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Temmoku Ware

n.d.

1983/1.345

stoneware with tenmoku glaze

rank 4.27053

Chinese

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Temmoku Ware

10th-13th century

960-1279

1983/1.346

stoneware with "hare's fur" pattern tenmoku glaze

rank 4.27053

Chinese

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Temmoku Ware

10th-13th century

960-1279

1983/1.347

earthenware and stoneware with tenmoku glaze

rank 4.27053

Chinese

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Plum Blossoms in Snow

Chang Ku-nien, Chen Shu-chen

In this snowy scene a plum tree and rock seem are seen atop a hill. The elegant, contorted trunk and branches of the tree create a visual arch over the image, framing the rock, snow, and block of calligraphic text below.

1906-1987

20th century

last quarter of 20th century

2006/1.129

hanging scroll, ink and light color on paper

rank 4.27053

Chinese

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Orchid and Rock

Chang Ku-nien, Liu Yantao, Gao Yihong

A rock dominates the image, with orchids and grasses growing next to it. Calligraphic text accompanies the image, places above the rock, with three seals.

20th century

last quarter of 20th century

2006/1.131

hanging scroll, ink on paper

rank 4.27053

Chinese

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Orchids and Red Rock

Chang Ku-nien, Liu Yantao, Gao Yihong

A rough, red rock seems to grow out of the hillside, almost as organically as the orchids growing next to it. Calligraphic text is in the upper left corner.

20th century

1980

2006/1.132

hanging scroll, ink and light color on paper

rank 4.27053

Chinese

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Chrysanthemum and Rock

Chang Ku-nien, Liu Yantao, Gao Yihong

A cluster of chrysanthemum grow upwards, standing out over a rock below. Next to them, in the upper left corner, is calligraphic text.

20th century

1980

2006/1.133

ink and light color on paper

rank 4.27053

Chinese

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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 4.27053

Chinese

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Cross-Island Highway Based on Sketches

Chang Ku-nien

Painted and inscribed on the occasion of Veterans’ Day. The artist depicts a view of the narrow, winding roadway cutting through a magnificent rocky mountain.

In his inscription, Chang claims to use methods of Song masters that were adopted in painting the scene. A small detail on the lower right of the painting represents a couple of tiny figures standing aside the road. One figure is depicted as making life-sketches of the scene.

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

20th century

1980

2006/1.111

hanging scroll, ink on paper

rank 4.27053

Chinese

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Taiwan Cross-Island Highway (Section 4)

Chang Ku-nien

A panoramic view of the highway cutting across the Tarako Gorges, laid out in four connecting hanging scrolls.

Inscription: “sublime and bright--what opens in this enormous curtain (the connected hanging scrolls).”

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

20th century

1967

2006/1.104.4

hanging scroll, ink and color on paper

rank 4.27053

Chinese

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Taiwan Cross-Island Highway (Section 1)

Chang Ku-nien

A panoramic view of the highway cutting across the Tarako Gorges, laid out in four connecting hanging scrolls.

Inscription: “sublime and bright--what opens in this enormous curtain (the connected hanging scrolls).”

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

20th century

1967

2006/1.104.1

hanging scroll, ink and color on paper

rank 4.27053

Chinese

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Taiwan Cross-Island Highway (Section 3)

Chang Ku-nien

A panoramic view of the highway cutting across the Tarako Gorges, laid out in four connecting hanging scrolls.

Inscription: “sublime and bright--what opens in this enormous curtain (the connected hanging scrolls).”

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

20th century

1967

2006/1.104.3

hanging scroll, ink and color on paper

rank 4.27053

Chinese

Full Record: x-2006-sl-1.104.2/2006_1.104.2.JPG

Taiwan Cross-Island Highway (Section 2)

Chang Ku-nien

A panoramic view of the highway cutting across the Tarako Gorges, laid out in four connecting hanging scrolls.

Inscription: “sublime and bright--what opens in this enormous curtain (the connected hanging scrolls).”

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

20th century

1967

2006/1.104.2

hanging scroll, ink and color on paper

rank 4.27053

Chinese

Full Record: x-2006-sl-1.105/2006_1.105.JPG

Snow Scene

Chang Ku-nien

The painting depicts mountains and bold branches covered by snow, presenting a cristal clear landscape of cold splendor.

