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Meneki Neko and Daruma.  Functions as a coin bank. 
5 3/4 in.
by Amanda Sawyer


When museums receive new objects as a donation or bequest, multiple questions need to be answered before anything can be added to the permanent collection.  How does the object fit within the museum’s mission? Does the museum have the resources to properly care for it? Are there similar objects already in the collection? How  may […] Keep Reading...

Japanese iron teapots: blue $78, green $78, red $85, card $3.50,
Wood tray $98
by Hilary Arai

Thoughts from the Lotus Shop | Make Tea Not War

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by Caron Smith

From the New York Desk: The Abbassid Court

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by Gabby Pucci

North Texas Giving Day

The largest community-wide giving day Keep Reading...

Master Shen-Long, Enlightenment Dragon (Detail), 2016, ink and mixed media on canvas, 80 feet x 12 feet. Photograph courtesy of the artist.
by Devon Hersch

Part 3 | Contemporary Chan Buddhism: Master Shen-Long’s Divine Environmental Scrolls

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Title: Pitcher (Jarra) with Chinese double curved handles
Culture/Country: Puebla de los Angeles
Period: 17th century 
Medium: Earthenware 
Collection Title: Museo Franz Mayer Photograph: Michael Calderwood
Courtesy of the Archives of Farzaneh Pirouz
by Stacie Adams

Upcoming Exhibition: The Story of Talavera

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by Emily Henderson

6 Pokémon Go Tips and Tricks While Exploring the Crow Collection of Asian Art

On July 6, 2016, the highly anticipated ‘Pokémon Go’ app was released Keep Reading...

Kathryn Selig Brown Interview 2
by Dr. Jacqueline Chao

Ornamenting the Perfection of Wisdom

Kathryn Selig Brown is an Independent Curator and Keep Reading...

Vase with motif of the Life of Confucius (detail).
China, Qing dynasty (1644-1911), 18th-19th century
Cinnabar lacquer over molded base
40 x 20 inches
Crow Collection of Asian Art, 1960.29
by Dr. Qing Chang

Legends, Miracles, Morality, and Wisdom

The Crow Collection’s lacquer vase is a precious work of art, Keep Reading...

Crystal Sphere_cropped 72dpi
by Caron Smith

Crystal Gazing

The Crow Collection’s flawless rock crystal sphere is a natural wonder, polished to smooth roundness, and emblematic within Asian thought of the perfection of wisdom and purity. Keep Reading...