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"Recent Acquisitions: A Selection, 1989-1990": The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, v. 48, no. 2 (Fall, 1990)

"Recent Acquisitions: A Selection, 1989–1990"

Arnold, Dorothea, Kevin J. Avery, Jacob Bean, Barbara Drake Boehm, Suzanne Boorsch, Katharine R. Brown, Keith Christiansen, James David Draper, Jean L. Druesedow, Kate Ezra, Barbara B. Ford, Margaret E. Frazer, Alice Cooney Frelinghuysen, William M. Griswold, Prudence O. Harper, Maria Morris Hambourg, Maxwell K. Hearn, Timothy B. Husband, Colta Ives, Dale T. Johnson, Julie Jones, Peter M. Kenny, David W. Kiehl, Heidi King, Danielle O. Kisluk-Grosheide, Steven M. Kossak, Clare Le Corbeiller, Martin Lerner, Laurence Libin, Jessie McNab, Lisa M. Messinger, Helen B. Mules, Alfreda Murck, James Parker, Stuart Pyhrr, Sabine Rewald, Catharine H. Roehrig, Jeff L. Rosenheim, Stephen Rubin, Lowery S. Sims, Marie Lukens Swietochowski, Leonid Tarassuk, Gary Tinterow, Clare Vincent, Dietrich von Bothmer, Daniel Walker, James C. Y. Watt, and William D. Wixom
96 pages
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Mastiff, Ceramic, paint, Kassite
ca. mid-2nd millennium BCE
Terracotta stemless kylix (drinking cup), Asteas Workshop, Terracotta, Greek, South Italian, Paestan
Asteas Workshop
late 4th century BCE
"Shah Jahan Watching an Elephant Fight", Folio from a Padshahnama, Bulaqi, Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
probably 1639
Ribbed Plate, Silver, Byzantine
Covered Beaker, Silver gilt, rock crystal, and translucent enamels, Italian (vessel);  Austrian (mounts)
Italian (vessel); Austrian (mounts)
ca. 1325–50 (vessel); ca. 1340–60 (mounts)
Chalice with the Arms of Housteyn, Silver, parcel gilt with traces of enamel, South Netherlandish
South Netherlandish
second quarter 15th century
Cosmetic Vessel in the Shape of a Cat, Travertine (Egyptian alabaster), copper, quartz crystal, paint
ca. 1990–1900 B.C.
Body of a sphinx, Greenish faience
664–525 B.C.
Confronted Animal Rug, Wool (warp, weft, and pile); symmetrically knotted pile
14th century
Young Lovers Embracing, Watercolor, opaque watercolor, ink, silver, and gold on paper
16th century
Belt Clasp, Leaded bronze, inlaid silver, iron rivets, Celtic
2nd century BCE
Harness Pendant with Confronted Beasts, Leaded brass, Visigothic
Cased Six-Barreled Revolving Percussion Pistol ("Pepperbox"), Ethan Allen  American, Steel, gold, silver, ivory, wood (rosewood), velvet, American, Norwich, Connecticut
Ethan Allen
Charles T. Thurber
Celestial globe, Willem Jansz Blaeu  Dutch, Paper, brass, oak and stained, light-colored wood, Dutch, Amsterdam
Willem Jansz Blaeu
after 1621
Cup (tasse à l'étrusque) and saucer, Sèvres Manufactory  French, Soft-paste porcelain, French, Sèvres
Multiple artists/makers
Marie-Amélie, Queen of the French, Baron François Joseph Bosio, Marble, French, Paris
Baron François Joseph Bosio
Aquamanile in the Form of a Rooster, Copper alloy, German
13th century
Sword Hilt, Albert-Ernest Carrier-Belleuse  French, Bronze, gold, French, Paris
Albert-Ernest Carrier-Belleuse
Lucien Falize
Mirror, Johann Valentin Gevers  German, Oak and pine veneered with tortoiseshell, silver, silver gilt, and green-stained ivory; mirror glass, German, Augsburg
Johann Valentin Gevers
Johann Andreas Thelot
ca. 1710
Wine cooler (seau à demi-bouteille) (one of a pair), Vincennes Manufactory  French, Soft-paste porcelain, French, Vincennes
Vincennes Manufactory
ca. 1751–52
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