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Cornet à Pistons in B-flat
Courtois frères
Date: 1833
Medium: Brass, touch pieces of ivory
Accession Number: 2002.190a–n
Durga as Slayer of the Buffalo Demon Mahishasura
Date: 14th–15th century
Medium: Gilt copper alloy, inlaid with semiprecious stones
Accession Number: 1986.498
Folio from a Qur'an Manuscript
Date: late 13th–early 14th century
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on parchment
Accession Number: 42.63
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
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
"Tahmuras Defeats the Divs", Folio 23v 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
Festival Robe
Date: second half of the 18th century
Medium: Silk and gold-and-silver thread embroidery on silk twill
Accession Number: 54.14.2
Taūs (mayuri)
Date: 19th century
Medium: Wood, parchment, metal, feathers
Accession Number: 89.4.163
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
Head of a ruler
Date: ca. 2300–2000 B.C.
Medium: Copper alloy
Accession Number: 47.100.80
Pair of Transverse Flutes
Johann Wilhelm Oberlender
((the Elder 1681–1763))
Date: mid-18th century
Medium: Ivory, silver, wood
Accession Number: 1996.13.1
Bronze chariot inlaid with ivory
Date: 2nd quarter of the 6th century B.C.
Medium: Bronze, ivory
Accession Number: 03.23.1
Plate with the Battle of David and Goliath
Date: 629–30
Medium: Silver
Accession Number: 17.190.396
Zaō Gongen
Date: 11th century
Medium: Gilt bronze with incised decoration
Accession Number: 1975.268.155
Footed Bowl and Plate
Date: first half 18th century
Medium: Glass, opalescent white; blown, bowl with applied stem and blown applied foot, fired silver and gold decoration
Accession Number: 2000.490a, b
Enthroned Buddha Attended by the Bodhisattvas Avalokiteshvara and Vajrapani
Date: second half of the 10th century
Medium: Bronze
Accession Number: 2004.259
"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
Watch
Jacques Goullons
(French, active Paris, 1626–died 1671)
Date: ca. 1645–48
Medium: Case and dial of enameled gold. Hand of steel.
Accession Number: 1975.1.1244
"The Elephant Clock", Folio from a Book of the Knowledge of Ingenious Mechanical Devices by al-Jazari
Farrukh ibn `Abd al-Latif
Date: dated A.H. 715/A.D. 1315
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Accession Number: 57.51.23
Dress ornaments
Date: ca. 5th century B.C.
Medium: Gold
Accession Number: 24.97.50–.51
The Fieschi Morgan Staurotheke
Date: early 9th century
Medium: Cloisonné enamel, silver, silver-gilt, gold, niello
Accession Number: 17.190.715a, b
Armor of Infante Luis, Prince of Asturias (1707–1724)
Signature probably refers to Jean Drouart
(French, Paris, died before October 1715)
Date: dated 1712
Medium: Steel, blued and gilt; gilt brass, silk, cotton, metallic yarn, paper
Accession Number: 1989.3
Plaque: Warrior and Attendants
Date: 16th–17th century
Medium: Brass
Accession Number: 1990.332
Seasons and Elements (Air) (set of four)
Attributed to Charles Le Brun
(French, Paris 1619–1690 Paris)
Date: ca. 1683
Medium: Canvas; silk, wool, and metal-thread embroidery in tent stitch (316 stitches per sq. inch, 49 stitches per sq. cm.)
Accession Number: 46.43.4
Sculptural Element from a Reliquary Ensemble: Head (The Great Bieri)
Date: 19th–early 20th century
Medium: Wood, metal, palm oil
Accession Number: 1979.206.229
Foundation peg in the form of the forepart of a lion
Date: ca. 2200–2100 B.C.
Medium: Copper alloy
Accession Number: 48.180
The Belles Heures of Jean de France, duc de Berry
Herman, Paul, and Jean de Limbourg
(Franco-Netherlandish, active France, by 1399–1416)
Date: 1405–1408/1409
Medium: Tempera, gold, and ink on vellum
Accession Number: 54.1.1a, b
The Indian Hunter
John Quincy Adams Ward
(American, Urbana, Ohio 1830–1910 New York)
Date: 1860, cast before 1910
Medium: Bronze
Accession Number: 1973.257
Tall Figure
Alberto Giacometti
(Swiss, Borgonovo 1901–1966 Chur)
Date: 1947
Medium: Bronze
Accession Number: 2002.456.111
Miniature broad collar
Date: 332–222 B.C.
