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Works of Art (344)

The Adams Vase, 1893–95, Paulding Farnham (American), designer; Tiffany & Company (American), manufacturer and retailer, Gold, amethysts, quartzes, spessartites, tourmalines, freshwater pearls, enamel (04.1)
The Adoration of the Magi, Giovanni di Paolo (Giovanni di Paolo di Grazia) (Italian, Sienese), Tempera and gold on wood (1982.60.4)
Aeneas Erects a Tomb to His Nurse Caieta and Flees the Country of Circe, ca. 1530–35, Master of the Aeneid (French, Limoges), Enamel, painted and partly gilded, on copper (88.3.85)
Allegory of Worldly and Otherworldly Drunkenness: Folio from the Divan (Collected Poems) of Hafiz, Safavid period (1501–1722), ca. 1531–33, Sultan Muhammad (Iranian, active first half of 16th century), Iran, Tabriz, Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paper (1988.430)
Amulet, 6th century, Byzantine, from Egypt (?), Hematite amulet carved intaglio, with gilded silver mount (17.190.491)
Animal-headed figure pendant, 1st–7th century, Colombia; Yotoco, Gold (66.196.20)
The Annunciation from a Book of Hours, ca. 1485–90, France (Tours), Tempera and gold leaf on parchment (2004.564)
Appliqués, first half of 5th century, Eastern Germanic; Ukraine, Kerch, Gold sheet (98.11.71)
Armband with a Herakles knot, Hellenistic, 3rd–2nd century B.C., Greek, Gold, garnet, emerald, enamel (1999.209)
Armlet, Ghaznavid period (977–1186), first half of 11th century, Iran, Gurgan, Gold, filigree and granulation (57.88a–c)
Armor of heavy cavalry, ca. 1610–20, Italian (Milan or Brescia), Steel, gold, leather, and textile (2002.130a–p)
Aureus of Septimius Severus, with a portrait of Julia Domna, ca. 193–96 A.D.; Severan, Roman, Gold (99.35.218)
Automaton in the form of a chariot pushed by a Chinese attendant and set with a clock, 1766, Signed by James Cox (English), Case: gold, with diamonds and paste jewels set in silver; pearls; dial: white enamel; movement: brass, partly gilded, and steel; the balance wheel and cock of silver set with paste jewels (1982.60.137)
Avar Treasure, Belt Fittings, 700s, Avar; Found in Vrap, eastern Albania, Gold (17.190.1673-1701)

Vessels, 700s, Avar or Byzantine; Found in Vrap, eastern Albania, Silver and gold (17.190.1704-1706; 1708-1712)

Bucket, 600s, Byzantine; Found in Vrap, eastern Albania, Silver (17.190.1707)
Bat-Nosed Figure Pendant, 12th–16th century, Panama; Parita, Gold, whale tooth (1979.206.1155)
Bat-Nosed Figure Pendant, 13th–16th century, Costa Rica; Diquís, Cast gold, 1977 (66.196.17)
Baule earring, 6th century B.C., Etruscan, Gold and enamel (1994.374)
Belt Buckle, buckle ca. 500, tongue ca. 500–600, Eastern Germanic (buckle) and Byzantine (tongue), Rock crystal, gold foil (1995.54)
Belt buckle, ca. 1868, California Jewelry Company, manufacturer; William Cummings, patentee, American, Gold, champlevé enamel (2000.571)
Belt buckle: paired felines attacking ibexes, Xiongnu type, 3rd–2nd century B.C., Mongolia or southern Siberia, Gold (17.190.1672)
Belt or harness ornament with an eagle and its prey, 1st century B.C.–1st century A.D.; Parthian period, Iran, Gold inlaid with turquoise (17.190.2055)
Binding: From a manuscript of the Mantiq al-Tayr (The Language of the Birds) of Farid al-Din cAttar, ca. 1600; Safavid, Iran (Isfahan), Tooled and stamped leather on paper, gold, opaque watercolor (63.210.67)
Bird Pendant, 10th–16th century, Colombia; Tairona, Gold (1974.271.12)
Bird Pendant, 9th–16th century, Colombia; Muisca, Cast gold (1979.206.509)
Bona Sforza, Queen of Poland, ca. 1530–40, Giovanni (Gian) Jacopo (Giacomo) Caraglio (Italian), Kraków, Sardonyx with inlaid gold and silver details; mounted as a pendant in gold with enamel, pearl, and ruby (17.190.869)
Bowl Base with Old and New Testament Scenes, ca. 350–400, Byzantine, said to have been found in 1715 in the Roman catacomb of Saint Callisto, Glass, gold leaf (16.174.2)
Bowl Base with Saints Peter and Paul Flanking a Column with the Christogram of Christ, made late 300s, Gold, glass leaf, Byzantine, from Rome (16.174.3)
Bowl Fragments with Menorah, Shofar, and Torah Ark, 4th century, Roman or Byzantine, Glass, gold leaf (18.145.1 ab)
Box, ca. 1875, French, Gold and enamel (2002.258)
Bracelet with central medallion, Hellenistic, 2nd century B.C., Greek, Gold, glass (2001.230)
Bracteate, 5th–6th century, Scandinavian, Gold (2001.583)
Breast defense (peytral) from a horse armor, 15th–17th century, Tibetan or Mongolian, Leather, iron, brass or copper alloy, silver, gold, shellac, pigments, textile, and hair (1999.36)
Bridle, 15th–17th century, Tibetan, Iron, leather, and gold (2005.73a)
Bridle, 15th–17th century, Tibetan, Leather, iron, and gold (1998.282)
Brooch and bracelet for the European market, 19th century, India, Rajasthan, Partabgarh, Pierced gold foil over glass (thewa work), with beads and filigree (53.167)
Brooch and earrings, 1854–70, Tiffany & Company (American), Coral, gold (2000.564a-c)
Brooch and earrings, 1858–60, Edward Burr (American), Yellow gold, pearls, diamonds, enamel (2000.549a-c)
Brooch, 1868, Tiffany & Company (American), Gold, pearls, black enamel, hair (2000.556)
Brooch, 970–1030, Ottonian (probably northern Italy), Gold with pearls, glass, and cloisonné enamel (17.191.7)
Brooch, ca. 1850, Maker unknown, American, Gold, jet, crystal, hair (2000.557)
Brooch, ca. 1882–92, Jacques & Marcus (American), New York, Gold, pearl, demantoid garnets, diamonds (2001.246)
Brooch, ca. 1900, Marcus & Company (American), Gold, peridot, diamonds, pearls, enamel (2001.238)
