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Thursday, September 21, 2017


Exhibition Public - USA & Canada

Mastering Materials: Rare Objects from the IMA’s Asian Collection

Indianapolis Museum of Art
4000 Michigan Road,
Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
Nov 20, 2016 To Jul 15, 2018


Detail: This exhibition features groupings of intricate artworks masterfully created from a wide array of materials including: wood, lacquer, ivory, bone, horn, paper, metal and stone. These materials were used to make objects that served a variety of purposes across multiple cultures. These intriguing treasures and curios herald from the IMA’s permanent collection, and many have not been on display for more than 50 years.

Phone No.: (317) 923-1331
Fax: 317-931-1978
Contact Email: [email protected]
Site URL: http://www.imamuseum.org/mastering-materials

Imperial censer in shape of ancient ritual food container
Imperial censer in shape of ancient ritual food container
Chinese, Qing dynasty
1736–1795
3-1/2 x 6 in.
Enamel cloisonné

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