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Cranes and Serpents
China, reportedly from Hunan province, Changsha, Warring States period (475-221 BC), State of Chu
1938.9CCCC0
Processional Mask of a Bodhisattva
Japan, Heian period
1950.581CCCC0
Sutra Repository
Japan, Heian period
1969.130.1CCCC0
Box for Storing Monk's Robes
China, Ming dynasty
1975.10CCCC0
Portrait of Hottō Enmyō Kokushi
Japan, Kamakura period
1970.67CCCC0
No image available
Japan, Kamakura period
1970.67.aCCCC0
Cosmetics Box with Chrysanthemums
Japan, Kamakura period
1963.513CCCC0
Cosmetics Box with Chrysanthemums (base)
Japan, Kamakura period
1963.513.aCCCC0
Cosmetics Box with Chrysanthemums (lid)
Japan, Kamakura period
1963.513.bCCCC0
Standing Bodhisattva
Korea, Joseon dynasty
1997.11CCCC0
Health Chair
Herman A. Sperlich (American) and 1 other
1984.181©
Seated Amitabha
Korea, Goryeo period
1995.67CCCC0
A Heavenly General (One of the Junishinsho)
Japan, Kamakura period
1988.53CCCC0
Golem Chair
Vico Magistretti (Italian, 1920-2006)
1984.180©
No image available
Japan, Edo period
1976.99CCCC0
Boy with Dog
Japan, Edo period
1979.19CCCC0
Wrapped Chair
Christo (American, 1935-2020)
1996.29©
Box
Lukutin Factory (Russian, 1818-1904)
1919.582CCCC0
Seated Shaka
Japan, Heian period
1986.7CCCC0
Aizen Myōō
Japan, Kamakura period
1987.185CCCC0
Serving Tray: Negoro Ware
Japan, Kamakura period
1991.62CCCC0
Incense Burner with Lid
Japan, Nanbokuchō period
1960.195CCCC0
Incense Burner
Japan, Nanbokuchō period
1960.195.aCCCC0
Box
possibly studio or workshop of Johann Heinrich Stobwasser (German, 1740-1829)
1916.615CCCC0
Box
possibly studio or workshop of Johann Heinrich Stobwasser (German, 1740-1829)
1916.615.aCCCC0
Cover for a Box
possibly studio or workshop of Johann Heinrich Stobwasser (German, 1740-1829)
1916.615.bCCCC0
Stacked Boxes with Lid (Jubako)
Japan, Shōwa period
1956.454©
Stacked Boxes (Jūbako) (lid)
Japan, Shōwa period
1956.454.a©
Stacked Boxes (Jūbako) (upper tier)
Japan, Shōwa period
1956.454.b©
Stacked Boxes (Jūbako) (lower tier)
Japan, Shōwa period
1956.454.c©
Bodhisattva
Japan, Kamakura period
1952.90CCCC0
Vase
China, Qing dynasty
1915.612CCCC0
Vase
China, Qing dynasty
1915.613CCCC0
Bodhisattva
Japan, Kamakura period
1983.18CCCC0
Blue Jewel Box
Kenneth F. Bates (American, Cleveland, 1904-1994)
1972.1189©
Blue Jewel Box
Kenneth F. Bates (American, Cleveland, 1904-1994)
1972.1189.a©
Blue Jewel Box, Lid
Kenneth F. Bates (American, Cleveland, 1904-1994)
1972.1189.b©
Box
Russia, possibly Korobov Factory, early 19th century
1916.606CCCC0
Wickerwork Box
China, Ming dynasty (1368-1644), Wanli reign
1965.30CCCC0
Jar with Scenes of Frolicking Monkeys
Japan, Kamakura period
1984.8CCCC0
No image available
Japan, Kamakura period
1919.913CCCC0
Kammavacany, a Buddhist Manual
Burma, 19th century
1945.172CCCC0
Sake Flask (pair)
Japan, Muromachi period
1991.47CCCC0
Sake Flask
Japan, Muromachi period
1991.47.1CCCC0
Sake Flask
Japan, Muromachi period
1991.47.2CCCC0
Koto (Zither)
Japan, Edo period
1974.24CCCC0
Wing of a Portable Shrine
Japan, Heian period
1982.149CCCC0
Seated Buddha