Brooch, ca. 1900, Manufacturer: Georges Fouquet (French); Designer: Alphonse Mucha (Czech), Gold, enamel, mother-of-pearl, opal, emerald, colored stones, gold paint (2003.560)
Brooch, ca. 1912–13, Ferdinand Hauser (Austrian), Gold, enamel, moonstones (1998.356)
Brooch, necklace, and hair comb, ca. 1905, Florence Koehler (American), Pearls, enamel, gold (pin only: sapphire, emeralds) (52.43.1-.3)
Buckle, 5th century, Eastern Germanic, Gold garnets (1986.341)
Cameo of the Virgin and Child, ca. 1050–1100, Byzantine (probably Constantinople); mounted in Paris ca. 1800 in a gold frame by Adrien Jean Maximillian Vachette (French), Agate (2007.445)
Cameo, ca. 1835, George W. Jamison (American), cameo cutter; William Rose (American), metalworker, Helmet-conch shell, enamel, gold (2000.562)
Candlesticks, 1735–50, French (Paris), Gilt bronze (1999.370.1a,b,.2a,b)
Card table, 1817, Charles-Honoré Lannuier (French), New York City, Mahogany veneer, gilded gesso, vert antique, gilded brass with white pine, yellow poplar (1995.377.1)
Ceremonial Knife (tumi), 9th–11th century, Peru, Sicán (Lambayeque), Gold, silver, turquoise (1974.271.60)
Chandelier, ca. 1710–15, Attributed to John Gumley (English), Gilt gesso on wood; gilt metal mounts and candlesockets (1995.141)
Childbirth tray (desco da parto) with the Triumph of Fame (recto) and Medici and Tornabuoni arms and devices (verso), 1448–49, Giovanni di Ser Giovanni Guidi, called Lo Scheggia (Italian, Florentine), Tempera, silver, and gold on panel (1995.7)
Christ among the Doctors, early 15th century, Spanish (Catalan), Tempera and gold on wood (32.100.123)
Christ Crucified between the Virgin and Saint John, 14th century, Probably French, Onyx; mounted, probably a pendant in gold with enamel and rock crystal (40.20.59)
Coin of Kanishka, ca. 130 A.D.; Pakistan, ancient region of Gandhara, Gold (99.35.3024)
Collar Pendant, late 5th–early 6th century; Ostrogothic, Domagnano, Republic of San Marino, Gold, garnet, glass (17.190.698)
Commesso, 1550–55, Reverse after design of Étienne Delaune (French), probably a 19th-century addition, Gold, enamel, jewels, and chalcedony (17.190.907)
Congressional presentation sword of Major General John E. Wool, 1854–55, United States, possibly Baltimore, Steel, gold, gilded brass, diamonds, rubies, wood, silver, textile (2009.8a–c)
Conical boss from a bowl with granulated decoration, late Dynasty XIX–Third Intermediate Period (ca. 1188–712 B.C.), From Bubastis, Gold (30.8.371)
Corsage piece, ca. 1880–1900, Tiffany & Company (American), Gold, diamonds (41.84.20a-e)
Costumed figure pendant, 1st–7th century, Colombia; Tolima, Gold (1979.206.497)
Cross Pendant, ca. 1080–1130, Byzantine; Made in Constantinople, Gold and enamel worked in cloisonné (1998.542)
Cross-hilt sword, 1600–1625, England (London) and Germany (Solingen), Iron, silver, wood, copper alloy, steel, and gold (2010.165)
Crossbow Fibula, ca. 430, Byzantine; Made in Rome/Constantinople, Gold (1995.97)
The Crucifixion, 1340s, Pietro Lorenzetti (Italian, Sienese), Tempera on wood, gold ground, with original engaged frame (2002.436)
Cuirass (char-aina), late 18th–19th century, Probably Indian, Steel, gold (48.92.1)
Cup with a frieze of gazelles, early 1st millennium B.C., Northwestern Iran, Caspian region, Gold (62.84)
Curly-Tailed Animal Pendant, 4th–5th century, Panama; Initial style, Gold (91.1.1166)
Curtains of the Tabernacle, 1360–80
From the Postilla litteralis of Nicholas of Lyra, France (Paris), Opaque watercolor, iron gall ink, and gold on vellum (2011.20.1)
Daimyô wedding set with pine, bamboo, and cherry blossom decoration, Edo period, 19th century, Japan, Sprinkled gold, lacquer (10.7.1–.31)
Diadem with kinnari (half-bird, half-female creatures), 9th–10th century, India (Jammu and Kashmir, ancient kingdom of Kashmir) or Pakistan, Gold inset with garnet (1988.395)
Diadem, 400–450, Ostrogothic, Sheet gold worked in repoussé (98.11.67)
Dinar, 79 A.H./698–99 A.D., Syria, Gold (99.35.2386)
Diptych with Crucifixion and Madonna and Child Enthroned, ca. 1315, Segna di Buonaventura (Italian, Sienese), Tempera and gold on panel (1975.1.1)
Disk Brooch and Two Pendants, early 600s, Anglo-Saxon; Probably made in Faversham, southeastern England; Found at Teynam, southeastern England, Gold, cells inset with garnets and glass, border inlaid with niello (1987.90.1,2,3)
Disk Brooch with Cameo and Cabochons, brooch ca. 600, cameo 100–300, Langobardic (mount), Roman (cameo), Gold sheet; settings of onyx, cameo, glass (red and green cabochons); wire (95.15.101)
Disk Brooch, 650–725, Frankish; Found in Férebrianges or Petit-Troussy, northern France, Gold sheet with filigree and inlays of garnet, stone, glass, and pearl (17.191.134)
Disk Brooch, 675–700, Frankish; Found in Niederbreisig, western Germany, Gold sheet with filigree and inlays of garnet, glass, and mother-of-pearl (17.193.83)
Double Crocodile Pendant, 8th–10th century, Panama; Macaracas, Gold, quartz (1979.206.733)
Double Cup, ca. 1590–1600, Caspar Beutmüller the Elder, Made in Germany (Nuremberg), Gilded silver (17.190.609a,b)
Double-Eagle Pendant, 1st–5th century, Panama; Initial style, Gold (1979.206.538)
Double-End Animal Pendant, 5th–8th century, Panama; Conte (?), Gold (1991.419.18)
Dress ornaments, 5th century B.C., Scythian; Possibly northern Black Sea region, Gold (24.97.50-.51)
Eagle Pendant, 11th–16th century, Costa Rica (Chiriquí), Cast gold (1977.187.22)
Eagle Pendant, 11th–16th century, Panama; Veraguas, Cast gold (1979.206.907)
Ear Ornament or Pendant (Mamuli), 19th century, Kanatangu district, eastern Sumba Island, Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia, Gold (1990.335.4)
