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Indian (Indian (South Asian))
900 – 1199
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Leo S. Figiel and Dr. and Mrs. Steven J. Figiel
This capital, based upon the Roman composite order, features stylized acanthus leaves and rinceau on the bell of the capital, which terminates in a band of bead-and-reel motif on the astragal. This, in turn, is capped by an echinus decorated with three fleurons and vine rinceau on each face as well as four projecting volutes also decorated with rinceau and fleurons. Originally the bell of the capital had two tiers of acanthus leaves, but the capital has been cropped below the top of the first tier and the tips of the leaves, which once curved outward from the surface of the capital, have been sheared off.
Capital from the palace-city of Medinat al-Zahara with stylized acanthus leaves, vine rinceau and fleurons
936 – 1010
Transfer from the College of Architecture

French (French (culture or style))
Relief Panel with the Lamb of God ("Agnus Dei")
1133 – 1166
Lent by Dumbarton Oaks, Washington, D.C.
A elief of the baby Krishan being taken across the Jumna River on top of the head of his father. The father and baby are in the lower right corner of the frieze, with the image of a tail following them going diagonally behind.
Indian (Indian (South Asian))
Baby Krishna Taken by His Father across the Jumna River
20th century
Gift of Professor Walter M. and Nesta R. Spink

Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Bodhisattva Avalokitesvara (Chinese, Guanyin) with a willow branch and vase
618 – 907
Gift of Mrs. Caroline I. Plumer for the James Marshall Plumer Collection
Engaged capital carved in grayish, coarse sandstone (arkose). The bell-shaped drum is decorated with a pattern of vine rinceau that encircles palmette leaves in a roughly symmetrical arrangement on each face of the capital. These ornamental plant forms are deeply undercut to highlight the pattern in sharp relief. A pair of volutes decorated with vertical striations springs from the vine rinceau in the upper portion of each face of the capital. A rosette enclosed in a circle appears at the top edge of the center of each face of the capital, above the point where the branches of the volutes diverge.
French (French (culture or style))
Engaged capital with vine rinceau, palmette leaves, and rosettes
1100 – 1125
Museum Purchase
Marble relief in round "shadow box" with glass.
Robert Cushing
Portrait of Randolph Rogers (1825-1892)
Gift of the Honorable C.C. Trowbridge
A fragment of a stucco relief sculpture.
Artist Unknown, Gandhara (Ancient Pakistan and Afghanistan)
Buddha, seated in the padmasana pose, in dhyana mudra, attended by Indra
100 – 399
Museum purchase for the James Marshall Plumer Memorial Collection
A three-quarter length angel, robustly carved in high relief, emerges from a cloud bank on the curved inner face of the console. The outer face of the console bears a tightly wound vine scroll carved in shallower relief with a bird at its center. The bird grasps the vine with its left leg while stretching back to grasp a cluster of grapes in its beak.
French (French (culture or style))
Console with bird in vine scroll, rinceau, and angel
1150 – 1175
Museum Purchase
A reduction featuring the raised image of a woman and man sitting at a table. The woman leans on the table and the man reads a paper.
Augustus Saint-Gaudens (American (North American))
Mildred and William Dean Howells
1897 – 1898
Gift of John H. Dryfhout (Rackham, 1966) in honor of the University's 200th Anniversary
This intricate stele has a large Varaha in the center.  He is in the archer’s stance, with his right leg extended and his left leg bent resting on a lotus held up by a male and female snake figures. They have human bodies from the waist up and knotted snake bodies below.  Varaha has a human body with the head of a boar, his head thrown back supporting the figure of the earth goddess who holds on to his snout.  A lotus leaf acts as an umbrella over his head.  Three of his four arms are intact with his right one at his hip holding a broken lotus, only the stem survives, and the two left hands holding a conch at his chest and a discus at his knee.  The broken arm held the club and the top of it is still visible next to the pavilion on the left over his shoulder.  Besides the two snake figures, three figures stand on the base to either side, the other one female, while the others are male.  The inner two hold the conch and discus and can be considered shankhapurausha and cakrapurusha, the personifications of the
Indian (Indian (South Asian))
Vishnu as Varaha, the Cosmic Boar
10th century
Museum Purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund

Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Buddha, seated in the padmasana pose, in dhyana mudra, flanked by two donor figures and with a mandorla of the seven Buddhas of the past (fragment of a stele)
500 – 550
Gift of Mrs. Caroline I. Plumer for the James Marshall Plumer Collection
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