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China

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    Plate

    Unknown artist, Chinese

    Ca. 1810
    Plate
    Porcelain with underglaze blue and glaze
    Diameter: 22.2 cm (8 3/4 inches) (rim)
    Bequest of Charles L. Pendleton 04.1592

  • Objects

    Teapot

    Unknown artist, Chinese

    From Tea and Coffee Service, ca. 1780-1785
    Teapot
    Porcelain with enamel gilding
    Height: 15.2 cm (6 inches)
    Gift of Harold A. Sweetland 69.135.1

  • Objects

    Coffeepot

    Unknown artist, Chinese

    From Tea and Coffee Service, ca. 1780-1785
    Coffeepot
    Porcelain with enamel gilding
    Height: 24.8 cm (9 3/4 inches)
    Gift of Harold A. Sweetland 69.135.2

  • Objects

    Covered Sugar Bowl

    Unknown artist, Chinese

    From Tea and Coffee Service, ca. 1780-1785
    Covered Sugar Bowl
    Porcelain with enamel gilding
    Height: 14 cm (5 1/2 inches)
    Gift of Harold A. Sweetland 69.135.3

  • Objects

    Creamer

    Unknown artist, Chinese

    From Tea and Coffee Service, ca. 1780-1785
    Creamer
    Porcelain with enamel gilding
    Height: 13.3 cm (5 1/4 inches)
    Gift of Harold A. Sweetland 69.135.4

  • Objects

    Tea Canister

    Unknown artist, Chinese

    From Tea and Coffee Service, ca. 1780-1785
    Tea Canister
    Porcelain
    Height: 14 cm (5 1/2 inches)
    Gift of Harold A. Sweetland 69.135.5

  • Objects

    Cup

    Unknown artist, Chinese

    From Tea and Coffee Service, ca. 1780-1785
    Cup
    Porcelain with enamel and gilting
    Diameter: 9.8 cm (3 7/8 inches)
    Gift of Harold A. Sweetland 69.135.7

  • Objects

    Cup

    Unknown artist, Chinese

    From Tea and Coffee Service, ca. 1780-1785
    Cup
    Porcelain with enamel and gilding
    Diameter: 8.9 cm (3 1/2 inches)
    Gift of Harold A. Sweetland 69.135.14

  • Objects

    saucer

    Unknown artist, Chinese

    From Tea and Coffee Service, ca. 1780-1785
    saucer
    Porcelain with enamel gilding
    Diameter: 23.7 cm (9 5/16 inches)
    Gift of Harold A. Sweetland 69.135.26

  • Objects

    Saucer

    Unknown artist, Chinese

    From Tea and Coffee Service, ca. 1780-1785
    Saucer
    Porcelain with enamel and gilding
    Diameter: 23.7 cm (9 5/16 inches)
    Gift of Harold A. Sweetland 69.135.27

  • Objects

    Bowl

    Unknown artist, Chinese

    From Tea and Coffee Service, ca. 1780-1785
    Bowl
    Porcelain with enamel gilding
    Diameter: 13.5 cm (5 5/16 inches)
    Gift of Harold A. Sweetland 69.135.40

  • Objects

    Deep Dish

    Unknown artist, Chinese

    From Tea and Coffee Service, ca. 1780-1785
    Deep Dish
    Porcelain with enamel and gilting
    Diameter: 19.7 cm (7 3/4 inches)
    Gift of Harold A. Sweetland 69.135.41

  • Objects

    Creamer

    Unknown artist, Chinese export

    Ca. 1800
    Creamer
    Porcelain with underglaze blue, glaze and overglaze enamels
    Height: 13.7 cm (5 3/8 inches) (without cover)
    Gift of William H. G. Temple 26.065

  • Objects

    Teapot

    Unknown artist, Chinese export

    Ca. 1800
    Teapot
    Porcelain with underglaze blue, glaze and overglaze enamels
    Height: 12.7 cm (5 inches) (without cover)
    Gift of William H. G. Temple 26.063

  • Objects

    Vase

    Unknown artist, Chinese

    1690-1710
    Vase
    Porcelain with underglaze blue, glaze and silver
    22.2 x 11.4 cm (8 3/4 x 4 1/2 inches)
    Bequest of Charles L. Pendleton 04.371

  • Objects

    Universal Mountain Censer

    Unknown artist, Chinese

    100–200 CE
    Universal Mountain Censer
    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

