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Ming Dynasty of China

Asian Art, China, Ming Dynasty

Works of Art (41)

Bamboo in Wind, Ming dynasty, ca. 1460, Xia Chang, China, Hanging scroll; ink on paper (1989.235.1)
Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara of the Lion's Roar or Simhanada Avalokiteshvara (Shi hou Guanyin Pusa), Ming dynasty, late 15th–16th century, China, Wood (poplar) with pigments, single woodblock construction (2000.270)
Bodhisattva Manjushri as Tikshna-Manjushri (Minjie Wenshu Pusa), Ming dynasty, Yongle period (1403–24), China, Gilt brass, lost-wax cast (2001.59)
Brush holder, Ming dynasty, early 17th century, Zhang Xihuang (active early 17th century), China, Bamboo (1994.208)
Cloudy Mountains, late Yuan–early Ming dynasty, second half of 14th century, Fang Congyi (Chinese), Handscroll; ink and color on paper (1973.121.4)
Cup, Ming dynasty, Chenghua mark and period (1465–1487), China, Porcelain painted in underglaze blue and overglaze enamels (1987.85)
Daoist Deity, probably Heavenly Marshal Zhao (Zhao Gong Ming), Ming dynasty, dated 1482, Qiao Bin (Chinese), Glazed pottery (1971.163)
Daoist Immortal Laozi, also identifiable as Celestial Worthy of Primordial Beginning, Ming dynasty, dated 1438, Chen Yanqing (Chinese), Gilt brass, lost-wax cast (1997.139)
Dish in the shape of Mount Fuji with a design of horses and deer, Ming dynasty, ca. 1620–30, China, Porcelain with underglaze blue over white slip (Jingdezhen ware (2010.206)
Dish with scalloped rim, Ming dynasty, early 15th century, China, Cloisonné (1993.338)
Dish, Ming dynasty, Hongzhi mark and period (1488–1505), China, Porcelain painted in underglaze blue with yellow, overglaze enamels (19.28.10)
Dragon Pine, Ming dynasty, ca. 1400, Wu Boli (Chinese), Hanging scroll; ink on paper (1984.475.3)
Elegant Gathering in the Apricot Garden, Ming dynasty, ca. 1437, After Xie Huan, China, Handscroll; ink and color on silk (1989.141.3)
Ewer, Ming dynasty, Zhengde period, ca. 1520, Chinese for the Portuguese market, Hard paste (61.196)
Figure of Bodhidharma, Ming dynasty, 17th century, China, Porcelain (Dehua ware) (63.176)
Garden of the Unsuccessful Politician, Ming dynasty, dated 1551, Wen Zhengming (Chinese), Album of eight paintings with facing pages of calligraphy; ink on paper (1979.458.1)
The Immortal Lü Dongbin Appearing over the Yueyang Pavilion, Southern Song, Yuan, or early Ming dynasty, late 13th–early 14th century, China, Fan mounted as an album leaf; ink and color on silk (17.170.2)
Ink tablet with peach tree, Ming dynasty, dated 1576, China, Black ink (30.76.197)
Jar, Ming dynasty, Jiajing mark and period (1522–1566), China, Porcelain painted in underglaze blue and overglaze polychrome enamels (17.127.2)
Jar, Ming dynasty, Xuande mark and period (1426–1435), China, Porcelain painted in underglaze blue (37.191.1)
Lady Su Hui and Her Verse Puzzle, Ming dynasty, 16th century, China, Handscroll; ink and color on silk (33.167)
Leys jar with peanut plant, Ming dynasty, Chenghua period, late 15th century, China, Porcelain painted in underglaze blue (1986.208.1)
Marshal Wang, Ming dynasty), dated 1542, China, Hanging scroll; ink and color on silk (1989.155)
Medallion with Return from a Spring Outing, Ming dynasty (1368–1644), late 16th–early 17th century, China, Ivory (1993.176)
Paiban (half of a clapper), Ming dynasty, early 15th century, China, Ivory, traces of pigment (2003.166)
Pipa, Ming dynasty (1368–1644), late 15th–early 16th century, China, Wood, ivory, bone, silk (50.145.74)
Planting Chrysanthemums, Ming dynasty Lu Zhi (Chinese), Hanging scroll; ink and pale color on paper (1986.266.3)
Portrait of the Artist's Great Grand Uncle Yizhai at the Age of Eighty-Five, Ming dynasty, dated xiyou (1561 or 1621), Zude, China, Hanging scroll; ink and color on silk (59.49.1)
Qin, Ming dynasty (1368–1644), 1634, China, Wood, lacquer, jade, silk strings (1999.93)
Rag-dung, Ming dynasty, early 17th century, China, Copper, cloisonné, brass (1989.33) and (1988.349)
Rank badge, Ming dynasty, early 15th century, China, Embroidery: colored silk floss, wrapped gold thread, and flat gold on silk gauze (1988.154.1)
Rectangular tray with Daoist Immortals, Ming dynasty, 16th century, China, Black lacquer with mother-of-pearl inlay; basketry sides (2006.238)
Sixteen Luohans, Ming dynasty, dated 1591, Wu Bin, China, Handscroll; ink and color on paper (1986.266.4)
Star Deities of the Northern and Central Dippers, Ming dynasty, Jingtai period, dated 1454, China, Hanging scroll; ink and color on silk (L.1999.108)
Sutra box, Ming dynasty, Yongle period (1403–1424), China, Red lacquer with qiangjin (incised and gilt decoration) (2001.584a-c)
Tapestry with immortal holding a peach, Ming dynasty (1368–1644), China, Silk tapestry (kesi) (26.114.4)
Traveling box, Ming dynasty, early 15th century, China, Leather, wood, iron, gold, and pigments (1999.61)
Two Hawks in a Thicket, Ming dynasty, 15th century, Lin Liang, China, Hanging scroll; ink and pale color on silk (1993.385)
Vase with immortals bearing the character for longevity (shou), Ming dynasty, Wanli period (1573–1620), China, Porcelain painted in underglaze blue (16.61)
Wardrobe, Ming dynasty, 16th century, China, Wood (Huanghuali/Dalbergia odoriferal) (1976.193.8)
Welcoming Spring, Ming dynasty, 15th century, China, Embroidery on silk gauze (1981.410)