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
      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
      Northern Song Dynasty, Chinese, 960 - 1127
      Vase
      Northern Song Dynasty, 960-1127
      c.958.363
      Tang Dynasty, Chinese, 618 - 906
      Funerary Vase
      Tang Dynasty, 618-907
      c.958.366
      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
      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
      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
      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
      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
      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
      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
      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
      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
      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)
      8th century, early Tang Dynasty
      s.959.136.2
      Yayoi Kusama, Japanese-American, born 1929
      Accumulation II
      1962
      s.974.374