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Pendant in the form of a dragon

Medium:
Jade (nephrite)
Dimensions:
H x W x D (overall): 7.7 × 7.7 × 0.3 cm (3 1/16 × 3 1/16 × 1/8 in)
Type:
Jade
Jewelry and Ornament
Origin:
China
Date:
ca. 1050-950 BCE
Period:
Western Zhou dynasty
Topic:
dragon  Search this
Western Zhou dynasty (ca. 1050 - 771 BCE)  Search this
China  Search this
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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
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RLS1997.48.3599
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Pendant with pairs of birds

Medium:
Marble (calcite)
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 7.5 × 7.1 × 0.6 cm (2 15/16 × 2 13/16 × 1/4 in)
Type:
Stone
Origin:
China
Date:
ca. 950-ca. 850 BCE
Period:
Western Zhou dynasty
Topic:
bird  Search this
Western Zhou dynasty (ca. 1050 - 771 BCE)  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Paul Singer collection  Search this
molding  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:
RLS1997.48.2497
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Pendant in the form of a bird

Medium:
Jade
Dimensions:
H x W x D (overall): 2.3 x 6 x 0.6 cm (2 3/8 x 7/8 x 1/4 in)
Type:
Jade
Origin:
China
Date:
ca. 1050-ca. 950 BCE
Period:
Western Zhou dynasty
Topic:
bird  Search this
Western Zhou dynasty (ca. 1050 - 771 BCE)  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:
RLS1997.48.3664
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Pendant in the form of a disk with birds

Medium:
Jade
Dimensions:
H x Diam (overall): 0.3 x 5.4 cm (1/8 x 2 1/8 in)
Type:
Jade
Origin:
China
Date:
20th century
Period:
Forgery in the style of Western Zhou dynasty
Topic:
bird  Search this
Western Zhou dynasty (ca. 1050 - 771 BCE)  Search this
forgery  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Paul Singer collection  Search this
disk  Search this
nephrite  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:
RLS1997.48.3606
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Pendant in the form of a disk with bird

Medium:
Jade
Dimensions:
H x Diam (overall): 0.9 x 4.1 cm (3/8 x 1 5/8 in)
Type:
Jade
Origin:
China
Date:
ca. 1050-ca. 950 BCE
Period:
Western Zhou dynasty
Topic:
bird  Search this
Western Zhou dynasty (ca. 1050 - 771 BCE)  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Paul Singer collection  Search this
disk  Search this
nephrite  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:
RLS1997.48.3677
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Pendant in the form of an oval disk with human hybrids

Medium:
Jade
Dimensions:
H x W x D (overall): 3.1 x 2.7 x 0.5 cm (1 1/4 x 1 1/16 x 3/16 in)
Type:
Jade
Jewelry and Ornament
Origin:
China
Date:
ca. 1050-ca. 950 BCE
Period:
Western Zhou dynasty
Topic:
dragon  Search this
Western Zhou dynasty (ca. 1050 - 771 BCE)  Search this
demon  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Paul Singer collection  Search this
disk  Search this
nephrite  Search this
carving  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:
RLS1997.48.3699
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Man

Medium:
Ivory and wood
Dimensions:
H x W x D (overall): 9.2 x 2.3 x 1 cm (3 5/8 x 7/8 x 3/8 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Origin:
China
Date:
18th-19th century
Period:
Qing dynasty
Topic:
Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)  Search this
man  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:
RLS1997.48.3756
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Box shaped like a standing crane

Medium:
Ivory, ink
Dimensions:
H x W x D (overall): 14.6 x 6.6 x 7.2 cm (5 3/4 x 2 5/8 x 2 13/16 in)
Type:
Container
Origin:
China
Date:
18th-19th century
Period:
Qing Dynasty
Topic:
crane  Search this
Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)  Search this
fungus of immortality  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:
RLS1997.48.3762a-b
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Covered box

Medium:
Ivory
Dimensions:
H x Diam (overall): 4 x 11.2 cm (1 9/16 x 4 7/16 in)
Type:
Container
Origin:
China
Date:
18th-19th century
Period:
Qing Dynasty
Topic:
Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)  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:
RLS1997.48.3766a-b
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Covered box

