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Tournament Helm (Stechhelm)
Date: ca. 1500
Medium: Steel, copper alloy
Accession Number: 29.156.67a
Ceremonial Objectl in the Shape of an Ax
Date: ca. 100 B.C.–A.D. 300
Medium: Bronze
Accession Number: 1993.525
Dish in the Shape of a Leaf
Date: late 7th–early 8th century
Medium: Silver with parcel gilding
Accession Number: 1974.268.11
Handle Depicting a Lion Subduing a Nubian
Date: ca. 1279–1213 B.C.
Medium: Egyptian blue, bone, gold
Accession Number: 1989.281.92
"Tahmuras Defeats the Divs", Folio 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
Dragon Wrapped around Saz Leaves
Date: ca. 1550–70
Medium: Main support: ink on paper Border: Gold, ink, and opaque watercolor on paper
Accession Number: 2000.424
Man carrying a box, possibly for offerings
Date: ca. 2900–2600 B.C.
Medium: Copper alloy
Accession Number: 55.142
Bronze portrait of a man, identified as M. Agrippa
Date: early 1st century A.D.
Medium: Bronze
Accession Number: 14.130.2
"A Muslim Pilgrim Learns a Lesson in Piety from a Brahman", Folio from a Khamsa (Quintet) of Amir Khusrau Dihlavi
Amir Khusrau Dihlavi
(1253–1325)
Date: 1597–98
Medium: Image: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper Margins: Gold on dyed paper
Accession Number: 13.228.29
Settee
George Jakob Hunzinger
(1835–1898)
Date: ca. 1876–85
Medium: Ebonized cherry, fabric-covered steel mesh
Accession Number: 1992.269
Kushite priest wearing garment with leopard's head and tassels, subsequently adapted for a king
Date: ca. 712–664 B.C.
Medium: Leaded bronze, precious metal leaf
Accession Number: 2010.259
"Fortissimo"
Séraphin Soudbinine
(French (born Russia), Nijni- Novgorod 1870–1944)
Date: 1925–26
Medium: Lacquered wood, eggshell, mother-of-pearl, gold
Accession Number: 50.102.4
Clavichord
Attributed to Christian Kintzing
(German, Neuwied 1707–1804 Neuwied)
Date: 1763
Medium: Wood, metal
Accession Number: 1986.239
Celestial globe with clockwork
Gerhard Emmoser
(working 1556, died 1584)
Date: 1579
Medium: Case: silver, partly gilded, and gilt brass; movement: brass, steel
Accession Number: 17.190.636
Mechanical table
Jean-François Oeben
(1721–1763)
Date: ca. 1761–63
Medium: Oak veneered with mahogany, kingwood, and tulipwood, with marquetry of mahogany, rosewood, holly, and various other woods; gilt-bronze mounts; imitation Japanese lacquer; replaced silk
Accession Number: 1982.60.61
Aglauros’s Vision of the Bridal Chamber of Herse, from the Story of Mercury and Herse
Design attributed to Giovanni Battista Lodi da Cremona
(Italian, active 1540–52)
Date: designed ca. 1540, woven ca. 1570
Medium: Wool, silk and precious metal-wrapped threads (20-22 warps per inch, 8-9 warps per cm.)
Accession Number: 41.190.135
The Virgin Mary and Five Standing Saints above Predella Panels
Date: 1440–46
Medium: Pot-metal glass, white glass, vitreous paint, silver stain
Accession Number: 37.52.1–.6
Drop-front desk (secrétaire à abattant or secrétaire en cabinet)
Attributed to Martin Carlin
(French, near Freiburg im Breisgau ca. 1730–1785 Paris)
Date: ca. 1776
Medium: Oak veneered with tulipwood, amaranth, holly, and sycamore; six Sèvres soft-paste porcelain plaques and two painted tin plaques; gilt bronze mounts; marble shelves; moiré silk
Accession Number: 1976.155.110
Armorial Plate (tondino): The story of King Midas
Nicola da Urbino
(Italian, active by 1520–died ?1537/38 Urbino)
Date: ca. 1520–1525
Medium: Maiolica (tin-glazed earthenware)
Accession Number: 1975.1.1019
Square-Headed Bow Brooch
Date: 6th century
Medium: Gilded copper alloy inlaid with niello
Accession Number: 1985.209
Sea Dragon
Date: 17th century
Medium: Wood, brass
Accession Number: 89.4.881a-c
Ewer with a Feline-Shaped Handle
Date: 7th century
Medium: Bronze; cast, chased, and inlaid with copper
Accession Number: 47.100.90
Bronze rod tripod
Date: ca. 1250–1050 B.C.
Medium: Bronze
Accession Number: 74.51.5684
Roundel with the Temptation of Saint Anthony
Date: 1532
Medium: Colorless glass, vitreous paint and silver stain
Accession Number: 1982.433.5
Bronze foot in the form of a sphinx
Date: ca. 600 B.C.
