Animals 动物

中国 玉雕卧马

A jade recumbent horse, China, circa 19th century or earlier, Height: 26 cm, Length: 43 cm.

A jade recumbent horse.

China, circa 19th century or earlier

Height: 26 cm

Length: 43 cm

日本 江户时代 铜龟像

A bronze tortoise, Japan, Edo Period (AD 1603 - 1868), Length: 22.5 cm.

A bronze tortoise.

Japan, Edo Period (AD 1603 - 1868)

Length: 22.5 cm

中国 汉代 陶犬 云氏兄弟基金会捐赠此文物于诺桑比亚大学

A terracotta seated dog, China, Han Dynasty (206 BC - AD 220), Height: 72 cm. Woon Brothers Foundation’s gift to Northumbria University.

A terracotta seated dog.

China, Han Dynasty (206 BC - AD 220)

Height: 72 cm

Woon Brothers Foundation’s gift to Northumbria University.

中国 汉代 陶奔马 云氏兄弟基金会捐赠此文物于诺桑比亚大学

A terracotta ”Flying Horse”, China, Han Dynasty (206 BC - AD 220), Height: 111 cm. Woon Brothers Foundation’s gift to Northumbria University.

A terracotta ”Flying Horse”.

China, Han Dynasty (206 BC - AD 220)

Woon Brothers Foundation’s gift to Northumbria University.

泰国 班清文化 铜象

A bronze elephant, Thailand, Ban Chiang Culture, circa 2000 BC, Length: 18 cm.

A bronze elephant.

Thailand, Ban Chiang Culture, circa 2000 BC

Length: 18 cm

柬埔寨 吴哥王朝 铜牛

A bronze cow, Cambodia, Angkor, circa 12th century, Length: 12 cm.

A bronze cow.

Cambodia, Angkor, circa 12th century

Length: 12 cm

犍陀罗 铜漆金狮子

A lacquered gilt bronze lion on square pedestal representing “Lion’s Roar” symbolizing the Buddha’s Doctrine of Awakening, Gandhara, circa 2nd century, Height: 9.3 cm.

A lacquered gilt bronze lion on square pedestal representing “Lion’s Roar” symbolizing the Buddha’s Doctrine of Awakening.

Gandhara, circa 2nd century

Height: 9.3 cm

犍陀罗 片岩鹿雕

. A schist recumbent deer on stylized lotus stand symbolising Buddha giving his First Sermon at the Deer Park in Benares, India, Gandhara, circa 2nd century, Height: 4 cm.

A schist recumbent deer on stylized lotus stand symbolising Buddha giving his First Sermon at the Deer Park in Benares.

India, Gandhara, circa 2nd century

Height: 4 cm

泰国 大城王朝 漆金铅合金迦楼罗神鸟

A lacquered gilt lead alloy Garuda stepping on and holding two nagas (serpents), Thailand, Ayutthaya, circa 17th century, Height: 7.3 cm.

A lacquered gilt lead alloy Garuda stepping on and holding two nagas (serpents).

Thailand, Ayutthaya, circa 17th century

Height: 7.3 cm

中国 战国时代 青铜龙

An archaic bronze winged dragon with long curled tail, China, Warring States Period (475 – 221 BC), Height: 18 cm.

An archaic bronze winged dragon with long curled tail.

China, Warring States Period (475 – 221 BC)

Height: 18 cm

中国 西汉时期 青铜鸭形熏炉

An archaic bronze duck censer, China, Western Han Dynasty (206 BC - AD 26), Height: 17 cm.

An archaic bronze duck censer.

China, Western Han Dynasty (206 BC - AD 26)

Height: 17 cm

中国 春秋时代 青铜鳐角

An archaic bronze stingray, China, Spring and Autumn Period (770 – 476 BC), Height: 14.5 cm.

An archaic bronze stingray.

China, Spring and Autumn Period (770 – 476 BC)

Height: 14.5 cm

云南 滇文化 铜鱼形杖头

An archaic bronze fish finial, Yunnan, China, Dian Culture (475 BC - AD 220), Length: 15.5 cm.

An archaic bronze fish finial.

Yunnan, China, Dian Culture (475 BC - AD 220)

Length: 15.5 cm

缅甸 铜圣鸟 (尾巴带由己故高僧 Bodhitataung Sayadaw 刻图)

A bronze Hintha (phoenix) with inscribed yantric figure on the base of tail by the late Bodhitataung Sayadaw, Myanmar, circa 19th century, Height: 13.5 cm.

A bronze Hintha (phoenix) with inscribed yantric figure on the base of tail by the late Bodhitataung Sayadaw.

Myanmar, circa 19th century

Height: 13.5 cm

云南 滇文化 铜双牛器盖

An archaic bronze double ox finial, Yunnan, China, Dian Culture (475 BC - AD 220), Height: 9 cm.

