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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
Jaharis Byzantine Lectionary
Date: ca. 1100
Medium: Tempera, ink and gold on parchment; leather binding
Accession Number: 2007.286
The Adoration of the Magi
Bartolo di Fredi
(Italian, active by 1353–died 1410 Siena)
Date: ca. 1390
Medium: Tempera and gold on wood
Accession Number: 1975.1.16
Manuscript Leaf with the Crucifixion, from a Missal
Date: ca. 1270–80
Medium: Tempera and gold on parchment
Accession Number: 1981.322
Emperor Xuanzong's Flight to Shu
Unidentified Artist
Date: mid-12th century
Medium: Hanging scroll; ink, color, and gold on silk
Accession Number: 41.138
Holy Face
Gerard David
(Netherlandish, Oudewater ca. 1455–1523 Bruges)
Date: ca. 1485–90
Medium: Tempera and gold leaf on parchment that has been trimmed and laid down on thin walnut
Accession Number: 1975.1.2486
Tughra (Official Signature) of Sultan Süleiman the Magnificent (r. 1520–66)
Date: ca. 1555–60
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Accession Number: 38.149.1
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
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
Shield
Attributed to Girolamo da Treviso
(Italian, Treviso ca. 1498–1544 Boulogne-sur-Mer)
Date: ca. 1535
Medium: Wood, linen, gesso, gold leaf, polychromy
Accession Number: 42.50.16
Helmet
Date: mid-16th century
Medium: Steel, damascened with gold
Accession Number: 04.3.456a
Portrait of Alvise Contarini(?); (verso) A Tethered Roebuck
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: 1975.1.86
"The Funeral of Isfandiyar", Folio from a Shahnama (Book of Kings)
Abu'l Qasim Firdausi
(935–1020)
Date: 1330s
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Accession Number: 33.70
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
Folio from a Mu'nis al-ahrar fi daqa'iq al-ash'ar (The Free Man's Companion to the Subtleties of Poems) of Jajarmi
Muhammad ibn Badr al-Din Jajarmi
(active 1340s)
Date: A.H. 741/A.D. 1340–41
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Accession Number: 19.68.1
Blades and Mountings for a Pair of Swords (Daishō)
Long sword
(katana) blade inscribed by Sukemitsu of Bizen (Japanese, Bizen, Muromachi period, active ca. 1440)
Date: sword (katana) blade, dated 1440; short sword (wakizashi) blade, 15th century; mountings, late 18th century
Medium: Steel, wood, lacquer, copper-silver alloy (shibuichi), gold, copper, rayskin, silk
Accession Number: 36.120.417a, b, .418a–c
Casket
Attributed to Michel Redlin
(German, documented 1688)
Date: ca. 1680
Medium: Amber, gold foil, gilt brass, wood, silk satin, paper
Accession Number: 2006.452a–c
Pair of silver scyphi (cups) with relief decoration
Date: late 1st century B.C.–early 1st century A.D.
Medium: Silver with gilding
Accession Number: 1994.43.1, .2
Sword Guard (Tsuba)
Inscribed by Ishiguro Masayoshi
(Japanese, 1772–after 1851)
Date: 19th century
Medium: Copper-gold alloy (shakudō), gold, copper-silver alloy (shibuichi), copper
Accession Number: 36.120.79
Silver handle from a serving dish
Date: early 3rd century A.D.
Medium: Silver
Accession Number: 54.11.8
Bow Brooch
Date: 400–450
Medium: Silver with gold-sheet overlay and garnets
Accession Number: 47.100.19
Helmet with divine figures beneath a bird with outstretched wings
Date: ca. 1500–1100 B.C.
Medium: Bronze, gold foil over bitumen
Accession Number: 63.74
Embroidered Sampler
Mary Jones
Date: 1795
Medium: Embroidered silk and linen, with gold leaf, on linen
Accession Number: 1984.331.22
Medallion with a Portrait of Gennadios
Date: 250–300
Medium: Glass, gold leaf, polychromy
Accession Number: 26.258
Handle Depicting a Lion Subduing a Nubian
Date: ca. 1279–1213 B.C.
Medium: Egyptian blue, bone, gold
Accession Number: 1989.281.92
Headdress
Date: ca. 2600–2500 B.C.
