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Stoneware jar with natural ash glaze and bell-shaped lid. Along the widest horizontal stretch of the base is an incised circle-and-dot design. A variation on this pattern also loops around the lid, topped by a line marking a ring along the surface of the lid, and incised lines extending outward from a button-shaped knob.<br />
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This is a dark gray, high-fired stoneware lidded bowl with a stamped design. The lid features a button-shaped knob at its center. Thinly incised lines encircle the upper part of the lid, dividing its surface into two segments. The inner segment is decorated with a triangular line design, whereas the outer segment is decorated with a design consisting of semicircles with dots inside, which border the inner segment. Sets of two thinly incised horizontal lines run around the section of the bowl immediately below the rim and the lower middle part of the body. A double semicircular design decorates the segment between these two sets of lines. The foot is short and thick and has a fo
Korean (Korean (culture or style))
Cinerary urn with triangular circle-and-dot design
7th century
Gift of Mrs. Caroline I. Plumer for the James Marshall Plumer Collection
An elevation drawing of urns with dimensions and a lined background.
Artist Unknown
Elevations/Sections of Urns
18th century
Gift of Professor Walter M. and Nesta R. Spink
A tall porcelain vase with an ovoid lower body, a tall narrow neck, and a dish shaped mouth on a footring. The neck has several applied figures of molded immortals and sculpted cosmological creatures, including cranes, clouds, deer, and a dragon chasing a protruding flaming pearl. It is topped with a cone shaped lid with wide flange, topped with a crane-shaped finial. There are four loop lugs on both the lid and around the mouth. It is covered in a white glaze with a bluish green tinge. This jar is one of a pair with <em>1993/1.81.</em>
Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Covered Jar
1127 – 1279
Gift of Domino's Pizza, Inc.
This stoneware vessel consists of a bowl and lid. The curved hemispheric lid has a ring-shaped knob in the center and is decorated a lot of dot line design. The hemispheric bowl stands on the low foot with a flat base. This part is also decorated with stamped design.<br />
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This is a dark gray, high-fired stoneware lidded bowl decorated with a stamped design. A ring-shaped knob at the top of the lid is surrounded by vertically aligned dotted designs radiating outwards. The bowl rim is rounded, while two narrowly incised lines surround its widest part, located just below the lip of the rim where the lid rests. Below these lines, the body is stamped with a continuous, vertically aligned, horseshoe pattern. The short and broad horseshoe motif conveys a sense of stability.
<p>[Korean Collection, University of Michigan Museum of Art (2017) p. 78]</p>
Korean (Korean (culture or style))
Cinerary Urn or Reliquary with stamped "fish scale" designs
600 – 799
Gift of Bruce and Inta Hasenkamp and Museum purchase made possible by Elder and Mrs. Sang-Yong Nam
A gold colored porcelain urn. Images are included on the sides.
Japanese (Japanese (culture or style))
Satsuma Urn
1867 – 1899
Gift of Mary Beth and Holger Petersen

Urn with Crocodiles and a Child Driving Sea-Creatures
1733 – 1766
Museum Purchase