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Processional Cross
Date: ca. 1150–75
Medium: Silver, partially gilt on wood core, carved gems, jewels
Accession Number: 17.190.1406
Tournament or Cavalry Shield
Date: ca. 1450
Medium: Wood, leather, linen, gesso, polychromy, silver
Accession Number: 25.26.1
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
Bronze statuette of an artisan with silver eyes
Date: ca. mid-1st century B.C.
Medium: Bronze, silver
Accession Number: 1972.11.1
Processional cross
Date: ca. 1460–80
Medium: Partly gilt silver, niello, and copper with traces of gilding, over wood
Accession Number: 17.190.499
Statuette of a Royal (?) Woman with the Cartouches of Necho II on her Arms
Date: 610–595 B.C.
Medium: Silver
Accession Number: 30.8.93
Yataghan from the Court of Suleyman the Magnificent
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
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
Bow Brooch
Date: 400–450
Medium: Silver with gold-sheet overlay and garnets
Accession Number: 47.100.19
Sheet-gold decoration for a sword scabbard
Date: ca. 340–320 B.C.
Medium: Gold
Accession Number: 30.11.12
"Isfandiyar's Third Course: He Slays a Dragon", Folio 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
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
Coin cabinet
Design by Charles Percier
(French, Paris 1764–1838 Paris)
Date: ca. 1809–19
Medium: Mahogany, applied and inlaid silver
Accession Number: 26.168.77
Tea Infuser and Strainer
Marianne Brandt
(German, Chemnitz 1893–1984 Kirchberg)
Date: ca. 1924
Medium: Silver and ebony
Accession Number: 2000.63a-c
Kettle Drums
Franz Peter Bunsen
(ca. 1725–1795 (master 1754))
Date: 1779
Medium: Silver, iron, calfskin, textiles
Accession Number: 2010.138.1-.4
Gold necklace
Date: ca. 1400–1200 B.C.
Medium: Gold
Accession Number: 74.51.3005
Dish in the Shape of a Leaf
Date: late 7th–early 8th century
Medium: Silver with parcel gilding
Accession Number: 1974.268.11
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
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
Ewer with Wild Man Finial
Date: late 15th century
Medium: Silver gilt, enamel, and paint
Accession Number: 53.20.2
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
Crib of the Infant Jesus
Date: 15th century
Medium: Wood, polychromy, lead, silver-gilt, painted parchment, silk embroidery with seed pearls, gold thread, translucent enamels
Accession Number: 1974.121a–d
Shaft-hole axe head with bird-headed demon, boar, and dragon
Date: ca. late 3rd–early 2nd millennium B.C.
Medium: Silver, gold foil
Accession Number: 1982.5
Pair of silver scyphi (cups) with relief decoration
Date: late 1st century B.C.–early 1st century A.D.
Medium: Silver with gilding
Accession Number: 1994.43.1, .2
Ewer
Date: Porcelain 1573–1620; mounts ca. 1585
Medium: Porcelain, silver-gilt
Accession Number: 44.14.2
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
Group of four vases
Date: ca. 2300–2000 B.C.
Medium: Electrum, gilded silver, silver
Accession Number: 1989.281.45a, b–.48
Pair of gold armbands
Date: ca. 200 B.C.
Medium: Gold
Accession Number: 56.11.5, .6
Statuette of the Child Amenemhab
Date: ca. 1550–1479 B.C.
Medium: Bronze, separate silver lotus, wood base with pigmented inlays
Accession Number: 26.7.1413a, b
Shield of Henry II of France
Date: ca. 1555
Medium: Steel, embossed and damascened with gold and silver
Accession Number: 34.85
Processional Cross
Date: ca. 1150–75
Accession Number: 17.190.1406
Tournament or Cavalry Shield
Date: ca. 1450
Accession Number: 25.26.1
Spoon holder
Design attributed to Christopher Dresser
(British, Glasgow, Scotland 1834–1904 Mulhouse)
Date: ca. 1878–81
Accession Number: 1988.164
Bronze statuette of an artisan with silver eyes
Date: ca. mid-1st century B.C.
Accession Number: 1972.11.1
Processional cross
Date: ca. 1460–80
Accession Number: 17.190.499
Yataghan from the Court of Suleyman the Magnificent
Workshop of Ahmed Tekelü
(possibly Iranian, active Istanbul, ca. 1520–30)
Date: ca. 1525
Accession Number: 1993.14
Painted Cloth (Pichwai) Depicting the Celebration of the Festival of Cows
Date: late 18th–early 19th century
Accession Number: 2003.177
Bow Brooch
Date: 400–450
Accession Number: 47.100.19
Sheet-gold decoration for a sword scabbard
Date: ca. 340–320 B.C.
Accession Number: 30.11.12
"Isfandiyar's Third Course: He Slays a Dragon", Folio from the Shahnama (Book of Kings) of Shah Tahmasp
Abu'l Qasim Firdausi
(935–1020)
Date: ca. 1530
Accession Number: 1970.301.51
The House of Bijapur
Painting by Kamal Muhammad
(active 1680s)
Date: ca. 1680
Accession Number: 1982.213
Coin cabinet
Design by Charles Percier
(French, Paris 1764–1838 Paris)
Date: ca. 1809–19
Accession Number: 26.168.77
Tea Infuser and Strainer
Marianne Brandt
(German, Chemnitz 1893–1984 Kirchberg)
Date: ca. 1924
Accession Number: 2000.63a-c
Kettle Drums
Franz Peter Bunsen
(ca. 1725–1795 (master 1754))
Date: 1779
Accession Number: 2010.138.1-.4
Gold necklace
Date: ca. 1400–1200 B.C.
Accession Number: 74.51.3005
Dish in the Shape of a Leaf
Date: late 7th–early 8th century
Accession Number: 1974.268.11
Sword Guard (Tsuba)
Inscribed by Ishiguro Masayoshi
(Japanese, 1772–after 1851)
Date: 19th century
Accession Number: 36.120.79
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
Ewer with Wild Man Finial
Date: late 15th century
Accession Number: 53.20.2
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
Crib of the Infant Jesus
Date: 15th century
Accession Number: 1974.121a–d
Shaft-hole axe head with bird-headed demon, boar, and dragon
Date: ca. late 3rd–early 2nd millennium B.C.
Accession Number: 1982.5
Pair of silver scyphi (cups) with relief decoration
Date: late 1st century B.C.–early 1st century A.D.
Accession Number: 1994.43.1, .2
Ewer
Date: Porcelain 1573–1620; mounts ca. 1585
Accession Number: 44.14.2
Footed Bowl and Plate
Date: first half 18th century
Accession Number: 2000.490a, b
Group of four vases
Date: ca. 2300–2000 B.C.
Accession Number: 1989.281.45a, b–.48
Pair of gold armbands
Date: ca. 200 B.C.
Accession Number: 56.11.5, .6
Statuette of the Child Amenemhab
Date: ca. 1550–1479 B.C.
Accession Number: 26.7.1413a, b
Shield of Henry II of France
Date: ca. 1555
Accession Number: 34.85

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