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Medallion with a seated deity and a male worshiper
Date: ca. 8th–7th century B.C.
Medium: Silver, gold foil
Accession Number: 1989.281.20
The Last Supper
Designed by Bernard van Orley
(Netherlandish, Brussels ca. 1492–1541/42 Brussels)
Date: ca. 1524–46 (design), ca. 1525–28 (woven)
Medium: Wool, silk, silver-gilt thread.
Accession Number: 1975.1.1915
Scarab Bracelet of Wah
Date: ca. 1981–1975 B.C.
Medium: Silver, gold, glazed steatite, linen cord
Accession Number: 40.3.12
Tabernacle House Altar with the Adoration of the Shepherds, the Adoration of the Magi, and the Annunciation.
Reinhold Vasters
(German, Erkelenz 1827–1909 Aachen)
Date: second half 16th century (panels); ca. 1865–90 (frame)
Medium: Ebony-veneered soft wood, silver gilt, rock crystal, agate, and reverse painted and gilded glass.
Accession Number: 1975.1.1558
Plate with the Battle of David and Goliath
Date: 629–30
Medium: Silver
Accession Number: 17.190.396
Plate with a hunting scene from the tale of Bahram Gur and Azadeh
Date: ca. 5th century A.D.
Medium: Silver, mercury gilding
Accession Number: 1994.402
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 with Scabbard of Colonel Marinus Willett (1740–1830)
C. Liger
(French, Paris, recorded 1770–93)
Date: hallmarked for 1785–86
Medium: Steel, silver, gold
Accession Number: 17.87.3a, b
"The Concourse of the Birds", Folio 11r from a Mantiq al-tair (Language of the Birds)
Painting by Habiballah of Sava
(active ca. 1590–1610)
Date: ca. 1600
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, gold, and silver, on paper
Accession Number: 63.210.11
Shield of Henry II of France
Date: ca. 1555
Medium: Steel, embossed and damascened with gold and silver
Accession Number: 34.85
Kettle Drums
Franz Peter Bunsen
(ca. 1725–1795 (master 1754))
Date: 1779
Medium: Silver, iron, calfskin, textiles
Accession Number: 2010.138.1-.4
Musette de Cour
Unknown
Date: ca. 1700
Medium: Leather, ivory, silk, wood, silver, iron
Accession Number: 2003.63a–d
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
"The Feast of Sada", Folio 22v 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: 1970.301.2
The House of Bijapur
Painting by Kamal Muhammad
(active 1680s)
Date: ca. 1680
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, gold, and silver on paper
Accession Number: 1982.213
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
Necklace
Date: 1900–1975
Medium: silver
Accession Number: 2002.318a, b
Dragon-Handled Jug with Inscription
Date: late 15th– first quarter 16th century
Medium: Brass; cast and turned, engraved, and inlaid with silver, gold, and black organic compound
Accession Number: 91.1.607
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
Pair of Transverse Flutes
Johann Wilhelm Oberlender
((the Elder 1681–1763))
Date: mid-18th century
Medium: Ivory, silver, wood
Accession Number: 1996.13.1
Spoon holder
Design attributed to Christopher Dresser
(British, Glasgow, Scotland 1834–1904 Mulhouse)
Date: ca. 1878–81
Medium: Silver-plated brass, ebony
Accession Number: 1988.164
Two-handled Bowl
Cornelius Kierstede
(1674–ca. 1757)
Date: 1700–1710
Medium: Silver
Accession Number: 38.63
Gold earrings with disk and boat-shaped pendant
Date: ca. 300 B.C.
Medium: Gold
Accession Number: 48.11.2, .3
The Magnolia Vase
Manufactured by Tiffany & Co.
(1837–present)
Date: ca. 1893
Medium: Silver, gold, enamel, opals
Accession Number: 99.2
Oboe in C
Hendrik Richters
(Dutch, 1684–1727)
Date: before 1727
Medium: Ebony, ivory, silver
Accession Number: 53.56.11
Chocolate Pot
Edward Winslow
(1669–1753)
Date: 1700–1710
Medium: Silver
Accession Number: 33.120.221
Gold rosette with the head of a griffin
Date: ca. 630–620 B.C.
Medium: Gold
Accession Number: 12.229.24
The Feast of Herod and the Beheading of the Baptist
Master of the Life of Saint John the Baptist
(Italian, Rimini, active first third 14th century)
Date: ca. 1300–1330
Medium: Tempera on wood, gold ground, and silver
Accession Number: 1975.1.103
Helmet
Date: late 15th century
Medium: Steel, silver, copper alloy
Accession Number: 50.87
Bes-image of the god Hor-Asha-Khet
Date: 4th–2nd century B.C.
