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Storage jar with blue glaze

Artist Unknown, China

Stoneware jar with cobalt blue glaze dripping down vessel; foot and bottom ? of jar left unglazed

1st half of 7th century

600-649

1962/1.100

stoneware with light buff body and cobalt blue glaze

rank 1.46163

Asia (continent)

Full Record: x-1962-sl-1.101a-amp-amp-sem-b/1962_1.101.JPG

Longquan ware covered jar with peony scroll design

Artist Unknown, China

Covered jar of celadon glaze, body decorated with peony scroll, with base decorated with lotus petals. The circular contours of a peony scroll have been slightly compressed to complement the squat belly of the jar.

14th century

14th century

1962/1.101A&B

Porcelaneous stoneware with molded decoration under celadon glaze

rank 1.46163

Asia (continent)

Full Record: x-1962-sl-1.103/1962_1.103.JPG

Thirty-six Immortal Poets: Taira no Kanemori

Madenokôji Fujifusa

A male figure is sitting sideways, his face looking toward the front right. He wears a long black cap, a red under-kimono, a grayish-color jacket with geometric patterns, and right gray color pantaloons. He holds a fan, which is peeking from the right sleeve. The painting is accompanied by calligraphy on the right side of the figure. The painting is mounted on gold brocade with strips of purple and gold brocade on top and bottom of the painting.

1295-1380

15th century

15th century

1962/1.103

Handscroll section mounted as a hanging scroll: ink and color on paper

rank 1.46163

Asia (continent)

Full Record: x-1962-sl-1.104/1962_1.104.JPG

Courtesan in procession

Kitagawa Utamaro

This is a portrait of courtesan and her attendant. The courtesan wears a kimono with overall cherry blossom patterns and a darker color cloak with fan, plover and wave design lining with overall cherry blossom design silk; the cloak is slipping from her right shoulder. Her obi is draped in front; it has overall hollyhock pattern. Her face is white; Her hair is sculpted like a balloon on the top and has broad wings to the side. Tortoise-shell comb and multiple hairpins adorn the hair. She is strolling toward the right. Her attendant is walking behind her, her face and body partially hidden by the courtesan. She wears the matching kimono with plover and wave design; her kimono has long sleeves (furisode), whose openings are tied with ribbons. Her obi, with peony and geometric design, is tied at the back. Her hair is in the similar shape as the courtesan but not too exaggerated. But she wears an enormous hair accessory consisting of cherry blossoms and tassels, made of silver. Her face is also in white. The painting is accompanied by poem written by Santô Kyôden with his signature and two seals. On the lower left, there are the artist's signature and seal. The mounting is made of silk brocade with embroidery in the design of clematis and millets.

1754-1806

18th century

circa 1793-1795

1962/1.104

ink, white pigment, and light color on paper

rank 1.46163

Asia (continent)

Full Record: x-1962-sl-1.105/1962_1_105.JPG

Zen eccentric contemplating a fish

Kanô Tsunenobu

A shabbily dressed figure holds out at arm’s length a small fish. He is completely focused on his catch, and his mouth almost seems to drool. The face, hands, and feet are sketched in a deliberately simplistic way, while the costume is drawn with only a few swift slashes of the brush, and the strokes bleed into each other.

(active 1636 - 1713)

17th-18th century

mid 17th century - early 18th century

1962/1.105

hanging scroll, ink on paper

rank 1.46163

Asia (continent)

Full Record: x-1962-sl-1.106/1962_1.106.10.JPG

Landscape after Shen Zhou (Chinese artist, 1427-1509)

Hine Taizan

1813-1869

19th century

1849

1962/1.106

handscroll, ink on paper

rank 1.46163

Asia (continent)

Full Record: x-1962-sl-2.1/1962_2.1.JPG

Gelugpa Merit Field, centered on Tsongkhapa, with lineage teachers above and to the sides, and meditational deities (yidam) and protectors (dharmapala) below.

Artist Unknown, Tibet or Nepal

A portable painting, with gouache pigments on sized cotton, bordered by three strips of Chinese brocade. The painting is designed to be rolled up when not in use.

