Treasures of
The Chong-Moon Lee Center for Asian Art and Culture

The visitor is directed to go to the third floor first and work their way down. The museum starts out on the third floor with the arts of South Asia, Southeast Asia, and the Himalayas and the Tibetan Buddhist World. Then on the second floor, the visitor sees Chinese, Korean and lastly Japanese art. The first floor is for travelling exhibitions, the museum store and the cafeteria.

Images:
Museum exterior, San Francisco
Nagaraja, Serpent King, India
Shapely Parvati, the wife of Shiva
Shiva and Parvati combined as Ardhanarishvara
The Buddhist deity White Tara
Mughal jade bowl, India
Nephrite open work incense burner, Chinese?
Seated Tibetan Lama
Old Monk as Shakyamuni
Ragaraja, Buddhist King of passion, Japan
Japanese Pendant
Standing Courtesan

©Joan Ann Lansberry (2004)

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