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Buddha, seated in the padmasana pose, in dhyana mudra, attended by Indra

Artist Unknown, Gandhara (Ancient Pakistan and Afghanistan)

A fragment of a stucco relief sculpture.

2nd-4th century

100-399

1961/2.83

stucco relief with traces of polychromy

rank 3.87980

Asia (continent)

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Duck and Lotus

Gao Qipei (Kao Ch'i-p'ei)

In this large scroll Gao depicts a duck swimming among aquatic plants in the shade of a cluster of lotus.

1660-1734

18th century

circa 1690-1734

1961/1.162

ink and color on paper

rank 3.87980

Asia (continent)

Full Record: x-2002-sl-2.43/2002_2.43.JPG

The warrior Watanabe no Tsuna battling the demoness Ibaraki (okimono)

Gyokubun

20th century

19th century?

late 19th century - early 20th century

2002/2.43

ivory

rank 3.87980

Asia (continent)

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 3.87980

Asia (continent)

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Still Life with Asparagus and Lemon

Hamaguchi Yôzô

(1909 - 2000)

20th century

1957

1958/1.132

mezzotint on paper

rank 3.87980

Asia (continent)

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Ayu (Trout)

Hamaguchi Yôzô

(1909 - 2000)

20th century

1957-1960

1960/2.56

mezzotint on paper

rank 3.87980

Asia (continent)

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Sea Shells on a Table

Hamaguchi Yôzô

The upper two-thirds of the brint are dominated by black, while the lower area depicts a variety of seashells on a checkerboard black and white cloth.

1909-2000

20th century

20th century

2010/2.31

black and white litho print on paper

rank 3.87980

Asia (continent)

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Autumn Wind, from the Furyu rokkasen (The Six Elegant Poets) series

Suzuki Harunobu

A young woman hurries across a bridge, using one of her sleeves to shield her head from the strong wind. Plants around her bend in the force of the wind, and tree branches lose their leaves. An Uta poem by Bunya-no-Yasuhide graces the top register.

1725-1770

18th century

circa 1768

1948/1.156

chûban (medium size) nishiki-e (full-color woodblock print) on paper

rank 3.87980

Asia (continent)

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 3.87980

Asia (continent)

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Three Sisters Play at Origami

Hasegawa Mitsunobu

(active 1724 - 1758)

18th century

1730s - early 1740s

1960/1.160

monochrome woodblock print (sumizuri e) on paper, from an illustrated book (ehon

rank 3.87980

Asia (continent)

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Calligraphy

Bingwu He

Four kanji are written across the top of three lines, in a large size. The bottom two lines are roughly one-eighth the size of the top characters and stretch across the same width. Ink is black, ground is white paper. Calligraphy dedicated to the Universtiy of Michigan Museum of Art.

born 1962

21st century

2010

2010/1.312

ink on paper

rank 3.87980

Asia (continent)

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Landscape in Ni Tsan Style

Hine Taizan

A lone pavilion sits among trees in the foreground. Birds flock nearby, and in the background are more trees and rocky formations. Calligraphic texts in in the upper right corner.

1813-1869

19th century

1867

1983/2.247

hanging scroll, ink on silk

rank 3.87980

Asia (continent)

Full Record: x-1966-sl-2.25/1966_2.25.JPG

Blue-and-white brush holder with human figures and pine tree

Artist Unknown Hirado ware, Japan

A hexagonal container of white porcelain. Each of six rectangular panels has delicate rendering of figures or plants with blue underglaze. On one panel there is a male figure dancing and playing a drum. On another panel, dancing male figure appears as well. Next to the drumming figure, a pine tree is drawn.

18th century

18th century

1966/2.25

porcelain with blue underglaze painting

rank 3.87980

Asia (continent)

Full Record: x-2006-sl-2.51a-amp-amp-sem-b/2006_2.51AB.JPG

Hirado Ware Mizusashi blue-and-white water covered jar with design of Chinese sages

Artist Unknown Hirado ware, Japan

This white porcelain jar has the design of six Chinese sages and an attendant boy with blue underglaze in delicate brushwork. One sage is reading a book, while another is listening. The attendant boy is standing next to the sage with a book. Other four sages are looking at a long hand scroll. Some sages hold staffs on their hands. One sage has a string instrument. The jar has a broad shoulder and an inverted mouth, where the lid is placed. The knob of the lid is in a shape of a reclining boy (unpainted), surrounded by books, hanging scrolls, a cane, and a fan, which are painted with blue underglaze. It also has a shallow foot.

