20 UMMA Objects
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Indian (Indian (South Asian))
Virabhadra
1600 – 1799
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Leo S. Figiel and Dr. and Mrs. Steven J. Figiel
1978/2.75

Indian (Indian (South Asian))
Eight-armed Durga Seated on a Ram
18th century
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Leo S. Figiel and Dr. and Mrs. Steven J. Figiel
1977/2.48

Indian (Indian (South Asian))
Virabhadra
1600 – 1799
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Leo S. Figiel and Dr. and Mrs. Steven J. Figiel.
1977/2.45
This small, flat metal piece has a quartrefoil shape. Two holes in the middle. Flame-like incision all over the piece. Silver is applied around the center hole.
Artist Unknown, Nabeshima ware, Japan
Tsuba (sword guard) with incised flame design
1567 – 1632
Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund
1966/1.101

Eugène Delacroix (French (culture or style))
Lycurgus Consulting the Pythia
1835 – 1845
Museum Purchase
1968/2.75

Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Buddha, seated, from Tongguan, with mandorla
4th century
Gift of Mrs. Caroline I. Plumer for the James Marshall Plumer Collection
1964/1.90

Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Female Buddhist Deity?
1350 – 1450
In honor of Max Loehr, given by his friends Arthur and Mary Wright
1961/2.54

Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Buddha, standing on a table-like pedestal, with a flame mandorla
4th century
Gift of Mrs. Caroline I. Plumer for the James Marshall Plumer Collection
1964/1.92
A portable painting in mineral pigments and gold on a primed cotton ground; the painting is designed to be rolled up when not in use. The painting was folded at some time in its history, resulting in a loss of pigment along two vertical lines.
Pehar Gyalpo
Gift of Mrs. Caroline I. Plumer for the James Marshall Plumer Collection
1980/2.211

Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Standing Buddha (or possibly Maitreya) in abhaya mudra, with flask in left hand
4th century
Gift of Mrs. Caroline I. Plumer for the James Marshall Plumer Collection
1964/1.91
A bas-relief carving made of bone and in the shape of a lotus petal, depicting Pehar, a guardian of the Tibetan Buddhist faith, in wrathful form. At the base of the "petal" are the tops of mountains, with the waves of the sea visible between them; in the rounded part of the "petal,"  a border of flames encircles a dynamic image of Pehar, his garments flowing in the wind as he rides on a snow lion. The background behind Pehar is incised with closely spaced wavy lines, again suggesting flames.
Dorje Legpa Votive Plaque
18th century
Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund
1985/2.50
Mañjusri, the Bodhisattva of Wisdom, standing with two celestial attendants.  This representation of Manjushri includes six arms, one of which holds a sword, while a narrow book (modeled after books made from palm leaves) lays across his upper hand.  Manjushri is wearing an ornamented crown and necklace, and is encircled by a halo of flames.
Indian (Indian (South Asian))
Six-armed Bodhisattva Mañjusri, standing, with two celestial attendants
17th century
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Leo S. Figiel and Dr. and Mrs. Steven J. Figiel
1978/2.109
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