Shakyamuni Buddha, Tibet, 19th Century, Bronze, gold, and pigment, 30 ¼ x 18 x 14 in. Gift of Arthur I. Appleton.
Chinese Export Ware Basin, (Rose Medallion type), China, 1840-1880 CE, Porcelain, 6 × 31 in. Gift of Arthur I. Appleton.
“Resting Water Buffalo,” China, 20th Century, Nephrite with wood base, 9 1/4 x 18 5/8 x 10 in. Gift of Edith Marie Appleton.
Lokapala (Heavenly Tomb Guardian), China, Tang Dynasty, first half of the 8th Century, Buff earthenware with lead glaze, 37 ½ x 12 ½ x 6 in. Gift of Arthur I. Appleton.
Snuff bottle featuring birds in flowering branches, China, late 19th Century, Carved amber, 3 × 1 3/4 × 3/4 in. Gift of Arthur I. Appleton.
Enameled glass snuff bottle, China, 20th Century, Glass with semi-previous stone, 2 3/4 x 2 x 1 in. Gift of Arthur I. Appleton.
“Carved Pagoda,” China, 19th or 20th Century, Jadeite, 13 1/4 x 10 x 5 in. Gift of Arthur I. Appleton.
Suzuki Chokichi (signed “Suzuki Chokichi of the Great Japan”), “Jar with Warrior, Dragon and Tiger Motifs,” Japan,19th Century, Bronze with gold, silver and tortoiseshell, 30 x 15 1/4 in. Gift of Arthur I. Appleton.
Tsukioka Yoshitosi (Japanese, 1839-1892), “Looking Amused: Habits of a high-ranking lady in waiting from the Bunsei Era,” from the “32 Customs and Manners” series, printed 1888, Woodblock color print, 20 1/2 x 15 3/4 in. Gift of George Pagonis.
One of the largest collections at the Appleton, the Asian art holdings include works from China, India, Japan, Tibet and Southeast Asia. Buddhist art is represented by Chinese, Japanese, Indian, Tibetan, Thai and Burmese sculptures and textiles. The Chinese works feature a number of important ceramic pieces including Tang Dynasty horse and guardian figures, rare celadon funerary vases and examples of Chinese export art. The art of Japan includes a variety of netsuke, Meiji era bronzes and kimono.