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Waldo Peirce
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. A.A. D'Amico

François Voyez
The Magic Picture: Zémire et Azor
Gift of Hubert L. and Doris M. Grigaut for The Paul Leroy Grigaut Memorial Collection
This small vase has a matte black glaze on the lower portion and a thick green glaze with many bubbles in it that extends from the narrow mouth across the shoulder of the vessel.
Pewabic Pottery
Transfer from the College of Architecture and Design
Footed vessel with round body, short neck and flared mouth covered with an iridescent glaze over a semi-matte glaze that creates an appearance of irregular patches of color. It has an overall blue-green appearance. The rings of the thrown clay can be seen beneath the glaze.
Pewabic Pottery
Transfer from the College of Architecture and Design

Kawai Kanjirô
Ovoid vase
1937 – 1938
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Stephen H. Spurr
Ovoid stoneware vase with brown iron glaze and bamboo design stretching diagonally across the height of the vase.  A short, tapered neck flares iinto a wide rimmed opening.
Hamada Shōji
Large Ovoid Vase with Bamboo Design
1930 – 1950
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Stephen H. Spurr
Cloisonne (metalwork with enamel decor) jar.  This jar uses brightly colored red, blue, green, yellow, and pinkish-purple enamelsto decorate its registers with intricate floral and vegetal patterns.  Mounted on a sturdy circular base, the body of the vase flares outward to its widest point, then curves inward more steeply toward the neck, from which a bowl-like mouth curves upwards.
Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Vase (one of a pair)
19th century
Gift of Doris Duke's Southeast Asian Art Collection
A wide gladd vase rests upon a table partly covered by a cloth in a blue pattern.  The vase contains a tall floral arrangement.  Some flowed include pink, white, red and yellow roses, hydrageas, and lillies, among other flowers and greens.  Floating around the flowers are three blue and white butterflies.  The background behind the flower arrangement transitions from an almost black background from the left to a distant landscape scene, either through a window view or a painting.
Hans Zatzka
Floral Still Life
1877 – 1977
Gift of Keren and Mark Kalimian
This rectangular vase is decorated in one corber with a wheel or foral design carved into the clay. The opening edges of the vase are not straight, but asymmetrical. The natural ash glaze decorates the vase with varyig shades of gray.
Kōyama Kiyoko
1995 – 2005
Gift of Lori and David London
This large jar is ovular in shape, with four lines carved across its horizontal axis periodically. The jar shape turns inward from the third line from the bottom. where the fourth line serves as the base of the neck of the jar opening. The natural ash glaze is not applied evenly, but looks as ip it dripped down the sides of the jar in some areas.
Kōyama Kiyoko
Large Jar
1995 – 2005
Gift of the artist
A print of a wooden table containing a cup and a vase.
Jasper Johns (American (North American))
Gift of Gertrude Kasle
A vessel of bleached wood. From a narrow base, the vessel widens gradually. Near the top it begans to narrow gradually then narrows quickly on a nearly horizontal plane to a very small mouth. The surface, apart from the smooth lip of the mouth, is finely textured with vertical scoring.<br />
light-colored wood vase with textured hatching across surfaces
John Jordan
Boxelder Vessel
Gift of Robert M. and Lillian Montalto Bohlen