Burma
2011.149CCCC0
Inro with Shrine Gate and Figure Shooting Bird
Japan, Edo period (1615-1868) to Meiji period
2000.1002CCCC0
Cosmetic Box with Lid
Japan, Momoyama period
1966.25CCCC0
Cosmetic Box
Japan, Momoyama period
1966.25.aCCCC0
Cosmetic Box (lid)
Japan, Momoyama period
1966.25.bCCCC0
Table
Japan, Muromachi period
1970.81CCCC0
Red Dahlia Covered Box
Kenneth F. Bates (American, Cleveland, 1904-1994)
1972.1191©
Red Dahlia Box
Kenneth F. Bates (American, Cleveland, 1904-1994)
1972.1191.a©
Cover for Red Dahlia Box
Kenneth F. Bates (American, Cleveland, 1904-1994)
1972.1191.b©
Tea Caddy (Chaire)
Japan, Muromachi period
1988.56CCCC0
Tea Caddy (Chaire)
Japan, Muromachi period
1988.56.aCCCC0
Tea Caddy (Chaire) (lid)
Japan, Muromachi period
1988.56.bCCCC0
Head of a Male Shinto Deity
Japan, Heian period
1985.30CCCC0
Lotus Dish
China, Yuan dynasty
1918.933CCCC0
Obi Rack
Japan, Edo period
1964.390CCCC0
Covered Box
Japan, Meiji period
1940.687CCCC0
Box (bottom)
Japan, Meiji period
1940.687.aCCCC0
Box (middle)
Japan, Meiji period
1940.687.bCCCC0
Box (lid)
Japan, Meiji period
1940.687.cCCCC0
Tray
Japan, Meiji period
1940.687.dCCCC0
Poem Card Box with Lid
Kamisaka Sekka (Japanese, 1866-1942)
1991.120CCCC0
Poem Card Box
Kamisaka Sekka (Japanese, 1866-1942)
1991.120.aCCCC0
Poem Card Box (lid)
Kamisaka Sekka (Japanese, 1866-1942)
1991.120.bCCCC0
Tray
Japan, Muromachi period
1973.16CCCC0
Rack for Noh Robe
Japan, Edo period
1964.101CCCC0
Buddha of Infinite Life and Light (Amida Nyorai)
Kōshun (Japanese) and 2 others
1960.197CCCC0
The Wise and Foolish Virgins
Barry W. Bradley (American)
1967.1©
Inro, Ojime, Netsuke
Shibata Zeshin (Japanese, 1807-1891)
1916.848CCCC0
Incense Box (Kogo) with Camellia Design
Japan, Muromachi period
1993.3CCCC0
Incense Box (Kogo) with Camellia Design
Japan, Muromachi period
1993.3.aCCCC0
Incense Box (Kogo) with Camellia Design (lid)
Japan, Muromachi period
1993.3.bCCCC0
Head of a Patriarch
China, Ming dynasty (1368-1644) or earlier
1925.133CCCC0
Carved Lacquer Scroll Box
China, Qing Dynasty (1644-1911), Qianlong reign
1969.32CCCC0
Box
China, Qing dynasty
1952.482.7CCCC0
Amida
Japan, Kamakura period
2015.487CCCC0
Amida
Japan, Kamakura period
2015.487.aCCCC0
No image available
Japan, Kamakura period
2015.487.bCCCC0
Snuff Box
Lukutin Factory (Russian, 1818-1904)
1916.597CCCC0
Inkstone Case and Lid
Japan, Edo period
1964.281CCCC0
Inkstone Case
Japan, Edo period
1964.281.aCCCC0
Inkstone Case (lid)
Japan, Edo period
1964.281.bCCCC0
Table
firm of Louis Majorelle (French, 1859-1926)
1991.226CCCC0
Nested Boxes with Chrysanthemums
Japan, Meiji period
2007.1009©
Snuff Box
France, 18th century
1916.602CCCC0
Tsuzumi Drum
Japan, Edo period (1615-1868) to Meiji period
1918.349CCCC0
Writing Box (Suzuribako) with Chrysanthemum and Plum
Sasaki Takayasu (Japanese, 1845–1929)
1992.389CCCC0
No image available
China, Ming dynasty (1368-1644) - Qing dynasty
1997.124CCCC0
No image available
China, Ming dynasty (1368-1644) - Qing dynasty
1997.124.aCCCC0
No image available
China, Ming dynasty (1368-1644) - Qing dynasty
1997.124.bCCCC0
Octagonal Food Box
