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Ivory snuff dish

Artist Unknown, China

18th-19th century

circa 1790-1860

1980/2.61

ivory

rank 9.02666

buildings and the land

containers

containers by function or context

containers for personal use

containers for serving and consuming food

containers for smoking and tobacco use

culinary containers

gardens by form

objects we use

open spaces

open spaces and site elements

open spaces by form

vessels for serving and consuming food

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Two shifuku (silk pouches) for Tea Caddy "Hitorine" (1954/1.532)

Artist Unknown, Japan

Two small pouches for tea caddy. The striped pouch is woven with light brown, dark-green, light-green and dark blue warp threads and light brown weft threads in satin weave, which create stripe, plaid and treasure ("takara") patterns. The round pouch has two side slits for easy opening; a purple cord is inserted through the mouth of the pouch for tying.

Another pouch has whirlpool patterns created with the same satin weave using brown warp threads and light blue, white, and blue weft threads. The weft threads create the staggered, whirlpool patterns. This pouch also has two side slits and tied with light brown color cord at the top.

circa 1600-1647

1954/1.567A&B

silk

rank 8.85192

animal material

containers

containers by form

containers by function or context

containers for storing or transporting food

culinary containers

descriptors

fibroinous material

materials

materials by origin

objects we use

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Cinerary Urn or Reliquary with stamped circle designs

Artist Unknown, Korea

This stoneware vessel consists of a bowl and lid. The curved hemispheric lid has a ring-shaped knob in the center and is decorated with stamped design irregularly. The high and hemispheric bowl stands on the low foot with a flat base. This part is also decorated with densely and evenly stamped design.

8th-early 9th century

8th century - early 9th century

2004/1.205A&B

stoneware

rank 8.65687

ceramics

ceremonial containers

containers

containers by form

containers by function or context

descriptors

liturgical containers

object genres

object genres by material

objects we use

pottery (object genre)

vessels

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Rectangular Woven Three-tiered Picnic Basket

Artist Unknown, China

20th century

20th century

2006/2.34A-D

woven bamboo

rank 8.52362

containers

containers by form

containers by function or context

containers for storing or transporting food

culinary containers

descriptors

grass (plant material)

materials

materials by origin

objects we use

plant material

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Wallet

Artist Unknown, African, Congo (Zaire), Kuba

20th century

circa 1950

1985/1.160

natural fiber

rank 8.46943

containers

containers by function or context

containers for personal gear

containers for personal use

descriptors

fiber and fiber products

materials

materials by form

materials by physical form

objects we use

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Crystal Inkwell on silver plated beaded edge tray

Artist Unknown

Inkwell made with crystal and glass has a cube shape body and a metal lid. It is placed on a silver round tray with beaded edge surrounding the tray edge.

1875-1975

2010/1.299

glass, metal

rank 8.34063

containers

containers by form

containers by function or context

containers for writing equipment

descriptors

glass and glassmaking mixtures

inorganic material

materials

materials by composition

metal and metal products

objects we use

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Ventriloquist

Jasper Johns

A print of a wooden table containing a cup and a vase.

born 1930

1985

2011/1.61

lithograph on paper

rank 8.22707

containers

containers by form

containers by function or context

containers for serving and consuming food

culinary containers

descriptors

drinking vessels

furnishings

furnishings by form or function

furniture

furniture by form or function

materials

materials by origin

objects we use

plant material

support furniture

vessels

vessels for serving and consuming food

wood and wood products

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Bottle

Louis Comfort Tiffany

This small bottle consists of iridescent glass with mirror-like surfaces and swirling desigsn in green and brown that evoke agate. The dark designs are in bands that grow up from the base and along the shoulder.

1848-1933

19th century

circa 1896-1900

1972/2.205

glass with federzeichnung decoration in silver luster with amber and green stria

rank 8.21879

containers

containers by form

containers by function or context

containers for serving and consuming food

culinary containers

drinking vessels

medium

modern and contemporary art

objects we use

vessels for serving and consuming food

Full Record: x-1972-sl-2.206/1972_2.206.JPG

Bottle

Louis Comfort Tiffany

This small bottle consists of iridescent glass with mirror-like surfaces and swirling desigsn in green and brown that evoke agate. The dark designs are in bands that grow up from the base and along the shoulder.

