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Moire silk michiyuki coat

Artist Unknown, Japan

This michiyuki features a cloud design with a shimmering effect created by the layering of silk material. Blue, green, and turquoise clouds are painted in an alternating pattern without touching one another, and appear to shimmer from behind a transparent blue painted silk overlay.

second half of 20th century

1970s - 1990s

2005/1.403

dark burgundy silk with green, blue, and purple dyed clouds

rank 5.76643

associated concepts

costume

costume by form

earth sciences concepts

main garments

objects we use

people and culture

physical sciences concepts

scientific concepts

weather and related phenomena

weather-related phenomena

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Panel with Geometric Design

Artist Unknown, African, Congo (Zaire), Kuba

20th century

circa 1900

1984/2.73

raffia

rank 5.76393

aegean

aegean periods

associated concepts

descriptors

early western world

geometric concepts

greek

mathematical concepts

mediterranean

object genres

object genres by material

panels

people and culture

scientific concepts

styles and periods

styles and periods by region

visual and tactile

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Panel with Geometric Design

Artist Unknown, African, Congo (Zaire), Kuba

Possibly 20th century

circa 1900

1984/2.74

raffia

rank 5.76393

aegean

aegean periods

associated concepts

descriptors

early western world

geometric concepts

greek

mathematical concepts

mediterranean

object genres

object genres by material

panels

people and culture

scientific concepts

styles and periods

styles and periods by region

visual and tactile

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Crosstown Traffic

Emilio Sanchez

A night city traffic view with cars headingn to the same direction, having all the car headlights on.

b. 1921

1987

2011/2.78

color lithograph on paper

rank 5.75919

scale

associated concepts

buildings and the land

earth sciences concepts

electromagnetic radiation

energy

energy and related concepts

freewheeled vehicles

freewheeled vehicles by form or function

land vehicles

land vehicles by form

objects we use

passenger vehicles

people and culture

physical sciences concepts

physics concepts

scientific concepts

settlements

settlements and landscapes

settlements by form

transportation vehicles

vehicles

visual works

visual works by subject type

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Untitled (Virginia)

Sally Mann

Contemporary black and white photograph made to look old. The image is contained within the circular field created by the aperture. A foggy landscape with silhouetted trees receding from the left into the hazy distance and sky.

Born 1951

20th century

1993; printed 2002

2003/1.365

gelatin silver print, toned with tea on paper

rank 5.75275

associated concepts

buildings and the land

cultural landscapes

cultural landscapes by function

disciplines

electromagnetic radiation

energy

energy and related concepts

geographic and political locations

history and related disciplines

landscapes

landscapes (environments)

light (energy)

north and central america (continent)

objects we use

people and culture

photographic prints

photographic prints by process

photographs

photographs by form

physical sciences concepts

physics concepts

positives

psychological concepts

scientific concepts

settlements and landscapes

social science concepts

social sciences

the natural world

united states (nation)

visual works

visual works by medium or technique

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Covered hu (wine storage jar)

Artist Unknown, China

lead glazed hu storage jar with lid, flared mouth and spherical body with two raised band.

206 BCE - 220 CE

1971/2.69

earthenware with green lead glaze

rank 5.74735

art genres

artistic concepts

associated concepts

bottles

bottles by function

concepts in the arts

containers

containers by form

objects we use

people and culture

vessels

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Casita de Campo

Emilio Sanchez

A black and white lithograph print of a house angled to the right. The right side has windows with open shutters that cast shadows. The face of the house is slightly shaded by a small porch, and two shuttered doors are open.

b. 1921

1968

2011/2.98

black and white lithograph on paper

rank 5.74508

architectural elements

associated concepts

buildings and the land

components

components and systems

components by specific context

doors and door components

doorway components

doorways and doorway components

dwellings

energy and related concepts

energy-related concepts

light-related concepts

openings (architectural elements)

openings and opening components

openings by form

people and culture

physical sciences concepts

physics concepts

residential structures

scientific concepts

single built works

single built works by function

single built works by specific type

windows and window components

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Calle del Sol

Emilio Sanchez

A black and white lithograph depicts three door entrances from the inside of the building, and the shadow of the door frame is seen on the ground.

b. 1921

1968

2011/2.90

black and white lithograph on paper

rank 5.74208

transfer method

architectural elements

associated concepts

components

components and systems

components by specific context

doors and door components

doorway components

doorways and doorway components

energy and related concepts

energy-related concepts

light-related concepts

objects we use

openings (architectural elements)

openings and opening components

openings by form

people and culture

physical sciences concepts

physics concepts

planographic prints

prints

prints by process

prints by process or technique

scientific concepts

visual works

visual works by medium or technique

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Sanctification cross with scenes from the life of Christ and the Virgin Mary and the Evangelists

Artist Unknown, Greece

This small carved boxwood cross is divided on each face into five compartments containing Christian religious scenes. The cross is set in a stand decorated with mother-of-pearl and green glass-paste stones.

