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    Universal Mountain Censer

    Unknown artist, Chinese
    Universal Mountain Censer, 100–200 CE
    Earthenware with pigment
    26 x 20.5 x 18 cm (10 1/4 x 8 1/16 x 7 1/16 inches)
    Museum Appropriation Fund 18.572

  • Objects

    Mixing Bowl (Krater)

    Unknown artist, Greek, Attica
    Mixing Bowl (Krater), 520-510 BCE
    Terracotta, black-figure
    Height: 31.8 cm (12 1/2 inches)
    Museum Appropriation Fund 29.140

  • Objects

    Ritual Rattle (Sistrum)

    Unknown artist, Egyptian
    Ritual Rattle (Sistrum), 664-525 BCE
    Glassy faience
    Height: 19 cm (7 1/2 inches)
    Helen M. Danforth Acquisition Fund 1995.050

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    Oil Flask (Lekythos)

    Unknown artist, Greek, Attica
    Oil Flask (Lekythos), ca. 500-490 BCE
    Terracotta, black-figure on white ground
    Height: 20.6 cm (8 1/8 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Murray S. Danforth 37.020X

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    Bella donna plate with representation of Mary Magdalene

    Unknown artist, Italian, Italy; Gubbio
    Bella donna plate with representation of Mary Magdalene, 1500-1550
    Tin-glazed earthenware
    Diameter: 23.2 cm (9 1/8 inches)
    Gift of Robert Lehman 57.302

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    Ridge-Handled Jug

    Unknown artist, Cypriote, Cyprus
    Ridge-Handled Jug, ca. 700 BCE
    Terracotta
    Height: 21.6 cm (8 1/2 inches)
    Museum Appropriation Fund 39.124.3

  • Objects

    Drinking Cup (Kylix)

    Attributed to Oltos
    Greek, ca. 525-500 BC
    Drinking Cup (Kylix), late 6th century BCE
    Terracotta, red-figure
    Height: 14 cm (5 1/2 inches)
    Museum Appropriation Fund 25.076

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    Stirrup Jar

    Unknown artist, Mycenaean, Greece
    Stirrup Jar, ca. 1100 BCE
    Terracotta
    Height: 20.3 cm (8 inches)
    Gift of Andrea Toon and Joel H. Cohen in honor of Franklin W. Robinson 1991.181

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    Covered Dish

    Unknown artist, English, Whieldon
    Covered Dish, c. 1740
    Earthenware with glaze
    Height: 7.6 cm (3 inches)
    Bequest of Charles L. Pendleton 04.250

  • Objects

    Woman's head plate

    Unknown artist, Southern Italian, Italy, Falerii
    Woman’s head plate, 340-300 BCE
    Terracotta
    Diameter: 15.6 cm (6 1/8 inches)
    Gift of E. P. Warren 27.188

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    Cylindrical Lidded Box (Pyxis)

    Unknown artist, Greek, Attica
    Cylindrical Lidded Box (Pyxis), ca. 760 BCE
    Terracotta
    Height: 14 cm (5 1/2 inches) (assembled)
    Gift of Mrs. Murray S. Danforth 37.022

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    Bowl

    Unknown artist, Greek, Greece
    Bowl, 3rd century BCE
    Terracotta
    Height: 5.4 cm (2 1/8 inches)
    Gift of Edward P. Warren 13.1495

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    Oil Bottle (Alabastron)

    Unknown artist, Greek, Attica
    Oil Bottle (Alabastron), ca. 490 BCE-470 BCE
    Terracotta, red-figure
    Height: 10.2 cm (4 inches)
    Museum Appropriation Fund 25.087

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    Plaque

    Unknown artist, Dutch, Delft
    Plaque, ca. 1700
    Earthenware with tin glaze and enamel
    33 x 44.5 cm (13 x 17 1/2 inches)
    Bequest of Mrs. Hope Brown Russell 09.432

  • Objects

    Covered Jar

    Unknown artist, Chinese
    Covered Jar, 900–1100 CE
    Yue ware
    Height: 36.2 cm (14 1/4 inches)
    Museum Works of Art Fund 43.149

