37 UMMA Objects
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Félix Bracquemond
Vanneaux et Sarcelles
Museum Purchase
Blank background. On the right half of the painting, there is a duck and a few plant leaves. The artist signed his pen name, "Host of the Eight-inkstone Mansion," with seal on the right edge of the painting.
Qi Baishi
1925 – 1935
Gift of Katsuizumi Sotokichi
An ivory snuff bottle with design of green and yellow peonies and mandarin ducks. On the top of the snuff bottle is a mouthpiece with a blue stopper. The snuff bottle is sitting on a decorated wooden stand.
Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Ivory snuff bottle with design of peonies and mandarin ducks
1875 – 1925
Gift of Mr. Robert W. Coggan

Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Mandarin embroidery with duck
19th century
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Herbert W. Johe

Murase Sôseki
Two Ducks in a Stream
1850 – 1899
Museum Purchase
A brown and green nephrite jade snuff bottle in the shape of a duck that is curled upon itself. Carved on the wings are feathers.
Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Nephrite jade snuff bottle in the shape of a duck
1650 – 1850
Gift of Mr. Robert W. Coggan
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

Clément Massier
Vase with Two Duck's Head Handles
1845 – 1917
Transfer from the College of Architecture and Design

George Overbury Hart
The Poultry Man
1868 – 1933
Gift of Prof. & Mrs. Charles H. Sawyer
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

Jean-Baptiste Huet (French (culture or style))
Le Meunier, son fils et l'âne
The Paul Leroy Grigaut Memorial Collection
This lidded vessel forms the shape of a duck, with a tail pointing from the rear and a head rising to face forward in the front. Qhite slip was applied with visible and long brish strokes, and iron oxide painting adds a rusty hue to match the lower, unglazed clay color.
Kim YikYung
Duck-Shaped Vessel
Museum purchase in honor of Elder and Mrs. Sang-Yong Nam, made possible with gifts in memory of Stephen and Sara Stewart Rogers