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

20th century

1968

2006/1.105

ink on paper

rank 4.27053

Chinese

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Clear Water Cliff

Chang Ku-nien

The torrential water and the Clear Water Cliff beside the Suhua Highway.

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

20th century

after 12/1/1973

2006/1.106

hanging scroll, ink and color on paper

rank 4.27053

Chinese

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Mountain Light, Cloud Shadow

Chang Ku-nien

The use of light ink to depict the hills and remote mountains was to present the misty and dreamlike Dayu Mountain. Chang applied the wash to creat a sense of wet atmosphere.

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

20th century

1974

2006/1.107

unmounted scroll, ink on paper

rank 4.27053

Chinese

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Solitary Leisure in a Quiet Pavilion

Chang Ku-nien

This L-shaped composition uses soft yet bright colors to depict a curving road through rolling green mountains covered with the varing red tones of autumn trees. A solitary figure sits in a pavillion, and the scene is obscured by wisps of white clouds.

1906-1987

20th century

1974

2006/1.108

hanging scroll, ink and color on paper

rank 4.27053

Chinese

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Swallow's Mouth Cave

Chang Ku-nien

A view, perhaps from inside a cave, that provides a glimpse of a small strech of highway through mountainous terrain. A river flows below, cutting a path between the mountains.

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

20th century

1978

2006/1.109

hanging scroll, ink on paper

rank 4.27053

Chinese

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Clearing After Snow

Chang Ku-nien

In this scene mountains and a pavillion are covered by snow and dormant trees bear no leaves. Calligraphic text is in the upper right corner.

1906 - 1987

20th century

1981

2006/1.110

hanging scroll, ink on paper

rank 4.27053

Chinese

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In the Spirit of Li Bai's Poetry

Chang Ku-nien

Green mountains create the edge of a river. Red flowers grow on the hill framing the scene in the right corner, and two boats sail the waters below. In the upper center of the painting is calligraphic text.

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

20th century

1975

2006/1.120

hanging scroll, ink on paper

rank 4.27053

Chinese

Wulai Falls Based on Sketches

Chang Ku-nien

The Wulai Waterfalls are shown in a “Y” shape configuration, and painted in simple light ink washes. On a hill-path on the center right several tourists are represented as riding some kind of rickshaw.

1906-1987

20th century

1981

2006/1.121

hanging scroll, ink and light color on paper

rank 4.27053

Chinese

Hearing the Sound of a Distant Bell

Chang Ku-nien

Ink and wash depicts the tranquility. Temples rest in the middle of the remote mountains. Hearing the bell resonnating in the valley, a monk is returning.

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

20th century

1973

2006/1.122

hanging scroll, ink on paper

rank 4.27053

Chinese

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 4.27053

Chinese

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Watching Geese

Chang Ku-nien

This landscape makes use of the wide range of tones possible from black ink and water. A man stands in a mountain clearing, gazing at geese in the distance. Calligraphic text is written vertically in the upper left corner.

1906-1987

20th century

last quarter of 20th century

2006/1.124

hanging scroll, ink on paper

rank 4.27053

Chinese

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Sharing a Boat in the Wind and Rain

Chang Ku-nien

Three figures in a boat withstand wind and rain as they navigate river waters. Trees along the banks seem to bend under the force of the wind. Water saturdated ink and washes blur distinctions and imply the extremity of the weather.

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

20th century

1983

2006/1.125

hanging scroll, ink on paper

rank 4.27053

Chinese

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White Clouds

Chang Ku-nien

Cloudy mountain scene with calligrapic text in the upper right corner.

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

20th century

1972

2006/1.126

hanging scroll, ink on paper

rank 4.27053

Chinese

Full Record: x-2006-sl-1.127/2006_1.127.JPG

Night Rain on the Xiao and Xiang Rivers

Chang Ku-nien

In this landscape a misty, meandering river is depicted with two boathouses along its banks. Reeds and other foliage grow lush along the banks, partially obscuring the boathouse in the foreground. Accompanying text is in the upper register.