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    Incense Burner

    Unknown artist, Chinese
    Incense Burner, 100-200 CE
    Earthenware with pigment
    14.6 x 9.3 x 9 cm (5 3/4 x 3 11/16 x 3 9/16 inches)
    Mary B. Jackson Fund 34.023

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    "Wildman" stove tile

    Unknown artist, German, Germany
    ”Wildman” stove tile, ca. 1480
    Earthenware with lead glaze
    22.2 x 10.8 x 3.5 cm (8 3/4 x 4 1/4 x 1 3/8 inches)
    Gift of Leopold Blumka 48.445

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    Plate

    Unknown artist, Dutch
    Plate, 1650-1675
    Earthenware with tin glaze and enamel
    Diameter: 34.3 cm (13 1/2 inches)
    Gift of Theodora Lyman 19.312

  • Objects

    Squat Jar

    Unknown artist, Egyptian
    Squat Jar, ca. 3400 BCE
    Ceramic (marl clay)
    Height: 6 cm (2 3/8 inches)
    Anonymous gift 77.115

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    Mixing Bowl (Krater)

    Unknown artist, Greek, Attica
    Mixing Bowl (Krater), 5th century BCE
    Terracotta, red-figure
    Height: 33 cm (13 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 23.324

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    Bucchero Bowl on a Conical Foot

    Unknown artist, Etruscan, Etruria
    Bucchero Bowl on a Conical Foot, early 6th century BCE
    Terracotta
    Height: 12.4 cm (4 7/8 inches)
    Mary B. Jackson Fund 33.028

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    Small Container (Askos)

    Attributed to Makron
    Greek, ca. 500-475 BC
    Small Container (Askos), ca. 490-480 BCE
    Terracotta, red-figure
    Height: 5.7 cm (2 1/4 inches)
    Museum Appropriation Fund 25.074

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    Nuptial Bowl (Lebes gamikos)

    Attributed to Pan Painter
    Greek, ca. 475 BC-450 BC
    Nuptial Bowl (Lebes gamikos), 480-460 BCE
    Terracotta, red-figure
    Height: 37.8 cm (14 7/8 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 28.020

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    Oil Bottle (Alabastron)

    Unknown artist, Greek, Attica
    Oil Bottle (Alabastron), 460-450 BCE
    Terracotta, red-figure
    Height: 17.8 cm (7 inches)
    Museum Appropriation Fund 25.088

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    Bella donna bowl inscribed "Mansueta"

    Probably Castel Durante
    Italian
    Bella donna bowl inscribed “Mansueta”, ca. 1535-1540
    Tin-glazed earthenware
    Diameter: 22.5 cm (8 7/8 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Jesse H. Metcalf 46.391

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    Oil flask (lekythos) depicting a visit to the grave

    Attributed to Inscription painter
    Greek; attic, ca. 475-450 BC
    Oil flask (lekythos) depicting a visit to the grave, 470-450 BCE
    Terracotta, white-ground
    Anonymous gift 69.142.1

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    Oil Flask (Lekythos)

    Unknown artist, Greek, Attica
    Oil Flask (Lekythos), ca. 480 BCE
    Terracotta, red-figure
    Height: 30.5 cm (12 inches)
    Bequest of Susan Martin Allien 35.707

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    Handled dipper

    Unknown artist, Italo-Greek, Italy
    Handled dipper, 550 BC / 400 BC
    Terracotta
    Mary B. Jackson Fund 1993.042

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    Oil Container (Askos) in the Form of a Boar

    Unknown artist, Italo-Greek, Apulia
    Oil Container (Askos) in the Form of a Boar, late 4th century - early 3rd century BCE
    Terracotta
    10.2 x 15.2 cm (4 x 6 inches)
    Georgianna Sayles Aldrich Fund 1996.98

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    Fragment of a Mixing Bowl (Krater)