1848-1933

19th century

circa 1896-1900

1972/2.206

glass with federzeichnung decoration in silver luster with amber-green striation

rank 8.21879

containers

containers by form

containers by function or context

containers for serving and consuming food

culinary containers

drinking vessels

medium

modern and contemporary art

objects we use

vessels for serving and consuming food

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Snuff bottle with a profile "portrait" of a red-haired European

Artist Unknown, China

Glass and silver stopper.

20th century

circa 1st half of 20th century

1980/2.114

porcelain with blue underglaze and overglaze enamel painting

rank 8.07403

image form

biological components

components

components and systems

components by specific context

containers

containers by function or context

containers for personal use

containers for smoking and tobacco use

objects we use

the human body

upper body

views

views by vantage point or orientation

visual works

visual works by form

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Lidded Basket for Sewing

Artist Unknown, Korea

A pillow-shaped woven basket with a lid used for storing sewing materials. Made of two parts held together by a strip of pine that fits together at the front to seal the basket and its contents.

1875-1925

2009/2.55

rice straw, pine

rank 8.00704

asian

containers

containers by form

containers by function or context

containers for textiles and needlework

east asian

objects we use

people and culture

styles and periods

styles and periods by region

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Lidded Basket for Sewing

Artist Unknown, Korea

A pillow-shaped woven basket with a lid used for storing sewing materials. Made of two parts, each with a lip of pine. The two pieces are sized differently in order to fit together as a lidded container.

1875-1925

2009/2.56

rice straw, pine

rank 8.00704

asian

containers

containers by form

containers by function or context

containers for textiles and needlework

east asian

objects we use

people and culture

styles and periods

styles and periods by region

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Snuff bottle with overglaze enamel painted scene of a family in a garden

Artist Unknown, China

20th century

circa 1825-1900

1980/2.102

porcelain with overglaze enamel; stopper of brass and glass (?)

rank 8.00278

buildings and the land

containers

containers by function or context

containers for personal use

containers for smoking and tobacco use

objects we use

open spaces

open spaces and site elements

open spaces by form

people and culture

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Trefoil vase

Emile Gallé

Vessel with trefoil, or three-lobed, shape of transparent blue glass with an intricate plant-motif decoration and gold accents.

1846-1904

19th century

circa 1890-1895

1955/1.156

glass

rank 7.94590

containers

containers by form

containers by function or context

containers for serving and consuming food

culinary containers

descriptors

drinking vessels

glass and glassmaking mixtures

inorganic material

materials

materials by composition

medium

objects we use

vessels

vessels for serving and consuming food

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Untitled

Kara Walker

White glazed porcelain pitcher with black silhouette faces in profile, one on each side.

b. 1969

2013

2014/2.2

print on porcelain

rank 7.92805

image form

containers

containers by form

descriptors

design elements

objects we use

vessels

visual works

visual works by form

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Covered Food Basket

Artist Unknown, African, Congo (Zaire), Kuba

20th century

circa 1950

1985/1.159

natural fiber

rank 7.87718

containers

containers by form

containers by function or context

containers for cooking food

containers for storing or transporting food

culinary containers

descriptors

materials

materials by function

object genres

object genres by function

objects

objects we use

vessels

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Bowl with figure holding goblet and flask

Iraq

9th-10th century

late 9th century - 10th century

1961/1.187

earthenware with opaque white glaze with white luster

rank 7.85701

associated concepts

bottles

bottles by form

containers

containers by form

containers by function or context

containers for serving and consuming food

culinary containers

descriptors

drinking glasses

drinking vessels

object genres

object genres by material

objects we use

people and culture

religions

religions and religious concepts

vessels

vessels for serving and consuming food

Full Record: x-1997-sl-1.515/1997_1.515.JPG

Goldweight in the shape of a sword with sheath

Artist Unknown, African, Akan-Speaking Peoples, Ghana or Côte d'Ivoire

Goldweight in the shape of a sword with a smooth handle, covered by a sheath decorated in a pattern of small "bubbles."

