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This is one of a pair of Javanese bells.  A talon-like vajra sits atop the bronze handle.  Lotus petals decorate the base, and the faces encircling the the bell above them depict Prajnaparamita, the bodhisattva aspect of “Perfection of Wisdom.”
Indonesian
Vajra bell (Lontjeng) (one of a pair)
1500 – 1699
Museum Purchase
1957/2.54

Tuareg
Horse Amulet
early 1900s - early 1980s
Gift of Prof. and Mrs. Horace M. Miner
1984/1.265
View of a rural schoolhouse with a bell on its front lawn.
Walker Evans (American (North American))
School with Separate Bell, Alabama
1936
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Harry H. Lunn, Jr., in Honor of the Centennial of The Michigan Daily
1990/2.58
This is one of a pair of Javanese bells.  A talon-like vajra sits atop the bronze handle.  Lotus petals decorate the base, and the faces encircling the the bell above them depict Prajnaparamita, the bodhisattva aspect of “Perfection of Wisdom.”
Indonesian
Prayer Bell (Lontjeng) (One of a Pair)
1500 – 1699
Museum Purchase
1957/2.53
Durga sits with her legs in a half lotus position, crossed in front of her, but not interlaced.  She has a narrow waist and rounded pointy breasts with broad shoulders.  Her front two hands hold a rosary (also in a reassuring gesture) and a pot. Her other hands fan out around her. Reading clockwise, she carries a wide assortment of weapons, an arrow, sword, feather, club, discus, trident and [?] on her right and conch, bell, noose, trident, club?, shield, bow and a kapala (skull cup).  She has large open eyes and a full mouth and nose.  She wears jewelry including necklaces and shoulder loops, armlets, bracelets and large floral earrings.  Her crown rest atop her head, but there are wing-like elements that fan out behind her ears.  She sits on a squared base with stylized lotus petals over simpler moldings. <br />
Indian (Indian (South Asian))
Durga, seated, with sixteen arms
18th century
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Leo S. Figiel and Dr. and Mrs. Steven J. Figiel
1981/2.59
Three partially clothed men wade in hip-deep water. The back of a fourth man is visible on the left. All are elaborately tatooed over their backs and shoulders. They are in a cave, and the edge of a waterfall can be seen to the left. The man in the back is sprayed by the waterfall while ringing a bell with his left hand. The man in the foreground holds a sword up in his right hand.<br /><br />
This is the right portion of a triptych.<br /><br />
Inscriptions: To, Enhiko (Publisher's seal); i 3 aratame (Censor's seal); Toyokuni hitsu (Signature); Ōatari taigan jōju arigatakitsubo (Title)
Utagawa Kunisada (Toyokuni III) (Japanese (culture or style))
Praying for Hits in the Waterfall of Answered Prayers: Ichimura Uzaemon XIII, Sawamura Tanosuke III, and Sawamura Tosshō II
1863
Gift of Pearl Sellards
1985/1.171C
Two partially clothed men wade in the water in front of a waterfall. The man on the right holds a wooden placquard with both hands. The man on the left stands further back. Water sprays over his shoulders while he rings a bell with his right hand. The man on the right has elaborately tatooed arms.<br /><br />
This is the center portion of a triptych.<br /><br />
To, Enhiko (Publisher's seal); i 3 aratame (Censor's seal); Toyokuni hitsu (Signature)
Utagawa Kunisada (Toyokuni III) (Japanese (culture or style))
Praying for Hits in the Waterfall of Answered Prayers: Kawarazaki Gonjūrō I and Bandō Hikosaburō V
1863
Gift of Pearl Sellards
1985/1.171B
Two partially dressed men stand hip-deep in water in front of a waterfall. The edge of the cave is visible on the left. The man on the right is covered in elaborate tatoos and wears a sash around his belly and pads on his shoulders. He carries a sword in his left hand and is ringing a bell with his right. The other man is bowed under the waterfall's spray with his hands clasped in front of him. Another man's elbow is visible on the right.<br /><br />
Inscriptions: To, Enhiko (Publisher's seal); i 3 aratame (Censor's seal); Toyokuni hitsu (Signature)<br />
 
Utagawa Kunisada (Toyokuni III) (Japanese (culture or style))
Praying for Hits in the Waterfall of Answered Prayers: Nakamura Shikan IV and Bandō Mitsugorō VI
1863
Gift of Pearl Sellards
1985/1.171A
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