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Four Evangelists

Medium:
Opaque watercolor and gold on parchment
Dimensions:
H x W: 35.6 x 22.8 cm (14 x 9 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
Egypt
Date:
1175-1200
Topic:
naskh script  Search this
Egypt  Search this
Biblical Manuscripts  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1955.11
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Fragments found inside Standing Buddha (F71.6a)

Medium:
Ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 25.4 x 35 cm (10 x 13 3/4 in)
Type:
Calligraphy
Origin:
Japan
Date:
Date unknown
Topic:
Buddhism  Search this
Buddha  Search this
Japan  Search this
Japanese Art  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1971.6d-gg
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Box

Medium:
Wood
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 5.3 x 26.1 x 26.3 cm (2 1/16 x 10 1/4 x 10 3/8 in)
Type:
Container
Origin:
China
Topic:
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Elizabeth Meyer Lorentz
Accession Number:
F2000.10.2
Restrictions & Rights:
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Small vessel

Medium:
Jade
Dimensions:
H x Diam (overall): 4 x 5.2 cm (1 9/16 x 2 1/16 in)
Type:
Jade
Vessel
Origin:
China
Topic:
flower  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S1987.724
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The Gospel according to St. Mark and St. Luke (both incomplete)

Medium:
Ink and color on parchment
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 33.6 × 25.9 × 4.1 cm (13 1/4 × 10 3/16 × 1 5/8 in)
Type:
Manuscript
Origin:
Armenia
Date:
11th century
Topic:
Armenia  Search this
Biblical Manuscripts  Search this
Gospels  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1933.5
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The Psalter of the orthodox Church

Medium:
Ink on parchment
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 12.5 x 9.4 x 6.8 cm (4 15/16 x 3 11/16 x 2 11/16 in)
Type:
Manuscript
Origin:
Armenia
Date:
14th century
Topic:
Christianity  Search this
illumination  Search this
Armenia  Search this
Biblical Manuscripts  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1937.13
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The Orthodox Hymnal (Sharaknotz)

Artist:
Hayrapet  Search this
Medium:
Ink and color on paper
Dimensions:
H x W x D (closed): 12.8 x 9.8 x 7.6 cm (5 1/16 x 3 7/8 x 3 in)
Type:
Manuscript
Origin:
Armenia
Date:
1651-1652
Topic:
Christianity  Search this
Armenia  Search this
Biblical Manuscripts  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1937.19
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Medicine case (inro)

Artist:
Style of Somada  Search this
Medium:
Lacquer, raden mother of pearl, gold
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 8.8 x 4.7 x 2.6 cm (3 7/16 x 1 7/8 x 1 in)
Type:
Lacquer
Container
Origin:
Japan
Date:
late 17th century
Topic:
medicine  Search this
Japan  Search this
Japanese Art  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1944.29
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Round tray for displaying Chinese tea caddy

Medium:
Wood with red and black lacquer
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 2.2 x 17 x 17 cm (7/8 x 6 11/16 x 6 11/16 in)
Type:
Lacquer
Container
Origin:
China or Japan
Date:
Date uncertain (1200-1900)
Topic:
Japan  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Elizabeth Gordon Norcross
Accession Number:
F1986.16a-c
Restrictions & Rights:
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Kamigamo Shrine

Artist:
Imao Keinen 今尾景年 (1845 - 1924)  Search this
Medium:
Ink and color on silk; matted
Dimensions:
H x W (sheet and image): 24.8 x 20.5 cm (9 3/4 x 8 1/16 in)
Type:
Painting
Album
Origin:
Japan
Date:
mid 19th-early 20th century
Topic:
shrine  Search this
Japan  Search this
Japanese Art  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase from the Estate of Robert O. Muller with funds provided by the Friends of the Freer and Sackler Galleries and the Harold P. Stern Memorial Fund
Accession Number:
F2004.21
Restrictions & Rights:
Undetermined copyright
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Hillside Shrine