20th century

1900-1985

1997/1.515

brass

rank 7.81090

africa (continent)

cases (containers)

ceremonial weapons

containers

containers by form

geographic and political locations

goldweights

objects we use

weapons

weapons and ammunition

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Menuki (sword scabbard ornament): dragon (attached to 1973/2.87)

Artist Unknown, Japan

Golden lion with gently curving tail and arched back. Each foot is capped with three intimidating claw-like nails. The lion is oriented as if stalking from left to right, but the head turns back inward towards the center, with a downward flowing mane.

19th Century

19th century

1982/2.18

gold

rank 7.76622

animals and creatures

cases (containers)

containers

containers by form

edged weapons

mammals

objects we use

sheaths

weapons

weapons and ammunition

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Shallow lobed bowl

Artist Unknown, Korea

This flower-shaped celadon bottle with impressed decorations has a flat bottom and slanting sides. The form of the vessel was produced using a mold. The thick wall gives the bowl a rough appearance. The everted mouth forms a flat rim in the shape of a flower. A green glaze is applied to the entire surface.

10th–14th century

10th century - 11th century

1987/1.305

Stoneware with crackled celadon glaze

rank 7.76486

containers

containers by form

containers by function or context

containers for serving and consuming food

culinary containers

objects we use

vessels

vessels for serving and consuming food

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Shallow bowl with vegetal designs

Artist Unknown, Iran

16th-17th century

16th century - 17th century

1972/2.133

composite body with luster and blue glaze

rank 7.67018

associated concepts

containers

containers by form

containers by function or context

containers for serving and consuming food

culinary containers

objects we use

people and culture

religions

religions and religious concepts

vessels

vessels for serving and consuming food

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Drinking horn

Artist Unknown, African, Congo (Zaire), Kuba

19th century

circa 1880

1984/2.33

cape buffalo horn and plant fibers

rank 7.66969

animal material

animals and creatures

containers

containers by form

containers by function or context

containers for serving and consuming food

culinary containers

descriptors

drinking vessels

horns

keratinous material

mammals

materials

materials by origin

objects

objects we use

vessels for serving and consuming food

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Tray

Artist Unknown, Iran

12th century

12th century

1959/1.110

bronze with inlaid silver and copper

rank 7.62525

associated concepts

containers

containers by form

containers by function or context

containers for serving and consuming food

containers for writing equipment

culinary containers

descriptors

image-making processes and techniques

objects we use

people and culture

processes and techniques

processes and techniques by specific type

religions

religions and religious concepts

vessels for serving and consuming food

writing (processes)

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The Spirit of War Camp Community Service - A Club Dinner - United War Work Campaign

Artist Unknown

Text: (photo caption) A Club Dinner - The Spirit of War Camp Community Service - United War Work Campaign - 4C

Early 20th century

circa 1918

1954/2.35.129

color lithograph on paper

rank 7.61019

albums

army

candles and candleholders

containers

containers by function or context

containers for serving and consuming food

culinary containers

descriptors

dishes

figures

furnishings

furnishings by form or function

furniture

furniture by form or function

household objects

how we live

lighting devices

lighting devices by form

materials

materials by function

military

objects

objects we use

people and occupations

posters

seating furniture

single seating furniture

soldiers

text-based art

vessels for serving and consuming food

war

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Bottle

Artist Unknown, Syria

13th-14th century

13th century - 14th century

1961/1.189

glass

rank 7.58852

associated concepts

containers

containers by form

containers by function or context

containers for serving and consuming food

culinary containers

drinking vessels

objects we use

people and culture

religions

religions and religious concepts

vessels

vessels for serving and consuming food

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Seto ware tea caddy "Hitorine," named by Kobori Enshû (1579–1647)

Seto Shinbei

Small, brown, thinly potted container with ivory lid. It has a short neck and round shoulder; The dark glaze is randomly applied from shoulder to the middle of the body. The part at the bottom is unglazed. The bottom has no foot and unglazed. The lid is concaved from the rim toward the center knob.

late 16th century - early 17th century

17th century

circa 1600-1647

1954/1.532A&B

stoneware with mottled brown glaze, ivory lid

rank 7.57519

animal material

bone

bone by form

combination inorganic/organic animal material

combination inorganic/organic material

containers

containers by form

containers by function or context

containers for storing or transporting food

culinary containers

dentin

descriptors

fiber and fiber products

fiber products

fibroinous material

materials

materials by composition

materials by form

materials by origin

materials by physical form

objects

objects we use

textile materials

textile materials by composition or origin

tooth and tooth components

tooth components

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Sarcophogi, Termessos, Turkey

Marilyn Bridges

A broken sarcohpogi in Termessos, Turkey.

