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A red, lacquer basket with an interior nesting basket. Designs and text are painted in black on the basket and the lid.
Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Basket
20th century
Gift of Ellen Johnston Laing
2018/2.76A-C
A shallow basin with flat bottom and gently curved sides, a slightly inverted direct rim, and a single reclining dog sculpted in the center of the base.  It is covered in a gray-green celadon glaze.
Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Bowl with Dog
317 – 439
Gift of Ping and Zenobia Lee
2005/2.84
A small, shallow stoneware bowl with flaring sides and a flat rim.  The interior is molded with an eight petal lotus flower, and it is covered in a pale gray-green celadon glaze. 
Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Bowl
420 – 589
Gift of Ping and Zenobia Lee
2005/2.82
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
2005/2.92
A shallow tray with flat bottom and straight sides, holding five smaller cups with flat bottoms and straight sides.  They are all covered in a gray-green celadon glaze.
Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Wine Set
317 – 439
Gift of Ping and Zenobia Lee
2005/2.86
Covered ceramic jar with brilliantly colored overglaze enamel painting in repreating floral patterns.  A small base curves into a deep, wide bowl with a flaring mouth, in which the lid rests.  The lid can be turned upside down to provide a shallow bowl, the base of which (or topmost portion of the lid) is encircled by gold and green bands.
Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Bencharong Ware Jar (tho)
19th century
Gift of Doris Duke's Southeast Asian Art Collection
2005/1.476A&B
Bencharong ware spittoon made in a private kiln in Jingdezhen, China, for Thai market. Probably ordered from Thai royalty, under the reign of Rama II (r. 1809-1824). It is the porcelain ware enameled with multiple colors, in the style called “five colors” (“bencharong” refers to five colors in Sanskrit). It has a large mouth and bulbous shape, with design of minor Buddhist deities Thepanom and Norasingh, and Chinese fire patterns.<br />
Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Bencharong Ware Spitton with Buddhist dieties Thapanom and Norasingh, and Chinese fire patterns
1800 – 1832
Gift of Doris Duke's Southeast Asian Art Collection
2005/1.464
A brown teabowl with four small feet.
Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Jian Ware "Hare's Fur" Teabowl
1100 – 1299
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Stephen H. Spurr
2003/2.19
Image of a human figure with a red face wearing a patterned robe and headdress. He is holding a scrolll with four Chinese characters on it.&nbsp;
Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Heavenly God Bestowing Fortune
20th century
Gift of Harold W. Stevenson, University of Michigan Professor Emeritus in Psychology
2003/1.623.1

Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Zhong Kui of Magical Powers
20th century
Gift of Harold W. Stevenson, University of Michigan Professor Emeritus in Psychology
2003/1.630
A larger center figure is surrounded by five smaller figures. The center figure has a red face, mustache, and beard, and is dressed in bright colors and an elaborate robe and headdress that features a dragon motif on the center of his chest. He is carrying two children, one in each arm, and three children stand in front. The two children in his arms are carrying lanterns, and the children standing are carrying flowers, toys, and a scroll.&nbsp;
Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
God of Many Children
20th century
Gift of Harold W. Stevenson, University of Michigan Professor Emeritus in Psychology
2003/1.622
The figure has a red face, black beard and mustache, and is dressed in a bright red, yellow, and blue robe and headdress. He is holding a staff in each hand and is facing right. Above him is the character &quot;moon.&quot;
Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Door god facing right, Moon (New Year print)
20th century
Gift of Harold W. Stevenson, University of Michigan Professor Emeritus in Psychology
2003/1.633
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