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The vase has a slightly outward-turned rim and a short neck. The elegantly-shaped bottle flares out to a broad shoulder, then tapers gradually to a slim waist before flaring out once more at the base. The shoulder, mid-belly and base of the vase are decorated with black and white clay-inlaid cloud, crane and butterfly motifs.
<p>The body of this vase is inlaid with clouds with black slip and butterflies inlaid with black and white slips, while the lower body is decorated with incised fret-patterned band. The mouth has been completely destroyed and repaired once, but has now fallen into decay. The glaze at the foot is opaque and cracked because of the low ring temperature and it has many pinholes on one side. Glaze was wiped away from the base, and there remain refractory spur marks.<br />
[<em>Korean Collection, University of Michigan Museum of Art</em> (2014) p.137]</p>
Korean (Korean (culture or style))
Maebyeong (wine storage jar) with design cranes, butterflies, & stylized clouds
12th century
Transfer from the College of Architecture and Design
A square shaped, wood tray with curved corners tray. The interior is red lacquered, and the exterior is coated with black lacquer with mother-of-pearl inlays in geometric shapes.<br />
Mother-of-pearl inlayed lacquer tray with geometric designs
19th century
Gift of Doris Duke's Southeast Asian Art Collection
A man and woman working on a sculpture project that is seated on a lazy susan. The man is holding a small metal tool and the woman is looking over his shoulder.
Duncan Hartley
Art Class, from "Classmates of Class of 1960"
1958 – 2013
Gift of the artist
The cup rest is decorated with a lotus medallion with two rows of petals and its edge and foot are also shaped like a flower.The surface is coated with a greenish blue glaze. The edge and foot of the cup stand are decorated with white inlaid chrysanthemum motifs.
<p>This is a cup stand used during ceremonies or rituals. The tray is white inlaid with lines and dots, and on each lobe of the tray is incised a pair of chrysanthemum florets inlaid with white and black slip. The pedestal for cup on the stand has the wall carved with inverted lotus petals with bland and white slip. The glaze is applied thickly and is partially oxidized, producing a green-brown hue.<br />
[<em>Korean Collection, University of Michigan Museum of Art </em>(2014) p. 127]</p>
Korean (Korean (culture or style))
Cup stand with molded and inlaid slip designs
13th century
Gift of Mrs. Caroline I. Plumer for the James Marshall Plumer Collection
One of a pair of windows with a highly regular, rectilinear, although asymetric, design in both clear and colored glass.  The window has an oak frame.  Its design consists of vertical and horizontal bands of green and amber colorerd glass at the top and bottom of window; along one side are colored squares of glass, and along the other is a chevron-shaped column of glass. The overall effect is of colored pieces of glass suspended within a clear window, subdivided by abstract bands and patterns of lead caming.
Frank Lloyd Wright (American (North American))
One of a Pair of Casement Windows from the Darwin Martin House, Buffalo, NY
Museum Purchase

Flemish (Flemish (culture or style))
Leaf from a Psalter
1255 – 1265
Gift of Ann and Leonard Eaton in appreciation for the excellent teaching of Ilene Forsyth and Marvin Eisenberg

Leaf from a Gradual
1435 – 1445
Gift of Ann and Leonard Eaton in appreciation for the excellent teaching of Ilene Forsyth and Marvin Eisenberg

French (French (culture or style))
Leaf from a Breviary
1455 – 1465
Museum Purchase

French (French (culture or style))
Leaf from a Book of Hours (Calendar for October)
1435 – 1445
Museum Purchase
Wall clock in the shape of a cut out asterisk, with wide black hour/minute hands and red second hand.
George Nelson (American (North American))
2213 (Asterisk)
1948 – 1958
Gift of Dr. Seymour and Barbara K. Adelson
A ring of twelve clouded glass orbs, each suspended via a brass-colored metallic cap comprised of looped petal-like shapes and a thin metal stem.
Louis Comfort Tiffany
Chandelier Fragments
1890 – 1891
Museum purchase
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A metallic, silver-toned ornament comrpised of eight elliptical leaf-like shapes attached at the top, which fan out and overlap one another. Each of the eight forms contains finely textured strands of metal draped horizontally.
Louis Comfort Tiffany
Chandelier Fragments
1890 – 1891
Museum purchase
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