Japan, Edo period
1991.60CCCC0
Writing Table with Pine, Bamboo, and Plum
Japan, Muromachi period
1958.429CCCC0
Kannon
Japan, Heian period (794-1185) or Edo period
2015.502CCCC0
Shakyamuni
Japan, Meiji period
2015.501CCCC0
Cylindrical Box
Japan, Edo period
1991.57CCCC0
Tiered Food Box with Stand
Japan, Edo period
1989.5CCCC0
No image available
Japan, Edo period
1989.5.aCCCC0
Document Box (Ryōshibako) with Chrysanthemum and Plum
Sasaki Takayasu (Japanese, 1845–1929)
1992.390CCCC0
Title, DateArtist / CultureAccession numberMediumDimensionsCredit lineRights
Cranes and Serpents
China, reportedly from Hunan province, Changsha, Warring States period (475-221 BC), State of Chu
1938.9Lacquered wood with polychromyOverall: 132.1 x 124.5 cm (52 x 49 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Gigaku Mask of Drunken Foreign Attendant (Suikojū)
Japan, Nara period
1949.158Paulownia wood, lacquered and paintedOverall: 28 x 21 x 18.5 cm (11 x 8 1/4 x 7 5/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Processional Mask of a Bodhisattva
Japan, Heian period
1950.581Wood, lacquered and paintedOverall: 22 x 16 cm (8 11/16 x 6 5/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Sutra Repository and Eleven Volumes of the Great Perfection of Wisdom Sutra
Japan, Heian period
1969.130Lacquered wood with ink, color, gold, cut gold, and metalworkHeight: 160 cm (63 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Box for Storing Monk's Robes
China, Ming dynasty
1975.10Lacquered wood with mother-of-pearl inlayOverall: 43 x 56 x 54.7 cm (16 15/16 x 22 1/16 x 21 9/16 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Portrait of Hottō Enmyō Kokushi
Japan, Kamakura period
1970.67Hinoki cypress wood with lacquer, metal staples and fittingsOverall: 91.4 cm (36 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Cosmetics Box with Chrysanthemums
Japan, Kamakura period
1963.513Lacquer on woodOverall: 17.6 x 29 x 22.8 cm (6 15/16 x 11 7/16 x 9 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Standing Bodhisattva
Korea, Joseon dynasty
1997.11Wood with lacquer and gold, and metal earringsOverall: 48.6 x 15.6 x 18.2 cm (19 1/8 x 6 1/8 x 7 3/16 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Scroll Box with Dragon and Phoenix Design
Korea, Joseon dynasty
1990.15Lacquered wood inlaid with mother-of-pearl and twisted brass and copper wireOverall: 11.5 x 11.6 x 87 cm (4 1/2 x 4 9/16 x 34 1/4 in.)Severance and Greta Millikin CollectionCCCC0
Health Chair
Herman A. Sperlich (American) and 1 other
1984.181Steel and lacquered plywoodOverall: 66.7 x 43.2 x 48.9 cm (26 1/4 x 17 x 19 1/4 in.)Gift of Barry Friedman and Patricia Pastor, New York©
Shoulder Piece for a Gigaku Costume in the Form of a Dragon Head
Japan, Kamakura period
1979.48Lacquered wood with color and goldOverall: 17.5 cm (6 7/8 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Writing Box (Suzuribako) with Hydrangea at Night
Japan, Shōwa period
2020.67Lacquered wood and silver with gold, silver, and color sprinkled powder (maki-e)5.4 x 23.1 x 25.3 cm (2 1/8 x 9 1/8 x 9 15/16 in.)Lillian M. Kern Memorial Fund©
