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131 objects
F1893.6a-b

Incense burner in the shape of Chinese lion-dog

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1893.6a-b
<p>Incense burner, with perforated oval cover. Chinese lion-dog (shishi). Clay: heavy-weight, dense. Glaze: brilliant black lacquer, powdered and overlaid with gold. Seal: Raku (false seal of Raku Sonyu, 1664-1716)</p>
F1899.61a-b

Kyoto ware jar with design of phoenixes and paulownia crests

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1899.61a-b
<p>Jar. Gold lacquer repairs. Black lacquer cover. Clay: hard, sonorous, beige. Stained where exposed at base. Glaze: translucent fish-roe crackle. Decoration: in green, blue and red enamels, and gold, over glaze. Gold lost in areas. Pair of phoenixes, five paulownia crests, kashiwa leaves and grasses, and vinescroll motif. Seal and inscription.</p>
F1901.16

Seated Kannon and dragon

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1901.16
<p>Clay: hard, gray Glaze: cream-white, crackled. Decoration: in gold, turquoise-green and light red, over glaze.</p>
F1904.153b

Netsuke

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1904.153b