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Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Scholars under the Juniper Tree
15th century
Gift of William Muschenheim
1983/2.140
This icon painting depicts the bodhisattva Monju seated cross-legged on lotus on top of a lion. The figure holds a vajra sword, and is dressed in flowing robes with golden jewelry. Two circular mandorlas surround the figure. 
Japanese (Japanese (culture or style))
Bodhisattva Mañjusri (J. Monju Bosatsu), seated on a lion
15th century
Bequest of Margaret Watson Parker
1954/1.207
This star-shaped ceramic tile is decorated with floral patterns and shapes. This kind of tile seems to be very popular in the 15th and 16th centuries of the Iranian Islamic world. The relief decoration is moulded and unglazed while the ground is glazed in blues with black underglaze and covered with a clear overglaze. 
Iranian (Iranian)
Star-shaped tile with molded floral design
1400 – 1599
Transfer from the College of Architecture and Design
1972/2.135

Thai
Head of a Buddha
15th century
Anonymous Gift
1975/1.67

Thai
Head of a Buddha
15th century
Gift of Doris and Ed Wiener
1977/2.27
A porcelain hemispherical bowl with direct rim on a footring, the interior base is painted to depict a lion playing with a ball that looks like a coin, surrounded by a flowing ribbon. The bowl is covered in a clear glaze. 
Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Bowl
1368 – 1644
Gift of Mr. Jennis R. Galloway through the Friends of the Museum of Art
1972/1.155

Italian
Velvet
1450 – 1500
The Paul Leroy Grigaut Memorial Collection
1972/2.292A

Italian
Velvet
1450 – 1500
The Paul Leroy Grigaut Memorial Collection
1972/2.292C

Italian
Velvet
1450 – 1500
The Paul Leroy Grigaut Memorial Collection
1972/2.292D

Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Mirror
1368 – 1644
The Oliver J. Todd Memorial Collection
1974/1.206

Iranian (Iranian)
Bowl
1300 – 1499
Museum Purchase
1957/1.72
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
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