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Full Record: x-1968-sl-2.54/1968_2.54.JPG

Sparrow on a Bamboo Branch

Kanô Gyokuraku

A plump sparrow is perching on a bamboo branch, which is bending from the main branch on the left side of the painting. The bamboo has young and mature leaves. The background is left as blank. The mounting is made of creamy silk brocade with blue green silk brocade strips. Brown brocade pieces are pasted on the top and the bottom of the mounting. There is a seal in red ink on the left corner. Wrinkles on the top and right lower side of the bid; some smaller worm holes and one large hole underneath the bird, but all repaired.

active 1550 - 1590

16th century

2nd half of 16th century

1968/2.54

Hanging scroll: ink on paper

rank 10.12407

animals and creatures

descriptors

grass (plant material)

materials

materials by origin

plant material

Full Record: x-2005-sl-1.468/2005_1.468.JPG

Mother-of-pearl inlayed lacquer tray with geometric designs

Artist Unknown, Thailand

A square shaped, wood tray with curved corners tray. The interior is red lacquered, and the exterior is coated with black lacquer with mother-of-pearl inlays in geometric shapes.

Late 19th-early 20th century

19th century

2005/1.468

lacquered wood with mother-of-pearl inlay

rank 10.02656

applied decoration

containers

containers by form

descriptors

design elements

fruit

materials

materials by origin

motifs

nut (plant material)

objects we use

plant material

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Lime pot with a handle in the shape of areca fruit

Kiln Unknown, Vietnam

A small container made by inverting a wheel-thrown jar with a rounded bottom, cutting out a circle in the new 'shoulder' of the jar, and attaching a flat bottom. The handle, which is simply attached at both ends, takes the form of an areca fruit. The vessel as a whole has a pale straw-colored glaze, with a rich green iron glaze dripped over the handle and the upper part of the pot.

16th century

16th century

1991/1.99

stoneware with green and crackled white glaze

rank 10.01070

ceramics

containers

containers by form

descriptors

design elements

fruit

inorganic material

materials

materials by composition

materials by origin

motifs

nut (plant material)

object genres

object genres by material

objects we use

plant material

pottery (object genre)

vessels

Full Record: x-2002-sl-2.42/2002_2.42AB.JPG

Pipe holder in the form of Ashinaga and crab-shaped tobacco pouch

Artist Unknown, Japan

19th century

circa 1810-1849

2002/2.42

bone and stag antler

rank 9.97673

smoking and tobacco use

animal material

animals and creatures

arthropods

combination inorganic/organic animal material

combination inorganic/organic material

crustaceans

descriptors

equipment

equipment by context

equipment for personal use

keratinous material

leaf (plant material)

materials

materials by composition

materials by origin

objects we use

plant material

tools and equipment

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Snuff bottle with painted design of a Pekingese dog and bamboo

Artist Unknown, China

19th century

circa 1821-1850

1980/2.118

porcelain with overglaze enamel painting; stopper of metal, coral and turquoise

rank 9.66989

animals and creatures

containers

containers by function or context

containers for personal use

containers for smoking and tobacco use

descriptors

grass (plant material)

mammals

materials

materials by origin

objects we use

plant material

Full Record: x-2006-sl-2.33a-amp-amp-sem-b/2006_2.33AB.JPG

Round Woven Basket

Artist Unknown, China

20th century

20th century

2006/2.33A&B

woven bamboo

rank 9.64989

containers

containers by form

descriptors

grass (plant material)

materials

materials by origin

objects we use

plant material

Large Ovoid Vase with Bamboo Design

Hamada Shôji

Ovoid stoneware vase with brown iron glaze and bamboo design stretching diagonally across the height of the vase. A short, tapered neck flares iinto a wide rimmed opening.

(1894 - 1978)

20th century

circa 1930-1950

2003/2.16

stoneware with iron glaze; bamboo design created with wax resist

rank 9.61687

ceramics

containers

containers by form

descriptors

grass (plant material)

materials

materials by origin

object genres

object genres by material

objects we use

plant material

pottery (object genre)

vessels

Full Record: x-2006-sl-2.34a-d/2006_2.34A-D.JPG

Rectangular Woven Three-tiered Picnic Basket

Artist Unknown, China

20th century

20th century

2006/2.34A-D

woven bamboo

rank 9.53497

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

Bamboo and Rock

Chang Ku-nien

Bamboo and strangely shaped rock are painted here.

