33 objects
F1974.13

Buddhist altar pendant (keman)

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1974.13
<p>Pendant metal disks, known as keman, are believed to have originated in floral wreaths brought as Buddhist votive offerings. In this example, the cord tied in a bow probably is based on that which originally bound garlands of real flowers. On either side of the cord are circular medallions supported upon lotus flowers. Sanskrit letters &#8230;</p>
F1904.403

Netsuke

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1904.403
F1980.212

Gama Sennin

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1980.212
<p>This netsuke, was carved from a single block of ivory, and depicts Gama Sennin, a Chinese immortal (hsien-jen), who carries a large frog on his shoulder. The netsuke is conceived in the round and carved on all surfaces. One foot, the figure&#8217;s left, is chipped; the other foot is raised in a lively manner, as &#8230;</p>
F1944.37b

Netsuke

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1944.37b