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Museum of Asian and American Art

 Lived in the century. He is one… Asia Society, Asian Sculptures, Hindu Statues, Shiva Statue, Nataraja, India Art, Hindu Deities, Buddhist Art, Indian Gods

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Saint #Sambandar #India, Tamil Nadu; Chola period (880-1279), 12th century Sambandar, who lived in the 7th century, is one of a group of sixty-three #Hindu saints who dedicated their lives to the worship of Shiva. He can be identified by his youthful appearance (he lived only eighteen years), by his joyful dancing pose (which refers to his emphasis on song and dance in the worship of #Shiva), and by the pointing finger of his right hand.

Ritual Wine-Pouring Vessel with Tiger and Owl Decor Period: Shang Dynasty Date: Location: China Material: Bronze Subject: ritual pouring vessel Technique: zoomorphic form (highly stylized hybrid animals), geometric, curvilinear Korean Art, Asian Art, Chinese Culture, Chinese Art, Statues, Vases, Harvard Art Museum, Fu Dog, Native Design

From the Harvard Art Museums’ collections 'Guang' Covered Ritual Wine Vessel with Tiger and Owl Decor

Harvard Art Museums

Queen Sembiyan Mahadevi as the Goddess Parvati Chola dynasty, century India Freer Gallery of Art, Washington DC Bronze Sculpture, Sculpture Art, Chola Dynasty, Freer Gallery, Hindu Art, Divine Feminine, Varanasi, Durga, Gods And Goddesses

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Covered Ritual Wine Vessel (You) in the Form of Two Addorsed Owls, cent. BC Vessel Chinese , century BC Shang dynasty, c. Chinese Culture, Chinese Art, Zhou Dynasty, Harvard Art Museum, Native Design, Chinese Ceramics, Sell Gold, Ancient China, Chinese Antiques

From the Harvard Art Museums’ collections 'You' Covered Ritual Wine Vessel in the Form of Two Addorsed Owls

Harvard Art Museums

A ritual wine container: unglazed white pottery from the Shang Dynasty. This is an example of an artifact not made from bronze, as it would make the wine taste different. Ceramic Jars, Ceramic Clay, Chinese Culture, Chinese Art, 5 Elements, Terracota, Chinese Ceramics, Ancient China, Ancient Artifacts

Shang dynasty

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You in form of bear swallowing man. Native Design, China Art, Ancient China, Chinese Antiques, Ancient Artifacts, Bronze Age, Bronze Sculpture, Archaeology, Metal Art

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You in form of bear swallowing man. Ceremonial wine vessel. Anyang period. Shang Dynasty

Lidded ritual wine container (zun) in the form of a bird - century BC - Middle Eastern Zhou dynasty - Bronze with gold inlay H: W: D: cm China 周代 Chinese Culture, Chinese Art, Bronze Sculpture, Lion Sculpture, Zhou Dynasty, Ancient China, Chinese Antiques, Ancient Artifacts, Ancient Civilizations

Open F|S: The Chinese emperor Ming Huang and Yang Kuei-fei

The Freer Gallery of Art and the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery are the Smithsonian's museums of Asian art.

"Zocho-ten, Guardian of the South". One of a set of four Shitenno (Guardian Figures) c wood with polychrome, gilt and crystal-inlaid eyes. In the collection of The Smithsonian's Freer/Sackler Galleries, Washington, DC. Kamakura Period, Freer Gallery, Religious Icons, Buddhist Art, Japan Art, People Art, Nara, Spirit Halloween, Food Truck

Open F|S: The Chinese emperor Ming Huang and Yang Kuei-fei

The Freer Gallery of Art and the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery are the Smithsonian's museums of Asian art.

Tamil Nadu India- Sambandar, one of the sixty-three Nayanars, (Bhakti Movement)Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Indian Gods, Indian Art, Chola Dynasty, Indian Culture And Tradition, Freer Gallery, Bronze Sculpture, Metal Sculptures, Ancient Art, Art And Architecture

Child Saint Sambandar Chola dynasty, 12th century S. India Freer Gallery of Art, Washington DC

Komoku-ten, Guardian of the West, one of a set of four Shitenno (Guardian Figures) Sculpture; wood and polychrome with gilt, crystal-inlaid eyes Japan Kamakura period Freer Gallery of Art. Kamakura Period, Freer Gallery, Japanese Warrior, Art Japonais, Japanese Culture, Japanese Food, Buddhist Art, Sculpture, Japan Art

Open F|S: The Chinese emperor Ming Huang and Yang Kuei-fei

The Freer Gallery of Art and the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery are the Smithsonian's museums of Asian art.

historical-nonfiction: “ Shang-era bronze wine container, with a “taotie” decor. It’s particularly notable because the container’s lid survives. Circa 1100 BCE Courtesy of the Harvard Art Museum ” Culture Art, Chinese Culture, Ancient China, Ancient Art, Chinese Arts And Crafts, Chinese Armor, Asian Sculptures, Harvard Art Museum, Art Ancien

From the Harvard Art Museums’ collections 'Fangyi' Covered Ritual Wine Vessel with 'Taotie' Decor

Harvard Art Museums

Fitting in the form of a tiger. Bronze, ca. 900 B. Ancient China, Ancient Art, Ancient History, Bronze Sculpture, Lion Sculpture, Zhou Dynasty, Freer Gallery, Old Best Friends, China Image

Open F|S: The Chinese emperor Ming Huang and Yang Kuei-fei

The Freer Gallery of Art and the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery are the Smithsonian's museums of Asian art.