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Covered ceramic jar with brilliantly colored Thai-inspired overglaze enamel painting in floral patterns.  The lid mimics the spires of Thai Buddhist architecture, rising from the gentle curve of the lower portion of the lid and alternating between solid bands of green, and multicolored floral patterns.  The green covers what would be the underside of each of the colorful three tiers of "roof" segments, culminating in what appears to be a red and gold lotus bud at the top of the lid.
Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Bencharong Ware Jar (tho)
19th century
Gift of Doris Duke's Southeast Asian Art Collection
2005/1.465A&B

Thai
One of Ten-Piece Set of Altar Tables
19th century
Gift of Doris Duke's Southeast Asian Art Collection
2005/1.466.2

Thai
One of Ten-Piece Set of Altar Tables
19th century
Gift of Doris Duke's Southeast Asian Art Collection
2005/1.466.3

Thai
One of Ten-Piece Set of Altar Tables
19th century
Gift of Doris Duke's Southeast Asian Art Collection
2005/1.466.6

Thai
One of Ten-Piece Set of Altar Tables
19th century
Gift of Doris Duke's Southeast Asian Art Collection
2005/1.466.9
Cloisonne (metalwork with enamel decor) jar.  This jar uses brightly colored red, blue, green, yellow, and pinkish-purple enamelsto decorate its registers with intricate floral and vegetal patterns.  Mounted on a sturdy circular base, the body of the vase flares outward to its widest point, then curves inward more steeply toward the neck, from which a bowl-like mouth curves upwards.
Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Vase (one of a pair)
19th century
Gift of Doris Duke's Southeast Asian Art Collection
2005/1.470.2
Shiva stands in an unbending pose and the sculpture is broken just below the knees.  He is two-armed and his right hand is raised with his palm outward.  His left arm is broken away.  He wears a short lower garment with incised lines delineating folds and he is ithyphallic, his upraised penis extending up from behind his belt.  He wears simple jewelry, a belt, armlets, a bracelet on the one wrist still extant and a simple beaded necklace.  There is an auspicious diamond pattern in the middle of his chest.  He has a fleshy face with a full mouth and large eyes, a third eye is incised on his forehead.  His hair is done in an elaborate coiffure piled high.  <br />
Indian (Indian (South Asian))
Standing figure of Shiva
900 – 1099
Gift of Mark and Iuliana Phillips
1998/1.181
Shiva stands on a tiny base with little feet in a strict unbending stance.  The body is elongated with a small waist, the hips billowing out and tapering in a stylized way to the feet.  He has broad shoulders and has four arms.  Reading in a clockwise direction from the right front hand, he holds, a sword, another sword, a bow and a shield.  He wears a lot of jewelry, necklaces that cover his entire chest, at least three belts with pendant decorations and what appears to be a bustle like garment that billows out from his waist and has a beaded border that curves down across his legs below his knees.    He wears large earrings and a crown decorated with a disk for the sun and crescent for the moon.  He has large wide opened eyes and what almost looks like two sets of eyebrows, a dot where his third eye should be and a luxurious moustache.<br />
Indian (Indian (South Asian))
Shiva standing
1400 – 1599
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Leo S. Figiel, & Dr. and Mrs. Steven J. Figiel
1978/2.116
Three women look toward a man and white horse. The man holds a sword with his left hand and his body is in frontal view while his face is in profile. The horse is ornately decorated; its body has orange and green vegetal motifs all over. The horse's saddle is decorated with a green mustached face with large round eyes. The horse and the other figures have prominant almond shape eyes.
Artist Unknown, India, Maharashtra, Paithan School
Women Greet a Horseman from the Mahâbhârata
1800 – 1870
Gift of Professor Walter M. and Nesta R. Spink for the James Marshall Plumer Memorial Collection
1970/2.166
This column fragment consists of a base with a seated jina in the center with a tiered umbrella above him under an elaborate arch flanked by two figures to either side—two male and dancing females at the outside.  Three virtually identical bands above it represent smaller seated jinas in less elaborate pavilions.  A pair of male cauri bearers with a devotional male on the outside flanks each of the two central figures.  The top figure is flanked by the pair of cauri bearers, but with an elephant surmounted by a lion figure on either side.   There is no cognizance present to identify any of the four jinas, all are depicted in lotus position and their hands in dhyana mudra, a meditation gesture.   <br />
Artist Unknown, India, Rajasthan or Gujarat, Jain
Column with Four Jinas and Attendants (Jain Marble Column)
1100 – 1299
Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund
2004/1.151
Gilt bronze statue of monk with a begging bowl over his shoulder. This is Phra Malai, who achieved extraordinary powers through his accumulated merit and was able to visit numerous hells and heavens and then travel back to report on what he had seen.  Phrai Malai has elongated ears and stands on a wooden base wearing a detailed robe.
Thai
Phra Malai (The Monk)
1800 – 1932
Gift of Doris Duke's Southeast Asian Art Collection
2005/1.453
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