Collection Area: Chinese Art

173 objects

Luohans Moving Through Forests and Sea

In this painting two luohan crossing the sea, one riding a dragon and another a turtle, are greeted by an emperor-like figure holding a scholar’s tablet, bowing in respect. A servant carries a tripod vessel on his head as a gift. The scroll ends with three women at the door of an underwater palace.


Palace Ladies by a Lotus Pond

Signature at lower left; total of 27 seals (17 on painting), four inscriptions (poems) on painting, five colophons, no labels. Unused frontispiece with cloud motif. Ivory pin. Depicting a scene of women, children and servants (total of fifteen figures) engaged in various activities, including playing weiqi and playing musical instruments, both inside and outside a …


Box with cover

Brownish red rectangular cigarette box made of molded lacquer or lacquer-like material with a metal interior divided into two small compartments. Lid features scene of women in garden setting.