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Silver x
Shield of Henry II of France
Date: ca. 1555
Medium: Steel, embossed and damascened with gold and silver
Accession Number: 34.85
Toilet set in original leather case
Fourteen identified German
(Augsburg) goldsmiths and other German artisans; Japanese (Imari) porcelain maker
Date: ca. 1743–45
Medium: Gilt silver, hard-paste porcelain, cut glass, walnut, carved and partially gilt coniferous wood, blind-tooled and partially gilt leather, partially gilt steel and iron, textiles, moiré paper, hog's bristle
Accession Number: 2005.364.1a–d–.48
Bronze statuette of an artisan with silver eyes
Date: ca. mid-1st century B.C.
Medium: Bronze, silver
Accession Number: 1972.11.1
Adoration of the Magi from Seven Scenes from the Life of Christ
Date: ca. 1390
Medium: Pot-metal and colorless glass, vitreous paint and silver stain
Accession Number: 1986.285.2
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
Transverse Flute
Garion
(French)
Date: ca. 1720–40
Medium: Rosewood, ivory, silver
Accession Number: 2005.365
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
Plate with a hunting scene from the tale of Bahram Gur and Azadeh
Date: ca. 5th century A.D.
Medium: Silver, mercury gilding
Accession Number: 1994.402
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
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
Helmet
Date: late 15th century
Medium: Steel, engraved and damascened with silver; copper alloy
Accession Number: 50.87
Scarab Bracelet of Wah
Date: ca. 1981–1975 B.C.
Medium: Silver, gold, glazed steatite, linen cord
Accession Number: 40.3.12
Glass situla (bucket) with silver handles
Date: late 4th–early 3rd century B.C.
Medium: Glass with silver handles
Accession Number: 2000.277
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
Dish in the Shape of a Leaf
Date: late 7th–early 8th century
Medium: Silver with parcel gilding
Accession Number: 1974.268.11
"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
Beaker ("Monkey Cup")
Date: ca. 1425–50
Medium: Silver, silver gilt, and painted enamel
Accession Number: 52.50
Gold armband with Herakles knot
Date: 3rd–2nd century B.C.
Medium: Gold inlaid with garnets, emeralds, and enamel
Accession Number: 1999.209
Adoration of the Magi from Seven Scenes from the Life of Christ
Date: ca. 1390
Medium: Pot-metal and colorless glass, vitreous paint and silver stain
Accession Number: 1986.285.1
Tea service
Josef Hoffmann
(Austrian, Pirnitz 1870–1956 Vienna)
Date: ca. 1910
Medium: Silver, amethyst, carnelian, and ebony
Accession Number: 2000.278.1-.9
Astrolabe of ‘Umar ibn Yusuf ibn ‘Umar ibn ‘Ali ibn Rasul al-Muzaffari
‘Umar ibn Yusuf ibn ‘Umar ibn ‘Ali ibn Rasul al-Muzaffari
Date: dated A.H. 690/ A.D. 1291
Medium: Brass; cast and hammered, pierced, chased, inlaid with silver
Accession Number: 91.1.535a–h
The Fieschi Morgan Staurotheke
Date: early 9th century
Medium: Cloisonné enamel, silver, silver-gilt, gold, niello
Accession Number: 17.190.715a, b
"The Eavesdropper", Folio from a Haft Paikar (Seven Portraits) of the Khamsa (Quintet) of Nizami
Maulana Azhar
(d. 1475/76)
Date: ca. 1430
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, silver, and gold on paper
Accession Number: 13.228.13.6
Cased set of a flintlock rifle, a pair of pistols, and accessories
Nicolas Noël Boutet
(French, Versailles and Paris, 1761–1833)
Date: ca. 1800
Medium: Steel, engraved, blued, and damascened with gold; walnut, carved and inlaid with engraved silver; silver, cast and chiseled; horn; mahogany; velvet
Accession Number: 1970.179.1a–q
The Bryant Vase
Designed by James Horton Whitehouse
(1833–1902)
Date: 1875–76
Medium: Silver
Accession Number: 77.9a, b
Presentation Vase
Thomas Fletcher
(American, Alstead, New Hampshire 1787–1866 New Jersey)
Date: 1824
Medium: Silver
Accession Number: 1982.4a, 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
Center table
Imperial Armory, Tula
(south of Moscow), Russia
Date: ca. 1780–85
Medium: Steel, silver, gilt copper, gilt brass, basswood; replaced mirror glass
Accession Number: 2002.115
Tournament or Cavalry Shield
Date: ca. 1450
Medium: Wood, leather, linen, gesso, polychromy, silver
Accession Number: 25.26.1
Pair of Transverse Flutes
Johann Wilhelm Oberlender
((the Elder 1681–1763))
Date: mid-18th century
Medium: Ivory, silver, wood
Accession Number: 1996.13.1
Shield of Henry II of France
Date: ca. 1555
Accession Number: 34.85
Toilet set in original leather case
Fourteen identified German
(Augsburg) goldsmiths and other German artisans; Japanese (Imari) porcelain maker
Date: ca. 1743–45
Accession Number: 2005.364.1a–d–.48
Bronze statuette of an artisan with silver eyes
Date: ca. mid-1st century B.C.
