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Cup with a frieze of gazelles
Date: ca. early 1st millennium B.C.
Medium: Gold
Accession Number: 62.84
Wang Xizhi Watching Geese
Qian Xuan
(Chinese, ca. 1235–before 1307)
Date: ca. 1295
Medium: Handscroll; ink, color, and gold on paper
Accession Number: 1973.120.6
Sarangi
Date: ca. 1900
Medium: Wood, ivory, parchment, metal
Accession Number: 1982.143.2
"The Funeral of Isfandiyar", Folio from a Shahnama (Book of Kings)
Abu'l Qasim Firdausi
(935–1020)
Date: 1330s
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Accession Number: 33.70
Altar Set
Date: late 11th century B.C.
Medium: Bronze
Accession Number: 24.72.1–.14
Kitab suwar al-kawakib al-thabita (Book of the Images of the Fixed Stars) of al-Sufi
`Abd al-Rahman al-Sufi
(903–86)
Date: late 15th century
Medium: Ink and gold on paper; leather binding
Accession Number: 13.160.10
Koto
Metalwork by Goto Teijo, 9th generation Goto master, Japan
(1603–1673)
Date: early 17th century
Medium: Various woods, ivory and tortoiseshell inlays, gold and silver inlays, metalwork
Accession Number: 2007.194a–f
Necklace
Date: 1900–1975
Medium: silver
Accession Number: 2002.318a, b
Silver-gilt bowl
Date: ca. 725–675 B.C.
Medium: Gilt silver
Accession Number: 74.51.4554
"Men Treading Grapes", Folio from a Materia Medica of Dioscorides
Date: dated A.H. 621/ A.D. 1224
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Accession Number: 56.20
Helmet
Date: mid-16th century
Medium: Steel, gold, silver
Accession Number: 04.3.456a
Finial in the Form of a Parrot
Date: 17th–18th century
Medium: Brass
Accession Number: 19.135.3
Dish in the Shape of a Leaf
Date: late 7th–early 8th century
Medium: Silver with parcel gilding
Accession Number: 1974.268.11
Velvet with Figural Imagery
Date: mid-16th century
Medium: Silk, metal wrapped thread; cut and voided velvet
Accession Number: 52.20.11
"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
Standing Shiva (?)
Date: 11th century
Medium: Gilt-copper alloy, silver inlay
Accession Number: 1988.355
Tanggu
Elevated Tone Workshop, Guangzhou
(Canton)
Date: 19th century
Medium: Wood, oxhide, lacquer, brass
Accession Number: 89.4.28 a, b
"Isfandiyar's Third Course: He Slays a Dragon", Folio 434v from the Shahnama (Book of Kings) of Shah Tahmasp
Abu'l Qasim Firdausi
(935–1020)
Date: ca. 1530
Medium: Opaque watercolor, ink, silver, and gold on paper
Accession Number: 1970.301.51
Ewer with a Feline-Shaped Handle
Date: 7th century
Medium: Bronze; cast, chased, and inlaid with copper
Accession Number: 47.100.90
Yataghan from the Court of Süleyman the Magnificent (reigned 1520–66)
Workshop of Ahmed Tekelü
(possibly Iranian, active Istanbul, ca. 1520–30)
Date: ca. 1525
Medium: Steel, walrus ivory, gold, silver, rubies, turquoise, pearls
Accession Number: 1993.14
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
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 Antioch "Chalice"
Date: 500–550
Medium: Silver, silver-gilt
Accession Number: 50.4
Folio from a Qur'an Manuscript
Date: late 9th–early 10th century
Medium: Ink and gold on parchment
Accession Number: 30.45
Sho
Date: 19th century
Medium: Bamboo wood, metal
Accession Number: 89.4.2957
Vessel terminating in the forepart of a stag
Date: ca. 14th–13th century B.C.
Medium: Silver, gold inlay
Accession Number: 1989.281.10
Mask
Inscribed by Myōchin Muneakira
(Japanese, Edo period, 1673–1745)
Date: dated 1745
Medium: Lacquered iron, silk
Accession Number: 19.115.2
Pair of Flintlock Pistols of Empress Catherine the Great (1729–1796)
Johan Adolph Grecke
(Russian, Saint Petersburg, recorded 1755–90)
Date: 1786
Medium: Steel, ivory, gold, brass
Accession Number: 1986.265.1, .2
Vessel stand with ibex support
Date: ca. 2600–2350 B.C.
