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This is a fragment of a circlular roof eave tile or <em>wa dang</em> <em>(瓦当)</em> earthenware, with an impressed cloud pattern.
Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Roof Tile
2nd century
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Peter Greiner
1979/2.7
A gray earthenware head from a horse sculpture; its strong muscular neck holding its narrow head high. It is vividly sculpted to show the musculature of the horse's face with flaring nostrils and an open mouth showing its tongue. It has deep set and bulging eyes, ears pointing forward and a flowing mane. It is covered in red mineral pigment. 
Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Horse Head
25 – 220
Museum purchase for the James Marshall Plumer Memorial Collection
1964/2.79
It has a outward-turned rim. The side of the body is becoming narrow in the base. The bottem is flat.<br />
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This yellowish brown, bowl-shaped, low-fired earthenware vessel is made from fine clay mixed with fine sand particles. It has no neck. The mouth is slightly everted while the rim is generally flat and features some grooves. The body is widest towards the upper-middle section, and the flat base is rounded where it joins the body. Parts of the vessel feature a paddled pattern which suggests that the surface was first paddled and then smoothed with water on a rotary device.<br />
[Korean Collection, University of Michigan Museum of Art (2017) p. 44]<br />
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Korean (Korean (culture or style))
Bowl with flat bottom and flat rolled rim
300 – 499
Gift of Bruce and Inta Hasenkamp and Museum purchase made possible by Elder and Mrs. Sang-Yong Nam
2004/1.160
The gray jar with a little long neck has a foot with rectangular perforations and is potted with fine silt-based clay. The relatively thin mouth is slightly everted. Three deep incisions encircle the midsection of the neck. The globular body is decorated with two incised line encircled the body. The foot whose bottom is rolled outward is a little high and wide.<br />
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This is a dark gray, long-necked, high-fired stoneware jar with a pedestal. It has a diagonally splayed neck that is encircled with two raised bands formed by narrowly incised lines. The rim has a rounded edge. The shape of the body is spheroidal, while a raised band marks the boundary between the neck and body. The body, which is widest at its center, is engraved with two shallow horizontal lines that create a wide raised band. The short pedestal and the vessel body are joined smoothly. The pedestal features four square perforations and spreads out horizontally near the bottom edge.
<p>[Korean Collection, University of Michigan Museum
Korean (Korean (culture or style))
Storage Jar on cut-out pedestal foot
500 – 699
Gift of Bruce and Inta Hasenkamp and Museum purchase made possible by Elder and Mrs. Sang-Yong Nam
2004/1.174
The gray jar with a little long neck has a foot with rectangular perforations and is potted with fine silt-based clay. The relatively thin mouth is slightly everted. Three deep incisions encircle the midsection of the neck. The globular body is decorated with two incised line encircled the body. The foot whose bottom is rolled outward is a little high and wide.<br />
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The long and splayed neck of this blue-gray, high-fired stoneware jar is encircled by two sets of ridges. The set on the upper section of the neck has two ridges, and the set on the lower section has one ridge. The rim is narrow and round. The inner surface of the neck shows rough, uneven surfaces resulting from wheel throwing. The body is widest at its middle. The vessel surface has been smoothed by paring on a wheel after attaching the low pedestal. The pedestal shows six rectangular perforations.
<p>[Korean Collection, University of Michigan Museum of Art (2017) p. 51]</p>
Korean (Korean (culture or style))
Storage Jar on cut-out pedestal foot
400 – 599
Gift of Bruce and Inta Hasenkamp and Museum purchase made possible by Elder and Mrs. Sang-Yong Nam
2004/1.176
A stoneware vessel designed for pouring or possibly to serve as an oil lamp, in the shape of a duck. The lower half of the duck&#39;s body and &quot;legs&quot; are formed by a shallow bowl on an openwork pedestal; the sides of the bowl have been compressed to make an elongated shape. The upper half of the duck&#39;s body, and its neck and head are formed by hand, The duck&#39;s body is hollow, with two aperture: liquids can be poured in through a funnel with a cup-shaped mouth on the duck&#39;s back, and liquids can be poured out through a wide opening at the tail.<br />
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This is a gray or gray-orange, duck-shaped, low-fired earthenware vessel. Its semi-globular spout is attached to the upper part of the duck&rsquo;s back, while a 2.8cm wide hole, which appears to have been used for pouring liquids, is located at the tail end. The duck&rsquo;s beak is flat and wide, and its eyes are expressed by an incised dot and circle. The lower part of the body features three ridges that form a wave design. The pe
Korean (Korean (culture or style))
Vessel in the shape of a duck
200 – 399
Gift of Bruce and Inta Hasenkamp and Museum purchase made possible by Elder and Mrs. Sang-Yong Nam
2004/1.188
It has a flat base, globular body and straight neck. There was a bubbling of the clay surface during firing. The attached handle is a little small and thick.<br />
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This is a yellowish gray, low-fired earthenware cup with a handle. The mouth is upright, while the rest of the body has a swollen belly and a round base. The handle attached to the lower middle section of the body is not functional. Traces of rotation and water smoothing are visible on the inner and outer surfaces of the mouth.
