Smithsonian Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Washington, DC Photos

The Smithsonian's Arthur M. Sackler Gallery (1982) on the National Mall was designed by Jean Paul Carlhian. This museum displays antique Oriental and Asian decorative arts.

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Smithsonian Arthur M. Sackler Gallery on National Mall. Washington, DC.Entrance structure to underground Smithsonian Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Washington, DC.Smithsonian Arthur M. Sackler Gallery sits beside Smithsonian Castle. Washington, DC.Entrance staircase down to Smithsonian Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Washington, DC.
Smithsonian Arthur M. Sackler Gallery (1982) on National Mall. Washington, DC. Architect: Jean Paul Carlhian.Entrance structure to underground Smithsonian Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Washington, DC.Smithsonian Arthur M. Sackler Gallery sits beside Smithsonian Castle. Washington, DC.Entrance staircase down to Smithsonian Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Washington, DC.
Chinese jade stag pendant at Smithsonian Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Washington, DC.Chinese bronze ritual wine container in form of animal at Smithsonian Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Washington, DC.Chinese bronze ritual wine container in form of bird at Smithsonian Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Washington, DC.Chinese bronze ritual wine container in form of animal at Smithsonian Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Washington, DC.
Chinese jade stag pendant (11th C BCE, Western Zhou dynasty) at Smithsonian Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Washington, DC.Chinese bronze ritual wine container in form of animal (12th C BCE) at Smithsonian Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Washington, DC.Chinese bronze ritual wine container in form of bird (12th-11th C BCE, Shang dynasty) at Smithsonian Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Washington, DC.Chinese bronze ritual wine container in form of animal (10th C BCE, Western Zhou dynasty) at Smithsonian Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Washington, DC.
Chinese bronze ritual food container in form of animal at Smithsonian Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Washington, DC.Detail of bird handle of Chinese bronze ritual food container in form of animal at Smithsonian Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Washington, DC.Chinese bronze ritual food container on tripod at Smithsonian Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Washington, DC.Chinese bronze ritual food container on tripod with cover at Smithsonian Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Washington, DC.
Chinese bronze ritual food container in form of animal (10th C BCE, Western Zhou dynasty) at Smithsonian Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Washington, DC.Detail of bird handle of Chinese bronze ritual food container in form of animal (10th C BCE, Western Zhou dynasty) at Smithsonian Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Washington, DC.Chinese bronze ritual food container on tripod (7th C BCE, Eastern Zhou dynasty) at Smithsonian Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Washington, DC.Chinese bronze ritual food container on tripod with cover (5th C BCE, Eastern Zhou dynasty) at Smithsonian Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Washington, DC.
Chinese bronze bell at Smithsonian Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Washington, DC.Bronze, silver, gold chariot fitting in canine shape from China in Sackler Gallery. Washington, DC.Chinese bronze horse at Smithsonian Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Washington, DC.Stone Ganesh, elephant god, sculpture from Mysore region of South India at Smithsonian Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Washington, DC.
Chinese bronze bell (5th C BCE, Eastern Zhou dynasty) at Smithsonian Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Washington, DC.Bronze, silver, gold chariot fitting in canine shape from Eastern Zhou dynasty of China (300-250 BCE) in Sackler Gallery. Washington, DC.Chinese bronze horse (206 BCE-220 CE, Han dynasty) at Smithsonian Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Washington, DC.Stone Ganesh, elephant god, sculpture (13th C) from Mysore region of South India at Smithsonian Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Washington, DC.
Gold breastplate fragment from Iran at Smithsonian Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Washington, DC.Earthenware horn with gazelle head from Iran or Turkey at Smithsonian Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Washington, DC.Silver & gold Parthian wine horns with lynx heads from Iran at Smithsonian Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Washington, DC.Silver & gold Parthian wine horn with lion head from Iran at Smithsonian Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Washington, DC.
Gold breastplate fragment (c8th-7th C BCE) from Iran at Smithsonian Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Washington, DC.Earthenware horn with gazelle head (6th-4th C BCE) from Iran or Turkey at Smithsonian Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Washington, DC.Silver & gold Parthian wine horns with lynx heads (1st C BCE-1st C CE) from Iran at Smithsonian Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Washington, DC.Silver & gold Parthian wine horn with lion head (1st C BCE-1st C CE) from Iran at Smithsonian Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Washington, DC.
Silver & gold Sasanian wine horn with gazelle head from Iran at Smithsonian Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Washington, DC.Silver & gold Sasanian bowl from Iran at Smithsonian Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Washington, DC.Silver & gold Sasanian plate with horseman hunting boars from Iran at Smithsonian Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Washington, DC.Silver & gold Sasanian plate with horseman hunting wild goats from Iran at Smithsonian Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Washington, DC.
Silver & gold Sasanian wine horn with gazelle head (4th C) from Iran at Smithsonian Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Washington, DC.Silver & gold Sasanian bowl (3rd C) from Iran at Smithsonian Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Washington, DC.Silver & gold Sasanian plate with horseman hunting boars (4th C) from Iran at Smithsonian Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Washington, DC.Silver & gold Sasanian plate with horseman hunting wild goats (4-5th C) from Iran at Smithsonian Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Washington, DC.
Silver & gold Sasanian plate with Dionysus scene from Iran at Smithsonian Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Washington, DC.Silver & gold Sasanian plate with winged horses from Iran at Smithsonian Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Washington, DC.Silver & gold Sasanian bottles with Dionysus scene from Iran at Smithsonian Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Washington, DC.Gold Buyid ewer from Iran at Smithsonian Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Washington, DC.
Silver & gold Sasanian plate with Dionysus scene (5-7th C) from Iran at Smithsonian Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Washington, DC.Silver & gold Sasanian plate with winged horses (7th C) from Iran at Smithsonian Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Washington, DC.Silver & gold Sasanian bottles with Dionysus scene (6-7th C) from Iran at Smithsonian Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Washington, DC.Gold Buyid ewer (10th C) from Iran at Smithsonian Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Washington, DC.

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