Medium: Copper alloy, inlaid with shell and lapis lazuli
Accession Number: 1974.190
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
Cup with a frieze of gazelles
Date: ca. early 1st millennium B.C.
Accession Number: 62.84
Wang Xizhi Watching Geese
Qian Xuan
(Chinese, ca. 1235–before 1307)
Date: ca. 1295
Accession Number: 1973.120.6
Sarangi
Date: ca. 1900
Accession Number: 1982.143.2
"The Funeral of Isfandiyar", Folio from a Shahnama (Book of Kings)
Abu'l Qasim Firdausi
(935–1020)
Date: 1330s
Accession Number: 33.70
Altar Set
Date: late 11th century B.C.
Accession Number: 24.72.1–.14
Kitab suwar al-kawakib al-thabita (Book of the Images of the Fixed Stars) of al-Sufi
`Abd al-Rahman al-Sufi
(903–86)
Date: late 15th century
Accession Number: 13.160.10
Koto
Metalwork by Goto Teijo, 9th generation Goto master, Japan
(1603–1673)
Date: early 17th century
Accession Number: 2007.194a–f
Necklace
Date: 1900–1975
Accession Number: 2002.318a, b
Silver-gilt bowl
Date: ca. 725–675 B.C.
Accession Number: 74.51.4554
"Men Treading Grapes", Folio from a Materia Medica of Dioscorides
Date: dated A.H. 621/ A.D. 1224
Accession Number: 56.20
Helmet
Date: mid-16th century
Accession Number: 04.3.456a
Finial in the Form of a Parrot
Date: 17th–18th century
Accession Number: 19.135.3
Dish in the Shape of a Leaf
Date: late 7th–early 8th century
Accession Number: 1974.268.11
Velvet with Figural Imagery
Date: mid-16th century
Accession Number: 52.20.11
"Khusrau Hunting", Folio from Khusrau and Shirin
Written by Hatifi
Date: dated A.H. 904/A.D. 1498–99
Accession Number: 69.27
Standing Shiva (?)
Date: 11th century
Accession Number: 1988.355
Tanggu
Elevated Tone Workshop, Guangzhou
(Canton)
Date: 19th century
Accession Number: 89.4.28 a, b
"Isfandiyar's Third Course: He Slays a Dragon", Folio 434v from the Shahnama (Book of Kings) of Shah Tahmasp
Abu'l Qasim Firdausi
(935–1020)
Date: ca. 1530
Accession Number: 1970.301.51
Ewer with a Feline-Shaped Handle
Date: 7th century
Accession Number: 47.100.90
Yataghan from the Court of Süleyman the Magnificent (reigned 1520–66)
Workshop of Ahmed Tekelü
(possibly Iranian, active Istanbul, ca. 1520–30)
Date: ca. 1525
Accession Number: 1993.14
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
Foundation peg in the form of the forepart of a lion
Date: ca. 2200–2100 B.C.
Accession Number: 48.180
The Antioch "Chalice"
Date: 500–550
Accession Number: 50.4
Folio from a Qur'an Manuscript
Date: late 9th–early 10th century
Accession Number: 30.45
Sho
Date: 19th century
Accession Number: 89.4.2957
Vessel terminating in the forepart of a stag
Date: ca. 14th–13th century B.C.
Accession Number: 1989.281.10
Mask
Inscribed by Myōchin Muneakira
(Japanese, Edo period, 1673–1745)
Date: dated 1745
Accession Number: 19.115.2
Pair of Flintlock Pistols of Empress Catherine the Great (1729–1796)
Johan Adolph Grecke
(Russian, Saint Petersburg, recorded 1755–90)
Date: 1786
Accession Number: 1986.265.1, .2
Vessel stand with ibex support
Date: ca. 2600–2350 B.C.
Accession Number: 1974.190
Painted Cloth (Pichwai) Depicting the Celebration of the Festival of Cows
Date: late 18th–early 19th century
Accession Number: 2003.177
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