Medium: Bronze; gold, electrum, auriferous-silver, and copper-alloy inlays
Accession Number: 29.2.3
Medallion with a seated deity and a male worshiper
Date: ca. 8th–7th century B.C.
Accession Number: 1989.281.20
The Last Supper
Designed by Bernard van Orley
(Netherlandish, Brussels ca. 1492–1541/42 Brussels)
Date: ca. 1524–46 (design), ca. 1525–28 (woven)
Accession Number: 1975.1.1915
Scarab Bracelet of Wah
Date: ca. 1981–1975 B.C.
Accession Number: 40.3.12
Tabernacle House Altar with the Adoration of the Shepherds, the Adoration of the Magi, and the Annunciation.
Reinhold Vasters
(German, Erkelenz 1827–1909 Aachen)
Date: second half 16th century (panels); ca. 1865–90 (frame)
Accession Number: 1975.1.1558
Plate with the Battle of David and Goliath
Date: 629–30
Accession Number: 17.190.396
Plate with a hunting scene from the tale of Bahram Gur and Azadeh
Date: ca. 5th century A.D.
Accession Number: 1994.402
Dish in the Shape of a Leaf
Date: late 7th–early 8th century
Accession Number: 1974.268.11
Congressional Presentation Sword with Scabbard of Colonel Marinus Willett (1740–1830)
C. Liger
(French, Paris, recorded 1770–93)
Date: hallmarked for 1785–86
Accession Number: 17.87.3a, b
"The Concourse of the Birds", Folio 11r from a Mantiq al-tair (Language of the Birds)
Painting by Habiballah of Sava
(active ca. 1590–1610)
Date: ca. 1600
Accession Number: 63.210.11
Shield of Henry II of France
Date: ca. 1555
Accession Number: 34.85
Kettle Drums
Franz Peter Bunsen
(ca. 1725–1795 (master 1754))
Date: 1779
Accession Number: 2010.138.1-.4
Musette de Cour
Unknown
Date: ca. 1700
Accession Number: 2003.63a–d
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
"The Feast of Sada", Folio 22v from the Shahnama (Book of Kings) of Shah Tahmasp
Abu'l Qasim Firdausi
(935–1020)
Date: ca. 1525
Accession Number: 1970.301.2
The House of Bijapur
Painting by Kamal Muhammad
(active 1680s)
Date: ca. 1680
Accession Number: 1982.213
Painted Cloth (Pichwai) Depicting the Celebration of the Festival of Cows
Date: late 18th–early 19th century
Accession Number: 2003.177
Necklace
Date: 1900–1975
Accession Number: 2002.318a, b
Dragon-Handled Jug with Inscription
Date: late 15th– first quarter 16th century
Accession Number: 91.1.607
Sword Guard (Tsuba)
Inscribed by Ishiguro Masayoshi
(Japanese, 1772–after 1851)
Date: 19th century
Accession Number: 36.120.79
Pair of Transverse Flutes
Johann Wilhelm Oberlender
((the Elder 1681–1763))
Date: mid-18th century
Accession Number: 1996.13.1
Spoon holder
Design attributed to Christopher Dresser
(British, Glasgow, Scotland 1834–1904 Mulhouse)
Date: ca. 1878–81
Accession Number: 1988.164
Two-handled Bowl
Cornelius Kierstede
(1674–ca. 1757)
Date: 1700–1710
Accession Number: 38.63
Gold earrings with disk and boat-shaped pendant
Date: ca. 300 B.C.
Accession Number: 48.11.2, .3
The Magnolia Vase
Manufactured by Tiffany & Co.
(1837–present)
Date: ca. 1893
Accession Number: 99.2
Oboe in C
Hendrik Richters
(Dutch, 1684–1727)
Date: before 1727
Accession Number: 53.56.11
Chocolate Pot
Edward Winslow
(1669–1753)
Date: 1700–1710
Accession Number: 33.120.221
Gold rosette with the head of a griffin
Date: ca. 630–620 B.C.
Accession Number: 12.229.24
The Feast of Herod and the Beheading of the Baptist
Master of the Life of Saint John the Baptist
(Italian, Rimini, active first third 14th century)
Date: ca. 1300–1330
Accession Number: 1975.1.103
Helmet
Date: late 15th century
Accession Number: 50.87
Bes-image of the god Hor-Asha-Khet
Date: 4th–2nd century B.C.
Accession Number: 29.2.3

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