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W21 Tsai - INTLSTD 401 - The Globalized Ancient World

A porcelain ewer with a cylindrical body on a foot ring and a tall, narrow neck. It has a flat, wide, ear-shaped handle, covered with underglaze blue floral meander and clear glaze, and a replacement silver spout and domed lid.
Chinese
Ewer with Silver Fittings
porcelain, underglaze, glaze, and silver
15 1/2 in x 6 11/16 in x 6 11/16 in (39.37 cm x 16.99 cm x 16.99 cm);16 9/16 in x 10 1/2 in x 9 7/16 in (42.07 cm x 26.67 cm x 23.97 cm)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John A. Pope for the James Marshall Plumer Memorial Collection
Anatolian
Mirror with scene of "Alexander's Ascension"
1100 – 1299
bronze |
Museum Purchase
1959/1.115
Iranian
Silk fragment showing figures in an architectural setting

woven silk |
Museum purchase for the Paul Leroy Grigaut Memorial Collection
1972/2.269
Iranian
Flask with molded decor
900 – 1199
molded design | earthenware (?)
Museum Purchase
1959/1.89
This is an earthenware flask with a tall flattened body, short neck with direct rim to one side, and two peirced, flattened lugs for a strap handle. It is incised with a floral scroll on the body and has a domed lid with tall rim and pointed finial. It is covered in a green lead glaze with iridescence and calcification. 
Chinese
Flask
earthenware with lead glaze
12 3/16 in x 6 1/2 in x 3 7/16 in (31 cm x 16.5 cm x 8.7 cm);12 3/16 in x 6 1/2 in x 3 7/16 in (31 cm x 16.5 cm x 8.7 cm);10 15/16 in x 6 1/2 in x 3 7/16 in (27.7 cm x 16.5 cm x 8.7 cm);1 7/8 in x 2 3/16 in x 2 3/16 in (4.7 cm x 5.5 cm x 5.5 cm)
Gift of Domino's Pizza, Inc.
This is an earthenware model of a horse dressed in a saddle blanket and saddle. It has a short, upward pointing tail and trimmed mane. The saddle is painted with reddish mineral pigment. 
Chinese
Horse
667 – 732
earthenware, mineral pigment | earthenware
Gift of Domino's Pizza, Inc.
1993/1.62
An earthenware bactrian camel seated on bent legs, head raised, with saddle and gear. It is painted with polychrome mineral pigments. 
Chinese
Seated Bactrian Camel
618 – 906
earthenware, mineral pigment |
Gift of Jiu-Hwa Lo Upshur
2010/2.39
A stoneware ewer with an straight sided body and a rounded shoulder.  It tapers slightly towards the foot.  On top of the shoulder is a straight, tall neck with an everted rim.  There is a coiled handle extending up from shoulder neck junction towards rim, then curving back down and attached to shoulder.  Opposite of the handle is a short faced spout, and in between the handle and spout are two loup lugs applied to the neck-shoulder junction. Below the lugs and spout are sprig molded and applied images of Central Asian dancers and musicians, covered entirely in a straw-celadon glaze with brown glaze applied to the danceers and musicians. 
Chinese
Ewer
stoneware with glaze
9 in x 6 5/16 in x 6 5/16 in (22.86 cm x 16.03 cm x 16.03 cm);13 3/8 in x 8 1/2 in x 8 1/2 in (33.97 cm x 21.59 cm x 21.59 cm)
Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund
Wooden miniture model of a tower, comprised of a round base, a bar in the middle where three larger discs and six or seven small discs are inserted. A bulb-shaped ornament rests on top.
Japanese
Stupa: Hyakuman tô (one of one million pagodas)
carved wood with traces of gesso
8 3/8 in. x 4 1/8 in. x 4 1/8 in. ( 21.2 cm x 10.4 cm x 10.4 cm )
Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund
A blue and white platter. White porcellanous body with painting in blue under a clear glaze slightly tinged with blue-green.
Ali ibn al-Hajj Muhammad
Platter with an inscription from a Hadith [a saying of the Prophet Muhammad], signed by Ali ibn al-Hajj Muhammad
1600 – 1799
fritware, underglaze, glaze |
Transfer from the College of Architecture and Design
1972/2.158
Standing male figure with bushy beard wearing a robe and black boots, decorated with red and black pigment.<br />
Chinese
Sogdian groom, from a set of funerary sculptures
7th century
earthenware with slip and painted decoration |
Museum Purchase
1950/2.13
A fragment of a stucco relief sculpture.
Artist Unknown, Gandhara (Ancient Pakistan and Afghanistan)
Buddha, seated in the padmasana pose, in dhyana mudra, attended by Indra
stucco relief with traces of polychromy
10 1/4 in. x 9 5/8 in. x 3 3/4 in. ( 26 cm x 24.5 cm x 9.5 cm )
Museum purchase for the James Marshall Plumer Memorial Collection

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