Eastern Asia

The museum’s holdings from Eastern Asia include several Chinese tomb figures and a growing collection of Japanese prints and illustrated books, ranging in date from the late eighteenth to the early twentieth centuries.

      Piction collections thumbnails

      Utagawa Kuniyoshi, Japanese, 1798 - 1861
      Yoshiwara Sparrows' Temporary Nest (Saka suzume negurar no kariyado)
      about 1844
      2005.53
      Hiroh Kikai, Japanese, born 1945
      A Middle School Student who was Walking Alone in a Crowd of People
      1998
      2008.2.1
      Hiroh Kikai, Japanese, born 1945
      A Middle School Student who was Walking Alone in a Crowd of People
      1998
      2008.2.1
      Hiroh Kikai, Japanese, born 1945
      An Old Man with a Penetrating Gaze (wearing a face mask)
      2001
      2008.2.2
      Hiroh Kikai, Japanese, born 1945
      An Old Man with a Penetrating Gaze (wearing a face mask)
      2001
      2008.2.2
      Hiroh Kikai, Japanese, born 1945
      An Old Man with a Penetrating Gaze (wearing a face mask)
      2001
      2008.2.2
      Utagawa Kuniyoshi, Japanese, 1798 - 1861
      Gama Sennin, the Toad Spirit, teaching Yoshikado and his sister Takiyasha the Arts of Magic
      1845
      2008.62
      Paul Chan, Chinese, born 1973
      Buildings as Monuments as Graves 2
      2003
      2009.71
      Atta Kim, Korean, born 1956
      Museum Project #004, from the "Field" Series
      1996
      2010.41.1
      Jiang Zhi, Chinese, born 1971
      Rainbow No. 3, from the Rainbow series
      2005
      2010.49.1
      Fan Tchunpi, Chinese, 1898 - 1986
      White Mountain Landscape
      about 1960
      2012.84
      Han Dynasty, Chinese, 206 BCE - 220 CE
      Model House
      Han Dynasty, 202 BCE-220 CE
      c.957.157
      Han Dynasty, Chinese, 206 BCE - 220 CE
      Model House
      Han Dynasty, 202 BCE-220 CE
      c.957.157
      Northern Song Dynasty, Chinese, 960 - 1127
      Vase
      Northern Song Dynasty, 960-1127
      c.958.363
      Tang Dynasty, Chinese, 618 - 906
      Funerary Vase
      Tang Dynasty, 618-906
      c.958.366
      Ming Dynasty, Chinese, 1368 - 1644
      Dice Bowl
      Ming Dynasty, Hsuan-te Period (1426-1435)
      c.958.369
      Ming Dynasty, Chinese, 1368 - 1644
      Dice Bowl
      Ming Dynasty, Hsuan-te Period (1426-1435)
      c.958.369
      Joseon (Yi) Dynasty, Korean, 1392 - 1910
      Punch'ong stoneware Tea Bowl with stamped decoration
      Early Joseon Dynasty (1392-1500), 15th century
      c.986.72.2
      Joseon (Yi) Dynasty, Korean, 1392 - 1910
      Punch'ong Maebyong
      Joseon Dynasty (1392-1910), 15th-16th century
      c.986.72.3
      Goryeo (Koryo) Dynasty, Korean, 918 - 1392
      Oil Bottle with Floral Decoration
      Goryeo Dynasty (918-1392), 13th century
      c.986.72.4
      Goryeo (Koryo) Dynasty, Korean, 918 - 1392
      Oil Bottle with Lotus Petal Decoration
      Goryeo Dynasty (918-1392), 13th century
      c.986.72.5
      Joseon (Yi) Dynasty, Korean, 1392 - 1910
      Storage Jar
      Joseon Dynasty (1392-1910), 18th century
      c.986.72.6
      Joseon (Yi) Dynasty, Korean, 1392 - 1910
      Faceted Jar
      Joseon Dynasty (1392-1910), 1775-1825
      c.986.72.7
      Unknown Korean, Korean
