The collection of Asian art at the Metropolitan Museum—more than 35,000 objects, ranging in date from the third millennium B.C. to the twenty-first century—is one of the largest and is the most comprehensive in the West. Each of the many civilizations of Asia is represented by outstanding works, providing an unrivaled experience of the artistic traditions of nearly half the world.
Pottery is the oldest art in the World
China's pottery is beautifully finished
Hand painted art pottery at the Metropolitan
Buddha: Fragment from a larger stele
Metropolitan Museum, NYC