Keywords: tiger

146 objects
S2018.1.10

Lakshmana at the hermitage, folio from a Ramayana

https://asia.si.edu/object/S2018.1.10

Painted in an eccentric palette of lemon yellow, warm pink, and mauve, this scene represents an ashram. The two young disciples Rama and Lakshmana appear twice: once with their teachers on the painting’s left and again on the left by the gateway in the woven brush/bramble fence. A tiger and water buffalo lap water from …

S1987.839

Pendant in the form of a tiger

https://asia.si.edu/object/S1987.839

A pale green jade stalking tiger, with brown and cream markings. Reported to have been excavated at Anyang. (Slight dirt adhering; excellent condition.) This flat jade plaque represents an animal with only two feet, mushroom-shaped horns, fanged mouth, and a tail. Incised lines articulate the large eye and echo the contours of the horn. Pairs …