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0122409
CHINA: TAOIST FIGURE.
Wood and ivory figure of a Taoist sage or deity. Southern Sung Dynasty, 1127-1279.
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0123276
CHINA: IMMORTALS FIGURES.
White porcelain figures, with celadon glaze, of the Eight Immortals. K'ang Hsi period, Ching Dynasty, 1661-1722.
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0123275
CHINA: TAOIST DEITY.
Glazed white porcelain figure of Xuan Wu, the 'Dark Warrior,' Taoist guardian of the north. Dehua ware, Fujian province. Late K'ang Hsi period, Ching Dynasty, early 18th century.
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0167886
NEOLITHIC PHALLUS FIGURE.
Clay figure of the Cucuteni culture representing a phallus, from Valeni-Neamt, northeastern Romania, 3000-2600 B.C.
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0233299
FINE ART.
Palaeolithic Age 'Venus of Willendorf' Female idol from the early Palaeolithic Age / Gravettian limestone found at Lower Austria Vienna - c. 25000 B.C. -.
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0171485
SOVIET UNION PROPAGANDA.
Soviet Union anti-religion propaganda. Youth surrounding a grotesque figure that symbolizes a pope. Photograph, early 1920s. Full credit: ullstein - Archiv Gerstenberg / Granger, NYC -- All rights reserved.
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0124380
MICHOACAN: FIGURINE.
Pre-Columbian ceramic figurine of a man in bed. From Michoacan, Mexico.
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0167883
NEOLITHIC PHALLUS FIGURE.
Clay figure of the Cucuteni culture representing a phallus, from Poduri, northeastern Romania, 4th millennium B.C.
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0123176
CHINA: LION ON PEDESTAL.
Porcelain figure of a Buddhist lion on a pedestal, decorated with famille verte enamels. Combined height: 15 1/4 in. K'ang Hsi period, Ching Dynasty, 1661-1722.
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0121690
PEKING: TURTLE DRAGON.
Bronze sculpture of a turtle with a dragon's head on the grounds of the imperial palace in the Forbidden City, Peking, China. Photographed c1970.
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0184337
MALI: CERAMIC FIGURE.
Ceramic equestrian figure from the Inland Niger Delta region of Mali, 13th-15th century, on display at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C.
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0127530
EGYPT: GODDESS BASTET.
Bronze Egyptian statue of the goddess Bastet, c663-525 B.C.
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0122469
CHINA: LOHAN AND MONKEY.
Carved jade figure of a lohan and a monkey in a grotto. Ching Dynasty, late 17th century.
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0167887
NEOLITHIC PHALLUS FIGURE.
Clay figure of the Cucuteni culture representing a phallus, from Valeni-Neamt, northeastern Romania, 3000-2600 B.C.
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0168442
MEXICO: WHISTLE FIGURE.
Ceramic whistle in the form of a bird-headed figure, from Veracruz, Mexico, 700-900 A.D. Height: 20 1/4 inches.
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0122952
CHINA: TOMB MODEL.
Earthenware tomb model of a bullock cart, with dark brown glaze. Six Dynasties, 6th century A.D.
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0023893
VENUS OF WILLENDORF.
Late Paleolithic stone statuette, found in Austria, dating from about 24,000-22,000 B.C.
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0124792
MONK PRAYING.
Marble sculpture of a Carthusian monk kneeling in prayer. Height: 9 1/2 in. French, late 14th century.
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0172902
NEW ZEALAND: MAORI FIGURE.
Carved wooden figure of a legendary ancestor, to be used as a house gable by the Maori tribe in New Zealand, 20th century.
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0123379
CHINA: TOMB FIGURES.
A set of four earthenware tomb figures of court musicians. T'ang Dynasty, 618-907 A.D.
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0168443
MEXICO: AZTEC FIGURE.
Aztec stone standing figure of a man carrying a cacao pod, from Amatlan, Veracruz, Mexico, 1440-1521. Height: 14 1/4 inches.
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0123274
CHINA: BODHISATTVA.
Glazed white porcelain figure of the bodhisattva Guanyin. Dehua ware, Fujian province. K'ang Hsi period, Ching Dynasty, 1661-1722.
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0168430
MEXICO: TOTONAC FIGURE.
Ceramic smiling man figure of the Totonac culture, Veracruz, Mexico, c600-900 A.D.
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0168482
MEXICO: TEOTIHUACAN FIGURE.
Ceramic dancing figure from Teotihuacan, Mexico, 350-650 A.D.
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0412447
ARCHAEOLOGY.
Candelabra shaped cymatium surmounted with a shot-putter, bronze. Etruscan civilisation, 6th-4th century BC. Full credit: De Agostini Picture Library / Granger, NYC -- All Rights Reserved.
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0273602
ARCHAEOLOGY.
Etruscan civilization. Bronze figurine of Ethiopian man with wineskin. From Marzabotto, Bologna province, Italy. Full Credit: DEA / A. DE GREGORIO / Granger, NYC -- All Rights Reserved.
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0123370
CHINA: TOMB FIGURE.
Glazed terracotta tomb figure of a Central Asian man. Height: 18 1/8 in. T'ang Dynasty, 7th century A.D.
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0124791
MONK PRAYING.
Marble sculpture of a Carthusian monk kneeling in prayer. Height: 10 1/8 in. French, late 14th century.
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0122948
CHINA: PORCELAIN HORSES.
Glazed porcelain figures of horses. K'ang Hsi period, Ching Dynasty, 1661-1722.
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0122393
CHINA: FOO LION.
White marble foo lion, excavated at Dingzhou, Hebei province. T'ang Dynasty, late 7th-early 8th century.
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0250054
MADURA, INDIA.
The southern gopura at Minaksi-Sundareshvara is elaborately carved. Bourne And Shepherd.
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0247752
MAHDIA, TUNISIA.
A figure of Eros, a Greek mythological god, as he holds a lyre. Monsier A. Merlin.
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0260212
PERU: WARI FIGURE.
Wood figure of a dignitary with inlaid shell, turquoise, and lapis lazuli, by the Wari culture of the southern coast of Peru, 500-1000 A.D.
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0122560
CHINA: RHINOCEROS CUP.
Carved rhinoceros horn cup in the form of a ship, possibly meant to depict Zhang Qian, the Han Dynasty explorer of the 2nd century B.C., during his travels. Ching Dynasty, 17th-19th century.
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0168478
MEXICO: TEOTIHUACAN MAN.
Ceramic figure of a man standing under a dress with sea-shells below. From Teotihuacan, Mexico, 200 B.C. - 800 A.D.
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0122950
CHINA: MOUNTED WARRIOR.
Glazed earthenware roof tile in the form of a cavalryman on horseback. Ming Dynasty, late 14th-15th century.
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0166193
GEORGE BORGFELDT & CO.
Interior of the George Borgfeldt & Company store, with shelves and tables full of items including clocks, frames, lamps and figurines. New York City, photograph, 1904.
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0163885
BOOK DISPLAY, 1905.
Close-up of an arrangement of books with elaborate covers with flowers and a small statue. The book covers are by Walter Dunn, publisher, and the books are a series by Guy de Maupassant.
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0122958
CHINA: TOMB FIGURES.
Earthenware tomb figures of armored warriors, poised for attack. Height: 14 in. Wei Dynasty, 386-557 A.D.
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0123377
CHINA: TOMB FIGURE.
Glazed earthenware tomb figure of a young lady carrying a hand warmer. Height: 10 in. T'ang Dynasty, 7th-8th century.
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