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A table with painted metal legs and frame. The top is covered in shells, some gold-painted. A glass top covers the surface of the table.
Michele Oka Doner (American (North American))
Autobiographical Table II
1975 – 1985
Bequest of Gertrude Kasle
2016/2.106

Japanese (Japanese (culture or style))
Set of Kaiawase (Shell Game)
19th century
Museum purchase made possible by the University of Michigan Center for Japanese Studies
2015/1.379A&B

Japanese (Japanese (culture or style))
Kaiawase (Shell Game) Set
19th century
Museum purchase made possible by the University of Michigan Center for Japanese Studies
2015/1.378A&B

Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Ivory snuff bottle in the shape of seashell and fish
1912 – 1949
Gift of Mr. Robert W. Coggan
1980/2.68

Japanese (Japanese (culture or style))
Set of Kaiawase (Shell Game)
19th century
Museum purchase made possible by the University of Michigan Center for Japanese Studies
2015/1.380A&B

Japanese (Japanese (culture or style))
Set of Kaiawase (Shell Game)
19th century
Museum purchase made possible by the University of Michigan Center for Japanese Studies
2015/1.381A&B
Two rough figures dominate the composition with a lightly etched landscape behind them. Both figures hold a staff and each is dressed in ragged clothes. In addition, the scallop shell, indicating that they are pilgrims to the shrine of St. James the Greater at Santiago de Compostela, is visible on the brims of their hats, and on the left shoulder of the man standing to the right.
Jacques Callot (French (culture or style))
'Les Gueux' or 'Les Mendiants'. Les Deux Pèlerins (The Two Pilgrims)
1622 – 1628
Museum Purchase
1949/1.146
The upper two-thirds of the brint are dominated by black, while the lower area depicts a variety of seashells on a checkerboard black and white cloth.
Hamaguchi Yôzô
Sea Shells on a Table
20th century
Gift of Carol Weston in honor of Patricia O'Connor
2010/2.31
Six figures appear in a formal garden landscape. On the right a pair of men in powdered wigs stand behind two women, one seated in a wheelchair, before an elaborate portico. A pair of boys, also sporting wigs, stand on the left, partly screened by a fountain. One of the boys holds a shell and the other carries a parrot. A small pool extends through the middle ground behind the figures and draws attention to the setting and the distant obelisk visible above the trees.
Charles Philips
The Edwards Family on a Terrace
1732
Museum purchase made possible by the W. Hawkins Ferry Fund
2000/2.3
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