  Search this
lotus  Search this
Indonesia  Search this
trident  Search this
Java  Search this
Southeast Asian Art  Search this
Agastya  Search this
Singosari period (1222 - 1292)  Search this
Credit Line:
Promised gift of Ann and Gilbert Kinney to the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Accession Number:
LTS2015.4
Restrictions & Rights:
Non-exclusive license
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Sackler Gallery 26b: Power in Southeast Asia
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edanmdm:fsg_LTS2015.4
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Celestial Drummer

Medium:
Marble
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 86 x 25.5 x 17.4 cm (33 7/8 x 10 1/16 x 6 7/8 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Stone
Origin:
Western India, India
Date:
ca. 13th century
Topic:
woman  Search this
drum  Search this
India  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Smithsonian Unrestricted Trust Funds
Accession Number:
S1995.89
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Sculpture

Culture/People:
probably Chican Ostionoid (Chicoid/Taíno) (archaeological culture) (attributed)  Search this
Previous owner:
Valdemar T. Hammer (V. T. Hammer), Non-Indian, 1869-1935  Search this
Object Name:
Sculpture
Media/Materials:
Stone
Techniques:
Pecked, ground, carved
Dimensions:
12 x 8 x 16 cm
Object Type:
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Place:
Puerto Rico
Archipelago:
Greater Antilles
Island Name:
Puerto Rico
Geographical Areas:
Caribbean Islands (West Indies)
Date created:
AD 1200-1500
Catalog Number:
9/3779
Barcode:
093779.000
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Chican Ostionoid (Chicoid/Taíno) (archaeological culture)
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
On View:
National Museum of the American Indian, New York, NY
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_100761
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Human sculpture

Culture/People:
probably Post-Classic period Maya (archaeological culture) (attributed)  Search this
Previous owner:
Rodman Wanamaker (Lewis Rodman Wanamaker), Non-Indian, 1863-1928  Search this
Donor:
Rodman Wanamaker (Lewis Rodman Wanamaker), Non-Indian, 1863-1928  Search this
Collector:
Harry F. Bird (Harry Franklin Bird), Non-Indian, 1882-1972  Search this
Object Name:
Human sculpture
Media/Materials:
Stone
Techniques:
Carved
Object Type:
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Place:
Western Guatemala; Guatemala
Date created:
AD 1000-1500
Catalog Number:
9/6722
Barcode:
096722.000
See related items:
Post-Classic period Maya (archaeological culture)
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_104576
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Seated tiger

Medium:
Stone
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 104.2 × 40 × 94 cm (41 × 15 3/4 × 37 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Stone
Origin:
China
Date:
Late Song dynasty
Period:
Song dynasty
Topic:
tiger  Search this
Song dynasty (960 - 1279)  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1921.3
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Elephant with howdah and figure

Medium:
Stone-paste painted underglaze
Dimensions:
H x W: 22.9 x 8.5 cm (9 x 3 3/8 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Ceramic
Origin:
Iran
Date:
early 13th century
Period:
Saljuq period
Topic:
elephant  Search this
Saljuq period (1037 - 1300)  Search this
Iran  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1967.26
Restrictions & Rights:
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Rabbit

Medium:
Marble
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 2.8 x 1.9 x 3.2 cm (1 1/8 x 3/4 x 1 1/4 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Stone
Origin:
China
Date:
960-1279
Period:
Song dynasty
Topic:
rabbit  Search this
Song dynasty (960 - 1279)  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Paul Singer collection  Search this
miniature  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:
RLS1997.48.133
Restrictions & Rights:
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Standing female divinity

Medium:
Sandstone
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 65.4 x 18.2 x 17.8 cm (25 3/4 x 7 3/16 x 7 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Stone
Origin:
Cambodia
Date:
12th century
Period:
Angkor period
Topic:
woman  Search this
Angkor period (802 - 1431)  Search this
Cambodia  Search this
Southeast Asian Art  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S1987.901
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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