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Collection: China - Southern Dynasties (30)
Monster Face: Door Ring Holder (Pushou)
China, Henan province, Northern Dynasties period
1930.731CCCC0
Kneeling Winged Monster
China, Hebei province, northern Xiangtangshan caves, North cave, Northern Qi dynasty
1957.360CCCC0
Tripod Container with Dragon-Head Handle (Zhadou)
China, Southern and Northern Dynasties period
1983.214CCCC0
Standing Disciple Mahakasyapa Holding a Cylindrical Reliquary
China, Hebei province, Southern Xiangtangshan caves, Northern Qi dynasty
1972.166CCCC0
Winged Chimera (Bixie)
China, Southern and Northern Dynasties period
1980.184CCCC0
Seated Amitayus Buddha
China, Northern Qi dynasty
1915.334.1CCCC0
Sections of a Coffin Platform
China, Northern Qi dynasty
1982.260CCCC0
Section of a Coffin Platform: Feline
China, Northern Qi dynasty
1982.260.aCCCC0
Section of a Coffin Platform: Horizontal Panel
China, Northern Qi dynasty
1982.260.bCCCC0
Section of a Coffin Platform: Phoenix
China, Northern Qi dynasty
1982.260.cCCCC0
Section of a Coffin Platform: Horizontal Panel
China, Northern Qi dynasty
1982.260.dCCCC0
Section of a Coffin Platform: Dragon
China, Northern Qi dynasty
1982.260.eCCCC0
The New-born Buddha
China, Northern Wei dynasty
1955.46CCCC0
Mirror with Xiwangmu
China, early Six Dynasties Period
1983.213CCCC0
Funerary Urn (Hunping)
China, Western Jin dynasty
1988.21CCCC0
Chicken-Headed Ewer
China, Zhejiang province, Southern Dynasties period
1973.84CCCC0
Head of Buddha
China, Hebei province, northern Xiangtangshan caves, South cave, Northern Qi dynasty
1923.97CCCC0
Stele:  Maitreya as the Future Buddha
China, Hebei, Six Dynasties period (317-581), Northern Qi dynasty
1917.320CCCC0
Ring with Carved Dragons (Ch'ih)
China, Six Dynasties period
1963.579CCCC0
Maheshvara (Shiva) Standing on a Bull
China, Six Dynasties period (317-581), Northern Qi dynasty
1972.363CCCC0
Mirror with Four Nipples and Eight Animals
China, Western Jin dynasty
1995.334CCCC0
Mirror of the "Deities and Beasts"
China, early Six Dynasties Period
1915.602CCCC0
Jar:  Proto-Yue ware
China, Western Jin dynasty
1984.5CCCC0
Chimera (Bixie):  Candlestick or Water Dropper
China, probably Zhejiang province, Western Jin dynasty
1983.77CCCC0
Scabbard Fitting
China, Six Dynasties period
1971.229CCCC0
No image available
China, from Xiangtangshan, Six Dynasties period (317-581), Northern Qi dynasty
1957.357CCCC0
Mirror
China, Six Dynasties period
1915.608CCCC0
Jar
China, Six Dynasties period (265-589) or Sui dynasty
1915.388CCCC0
Title, DateArtist / CultureAccession numberMediumDimensionsCredit lineRights
Monster Face: Door Ring Holder (Pushou)
China, Henan province, Northern Dynasties period
1930.731Gilt bronzeOverall: 13.6 x 20 cm (5 3/8 x 7 7/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Kneeling Winged Monster
China, Hebei province, northern Xiangtangshan caves, North cave, Northern Qi dynasty
1957.360LimestoneOverall: 75 x 63.6 cm (29 1/2 x 25 1/16 in.)The Fanny Tewksbury King CollectionCCCC0
Tripod Container with Dragon-Head Handle (Zhadou)
China, Southern and Northern Dynasties period
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
Standing Disciple Mahakasyapa Holding a Cylindrical Reliquary
China, Hebei province, Southern Xiangtangshan caves, Northern Qi dynasty
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
Winged Chimera (Bixie)
China, Southern and Northern Dynasties period
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
Seated Amitayus Buddha
China, Northern Qi dynasty
1915.334.1MarbleOverall: 110 x 66.1 cm (43 5/16 x 26 in.)Worcester R. Warner CollectionCCCC0
Sections of a Coffin Platform
China, Northern Qi dynasty
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
Section of a Coffin Platform: Feline