American, born 1957

2004

2012/2.62

gelatin silver print on paper

rank 7.56045

ceremonial containers

coffins

containers

containers by function or context

funerary containers

geographic and political locations

middle east (general region)

objects we use

photographic prints

photographic prints by process

photographs

photographs by form

positives

visual works

visual works by medium or technique

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Lacquer Box with Scenes of "Eight Views of Ômi"

Artist Unknown, Japan

18th century

18th century

1972/2.104

black and gold lacquer on wood

rank 7.53739

animals

containers

containers by form

geography

objects we use

plants

the natural world

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3 Large Stacking Boxes with Lid

Artist Unknown, Japan

19th century

19th century

1997/1.292A-D

wood and lacquer with mother-of-pearl inlay

rank 7.53739

animals

butterflies

containers

containers by form

insects

objects we use

the natural world

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Large Box with Tray

Artist Unknown, Japan

19th century

19th century

1997/1.294A-C

wood and lacquer with mother-of-pearl inlay

rank 7.53739

animals

butterflies

containers

containers by form

insects

objects we use

the natural world

Full Record: x-2012-sl-2.138/2012_2_138.JPG

Volkswagen Beetles, Xian, Necropolis of Mt. Li, Shanxi Province, China (R8), from "The Ryoichi Excavations"

Patrick Nagatani

Multiple cars under excavation with excavation supplies, including barrels.

born 1945

1988; printed 2001

2012/2.138

toned gelatin silver print on paper

rank 7.53739

asia (continent)

containers

containers by form

geographic and political locations

objects we use

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(Nets Drying)

Thomas Thorne

Born 1909

20th century

1930

1940.244

drypoint on paper

rank 7.53182

architecture

containers

containers by form

modern and contemporary art

objects we use

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Vase

Pewabic Pottery

Cup-shaped vessel with foot covered with a semi-matte creating a mottled effect in muddy shades of rose and green

20th c.

20th century

circa 1917

1955/1.146

stoneware with dull rose matt glaze

rank 7.53182

containers

containers by form

medium

modern and contemporary art

objects we use

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Part of a set of cosmetic boxes: Round box (large, squat) with cover (mended)

Artist Unknown, Japan

17th-19th century

1615-1867

1955/1.165

black, red and gold lacquer on wood

rank 7.53182

asia

containers

containers by form

locality

objects we use

vessels

wood

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Yue ware frog jar

Artist Unknown, China

4th-5th c

317-420

1963/1.89

stoneware with celadon glaze and iron oxide spots

rank 7.53182

amphibians

animals and creatures

containers

containers by form

objects we use

vessels

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Small bowl with incised design of a bird

Artist Unknown, Korea

It has a slightly inverted rim and mildly surved sides tapering gradually to a narrow foot. The graze is dark greenish blue in cloor, leaning toward green. The foot was carved out from the inside tl a very shallow depth. Two parrots was carved symmetrically.

12th century

1965/2.69

Stoneware with celadon glaze

rank 7.53182

animals and creatures

birds

containers

containers by form

objects we use

vessels

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Covered Box

Artist Unknown, China

18th century

mid 18th century

1967/2.19

pewter, brass and copper

rank 7.53182

animals

concepts

containers

containers by form

objects we use

the natural world

Full Record: x-1972-sl-2.105/1972_2.105.JPG

Writing Box with Dragon Design and Inlaid Mother-of-Pearl (J. suzuri-bako)

Artist Unknown, Japan

18th century

18th century

1972/2.105

lacquer with gold and mother-of -pearl inlay on wood

rank 7.53182

allegory and literature

containers

containers by form

creatures

mythology

objects we use

Full Record: x-1972-sl-2.173/1972_2.173.JPG

Vase

Pewabic Pottery

Bottle-shaped vessel with long narrow neck and small mouth covered in an iridescent glaze in two tones, with a light silver-gray glaze on upper half and dark brownish glaze on bottom half of vessel

20th c.

