22 UMMA Objects
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Lobi (Lobi)
Anklet with figures on opposing ends
1945 – 1955
Museum Purchase
1985/2.53
abstracted figural bronze
Beverly Pepper (American (North American))
Ternary Marker
1988
Gift of Jack A. and Noreen Rounick
2003/2.78
Wine drinking goblet or beaker with a wide, trumpet-shaped mouth, narrow, banded waist, and flaring foot. The slender silhouette of the vessel suggests a date towards the end of the Late Shang period. The body is decorated with Tao-tie mask design, divided by the elaborate raised flanges. An inscription is found inside the flaring foot, presumably the name of the person that the vessel is dedicated or the clan emblem.
Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Gu (libation goblet, one of a pair with 1948/1.118)
8700 BCE
Bequest of Margaret Watson Parker
1948/1.117
Wine drinking goblet or beaker with a wide, trumpet-shaped mouth, narrow, banded waist, and flaring foot. The slender silhouette of the vessel suggests a date towards the end of the Late Shang period. The body is decorated with Tao-tie mask design, divided by the elaborate raised flanges. An inscription is found inside the flaring foot, presumably the name of the person that the vessel is dedicated.
Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Gu (libation goblet, one of a pair with 1948/1.117)
8700 BCE
Bequest of Margaret Watson Parker
1948/1.118

Lobi (Lobi)
Twisted metal bracelet with chameleon
1945 – 1955
Museum Purchase
1985/2.54
bronze mirror with highly polished surface, back side deocrated with lions and grape motif and an animal shaped knob in the center.
Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Mirror, Lion-and-Grape type
618 – 907
Museum Purchase
1958/2.74

Girolamo Lucenti
Portrait of Innocent XI
1608
Given in memory of Nathan Whitman by the William P. Heidrich family
2008/2.219
Thinnly cast mirror with narrow rim and bridge-shaped knob, back decorated with interlaces of serpentine and angular meaders, front side polished flat
Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Mirror with serpentine interlaces and angular meanders
9701 BCE
Museum Purchase
1958/2.76
The front (obverse) of this medal depicts the profile portrait of a man with a tonsure, wearing a cope adorned with acorns and oak leaves and a large clasp. An inscription runs around the border. The reverse represents a bridge spanning a river enclosed within a border of oak leaves. An inscription appears above the balustrade of the bridge.
Lysippus
Pope Sixtus IV (obverse), and the Ponte Sisto (reverse)
1473
Museum Purchase
1984/1.285
Large bronze sculpture resembling a headless human figure. The surface texture is very rough with deep voids and coarse patches of metal. The brown patina has a whitish tinge.
Michele Oka Doner (American (North American))
Angry Neptune
2008
Museum purchase made possible by a bequest from Clarence and Ruth Roy, the W. Hawkins Ferry Fund, and the support of the artist
2009/1.466
ceremonial bronze ge dagger-axe, with pointed blade on one end and zoomorphic tang of stylized bird motif on the other.
Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Ge (ceremonial dagger-axe)
8700 BCE
Gift in memory of John Carnig Husisian
1996/2.19

John W. Mills (British (modern))
Lion Turning Again
1971 – 1981
Gift of Eeta Gershow
2005/2.70
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