An archaic bronze double ox finial.

Yunnan, China, Dian Culture (475 BC - AD 220)

Height: 9 cm

云南 滇文化 铜公鸡形杖头

An archaic bronze rooster finial, Yunnan, China, Dian Culture (475 BC - AD 220), Height: 11.3 cm.

An archaic bronze rooster finial.

Yunnan, China, Dian Culture (475 BC - AD 220)

Height: 11.3 cm

汉藏 银合金吐宝鼠

A silver alloy recumbent mongoose (Nakula) on lotus base depicted as purveyor of wealth spewing treasures and being the vehicle of Jambhala or Kubera, Sino-Tibetan, circa 18th century, Length: 29.2 cm.

A silver alloy recumbent mongoose (Nakula) on lotus base depicted as purveyor of wealth spewing treasures and being the vehicle of Jambhala or Kubera.

Sino-Tibetan, circa 18th century

Length: 29.2 cm

中国云南 南诏国 铜狮子形杖头

A bronze seated roaring lion finial, China, Nanzhao Kingdom (AD 653 - 902), Height: 13.8 cm.

A bronze seated roaring lion finial.

China, Nanzhao Kingdom (AD 653 - 902)

Height: 13.8 cm

中国云南 明代 铜猴

A bronze monkey holding a peach in the left hand, Yunnan, China, Ming Dynasty (AD 1368 - 1644), Height: 8.6 cm.

A bronze monkey holding a peach in the left hand.

Yunnan, China, Ming Dynasty (AD 1368 - 1644)

Height: 8.6 cm

Jewelry 首饰

泰国 大城王朝 金法轮(镶红宝石)

A gold Dharmachakra (Buddhist Wheel of Law) set in the middle with rubies on both sides, Thailand, Ayutthaya Kingdom, circa 15th century, Diameter: 5.4 cm, Weight: 27.1 g.

A gold Dharmachakra (Buddhist Wheel of Law) set in the middle with rubies on both sides.

Thailand, Ayutthaya Kingdom, circa 15th century

Diameter: 5.4 cm

Weight: 27.1 g

犍陀罗 金镶玉雕菩萨

A jade pendant with a seated Bodhisattva mounted in gold, Gandhara, circa 2nd / 3rd century, Height: 7.5 cm.

A jade pendant with a seated Bodhisattva mounted in gold.

Gandhara, circa 2nd / 3rd century

Height: 7.5 cm

克什米尔 (巴基斯坦) 金湿婆帕尔瓦蒂臂钏

A gold armlet with Shiva embracing Parvati, Kashmir (Pakistan), circa 6th – 7th century, Length: 28 cm, Weight: 113.4 g.

A gold armlet with Shiva embracing Parvati.

Kashmir (Pakistan), circa 6th – 7th century

Length: 28 cm

Weight: 113.4 g

中国云南 南诏国 铜龙形手镯

A bronze dragon bangle, Yunnan, China, Nanzhao Kingdom (AD 653 - 902), Length: 6 cm.

A bronze dragon bangle.

Yunnan, China, Nanzhao Kingdom (AD 653 - 902)

Length: 6 cm

中国云南 南诏国 金老虎形戒指

A gold tiger ring, Yunnan, China, Nanzhao Kingdom (AD 653 - 902), Dimensions: 4.1 cm x 3.8 cm, Weight: 26.9 g.

A gold tiger ring.

Yunnan, China, Nanzhao Kingdom (AD 653 - 902)

Dimensions: 4.1 cm x 3.8 cm

Weight: 26.9 g

越南沃澳 淜公河三角洲 金牛形戒指

A gold ring with a recumbent humpback bull, Vietnam, Oc Eo, Mekong Delta, circa 5th - 6th century, Height: 3 cm, Weight: 7.3 g.

A gold ring with a recumbent humpback bull.

Vietnam, Oc Eo, Mekong Delta, circa 5th - 6th century

Height: 3 cm

Weight: 7.3 g

云南 南诏晚期/大理国 金大鹏金翅鸟发簪 [注:一件藏于赤峰博物馆的类似银鎏金发簪被追溯至辽代]

A gold hairpin with a celestial bird, Yunnan, China, Late Nanzhao Kingdom (AD 653 - 902) or Dali Kingdom (AD 937 - 1253), Length: 15.7 cm, Weight: 50 g. [N.B. A similar hairpin but in gilt silver of Cultural Relics Store of Chifeng City, China has been described as of Liao Dynasty (AD 907 – 1125)]

A gold hairpin with a celestial bird.