20th century

1914

1972/2.173

stonware with iridescent glaze

rank 7.53182

containers

containers by form

modern and contemporary art

objects we use

vessels

Full Record: x-1972-sl-2.175/1972_2.175.JPG

Vase

Pewabic Pottery

Cylindrical ceramic vessel with large flared rim covered in iridescent glaze over a semi-matte glaze that creates an appearance of irregular patches of color with an overall dark rose appearance.

20th c.

20th century

1912

1972/2.175

stoneware with iridescent glaze

rank 7.53182

containers

containers by form

modern and contemporary art

objects we use

vessels

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Vase

Pewabic Pottery

Bottle-shaped vessel with foot, bulbous body and long neck covered in an iridescent light brown-ish glaze

20th c.

20th century

1918

1972/2.179

stoneware with iridescent glaze

rank 7.53182

containers

containers by form

modern and contemporary art

objects we use

vessels

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Vase

Pewabic Pottery

Footed vessel with round body and covered in iridescent muddy gray-ish glaze

20th c.

20th century

circa 1935

1972/2.181

stoneware with iridescent glaze

rank 7.53182

containers

containers by form

modern and contemporary art

objects we use

vessels

Full Record: x-1972-sl-2.182/1972_2.182.JPG

Vase

Pewabic Pottery

Vessel with rounded body, short neck and wide mouth. Brown clay body with wiped on black slip is covered with a pearlescent thick sky blue glaze dripping down two-thirds of the vessel.

20th c.

20th century

1912

1972/2.182

brown clay body with sky blue glaze over black slip, wiped on

rank 7.53182

containers

containers by form

modern and contemporary art

objects we use

vessels

Full Record: x-1972-sl-2.183/1972_2.183.JPG

Vase

Pewabic Pottery

Round-bodied vessel with small lip and wide mouth covered in an iridescent glaze over a semi-matte glaze that creates an appearance of irregular patches of color in browns and olive greens

20th c.

20th century

1920

1972/2.183

stoneware with iridescent glaze

rank 7.53182

containers

containers by form

modern and contemporary art

objects we use

vessels

Full Record: x-1972-sl-2.188/1972_2.188.JPG

Vase

Pewabic Pottery

Ceramic bottle-shaped footed vessel with bulbous body, narrow neck and flared mouth covered in an iridescent glaze over a semi-matte glaze that creates an appearance of irregular patches of color in greens and blues with an overall rose color.

20th c.

20th century

1916

1972/2.188

stoneware with iridescent glaze

rank 7.53182

containers

containers by form

modern and contemporary art

objects we use

vessels

Full Record: x-1972-sl-2.190/1972_2.190.JPG

Vase

Pewabic Pottery

Footed ceramic vessel with bulbous body and very large neck covered in an iridescent mottled blue glaze with striations

20th c.

20th century

circa 1919

1972/2.190

stoneware with iridescent glaze

rank 7.53182

containers

containers by form

modern and contemporary art

objects we use

vessels

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Vase

Pewabic Pottery

Footed vessel with round body, short neck and flared mouth covered with an iridescent glaze over a semi-matte glaze that creates an appearance of irregular patches of color. It has an overall blue-green appearance. The rings of the thrown clay can be seen beneath the glaze.

20th c.

20th century

1922

1972/2.193

stoneware with iridescent glaze

rank 7.53182

containers

containers by form

modern and contemporary art

objects we use

vessels

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Large Vase

Pewabic Pottery

Large vessel with angled shoulder, large neck and mouth and rounded lip with iridescent glaze in dark rose and brown colors

20th c.

20th century

1918

1972/2.194

stoneware with lavender iridescent glaze

rank 7.53182

containers

containers by form

modern and contemporary art

objects we use

vessels

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Vase with two handles

Pewabic Pottery

Two-handled ceramic vase covered with iridescent glaze in muted grays and creams

20th c.

20th century

1906

1972/2.195

stoneware with iridescent glaze

rank 7.53182

containers

containers by form

modern and contemporary art

objects we use

vessels

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Vase

Louis Comfort Tiffany

Iridescent blue, silver and yellowish-green glass vessel with tear-drop shaped body with vertical ribs, slight swell at neck and slightly flared lip.

1848-1933

Late 19th-Early 20th century

circa 1900

1972/2.202

iridescent blue, silver and yellowish-green glass

rank 7.53182

containers

containers by form

medium

modern and contemporary art

objects we use