27 UMMA Objects
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Indian (Indian (South Asian))
Parshvanatha shrine (fragmentary condition)
16th century
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Leo S. Figiel and Dr. and Mrs. Steven J. Figiel

Indian (Indian (South Asian))
Jina, fragment of a larger shrine
15th century
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Leo S. Figiel and Dr. and Mrs. Steven J. Figiel.
Standing figure with bent knees and its hands at the front of its hips. The head is triangular with protruding u-shaped ears and a ridge extending from its forehead, over the head, and down the back of the neck. 
Dogon (Dogon (culture or style))
Standing Female Figure
1950 – 1999
Gift of Mary Paul and Bruce Stubbs in honor of Evan Maurer
Standing figure on a square base. The head is large with a high, rounded forehead and wide cheeks. The almond-shaped eyes sit below slightly curved eyebrows. The mouth is closed. The neck sits atop a columnar body without arms. The legs are short and in an open stance. 
Akan (Akan (culture or style))
Standing Figure
1945 – 1955
Gift of Lydia Johnstone.
Male figure with bent knees holding an L-shaped tool. The figure is mounted on a wooden base.
Dogon (Dogon (culture or style))
Standing Figure with yo domino (Curved Staff)
Gift of Nicholas and Elena Delbanco
Standing male figure atop a ridged pedestal, all carved from the same piece of wood. The work is mounted on a newer wood base. 
Dogon (Dogon (culture or style))
Standing Figure
Gift of Nicholas and Elena Delbanco
Female figure seated on a stool carved from a single piece of wood. The figure has horizontal marks on the chest and upper arms. The figure's head is long and thin with protruding features and carved 'hair' extending over the head and down the back of the neck. The figure's left arm has remnants of a cuff made of animal hide. The stool is four-legged and the back legs are carved figures. 
Dogon (Dogon (culture or style))
Female Figure
19th century
Gift of Michael and Phyllis Courlander
Two figures, one on the other's shoulders, carved from a single piece of wood. 
Dogon (Dogon (culture or style))
Double Figure
20th century
Gift of Michael and Phyllis Courlander
Life-sized seated female figure holding a child. Face has rounded, high forehead, ovoid eyes, flat, rectangular nose and protruding, open ovoid mouth. Pigmented, bilateral scarification patterns of forehead, temples and jowls, at back of neck. Scarification also on upper arms and breast. Pigmented coiffure is elaborate with triangular and dome-like shapes. Necklace and hoop-like ring carved in relief onto neck and shoulders; figure has protruding navel, wears anklets and armlet at elbow, and holds a baby suckling at left breast.
Akpojivi of Orhokpokpo
Shrine Figure
1900 – 1950
Gift of Robert and Lillian Montalto Bohlen
Figures surrounded by large pines and a monumental gate that seems to be entrance of a shrine. There is a statue standing on the side of the gate. The red glow on the edge of the hills in the distance suggest the time as at dawn or at dusk. Writing in upper left and right corners, title in red box in upper right corner.
Andō Hiroshige (Japanese (culture or style))
The Fifty-Three Stations of the Tokaido (Kichizo Edition): #27 Kakegawa
1845 – 1855
Gift of J C Mathes and the Tokyo Center for Language & Culture (TCLC)
Cast vessel with a round body attached to a rectangular base by a short, spiral column. The body is decorated with figures of turtles, crocodiles, and fish. There are also small spirals across the vessel body. Near the top are two small, round handles. 
Akan (Akan (culture or style))
19th century
Gift of Susan B. and John F. Ullrich
A man dressed as a woman stands under a blue and white fringed drape that reads <em>Kamei no mizu</em>. The man is wearing a orange, blue, and black multi-layered robe with floral bursts on the outer layer. He carries a sword in his belt and holds an open fan in his right hand. His hair is tied back with a white ribbon. He is standing in front of a fence or lattice.<br /><br />
Inscriptions: Ichikawa Benzō, Shintokumaru; Mikawachō [?] chō me, Enami (Publisher's seal); Torii Kiyotsune (Signature)
Torii Kiyotsune
Ichikawa Benzō I as Shintokumaru
1757 – 1769
Bequest of Margaret Watson Parker