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    • Anklungs

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    • Anklungs are made of two to four bamboo tubes attached to a base and produce a single note or chord when struck. The Lentz collection currently holds 10 of these instruments.
    • Water vessel (Yi)

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    • The Yi is a vessel thought to hold water used in ritual hand-washing. This piece has a semi-zoomorphic form with four typical Zhou designs on the legs. The handle has a 2-horned spined creature with a curved tail. There is an inscription inside the...
    • Wine container ( Zun)

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    • A bronze sacrificial wine container with a bird shaped, free-styled body. Zun means to ""honor"" or ""venerate"" and the zun vessel traditionally does not have legs or handles.
    • Jadeite wedding bowl

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    • Jadeite wedding bowl and carved wooden stand. Auspicious plant symbols of prunus, bamboo and orchid decorate this light green piece.
    • Jade brushwasher with crab and lotus

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    • Jade brushwasher with carved lotus and crab. The Chinese word for the crab's shell is also associated with the highest score that can be achieved on the Imperial Examinations while the lotus which holds the crab symbolizes long life, humility, and...
    • Jade carving of multiple Chinese symbols

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    • Jade carving with multiple symbols. Interwoven in this white jade piece are the peach (identified with longevity), the bat (signifying happiness), the 'Fo Shou' or citron (depicting Buddha's hands), and the pomegranate (symbol for fertility). On...
    • Nephrite jade ritual object (Ts'ung)

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    • This Ts'ung is decorated with a low-relief Tao Tieh (ogre-like mask) and is one of the archaic ritual forms. Shaped as a rectangular tube to represent the earth and centered by a hollow cylinder to represent the heavens. Definite size relationships...
    • Nephrite jade sash buckle

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    • Nephrite jade sash buckles embellished with rubies, emeralds, and sapphires inset in gold. Nephrite jade was first used in India during the time of the Mogul emperors who had access to it from their wide-spread Central Asia possessions. Gemstones...
    • Animal-shaped pouring vessel

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    • Pouring vessel carved from pure white jadeite jade. Designed to represent a small animal with a long body and a light relief carving of an ancient monster face.
    • Nephrite jade Garuda

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    • Garuda is a legendary man-bird creature primarily associated as a charger for the Hindu deity Vishnu. The Garuda is familiar not only in Indian lore but througout Southeast Asia. This jade piece shows the hands of Garuda in namasta position...
    • Incense burner

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    • Ivory incense burner intricately carved with 5-toed imperial dragons. The domed cover depcits a lioness and her cub. The burner stands on 3 legs, each topped with a lion's head.

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