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61 objects
FSC-P-179a-b

Covered box

https://asia.si.edu/object/FSC-P-179a-b
F2017.8.1-2

Two nearly identical rank badges – bear

https://asia.si.edu/object/F2017.8.1-2
<p>Two rank badges woven in the kesi technique depicting a bear sitting on a rock amidst two tree peonies, with scrolling clouds in the sky and ground and roiling waves in the foreground.</p>
F2017.10

Rank badge with Lion

https://asia.si.edu/object/F2017.10
<p>Ming rank badge with lion in kesi. The badge is woven in the kesi technique with silk threads, the main colors of which are: green, blue (azure), ochre-brown, yellow, cinnabar-red, white and black. It depicts a grimacing, curly-maned lion in the main field. Flames emanate from his shoulders. He sits on what may be a &#8230;</p>
F2017.9

Rank badge – two egrets

https://asia.si.edu/object/F2017.9
<p>Two egrets (sixth rank civil) flying in bands of multi-colored clouds. Woven in the kesi technique.</p>
F2004.37.2a-c

Jar with lid

https://asia.si.edu/object/F2004.37.2a-c
F2004.37.1a-c

Jar with lid

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F1971.3

Dish with design of mandarin fish

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<p>Dish with flattened rim. Blue-and-white. Clay: fine white porcelain. Glaze: transparent and colorless Foot: Unglazed Decoration: in underglaze blue, a mandarin fish among water weeds in center; lotus scroll in and outside cavetto; wave pattern on rim. Unglazed base. (L.A. Cort, November 1991) In decoration &#8220;large&#8221; is changed to &#8220;mandarin&#8221; in describing the fish. (Jan &#8230;</p>
F1954.124

Tray with three feet

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1954.124
<p>Dish with low sloping sides and everted rim, three low spreading feet. Pottery with &#8220;3-color&#8221; glaze. Body: fine grained buff white clay. Glaze: soft lead glaze in white, dark green, yellowish brown and dark blue; fine crackle, some iridescence, slight flaking; bottom unglazed. Decoration: flying goose and three clouds in a circle surrounded by floral &#8230;</p>