132 UMMA Objects
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A brown stoneware, tall jar with a bulbous body and a tall flaring neck with direct everted rim, on a flat base. It has appliqué bands around the body and rim alternating with incised scroll work, combed wavy lines incised around neck and rim, and two lug handles with appliqué coil finials on opposing shoulders. The upper half is covered in a green ash glaze.
Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Jar
100 BCE – 100 CE
Gift of Mrs. Henry Jewett Greene for The Mr. and Mrs. Henry Jewett Greene Memorial Collection
1971/2.68
A red earthenware, tall jar with a bulbous body, straight flaring neck with direct rim, and tall, slightly flared foot ring, with appliqué bands around the body and rim, and two animal mask decorations holding rings on opposing sides of the belly. It is covered in a green lead glaze with iridescence and calcification.
Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Jar
206 BCE – 220 CE
Museum purchase for the James Marshall Plumer Memorial Collection
1964/2.67

Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Jar
2600 BCE – 2300 BCE
Gift of Domino's Pizza, Inc.
1993/1.65
A red earthenware candlestick holder in the form of a large, androgynous human figure, presumably female, kneeling, with a child. There is a cylindrical holder for a candle on the larger figure's head. The candlestick is covered in a green lead glaze, with iridescence and calcification.
Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Candlestick Holder
25 – 220
Museum purchase made possible by the Mary Kujawski Memorial Fund
1992/2.3
A gray earthenware sculpture of a crouching dog on a platform, resting on his two front paws, mouth open and pointed ears, long tail with curled end, with polychrome mineral pigments. 
Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Dog
5th century
Museum purchase for the Paul Leroy Grigaut Memorial Collection
1969/2.87
A light reddish-buff earthenware <em>guan (</em>罐) jar with a wide globular upper body and conical lower body on a narrow flat base, a tall wide neck and a flaring rim. Two diametrically opposed lug handles are located at the waist. The upper half of the body is painted with black pigment to depict four gourd-shaped areas containing a network pattern. The negative space between the gourd-shaped areas contains a checkerboard pattern confined between solid band borders, with a lobed line border below, and one final solid black band at the bottom of the design. Around the neck are bands of herring bone, sawtooth, and hatch mark patterns, and additional hatch marks and solid bands toward the interior.  
Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Jar
2600 BCE – 2300 BCE
Gift of Domino's Pizza, Inc.
1993/1.46
A small earthenware flask with a flattened round body on a tall trumpeting footring. The flask has a tall neck with a wide articulated straight rim and two lug handles on opposing sides. Both sides of the body have a molded vine motif. The flask is covered in green, amber, and brown glazes, with traces of gold leaf.
Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Minature Pilgrim's Flask
775 – 825
Gift of Toshiko Ogita in memory of Tomoo Ogita
1987/1.287
This light reddish-buff earthenware <em>guan (</em>罐) jar has a wide globular upper body and a conical lower body on a narrow flat base with a narrow neck and flaring rim. There are two diametrically opposed lug handles at the waist. Painted on the upper half of the body with black pigment are a network of rhomboid shapes, hatch-marks and dots confined within solid band borders, with a lobed line border below.  Around the neck are a painted "X" design, hatch marks and a lobed border to the interior.  
Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Jar
25600 BCE – 2300 BCE
Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund
1989/2.103
A cover or lid in the form of a pointed cone, resembling a mountain with a pointed top on a circular base. The sides are carved and incised in striated triangular points, and there are eight triangular shaped peircings around the top.  It is covered in an olive green glaze, and there is loss to side. 
Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Lid to Bo Shan Lu Censor
206 BCE – 25 CE
Gift of Mrs. Caroline I. Plumer for the James Marshall Plumer Collection
1973/2.30
A red earthenware figure of a double headed mythical animal. One end has the head of a ram with a beard, clearly marked nostrils and open eyes, and curling horns over the ears. A short pillar stands behind and over the head of the ram, with an aperture. There is a seated human figure wearing a folded robe and a hat behind the body of a lion-like beast.  The lion has flaring nostrils, round open eyes and prominent brows, and a wide open mouth. There are also marks for whiskers and, perhaps, a beard.  The object has traces of slip and polychrome mineral pigment. 
Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Zoomorphic Candlestick
206 BCE – 220 CE
Gift of Jiu-Hwa Lo Upshur
2007/2.74
An earthenware female figure, thin and tall, standing with arms clasped in front of the body, wearing long robes with a wide collar, tied at the waist, with the fabric of her long sleeves folded over her hands. She has a round face with petite details, her hair is parted down the middle and tied up in a high chignon. The sculpture is covered in polychrome mineral pigments.
Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Court Dancer
700 – 750
Gift of Mr. William T. and Maria H. Carter in memory of their son, Charles A. Dickerman
1984/1.298
This light reddish-buff earthenware <em>guan (</em>罐) jar has a wide globular upper body and conical lower body on a narrow flat base with a tall narrow neck and flaring rim. There are two diametrically opposed lug handles at the waist. Painted on the upper half of the body with black and red pigments are four whirls containing a network pattern within larger diamond shapes, confined between solid band borders, with a lobed line border below. Around the neck is a cross-hatched network design, hatch marks and solid bands to the interior.  
Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Jar
2600 BCE – 2300 BCE
Gift of Domino's Pizza, Inc.
1993/1.45
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