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Saint James the Greater
Gil de Siloe
(Spanish, active 1475–1505)
Date: ca. 1489–93
Medium: Alabaster, gold, and paint
Accession Number: 69.88
Menat necklace from Malqata
Date: ca. 1390–1353 B.C.
Medium: Faience, bronze or copper alloy, glass, agate, carnelian, lapis lazuli, turquoise
Accession Number: 11.215.450
Base for a Water Pipe (Huqqa) with Irises
Date: late 17th century
Medium: Zinc alloy; cast, engraved, inlaid with brass (bidri ware)
Accession Number: 1984.221
The Backgammon Players
Philip Webb
(British, Oxford 1831–1915 West Sussex)
Date: 1861
Medium: Painted pine, oil paint on leather, brass, copper
Accession Number: 26.54
Reliquary Bust of Saint Yrieix
Date: ca. 1220–40, with later grill
Medium: Silver and gilded silver with rock crystal, gems, and glass
Accession Number: 17.190.352a, b
Embroidered Sampler
Mary Jones
Date: 1795
Medium: Embroidered silk and linen, with gold leaf, on linen
Accession Number: 1984.331.22
Plaque: winged creatures approaching stylized trees
Date: ca. 8th–7th century B.C.
Medium: Gold
Accession Number: 54.3.5 and 62.78.1a, b
Tiraz Textile Fragment from an Ikat Shawl
Date: late 9th–early 10th century
Medium: Cotton, ink, and gold; plain weave, resist-dyed (ikat), painted Inscription: black ink and gold leaf; painted
Accession Number: 29.179.9
Double-Barreled Wheellock Pistol Made for Emperor Charles V (reigned 1519–56)
Peter Peck
(German, Munich, 1503–1596)
Date: ca. 1540–45
Medium: Steel, gold, wood, staghorn
Accession Number: 14.25.1425
Diana
Augustus Saint-Gaudens
(American, Dublin 1848–1907 Cornish, New Hampshire)
Date: 1893–94, cast 1894 or after
Medium: Bronze
Accession Number: 1985.353
Helmet Mask
Date: before 1880
Medium: Wood, copper, glass beads, raffia, cowrie shells
Accession Number: 1978.412.560
Sheet-gold decoration for a sword scabbard
Date: ca. 340–320 B.C.
Medium: Gold
Accession Number: 30.11.12
"The Angel Gabriel meets 'Amr ibn Zaid (the Shepherd)", Folio from a Siyer-i Nebi (the Life of the Prophet)
Painting by Mustafa ibn Vali
Date: ca. 1595
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Accession Number: 1994.141
Aquamanile in the Form of Aristotle and Phyllis
Date: late 14th or early 15th century
Medium: Bronze; Quaternary copper alloy (approx. 72% copper, approx. 17% zinc, approx. 6% lead, approx. 3% tin).
Accession Number: 1975.1.1416
Zaō Gongen
Date: 11th century
Medium: Gilt bronze with incised decoration
Accession Number: 1975.268.155
Evening dress
Callot Soeurs
(French, active 1895–1937)
Date: 1910–14
Medium: cotton, silk, metal
Accession Number: 1981.380.2
Cup and Cover Supported by an Enchained Turk
Date: ca. 1705–11
Medium: Jade (nephrite), aragonite, chalcedony, banded agate, gold, silver gilt, diamonds, rubies, garnets, enamel, and paint.
Accession Number: 1975.1.1508
Commode à vantaux
David Roentgen
(German, Herrnhag 1743–1807 Wiesbaden, master 1780)
Date: ca. 1775–79 with later alterations
Medium: Oak, pine, walnut, mahogany, and cherry veneered with hornbeam (partially stained), tulipwood, walnut, holly and maple (both partially stained), boxwood, mahogany, and other woods; red brocatelle marble; gilt bronze; iron, steel, and brass
Accession Number: 1982.60.81
"The Story of the Princess of the Blue Pavillion: The Youth of Rum Is Entertained in a Garden by a Fairy and her Maidens", Folio from a Khamsa (Quintet) of Amir Khusrau Dihlavi
Amir Khusrau Dihlavi
(1253–1325)
Date: 1597–98
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Accession Number: 13.228.33
Set of Fifty-Two Playing Cards
Date: ca. 1470–80
Medium: Pasteboard with pen and ink, tempera, applied gold and silver
Accession Number: 1983.515.1–.52
Chegah-Skah-Hdah
Date: 19th century
Medium: Wood, metal, leather
Accession Number: 89.4.597
Kettle Drums
Franz Peter Bunsen
(ca. 1725–1795 (master 1754))
Date: 1779
Medium: Silver, iron, calfskin, textiles
Accession Number: 2010.138.1-.4
Calligraphic Plaque
Date: probably late 17th century
Medium: Steel; forged and pierced
Accession Number: 1987.14
Scenes from the Legend of Saint Vincent of Saragossa and the History of His Relics
Date: ca. 1245–47
Medium: Pot-metal glass, vitreous paint, and lead
Accession Number: 24.167a-k
Scarab Bracelet of Wah
Date: ca. 1981–1975 B.C.
