Exhibition

Celebrating the Year of the Dragon

February 3–January 2025
Free with Museum admission
Jar with dragon

, Porcelain painted with cobalt blue under transparent glaze (Jingdezhen ware), China
China
early 15th century
Amphora with dragon-shaped handles

, Stoneware with raised decoration and pale buff glaze, China
China
7th century
Incense burner, Stoneware with relief decoration under colored glazes, China
China
dated 1512
Stele commissioned by members of a devotional society, Limestone with traces of pigment, China
China
dated 528
Twelve animals of the Chinese zodiac, Jade (nephrite), China
China
18th–19th century
Bowl with dragons amid waves
, Stoneware with carved and incised decoration under celadon glaze (Yue ware), China
China
10th century
Set of twelve zodiac animals, Earthenware with white slip, China
China
8th century
Textile with dragons and phoenixes, Silk and gold thread lampas, China
China
late 13th–14th century
Mirror with dragon, Bronze, China
China
8th–9th century
Roof-tile end with dragon, Earthenware with yellow glaze, China
China
Dish with dragon, Polychrome lacquer with filled-in and engraved gold decoration, China
China
dated 1595
Knotted dragon pendant, Jade (nephrite), China
China
3rd century BCE
Dragon medallion, Silk and metallic-thread tapestry (kesi), China
China
16th century
Belt hook with dragons, Gilt bronze, North China
North China
3rd–2nd century BCE
Finial in the shape of a dragon head, Gilt bronze with traces of red pigment, China
China
1st century BCE–2nd century CE
Cup modeled after a rhyton, Stoneware with relief decoration under clear glaze, China
China
late 6th century
Plaque with dragons, Ivory, China
China
early 15th century
Dragon climbing a rock, Amber, China
China
14th century
Leys Jar, Porcelain with incised decoration under colored glazes, China
China
Brush washer in the shape of lotus leaf with chi dragons, Jade (nephrite), China
China
12th–14th century
Panel with dragon, phoenix, and peonies, Silk and metallic-thread tapestry (kesi), China
China
16th century
Dragons chasing flaming pearls, Unidentified Artist, Chinese, 14th century, Silk lampas with supplementary metal thread wefts, China
Unidentified Artist, Chinese, 14th century
14th century
Mirror with symbols of the four cardinal directions, Bronze, China
China
7th century
Circular Dish with Dragon, Trigrams, and the Character for Longevity (Shou), Carved polychrome lacquer, China
China
1522–1566

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Dates
February 3–January 2025
Free with Museum admission