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Theodosius Arrives at Ephesus from a Scene from the Legend of the Seven Sleepers of Ephesus
Date: ca. 1200–1205
Medium: Pot-metal glass, vitreous paint
Accession Number: 1980.263.4
Mrs. Schuyler Van Rensselaer (Mariana Griswold)
Augustus Saint-Gaudens
(American, Dublin 1848–1907 Cornish, New Hampshire)
Date: 1888, cast 1890
Medium: Bronze
Accession Number: 17.104
Dish in the Shape of a Leaf
Date: late 7th–early 8th century
Medium: Silver with parcel gilding
Accession Number: 1974.268.11
Congressional Presentation Sword and Scabbard of Major General John E. Wool (1784–1869)
Samuel Jackson
(American, Baltimore, active 1833–70)
Date: 1854–55
Medium: Gold, gilt-brass, diamonds, rubies, steel
Accession Number: 2009.8a–c
Fragmentary Loom Width with Ogival Pattern
Date: ca. 1570–80
Medium: Silk, metal wrapped thread; lampas (kemha)
Accession Number: 49.32.79a–y
"Rosette Bearing the Names and Titles of Shah Jahan", Folio from the Shah Jahan Album
Date: recto: ca. 1645; verso: ca. 1630–40
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Accession Number: 55.121.10.39
Power Figure: Male (Nkisi)
Date: 19th–20th century
Medium: Wood, copper, brass, iron, fiber, snakeskin, leather, fur, feathers, mud, resin
Accession Number: 1978.409
Two bronze helmets
Date: late 7th century B.C.
Medium: Bronze
Accession Number: 1989.281.49, .50
"The Elephant Clock", Folio from a Book of the Knowledge of Ingenious Mechanical Devices by al-Jazari
Farrukh ibn `Abd al-Latif
Date: dated A.H. 715/A.D. 1315
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Accession Number: 57.51.23
Whistle
Sioux
Date: 19th century
Medium: wood, grass, hide, tin, porcupine quill
Accession Number: 89.4.2058
Enthroned deity
Date: ca. 14th–13th century B.C.
Medium: Bronze, gold foil
Accession Number: 32.161.45
Library Table
Herter Brothers
(1864–1906)
Date: 1882
Medium: Rosewood, brass, mother-of-pearl
Accession Number: 1972.47
Wang Xizhi Watching Geese
Qian Xuan
(Chinese, ca. 1235–before 1307)
Date: ca. 1295
Medium: Handscroll; ink, color, and gold on paper
Accession Number: 1973.120.6
Rhyton terminating in the forepart of a wild cat
Date: ca. 1st century B.C.
Medium: Silver, mercury gilding
Accession Number: 1979.447
Ritual Figure
Date: 380–246 B.C.
Medium: Wood, formerly clad with lead sheet
Accession Number: 2003.154
Rolltop desk
David Roentgen
(German, Herrnhag 1743–1807 Wiesbaden, master 1780)
Date: ca. 1776–79
Medium: Oak, cherry, pine, mahogany, veneered with maple, burl woods, holly, hornbeam (all partially stained), tulipwood, mahogany, and other woods; mother-of-pearl; partially gilded and tooled leather; gilt bronze, iron, steel, brass, partially gold-lacquered brass
Accession Number: 41.82
Astrolabe of ‘Umar ibn Yusuf ibn ‘Umar ibn ‘Ali ibn Rasul al-Muzaffari
‘Umar ibn Yusuf ibn ‘Umar ibn ‘Ali ibn Rasul al-Muzaffari
Date: dated A.H. 690/ A.D. 1291
Medium: Brass; cast and hammered, pierced, chased, inlaid with silver
Accession Number: 91.1.535a–h
Diptych with Scenes of the Annunciation, Nativity, Crucifixion, and Resurrection
Date: 1300–1325
Medium: Silver gilt with translucent and opaque enamels
Accession Number: 1980.366
Opus Anglicanum (Chasuble)
Date: late 15th century
Medium: Silk and metallic threads on linen; appliqué on silk velvet foundation with silk embroidery and silver-gilt shot
Accession Number: 1982.432
"Tahmuras Defeats the Divs", Folio 23v from the Shahnama (Book of Kings) of Shah Tahmasp
Abu'l Qasim Firdausi
(935–1020)
Date: ca. 1525
Medium: Opaque watercolor, ink, silver, and gold on paper
Accession Number: 1970.301.3
Aquamanile in the Form of a Lion
Date: ca. 1400
Medium: Copper alloy
Accession Number: 1994.244
Pair of gold armbands
Date: ca. 200 B.C.
Medium: Gold
Accession Number: 56.11.5, .6
Festival Robe
Date: second half of the 18th century
Medium: Silk and gold-and-silver thread embroidery on silk twill
Accession Number: 54.14.2
Bronze statuette of an artisan with silver eyes
Date: ca. mid-1st century B.C.
Medium: Bronze, silver
Accession Number: 1972.11.1
Headdress
Date: ca. 2600–2500 B.C.