19th century

1800-1850

1962/2.1

gouache and gold on cotton

rank 1.46163

Asia (continent)

Full Record: x-1962-sl-2.31/1962_2.31.1.JPG

Sketches of Flowers: 25 compositions

Artist Unknown, Japan

17th century

1695

1962/2.31

ink and color on paper, handscroll

rank 1.46163

Asia (continent)

Full Record: x-1963-sl-1.80/1963_1.80.JPG

Gazing at a Waterfall

Sun Kehong (Sun K'o-hung)

1532-1610

17th century

1610

1963/1.80

hanging scroll, ink and color on paper

rank 1.46163

Asia (continent)

Full Record: x-1963-sl-1.81/1963_1.81.JPG

Dvarapala (guardian figure) from a Buddhist altar

Artist Unknown, China

7th century

618-907

1963/1.81

bronze

rank 1.46163

Asia (continent)

Full Record: x-1963-sl-1.89/1963_1.89.JPG

Yue ware frog jar

Artist Unknown, China

4th-5th c

317-420

1963/1.89

stoneware with celadon glaze and iron oxide spots

rank 1.46163

Asia (continent)

Full Record: x-1963-sl-1.90/1963_1.90.JPG

Lotus Relief, Fragment from the crosspiece of a stupa railing in Mathura

India, Uttar Pradesh, Mathura

The red mottled sandstone of this lotus relief is unique to the Sikri quarry, just outside of Mathura.

3rd century

3rd century

1963/1.90

red sandstone

rank 1.46163

Asia (continent)

Full Record: x-1963-sl-1.91/1963_1.91.JPG

Bodhisattva Mañjusri (J. Monju Bosatsu), seated on a lion: architectural fragment

Artist Unknown, Japan

17th century

circa 1605

1963/1.91

wall painting fragment,ink and color on wood panel

rank 1.46163

Asia (continent)

Full Record: x-1963-sl-1.94/1963_1.94.JPG

Courtesan Relaxing with Attendant

Okumura Masanobu

A colored image depicting a woman lounging in her chambers. She wears a kimono of red and blue with an artistic stylized pattern. Outside is a cherry tree blooming and the woman's young attendant in a grey kimono.

1686-1764

18th century

1st half of 18th century

1963/1.94

hanging scroll, ink and color on silk

rank 1.46163

Asia (continent)

Full Record: x-1963-sl-1.95/1963_1.95.JPG

House by the Bay

Soga Shôhaku

(Ise , 1730 - 1781)

18th century

18th century

1963/1.95

hanging scroll, ink on paper

rank 1.46163

Asia (continent)

Full Record: x-1963-sl-1.96/1963_1.96.JPG

Crossing the Yangtze on a Sword

Soga Shôhaku

(Ise , 1730 - 1781)

18th century

18th century

1963/1.96

hanging scroll, ink on paper

rank 1.46163

Asia (continent)

Full Record: x-1963-sl-1.97/1963_1.97.JPG

Strolling in the Mountains

Soga Shôhaku

(Ise , 1730 - 1781)

18th century

18th century

1963/1.97

hanging scroll, ink on paper

rank 1.46163

Asia (continent)

Full Record: x-1963-sl-1.98/1963_1.98.JPG

Kômusô Monk and Attendant

Soga Shôhaku

(Ise , 1730 - 1781)

18th century

18th century

1963/1.98

hanging scroll, ink on paper

rank 1.46163

Asia (continent)

Full Record: x-1963-sl-1.99/1963_1.99.JPG

Bodhisattva (Jokaisho Bosatsu): esoteric Buddhist iconographic drawing

Takuma Tametô

active 1132-1174

12th century

mid 12th century

1963/1.99

handscroll fragment, ink and color on paper

rank 1.46163

Asia (continent)

Full Record: x-1963-sl-2.2/1963_2.2.JPG

Seto ware plate with painted bamboo design (Ishizara)

Artist Unknown, Japan

Late 18th century

late 18th century

1963/2.2

stoneware with underglaze painting and crackle glaze

rank 1.46163

Asia (continent)

Full Record: x-1963-sl-2.3/1963_2.3.JPG

Brewing Tea under Pines by a Stream

Zhou Chen (Chou Ch'en)

Vertically oriented. Ink on silk with silk edging. Three figures at a stream in a wooded area.

