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Collection: China - Southern Dynasties (25)
Collection: China - Southern Dynasties (25)
Monster Face: Door Ring Holder (Pushou)
China, Henan province, Northern Dynasties period (386-581)
1930.731CCCC0
Seated Amitayus Buddha
China, Northern Qi dynasty (550-577)
1915.334.1CCCC0
Standing Disciple Mahakasyapa Holding a Cylindrical Reliquary
China, Hebei province, Southern Xiangtangshan caves, Northern Qi dynasty (550-577)
1972.166CCCC0
Kneeling Winged Monster
China, Hebei province, northern Xiangtangshan caves, North cave, Northern Qi dynasty (550-577)
1957.360CCCC0
Head of Buddha
China, Hebei province, northern Xiangtangshan caves, South cave, Northern Qi dynasty (550-577)
1923.97CCCC0
Chicken-Headed Ewer
China, Zhejiang province, Southern Dynasties period (420-589)
1973.84CCCC0
Tripod Container with Dragon-Head Handle (Zhadou)
China, Southern and Northern Dynasties period (386-589)
1983.214CCCC0
Monster Caryatid
China, from Xiangtangshan, Six Dynasties period (317-581), Northern Qi dynasty (550-577)
1957.357CCCC0
The New-born Buddha
China, Northern Wei dynasty (386-534)
1955.46CCCC0
Candlestand in the Shape of a Chimera Bixie
China, Western Jin dynasty (265-316 CE)
1983.77CCCC0
Funerary Urn (Hunping)
China, Western Jin dynasty (265-316)
1988.21CCCC0
Mirror with Xiwangmu
China, Six Dynasties Period (AD 317–581)
1983.213CCCC0
Mirror with Four Nipples and Eight Animals
China, Western Jin dynasty (265-316)
1995.334CCCC0
Winged Chimera (Bixie)
China, Southern and Northern Dynasties period (386-589)
1980.184CCCC0
Sections of a Coffin Platform
China, Northern Qi dynasty (550-577)
1982.260CCCC0
Stele:  Maitreya as the Future Buddha
China, Hebei, Six Dynasties period (317-581), Northern Qi dynasty (550-577)
1917.320CCCC0
Maheshvara (Shiva) Standing on a Bull
China, Six Dynasties period (317-581), Northern Qi dynasty (550-577)
1972.363CCCC0
Ring with Carved Dragons (Ch'ih)
China, Six Dynasties period (317-587)
1963.579CCCC0
Jar with Tiger-Headed Spout:  Yue Ware
China, Western Jin dynasty (265-316)
1970.152CCCC0
Mirror of the "Deities and Beasts"
China, early Six Dynasties Period (317-581)
1915.602CCCC0
Jar:  Proto-Yue ware
China, Western Jin dynasty (265-316)
1984.5CCCC0
Scabbard Fitting
China, Six Dynasties period (317-587)
1971.229CCCC0
Jar
China, Six Dynasties period (265-589) or Sui dynasty (581-618)
1915.388CCCC0
Mirror
China, Six Dynasties period (317-587)
1915.608CCCC0
Funerary Urn (Hunping) with Figures, Pavilions, and Birds
China, Western Jin dynasty (265-316)
2017.22CCCC0
Title, DateArtist / CultureAccession numberMediumDimensionsCredit lineRights
Monster Face: Door Ring Holder (Pushou)
China, Henan province, Northern Dynasties period (386-581)
1930.731gilt bronzeOverall: 13.6 x 20 cm (5 3/8 x 7 7/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Seated Amitayus Buddha
China, Northern Qi dynasty (550-577)
1915.334.1marbleOverall: 110 x 66.1 cm (43 5/16 x 26 in.)Worcester R. Warner CollectionCCCC0
Standing Disciple Mahakasyapa Holding a Cylindrical Reliquary
China, Hebei province, Southern Xiangtangshan caves, Northern Qi dynasty (550-577)
1972.166limestone with traces of pigmentOverall: 116 x 33 x 25 cm (45 11/16 x 13 x 9 13/16 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Kneeling Winged Monster
China, Hebei province, northern Xiangtangshan caves, North cave, Northern Qi dynasty (550-577)
1957.360limestoneOverall: 75 x 63.6 cm (29 1/2 x 25 1/16 in.)The Fanny Tewksbury King CollectionCCCC0
Head of Buddha
China, Hebei province, northern Xiangtangshan caves, South cave, Northern Qi dynasty (550-577)
1923.97limestoneOverall: 62.2 x 54.6 cm (24 1/2 x 21 1/2 in.)Gift of C. T. LooCCCC0
Chicken-Headed Ewer
China, Zhejiang province, Southern Dynasties period (420-589)
1973.84green-glazed stoneware with incised, carved and applied decoration, Yue wareOverall: 23.5 cm (9 1/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John D. MacDonaldCCCC0
Tripod Container with Dragon-Head Handle (Zhadou)