Earring in the form of a three-lobed wineskin, 2nd century B.C.–2nd century A.D.; Parthian period, Mesopotamia, Gold (1995.366)
Earrings, 11th–12th century, Greater Iran, Gold wire and filigree (2006.273a,b)
Earrings, mid-1st century A.D., Sarmatian; Said to be from Olbia (modern Ukraine), Gold, sardonyx (22.50.5, 6)
Education of the Infant Bacchus, first half of 19th century, Niccolò Amastini (Italian), Rome, Onyx; framed in gold with four perforations for attachment (40.20.30)
Emperor Augustus above a Double Capricorn, late 1st century B.C.–early 1st century A.D., Roman, Sardonyx; later mounted in gold for suspension (29.175.4)
The Emperor Aurangzeb Carried on a Palanquin, Mughal period (1526–1858), ca. 1705–20, Bhavanidas (Indian, active ca. 1700–1748), India, Opaque watercolor and gold on paper (2003.430)
Enameled gold pendant, 19th century, Iran, Fabricated from sheet and half-round wire, enameled on obverse and reverse (20.106.2)
Escutcheon plate from a shaffron, ca. 1530–40, German (probably Augsburg), Steel and gold (1985.259.2)
Evening dress, 1936, Charles James (American, born Great Britain), Cream china silk brocaded with gold metal thread (2009.300.687)
Fancy dress costume, ca. 1870, Charles Frederick Worth (French, born England), Cream and blue silk taffeta, gold metallic, white silk tulle (2009.300.1363a,b)
Female bust, second quarter of 18th century, French, Gilt bronze (07.225.510.118)
Female Figure (Tunjo), 10th–16th century, Colombia; Muisca, Gold (1979.206.1050)
Figure Pendant, 10th–16th century, Colombia (Tairona), Cast gold (69.7.10)
Figure Whistle, 3rd–7th century, Peru, Moche Valley (?), north coast; Moche, Gold (hammered) (1991.419.51)
Finger ring engraved with a seated woman and flying Eros, second half of 5th century B.C., Greek, Gold (1994.230.1)
Finger ring engraved with an image of Hermes, late 4th century B.C., Greek, South Italian, Tarentine, Gold (1994.230.3)
Finger Ring with a Cross, 450–525, Frankish, Gold sheet with filigree and granulation, cloisonné cells inset with garnet and mother-of-pearl (17.192.229)
Fish, Dynasty 12–13 (ca. 1981–1640 B.C.), Egyptian; Lisht North, Tomb L847, Gold, beryl (09.180.1182)
Five Appliqués in the Shape of a Cross, ca. 600, Langobardic; From Castel Trosino, central Italy, Gold (95.15.79.–83)
Flask in the shape of a mango, mid-17th century,India, Rock crystal with insets of gold, enamel, rubies, and emeralds (1993.18)
Flintlock gun, dated 1735, Louis Jaley (steel chiseler; French); Nicolas Carteron (barrelsmith; French); Joseph Blachon (stockmaker; French), France (Saint-Étienne), Steel, gold, silver, wood (1987.274)
Flintlock Sporting Gun of Empress Margarita Teresa, ca. 1670–73, Jacques Lamarre (French), Steel, wood, silver, copper alloy, gold (2011.354)
Fluted bowl, Achaemenid, reign of Darius I or II, 522–486 B.C. or 432–405 B.C., Iran, Gold (54.3.1)
Folio from a Qur'an manuscript, 9th century, Central Islamic Lands, Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on parchment (62.152.2)
Forearm guard for the left arm, possibly 15th–16th century, Tibetan or Mongolian, Leather, shellac, gold, and pigments (2005.301.2)
Forehead and poll plate from a shaffron, 15th–18th century, Tibet, Iron, gold, and silver (2008.291)
Four strands of beads, 2500–2400 B.C.; Early Dynastic IIIa period, Excavated at the "Great Death Pit," Ur, Mesopotamia, Gold, lapis lazuli (33.35.48)
Frog Ornaments, 15th–early 16th century, Mexico (Mixtec/Aztec), Cast gold (1998.39.1–.20)
Frog Pendant, 11th–16th century, Costa Rica; Chiriquí, Gold (1991.419.1)
Funerary Mask, 10th–11th century, Peru; Sicán (Lambayeque), Gold, cinnabar, copper overlays (1974.271.35)
Ganymede Jewelry, Hellenistic, 330–300 B.C., Gold, rock crystal, emerald (37.11.8–.17)
Girandole, 1817, New York City and Albany, New York, Gilded, gesso, mirror glass with white pine (1974.363.1)
Girdle with Coins and Medallions, ca. 583, Byzantine; Found in 1902 at Karavás, Cyprus (reassembled after discovery), Gold (17.190.147,1991.136)
Goa stone container with stone and stand, late 17th–early 18th century, India (Goa or western India), Container and stand; worked gold; Goa stone: organic and inorganic material, gilded (2004.244a–c)
Gold beads from a necklace, 19th–early 20th century, Saudi Arabia, Fabricated from sheet, wire, and swaged wire, decorated with granulation, set with turquoise (1980.306a-e)
Gold Box Ring Surmounted by a Scarab, ca. 330–310 B.C., Greek, Classical, Gold (2010.226)
Gold Disk from a Spool, 900–600 B.C.; Late Bronze Age, Irish, Gold (47.100.14)
Gold kantharos (drinking cup with two high vertical handles), ca. 1550–1500 B.C.; Late Helladic I, Mycenaean, Gold (07.286.126)
Gold stater, ca. 560–546 B.C., Lydian; From Sardis, Gold (26.59.2)
Hairpins or hatpins, late 16th century (?), Probably Venice or Innsbruck, Glass, copper, wire, and gilding (1975.1.1525–27)
Half-shaffron, ca. 1570–80, Italian (probably Milan), Steel, gold, brass, leather, hemp (14.25.1666)
Handle of a large dish, Mid-Imperial, Antonine or Severan, 2nd–early 3rd century A.D., Roman, Silver, gold (06.1106)
Head defense for a horse (shaffron), 15th–17th century, Tibetan or Mongolian, Iron, leather, gold, brass or copper alloy, and textile (2004.402)
Headdress frontal, 1st–7th century, Colombia; Yotoco, Gold (1991.419.40)
Headdress with leaf-shaped ornaments, 2600–2500 B.C.; Early Dynastic period IIIa; Sumerian style, Excavated at "King's Grave," Ur, Mesopotamia, Gold, lapis lazuli, carnelian (33.35.3)
