Keywords: Sui dynasty (581 - 618)

91 objects
S1995.92

Pilgrim flask

https://asia.si.edu/object/S1995.92

This flask is unusually large, with a full flattened ovoid body supported on an oval, splayed foot. The buff-white clay of the body is mold cast, and covered by a finely crazed colorless glaze that is often described as white or straw-colored. The large flattened body is decorated with a single pendant palmette molded in …

S2012.9.3411

Sleeping lion

https://asia.si.edu/object/S2012.9.3411
S2012.9.3432

Cup

https://asia.si.edu/object/S2012.9.3432
S2012.9.39a-b

Box with cover

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F1982.2

Sutra of the Great Demise (Mahaparinirvana Sutra) in standard script

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Sutra written in standard script on nine pieces of paper with eight seams. The standard length of each sheet is about 19 3/8″ with 29 lines of text; the first and 9th pieces of paper are much shorter. The scroll is not in its original unmounted state. It was mounted in recent times in a …