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Map: Canton, China1900.43.0074 (1900.43.0074)
72.5 x 68.9 x 2.5 cm (263 g)
Location: Asia, East; China; Canton
Period: People's Republic of China (1912-1949); 1920s
Classification/Nomenclature: Communication Artifacts : Documentary Artifacts : Graphic Documents

Bitong, Brush Pot1999.13.0025 (1999.13.0025)
9.9 x 8.7 x 7.1 cm (276 g)
Location: Asia, East; China
Period: Qing Dynasty (1644-1911); 18th century
Classification/Nomenclature: Communication T&E : Written Communication T&E : Writing Accessories
Description: "A Chinese zitan brushpot 18th C., 4 1/2"H, the body resembling a tree trunk, the exterior carved to resemble the trunk and natural imperfections of a tree, very defined with fine patination...

Scroll Weight1999.13.0026A (1999.13.0026A)
31.2 x 5.4 x 2.5 cm (445 g)
Location: Asia, East; China
Period: Reign of Kang Hsi (1662–1722), Qing Dynasty (1644-1911); 1662 - 1722
Classification/Nomenclature: Communication T&E : Written Communication T&E : Writing Accessories
Description: "A very rare pair of Zitan scroll weights for the scholar's desk, carved with birds and branches, signed Chi Tang, Kangxi period (1662-1722) Qing (Ch'ing) Dynasty, 12 1/4" long...

Scroll Weight1999.13.0026B (1999.13.0026B)
31.2 x 5.5 x 2.5 cm (451 g)
Location: Asia, East; China
Period: Reign of Kang Hsi (1662–1722), Qing Dynasty (1644-1911); 1662 - 1722
Classification/Nomenclature: Communication T&E : Written Communication T&E : Writing Accessories
Description: "A very rare pair of Zitan scroll weights for the scholar's desk, carved with birds and branches, signed Chi Tang, Kangxi period (1662-1722) Qing (Ch'ing) Dynasty, 12 1/4" long...

Brush Rest1999.13.0027 (1999.13.0027)
12.6 x 7.7 x 2.5 cm (93 g)
Location: Asia, East; China
Period: Early Qing Dynasty (1644-1911); 1644 - 1911
Classification/Nomenclature: Communication T&E : Written Communication T&E : Writing Accessories
Description: "A very rare Early Qing Dynasty Zitan burshrest in the form of mountains, for the scholar's desk, 5" long x 3" H Zitan wood is a purplish black wood and one of the most important woods in Chinese decorative arts...

Brush Washer2001.07.0007 (2001.07.0007)
10 x 6.8 x 3.3 cm (61 g)
Location: Asia, East; China
Period: Qing Dynasty (1644-1911); 18th - 19th Century
Classification/Nomenclature: Communication T&E : Written Communication T&E : Writing Accessories
Description: "A Chinese brush washer (water coupe) executed in hong mu and carved to represent Buddha's hand, also termed "finger citron", 18/19th century...

Brush Washer2001.07.0014A (2001.07.0014A)
14.3 x 9.3 x 2.5 cm (127 g)
Location: Asia, East; China
Period: Qing Dynasty (1644-1911); 18th Century
Classification/Nomenclature: Communication T&E : Written Communication T&E : Writing Accessories
Description: "A Chinese zitan water coupe (brush washer), carved overall with ruyi and fu (bat) with a huanghuali (yellow flower pear wood) stand carved with openwork ruyi and tendrils, 5...

Brush Washer Base2001.07.0014B (2001.07.0014B)
13.3 x 8 x 6.2 cm (131 g)
Location: Asia, East; China
Period: Qing Dynasty (1644-1911); 18th Century
Classification/Nomenclature: Communication T&E : Written Communication T&E : Writing Accessories
Description: "A Chinese zitan water coupe (brush washer), carved overall with ruyi and fu (bat) with a huanghuali (yellow flower pear wood) stand carved with openwork ruyi and tendrils, 5...

Bitong, Brush Pot2001.07.0015 (2001.07.0015)
18 x 15 x 11.3 cm (1022 g)
Location: Asia, East; China
Period: Qing Dynasty (1644-1911); 18th - 19th Century
Classification/Nomenclature: Communication T&E : Written Communication T&E : Writing Accessories
Description: "A Chinese zitan bitong (brush pot) tree shape (carved to simulate a natural section of a tree), the relief carving includes birds, branches, flowers and foliage, with very defined patina, dating from the 18th/19th century, 7" x 6"...