      Small Bowl with Fish Motif
      16th century
      c.995.23.2
      Do-Ho Suh, Korean, born 1962
      Bowl, Peter Norton Family Christmas Project 2004
      2004
      g.2004.82
      Do-Ho Suh, Korean, born 1962
      Bowl, Peter Norton Family Christmas Project 2004
      2004
      g.2004.82
      Do-Ho Suh, Korean, born 1962
      Bowl, Peter Norton Family Christmas Project 2004
      2004
      g.2004.82
      Do-Ho Suh, Korean, born 1962
      Bowl, Peter Norton Family Christmas Project 2004
      2004
      g.2004.82
      Mieko (Chieko) Shiomi, Japanese, born 1938
      Spatial Poem No. 1 / Word Event
      original 1965; artist's edition 1980
      gm.989.12.4a
      Mieko (Chieko) Shiomi, Japanese, born 1938
      Spatial Poem No. 1 / Word Event
      original 1965; artist‘s edition 1980
      gm.989.12.4a
      Zhou Dynasty, Chinese, about 1046–256 BCE
      P'an
      Zhou Dynasty, 1050-256 BCE
      m.957.141
      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
      Zhou Dynasty, Chinese, about 1046–256 BCE
      Ding (Food Vessel)
      Zhou Dynasty, 1050-256 BCE
      m.959.133
      Eastern Zhou Dynasty, Chinese, 771 - 256 BCE
      Zhong (Bell)
      Eastern Zhou Dynasty, Warring States Period (450-221 BCE)
      m.959.134
      Eastern Zhou Dynasty, Chinese, 771 - 256 BCE
      Zhong (Bell)
      Eastern Zhou Dynasty, Warring States Period (450-221 BCE)
      m.959.134
      Eastern Zhou Dynasty, Chinese, 771 - 256 BCE
      Zhong (Bell)
      Eastern Zhou Dynasty, Warring States Period (450-221 BCE)
      m.959.134
      Song Dynasty, Chinese, 960 - 1279
      Yu
      Song Dynasty, 960-1279
      m.959.135
      Song Dynasty, Chinese, 960 - 1279
      Yu
      Song Dynasty, 960-1279
      m.959.135
      Song Dynasty, Chinese, 960 - 1279
      Yu
      Song Dynasty, 960-1279
      m.959.135
      Zhou Dynasty, Chinese, about 1046–256 BCE
      Chien
      Zhou Dynasty, 1050-256 BCE
      m.961.274
      Zhou Dynasty, Chinese, about 1046–256 BCE
      Chien
      Zhou Dynasty, 1050-256 BCE
      m.961.274
      Zhou Dynasty, Chinese, about 1046–256 BCE
      Chien
      Zhou Dynasty, 1050-256 BCE
      m.961.274
      Zhou Dynasty, Chinese, about 1046–256 BCE
      Chien
      Zhou Dynasty, 1050-256 BCE
      m.961.274
      Shang Dynasty, Chinese, 1500 - 1050 BCE
      Chih
      late Shang Dynasty to early Zhou Dynasty (about 1000 BCE)
      m.981.128
      Unknown Qing Dynasty, Chinese, 1644 - 1911
      White and Pink Blossoms
      Qing Dynasty, Qian-long Period, 1736-1795
      p.958.344.6
      Shiko Munakata, Japanese, 1903 - 1975
      Calligraphy #1
      1965
      p.965.64.5
      Shiko Munakata, Japanese, 1903 - 1975
      Calligraphy #1
      1965
      p.965.64.5
      Shiko Munakata, Japanese, 1903 - 1975
      Calligraphy #1
      1965
      p.965.64.5
      Shiko Munakata, Japanese, 1903 - 1975
      Calligraphy #1
      1965
      p.965.64.5
      Gountei Sadahide, Japanese, 1807 - 1878/79
      Panorma of the New Pleasure Quarter in Miyozaki district in Honcho, Yokohama (Yokohama Honcho kei...
      1860
      pr.2003.12
      Gountei Sadahide, Japanese, 1807 - 1878/79
      Panorma of the New Pleasure Quarter in Miyozaki district in Honcho, Yokohama (Yokohama Honcho kei...
