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Teakettle, lamp, and table
Simon Pantin I
(British, ca. 1672–1728)
Date: 1724–25
Medium: Silver, wood
Accession Number: 68.141.81a–f
Rhyton terminating in the forepart of a wild cat
Date: ca. 1st century B.C.
Medium: Silver, mercury gilding
Accession Number: 1979.447
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
Silver handle of a large dish
Date: 2nd–early 3rd century A.D.
Medium: Silver, gold
Accession Number: 06.1106
Album of Tournaments and Parades in Nuremberg
Date: late 16th–mid-17th century
Medium: Pen and ink, watercolor, gold and silver washes; paper bound in gold-tooled leather
Accession Number: 22.229
Rosewater ewer
Possibly by Johann Erhard Heiglen
(German, before 1687–1757)
Date: ca. 1730
Medium: Silver gilt
Accession Number: 1977.1.11
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
Necklace
Date: 1900–1975
Medium: silver
Accession Number: 2002.318a, b
Presentation Smallsword
James Morisset
(English, London, active 1768–1800)
Date: hallmarked for 1797–98
Medium: Silver-gilt, enamel, steel, paste brilliants
Accession Number: 26.145.315a, b
Ewer
Date: Porcelain 1573–1620; mounts ca. 1585
Medium: Porcelain, silver-gilt
Accession Number: 44.14.2
Scarab Bracelet of Wah
Date: ca. 1981–1975 B.C.
Medium: Silver, gold, glazed steatite, linen cord
Accession Number: 40.3.12
Gold rosette with the head of a griffin
Date: ca. 630–620 B.C.
Medium: Gold
Accession Number: 12.229.24
Painted Cloth (Pichwai) Depicting the Celebration of the Festival of Cows
Date: late 18th–early 19th century
Medium: Painted and printed gold and silver leaf, opaque watercolor on indigo-dyed cotton
Accession Number: 2003.177
Bow Brooch
Date: 400–450
Medium: Silver with gold-sheet overlay and garnets
Accession Number: 47.100.19
Standing Shiva (?)
Date: 11th century
Medium: Gilt-copper alloy, silver inlay
Accession Number: 1988.355
Reliquary Statuette of Saint Christopher
Date: ca. 1375–1425
Medium: Silver, silver-gilt
Accession Number: 17.190.361
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
Beaker with birds and animals
Date: ca. 4th century B.C.
Medium: Silver
Accession Number: 47.100.88
Smallsword of Col. Marinus Willett (1740–1830)
C. Liger
(French, Paris, recorded 1770–93)
Date: 1785–86
Medium: Steel, silver, gold
Accession Number: 17.87.3a, b
Vessel terminating in the forepart of a stag
Date: ca. 14th–13th century B.C.
Medium: Silver, gold inlay
Accession Number: 1989.281.10
Shaft-hole axe head with bird-headed demon, boar, and dragon
Date: ca. late 3rd–early 2nd millennium B.C.
Medium: Silver, gold foil
Accession Number: 1982.5
Chalice
Date: ca. 1230–50
Medium: Silver, partly gilt; niello, jewels
Accession Number: 47.101.26
Chocolate Pot
Edward Winslow
(1669–1753)
Date: 1700–1710
Medium: Silver
Accession Number: 33.120.221
Shrine
Matthias Walbaum
(Kiel, Germany 1554–1632 Augsburg, active Augsburg 1579–1632)
Date: 1598–1600
Medium: Ebony, silver, silver gilt, gouache on parchment
Accession Number: 17.190.823
"Jonah and the Whale", Folio from a Jami al-Tavarikh (Compendium of Chronicles)
Date: ca. 1400
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, gold, and silver on paper
Accession Number: 33.113
Processional Cross
Date: ca. 1000–1050
Medium: Silver, silver-gilt
Accession Number: 1993.163
Gold earrings with disk and boat-shaped pendant
Date: ca. 300 B.C.
