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Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Halberd
8973 BCE
The Oliver J. Todd Memorial Collection
1974/1.148

Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
One of Four-panel Screen Depicting the Seasons
1867 – 1899
Gift of S.W. Hoobler in memory of his parents, Madge Sibley, BA 1904, and Doctor B. Raymond Hoobler
1982/2.41.2

Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Medicine Bottle
1600 – 1899
Gift of Marybelle B. Hanna
2001/1.362

Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Spearhead with a four-character inscription
8973 BCE
The Oliver J. Todd Memorial Collection
1974/1.141
Almost life size, this stylized face was probably placed upon a shaft and used as a religious standard at a temple.  The face consists of almost a perfect circle with large ears to either side.  His mouth is open showing tiny saw tooth like teeth with large canines at either end.  His eyes are large and wide open with huge circular pupils and a heavy eyebrows and luxurious moustache. Horizontal lines on his forehead are signs of a follower of Shiva.<br />
Indian (Indian (South Asian))
Bhairava (?), head
18th century
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Leo S. Figiel and Dr. and Mrs. Steven J. Figiel.
1977/2.103

Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Ge (ceremonial dagger-axe)
8700 BCE
The Oliver J. Todd Memorial Collection
1974/1.178

Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
One of Four-panel Screen Depicting the Seasons
1867 – 1899
Gift of S.W. Hoobler in memory of his parents, Madge Sibley, BA 1904, and Doctor B. Raymond Hoobler
1982/2.41.4

Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Jian (sword) with broken handle
9700 BCE
Gift of F. Karel Wiest
1981/2.72
This phallic representation of the god Shiva appears as a columnar head placed on a base with two rounded moldings on top of a series of square ones.  His neck is fully cylindrical and the face is modeled on that cylinder.  The eyes are wide open and a bow shaped eyebrow curves over them.  He has a flared nose and luxuriant moustache over a narrow but full lips and a short ball like chin.  A ‘U’ shaped element consisting of lines and a pearl motif probably represents his beard, perhaps held up in a tight net.  His forehead is decorated with three raise lines that go straight across and his crown is basically flat over his hear decorated with a bunch of peak forms in the center with a finial surmounting the whole.  His ears fan out almost like handles to a jar and are decorated with stylized arabesques.  A five-headed snake hood rises behind the head and has a rib down its center and scale motives incised towards the bottom an ‘S’ shapes t denote the cobra ‘eyes’ to each side.<br />
Indian (Indian (South Asian))
Mukha-Linga
19th century
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Leo S. Figiel and Dr. and Mrs. Steven J. Figiel
1981/2.52A

Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Winged beast (mythical animal): support for post
20th century
Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund
1986/2.102
A 'mani' or prayer wheel, a common ritual object used in Tibetan Buddhism: a device made a handle (here a simple wooden stick) supporting a hollow cylindrical drum on a spindle. A small metal weight, attached to one one side of the drum with a cord, allows the wheel to spin with a slight rotation of the wrist. The drum in his case is of hammered metal, with incised patterns of Buddhist auspicious symbols.
Tibetan (Tibetan (culture or style))
Prayer Wheel (Mani Wheel)
1833 – 1932
Gift of the Estate of Maxine W. Kunstadter in memory of Sigmund Kunstadter, Class of 1922
1983/1.423

Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Dagger
8700 BCE
The Oliver J. Todd Memorial Collection
1974/1.147
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