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Andrea Boscoli (Italian (culture or style))
Four Episodes in the Life of a Saint
16th century
Purchased from the Estate of Edward Sonnenschein
1970/2.75

Albrecht Altdorfer
Maxmilian and the Knights of St. George Vowing a Crusade against the Turks
1480 – 1538
Gift of Jean Paul Slusser
1960/1.167

Sekino Jun'chiro
Portrait of a Boy: Sean …
960 – 1970
Gift of Gilbert M. Frimet
2004/1.148
Many dishes of this kind were produced in Jeollanam-do. The inner and outer surfaces of this dish have been coated in a thick layer of white slip. On the reverse side, slip has only been painted on the upper part, leaving exposed clay body towards the bottom. Seven spur marks remain on both the inner bottom and on the foot. Much slip has peeled off from the outer surface, which also features a large number of pinholes.<br />
[Korean Collection, University of Michigan Museum of Art (2014) p.157]
Korean (Korean (culture or style))
Ido chawan or shallow bowl
16th century
Gift of Bruce and Inta Hasenkamp and Museum purchase made possible by Elder and Mrs. Sang-Yong Nam
2004/1.272
An earthenware sancai three-color glazed figure of a man wearing a long green robe and tall black hat. He is carrying an amber-glazed rectangular box over the top of an amber-glazed tasseled sash that covers his hands, and is standing on a green- and amber-glazed octagonal dais. His face is painted in polychrome mineral pigments, and his head was sculpted separately from the body.
Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Male Attendant
1368 – 1644
Gift of Jiu-Hwa Lo Upshur
2009/2.105A&B
​A stoneware flat bottomed plate on a footring with a wide flaring sides and a direct rim.  The base is carved with a chrysanthemum and the sides with a peony meander.  It is covered in a green celadon glaze. This plate is a pair with 2002/2.5.
Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Plate
16th century
Gift of the William T. and Dora G. Hunter Collection
2002/2.6

Indonesian
Head of a Buddha
16th century
Gift of Stephen H. and Patricia O. Spurr from the Henry Jewett Greene Collection
2000/1.26
Crouching or seated female figure with an elongated face that tilts backwards. The figure is holding her breasts and has a distended stomach and deep navel. 
Sierra Leonean (Sierra Leonean)
Female Figure
1400 – 1699
Gift of Leah and John Atwater
2016/1.241
An excerpt from the Lotus Sutra (Japanese: Myōhō Renge Kyō), this sutra uses gold pigment on indigo dyed paper.
Korean (Korean (culture or style))
Sutra Fragment, Calligraphy in Block Script
1400 – 1899
Gift of Ellen and Richard Laing
2006/2.32
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
This porcelain bowl was produced at a regional kiln in the regions of Gimhae-si, Jinhae-si, Jinju-si, Sacheon-si, and Gonmyeong-myeon in southwestern region of Gyeongsangnamdo in the 16th century, Joseon. Such bowls were known to the Japanese as &ldquo;ido (井戶)&rdquo; tea bowls and treated as luxury items. Though this bowl was intended to be made as a white porcelain bowl, the numerous impurities stuck to its surface tinged the surface with brown. Refractory spur marks remain on the inner base and the foot. There is a large number of pinholes on the foot and lower part of the wall, and impurities stuck inside the pinholes appear like dotted decoration. There are traces of glaze running, some of which were caused by melting and flowing down. Although this was previously classified as a Japanese artifact, it is thought to have been produced in Korea and later used in Japan as a tea bowl. Therefore, the Overseas Korean Cultural Heritage Foundation newly added this bowl as a Korean object after a careful examinat
Korean (Korean (culture or style))
Tea Bowl, 'ido chawan' type
16th century
Bequest of Margaret Watson Parker
1954/1.535
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
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