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The Advent of Chinese Civilization

"The Advent of Chinese Civilization"

Asian Gallery (Toyokan) Room 4  August 23, 2016 (Tue) - December 23, 2016 (Fri)

  
Bells, Ash glaze, Warring States period, 5th-3rd century BC

This section focuses on pottery and jade objects from about 3000 BC to AD 200. The items on display present the beauty that ancient Chinese people pursued in the form and color of pottery, as well as the characteristic luster of jade.

Current exhibit includes:
Bells, Ash glaze, Warring States period, 5th-3rd century BC
Oracle Bones,
Excavated at Yinxu, Anyang, Henan province, China, Shang dynasty, 13th-11th century BC
Clay Stamped SealInscribed "True Seal of the Emperor",
Qin-Western Han dynasty, 3rd-2nd century BC (Gift of Mr. Abe Fusajiro)
Jade Bi Ornament, Dragon design,
Warring States period-Western Han dynasty, 4th-2nd century BC
BowlAsh glaze,
Eastern Han-Western Jin dynasty, 2nd-3rd century (Gift of Mr. Hirota Matsushige)