17th-18th century

1650-1800

1961/1.177

boxwood with pearls and glass-paste stones

rank 5.73767

associated concepts

ceremonies

descriptors

doctrinal concepts

europe (continent)

events

executions

geographic and political locations

object genres

object genres by form

people and culture

religions

religions and religious concepts

religious ceremonies

religious concepts

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The Pleading (Die Flehende), from O Eternity—thou thundering word (O Ewigkeit—du Donnerwort), Bach Cantata (Bachkantate) series

Oskar Kokoschka

In the foreground, illuminated white, a woman, her long hair hanging down her back, kneels and gazes upward, her arms extended in front of her, her hands pointing skyward. The sky is nearly all dark, with a full moon appearing in the center top of the image.

1886 - 1980

20th century

1914

2007/2.121

lithograph on laid cream paper mounted on cardboard

rank 5.70191

layout features

associated concepts

components

components and systems

components by specific context

earth sciences concepts

figures

images and ornament

information form components

layout features

moons

people and culture

people and occupations

physical sciences concepts

praying

scientific concepts

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Landscape with Geese

Lin Fengmian (Lin Feng-mien)

Sweeping brushstrokes of varying intensity convey the general landscape of this painting. More detailed brushwork is used to illustrate eight geese flying low amoung plants or reeds.

(active 1900 - 1991)

20th century

circa 1965

1985/2.33

Hanging scroll, ink and light color on paper

rank 5.70177

animals and creatures

associated concepts

birds

buildings and the land

coating (material)

coating by form

descriptors

earth sciences concepts

materials

materials by function

people and culture

physical sciences concepts

scientific concepts

settlements and landscapes

weather and related phenomena

weather-related phenomena

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Glass snuff bottle

Artist Unknown, China

18th-19th century

circa 1790-1880

1980/2.146

glass, carnelian, ivory

rank 5.69573

animals and creatures

associated concepts

containers

containers by function or context

containers for personal use

containers for smoking and tobacco use

earth sciences concepts

mammals

objects we use

people and culture

physical sciences concepts

scientific concepts

weather and related phenomena

weather-related phenomena

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Cho no kaze (Butterfly Wind)

Nakayama Tadashi

The girl with a butterfly sitting on her hair on the bottom left is looking at a group of cclourful patterned hourses running to the right.

born 1927

20th century

1988

2011/2.48

color woodblock print on paper

rank 5.69573

animals and creatures

arthropods

associated concepts

descriptors

design elements

earth sciences concepts

insects

mammals

people

people (agents)

people and culture

people by gender

physical sciences concepts

scientific concepts

weather and related phenomena

weather-related phenomena

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Notes (Kassel), from the portfolio "Notes"

Claes Oldenburg

This is a large print with five depictions arranged around it against a white background. In the upper left is a maroon rectangle with white triangles and lettering. In the upper right is a small vertical rectangle with black lettering. In the lower left is a line drawing with green coloring and black lettering. A small photograph of a woman's torso and a small line drawing of a disk with black lettering are in the lower right area.

American, born Sweden, 1929

1968

2010/2.24.1

twelve color lithograph with embossing on Rives BFK paper

rank 5.68045

antwerpen (province)

associated concepts

belgium (nation)

buildings and the land

europe (continent)

flanders (region)

geographic and political locations

geometric concepts

geometric figures

mathematical concepts

open spaces

open spaces and site elements

open spaces by function

people and culture

plane figures

polygons

scientific concepts

sports and recreation spaces

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Lian (covered cylindrical container) with painted designs of stylized clouds

Artist Unknown, China

1st century BCE

1st century BCE

1993/1.58.1-2

earthenware with polychrome decoration

rank 5.66866

associated concepts

containers

containers by form

earth sciences concepts

objects we use

people and culture

physical sciences concepts

scientific concepts

weather and related phenomena

weather-related phenomena

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Balzac - Towards the Light, Midnight, Meudon, from "Camera Work - A Photographic Quarterly, Issue No. 34/35, April-July 1911"

Edward Jean Steichen

A photograph of a figure dressed in draped clothing facing the left, towards a lone light source in the midst of a dark night.

