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    • Song bowl with white glaze

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    • The white glazed dish probably Ding ware type bowl with light reddish brown crackle, interior has reddish or orangy brown patches of stain and the exterior has similar type staining on the white glaze. The exterior glaze comes up to the foot rim....
    • Silk pleated skirt

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    • Silk pleated skirt. ""Horse-face Skirt"" - This woman's garment, made up of a pair of aprons, is of nomadic origin borrowed from the steppe people. This type of garment was constructed of two identical aprons, each consisting of a pleated panel...
    • Spirit House and courtyard

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    • Spirit House, courtyard and two lanterns, probably made of cast plaster. Spirit Houses are common throughout Thailand and appear outside homes, businesses and in natural settings like lakes and caves. They are used as places of residence for...
    • Model of traditonal Japanese house

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    • Model of a traditional house; has paper walls and sliding panels which may be entirely removed to create a feeling of openness; made of cedar wood. Sets on a low base with 4 short round legs. Consists of 2 stories; 2 rooms down, 1 up. Has ladder...
    • Zither (Qin)

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    • Qin (CH'IN), a fretless Chinese board zither with seven strings. The Qin (CH'IN) evolved into its present form in about the Han Dynasty Period (206 BCE - 211 CE). It has been used in this form in Confucian rituals up to the present time. The Qin...
    • 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...
    • Painted earthenware equestrian soldier

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    • Painted earthenware figure of an equestrian soldier. A stocky, full-bodied horse standing foursquare, modeled with ears pricked up, cropped mane, and tail dressed, the soldier wearing black armor over a wide sleeve short red tunic with black border...
    • Charm Pendant on Ornamental Chain

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    • Charm pendant on ornamental chain. The four ""good luck"" characters are wishes for an abundant, healthy long life. Such a charm is worn by young boys up to about 6 years of age.
    • Harp (Saung Kauk)

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    • The Saung Kauk, named after its curved arch, is commonly used throughout Burma (Myanmar) for solo playing, for accompanying singers, or for chamber playing by either professional or amateur musicians. The arch is the natural root of the ""Sah""...
    • Blue glazed vase

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    • Glazed jar of richly shaded blues with some tinges of green. Its shape is a tapering ovoid form with a flat style shoulder sloping up into a narrow, short cylindrical neck. The exterior design, freely drawn, is subtle and features a man wearing a...
    • Print: ""Landscape with Castle""

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    • Woodblock print: Original woodblock print of landscape with castle in 'chuban' (half size print) depicting ""Hamamatsu, Out of Tokaido Goju-san Tsugi"" with poetry inscription. The mark of publisher by Sanoki and censorship seal on the margin. The...
    • Embossed copper sheet

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    • Thin copper plate is delicately made repousse work depicting a shrine and seated deity with his right hand up and left hand holding a cup or bowl. Two attendants stand on either side of the shrine, each with one hand held to his chest. Spirits...
    • Brush painted Neolithic pottery bowl with foot stem

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    • A fine example of earthenware freely painted on both exterior and interior with black and white pigment in form of lines, circles, dashes and curvilinear forms, some resembling eyes, and leaf patterns. This type of pottery was made by building up...
    • Mandarin square with silver pheasant

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    • Mandarin square (rank badge) depicting a silver pheasant looking up at the sun; it is worked in gold foil wrapped thread on dark ground, every motif is expressed in gold thread with couched stitches; lined. This badge is showing a split area on...
    • Mandarin square with silver pheasant

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    • Mandarin square (rank badge) depicting a silver pheasant looking up at the sun; patch for 9th civil official; it is worked in gold foil wrapped thread on dark ground, every motif is expressed in gold thread with couched stitches; lined.

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