the asian art museum – part three

Did we save the best for last?  You be the judge.

We now conclude our 3 part essay of photos we took while visiting the Asian Art Museum in San Francisco.

Here is a striking image of a human head from early China.

 

frightening head from China

 

 

Here is a slightly different view.

 

frightening head - carved or sculpted, from China

 

A carving of a human figure from Southeast Asia.

 

carving from southeast Asia

 

Art from Thailand.

 

Thai art

 

Another work from Thailand.

 

Thai art 2

 

A stupa in gold leaf or brass?

 

stupa

 

A multi level tower.

 

tower

 

This is a brightly colored vas or jar.

 

turqoise color vase

 

Another example.

 

red vase or jar

 

Jar and bowl.

 

jar and bowl

 

Jars in jade.

 

jars

 

Another work in jade.

 

jade work

 

Various ceramic works.

 

ceramics

 

Here is an artistic jar with a river scene.

 

artistic jar with river scene

 

A Ming style jar.

 

Ming style vase 2

 

Another example.

 

Ming style vase with dragon

 

Not sure what this next item is.  A rectangular jar of some kind?

 

tower ceramic

 

Here is a jar or pitcher with Chinese characters on it.

 

pitcher or vas with characters

 

In the section on India, we have these remaining pictures.

 

Indian art

 

Intricate sculpting in this work.

 

Indian art 2

 

Another work.

 

Indian art 3

 

A final image.

 

sculpture intricate south Asia

 

Next, we move on to thematic or “issues” essays on other topics.  Stay tuned.

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