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Archives of Asian Art (2021) 71 (2): 131–170.
Published: 01 October 2021
... tomb, detail of stone gate. National Museum of China. Photograph: Katherine Tsiang. Although the identification of Caves 9 and 10 with the Chongjiao si cannot be proven, comparison with datable archaeological finds from Northern Wei tombs supports the dating of the caves to the 480s. Similarities...
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Archives of Asian Art (2022) 72 (2): 276–280.
Published: 01 October 2022
... a non-chronological array of 3D designs, though some important types that lie at the heart of Chinese Buddhist archaeology are omitted. 14 Lin Wei-cheng eschews standard cave types and argues for a more fluid understanding of grotto design (“What Did ‘Architecture’ Do in Visualizing Dunhuang?,” 9...
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Archives of Asian Art (2016) 66 (2): 187–212.
Published: 01 October 2016
... walled town. A newly discovered Liao pagoda site in Xishanpo, Inner Mongolia, is presented. Finally, the article proposes sources for the three-monument arrangement at Kherlen-Bars in Northern Wei, Northern Qi, and the Silla kingdom of Korea. Copyright © Asia Society 2016 Bars-Khot Dule...
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Archives of Asian Art (2011) 61 (1): 3–36.
Published: 01 April 2011
...Wei-Cheng Lin Copyright © Asia Society 2011 Underground Wooden Architecture in Brick: A Changed Perspective from Life to Death in 10th- through 13th-Century Northern China wei-cheng lin University of North...
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Archives of Asian Art (2020) 70 (2): 199–224.
Published: 01 October 2020
...學研究 [An archaeological study of Six-Dynasties tombs]. Beijing : Beijing daxue chubanshe , 2011 . Wenley, A. G. The Grand Empress Dowager Wên Ming and the Northern Wei Necropolis at Fang Shan . Freer Gallery of Art Occasional Papers 1, no. 1 . Washington, DC : Smithsonian Institution...
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Archives of Asian Art (2014) 64 (1): 43–57.
Published: 01 April 2014
... OF ASIAN ART Fig. 20. Bodhisattva with cicada crown, Longxingsi, Qingzhou, Shandong, Northern Wei (386–534) to Eastern Wei (534–550). Limestone...
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Archives of Asian Art (2001) 52 (1): 121–127.
Published: 01 April 2001
..., Edward. Foreword, vol. i (1945-1946), pp. 9-1o. Chung, Saehyang P. Hsing-ch'ing Kung. Some New Findings on the Brotherton, Elizabeth. Two Farewell Handscrolls of the Late Northern Plan of Emperor Hsuan-tsung's Private Palace, vol. 44 (1991), pp. Song, vol. 52 (2000), p. TK...
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Archives of Asian Art (2018) 68 (2): 215–232.
Published: 01 October 2018
... the short-lived Northern Liang regime and later the northeast under the Northern Wei, Kucha contributed enormously to the development of Buddhist art and architecture across north China throughout the fifth century, as its unique pictorial style, iconography, and architectural designs were embraced from...
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Archives of Asian Art (2006) 56 (1): 11–30.
Published: 01 April 2006
..., in the nar- For a study of a different visual retelling of the story of Drparnkara, rative scenes female figures are dressed in Chinese costume, whereas this from the Northern Wei period, see Audrey Spiro, "Hybrid Vigor: male figures like Sumedha are generally depicted in Xianbei costume, Memory...
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Archives of Asian Art (2010) 60 (1): 89–94.
Published: 01 April 2010
... Province of questions of provenance and the employment of that represents the northwestern school of carving Buddhological methods of inquiry. through successive periods of history from the Northern Wei (386–534) forward, with particular emphasis...
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Archives of Asian Art (2020) 70 (1): 23–49.