Medium: Gold, lapis lazuli, carnelian
Accession Number: 33.35.3
Armor of Infante Luis, Prince of Asturias (1707–1724)
Signature probably refers to Jean Drouart
(French, Paris, died before October 1715)
Date: dated 1712
Medium: Steel, blued and gilt; gilt brass, silk, cotton, metallic yarn, paper
Accession Number: 1989.3
Courting flute (siyotanka)
Date: ca. 1850–1900
Medium: Red pipestone (catlinite), lead, Native-tanned leather
Accession Number: 89.4.3371
Kora
Mamadou Koyate
(bridge by Djimo Koyate)
Date: ca. 1960
Medium: Gourd, goat skin, antelope-hide metal, wood
Accession Number: 1975.59
Chocolate Pot
Edward Winslow
(1669–1753)
Date: 1700–1710
Medium: Silver
Accession Number: 33.120.221
Footed Bowl and Plate
Date: first half 18th century
Medium: Glass, opalescent white; blown, bowl with applied stem and blown applied foot, fired silver and gold decoration
Accession Number: 2000.490a, b
Mrs. Schuyler Van Rensselaer (Mariana Griswold)
Augustus Saint-Gaudens
(American, Dublin 1848–1907 Cornish, New Hampshire)
Date: 1888, cast 1890
Accession Number: 17.104
Dish in the Shape of a Leaf
Date: late 7th–early 8th century
Accession Number: 1974.268.11
Congressional Presentation Sword and Scabbard of Major General John E. Wool (1784–1869)
Samuel Jackson
(American, Baltimore, active 1833–70)
Date: 1854–55
Accession Number: 2009.8a–c
Fragmentary Loom Width with Ogival Pattern
Date: ca. 1570–80
Accession Number: 49.32.79a–y
"Rosette Bearing the Names and Titles of Shah Jahan", Folio from the Shah Jahan Album
Date: recto: ca. 1645; verso: ca. 1630–40
Accession Number: 55.121.10.39
Power Figure: Male (Nkisi)
Date: 19th–20th century
Accession Number: 1978.409
Two bronze helmets
Date: late 7th century B.C.
Accession Number: 1989.281.49, .50
"The Elephant Clock", Folio from a Book of the Knowledge of Ingenious Mechanical Devices by al-Jazari
Farrukh ibn `Abd al-Latif
Date: dated A.H. 715/A.D. 1315
Accession Number: 57.51.23
Whistle
Sioux
Date: 19th century
Accession Number: 89.4.2058
Enthroned deity
Date: ca. 14th–13th century B.C.
Accession Number: 32.161.45
Library Table
Herter Brothers
(1864–1906)
Date: 1882
Accession Number: 1972.47
Wang Xizhi Watching Geese
Qian Xuan
(Chinese, ca. 1235–before 1307)
Date: ca. 1295
Accession Number: 1973.120.6
Rhyton terminating in the forepart of a wild cat
Date: ca. 1st century B.C.
Accession Number: 1979.447
Ritual Figure
Date: 380–246 B.C.
Accession Number: 2003.154
Rolltop desk
David Roentgen
(German, Herrnhag 1743–1807 Wiesbaden, master 1780)
Date: ca. 1776–79
Accession Number: 41.82
Astrolabe of ‘Umar ibn Yusuf ibn ‘Umar ibn ‘Ali ibn Rasul al-Muzaffari
‘Umar ibn Yusuf ibn ‘Umar ibn ‘Ali ibn Rasul al-Muzaffari
Date: dated A.H. 690/ A.D. 1291
Accession Number: 91.1.535a–h
Opus Anglicanum (Chasuble)
Date: late 15th century
Accession Number: 1982.432
"Tahmuras Defeats the Divs", Folio 23v from the Shahnama (Book of Kings) of Shah Tahmasp
Abu'l Qasim Firdausi
(935–1020)
Date: ca. 1525
Accession Number: 1970.301.3
Aquamanile in the Form of a Lion
Date: ca. 1400
Accession Number: 1994.244
Pair of gold armbands
Date: ca. 200 B.C.
Accession Number: 56.11.5, .6
Festival Robe
Date: second half of the 18th century
Accession Number: 54.14.2
Bronze statuette of an artisan with silver eyes
Date: ca. mid-1st century B.C.
Accession Number: 1972.11.1
Headdress
Date: ca. 2600–2500 B.C.
Accession Number: 33.35.3
Armor of Infante Luis, Prince of Asturias (1707–1724)
Signature probably refers to Jean Drouart
(French, Paris, died before October 1715)
Date: dated 1712
Accession Number: 1989.3
Courting flute (siyotanka)
Date: ca. 1850–1900
Accession Number: 89.4.3371
Kora
Mamadou Koyate
(bridge by Djimo Koyate)
Date: ca. 1960
Accession Number: 1975.59
Chocolate Pot
Edward Winslow
(1669–1753)
Date: 1700–1710
Accession Number: 33.120.221
Footed Bowl and Plate
Date: first half 18th century
Accession Number: 2000.490a, b
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