Seated Amitabha
Korea, Goryeo period
1995.67Wood with lacquer and gildingOverall: 33 x 21 x 19.8 cm (13 x 8 1/4 x 7 13/16 in.)The Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase Fund and partial gift of The Honorable Joseph P. Carroll and Roberta Carroll, M.D. in memory of Godfrey St. G. M. GompertzCCCC0
A Heavenly General (One of the Junishinsho)
Japan, Kamakura period
1988.53Wood with lacquer, polychromy, gold, and crystal eyesOverall: 117.2 cm (46 1/8 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Writing Box (Suzuribako) with the "First Song of Spring" (Hatsune)...
Japan, Meiji period
1970.28Lacquered wood with gold and silver sprinkled powder (maki-e), foil application (kirikane), and inlayOverall: 22.8 x 26.7 cm (9 x 10 1/2 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Newman T. HalvorsonCCCC0
Writing Box (Suzuribako) with Pine, Camellia, and Bamboo
Japan, Muromachi period
1969.124Lacquer on wood with decoration in maki-eOverall: 24.2 x 22.6 cm (9 1/2 x 8 7/8 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Golem Chair
Vico Magistretti (Italian, 1920-2006)
1984.180Lacquered woodOverall: 126.4 x 50.2 x 54.6 cm (49 3/4 x 19 3/4 x 21 1/2 in.)Gift of Barry Friedman and Patricia Pastor, New York©
Plate with Peony Decoration
China, Yuan dynasty
1977.6Carved cinnabar lacquer on woodDiameter: 16.5 cm (6 1/2 in.)John L. Severance CollectionCCCC0
Fragment Mounted as a Box Cover with a Scene from Amida's Paradise
Japan, Heian period
1961.91Gold lacquer on woodOverall: 2.6 x 7.8 cm (1 x 3 1/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
No image available
Japan, Edo period
1976.99Lacquered woodOverall: 30.6 cm (12 1/16 in.)Norman O. Stone and Ella A. Stone Memorial FundCCCC0
Boy with Dog
Japan, Edo period
1979.19Wood with lacquer and colorOverall: 40 cm (15 3/4 in.)James Parmelee FundCCCC0
Wrapped Chair
Christo (American, 1935-2020)
1996.29Wood, fabric, lacquer paint, and ropesOverall: 90 x 42.5 x 44 cm (35 7/16 x 16 3/4 x 17 5/16 in.)Gift of Agnes Gund and Daniel Shapiro©
Box
Lukutin Factory (Russian, 1818-1904)
1919.582Lacquered woodOverall: 9 x 9.9 x 3.9 cm (3 9/16 x 3 7/8 x 1 9/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Seated Shaka
Japan, Heian period
1986.7Wood with lacquer and traces of colorOverall: 57.2 x 46.4 x 38.1 cm (22 1/2 x 18 1/4 x 15 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Aizen Myōō
Japan, Kamakura period
1987.185Wood, with lacquer and colorOverall: 75 x 59 x 35 cm (29 1/2 x 23 1/4 x 13 3/4 in.)Bequest of Elizabeth M. SkalaCCCC0
Serving Tray: Negoro Ware
Japan, Kamakura period
1991.62Lacquered wood with inlaid mother-of-pearl designsOverall: 36.6 x 29.7 cm (14 7/16 x 11 11/16 in.)Seventy-fifth anniversary gift of Shunichi YabumotoCCCC0
Incense Burner with Lid
Japan, Nanbokuchō period
1960.195Black lacquer on wood with decoration in maki-e; metal rims; bronze lidOverall: 7.7 x 10.8 cm (3 1/16 x 4 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Box
possibly studio or workshop of Johann Heinrich Stobwasser (German, 1740-1829)