19th century

19th century

2006/2.51A&B

porcelain with blue underglaze painting

rank 3.87980

Asia (continent)

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 3.87980

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 3.87980

Asia (continent)

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Beauty under Cherry Blossoms

Hosoda Eishi

This is a portrait of a courtesan and her two attendants. The courtesan wears a red cloak with a peacock flying over peonies and a pale green color kimono with “shippô” (seven treasures) pattern. Her green obi, tied in the front, has design of red and blue clouds with gold plants. She is turning away from a viewer to show the gorgeous cloak. Her hair is sculpted in a butterfly shape on the top and has wings to the side. Tortoise-shell combs and multiple hairpins adorn the hair. Her two attendants flank the courtesan; they wear matching, dark green kimono with chrysanthemum flower design and red underkimono. Their kimono have especially long sleeves (furisode), whose openings are tied with ribbons. Their obi are in brocade and tied on their backs. Their hair is sculpted in round shape on their tops and has side wings like the courtesan. They wear silver hair accessories of cherry blossoms and tassels, long hairpins and red silk ribbons. The attendant on the left holds a battledore pad and the right attendant holds a ball. All the women wear black platform sandals. There is a cherry tree in full blossom on the right, from which some petals fall on the women and the ground. There are the artist’s signature and seal on the lower right corner. It has mounting of beige silk and two strips of floral pattern brocade on the top and bottom of the painting.

1756-1829

19th century

1810

1977/1.180

ink and color on silk

rank 3.87980

Asia (continent)

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Mt. Hua

Junbi Huang

A person mounted on a horse can be seen crossing a bridge over a river among mountains. Mountains among clouds seem to fade away far in the distance.

Inscription:

At the place where mountain chains converge, I am reminded of a landscape I have visited in the past. [Painted on the occasion of] recalling an earlier visit to Mt. Hua, in winter of the Guichou year. [Signed] Junbi.

1899-1991

20th century

1953

1984/2.46

Hanging scroll, ink and color on paper

rank 3.87980

Asia (continent)

Full Record: x-1983-sl-2.157/1983_2.157.JPG

Figures from Chinese History: The Taoist Luo Gongyuan

Huang Shen

Paper mounted on aqua silk. There are three figures present in the image. The focal point is a cart full of fruit. There is calligraphy on the upper left hand side of the image, complete with two red seals. There is a Christies sticker on the bottom left corner of the mounting.

1687-1766

18th century

1687-1766

1983/2.157

album leaf, ink and color on paper

rank 3.87980

Asia (continent)

Full Record: x-1983-sl-2.158/1983_2.158.JPG

Figures from Chinese History: Zhang Tianqi Calling in the Cranes

Huang Shen

Paper mounted on aqua silk. There are two figures present, and a large crane (bird). The central figure, Zhang Tiangi, has his arms uplifted, while a less important figure is depicted with his back to the viewer and is slightly hunched over. There is a crane with a red crown behind these two figures. The colors are muted. There is calligraphy in the upper left hand corner of the painting, complete with two red seals.

1687-1766

18th century

1687-1766

1983/2.158

album leaf, ink and color on paper

rank 3.87980

Asia (continent)

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Landscape

Huang Yue (aka Huang Yueh)

This painting (and the one adjacent) comes from an album of four landscape paintings.

1750-1841

19th century

1831

2006/2.22.1

ink on paper

rank 3.87980

Asia (continent)

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Landscape

Huang Yue (aka Huang Yueh)

This painting (and the one adjacent) comes from an album of four landscape paintings.

1750-1841

19th century

1831

2006/2.22.2

ink on paper

rank 3.87980

Asia (continent)

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Landscape

Huang Yue (aka Huang Yueh)

This elegant painting of an idyllic retreat comes from an album of four landscape paintings (another is adjacent).

