6 UMMA Objects
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Gilt metal balustrade fragment from staircase in Havemeyer house. Vertical rods alternate with S-shaped metal design with milky opalescent "commas" in the "S". These alternating elements are held together with soft metal joins; the glass pieces are set loosely in their metal mounts.
Louis Comfort Tiffany
Balustrade, portion from the third floor stairwell of the Henry O. Havemeyer house, New York
1890 – 1891
University purchase 1930, transferred to the Museum of Art
A photograph depicting a man sitting nude on a porch rail with his back turned toward the camera. Bright light filters through leaves on a nearby tree.
John Dugdale (American (North American))
Smile For Your Lover Comes (Stone Ridge, New York)
Museum Purchase made possible by the Harry Denham Trust
A color print of a house with open doors and shutters. The view through one of the doors is of palm trees. In front of the house is a white picket fence.
Emilio Sanchez
Casita de Madera
Gift of the Emilio Sanchez Foundation
On a wooden ledge in the foreground, a cat rubs up against a clawed pot holding flowers. The feline's coat is dark with the exception of a white strip running from its belly up to its chin.  An iron railing spans the width of the background. A second pot of flowers without clawed feet is visible behind the cat; some of its flowers appear to be growing through the lattice of the railing. 
Édouard Manet (French (culture or style))
Le Chat et les fleurs
Museum Purchase
This photograph depicts a scene at a zoological park, showing a group of people standing by a railing looking downwards into a pool with a walrus. 
Garry Winogrand (American (North American))
New York City
Gift of Stanley T. Lesser, A.B. 1951, J.D. 1953
The red mottled sandstone of this lotus relief is unique to the Sikri quarry, just outside of Mathura.
Indian (Indian (South Asian))
Lotus Relief, Fragment from the crosspiece of a stupa railing in Mathura
3rd century
Gift of Mrs. Caroline I. Plumer for the James Marshall Plumer Collection