Asia

Most of the works from East Asia, including ceremonial bronzes, are from ancient China. There is also small group of ceramics from Korea. South Asian and Western Asian objects include a 2nd-century Gandharan head of a Boddhisatva and bronze mortars from the Afghanistan region.

Piction collections thumbnails

Unidentified Han Dynasty maker, Chinese, 206 BCE - 220 CE
Model House
Han Dynasty, 202 BCE-220 CE
c.957.157
Zhou Dynasty, Chinese, about 1046–256 BCE
P'an
Zhou Dynasty, 1050-256 BCE
m.957.141
Zhou Dynasty, Chinese, about 1046–256 BCE
Ding (Food Vessel)
Zhou Dynasty, 1050-256 BCE
m.959.133
Unidentified Eastern Zhou Dynasty maker, Chinese, 771 - 256 BCE
Zhong (Bell)
Eastern Zhou Dynasty, Warring States Period (450-221 BCE)
m.959.134
Unidentified Zhou Dynasty maker, Chinese, about 1046–256 BCE
Chien
Zhou Dynasty, 1050-256 BCE
m.961.274
Unidentified Shang Dynasty maker, Chinese, 1500 - 1050 BCE
Chih
late Shang Dynasty to early Zhou Dynasty (about 1000 BCE)
m.981.128
Unidentified Mathura School, Kushan Dynasty maker
Head of the Buddha
144-241
s.960.105.1
Unidentified Greco-Bactrian, Gandhara Kingdom maker
Dhyani-Bodhisattva
144-241
s.960.105.2
Unidentified Eastern Ganga Dynasty maker
Stele. Hariti
350-1000
s.964.7.10
Unidentified Mathura School, Kushan Dynasty maker
Standing Buddha Fragment
2nd-3rd century
s.976.68