Published: 01 April 2020
.... The rubbings of the Fan Shi bei 范式碑 ( Fan Shi Stele ) were the seventh set of images reproduced in  Engraved Texts , and the only set made from a Wei-dynasty (220–65) stone. The original stele was erected in 235 as a formal public document and monument, a declaration of the character and service...
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Archives of Asian Art (2018) 68 (2): 157–190.
Published: 01 October 2018
..., and Qing dynasties, see ibid., 4 (Wei and Jin periods, Southern and Northern dynasties, plus seven examples labeled Han dynasty): pl. 294 (Gu 故 84784), l. 9 cm; pl. 295 (Gu 故 84806), l. 5.7 cm; pl. 296 (Gu 故 94970), l. 4.5 cm, w. 4.6 cm; and pl. 306 (Gu 故 84790), l. 7.3 cm; ibid., 5 (Song dynasty): pl. 219...
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Archives of Asian Art (2022) 72 (1): 1–53.
Published: 01 April 2022
... was the tomb of a late–Western Han high official who had served in the northern border city of the Han empire known at that time as Mayi 馬邑 (“Horse City”), a defensive garrison located just to the northwest of the Yanmen 雁門 pass, where the Han frequently fought the invading Xiongnu 匈奴. 1 From...
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Archives of Asian Art (2021) 71 (1): 1–36.
Published: 01 April 2021
... for common mortal beings or noble persons. Tanaka, Dawn of Chinese Pure Land Buddhist Doctrine , 80–81 . 61. T. 26,1542: 0231a14. Vasubandhu's treatise was translated into Chinese by Bodhiruci 菩提流支, an Indian monk at the Northern Wei (368–535) court in the early sixth century. 60. T...
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Archives of Asian Art (2012) 62 (1): 7–24.
Published: 01 April 2012
... of the two of them seated in a style; it would be hard to find ‘‘Wu Wei style’’ in the thatched house among trees (see n. 18), and Gao Ding, one or ‘‘Wang E style’’ in the other. The fast brushwork 18 ARCHIVES OF ASIAN ART Fig. 9. Ma Shi (act. 1424–1435). Watching Geese on an Autumn River...
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Archives of Asian Art (2019) 69 (1): 103–120.
Published: 01 April 2019
... the existence of a transnational community of scholars who identified themselves in shared cultural symbols. 8. On the significance of the ritual among Weng Fanggang's immediate followers, see Wei, Shilin jiaoyou yu fengqi bianqian . 9. On late-nineteenth- and early-twentieth-century gatherings...
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Archives of Asian Art (2019) 69 (1): 73–101.
Published: 01 April 2019
... Song commentator, ladies' fan fashions witnessed a sudden change around 1120 (before the loss of the northern part of the country to the Jurchen Jin, in 1126). Lu You remarked: “bamboo frame fans had wooden handles. But this was old-fashioned and suddenly [the style] changed to a short handle inserted...
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Archives of Asian Art (2023) 73 (2): 79–106.
Published: 01 October 2023
... relationship with the Wei kingdom, the regime that dominated the north. This is probably why few jades have been found in Wu tombs. Nevertheless, the inability to preserve corpses caused several problems. Chinese people believed that if the bodily soul were to return to the human realm, it would turn...
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Archives of Asian Art (2018) 68 (2): 133–156.
Published: 01 October 2018
... . Figure 13. Jun flowerpot, fourteenth–fifteenth century. Stoneware with splashed glaze, h. 16.8 cm. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of Mrs. Samuel T. Peters, 1926, 26.292.1. Artwork in public domain. Photograph: www.metmuseum.org. Figure 14. Jun flowerpot, China, Northern Song, 960–1127...
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Archives of Asian Art (2016) 66 (1): 81–105.
Published: 01 April 2016
... Treasures Stu¯ pa, Northern Wei dynasty, 518. China, gilt bronze, 25.5 Â 16.7 cm, Muse´e Guimet (EO 2604). Photograph 6 Gianni Dagli Orti/The Art Archive at Art Resource, NY...