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Square ceramic tile with copper and turquoise iridescent glaze
Pewabic Pottery
1932 – 1942
Transfer from the College of Architecture and Design
A gilt copper figure of a standing man. His right arm is at his side and his left arm is bent at the elbow. The parts of the figure that are not gilt are black.
Artist Unknown
Standing Guatama Buddha in Repousse
Gift of the Estate of Anne L. McGrew
A miniature, cast bronze sculpture of Kubera, the god of wealth, seated sideways on a lion. Kubera sits in the lalitasana pose (the pose of royal ease, with one leg drawn up and the other relaxed); his right hand is outstretched to rest on the knee, while his left arm is akimbo and his hand rests on his hip. The base has a simple, single lotus petal design.
Kubera, god of wealth, seated on a lion
15th century
Gift of Michele Caplan
This print contains four distinct scenes demarcated by boxes which depict four different incarnations of a deity. 
Bernard Picart (French (culture or style))
Religious Ceremonies and Customs of the People of the World: Incarnations (Avatars) Five through Eight of Vishnu
Gift of Professor Walter M. and Nesta R. Spink
This print is broken into two scenes, each of which depict a sculpture of a deity in an architectural interior. Each figure is depicted as seated, or standing on a pedestal with worshippers standing or kneeling to each side. 
Bernard Picart (French (culture or style))
Religious Ceremoies and Customs of the People of the World: Shiva and Ganesha
Gift of Professor Walter M. and Nesta R. Spink

Harry Bertoia
Untitled, Sounding Sculpture
Bequest of the Estate of David Caldwell Leedy

Four-Armed Esoteric Deity, probably Avalokitesvara
10th century
Gift of Mark and Iuliana Phillips

Vairocana Buddha, Seated in the Mudra of the Union of Six Elements
10th century
Gift of Mark and Iuliana Phillips
Abstract design within a rectangular metal frame consisting of vertical glass rods of milky white and smoky greenish glass. Holding those rods in place are diagonally-woven silvered flat metal strips.
Louis Comfort Tiffany
Air return grill from the Henry O. Havemeyer house, New York
1890 – 1891
University purchase 1930, transferred to the Museum of Art, 1986.146.7
A red snuff bottle in the shape of a vase. On the top is a green glass stopper.
Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Porcelain Snuff Bottle in the shape of a plain red vase
1912 – 1949
Gift of Mr. Robert W. Coggan
A nine-toothed comb topped with an anthropomorphic head. The neck and forehead of the 'face' have been decorated with rings of copper wire. The top of the comb is decorated with four rows of geometrical shapes in the front and two rows in the back. 
1895 – 1905
Gift of the Marvin Felheim Collection