100 UMMA Objects
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American (American (North American))
Side Chair (one of a pair)
Gift of Colonel and Mrs. Thomas M. Spaulding
1967/2.32

Japanese (Japanese (culture or style))
Tansu (Chest)
19th century
Gift of Bruce and Inta Hasenkamp and Museum purchase made possible by Elder and Mrs. Sang-Yong Nam
2004/1.312

Thai
Mirror on Stand
1800 – 1932
Gift of Doris Duke's Southeast Asian Art Collection
2005/1.474A&B
Wooden table with a dodecagon table top and rounded out legs.<br />
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This dog-legged tray-table has its name derived from the shape of its curved legs which resemble those of dogs. The table top and its raised brim are made from the same single piece of thick board. Aprons between the legs, immediately under the table top, are not shaped in identical proportion, as they were initially made long and were shortened where it was needed. Bamboo pegs are driven into the table top to join it with the aprons, and the stretchers are nailed to the legs by nails driven in from the bottom.
<p>[Korean Collection, University of Michigan Museum of Art (2017) p. 258]</p>
Korean (Korean (culture or style))
Wooden Table
1850 – 1950
Gift of Ok Ja Chang and the Chang Family
2009/2.34
A large rectangular brass-colored metal bar lock, similar to a u-bar lock, meant to use as a lock for a chest.<br />
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This pipe-shaped lock is made of nickel. The key has been lost. The protruding part at the left end is decorated with six incised rings/
<p>[Korean Collection, University of Michigan Museum of Art (2017), 246]</p>
Korean (Korean (culture or style))
Lock for Chest
1850 – 1950
Gift of Ok Ja Chang and the Chang Family
2009/2.59
A large rectangular metal bar lock, similar to a u-bar lock fitted with a key made up of two metal strips in the shape of a wedge, meant to use as a lock for a chest.<br />
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Pipe-shaped locks such as these were used for locking boxes and chests. Their keys have been lost. Each of their bodies was made by forging two plates before soldering them together.
<p>[Korean Collection, University of Michigan Museum of Art (2017), 246]</p>
Korean (Korean (culture or style))
Lock for Chest
1850 – 1950
Gift of Ok Ja Chang and the Chang Family
2009/2.61
A round metal lock meant to lock a chest. The front of the metal disc is decorated with a line carving of a Korean character surrounded by multiple carved circles, but leave a rim of undecorated metal around its edges.<br />
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This lock opens when the key is inserted into the hole at the bottom. Locks of this type were used for locking chests or stacked chests. The key has been lost. The Chinese character &ldquo;longevity (壽)&rdquo; is incised on the center of the upper surface against ringmat ground.
<p>[Korean Collection, University of Michigan Museum of Art (2017), 247]</p>
Korean (Korean (culture or style))
Lock for Chest
1850 – 1950
Gift of Ok Ja Chang and the Chang Family
2009/2.87
Side chair consisting of separate trapezoidal seat and back mounted on a four-legged metal frame.
Charles Eames;Ray Eames (American (North American);American (North American))
DCM (Dining Chair Metal)
1945 – 1946
Bequest of Herbert W. and Susan L. Johe
2012/1.288
White armchair consisting of a single plastic "shell" mounted on a black, four-legged metal base (an "H" base).
Charles Eames (American (North American))
DAX (Dining height Armshell X base) Chair
1948 – 1957
Bequest of Herbert W. and Susan L. Johe
2012/1.289
Cream-colored side chair consisting of a single plastic "shell" mounted on a black, four-legged metal base (an "H" base).
Charles Eames;Ray Eames (American (North American);American (North American))
DSX (Dining height Sideshell X base) Chair
1948 – 1957
Bequest of Herbert W. and Susan L. Johe
2012/1.291
Cantilever chair frame formed by a continuous line of thin steel tubing (connected under the seat with an additional piece of tubular steel), with separate lengths of black canvas wrapped around it at the seat and back.
Marcel Breuer
Chair (model B33)
1932 – 1938
Bequest of Herbert W. and Susan L. Johe
2012/1.285
A table with painted metal legs and frame. The top is covered in shells, some gold-painted. A glass top covers the surface of the table.
Michele Oka Doner (American (North American))
Autobiographical Table II
1975 – 1985
Bequest of Gertrude Kasle
2016/2.106
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