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Li Gemei
20th century
Gift of the Honorable Jack Faxon

Indian (Indian (South Asian))
Matsyavatara (Fish Avatar) of Vishnu
20th century
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Leo S. Figiel and Dr. and Mrs. Steven J. Figiel
This black and white print shows fish silhouetted in black at the bottom of the print slightly left of center. The background is various shades of gray created by criss-crossed lines, and a lemon hovers in the air in the upper right side of the print. 
Yozō Hamaguchi (Japanese (culture or style))
Fish and Lemon
1952 – 1965
Museum Purchase
Two dead fish in a tank, sunk to the bottom, dirty water.
Roy Arenella
Two Fish
Gift from the Collection of David S. Rosen MD, MPH
A Jadeite snuff bottle that is shaped like a fish. The body of the fish is carved with scales, the head has caring of eyes and the mouth of the fish is where the opening of the snuff outlet is with a cap at the very end of it. The back of the snuff bottle is shaped like the tail fin of the fish. The front (head) of the fish is green and fades into white at the body of the fish. It is sitting on a decorated wooden stand.
Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Fish-shaped jadeite snuff bottle
1900 – 1930
Gift of Mr. Robert W. Coggan

Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Carnelian snuff bottle in the shape of a carp
1912 – 1949
Gift of Mr. Robert W. Coggan

Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Agate snuff bottle
1912 – 1949
Gift of Mr. Robert W. Coggan
This small, flat piece made of light brown brass (called "sentoku" in Japanese) has a round diamond shape. It has a triangular shaped hole in the center and another round hole on one side. Artist’s name is signed between the two holes. The surface is slightly concaved from the rim. The front has relief design of a shrimp, blowfish, and bamboo branch. On the back, there are designs of a spiral shell, a barnacle, and water drops. The sea motifs are inlayed with gold, silver, copper, and shakudô (copper-gold alloy).
Tsuba (sword guard) with design of blowfish, shrimp and plant
19th century
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Robert T. Weston
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
This color lithograph shows an orange fish encased in a wide halo of blue ink which is, in turn, encased in a border of purple ink, with light grey showing through from behind the purple and blue. On the left is a gridded orange circular shape encased in the same borders. 
Jean Le Moal (French (culture or style))
Le Poisson
Bequest of Florence L. Stol
The painting depicts three fishes below a calligraphic poem. The poem goes: "I once painted Three Fish and inscribed it: painting is what I did in the time remaining after work, poetry in the time remaining after sleep, and calligraphy in the time remaining after carving. This is what I call the three remaining." (in Chinese, "fish" and "remaining" are pronounced the same)
Qi Baishi
1920 – 1949
Gift of Katsuizumi Sotokichi
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