Accession Number: 1972.11.1
Reliquary Bust of Saint Yrieix
Date: ca. 1220–40, with later grill
Accession Number: 17.190.352a, b
Transverse Flute
Garion
(French)
Date: ca. 1720–40
Accession Number: 2005.365
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
Plate with a hunting scene from the tale of Bahram Gur and Azadeh
Date: ca. 5th century A.D.
Accession Number: 1994.402
The Visitation
Attributed to Master Heinrich of Constance
(German, active in Constance, ca. 1300)
Date: ca. 1310–20
Accession Number: 17.190.724
Helmet
Date: late 15th century
Accession Number: 50.87
Scarab Bracelet of Wah
Date: ca. 1981–1975 B.C.
Accession Number: 40.3.12
Glass situla (bucket) with silver handles
Date: late 4th–early 3rd century B.C.
Accession Number: 2000.277
Shaft-hole axe head with bird-headed demon, boar, and dragon
Date: ca. late 3rd–early 2nd millennium B.C.
Accession Number: 1982.5
Dish in the Shape of a Leaf
Date: late 7th–early 8th century
Accession Number: 1974.268.11
"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
Beaker ("Monkey Cup")
Date: ca. 1425–50
Accession Number: 52.50
Gold armband with Herakles knot
Date: 3rd–2nd century B.C.
Accession Number: 1999.209
Tea service
Josef Hoffmann
(Austrian, Pirnitz 1870–1956 Vienna)
Date: ca. 1910
Accession Number: 2000.278.1-.9
Astrolabe of ‘Umar ibn Yusuf ibn ‘Umar ibn ‘Ali ibn Rasul al-Muzaffari
‘Umar ibn Yusuf ibn ‘Umar ibn ‘Ali ibn Rasul al-Muzaffari
Date: dated A.H. 690/ A.D. 1291
Accession Number: 91.1.535a–h
The Fieschi Morgan Staurotheke
Date: early 9th century
Accession Number: 17.190.715a, b
"The Eavesdropper", Folio from a Haft Paikar (Seven Portraits) of the Khamsa (Quintet) of Nizami
Maulana Azhar
(d. 1475/76)
Date: ca. 1430
Accession Number: 13.228.13.6
Cased set of a flintlock rifle, a pair of pistols, and accessories
Nicolas Noël Boutet
(French, Versailles and Paris, 1761–1833)
Date: ca. 1800
Accession Number: 1970.179.1a–q
The Bryant Vase
Designed by James Horton Whitehouse
(1833–1902)
Date: 1875–76
Accession Number: 77.9a, b
Presentation Vase
Thomas Fletcher
(American, Alstead, New Hampshire 1787–1866 New Jersey)
Date: 1824
Accession Number: 1982.4a, 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
Center table
Imperial Armory, Tula
(south of Moscow), Russia
Date: ca. 1780–85
Accession Number: 2002.115
Tournament or Cavalry Shield
Date: ca. 1450
Accession Number: 25.26.1
Pair of Transverse Flutes
Johann Wilhelm Oberlender
((the Elder 1681–1763))
Date: mid-18th century
Accession Number: 1996.13.1

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