  • Objects

    Saucer

    Unknown artist, Chinese export

    Ca. 1800
    Saucer
    Porcelain with underglaze blue, glaze, and overglaze enamels
    Height: 5.1 cm (2 inches) (cup)
    Gift of William H. G. Temple 26.077B

  • Objects

    Saucer

    Unknown artist, Chinese export

    Ca. 1800
    Saucer
    Porcelain with underglaze blue, glaze, and overglaze enamels
    Height: 5.1 cm (2 inches) (cup)
    Gift of William H. G. Temple 26.078B

  • Objects

    Teacup

    Unknown artist, Chinese export

    Ca. 1800
    Teacup
    Porcelain with underglaze blue, glaze, and overglaze enamels
    Height: 5.1 cm (2 inches) (cup)
    Gift of William H. G. Temple 26.084A

  • Objects

    Vessel with Elephant-head Handles

    Unknown artist, Chinese

    19th century
    Vessel with Elephant-head Handles
    Jade
    46 x 23 x 13.5 cm (18 1/8 x 9 1/16 x 5 5/16 inches)
    Bequest of John M. Crawford, Jr. 1989.110.36

  • Objects

    Boughpot

    Unknown artist, Chinese export

    Ca. 1790
    Boughpot
    Porcelain with underglaze blue,glaze and gilding
    Bequest of Martha B. Lisle 67.251.1

  • Objects

    One of a Pair of Bowls with Flowers

    Unknown artist, Chinese

    18th Century
    One of a Pair of Bowls with Flowers
    Porcelain with glaze and enamel
    Height: 5.9 cm (2 5/16 inches)
    Bequest of John M. Crawford, Jr. 1989.110.50.1

  • Objects

    One of a Pair of Bowls with Flowers

    Unknown artist, Chinese

    18th Century
    One of a Pair of Bowls with Flowers
    Porcelain with glaze and enamel
    Height: 5.9 cm (2 5/16 inches)
    Bequest of John M. Crawford, Jr. 1989.110.50.2

  • Objects

    Candlestick

    Unknown artist, Chinese

    1723-1763
    Candlestick
    Porcelain with enamels, glaze, and gilding
    Height: 24.5 cm (9 5/8 inches)
    Gift of Miss Lucy T. Aldrich 37.077.2

  • Objects

    Covered Jar

    Unknown artist, Chinese

    900–1100 CE
    Covered Jar
    Yue ware
    Height: 36.2 cm (14 1/4 inches)
    Museum Works of Art Fund 43.149

  • Objects

    Lithophone

    Unknown artist, Chinese

    1761 - 1762
    Lithophone
    Jade; gold; wire; teak
    41 x 60 x 3.2 cm (16 1/8 x 23 5/8 x 1 1/4 inches)
    Gift of John D. Rockefeller, Jr. 37.113

  • Objects

    Plate

    Unknown artist, Chinese export

    Ca. 1810
    Plate
    Porcelain with underglaze blue and glaze
    Height: 2.5 cm (1 inches)
    Bequest of Charles L. Pendleton 04.1591

  • Objects

    Tureen

    Unknown artist, Chinese

    Mid 18th century
    Tureen
    Porcelain with glaze, enamels and gilding
    26 x 24.1 x 8.9 cm (10 5/16 x 9 1/2 x 3 1/2 inches)
    Bequest of Charles L. Pendleton 04.1493

  • Objects

    Votive Stele of Chang Caigan

    Unknown artist, Chinese

    CE 618-907
    Votive Stele of Chang Caigan
    Stone
    39 x 24.5 x 14 cm (15 3/8 x 9 5/8 x 5 1/2 inches)
    Gift of Manton B. Metcalf 18.105

  • Objects

    Snow-covered Bamboo

    Unknown artist, Chinese

    Ten Bamboo Studio Manual, 19th century
    Snow-covered Bamboo
    Polychrome woodblock print
    24.4 x 27.9 cm (9 5/8 x 11 inches)
    Edgar J. Lownes Fund 32.011

  • Objects

    Shide

    Yintolo

    14th century
    Shide
    Ink on silk
    97.8 x 35.6 cm (38 1/2 x 14 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.319

  • Objects

    Pagoda Hill, Yen'an

    Gu Yuan

    Ca. 1939-1944
    Pagoda Hill, Yen’an
    Polychrome woodblock print
    13 x 8.6 cm (5 1/8 x 3 3/8 inches)
    Gift of Colonel Marcellus and Emily Duffy 1994.097.15