Helmet with divine figures beneath a bird with outstretched wings, 14th century B.C.; Middle Elamite period, Southwestern Iran, Bronze (63.74)
Helmet, 1350–1450, Mongolian or Chinese, Iron and gold (2005.270)
Helmet, 15th–17th century, Mongolian, Iron and gold (1999.120)
Helmet, probably mid- to late 17th century, Chinese, Iron, gold, silver, and textile (1997.18)
Hinged ring, 2nd–1st century B.C.; Hellenistic, Greek, Gold with garnet (2005.278)
Holy Face, ca. 1485, Gerard David (Netherlandish), Tempera and gold leaf on parchment, trimmed and laid down on wood (1975.1.2486)
Hoop earrings with Egyptianizing crown, 3rd–2nd century B.C., Greek, Gold with stone and glass (1995.539.11a,b)
Hunting sword, ca. 1825, Emanuel Pioté (Austrian); Jacob H. Köchert (Austrian), Steel, gold, enamel, agate, wood, leather (48.26)
Initial A with the Battle of the Maccabees, ca. 1360–70, Italy, probably Bologna, Tempera, gold, and ink on parchment (23.21.4)
Initial C with the Last Judgment, ca. 1406–7, From an antiphonary created for the Camaldolese monastery of Santa Maria degli Angeli, Florence, Lorenzo Monaco (Piero di Giovanni) (Italian, Florentine), Italian (Florence), Tempera, gold, and ink on parchment (1975.1.2485)
Inrô with design of sea foam, 19th century, Shibata Zeshin (Japanese), after a design by Ogata Kôrin (Japanese), Gold lacquer, pewter inlay (36.100.249)
Inrô with design of silk spool in the Milky Way (the Tanabata Story of the Weaver and Herder), 19th century, Kyûkoku (Japanese), Mother-of-pearl, gold (14.40.878a,b)
Inrô with design of thatched hut, 18th–19th century, Japanese, Lacquer (29.100.841)
Intaglio, mid 2nd–early 3rd century A.D.; Antonine or Severan, Roman, Jasper, gold mount set with pearls and glass (1994.230.2)
Investiture of a Daoist Deity, colophons dated 1641, China, Handscroll; ink, color, and gold on silk (38.31.1)
Jaharis Lectionary, ca. 1100, Byzantine (Constantinople), Tempera, ink, and gold leaf on parchment, leather binding (2007.286)
Jewel with gold letters spelling amor, mid-15th century, French, Gold, pearls, diamond, emerald paste (57.26.1)
Jewelry elements, Timurid period (1370–1507), late 14th–16th century, Iran or Central Asia, Gold sheet, worked, chased, and set with turquoise, gray chalcedony, and glass, large medallion (1989.87a–l)
Jewish betrothal ring, ca. 17th–19th century, Venice or Eastern Europe, Gold, enamel (17.190.996)
Julius Caesar, ca. 1541, Couly II Nouailher (French, Limoges), Enamel, painted and partly gilded, on copper (28.217.2)
Koto with Case, early 17th century; fabric koto wrap, 18th and 19th century, Goto Teijo, Ninth Generation Goto Master (Japanese), Japan, Various woods, ivory and tortoiseshell inlay, gold and silver inlays, metalwork (2007.194a–f)

A Lady Playing the Tanpura, ca. 1735, India (Rajasthan, Kishangarh), Ink, opaque and transparent watercolor, and gold on paper (1996.100.1)

Letter box with pine, bamboo, cherry blossom, and family crests, Edo period (1615–1868), 19th century, Japan, Lacquered wood with gold and silver takamaki-e, hiramaki-e, togidashimaki-e, cut-out gold foil on nashiji ground (part of a wedding set) (10.7.22)
Lime Container (poporo), 1st–7th century, Colombia; Quimbaya, Cast gold (1991.419.22)
Linguist Staff (Oykeame), 19th–20th century, Ghana; Akan, Asante, Gold foil, wood, nails (1986.475a-c)
Locket, 1706, Boston, Gold, hair, crystal (2000.532)
A Long Tale for an Autumn Night (Aki no yonaga monogatari), Nanbokucho period, late 14th century, Japan, Scroll two from a set of three handscrolls; ink, color, and gold on paper (2002.459.1–3), A Long Tale for an Autumn Night (Aki no yonaga monogatari), Nanbokucho period, late 14th century, Japan, Ink and color on paper (2005.312)
Loom width with floral and tiger-stripe design, 16th century, Turkey, Bursa, Silk, metal-wrapped thread; lampas (kemha); (44.41.3)
Lunate earrings, 2500–2400 B.C.; Early Dynastic IIIa period, Excavated at the "Great Death Pit," Ur, Mesopotamia, Gold (33.35.45,.46)
Madonna and Child with Angels, 1420, Pietro di Domenico da Montepulciano (Italian, Marchigian), Tempera on wood, gold ground (07.201)
Madonna and Child with Two Angels and a Donor, ca. 1445
Giovanni di Paolo (Giovanni di Paolo di Grazia) (Italian), Tempera on wood, gold ground (partly checkered with modern red glazes) (41.190.16)
Madonna and Child, ca. 1300, Duccio di Buoninsegna (Italian, Sienese), Tempera and gold on wood, with original engaged frame (2004.442)
The Madytos Jewelry, ca. 330–300 B.C.; Hellenistic, Greek; Said to be from Madytos, Gold (06.1217.1-.13)
The Magnolia Vase, ca. 1893, John T. Curran (American), designer; Tiffany & Company (American), manufacturer, Silver, gold, enamel, opals (99.2)
The Man of Sorrows, ca. 1420–30, Michele Giambono (Michele Giovanni Bono) (Italian, Venetian), Tempera and gold on wood (06.180)
Man's Coat and Waistcoat, ca. 1730, probably French, (a) wool; (b) silk; (a, b) metallic thread (2004.411a, b)
Mantel Clock (Telleruhr), ca. 1710, Movement by Franz Xaver Gegenreiner (German); Repoussé silver by Johann Andreas Thelot (German), Case: tortoiseshell veneer and silver, partly gilt; Dial: champlevé silver with black numerals; Movement: brass and steel (46.162)
Mantel clock, ca. 1750, ST Germain for Jean-Joseph de Saint-Germain (French); Gosselin à Paris, possibly Jean-Philippe (French) or Jean-Baptiste Gosselin (French, active Paris), Bronze, originally gilded or silvered, enameled dial (37.160.9)
Mantel clock, ca. 1780–90, French (Paris), Gilt bronze, enamel, and marble (17.190.2126)
Manuscript Leaf from a Choir Book, second half of 15th century, Mariano del Buono (Italian, Florentine(?)), Parchment, tempera, ink, gold leaf (96.32.15)
