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Head of a Buddha
16th century
Gift of Stephen H. and Patricia O. Spurr from the Henry Jewett Greene Collection
At the center of the mandala is Amidha Buddha, surrounded by other golden holy figures on clouds, indicated by the rings around their heads.  On the ground surrounding the figures are seated men and women in variously colored robes. At the center and front of the holy beings is a man dressed in a grey robe seated under an awning. One of the holy figures is offering him a lotus blossom. <br />Behind the Buddha is a temple. To the left and right of this are partial views of smaller buildings. The background of the image also contains buildings and mountains, partially obscured by mist. Among the back mountains is a trail of clouds with other holy figures heading into the sky.
Japanese (Japanese (culture or style))
Taima Temple Mandala: Amida Welcomes Chûjôhime to the Western Paradise
16th century
Museum Purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund
Stoneware bottle with partial white slip extending up from an incised band near the widest stretch of the body upwards to the lip. Another band is incised just above the former, creating a two-band pattern that is repeated again at the neck. Between these pairs of bands is an abstract design painted in iron-oxide, creating a brown hue against the white slip. The mouth of the bottle is also coated in this reddish-brown hue. The base of the piece is left its natural gray-brown color.<br />
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This is a buncheong bottle produced at a kiln in Hakbong-ri, Gongju-gun, Chungcheongnamdo. The mouth curves inwards slightly, while the body is swollen. The upper part of the body is decorated with scrolls in underglaze iron-brown on a thick coat of white slip, while the neck and the middle of the body feature horizontal lines incised through the slip. The scroll designs illustrate the characteristic brisk brush strokes that were commonly found in the iron-painted buncheong ware of the 16th century, and they are some
Korean (Korean (culture or style))
Small wine bottle with painted design
1400 – 1599
Gift of Bruce and Inta Hasenkamp and Museum purchase made possible by Elder and Mrs. Sang-Yong Nam

Albrecht Dürer
Christ Disputing
16th century
Gift of J. Frederick Hoffman

Albrecht Dürer
16th century
Gift of J. Frederick Hoffman

Peter van der Borcht
Untitled, from "Genesis Series"
16th century
Gift of Helen Price Luckham
This is an earthenware miniature table glazed in brown and amber with green legs. Six objects are placed on the table in two rows of three. In the back row is a central <em>ding </em>censer with a green glaze; it is flanked by two two vases with globular bodies and tall straight necks. The front row has a central amber glazed bowl filled with a pig-head. This is flanked by green glazed bowls stacked with flat-shaped, possibly vegetal, offerings. 
Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Altar Table with Six Offerings
1368 – 1644
Gift of Jiu-Hwa Lo Upshur
This is an earthenware miniature table with black legs, glazed in brown and amber. It has five objects placed on the table in two rows - three in back and two in front. In the back row is a central bowl holding a green duck, flanked by two other bowls holding what looks like logs of firewood and split bamboo. In the front row are two bowls stacked high with round fruit. 
Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Altar Table with Five Offerings
1368 – 1644
Gift of Jiu-Hwa Lo Upshur
An earthenware miniature amber-glazed basin on a four legged green-glazed stand that mimics wooden furniture, on an unglazed slab base. 
Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Basin on Stand
1368 – 1644
Gift of Jiu-Hwa Lo Upshur
A group of figures are seen kneeling at the lower left in preparation of eating an al fresco meal. The figures consist of two women, two men, and a child, accompanied by a dog, curled up at the bottom right and two lambs or sheep at the right side. Two standing men and a cow are visible, as is the landscape behind the figures that includes trees and a house.<br />
Throughout, the work is unified by the consistent fluid and dense pen strokes that describe the figures and animals as well as the distant landscape and sky.
Untitled (A Group of Peasants Eating)
1550 – 1599
Joseph F. McCrindle Collection
Illuminated manuscript page with Arabic calligraphy that is framed by floriated,<br />
cloud-band borders, stylized cartouches, and marginal vignettes.
Illuminated Leaf
1495 – 1730
Gift of Mrs. Carrol Robertsen
In the right foreground of a landscape scene there is a male figure reclining before two tall trees. The figure holds a wooden staff in one arm and points toward his dog with the other. In the distance there is a lake and mountainous landscape replete with many buildings. Several long-necked birds fly in the sky.<br />
Giovanni Maria Verdizotti
Landscape with Mountains and Castle and Hunter
16th century
Gift of Professor Walter M. and Nesta R. Spink
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