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Chinese artist

Lotus-shaped dish, 1723-1735

  • Ceramic, porcelain with citrus yellow glaze
  • China
  • H: 2 3/8 in, dia.: 11 1/2 in (H: 6.0 cm, dia.: 29.2 cm)
  • Gift of Thomas Richards, 1983
  • E81634
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Chinese artist

Ming Dynasty, 1426-1435

  • Ceramic
  • China
  • H: 4 1/8 in, dia.: 8 1/4 in (H: 10.5 cm, dia.: 21.0 cm)
  • Gift of Helen Bancroft, 1906
  • E9054
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Chinese artist

Star king Kuixing, about 1800

  • Wood, paint, gilt, metal foil
  • China
  • H: 34 5/8 in, W: 12 in, D: 14 in (H: 87.9 cm, W: 30.5 cm, D: 35.6 cm)
  • Gift of Commodore James Armstrong, 1863
  • E9639
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African artist

Model canoe, about 1805

  • Wood
  • Africa
  • L: 72 in, W: 18 1/4 in, D: 24 in (L: 182.9 cm, W: 46.4 cm, D: 61.0 cm)
  • Gift of Dr. Charles Goddard Weld, 1908
  • E10388
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Kongo or Vili artist

Carving, early 19th century

  • Ivory
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire), Africa
  • H: 3 15/16 in (H: 10.0 cm)
  • Museum Purchase, 1917
  • E16924
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African artist

Cup, 19th century

  • Wood, cowry shell
  • Kuba, Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire), Africa
  • H: 9 1/4 in, dia.: 5 3/8 in (H: 23.5 cm, dia.: 13.7 cm)
  • Gift of Mrs. Charles G. Loring, 1904
  • E5917
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African artist

Piano, 19th century

  • Wood, metal
  • South Africa
  • Museum purchase, 1979
  • E62935
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Tuareg artist

Saddle bag

  • Leather, paint, metal
  • Republic of Niger, Africa
  • Gift of Dr. D. Carleton Gajdusek, 2007
  • E63952
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African artist

Musical instrument, about 1830

  • Steel, wood
  • Africa
  • H: 1 1/2 in, W: 5 1/2 in, D: 4 in (H: 3.8 cm, W: 14.0 cm, D: 10.2 cm)
  • Gift of Mrs. Cleveland, 1830
  • E6734
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African artist

Drum, 19th century

  • Wood, skin, pigment, metal
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire), Africa
  • H: 40 1/8 in (H: 101.9 cm)
  • Gift of H.F. Shepard, 1867
  • E6753
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