Medium: Silver, gold, glazed steatite, linen cord
Accession Number: 40.3.12
Burgonet with Falling Buffe
Date: ca. 1550
Medium: Steel, gold
Accession Number: 04.3.217; 22.140
Standing Woman
Gaston Lachaise
(American (born France) 1882–1935)
Date: 1912–15; cast 1930
Medium: Bronze
Accession Number: 1984.433.34
Portrait of a Woman, Possibly a Nun of San Secondo; (verso) Scene in Grisaille
Jacometto
(Jacometto Veneziano) (Italian, active Venice by ca. 1472–died before 1498)
Date: ca. 1485–95
Medium: Oil on wood; (verso: oil and gold on wood)
Accession Number: 1975.1.85
Pair of Flintlock Pistols of Empress Catherine the Great (1729–1796)
Johan Adolph Grecke
(Russian, Saint Petersburg, recorded 1755–90)
Date: 1786
Medium: Steel, ivory, gold, brass
Accession Number: 1986.265.1, .2
Shiva and Parvati Playing Chaupar: Folio from a Rasamanjari Series
Devidasa of Nurpur
(active ca. 1680–ca. 1720)
Date: dated 1694–95
Medium: Opaque watercolor, ink, silver, and gold on paper
Accession Number: 57.185.2
Saint James the Greater
Gil de Siloe
(Spanish, active 1475–1505)
Date: ca. 1489–93
Accession Number: 69.88
Menat necklace from Malqata
Date: ca. 1390–1353 B.C.
Accession Number: 11.215.450
Base for a Water Pipe (Huqqa) with Irises
Date: late 17th century
Accession Number: 1984.221
The Backgammon Players
Philip Webb
(British, Oxford 1831–1915 West Sussex)
Date: 1861
Accession Number: 26.54
Reliquary Bust of Saint Yrieix
Date: ca. 1220–40, with later grill
Accession Number: 17.190.352a, b
Embroidered Sampler
Mary Jones
Date: 1795
Accession Number: 1984.331.22
Plaque: winged creatures approaching stylized trees
Date: ca. 8th–7th century B.C.
Accession Number: 54.3.5 and 62.78.1a, b
Tiraz Textile Fragment from an Ikat Shawl
Date: late 9th–early 10th century
Accession Number: 29.179.9
Double-Barreled Wheellock Pistol Made for Emperor Charles V (reigned 1519–56)
Peter Peck
(German, Munich, 1503–1596)
Date: ca. 1540–45
Accession Number: 14.25.1425
Diana
Augustus Saint-Gaudens
(American, Dublin 1848–1907 Cornish, New Hampshire)
Date: 1893–94, cast 1894 or after
Accession Number: 1985.353
Helmet Mask
Date: before 1880
Accession Number: 1978.412.560
Sheet-gold decoration for a sword scabbard
Date: ca. 340–320 B.C.
Accession Number: 30.11.12
Aquamanile in the Form of Aristotle and Phyllis
Date: late 14th or early 15th century
Accession Number: 1975.1.1416
Zaō Gongen
Date: 11th century
Accession Number: 1975.268.155
Evening dress
Callot Soeurs
(French, active 1895–1937)
Date: 1910–14
Accession Number: 1981.380.2
Cup and Cover Supported by an Enchained Turk
Date: ca. 1705–11
Accession Number: 1975.1.1508
Commode à vantaux
David Roentgen
(German, Herrnhag 1743–1807 Wiesbaden, master 1780)
Date: ca. 1775–79 with later alterations
Accession Number: 1982.60.81
Set of Fifty-Two Playing Cards
Date: ca. 1470–80
Accession Number: 1983.515.1–.52
Chegah-Skah-Hdah
Date: 19th century
Accession Number: 89.4.597
Kettle Drums
Franz Peter Bunsen
(ca. 1725–1795 (master 1754))
Date: 1779
Accession Number: 2010.138.1-.4
Calligraphic Plaque
Date: probably late 17th century
Accession Number: 1987.14
Scarab Bracelet of Wah
Date: ca. 1981–1975 B.C.
Accession Number: 40.3.12
Burgonet with Falling Buffe
Date: ca. 1550
Accession Number: 04.3.217; 22.140
Standing Woman
Gaston Lachaise
(American (born France) 1882–1935)
Date: 1912–15; cast 1930
Accession Number: 1984.433.34
Portrait of a Woman, Possibly a Nun of San Secondo; (verso) Scene in Grisaille
Jacometto
(Jacometto Veneziano) (Italian, active Venice by ca. 1472–died before 1498)
Date: ca. 1485–95
Accession Number: 1975.1.85
Pair of Flintlock Pistols of Empress Catherine the Great (1729–1796)
Johan Adolph Grecke
(Russian, Saint Petersburg, recorded 1755–90)
Date: 1786
Accession Number: 1986.265.1, .2
Shiva and Parvati Playing Chaupar: Folio from a Rasamanjari Series
Devidasa of Nurpur
(active ca. 1680–ca. 1720)
Date: dated 1694–95
Accession Number: 57.185.2
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