Yunnan, China, Late Nanzhao Kingdom (AD 653 - 902) or Dali Kingdom (AD 937 - 1253)

Length: 15.7 cm

Weight: 50 g

[N.B. A similar hairpin but in gilt silver of Cultural Relics Store of Chifeng City, China has been described as of Liao Dynasty (AD 907 – 1125)]

泰国 大城王朝 金镶红宝石与祖母绿戒指

A gold ring set with ruby and emerald, Thailand, Ayutthaya, circa 17th century, Width: 2.7 cm, Weight: 6 g.

A gold ring set with ruby and emerald.

Thailand, Ayutthaya, circa 17th century

Width: 2.7 cm

Weight: 6 g

云南 大理国 金菩萨杵戒

A gold ring with Bodhisattva in anjali mudra seated on lotus base resting on phurba (ritual peg) [front view] with a serpent ring loop (side view), Yunnan, China, Dali Kingdom (AD 937 – 1253), Height: 7.1 cm, Weight: 41.7 g.

A gold ring with Bodhisattva in anjali mudra seated on lotus base resting on phurba (ritual peg) [front view] with a serpent ring loop (side view).

Yunnan, China, Dali Kingdom (AD 937 – 1253)

Height: 7.1 cm

Weight: 41.7 g

云南 滇文化 铜圆形扣饰 (镶孔雀石与玛瑙)

A bronze ornamental buckle set with malachite and agate with a sun motif in the centre, Yunnan, China, Dian Culture (475 BC - AD 220), Diameter: 14.5 cm.

A bronze ornamental buckle set with malachite and agate with a sun motif in the centre.

Yunnan, China, Dian Culture (475 BC - AD 220)

Diameter: 14.5 cm

Pottery & Porcelain 陶瓷

中国 瓷粉彩凤凰一对

A pair of famille rose porcelain phoenixes, China, late 19th century / 20th century, Height: 38 cm.

A pair of famille rose porcelain phoenixes.

China, late 19th century / 20th century

Height: 38 cm

中国 清康熙 瓷五彩瓶

A famille verte porcelain bottle vase with Persian white metal mount, China, Qing Dynasty, Kangxi, circa 1700, Height: 32 cm.

A famille verte porcelain bottle vase with Persian white metal mount.

China, Qing Dynasty, Kangxi, circa 1700

Height: 32 cm

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中国 明万历 克拉克瓷瓶

A Kraak blue & white porcelain bottle vase with Persian white metal mount, China, Ming Dynasty, Wanli Period (AD 1573 – 1620). Height: 25.5 cm.

A Kraak blue & white porcelain bottle vase with Persian white metal mount.

China, Ming Dynasty, Wanli Period (AD 1573 – 1620)

Height: 25.5 cm

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中国广东 带铭文 外销瓷碗

A Cantonese export porcelain bowl with inscriptions made for Sultan Mas’ud Mirza Yamin al-Dawlah Zill al-Sultan, China, Canton, dated to AH 1301 (corresponding to AD 1883-84), Diameter: 18 cm.

A Cantonese export porcelain bowl with inscriptions made for Sultan Mas’ud Mirza Yamin al-Dawlah Zill al-Sultan.

China, Canton, dated to AH 1301 (corresponding to AD 1883-84)

Diameter: 18 cm

farmayesh-e hazrat-e as’ad-e amjad-e arfa’-e ashraf-e vala sultan mas’ud mirza yamin al-dawlah zill al-sultan 1301. Translation: “Commissioned by His Excellency, the most Auspicious, the most Glorious, the Sublime, the most Noble, the Exalted Sultan Mas’ud Mirza Yamin al-Dawlah Zill al-Sultan 1301 (AD 1883-84)”

中国 清乾隆 矾红龙纹杯一对

A pair of porcelain dragon cups, China, Qing Dynasty, Qianlong Period (AD 1736 – 1795), Height: 5 cm each.

A pair of porcelain dragon cups.

China, Qing Dynasty, Qianlong Period (AD 1736 – 1795)

Height: 5 cm each

中国 元 青花瓷罐

A blue & white porcelain jar showing the process of growing silkworm to the final stage of silk weaving, China, Yuan Dynasty (AD 1279 - 1368), Height: 25 cm.

A blue & white porcelain jar showing the process of growing silkworm to the final stage of silk weaving.

China, Yuan Dynasty (AD 1279 - 1368)

Height: 25 cm

中国 金朝或元代 钧窑瓷碗

A Junyao bowl, China, Jin Dynasty (AD 1115 – 1234) or Yuan Dynasty (AD 1279 - 1368), Diameter: 16.7 cm.

A Junyao bowl.

China, Jin Dynasty (AD 1115 – 1234) or Yuan Dynasty (AD 1279 - 1368)

Diameter: 16.7 cm

中国 宋代 钧窑瓷盘

A Junyao dish, China, Song Dynasty (AD 960 – 1279), Diameter: 13.6 cm.