Medium:
Ivory
Dimensions:
H x Diam (overall): 2.5 x 4.7 cm (1 x 1 7/8 in)
Type:
Container
Origin:
China
Date:
18th-19th century
Period:
Qing Dynasty
Topic:
Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)  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:
RLS1997.48.3769a-b
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Monkey mother and child

Medium:
Ivory
Dimensions:
H x W x D (overall): 4.8 x 2.5 x 3.2 cm (1 7/8 x 1 x 1 1/4 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Origin:
China
Date:
18th-19th century
Period:
Qing Dynasty
Topic:
Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)  Search this
monkey  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:
RLS1997.48.3771
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Lion (fu dog)

Medium:
Ivory with applied patina
Dimensions:
H x W x D (overall): 10 x 5 x 5 cm (3 15/16 x 1 15/16 x 1 15/16 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Origin:
China
Date:
18th-19th century
Period:
Qing Dynasty
Topic:
Buddhism  Search this
Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Paul Singer collection  Search this
guardian lion  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:
RLS1997.48.3773
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Lion

Medium:
Ivory
Dimensions:
H x W x D (overall): 4.8 x 2.6 x 1.6 cm (1 7/8 x 1 x 5/8 in)
Type:
Tool and Equipment
Origin:
China
Date:
18th-19th century
Period:
Qing Dynasty
Topic:
lion  Search this
Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Paul Singer collection  Search this
guardian lion  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:
RLS1997.48.3776
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Lion and cub

Medium:
Ivory
Dimensions:
H x W x D (overall): 5.2 x 4 x 4.2 cm (2 1/16 x 1 9/16 x 1 5/8 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Origin:
China
Date:
18th-19th century
Period:
Qing Dynasty
Topic:
lion  Search this
Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Paul Singer collection  Search this
guardian lion  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:
RLS1997.48.3777
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Seal

Medium:
Ivory
Dimensions:
H x Diam (overall): 3 x 5.6 cm (1 3/16 x 2 3/16 in)
Type:
Tool and Equipment
Origin:
China
Date:
18th-19th century
Period:
Qing Dynasty
Topic:
Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)  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:
RLS1997.48.3780
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Box with cover

Medium:
Ivory
Dimensions:
H x Diam (overall): 6 x 4.3 cm (2 3/8 x 1 11/16 in)
Type:
Container
Origin:
China
Date:
18th-19th century
Period:
Qing Dynasty
Topic:
dragon  Search this
Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)  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:
RLS1997.48.3781a-b
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Plaque with Westerners hunting

Medium:
Ivory
Dimensions:
H x W x D (overall): 5.3 x 3.8 x 1 cm (2 1/16 x 1 1/2 x 3/8 in)
Type:
Unclassified
Origin:
China
Date:
18th-19th century
Period:
Qing Dynasty
Topic:
landscape  Search this
hunting  Search this
Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)  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:
RLS1997.48.3936
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Liu Hai

Medium:
Ivory
Dimensions:
H x W x D (overall): 7.7 x 6.6 x 3.3 cm (3 1/16 x 2 5/8 x 1 5/16 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Origin:
China
Date:
18th-19th century
Period:
Qing Dynasty
Topic:
Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)  Search this
frog  Search this
Liu Hai  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:
RLS1997.48.3937
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Plaque of horse and rider

Medium:
Ivory
Dimensions:
H x W x D (overall): 3.2 x 2.4 x 0.5 cm (1 1/4 x 15/16 x 3/16 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Origin:
China
Date:
18th-19th century
Period:
Qing Dynasty
Topic:
horse  Search this
Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)  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:
RLS1997.48.3941
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Ornament

Medium:
GIlt-metal and tiger claw
Dimensions:
H x W x D (overall): 5 x 6.8 x 0.8 cm (1 15/16 x 2 11/16 x 5/16 in)
Type:
Metalwork
Jewelry and Ornament
Origin:
China
Date:
ca. 1850 - 1920
Period:
Qing dynasty
Topic:
dragon  Search this
tiger  Search this
carp  Search this
Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
repousse  Search this
Paul Singer collection  Search this
chasing  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:
RLS1997.48.4234
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