Asian Art - Video
by The Metropolitan Museum of Art
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The Metropolitan Museum's collection of Asian art is the largest and most comprehensive in the West. The collection of more than 60,000 objects, which range in date from the second millennium B.C. to the twentieth century, includes paintings, prints, calligraphy, sculptures, metalwork, ceramics, lacquers, works of decorative art, and textiles from East Asia, South Asia, the Himalayan kingdoms, and Southeast Asia. Above: Seven-lobed platter with scene of children at play, Yuan dynasty (1279–1368), 14th century; China; Promised Gift of Florence and Herbert Irving (L.1996.47.14)
|1||VideoMountains and Water||Chinese Painting, Handscrolls||9/3/08||Free||View In iTunes|
|2||VideoThe Chinese Garden Court||Asian Art, architecture||9/4/08||Free||View In iTunes|