(Shanghai, China, 1906 - 1987, Flint, Michigan)

20th century

1965-1985

2006/1.123

hanging scroll, ink on paper

rank 9.28777

coating (material)

coating by form

descriptors

grass (plant material)

inorganic material

materials

materials by composition

materials by function

materials by origin

objects we use

paintings

paintings by form

plant material

scroll paintings

visual works

visual works by medium or technique

Full Record: x-2013-sl-2.213/2013_2.213.JPG

Melbourne, Australia

David Rosen

Two boys, and one girl (seated in the center) sitting against a graffiti covered wall. One boy is smoking, one looking into the distance and the girl is looking at the camera.

1958-2013

1997

2013/2.213

gelatin silver print on paper

rank 9.06425

descriptors

leaf (plant material)

materials

materials by origin

people

people (agents)

people and culture

people by age group

physical activities

physical activities by general context

plant material

tobacco

youth

Full Record: x-2009-sl-2.50/2009_2.50.JPG

Farmer's Lunchbox

Artist Unknown, Korea

A rectangluar box woven with bamboo. There is a strip of bamboo with a clasp to keep the basket closed and in one piece. Used as a fermer's lunchbox.

1875-1925

2009/2.50

bamboo

rank 9.02702

asian

containers

containers by form

descriptors

east asian

grass (plant material)

materials

materials by origin

objects we use

people and culture

plant material

styles and periods

styles and periods by region

Full Record: x-2014-sl-2.136/2014_2.136.JPG

Tony in Brooklyn, NY

Chad Hunt

Young boy with cigarette in hand, drawn next to his mouth. The other hand is across his body and he is wearing a white t-shirt.

1994

2014/2.136

gelatin silver print on paper

rank 9.02159

descriptors

leaf (plant material)

materials

materials by origin

objects we use

people

people (agents)

people and culture

people by age group

people by gender

plant material

tobacco

visual works

visual works by medium or technique

youth

Full Record: x-2006-sl-2.36/2006_2.36.JPG

Flat Basket with swastika motif, from Taiwan

Artist Unknown, China

Flat woven bamboo basket with geometric pattern in red and black

20th century

20th century

2006/2.36

woven bamboo

rank 9.01565

containers

containers by form

descriptors

design elements

grass (plant material)

materials

materials by origin

object-making processes and techniques

objects we use

plant material

processes and techniques

processes and techniques by specific type

Full Record: x-2005-sl-1.344/2005_1_344.JPG

Red brocade fukuro obi with woven pattern of colorful medallions against a field of wavy gold stripes (tatewaku)

Artist Unknown, Japan

This is made of a thick brocade of red, gold and silver. Medallion patterns and wavy stripes are woven through the entirety of the fabric, rather than halfway, as is common in less intricate obi. Medallion motifs of tortoise shells, flowers, and bamboo leaves are spaced among the golden waves across the fabric.

mid-20th century

1950s-1960s

2005/1.344

red silk with woven and embroidered design and gold wrapped thread

rank 8.98133

accessories worn at the waist or below

animal material

animals and creatures

buildings and the land

costume

costume accessories

costume accessories worn

costume by form

descriptors

design elements

fibroinous material

flowers (plants)

grass (plant material)

herbaceous plants

landscapes (environments)

main garments

materials

materials by origin

motifs

natural landscapes

needleworking

needleworking and needleworking techniques

objects we use

plant material

plant-derived motifs

plants

processes and techniques

processes and techniques by material

processes and techniques by specific type

reptiles

settlements and landscapes

textile processes and techniques

textile working processes and techniques

vegetation and vegetation components

vegetation components

woody plants

Full Record: x-1963-sl-2.69/1963_2.69.JPG

Shino ware flask-shaped bottle with bamboo design

Takuo Katô

Flask-shaped bottle with short, narrow neck. Bamboo leaves design in brown color is applied on one shoulder toward the bottom. The porous surface of white glaze shows the orange color of the clay. The spout is narrow and has an elevated rim. The foot is short and glazed.

