62 UMMA Objects
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Christian Vogt
Barbara and Rike
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. David C. Ruttenberg through the courtesy of the Ruttenberg Arts Foundation

1860 – 1900
The Paul Leroy Grigaut Memorial Collection
An elegant writing box, which originally came with a paperknife, a water-dropper, and a stone for grinding the ink. Black laquer with poetic motifs formed out of abalone shells, gold, silver and corroded lead.
Ogata Kōrin
Writing Box (Suzuri-bako)
1661 – 1716
Gift of the Baroness Maud Ledyard von Ketteler

Japanese (Japanese (culture or style))
Large Box with Cover and Metal Fittings
1615 – 1867
Bequest of Margaret Watson Parker
Round porcelain container with lid.  The base and lid are nearly identical, with incuded designs and red slip under a yellow glaze.
Kawai Kanjirô
Round Box with Lid
1929 – 1942
Gift of Willard A. and Marybelle Bouchard Hanna

Utagawa Kunisada (Japanese (culture or style))
Iwai Hanshirô as (Yaoya) Oshichi (the greengrocer's daughter)
1820 – 1844
Gift of the Estate of Helen B. Hall

Elliott Erwitt
Ballycotton, Ireland, from "Master Prints Volume II"
1968 – 1985
Gift of Mr. Clayton E. Wilhite

Paul Weller
Allocated by the U.S. Government Commissioned through the New Deal art projects

Chest (no lock)
1500 – 1532
Gift of Colonel and Mrs. Thomas M. Spaulding

Benin (ancient Nigerian)
Leopard Box Lid
1870 – 1880
Gift of Mrs. Chet LaMore
Cyllindrical metal container decorated with glass seed beeds: white ground with blue stripes and diamonds, red X's, and concentric circles. 
Lakota;Assiniboin (Lakota (culture or style);Assiniboin)
Beaded Storage Tin
1905 – 1915
Gift of the Honorable Jack Faxon
A rectangluar box woven with bamboo. There is a strip of bamboo with a clasp to keep the basket closed and in one piece. Used as a fermer&#39;s lunchbox.<br />
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This lunchbox is woven from strips of bamboo. The outer part is plain-woven, while the inner part is woven in the style of a reed mat. The frame is made from bands of bamboo tied together in two places. Lunchboxes such as this one were used to deliver meals to those working in fields.
<p>[Korean Collection, University of Michigan Museum of Art (2017) p. 278]</p>
Korean (Korean (culture or style))
Farmer's Lunchbox
1850 – 1950
Gift of Ok Ja Chang and the Chang Family