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138 records
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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
Reliquary Casket with Scenes from the Martyrdom of Saint Thomas Becket
Date: ca. 1173–80
Medium: Silver, partial gilt, niello, garnet cabochon
Accession Number: 17.190.520
Gold rosette with the head of a griffin
Date: ca. 630–620 B.C.
Medium: Gold
Accession Number: 12.229.24
Vessel terminating in the forepart of a stag
Date: ca. 14th–13th century B.C.
Medium: Silver, gold inlay
Accession Number: 1989.281.10
Dragon-Handled Jug with Inscription
Date: late 15th– first quarter 16th century
Medium: Brass; cast and turned, engraved, and inlaid with silver, gold, and black organic compound
Accession Number: 91.1.607
The Unicorn is Found (from the Unicorn Tapestries)
Date: 1495–1505
Medium: Wool warp with wool, silk, silver, and gilt wefts
Accession Number: 37.80.2
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
Set of Fifty-Two Playing Cards
Date: ca. 1470–80
Medium: Pasteboard with pen and ink, tempera, applied gold and silver
Accession Number: 1983.515.1–.52
Pair of gold armbands
Date: ca. 200 B.C.
Medium: Gold
Accession Number: 56.11.5, .6
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
Reliquary Bust of Saint Yrieix
Date: ca. 1220–40, with later grill
Medium: Silver and gilded silver with rock crystal, gems, and glass
Accession Number: 17.190.352a, b
Bow Brooch
Date: 400–450
Medium: Silver with gold-sheet overlay and garnets
Accession Number: 47.100.19
Tea Infuser and Strainer
Marianne Brandt
(German, Chemnitz 1893–1984 Kirchberg)
Date: ca. 1924
Medium: Silver and ebony
Accession Number: 2000.63a-c
Musette de Cour
Unknown
Date: ca. 1700
Medium: Leather, ivory, silk, wood, silver, iron
Accession Number: 2003.63a–d
Silver handle of a large dish
Date: 2nd–early 3rd century A.D.
Medium: Silver, gold
Accession Number: 06.1106
Beaker with birds and animals
Date: ca. 4th century B.C.
Medium: Silver
Accession Number: 47.100.88
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
Sheet-gold decoration for a sword scabbard
Date: ca. 340–320 B.C.
Medium: Gold
Accession Number: 30.11.12
"History of Navigation" Mural
Jean Dupas
(French, Bourdeaux 1882–1964 Paris )
Date: 1934
Medium: Glass, paint, gold, silver, palladium leaf
Accession Number: 1976.414.3a-ggg
Necklace
Date: 1900–1975
Medium: silver
Accession Number: 2002.318a, b
Pair of Transverse Flutes
Johann Wilhelm Oberlender
((the Elder 1681–1763))
Date: mid-18th century
Medium: Ivory, silver, wood
Accession Number: 1996.13.1
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
The Magnolia Vase
Manufactured by Tiffany & Co.
(1837–present)
Date: ca. 1893
Medium: Silver, gold, enamel, opals
Accession Number: 99.2
Ganymede jewelry
Date: ca. 330–300 B.C.
Medium: Gold, rock crystal, emerald
Accession Number: 37.11.8–.17
Album of Tournaments and Parades in Nuremberg
Date: late 16th–mid-17th century
Medium: Pen and ink, watercolor, gold and silver washes; paper bound in gold-tooled leather
Accession Number: 22.229
Presentation Smallsword
James Morisset
(English, London, active 1768–1800)
Date: hallmarked for 1797–98
Medium: Silver-gilt, enamel, steel, paste brilliants
Accession Number: 26.145.315a, b
"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
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
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
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
Spoon holder
Design attributed to Christopher Dresser
(British, Glasgow, Scotland 1834–1904 Mulhouse)
Date: ca. 1878–81
Accession Number: 1988.164
Gold rosette with the head of a griffin
Date: ca. 630–620 B.C.
Accession Number: 12.229.24
Vessel terminating in the forepart of a stag
Date: ca. 14th–13th century B.C.
Accession Number: 1989.281.10
Dragon-Handled Jug with Inscription
Date: late 15th– first quarter 16th century
Accession Number: 91.1.607
The Unicorn is Found (from the Unicorn Tapestries)
Date: 1495–1505
Accession Number: 37.80.2
Koto
Metalwork by Goto Teijo, 9th generation Goto master, Japan
(1603–1673)
Date: early 17th century
Accession Number: 2007.194a–f
Set of Fifty-Two Playing Cards
Date: ca. 1470–80
Accession Number: 1983.515.1–.52
Pair of gold armbands
Date: ca. 200 B.C.
Accession Number: 56.11.5, .6
Celestial globe with clockwork
Gerhard Emmoser
(working 1556, died 1584)
Date: 1579
Accession Number: 17.190.636
Reliquary Bust of Saint Yrieix
Date: ca. 1220–40, with later grill
Accession Number: 17.190.352a, b
Bow Brooch
Date: 400–450
Accession Number: 47.100.19
Tea Infuser and Strainer
Marianne Brandt
(German, Chemnitz 1893–1984 Kirchberg)
Date: ca. 1924
Accession Number: 2000.63a-c
Musette de Cour
Unknown
Date: ca. 1700
Accession Number: 2003.63a–d
Silver handle of a large dish
Date: 2nd–early 3rd century A.D.
Accession Number: 06.1106
Beaker with birds and animals
Date: ca. 4th century B.C.
Accession Number: 47.100.88
Statuette of the Child Amenemhab
Date: ca. 1550–1479 B.C.
Accession Number: 26.7.1413a, b
Sheet-gold decoration for a sword scabbard
Date: ca. 340–320 B.C.
Accession Number: 30.11.12
"History of Navigation" Mural
Jean Dupas
(French, Bourdeaux 1882–1964 Paris )
Date: 1934
Accession Number: 1976.414.3a-ggg
Necklace
Date: 1900–1975
Accession Number: 2002.318a, b
Pair of Transverse Flutes
Johann Wilhelm Oberlender
((the Elder 1681–1763))
Date: mid-18th century
Accession Number: 1996.13.1
The House of Bijapur
Painting by Kamal Muhammad
(active 1680s)
Date: ca. 1680
Accession Number: 1982.213
The Magnolia Vase
Manufactured by Tiffany & Co.
(1837–present)
Date: ca. 1893
Accession Number: 99.2
Ganymede jewelry
Date: ca. 330–300 B.C.
Accession Number: 37.11.8–.17
Album of Tournaments and Parades in Nuremberg
Date: late 16th–mid-17th century
Accession Number: 22.229
Presentation Smallsword
James Morisset
(English, London, active 1768–1800)
Date: hallmarked for 1797–98
Accession Number: 26.145.315a, b
"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
Coin cabinet
Designed by Charles Percier
(French, Paris 1764–1838 Paris)
Date: ca. 1809–19
Accession Number: 26.168.77
Painted Cloth (Pichwai) Depicting the Celebration of the Festival of Cows
Date: late 18th–early 19th century
Accession Number: 2003.177
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

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