1917-2005

Mid-20th century

circa 1958

1963/2.69

stoneware with white feldspathic glaze and underglaze painting in iron

rank 8.95859

bottles

bottles by form

containers

containers by form

descriptors

grass (plant material)

materials

materials by origin

object genres

object genres by material

objects we use

plant material

vessels

Full Record: x-2013-sl-2.122/2013_2.122.JPG

Friends, from "Bell Pond" (Photographs taken from May through October 1983)

Stephen Dirado

Two girls in bathing suits, one holding a cigarette to the other's mouth.

August 12, 1983; printed 1994

2013/2.122

toned gelatin silver print on paper

rank 8.87872

beachwear

costume

costume by function

descriptors

leaf (plant material)

materials

materials by origin

objects we use

people

people (agents)

people and culture

people by family relationship

physical activities

physical activities by general context

plant material

sports clothing

tobacco

Full Record: x-1975-sl-1.82/1975_1.82.JPG

Blue-and-white jar with design of magpies, camellia & bamboo, Chongzheng era

Artist Unknown, China

17th–18th century?

1628-1644

1975/1.82

porcelain with blue underglaze painting and incised designs

rank 8.87369

animals and creatures

arthropods

buildings and the land

ceramics

descriptors

grass (plant material)

landscapes (environments)

materials

materials by origin

natural landscapes

object genres

object genres by material

plant material

plants

pottery (object genre)

settlements and landscapes

shrubs

stoneware

vegetation and vegetation components

vegetation components

woody plants

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Courtesan in an iris-patterned robe: "June" in a series of Twelve Months

Kaigetsudô Dohan

This is a large monochrome print of a courtesan wearing kimono with iris design. The courtesan is standing with her right hand in the sleeve that she raises to her chin and left hand gathering up her kimono; Her cloak with bamboo leaf and gentian flower design is slipping off her shoulder and revealing her dark kimono with iris roundels. She has long hair; her hair is tied and draped on the back. She is looking toward the right side. There is the artist’s signature and seal, and publisher’s seal on the right.

active 1710 - 1716

18th century

circa 1714

1955/1.128

Kakemono-e (oversize) sumizurii-e (monochrome woodblock print) on paper

rank 8.80737

costume

costume by form

descriptors

grass (plant material)

main garments

materials

materials by origin

objects we use

people

people (agents)

people and culture

people by occupation

people in service occupations

physical activities

physical activities by general context

plant material

prostitutes

Full Record: x-1966-sl-1.103/1966_1_103_VIEW1.JPG

Tsuba (Sword guard)

Sadanobu

It is a round, openwork tsuba, in the design of three interconnected bamboo leaves. It has the signature: Kishû jû, Sadanobu.

1809-1879

17th century

17th century

1966/1.103

iron

rank 8.64903

descriptors

edged weapons

grass (plant material)

inorganic material

iron and iron alloy

materials

materials by composition

materials by origin

metal

metal and metal products

metal by composition or origin

objects we use

plant material

weapons

weapons and ammunition

Full Record: x-1987-sl-1.265/1987_1.265.JPG

Crane, Pine and Bamboo

Ren Xun (Jen Hsün)

This painting inculdes the seal of the artist Ren Xun. A crane stands in the foreground, with it's head and beak turned toward the viewer, revealing a patch of orangish red on its face. A pine tree arches across the background above.

1835-1893

19th century

circa 1860-1893

1987/1.265

ink and color on paper

rank 8.62481

animals and creatures

buildings and the land

descriptors

evergreens

grass (plant material)

landscapes (environments)

materials

materials by origin

natural landscapes

plant material

plants

settlements and landscapes

trees

trees by leaf life

vegetation and vegetation components

vegetation components

woody plants

Full Record: x-1976-sl-2.103/1976_2.103.JPG

Birds in a Tree

Nakabayashi Chikutô

A family of birds rest among willow branches. Three chicks rest below, while the larger parents perch above

1776-1853

19th century

1840

1976/2.103

Hanging scroll, ink on silk

rank 8.60120

animals and creatures

buildings and the land

coating (material)

coating by form

descriptors

grass (plant material)

inorganic material

landscapes (environments)

materials

materials by composition

materials by function

materials by origin

natural landscapes

objects we use

paintings

paintings by form

plant material

plants

scroll paintings

settlements and landscapes

vegetation and vegetation components

vegetation components

visual works

visual works by medium or technique

woody plants

Full Record: x-1986-sl-1.165/1986_1.165.JPG

Magpies and Hibiscus

Yamamoto Baiitsu

Two magpies rest among hibiscus flowers. “Boneless” washes for the hibiscus flowers are contrasted with ink outlines of bamboo.

