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Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Herdboy and Buffalo in the Moonlight
1200 – 1399
Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund
1961/2.12
The phrase "<em>When did you last see a blue moon?</em>" is digitally printed on paper and signed by artist then placed in a mass produced frame with a flower sticker in the lower right corner. 
Ben Patterson (American (North American))
"When did you last see a blue moon?"
2012
Gift of the artist
2012/2.110.2

Toyohara Chikanobu (Japanese (culture or style))
Setsugekka [Snow, Moon and Flowers]: Yamashiro, Moon over Saga
1867 – 1932
Gift of Pearl Sellards
1985/1.177

Joan Miró (Spanish (culture or style))
Print No. 8 from 'Album 13'
1948
Museum Purchase
1957/2.6
Circular tsuba, made of iron. It has two holes in the middle. Two figures, Kanzan and Jittoku, are carved on the lower right corner. Kanzan, who holds a scroll on his hand, and Jittoku, who holds a bloom stick and pointing to the sky, are looking upward. The two figures are carved slightly higher than the surface. On the back, there is the moon partially obscured by clouds. Gold and silver alloy inlays are applied to the moon and the clouds. Gold is also inlayed in their eyes, parts of the garments, and Kanzan's scroll. Shakudô (copper-gold alloy) is inlayed in Jittoku's bloom and his jacket collars.
Japanese (Japanese (culture or style))
Tsuba (sword guard) with design of Kanzan (Chinese, Han Shan) and Jittoku (Chinese, Shihde), two Zen eccentrics
1700 – 1732
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Robert T. Weston
1978/2.5

Fernando Ramos Prida
Their Moon and their Flowerpot
1971
Joseph and Mildred Hartsook Collection
1987/1.168
Rubbing of limestone slab carved bas-relief with six registers.  The lower register depicts a chariot procession above fish-inhabited waters.  The central three registers depict figures carrying out funerary rites.  The top register shows a winged creature with a human face flanked by two writhing dragons and other animals, including two rabbits and a nine-tailed fox. <br />
Bo Yang
Rubbing of Journey of the Soul to the Paradise of the Queen Mother of the West (2000/2.1) - Front
2008
Museum purchase made possible by the Katherine Tuck Enrichment Fund
2008/1.154.1
The armor is comprised of a round helmet with a neck protector and a crescent-moon shaped ornament; a mask with fake mustache; an upper-body protector with sleeves from waist down and paulownia crest in the middle; a thigh cover; two metal leg protectors; two arm and hand protectors. The suit is stored in a black lacquered box with the gold crest.<br />
The helmet is made of red-painted metal lined with indigo-dyed cotton fabric and deer skin leather trim, which is attached to the metal helmet. The cotton is quilted with indigo-dyed cotton threads. There are two loops on side and one loop in the back, to hold a code for tying below the wearer’s chin. The code is indigo-dyed and then plaited; there are some fading areas. On the outside of helmet, the paulownia crest is on side flaps (to protect ears). There is a hole in the middle of the helmet for a head ornament. The metal leaves are interlaced with cotton strings. Ceremonial knots of yellow code on the back. It weights about 10 pounds.<br />
The helmet orna
Workshop of Mitsusada
Armor and Helmet with Paulownia Crests
19th century
Gift of James Abbott
2006/1.146A-M

Carol Schramm Moreno
Untitled, from "The Color Black"
1982
Gift of Carol Schramm
1999/1.107.3

Indian (Indian (South Asian))
Shiva Altarpiece (small folk bronze)
1600 – 1799
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Leo S. Figiel and Dr. and Mrs. Steven J. Figiel
1979/2.56
This six-fold screen, a half of a pair, is meant to represent six of the twelve months of the year, with keen attention paid to the birds and flowers associated with each. Although this screen bears Kano Tan&rsquo;yu&rsquo;s signature, it was probably created by his studio or by followers working in this famous artist&rsquo;s style.
One of a pair of six-fold screens
19th century
Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund
1965/1.178
A man ferries a passenger along a river at sunset. The buildings and stone walls along the river are reflected along with the colorful sky above.
Kawase Hasui
Crescent Moon (Matsue in Izumo)
1924
Museum Purchase made possible by the Friends of the Museum of Art
1987/1.268
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