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Small Taoist stele

Medium:
Stone
Dimensions:
H x W x D (overall): 30 x 15.4 x 11 cm (11 13/16 x 6 1/16 x 4 5/16 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Stone
Origin:
China
Topic:
Daoism  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Acquired under the guidance of the Carl Whiting Bishop expedition
Accession Number:
FSC-S-51
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Daoist sculpture with four figures in relief

Medium:
Stone
Dimensions:
H x W x D (overall): 41.4 x 39.5 x 9.1 cm (16 5/16 x 15 9/16 x 3 9/16 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Stone
Origin:
China
Topic:
Daoism  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1912.79
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Daoist figure

Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H x W x D (overall): 10.3 x 3.8 x 3.8 cm (4 1/16 x 1 1/2 x 1 1/2 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Metalwork
Origin:
China
Topic:
Daoism  Search this
casting  Search this
lotus  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
gilding  Search this
Paul Singer collection  Search this
Credit Line:
The Dr. Paul Singer Collection of Chinese Art of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; a joint gift of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, Paul Singer, the AMS Foundation for the Arts, Sciences, and Humanities, and the Children of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
RLS1997.48.874
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Buddhist figure

Medium:
Gilt bronze
Dimensions:
H x W x D (overall): 9.5 x 4.3 x 3.2 cm (3 3/4 x 1 11/16 x 1 1/4 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Origin:
China
Topic:
Buddhism  Search this
Daoism  Search this
woman  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Paul Singer collection  Search this
Credit Line:
The Dr. Paul Singer Collection of Chinese Art of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; a joint gift of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, Paul Singer, the AMS Foundation for the Arts, Sciences, and Humanities, and the Children of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
RLS1997.48.988
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A Daoist fairy standing on waves

Artist:
Formerly attributed to Zhou Wenju (傳)周文矩 (active mid-10th century)  Search this
Medium:
Ink and color on silk
Dimensions:
H x W: 31.1 x 22.3 cm (12 1/4 x 8 3/4 in)
Type:
Album
Painting
Origin:
China
Date:
1644-1911
Period:
Qing dynasty
Topic:
Daoism  Search this
Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)  Search this
spirit  Search this
China  Search this
wave  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1909.246c
Restrictions & Rights:
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Daoist votive trinity

Medium:
Stone
Dimensions:
H x W x D (overall): 21.2 x 13.1 x 8.7 cm (8 3/8 x 5 3/16 x 3 7/16 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Stone
Origin:
China
Date:
dated 642
Period:
Tang dynasty
Topic:
Daoism  Search this
Tang dynasty (618 - 907)  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1909.84
Restrictions & Rights:
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Daoist trinity

Medium:
Stone
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 33.1 x 25 x 13 cm (13 1/16 x 9 13/16 x 5 1/8 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Stone
Origin:
China
Date:
dated 703
Period:
Tang dynasty
Topic:
Daoism  Search this
Tang dynasty (618 - 907)  Search this
funerary  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1909.90
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Daoist Deities and Attendants

Artist:
Formerly attributed to Liang Kai 梁楷 (late 12th-early 13th century)  Search this
Medium:
Hanging scroll; ink and color on silk
Dimensions:
H x W (image): 147.4 x 75.2 cm (58 1/16 x 29 5/8 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
China
Date:
early 15th century
Period:
Ming dynasty
Topic:
Daoism  Search this
worship  Search this
Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644)  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
attendant  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1911.265
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Taoist Figure

Medium:
Wood
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 37 x 7.8 x 5.8 cm (14 9/16 x 3 1/16 x 2 5/16 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Origin:
China
Date:
1644-1911
Period:
Qing dynasty
Topic:
Daoism  Search this
Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1911.434
Restrictions & Rights:
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Taoist Figure

Medium:
Wood
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 36.7 x 7.6 x 5.6 cm (14 7/16 x 3 x 2 3/16 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Origin:
China
Date:
1644-1911
Period:
Qing dynasty
Topic:
Daoism  Search this
Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1911.435
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Ceremonial implement

Medium:
Jade
Dimensions:
H x W: 14.6 x 5.5 cm (5 3/4 x 2 3/16 in)
Type:
Jade
Ceremonial Object
Origin:
China
Date:
1644-1911
Period:
Qing dynasty
Topic:
Daoism  Search this
Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1915.235
Restrictions & Rights:
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Daoist sage and attendant

