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"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
The Unicorn in Captivity (from the Unicorn Tapestries)
Date: 1495–1505
Medium: Wool warp with wool, silk, silver, and gilt wefts
Accession Number: 37.80.6
Robe (Kosode) with Shells and Sea Grasses
Date: early 17th century
Medium: Embroidery and gold leaf on plain-weave silk patterned with warp floats
Accession Number: 1992.253
Manuscript Leaf with the Crucifixion, from a Missal
Date: ca. 1270–80
Medium: Tempera and gold on parchment
Accession Number: 1981.322
Ewer with a Feline-Shaped Handle
Date: 7th century
Medium: Bronze; cast, chased, and inlaid with copper
Accession Number: 47.100.90
Walking-Stick Flute/Oboe
Georg Henrich Scherer
(German, 1703–1778)
Date: ca. 1750–57
Medium: Narwhal (narwhahl) tusk, ivory, gilt brass
Accession Number: 2006.86a–c
Tea Infuser and Strainer
Marianne Brandt
(German, Chemnitz 1893–1984 Kirchberg)
Date: ca. 1924
Medium: Silver and ebony
Accession Number: 2000.63a-c
Armor of Henry II, King of France (reigned 1547–59)
Part of the decoration design by Jean Cousin the Elder (French, Souci (?) ca. 1490–ca. 1560 Paris
(?))
Date: ca. 1555
Medium: Steel, gold, silver, leather, textile
Accession Number: 39.121a–n
The Puritan
Augustus Saint-Gaudens
(American, Dublin 1848–1907 Cornish, New Hampshire)
Date: 1883–86, cast 1899 or after
Medium: Bronze
Accession Number: 39.65.53
Seated goddess with a child
Date: ca. 14th–13th century B.C.
Medium: Gold
Accession Number: 1989.281.12
Sarangi
Date: ca. 1900
Medium: Wood, ivory, parchment, metal
Accession Number: 1982.143.2
Top for standard
Date: ca. 8th century B.C.
Medium: Bronze
Accession Number: 1996.82.1
Gold rosette with the head of a griffin
Date: ca. 630–620 B.C.
Medium: Gold
Accession Number: 12.229.24
"Preparing Medicine from Honey", Folio from a Dispersed Manuscript of an Arabic Translation of the Materia Medica of Dioscorides
'Abdullah ibn al-Fadl
Date: dated A.H. 621/ A.D. 1224
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Accession Number: 57.51.21
Group of four vases
Date: ca. 2300–2000 B.C.
Medium: Electrum, gilded silver, silver
Accession Number: 1989.281.45a, b–.48
Heart Scarab of Hatnefer
Date: ca. 1492–1473 B.C.
Medium: Serpentine, gold
Accession Number: 36.3.2
Vessel terminating in the forepart of a stag
Date: ca. 14th–13th century B.C.
Medium: Silver, gold inlay
Accession Number: 1989.281.10
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
Śankh
Date: 19th century
Medium: Shell (Turbinella pyrum), brass, wax
Accession Number: 1986.12
"A King Offers to Make Amends to a Bereaved Mother", Folio from a Khamsa (Quintet) of Amir Khusrau Dihlavi
Amir Khusrau Dihlavi
(1253–1325)
Date: 1597–98
Medium: Main support: Ink, opaque watercolor, gold on paper Margins: Gold on dyed paper
Accession Number: 13.228.26
Miniature broad collar
Date: 332–222 B.C.
Medium: gold, carnelian, turquoise, lapis lazuli
Accession Number: 49.121.1
Ewer with Wild Man Finial
Date: ca. 1500
Medium: Silver gilt, enamel, and paint
Accession Number: 53.20.2
Armorial Plate (tondino): The story of King Midas
Nicola da Urbino
(Italian, active by 1520–died ?1537/38 Urbino)
Date: ca. 1520–25
Medium: Maiolica (tin-glazed earthenware)
Accession Number: 1975.1.1019
Face Mask (Kpeliye'e)
Date: 19th–mid-20th century
Medium: Wood, horns, raffia fiber, cotton cloth, feather, metal, sacrificial material
Accession Number: 1978.412.489
Floral Tent Panel
Date: ca. 1635
Medium: Silk, gold; cut velvet, painted
Accession Number: 1981.321
Saint Andrew
Simone Martini
(Italian, Siena, active by 1315–died 1344 Avignon)
Date: ca. 1326
Medium: Tempera on wood, gold ground
Accession Number: 41.100.23
"Khusrau Hunting", Folio from Khusrau and Shirin
Written by Hatifi
Date: dated A.H. 904/A.D. 1498–99
Medium: Main support: ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper; binding: leather
Accession Number: 69.27
Head of a goddess, probably Mut, for attachment to a processional barque (?)
