65 UMMA Objects
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Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Mirror, Dragon and Tiger type
9794 BCE – 220 CE
Museum purchase for the James Marshall Plumer Memorial Collection
1961/2.69
A red earthenware, tall jar with a bulbous body, straight flaring neck with direct rim, and tall, slightly flared foot ring, with appliqué bands around the body and rim, and two animal mask decorations holding rings on opposing sides of the belly. It is covered in a green lead glaze with iridescence and calcification.
Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Jar
206 BCE – 220 CE
Museum purchase for the James Marshall Plumer Memorial Collection
1964/2.67
This buff stoneware jar rises up from a tall foot ring in an elongated globular body with lobes tapering towards the mouth. It has incised decoration and five tubes evenly spaced, protruding upwards from the shoulder. The mouth is covered with a high domed lid, incised, and topped with a lotus bud finial. It is covered in an olive green celadon glaze.
Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Covered Five-tube Jar
10th century
Museum purchase for the James Marshall Plumer Memorial Collection
1961/2.87A&B

Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Bodhisattva, possibly Padmapani, seated in lalitasana and holding a lotus bud in the left hand: part of a Buddhist altar group
618 – 907
Museum purchase for the James Marshall Plumer Memorial Collection
1961/2.71
A thin, small porcelain plate with a flat bottom, flaring sides and a direct rim on a footring. The interior has an incised decoration of bands of lotus petals and a key fret pattern. It is covered in a white glaze with bluish tinge, with the rim unglazed.
Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Saucer
960 – 1279
Museum purchase for the James Marshall Plumer Memorial Collection
1964/2.75

Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Buddha, seated in the pralambapadasana pose (with legs pendant), in abhaya mudra
600 – 799
Museum purchase for the James Marshall Plumer Memorial Collection
1964/2.92

Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Mirror, Huai Valley type
9229 BCE
Museum purchase for the James Marshall Plumer Memorial Collection
1961/2.58

Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Halberd
9229 BCE
Museum purchase for the James Marshall Plumer Memorial Collection
1964/2.86

Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Buddha or Maitreya, seated in cross-legged pose, on dias with incised incense burner and figures of two donors
567 – 599
Museum purchase for the James Marshall Plumer Memorial Collection
1961/2.75
A conical stoneware bowl on a tall foot ring, the exterior wall fluted, covered in a craqueleur gray-green celadon glaze. 
Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Bowl
13th century
Museum purchase for the James Marshall Plumer Memorial Collection
1964/2.73
Shiva sits with his consort on a double lotus pedestal.  He has six arms, his right three are in varada mudra [a giving gesture], holds a rosary and an arrow.  His left arms cup his consorts left breast and hold a lotus flower and a bow.  He sits in royal ease, with one leg pendant.  He wears bracelets, armlets, necklaces, earrings, and a sacred thread that stretches form his left shoulder down past his waist.  On his head he wears an elaborate jatamukuta, a crown interlaced with his matted locks.  Parvati sits upon his knee with one leg tucked under her and the other pendant.  She is also adorned with jewelry, but wears a more modest diadem at the front of her head.<br />
Indian (Indian (South Asian))
Uma-Maheshvara, a seated Shiva and Parvati (Uma)
12th century
Museum purchase for the James Marshall Plumer Memorial Collection
1964/2.85

Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Mirror, Huai Valley type
9229 BCE
Museum purchase for the James Marshall Plumer Memorial Collection
1961/2.61
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