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Allegorical Scene
1675 – 1725
Purchased from the Estate of Edward Sonnenschein
1970/2.97
jade pendent with zoomorphic design, with abstract representation of animal form, possibly a bird. Notchs on the edge and worn relief carvings on the surface indicate that the pendant was probably recarved from a broken jade object from an earlier era.
Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Zoomorphic pendant
8700 BCE
Museum purchase from the collection of Max Loehr
1960/2.95

Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Herdboy and Buffalo in the Moonlight
1200 – 1399
Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund
1961/2.12

Laurent Hubert
Design for a Clock Case
1760 – 1770
Museum Purchase
1963/2.29

Dogon (Dogon (culture or style))
Ritual Staff
20th century
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Irving F. Burton
1975/1.69
A small, thin, porcelain bowl with an everted, foliate rim, on a foot ring.  It is painted in an underglaze blue decoration of birds and flowers, separated into eight panels on both the interior and exterior, and covered in a clear glaze. 
Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Bowl
1573 – 1619
Museum purchase made possible by the Augusta Plumer Weiss Memorial Fund
1977/2.19
Gray silk crepe (repp weave) shot through with metallic threads, with silk and metallic thread embroidered design of figures doing the suzume odori (crow dance) in the rain (suzume odori).  Lining is plain weave silk, white above and gray below.
Japanese (Japanese (culture or style))
Formal gray crested kimono with embroidered designs of suzume odori figures dancing in the rain
1970 – 1980
Gift of Howard and Patricia Yamaguchi
2005/1.382
A stoneware vessel designed for pouring or possibly to serve as an oil lamp, in the shape of a duck. The lower half of the duck&#39;s body and &quot;legs&quot; are formed by a shallow bowl on an openwork pedestal; the sides of the bowl have been compressed to make an elongated shape. The upper half of the duck&#39;s body, and its neck and head are formed by hand, The duck&#39;s body is hollow, with two aperture: liquids can be poured in through a funnel with a cup-shaped mouth on the duck&#39;s back, and liquids can be poured out through a wide opening at the tail.<br />
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This is a gray or gray-orange, duck-shaped, low-fired earthenware vessel. Its semi-globular spout is attached to the upper part of the duck&rsquo;s back, while a 2.8cm wide hole, which appears to have been used for pouring liquids, is located at the tail end. The duck&rsquo;s beak is flat and wide, and its eyes are expressed by an incised dot and circle. The lower part of the body features three ridges that form a wave design. The pe
Korean (Korean (culture or style))
Vessel in the shape of a duck
200 – 399
Gift of Bruce and Inta Hasenkamp and Museum purchase made possible by Elder and Mrs. Sang-Yong Nam
2004/1.188
Chinese ink painting on scroll with poem, ducks and flowers.
Wang Mengbai
Pair of Mandarin Ducks (Scroll)
1915 – 1925
Gift of Sharlynn and Andrew Circo, in memory of Sotokichi Katsuizumi
2011/2.188
Chinese ink painting on a fan with drawings on the front and a poem on the back.
Wang Mengbai
Pair of Mandarin Ducks (Fan)
1915 – 1925
Gift of Sharlynn and Andrew Circo, in memory of Sotokichi Katsuizumi
2011/2.189
A porcelain large bowl with gently curved interior and straight flaring rim, on a foot ring with kiln grit residue.  It is painted with underglaze cobalt blue to depict a duck in a landscape in the central image surrounded by a border of six groupings of plants, and around the rim eight foliate-shaped reserves frame a floral spray against a patterned ground.  It is covered in a clear glaze with fine crackle.
Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Bowl
1580 – 1650
Gift of the William T. and Dora G. Hunter Collection
2002/2.8
This is a hanging scroll of calligraphy. On the uppermost section is one large character. Underneath it is two lines. There are three different sized of fonts on this scroll, the uppermost character is the largest. On the right, there are four characters of the medium-sized font. On the left are two or three characters (it is difficult to read) of the medium writing followed by the smallest size of writing directly below. There is a total of three red seals. One on the upper right, on the corner of the largest character, and two on the bottom left next to the small font line.
Mitsui Shinwa (Japanese (culture or style))
Calligraphy: "Bird" in seal script, plus two lines
1740 – 1783
Gift of Helmut Stern
2003/1.400
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