69 UMMA Objects
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Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Mirror, TLV type
9794 BCE – 220 CE
Museum purchase for the James Marshall Plumer Memorial Collection
1961/2.57
In this painting, a mischievous demon is depicted in priest’s garb begging for alms.
Japanese (Japanese (culture or style))
Ôtsu-e: Demon soliciting alms (Oni no nembutsu)
18th century
Museum purchase for the James Marshall Plumer Memorial Collection
1964/2.102
This is a collection of various flower studies in ink and color on paper. There is a variety of subjects ranging from ferns, Japanese morning glories, cherry blossoms, persimmons, and Japanese poppies. Some have no color and are outlined in black ink while others are completely colored in. Many of the drawings also have descriptions of the subject and are written in the traditional vertical form. The front page of the handscroll has blue ink coming from above and purple ink below in a cloud-like, mound-shaped two-layer design.
Japanese (Japanese (culture or style))
Sketches of Flowers: 25 compositions
1695
Museum purchase for the James Marshall Plumer Memorial Collection
1962/2.31

Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Mirror, “Illumination” type
9794 BCE – 220 CE
Museum purchase for the James Marshall Plumer Memorial Collection
1964/2.100

Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Mirror, "Marriage type" (with lobed rim and paired design motifs)
600 – 799
Museum purchase for the James Marshall Plumer Memorial Collection
1961/2.62
A thin conical porcelain bowl with a direct rim on a footring and an interior with incised cloud-like decoration. It is covered in a white glaze with bluish tinge.
Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Bowl
960 – 1279
Museum purchase for the James Marshall Plumer Memorial Collection
1964/2.74
A gray earthenware head from a horse sculpture; its strong muscular neck holding its narrow head high. It is vividly sculpted to show the musculature of the horse's face with flaring nostrils and an open mouth showing its tongue. It has deep set and bulging eyes, ears pointing forward and a flowing mane. It is covered in red mineral pigment. 
Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Horse Head
25 – 220
Museum purchase for the James Marshall Plumer Memorial Collection
1964/2.79
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

Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Mirror, Huai Valley type
9229 BCE
Museum purchase for the James Marshall Plumer Memorial Collection
1961/2.64
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
1961/2.83
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