  • Objects

    Oxen Join the Labor Exchange

    Hu Yichuan

    Ca. 1942-1944
    Oxen Join the Labor Exchange
    Polychrome woodblock print
    19.1 x 12.1 cm (7 1/2 x 4 3/4 inches)
    Gift of Colonel Marcellus and Emily Duffy 1994.097.16

  • Objects

    Coffee Cup

    Unknown artist, Chinese export

    Ca. 1800
    Coffee Cup
    Porcelain with underglaze blue, glaze, and overglaze enamels
    Height: 7.1 cm (2 13/16 inches)
    Gift of William H. G. Temple 26.074

  • Objects

    Hookah

    Unknown artist, Chinese

    18th century
    Hookah
    Porcelain with underglaze blue and glaze
    Height: 21.6 cm (8 1/2 inches)
    Bequest of Susan Martin Allien 35.671

  • Objects

    Jiangyi (robe of descent)

    Unknown artist, Chinese

    19th century
    Jiangyi (robe of descent)
    Silk and gilt paper-wrapped yarn slit tapestry weave (kesi), hand painted
    Length: 135.3 cm (53 1/4 inches)
    Bequest of Miss Lucy T. Aldrich 55.242

  • Objects

    Jade Landscape

    Unknown artist, Chinese

    Late 18th century
    Jade Landscape
    Jade
    Bequest of John M. Crawford, Jr. 1989.110.43

  • Objects

    Orchids, Butterfly, and Rock (Jiezi yuan hua zhuan)

    Unknown artist, Chinese

    Mustard Seed Garden Manual of Painting, possibly 1701 edition
    Orchids, Butterfly, and Rock (Jiezi yuan hua zhuan)
    Polychrome woodblock print
    Length: 26.7 cm (10 1/2 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. John D. Rockefeller, Jr. 34.610

  • Objects

    Vase

    Unknown artist, Chinese

    1800
    Vase
    Porcelain with enamels, glaze and gilding
    Height: 14 cm (5 1/2 inches)
    Bequest of Mrs. Hope Brown Russell 09.308

  • Objects

    Punch Bowl

    Unknown artist, Chinese

    1785-1800
    Punch Bowl
    Porcelain with enamel
    Gift of Mrs. Hope Brown Russell 09.343

  • Objects

    Saucer

    Unknown artist, Chinese export

    Ca. 1800
    Saucer
    Porcelain with underglaze blue, glaze, and overglaze enamels
    Diameter: 15.7 cm (6 3/16 inches)
    Gift of William H. G. Temple 26.085

  • Objects

    The Lu Yi Academy in Yen'an

    Li Qun

    Ca. 1940-1944
    The Lu Yi Academy in Yen’an
    Polychrome woodblock print
    9.5 x 14 cm (3 13/16 x 5 1/2 inches)
    Gift of Colonel Marcellus and Emily Duffy 1994.097.14

  • Objects

    Plate

    Unknown artist, Chinese

    1780
    Plate
    Porcelain with underglaze blue and enamels
    Diameter: 22.5 cm (8 7/8 inches) (rim)
    Bequest of Mrs. Hope Brown Russell 09.422

  • Objects

    Mantle Worn by a Buddhist Monk (Jiasha)

    Unknown artist, Chinese

    1700-1750
    Mantle Worn by a Buddhist Monk (Jiasha)
    Silk and gold-wrapped thread slit-tapestry weave (kesi)
    Length: 105.4 cm (41 1/2 inches)
    Gift of Miss Lucy T. Aldrich 35.273

  • Objects

    Tea Caddy

    Unknown artist, Chinese export

    Ca. 1820
    Tea Caddy
    Porcelain with underglaze blue and glaze
    14 x 7.6 x 3.8 cm (5 1/2 x 3 x 1 1/2 inches)
    Gift of William H. Claflin 1991.179.10

  • Objects

    Vase

    Unknown artist, Chinese

    Early 19th century
    Vase
    Porcelain with enamels, glaze and gilding
    Height: 14 cm (5 1/2 inches)
    Bequest of Mrs. Hope Brown Russell 09.305

  • Objects

    Two Vegetables

    Qi Baishi

    Ca. 1950s
    Two Vegetables
    Polychrome woodblock print
    27.3 x 16.5 cm (10 3/4 x 6 1/2 inches)
    Gift of Roger S. Keyes and Elizabeth Coombs 1997.90.2

  • Objects

    Hat Stand

    Unknown artist, Chinese

    1644-1911
    Hat Stand
    Jade; hardwood
    Height: 29.8 cm (11 3/4 inches)
    Bequest of John M. Crawford, Jr. 1989.110.37

