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Works of Art (54)

Aizen Myōō (Rāga-vidyārāja), Nanbokuchō period, 14th century, Japan, Hanging scroll; ink, color, and gold on silk (66.90)
Altar Set, Shang and Western Zhou dynasties, late 11th century B.C., China, Bronze (24.72.1–14)
Buddha of Medicine Bhaishajyaguru (Yaoshi fo), Yuan dynasty, ca. 1319, Shanxi Province, China, Water-based pigment over foundation of clay mixed with straw (65.29.2)
Coin of Kanishka, ca. 130 A.D.; Pakistan, ancient region of Gandhara, Gold (99.35.3024)
Dagger with Zoomorphic Hilt, second half 16th century, India, Deccan, Bijapur or Golconda, Hilt: copper, cast, chased, gilded, and inlaid with rubies. Blade: steel, forged (2011.236)
Daiitoku Myōō (Yamāntaka-vidyārāja), Heian period, 12th century, Japan, Hanging scroll; ink on paper (1975.268.13)
Dainichi Nyorai (Mahā-vairochana), Heian period, 12th century, Japan, Wood with gold leaf and lacquer (26.118)
Dish with Apollo and Daphne, ca. 1st century B.C.; Pakistan, ancient region of Gandhara, Schist (1987.142.307)
Dish with Design of Three Jars, Edo period, 1680–90s, Japanese, Porcelain with underglaze blue and overglaze enamels (Hizen ware, Nabeshima type) (1975.268.563)
Document box with a scene from the "Butterflies" chapter of The Tale of Genji, Meiji period (1868–1912), early 20th century, Japan, Lacquered wood with gold and silver takamaki-e, hiramaki-e, togidashimaki-e, cut-out gold foil on nashiji and gold ground (1981.243.1a–f)
Eight Views of Mount Huang, Qing dynasty (1644–1911), 1681, Zheng Min (Chinese, 1633–1683), Album of nine double leaves of painting and calligraphy; ink on paper (2012.167a–l)
Emperor Xuanzong's Flight to Shu, Song dynasty, mid-12th century, China, Hanging scroll, ink, color on silk (41.138)
Enthroned Buddha Attended by the Bodhisattvas Avalokiteshvara and Vajrapani, Early Eastern Javanese period, second half of the 10th century, Java, Indonesia, Bronze (2004.259)
Fudō Myōō (Achala-vidyārāja) and Two Youthful Attendants, Nanbokuchō period, After Ryūshū Shūtaku (Japanese), Triptych of hanging scrolls; hand-colored woodblock prints on paper, Signed: Myōtaku Rōjin hitsu (1975.268.26–.28)
Garland holder with a winged celestial, mid-1st century A.D.; Pakistan, ancient region of Gandhara, Schist (1987.142.213)
Head of a bodhisattva, 5th–6th century; Afghanistan, probably from Hadda, Clay or terracotta, garnet (1986.2)
Head of Buddha, ca. 4th century; Pakistan, ancient region of Gandhara, Stucco with traces of paint (13.96.4)
Head of Buddha, ca. 5th–6th century; Afghanistan, probably from Hadda, Stucco with gesso, traces of paint (30.32.5)
Ichikawa Danjūrō VII as Benkei in the Fudō Myōō Pose (Fudō no mie), Edo period, ca. 1824, Utagawa Kunisada (Japanese); poems by Bunshirō Koimasu and Bunsaisha Fudemaru, Polychrome woodblock print (surimono); ink and color on paper, Signed: Ōjū Kunisada ga (JP1251)
Illustrated Biography of Hōnen (Shūikotokūden-e), Kamakura period (1185–1333), ca. 1310–20, Japan, Section of a handscroll remounted as a hanging scroll (1980.221)
The Illustrated Legends of the Jin'ôji temple, Nanbokuchô period (1336–92), 14th century, Japan, Fragment of a handscroll; ink and color on paper (1975.268.36)
The Illustrated Life of Shinran (Shinran shônin eden), Edo period (1615–1868), 17th–18th century; Japan, Set of four hanging scrolls; ink, color, and gold on silk (2010.366a–d)
The Illustrated Sutra of Past and Present Karma (Kako genzai inga kyō emaki), Kamakura period (1185–1333), late 13th century, Hanging scroll (2012.249)
Inscribed reliquary donated by King Indravarman, dated 5–6 A.D.; Pakistan, ancient region of Gandhara, Bajaur Valley, Schist (1987.142.70a,b)
Kāma Aims His Bow at Radha: Page from a Dispersed Gita Govinda (Loves of Krishna), ca. 1695, India (Rajasthan, Mewar), Ink and opaque watercolor on paper (1975.409.3)
Kongōyasha Myōō (Vajrayaksha-vidyārāja), Heian period, 12th century, Japan, Hanging scroll; ink on paper (1975.268.12)
Letter box with pine, bamboo, cherry blossom, and family crests, Edo period (1615–1868), 19th century, Japan, Lacquered wood with gold and silver takamaki-e, hiramaki-e, togidashimaki-e, cut-out gold foil on nashiji ground (part of a wedding set) (10.7.22)