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

20th century

last quarter of 20th century

2006/1.127

hanging scroll, ink on paper

rank 4.27053

Chinese

Calligraphy

Chang Ku-nien

The inscription is a famous discussion on the vulgarity and the elegance in painting by Qing Dynasty painter Zou Yigui (or Zou Xiaoshan).

1906 - 1987

20th century

1970

2006/1.128

hanging scroll, ink on gold-flecked paper

rank 4.27053

Chinese

Ali Mountain Based on Sketches - 1

Chang Ku-nien

One of six hanging scrolls in a series depicting the landscape of Ali Mountain, trees and hillside are shown below calligraphic text. The artist uses alternating wet ink washes for the misty clouds and dry flying-brushes for the large pine trees.

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

20th century

1965

2006/1.136

hanging scroll, ink on paper

rank 4.27053

Chinese

Ali Mountain Based on Sketches - 2

Chang Ku-nien

One of six hanging scrolls in a series depicting the landscape of Ali Mountain, trees and hillside are shown below calligraphic text. The artist uses alternating wet ink washes for the misty clouds and dry flying-brushes for the large pine trees

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

20th century

1965

2006/1.137

hanging scroll, ink on paper

rank 4.27053

Chinese

Ali Mountain Based on Sketches - 3

Chang Ku-nien

One of six hanging scrolls in a series depicting the landscape of Ali Mountain, trees and hillside are shown below calligraphic text. The artist uses alternating wet ink washes for the misty clouds and dry flying-brushes for the large pine trees

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

20th century

1965

2006/1.138

hanging scroll, ink on paper

rank 4.27053

Chinese

Ali Mountain Based on Sketches - 4

Chang Ku-nien

One of six hanging scrolls in a series depicting the landscape of Ali Mountain, trees and hillside are shown below calligraphic text. The artist uses alternating wet ink washes for the misty clouds and dry flying-brushes for the large pine trees

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

20th century

1965

2006/1.139

hanging scroll, ink on paper

rank 4.27053

Chinese

Ali Mountain Based on Sketches - 5

Chang Ku-nien

One of six hanging scrolls in a series depicting the landscape of Ali Mountain, trees and hillside are shown below calligraphic text. The artist uses alternating wet ink washes for the misty clouds and dry flying-brushes for the large pine trees

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

20th century

1965

2006/1.140

hanging scroll, ink on paper

rank 4.27053

Chinese

Full Record: x-2006-sl-1.141/2006_1.141.JPG

Ali Mountain Based on Sketches - 6

Chang Ku-nien

One of six hanging scrolls in a series depicting the landscape of Ali Mountain, trees and hillside are shown below calligraphic text. The artist uses alternating wet ink washes for the misty clouds and dry flying-brushes for the large pine trees

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

20th century

1965

2006/1.141

hanging scroll, ink on paper

rank 4.27053

Chinese

Full Record: x-2006-sl-1.142/2006_1.142.JPG

Geese Landing on Sandbars

Chang Ku-nien

A scene of geese in pond and on sandbars. The geese are congregated in the lower left hand side of the painting, as are most of the reeds growing from the sand bars. Some geese can also be seen flying in the middle of the painting, though they are not as prominent. Five lines of calligraphy are lcoated in the upper right of the painting.

1906-1987

20th century

last quarter of 20th century

2006/1.142

ink and color on paper

rank 4.27053

Chinese

Full Record: x-2006-sl-1.143/2006_1.143.JPG

Waterfall at Milky Way Cave

Chang Ku-nien

An intricate ecology of plants grows up this mountainside landscape. Two men walk in a clearing below a building. A waterfall flows downward on the upper left, below calligraphic text.

1906-1987

20th century

1970-1990

2006/1.143

hanging scroll, ink on paper

rank 4.27053

Chinese

Full Record: x-2006-sl-1.144/2006_1.144.JPG

Spring Warms River Nu

Chang Ku-nien

Two men rafting in the waves of River Nu.

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

last quarter of 20th century

1971

2006/1.144

horizontal hanging scroll, ink on rice paper

rank 4.27053

Chinese

Full Record: x-2006-sl-1.112/2006_1_112.JPG

Lone Rooster Summons the Spring

Chang Ku-nien

The Rooster is singled out by its expressive outlining brushwork and the vibrant red color of the comb. Its decorative flavor is also enhanced by using a specific type of paper called “cloud-dragon paper” (yunlong zhi), as the pattern of décor resembles motifs of cloud and dragon. Vertical calligraphic text in in the upper left corner.