1783-1856

early to mid-19th century

1831

1986/1.165

Hanging scroll, ink and light color on paper

rank 8.50957

animals and creatures

buildings and the land

descriptors

grass (plant material)

herbaceous plants

inorganic material

landscapes (environments)

materials

materials by composition

materials by origin

natural landscapes

objects we use

paintings

paintings by form

plant material

plants

scroll paintings

settlements and landscapes

vegetation and vegetation components

vegetation components

visual works

visual works by medium or technique

woody plants

Flower Basket

Artist Unknown, China

20th century

20th century

2006/2.35

woven bamboo

rank 8.46326

buildings and the land

containers

containers by form

descriptors

grass (plant material)

herbaceous plants

landscapes (environments)

materials

materials by origin

natural landscapes

objects we use

plant material

plants

settlements and landscapes

vegetation and vegetation components

vegetation components

woody plants

Full Record: x-1964-sl-1.99/1964_1.99.JPG

Blue-and-white jar with floral and leaf design

Artist Unknown, Hizen ware, Japan

A medium size, well potted jar with round shoulder and shorter neck. Inside is not totally glazed. On the body, pine, bamboo, and plum trees are finely painted with blue underglaze. Then a translucent glaze is applied, which turns into milky, white color. It has three floral decorations on the shoulder; the decoration is originated in functional elements of “ears” to which ropes were tied for transportation. The neck has a band of double lines and spray design of peony flowers and leaves. The rim of the neck is unglazed. The foot is unglazed; eye is glazed. Some imperfections of glaze are seen toward the bottom. Glaze is scraped off on one part. Many speckles on the surface.

17th century

1615-1643

1964/1.99

porcelain, blue underglaze painting

rank 8.33357

buildings and the land

containers

containers by form

deciduous trees

descriptors

evergreens

grass (plant material)

landscapes (environments)

materials

materials by origin

natural landscapes

objects we use

plant material

plants

settlements and landscapes

shrubs

trees

trees by leaf life

vegetation and vegetation components

vegetation components

vessels

woody plants

Full Record: x-2013-sl-2.206/2013_2.206.JPG

Skateboard Knees

David Rosen

A boy sitting on a skateboard with his head down, smoking a cigarette held in his right hand.

1958-2013

1994

2013/2.206

gelatin silver print on paper

rank 8.30676

descriptors

drags, litters and pedestrian land vehicles

land vehicles

land vehicles by form

leaf (plant material)

materials

materials by origin

objects we use

people

people (agents)

people and culture

people by age group

physical activities

physical activities by general context

plant material

tobacco

transportation vehicles

vehicles

youth

Full Record: x-2003-sl-1.402/2003_1.402.JPG

Tanuki (raccoon dog) and Bamboo in the Snow

Konoshima Ôkoku

A tanuki, or racoon dog, is seen peering over its shoulder on a snowy hill. Its footprints disappear in the snow behind it. Bamboo rise from out of view on the bottom right, and dominate the upper register of the image. This painting mounted on a hanging scroll also includes elaborate gold fabric with repeating designs.

1877-1938

20th century

early 20th century

2003/1.402

Hanging scroll, ink on silk

rank 8.16917

animal

associated concepts

coating (material)

coating by form

descriptors

earth sciences concepts

grass (plant material)

materials

materials by function

materials by origin

objects we use

paintings

paintings by form

people and culture

physical sciences concepts

plant material

precipitation

scientific concepts

scroll paintings

visual works

visual works by medium or technique

weather and related phenomena

weather-related phenomena

Full Record: x-1949-sl-1.191/1949_1.191.JPG

Pine and Bamboo

Qi Baishi (Ch'i Pai-shih)

The painting depicts bamboo plants and pine trees, with a calligraphic inscription on the right bottom.

(1864 - 1957)

20th century

circa 1930

1949/1.191

ink on paper

rank 8.16492

buildings and the land

descriptors

evergreens

grass (plant material)

image-making processes and techniques

landscapes (environments)

materials

materials by origin

natural landscapes

plant material

processes and techniques

processes and techniques by specific type

settlements and landscapes

trees

trees by leaf life

vegetation and vegetation components

vegetation components

woody plants

writing (processes)

Black supplementary weft brocade haori with woven design of sparrows and bamboo

Artist Unknown, Japan

Black crepe silk with woven metallic threads. Lining is made of white damask silk with sayagata pattern; white gofun painted lines between pattern repeats and then bokashizome in "stripes" of colors. Woven design of sparrow and bamboo is on the back only.

