Category: Asian

The Coe has over 120 Asian objects, spanning many years—all are unique. This is just a small sample of what you can see at the Coe.

 

Chinese Porcelain Tureen and Platter

Chinese Porcelain Tureen and Platter

Asian Chinese Porcelain Tureen and Platter Artist: Unknown Culture/People: Chinese, Qing Dynasty Place: China Media: Porcelain Dims: Tureen 11 x 14 x 10 in. (27.94 x 35.56 x 25.4 cm) & Platter 1.5 x 15.5 x 12.75 in. (3.81 x 39.37 x 32.39 cm) Date: c. 1810-20 ...
Thanka or Thangka

Thanka or Thangka

Asian Thanka or Thangka Artist: Unknown Culture/People: Tibetan Buddhism or Vajrayana Place: Tibet Media: Silk cloth, thread, and pigment Dims: 34.75 x 21.75 in. (88.26 x 55.24 cm.) Date: c. 1850-90 Description: Tibet is often thought of as synonymous with its...
Cong (T’sung)

Cong (T’sung)

Asian Cong (T’sung) Artist: Unknown Culture/People: Liangzhu Place: Yangtze River Valley, China Media: Jade Dims: 1.375 x 1.75 in. (3.49 x 4.45 cm). Date: c. 3000 BCE Description: This is a “琮” Cong,  a jade object that can tell stories about our complex human...
Hat Panel

Hat Panel

Asian Hat Panel Artist: Unknown Culture/People: Orang Ulu (attrib.)/Dayak Place: Borneo, Southeast Asia, Indonesia Media: Glass trade beads Dims: 23.5 diam. in. (56.6 diam. cm). Date: Early 20th c. Description: This beaded sun hat panel is intricately decorated with...
Baby Carrier

Baby Carrier

Asian Baby Carrier Artist: Unknown Culture/People: Dayak Place: Borneo, Indonesia Media: Wood, shell, teeth, beads, ceramic, coins, buttons, fur, metal, and rattan Dims: 15.5 x 19.75 x 8 in. (39.4 x 50.2 x 20.3 cm). Date: 20th C. Description: The people of Borneo...