Detail image, Serving dish with design of "Three Friends"; Serving dish; Momoyama or Edo period, 1615-1624; Stoneware with Oribe glaze and iron decoration under clear glaze; gold lacquer repairs; Freer Gallery of Art, F1973.6a-e

Detail, Serving dish with design of "Three Friends"; Serving dish; Momoyama or Edo period, 1615-1624; Stoneware with Oribe glaze and iron decoration under clear glaze; gold lacquer repairs; Freer Gallery of Art, F1973.6a-e

Oribe Ware: Color and Pattern in Japanese Ceramics

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Detail image, Kawasaki, from the series Famous Places of the Fifty-Three Stations; Utagawa Hiroshige (1797–1858); Japan, Edo period, 1855; one of a set of 55 woodblock prints; ink and color on paper; Gift of Victor and Takako Hauge, FSC-GR-705.3.

Detail, Kawasaki, from the series Famous Places of the Fifty-Three Stations; Utagawa Hiroshige (1797–1858); Japan, Edo period, 1855; one of a set of 55 woodblock prints; ink and color on paper; Gift of Victor and Takako Hauge, FSC-GR-705.3.

The Traveler’s Eye: Scenes of Asia

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Detail image, Folio from an unidentified album; Signed by Mir Ali Haravi (d. ca. 1550); Uzbekistan, probably Bukhara, Shaybanid period, ca. 1530–40; Borders: India, Mughal period, ca. 1630–60; Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper; Freer Gallery of Art, F1939.50b

Folio from an unidentified album; Signed by Mir Ali Haravi (d. ca. 1550); Uzbekistan, probably Bukhara, Shaybanid period, ca. 1530–40; Borders: India, Mughal period, ca. 1630–60; Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper; Freer Gallery of Art, F1939.50b

Nasta’liq: The Genius of Persian Calligraphy

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Detail photo, Installation view of Dialogue From DNA at Manggha, Centre of Japanese Art and Technology, Krakow, Poland by Chiharu Shiota; 2004; photo by Sunhi Mang

Detail, Installation view of Dialogue From DNA at Manggha, Centre of Japanese Art and Technology, Krakow, Poland by Chiharu Shiota; 2004; photo by Sunhi Mang

Perspectives: Chiharu Shiota

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Detail image, Sumida River by Night 隅田川夜, Kobayashi Kiyochika; Japan, 1881; Woodblock print; ink and color on paper; Robert O. Muller Collection; S2003.8.1203

Detail, Sumida River by Night 隅田川夜, Kobayashi Kiyochika; Japan, 1881; Woodblock print; ink and color on paper; Robert O. Muller Collection; S2003.8.1203

Kiyochika: Master of the Night

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Detail image, Jar with three horizontal lugs; Toungoo dynasty, late 16th-late 17th century; Stoneware with white slip under iron glaze; rattan; Burma, Possibly Mon State; Freer Gallery of Art; F1994.16

Detail, Jar with three horizontal lugs; Toungoo dynasty, late 16th-late 17th century; Stoneware with white slip under iron glaze; rattan; Burma, Possibly Mon State; Freer Gallery of Art; F1994.16

Storage Jars

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