20th century

1940s-1950s

2005/1.353

black crepe silk with woven metallic threads

rank 8.05002

patterning

animals and creatures

costume

costume by form

descriptors

grass (plant material)

main garments

main garments for the upper body

materials

materials by origin

objects we use

plant material

processes and techniques

processes and techniques by material

processes and techniques by specific type

textile construction processes and techniques

textile processes and techniques

textile weaving processes and techniques

textile weaving techniques

weft patterning

Full Record: x-2011-sl-2.165/2011_2.165.JPG

Bamboo

Kobayashe Kanrin

A hanging scroll painting of bamboo.

(1813 - 1887)

19th century

1972-1975

2011/2.165

sumi on paper

rank 8.03553

descriptors

grass (plant material)

image-making processes and techniques

materials

materials by origin

objects we use

painting and painting techniques

painting techniques

painting techniques for special effects

paintings

paintings by form

plant material

processes and techniques

processes and techniques by specific type

visual works

visual works by medium or technique

Full Record: x-2014-sl-2.252/2014_2.252.JPG

Bamboo in Snow

Obaku Seikon (Taiho)

Gold and tan colored cloth with a scene of two bamboo shoots.

1691-1774

circa 1760-1774

2014/2.252

ink on silk, silk and paper backing

rank 7.79373

associated concepts

buildings and the land

descriptors

earth sciences concepts

grass (plant material)

landscapes (environments)

materials

materials by origin

natural landscapes

people and culture

physical sciences concepts

plant material

plants

precipitation

scientific concepts

settlements and landscapes

vegetation and vegetation components

vegetation components

weather and related phenomena

weather-related phenomena

woody plants

Full Record: x-2005-sl-1.472a-amp-amp-sem-b/2005_1.472AB.JPG

Covered Box, silver nielloware container for betel chewing

Artist Unknown, Thailand

The small container with lid has a deeply engraved design filled with black enamel. The body has tight, compact, overall decoration of floral motif, with the stupa-shaped gold fitting on the top. Colored glass pieces were inlayed in the fitting.

19th century

19th century

2005/1.472A&B

silver niello with gold, enamel and glass inlay

rank 7.69541

buildings and the land

descriptors

design elements

fruit

materials

materials by origin

nut (plant material)

objects we use

patterns (design elements)

patterns by specific type

plant material

religious structures

single built works

single built works by function

single built works by specific type

visual works

visual works by medium or technique

Full Record: x-2005-sl-1.473.1a-amp-amp-sem-b/2005_1.473.1.JPG

Covered Box, silver nielloware container for betel chewing

Artist Unknown, Thailand

The small container with lid has a deeply engraved design filled with black enamel. The body has tight, compact, overall decoration of floral motif, with the stupa-shaped gold fitting on the top. Colored glass pieces were inlayed in the fitting.

19th-early 20th century

19th century - early 20th century

2005/1.473.1A&B

silver niello with gold, enamel, and glass inlay

rank 7.69541

buildings and the land

descriptors

design elements

fruit

materials

materials by origin

nut (plant material)

objects we use

patterns (design elements)

patterns by specific type

plant material

religious structures

single built works

single built works by function

single built works by specific type

visual works

visual works by medium or technique

Full Record: x-2005-sl-1.473.2a-amp-amp-sem-b/2005_1.473.2.JPG

Covered Box, silver nielloware container for betel chewing

Artist Unknown, Thailand

The small container with lid has a deeply engraved design filled with black enamel. The body has tight, compact, overall decoration of floral motif, with the stupa-shaped gold fitting on the top. Colored glass pieces were inlayed in the fitting.

19th-early 20th century

19th century - early 20th century

2005/1.473.2A&B

silver niello with gold, enamel, and glass inlay

rank 7.69541

buildings and the land

descriptors

design elements

fruit

materials

materials by origin

nut (plant material)

objects we use

patterns (design elements)

patterns by specific type

plant material

religious structures

single built works

single built works by function

single built works by specific type

visual works

visual works by medium or technique

Full Record: x-1985-sl-1.100/1985_1.100.JPG

A Cottage

Joseph Mallord William Turner

A two-story cottage with two chimneys is in the middle of the page. The view of it is obstructed by the large mound that takes up the right half of the image. There is a green tree on the left side of the cottage.

1775-1851

18th-19th century

1775-1851

1985/1.100

watercolor and graphite on off-white laid paper

rank 7.63867

buildings and the land

descriptors

dwellings

grass (plant material)

houses

houses by form

landscapes (environments)

materials

materials by origin

natural landscapes

objects we use

open spaces and site elements

paintings

paintings by material or technique

plant material

plants

residential structures

settlements and landscapes

single built works

single built works by function

single built works by specific type

site elements

vegetation and vegetation components

vegetation components

visual works

visual works by medium or technique

woody plants

Full Record: x-2010-sl-1.216/2010_1.216.JPG

Incense Container in the Shape of a Ginko Leaf

Kôyama Kiyoko

This incense burner is composed of two equal halves. It opens to be used for incense storage, and takes the shape of a ginko leaf. The glaze gives the piece a red color.

born 1936

circa 2000

2010/1.216

stoneware with natural ash glaze

rank 7.61219

biological components

components

components and systems

components by specific context

containers

containers by function or context

descriptors

leaf (plant component)

object genres

object genres by material

objects we use

plant components

pottery (object genre)

trees (components)

Full Record: x-1978-sl-2.2/1978_2_2_VIEW1.JPG

Tsuba (sword guard) with inlaid design of samurai on horseback at the shore

Harunori

This small, flat metal piece has a quartrefoil shape. Three holes in the middle. Some chips can be seen around the center hole, which mended with silver and copper. A samurai on horseback is charging into the sea from steep hill; he is wearing a helmet, armor, and sword, and holding a fan. A pine tree is standing on the samurai’s right side; there are rocks and bamboo grass by the ocean. The motifs of the ocean, pine tree, bamboo grass and rocks also appear on the reverse side. Gold and some silver and copper inlays are applied on pine branches, samurai's helmet, horse's mane and bridle, bamboo grass on the shore, and spray from waves.

18th century

18th century

1978/2.2

iron with gold, silver, and copper inlays

rank 7.51033

animals and creatures

bodies of water

bodies of water and components of bodies of water

bodies of water by size

buildings and the land

descriptors

evergreens

grass (plant material)

landscapes (environments)

mammals

marine bodies

materials

materials by origin

natural landscapes

people

people (agents)

people and culture

people by occupation

people in military occupations

plant material

plants

settlements and landscapes

trees

trees by leaf life

vegetation and vegetation components

vegetation components

woody plants

Full Record: x-2008-sl-2.369/2008_2_369.JPG

La Cigarette

Jacques Villon

Colors: rose, brown, blue, green, grey, yellow. Paper size: lh 63 1/5cm & rh 63cm x w 45cm. Image size: lh 41 4/5cm & rh 41 1/2cm x w 34 2/5cm.

1875-1963

2008/2.369

color etching and aquatint on calendered beige wove paper

rank 7.45483

transfer method

animals and creatures

descriptors

image-making processes and techniques

intaglio printing processes

intaglio prints

leaf (plant material)

mammals

materials

materials by origin

objects we use

plant material

printing and printing processes and techniques

printing processes

prints

prints by process

prints by process or technique

processes and techniques

processes and techniques by specific type

tobacco

visual works

visual works by medium or technique

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Haystacks

Roy Lichtenstein

Brightly colored lithograph using Ben Day dots in red-orange and navy blue depicting a field, with high horizon line, two haystacks, trees, shrubs and mountains in the background, and two strips of clouds in the sky.

10/28/1923 - 9/29/1997

20th century

1969

2005/2.25

lithograph on paper

rank 7.31228

transfer method

associated concepts

buildings and the land

concepts in the arts

descriptors

design elements

grass (plant material)

historical, theoretical and critical concepts

international post-1945 styles and movements

lithographs

materials

materials by origin

objects we use

ornament areas

people and culture

planographic prints

plant material

post-1945 fine arts styles and movements

prints

prints by process

prints by process or technique

settlements and landscapes

styles and periods

styles and periods by region

visual works

visual works by medium or technique

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Fourteen Fruit and Flower Sketches

Yong-chin Kim

Various sketches of fruits and flowers each with accompanying calligraphy.