Marriage necklace (kalata uru), late 19th century, India (Tamil Nadu, Chettiar), Gold strung on black thread (1991.32.3)
Mask, 1st century B.C.–1st century A.D., Colombia; Ilama, Gold (1991.419.39)
Masked Figure Pendant, 11th–16th century, Panama; Veraguas, Gold (1979.206.777)
Miniature secretary incorporating a watch, ca. 1766–72, Signed by James Cox (English), Case: agate, with gold mounts, gilded brass, pearls, and paste jewels set in silver; dial: white enamel (46.184a–c)
Monstrous male figure, late 3rd–early 2nd millennium B.C., Eastern Iran/Bactria-Margiana, Chlorite, calcite, gold, iron (2010.166)
Moses Gill, ca. 1759, John Singleton Copley (American), Oil and gold leaf on copper (2006.1)
Multiplate helmet of thirty-two lames, possibly 14th–16th century, Mongolian or Tibetan, Iron, silver, gold, and brass or copper alloy (2005.146)
Nécessaire incorporating an automaton watch, ca. 1770–72, Signed by James Cox (English), Case: moss agate, mounted in gold and set with diamonds, rubies, and emeralds; silver; and mirror glass; dial: white enamel, with frame pavé set with paste jewels (57.128a–o)
Neck from a vessel depicting the goddess Hathor flanked by felines, late Dynasty XIX–Third Intermediate Period (ca. 1188–712 B.C.), From Bubastis, Silver, gold (30.8.370)
Neck Ring, 400–500, Eastern Germanic, Gold (27.122.16)
Necklace and earrings, Late Hellenistic, 1st century B.C., Greek, Gold, garnet, agate (1994.230.4–.6)
Necklace choker, 2500–2400 B.C.; Early Dynastic IIIa period, Excavated at the "Great Death Pit," Ur, Mesopotamia, Gold, lapis lazuli (33.35.47)
Necklace elements, Nasrid period (1232–1492), probably 15th century, Spain, Gold, cloisonné enamel, filigree, granulation (17.190.161a-j)
Necklace pendants and beads, 17th–16th century B.C.; late Old Babylonian period, Mesopotamia, Gold (47.1b)
Necklace with coin pendants, Late Imperial, 3rd century A.D., Roman, Gold (17.190.1655)
Necklace, 1845–50, Maker unknown, American, Seed pearls, mother-of-pearl, horsehair, silk, yellow gold (2003.350.2)
Necklace, ca. 1870, Eugène Fontenay (French), Gold, enamel, diamonds (1987.252)
Necklace, ca. 1904, Louis Comfort Tiffany (American), Opals, gold, enamel (46.168.1)
Nessus Abducting Deianira, ca. 1815–25, Giuseppe Girometti (Italian), after Bertel Thorvaldsen (Danish), Rome, Sardonyx; mounted in gold for display (2004.164)
Netsuke: Crab on a decaying lotus leaf, 19th century, Japanese, Ivory, copper alloy, gold (91.1.940)
Nilgai (blue bull): Leaf from the Shah Jahan Album, Mughal, period of Jahangir (1605–27), ca. 1620, By Mansur, India, Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper (55.121.10.13)
Noh costume (nuihaku) with scattered crests, Edo period, late 18th–early 19th century, Japan, Silk embroidery and gold leaf on silk satin (29.100.541)
Noh costume (surihaku) with Chinese bellflowers, Edo period, 18th century, Japan, Gold and silver leaf on silk satin (32.30.5)
Noh costume (surihaku) with water, water plants, and leaves, Edo period, 19th century, Japan, Gold leaf on plain-weave silk (58.97.1)
Nose ornament with intertwined serpents, 2nd–3rd century, Peru; Moche, Gold, silver, shell (1979.206.1225)
Nose ornament with spiders, 1st century B.C.–1st century A.D., Peru; Salinar (?), Gold (1979.206.1172)
Nose ornament, 1st–7th century, Colombia; Yotoco, Gold (66.196.23)
Openwork hairnet with medallion, Hellenistic, 200–150 B.C., Greek, Ptolemaic, Gold (1987.220)
Ornamental plaques, 6th–8th century, Tibet/West Asia or western China, Gold with turquoise inlay (2000.442a-e)
Ornamental plume or pin, 2nd century B.C.–2nd century A.D., Peru; Pukará Gold (1984.14)
Pair of Altar Vases, 1915, Arthur J. Stone (American, born England, 1847–1938); Herbert Taylor (American, 1892–1942), Gardner, Massachusetts, Silver and gold (2011.347,.348)
Pair of armbands, Hellenistic, ca. 200 B.C., Greek, Gold (56.11.5–.6)
Pair of Bird-Shaped Brooches, 550–600, Frankish, Gold sheet, cloisonné cells inset with garnets, glass, and pearl, garnets backed with patterned foil (17.191.164-165)
Pair of earflares with condors, 2nd–3rd century, Peru; Moche, Gold, silver, gilt copper, shell (1979.206.1245,.1246)
Pair of Earflares with Multifigure Scene, 12th–15th century, Peru (Chimú), Hammered gold (1991.419.67,.68)
Pair of Earflares, 3rd–7th century, Peru, Moche, Gold, turquoise, sodalite, shell (66.196.40,.41)
Pair of Earrings with Polyhedral Beads, 400–500, Ostrogothic(?), found in Kerch (Ukraine), Decorated with granulation (98.11.94-95)
Pair of earrings with snap-on covers, ca. 1882–85, New York, Gold, diamond, enamel (2001.234a–d)
Pair of earrings, 11th century, Greater Syria, Gold: fabricated from wire and sheet, decorated with granulation; originally outlined with strung pearls and/or stones (1979.278.2a,b)
Pair of earrings, 2nd–1st century B.C.; Hellenistic, Greek, Gold, beryl, and garnet (74.51.3401-3402)
Pair of earrings, Three Kingdoms period, Kaya Federation, late 4th–early 5th century, Korea, Gold (43.49.1,2)
Pair of earrings, Three Kingdoms period, Silla Kingdom or Gaya Federation, 6th century, Korea, Gold (43.49.5,6)
Pair of earrings, Three Kingdoms period, Silla Kingdom, early 5th century, Korea, Gold (43.49.13,14)
Pair of gold head ornaments, 18th–19th century, Morocco, Fabricated from sheet and wire, chased, and set with rubies, emeralds, topazes (?), pearls, and glass (65.265.1,2,6,7)
Pair of mounted vases, ca. 1740–50, Chinese porcelain with French mounts, Hard-paste porcelain with gilt-bronze mounts (1984.471.3,.4)
