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Senufo (Senufo (culture or style))
Heddle Pulley with Hornbill Motif
1900 – 1971
Museum Purchase assisted by the Friends of the Museum of Art
1971/2.40

Jean-Baptiste Huet (French (culture or style))
8th Illustration from Twelve Illustrations of Fragments [VIIIe Cahier, Douze Cahier des Fragments]
1781 – 1789
Gift of Professor Walter M. and Nesta R. Spink
2013/2.571
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

Jacob-Desmalter and Company
Firescreen for Chateau de Tuilleries
1799 – 1809
Anonymous Gift
1977/2.22
This garden stool is decorated with motifs of birds and flowers of the four seasons, in a reserve white against a deep cobalt blue.
Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Garden Stool
1880 – 1910
Museum purchase made possible by a gift of Sarah and Otto Graf
1991/2.60
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
There is a single camellia branch that points upward. It starts from the bottom of the painting and ends at the top. There are many twigs that jut branch out from the main branch that have leaves and flowers growing from them. There is a single bird sitting on the branch. There is a seal in the bottom right corner of the painting.
Nishiyama Kan'ei
Bird on Camellia Branch
1850 – 1899
Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund
1990/1.205
There is a single camellia branch that points upward. It starts from the bottom of the painting and ends at the top. There are many twigs that jut branch out from the main branch that have leaves and flowers growing from them; the leaves have a presence in the painting because of their size and their detail. There is a single bird sitting on the branch. There is a seal and signature in the bottom left corner of the painting.
Nishiyama Kan'ei
Birds on Camellia Branch
1850 – 1899
Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund
1990/1.207
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
There is a single tree branch pointed downward that spans across the painting. The branch has many twigs coming from it and growing from the twigs are many red leaves. On the branch are two birds sitting next to each other. There are two seals, one in each bottom corner of the painting.
Nishiyama Kan'ei
Two Birds on Tree Branch
1850 – 1899
Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund
1990/1.204

Ren Xun (Jen Hsün)
Tea Blossoms, Pine Branches and Mynah Bird
1835 – 1857
Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund
1986/2.12
<p>Cream off-white Ro summer fukuro (single-sided) obi with embroidered and dyed blue, pink, red, and green heron and lilies.</p>
Japanese (Japanese (culture or style))
Obi
1925 – 1999
Gift of Mrs. Kazuko Miyake
2016/2.18
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