1916.615Lacquered woodOverall: 2.6 x 10.5 cm (1 x 4 1/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Writing Box (Suzuribako) with Europeans
Japan, Edo period
1969.59Lacquer on wood with designs in gold and silver lacquer and inlaid silverOverall: 23 x 20.2 cm (9 1/16 x 7 15/16 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Stacked Boxes with Lid (Jubako)
Japan, Shōwa period
1956.454Lacquered woodOverall: 4.5 x 15.2 cm (1 3/4 x 6 in.)Gift of Miss Ruth E. Adomeit©
Bodhisattva
Japan, Kamakura period
1952.90Lacquered wood with color, gilt copper and cut-gold (kirikane)With base: 76.2 cm (30 in.); without base: 55.9 cm (22 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Vase
China, Qing dynasty
1915.612Lacquered woodOverall: 37.5 cm (14 3/4 in.)Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic TrustCCCC0
Vase
China, Qing dynasty
1915.613Lacquered woodOverall: 37.5 cm (14 3/4 in.)Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic TrustCCCC0
Bodhisattva
Japan, Kamakura period
1983.18Wood with traces of lacquer, polychromy, and cut gold lear (kirikane)Overall: 64.8 cm (25 1/2 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Blue Jewel Box
Kenneth F. Bates (American, Cleveland, 1904-1994)
1972.1189Transparent, champleve on silver, lacquered wood, opaque enamels on copperOverall: 5.8 x 11.3 x 9.3 cm (2 5/16 x 4 7/16 x 3 11/16 in.); Inner diameter: 9.3 cm (3 11/16 in.)Bequest of Marie Odenkirk Clark©
Writing Box (Suzuribako) with Spitting Courtesan
Japan, Edo period
1963.260Lacquer on wood with decoration in maki-e (gold dust)Box: 21.6 x 19.8 x 3.2 cm (8 1/2 x 7 13/16 x 1 1/4 in.); Closed: 21 cm (8 1/4 in.); Cover: 20.7 x 20.7 cm (8 1/8 x 8 1/8 in.)Worcester R. Warner CollectionCCCC0
Box
Russia, possibly Korobov Factory, early 19th century
1916.606Lacquered wood with painted miniature under glassOverall: 2.9 x 8.9 x 6.3 cm (1 1/8 x 3 1/2 x 2 1/2 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Prince Shōtoku at Age Two (Shōtoku Taishi)
Japan, Kamakura period
1989.76Wood with lacquer, color, and rock-crystal inlaid eyesOverall: 68.6 cm (27 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. James Campbell Weir in memory of Dr. and Mrs. William Hawksley WeirCCCC0
Wickerwork Box
China, Ming dynasty (1368-1644), Wanli reign
1965.30Lacquered wickerwork (of woven bamboo) framed in wood with circular scene inlaid in mother-of-pearl and goldOverall: 7.7 x 13.8 cm (3 1/16 x 5 7/16 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Jar with Scenes of Frolicking Monkeys
Japan, Kamakura period
1984.8Wood, covered with hemp cloth and colored lacquerDiameter: 47.2 cm (18 9/16 in.); Overall: 49.4 cm (19 7/16 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
No image available
Japan, Kamakura period
1919.913Wood with lacquer and gold leafWith base: 69.2 x 27.7 x 29 cm (27 1/4 x 10 7/8 x 11 7/16 in.); without base: 59.1 x 18.8 x 28 cm (23 1/4 x 7 3/8 x 11 in.)Gift of Ralph KingCCCC0
Kammavacany, a Buddhist Manual
Burma, 19th century
1945.172Cover: wood lacquered red; leaves: copper lacquered redCover: 13.1 cm (5 3/16 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Sake Flask (pair)
