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Polychrome woodblock print of a rooster holding a praying mantis in its mouth with four characters at top center framed by a floral scrolling border
Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
The Rooster Protects the House from Suzhou
20th century
Gift of Ellen and Richard Laing
2006/2.47

Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Carnelian snuff bottle
1912 – 1949
Gift of Mr. Robert W. Coggan
1980/2.38

Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Carnelian snuff bottle
1912 – 1949
Gift of Mr. Robert W. Coggan
1980/2.39
This print shows two flying birds, facing each other with their beaks touching encircled in a ring reminiscent of a window.  The birds and ring are a deep purple color.  There are hints of yellow around the birds and an inky mix of soft beiges, browns, and greys makes up the background within the ring.
Georges Braque (French (culture or style))
Soaring Birds
1963
Gift of Gilbert M. Frimet
1985/1.107
This painting inculdes the seal of the artist Ren Xun. A crane stands in the foreground, with it's head and beak turned toward the viewer, revealing a patch of orangish red on its face. A pine tree arches across the background above.
Ren Xun (Jen Hsün)
Crane, Pine and Bamboo
1860 – 1887
Museum Purchase made possible by the Friends of the Museum of Art
1987/1.265

Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Garden Stool
1880 – 1910
Museum purchase made possible by a gift of Sarah and Otto Graf
1991/2.60
A Jina is encircled by a giant halo of ref, green, blue, gold, and white. Within the halo are different creatures, including a tiger, bird, naga, and devotees. The Jina sits nude on a throne with his legs crossed and hands together. Above him are clouds in the sky, and below a monk and devotees.
Artist Unknown, India, Rajasthan, Sirohi School
Jina venerated by a monk, men and women, a naga, and animals from a Digambara Jain manuscript
18th century
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Leo S. Figiel and Dr. and Mrs. Steven J. Figiel.
1975/2.170

Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Joined Cuffbands: Bird, butterflies, and flower designs on blue silk
19th century
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Herbert W. Johe
1989/2.34
Terracotta-colored plain weave silk with woven pattern of paired ducks within lozenge-shaped floral scrolls; brocade done in thick white, light blue, and apricot silk floss; turquoise and purple-metallic-wrapped threads; and kinran (metallic coated paper) in two shades of gold.
Tatsumura Silk Studio
Tatsumura brocade fukuro obi with woven pattern of Central Asian paired ducks
1960 – 1970
Gift of Howard and Patricia Yamaguchi
2005/1.336

Ren Xiong (Jen Hsiung)
Tea Blossoms, Pine Branches and Mynah Bird
1835 – 1857
Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund
1986/2.12

Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Paired cuffbands: Lavender branches with birds and flowers on silk
19th century
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Herbert W. Johe
1989/2.38

Jacob-Desmalter and Company
Firescreen for Chateau de Tuilleries
1799 – 1809
Anonymous Gift
1977/2.22
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