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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 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

Mauritanian (Mauritanian (African national style))
Milk Bowl
1875 – 1925
Gift of Mark and Marie-Armande Wilson

René Lalique
Trinket Holder with Figure of Mouse
1860 – 1945
Gift of Ellen Johnston Laing
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
Painting featuring a woman wearing a pink and white dress with a train and bustle pulling back a curtain in front of an open window. The woman is in a room decorated with blue and green wallpaper matching the curtain and she stands in front of a table containing potted plants. 
Auguste Toulmouche (French (culture or style))
Young Woman by a Window
1870 – 1890
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. James G. Ravin
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 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

Auguste Racinet
L'Architecture au dix-septime sicle de 're Chrtienne
1870 – 1889
Gift of Robert J. Del Bontà
An ornament in the shape of a colorful bird, cut out of a single piece of wood and painted on both sides. A piece of bamboo has been nailed to the wing so that it could be inserted into a hole on the funeral bier. The bird has a blue face with green, white, red, orange, and yellow colorations over the body.<br />
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This funeral bier ornament is made of a piece of wooden panel cut into the shape of a mythical bird called bonghwang and painted on both sides. A piece of bamboo has been nailed to its wing for insertion into a hole on the funeral bier. The species of the wood used is unknown.
<p>[Korean Collection, University of Michigan Museum of Art (2017), 218]</p>
Korean (Korean (culture or style))
Phoenix-shaped Ornament for Funeral Bier
1867 – 1932
Gift and partial purchase from Bruce and Inta Hasenkamp, purchase with funds from Elder and Mrs Sang-Yong Nam
A blue serpentine figure with no arms or legs. The body curves and bends over itself so that one coil is attached to the wooden base. The blue scales are highlighted with white. The head and tale also contain orange and green paints. The entire object is coated with a white substance which was then painted over. The head shows signs of restoration with new sections of paint. Many places along the body show where the paint has been rubbed off.<br />
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This funeral bier ornament consists of the head of a dragon holding a cintamani in its jaws and the body of a snake. The dragon head is attached by a hole to the snake body and fixed in place with a nail. The scales on the body are painted in a combination of white and blue lines, after which the tail is affixed separately. The ornament is made of wood. It is coated with white substance (white lime wash made of powdered shell), over which colored pigments are then painted. The head shows signs of restoration with colored paint in places from which the orig
Korean (Korean (culture or style))
Dragon-shaped Ornament for Funeral Bier
1800 – 1999
Gift and partial purchase from Bruce and Inta Hasenkamp, purchase with funds from Elder and Mrs Sang-Yong Nam