active 1515-1535

16th century

mid 16th century - late 16th century

1963/2.3

hanging scroll, ink and color on silk

rank 1.46163

Asia (continent)

Full Record: x-1963-sl-2.59/1963_2.59.JPG

Mt. Fuji in Autumn

Hanabusa Itchô

Osaka, 1652 - 1724

18th century

early 18th century

1963/2.59

hanging scroll, ink and light color on paper

rank 1.46163

Asia (continent)

Full Record: x-1963-sl-2.62/1963_2.62.JPG

Blue-and-white plate with landscape design

Artist Unknown, Hizen ware, Japan

A medium size plate has blue-and-white underglaze painting of landscape. There are two groups of mountains; one of the left has two large rocks flanked by two smaller mountains with a few trees on the tops. Three smaller rocks peek from the water. On the right side, a range of gently sloped mountains and a rock are drawn. There are two fishing boats with masts can be seen in front of the mountain range. The crescent moon, shadowed by one side, is in the sky. The drawing is executed in thick underglaze and painted in lighter glaze. There are brown speckles on the surface; reddish color stains on the top of the rim. Some chips on the rim and on the back. The foot is unglazed; eye is glazed. There is a single band around the rim.

17th century

1615-1643

1963/2.62

porcelain, blue underglaze painting

rank 1.46163

Asia (continent)

Full Record: x-1963-sl-2.64/1963_2.64.JPG

Plate with white plum blossom design

Arakawa Toyozô

It is a round, stoneware plate. Clay is red covered with mottled grayish glaze and painted with underglaze iron and white slip. Imperfection of clay was resulted in occasional bumps on surface. Six spur marks are visible on the bottom. Slab is roughly cut (deliberately); the plate is in slightly convex shape. Artist’s seal with underglaze iron appears on the bottom.

1894 - 1985

20th century

circa 1960

1963/2.64

Stoneware with iron and white slip painting

rank 1.46163

Asia (continent)

Full Record: x-1963-sl-2.65/1963_2.65.JPG

Hagi ware flower vase

Jusetsu Miwa

It is a vertically long, rectangular shaped vase. The body is slightly tilted; its four corners are shaved from the top to the bottom. The clay color is orange-yellow; the body is glazed with porous, milky white ash glaze. The bottom edge of the body and the bottom are unglazed. It has no foot.

born 1910

Mid-20th century

circa 1960

1963/2.65

stoneware with feldspar and ash glaze

rank 1.46163

Asia (continent)

Full Record: x-1963-sl-2.67/1963_2.67.JPG

Shallow porcelain bowl with carved design of four baby quails

Katô Hajime

White porcelain bowl with carved inside and smooth outside. A ring is carved along the inside rim, and below are quails alternating with grasses.

1900 - 1968

20th century

1960-1963

1963/2.67

Porcelain, carved

rank 1.46163

Asia (continent)

Full Record: x-1963-sl-2.68/1963_2_68.JPG

White celadon bowl with incised diamond pattern

Katô Takuo

The large white bowl is round with a wide rim and a narrow bottom; almost like an up-side-down cone shape. Diamond patterns are stamped around the middle of the body. It has no foot. The rim is slightly warped.

1917 - 2005

20th century

circa 1960

1963/2.68

Porcelain with white celadon glaze

rank 1.46163

Asia (continent)

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

Shino ware flask-shaped bottle with bamboo design

Katô Takuo

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 1.46163

Asia (continent)

Full Record: x-1963-sl-2.70/1963_2.70.JPG

Vase

Kawai Kanjirô

Asymmetrical vase with red, black, green, splotches of design on off-white glazed ground.

(1890 - 1966)

20th century

1960-1963

1963/2.70

stoneware with off-white and colored glazes

rank 1.46163

Asia (continent)

Full Record: x-1963-sl-2.71/1963_2.71.JPG

Raku Style Gray Tea Bowl

Sen Sôshu X

Deep, thick-walled gray teabowl with intentionally unever lip and body texture that brings out a range of gray tones in the glaze.

