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Utagawa Kunisada - With an umbrella in the snow
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Utagawa Kunisada - L'attore Kabuki Iwai Kumesaburo II
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Cup with spout
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Cup with ibex
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Akshobya
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Box for paper and documents
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Candlestick base
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Safavid tile
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Commentary on the 40 Traditions
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Fragment of Prabhamandala
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Ushnishavijaya
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Stupa with cosmic Buddhas
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Mamluk Ampoule
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Prajñaparamita manuscript with double cover
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Winter landscape at a watercourse
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Tamon-Ten
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Akshobhya the Buddha of the eastern direction
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Mirror box
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Inro with Tokaido stations
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glass thu
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Hu vase with painted decoration
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Urn for the soul (Hunping)
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Reclining Buddha in Parinirvana
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Utagawa Toyokuni I - Fox dance
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Architectural fragment with Shiva and a Vyala
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Anthropomorphic neck jar
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Civil servant on high pedestal
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Jnana Dakshinamurti
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Head of Vishnu
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Shalabhanjika
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destroy
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Worship of Krishna
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Head of a bearded man (Silenus or Atlas)
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Buddha and ascetic
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The defeat of Mara
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Shakyamuni Buddha on the throne of lions
Utagawa Kunisada - With an umbrella in the snow
Utagawa Kunisada - L'attore Kabuki Iwai Kumesaburo II
Cup with spout
Cup with ibex
Akshobya
Box for paper and documents
Candlestick base
Safavid tile
Commentary on the 40 Traditions
Fragment of Prabhamandala
Ushnishavijaya
Stupa with cosmic Buddhas
Mamluk Ampoule
Prajñaparamita manuscript with double cover
Winter landscape at a watercourse
Tamon-Ten
Akshobhya the Buddha of the eastern direction
Mirror box
Inro with Tokaido stations
glass thu
Hu vase with painted decoration
Urn for the soul (Hunping)
Reclining Buddha in Parinirvana
Utagawa Toyokuni I - Fox dance
Architectural fragment with Shiva and a Vyala
Anthropomorphic neck jar
Civil servant on high pedestal
Jnana Dakshinamurti
Head of Vishnu
Shalabhanjika
destroy
Worship of Krishna
Head of a bearded man (Silenus or Atlas)
Buddha and ascetic
The defeat of Mara
Shakyamuni Buddha on the throne of lions

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Description

The tile is decorated at the top right by the figure of a bird, represented in the initial moment of flight, with the neck arched, the head turned towards the sky, the beak open, the wings spread and the legs still hanging towards the branch from which it broke off. The bird's body is ocher in color, the wings have yellow and turquoise internal feathers, white and blue external feathers. Beak and legs are turquoise. In the sky above the bird you can see strips of green clouds. On the left of the tile runs an arabesque border, consisting of intertwined tendrils on a cobalt blue background bordered by a thin turquoise frame. The tendrils have different shapes and colors: a thin one of white color, interspersed with small leaves, always white, and with wider leaves, similar to palmettes, of ocher color; the other more robust and yellow and green in color that seems to develop from two semi-corollas of lotus flowers. This tile comes from the Shah Abbas Palace, located on the "Royal Square" of Isfahan.

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