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Seated figure holding two smaller figures with three more smaller figures in front, all made from a single piece of brass. 
Asante (Asante)
Mother and Child Figure
1850 – 1950
Gift of Michael and Phyllis Courlander
Print of a bird with brown, gray, and white feathers.
Artist Unknown
1850 – 1999
Bequest of Marion Lawrence
A black and white image of a road carved into steep, rocky hills.  The hills are covered in shrub-like vegetation.  Four figures are visible on the road.  Three are positioned near the viewer, and the fourth walks further up the road, away from the viewer.
Bourne & Sheperd;Colin Murray
View on the Tibet Road near Mattiana
1865 – 1875
Gift of Catherine Benkaim and Barbara Timmer
A color abstract image of several flowers, one white, one black, and another yellow. They are positioned against a yellow background. To the left, two black creatures, with rabbit-like ears and large white eyes, extend single arms out and downward.
Ernst Haeckel
1834 – 1919
Gift of Nicholas and Elena Delbanco
Black lacquered case with two double-hinged doors that curve around the side and meet in the center. In the case are three small metal figures, two standing in the front and one seated in the back. 
Japanese (Japanese (culture or style))
Portable Shrine with Amitabha Buddha and Two Bodhisattva Attendants
1603 – 1868
Gift of Susan Yecies

René Lalique
Trinket Holder with Figure of Mouse
1860 – 1945
Gift of Ellen Johnston Laing
View of a city with a body of water running through it. In the foreground is a bridge with three small boats approaching it. Onlookers stand on a bridge. A horse and buggy are seen on the street above with people going about daily business. Buildings are seen behind the street and there is a large clock tower in the background.
Georg Gillis Haanen (Dutch (culture or style))
The Oudegracht with a View of the Old Town Hall and the Dom Tower, Utrecht
1807 – 1870
Gift of Keren and Mark Kalimian
A farm scene depicting three men, horses, pigs, and a wagon. There are ducks in a small body of water in the foreground and buildings with thatched roofs in the background.
John Frederick Herring, Jr. (British (modern))
Farm Yard
1815 – 1907
Gift of Keren and Mark Kalimian
Four branches with fruit and leaves. The upper left and lower right branches hold yellow fruit and the upper right and lower left branches hold blue fruit. 
George Brookshaw (British (modern))
19th century
Gift of Nancy and Joseph Keithley
This wooden mortar is decorated by finely carved geometric patterns and features two anthropomorphic heads bearing recognizable Chokwe characteristics including coffeebean-shaped eyes enclosed in large ocular cavities. The lower head, the face of an idealized female (<em>mwana pwo</em>), forms the body of the mortar. The upper head, turned at a 90 degree angle from the lower head, is wearing a headdress which extends behind his face. Resting on top of the upper head is the bowl of the mortar.
Chokwe (Chokwe (culture or style))
1865 – 1875
Gift of Candis and Helmut Stern
This double-faced sculpture has been carved from semihard wood. The male is distinguished by the beard, formed by a double row of small triangles. The female, which faces the opposite direction, shares a neck and trunk with her male counterpart. The heads are disproportionately large and both faces are ovoid-shaped, with a wide convex forehead and broad features. Their coiffures converge to form a single cone composed by stratified, semi-circular rings. A cavity on the top of the coiffure likely held medicinal substances, imbuing the figure with power. The male and female each have sharply protruding bellies, marked with round umbilici.  Both possess two sets of arms, which are detached from the body and situated on either side of their respective abdomens. Three of the four feet have broken off. The encrusted surface of the <em>kabeja</em> reveals that it was once the recipient of libational offerings.   
Hemba (Hemba (culture or style))
Power Figure
1865 – 1875
Gift of Candis and Helmut Stern
This small power figure features a naturalistic human face engulfed in layers of multi-media attachments, which create an imposing visual effect. The figure wears a blue turban wrapped around its head that binds bundles of medicinal substances and is crowned with several feathers. It also dons a metal necklace and a small bone dangles from the arm. The lower body is covered in fiber and a skirt of long leather strips. Possessing eyes encrusted with glass, the figure stands on top of a carved wooden turtle and holds the tip of a curved piece of wood in its mouth, the other end of which terminates in its clutched right hand. A large medicine pack, topped with a round mirror, is affixed to the figure's torso, which is thickly coated with resin and red pigment.
Yombe (Yombe (culture or style))
Power Figure
1850 – 1899
Gift of Candis and Helmut Stern