Medium: Gold
Accession Number: 48.11.2, .3
Bassoon
Giosue Esposito
(Naples, active late 19th century)
Date: 1881
Medium: Maple, nickel-silver
Accession Number: 2003.150a–g
Toilet set in original leather case
Fourteen identified German
(Augsburg) goldsmiths and other German artisans; Japanese (Imari) porcelain maker
Date: ca. 1743–45
Medium: Gilt silver, hard-paste porcelain, cut glass, walnut, carved and partially gilt coniferous wood, blind-tooled and partially gilt leather, partially gilt steel and iron, textiles, moiré paper, hog's bristle
Accession Number: 2005.364.1a–d–.48
The Bridal Chamber of Herse, from a set of eight tapestries depicting the Story of Mercury and Herse
Design attributed to Giovanni Battista Lodi da Cremona
(Italian, active 1540–52)
Date: ca. 1550
Medium: Wool, silk, silver, silver-gilt thread (20–22 warps per in., 8–9 per cm)
Accession Number: 41.190.135
Teakettle, lamp, and table
Simon Pantin I
(British, ca. 1672–1728)
Date: 1724–25
Accession Number: 68.141.81a–f
Rhyton terminating in the forepart of a wild cat
Date: ca. 1st century B.C.
Accession Number: 1979.447
Set of Fifty-Two Playing Cards
Date: ca. 1470–80
Accession Number: 1983.515.1–.52
Silver handle of a large dish
Date: 2nd–early 3rd century A.D.
Accession Number: 06.1106
Album of Tournaments and Parades in Nuremberg
Date: late 16th–mid-17th century
Accession Number: 22.229
Rosewater ewer
Possibly by Johann Erhard Heiglen
(German, before 1687–1757)
Date: ca. 1730
Accession Number: 1977.1.11
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
Necklace
Date: 1900–1975
Accession Number: 2002.318a, b
Presentation Smallsword
James Morisset
(English, London, active 1768–1800)
Date: hallmarked for 1797–98
Accession Number: 26.145.315a, b
Ewer
Date: Porcelain 1573–1620; mounts ca. 1585
Accession Number: 44.14.2
Scarab Bracelet of Wah
Date: ca. 1981–1975 B.C.
Accession Number: 40.3.12
Gold rosette with the head of a griffin
Date: ca. 630–620 B.C.
Accession Number: 12.229.24
Painted Cloth (Pichwai) Depicting the Celebration of the Festival of Cows
Date: late 18th–early 19th century
Accession Number: 2003.177
Bow Brooch
Date: 400–450
Accession Number: 47.100.19
Standing Shiva (?)
Date: 11th century
Accession Number: 1988.355
Reliquary Statuette of Saint Christopher
Date: ca. 1375–1425
Accession Number: 17.190.361
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
Beaker with birds and animals
Date: ca. 4th century B.C.
Accession Number: 47.100.88
Smallsword of Col. Marinus Willett (1740–1830)
C. Liger
(French, Paris, recorded 1770–93)
Date: 1785–86
Accession Number: 17.87.3a, b
Vessel terminating in the forepart of a stag
Date: ca. 14th–13th century B.C.
Accession Number: 1989.281.10
Shaft-hole axe head with bird-headed demon, boar, and dragon
Date: ca. late 3rd–early 2nd millennium B.C.
Accession Number: 1982.5
Chalice
Date: ca. 1230–50
Accession Number: 47.101.26
Chocolate Pot
Edward Winslow
(1669–1753)
Date: 1700–1710
Accession Number: 33.120.221
Shrine
Matthias Walbaum
(Kiel, Germany 1554–1632 Augsburg, active Augsburg 1579–1632)
Date: 1598–1600
Accession Number: 17.190.823
Processional Cross
Date: ca. 1000–1050
Accession Number: 1993.163
Gold earrings with disk and boat-shaped pendant
Date: ca. 300 B.C.
Accession Number: 48.11.2, .3
Bassoon
Giosue Esposito
(Naples, active late 19th century)
Date: 1881
Accession Number: 2003.150a–g
Toilet set in original leather case
Fourteen identified German
(Augsburg) goldsmiths and other German artisans; Japanese (Imari) porcelain maker
Date: ca. 1743–45
Accession Number: 2005.364.1a–d–.48
The Bridal Chamber of Herse, from a set of eight tapestries depicting the Story of Mercury and Herse
Design attributed to Giovanni Battista Lodi da Cremona
(Italian, active 1540–52)
Date: ca. 1550
Accession Number: 41.190.135

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