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This column fragment consists of a base with a seated jina in the center with a tiered umbrella above him under an elaborate arch flanked by two figures to either side—two male and dancing females at the outside.  Three virtually identical bands above it represent smaller seated jinas in less elaborate pavilions.  A pair of male cauri bearers with a devotional male on the outside flanks each of the two central figures.  The top figure is flanked by the pair of cauri bearers, but with an elephant surmounted by a lion figure on either side.   There is no cognizance present to identify any of the four jinas, all are depicted in lotus position and their hands in dhyana mudra, a meditation gesture.   <br />
Artist Unknown, India, Rajasthan or Gujarat, Jain
Column with Four Jinas and Attendants (Jain Marble Column)
1100 – 1299
Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund
White marble sculpture of female figure, partially nude with a cloth draped loosely around her waist and over her left forearm. She holds a cluster of flowers in her left hand, and a single bloom in her right; a basket of flowers located on base to left and slightly behind figure.
Richard James Wyatt
Gift of Albert M. Todd
This capital, based upon the Roman composite order, features stylized acanthus leaves and rinceau on the bell of the capital, which terminates in a band of bead-and-reel motif on the astragal. This, in turn, is capped by an echinus decorated with three fleurons and vine rinceau on each face as well as four projecting volutes also decorated with rinceau and fleurons. Originally the bell of the capital had two tiers of acanthus leaves, but the capital has been cropped below the top of the first tier and the tips of the leaves, which once curved outward from the surface of the capital, have been sheared off.
Capital from the palace-city of Medinat al-Zahara with stylized acanthus leaves, vine rinceau and fleurons
936 – 1010
Transfer from the College of Architecture

Head of Dionysus (or Apollo)
Kelsey Museum of Archaeology Cummer Fund and University of Michigan Museum of Art joint purchase, 1974
This is a white marble sculpture that depicts the upper torso of a man. There is drapery wrapped loosely around his figure. He is shown staring into the viewer's space and his facial expression is calm and reserved. This sculpture is carved in a realistic manner and rests on a columnar pedestal.
Randolph Rogers (American (North American))
Bust of George Washington (1732-1799), after Jean-Antoine Houdon (1741-1828)
Bequest of Henry C. Lewis

Indian (Indian (South Asian))
Jain goddess
1100 – 1299
Gift of Professor Walter M. and Nesta R. Spink

Napoleon I as a Child
1800 – 1895
Bequest of Henry C. Lewis

Head of Polydeukion (favorite pupil of Herodes Atticus)
145 – 155
Kelsey Museum of Archaeology Cummer Fund and University of Michigan Museum of Art joint purchase, 1974

Kelsey Museum Label: Joint Purchase of the University of Michigan Museum of Art and the Kelsey Museum Cummer Fund 1974, KM 1974.61

Pasquale Romanelli
Love with Flowers
1832 – 1887
Bequest of Henry C. Lewis

Richard James Wyatt
Base for Flora
Gift of Albert M. Todd

Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Fragment of base of a seated Buddha, with incense burner, lion, and attendant
580 – 620
Gift of Mrs. Caroline I. Plumer for the James Marshall Plumer Collection
This marble statue depicts a standing male figure, who holds a closed book in his left hand and makes what appears to be a gesture indicating speech with his right. The curls of his flowing beard and long hair are echoed in the gentle curving folds and undulating edges of his long robe and mantle. He turns his head downward and to his left
1350 – 1360
Museum Purchase