Image 1: Large white flower in the upper left balanced by a large gray rock in the lower right. A smaller pink flower completes the visual triangle.

Image 2: A branch bearing two clusters of small orange fruits begins in the upper left and ends lower, center.

Image 3: A branch of white and pink flowers starts center right and moves off the page at upper center.

Image 4: A branch bearing three large green fruits starts and the upper left corner and ends just right of center. Two fruits centrally located and the third is in the upper left.

Image 5: Rock-mass in the upper right with green grass-like plants and light green orchids.

Image 6: Fruit-bearing vine moves across the top of the page and crosses over the lower right corner.

Image 7: Two large orange blooms are located slightly left of center and near the top. Opposite those the lower right half is dominated by a large rock formation.

Image 8: Two large orange-ish red fruits are located slightly below the center of the paper.

Image 9: Green leaves move from the upper right corner towards the lower left. In the lower left is a rock formation.

Image 10: Two large orange fruits are slighly off center and a small branch is in the upper right corner.

Image 11: A plant with red leaves moves from the upper right to the lower left. It is visually divided by a rock formation.

Image 12: One cluster of red fruits is slight below the center of the page, while another cluster is located more towards the upper right corner.

Image 13: Blooms of flowers curve up the page from the lower left to the center. There are three white blooms near the bottom left and two yellow ones near the top of the page.

Image 14: Three large blooming flowers are centrally located on the page. Two are slightly toward the left while the third is slightly toward the right.

born 1881

20th century

20th century

1952/2.5

watercolor on paper

rank 7.31087

biological components

components

components and systems

components by specific context

descriptors

food

image-making processes and techniques

materials

materials by function

materials by origin

plant components

plant material

processes and techniques

processes and techniques by specific type

trees (components)

writing (processes)

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Landscape with Boulders

Ilse Bing

A close-up image of boulders with various foliage.

American, born Germany, 1899/1900-1998

1938

2013/2.273

vintage gelatin silver print on paper

rank 7.29729

associated concepts

descriptors

inorganic material

materials

materials by composition

materials by origin

people and culture

philosophical concepts

plant material

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Bamboo and Rock

Chang Ku-nien, Liu Yantao, Gao Yihong

A rock rises above the earth, and branches of bamboo mimic the gentle curve of its shape. Grasses grow below. Two lines of calligraphic text are written verticalley on the left side of the painting.

20th century

circa 1960-1975

2006/1.134

ink on paper

rank 7.29125

artists

asian

chinese

chinese painting styles

chinese styles

chinese styles and periods

coating (material)

coating by form

descriptors

east asian

grass (plant material)

inorganic material

materials

materials by composition

materials by function

materials by origin

objects we use

painters (artists)

painters by subject of work

paintings

paintings by form

people

people (agents)

people and culture

people by occupation

people in the arts

people in the arts and related occupations

people in the humanities

people in the visual arts

people in the visual arts and related occupations

plant material

scroll paintings

styles and periods

styles and periods by region

visual works

visual works by medium or technique

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Snuff bottle with stamped lei-wen (spiral "thunder) pattern

Artist Unknown, China

20th century

circa 1825-1900

1980/2.105

porcelain, molded, with coral and jadeite stopper

rank 7.17439

animal material

biological material

containers

containers by function or context

containers for personal use

containers for smoking and tobacco use

descriptors

events

forming

materials

materials by origin

natural events

objects we use

people and culture

plant material

processes and techniques

processes and techniques by specific type

storms

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Hemlock Canyons

Mike Irolla

Large, turned wood vessel. Fire has been used to color and texture the surface. Bark has been left on to provide texture. The mouth of the vessel is jagged.

large burnt wood vessel with bark marking the top irregular edge

born 1974

late 20th century

2001

2002/2.147

hemlock

rank 7.11573

attributes and properties

attributes and properties by specific type

biological components

buildings and the land

components

components and systems

components by specific context

containers

containers by form

descriptors

fluvial landforms

landforms

landforms and landform components

landforms by formation process

landscapes (environments)

materials

materials by origin

natural landscapes

objects we use

plant components

plant material

processes and techniques

processes and techniques by material

processes and techniques by specific type

settlements and landscapes

surface marking processes and techniques

trees (components)

wood and wood products

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The Alliance of Peace and Abundance

Bartolomeo Coriolano

Two women in long robes stand arm in arm in a landscape. One figure holds an olive branch in her right hand, and her companion cradles a cornucopia against her hip.

