Oriental - General

Asian Art at the Metropolitan Museum [EB]

Art of Island Southeast Asia: The Fred and Rita Richman Collection   [EB]

Oriental and Islamic Art: Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum [EB]

The Brinkley Collection: Antique Japanese, Chinese and Korean Porcelain, Pottery and Faience [EB]

Art of Island Southeast Asia: The Fred and Rita Richman Collection  [EB]

Art of the Ancient Near East: A Resource for Educators  [EB - TR]

The Arts of India, Southeast Asia, and the Himalayas at the Dallas Museum of Art [EB]

The Art of South and Southeast Asia: A Resource for Educators  [EB]

The Rubin Museum - Search the Collection  [DB]

The Museum's preeminent collection of Himalayan art includes over 3,800 objects spanning more than 1,500 years to the present day. Included are works of art of great quality and depth from the Tibetan plateau, with examples from related surrounding regions including Nepal, Bhutan, India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, China and Mongolia.

Inventing Asia - American Perspectives Around 1900  [EB]

Skinner Auction Catalogues

Asian Works of Art - Skinner Auction Catalogues  [S]

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Asian Works of Art - March 2016  [AC]

Asian Works of Art - September 2016  [AC]

Asian Works of Art - August 2017  [AC]

Oriental - Private Collections

Chang - Johnson Chang  [V]

 My Collection of Chinese Contemporary Art

Ellsworth - The Collection of Robert Hatfield Ellsworth  [V]

The collection of Robert Hatfield Ellsworth, a distinguished American scholar, dealer and collector whose work transformed the study and appreciation of Asian art.

Oriental - Chinese


Antique Chinese Porcelain Dictionary & Glossary of Terms [R]

Chinese Dynasties [A]

China, 5000 years : Innovation and Transformation in the Arts  [EB]

Hidden Meanings in Chinese Art with Linda Lei [V]

Along the Ancient Silk Routes [EB]

Central Asian Art from the West Berlin State Museums

Buddhist Impressions— Ying Har Tang Collection  [CA - EB] 

China: The Glorious Tang & Song Dynasties [EB]

Chinese Art - Tang Dynasty  [EB]

The Barakat Gallery

Ancient Chinese Art: The Ernest Erickson Collection in The Metropolitan Museum of Art  [EB]

The Morse Collection of Ancient Chinese Art  [EB]

The World of Khubilai Khan: Chinese Art in the Yuan Dynasty [EB]


Chinese Bronze Forgery [V]

My Passion: Buddhist Bronzes  [V]
Tristan Bruck, a specialist in Christie’s Chinese Works of Art department, looks at a remarkable collection of Buddhist bronzes

Collecting Guide: Buddhist Sculpture  [A]

Wisdom Embodied: Chinese Buddhist and Daoist Sculpture in The Metropolitan Museum of Art [EB]


Arts of the Sung and Yüan  [EB]

Beyond Representation  [EB]

Chinese Painting and Calligraphy, Eighth–Fourteenth Century

Words and Images: Chinese Poetry, Calligraphy, and Painting  [EB]  


See Porcelain and Pottery

Chinese Export

The Connecticut River Valley & the China Trade  [A]


Determining Real from Fake Cinnabar [A]


Clothing in China  [EB]  Changing Clothes in China


Collecting Guide: 10 things to know about Classical Chinese Furniture  [A

Classical Chinese Furniture — 20 years of Great Collections  [A]

Huanghuali Furniture  [A]

The Hung Collection – A Selection of Important Chinese Furniture  [A]

Sotheby's Auction Results April 2014

The Virata Collection  [A]


Chinese Jade - What to Look for in Collecting [A]

Testing Jade - Jade Basics [A]

Lark Mason on Chinese Jade  [V]


Along the Border of Heaven: Sung and Yüan [EB]

Paintings from the C. C. Wang Collection

Along the Riverbank [EB]

Chinese Paintings from the C. C. Wang Family Collection

7 things to know about Chinese Traditional Painting  [A]

Summer Mountains: The Timeless Landscape  [EB]

Sung Landscape Painting  [EB]

Sung and Yuan Dynasty Paintings  [EB]

Chinese Painting and Calligraphy  [DB] 

Seattle Art Museum

Between Two Cultures  [EB]

Late Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century Chinese Paintings from the Robert H. Ellsworth Collection in The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Beyond Representation  [EB]
Chinese Painting and Calligraphy, Eighth–Fourteenth Century

