The World Collection

This collection includes outstanding examples of both two and three dimensional objects from diverse cultures, dating from classical to modern times. Areas of strength include objects from ancient Egypt and the Greek and Roman world, Pre-Columbian artifacts, Asian prints spanning the 17th to 19th centuries, traditional African sculpture and masks, Australian aboriginal bark paintings, and Pacific Island artifacts from the early 20th century.

Unknown, Egypt, Child-god,
late 4th–3rd century B.C.,
Gift of the Arts & Crafts Society,

Unknown, Pre-Columbia,
Seated musician, 500 A.D.,
Museum Purchase,

Unknown, Afghanistan,
Buddha head, ca. 450 A.D.,
Art Committee Purchase,

Unknown, Africa, Firespitter mask,
ca. 1870, Extended loan Anne Takashige,