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Sutra Boxes

Type: box, container

Materials/Techniques: Red lacquer on sandalwood with molded application and gold painting

Creator/Culture: Chinese

Date/Period: 1043/Northern Song

Style Period: Northern Song

Discovery Date/Place of Origin: excavated 1966; Huiguang Pagoda in Rui’an, a suburb of Wenzhou, Zhejiang Province

Repository: Zhejiang Provincial Museum, Hangzhou

2

Meiping vase with Peony Scrolls

Type: vase, vessel

Materials/Techniques: Porcelain with sgraffito decoration

Dimensions: H. 49.5 cm

Creator/Culture: Chinese

Date/Period: late 11th-early 12th century/Northern Song

Style/Style Period: Cizhou ware/Northern Song

Place of Origin: Northern China

Repository: Asian Art Museum, San Francisco, CA

3

Bronze Ritual Vessel (ding)

Type: ding, vessel

Materials/Techniques: cast bronze

Dimensions: H. 23 cm

Culture/Patron: Chinese/Ordered by emperor Huizong and presented as a gift to the Eunuch Tong Guan, then in charge of the Bureau of Military Affairs, to be used in ancestral worship

Date/Period: 1116/Northern Song

Style Period: Northern Song/Imitation of Shang

Place of Origin: Northern China

Repository: National Palace Museum, Taipei, Taiwan

4

Yu Taming the Waters

Type: scultpure

Materials/Techniques: Carved jade (nephrite) on stand

Creator/Culture: Chinese

Date/Period: 1787-8/Qing

Style Period: Qing

Place of Origin: jade, Central Asia; carved, Southern China

Repository: Palace Museum, Beijing, China

5

The David Vases

Type: vase, vessel

Materials/Techniques: porcelain with cobalt blue decoration under transparent glaze

Dimensions: H. 63 cm

Creator/Culture: Chinese

Date/Period: 1351/Yuan

Style Period: Yuan

Place of Origin: Jingdezhen, Jiangxi, China

Repository: Percival David Foundation, British Museum, London, UK

6

"Monk's Cap" Ewer

Type: ewer, pitcher

Materials/Techniques: porcelain with copper-red ("fresh red") glaze

Dimensions: H. 19 cm

Creator/Culture: Chinese

Date/Period: Xuande era (1426– 1435)

Style Period: Ming

Place of Origin: Jingdezhen, Jiangxi, China

Repository: National Palace Museum, Taipei, Taiwan

7

Cloisonné box​

Type: box, storage

Materials/Techniques: Cloisonné enamel

Dimensions: D. 12.4 cm

Creator/Culture: Chinese

Date/Period: ca. 1435–1460/Ming

Style Period: Ming

Place of Origin: China

Repository: National Palace Museum, Taipei, Taiwan

8

Flower Vase

Type: vase, vessel

Materials/Techniques: porcelain with painted enamel decoration

Creator/Culture: Chinese

Date/Period: Qianlong period (1736–1796)

Style Period: Qing

Place of Origin: Jingdezhen, Jiangxi, China

Repository: British Museum, London, UK

9

Two Yokeback Chairs

Type: furniture

Materials/Techniques: Huali wood with silk tapestry chair cover

Creator/Culture: Chinese

Date/Period: 17th century/Ming

Style Period: Ming

Place of Origin: China

Repository: Minneapolis Institute of Art, Minneapolis, MN

10

Table with Drawers

Type: furniture

Materials/Techniques: carved red lacquer on wood

Dimensions: H. 79.2 cm

Creator/Culture: Chinese

Date/Period: 15th century/Ming

Style Period: Ming

Place of Origin: Beijing, China

Repository: Victoria and Albert Museum, London, UK