Dish Period: Edo period (1615–1868) Date: late 17th century Culture: Japan Medium: Porcelain with overglaze enamels (Hizen ware, early Nabeshima type) Dimensions: H. 7/8 in. (2.2 cm); W. 3 1/8 in. (7.9 cm); L. 4 3/8 in. (11.1 cm) Classification: Ceramic
Figure of a lion, 18th century. Qing dynasty (1644–1911). China. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of Heber R. Bishop, 1902(02.18.842) | This work is exhibited in the “Colors of the Universe: Chinese Hardstone Carvings” exhibition, on view through October 9, 2017.
Brush Holder with Poet Li Bai, Two Brushes, and Ornament (Ruyi) Period: Qing dynasty (1644–1911) Date: 18th century Culture: China Medium: Jade (nephrite) Ornament (Ruyi): Coral Dimensions: Brush holder: H. 6 in. (15.3 cm); Diam. 6 3/4 in. (17.2 cm) Brush (each): L. 12 1/8 in. (30.8 cm) Classification: Jade Credit Line: Gift of Heber R. Bishop, 1902 Accession Number: 02.18.623a–d