Medium: Gold, lapis lazuli, carnelian
Accession Number: 33.35.3
"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
Ram's-head Amulet
Date: ca. 712–664 B.C.
Medium: Gold
Accession Number: 1989.281.98
Gold strap necklace with seedlike pendants
Date: ca. 330–300 B.C.
Medium: Gold
Accession Number: 06.1217.13
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
Jaharis Byzantine Lectionary
Date: ca. 1100
Accession Number: 2007.286
The Adoration of the Magi
Bartolo di Fredi
(Italian, active by 1353–died 1410 Siena)
Date: ca. 1390
Accession Number: 1975.1.16
Manuscript Leaf with the Crucifixion, from a Missal
Date: ca. 1270–80
Accession Number: 1981.322
Emperor Xuanzong's Flight to Shu
Unidentified Artist
Date: mid-12th century
Accession Number: 41.138
Holy Face
Gerard David
(Netherlandish, Oudewater ca. 1455–1523 Bruges)
Date: ca. 1485–90
Accession Number: 1975.1.2486
Wang Xizhi Watching Geese
Qian Xuan
(Chinese, ca. 1235–before 1307)
Date: ca. 1295
Accession Number: 1973.120.6
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
Shield
Attributed to Girolamo da Treviso
(Italian, Treviso ca. 1498–1544 Boulogne-sur-Mer)
Date: ca. 1535
Accession Number: 42.50.16
Helmet
Date: mid-16th century
Accession Number: 04.3.456a
Portrait of Alvise Contarini(?); (verso) A Tethered Roebuck
Jacometto
(Jacometto Veneziano) (Italian, active Venice by ca. 1472–died before 1498)
Date: ca. 1485–95
Accession Number: 1975.1.86
"The Funeral of Isfandiyar", Folio from a Shahnama (Book of Kings)
Abu'l Qasim Firdausi
(935–1020)
Date: 1330s
Accession Number: 33.70
Rolltop desk
David Roentgen
(German, Herrnhag 1743–1807 Wiesbaden, master 1780)
Date: ca. 1776–79
Accession Number: 41.82
Folio from a Mu'nis al-ahrar fi daqa'iq al-ash'ar (The Free Man's Companion to the Subtleties of Poems) of Jajarmi
Muhammad ibn Badr al-Din Jajarmi
(active 1340s)
Date: A.H. 741/A.D. 1340–41
Accession Number: 19.68.1
Blades and Mountings for a Pair of Swords (Daishō)
Long sword
(katana) blade inscribed by Sukemitsu of Bizen (Japanese, Bizen, Muromachi period, active ca. 1440)
Date: sword (katana) blade, dated 1440; short sword (wakizashi) blade, 15th century; mountings, late 18th century
Accession Number: 36.120.417a, b, .418a–c
Casket
Attributed to Michel Redlin
(German, documented 1688)
Date: ca. 1680
Accession Number: 2006.452a–c
Pair of silver scyphi (cups) with relief decoration
Date: late 1st century B.C.–early 1st century A.D.
Accession Number: 1994.43.1, .2
Sword Guard (Tsuba)
Inscribed by Ishiguro Masayoshi
(Japanese, 1772–after 1851)
Date: 19th century
Accession Number: 36.120.79
Silver handle from a serving dish
Date: early 3rd century A.D.
Accession Number: 54.11.8
Bow Brooch
Date: 400–450
Accession Number: 47.100.19
Helmet with divine figures beneath a bird with outstretched wings
Date: ca. 1500–1100 B.C.
Accession Number: 63.74
Embroidered Sampler
Mary Jones
Date: 1795
Accession Number: 1984.331.22
Medallion with a Portrait of Gennadios
Date: 250–300
Accession Number: 26.258
Handle Depicting a Lion Subduing a Nubian
Date: ca. 1279–1213 B.C.
Accession Number: 1989.281.92
Headdress
Date: ca. 2600–2500 B.C.
Accession Number: 33.35.3
Ram's-head Amulet
Date: ca. 712–664 B.C.
Accession Number: 1989.281.98
Gold strap necklace with seedlike pendants
Date: ca. 330–300 B.C.
Accession Number: 06.1217.13
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