Collection Area: Chinese Art

13,997 objects
S2012.9.74

Axehead (fu)

https://asia.si.edu/object/S2012.9.74
S1999.120.3

Bear

https://asia.si.edu/object/S1999.120.3

Marble sculpture of a squatting bear carved from one piece of stone. There is a hole at the top of the head with two drilled openings to allow object to be hung. The recesses for the nostrils and navel are also drilled. Color is a mottled off-white/light brown, with a black, glossy material seen in …