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Waves crashing on the rocks which are mostly situated on the right bottom half of the image. The sky is gray and blue while the water is a mix of greens, blues and white.
Alice Hunt
Seascape
1848 – 1930
Gift of The Ann Arbor Art Association, in memory of Ruby S. Churchhill
1972/2.15
This photograph depicts the chantry in the nave of a cathedral. A large column consumes the majority of the foreground of the image, while a patch of sunlight illuminates ornate carvings in the background.
Francis Bedford (British (modern))
Chantry in the Nave, Wells Cathedral
1850 – 1894
Gift of Margaret and Howard Bond
1979/2.103

Stuart
The Cloisters of Belem
19th century
Gift of Margaret and Howard Bond
1979/2.111

Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Emperor Ming-huang and Yang Kuei-fei(?) Journey to Shu
1644 – 1912
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. C.D. Carter
1970/2.153

Claude Emile Schuffenecker
Peasant Woman
1851 – 1934
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Norman Hirschl
1979/2.135

Indonesian
Dagger
19th century
Gift of Mr. William Muschenheim
1979/2.87

Sekino Jun'chiro
Portrait of a Boy: Sean …
960 – 1970
Gift of Gilbert M. Frimet
2004/1.148
Many black-glazed vessels of this type were produced in the areas of Jeongok-ri, Uijeongbu-si, and Yeoju-si in Gyeonggi-do in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Made from coarse, colored clay, its black-glazed surface shines like that of porcelain. It has a lot of sand and bubbles on its surface, producing a rough texture, while fragments of other vessels have become embedded in its shoulder section during firing, but its glaze is well fused, producing a smooth sheen.<br />
[Korean Collection, University of Michigan Museum of Art (2014) p.211]
Korean (Korean (culture or style))
Bottle with globular body and funnel-shaped neck
1850 – 1899
Gift of Bruce and Inta Hasenkamp and Museum purchase made possible by Elder and Mrs. Sang-Yong Nam
2004/1.242
This bottle is black-glazed on its entire outer surface, including the inner rim. The glaze is well fused, forming a smooth, shiny surface. There are throwing marks on the entire body. The rim, which appears like a cup placed on top of the neck, is designed to stop liquid from spilling when poured. Bottle such as this one were widely used in everyday life.<br />
[Korean Collection, University of Michigan Museum of Art (2014) p.211]
Korean (Korean (culture or style))
Baluster Bottle
1850 – 1899
Gift of Bruce and Inta Hasenkamp and Museum purchase made possible by Elder and Mrs. Sang-Yong Nam
2004/1.245
Many white porcelain bottles of this type were produced at Bunwon-ri in the 19th century. One side of its body is decorated with a spray of plum blossom, with the stem and flowers rendered in underglaze iron brown and cobalt blue, respectively. The relatively vivid colors of iron and cobalt colors made the decorations highly effective. The entire foot was glazed, while the foot rim retains traces of fine sand spurs. The precipitation of ash deposits on one side has produced pale green spots. However, this is a high-grade object with transparent and well-fused glaze.<br />
[Korean Collection, University of Michigan Museum of Art (2014) p.180]
Korean (Korean (culture or style))
Wine bottle with plum branch design
1850 – 1899
Gift of Bruce and Inta Hasenkamp and Museum purchase made possible by Elder and Mrs. Sang-Yong Nam
2004/1.275
This is a grayish brown small jar with a short neck and a globular body. It is dated to the end of the 19th century, judging from its motifs, color of cobalt-blue and shape. It is decorated with a line around the rim and with floral scrolls on the shoulder. The entire foot is glazed and has grains of coarse sand stuck to it. Extensive contamination from impurities on its surface has given it a yellow tint overall.<br />
[Korean Collection, University of Michigan Museum of Art (2014) p.174]
Korean (Korean (culture or style))
Small Blue-and-White Jar with Bamboo Design, misfired
19th century
Gift of Bruce and Inta Hasenkamp and Museum purchase made possible by Elder and Mrs. Sang-Yong Nam
2004/1.277
Porcelain wine bottle with ten cobalt pigment depicting Chinese Daoist ten symbols of longevity&mdash;sun, cloud, mountain, rock, water, crane, deer, turtle, pine tree, and the mushroom of eternal youth. A blue band rings the foot of the bottle, as well as just below the main register of the body. The ten symbols of longevity design stretches around the bulbous body above, tapering off as the body begins to taper into the tubular neck, culminating in a slightly flared rim.<br />
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This bottle was produced in Bunwon-ri, Gwangju-si, Gyeonggi-do. It is decorated on the entire surface with ten longevity symbols, including deer, pine trees, and cranes, rendered in underglaze cobalt blue. Ten longevity symbols were frequently chosen to decorate the stationery, bottles, and jars produced in the late 19th century at kilns in Bunwon-ri. This is a high-quality white porcelain bottle, with well sintered clay and glaze and outstanding cobalt blue colouring.<br />
[Korean Collection, University of Michigan Museum
Korean (Korean (culture or style))
Wine bottle with Ten Symbols of Longevity design
19th century
Gift of Bruce and Inta Hasenkamp and Museum purchase made possible by Elder and Mrs. Sang-Yong Nam
2004/1.281
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