Japan, Muromachi period
1991.47Black laquered wood with red lacquerDiameter: 24 cm (9 7/16 in.); Overall: 30.5 cm (12 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Koto (Zither)
Japan, Edo period
1974.24Gold, silver, and black lacquer on woodOverall: 152.4 cm (60 in.)The Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
Wing of a Portable Shrine
Japan, Heian period
1982.149Wood with lacquerOverall: 24.2 x 8.5 cm (9 1/2 x 3 3/8 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Seated Buddha
Burma
2011.149Gilt lacquer on solid woodOverall: 100 x 62 x 30 cm (39 3/8 x 24 7/16 x 11 13/16 in.)Gift of Maxeen and John Flower in honor of Dr. Stanislaw CzumaCCCC0
Table Screen:  The Peach Blossom Spring, Land of the Immortals
China, Yuan dynasty
1978.2Lacquer on wood with mother-of-pearl inlayOverall: 48.9 x 44.6 cm (19 1/4 x 17 9/16 in.)Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
Inro with Shrine Gate and Figure Shooting Bird
Japan, Edo period (1615-1868) to Meiji period
2000.1002Lacquered wood, ivory, blue bead, gold leaf, pigmentBox: 8.8 x 5.2 x 2 cm (3 7/16 x 2 1/16 x 13/16 in.); Figure: 1.7 x 1.7 cm (11/16 x 11/16 in.)Gift of Henry B. AndrewsCCCC0
Cosmetic Box with Lid
Japan, Momoyama period
1966.25Wood with lacquerValance: 19.7 x 26.7 x 33.4 cm (7 3/4 x 10 1/2 x 13 1/8 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Table
Japan, Muromachi period
1970.81Wood with lacquerOverall: 30.8 x 36.9 x 57.8 cm (12 1/8 x 14 1/2 x 22 3/4 in.)Gift of various friends in memory of Henry Chisholm Osborne, Jr.CCCC0
Red Dahlia Covered Box
Kenneth F. Bates (American, Cleveland, 1904-1994)
1972.1191Lacquered wood, opaque and transparent enamel on copper, over- glazeOverall: 4.2 x 16.9 x 7.6 cm (1 5/8 x 6 5/8 x 3 in.)Bequest of Marie Odenkirk Clark©
Tea Caddy (Chaire)
Japan, Muromachi period
1988.56Negoro lacquer on woodDiameter: 11 cm (4 5/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Head of a Male Shinto Deity
Japan, Heian period
1985.30Wood with lacquerOverall: 51.2 cm (20 3/16 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Lotus Dish
China, Yuan dynasty
1918.933Carved cinnabar lacquer on woodOverall: 15.9 cm (6 1/4 in.)Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic TrustCCCC0
Obi Rack
Japan, Edo period
1964.390Wood with lacquerOverall: 63.6 cm (25 1/16 in.)Gift of Alice BoneyCCCC0
Covered Box
Japan, Meiji period
1940.687Wood with lacquer and goldOverall: 9.9 x 12.3 x 11.4 cm (3 7/8 x 4 13/16 x 4 1/2 in.)Bequest of James ParmeleeCCCC0
Poem Card Box with Lid
Kamisaka Sekka (Japanese, 1866-1942)
1991.120Wood with lacquerOverall: 37.5 x 7.1 cm (14 3/4 x 2 13/16 in.)Seventy-fifth anniversary gift of Leighton R. LonghiCCCC0
Tray
Japan, Muromachi period
1973.16Negoro lacquer on woodDiameter: 39.4 cm (15 1/2 in.); Overall: 11.5 cm (4 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Rack for Noh Robe
Japan, Edo period
1964.101Lacquer on wood with metal fittingsOverall: 192.4 cm (75 3/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Mirror Container with Design of Maple Tree and Autumn Shower