Monumental bodhisattva head, 4th–5th century; Pakistan, ancient region of Gandhara, Stucco (1977.191)
Night Rain at the Double-Shelf Stand, from the series Eight Parlor Views (Zashiki hakkei), Edo period, ca. 1766, Suzuki Harunobu (Japanese), Polychrome woodblock print; ink, color on paper (JP698)
Painted Cloth (Pichwai) Depicting the Celebration of the Festival of Cows, late 18th–early 19th century, India, Deccan, Painted and printed gold and silver leaf, opaque watercolor on indigo-dyed cotton (2003.177)
Palace Banquet, Five Dynasties (907–60) or Northern Song (960–1127) dynasty, 10th–11th centuries, China, Hanging scroll; ink and color on silk, (2010.473)
Plate from the erotic book Mounds of Dyed Colors: A Pattern Book for the Boudoir (Someiro no yama neya no hinagata): First Month, Edo period (1615–1868), ca. 1736–44, Okumura Masanobu (Japanese), Hand-colored woodblock illustration; ink and color on paper (JP1499)
Poem-card box with young pines and nandina flower, Edo period (1615–1868), late 18th century, Japan, Lacquered wood with gold takamaki-e, hiramaki-e, and red lacquer on black lacquer ground (81.1.152a,b)
The Poet Fujiwara Kiyotada: From the Narikane version of the Thirty-Six Immortal Poets, Kamakura period (1185–1333), second half of 13th century; Japan, Section of a handscroll mounted as a hanging scroll; ink and colors on paper (L.2011.54.1a–c)
Portable writing cabinet with Tokugawa family crests, chrysanthemums, and foliage scrolls, Edo period (1615–1868), late 17th century
Japan, Lacquered wood with gold and silver takamaki-e, hiramaki-e, and gold foil application on nashiji ground (81.1.133a–h)
Roundel with the Buddhist goddess Hariti, ca. 1st century A.D.; Pakistan, ancient region of Gandhara, Silver, gold foil (1981.460.2)
Scene from "Channel Buoys" (Miotsukushi), chapter 14 of the Tale of Genji, Nanbokuchô period (1336–92), late 14th century, Japan, Handscroll; ink and color on paper (1975.268.33)
Scroll 8 of Collected Iconography (Zuzōshō): Myōō (Vidyārāja), Heian period, late 12th century, Japan, Handscroll; ink and light color on paper (1975.268.6)
Seated Buddha, 1st–mid-2nd century A.D.; Pakistan, ancient region of Gandhara, Bronze with traces of gold leaf (2003.593.1)
Set of five writing boxes with Japanese globeflowers, plum blossoms, and interlaced roundels, Edo period (1615–1868), late 18th–early 19th century, Japan, Lacquered wood with gold and silver hiramaki-e and applied gold foil on nashiji ground (81.1.136a–z)
Stair riser with marine deities or boatmen, ca. 1st century A.D.; Pakistan, probably Swat valley, Serpentinite (13.96.21)
Standing Bodhisattva Maitreya, Buddha of the Future, ca. 3rd century; Pakistan, ancient region of Gandhara, Schist (13.96.17)
Table and writing box, from the series Tale of the Changelings (Torikaebaya monogatari), Edo period (1615–1868), ca. 1820s, Kubo Shunman (Japanese), Japan, Polychrome woodblock print (surimono); ink and color on paper (JP1985)
Tray with Two Flycatchers and Hollyhocks, 14th century, China, Yuan dynasty, Carved red lacquer (2011.120.1)
Writing Box with Portrait of Fujiwara no Ietaka and a Poem about the Tatsuta River, Edo period (1615–1868), 18th century, Japan, Lacquered wood with gold and silver hiramaki-e, togidashimaki-e, and red lacquer on silver ground (29.100.688)
Writing Box with Warbler in Plum Tree
Edo period (1615–1868), 18th century, Japan, Lacquered wood with gold and silver takamaki-e, hiramaki-e, togidashimaki-e on nashiji ground (29.100.695a–e)
Writing Box with Waterfall and Characters, Edo period (1615–1868), late 18th century, Japan, Lacquered wood with gold and silver takamaki-e, hiramaki-e, togidashimaki-e, and gold inlay on nashiji ground (81.1.173)
Yaksha, Shunga period, ca. 50 B.C., India, Madhya Pradesh, Sandstone (1988.354)
Yūten's Dream of Fudō Myōō (Achala-vidyārāja), Meiji period, 1885, Tsukioka Yoshitoshi (Japanese), Triptych of polychrome woodblock prints; ink and color on paper(2005.350a–c)

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