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bronze mirrorr with two columns of auspicious inscriptions for career promotion and healthy offsprings in eight characters separated by the central knob, which is, in turn, surrounded by stylized mystical animal motif on both side.
Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Mirror with animal motifs and eight-character inscription
The Oliver J. Todd Memorial Collection
ceremonial jade ge dagger-axe, pointed blade on one end and squared tang for hafting on the other. It was broken and mented in the middle. Traces of cinnabar, red mercury sulfide, remain on the jade surface, indicating it probably came from a Shang elite burial in China. The jade material was probably fire treated to create the bony look.  <br />
Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Dagger-axe (Ko)
8400 BCE
Museum purchase from the collection of Max Loehr

Zhao Zuo (Chinese (culture or style))
Luxuriant Streams and Mountains, Summer
Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund
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
Vase with globular body tapering to the foot and to a tall, straight neck, covered in a thick, deep blood-red glaze that thins at the lip exposing the color of the white porcelain clay body below.
Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
1662 – 1722
Gift of Mrs. Henry Jewett Greene for The Mr. and Mrs. Henry Jewett Greene Memorial Collection
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
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))
2600 BCE – 2300 BCE
Gift of Domino's Pizza, Inc.

Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
2600 BCE – 2300 BCE
Gift of Domino's Pizza, Inc.

Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Model of a four-storied pavilion
25 – 220
Gift of Domino's Pizza, Inc.
This red earthenware dog sculpture stands at attention with a stocky body on four muscular legs, paws carved to differentiate toes, tail curled up at the hind quarters, its head atop a thick neck, smiling mouth with deep set large eyes and pointed ears, a harness strapped around its powerful chest. Traces of red, black, and white mineral pigment.
Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
25 – 220
Gift of Domino's Pizza, Inc.
Bronze mirror with one side polished flat, and the other side decorated with mystical animals for cardinal orientation and twelve zodiac animals.
Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Mirror, "Animal cycle type" (Ssu-ling shih-er hsiao: 4 spirits and 12 zodiacs)
7th century
The Oliver J. Todd Memorial Collection
This is a squat stoneware jar with a wide globular shoulder on a narrow foot ring. Lotus petal lappets surround the base, and a peony scroll relief surrounds the body. The jar has a domed lid top with a wide flange and a ball knob; the area between is incised with scrolling meander. The object is covered in an olive green celadon glaze.
Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Covered Jar
14th century
Gift of Mrs. Caroline I. Plumer for the James Marshall Plumer Collection
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