    Unknown artist, Greek, Corinth
    Fragment of a Mixing Bowl (Krater), ca. 600 BCE
    Terracotta, black-figure
    Height: 11.4 cm (4 1/2 inches) (greatest preserved)
    Walter J. Kimball Fund 62.059

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    Fish Plate

    Unknown artist, Greek, Southern Italy
    Fish Plate, ca. 360-320 BCE
    Terracotta, red-figure
    4.5 x 18.4 cm (1 3/4 x 7 1/4 inches) maximum
    Anonymous loan EL012.86

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    Ceramic wall tile

    Unknown artist, Persian, Iran
    Ceramic wall tile, early 14th century
    fritware; molded
    33 x 31.8 cm (13 x 12 1/2 inches) DDG July 2007
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 14.089X

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    Paint Box

    Unknown artist, Egyptian
    Paint Box, 1302–1070 BCE
    Ceramic and pigment cakes
    5.8 x 22 x 5.5 cm (2 5/16 x 8 11/16 x 2 3/16 inches)
    Helen M. Danforth Acquisition Fund 1997.82

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    Wine Cup on Pedestal

    Unknown artist, Korean
    Wine Cup on Pedestal, 936-1392
    Ceramic
    11 x 15.2 x 15 cm (4 5/16 x 6 x 5 7/8 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 17.105

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    Oil Flask (Lekythos)

    Attributed to Reed Painter
    Greek, ca. 420 BC-390 BC
    Oil Flask (Lekythos), 420-400 BCE
    Terracotta, white-ground
    Height: 23.8 cm (9 3/8 inches)
    Museum Appropriation Fund 25.082

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    Pair of Plates with Scenes from the Gengzhitu

    Unknown artist, Chinese
    Pair of Plates with Scenes from the Gengzhitu, 1662-1722
    Porcelain with glaze and enamel
    Height: 3.8 cm (1 1/2 inches)
    Bequest of John M. Crawford, Jr. 1989.110.58.2

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    Pair of Plates with Scenes from the Gengzhitu

    Unknown artist, Chinese
    Pair of Plates with Scenes from the Gengzhitu, 1662-1722
    Porcelain with glaze and enamel
    Bequest of John M. Crawford, Jr. 1989.110.58.1

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    Storage Jar (Amphora)

    Unknown artist, Greek, Attica
    Storage Jar (Amphora), 550-540 BCE
    Terracotta, black-figure
    Height: 27.9 cm (11 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 13.1479

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    Walled Farmyard

    Unknown artist, Chinese
    Walled Farmyard, 1–200 CE
    Glazed earthenware
    Gift of Mrs. Jesse H. Metcalf 14.444

  • Objects

    Storage Jar (Amphora)

    Unknown artist, Greek, Attica
    Storage Jar (Amphora), ca. 550-525 BCE
    Terracotta, black-figure
    Height: 23.5 cm (9 1/4 inches)
    Museum Appropriation and Special Gift Funds 25.083

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    Drinking Cup (Kylix)

    Unknown artist, Greek, Attica
    Drinking Cup (Kylix), ca. 550-525 BCE
    Terracotta, black-figure
    Height: 7.6 cm (3 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 22.214

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    Storage Jar (Amphora)

    Providence Painter
    Greek
    Storage Jar (Amphora), ca. 500-475 BCE
    Terracotta, red-figure
    Height: 50.8 cm (20 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 15.005

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    Double-handed drug jar (orciuolo) with oak leaves and leaping hare

    Unknown artist, Italian, Italy; Florence
    Double-handed drug jar (orciuolo) with oak leaves and leaping hare, ca. 1430-1460
    Tin-glazed earthenware
    23.5 x 25.4 x 20.3 cm (9 1/4 x 10 x 8 inches) (maximum)
    Museum Works of Art Fund 43.351

  • Objects

    Ewer

    Unknown artist, Korean
    Ewer, 936-1392
    Stoneware with glaze
    Height: 23.2 cm (9 1/8 inches)
    Gift of Charles B. Hoyt 27.044

