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Fresh Water Jar, approx. 1573–1615

Fresh water jar, approx.1573–1615. Japan; Mie prefecture. Iga ware, stoneware with natural ash glaze. Museum Purchase, B68P4.

GRADE LEVEL: Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12), College and Beyond

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Incense Container with Design of Plovers

Incense Container with design of plovers, 1500–1600. Japan. Muromachi period (1392–1573). Lacquered wood and sea shell. Gift by transfer from the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, B85M14.

GRADE LEVEL: Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12), College and Beyond

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Fresh Water Jar in the Form of a Wooden Bucket

Fresh water jar in the form of a wooden bucket, 1625–1635. Made in China for Japanese patrons. Porcelain with underglaze blue. Asian Art Museum, Gift of Roy Leventritt, B69P95L.

GRADE LEVEL: Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12), College and Beyond

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Flowers and Birds of the Twelve Months

Flowers and Birds of the Twelve Months, one of a pair (1703), by Yamamoto Soken (1683-1706). Japan. Six panel folding screen; Ink and colors on silk. The Avery Brundage Collection, B60D82+.1.

GRADE LEVEL: Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)

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Flowerpot, approx. 1100

Flowerpot, approx. 1100. China; Henan province, Northern Song dynasty (960–1126). Jun ware, glazed stoneware. The Avery Brundage Collection, B60P95.

GRADE LEVEL: High School (9-12), College and Beyond

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Fire Procession Costume, 1700–1900

Fire procession costume, approx. 1700–1900. Japan. Silk, linen, and arrowroot (kuzu). The Avery Brundage Collection, 1991.137.

GRADE LEVEL: Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12), College and Beyond

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Festivities of the Twelve Months, approx. 1700-1800

Festivities of the Twelve Months, approx. 1700-1800. Japan. Handscroll; ink and colors on paper. The Avery Brundage Collection, B86D19.

GRADE LEVEL: Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12), College and Beyond

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Festival of Sumiyoshi Shrine, 1650–1700

Festival of Sumiyoshi Shrine, one of a pair, 1650–1700. Six panel folding screen; ink, colors and gold on paper. Transfer from the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, Gift of Mrs. Herbert Fleishacker, B69D58.

GRADE LEVEL: Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12), College and Beyond

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Female Shinto spirit, approx. 1100–1200

Female Shinto spirit, Heian period (794–1185) or Kamakura period (1185–1333), approx. 1100–1200. Japan. Wood with traces of pigment. Transfer from the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, Gift of Mrs. Herbert Fleishacker, B69S36.

GRADE LEVEL: Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12), College and Beyond
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