Medium:
Stone
Dimensions:
H x W x D (overall): 19.5 x 9.9 x 5.2 cm (7 11/16 x 3 7/8 x 2 1/16 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Stone
Origin:
China
Date:
1644-1911
Period:
Qing dynasty
Topic:
Daoism  Search this
Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)  Search this
sage  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
attendant  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1916.180
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Ritual disk (bi)

Medium:
Jade
Dimensions:
H x W: 16.3 x 8.6 cm (6 7/16 x 3 3/8 in)
Type:
Jade
Ceremonial Object
Origin:
China
Date:
1736-1795
Period:
Qing dynasty
Topic:
Daoism  Search this
Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)  Search this
bat  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1916.378
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A Pair of Three-legged Toads

Artist:
Formerly attributed to Li Di (active late 12th-early 13th century)  Search this
Medium:
Ink and color on silk
Dimensions:
H x W: 21.1 x 20.1 cm (8 5/16 x 7 15/16 in)
Type:
Album
Painting
Origin:
China
Date:
1368-1644
Period:
Ming dynasty
Topic:
Daoism  Search this
Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644)  Search this
toad  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1916.571e
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Cup holder

Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H x W: 7.8 x 11.6 cm (3 1/16 x 4 9/16 in)
Type:
Metalwork
Vessel
Origin:
China
Date:
1368-1644
Period:
Ming dynasty
Topic:
Daoism  Search this
Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644)  Search this
casting  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
incising  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1917.260
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The Thatched Hut of Dreaming of an Immortal

Artist:
Tang Yin 唐寅 (1470-1524)  Search this
Medium:
Ink and color on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (image): 28.3 × 103 cm (11 1/8 × 40 9/16 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
China
Date:
early 16th century
Period:
Ming dynasty
Topic:
landscape  Search this
Daoism  Search this
Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644)  Search this
sleeping  Search this
Daoist Immortals  Search this
dreaming  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1939.60
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Laozi Delivering the Daodejing

Artist:
Traditionally attributed to Li Gonglin (傳)李公麟 (ca. 1049-1106)  Search this
Medium:
Ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (image): 24.8 x 51.8 cm (9 3/4 x 20 3/8 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
China
Date:
16th century
Period:
Ming dynasty
Topic:
Daoism  Search this
Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644)  Search this
Laozi  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
baimiao style  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Eugene and Agnes E. Meyer
Accession Number:
F1968.21
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Comb box (kushibako)

Medium:
Lacquer and gold on wood with pewter rims, gilt bronze fittings, and fabric cords (maki-e, nashiji, hiramaki-e)
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 9.3 x 12.4 x 16 cm (3 11/16 x 4 7/8 x 6 5/16 in)
Type:
Lacquer
Container
Origin:
Japan
Date:
late 15th-16th century
Period:
Muromachi period
Topic:
Daoism  Search this
crane  Search this
pine tree  Search this
Muromachi period (1333 - 1573)  Search this
Japan  Search this
Japanese Art  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1981.14a-f
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Flying Deity

Medium:
Jade (nephrite)
Dimensions:
H x W: 6.5 x 5 cm (2 9/16 x 1 15/16 in)
Type:
Jade
Jewelry and Ornament
Origin:
China
Date:
8th-10th century
Period:
Tang or Liao dynasty
Topic:
Buddhism  Search this
Daoism  Search this
Tang dynasty (618 - 907)  Search this
China  Search this
apsara  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
nephrite  Search this
carving  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of The Honorable and Mrs. Hugh Scott
Accession Number:
F1985.1
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Small Daoist stela depicting Laojun in a niche

Medium:
Stone
Dimensions:
H x W x D (overall): 16.8 x 12.2 x 6.1 cm (6 5/8 x 4 13/16 x 2 3/8 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Stone
Origin:
China
Date:
567
Period:
Northern Zhou dynasty
Topic:
Daoism  Search this
lion  Search this
incense  Search this
Northern Zhou dynasty (557 - 581)  Search this
China  Search this
halo  Search this
Laojun  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Acquired under the guidance of the Carl Whiting Bishop expedition
Accession Number:
FSC-S-48
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