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Artist Unknown - South American
Bird Shaped Whistle
Gift of Toshiko Ogita in memory of Tomoo Ogita
1987/1.291
A small stoneware bowl on a foot ring with an everted flat rim. The exterior is carved to represent lotus petals, the interior molded with two fish. The bowl is covered in a green craqueleur celadon glaze.
Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Bowl
13th century
Gift of Toshiko Ogita in memory of Tomoo Ogita
1987/1.292
A small porcelain hemispherical cup with slightly everted rim, on a footring; cup is covered in a white glaze. 
Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Cup
1368 – 1644
Gift of Toshiko Ogita in memory of Tomoo Ogita
1987/1.297
Small porcelain bowl with thick vessel walls, somewhat coarse exterior, and bluish glaze.<br />
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Produced in a regional private kiln in the late 19th century, this white porcelain bowl is has a bright-colored clay body and a wide foot. Sand spur marks are left on the rim of the foot as well as on the inner base, because it was stacked among other bowls, separated by sand supports, in the kiln. It is coated with white opaque glaze and features many pinholes on the outer base due to crawling of glaze.<br />
[Korean Collection, University of Michigan Museum of Art (2014) p.163]
Korean (Korean (culture or style))
Small bowl
19th century
Gift of Toshiko Ogita in memory of Tomoo Ogita
1987/1.308
A wide, shallow stoneware bowl on a footring with an everted rim with articulation.  The exterior is carved with lotus petals and covered in a gray-green celadon glaze.
Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Bowl
14th century
Gift of Toshiko Ogita in memory of Tomoo Ogita
1987/1.306
A round stoneware bowl on a footring with slightly everted rim.  It is carved on the outside to resemble lotus flowers and incised on the inside with floral meander.  It is covered in a gray-green celadon glaze, with gold lacquer repair.
Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Bowl
11th century
Gift of Toshiko Ogita in memory of Tomoo Ogita
1987/1.307

Japanese (Japanese (culture or style))
Short Necked Vase
5000 BCE
Gift of Toshiko Ogita in memory of Tomoo Ogita
1987/1.281
An earthenware figure of a small bird, seated with head raised and resting on its tail, stretched out behind. The figure is covered in amber and green glazes. 
Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Small bird
618 – 906
Gift of Toshiko Ogita in memory of Tomoo Ogita
1987/1.289

Japanese (Japanese (culture or style))
Ewer,
19th century
Gift of Toshiko Ogita in memory of Tomoo Ogita
1987/1.295

Japanese (Japanese (culture or style))
Suiteki, water dropper in shape of flower and leaf
17th century
Gift of Toshiko Ogita in memory of Tomoo Ogita
1987/1.309
It has a flat base, globular body and straight neck with an everted rim. The color is dark grayish-blue.<br />
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This is a blue-gray, high-fired stoneware cup with a handle. The mouth of the cup is slightly splayed and has a narrow, rounded rim. The body is widest at its center where a semicircular handle is attached vertically. The inner and outer surfaces show faint traces of rotation and water smoothing. The base is wide and flat and has no foot.
<p>[Korean Collection, University of Michigan Museum of Art (2017) p. 70]</p>
Korean (Korean (culture or style))
Cup with small handle
400 – 599
Gift of Toshiko Ogita in memory of Tomoo Ogita
1987/1.310
A conical bowl with a direct rim on a footing, covered in a gray-green celadon glaze with a very fine craqueleur.
Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Bowl
11th century
Gift of Toshiko Ogita in memory of Tomoo Ogita
1987/1.301
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