Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History

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Period of the Northern and Southern Dynasties in China

Asian Art, China, Period of the Northern and Southern Dynasties

Works of Art (10)

Altarpiece dedicated to Buddha Maitreya (Mile), Northern Wei dynasty, dated 524, China, Gilt bronze (38.158.1a–n)
Bodhisattva, probably Avalokiteshvara (Guanyin), Northern Qi dynasty, ca. 550–60, Shanxi Province, China, Sandstone with pigments (65.29.4)
Buddha Maitreya (Mile), Northern Wei dynasty, dated 486, China, Gilt bronze with traces of pigment, piece-mold cast (26.123)
Camel, Northern Wei–Northern Qi dynasty, mid–late 6th century, China, Earthenware with traces of pigment (28.121)
Guardian lion, Northern Qi dynasty, China, Limestone (30.66.2)
Jar, Six Dynasties (late Northern dynasties period)–Sui dynasty, ca. late 6th century, China, Earthenware with relief decoration under olive-green glaze (1996.15)
Laozi, Tang dynasty or Northern Song dynasty, 8th–11th century, China, Bronze (42.25.19)
Palace Banquet, Five Dynasties (907–60) or Northern Song (960–1127) dynasty, 10th–11th centuries, China, Hanging scroll; ink and color on silk, (2010.473)
Stele with Buddha Dipankara (Randeng), Northern Wei dynasty, dated 489–495, Shanxi Province, China, Sandstone with pigment 65.29.3)
Swords, with scabbard mounts, Sui dynasty, ca. 600, Chinese, Iron, gilt bronze, silver, wood (30.65.2)