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The Advent of Chinese Civilization

"The Advent of Chinese Civilization"

Asian Gallery (Toyokan) Room 4  September 12, 2017 (Tue) - February 12, 2018 (Mon)

  
Jar, Paste glass decoration, Purportedly excavated at Shouxian, Lu’an, Anhui province, China, Spring and Autumn-Warring States period, 6th-4th 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:
Clay Stamped SealInscribed "True Seal of the Emperor", Qin-Western Han dynasty, 3rd-2nd century BC (Gift of Mr. Abe Fusajiro)
SealInscribed “Seal of the Aristocrat”,
Eastern Jin dynasty, 4th-5th century
Jade Axe,
Neolithic period, 3rd millennium BC
Jar, Paste glass decoration,
Purportedly excavated at Shouxian, Lu’an, Anhui province, China, Spring and Autumn-Warring States period, 6th-4th century BC