  • Objects

    Winged Isis Pectoral

    Unknown artist, Egyptian
    Winged Isis Pectoral, 1075-712 BCE
    Faience
    Helen M. Danforth Acquisition Fund 1996.73.1

  • Objects

    Wine Bowl (Phiale)

    Unknown artist, Greek, Corinth
    Wine Bowl (Phiale), 6th century BCE
    Terracotta
    Diameter: 14 cm (5 1/2 inches)
    Museum Appropriation Fund 25.091

  • Objects

    Lidded Cylindrical Box (Pyxis)

    School of Haimon Painter
    Greek, ca. 460-435 BC
    Lidded Cylindrical Box (Pyxis), 500-474 BCE
    Terracotta, black-figure
    Height: 12.7 cm (5 inches)
    Museum Appropriation Fund 34.1374

  • Objects

    Bowl

    Unknown artist, Greek, Greece
    Bowl, 3rd century BCE
    Terracotta
    Height: 8.9 cm (3 1/2 inches)
    Museum Appropriation Fund 25.081

  • Objects

    Black-topped Pot

    Unknown artist, Egyptian
    Black-topped Pot, 3700-3450 BCE
    Ceramic (Nile silt clay)
    Height: 10.8 cm (4 1/4 inches)
    Helen M. Danforth Acquisition Fund 1999.55.1

  • Objects

    Drinking Cup (Skyphos)

    Unknown artist, Italo-Greek, Southern Italy
    Drinking Cup (Skyphos), 375-350 BCE
    Terracotta, red-figure
    Height: 11.4 cm (4 1/2 inches)
    Museum Appropriation Fund 25.089

  • Objects

    Wine Jug (Oinochoe)

    Unknown artist, Greek, Attica
    Wine Jug (Oinochoe), ca. 430 BCE
    Terracotta, red-figure
    Height: 22.2 cm (8 3/4 inches)
    Museum Appropriation Fund 25.090

  • Objects

    Ceramic wall tile

    Unknown artist, Persian, Iran
    Ceramic wall tile, early 14th century
    Molded fritware
    31.8 x 31.8 cm (12 1/2 x 12 1/2 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 14.089

  • Objects

    Wine Jug (Oinochoe)

    Unknown artist, Greek, Corinth
    Wine Jug (Oinochoe), ca. 550 BCE
    Terracotta, black-figure
    Georgianna Sayles Aldrich Fund 77.003

  • Objects

    Wine Jug (Oinochoe)

    Unknown artist, Greek, Attica
    Wine Jug (Oinochoe), early 4th century BCE
    Terracotta, red-figure
    Height: 8.9 cm (3 1/2 inches)
    Museum Appropriation Fund 25.067

  • Objects

    Drug jar (albarello) with representation of St. Anthony the Hermit

    Unknown artist, Italian
    Drug jar (albarello) with representation of St. Anthony the Hermit, ca.1550
    Lead-glazed earthenware
    24.1 x 13 cm (9 1/2 x 5 1/8 inches)
    Bequest of Susan Martin Allien 35.713

  • Objects

    Dragon

    Unknown artist, Chinese
    Dragon, 400-600 CE
    Earthenware with traces of polychromy
    31.5 x 33 x 15 cm (12 3/8 x 13 x 5 7/8 inches)
    Museum Appropriation Fund 30.005

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    Stemmed Drinking Cup (Kylix)

    Unknown artist, Greek; Mycenaean, Greece
    Stemmed Drinking Cup (Kylix), ca. 1300 BCE
    Terracotta
    Height: 20.3 cm (8 inches)
    Museum Appropriation Fund 31.001

  • Objects

    Wine Jug (Oinochoe)

    Unknown artist, Greek, Attica
    Wine Jug (Oinochoe), ca. 490 BCE
    Terracotta, red-figure
    Height: 23.8 cm (9 3/8 inches) (Handbook 2008)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 22.213

  • Objects

    Wine Jug (Oinochoe)

    Unknown artist, Greek, Rhodes
    Wine Jug (Oinochoe), ca. 610 BCE
    Terracotta
    Height: 32.4 cm (12 3/4 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 28.060