Date: ca. 700 B.C.
Medium: Cupreous alloy, gold leaf, formerly inlaid
Accession Number: 2008.353
Ghanti (bell)
Date: last half 19th century
Medium: Brass
Accession Number: 89.4.154
The Fieschi Morgan Staurotheke
Date: early 9th century
Medium: Gilded silver, gold, enamel worked in cloisonné, and niello
Accession Number: 17.190.715a, 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
The Unicorn in Captivity (from the Unicorn Tapestries)
Date: 1495–1505
Accession Number: 37.80.6
Robe (Kosode) with Shells and Sea Grasses
Date: early 17th century
Accession Number: 1992.253
Manuscript Leaf with the Crucifixion, from a Missal
Date: ca. 1270–80
Accession Number: 1981.322
Ewer with a Feline-Shaped Handle
Date: 7th century
Accession Number: 47.100.90
Walking-Stick Flute/Oboe
Georg Henrich Scherer
(German, 1703–1778)
Date: ca. 1750–57
Accession Number: 2006.86a–c
Tea Infuser and Strainer
Marianne Brandt
(German, Chemnitz 1893–1984 Kirchberg)
Date: ca. 1924
Accession Number: 2000.63a-c
Armor of Henry II, King of France (reigned 1547–59)
Part of the decoration design by Jean Cousin the Elder (French, Souci (?) ca. 1490–ca. 1560 Paris
(?))
Date: ca. 1555
Accession Number: 39.121a–n
The Puritan
Augustus Saint-Gaudens
(American, Dublin 1848–1907 Cornish, New Hampshire)
Date: 1883–86, cast 1899 or after
Accession Number: 39.65.53
Seated goddess with a child
Date: ca. 14th–13th century B.C.
Accession Number: 1989.281.12
Sarangi
Date: ca. 1900
Accession Number: 1982.143.2
Top for standard
Date: ca. 8th century B.C.
Accession Number: 1996.82.1
Gold rosette with the head of a griffin
Date: ca. 630–620 B.C.
Accession Number: 12.229.24
Group of four vases
Date: ca. 2300–2000 B.C.
Accession Number: 1989.281.45a, b–.48
Heart Scarab of Hatnefer
Date: ca. 1492–1473 B.C.
Accession Number: 36.3.2
Vessel terminating in the forepart of a stag
Date: ca. 14th–13th century B.C.
Accession Number: 1989.281.10
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
Śankh
Date: 19th century
Accession Number: 1986.12
"A King Offers to Make Amends to a Bereaved Mother", Folio from a Khamsa (Quintet) of Amir Khusrau Dihlavi
Amir Khusrau Dihlavi
(1253–1325)
Date: 1597–98
Accession Number: 13.228.26
Miniature broad collar
Date: 332–222 B.C.
Accession Number: 49.121.1
Ewer with Wild Man Finial
Date: ca. 1500
Accession Number: 53.20.2
Armorial Plate (tondino): The story of King Midas
Nicola da Urbino
(Italian, active by 1520–died ?1537/38 Urbino)
Date: ca. 1520–25
Accession Number: 1975.1.1019
Face Mask (Kpeliye'e)
Date: 19th–mid-20th century
Accession Number: 1978.412.489
Floral Tent Panel
Date: ca. 1635
Accession Number: 1981.321
Saint Andrew
Simone Martini
(Italian, Siena, active by 1315–died 1344 Avignon)
Date: ca. 1326
Accession Number: 41.100.23
"Khusrau Hunting", Folio from Khusrau and Shirin
Written by Hatifi
Date: dated A.H. 904/A.D. 1498–99
Accession Number: 69.27
Ghanti (bell)
Date: last half 19th century
Accession Number: 89.4.154
The Fieschi Morgan Staurotheke
Date: early 9th century
Accession Number: 17.190.715a, b
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