Neolithic goblet in the eggshell ceramic typical of the Longshan culture of Shandong Peninsula.
Neolithic cup in the black eggshell ceramic typical of the Longshan culture of Shandong Peninsula.
Earthenware with pigments; mortuary sculpture, paired with guardian figure Colby College accession number 190.2004.A
Bronze Ritual Vessel with Rams Heads
Brown glazed mortuary sculpture
Bronze Bell from Southern China, dating from the end of the Western Zhou or very early Eastern Zhou. Decorated with phoenixes, silkworms, and taotie masks."
Bronze mortuary sculpture
Earthenware with pigments; ceramic tripod vase, from the Longshan Culture of the Shandong Peninsula. Has traces of red pigment.
Bronze ritual vessel with inscription of the Cao Kingdom
Hollow ceramic sculpture representing a weight for measuring grain and other commodities. Glazed in yellow, perhaps to mimic color of newly cast bronze.
Green glazed terracotta mortuary sculpture
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
Earthenware with pigments; mortuary sculpture, paired with guardian figure Colby College accession number 190.2004.B
Terracotta mortuary sculpture.
Terracotta with pigments; mortuary sculpture
Greenglazed earthenware morturary jar
Terracotta with pigments; mortuary sculpture.
Small cast figurine of a Bodhisattva on the lotus plinth. Traces of pigment can still be seen on the white ceramic body
Mortuary sculpture of a large, long-legged horse, probably from Sichuan.
Bronze ritual vessel
Green glazed stoneware over a red body. Ceramic vessel, mimicking leather wine flasks used by nomad on the northern steppe. Considered a Liao work.
Gray earthenware mortuary sculpture of a Chinese style horse, with short legs, broad chest, and large head.
Neolithic pottery jar in black, burnished ceramic typical of the Longshan Culture of the Shandong Peninsula