American, born Luxembourg, 1879-1973

1908; printed 1911

2012/1.217

photogravure on paper

rank 5.66799

associated concepts

earth sciences concepts

people and culture

physical sciences concepts

scientific concepts

weather and related phenomena

weather-related phenomena

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Ely, VT

Fred Picker

Ice and snow on rocks.

1927-2002

1995

2013/2.202

gelatin silver print mounted on board

rank 5.66757

associated concepts

descriptors

earth sciences concepts

inorganic material

materials

materials by composition

people and culture

physical sciences concepts

precipitation

scientific concepts

water

water by form

weather and related phenomena

weather-related phenomena

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New Lane, Vermont

Fred Picker

Snow and ice melting against rocks.

1927-2002

1995

2013/2.204

gelatin silver print mounted on board

rank 5.66757

associated concepts

descriptors

earth sciences concepts

inorganic material

materials

materials by composition

people and culture

physical sciences concepts

precipitation

scientific concepts

water

water by form

weather and related phenomena

weather-related phenomena

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[Facsimile] Meisho Edo hyakkei: Oji, New Year's Eve Foxfires at Nettle Tree

Andô Hiroshige

A group of deer-like animals are resting under two trees at nightfall. There are twinkling stars shining in the dark sky and a forest in the distance.

1797-1858

19th century

circa 1856-1859

1987/1.245

color woodblock print on paper

rank 5.65739

animals and creatures

associated concepts

buildings and the land

earth sciences concepts

landscapes (environments)

natural landscapes

people and culture

physical sciences concepts

plants

scientific concepts

settlements and landscapes

vegetation and vegetation components

vegetation components

woody plants

Zapruder

John Waters

Twenty-four color photographs mounted in two-part artist's frame with a ninety-degree bend.

born 1946

20th century

1995

2008/2.214

chromogenic print on paper

rank 5.65349

administrators

artistic concepts

associated concepts

components and systems

concepts in the arts

concepts relating to the creative process

creativity

deaths

events

executives

imagination

murders

object groupings

object groupings and systems

object groupings by specific context

objects we use

people

people (agents)

people and culture

people by occupation

people in government and administration

personal life events

photographs

photographs by subject type

social issues

social science concepts

sociological concepts

visual works

visual works by medium or technique

visual works groupings

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Village deity

Artist Unknown, India, Rajasthan

20th century

20th century

1977/2.68

bronze

rank 5.65303

art genres

artistic concepts

associated concepts

concepts in the arts

people

people (agents)

people and culture

people by state or condition

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Dancer #36, Los Angeles, 1979

Lynn Davis

A nude in a dance pose. The female dancer is posed with an arched back and her arms extended, one knee is brought up as if in an exaggerated step motion. Her head is tilted back with her face covered and hair hanging down. A light source to her right casts a shadow of her body onto a white background.

American, born 1944

1997

2012/2.100

selenium-toned gelatin silver print on paper

rank 5.64854

associated concepts

descriptors

energy and related concepts

energy-related concepts

figures (representations)

image-making processes and techniques

light-related concepts

objects we use

people

people (agents)

people and culture

people by gender

people by occupation

people in the arts

people in the arts and related occupations

people in the humanities

people in the performing arts

performing artists

photographic processes

photography and photographic processes and techniques

physical sciences concepts

physics concepts

processes and techniques

processes and techniques by specific type

scientific concepts

visual works

visual works by subject type

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Putney, Vermont

Fred Picker

Snow on top of wagon wheel and wooden fence.

1927-2002

1996

2013/2.203

gelatin silver print mounted on board

rank 5.64390

associated concepts

buildings and the land

earth sciences concepts

open spaces and site elements

people and culture

physical sciences concepts

precipitation

scientific concepts

site elements

weather and related phenomena

weather-related phenomena

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Dog

Artist Unknown, China

pottery model of a standing dog, as part of the grave furnishing in a Han tomb

1st-2nd century

1st century - 2nd century

1993/1.96

earthenware with traces of polychrome pigments

rank 5.62731

animals and creatures

art genres

artistic concepts

associated concepts

concepts in the arts

descriptors

mammals

object genres

object genres by location, context or origin

people and culture

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Lord Jaganatha with his brother Balarama and sister Subhadra

India, Orissa

This image has three large figures sitting in a row. The two slightly larger figures (one with a white face; left and the other with a black face; right) flank a smaller yellow faced figure. Painted in a distinct blue-background strip beneath these large figures are several smaller figures. Next to three of these figures are trays holding food.

20th century

circa 1969

2002/2.192

ink and opaque watercolor on cotton

rank 5.62099

visual arts

asia (continent)

associated concepts

concepts in the arts

geographic and political locations

historical, theoretical and critical concepts

objects we use

people

people (agents)

people and culture

people by state or condition

religions

religions and religious concepts

visual works

visual works by medium or technique

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Hotei

Ogata Kôrin

The shape of the circle repeats four times in this painting. It appears in the plump body of Hotei, his head, his large white sack, and the overall shape of the fan.

(Kyoto, 1658 - 1716)

18th century

circa 1700-1716

1965/1.157

ink and light color on paper

rank 5.61473

associated concepts

buddhism

chinese buddhism

concepts in the arts

costume

costume accessories

costume accessories carried

genres in the arts

geometric concepts

geometric figures

literary, oral and motion picture genres

mathematical concepts

objects we use

paintings

paintings by form

people

people (agents)

people and culture

people by state or condition

plane figures

religions

religions and religious concepts

scientific concepts

scroll paintings

visual works

visual works by medium or technique

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Black Tree and Sunset

Wynn Bullock

A dark and stormy scene full of fog. There is a dark silhouette of a tree on top of a hill in the lower right hand side of the image, while the other mountains in the background are faded. The moon is lighting the sky and coming through the clouds and fog.

(Chicago, IL, 4/18/1902 - 11/16/1975)

1971

2012/1.240

gelatin silver print on paper

rank 5.61456

associated concepts

buildings and the land

earth sciences concepts

landscapes (environments)

natural landscapes

people and culture

physical sciences concepts

plants

scientific concepts

settlements and landscapes

vegetation and vegetation components

vegetation components

woody plants

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A Waterfall by Moonlight

Stephen Greeling Putnam

A landscape in a vertical format with hills on either side and a large tree on the right. There is a small stream going through the center of the two hills.

1852- circa 1931

19th century

2013/2.536

wood engraving on paper

rank 5.61456

associated concepts

buildings and the land

earth sciences concepts

landscapes (environments)

natural landscapes

people and culture

physical sciences concepts

plants

scientific concepts

settlements and landscapes

vegetation and vegetation components

vegetation components

woody plants

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Nijiro no cho (Rainbow Butterflies)

Nakayama Tadashi

There is a rainbow colored butterfly sitting on the girl's hair, and there are a few more butterflies on the left side of the girl.

born 1927

20th century

1983

2011/2.43

color woodblock print on paper

rank 5.61244

animals and creatures

arthropods

associated concepts

earth sciences concepts

insects

people

people (agents)

people and culture

people by gender

physical sciences concepts

scientific concepts

weather and related phenomena

weather-related phenomena

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Four-Armed Esoteric Deity, probably Avalokitesvara

Artist Unknown, Indonesia, Java

10th century

circa 10th century

2005/2.77

bronze with copper, tin and zinc

rank 5.61239

associated concepts

attributes and properties

attributes and properties by specific type

buddhism

buddhist doctrinal concepts

descriptors

doctrinal concepts

form attributes

people and culture

religions

religions and religious concepts

religious concepts

size (extent)

size by specific type

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Two Designs for Jewelry

Étienne Delaune

Two vertical designs dominate the drawing. Natural forms such as vines and other vegetal forms create designs that are symmetrical and organized around a central vertical axis.

1518/9-1583

16th century

mid 16th century

1963/2.6A

graphite, pen and brown ink with yellow watercolor, mounted

rank 5.59913

artistic concepts

associated concepts

building divisions

components

components and systems

components by specific context

concepts in the arts

concepts relating to the creative process

costume

costume accessories

costume accessories worn

objects we use

people and culture

reading and writing spaces

rooms and spaces

rooms and spaces by function

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Moon Over Cypress

Italo Scanga

This is a colorful abstract print with geometric shapes in blue, yellow, green and red outlined in black. There are also three white areas with black line drawings that depict a plant in a flower pot and two cypress trees in the bottom section and a landscape with mountains and a yellow moon in the upper right portion.