Japan, Muromachi period
1965.34Lacquer on wood with decoration in maki-eDiameter: 12.2 cm (4 13/16 in.); Overall: 3.1 cm (1 1/4 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Buddha of Infinite Life and Light (Amida Nyorai)
Kōshun (Japanese) and 2 others
1960.197Cypress wood with lacquer, color, gold, cut gold, rock crystal inlaid eyes, and quartzOverall: 94.6 cm (37 1/4 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Inrō with Crows in Moonlight and Egrets in Snow
Koma Kyoryū
1920.510Lacquered wood with sprinkled gold (maki-e)Overall: 7.7 x 5.4 cm (3 1/16 x 2 1/8 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
The Wise and Foolish Virgins
Barry W. Bradley (American)
1967.1Champleve, copper, lacquered wood, transparent enamelsFramed: 23.2 x 36.6 cm (9 1/8 x 14 7/16 in.); Plate: 15.7 x 30.7 cm (6 3/16 x 12 1/16 in.)The Harold T. Clark Educational Extension Fund©
Inro, Ojime, Netsuke
Shibata Zeshin (Japanese, 1807-1891)
1916.848Lacquer with sprinkled gold, silver, and mother-of-pearl design, coral, and woodOverall: 8 x 5.3 cm (3 1/8 x 2 1/16 in.)Gift of D. Z. NortonCCCC0
Incense Box (Kogo) with Camellia Design
Japan, Muromachi period
1993.3Carved wood with black and red lacquerDiameter: 14.9 cm (5 7/8 in.); Overall: 6.4 cm (2 1/2 in.)The Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
Head of a Patriarch
China, Ming dynasty (1368-1644) or earlier
1925.133Wood covered with lacquerOverall: 32 x 20 cm (12 5/8 x 7 7/8 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
Carved Lacquer Scroll Box
China, Qing Dynasty (1644-1911), Qianlong reign
1969.32Cinnabar carved lacquer on woodOverall: 14 x 14.7 cm (5 1/2 x 5 13/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Box
China, Qing dynasty
1952.482.7Pressed sizing on wood painted with lacquerOverall: 11.2 x 15 cm (4 7/16 x 5 7/8 in.)Anonymous GiftCCCC0
Amida
Japan, Kamakura period
2015.487Wood with lacquer and gildingOverall: 109 cm (42 15/16 in.); Figure: 79 cm (31 1/8 in.)Gift from the Collection of George Gund IIICCCC0
Snuff Box
Lukutin Factory (Russian, 1818-1904)
1916.597Wood with black lacquerOverall: 2.4 x 8.5 x 5.8 cm (15/16 x 3 3/8 x 2 5/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Inkstone Case and Lid
Japan, Edo period
1964.281Lacquer on wood inlaid with mother-of-pearl, applied carved metal, and glazed ceramicOverall: 3.5 x 21.6 x 16 cm (1 3/8 x 8 1/2 x 6 5/16 in.)Severance and Greta Millikin CollectionCCCC0
Table
firm of Louis Majorelle (French, 1859-1926)
1991.226Wood decorated with lacquer, inlays of mother-of-pearl and bronzeOverall: 80.6 x 80.3 x 54.8 cm (31 3/4 x 31 5/8 x 21 9/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Nested Boxes with Chrysanthemums
Japan, Meiji period
2007.1009Set of five boxes; lacquered wood with sprinkled gold powder (maki-e)Overall: 1.1 x 12.1 x 9.2 cm (7/16 x 4 3/4 x 3 5/8 in.)Bequest of Lillian M. Kern©
Writing Box (Suzuribako) with Phoenix in Paulownia
Japan, Momoyama period
2016.34Lacquer on wood with sprinkled gold and silver powder (maki-e) and gold and silver foil application4 x 20.5 x 23.5 cm (1 9/16 x 8 1/16 x 9 1/4 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Snuff Box