China, Southern and Northern Dynasties period (386-589)
1983.214bronzeOverall: 22.8 cm (9 in.); Diameter of mouth with rim: 15.5 cm (6 1/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Monster Caryatid
China, from Xiangtangshan, Six Dynasties period (317-581), Northern Qi dynasty (550-577)
1957.357stoneOverall: 28 x 40 cm (11 x 15 3/4 in.)Anonymous GiftCCCC0
The New-born Buddha
China, Northern Wei dynasty (386-534)
1955.46gilt bronze with inlays of blue glass and turquoiseOverall: 19.4 cm (7 5/8 in.); Diameter of base: 6.8 cm (2 11/16 in.); Base: 3.1 cm (1 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Candlestand in the Shape of a Chimera Bixie
China, Western Jin dynasty (265-316 CE)
1983.77Glazed stoneware with molded and incised decoration, Yue wareOverall: 8.3 cm (3 1/4 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Funerary Urn (Hunping)
China, Western Jin dynasty (265-316)
1988.21green-glazed stoneware with molded and sculpted decorationDiameter: 28.8 cm (11 5/16 in.); Overall: 52.1 cm (20 1/2 in.)Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
Mirror with Xiwangmu
China, Six Dynasties Period (AD 317–581)
1983.213bronzeDiameter: 18.5 cm (7 5/16 in.)The Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
Mirror with Four Nipples and Eight Animals
China, Western Jin dynasty (265-316)
1995.334bronzeDiameter: 19.6 cm (7 11/16 in.); Overall: 1.3 cm (1/2 in.); Rim: 1 cm (3/8 in.)Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. LeeCCCC0
Winged Chimera (Bixie)
China, Southern and Northern Dynasties period (386-589)
1980.184bronzeOverall: 6.7 x 7 cm (2 5/8 x 2 3/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund; Bequests of Leonard C. Hanna Jr. and John L. Severance; Gifts of Francis F. Prentiss and the Worcester R. Warner Collection by exchangeCCCC0
Sections of a Coffin Platform
China, Northern Qi dynasty (550-577)
1982.260limestoneOverall: 45.7 x 211.4 x 10.8 cm (18 x 83 1/4 x 4 1/4 in.); Panel: 45.7 x 27.3 x 10.8 cm (18 x 10 3/4 x 4 1/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Oscar LangeCCCC0
Stele:  Maitreya as the Future Buddha
China, Hebei, Six Dynasties period (317-581), Northern Qi dynasty (550-577)
1917.320marbleOverall: 86.4 x 50.8 cm (34 x 20 in.)Worcester R. Warner CollectionCCCC0
Maheshvara (Shiva) Standing on a Bull
China, Six Dynasties period (317-581), Northern Qi dynasty (550-577)
1972.363gilt bronzeOverall: 22.5 cm (8 7/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Schoelkopf, Jr.CCCC0
Ring with Carved Dragons (Ch'ih)
China, Six Dynasties period (317-587)
1963.579jade Overall: 6.4 cm (2 1/2 in.)Cornelia Blakemore Warner FundCCCC0
Jar with Tiger-Headed Spout:  Yue Ware
China, Western Jin dynasty (265-316)
1970.152glazed stonewareOverall: 20.5 cm (8 1/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Mirror of the "Deities and Beasts"
China, early Six Dynasties Period (317-581)
1915.602bronzeDiameter: 11.4 cm (4 1/2 in.)Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic TrustCCCC0
Jar:  Proto-Yue ware
China, Western Jin dynasty (265-316)
1984.5gray stoneware with combed, impressed, molded and applied decoration under iron glazeDiameter: 23.8 cm (9 3/8 in.); Overall: 17.2 cm (6 3/4 in.); Diameter of mouth with rim: 12.2 cm (4 13/16 in.)Edwin R. and Harriet Pelton Perkins Memorial FundCCCC0
Scabbard Fitting
China, Six Dynasties period (317-587)
1971.229jade Overall: 2.5 x 4.2 cm (1 x 1 5/8 in.)Gift of Mrs. Carl Wittke in memory of Dr. Carl WittkeCCCC0
Jar
China, Six Dynasties period (265-589) or Sui dynasty (581-618)
1915.388glazed earthenwareDiameter: 38.2 cm (15 1/16 in.); Overall: 50.8 cm (20 in.)Gift of Ralph KingCCCC0
Mirror
China, Six Dynasties period (317-587)
1915.608bronzeDiameter: 16 cm (6 5/16 in.)Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic TrustCCCC0
Funerary Urn (Hunping) with Figures, Pavilions, and Birds
China, Western Jin dynasty (265-316)
2017.22glazed stoneware with molded and sculpted decorationOverall: 53 x 30 cm (20 7/8 x 11 13/16 in.)Gift of Donna and James ReidCCCC0