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Chinese Artist

An unusual view of the Praya Grande at Macao, about 1830

  • Oil on canvas
  • Canton, China
  • H: 64.80 cm, W: 86.50 cm (H: 25.5 in, W: 34.1 in)
  • Gift of Mr. Russell Sturgis Paine, 1958
  • M9751.1
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Japanese artist

Knife box, about 1799

  • Wood, lacquer, gold, shell
  • Japan
  • H: 35.50 cm, W: 22.60 cm, D: 32.10 cm (H: 14.0 in, W: 8.9 in, D: 12.6 in)
  • Gift of Mr. Lawrence W. Jenkins, 1949
  • E62271
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Japanese artist

Demilune table, about 1799

  • Wood, lacquer, gold, shell
  • Japan
  • dia.: 91.50 cm, H: 71.00 cm (dia.: 36.0 in, H: 28.0 in)
  • Gift of Mr. William Crowninshield Waters, Esq., 1936
  • E62277
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Japanese artist

The Island of Decima in Japan, about 1801

  • Lacquer, wood, gold, mother of pearl
  • Japan
  • L: 46.00 cm, W: 30.00 cm (L: 18.1 in, W: 11.8 in)
  • Gift of Samuel G. Derby, 1802
  • E6576
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Japanese artist

Lectern, 1580-1620

  • Wood, lacquer
  • Japan
  • H: 35.00 cm, W: 31.00 cm (H: 13.8 in, W: 12.2 in)
  • Museum purchase, 1989
  • E76703
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Japanese artist

Saucer, about1801

  • Lacquered wood
  • Hizen kilns, Japan
  • H: 1/2 in, dia.: 3 1/4 in (H: 1.3 cm, dia.: 8.3 cm)
  • Gift of Samuel G. Derby, 1803
  • E30279
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Japanese artist

Saucer, about 1801

  • Lacquered wood
  • Hizen kilns, Japan
  • H: 1/2 in, dia.: 3 1/4 in (H: 1.3 cm, dia.: 8.3 cm)
  • Gift of Samuel G. Derby, 1803
  • E30282
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Lai Sung (Chinese, active years 1850-1885)

Surprise, about 1858

  • Oil on canvas
  • China
  • H: 26 1/4 in, W: 35 in (H: 66.7 cm, W: 88.9 cm)
  • Gift of Mrs. C. G. Hutcheson, 1960
  • M10494
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Hin Qua (Chinese)

Challenge, about 1860

  • Oil on canvas
  • China
  • H: 42 in, W: 32 in (H: 106.7 cm, W: 81.3 cm)
  • Gift of the estate of Miss Caroline H. Fabens, 1951
  • M7259
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Chinese artist

Cup, 1799

  • Horn
  • China
  • H: 5 3/8 in, dia.: 2 3/8 in (H: 13.7 cm, dia.: 6.0 cm)
  • Gift of Captain Jonathan Carnes, 1799
  • M19
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