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    Universal Mountain Censer

    Unknown artist, Chinese
    Universal Mountain Censer, 100–200 CE
    Earthenware with pigment
    26 x 20.5 x 18 cm (10 1/4 x 8 1/16 x 7 1/16 inches)
    Museum Appropriation Fund 18.572

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    Incense Burner

    Unknown artist, Chinese
    Incense Burner, 100-200 CE
    Earthenware with pigment
    14.6 x 9.3 x 9 cm (5 3/4 x 3 11/16 x 3 9/16 inches)
    Mary B. Jackson Fund 34.023

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    Fragment from a Mural

    Unknown artist, Chinese
    Fragment from a Mural, 16th–17th century
    Clay, straw, fiber, and pigment
    167 x 106.4 cm (65 3/4 x 41 7/8 inches)
    Gift of Mr. Cornelius Ruxton Love 51.559

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    Paint Box

    Unknown artist, Egyptian
    Paint Box, 1302–1070 BCE
    Ceramic and pigment cakes
    5.8 x 22 x 5.5 cm (2 5/16 x 8 11/16 x 2 3/16 inches)
    Helen M. Danforth Acquisition Fund 1997.82

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    Yamantaka with His Consort

    Unknown artist, Tibetan
    Yamantaka with His Consort, 19th century
    Gilded copper alloy with traces of pigment
    17.1 x 15 x 7 cm (6 3/4 x 5 7/8 x 2 3/4 inches)
    Bequest of John M. Crawford, Jr. 1989.110.40

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    Dragon

    Unknown artist, Chinese
    Dragon, 400-600 CE
    Earthenware with traces of polychromy
    31.5 x 33 x 15 cm (12 3/8 x 13 x 5 7/8 inches)
    Museum Appropriation Fund 30.005

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    Eleven-headed Bodhisattva Avalokitesvara

    Unknown artist, Tibetan
    Eleven-headed Bodhisattva Avalokitesvara, 17th - 19th century
    Gilded bronze with traces of pigment
    Figure: 32.5 x 16 x 7 cm (12 13/16 x 6 5/16 x 2 3/4 inches)
    Gift of Marshall H. Gould 49.383

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    Musician

    Unknown artist, Chinese
    Musician, ca. 650-700 CE
    Clay with pigment
    15 x 8.5 x 8 cm (5 7/8 x 3 3/8 x 3 1/8 inches)
    Gift of Houghton P. Metcalf 25.013

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    Musician

    Unknown artist, Chinese
    Musician, ca. 650–700 CE
    Clay with pigment
    15 x 12 x 8.5 cm (5 7/8 x 4 3/4 x 3 3/8 inches)
    Gift of Houghton P. Metcalf 25.014

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    Bodhisattva Avalokitesvara (Guanyin)

    Unknown artist, Chinese
    Bodhisattva Avalokitesvara (Guanyin), ca.575 CE
    Stone with traces of pigment
    135 x 36.8 x 23 cm (53 1/8 x 14 1/2 x 9 1/16 inches)
    Gift of Mr. John M. Crawford 1986.028

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    Raven rattle

    Unknown artist, Haida; North American Indian; Northwest Coast culture area; Tsimshian
    Raven rattle, before 1925
    Wood and pigments
    Museum Works of Art Fund 44.359

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    Bodhisattva Avalokitesvara (Guanyin)

    Unknown artist, Chinese
    Bodhisattva Avalokitesvara (Guanyin), Guanyin, 12th-13th Century
    Wood with pigment
    Height: 160 cm (63 inches)
    Bequest of John M. Crawford, Jr. 1989.110.92

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    Jar with Water, Plant, and Animal Motifs

    Unknown artist, Egyptian
    Jar with Water, Plant, and Animal Motifs, 3450-3300 BCE
    Ceramic (marl clay)
    Height: 17.5 cm (6 7/8 inches)
    Georgianna Sayles Aldrich Fund 2000.30

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    London

    Bill Brandt
    English, 1904-1983
    London, 1953
    Gelatin silver print
    Plate: 22.5 x 28.6 cm (8 7/8 x 11 1/4 inches)
    Gift of Manny and Skippy Gerard 2003.148.1

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    Untitled

    Oliver Gagliani
    American, 1917-2002
    Untitled, 1966
    Gelatin silver print
    Image/sheet: 19.7 x 19.7 cm (7 3/4 x 7 3/4 inches)
    Gift of Leland Rice 2003.152.2

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    The Flight into Egypt with Jacob fleeing Esau and David fleeing Saul, leaf from the blockbook Biblia Pauperum

    Unknown artist, Netherlandish, Netherlands, Southern
    The Flight into Egypt with Jacob fleeing Esau and David fleeing Saul, leaf from the blockbook Biblia Pauperum, ca. 1460s
    Woodcut printed in olive-brown ink and hand-colored in red, green, yellow, black, grey, and pink on laid paper
    Sheet: 27 x 19.7 cm (10 5/8 x 7 3/4 inches)
    Helen M. Danforth Acquisition Fund 2012.35