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Silver teakettle and stand with hinged handle and opulent repoussé decoration
Samuel Kirk
Hot water kettle with stand, from six piece silver coffee and tea service
1845 – 1855
Gift of Mrs. George G. Cameron

Japanese (Japanese (culture or style))
Kettle—Used in Tea Ceremony
Bequest of Margaret Watson Parker
A scholar sits in a relaxed posture at his desk looking at cut plum blossoms in a white vase; before him is an empty sheet of paper and ink stone, and by his side an attendant is boiling water for tea. A crane tucks her head and leg to keep herself warm in the cold winter air. The scholar seems to be contemplating a subject to be drawn or written, perhaps related to the flowers.
Gai Qi
Scholar's Winter Retreat
1815 – 1825
Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund
Nude Jina sitting on altar-like structure in center of image. The "altar" is sitting on a lotus flower. There are devotees on all four sides of Jina, a total of five persons. The devotee at the left is also nude. There are red and yellow flags, and various flowers scattered all over the image. There is a red and green border. The colors present are vivid reds, greens, yellows and deep blues.
Indian (Indian (South Asian))
Jina and devotees from a Digambara Jain manuscript
18th century
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Leo S. Figiel and Dr. and Mrs. Steven J. Figiel.
Two distinct registers divide a page in half. At the top, a yellow-orange colored nude jina sits in lotus position upon a three tiered throne [a patterned blue level at the bottom on feet, with an orange section with gold and red decoration and a green level at the top with gold vertical stripes]. He sits against a red background adorned with a pattern of three white dots. The background takes the shape of an elegant cusped arch with a green and white pattern along its outside with a gold pattern at its sides. To the right of the seated figure a nude Digambara monk sits with his legs folded and one knee up on a less elaborate throne with a lota or pot at the corner and a crossed bookstand to the side holding a book with some devanagari writing on it. He raises his right arm and holds his left to his ear.<br />
Placed under a band of curving yellow stripes, the bottom register represents animals in a landscape. At the bottom are clumps of grass with four stylized mountain forms in blue at the right. Above the
Artist Unknown, India, Rajasthan, Sirohi School
Jain Tirthankara and a monk with animal forest scene, no. 12 from a Digambara series
18th century
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Leo S. Figiel and Dr. and Mrs. Steven J. Figiel
A round and squat kettle made of iron.  It has a tall, arching handle which is tapered at the ends of attachment and the handle on the cover is decorated with cut-outs.
Korean (Korean (culture or style))
Iron Kettle
20th century
Gift of Ok Ja Chang and the Chang Family
A Jina is encircled by a giant halo of ref, green, blue, gold, and white. Within the halo are different creatures, including a tiger, bird, naga, and devotees. The Jina sits nude on a throne with his legs crossed and hands together. Above him are clouds in the sky, and below a monk and devotees.
Artist Unknown, India, Rajasthan, Sirohi School
Jina venerated by a monk, men and women, a naga, and animals from a Digambara Jain manuscript
18th century
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Leo S. Figiel and Dr. and Mrs. Steven J. Figiel.
Multi-colored ink on paper. Reds and golds make up the primary focus colors and are accented by dark blues. Features five figures, two larger figures on the top half of the page and three smaller figures on the bottom. Scene of worship.
Artist Unknown, India, Rajasthan, Sirohi School
Digambara Jain manuscript page: Jina and devotees
18th century
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Leo S. Figiel and Dr. and Mrs. Steven J. Figiel.