<p>[Korean Collection, University of Michigan Museum of Art (2017) p. 68]</p>
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Korean (Korean (culture or style))
Small Single-Handed Cup
5th century
Gift of Bruce and Inta Hasenkamp and Museum purchase made possible by Elder and Mrs. Sang-Yong Nam
2004/1.190
Earthenware roof tile-end with molded lotus design.<br />
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This gray, high-fired earthenware convex eave-end roof tile features a slender thirteenpetal lotus design. It is made from coarse clay mixed with small stone particles. The circular ovary and lotus seeds are depicted in shallow relief, while the lotus petals are slender and lack volume.<br />
[Korean Collection, University of Michigan Museum of Art (2017) p.36]
Korean (Korean (culture or style))
Roof Tile-End with Lotus Design
676 – 935
Gift of Bruce and Inta Hasenkamp and Museum purchase made possible by Elder and Mrs. Sang-Yong Nam
2004/1.196
This stoneware vessel consists of a bowl and lid. The curved hemispheric lid has a ring-shaped knob in the center and is decorated a lot of dot line design. The hemispheric bowl stands on the low foot with a flat base. This part is also decorated with stamped design.<br />
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This is a dark gray, high-fired stoneware lidded bowl decorated with a stamped design. A ring-shaped knob at the top of the lid is surrounded by vertically aligned dotted designs radiating outwards. The bowl rim is rounded, while two narrowly incised lines surround its widest part, located just below the lip of the rim where the lid rests. Below these lines, the body is stamped with a continuous, vertically aligned, horseshoe pattern. The short and broad horseshoe motif conveys a sense of stability.
<p>[Korean Collection, University of Michigan Museum of Art (2017) p. 78]</p>
Korean (Korean (culture or style))
Cinerary Urn or Reliquary with stamped "fish scale" designs
600 – 799
Gift of Bruce and Inta Hasenkamp and Museum purchase made possible by Elder and Mrs. Sang-Yong Nam
2004/1.204A&B
A ceramic lid for a matching bowl. Outfitted with a small, round and tapered handle.<br />
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This yellow, low-fired earthenware vessel consists of a body and a lid. It is made from fine clay mixed with a small amount of fine sand particles. Fine, incised horizontal lines run around the body. The gallery that supports the lid rests at a slight incline, and the vessel mouth slopes slightly inwards. The lower part of the body rapidly tapers inwards before joining the base, the center of which is indented. The lid features a low, flat knob. The round, upper part of the lid meets the lip at a slight angle.[Korean Collection, University of Michigan Museum of Art (2017) p. 45]<br />
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Korean (Korean (culture or style))
Lid for Bowl
400 – 599
Gift of Ok Ja Chang and the Chang Family
2009/2.75B
An earthenware sancai three-color glazed figure of a man wearing a long green robe and tall black hat. He is carrying an amber-glazed rectangular box over the top of an amber-glazed tasseled sash that covers his hands, and is standing on a green- and amber-glazed octagonal dais. His face is painted in polychrome mineral pigments, and his head was sculpted separately from the body.
Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Male Attendant
1368 – 1644
Gift of Jiu-Hwa Lo Upshur
2009/2.105A&B
A wide round bowl with an articulated, everted wide rim and a conical lower body on a flat base. It is decorated with wavy linear patterns and black solid dots on the upper half of the exterior, swirling lines with dots on the interior, and cross-hatching on the rim.  
Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Bowl
3100 BCE – 2600 BCE
Gift of Jiu-Hwa Lo Upshur in memory of Mrs. Wei-Djen D. Lo
2004/2.133
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