62 UMMA Objects
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J.T. Abernathy
1923 – 1969
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Peter Korwin
It is a round, stoneware plate. Clay is red covered with mottled grayish glaze and painted with underglaze iron and white slip. Imperfection of clay was resulted in occasional bumps on surface. Six spur marks are visible on the bottom. Slab is roughly cut (deliberately); the plate is in slightly convex shape. Artist’s seal with underglaze iron appears on the bottom.
Arakawa Toyozô
Plate with white plum blossom design
1955 – 1965
Gift of the artist

Samuel Haile
1909 – 1948
Gift of Miss Catherine B. Heller

Japanese (Japanese (culture or style))
Blue-and-white plate with painting of figures in a landscape
1680 – 1690
Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund
Small round ceramic plate. Brown and green, mostly a matte finish.
Old Mashiko Ware
Small Plate
1867 – 1966
Gift of Ann Holmes
Large round plate with rough surface and a gloss footed base. Brown bamoo sumie on rust color matte glaze ground with grog bits added to clay, fired on nine kiln struts.
Takeda Toshio
Medium Sized Plate
Gift of Ann Holmes
Square plate with brown interior and a gray mishima-style border along the edge.
Shimaoka Tatsuzo (Japanese (culture or style))
Square Plate
20th century
Gift of Hubert and Norene Zernickow
Brown round plate with concentric white circles and dots on the interior. 
Shimaoka Tatsuzo (Japanese (culture or style))
Round Ceramic Plate
20th century
Gift of Hubert and Norene Zernickow
Plate with color variations in yellow, red, green, orange, blue, and blage. Image on front shows three levels, each its own scene. The top shows a figure fighting a creature resembling a lion with onlookers. The second level shows five figures on a box, the third layer shows three figures and two peacocks.
Indian (Indian (South Asian))
Hanging Plate
1900 – 1949
Gift of Professor Walter M. and Nesta R. Spink
'Ueberlauf' on rim running design, in center a blossom; paste: buff, fine, medium-hard; glaze: glossy, fine crackle top glaze, over cream slip on interior and exterior except bottom part. Fired upside down (tripod on interior) and upright. Colors are green, yellow, aubergine, green-white. Slightly restored.
Iranian (Iranian)
Plate with tri-colored glaze
10th century
Museum Purchase
This ceramic plate contains negative white designs of a cross at center surrounded by a band of floral motifs at the rim. The plate is a gray-white porcelain whit glossy glaze and wide crackle. The colors used are primarily gray and white. The object was fired upright and is slightly restored. It probably dates to the Shah Abbas Safavid period. 
Iranian (Iranian)
Shallow plate with floral rim design on broad rim
1700 – 1899
Museum Purchase
This glazed plate is attributed to the Safavid period in Iran. The interior decoration consists of yellow splashes on a glossy red-brown glaze. 
Iranian (Iranian)
Plate with deep red-brown glaze spashed with yellow (cracked)
1600 – 1899
Museum Purchase