Born 1932

1989

2010/2.40

lithograph on cream Rives BFK

rank 5.59741

associated concepts

buildings and the land

descriptors

design elements

earth sciences concepts

herbaceous plants

landscapes (environments)

motifs

natural landscapes

people and culture

physical sciences concepts

plants

scientific concepts

settlements and landscapes

vegetation and vegetation components

vegetation components

woody plants

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Bodhisattva Avalokitesvara (Chinese, Guanyin) with a willow branch and vase

Artist Unknown, China

7th-10th century

618-907

1964/2.20

Molded terracotta votive plaque

rank 5.58994

associated concepts

buddhist doctrinal concepts

buildings and the land

deciduous trees

descriptors

design elements

doctrinal concepts

landscapes (environments)

motifs

natural landscapes

people and culture

plant-derived motifs

plants

religions

religions and religious concepts

religious concepts

settlements and landscapes

trees

trees by leaf life

vegetation and vegetation components

vegetation components

woody plants

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Articulation: Formulation, from the portfolio "Formulation: Articulation"

Josef Albers

American, born Germany, 1888-1976

20th century

1972

1983/1.336.1

screenprint on paper

rank 5.58529

visual arts

abstraction

aegean

aegean periods

artistic concepts

associated concepts

concepts in the arts

early western world

european

european styles and periods

forms of expression

geometric concepts

geometric figures

greek

mathematical concepts

mediterranean

modern and contemporary art

modern european fine arts styles and movements

modern european styles and movements

people and culture

plane figures

polygons

quadrilaterals

rectangles

scientific concepts

styles and periods

styles and periods by region

visual and tactile

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Head of a bodhisattva

Saitô Kiyoshi

(active 1907 - 1997)

20th century

1955

1959/2.4

color woodblock print on paper

rank 5.58055

image form

associated concepts

buddhist doctrinal concepts

doctrinal concepts

objects we use

people

people (agents)

people and culture

people by state or condition

religions

religions and religious concepts

religious concepts

views

views by vantage point or orientation

visual works

visual works by form

visual works by medium or technique

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Black Boomerang and Polygons

Alexander Calder

A base composed of a red section that lies on the floor and a black section that rises to narrow point. On the point rests the moving part of the "mobile"--one arm extends out and ends in a black boomerang; the other extends out then attaches to a vertical arm that has yellow polygons on either end.

1898 - 1976

20th century

1963

1986/2.21

aluminum, steel, brass, and paint

rank 5.57794

visual arts

abstraction

artistic concepts

associated concepts

concepts in the arts

forms of expression

geometric concepts

geometric figures

international post-1945 styles and movements

mathematical concepts

modern and contemporary art

objects

objects we use

people and culture

plane figures

post-1945 fine arts styles and movements

scientific concepts

sculpture

sculpture by form

styles and periods

styles and periods by region

visual and tactile

visual works

visual works by medium or technique

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From "Souvenirs of Travels," third series

Kawase Hasui

A man stewards a narrow boat carrying a passenger along a river. The houses and walls alongside reflect on the river's surface. The sky is nearly covered by gray clouds, but small patches of blue sky shine through.

1883-1957

20th century

1924

1987/1.267

color woodblock print on paper

rank 5.57225

associated concepts

bodies of water

bodies of water and components of bodies of water

bodies of water by size

buildings and the land

descriptors

dwellings

earth sciences concepts

energy and related concepts

energy-related concepts

inorganic material

landscapes (environments)

light-related concepts

materials

materials by composition

natural landscapes

objects we use

people and culture

physical sciences concepts

physics concepts

residential structures

riverine bodies

scientific concepts

settlements and landscapes

single built works

single built works by function

single built works by specific type

transportation vehicles

vehicles

watercraft

watercraft by general type

weather and related phenomena

weather-related phenomena

Full Record: x-2011-sl-2.52/2011_2_52.JPG

Girl in Green Wind (large)

Nakayama Tadashi

The girl in the middle front on the printing is walking to right. The background is full of thick strokes of line patterns in black, green and orange.