Words and Images: Chinese Poetry, Calligraphy, and Painting  [EB]

Porcelain and Pottery

Authenticating Chinese Porcelains From Fakes and Copies [V] (Peter Combs)

Dating and Understanding Chinese Porcelain and Pottery [V] (Peter Combs)

Chinese Porcelain Monochromes of the 19th Century  [V]

Peter Combs

Chinese Blue and White and Famille Jaune Porcelain  [V]

Peter Combs

7 Things to Consider When Collecting Chinese Porcelains  [A]

China Trade Porcelain: Patterns of Exchange [EB]

Mounted Oriental Porcelain in the J. Paul Getty Museum [EB]

Marks on Later Chinese Porcelain [R]

Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain Its History and Introduction to China [V]

Ming Blue and White Porcelain, An Introduction [V] (Peter Combs)

19th C Famille Verte Chinese Porcelain  [V]  (Peter Combs)

Snuff Bottles

The Ruth and Carl Barron Collection of Fine Chinese Snuff Bottles:

Part I  [AC]

The Ruth and Carl Barron Collection of Fine Chinese Snuff Bottles:

Part II  [AC]

The Ruth and Carl Barron Collection of Fine Chinese Snuff Bottles:

Part III  [AC]

The Ruth and Carl Barron Collection of Fine Chinese Snuff Bottles:

Part IV  [AC]

The Ruth and Carl Barron Collection of Fine Chinese Snuff Bottles:

Part V  [AC]


When Silk was Gold : Central Asian and Chinese Textiles [EB]

Collecting Chinese Rank Badges [A]

Oriental - Japanese


Japanese Art from the Gerry collection in the Metropolitan Museum of Art [EB]

Japanese Art Open Database [DB]

The Master Artisans Of Japan  [V]

Momoyama, Japanese Art in the Age of Grandeur  [EB]

The Arts of Japan  [EB]

The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin v.45 #1 Summer 1987

Storytelling in Japanese Art [EB]

Japanese Armor

Art of the Samurai: Japanese Arms and Armor, 1156–1868  [EB]

Japanese Bamboo

Japanese Bamboo Art: The Abbey Collection [EB]

Japanese Bamboo and the World Expo: A Century of Discovery [EB]

Hayakawa Lineage [EB]

Hayakawa Shokosai

Oita Art Movement - Catalog 2013 [EB]

Tanioka Shigeo & Tanioka Aiko [EB]

Japanese Costume

Kimono: A Modern History - Terry Satsuki Milhaupt  [EB]

Japanese Netsuke

Netsuke  [EB]

The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin v.38 #2 Fall 1980

Japanese Treasures: The art of Netsuke Carving  [EB] 

Japanese Painting

The Written Image  [EB]

Japanese Calligraphy and Painting from the Sylvan Barnet and William Burto Collection

Japanese Pottery

Haniwa Pottery  [A]

Turning Point: Oribe and the Arts of Sixteenth-Century Japan [EB]

Japanese Prints

List of Japanese Print Artists [L]

Japanese Woodblock Print Search [RE]

The Japanese Art Open Database - JAODB [DB]

Signature Database  [EB]

Tips for Beginning Japanese Woodblock Collectors  [A]

Viewing Japanese Prints  [A]

Mount Fuji in Woodblock Prints [WS]

Chikanobu (1838-1912)
Chikanobu and Yoshitoshi Woodblock Prints [E]

Yôshû Chikanobu    [WS]

Ogata Gekkō (1859-1920)  [WS]

Hasui Watercolors and Prints  [A]

Hiroshige (1797-1858)

The Woodblock Prints of Ando Hiroshige    [WS]
Hiroshige's One Hundred Famous Views of Edo  [E]
Hokusai [EB]

Metropolitan Museum of Art

Hokusai  [EB]

Hokusai - Katsushika Hokusai  [WS]

Hokusai - 36 Views of Mount Fuji  [WS]

Sadamasu: Catalog Raisonne  [R]

Shin Hanga Date Translation  [R]

Utamaro: Songs of the Garden [EB]

Porcelain and Pottery

Japanese Porcelain Marks [R]

Arita (Imari) [A-L]

Awaji [A-L]
Fukagawa [A-L]
Hirado [A-L]
Kakiemon [A-L]
Kutani [A-L]
Noritake [A-L]
Satsuma [A-L]

Seto [A-L]
Sumida [A-L]

Oriental - Korean

Arts of Korea  [EB]

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