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Asian Art

The Museum is especially noted for its holdings of Korean ceramics, Chinese tomb furnishings, trade ceramics, and Japanese armor and tea ware. South and Southeast Asia are well represented by Buddhist art from the region extending between Pakistan, the Himalayas, and Southeast Asia, and South Asia by Indian and Persian miniatures.

Asian Art Collection

Lofty Cliffs, 2006

Arnold Chang (American, born 1954)

Lofty Cliffs, 2006

Ink and color on paper
Pot, circa 2600-2000 BCE

China Majiayao Culture (circa 3800 - circa 2000 BCE)

Pot, circa 2600-2000 BCE

Earthenware
Timur receiving gifts at the house of Darogha of Balkh, ca. 1595-1600

Dhanraj (Mughal, active late 16th-early 17th century)

Timur receiving gifts at the house of Darogha of Balkh, ca. 1595-1600

Opaque watercolor, ink and gold on paper
Landscape With Houses, 19th - 20th century

Qi Baishi (Chinese, 1864-1957)

Landscape With Houses, 19th - 20th century

Ink and color on paper
Lychees and Grasshopper, 19th - 20th century

Qi Baishi (Chinese, 1864-1957)

Lychees and Grasshopper, 19th - 20th century

Ink and color on paper
Covered Box , 20th century

Shoji Hamada (Japanese, 1894-1978)

Covered Box , 20th century

Tenmoku glazed stoneware
Ari Singh with Courtiers, 1762

Siva (Indian, active 18th century)

Ari Singh with Courtiers, 1762

Colors and gilding on paper
Inlaid Stoneware Vase, 1969

Tatsuzo Shimaoka (Japanese, 1919 - 2007)

Inlaid Stoneware Vase, 1969

Stoneware
Teapot, late 18th-early 19th century

Unknown Artist

Teapot, late 18th-early 19th century

 

Ceramic
Tiger Rug (Khaden), ca. 1900

Unknown Artist

Tiger Rug (Khaden), ca. 1900

Wool
Koshimaki, 19th century

Unknown Artist

Koshimaki, 19th century

Silk with gold thread
Covered Bencharong Toh Jar, 19th century

Unknown Artist

Covered Bencharong Toh Jar, 19th century

Overglaze stoneware
Buddha, 19th century

Unknown Artist

Buddha, 19th century

Wood, gilding, lacquer and glass
Nat, 19th century

Unknown Artist

Nat, 19th century

 

Wood, paint, horsehair and metal
Nikumba Cornered at Shatpura, ca. 1830-1850

Unknown Artist

Nikumba Cornered at Shatpura, ca. 1830-1850

 

Gouache and gilding on paper
Shri Nathji, ca. 1830

Unknown Artist

Shri Nathji, ca. 1830

Gouache and gilding on paper
Brushholder, 18th century

Unknown Artist

Brushholder, 18th century

Porcelain with celadon glaze
Seated Buddha Shakyamuni, 18th century

Unknown Artist

Seated Buddha Shakyamuni, 18th century

Bronze with silver inlay
Ganesha and Consorts, 18th century

Unknown Artist

Ganesha and Consorts, 18th century

 

Opaque watercolor on paper
Emperor Shah Jahan (1592–1666), 17th century

Unknown Artist

Emperor Shah Jahan (1592–1666), 17th century

Opaque watercolor on paper
Sagejubako (Picnic Set), 17th - 19th century

Unknown Artist

Sagejubako (Picnic Set), 17th - 19th century

Lacquer and gold on wood
Suit of Armor and Helmet, 17th century

Unknown Artist

Suit of Armor and Helmet, 17th century

Gold-lacquered iron and leather plates with scarlet silk lacing
Master of the Rocks Blue and White Jar, 17th century

Unknown Artist

Master of the Rocks Blue and White Jar, 17th century

Porcelain
Vase, late 15th century

Unknown Artist

Vase, late 15th century

Stoneware with cobalt blue underglaze
Charger, Late 15th century

Unknown Artist

Charger, Late 15th century

 

Stoneware with cobalt blue underglaze
Jarlet, 15th century

Unknown Artist

Jarlet, 15th century

Stoneware with cobalt blue underglaze
Dragon Jar, 17th century

Unknown Artist

Dragon Jar, 17th century

Stoneware
Jarlet, 15th - 16th century

Unknown Artist

Jarlet, 15th - 16th century

 

Stoneware
Jarlet with Two Lugs, 12th century

Unknown Artist

Jarlet with Two Lugs, 12th century

Stoneware
Covered Box, 15th - 16th century

Unknown Artist

Covered Box, 15th - 16th century

Ceramic

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