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    • Thangka of the Dharmapala Yamantaka

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    • Thangka of Dharmapala Yamantaka painted on cotton. A yellow silk overlay is attached at the top of the painting and covers the painting completely when unfurled. The designs on the overlay are red, green, and brown stylized flowers and circles...
    • Mandala: The Buddha Vairocana

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    • Figure depicted in inner circle of thangka with four additional figures in small circles attached to the outside edge of inner circle. Multiple Buddhist images are shown throughout the thangka in blue, green, red, white and black. A fine line...
    • 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""...
    • Wall handing (Termeh)

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    • Cotton cloth wall-hanging used for meditation. Very ornate wood-block design. Signature near top border translated as ""Design composed by His Excellency Mohammed Hussain."" Back side is lined with a figured cotton cloth.
    • Brush Holder

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    • Carved Ivory Brush Holder (a) depicts: --Man with long flowing hair is a god crossing a river by standing on leaves; --Seated man with bamboo fishing pole and line in hands is prime minister of Chou dynasty. One interpretation: He fishes with...
    • Hina doll set

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    • Set of Hina dolls with glazed clay ware faces. These ornamental dolls are displayed on Hina Matsuri or Doll Festival day which is celebrated each year in Japan on March 3. The dolls are displayed on multi-level platforms with specific dolls...
    • Weight scales in black wooden case

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    • Scales: Balance composed of brass dish suspended by green threads from an ivory beam, and brass weight suspended by a green thread which slips over the end of the beam. The beam is measured off in black dots. Wooden case is lacquered in black with...
    • Purse (Pocket from Court Robe)

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    • A flat cloth purse almost oval in shape. The back is blue with white stitched border (and 2 green squares) on the lower outside edge of opening. Opening at top extends width of purse. Front has stitched white border with black floral design. Two...
    • Silver circular box with cover and silk pouch

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    • This container was probably made for tea powder caddy for the tea ceremony; it is too deep for kogo; its pouch is typical type used for 'natsume' tea caddy. The container is designed with incised wisteria on top of cover. Marked on the base...
    • Purse (Pocket from Court Robe)

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    • A flat cloth purse almost oval in shape. The back is blue with white stitched border (and 2 green squares) on the lower outside edge of opening. Opening at top extends width of purse. Front of purse has stitched white border with black floral...
    • Thangka of Avalokitesvara

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    • Painting on canvas. A central, standing figure of eleven-headed Avalokitesvara with eight arms. Seven attending, seated deities. The five deities above the standing figure are of the five seated primordial Buddhas. A rustic type thangka mounted on...
    • White vase with eight Immortals

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    • ""White vase with immortal design"": Fine porcelain rouleau vase designed with the Eight Immortals and two attendants. Butterflies appear on the vase neck, and floral fret border patterns are around the opining side edge, shoulder, and above the...
    • Print: A Japanese beauty

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    • Framed. Woodblock print. A print of the head and shoulders of a Japanese beauty dressed in a blue-grey kimono decorated with small white birds flying in the midst of white dots. Her right hand is raised to her chin as she gazes to her left. Her...
    • Flute

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    • Black flute with a series of very thin incised rings down the length of the instrument. The rings appear in groups of various numbers. From the top they are grouped as follows: 7,2,5,7,1,3,3,3,3,4.
    • Silver case with knife and chop sticks

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    • Silver case containing silver handled knife with large agate stone on top and two silver topped bamboo chop sticks, each encrusted wtih coral and turquoise stones. Case and handles with intricate repousse carvings of masks, serpents, pelicans and...
    • Mandarin square with duck

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    • Mandarin Square (rank badge) for garment back in silk tapestry, with Mandarin duck (7th rank). Body is white with blue back embroidered in gold; head features are two shades of blue. The bill and feet match color orange of sun. Eye is pale blue....
    • Pile Rug: Tent door flap (Pardah)

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    • Rug - Pile Ensi / Pardah (Tent Door Flap): Tekke Turkoman. Design cross pattern with gable at top end. Red, ivory, blue, light blue, light red, brown. Wool warp, weft and pile. Nomadic weaver.
    • Silk kesi panel

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    • Well-worked kesi panel woven with Imperial five-clawed dragon chasing after a flaming pearl (jewel) in holy clouds and flames on blue ground silk. Dragon is embroidered with gold metallic thread couched to the background fabric. Pale orange square...

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