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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
This woodcut features a multitude of armored figures, some of which are on horseback, engaged in a battle with swords and lances in a hilly countryside. Two cannons are arranged on the lower right in the foreground and one cannon is being manipulated by a figure in the lower left corner of the composition. Various flags are included in the image including one with a Burgundian cross. In the distance of the scene there is a walled town with mountains positioned behind it.<br />
Hans Burgkmair
Two Scenes of Armies Fighting
1500 – 1532
Gift of Professor Walter M. and Nesta R. Spink
2012/2.179

Illuminated initials on Printed Text page from a Missal
1529
Anonymous Gift in memory of Mrs. John Alexander
1993/2.12
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

Indian (Indian (South Asian))
Folk Statue
1500 – 1799
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Leo S. Figiel and Dr. and Mrs. Steven J. Figiel
1980/2.249B

Indian (Indian (South Asian))
Folk Statue
1500 – 1799
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Leo S. Figiel and Dr. and Mrs. Steven J. Figiel
1980/2.249C

Il Sermoneta (Girolamo Siciolante)
Madonna Enthroned
16th century
Museum Purchase
1963/2.38

Bernardino Campi (Italian (culture or style))
Ornamental Design: A Grotesque Winged Figure (recto); Beginning of an Architectu
16th century
Museum Purchase
1960/2.11
Krishna, in blue, and Balarama are portrayed in identical poses and wearing peacock-feather headdresses. The paunchy bearded figure at right is their mentor, Sandipani. Two other, older students appear at left. They are seated, approximately equidistantly spaced, in an architectural structure that organizes the space.
Artist Unknown, India, Uttar Pradesh, Chaurapancasika Style
Bhagavata Purana series: Krishna and Balarama Studying with the Brahman Sandipani
1525 – 1550
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Leo S. Figiel and Dr. and Mrs. Steven J. Figiel
1983/2.104
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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