1750-1841

19th century

1831

2006/2.22.3

ink on paper

rank 3.87980

Asia (continent)

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Landscape

Huang Yue (aka Huang Yueh)

This painting (and the one adjacent) comes from an album of four landscape paintings.

1750-1841

19th century

1831

2006/2.22.4

ink on paper

rank 3.87980

Asia (continent)

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Figure of standing pilgrim with a monkey on his back and a dog

Ichiryûsai Sôshun

20th century

20th century

20th century

2002/2.46

ivory

rank 3.87980

Asia (continent)

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Sword (original) and later handle, sword guard, and scabbard

Ietsugu

The sword is long and slightly curved; the handle cover is wrapped with black cords, mostly worn out. The round tsuba (sword guard) is made of steel and has two holes. The scabbard is painted with lacquer and has a string for hanging. There is a pair of lion-shaped menuki (fitting) on the handle.

(active Ôei era, 1394 - 1427)

14th-15th century

1394-1427

1973/2.87

forged steel blade and lacquer

rank 3.87980

Asia (continent)

Full Record: x-1983-sl-1.371.16/1983_1.371.16.JPG

Laeliocattleya Jacquinetta, from 'A Record of an Orchid Collection'

Ikeda Zuigetsu

Single pink, flowering orchid with leaf on solid green background. Ink on paper, print.

1877-1944

20th century

1958

1983/1.371.16

color woodblock print on paper

rank 3.87980

Asia (continent)

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Cypripedium Euphrasia var. Oyamazaki M.S.K., from 'A Record of an Orchid Collection'

Ikeda Zuigetsu

Single, white, dark red, and yellow orchid on stem with six leaves at the base. Ink on paper, print.

1877-1944

20th century

1958

1983/1.371.27.2

color woodblock print on paper

rank 3.87980

Asia (continent)

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Cymbidium No. 351, from 'A Record of an Orchid Collection'

Ikeda Zuigetsu

Several pink and white buds dominate the center of the image. The flowers are arranged in a curved form that goes counterclockwise from top to bottom. They are on a dark green backgound.

1877-1944

20th century

1958

1983/1.371.5

color woodblock print on paper

rank 3.87980

Asia (continent)

Full Record: x-1983-sl-1.371.6/1983_1.371.6.JPG

Cymbidium Okagami, from 'A Record of an Orchid Collection'

Ikeda Zuigetsu

Pink and yellow orchids on a light green background. The flowers are arranged so that the descend from the upper right corner to the lower left. There are three long grass-like leaves in the background in the lower half of the image.

1877-1944

20th century

1958

1983/1.371.6

color woodblock print on paper

rank 3.87980

Asia (continent)

Full Record: x-1983-sl-1.371.50/1983_1.371.50.JPG

Laeliocattleya General Maude var. Purple Glory, from 'A Record of an Orchid Collection'

Ikeda Zuigetsu

Bright fuschia orchid on a light green background. The leaves are not colored in and are left in a "sketch" form, indicating that this was one of the unfinished images from the collection.

1877-1944

20th century

1958

1983/1.371.50

color woodblock print on paper

rank 3.87980

Asia (continent)

Full Record: x-1983-sl-1.371.73/1983_1.371.73.JPG

Cymbidium Giant Rose var. Oyamazaki, from 'A Record of an Orchid Collection'

Ikeda Zuigetsu

Several white blooms with pink/red accents are arranged so that the descend from the upper left to lower right. They are concentrated in the upper right hand of the image. Opposite the blooms are three dark green leaves that are curving downward off the image plane.

1877-1944

20th century

1958

1983/1.371.73

color woodblock print on paper

rank 3.87980

Asia (continent)

Full Record: x-1983-sl-1.371.81/1983_1.371.81.JPG

Dendrobium Fukuba, from 'A Record of an Orchid Collection'

Ikeda Zuigetsu

On the right half of the image, in the center, are three small pink blooms. On the left half in the slightly behind and above these are more unfinished blooms. This "sketch" form, indicates that this was one of the unfinished images from the collection.

