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Thinnly cast mirror with narrow rim and bridge-shaped knob, back decorated with interlaces of serpentine and angular meaders, front side polished flat
Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Mirror with serpentine interlaces and angular meanders
9701 BCE
Museum Purchase
1958/2.76
This buff stoneware jar rises up from a tall foot ring in an elongated globular body with lobes tapering towards the mouth. It has incised decoration and five tubes evenly spaced, protruding upwards from the shoulder. The mouth is covered with a high domed lid, incised, and topped with a lotus bud finial. It is covered in an olive green celadon glaze.
Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Covered Five-tube Jar
10th century
Museum purchase for the James Marshall Plumer Memorial Collection
1961/2.87A&B
jade cylinder with square shaped exterior and round interior, shallow relief carver on each side, possible representing zoomorphic designs that have been worn off. Dark jade material with many striations and mottles. Come in custom-designed silk box enclosed in a fine hardwood box. The inscription on wooden box indicates that the object was once part of the Duan Fang collection in late 19th century. Duan Fang was a Manchu stateman and reknowned antiquarian. His inscription date the object to the Zhou period. Recent archaeological work suggests that the object was probably made in the late 3rd millennium B.C.E. and remained in circulation by Shang period of the late 2nd millennium B.C.E.
Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Jade cong cylinder with low relief design
8700 BCE
Gift of the Estate of Agnes E. Meyer
1971/2.102
a northern celadon bowl of conical shape, incised with abstract depictions of fish and waves on interior, small ring foot
Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Yaozhou ware bowl with incised design of three fish in a pond
1100 – 1299
Museum Purchase
1950/2.16
ceremonial bronze ge dagger-axe, with pointed blade on one end and zoomorphic tang of stylized bird motif on the other.
Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Ge (ceremonial dagger-axe)
8700 BCE
Gift in memory of John Carnig Husisian
1996/2.19
A bottle with wide shoulders tapering to a narrow foot and a narrow, short, double ring neck and mouth.  It is covered in a dark brown-black glaze, with freely painted, russet colored floral decoration around the shoulder.  
Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Bottle
1115 – 1368
Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund
1990/1.263
A stoneware globular jar with wide mouth and belly tapering towards the foot. The jar is covered in a white slip, carved with floral meander, and painted in the recesses with a dark under glaze. It is covered in a translucent glaze.
Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Jar
1050 – 1099
Gift of Domino's Pizza, Inc.
1993/1.44
A wide round bowl with an articulated, everted wide rim and a conical lower body on a flat base. It is decorated with wavy linear patterns on the upper half of the exterior, and swirling lines with dots and networks of cross-hatching on the interior. Cross-hatching, curved lines and dots are on the rim.  
Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Bowl
3100 BCE – 2600 BCE
Gift of Ping and Zenobia Lee
2005/2.89
Bronze oval cup with a rounded base supported on three slender legs of triangular cross section; each leg tapers to a point.  The vessel has one loop handle attached to the side, a long pouring spout with a U-shaped channel on one side balanced by a pointed tail on the other, and a pair of capped finials rise from the rim.  The piece has a rich green patina and minimal surface decoration. <br />
Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Jue wine cup
8700 BCE
The Oliver J. Todd Memorial Collection
1974/1.170
A light reddish-buff earthenware <em>guan (</em>罐) jar with a wide globular upper body and conical lower body on a narrow flat base, a tall wide neck and a flaring rim. Two diametrically opposed lug handles are located at the waist. The upper half of the body is painted with black pigment to depict four gourd-shaped areas containing a network pattern. The negative space between the gourd-shaped areas contains a checkerboard pattern confined between solid band borders, with a lobed line border below, and one final solid black band at the bottom of the design. Around the neck are bands of herring bone, sawtooth, and hatch mark patterns, and additional hatch marks and solid bands toward the interior.  
Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Jar
2600 BCE – 2300 BCE
Gift of Domino's Pizza, Inc.
1993/1.46

Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Jar
2600 BCE – 2300 BCE
Gift of Domino's Pizza, Inc.
1993/1.65
Limestone slab carved bas-relief with six registers. The lower register depicts a chariot procession above fish-inhabited waters. The central three registers depict figures carrying out funerary rites. The top register shows a winged creature with a human face flanked by two writhing dragons and other animals, including two rabbits and a nine-tailed fox.
Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Journey of the Soul to the Paradise of the Queen Mother of the West
2nd century
Museum purchase made possible by the Friends of the Museum of Art and the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund, in honor of Senior Curator Marshall Wu on his retirement
2000/2.1
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