Medium: gold, carnelian, turquoise, lapis lazuli
Accession Number: 49.121.1
Cornet à Pistons in B-flat
Courtois frères
Date: 1833
Accession Number: 2002.190a–n
Durga as Slayer of the Buffalo Demon Mahishasura
Date: 14th–15th century
Accession Number: 1986.498
Folio from a Qur'an Manuscript
Date: late 13th–early 14th century
Accession Number: 42.63
Rolltop desk
David Roentgen
(German, Herrnhag 1743–1807 Wiesbaden, master 1780)
Date: ca. 1776–79
Accession Number: 41.82
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
"Tahmuras Defeats the Divs", Folio 23v from the Shahnama (Book of Kings) of Shah Tahmasp
Abu'l Qasim Firdausi
(935–1020)
Date: ca. 1525
Accession Number: 1970.301.3
Festival Robe
Date: second half of the 18th century
Accession Number: 54.14.2
Taūs (mayuri)
Date: 19th century
Accession Number: 89.4.163
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
Head of a ruler
Date: ca. 2300–2000 B.C.
Accession Number: 47.100.80
Pair of Transverse Flutes
Johann Wilhelm Oberlender
((the Elder 1681–1763))
Date: mid-18th century
Accession Number: 1996.13.1
Bronze chariot inlaid with ivory
Date: 2nd quarter of the 6th century B.C.
Accession Number: 03.23.1
Plate with the Battle of David and Goliath
Date: 629–30
Accession Number: 17.190.396
Zaō Gongen
Date: 11th century
Accession Number: 1975.268.155
Footed Bowl and Plate
Date: first half 18th century
Accession Number: 2000.490a, b
Enthroned Buddha Attended by the Bodhisattvas Avalokiteshvara and Vajrapani
Date: second half of the 10th century
Accession Number: 2004.259
"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
Watch
Jacques Goullons
(French, active Paris, 1626–died 1671)
Date: ca. 1645–48
Accession Number: 1975.1.1244
"The Elephant Clock", Folio from a Book of the Knowledge of Ingenious Mechanical Devices by al-Jazari
Farrukh ibn `Abd al-Latif
Date: dated A.H. 715/A.D. 1315
Accession Number: 57.51.23
Dress ornaments
Date: ca. 5th century B.C.
Accession Number: 24.97.50–.51
The Fieschi Morgan Staurotheke
Date: early 9th century
Accession Number: 17.190.715a, b
Armor of Infante Luis, Prince of Asturias (1707–1724)
Signature probably refers to Jean Drouart
(French, Paris, died before October 1715)
Date: dated 1712
Accession Number: 1989.3
Plaque: Warrior and Attendants
Date: 16th–17th century
Accession Number: 1990.332
Seasons and Elements (Air) (set of four)
Attributed to Charles Le Brun
(French, Paris 1619–1690 Paris)
Date: ca. 1683
Accession Number: 46.43.4
Sculptural Element from a Reliquary Ensemble: Head (The Great Bieri)
Date: 19th–early 20th century
Accession Number: 1979.206.229
Foundation peg in the form of the forepart of a lion
Date: ca. 2200–2100 B.C.
Accession Number: 48.180
The Belles Heures of Jean de France, duc de Berry
Herman, Paul, and Jean de Limbourg
(Franco-Netherlandish, active France, by 1399–1416)
Date: 1405–1408/1409
Accession Number: 54.1.1a, b
The Indian Hunter
John Quincy Adams Ward
(American, Urbana, Ohio 1830–1910 New York)
Date: 1860, cast before 1910
Accession Number: 1973.257
Tall Figure
Alberto Giacometti
(Swiss, Borgonovo 1901–1966 Chur)
Date: 1947
Accession Number: 2002.456.111
Miniature broad collar
Date: 332–222 B.C.
Accession Number: 49.121.1
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