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Asian Art
Cup in the form of a boy clinging to a lotus stalk
China

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Head of a bodhisattva
China

Asian Art
Mirror; back decorated with birds and scrolling vines
China

Asian Art
Belthook (daiguo) decorated with a monkey
China

Asian Art
Goddess
Nepal

Asian Art
Head of a Buddhist monk
Mathura, India

Asian Art
Rantei of Kyoto
Hananaga tengu (goblin with a human body, wings, and a long nose) holding a fan
Japan

Asian Art
Tomotada
Chinese sage carrying a foal
Japan

Asian Art
Amida Buddha standing on a lotus base, backed by a flaming halo
Japan

Asian Art
Yan Yingkui, calligraphy by Zhang Yuan
The Four Seasons
China

Asian Art
Zheng Xuye
Snuff bottle painted inside with "One Hundred Butterflies"
China
1997
Asian Art
Belthook (daiguo)
China

Asian Art
Belt hook (daiguo)
China

Asian Art
Brushwasher carved with flowers
China

Asian Art
Censer with lion-head handles
China

Asian Art
Cup in an archaistic style
China

Asian Art
Kendi drinking vessel in the form of an elephant
China

Asian Art
Boulder with landscape scene and inscription
China

Asian Art
Perfumer carved with figures in a landscape
China

Asian Art
Wrist rest; underside carved with Immortals
China

Asian Art
Cup carved with Immortals and demons peeking from small openings
China

Asian Art
Mantelpiece set decorated with floral panels
China

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“Devil’s Work” ball with fourteen movable balls
Canton, China

Asian Art
Wrist rest; underside carved with “One Hundred Children at Play”
China

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Head of a bodhisattva
China

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Head of Buddha
China

Asian Art
Bust of bodhisattva
China

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Standing figure of a Buddhist disciple
China

Asian Art
Ancestral portrait: a Court official from the Lin family and his wife
China

Asian Art
Dish decorated with flowers
China

Asian Art
Carving in the form of a finger citron, also known as ''Buddha's hand''
China

Asian Art
Bookcase with three shelves
China

Asian Art
Cupboard with two doors
China

Asian Art
Pair of plaques in the form of dragons
China

Asian Art
Pair of cloisonné enamel "Hundred Deer" vases
China

Asian Art
Axle-cap and linchpin
China

Asian Art
Belthook (daiguo)
China

Asian Art
Tsongkhapa
Tibet

Asian Art
Buddhist reliquary (stūpa)
Tibet

Asian Art
Amoghapasha Lokeshvara
Nepal

Asian Art
Votive plaque (tsatsa) with Tantric deity
Tibet

Asian Art
White Tara
Tibet

Asian Art
The teacher Arhat Bakula, a disciple of Buddha, holding a jewel-spitting mongoose
Tibet

Asian Art
Ritual scepter (vajra)
Tibet

Asian Art
Head of an elderly woman with a twisted headscarf
Uttar Pradesh, India

Asian Art
Head of a man
Mathura, India

Asian Art
Seated Buddha
Mathura, India

Asian Art
Buddha on a seat supported by lions
Central India

Asian Art
Head of a young man
Gandhara, India

Asian Art
Head of a young noble with a turban
Gandhara, India

Asian Art
The goddess Ganga riding on a large fish on the river Ganges
Kangra, Punjab Hills, India

Asian Art
Shiva’s family
Kangra, Punjab Hills, India

Asian Art
Vishnu and Lakshmi on a royal seat, worshipped by a crowned Garuda and by a lady holding a fly whisk, an emblem of authority
Kangra, Punjab Hills, India

Asian Art
Army of Hindu gods and demons
Kangra, Punjab Hills, India

Asian Art
Shiva with five faces and water pouring from his head into the river Ganges
Mankot, Punjab Hills, India

Asian Art
Rama and Hanuman, King of the Monkeys, meet in the forest
Kangra, Punjab Hills, India

Asian Art
Rama and Hanuman battling Ravana, the Demon King, and his army
Kangra, Punjab Hills, India

Asian Art
Vishnu and Lakshmi seated on the back of Garuda, Vishnu’s attendant animal
Bundi, Rajasthan, India
1810
Asian Art
Skanda, God of War, the son of Shiva and Parvati, on his attendant animal, the peacock
Central India

Asian Art
Vishnu in his form as Varaha, the boar
Eastern India

Asian Art
Attributed to Kishi Ganku, 1749/56–1838
Landscape with mountains and rocks

