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Disk (bi). Chinese. Eastern Zhou dynasty, Warring States period, 4th–3rd century B.C. Nephrite with carved openwork design of a tiger-dragon and a rice pattern decoration. 11.1 cm (4 3/8 in.). Charles Bain Hoyt Fund and Anonymous Gift. 1989.102. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston © 2010 Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Provenance/Ownership History: Purchased from Donald J. Wineman, New York, NY.

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Belt clasp in the form of a tiger battling snakes. Chinese. Eastern Zhou dynasty. 5th century B.C. Gilt bronze; from the Ordos region, 8.8 cm (3 7/16 in.). Bequest of Charles Bain Hoyt. 50.1529. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston © 2010 Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

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Mirror with design of dragon and tiger. Chinese. Eastern Han dynasty, late 2nd–early 3rd century A.D. Cast bronze. Diameter 11.5 cm (4 1/2 in.), Weight 380 gm (0.84 lb.) Special Chinese and Japanese Fund. 12.1060. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston © 2010 Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Provenance/Ownership History: Purchased in China by Okakura Kakuzo, 1912.

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Tiger ewer. Chinese. Eastern Jin dynasty, A.D. 317–420. Stoneware, Yue ware. Overall: 20 x 14 x 25.5 cm (7 7/8 x 5 1/2 x 10 1/16 in.). Bequest of Charles Bain Hoyt. 50.1055. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston © 2010 Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

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Pillow with Tiger Stand. Chinese. Tang dynasty, 9th century A.D. White glazed stoneware with underglaze black. Overall: 9.2 x 24.5 cm (3 5/8 x 9 5/8 in.) Bequest of Charles Bain Hoyt. 50.2145. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston © 2010 Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

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Dragon and tiger. Chinese. Southern Song dynasty, second half of 13th century. Ink on silk. Image: H 144.8 x W 97.2 cm (57 x 38 1/4 in. ). Overall: H 249.0 x W 124.5 cm (98 1/16 x 49 in.). William Sturgis Bigelow Collection. 11.6162. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston © 2010 Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Provenance/Ownership History: Prior to 1911 purchased by William Sturgis Bigelow; 1911 given to the Museum by William Sturgis Bigelow.

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Covered jar with dragon and tiger. Chinese. Song dynasty–Yuan dynasty, 13th century. Porcelaneous stoneware, Longquan ware; celadon glazed porcelain with applied motif, 26.3 cm (10 3/8 in.). Edward Sylvester Morse Memorial Fund. 35.734a. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

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Peking Opera (tiger). Chinese. Qing dynasty, 19th century. Ink and colors on gold paper, 17.2 x 50.0 cm (6 3/4 x 19 11/16 in.). John Ware Willard Fund. 1983.122. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston © 2010 Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

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Tiger. Chinese, dated 1930. Ink on paper.114 x 40.7 cm (44 7/8 x 16 in.). Keith McLeod Fund. 1980.141. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston © 2010 Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Provenance/Ownership History: On the basis of collectors' seals, formerly in the collection of the Xiehanglou (the Pavilion of Marital Harmony), the studio of Madame Fan Tchun-pi and Dr. Tsen Tson Ming.