50 UMMA Objects
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Oval-shaped piece of veined, green Swedish marble standing on one of its narrow ends. Three holes of different sizes penetrate into the object's center. The holes are painted in a semi-gloss black and matte white.
Dame Barbara Hepworth (British (modern))
Sphere with Colour (Grey and White)
Museum Purchase
An earthenware figure of a man wears pants and a long coat with tight sleeves and a wide collar belted at the waist. He stands on a square platform with one hand raised. His face has a wide nose, big eyes, and big lips; his hair is pleated down the middle and braided around his head. The coat is colored in amber and green glazes. 
Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Central Asian Groom
618 – 906
Transfer from the College of Architecture and Design
A gray earthenware head from a horse sculpture; its strong muscular neck holding its narrow head high. It is vividly sculpted to show the musculature of the horse's face with flaring nostrils and an open mouth showing its tongue. It has deep set and bulging eyes, ears pointing forward and a flowing mane. It is covered in red mineral pigment. 
Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Horse Head
25 – 220
Museum purchase for the James Marshall Plumer Memorial Collection
This is an earthenware standing figure of a military official or warrior. He wears Tang dynasty styled armor including a helmet, elbow-length gauntlets, a cuirass with plaques, and taces, worn over a long tunic, loose pants, and boots.  His arm is raised to hold a weapon, and he stands on a rock-styled base, which is covered in amber, green, and cream glazes. The head of the figure is unglazed with traces of mineral pigment. 
Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
667 – 732
Transfer from the College of Architecture and Design
A tabletop sculpture of a large structure and a man at the corner. The man is nude from the chest to his legs but his face and feet are wrapped in cloth. The whole sculpture is painted with red, black-brown and gold, with strong and visible brush marks. The artists's signature is chiseled into the two corner of the sculpture with the date "S di Giusti / 80".
Sergio De Giusti (Italian (culture or style))
Polychrome Metope
Gift of H. David Zucca
This sculpture has a rectangular metal base supporting a gray stone and bronze rod, which together support a curved rectangular bronze element. A yellow glass wheel with a square radial and protruding dimples tops the work. 
Herb Babcock (American (North American))
Pillared #5
Gift of Carol Wilke in honor of Manuel and Joan Jacobs
This sculpture has a series of intersecting steel sheets with jagged edges to create a single figure.
Arthur Gibbons (American (North American))
Gift of Jack A. and Noreen Rounick
A stoneware globular bodied ewer with a narrow, flaring neck and dish-shaped mouth, a curved handle extending from the rim to the shoulder, a spout in the form of a chicken head, and two lug handles on the shoulder.  It is covered in a dark brown-black glaze. 
Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Chicken Head Ewer
317 – 439
Gift of Ping and Zenobia Lee
A wood carving of a woman holding an apple over her head.
Andre Dimanche
Eve with Apple
20th century
Gift of Dr. James L. Curtis
Terracotta pipe bowl in a cylindrical shape. The body of the bowl is covered with 'spider-motif' decorations knobs. Another smaller, cylindrical projection—where the pipe stem would attach—is undecorated. 
Pipe Bowl
1900 – 1950
Gift of Dr. James and Vivian Curtis
A delicately detailed sculpture featuring a circular base and sharply angled platform supporting a clover-shaped display with a cradle-like centerpiece. On top of this structure rests another smaller clover-shaped design attached separately by its ringed base.
11th century
Gift of Professor Walter M. and Nesta R. Spink
This red earthenware head on a thin neck has a petite nose, mouth, and eyes with soft, full cheeks. The figure's hair is pulled up on top of its head, above its two ears. Traces of polychrome pigment remain, showing that the eyes were once painted in detail. 
Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
206 BCE – 220 CE
Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund