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Wofford College Art Tour
Asian Art - Hardstone I
 Ceramics I | Ceramics II | Ceramics III | Lacquerware I | Lacquerware II | Hardstone I | Hardstone II | Cloisonné | Bronze | Metal 

The College’s collection of Asian objects is intended to support the course offerings in art history and other subjects in the curriculum.  While primarily Chinese in origin, and dating from the Ming dynasty, the collection also includes objects from India, Japan, and Thailand in brass, ceramic, lacquer ware, hard stones, and cloisonné. 

 


 

1995.12.162 

 
  

Hardstone 

Carved light celadon Guanyin figure  

Library,
Lower Level
 

 Description  

 

 1998.5.34 

  

Hardstone 

Jadite Kwan Yin, female goddess of charity, bead is oval shaped, attached with a chord, 1cm 

Library,
Lower Level
 
  

 Description 

  

  
Old man with small child     

Hardstone 

Carved soapstone star god figure w/ child on soapstone base 

 Library,
Lower Level

Description 

   Jade woman    

Carved Nephrite 

Carved nephrite figure of woman with flowers 

 Library,
Lower Level

Description 

  

  
 
Terracotta Old man    

Soapstone 

Carved soapstone Liu-Hai, pink soapstone figure on grey soapstone base 

Library,
Lower Level
 

 Description 

   Man seated on Elephant    

Carved Fluorite Buddha 

Carved fluorite Buddha on elephant on carved wooden base, a) elephant, b) stand 

Library,
Lower Level
 

 Description