A wine jug
Neolithic Chinese culture, 5000-3000 bce.
Neolithic Chinese culture, 3000-1900 bce.
Neolithic Chinese culture, 3300-2300 bce.
metal alloy of tin and copper
A complex of tombs from the western Han dynasty
Emperor who founded the Qin dynasty and united China
A red stamp present on many pieces of Chinese artworks to show approval of the owners and/or viewers
Class of scholars and officials who practiced art at an amiture level
Things buried with people so that they could have them in the afterlife
An enlighted person (not buddha)
Man-made caves where monks could reside and for people to pray
A horizontal level in a work that consists of several levels arranged one above the other, especially where the levels are clearly separated by lines
A stone tablet, collum, or pillar with carvings and/or engravings
A form of artistic writing
A philosophical idea about the lyout and energy of a space
The former capital of China
The only woman emperor who made Buddhism the state religion
An inscription mounted with a painting showing ownership and a commentary on the piece
History of ownership
A building outside, usually with several roofs, usually ment to hold various religious paraphernalia-associated with Buddhism
A technique of hammer metal (usually of alread made reliefs) to detail and refine the work
Clay fired at a relatively low tempurature, which is easier to make but more fragile than other pottery fired at high temps
A finish for ceramics
White clay fired at very high tempuratures
Clay that can be a variety of colors fired at a higher temp than Earthenware (making it more durrable) but still at lower temps than Porcelain
A finish for ceramics that can be a veriety of colors
Tomb of Emporer Qin Shi Huang Earthenware
Western Han dynast 180 bce Mawangdui (Tomb 1)
Probably Coppied after court painter Gu Kaizhi Six dynasties 500-600 ce.
Mogao Grottoes (Cave 428) Dunhuang
Attributed to Yan Liben Tang dynasty
Depicting the Bodhisattva of Compassion, Guanyin (depicted as male) guiding a follower to the Western Pure Land From to Mogao Grottoes of Dunhuang
Credited to Gu Hingzhong (but he was most likely not the real artist) Southern Song dynasty (not Tang)
Fan Kuan Northern Song 1000 ce.
Guo Xi 1072 ce.
By Zhang Zeduan Northern Song dynasty the one with the boat about to crash, unusual for depicting everyday life
Wang Ximeng Form the Northern Song dynasty (1113 ce.), but is the blue-green refrencing the Tang dynasty
By Qian Xuan Yuan dynasty (mongol rule)
By Zhao Mengfu Yuan dynasty 1300-1305 ce.
Ming dynasty 1465-1487 ce. Cobalt blue outlines
By Miss Qui Ming dynasty 1580 ce. Guanyin- boddhisattva of compasion (depicted as female)
Long Shining aka Guiseppe Castiglione (the Italian guy) Qing dynasty 1736 ce.
Ren Xiong Qing dynasty
Unified Silla Period 751 ce.
Goryeo dynasty 1150-1200 ce. Inlaid technique
Joseon dynasty Buncheon ware
By Jeong Seon Joseon dynasty 1734 ce.