Bitong, Brush Pot2005.11.0017 (2005.11.0017)
20.5 x 15.3 x 12 cm (1196 g)
Location: Asia, East; China
Period: Qing (Ch’ing) dynasty; 18th century
Classification/Nomenclature: Communication T&E : Written Communication T&E : Writing Accessories
Description: "An unsuual Chinese zitan brush holder (bitong) with overall high relief carving of grapes, vines, squirrels and open work, with a smaller container beside it...

Joss, Incense, Stick Holder2006.12.0017 (2006.12.0017)
19.5 x 18.3 x 8.7 cm (1078 g)
Location: Asia, East; China
Period: Qing Dynasty (1644-1911); 19th Century
Classification/Nomenclature: Furnishings : Household Accessories : Other Household Accessories
Description: "A Chinese zitan joss stick (incense) holder, carved with high relief and openwork, the motif includes lotus blossoms and mandarin ducks, the lower portion of the piece having waves in relief, 8” x 7”, and dating from the 19th century, the Qing dynasty...

Pien-mien, Face Cover Fan2007.12.0003A (2007.12.0003A)
32.5 x 13.5 x .2 cm (67 g)
Location: Asia, East; China
Period: Qing Dynasty (1644-1911); 17th century
Classification/Nomenclature: Personal Artifacts : Personal Gear : Personal Assistive Artifacts
Description: "A rare Chinese bamboo and zitan pien-mien. Three basic types of Chinese fans evolved: the rigid Pien-mien, or face cover fan; the T’uan-shan, or ceremonial fan; and the Che-shan, or folding fan...

Four Seasons Scroll Weight: Fall2007.12.0004A (2007.12.0004A)
25.8 x 3.4 x 2.2 cm (172 g)
Location: Asia, East; China
Period: Republic of China ; 1930
Classification/Nomenclature: Communication T&E : Written Communication T&E : Writing Accessories
Description: "Four Chinese zitan scroll weights, inlaid with bamboo carved to represent the four seasons, each signed Wulin, each 10 1/2” long...

Four Seasons Scroll Weight: Winter2007.12.0004B (2007.12.0004B)
25.7 x 3.3 x 2.4 cm (186 g)
Location: Asia, East; China
Period: Republic of China ; 1930
Classification/Nomenclature: Communication T&E : Written Communication T&E : Writing Accessories
Description: "Four Chinese zitan scroll weights, inlaid with bamboo carved to represent the four seasons, each signed Wulin, each 10 1/2” long...

Four Seasons Scroll Weight: Spring2007.12.0004C (2007.12.0004C)
25.8 x 3.3 x 2.2 cm (177 g)
Location: Asia, East; China
Period: Republic of China ; 1930
Classification/Nomenclature: Communication T&E : Written Communication T&E : Writing Accessories
Description: "Four Chinese zitan scroll weights, inlaid with bamboo carved to represent the four seasons, each signed Wulin, each 10 1/2” long...

Four Seasons Scroll Weight: Summer2007.12.0004D (2007.12.0004D)
25.8 x 3.3 x 2.3 cm (186 g)
Location: Asia, East; China
Period: Republic of China ; 1930
Classification/Nomenclature: Communication T&E : Written Communication T&E : Writing Accessories
Description: "Four Chinese zitan scroll weights, inlaid with bamboo carved to represent the four seasons, each signed Wulin, each 10 1/2” long...

Bitong, Brush Pot2007.12.0005 (2007.12.0005)
19 x 18.4 cm (1691 g)
Location: Asia, East; China
Period: Qing Dynasty (1644-1911); 18th century
Classification/Nomenclature: Communication T&E : Written Communication T&E : Writing Accessories
Description: "A Chinese zitan bitong (brush pot), carved with a continuous hunting scene with four figures on horseback, a deer, three dogs, all in a mountainous landscape...

Carving: Mountain2008.11.0013A (2008.11.0013A)
18.9 x 11.9 x 9.1 cm (514 g)
Location: Asia, East; China
Period: Qing Dynasty ; 18th century
Classification/Nomenclature: Communication Artifacts : Art
Description: 9/29/2008: "A Chinese huanghuali carved mountain (boulder) with a scene depicting three seasons, as indicated by bamboo, prunus and millet, enhanced with two seated figures and a water fowl (duck) with fitted zitan stand, Qing Dynasty, 18th century, 7 1/4” high x 5” wide...