A Junyao dish.

China, Song Dynasty (AD 960 – 1279)

Diameter: 13.6 cm

中国 瓷粉彩万花葫芦瓶一对

A pair of porcelain millefleur gourd vases, China, with Qianlong mark, Height: 26.5 cm.

A pair of porcelain millefleur gourd vases, China, with Qianlong mark.

Height: 26.5 cm

中国 南宋 吉州窑玳瑁釉茶盏

A Jizhou “Tortoiseshell” glazed bowl, China, Southern Song Dynasty, circa 12th – 13th century, Diameter: 15.8 cm.

A Jizhou “Tortoiseshell” glazed bowl.

China, Southern Song Dynasty, circa 12th – 13th century

Diameter: 15.8 cm

朝鲜半岛 高丽王朝 青瓷碗 (带鹤纹与菊花纹)

A celadon bowl inlaid with white slip of four cranes surrounded by clouds centering on a chrysanthemum medallion, Korea, Koryo Dynasty, circa 13th century, Diameter: 19.5 cm.

A celadon bowl inlaid with white slip of four cranes surrounded by clouds centering on a chrysanthemum medallion.

Korea, Koryo Dynasty, circa 13th century

Diameter: 19.5 cm

中国 宋代 影青碗(带回纹与花卉纹)

A lobe-edged Yingqing bowl inlaid with white slip outer border pattern of “回纹” (hui wen) [known in the West as Greek Key pattern] with flower designs in the middle, China, Song Dynasty (AD 960 – 1279), Diameter: 14.3 cm.

A lobe-edged Yingqing bowl inlaid with white slip outer border pattern of “回纹” (hui wen) [known in the West as Greek Key pattern] with flower designs in the middle.

China, Song Dynasty (AD 960 – 1279)

Diameter: 14.3 cm

中国 宋代 影青碟 (带梅花纹)

A square-edged Yingqing washer / dish with a central plum blossom design, China, Song Dynasty (AD 960 – 1279), Length: 9.3 cm.

A square-edged Yingqing washer / dish with a central plum blossom design.

China, Song Dynasty (AD 960 – 1279)

Length: 9.3 cm

中国 元代 青瓷碗 (带 “虞” 字与相关蒙古八思巴字)

A celadon bowl showing in the middle the Chinese character “虞” (Yu) and related Phags-pa script developed during Yuan Dynasty depicting the surname of a Mongolian tribe (see “事林广记” [Shi Lin Guang Ji] by “陈元靓” [Chen Yuan Liang] printed in AD 1330), China, Yuan Dynasty (AD 1279 - 1368), Diameter: 14.7 cm.

A celadon bowl showing in the middle the Chinese character “虞” (Yu) and related Phags-pa script developed during Yuan Dynasty depicting the surname of a Mongolian tribe (see “事林广记” [Shi Lin Guang Ji] by “陈元舰” [Chen Yuan Liang] printed in AD 1330).

China, Yuan Dynasty (AD 1279 - 1368)

Diameter: 14.7 cm

中国 元代 青瓷碗 (带双金刚纹)

A celadon bowl with a double vajra in the centre, China, Yuan Dynasty (AD 1279 - 1368), Diameter: 17.8 cm.

A celadon bowl with a double vajra in the centre.

China, Yuan Dynasty (AD 1279 - 1368)

Diameter: 17.8 cm

中国 元代 青瓷碗 (带 “山谷” 字与相关蒙古八思巴字)

A celadon bowl showing in the middle the Chinese characters “山谷” (Valley) and related Phags-pa script developed during Yuan Dynasty depicting the surname of a Mongolian tribe (see “事林广记” [Shi Lin Guang Ji] by “陈元舰” [Chen Yuan Liang] printed in AD 1330), China, Yuan Dynasty (AD 1279 - 1368), Diameter: 15.9 cm.

A celadon bowl showing in the middle the Chinese characters “山谷” (Valley) and related Phags-pa script developed during Yuan Dynasty depicting the surname of a Mongolian tribe (see “事林广记” [Shi Lin Guang Ji] by “陈元舰” [Chen Yuan Liang] printed in AD 1330).

China, Yuan Dynasty (AD 1279 - 1368)

Diameter: 15.9 cm

中国 明弘治 青花瓷碗 (带法螺纹)

A blue & white porcelain bowl with the Buddhist symbol of shanka (conch shell) in the middle, China, Ming Dynasty, Hongzhi period (AD 1487 – 1505), Diameter: 11.1 cm.

A blue & white porcelain bowl with the Buddhist symbol of shanka (conch shell) in the middle.

China, Ming Dynasty, Hongzhi period (AD 1487 – 1505)

Diameter: 11.1 cm

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