Asian Art
Attributed to Kishi Ganku, 1749/56–1838
Winter landscape

Asian Art
Attributed to Kishi Ganku, 1749/56–1838
Landscape with waterfall

Asian Art
Attributed to Kishi Ganku, 1749/56–1838
Rain

Asian Art
Ekaku Hakuin, Japan, 1685-1768
Daruma

Asian Art
Ekaku Hakuin, 1685/86–1768
Teakettle

Asian Art
Hidemasa of Osaka
Hunter with a captured monkey
Japan

Asian Art
Hogyoku of Edo (Tokyo)
Boy holding a rabbit
Japan

Asian Art
Anonymous, Kaiho School, Japan
Landscape

Asian Art
Anonymous, Kaiho School, Japan
Two wild geese Heron in the snow

Asian Art
The Kambun Master, Japan, worked ca. 1661-1670
Scenes from the Yoshiwara

Asian Art
Anonymous, Kano School, Japan
Two prancing horses

Asian Art
Seikyo, 18th century
A Zen master with his pupils

Asian Art
Shozan
Five boys performing a shishimai dance
Japan

Asian Art
Anonymous, Shubun School, Japan
Winter landscape

Asian Art
Anonymous, Suiboku School, Japan
Landscape with fishing boats and mountains

Asian Art
Toeki Unkoku, 1591–1644
Daruma, the founder of Zen Buddhism

Asian Art
Anonymous, Unkoku School, Japan
Old trees and mountains

Asian Art
Anonymous, Unkoku School, Japan
A Zen sage looking up

Asian Art
Kitagawa II Utamaro, Japan, 1753-1806
The courtesan Hisamoto of the Daimanji-ya

Asian Art
Kitagawa Utamaro, 1753–1806
The courtesan Hanaogi of the Ogi House, reading a letter

Asian Art
Kitagawa Utamaro, 1753–1806
Woman holding a sake cup and a girl with a sake kettle
Japan

Asian Art
Kitagawa II Utamaro, Japan, 1753-1806
Woman adjusting her hairpin

Asian Art
Kitagawa Utamaro, 1753–1806
A young man playing with a baby held in its mother’s arms
Japan

Asian Art
Kitagawa Utamaro, 1753–1806
The Niwaka Festival
1790
Asian Art
Kitagawa Utamaro, 1753–1806
The courtesan Hinatsuru of the Choji House, holding a fan

Asian Art
Kitagawa Utamaro, 1753–1806
A drunken courtesan in a room with two sober colleagues

Asian Art
Kitagawa Utamaro, 1753–1806
The star-crossed lovers Ohan and Choemon

Asian Art
Kano Yasunobu, 1660–1728
The drunken Chinese poet Li Bo

Asian Art
Yoshitomo of Kyoto
The Immortal Kinko riding a giant carp
Japan

Asian Art
A disciple of Buddha sitting on a rock
Japan

Asian Art
The Immortal Kanzan holding an open scroll
Japan

Asian Art
Immortal holding a peony
Japan

Asian Art
Chinese coins
Japan

Asian Art
The poetess Ono no Komachi as an old woman
Japan

Asian Art
Dutchman carrying a child on his back
Japan

Asian Art
Ama (girl shell diver)
Japan

Asian Art
Seated kirin (mythical animal)
Japan

Asian Art
Rooster
Japan

Asian Art
Ashinaga and Tenaga, known as״Long Legs״ and “Long Arms״
Japan

Asian Art
Acrobat standing on his hands on a drum
Japan

Asian Art
Mask of Hannya, a jealous, vengeful woman who was turned into a demon
Japan

Asian Art
Shishi (mythical lion) on a rocky base
Japan

Asian Art
In the style of Risuke Garaku, Osaka
Head of a karasu tengu, (bird-headed goblin)
Japan

Asian Art
Guanyu, Chinese God of War
Japan

Asian Art
Inro decorated with a landscape
Japan

Asian Art
Pair of covered cups
Japan

Asian Art
Writing box (suzuribako) containing an inkstone and a waterdropper, decorated with a design of inro and netsuke, and a landscape inside
Japan

Asian Art
Small cabinet (kodansu) with three drawers
Japan

Asian Art
Noh mask of a young woman (ko-omote)
Japan

Asian Art
Noh mask of a young man (kantan-otoko)
Japan

Asian Art
Noh mask of an old woman (uba)
Japan

Asian Art
Noh mask of a fierce, eagle-nosed old man (washibana-akujo)
Japan

Asian Art
Seated figure, possibly a musician
Japan

Asian Art
Jizo Bosatsu, protector of mothers, children, and people in distress
Japan

Asian Art
Standing Rakkan (teacher of Buddhism)
Japan

Asian Art
Mask for a Kyogen performance
Japan

Asian Art
Buddhist priest
Japan