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Browsing 141 results for facet Geographic with value of Colby College Museum of Art.
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    Bodhisattva by Anonymous

    Small cast figurine of a Bodhisattva on the lotus plinth. Traces of pigment can still be seen on the white ceramic body

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    Pair of Equestrian Figures by Anonymous

    Earthenware with pigments; mortuary sculpture of two male riders on Chinese-style horses. Elaborate fittings painted on the horses; holes for attachable legs, tails, and ears suggest that parts of the sculpture may have been made of wood.

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    Pillow of Reclining Child by Anonymous

    Glazed ceramic mortuary pillow. Created during the Jin dynasty.

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    Gui Pitcher by Anonymous

    Earthenware with pigments; ceramic tripod vase, from the Longshan Culture of the Shandong Peninsula. Has traces of red pigment.

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    Vase by Anonymous

    Kangxi period famille verte vase with painted images from Chinese drama.

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    Sake Ewer by Anonymous

    Glazed stoneware; possibly Mino ware.

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    Ashavri: Rag by Anonymous

    Rajasthani; gouache on paper.

  • Thumbnail for Dhanasre: Rag
    Dhanasre: Rag by Anonymous

    Rajasthani; gouache on paper.

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    En no Gyoja by Anonymous

    This colorful painting depicts the mountain aescetic En no Gyoja, born in 634, the purported founder of the Shugendo religion, a syncretic mix of Shinto, Daoism, and various sects of Buddhism. He is revered as holy man, and sometimes worshiped as a bodhisattva in Japan.

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    Rag-Hindol by Anonymous

    Rajasthani; gouache on paper.

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    Rag-Valual by Anonymous

    Rajasthani; gouache on paper.

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    Turbaned man with Pen and Paper by Anonymous

    Gouache on paper. Persian/Turkish inscription, “Demeri gave this as a gift to Sayyid Muzzaffar. Thanks be to God.â€

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    Man Holding a Flower by Anonymous

    Gouache on paper. Persian inscription, “Harjan, daughter of Mohammad Shahi.â€

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    Desakh: Rag by Anonymous

    Rajasthani; gouache on paper.

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    Woman, with Cat and Parrot by Anonymous

    Rajasthani, perhaps Mewar school; gouache on paper.

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    King and his Ladies by Anonymous

    Rajasthani, Mewar School; gouache on paper.

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    Kanda Rag by Anonymous

    Rajasthani; gouache on paper.

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    Sixteen Lohan on Bodhi Leaves by Anonymous, previously attributed to Ding Yunpeng

    Ink, color, and gold on bodhi leaves. An album of 12 Bodhi leaf paintings, beginning with two images of paired guardian figures (the four kings), followed by eight paintings of lohan, a picture of the white-robed Guanyin, and another guardian. Although this painting is in an elaborated mount, with high-quality brocade and a Qing dynasty imperial inscription attributing it the famed painter Ding Yunpeng (1547-1628), it is most likely a late 19th century product.

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    Sixteen Lohan on Bodhi Leaves by Anonymous, previously attributed to Ding Yunpeng

    Ink, color, and gold on bodhi leaves. An album of 12 Bodhi leaf paintings, beginning with two images of paired guardian figures (the four kings), followed by eight paintings of lohan, a picture of the white-robed Guanyin, and another guardian. Although this painting is in an elaborated mount, with high-quality brocade and a Qing dynasty imperial inscription attributing it the famed painter Ding Yunpeng (1547-1628), it is most likely a late 19th century product.

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    Household Shrine to Benzaiten by Anonymous

    Dedicated to the Goddess of Wisdom and Fertility. Lacquered wood.

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    Dancing Girl by Anonymous

    Painting of an elegant young woman dancing on a patch of grass, silhouetted against a light blue and purple sky. Possibly Deccani; gouache on paper. Persian inscription, “Nuri taswir mudinin.â€

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    Ram Jar by Anonymous

    Green glazed ceramic mortuary jar, or perhaps lamp. The Chinese word for ram rhymes with the Chinese word for good fortune, thus explaining the presence of this animal motif in the mortuary art of early China

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    Male Attendant by Anonymous

    Terracotta with pigments; mortuary sculpture, paired with female attendant, Colby College 172.2004.

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    Zun by Anonymous

    Bronze wine warmer. The lid is in the form of a mountain with chased designs of immortals prancing about the hillocks.