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Archives of Asian Art (2016) 66 (2): 239–269.
Published: 01 October 2016
...Wen-Chien Cheng Abstract This paper is a study of Song dynasty panche tu (paintings of traveling bullock carts), a unique genre combining elements of jiehua (paintings requiring the aid of measuring tools), landscape, and genre art. As early as the Five Dynasties, bullock carts were represented...
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Archives of Asian Art (2018) 68 (2): 157–190.
Published: 01 October 2018
...Susan N. Erickson Abstract Objects carved of jade often were placed in Han-dynasty burials of people of high rank. This article focuses on a small, shield-shaped (or “heart-shaped”) pendant frequently found near the deceased. The development of the type is examined through its appearance in tombs...
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Archives of Asian Art (2018) 68 (2): 133–156.
Published: 01 October 2018
... type of porcelain ware, such as the vase pictured in Figure 2 . Figure 2. Vase, China, Jiangxi province, Qing dynasty (1644–1911), ca. 1800–1900. Porcelain with flambé glaze, h. 18.1  cm. Asian Art Museum of San Francisco, The Avery Brundage Collection, B67P38. Photograph: © Asian Art Museum...
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Archives of Asian Art (2019) 69 (1): 73–101.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Ankeney Weitz Abstract Chinese painted fans from the Song dynasty survive in relatively large numbers owing to the protective brocade mounts in which later collectors placed them. At the time of their initial production, however, fan paintings were meant to be held in the hand and worn on the body...
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Archives of Asian Art (2019) 69 (2): 155–179.
Published: 01 October 2019
... . The Troubled Empire: China in the Yuan and Ming Dynasties . Cambridge, MA : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press , 2010 . Burnett, Katharine P. “ The Landscapes of Wu Bin (c. 1543–c. 1626) and a Seventeenth-Century Discourse of Originality .” PhD diss., University of Michigan , 1995...
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Archives of Asian Art (2005) 55 (1): 1–15.
Published: 01 April 2005
...Junhyoung Michael Shin Copyright © Asia Society 2005 Iconographic Surrogates: Contemplating Amitabha Images in the Late Koryo dynasty (Fourteenth Century) JUNHYOUNG MICHAEL SHIN SEOUL NATIONAL UNIVERSITY Kory6-dynasty (918-1392) paintings ofAmitabha Buddha, mostly made...
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Archives of Asian Art (2017) 67 (1): 83–109.
Published: 01 April 2017
...Kristen Chiem Abstract From the conquest of the Ming dynasty in 1644 by the Manchurians through the literary inquisitions of the eighteenth century, seemingly innocuous paintings of peony flowers kept alive a discourse of Ming loyalism among Chinese artists and poets. While the peony's appearance...
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Archives of Asian Art (2018) 68 (1): 47–66.
Published: 01 April 2018
... Ŏ Sukkwŏn was an illegitimate son ( sŏŏl 庶孼), born to a concubine, and thus of a secondary status group that was discriminated against from the beginning of the Chosŏn dynasty. Illegitimate sons, even though well educated, were unable to take official examinations that led to high government...
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Archives of Asian Art (2021) 71 (1): 63–91.
Published: 01 April 2021
... that the triad images embodied a coherent program depicting the cosmogonic origin of the world that began with the Grand One conjugating yin and yang , associated with Nüwa and Fuxi respectively. The emergence of this triad imagery coincided with evolving Daoist thought during the Han dynasty. The highly...
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Published: 01 October 2021
Figure 2. Maitreya Buddha Tableau (detail), Yulin Cave 25, north wall, Tang dynasty (618–907), Anxi, China. Mural painting. At the top of the image Mahākāśyapa meditates in a mountain cave while kneeling and offering Śākyamuni's robe to Maitreya. At the bottom of the image is an agricultural More
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Published: 01 October 2021
Figure 6. Maitreya Buddha Tableau (detail) Yulin Cave 25, north wall, Tang dynasty (618-907), Anxi, China. Mural painting. The Seven Treasures are laid out below Maitreya's feet, almost as if they are an offering to the Buddha. Starting at the viewer's left are the Maiden and the Elephant More
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Published: 01 October 2021
Figure 11. West Wall Ink Rubbing at the Wu Liang Shrine , 147–68, East Han dynasty (25–220 ce ). Ink rubbing on paper, 119 × 139.5 cm. Philadelphia Museum of Art, Purchased with the Print Revolving Fund, 1974, 1974-20-41. More
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Published: 01 April 2022
Figure 1. Su Shi (1037–1101), Old Tree, Rock, and Bamboo , Northern Song dynasty (960–1127), undated. Section of a handscroll; ink on paper, 26.3×50cm (painting only), 26.3×185.5cm (painting and colophons). Private collection. Source: © 2018 Christie's Images Ltd. More
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Published: 01 April 2022
Figure 1. Goose and fish lamp, Western Han dynasty, 202 bce –9 ce . Excavated in 1985 from Shuo county, Shanxi province. Bronze with polychrome paint, h. 53 cm, l. 34.5 cm. National Museum of China. Reproduced by permission of Cultural Relics Press. More
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Published: 01 April 2022
Figure 3. Ding tripodvessel, late Shang dynasty, ca. 1200–1046 bce . Bronze inlaid with black pigment, h. 16.4 cm, diam. of rim 13.4 cm. Shanghai Museum. Reproduced by permission of Cultural Relics Press. More
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Published: 01 April 2022
Figure 5. Head sculpture, late Shang dynasty, ca. 1200–1046 bce . Excavated in 1986 fromSanxingdui pit 2, Guanghan county, Sichuan province [K2 (2):58]. Bronze with black and red pigment, h. 51.6 cm, wt. 5.8 kg. Sanxingdui Museum, 00295. Reproduced by permission of Cultural Relics Press. More
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Published: 01 April 2022
Figure 6. Eye-shaped object, late Shang–Western Zhou dynasty, ca. 1200–771 bce . Excavated from the Jinsha village site, Sichuan province. Bronze with black pigments, l. 26.28 cm, th. .1 cm, wt. 124 g. Reproduced by permission of Cultural Relics Press. More
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Published: 01 April 2022
Figure 7. Animal mask, Western Zhou dynasty, ca. 1045–771 bce . Bronze with pigments, h. 17.4 cm, w. 23.4 cm. Freer Gallery of Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC: Purchase—Charles Lang Freer Endowment, F1949.15a–b. Photograph: Freer Gallery of Art, Smithsonian Institution. More
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Published: 01 April 2022
Figure 8. Armor fragments. Western Zhou dynasty, ca. 1045–771 bce . Excavated in 2012 from Shigushan tomb 1, Baoji, Shaanxi province. Bronze with pigments. Left : Fragment A (M1: 13-1), l. 23.5 cm, w. 10 cm. Right : Fragment B (M1: 13-2), l. 40 cm, w. 21 cm. Redrawn by Katia Barrios, after More
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Published: 01 April 2022
Figure 9. Fragment of tubular armor, Western Zhou dynasty, ca. 1045–771 bce . Excavated in 2012 from Shigushan tomb 1, Baoji, Shaanxi province. Bronze with pigments, l. 29 cm. Reproduced by permission of Cultural Relics Press. More