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  • Art of Asia Acquired by North American Museums, 2011–2012

This section is devoted to works of Asian art recentlyacquired by public collections in the United States andCanada. These works are reproduced to illustrategeneral trends of acquisition, as well as to presentselected objects of outstanding interest. The dating,provenance, and descriptions are supplied by theowners. Arranged alphabetically by name of museum,this list includes the names of senior curators or staffmembers responsible for Asian collections. [End Page 215]

Art Institute of Chicago

Chicago, Illinois

Janice Katz, PhD, Associate Curator of Japanese Art


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Kokiyomizu Hexagonal Bowl, Japan, Edo period (1615–1868). Stoneware with overglaze enamel, 10.5 × 34.5 cm. The Art Institute of Chicago, 2012.173. Japanese Art Shinkokai Acquisition Fund and Asian Art Acquisition Fund.

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Asian Art Museum of San Francisco

San Francisco, California

Forrest McGill, PhD, Chief Curator and Wattis Curator of South and Southeast Asian Art

Melissa Rinne, Associate Curator of Japanese Art


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Okura Jiro (Japan), Chair for the Breeze, 1973. Zelkova wood, 17 3/4 × 35 1/2 × 98 1/2 in. Asian Art Museum of San Francisco, 2011.5.a–b. Gift of Okura Jiro.

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Pediment with the demon magician Maiyarap, from the Thai version of the epic of Rama. Thailand, ca. 1750–1825. Tropical hardwood with remnants of lacquer, gilding, and mirrored glass inlay, 111 × 102 × 2 in. Asian Art Museum of San Francisco, 2011.66.a–c. Gift of the San Francisco Botanical Garden Society from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation’s Southeast Asian Art Collection.


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A fragment of a relief showing two warriors, Northeastern Thailand, former kingdom of Angkor, ca. 1100–1150. Sandstone, 17 1/2 × 8 1/4 × 3 in. Asian Art Museum of San Francisco, 2012.3. Acquisition made possible by Martha Hertelendy, with additional funding from Paul and Kathleen Bissinger, Fred M. Levin and Nancy Livingston, and Douglas Tilden.

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Black Ship Scroll, Japan, Edo period, ca. 1854. Handscroll segments mounted as twenty-seven hanging scrolls, ink and color on paper, dimensions vary. Left: full view of one scroll; right: detail. Asian Art Museum of San Francisco, 2012.60.1–27. Museum purchase with assistance from the Japan Society of Northern California.

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Brooklyn Museum of Art

Brooklyn, New York

Joan Cummins, PhD, Lisa and Bernard Selz Curator of Asian Art


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Buddhist Reliquary in the Shape of a Stupa, China, Song period, 986. Silver, height 35.6 cm. Brooklyn Museum of Art, 2012.5. Gift of Mrs. Walter N. Rothschild and anonymous gift, by exchange.

Photo: Brooklyn Museum.


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Jittish Kallat (India), The Lie of the Land, 2004. Acrylic on paper, 66 × 99.1 cm. Brooklyn Museum of Art, 2012.50.20. Gift of Beverly Moss Spatt.

© Jitish Kallat India. Photo: Brooklyn Museum.

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The Cleveland Museum of Art

Cleveland, Ohio

Sonya Rhie Quintanilla, PhD, George P. Bickford Curator of Indian and Southeast Asian Art

Anita Chung, PhD, Curator of Chinese Art


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Standing Yakshi, Northern India, Mathura, Kushan period, early 2nd century. Spotted red sandstone, 74.5 × 30 × 15 cm. The Cleveland Museum of Art, 2012.19. Bequest of Jeptha H. Wade III in honor of Emily V. Wade.

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Okumura Masanobu (Japan, 1686–1764), A Beauty with a Mirror, Edo period, 1741–48. Woodblock print with hand-coloring, image 56.8 × 21.1 cm, sheet 73.2 × 25 cm. The Cleveland Museum of Art, 2012.20. Bequest of Jeptha H. Wade III in honor of Emily V. Wade.

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Yoshinori Hagiwara (Japan, b. 1974), Jar, 2010. Stoneware, kaki (persimmon) glaze with stripes, height 31.8 cm, diameter 30 cm. The Cleveland Museum of Art, 2012.21. Gift...

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ISSN
1944-6497
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Pages
pp. 215-276
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2014-10-27
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