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Buddhist Water Sprinkler (Kundika)

Buddhist Water Sprinkler (Kundika)

This type of vase with pouring spout and tubelike mouth at the shoulder has served several roles in Buddhist ritual: to purify a sacred space, to invoke a deity, or to anoint a worshipper. Created in bronze as ... more

Four Type Sets

Four Type Sets

Qing dynasty (1644–1911)

[Printed vellum page from the first book printed in small type. 1459]

[Printed vellum page from the first book printed in small type. 1459]

Illus. in: Durantis, Rationale divinorum officiorum [Mainz], 1459. Reference copy may be in LOT 4496. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Shelf.

Ruyi (A Type of Decorative Accessory)

Ruyi (A Type of Decorative Accessory)

Ming dynasty (1368–1644)

Head of a Young Woman, a Probable Finial for Fountain or other Type of Waterwork.

Head of a Young Woman, a Probable Finial for Fountain or other Type of...

Anonymous, Italian, Sienese or Marchigian, 16th century

Ushtak Type

Ushtak Type

Attributed to Turkey

Ruyi (A Type of Decorative Accessory)

Ruyi (A Type of Decorative Accessory)

Qing dynasty (1644–1911)

[3 people working in a composing room, various pieces of loose type and a composing stick with letters inserted in it and three justified lines of type including both roman and italic letters]

[3 people working in a composing room, various pieces of loose type an...

Illus. in: Encyclopedie plate volumes, Recueil de planches, sur les sciences, les arts ..., "Imprimerie en caracteres," vol. 7, 1769, plate 1. Ref. copy may be in LCQJ, Winter 1982, p. 37. This record contains ... more

Kesa

Kesa

The fabric for this trapezoidal robe made for the Jodo sect is a famous type known in Japan as nishiki kinran a brocade that combines silk in various rich colors (nishiki) with flat gilt-paper thread (kinran). ... more

Composition with Bathing Venus Pudica Type; a Triton; a Fleeing Figure (from Sketchbook)

Composition with Bathing Venus Pudica Type; a Triton; a Fleeing Figure...

Thomas Sully (American, Horncastle, Lincolnshire 1783–1872 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)

Figure Sketches, Including Battling Equestrain, Roman Caesar Type Pointing, Bloody Brawl, Etc. (from Sketchbook)

Figure Sketches, Including Battling Equestrain, Roman Caesar Type Poin...

Thomas Sully (American, Horncastle, Lincolnshire 1783–1872 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)

George III guinea, "Military" type

George III guinea, "Military" type

Medalist: Lewis Pingo (1743–1830)