(ca. 1599 - ca. 1676)

17th century

1642

1970/1.178

chiaroscuro woodcut on laid paper

rank 7.09357

transfer method

artistic concepts

artistic devices

associated concepts

concepts in the arts

culture and related concepts

culture-related concepts

descriptors

hardwood

materials

materials by origin

objects we use

people

people (agents)

people and culture

people by gender

plant material

prints

prints by process

prints by process or technique

relief prints

symbolism

visual works

visual works by medium or technique

wood (plant material)

wood and wood products

wood by composition or origin

woodcuts

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Beech and Red Maple Leaves, from "Woodland Portraits"

Jeannette Klute

A close-up image of a cluster of dried beech leaves with one red maple leaf on top at the base of a mossy tree.

(1917 - 2009)

circa 1950

2012/2.14.9

vintage dye transfer print on paper

rank 6.99845

animal material

biological material

buildings and the land

descriptors

landscapes (environments)

materials

materials by origin

natural landscapes

nonwoody plants

plant material

plants

settlements and landscapes

vegetation and vegetation components

vegetation components

woody plants

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Tao Yüan-ming

Nakabayashi Chikkei

In the lower third of the hanging scroll are three figures. Tao Yuanming is the larger figure on the right with his two attendants on the left. They are divided by a table. In the background is a screen which separates the figures from the landscape.

1816-1867

19th century

circa 1840 - 1867

1982/1.197

ink and color on silk

rank 6.95782

layout features

asia (continent)

buildings and the land

components

components and systems

components by specific context

descriptors

furnishings

furnishings by form or function

furniture

furniture by form or function

geographic and political locations

grass (plant material)

illustrations

illustrations by form

images and ornament

information form components

inorganic material

layout features

materials

materials by composition

materials by origin

objects we use

open spaces

open spaces and site elements

open spaces by form

paintings

paintings by form

people

people (agents)

people and culture

people by age group

plant material

scroll paintings

seating furniture

single seating furniture

visual works

visual works by medium or technique

visual works by subject type

youth

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Hou Chi Minh with cigarette and large leaf, meeting with Voroshilov, Vietnam, 1957

Dmitri Baltermants

Hou Chi Minh and Kliment Voroshilov meeting in Vietnam. The Vietnamese prime minister and president gets a light from his assistant while holding a large leaf, while the Soviet politician holds a pad of paper and tries to discuss some sort of political plans.

Russian, 1912-1990

2003

2012/2.88

gelatin silver print on paper

rank 6.95486

animal material

asia (continent)

biological material

descriptors

europe (continent)

geographic and political locations

image-making processes and techniques

materials

materials by origin

photographic processes

photography and photographic processes and techniques

plant material

processes and techniques

processes and techniques by specific type

tobacco

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Bowl with bird holding leaf and inscription

Iran, Kashan

A wide-mouth, narrow-base bowl with overglaze lustre decorations of a bird holding leaf. There are inscriptions as part of the decorations.

12th-13th century

12th century - 13th century

1957/1.63

fritware with overglaze lustre painting

rank 6.94403

animal material

animals and creatures

associated concepts

biological material

containers

containers by form

descriptors

document genres

document genres by form

geographic and political locations

information forms

materials

materials by origin

middle east (general region)

objects we use

people and culture

plant material

religions

religions and religious concepts

vessels

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Green Frog (Rana clamitans), from "Woodland Portraits"

Jeannette Klute

Small green frog, in-focus, in a mostly out of focus compostition. The right of the image has bright green grass extending from the foreground to the background, which otherwise is dark and yields no other plants.

(1917 - 2009)

circa 1950

2012/2.14.16

vintage dye transfer print on paper

rank 6.93298

amphibians

animals and creatures

descriptors

materials

materials by origin

plant material

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Mask

Artist Unknown, African, Congo (Zaire), Lula

20th century

circa 1950

1985/1.138

wood, cotton yarns, cowrie shells, paint

rank 6.86331

combination inorganic/organic animal material

combination inorganic/organic material

costume

costume by function

descriptors

materials

materials by composition

materials by origin

objects

objects we use

plant material

shell (animal material)

shell and shell material

wood and wood products