      1860
      pr.2003.12
      Masami Teraoka, Japanese, born 1936
      AIDS Series / Geisha and Ghost Cat
      1989-2002
      pr.2003.8
      Masami Teraoka, Japanese, born 1936
      AIDS Series / Geisha and Ghost Cat
      1989-2002
      pr.2003.8
      Hiroshi Yoshida, Japanese, 1876 - 1950
      Seta Bridge
      1933
      pr.2004.41.4
      Utagawa (Ando) Hiroshige III, Japanese, 1843 - 1894
      Prosperity of Tokyo, Fashion of the Street (Tokyo Han'ei Hayari No Orai)
      1870s
      pr.2004.55
      Utagawa (Ando) Hiroshige III, Japanese, 1843 - 1894
      Prosperity of Tokyo, Fashion of the Street (Tokyo Han'ei Hayari No Orai)
      1870s
      pr.2004.55
      Utagawa (Ando) Hiroshige III, Japanese, 1843 - 1894
      Prosperity of Tokyo, Fashion of the Street (Tokyo Han'ei Hayari No Orai)
      1870s
      pr.2004.55
      Utagawa (Ando) Hiroshige III, Japanese, 1843 - 1894
      Prosperity of Tokyo, Fashion of the Street (Tokyo Han'ei Hayari No Orai)
      1870s
      pr.2004.55
      Utagawa (Ando) Hiroshige III, Japanese, 1843 - 1894
      Prosperity of Tokyo, Fashion of the Street (Tokyo Han'ei Hayari No Orai)
      1870s
      pr.2004.55
      Kiyoshi Saito, Japanese, 1907 - 1997
      Ancient City Nara
      1957
      pr.957.187.1
      Shiko Munakata, Japanese, 1903 - 1975
      Hawk Woman (Taka no onna no saku)
      1955; printed 1958
      pr.959.40
      Yukihisa Isobe, Japanese, born 1936
      Untitled
      1965
      pr.972.155
      Utagawa (Ando) Hiroshige, Japanese, 1797 - 1858
      Distant View of Mount Akiba at Kakegawa (Kakegawa Akibayama enbo) Station 27 from the series Fifty-three...
      1832-1834
      pr.972.63.27
      Utagawa (Ando) Hiroshige, Japanese, 1797 - 1858
      Distant View of Mount Akiba at Kakegawa (Kakegawa Akibayama enbo) Station 27 from the series Fifty-three...
      1832-1834
      pr.972.63.27
      Utagawa (Ando) Hiroshige, Japanese, 1797 - 1858
      The Peak of Fudesute Mountain from Sakanoshita (Sakanoshita Fudesuteyama) Station 49 from the series...
      1832-1834
      pr.972.63.49
      Utagawa (Ando) Hiroshige, Japanese, 1797 - 1858
      The Peak of Fudesute Mountain from Sakanoshita (Sakanoshita Fudesuteyama) Station 49 from the series...
      1832-1834
      pr.972.63.49
      Katsukawa Shunsen, Japanese, about 1762 - 1830
      Rikiya to assassinate Honzo, number 9 from the series The Loyal League of Forty-seven Ronin (Uki-E...
      after 1806
      pr.975.26
      Katsukawa Shunsen, Japanese, about 1762 - 1830
      Rikiya to assassinate Honzo, number 9 from the series The Loyal League of Forty-seven Ronin (Uki-E...
      after 1806
      pr.975.26
      Tang Dynasty, Chinese, 618 - 906
      Groom Figurine
      Tang Dynasty, 618-907
      s.957.144
      Tang Dynasty, Chinese, 618 - 906
      Groom Figurine
      Tang Dynasty, 618-907
      s.957.144
      Tang Dynasty, Chinese, 618 - 906
      Tomb Guardian (one of a pair)
      early Tang Dynasty (618-906), 8th century
      s.959.136.2
      Tang Dynasty, Chinese, 618 - 906
      Tomb Guardian (one of a pair)
      early Tang Dynasty (618-906), 8th century
      s.959.136.2
      Tang Dynasty, Chinese, 618 - 906
      Tomb Guardian (one of a pair)
      early Tang Dynasty (618-906), 8th century
      s.959.136.2
      Tang Dynasty, Chinese, 618 - 906
      Tomb Guardian (one of a pair)
      early Tang Dynasty (618-906), 8th century
      s.959.136.2
      Tang Dynasty, Chinese, 618 - 906
      Tomb Guardian (one of a pair)
      early Tang Dynasty (618-906), 8th century
      s.959.136.2
      Tang Dynasty, Chinese, 618 - 906
      Tomb Guardian (one of a pair)
      early Tang Dynasty (618-906), 8th century
      s.959.136.2
      Tang Dynasty, Chinese, 618 - 906
      Tomb Guardian (one of a pair)
      early Tang Dynasty (618-906), 8th century
      s.959.136.2
      Tang Dynasty, Chinese, 618 - 906
      Tomb Guardian (one of a pair)
      early Tang Dynasty (618-906), 8th century
      s.959.136.2
      Yayoi Kusama, Japanese-American, born 1929
      Accumulation II
      1962
      s.974.374
      Yayoi Kusama, Japanese-American, born 1929
      Accumulation II
      1962
      s.974.374