China, Northern Qi dynasty
1982.260.aLimestoneOverall: 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
Section of a Coffin Platform: Horizontal Panel
China, Northern Qi dynasty
1982.260.bLimestoneOverall: 45.7 x 211.4 x 10.8 cm (18 x 83 1/4 x 4 1/4 in.); Panel: 25.4 x 64.8 x 10.8 cm (10 x 25 1/2 x 4 1/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Oscar LangeCCCC0
Section of a Coffin Platform: Phoenix
China, Northern Qi dynasty
1982.260.cLimestoneOverall: 45.7 x 211.4 x 10.8 cm (18 x 83 1/4 x 4 1/4 in.); Panel: 45.7 x 27.6 x 10.8 cm (18 x 10 7/8 x 4 1/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Oscar LangeCCCC0
Section of a Coffin Platform: Horizontal Panel
China, Northern Qi dynasty
1982.260.dLimestoneOverall: 45.7 x 211.4 x 10.8 cm (18 x 83 1/4 x 4 1/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Oscar LangeCCCC0
Section of a Coffin Platform: Dragon
China, Northern Qi dynasty
1982.260.eLimestoneOverall: 45.7 x 211.4 x 10.8 cm (18 x 83 1/4 x 4 1/4 in.); Panel: 45.7 x 26.3 x 10.8 cm (18 x 10 3/8 x 4 1/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Oscar LangeCCCC0
The New-born Buddha
China, Northern Wei dynasty
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
Mirror with Xiwangmu
China, early Six Dynasties Period
1983.213BronzeDiameter: 18.5 cm (7 5/16 in.)The Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
Funerary Urn (Hunping)
China, Western Jin dynasty
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
Chicken-Headed Ewer
China, Zhejiang province, Southern Dynasties period
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
Head of Buddha
China, Hebei province, northern Xiangtangshan caves, South cave, Northern Qi dynasty
1923.97LimestoneOverall: 62.2 x 54.6 cm (24 1/2 x 21 1/2 in.)Gift of C. T. LooCCCC0
Stele:  Maitreya as the Future Buddha
China, Hebei, Six Dynasties period (317-581), Northern Qi dynasty
1917.320MarbleOverall: 86.4 x 50.8 cm (34 x 20 in.)Worcester R. Warner CollectionCCCC0
Ring with Carved Dragons (Ch'ih)
China, Six Dynasties period
1963.579JadeOverall: 6.4 cm (2 1/2 in.)Cornelia Blakemore Warner FundCCCC0
Maheshvara (Shiva) Standing on a Bull
China, Six Dynasties period (317-581), Northern Qi dynasty
1972.363Gilt bronzeOverall: 22.5 cm (8 7/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Schoelkopf, Jr.CCCC0
Mirror with Four Nipples and Eight Animals
China, Western Jin dynasty
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
Mirror of the "Deities and Beasts"
China, early Six Dynasties Period
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
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
Jar with Tiger-Headed Spout:  Yue Ware
China, Western Jin dynasty
1970.152Glazed stonewareOverall: 20.5 cm (8 1/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Chimera (Bixie):  Candlestick or Water Dropper
China, probably Zhejiang province, Western Jin dynasty
1983.77Gray stoneware with iron glaze and carved decoration, Yue wareOverall: 8.3 cm (3 1/4 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Scabbard Fitting
China, Six Dynasties period
1971.229JadeOverall: 2.5 x 4.2 cm (1 x 1 5/8 in.)Gift of Mrs. Carl Wittke in memory of Dr. Carl WittkeCCCC0
No image available
China, from Xiangtangshan, Six Dynasties period (317-581), Northern Qi dynasty
1957.357StoneOverall: 28 x 40 cm (11 x 15 3/4 in.)Anonymous GiftCCCC0
Funerary Urn (Hunping) with Figures, Pavilions, and Birds
China, Western Jin dynasty
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
Mirror
China, Six Dynasties period
1915.608BronzeDiameter: 16 cm (6 5/16 in.)Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic TrustCCCC0
Jar
China, Six Dynasties period (265-589) or Sui dynasty
1915.388Glazed earthenwareDiameter: 38.2 cm (15 1/16 in.); Overall: 50.8 cm (20 in.)Gift of Ralph KingCCCC0