  • Objects

    Double Vase

    Unknown artist, Chinese

    17th century
    Double Vase
    Porcelain with underglaze blue, glaze and silver
    Height: 22.2 cm (8 3/4 inches)
    Bequest of Susan Martin Allien 35.665

  • Objects

    Vase

    Unknown artist, Chinese

    1800
    Vase
    Porcelain with enamels, glaze and gilding
    Height: 14 cm (5 1/2 inches)
    Bequest of Mrs. Hope Brown Russell 09.307

  • Objects

    Vase

    Unknown artist, Chinese

    17th century
    Vase
    Porcelain with underglaze blue and glaze
    Height: 20 cm (7 7/8 inches)
    Bequest of Susan Martin Allien 35.666

  • Objects

    Vase

    Unknown artist, Chinese

    Early 19th century
    Vase
    Porcelain with enamels, glaze and gilding
    Height: 14 cm (5 1/2 inches)
    Bequest of Mrs. Hope Brown Russell 09.306

  • Objects

    Blouse (Choli)

    Unknown artist, Chinese; Indian; Parsi? Parsee?

    Early 19th century
    Blouse (Choli)
    Silk plain weave with silk chain-stitch embroidery
    Length: 52.7 cm (20 3/4 inches)
    Bequest of Miss Lucy T. Aldrich 55.284

  • Objects

    Plate

    Unknown artist, Chinese export

    Early 19th century-mid 19th century
    Plate
    Porcelain with underglaze blue and glaze
    Height: 3.2 cm (1 1/4 inches)
    Bequest of Charles L. Pendleton 04.1593

  • Objects

    Bamboo

    Unknown artist, Chinese

    Ten Bamboo Studio Manual, 19th century
    Bamboo
    Polychrome woodblock print
    24.8 x 29.2 cm (9 3/4 x 11 1/2 inches)
    Edgar J. Lownes Fund 32.017

  • Objects

    Bowl with Design of Flowers and Boys

    Unknown artist, Chinese

    12th Century
    Bowl with Design of Flowers and Boys
    Porcelain with glaze
    Diameter: 20.3 cm (8 inches)
    Museum Works of Art Fund 43.432

  • Objects

    Dish

    Unknown artist, Chinese

    Early 19th century
    Dish
    Porcelain with underglaze blue and glaze
    20.3 x 18.4 cm (8 x 7 1/4 inches)
    Bequest of Mrs. Hope Brown Russell 09.340

  • Objects

    Bottle with Swirl Designs

    Unknown artist, Chinese

    12th Century
    Bottle with Swirl Designs
    Porcelain with glaze
    31.6 x 15 cm (12 7/16 x 5 7/8 inches)
    Museum Works of Art Fund 43.186

  • Objects

    Plate

    Unknown artist, Chinese export

    Ca. 1810
    Plate
    Porcelain with underglaze blue and glaze
    Height: 2.2 cm (7/8 inches)
    Bequest of Charles L. Pendleton 04.1720

  • Objects

    Woman on Horseback

    Unknown artist, Chinese

    700–800 CE
    Woman on Horseback
    Clay
    28 x 43 x 16 cm (11 x 16 15/16 x 6 5/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Murray S. Danforth 35.024

  • Objects

    Bodhisattva Avalokitesvara (Guanyin)

    Unknown artist, Chinese

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

  • Objects

    Chimera

    Unknown artist, Chinese

    Ca. 475–525 CE
    Chimera
    Stone
    55 x 46 x 40 cm (21 5/8 x 18 1/8 x 15 3/4 inches)
    Museum Works of Art Fund 43.592

  • Objects

    Unknown artist, Thai

    Mid-19th century
    container; vessel
    Enameled copper
    Height: 27.6 cm (10 7/8 inches)
    Gift of Doris Duke’s Southeast Asian Art Collection 2004.12.6

  • Objects

    One of a Pair of Jue Tripod Vessels

    Unknown artist, Chinese

    1100–1300 BCE
    One of a Pair of Jue Tripod Vessels
    Bronze
    22 x 20 x 10 cm (8 11/16 x 7 7/8 x 3 15/16 inches)
    Gift of Doris Duke Charitable Foundation 2007.90.2.1

  • Objects

    Lei Vessel

    Unknown artist, Chinese

    1100–1200 BCE
    Lei Vessel
    Bronze
    15.2 x 11 x 9.5 cm (6 x 4 5/16 x 3 3/4 inches)
    Gift of Doris Duke Charitable Foundation 2007.90.9