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This is a silver-plated sander with a s-shaped handle. It has a circular base that narrows at the top. The lid has a beaded decoration on the rim and small holes. <br />
Artist Unknown
Silver plated inkwell with curved handle
1875 – 1975
Gift in loving memory of Donald Maxwell Robiner from his family
2010/1.235

Iranian (Iranian)
Incense burner lid with peacock-shaped finial
12th century
Museum Purchase
1959/1.111

Syrian
Two-handled bowl
Transfer from the College of Architecture and Design
1972/2.137
Glass bowl or cup-like vessel with green body, gold striated rim and clear glass handles.
Two-handled cup
Transfer from the College of Architecture and Design
1972/2.230
It has a flat base and straight body. The body is divided with incised lines and each section is embellished with a simple wave design. A pair of D-shaped handles is attached to the body. Its lid features a hemispheric body surmounted by a button-shaped knob.<br />
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This is a set consisting of a dark gray, high-fired stoneware bowl and its lid. The lid is crowned with a button-shaped knob at its center, which is encircled by two thinly incised lines drawn by a multitooth comb. These lines divide the lid&rsquo;s surface into inner and outer sections, to both of which wave designs have been applied. On each side of the bowl, a long, narrow, band-shaped handle is attached vertically and symmetrically. The base of the bowl is flat, while the part where the base and body of the bowl meet is rounded. The bowl gradually flares upwards. Three broad raised bands surround three parts of the body. A wave design is rendered between each band. Faint traces of paddled patterns are visible on parts of the base.
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Korean (Korean (culture or style))
Two-handled bowl with cover
400 – 599
Gift of Bruce and Inta Hasenkamp and Museum purchase made possible by Elder and Mrs. Sang-Yong Nam
2004/1.182A&B

Japanese (Japanese (culture or style))
Small Vase with Gilt Phoenix and Dragon Decoration
19th century
Transfer from the School of Art and the College of Architecture and Urban Planning.
1997/1.235
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

Ralph Gibson (American (North American))
Doorknob, New York, from "Artifacts"
1975
Gift of Mr. & Mrs. Sheldon Sobel
1985/2.95.8
A buff stoneware globular jar, with a tapered base and wide, high shoulders, tapering to a wide, short neck with an everted rime and two small loop Hades on the sides near the rim. The work ranges from shades of brown to tan.
Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Small storage jar with two small loop handles
618 – 907
Museum Purchase
1950/2.14

Peruvian
Stirrup-handled Vessel
Gift of Prof. and Mrs. Horace M. Miner
1983/2.209
Bulbous vessel with narrow neck and handles on either side. Vessel is light beige with a red-brown figure walking and carrying a load on his back.
Polingaysi Qöyawayma (American (North American))
Canteen Shaped Vessel
1940 – 1960
Gift of Estelle Titiev, from the collection of Mischa Titiev
1984/2.15
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