  • Objects

    Iznik Dish with Floral Design

    Unknown artist, Turkish
    Iznik Dish with Floral Design, around 1550-1575
    Fritware with polychrome underglaze
    Height: 6.2 cm (2 7/16 inches)
    Gift of Miss Theodora Lyman 19.271

  • Objects

    Storage Jar (Amphora)

    Unknown artist, Cypriote, Cyprus
    Storage Jar (Amphora), 7th century BCE
    Terracotta
    31.8 x 31.8 cm (12 1/2 x 12 1/2 inches)
    Museum Appropriation Fund 39.124.1

  • Objects

    Miniature Oil Flask (Lekythos)

    Unknown artist, Greek, Attica
    Miniature Oil Flask (Lekythos), late 5th century BCE
    Terracotta, red-figure
    Anonymous gift 55.049

  • Objects

    Plaque

    Unknown artist, French
    Plaque, 17th century
    Earthenware with glaze
    30.5 x 24.8 cm (12 x 9 13/16 inches)
    Gift of John S. Kellog 09.073

  • Objects

    Jug

    Meissen Porcelain Manufactory
    German, 1710-present
    Jug, late 19th century
    Porcelain with pewter lid and spout
    Height: 27.9 cm (11 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Davenport West 63.001.35

  • Objects

    Drinking Cup (Skyphos)

    Attributed to Lewis Painter
    Greek; attic, ca. 475BC-450BC
    Drinking Cup (Skyphos), ca. 480 BCE
    Terracotta, red-figure
    Height: 14.3 cm (5 5/8 inches)
    Museum Appropriation Fund 25.072

  • Objects

    Drinking Cup (Rhyton)

    Unknown artist, Italo-Greek, Southern Italy, Likely Tarentum
    Drinking Cup (Rhyton), after 350 BCE
    Terracotta, red-figure
    Height: 17.8 cm (7 inches)
    Museum Appropriation Fund 26.166

  • Objects

    Musician

    Unknown artist, Chinese
    Musician, ca. 650-700 CE
    Clay with pigment
    15 x 8.5 x 8 cm (5 7/8 x 3 3/8 x 3 1/8 inches)
    Gift of Houghton P. Metcalf 25.013

  • Objects

    Pig in a Pen

    Unknown artist, Chinese
    Pig in a Pen, 1–200 CE
    Glazed earthenware
    7.5 x 22 x 23 cm (2 15/16 x 8 11/16 x 9 1/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 13.1584

  • Objects

    Tankard

    Unknown artist, Cypriote, Cyprus
    Tankard, 1400-1350 BCE
    Terracota
    21.6 x 16.5 cm (8 1/2 x 6 1/2 inches)
    Museum Appropriation Fund 39.124.2

  • Objects

    Plate with Design of Chrysanthemums and Mallow with Incised Leaping Five-clawed Dragon

    Unknown artist, Chinese
    Plate with Design of Chrysanthemums and Mallow with Incised Leaping Five-clawed Dragon, 17th-18th century
    Porcelain with glaze and enamel
    Height: 4.5 cm (1 3/4 inches)
    Bequest of John M. Crawford, Jr. 1989.110.57

  • Objects

    Tigerware Jug

    Unknown artist, England; London
    Tigerware Jug, 1579-1580
    Salt-glazed stoneware with silver-gilt mounts
    24.1 x 15.2 x 14 cm (9 1/2 x 6 x 5 1/2 inches)
    Museum Works of Art Fund 47.625

  • Objects

    Musician

    Unknown artist, Chinese
    Musician, ca. 650–700 CE
    Clay with pigment
    15 x 12 x 8.5 cm (5 7/8 x 4 3/4 x 3 3/8 inches)
    Gift of Houghton P. Metcalf 25.014

  • Objects

    Water Jar (Hydria-Kalpis)

    Unknown artist, Greek, Attica
    Water Jar (Hydria-Kalpis), ca. 450 BCE
    Terracotta, red-figure
    Height: 37.8 cm (14 7/8 inches)
    Gift of Charles Bradley and Museum Appropriation Fund 22.114

