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Spanning a period from the fourth millennium B.C. to the present, our Asian Art collection illustrates the wide-ranging achievements of Asian artists and artisans. Discover more works from the expansive histories of these cultures, and explore more of our collection at http://denverartmuseum.org/collections/asian-art.

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Exceptionally Rare Chinese Carved Ivory Pendant after designs by Daniel Mignot, Augsburg, active 1593–1616 and his contemporaries - Michael Backman Ltd

Exceptionally Rare Chinese Carved Ivory Pendant after designs by Daniel Mignot, Augsburg, active 1593–1616 and his contemporaries - Michael Backman Ltd

This rare and unique pendant of the first half of the seventeenth century is made of ivory and almost certainly in China. The scrollwork designs of both front and back are based on ornamental prints by the Augsburg-based Huguenot engraver Daniel Mignot and his contemporaries. (See below for examples of Mignot’s engravings, and here for … Read more

Utagawa Kunisada (1786–1864), Kabuki actor Iwai Hanshirō V offstage arranging irises, 1820s. Colour woodblock print. Courtesy British Museum

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Utagawa Kunisada (1786–1864), Kabuki actor Iwai Hanshirō V offstage arranging irises, 1820s. Colour woodblock print. Courtesy British Museum

Ming glazed terracotta sculpture of a Fu Dog. Barakat Gallery

Ming Glazed Terracotta Sculpture of a Fu Dog - Barakat Gallery Store

While sculptures of Fu Dogs such as this outstanding blue and green-glazed example originally stood guard outside of Buddhist temples, by the time of the Ming Dynasty, when this work was created, the Dogs had lost most of their religious significance and were placed outside the entrances to homes and palaces out of custom. Even today, many monumental public buildings are decorated with lion figures standing guard at the base of the stairway. Traditionally the Fu Dog is depicted with one of…

Minouk Lim, Camel's Ocean, 2015. Tina Kim Gallery

10 Korean Artists Who Are Shaping Contemporary Art

From Park Chan-kyong and Haegue Yang to Tiffany Jaeyeon Shin and Kim Heecheon, these influential artists embrace and challenge the notion of “Korean art.”

Tsherin Sherpa (Nepalese, b. 1968), The Melt, 2017. Acrylic, ink, and gold on canvas. Asian Art Museum, Museum purchase, 2017.44. © Tsherin Sherpa. Photograph © Asian Art Museum.

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Tsherin Sherpa (Nepalese, b. 1968), The Melt, 2017. Acrylic, ink, and gold on canvas. Asian Art Museum, Museum purchase, 2017.44. © Tsherin Sherpa. Photograph © Asian Art Museum.

Japanese artist Hideki Kuwajima creates complex assemblage sculpture from found objects.

hideki kuwajima

hideki kuwajima is a japanese artist based in osaka who creates complex assemblage sculpture from found objects.

Li Tianbing’s Art Exhibition at JD Malat Gallery in London

Li Tianbing’s Art Exhibition at JD Malat Gallery

On May 2, a very interesting art exhibition opened its doors at JD Malat Gallery in London. Titled “Urban Scene,” it is entirely dedicated to the work of Li

Paper Art, Jiyoung Chung, Artist, Korean Joomchi papermaking techniques

Jiyoung Chung

Paper Art, Jiyoung Chung, Artist, Korean Joomchi papermaking techniques

Chinese Peking Glass Snuff Bottle - Aug 03, 2013 | Altair Auctions in MA

China, 19th C., Peking glass snuff bottle, flattened rectangular form tapering to the bottom, decorated with an array... Item was passed

Traditional Thai Style Painting Art On The Temple Door Royalty Free Stock Photo, Pictures, Images And Stock Photography. Image 8939136.

Traditional Thai style painting art on the temple door

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he, tianjian rise of the brill ||| landscape ||| sotheby's hk0694lot862s2en

he, tianjian rise of the brill ||| landscape

he, tianjian rise of the brill ||| landscape ||| sotheby's hk0694lot862s2en

Shakyamuni Buddha, 16th century. Courtesy of the Rubin Museum of Art.

Shakyamuni Buddha, 16th century

Shakyamuni Buddha, 16th century. Courtesy of the Rubin Museum of Art.

Green Tara, 13th century. Courtesy of the Rubin Museum of Art.

Green Tara, 13th century

Green Tara, 13th century. Courtesy of the Rubin Museum of Art.

Zhang Dali | Deep Blue Sky No.3 (2013) | Available for Sale | Artsy

Zhang Dali | Deep Blue Sky No.3 (2013) | Available for Sale | Artsy

Available for sale from Eli Klein Gallery, Zhang Dali, Deep Blue Sky No.3 (2013), Cyanotype photogram and ink on rice paper, 199 × 116.5 cm

A Japanese Satsuma vase having a baluster form, with birds and flowering branch decoration on a orange background and brocade neck, Japan, circa 1876-1925

Satsuma Pottery; Japanese, Vase, Baluster-Form, Bird & Flowering Branch, 12 inch.

A Japanese Satsuma vase having a baluster form, with birds and flowering branch decoration on a orange background and brocade neck, Japan, circa 1876-1925