Medium: Bronze
Accession Number: 2000.660
"Bahram Gur Sees a Herd of Deer Mesmerized by Dilaram' s Music", Folio from a Khamsa (Quintet) of Amir Khusrau Dihlavi
Amir Khusrau Dihlavi
(1253–1325)
Date: 1597–98
Medium: Main support: ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper Margins: gold on dyed paper
Accession Number: 13.228.28
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
Bronze man and centaur
Date: mid-8th century B.C.
Medium: Bronze
Accession Number: 17.190.2072
Madonna and Child
Duccio di Buoninsegna
(Italian, active by 1278–died 1318 Siena)
Date: ca. 1290–1300
Medium: Tempera and gold on wood
Accession Number: 2004.442
Coin cabinet
Designed by Charles Percier
(French, Paris 1764–1838 Paris)
Date: ca. 1809–19
Medium: Mahogany, applied and inlaid silver
Accession Number: 26.168.77
Tournament Helm (Stechhelm)
Date: ca. 1500
Accession Number: 29.156.67a
Ceremonial Objectl in the Shape of an Ax
Date: ca. 100 B.C.–A.D. 300
Accession Number: 1993.525
Dish in the Shape of a Leaf
Date: late 7th–early 8th century
Accession Number: 1974.268.11
Handle Depicting a Lion Subduing a Nubian
Date: ca. 1279–1213 B.C.
Accession Number: 1989.281.92
"Tahmuras Defeats the Divs", Folio from the Shahnama (Book of Kings) of Shah Tahmasp
Abu'l Qasim Firdausi
(935–1020)
Date: ca. 1525
Accession Number: 1970.301.3
Dragon Wrapped around Saz Leaves
Date: ca. 1550–70
Accession Number: 2000.424
Man carrying a box, possibly for offerings
Date: ca. 2900–2600 B.C.
Accession Number: 55.142
Bronze portrait of a man, identified as M. Agrippa
Date: early 1st century A.D.
Accession Number: 14.130.2
"A Muslim Pilgrim Learns a Lesson in Piety from a Brahman", Folio from a Khamsa (Quintet) of Amir Khusrau Dihlavi
Amir Khusrau Dihlavi
(1253–1325)
Date: 1597–98
Accession Number: 13.228.29
Settee
George Jakob Hunzinger
(1835–1898)
Date: ca. 1876–85
Accession Number: 1992.269
"Fortissimo"
Séraphin Soudbinine
(French (born Russia), Nijni- Novgorod 1870–1944)
Date: 1925–26
Accession Number: 50.102.4
Clavichord
Attributed to Christian Kintzing
(German, Neuwied 1707–1804 Neuwied)
Date: 1763
Accession Number: 1986.239
Celestial globe with clockwork
Gerhard Emmoser
(working 1556, died 1584)
Date: 1579
Accession Number: 17.190.636
Mechanical table
Jean-François Oeben
(1721–1763)
Date: ca. 1761–63
Accession Number: 1982.60.61
Aglauros’s Vision of the Bridal Chamber of Herse, from the Story of Mercury and Herse
Design attributed to Giovanni Battista Lodi da Cremona
(Italian, active 1540–52)
Date: designed ca. 1540, woven ca. 1570
Accession Number: 41.190.135
The Virgin Mary and Five Standing Saints above Predella Panels
Date: 1440–46
Accession Number: 37.52.1–.6
Drop-front desk (secrétaire à abattant or secrétaire en cabinet)
Attributed to Martin Carlin
(French, near Freiburg im Breisgau ca. 1730–1785 Paris)
Date: ca. 1776
Accession Number: 1976.155.110
Armorial Plate (tondino): The story of King Midas
Nicola da Urbino
(Italian, active by 1520–died ?1537/38 Urbino)
Date: ca. 1520–1525
Accession Number: 1975.1.1019
Square-Headed Bow Brooch
Date: 6th century
Accession Number: 1985.209
Sea Dragon
Date: 17th century
Accession Number: 89.4.881a-c
Ewer with a Feline-Shaped Handle
Date: 7th century
Accession Number: 47.100.90
Bronze rod tripod
Date: ca. 1250–1050 B.C.
Accession Number: 74.51.5684
Roundel with the Temptation of Saint Anthony
Date: 1532
Accession Number: 1982.433.5
Bronze foot in the form of a sphinx
Date: ca. 600 B.C.
Accession Number: 2000.660
Spoon holder
Design attributed to Christopher Dresser
(British, Glasgow, Scotland 1834–1904 Mulhouse)
Date: ca. 1878–81
Accession Number: 1988.164
Bronze man and centaur
Date: mid-8th century B.C.
Accession Number: 17.190.2072
Madonna and Child
Duccio di Buoninsegna
(Italian, active by 1278–died 1318 Siena)
Date: ca. 1290–1300
Accession Number: 2004.442
Coin cabinet
Designed by Charles Percier
(French, Paris 1764–1838 Paris)
Date: ca. 1809–19
Accession Number: 26.168.77
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