Pair of mounted vases, ca. 1750, Chinese porcelain with French mounts, Hard-paste porcelain with gilt-bronze mounts (1977.102.1,.2)
Pair of royal earrings, ca. 1st century B.C., Probably Andhra Pradesh, India, Gold (1981.398.3-4)
Pair of stirrups, 16th–18th century, Tibetan, Iron, gold, and silver (1997.214.2a,b)
Pair-case automaton watch, ca. 1770–75, Signed by James Cox (English), Outer case: gold, partly enameled and set with gemstones and paste jewels; inner case: gold with casemaker's mark of Peter Mounier (English); dial: white enamel, with frame set with paste jewels; movement: brass, steel, and silver (1977.436.4)
Pair-case watch, 1682–83, Movement by Thomas Tompion (English); inner case and dial by Nathaniel Delander (English), Outer case: leather with gold studs monogrammed RWR surmounted by a coronet (unidentified); Inner case and champlevé dial: gold, with blued steel hands; Movement: gilded brass, steel, partly blued, and silver (17.190.1489ab)
Parure: Tiara, Brooch, and Necklace, mid-19th century, Luigi Saulini (Italian), Rome, Onyx; all mounted in gold (40.20.55a–c)
Pectoral Badge (Akrafokonmu), 18th–19th century, Ghana; Akan, Asante, Gold (L.1982.92)
Pectoral Cross, 1200–1400, Byzantine, Gold, pearls (2005.38)
Pectoral Cross, 6th–7th century, Byzantine (Constantinople?), Gold (2006.569)
Pectoral Disk, 11th–16th century, Panama; Veraguas (?), Hammered gold (1977.187.28)
Pectoral of Princess Sit-Hathor-yunet (detail), Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12, reigns of Senwosret II–Amenemhat III, ca. 1887–1813 B.C., Egyptian; From Lahun, Gold, carnelian, feldspar, garnet, turquoise (16.1.3)
Pectoral with Coins and Pseudo-Medallion, ca. 539–550, Byzantine; Said to have been found in Egypt, Gold with niello (17.190.1664)
Pectoral, 10th–5th century B.C., Peru; Chavín, Gold (1999.365)
Pendant Brooch with Cameo of Enthroned Virgin and Child, cameo 11th–12th century; Rus' mount 12th–14th century, Byzantine (Constantinople), Chalcedony cameo in gold mount with pearls, emeralds, garnets, sapphires, and sardonyx intaglio (2007.9)
Pendant capsule in the form of a tau cross, with the Trinity and the Virgin and Child, ca. 1485, Made in England, Cast and engraved gold (1990.283a,b)
Pendant in the form of Neptune and a sea monster, early 17th century, Probably Netherlandish, Baroque pearl with enameled gold mounts set with rubies, diamonds, pearls (1982.60.378)
Pendant with Bird, 10th–15th century, Colombia; Muisca, Gold (1992.121)
Pendant, 11th century; Fatimid, Egypt, Gold, cloisonné enamel (30.95.37)
Pendant, 11th–12th century, Probably Iran, Gold sheet, wire, granulation, and filigree (2007.340)
Pendant, 1891–1902, Marcus & Company (American), New York, Arizona turquoise, demantoid garnets, gold (2001.239)
Pendant, 4th–10th century, Colombia; Capulí, Hammered gold (1977.187.21)
Pendant, ca. 1901, René-Jules Lalique (French), French (Paris), Gold, enamel, opal, pearl, diamonds (1991.164)
Pin, ca. 1890, Tiffany & Company (American), New York, Gold, diamond, enamel (2001.330)
Poem-card box with young pines and nandina flower, Edo period (1615–1868), late 18th century, Japan, Lacquered wood with gold takamaki-e, hiramaki-e, and red lacquer on black lacquer ground (81.1.152a,b)
Pommel Plate from a Saddle, 13th–15th century, Western Asia or Tibet, Iron, gold, and silver (2010.336)
Pommel plate, ca. 1580, French or Flemish, Steel and gold (29.171)
Portable writing cabinet with Tokugawa family crests, chrysanthemums, and foliage scrolls, Edo period (1615–1868), late 17th century
Japan, Lacquered wood with gold and silver takamaki-e, hiramaki-e, and gold foil application on nashiji ground (81.1.133a–h)
Powder flask, ca. 1575, Germany, Iron, gold, textile (2008.638.1)
Presentation Sword, ca. 1815–17, Made by John Targee (American, New York), Gold, steel (22.19)
Ram's-Head Amulet, Late Period, Dynasty 25, ca. 712–657 B.C., Egyptian/Nubian, Gold (1989.281.98)
Rattle, whistle, and bells, 1755–68, Nicholas Roosevelt (American), Gold, coral (47.70)
Red-Headed Vulture and Long-Billed Vulture: Leaf from the Shah Jahan Album, Mughal, period of Jahangir (1605–27), ca. 1615–20, By Mansur, India, Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper (55.121.10.12)
Reliquary Pendant, 1174–77, English, Gold (63.160)
Revetments from an Icon of the Virgin, ca. 1100, Byzantine; Made in Constantinople, Cloisonné enamel, gold; Halo fragments (17.190.644-.648)
Ring Brooch, 1340–49, German, Middle Rhine, Gold, spinels, sapphires (2006.257)
Ring of Leontios, 990–1030, Byzantine, Gold and niello (1982.282)
Ring with head of Herakles, late 4th–3rd century B.C.; Hellenistic, Greek, Gold (10.132.1)
Ring with intaglio portrait of Emperor Tiberius, 14–37 A.D.; Early Imperial, Roman, Gold, carnelian (1994.230.7)
Ring, 10th–11th century, Germany (Ottonian), Gold with cloisonné enamel (2004.274)
Ring, late 4th or early 3rd century B.C.; Late Classical or Hellenistic, Etruscan, Gold (03.24.34)
Saber, 16th century; Ottoman, Turkish, Steel inlaid with gold, precious stones, fishskin (36.25.1297)
Saber, 18th and 19th century, Turkey, Steel, nephrite, gold (36.25.1293)
Saddle, 15th century, Tibetan, Iron, gold, wood, and leather (2002.225)
Saddle, 17th–18th century, Eastern Tibetan or Chinese for the Tibetan market, Iron, gold, silver, wood, leather, and textile (1997.214.1)
Saddle, ca. 1570–80, Italian (Milan), Wood, textiles, iron, leather, steel, and gold (04.3.252)
Saint Anthony of Padua, Maso di Banco (Italian, Florentine), Tempera on wood, gold ground (43.98.13)
Saint Bernard of Clairvaux, Workshop of Fra Filippo Lippi (Italian, Florentine, ca. 1406–1469), Tempera and gold on wood (1975.1.70b)
