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20th-Century China

Chinese
Vase with Landscape Design
Porcelain with overglaze enamel painting
5 5/8 in. x 3 in. x 3 in. ( 14.29 cm x 7.6 cm x 7.6 cm )
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Rowe for the James Marshall Plumer Memorial Collection
Red with pink and green flowers. In the background there are men holding a scroll in strobes of light.
Chinese
Quilt Cover
dyed cotton
60 in. x 72 in. ( 152.4 cm x 182.88 cm )
Gift of Lara Kusnetzky
Red with white, pink and blue flowers. In the background there are farms and wheat stalks.
Chinese
Quilt Cover
dyed cotton
29 1/2 in. x 74 in. ( 74.93 cm x 187.96 cm )
Gift of Lara Kusnetzky
Red with pink flowers with green centers. In the background are buildings behind waves and street lamps.
Chinese
Quilt Cover
dyed cotton
30 in. x 72 in. ( 76.2 cm x 182.88 cm )
Gift of Lara Kusnetzky
Chinese
Miniature jar with cover, decorated with figures of boy acrobats
porcelain with blue underglaze painting
3 1/8 in. x 2 3/16 in. x 2 3/16 in. ( 8 cm x 5.5 cm x 5.5 cm )
Gift of Mr. Robert W. Coggan
Chinese
Jade ornamental snuff bottle
jadeite
3 3/8 in x 1 9/16 in x 1 in (8.5 cm x 4 cm x 2.5 cm);3 3/8 in x 1 9/16 in x 1 in (8.5 cm x 4 cm x 2.5 cm);11/16 in x 1 5/8 in x 1 in (1.7 cm x 4.1 cm x 2.5 cm)
Gift of Mr. Robert W. Coggan
Chinese
Agate snuff bottle
agate and jadeite
3 1/8 in. x 1 9/16 in. x 1 in. ( 8 cm x 4 cm x 2.5 cm )
Gift of Mr. Robert W. Coggan
Zhang Jian (Chang Chien)
Calligraphy (one of a pair)
ink on paper, hanging scroll
83 3/4 in x 10 7/8 in (212.73 cm x 27.62 cm)
Gift of Sarah and Otto Graf, supplemented by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund
Chinese
Round Three-Tiered Box
black, red and gold lacquer on wood
10 11/16 in. x 12 5/8 in. x 12 5/8 in. ( 27.2 cm x 32 cm x 32 cm )
Gift of Ellen and Richard Laing
Polychrome woodblock print of a rooster holding a praying mantis in its mouth with four characters at top center framed by a floral scrolling border
Chinese
The Rooster Protects the House from Suzhou
color woodblock print mounted on stiff board with silk borders
22 in x 18 in (55.88 cm x 45.72 cm);9 5/8 in x 10 5/8 in (24.45 cm x 26.99 cm);15 3/4 in x 15 3/4 in (40.01 cm x 40.01 cm)
Gift of Ellen and Richard Laing
In this image a trader and an urban worker face one another, each with his own horse carrying the fruits of his labor. The text reads "Mutual aid between the cities and the countryside."
Chinese
Door Picture: Trader and Urban Worker
color woodblock print on paper
9 3/4 in x 13 3/8 in (24.8 cm x 34 cm);6 15/16 in x 5 1/4 in (17.6 cm x 13.4 cm);10 1/16 in x 10 13/16 in (25.5 cm x 27.5 cm)
Gift of Ellen and Richard Laing
Two male figures wearing official robes and hats, sit side by side on thrones. The one on the right holds a shoe-shaped ingot and a scepter. The god on the left holds only a shoe-shaped ingot. In front of them is basin filled with coins and rarities such as jewels, branches of coral and shining ingots. On the right, a smaller male figure holds a horse on a tray while his counter part on the left holds a brush and a scroll. At the top is a sinuous dragon whose spine is composed of coins and above him is a horse bearing a stack of shoe-shaped ingots.
Chinese
Everything You Wish in the Nine Heavens: Gods of Wealth Increase Good Fortune
color woodblock print on paper
32 1/8 in x 10 5/16 in (81.6 cm x 26.13 cm);23 in x 13 1/4 in (58.42 cm x 33.66 cm);24 1/4 in x 14 1/2 in (61.6 cm x 36.83 cm)
Gift of Ellen and Richard Laing

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Asia — by seth@whirl-i-gig.com (February 13 2017 @ 11:47 am)
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