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Rubbing of 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. <br />
Bo Yang
Rubbing of Journey of the Soul to the Paradise of the Queen Mother of the West (2000/2.1) - Front
Museum purchase made possible by the Katherine Tuck Enrichment Fund
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
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
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
This is a stoneware ceramic pot on a tall foot ring with one large central globular body topped with one large central hu-shaped pot and four smaller hu-shaped pots that encircle it. The upper and lower body of the main pot is decorated with bands of incised bowstring decoration. It is covered by a thin layer of accidental ash glaze. 
Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Five conjoined pots
206 BCE – 25 CE
Gift of Domino's Pizza, Inc.
greyware jar with lid, pained with polychrome mystic cloud design, flared neck, globular body, tall foot
Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Large covered hu (wine storage jar) with molded taotie masks and painted designs of stylized clouds and Mount Penglai
01/01/9901 BCE
Gift of Domino's Pizza, Inc.
Wine drinking goblet or beaker with a wide, trumpet-shaped mouth, narrow, banded waist, and flaring foot. The slender silhouette of the vessel suggests a date towards the end of the Late Shang period. The body is decorated with Tao-tie mask design, divided by the elaborate raised flanges. An inscription is found inside the flaring foot, presumably the name of the person that the vessel is dedicated.
Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Gu (libation goblet, one of a pair with 1948/1.117)
8700 BCE
Bequest of Margaret Watson Parker
A globular stoneware ewer with a narrow foot and narrow trumpeted neck with direct rim, short straight spout placed high upon the shoulder. The ewer has a coiled handle with articulation extending from the mouth to the shoulder, and is covered in a dark brown glaze stopping high above the foot, with white glaze applied on top of the dark brown on the shoulder, creating a mottled effect with bluish suffusions. 
Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
700 – 906
Gift of Mrs. Henry Jewett Greene for The Mr. and Mrs. Henry Jewett Greene Memorial Collection
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))
1115 – 1368
Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund
An earthenware globular jar with high wide shoulder, tapering to a narrow base. The jar hasa wide, short neck with everted rim, and the rim is covered in an amber glaze, the body covered in an amber, green, cream, and blue peacock-feather pattern, stopping short high above the base.
Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
700 – 750
Museum purchase for the Paul Leroy Grigaut Memorial Collection, made possible by a gift from Kamer Aga-Oglu and other Friends of the Museum
A porcelaneous stoneware, globular bodied ewer with a narrow, flaring neck, a dish-shaped mouth, a handle in the form of a dragon head and a neck extending from the rim to the shoulder.  The spout is in the form of a chicken head and two lug handles are on the shoulder.  It is covered in a pale gray green glaze. 
Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Chicken Head Ewer
317 – 439
Gift of Ping and Zenobia Lee
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
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