Collection Highlights: Eastern Art

 

Eastern Art

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EAfritwarebowl1956.57

Bowl

Fritware pottery, with underglaze painting, 32.4 cm diameter. Iran (probably Kashan), late 13th century.

EAboxlid

Box lid

Spain (probably Cordoba), carved ivory, 10.5 cm diameter, dated AD 999.

EAbronzegui

Bronze ritual vessel or gui

On a square pedestal base, 22.7 cm high, Western Zhou period (c.1050–771 BC), from north China.

EAburialurn

Burial urn

Chinese, coil-made red earthenware with red and black slip painted decoration, 48.3 cm high, c.3000 BC.

EAcarveddish

Carved lacquer dish

Chinese, Ming dynasty, early 15th century.

EAfritwarepottery1978.2183

Dish

Islamic, Fritware pottery, with underglaze painting in blue and black, 27.5 cm diameter. Syria (Raqqa), c.1200 AD.

EAquaildish

Dish

Iranian, Fritware pottery, with underglaze painting in blue, c.1700, 44.5 cm diameter.

EAbronzeganesha

Ganesha

Indian, gilded bronze, 10.8 cm high, 16th century, Orissa, eastern India.

EAhawkonaperch

Hawk on a Perch

Japan, c.1890. Carved, hammered and engraved shibuichi, inlaid with shakudo, gold and silver. By Jomi Sei. H. 65cm. Purchased with the aid of the National Art Collections Fund and the Story Fund.

EAhorse

Horse

Chinese, earthenware cast from a mould with traces of slip colour, 35.7 cm high, 1st half of the 8th century AD.

EAiraqbowl1978.2137

Islamic bowl

Earthenware with blue painting on a white glaze, 12.5 cm diameter, Iraq (probably Basra), 9th century.

EAfritwarepotteryx3272

Jug and dish

Turkey (Iznik), Fritware pottery, with underglaze painting. Jug 25 cm high, dish 28.8 cm diameter, about 1530–50.

EAloversatdaybreak

Lovers at Dawn (Raga Vibhasa)

Indian, gouache with silver and gold on paper, 19.7 x 15cm, northern Deccan, c.1675.

EAmosquelamp

Mosque lamp

Egypt, enamelled and gilded glass, 31 cm high, early 14th century.

EAwaterfallvase

Waterfall vase

Namikawa Yasuyuki (1845–1927): Waterfall vase, 1910–15, 14.9 cm high, Cloisonné enamel with silver wire, on copper.

EAwoodfigure

Wood figure of the Bodhisattva Guanyin

Chinese, with polychrome decoration and gilding, 93 cm high, from north China, Northern Song dynasty, 10th – 11th century AD.