1913 - 1999

Mid-20th century

circa 1960

1963/2.71

earthenware with nezumi-iro (mouse-gray) glaze

rank 1.46163

Asia (continent)

Full Record: x-1963-sl-2.72/1963_2.72.JPG

Bizen ware water jar with lid (mizusashi)

Kaneshige Tôyô

This is an unglazed stoneware bizen jar fired in a wood-burning kiln.

It has a hard, smooth surface with decorative incisions near the top of the jar. The lower portion has effect of color gradation of reds and browns. The lid seems to dip into the jar, and has a know handle. The entire piece is not perfectly formed, but has an organic aesthetic.

1896-1967

Mid-20th century

1950-1963

1963/2.72

stoneware, unglazed

rank 1.46163

Asia (continent)

Full Record: x-1963-sl-2.73/1963_2.73.JPG

Ceramic Sculpture

Yagi Kazuo

It is a long, rectangular unglazed ceramic piece, intended to be shown in horizontal position. Two thick slabs are connected with bridges inside. The front part has almost flat surface; there is a deep cut on the left side, in which mass of worm-like inner surface can be seen. The same surface is revealed in the middle, as well as on the right edge. The top of the slab has a several shallow holes and one deep cut, inside of which has worm-like surface, as explained above. There is also a dent on the top and on the right, from which worm-like mass seems to be coming out. Reddish shadows cast on left side, in the middle, and the right. There is a patch of clay on left side near the left cut. The bottom is flat.

1918 - 1979

20th century

circa 1958

1963/2.73

stoneware

rank 1.46163

Asia (continent)

Full Record: x-1963-sl-2.74/1963_2.74.JPG

Plate

Tamura Kôichi

Square shaped ceramic plate with iron black/brown glaze. Areas of raised black glaze with speckled texture sharply contrast lighter brown sections. Together they forn the shapes of circles, cracks, and lines.

1919 - 1986

20th century

circa 1960-1963

1963/2.74

stoneware with iron brown/black glaze

rank 1.46163

Asia (continent)

Full Record: x-1963-sl-2.75/1963_2_75.JPG

Storage Jar with Lid

Ôta Kumao

Large jar with lid and mottled brown and black glaze. An incised wavy line circles the upper portion of the body.

20th century

20th century

mid 20th century

1963/2.75

stoneware with mottled brown glaze

rank 1.46163

Asia (continent)

Full Record: x-1963-sl-2.76/1963_2.76.JPG

Shigaraki ware plate

Takahashi Rakusai III

A rectangular shaped plate with eight circular patterns. The rim is slightly flared out to create the concave shape. The top surface is unglazed, scorched to an intense red. The bottom does not have foot. In the kiln, the thick clay slabs were stacked close together so that the floating ash landed on the edge of the plate facing the flame. The circular patterns are areas that were protected from the flame by cylinder clay spacers.

1898-1976

Mid-20th century

circa 1960

1963/2.76

stoneware with natural ash glaze

rank 1.46163

Asia (continent)

Full Record: x-1963-sl-2.77/1963_2.77.JPG

Shigaraki Ware Flower Vase

Takahashi Rakusai III

The vase uses Shigaraki clay and the wood-firing process. The deformities and imperfections are intentional, and in Iga style. It has a lopsided lip edge at the top, with a deep indentation circling the vase just below it. The texture of this piece is splotchy and ridged, and the colors are earth tones, ranging from tans to dark, forest greens.

1898-1976

Mid-20th century

1960-1963

1963/2.77

stoneware with natural ash glaze

rank 1.46163

Asia (continent)

Full Record: x-1963-sl-2.78/1963_2.78.JPG

Blue-and-white jar with pomegranate design

Kondô Yûzô

It is a medium size porcelain vase with pomegranate design in blue underglaze. The body is round with gentle shoulders; the mouth is wide and the neck is short and slightly inward. It has no foot. The pomegranate fruit and leaves are quickly executed with broad brush around the shoulder and the middle of the body. There is a band of a single line around the mouth and another around near the bottom. There is the artist’s signature “yû” on the eye. There is no foot but unglazed ring around the bottom; the eye is glazed.

