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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
Paten
Date: ca. 1230–50
Medium: Silver, partly gilt; niello, jewels
Accession Number: 47.101.27
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
Armor of Henry II of France (reigned 1547–59)
Date: ca. 1555
Medium: Steel, silver, gold
Accession Number: 39.121a–n
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
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
Cup and Cover Supported by an Enchained Turk
Date: ca. 1705–11
Medium: Jade (nephrite), aragonite, chalcedony, banded agate, gold, silver gilt, diamonds, rubies, garnets, enamel, and paint.
Accession Number: 1975.1.1508
"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
Gold rosette with the head of a griffin
Date: ca. 630–620 B.C.
Medium: Gold
Accession Number: 12.229.24
Sheet-gold decoration for a sword scabbard
Date: ca. 340–320 B.C.
Medium: Gold
Accession Number: 30.11.12
The Visitation
Attributed to Master Heinrich of Constance
(German, active in Constance, ca. 1300)
Date: ca. 1310–20
Medium: Walnut, paint, gilding, rock-crystal cabochons inset in gilt-silver mounts
Accession Number: 17.190.724
Statue of Seated Imhotep
Date: 332–30 B.C.
Medium: cupreous alloy, gold, silver inlay
Accession Number: 26.7.852a, b
Medallion with a seated deity and a male worshiper
Date: ca. 8th–7th century B.C.
Medium: Silver, gold foil
Accession Number: 1989.281.20
Bes-image of the god Hor-Asha-Khet
Date: 4th–2nd century B.C.
Medium: Bronze; gold, electrum, auriferous-silver, and copper-alloy inlays
Accession Number: 29.2.3
Scarab Bracelet of Wah
Date: ca. 1981–1975 B.C.
Medium: Silver, gold, glazed steatite, linen cord
Accession Number: 40.3.12
Tabernacle House Altar with the Adoration of the Shepherds, the Adoration of the Magi, and the Annunciation.
Reinhold Vasters
(German, Erkelenz 1827–1909 Aachen)
Date: second half 16th century (panels); ca. 1865–90 (frame)
Medium: Ebony-veneered soft wood, silver gilt, rock crystal, agate, and reverse painted and gilded glass.
Accession Number: 1975.1.1558
Beaker with birds and animals
Date: ca. 4th century B.C.
Medium: Silver
Accession Number: 47.100.88
Processional Cross
Date: ca. 1000–1050
Medium: Silver, silver-gilt
Accession Number: 1993.163
Gold armband with Herakles knot
Date: 3rd–2nd century B.C.
Medium: Gold inlaid with garnets, emeralds, and enamel
Accession Number: 1999.209
Chocolate Pot
Edward Winslow
(1669–1753)
Date: 1700–1710
Medium: Silver
Accession Number: 33.120.221
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 earrings with disk and boat-shaped pendant
Date: ca. 300 B.C.
Medium: Gold
Accession Number: 48.11.2, .3
Chalice à soleil
Date: 1532–33
Medium: Silver gilt
Accession Number: 1996.287
The Fieschi Morgan Staurotheke
Date: early 9th century
Medium: Cloisonné enamel, silver, silver-gilt, gold, niello
Accession Number: 17.190.715a, b
Shiva and Parvati Playing Chaupar: Folio from a Rasamanjari Series
Devidasa of Nurpur
(active ca. 1680–ca. 1720)
Date: dated 1694–95
Medium: Opaque watercolor, ink, silver, and gold on paper
Accession Number: 57.185.2
Reliquary Statuette of Saint Christopher
Date: ca. 1375–1425
Medium: Silver, silver-gilt
Accession Number: 17.190.361
Pair of gold armbands
Date: ca. 200 B.C.
Medium: Gold
Accession Number: 56.11.5, .6
The Antioch "Chalice"
Date: 500–550
Medium: Silver, silver-gilt
Accession Number: 50.4
Paradijs Gartlein: welches Voller Christlichen Tugend Gebete erfullet
Johan Arndts
Date: 1696
Medium: Silver bookbinding
Accession Number: Arndts (uncatalogued)
Congressional Presentation Sword with Scabbard of Colonel Marinus Willett (1740–1830)
C. Liger
(French, Paris, recorded 1770–93)
Date: hallmarked for 1785–86
Medium: Steel, silver, gold
Accession Number: 17.87.3a, 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
Paten
Date: ca. 1230–50
Accession Number: 47.101.27
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
Armor of Henry II of France (reigned 1547–59)
Date: ca. 1555
Accession Number: 39.121a–n
The Unicorn in Captivity (from the Unicorn Tapestries)
Date: 1495–1505
Accession Number: 37.80.6
Celestial globe with clockwork
Gerhard Emmoser
(working 1556, died 1584)
Date: 1579
Accession Number: 17.190.636
Cup and Cover Supported by an Enchained Turk
Date: ca. 1705–11
Accession Number: 1975.1.1508
"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
Gold rosette with the head of a griffin
Date: ca. 630–620 B.C.
Accession Number: 12.229.24
Sheet-gold decoration for a sword scabbard
Date: ca. 340–320 B.C.
Accession Number: 30.11.12
The Visitation
Attributed to Master Heinrich of Constance
(German, active in Constance, ca. 1300)
Date: ca. 1310–20
Accession Number: 17.190.724
Statue of Seated Imhotep
Date: 332–30 B.C.
Accession Number: 26.7.852a, b
Medallion with a seated deity and a male worshiper
Date: ca. 8th–7th century B.C.
Accession Number: 1989.281.20
Bes-image of the god Hor-Asha-Khet
Date: 4th–2nd century B.C.
Accession Number: 29.2.3
Scarab Bracelet of Wah
Date: ca. 1981–1975 B.C.
Accession Number: 40.3.12
Tabernacle House Altar with the Adoration of the Shepherds, the Adoration of the Magi, and the Annunciation.
Reinhold Vasters
(German, Erkelenz 1827–1909 Aachen)
Date: second half 16th century (panels); ca. 1865–90 (frame)
Accession Number: 1975.1.1558
Beaker with birds and animals
Date: ca. 4th century B.C.
Accession Number: 47.100.88
Processional Cross
Date: ca. 1000–1050
Accession Number: 1993.163
Gold armband with Herakles knot
Date: 3rd–2nd century B.C.
Accession Number: 1999.209
Chocolate Pot
Edward Winslow
(1669–1753)
Date: 1700–1710
Accession Number: 33.120.221
Gold earrings with disk and boat-shaped pendant
Date: ca. 300 B.C.
Accession Number: 48.11.2, .3
Chalice à soleil
Date: 1532–33
Accession Number: 1996.287
The Fieschi Morgan Staurotheke
Date: early 9th century
Accession Number: 17.190.715a, b
Shiva and Parvati Playing Chaupar: Folio from a Rasamanjari Series
Devidasa of Nurpur
(active ca. 1680–ca. 1720)
Date: dated 1694–95
Accession Number: 57.185.2
Reliquary Statuette of Saint Christopher
Date: ca. 1375–1425
Accession Number: 17.190.361
Pair of gold armbands
Date: ca. 200 B.C.
Accession Number: 56.11.5, .6
The Antioch "Chalice"
Date: 500–550
Accession Number: 50.4
Paradijs Gartlein: welches Voller Christlichen Tugend Gebete erfullet
Johan Arndts
Date: 1696
Accession Number: Arndts (uncatalogued)
Congressional Presentation Sword with Scabbard of Colonel Marinus Willett (1740–1830)
C. Liger
(French, Paris, recorded 1770–93)
Date: hallmarked for 1785–86
Accession Number: 17.87.3a, b

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