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Kôko Yoshitsuya
Bankoku jinbutsu zue eikirijin (Pictures of People of Barbarian Countries: Englishman)
woodblock print on paper
18 7/16 in x 11 3/4 in (46.83 cm x 29.85 cm);18 7/16 in x 11 3/4 in (46.83 cm x 29.85 cm)
Gift of Professor Walter M. and Nesta R. Spink
This is a wood-colored, stump-like figure that is narrower on the bottom and blossoms towards its top. The surface has multiple, engraved designs. The top and bottom have jagged edges.
Indian
Terracotta mold for a figure
terracotta
14 9/16 in x 12 3/16 in x 1 3/4 in (37 cm x 31 cm x 4.5 cm)
Gift of Professor Walter M. and Nesta R. Spink
Relief of flowers and the upper half of a woman's body.
Indian
Female Figure with Flowers
terracotta
8 in x 9 in (20.32 cm x 22.86 cm)
Gift of Professor Walter M. and Nesta R. Spink
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
Jade cong cylinder with low relief design
dark green nephrite with white streaks
2 15/16 in x 2 15/16 in x 1 in (7.5 cm x 7.5 cm x 2.6 cm);3 ⅛ in x 5 3/16 in x 5 3/16 in (8 cm x 13.2 cm x 13.2 cm);2 15/16 in x 2 15/16 in x 1 in (7.5 cm x 7.5 cm x 2.6 cm)
Gift of the Estate of Agnes E. Meyer
Large, flat disk made of gray and green jade with touches of black and brown with a hole in the center.  Incised circle around outer edge of disk and around edge of interior hole. <br />
Chinese
Bi (Pi; disc)
cloudy light green nephrite with black and brown mottling
5 5/8 in x 5 5/8 in x 1/8 in (14.3 cm x 14.3 cm x 0.3 cm);5 5/8 in x 5 5/8 in x 1/8 in (14.3 cm x 14.3 cm x 0.3 cm);7 11/16 in x 7 11/16 in x 1 9/16 in (19.5 cm x 19.5 cm x 4 cm);5 1/2 in x 3 1/8 in x 1/8 in (14 cm x 8 cm x 0.3 cm);5 1/2 in x 2 1/2 in x 1/8 in (14 cm x 6.3 cm x 0.3 cm)
Museum purchase for the James Marshall Plumer Memorial Collection
Chinese
Ring (Huan)
nephrite (jade)
2 3/8 in. x 2 1/8 in. x 2 1/8 in. ( 6 cm x 5.4 cm x 5.4 cm )
Museum purchase from the collection of Max Loehr
Black schist carved in the relief of Green Tara, a guide and saviouress on the Buddhist path to enlightenment.  She holds two lotuses, one open and one closed and makes the gesture of gift-giving with her palm facing outwards, towards the devotee.
Indian
Tara
black schist
21 1/16 in x 12 3/8 in x 3 13/16 in (53.5 cm x 31.5 cm x 9.7 cm);21 1/16 in x 12 3/8 in x 3 13/16 in (53.5 cm x 31.5 cm x 9.7 cm)
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Leo S. Figiel and Dr. and Mrs. Steven J. Figiel
Utagawa Sadahide
A True View of Shops in Yokohama (part of a triptych)
color woodblock print on paper
14 1/8 in. x 9 13/16 in. ( 35.9 cm x 24.9 cm )
Museum purchase for the Paul Leroy Grigaut Memorial Collection
Utagawa Sadahide
A True View of Shops in Yokohama (part of a triptych)
color woodblock print on paper
14 1/8 in. x 9 13/16 in. ( 35.9 cm x 24.9 cm )
Museum purchase for the Paul Leroy Grigaut Memorial Collection
Utagawa Sadahide
A True View of Shops in Yokohama (part of a triptych)
color woodblock print on paper
14 1/8 in. x 9 3/4 in. ( 35.9 cm x 24.8 cm )
Museum purchase for the Paul Leroy Grigaut Memorial Collection
Chinese
Cong (Ts'ung)?
jade
1 ¾ in x 3 ⅒ in (4.4 cm x 7.9 cm);3 3/10 in (8.4 cm);5 9/10 in (15 cm);5 9/10 in (15 cm)
Gift of the Estate of Agnes E. Meyer
Chinese
Bi disk
white nephrite
3/8 in x 3 9/16 in x 3 9/16 in (0.9 cm x 9 cm x 9 cm);5 1/2 in (14 cm);1 3/8 in (3.5 cm);5 1/2 in (14 cm)
Museum purchase from the collection of Max Loehr

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