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Japanese (Japanese (culture or style))
Water Container
19th century
Transfer from the School of Art and the College of Architecture and Urban Planning.
1997/1.217

Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Embroidery fragments (containers and fans)
20th century
Gift of Doris and Herbert Sloan
1998/2.40.1

Japanese (Japanese (culture or style))
Water Container with Wide Mouth
19th century
Transfer from the School of Art and the College of Architecture and Urban Planning.
1997/1.216

Tuareg
Container for liquids with four nozzles
early 1900s - early 1980s
Gift of Prof. and Mrs. Horace M. Miner
1984/1.313
Globular container with small circular base and lid. Two holes are tunneled through the lid traveling vertically down the sides of the container. A thick piece of fiber is tied through the holes and knotted at each end. Triangular and diamond geometric designs are carved throughout the entire container.
Kuba (Kuba (Democratic Republic of Congo style))
Powder Flask
20th century
Gift and partial purchase from the estate of Kurt Delbanco in honor of Nicholas Delbanco
2017/1.651A-B
Globular container with circular base and cone-shaped lid. There are two tunnel-like holes symmetrically opposing, another vertically traveling through the lid down the sides of the container. Large looping circular patterns with small diamond grids are carved across the entire container.
Kuba (Kuba (Democratic Republic of Congo style))
Powder Flask
20th century
Gift and partial purchase from the estate of Kurt Delbanco in honor of Nicholas Delbanco
2017/1.650A-B
Egg shaped container with removable top. There is a thin metal cable running through the top of the container down opposing sides connecting the top to the body of the vessel. The whole container is covered with grid-like geometric patterns.
Kuba (Kuba (Democratic Republic of Congo style))
Powder Flask
20th century
Gift and partial purchase from the estate of Kurt Delbanco in honor of Nicholas Delbanco
2017/1.681

Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Embroidery fragments (containers and fans)
20th century
Gift of Doris and Herbert Sloan
1998/2.40.2
A large stoneware jar with a slightly tapered body, wide shoulders and a wide flaring mouth.  There are smaller jars stacked on top, getting progressively smaller, topped with a hipped roof mimicking contemporary architectural features and additional architectural features such as towers around the mouth and a plethora of assorted figures, birds, and cosmological animals applied around the top half of the vessel.  It is covered in a grey-green celadon glaze. 
Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Funerary Jar
265 – 317
Museum purchase made possible by a gift from William and Martha Steen
2000/1.39

Josef Hoffmann
Lamp Base
1920 – 1925
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William Muschenheim
1962/1.102
This pitcher has a raised design of plants that extends from the base up to the handle and spout.  The matte glaze ranges from brown to peach to red.
Markham Art Pottery
Pitcher
1904 – 1913
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. E. Thurston Thieme, from the collection of Professor and Mrs. Hugo Paul Thieme, March 26, 2007
2007/1.98
This small square vase has a body with a raised pattern and a matte glaze of orange and brown colors.
Markham Art Pottery
Square low vase
1904 – 1913
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. E. Thurston Thieme, from the collection of Professor and Mrs. Hugo Paul Thieme, March 26, 2007
2007/1.97
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