  • Objects

    Oil Flask (Lekythos)

    Attributed to Pan Painter
    Greek, ca. 475 BC-450 BC
    Oil Flask (Lekythos), ca. 480-470 BCE
    Terracotta, red-figure
    Height: 26.8 cm (10 9/16 inches)
    Gift of Nelson A., Laurence S. and David Rockefeller 56.061

  • Objects

    Oil Flask (Lekythos)

    Unknown artist, Greek, Attica
    Oil Flask (Lekythos), ca. 500 BCE
    Terracotta, black-figure
    Height: 30.8 cm (12 1/8 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Jesse H. Metcalf 22.216

  • Objects

    Oil Flask (Lekythos)

    Unknown artist, Greek, Attica
    Oil Flask (Lekythos), 480 BC - 470 BC
    Terracotta, red-figure
    Height: 30.3 cm (11 15/16 inches)
    Bequest of Susan Martin Allien 35.708

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    Two-handled Drinking Cup (Skyphos)

    Unknown artist, Greek, Attica
    Two-handled Drinking Cup (Skyphos), ca. 725-700 BCE
    Terracotta
    Height: 9.5 cm (3 3/4 inches)
    Anonymous gift in memory of C. A. Robinson, Jr. 83.024

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    Mixing Bowl (Krater)

    Unknown artist, Greek, Attica
    Mixing Bowl (Krater), early 4th century BCE
    Terracotta, red-figure
    Height: 35.2 cm (13 7/8 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 11.018

  • Objects

    Oil Flask (Lekythos)

    Attributed to Brygos Painter
    Greek, ca. 500BC-475BC
    Oil Flask (Lekythos), ca. 490 BCE
    Terracotta, red-figure
    Height: 33.3 cm (13 1/8 inches)
    Museum Appropriation Fund 25.078

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    Pair of Vases

    Unknown artist, Chinese, China
    Pair of Vases, 17th century
    Porcelain with underglaze blue, glaze and silver
    Height: 22.2 cm (8 3/4 inches)
    Bequest of Susan Martin Allien 35.665

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    Bucchero Stemmed Cup

    Unknown artist, Etruscan
    Bucchero Stemmed Cup, ca. 600 BCE
    Terracotta
    Height: 15.6 cm (6 1/8 inches) (height)
    Mary B. Jackson Fund 33.027

  • Objects

    Pair of Vases

    Unknown artist, Chinese, China
    Pair of Vases, 17th century
    Porcelain with underglaze blue and glaze
    Height: 20 cm (7 7/8 inches)
    Bequest of Susan Martin Allien 35.666

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    Oil Flask (Lekythos)

    Unknown artist, Greek, Attica
    Oil Flask (Lekythos), 510 BCE-500 BCE
    Terracotta, red-figure
    Height: 12.7 cm (5 inches)
    Museum Appropriation and Special Gift Funds 25.085

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    Storage jar (Amphora)

    Unknown artist, Greek, Attica
    Storage jar (Amphora), late 6th century BCE
    Terracotta, black-figure
    Height: 29.8 cm (11 3/4 inches)
    Museum Appropriation Fund 23.303

  • Objects

    Wine Cup (Kantharos)

    Unknown artist, Italo-Greek, Southern Italy
    Wine Cup (Kantharos), 400-300 BCE
    Terracotta, black-gloss
    7.3 x 16.5 cm (2 7/8 x 6 1/2 inches) (maximum)
    Jesse Metcalf Fund 1992.007

  • Objects

    Fish Amulet

    Unknown artist, Egyptian
    Fish Amulet, 1391-1335 BCE
    Faience
    3.9 x 2.1 x .5 cm (1 9/16 x 13/16 x 3/16 inches)
    Helen M. Danforth Acquisition Fund 1996.73.2