1906-1987

20th century

1981

2006/1.112

ink and color on paper

rank 4.27053

Chinese

Jade Mountain, Auspicious Snow

Chang Ku-nien

Though this painting was not dated, it should be most possibly painted after Chang moved to Michigan in 1974. Perhaps it is because of the cold winter, during this time, Chang created many works on landscape of snow. This is a scene of clearing after snow.

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

20th century

last quarter of 20th century

2006/1.113

unmounted scroll, ink on paper

rank 4.27053

Chinese

Portrait of Shirley and Chen-yang Chang

Chang Ku-nien

A man and woman under a tree while the woman plays a type of zither. Nearby are trees in bloom with pink flowers. Writing is located in the upper left corner of the painting.

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

20th century

1984

2006/1.114

ink and color on paper

rank 4.27053

Chinese

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Red Trees, Blue Mountains

Chang Ku-nien

Landscape colored with the bright hues of autumn. Pavilions are nestled among clouds and mountain forests. A rustic staircase appears between wisps of clouds and trees, winding up the slope next to waterfalls.

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

20th century

1975

2006/1.135

ink and color on paper

rank 4.27053

Chinese

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Sight in Hangzhou, West Lake

Wang Chao

Ink on paper print

(1974 - )

2009

2010/2.55

ink on paper

rank 4.27053

Chinese

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Landscape

Chen Guan (Ch'en Kuan)

1608-1638

17th century

1637

1991/2.88

hanging scroll, ink and color on paper

rank 4.27053

Chinese

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Old Tree

Chen Hengke (Ch'en Heng-k'o)

1876-1923

20th century

circa 1920-1923

1949/1.198

ink and color on paper

rank 4.27053

Chinese

Full Record: x-1976-sl-1.224/1976_1.224.JPG

Boating on a River in Autumn

Chen Huan (Ch'en Huan)

A lone boatman appears from behing the rocks, looking forward. Above him and slightl foregrounded arches a tree, and behind him lay a series of trees and rocks. Black dots are used to accent the rocks, and repeating patterns indicate leaves on trees. Red seals are in the lower left and lower right corners, and a third is at the end of the block of calligraphic text at top right.

early 17th century

16th century

1596

1976/1.224

album leaf matted to frame, ink on gold paper

rank 4.27053

Chinese

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Remote Mountain Temple by the River

Chen Jiru (Ch'ên Chi-ju)

1558-1639

16th century

1558-1639

1972/2.351

fan mounted as an album leaf, ink on paper

rank 4.27053

Chinese

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Wisteria

Chen Nian (Ch'en Nien)

1875 - after 1963

20th century

circa 1920-1935

1949/1.197

ink and color on paper

rank 4.27053

Chinese

Full Record: x-2006-sl-2.21/2006_2_21B.JPG

Peach Blossom Spring

Chen Shaomei (aka Ch'en Shao-mei)

In this long narrative landscape, our eyes trace the journey of the fisherman, who may be standing in the distance on the left. His boat can be seen tucked behing a rock, and the mouth of a small cave. Pink petals of peach blossoms adorn the trees along to shore of a stream.

1909-1954

20th century

circa 1930-1954

2006/2.21

ink and light color on paper

rank 4.27053

Chinese

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Calligraphy, One of a Pair

Chen Shu-chen

Vertical hanging scroll of calligraphic text consisting of five Chinese characters in black ink. One of a pair.

1908-2000

20th century

last quarter of 20th century

2006/1.130.1

hanging scroll, ink on paper

rank 4.27053

Chinese

Full Record: x-2006-sl-1.130.2/2006_1_130_2.JPG

Calligraphy, One of a Pair

Chen Shu-chen

Vertical hanging scroll of calligraphic text consisting of five Chinese characters in black ink, with artist signature and seal. One of a pair.

1908-2000

20th century

last quarter of 20th century

2006/1.130.2

hanging scroll, ink on paper

rank 4.27053

Chinese