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Carved wooden architectural fragment consisting of a standing figure, smiling and wearing a large headdress and large earrings. It holds a rope or staff in both hands. A square hollow is drilled or carved into each shoulder. 
Indian (Indian (South Asian))
Door Guardian
18th century
Gift of Professor Walter M. and Nesta R. Spink
2017/2.133
Firescreen consists of a rectangular metal frame with glass and metal elements set in rectangular (largely geometric) framing patterns around a central panel of white and purple vertical glass rods. Along the bottom is a border of white, amber, and green glass circular elements in a more naturalistic pattern evoking grapes.
Louis Comfort Tiffany
Firescreen from the entrance hall of the Henry O. Havemeyer house, New York
1890 – 1891
University purchase 1930, transferred to the Museum of Art
1986.146.10
Abstract design within a rectangular metal frame consisting of vertical glass rods of milky white and smoky greenish glass. Holding those rods in place are diagonally-woven silvered flat metal strips.
Louis Comfort Tiffany
Air return grill from the Henry O. Havemeyer house, New York
1890 – 1891
University purchase 1930, transferred to the Museum of Art, 1986.146.7
1986.146.7
Four prints, identical, long piece of wood with repeating pattern.
Spanish
Lintel Fragments (From a set of 5)
1500 – 1699
Gift of the Estate of Mary Chase Stratton
1961/2.6A
A fragment of a stone slab, originally a facing on the drum of a small stupa, carved with a narrative scene.  In this relief, he is converting devotees of the fire god Agni, the three ascetic Kasyapa brothers and their disciples. In this narrative, the Buddha asked to spend the night in the fire temple of Uruvilva Kasyapa. The temple’s fire god worshipers thought the fearsome fire serpent that dwelled within the temple would vanquish the Buddha.  Instead, the fiery radiance of the meditating Buddha overwhelmed the serpent, who crawled into the Buddha’s alms bowl; the defeated snake appears in this sculpture below the Buddha. Meanwhile, the dazzling radiance the Buddha emits has been mistaken for flames and a fire brigade using ladders and pots of water has been formed to put out the fire, as can be seen here. Seated in the posture and gesture of meditation, the Buddha’s calm presence is in contrast to the action unfolding around him. The three Kasyapa brothers, with their beards and matted hair, are at the bo
Artist Unknown, Gandhara (Ancient Pakistan and Afghanistan)
Scene from the life of the Buddha: Buddha triumphs over the fire snake at the Fire Temple of Uruvilva Kasyapa (architectural fragment)
200 – 232
Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund
1972/2.41

French (French (culture or style))
Capital with vines and mask
1125 – 1150
Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford, CT, Bequest of Henry Schnakenberg
LTL2009.2.1
Four prints, identical, long piece of wood with repeating pattern and a border.
Spanish
Lintel Fragments (From a set of 5)
1500 – 1699
Gift of the Estate of Mary Chase Stratton
1961/2.6C
Four prints, deeper on one side and more faint towards the other, long piece of wood with repeating pattern.
Spanish
Lintel Fragments (From a set of 5)
1500 – 1699
Gift of the Estate of Mary Chase Stratton
1961/2.6E
Triangular stone architectual fragment. One side is decorated with carvings creating round and V-shaped elements.
Indian (Indian (South Asian))
Architectural Fragment
Gift of Professor Walter M. and Nesta R. Spink
2015/2.127
One of a pair of windows with a highly regular, rectilinear, although asymetric, design in both clear and colored glass.  The window has an oak frame.  Its design consists of vertical and horizontal bands of green and amber colorerd glass at the top and bottom of window; along one side are colored squares of glass, and along the other is a chevron-shaped column of glass. The overall effect is of colored pieces of glass suspended within a clear window, subdivided by abstract bands and patterns of lead caming.
Frank Lloyd Wright (American (North American))
One of a Pair of Casement Windows from the Darwin Martin House, Buffalo, NY
1904
Museum Purchase
1968/2.52
This mosaic panel depicts flowers and tendrils against a background with both a chevron pattern and a round flower-like patten.  Along either side is a tapering beige element that is half of a blade of a plant; when joined with another panel, they create a full plant blade.  [fragment]
Louis Comfort Tiffany
Element from a mosiac frieze, entrance hall of the H.O. Havemeyer House New York (one of 10 elements)
1890 – 1891
University purchase 1930, transferred to the Museum of Art, 1986.146.8F
1986.146.8F
This mosaic panel depicts flowers and tendrils against a background with both a chevron pattern and a round flower-like patten.  Along either side is a tapering beige element that is half of a blade of a plant; when joined with another panel, they create a full plant blade.  [fragment]
Louis Comfort Tiffany
Element from a mosiac frieze, entrance hall of the H.O. Havemeyer House New York (one of 10 elements)
1890 – 1891
University purchase 1930, transferred to the Museum of Art, 1986.146.8G
1986.146.8G
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