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    Jar of Banshan Culture

    Unknown artist, Chinese; Yangshao, China; Gansu Province
    Jar of Banshan Culture, ca. 2500-2000 BCE
    Earthenware with polychrome decoration
    31.1 x 41.3 cm (12 1/4 x 16 1/4 inches)
    Gift of C. T. Loo 33.003

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    Bowl with Design of Flowers and Boys

    Unknown artist, Chinese
    Bowl with Design of Flowers and Boys, 12th Century
    Porcelain with glaze
    Diameter: 20.3 cm (8 inches)
    Museum Works of Art Fund 43.432

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    Pitcher (Olpe)

    Unknown artist, Greek, Attica
    Pitcher (Olpe), ca. 720-700 BCE
    Terracotta
    Height: 54.6 cm (21 1/2 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 15.006

  • Objects

    Bottle with Swirl Designs

    Unknown artist, Chinese
    Bottle with Swirl Designs, 12th Century
    Porcelain with glaze
    31.6 x 15 cm (12 7/16 x 5 7/8 inches)
    Museum Works of Art Fund 43.186

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    Oil Flask (Lekythos)

    Unknown artist, Greek, Attica
    Oil Flask (Lekythos), ca. 480 BCE
    Terracotta, red-figure
    Height: 38.7 cm (15 1/4 inches)
    Museum Appropriation Fund and Special Gift Fund 25.110

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    Blossom Bowl

    Unknown artist, Minoan, Crete
    Blossom Bowl, ca. 2000 BCE
    Serpentine
    Height: 8.3 cm (3 1/4 inches)
    Jesse Metcalf Fund 77.001

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    Plate (Orpheus Attacked by Maenads)

    Unknown artist, Italian, Italy; Urbino
    Plate (Orpheus Attacked by Maenads), ca. 1540-1550
    Tin-glazed earthenware
    Diameter: 27 cm (10 5/8 inches)
    Bequest of Susan Martin Allien 35.703

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    Wine jug (oinochoe)

    The Concentric Circle Group
    Wine jug (oinochoe), 735 - 720 BCE
    Terracotta
    Height: 22.9 cm (9 inches)
    Helen M. Danforth Acquisition Fund 2002.46

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    Bowl

    Rudolf Harry Staffel
    Bowl
    Porcelain with glaze
    Gift of Larry Day and Ruth Fine in honor of William and Catherine Daley Gift of the Larry Day and Ruth Fine Collection 2002.82.18

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    Jar with Water, Plant, and Animal Motifs

    Unknown artist, Egyptian
    Jar with Water, Plant, and Animal Motifs, 3450-3300 BCE
    Ceramic (marl clay)
    Height: 17.5 cm (6 7/8 inches)
    Georgianna Sayles Aldrich Fund 2000.30

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    Conical Drinking Cup (Rhyton)

    Unknown artist, Mycenaean, Greece
    Conical Drinking Cup (Rhyton), 14th century BCE
    Terracotta
    29.8 x 12.7 cm (11 3/4 x 5 inches) (maximum)
    Helen M. Danforth Acquisition Fund 2006.72

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    One-handled Drinking Cup (Kyathos)

    Unknown artist, Etruscan, Etruria
    One-handled Drinking Cup (Kyathos), ca. late 6th century BCE
    Terracotta
    14.3 x 13 x 9.8 cm (5 5/8 x 5 1/8 x 3 7/8 inches) (maximum)
    Helen M. Danforth Acquisition Fund 2008.59

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    Cake Plate

    Schramberg Majolica Factory, manufacturer
    German, 1820-1989
    In the style of Christopher Dresser, designer
    Scottish, 1834-1904
    Cake Plate, late 19th century
    Earthenware with glaze
    Height: 2.5 cm (1 inches)
    Gift of Glenn Gissler 2013.86.5

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    Pitcher

    Old Hall Earthenware Company, manufacturer
    English, ca. 1861-1886
    Christopher Dresser, designer
    Scottish, 1834-1904
    Pitcher, late 19th century
    Ceramic with transfer enamel
    Height: 30.5 cm (12 inches)
    Gift of Glenn Gissler 2013.86.7