1877-1944

20th century

1958

1983/1.371.81

color woodblock print on paper

rank 3.87980

Asia (continent)

Full Record: x-1983-sl-1.371.24/1983_1.371.24.JPG

Dendrobium Wardianum, from 'A Record of an Orchid Collection'

Ikeda Zuigetsu

White and yellow flowers on a green, gradient background. The blooms of the flower are in the upper left hand of the image with leafy branches above and below.

1877-1944

20th century

1958

1983/1.371.24

color woodblock print on paper

rank 3.87980

Asia (continent)

Full Record: x-1983-sl-1.371.31/1983_1.371.31.JPG

Laeliocarrleya Murasakishikibu, from 'A Record of an Orchid Collection'

Ikeda Zuigetsu

Single, fuschia colored orchid on a light green, gradient background. On the left and right sides of the bloom are two dark green leaves.

1877-1944

20th century

1958

1983/1.371.31

color woodblock print on paper

rank 3.87980

Asia (continent)

Full Record: x-1983-sl-1.371.40/1983_1.371.40.JPG

'Cypripedium Goliath,' from 'A Record of an Orchid Collection'

Ikeda Zuigetsu

Yellow and white flower on a grey background. The bloom is in the upper right hand with a bud situated behind it. The base of the stem and the leaves are located on the bottom portion of the image.

1877-1944

20th century

1958

1983/1.371.40

color woodblock print on paper

rank 3.87980

Asia (continent)

Full Record: x-1983-sl-1.371.43/1983_1.371.43.JPG

Cymbidium No. 49, from 'A Record of an Orchid Collection'

Ikeda Zuigetsu

Multiple green flowers with fuschia and yellow accents flank the right side of the image. Dark green leaves mirror the flowers on the left hand side.

1877-1944

20th century

1958

1983/1.371.43

color woodblock print on paper

rank 3.87980

Asia (continent)

Full Record: x-1983-sl-1.371.45/1983_1.371.45.JPG

Cymbidium No. 354, from 'A Record of an Orchid Collection'

Ikeda Zuigetsu

Left; slightly above center are four white and pink/lavendar colored blooms. Behind them dominating the lower right corner are long dark green grass-like leaves.

1877-1944

20th century

1958

1983/1.371.45

color woodblock print on paper

rank 3.87980

Asia (continent)

Full Record: x-1983-sl-1.371.53/1983_1.371.53.JPG

Renanthera imschootiana, from 'A Record of an Orchid Collection'

Ikeda Zuigetsu

Clusters of small red blooms move across the image from left to right. On the lower half of the image on the right side is the the main stem of the flower which is flanked by rows of leaves.

1877-1944

20th century

1958

1983/1.371.53

color woodblock print on paper

rank 3.87980

Asia (continent)

Full Record: x-1983-sl-1.371.61/1983_1.371.61.JPG

'Dendrobium Victoria Reginae,' from 'A Record of an Orchid Collection'

Ikeda Zuigetsu

In the center are several small purple and white orchids. To the left of them is a stem covered with leaves. Also visible near the bottom of the image are the roots of the plant.

1877-1944

20th century

1958

1983/1.371.61

color woodblock print on paper

rank 3.87980

Asia (continent)

Full Record: x-1983-sl-1.371.63/1983_1.371.63.JPG

'Vanda Kimbariana,' from 'A Record of an Orchid Collection'

Ikeda Zuigetsu

Single plant with multiple flowers (white and pink). Flowers concentrated on the left side of the image with leaves on the right.

1877-1944

20th century

1958

1983/1.371.63

color woodblock print on paper

rank 3.87980

Asia (continent)

Full Record: x-1983-sl-1.371.67/1983_1.371.67.JPG

'Dendrobium Devonianum,' from 'A Record of an Orchid Collection'

Ikeda Zuigetsu

Single plant with multiple flowers (purple, white and yellow). Flowers are slightly right of center with leaves and bulb located to left (lower).

1877-1944

20th century

1958

1983/1.371.67

color woodblock print on paper

rank 3.87980

Asia (continent)

Full Record: x-1983-sl-1.371.68/1983_1.371.68.JPG

'Miltonia Sanderiana var. Oyamazaki,' from 'A Record of an Orchid Collection'

Ikeda Zuigetsu

Horizontal image with white and pink accented blooms located on the upper right half of the image. Central, left is a row of unblossomed buds.

1877-1944

20th century

1958

1983/1.371.68

color woodblock print on paper

rank 3.87980

Asia (continent)

Full Record: x-1983-sl-1.371.70/1983_1.371.70.JPG

'Cymbidium Dotterel var. Oyamazaki,' from 'A Record of an Orchid Collection'

Ikeda Zuigetsu

Slightly above center is an arch of four orange and red blooms. Behind the blossoms are leaves which also make a slight curve from lower center to upper right. The background is a light yellow/orange which gradients to white in the lower third.

1877-1944

20th century

1958

1983/1.371.70

color woodblock print on paper

rank 3.87980

Asia (continent)

Full Record: x-1983-sl-1.371.71/1983_1.371.71.JPG

Brassocattleya Empress of Russia var. Oyamazaki, from 'A Record of an Orchid Collection'

Ikeda Zuigetsu

Central is a large white blossom with yellow accent. Behind this bloom is another "sketched" blossom that is uncolored. This indicates that this was one of the unfinished images from the collection. Surrounding the lower halves of the blossoms are several green leaves.

1877-1944

20th century

1958

1983/1.371.71

color woodblock print on paper

rank 3.87980

Asia (continent)

Full Record: x-1983-sl-1.371.75/1983_1.371.75.JPG

'Coelogyne Dayana var. Grandifola,' from 'A Record of an Orchid Collection'

Ikeda Zuigetsu

Single plant with mulitple flowers (red, cream and yellow). Flowers located left and center in the frame with leaves concentrated on the right.

1877-1944

20th century

1958

1983/1.371.75

color woodblock print on paper

rank 3.87980

Asia (continent)

Orchids and Rock with Calligraphy

Ikeno Gyokuran

Hanging scroll with calligraphy and landscape imagery. Three lines of calligraphy adorn the upper left side while opposite is imagery of orchids, grass and a rock.

1728-1884

18th century

1750-1784

2006/2.9

ink on silk

rank 3.87980

Asia (continent)

Covered jar with design of flower maiden, sage, and child amidst flowering plants

Artist Unknown, Imari ware, Japan

A medium size, well potted porcelain jar with wooden rid, round shoulder and neck. Floral designs are painted with blue underglaze and red and gold overglaze enamels. There are Chinese scholar and attendant boy with a fan on one side and Japanese lady in kimono on the opposite side, painted with enamels. Band of flowers on the neck, another broader band of chrysanthemums on the shoulder. There is also a band of leaf patterns on the bottom. A large crack from neck to the middle of the body; porcelain glaze has small cracks all over the body. The foot is unglazed; the eye is fully glazed. No glaze on the rim. The teak wood lid, a later addition, has a finial made of an ivory netsuke of laughing Hotei.

Mid-17th century

circa 1650

1972/2.72A&B

porcelain, blue underglaze, and enamel overglaze painting

rank 3.87980

Asia (continent)

Full Record: x-2002-sl-2.7/2002_2.7.JPG

Shaving bowl with design of long-tail bird and flowers

Artist Unknown, Imari ware, Japan

A medium size, shallow bowl with a semi-circular cut out on the rim. The bowl has flat surface on the rim and is concaved in the middle like a soup bowl. It has two holes on the opposite side of the cut out and a short foot. There is a blue band around the rim. There are two long-tailed birds in red, pale orange and yellow, perched on a blue pine tree which grows underneath the birds. Behind the pine tree trunk, there is a cherry tree in full blossom, its brunches extends in circle around the rim. The cherry tree and blossoms are in red, pale orange and yellow. More cherry flowers adorn the background of the birds. There are also red peonies on the left side of the pine tree; peony flowers also appear as spray on the four sides of the rim, backed by blue cloud design.

Mid-17th century

mid 17th century

2002/2.7

porcelain, blue underglaze, and enamel overglaze painting

rank 3.87980

Asia (continent)

Full Record: x-1979-sl-2.78/1979_2.78.JPG

Annapuma

India, Andhra Pradesh

16th-18th century

16th century - 18th century

1979/2.78

bronze

rank 3.87980

Asia (continent)