Saint Catherine of Alexandria, early 15th century, French, Gold, ronde-basse enamel, jewels (17.190.905)
Saint Catherine of Alexandria, shortly after 1342, Pietro Lorenzetti (Italian, Sienese), Tempera on wood, gold ground (13.212)
Saint John the Baptist with Scenes from His Life, 1464–1507, Domingo Ram (Spanish), Tempera on wood, gold ground (25.120.929)
Saint Julian, 1340s, Taddeo Gaddi (Italian, Florentine), Tempera on wood, gold ground (1997.117.1)
Saint Margaret, ca. 1475, Southern France (Toulouse?), Alabaster with traces of gilding (2000.641)
Saltcellar, mid-13th century, French; Made in Paris, Gold, rock crystal, emeralds, pearls, spinel or balas rubies (1983.434)
Sash with flowering plants, 17th century; Safavid, Iran, Silk, silver- and gilt-metal-wrapped thread (metal strip, silk core); taqueté, brocaded (33.80.18)
Seal ring with inscription, Timurid period (1370–1507), late 15th–early 16th century, Iran or Central Asia, Gold, cast and chased, nephrite, carved (12.224.6)
Seated goddess with a child, Hittite Empire, Old Hittite; 15th–13th century B.C., Anatolia, central region, Gold, (1989.281.12)
Set of five writing boxes with Japanese globeflowers, plum blossoms, and interlaced roundels, Edo period (1615–1868), late 18th–early 19th century, Japan, Lacquered wood with gold and silver hiramaki-e and applied gold foil on nashiji ground (81.1.136a–z)
Set of four wall brackets, 18th century (ca. 1788), Made under the direction of Jean Hauré (French), cast either by Étienne-Jean Forestier (French) or his brother Pierre-Auguste (French), chased by Pierre-Philippe Thomire (French), Gilt bronze (1979.172.3-6)
Set of jewelry, early 5th century B.C.; late Archaic, Etruscan, Gold, glass, rock crystal, agate, carnelian (40.11.7-.18)
Set of pruning tools, 1575–1600, French; Moulins, Steel, partly gilded, and mother-of-pearl (64.101.1470–.1476)
Set of saddle plates, ca. 1400, Tibetan or Chinese, Iron, gold, lapis lazuli, turquoise (1999.118)
Seven Gods of Good Fortune and Chinese Children, Edo period, 17th–18th century, Kano Chikanobu (Japanese), Six-panel folding screen; ink and color on paper; reverse side: ink, color, and gold on paper (29.100.498)
Shaffron and crinet plate, ca. 1555, Kunz Lochner (German), German (Nuremberg), Steel, etched, gilt, and painted; gilt brass (21.42) (14.25.854)
Shirt of mail and plate, plates dated A.H. 1042 / 1632–33 A.D., India and Iran, Iron, steel, gold, leather (2008.245)
Shoe Buckle, 400–450, Hunnic or Frankish, Gold, garnets (17.190.697)
Short sword (duan jian), ca. 4th–1st century B.C., Eastern Central Asia, Steel, bronze, and gold (1998.418)
Silk fragment with a rosebush, deer, and flower pattern, late 17th–early 18th century; Safavid, Iran, Silk, silver- and gilt-metal-wrapped thread; compound twill weave, brocaded (49.32.99)
Situla with floral decoration, late Dynasty XIX–Third Intermediate Period (ca. 1188–712 B.C.), From Bubastis, Gold (07.228.22)
Smallsword with scabbard, hallmarked for 1773–74, Master GG (active Paris), France (Paris), Gold, steel, wood, fish skin (1998.35a,b)
Snuffbox, 1760–70, Myer Myers (American), New York City, Gold (66.102)
Solidus of Constantius II (Sole Emperor, 350–361), 350–361, Byzantine, Gold (04.35.18)
Solidus of Justinian I (r. 527–565), 538–565, Byzantine; Minted in Constantinople, Gold (99.35.7406)
Solidus, 602–10, Early Byzantine, Gold (04.35.3356)
Spear, 17th–19th century, Tibetan, Iron, gold, silver, wood, and pigments (2004.340a,b)
Spearhead, 17th–18th century, Tibetan, Iron, gold, and silver (2001.180)
Staff Head with Owl, 5th–10th century, Colombia; Sinú Cast gold (1979.206.920)
A Stallion, Safavid period (1501–1722), ca. 1601–6, Habiballah of Sava (active ca. 1590–1610), Present-day Afghanistan, Herat, Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper (1992.51)
Standing Bishop, 1508–12, Hans von Reutlingen or Workshop, Germany (Aachen), Silver, gilt silver (1991.9)
Standing cup, Probably after a design by Reinhold Vasters (German), Jasper, partly enameled gold mounts, set with diamonds, emeralds, rubies, and pearls (17.190.1703)
Standing Figure, 1st century B.C.–1st century A.D., Ecuador or Colombia; Tolita/Tumaco, Gold (1995.427)
Star-Shaped Brooch with Intaglio, setting 960–1000, intaglio 337–361, Ottonian (setting), Byzantine (intaglio), Gold with pearls and star sapphire (1988.15)
Stater with head of Alexander the Great, 286–281 B.C.; Hellenistic, Greek; Lysimachos, Pella, Gold (52.127.4)
Statuette of Amun, Third Intermediate Period, Dynasty 22, ca. 945–715 B.C., Egyptian, Gold (26.7.1412)
Statuette of Zeus Serapis, Mid-Imperial, 2nd century A.D., Roman, Gold (53.191.2)
The Story of Esther, 1460–70, Marco del Buono Giamberti (Italian, Florentine); Apollonio di Giovanni di Tomaso (Italian, Florentine), Tempera and gold on wood (18.117.2)
Strainer, late Dynasty XIX–Third Intermediate Period (ca. 1188–712 B.C.), From Bubastis, Gold (30.8.369)
Stylized Figure Pendant, 5th–7th century, Panama; International Style, Gold (66.196.35)
Sultan Süleyman the Magnificent Wearing a Jewel-Studded Helmet, ca. 1532, Venice, Woodcut on paper (42.41.1)
Sword guard (tsuba), 19th century; Edo period, Ishiguro Masayoshi (Japanese), Japanese, Shakudo, gold, shibuichi, copper (36.120.79)
Sword hilt with the Virgin Mary, Saint Michael, and Satan, ca. 1882, Albert-Ernest Carrier-Belleuse (sculptor; French); Germain Bapst (goldsmith; French); Lucien Falize (goldsmith; French); in partnership 1880–92, France (Paris), Bronze, gold (1989.229)
