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A blue and white lamp stand in the shape of a teapot with floral designs.
Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Lamp Stand in the shape of a teapot with floral designs
1700 – 1899
Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund
A pottery inkwell of dark blue color has a rectangluar shape body. There are two lid covering the inkwell and there are two pen holder.
Artist Unknown
Art pottery inkwell, "ATC," blue mottled, pen holder
1875 – 1975
Gift in loving memory of Donald Maxwell Robiner from his family

Ceramic Jewelry Molds (One of eighteen)
1900 – 1932
Gift of Prof. and Mrs. Horace M. Miner
Incense containter in the shape of a raccoon dog (tanuki). The animal is sitting upright, and the opening of the container is horizontal along a split at its belly button. The incense container is colored white, grayish blue, and reddish orange, with the last color mostly on the stomach of the figure.
Kōyama Kiyoko
Incense Container in the Shape of a Raccoon Dog
1995 – 2005
Gift of the artist
Incense container in the shape of a plum blossom. The container consists of two halves opening horizontally, with the top of the container being very textured with a pattern of ridges. The container is bi-colored, with a whitish gray and reddish orange coloring.
Kōyama Kiyoko
Incense Container in the Shape of a Plum Flower
1995 – 2005
Gift of the artist
A bronze colored porcelain urn. Includes images on each side.
Japanese (Japanese (culture or style))
Satsuma Urn
1867 – 1899
Gift of Mary Beth and Holger Petersen
Groups of figures sit crowded around tables in a dark, smoky interior. In the foreground a man dressed in white hose and a red cap leans on a barrel, his tankard placed at his feet, and looks directly ahead out of the scene. To his left several men cluster around a table to drink and smoke, while other dimly lit figures sit and move about in the background.
Bartholomeus Molenaer (Dutch (culture or style))
Peasants in an Interior
1635 – 1645
Gift of Mrs. Mae B. Smyd, in memory of Dr. Edwin S. Smyd
This page from a manuscript features two columns of text written in Armenian. An animal-shaped initial, composed of two stylized birds pecking one another, appears in the lower right column. The lower left margin is decorated with a sidebar that elegantly combines geometric and plant motifs. The decorative elements are painted in pink and blue with touches of reddish orange.
Leaf from a Bible with decorated initial and vegetal ornament
1400 – 1432
Museum purchase
A man is shown bending down and reaching towards the ground with his right hand while holding his left hand closer to his body. His hat obscures his face.
Adriaen Jansz van Ostade (Dutch (culture or style))
1630 – 1685
Joseph F. McCrindle Collection
Round porcelain jar with iron pigment under colorless glaze. An abstract dragon spirals around and up the body of the piece, marked by quick brushstrokes indicating scales and unrestrained swirls indicating features such as its head and feet. A slight valley in the contour of the jar marks where two separately thrown pieces were joined together.<br />
The foot is rather small for the size of the body.<br />
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This is a white porcelain jar decorated with iron-painted dragon, which wraps around the jar three times, displaying dynamic strokes of brush. The dragon&rsquo;s head is not rendered; its two eyes have been tersely painted instead. Jars with iron painted dragons, rendered in an abstract from, were produced in large quantities in the 17th century; many of them were produed in regional kilns. Despite slight damage to its rim, this jar is preserved as intact. The central part of its body clearly shows that this jar was created by joining separately produced upper and lower halves.<br />
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Korean (Korean (culture or style))
Jar with abstract dragon design
17th century
Museum purchase for the James Marshall Plumer Memorial Collection
Large porcelain jar decorated with cobalt pigment under colorless glaze. Repeating clouds border the rim of the jar, while a dragon head and feet are depicted on the main body below. Two blue bands separate the design from the white base below, balancing the rim and bottom portion of the jar. The very tip and base of the piece are also marked with blue bands.<br />
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This is a blue-and-white jar with cloud and dragon designs which is tought to have been produced at Bunwon-ri, Gwangju-si, Gyeonggi-do around the year1883, when official court kilns there were privatized. The dragon is painted with cobalt on a large jar, but with only its head fully exposed and the body largely concealed by white clouds. This distinctive design is rarely found in blue-and-white porcelain. Two blue horizontal lines encircle the rim, while its shoulder features a yeoui-head band. It is glazed all the way down to the outer base, and coarse sand was used as kiln spurs, which leaves its mark on the foot rim. The Chinese charact
Korean (Korean (culture or style))
Blue-and-white jar with dragon-and-cloud design
19th century
Gift of Bruce and Inta Hasenkamp and Museum purchase made possible by Elder and Mrs. Sang-Yong Nam

Ceramic Jewelry Molds (One of eighteen)
1900 – 1932
Gift of Prof. and Mrs. Horace M. Miner