1902 - 1985

20th century

circa 1960

1963/2.78

Porcelain with blue underglaze painting

rank 1.46163

Asia (continent)

Full Record: x-1963-sl-2.79/1963_2.79.JPG

Large bowl

Asami Ryûzô

Stoneware teabowl with dark green glaze coating the inside and outer top three-quarters of the dently curving sides. The green glaze drips off the side of the bowl near the base, frozen in suspension. At the rim of the bowl the color of the stoneware shows through a thin layer of glaze.

1894 - 1987

20th century

1894-1963

1963/2.79

stoneware with iron tenmoku glaze

rank 1.46163

Asia (continent)

Full Record: x-1964-sl-1.80/1964_1.80.JPG

Jar with narrow foot and neck, wide mouth

Artist Unknown, Japan

1st-2nd century

1st century - 2nd century

1964/1.80

earthenware with black firing marks

rank 1.46163

Asia (continent)

Full Record: x-1964-sl-1.81/1964_1.81.JPG

Bowl with tenmoku glaze and floral roundels

Hamada Shôji

Shallow bowl with unglazed foot. Body of the bowl is decorated with a brown glaze, with circular area on interior of bowl areas where wax resist was applied and tan shows through. In these circles are painted brown stylized floral designs.

(Tokyo, 1894 - 1978, Mashiko)

20th century

1960

1964/1.81

stoneware with tenmoku glaze with wax resist floral roundels

rank 1.46163

Asia (continent)

Full Record: x-1964-sl-1.82/1964_1.82.JPG

Onda ware bottle

Artist Unknown, Japan

Bottle with full, rounded base that tapers into a thin neck that terminates in a lipped rim. From the neck up, the vase has a brown glaze. The body has a brownish gray glaze with a white drizzled squiggle decoration along it.

20th century

1949

1964/1.82

stoneware with iron glaze and white slip painting

rank 1.46163

Asia (continent)

Full Record: x-1964-sl-1.83/1964_1.83.JPG

Covered Bowl, Satsuma ware

Artist Unknown, Japan

20th century

1949

1964/1.83

stoneware with iron glaze

rank 1.46163

Asia (continent)

Full Record: x-1964-sl-1.89/1964_1.89.JPG

Buddha, seated in the padmasana pose, in dhyana mudra, flanked by two donor figures and with a mandorla of the seven Buddhas of the past (fragment of a stele)

Artist Unknown, China

6th century

circa 500-550

1964/1.89

stone

rank 1.46163

Asia (continent)

Full Record: x-1964-sl-1.90/1964_1.90.JPG

Buddha, seated, from Tongguan, with mandorla

Artist Unknown, China

4th century

4th century

1964/1.90

bronze

rank 1.46163

Asia (continent)

Full Record: x-1964-sl-1.91/1964_1.91.JPG

Standing Buddha (or possibly Maitreya) in abhaya mudra, with flask in left hand

Artist Unknown, China

4th century

4th century

1964/1.91

bronze

rank 1.46163

Asia (continent)

Full Record: x-1964-sl-1.92/1964_1.92.JPG

Buddha, standing on a table-like pedestal, with a flame mandorla

Artist Unknown, China

4th century

4th century

1964/1.92

cast and incised bronze

rank 1.46163

Asia (continent)

Full Record: x-1964-sl-1.93/1964_1.93.JPG

Seated Buddha

Artist Unknown, China

5th century

first half of 5th century

1964/1.93

bronze

rank 1.46163

Asia (continent)

Full Record: x-1964-sl-1.94a-amp-amp-sem-b/1964_1_94_AB.JPG

Ferrule (handle) of a Ge (dagger)

Artist Unknown, China

481 BCE - 221 BCE

1964/1.94A&B

bronze with silver inlay

rank 1.46163

Asia (continent)

Full Record: x-1964-sl-1.95/1964_1.95.JPG

Moonlight and calligraphy

Sakai Hôitsu

(Edo, 1761 - 1828, Edo)

18th century

1798-1828

1964/1.95

fan painting, ink on paper

rank 1.46163

Asia (continent)

Full Record: x-1964-sl-1.96/1964_1.96.JPG

Scholar Seated under a Tree

Tani Bunchô

1763-1840

18-19th century

late 18th century - 1840

1964/1.96

fan painting matted for framing, ink and color on paper

rank 1.46163

Asia (continent)