Sword pommel with the arms of Pierre de Dreux (ca. 1190–1250), Duke of Brittany and Earl of Richmond, ca. 1240–50, French, Copper, gold, enamel, iron (38.60)
Sword, 14th–16th century, Tibetan or Chinese, Iron, gold, and silver (1995.136)
Sword, 17th–19th century, Tibetan, Iron, silver, gold, turquoise, wood, and textile (36.25.1464)
Tagasode ("Whose Sleeves?"), first half of the 17th century, Momoyama period (1573–1615) or Edo period (1615–1868), Japan, Pair of six-panel folding screens; ink, color, gold, and silver on gilded paper (62.36.2–3)
Tip of a Pointer, late 11th–first half of 12th century, Byzantine (Constantinople), Cloisonné enamel, gold (1997.235)
Tobacco pouch and pipe, 18th century, Japanese, Embossed leather, silver foil, color, gold, freshwater pearl, metal (14.40.843a,b)
Triptych with the Crucifixion, ca. 1510, Francesco Granacci (Francesco di Andrea di Marco) (Italian), Italy; Florence, Tempera and gold on wood (2006.409)
Two beads, 11th century; Fatimid, Syria, Gold, fabricated from wire and strips of sheet, decorated with granulation (1980.457)
Two bird ornaments, 1st–2nd century, Peru; Nazca, Gold (1979.206.511,.512)
Two Nose Ornaments, 5th–10th century, Colombia; Sinú, Cast gold (1979.206.541,.545)
Vase or clock ornament, ca. 1770, French, Gilt bronze (07.225.510.316)
Vessel terminating in the forepart of a lion, Achaemenid, 5th century B.C., Iran, Gold (54.3.3)
The Virgin and Child with Saint John the Baptist, ca. 1520–30, Northern Italian, Sardonyx; mounted in gold as a ring (38.150.4)
Watch in the form of a Lesser George,Movement by Nicholas Vallin (Flemish), Case: gold, partly enameled, and rock crystal; Dial: gold, partly enameled, with gilded-brass hand; Movement: gilded brass and steel, partly blued (17.190.1475)
Watch pin, ca. 1900, Riker Brothers (American), Yellow gold, plique-à-jour enamel, diamonds, pearl, ruby (2001.331)
Watch, ca. 1630–40, Movement by Johann Possdorffer, or Poestdorffer (Bohemian or German), Case: rock crystal and gold, partly enameled; Dial: painted enamel on gold, with a single gold hand; Movement: gilded brass and steel, partly blued (17.190.1525)
Watch, ca. 1645–50, Movement by Jacques Goullons (French), Case and dial: painted enamel on gold; Movement: gilded brass, steel, partly blued, and silver (17.190.1557)
Watch, ca. 1650, Movement by Nicolas Bernard (French), Case: enameled gold; Dial: enameled gold, with a single gilded brass hand; Movement: gilded brass and steel, partly blued (17.190.1622)
Watch, ca. 1650–60, Movement by Charles Bobinet (Swiss), Case: pink agate, mounted in enameled gold; Dial: painted enamel with a single gilded-brass hand; Movement: gilded brass and steel, partly blued (17.190.1617)
Watch, ca. 1660–70, Movement by F. L. Meybom, or Maybon; case attributed to Isaac Bergeron, dit d'Argent (French), Movement: gilded brass, steel, partly blued, and silver; Case: blued steel, gilded brass, rock crystal, silver, and diamonds; Dial: painted enamel and basse-taille enamel on gold, with a single gold hand (17.190.1600)
Watch, ca. 1675–80, Movement by Johannes Van Ceulen the Elder (Dutch); case and dial probably by Josias Belle (French), Movement: gilded brass, steel, partly blued, and silver; Case and dial: enameled gold and painted enamel on gold (17.190.1417)
Watch, ca. 1680, Movement probably by Nicolas Gribelin (French), Case: painted enamel on gold; Dial: painted enamel with champlevé gold chapter ring; Movement: gilded brass, steel, partly blued, and silver (17.190.1559)
Watch, ca. 1850–55, Firm of François Czapek (Swiss), Case of enameled gold; dial of painted enamel; movement of gilded brass and steel (1983.183.5)
Watch, probably ca. 1670, Movement by Nikolaus II Rugendas (German), Case: gold, enameled and set with gemstones; Dial: painted enamel on gold, with a single gold hand; Movement: glided brass and steel, partly blued (17.190.1520)
Watchcase, ca. 1645, movement ca. 1750, Movement by Lambertus Vrijthoff (Dutch), French (probably Paris), Case and dial: painted enamel on gold; Movement: gilded brass and steel, partly blued (17.190.1413)
Watchcase, ca. 1686–88, Case by Jean-Pierre Huaud (Swiss); movement by Johann G. Racine (Swiss, active Berlin), Case: painted enamel on gold; Movement: gilded brass, steel, partly blued, and silver (17.190.1522)
Wedjet eye, Ptolemaic Period (ca. 304–30 B.C.), Egyptian, Gold (23.2.68)
Whose Sleeves? (Tagasode), Momoyama period, late 16th century, Japan, Pair of six-panel folding screens; ink, color, and gold on gilded paper (29.100.493–4)
Winged deity, 13th century B.C.; Hittite Empire period, Anatolia, Bronze, gold (1990.255)
Woman's comb, 15th or 16th century, France or Italy, Ivory, polychromy, gilding (17.190.245)
Women Bathing by Moonlight: Folio from the Davis Album, 18th century, India, Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper (30.95.174.23)
A Wooded River Landscape with a Church and Figures, 1613, Hendrick Avercamp (Dutch), Gouache, watercolor, over lead point or graphite, on paper prepared with gouache; framing line in pen and brown ink and gold paint (2013.646)
Writing Box with Warbler in Plum Tree
Edo period (1615–1868), 18th century, Japan, Lacquered wood with gold and silver takamaki-e, hiramaki-e, togidashimaki-e on nashiji ground (29.100.695a–e)
Writing Box with Waterfall and Characters, Edo period (1615–1868), late 18th century, Japan, Lacquered wood with gold and silver takamaki-e, hiramaki-e, togidashimaki-e, and gold inlay on nashiji ground (81.1.173)
Young Woman with a Torch and a Vase, ca. 1770–90, Giovanni Pichler, Rome, Sardonyx; mounted in gold as a ring (39.22.42)