France, 18th century
1916.602Wood decorated with lacquer with gold or gilt metal mounts, lined in tortoiseshellOverall: 3.9 x 7.8 cm (1 9/16 x 3 1/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Tsuzumi Drum
Japan, Edo period (1615-1868) to Meiji period
1918.349Wood with lacquer and sprinkled gold powder (maki-e), hide, iron, and cordDiameter: 20.4 cm (8 1/16 in.); Overall: 25.4 cm (10 in.)The Charles G. King, Jr. Collection. Gift of Ralph King in memory of Charles G. King, Jr.CCCC0
From or by Marcel Duchamp or Rrose Sélavy
Marcel Duchamp (French, 1887-1968)
2007.157Red leather box containing 80 objects (collotype, letterpress, pochoir, and lithographic prints; gouache, green lacquer, varnish, celluloid, wood; objects of glass, oilcloth, and ceramicOverall: 41.5 x 38.5 x 9.9 cm (16 5/16 x 15 3/16 x 3 7/8 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings Fund©
Writing Box (Suzuribako) with Chrysanthemum and Plum
Sasaki Takayasu (Japanese, 1845–1929)
1992.389Lacquer over wood with gold and silver sprinkled powder (maki-e)Bequest of Maud Eells CorningCCCC0
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China, Ming dynasty (1368-1644) - Qing dynasty
1997.124Red lacquer on wood with pigment and gildingOverall: 152.4 x 89.5 x 41.9 cm (60 x 35 1/4 x 16 1/2 in.)Bequest of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
Reading Stand with Chrysanthemums and Autumn Grasses
Japan, Momoyama period
1976.15Wood with lacquer and sprinkled gold powder (maki-e), metal fittingsOverall: 53.3 x 30.5 x 45.7 cm (21 x 12 x 18 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Octagonal Food Box
Japan, Edo period
1991.60Wood with black lacquer and mother-of-pearl (Ryukyuan)Overall: 39.4 cm (15 1/2 in.)Seventy-fifth anniversary gift of Robert H. Ellsworth, Ltd.CCCC0
Writing Table with Pine, Bamboo, and Plum
Japan, Muromachi period
1958.429Wood with lacquer and sprinkled gold and silver powder (maki-e), metal fittingsOverall: 10.2 x 36.9 cm (4 x 14 1/2 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Kannon
Japan, Heian period (794-1185) or Edo period
2015.502Wood with traces of lacquer and gildingOverall: 27.5 cm (10 13/16 in.)Gift from the Collection of George Gund IIICCCC0
Shakyamuni
Japan, Meiji period
2015.501Wood with traces of lacquer and gildingOverall: 33.5 cm (13 3/16 in.)Gift from the Collection of George Gund IIICCCC0
Cylindrical Box
Japan, Edo period
1991.57Wood covered with cloth and brown lacquer, with inlaid mother-of-pearl designs (Ryukyu)Diameter: 34.5 cm (13 9/16 in.)Seventy-fifth anniversary gift of James FreemanCCCC0
Tiered Food Box with Stand
Japan, Edo period
1989.5Red lacquer over a wood core, with litharge painting and engraved gold designs (Ryukyuan)Overall: 53 x 68 cm (20 7/8 x 26 3/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Document Box (Ryōshibako) with Chrysanthemum and Plum
Sasaki Takayasu (Japanese, 1845–1929)
1992.390Lacquer over wood with gold and silver sprinkled powder (maki-e)Bequest of Maud Eells CorningCCCC0