Title: turquoise faience amulet
VADS Collection: Artworld: Sainsbury Centre for V

Description: Rectangular amulet of turquoise faience.
On front is a sphinx wearing an ureaus, facing to the right with the prenomen of Tuthmosis III in a vertical cartouche before him. Above the sphinx are two hieroglyphs meaning 'the life of'. On reverse is the prenomen of Tuthmosis III in a vertical cartouche with an ureaus on either side. The other four sides are undecorated. The amulet is pierced along its length.
Description Source: Birch, S. 1880. Catalogue of the Col

Author(s): Artist: Tuthmosis III/Menkheperre, King

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Title: calcite statuette
VADS Collection: Artworld: Sainsbury Centre for Visual A

Description: Calcite statuette. The statuette has no distinct limbs or other bodily features but the narrowing of the shape implies the narrow waist and broad hips of a woman. The head of the statuette has small protruding ears and a pointed chin; the mouth is shown by a single incised line and the eyes are hollowed out and inlaid with a green stone, surrounded by black pigment.

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Title: black-topped beaker
VADS Collection: Artworld: Sainsbury Centre for Visual

Description: Black-topped Nile silt ware beaker, constructed using the coil method and smoothed by hand. The distinctive red colour of the lower part of the exterior is due to a red iron oxide wash being applied to the beaker and then burnished. The upper part of the exterior and the interior of the beaker were blackened during the firing process.

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Title: red and white snuff bottle
VADS Collection: Artworld: Sainsbury Centre for

Description: Inside-painted glass snuff bottle of flattened ovoid shape, with a cork and bone snuff spoon with mother-of-pearl stopper.
The main body of the snuff bottle is made of smokey glass with a uneven band of orange-red overlay around the rim and oval footrim. There are two orange-red frames on both the front and back and a carved orange-red 'handle' on both sides. The fan-shaped frame on the upper half of the front shows a mountain scene; below is a roughly rectangular frame s

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Title: armorial plate
VADS Collection: Artworld: Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts

Description: Export ware plate, part of a Scottish armorial service.
Heavily potted porcelain oval plate with a narrow footring and flat unglazed base. The plate is decorated in deep underglaze blue with a diaper pattern around the rim and four floral sprays, each incorporating one of the Hundred Antiquities; for example, the floral spray above the armorial design incorporates scrolls. At the centre of the plate is a coat of arms with lion crest in coloured overglaze enamels and trace

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Title: large camel statuette
VADS Collection: Artworld: Sainsbury Centre for Visu

Description: Hollow-moulded glazed light buff earthenware model of a saddled Bactarian camel standing four-square on a rectangular, flat self-base. The camel has a raised head, tilted slightly to one side with mouth wide open, two humps and a short tail curled around the hindquarters to the right. The body is covered in a rich, finely crazed chestnut-brown glaze; the mane and chest of the camel in a buff-coloured glaze.
Description Source: Legeza, I.L. 1972. Descriptive and Il

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Title: astronomical clock
VADS Collection: Artworld: Sainsbury Centre for Visual

Description: Astronomical clock with carved wooden stand.

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Title: Mandarin square
VADS Collection: Artworld: Sainsbury Centre for Visual Art

Description: Mandarin square of a civilian grade 4 official of the Jiaqing reign.
The rank badge made from a delicately woven square of silk. In the centre of the square stands a white pheasant on a rock among swirling waves, looking towards the sun. Below the waves are diagonal stripes of alternating gold, copper and silver thread. The pheasant is surrounded by symbols of good luck (such as the endless knot, lotus, wheel of law, conch shell, flaming pearl, five bats, swastika, fish a

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Title: non-imperial textile, ’Hundred Boys’
VADS Collection: Artworld: Sainsbur

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Title: tomb figure of an official
VADS Collection: Artworld: Sainsbury Centre for

Description: Hollow-moulded light buff earthenware figure of a standing civil official, made as a tomb figurine.
The man stands with a tablet for imperial petition held in both hands to his chest. He wears a tall hat and flowing robes tied at the waist over a tunic; the robes have very long, flowing sleeves into which his hands are tucked. The figure is glazed in sancai style except for the head, which is left unglazed. The robes are covered in an amber glaze with blue lapel and cuffs

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Title: Tibetan figure of a Buddhist deity
VADS Collection: Artworld: Sainsbury Ce

Description: Tibetan cast bronze seated four-armed Buddhist deity, on a stand.
The Buddha is seated in Dhyanasana (lotus position) on a double lotus plinth, with his principal hands held in front of the breast, with the left palm turned inward (toward the body) and the right turned outward, and the circles formed by the thumbs and index fingers of each hand touch one another in Dharmachakra Mudra (gesture of teaching). The secondary hands are held higher than the principal hands, with

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Title: burial jar
VADS Collection: Artworld: Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts

Description: Tall and extended funerary vase with applied decoration and a pale blue Qingbai glaze.
The vase has an elongated pear-shaped body with a narrow, slightly splayed foot. The long neck has a garlic top with an applied pottery 'frill' collar and five loops applied below. The vase is decorated with applied figures of the Immortals standing on a lip below applied figures of animals (including a dog) and a man standing on another lip. Above is a dragon chasing a flaming pearl su

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Mrs. Hough's house, Claremont
Mrs. Helen Hough's two-story house on Seventh Street. A small shed is behind it and part of a neighbor's house is visible to the far right.
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La peinture animée depuis Emile Reynaud

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Jeff Farkas, Senior Director, Health Policy and Payment at Medtronic
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