Artist:
Morikawa Sobun 森川曽文 (1847 - 1902)  Search this
Medium:
Ink and color on silk; matted
Dimensions:
H x W (sheet and image): 24.9 x 20.4 cm (9 13/16 x 8 1/16 in)
Type:
Painting
Album
Origin:
Japan
Date:
mid 19th-early 20th century
Topic:
shrine  Search this
Japan  Search this
Japanese Art  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase from the Estate of Robert O. Muller with funds provided by the Friends of the Freer and Sackler Galleries and the Harold P. Stern Memorial Fund
Accession Number:
F2004.27
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Set of Inkstone Boxes and Qiangjin Case

Medium:
Lacquer on wood, mother of pearl and gold
Dimensions:
H x W x D (outer box): 30.6 x 23.8 x 21.4 cm (12 1/16 x 9 3/8 x 8 7/16 in)
Type:
Lacquer
Container
Origin:
Okinawa prefecture, Japan
Date:
16th century
Topic:
Japan  Search this
Japanese Art  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S1987.386.1a-b-.14a-c
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Disciples of Christ at the Sea of Tiberias

Artist:
Watanabe Sadao 渡辺禎雄 (1913 - 1996)  Search this
Medium:
Stencil print; ink and color on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (image): 67.2 x 59 cm (26 7/16 x 23 1/4 in)
Type:
Print
Origin:
Japan
Date:
1960
Topic:
Christianity  Search this
Japan  Search this
Japanese Art  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Norman and Carolyn K. Carr
Accession Number:
S1996.95
Restrictions & Rights:
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Among the Five Nations: Russians

Artist:
Utagawa Kunihisa II (1832-1891)  Search this
Medium:
Woodblock print; ink and color on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (overall): 34.8 x 23.9 cm (13 11/16 x 9 7/16 in)
Type:
Print
Origin:
Japan
Date:
1861
Topic:
foreigner  Search this
Japan  Search this
Japanese Art  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Ambassador and Mrs. William Leonhart
Accession Number:
S1998.35
Restrictions & Rights:
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Goose in flight

Artist:
Chin Gekko (flourished late 18th-early 19th century)  Search this
Medium:
Woodblock print; ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 24.4 x 24.5 cm (9 5/8 x 9 5/8 in)
Type:
Print
Origin:
Japan
Date:
late 18th-early 19th century
Topic:
goose  Search this
Japan  Search this
Japanese Art  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of William E. Harkins
Accession Number:
S2001.12
Restrictions & Rights:
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Pair of carved wooden doors

Medium:
Wood
Dimensions:
H x W (a): 214.7 x 55.5 cm (84 1/2 x 21 7/8 in)
Type:
Architectural Element
Origin:
Iran
Date:
20th century copy in the style of A.D. 1285, Mongol period
Topic:
Iran  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1949.8a-b
Restrictions & Rights:
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Hawk

Artist:
Shuko  Search this
Medium:
Ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 95.9 x 44.7 cm (37 3/4 x 17 5/8 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
Japan
Date:
16th century
Topic:
hawk  Search this
Japan  Search this
kakemono  Search this
Japanese Art  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1962.28
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Basin

Medium:
Lacquer
Dimensions:
H x W: 17.2 x 35 cm (6 3/4 x 13 3/4 in)
Type:
Lacquer
Vessel
Origin:
Japan
Date:
1392-1568
Period:
Muromachi period
Topic:
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:
F1967.12a-c
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Dish

Medium:
Mother of pearl
Dimensions:
H x Diam: 3.8 x 26 cm (1 1/2 x 10 1/4 in)
Type:
Vessel
Origin:
Gujarat, India
Date:
17th century
Topic:
lotus  Search this
India  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1989.69
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Lid

Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
H (overall): 10.5 cm (4 1/8 in)
Type:
Metalwork
Origin:
Western Iran
Date:
2000-1000 BCE
Topic:
Iran  Search this
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
chasing  Search this
hammering  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S1987.110
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