Box: Five Bats in Flight2012.12.0003A (2012.12.0003A)
29.6 x 19.8 x 3.6 cm (912 g)
Location: Asia, East; China
Period: Early Republic; 1911 - 1949
Classification/Nomenclature: Furnishings : Household Accessories : Decorative Furnishings
Description: 6/28/2012: "A Chinese zitan rectangular box with lid, finely carved in low relief, overall, with five wufu (bats) in flight and a flaming pearl, encircling cash symbol with tassel, all amongst cloud scrolls, the side panels with further cloud scrolls, 11 3/4” x 7 3/4” x 2 3/4” high...

Box Lid: Five Bats in Flight2012.12.0003B (2012.12.0003B)
29.7 x 19.7 x 2.5 cm (648 g)
Location: Asia, East; China
Period: Early Republic; 1911 - 1949
Classification/Nomenclature: Furnishings : Household Accessories : Decorative Furnishings
Description: 6/28/2012: "A Chinese zitan rectangular box with lid, finely carved in low relief, overall, with five wufu (bats) in flight and a flaming pearl, encircling cash symbol with tassel, all amongst cloud scrolls, the side panels with further cloud scrolls, 11 3/4” x 7 3/4” x 2 3/4” high...

Box2015.09.0003A (2015.09.0003A)
30 x 20 x 4.5 cm (939 g)
Location: Asia, East; China
Period: Qing; 18th - 19th century CE
Classification/Nomenclature: Distribution & Transportation Artifacts : Containers
Description: "A Chinese carved zitan rectangular box with lid, carved in relief with a Meiren [a beautiful (Chinese) woman] holding a lotus spray, another Meiren seated and holding a basket from which emerge two bats, with further carvings including the money frog/toad, all amidst clouds overall and continuous on all sides; the interior of the box bottom, with very old zitan wood, 11 3/4” l...

Box Lid2015.09.0003B (2015.09.0003B)
29.5 x 19.5 x 2 cm (637 g)
Location: Asia, East; China
Period: Qing; 18th - 19th century CE
Classification/Nomenclature: Distribution & Transportation Artifacts : Containers
Description: "A Chinese carved zitan rectangular box with lid, carved in relief with a Meiren [a beautiful (Chinese) woman] holding a lotus spray, another Meiren seated and holding a basket from which emerge two bats, with further carvings including the money frog/toad, all amidst clouds overall and continuous on all sides; the interior of the box bottom, with very old zitan wood, 11 3/4” l...

Seal Box2016.14.0005A (2016.14.0005A)
16 x 16 x 14.5 cm (768 g)
Location: Asia, East; China
Period: late Qing Dynasty or Early Republic of China; 20th century
Classification/Nomenclature: Personal Artifacts : Personal Gear : Personal Carrying & Storage Gear
Description: A Chinese carved zitan square shaped seal box with cover, the lid carved with a dragon and pearl amidst profuse fungi within a key fret border, the sides with facing archaic dragons (2) within archaic motifs surrounded by a key fret border, late Qing dynasty/Early Republic of China (Republic of China 1912-1949)...

Seal Box, Cover2016.14.0005B (2016.14.0005B)
18.4 x 18.4 x 4.51 cm (424 g)
Location: Asia, East; China
Period: late Qing Dynasty or Early Republic of China; 20th century
Classification/Nomenclature: Personal Artifacts : Personal Gear : Personal Carrying & Storage Gear
Description: A Chinese carved zitan square shaped seal box with cover, the lid carved with a dragon and pearl amidst profuse fungi within a key fret border, the sides with facing archaic dragons (2) within archaic motifs surrounded by a key fret border, late Qing dynasty/Early Republic of China (Republic of China 1912-1949)...

Ruyi Scepter2019.01.0002 (2019.01.0002)
30.6 x 8.7 x 6.5 cm (266 g)
Location: Asia, East; China
Period: Late Qing Dynasty; 1644-1912 C.E.
Classification/Nomenclature: Communication Artifacts : Personal Symbols : Status Symbols

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