Gold diadem (adornment worn by a woman around her head)
Gold wreath of leaves and acorns (300 BC); also worn on the head
Roman - Statue of MarcusAurelius
Roman - Deer Hunters Sarcophagus
Indian - Buddha
Buddhist shrine for a residence
Palaquin - wheel-less carriage used to transport VIPs; 4-6 individuals carried it
John would not have fit into one of those little things!
Tomb guardians - Sui and T'ang Dynasty - intended to keep the souls from wandering
T'ang Dynastic horse - earthenware with sancai glaze - characteristic of tomb ceramics
Chinese jar- Yuan Dynasty
Chinese Jar - Ming Dynasty
Chinese Jar - Qing Dynasty
Qing Dynasty - One-hundred deer vase
Chinese woman's bedroom - usually the furniture was her dowry with the bed being the most important item as it represented her role as the sexual partner and bearer of sons. She also embroidered, sewed, and received her female guests while sitting on her bed.
Iranian painted door
Papua New Guinea artifacts
Basketry of a wild hog
Male figure - Caroline Islands, Micronesia
Masks and figural staffs connected to secret societies - New Britain, Melanesia
Amazing collection of silver crafted in Dublin, Ireland
Commissioned by Queen Victoria
Contemporary Works -
Admission was $10/adults and $7/seniors over 65. Free admission Tuesdays after 4 pm. Amazing collections presented in exquisite displays.