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Works of Art (37)

Bottle with Daoist Immortal Zhongli Quan, Ming dynasty, second half of 15th century, China, Porcelain painted with underglaze cobalt blue (2010.312)
Boulder with Daoist Paradise, Qing dynasty, 18th century, China, Jade (02.18.684)
Buddha Amitayus attended by bodhisattvas, 11th century, Tibet, Distemper on cloth (1989.284)
Chair strip with auspicious patterns (one of a pair), Qing dynasty, 18th century, China, Tapestry-woven (kesi) silk and metallic thread (65.210.1)
Cranes, Peach Tree, and Chinese Roses, Qing dynasty (1644–1911), After Shen Nanpin (Shen Quan) (Chinese), Hanging scroll; ink and color on silk (1975.268.81)
Daoist Deity, probably Heavenly Marshal Zhao (Zhao Gong Ming), Ming dynasty, dated 1482, Qiao Bin (Chinese), Glazed pottery (1971.163)
Daoist Immortal Laozi, also identifiable as Celestial Worthy of Primordial Beginning, Ming dynasty, dated 1438, Chen Yanqing (Chinese), Gilt brass, lost-wax cast (1997.139)
The Death of Socrates, 1787, Jacques Louis David (French), Oil on canvas (31.45)
The Immortal Lü Dongbin Appearing over the Yueyang Pavilion, Southern Song, Yuan, or early Ming dynasty, late 13th–early 14th century, China, Fan mounted as an album leaf; ink and color on silk (17.170.2)
Ink tablet with peach tree, Ming dynasty, dated 1576, China, Black ink (30.76.197)
Investiture of a Daoist Deity, colophons dated 1641, China, Handscroll; ink, color, and gold on silk (38.31.1)
Krishna on Garuda, Central Javanese period, second half of 9th century, Java, Indonesia, Bronze (1992.135)
Leys jar with peanut plant, Ming dynasty, Chenghua period, late 15th century, China, Porcelain painted in underglaze blue (1986.208.1)
Liu Chen and Ruan Zhao Entering the Tiantai Mountains, Yuan dynasty (1279–1368), Zhao Cangyun (Chinese), Handscroll: ink on paper (2005.494.1)
Narcissus, Southern Song dynasty (1127–1279), Zhao Mengjian (Chinese), Handscroll; ink on paper (1973.120.4)
Outing to Zhang Gong's Grotto, Qing dynasty, ca. 1700, Shitao (Zhu Ruoji) (Chinese), Handscroll; ink and color on paper (1982.126)
Peach-shaped cup with saucer, Qing dynasty, 19th century, China, Jade (jadeite) (02.18.433a,b)
Picnic basket, Qing dynasty, 19th century, China, Zitan wood with metal corner mounts, inlaid with mother-of-pearl and semiprecious stones (1977.262a-g)
Planting Chrysanthemums, Ming dynasty Lu Zhi (Chinese), Hanging scroll; ink and pale color on paper (1986.266.3)
Portrait Medallion: Carchesius, dated 1541, Attributed to Hans Kels the Younger, South German (Augsburg), Boxwood (17.190.487)
Rectangular tray with Daoist Immortals, Ming dynasty, 16th century, China, Black lacquer with mother-of-pearl inlay; basketry sides (2006.238)
Robe, Qing dynasty (1644–1911), 17th century, China, Silk and metallic thread tapestry (kesi) (30.75.5)
Screen with birthday celebration for General Guo Ziyi, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period, dated 1777, China, Carved red lacquer (1971.74a–h)
Shoulao, God of Longevity, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662–1722), China, Porcelain painted in overglaze enamels (14.40.212)
Spring Dawn over the Elixir Terrace, Yuan dynasty, ca. 1369, Lu Guang (Chinese), Hanging scroll; ink on paper (1982.2.2)
Star Deities of the Northern and Central Dippers, Ming dynasty, Jingtai period, dated 1454, China, Hanging scroll; ink and color on silk (L.1999.108)
Tapestry panel with the character for longevity (shou), Qing dynasty, 18th century, China, Silk and metallic thread tapestry (kesi) (1984.353)
Tapestry with immortal holding a peach, Ming dynasty (1368–1644), China, Silk tapestry (kesi) (26.114.4)
Textile with the character for longevity (shou), 17th century, China, Brocaded silk satin (46.133.11)
Tomb panel with relief of figures in a pavilion, Eastern Han dynasty, early 2nd century, Shandong Province, China, Limestone (20.99)
Two Birds on a Wintry Tree, Song dynasty, 13th century, Formerly Attributed to Lidi (Chinese), Fan mounted as an album leaf; ink and color on silk (1989.363.15)
Vase with immortals bearing the character for longevity (shou), Ming dynasty, Wanli period (1573–1620), China, Porcelain painted in underglaze blue (16.61)
Vase with immortals offering the peaches of longevity, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662–1722), China, Porcelain painted with overglaze enamels (14.40.331)
Vase with peaches, Qing dynasty, Qianlong mark and period, 18th century, China, Porcelain with overglaze enamels (17.120.194)
Wang Xizhi Watching Geese, Yuan dynasty, ca. 1295, Qian Xuan (Chinese), Handscroll; ink, color, and gold on paper (1973.120.6)
Water-Moon Avalokiteshvara, Goryeo dynasty, first half of 14th century, Unidentified artist (first half of the 14th century), Korea, Hanging scroll; ink and color on silk (14.76.6)
Woman's informal robe with butterflies, Qing dynasty, late 19th–early 20th century, China, Embroidered silk satin (1970.145)