born 1927

20th century

1956

2011/2.52

color woodblock print on paper

rank 5.57188

associated concepts

descriptors

design elements

earth sciences concepts

people

people (agents)

people and culture

people by gender

physical sciences concepts

scientific concepts

weather and related phenomena

weather-related phenomena

Color Messages A

Carroll Dunham

Swirls of color in red, yellow, green, and blue

b. 1949

1986

2011/1.59

lithograph on paper

rank 5.57162

transfer method

artistic concepts

associated concepts

concepts in the arts

concepts relating to the creative process

creativity

objects we use

people and culture

planographic prints

prints

prints by process

prints by process or technique

visual works

visual works by medium or technique

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Inro (four-case medicine box) with design of maple leaves and chrysanthemums, ojime, and netsuke

Artist Unknown, Japan

19th century

19th century

1997/2.17

black and gold lacquer, glass ojime (bead)

rank 5.56660

artistic concepts

associated concepts

concepts in the arts

concepts relating to the creative process

containers

containers by form

descriptors

design elements

objects we use

patterns (design elements)

patterns by specific type

people and culture

sculpture

sculpture by function

visual works

visual works by medium or technique

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The Visitation

Anonymous

Two women on a staircase in an embrace. A man on one side with an arm raised in greeting. Another man is on the other side with a bag over his shoulder.

19th century

1827

2013/2.560

pencil, pen and brown ink on laid paper

rank 5.56591

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chimneys and chimney components

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food

fruit

heating and cooking elements

materials

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people

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people and culture

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religions

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Bi Disc with notches

Artist Unknown, China

This jade disc has a circular hole in the center, and is carved in a way that the jade appears to be turning around this central point, almost in the shape of a hurricane symbol if it were to have three prongs. On each of the three prongs are three evenly spaced raised bumps.

circa 15th century BCE - 11th century BCE

2009/2.110

jade

rank 5.55681

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plane figures

scientific concepts

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Six-armed Bodhisattva Mañjusri, standing, with two celestial attendants

Artist Unknown, India

Mañjusri, the Bodhisattva of Wisdom, standing with two celestial attendants. This representation of Manjushri includes six arms, one of which holds a sword, while a narrow book (modeled after books made from palm leaves) lays across his upper hand. Manjushri is wearing an ornamented crown and necklace, and is encircled by a halo of flames.

17th-18th century

17th century

1978/2.109

bronze

rank 5.54570

asian

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buddhist doctrinal concepts

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edged weapons

motifs

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people

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plant-derived motifs

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south asian

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weapons

weapons and ammunition

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Coral ornamental snuff bottle with dragons among clouds

Artist Unknown, China

20th century

circa 1912-1949

1980/2.52

coral

rank 5.54526

animals and creatures

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containers

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containers for smoking and tobacco use

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people and culture

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weather and related phenomena

weather-related phenomena

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Brass snuff bottle

Artist Unknown, China

17th-19th century

circa 1644-1850

1980/2.58

brass with coral and ivory

rank 5.54526

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Claire de lune a Vilmondis

Charles-François Daubigny

Paper previously folded (approx. 2cm) at top, now flattened. Puncture hole at top center on fold line. Paper size: lh 21cm & rh 21 3/10cm x tw 27 4/5cm & bw 27 7/10cm. Plate size: lh 16 4/5cm & rh 16 9/10cm x tw 23 3/5cm & bw 23 1/2cm. Image size: h 13 1/2cm x w 21 1/2cm.

1817-1878

2008/2.447

etching and drypoint on beige laid paper

rank 5.54526

transfer method

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Shaver container (rectangular box with cover and divider), from a bridal trousseau

Artist Unknown, Japan

17th-19th century

1615-1867

1955/1.160A-C

wood with black, red, and gold lacquer

rank 5.54505

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coating (material)

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materials

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Container for vegetable tannin for ohaguro [square box with cover; the larger of two], from a bridal trousseau

Artist Unknown, Japan

17th-19th century

1615-1867

1955/1.161A&B

wood with black, red, and gold lacquer

rank 5.54505

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coating (material)

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Container for vegetable tannin for ohaguro [square box with cover], from a bridal trousseau

Artist Unknown, Japan

17th-19th century

1615-1867

1955/1.162A&B

wood with black, red, and gold lacquer

rank 5.54505

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coating (material)

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social structure

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Stacked cylindrical container for oil (the larger of two), from a bridal trousseau

Artist Unknown, Japan

17th-19th century

1615-1867

1955/1.163A-C

wood with black, red, and gold lacquer

rank 5.54505

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coating (material)

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