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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
Gift of Gilbert M. Frimet
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.

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
In this large scroll Gao depicts a duck swimming among aquatic plants in the shade of a cluster of lotus.
Gao Qipei (Chinese (culture or style))
Duck and Lotus
1685 – 1739
Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund

Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Glass snuff bottle with bird and flowers
1900 – 1930
Gift of Mr. Robert W. Coggan

Iranian (Iranian)
Incense burner lid with peacock-shaped finial
12th century
Museum Purchase

Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Round jasper snuff bottle with leaf design and bird stopper
1912 – 1949
Gift of Mr. Robert W. Coggan
This is a double-sided document written in French with a drawing over one side. The line drawing shows a bird coming in from the right side of the image and a border around the text. The other side includes a stamp, in ink, in the upper left corner, of a seated woman with the word 'timbre' and the price in Francs. An encircled '3' and the word 'BIS'  appear at the top of the page.
Pierre Alechinsky (Belgian (modern))
Gift of the Marvin Felheim Collection
A lark stands inside the curving vine of a morning glory growing on the grass. Both the bird and the flowers are naturalistically depicted, while the grass is indicated with subtle brushstrokes mostly grouped in the bottom left corner of the painting.  
Yūki Masaaki
Lark and Morning Glory
1867 – 1932
Bequest of Margaret Watson Parker

Senufo (Senufo (culture or style))
Heddle Pulley with Hornbill Motif
1900 – 1971
Museum Purchase assisted by the Friends of the Museum of Art
A small earthenware figure of a duck standing on two feet with head curved down, covered in a straw-colored glaze.
Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
600 – 632
Gift of Willard A. and Marybelle Bouchard Hanna

1200 – 1399
Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund
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