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Helmet
Date: mid-16th century
Medium: Steel, gold, silver
Accession Number: 04.3.456a
Statuette of Amun
Date: ca. 945–712 B.C.
Medium: Gold
Accession Number: 26.7.1412
Portrait of a Woman, Possibly a Nun of San Secondo; (verso) Scene in Grisaille
Jacometto
(Jacometto Veneziano) (Italian, active Venice by ca. 1472–died before 1498)
Date: ca. 1485–95
Medium: Oil on wood; (verso: oil and gold on wood)
Accession Number: 1975.1.85
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 Fieschi Morgan Staurotheke
Date: early 9th century
Medium: Cloisonné enamel, silver, silver-gilt, gold, niello
Accession Number: 17.190.715a, b
Transverse Flute in D-flat
Date: 1760–90
Medium: Hard-paste porcelain, gold-plated brass
Accession Number: 43.34 a-g
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
Rapier of Prince-Elector Christian II of Saxony (1583–1611)
Hilt by Israel Schuech
(German, Dresden, active ca. 1590–1610)
Date: dated 1606
Medium: Steel, bronze, gold, enamel, paste jewels, cameos, pearls, wood
Accession Number: 1970.77
Embroidered Sampler
Mary Jones
Date: 1795
Medium: Embroidered silk and linen, with gold leaf, on linen
Accession Number: 1984.331.22
Folio from a Qur'an Manuscript
Date: late 9th–early 10th century
Medium: Ink and gold on parchment
Accession Number: 30.45
Damascus Room
Date: dated A.H. 1119/A.D. 1707
Medium: Wood (poplar) with gesso relief, gold and tin leaf, glazes and paint; wood (cypress, poplar, and mulberry), mother-of-pearl, marble and other stones, stucco with glass, plaster ceramic tiles, iron, brass
Accession Number: 1970.170
Folio from the "Blue Qur'an"
Date: second half 9th–mid-10th century
Medium: Gold and silver on indigo-dyed parchment
Accession Number: 2004.88
Dagger and Sheath
Date: ca. 1605–1627
Medium: Steel, gold, ruby, emerald, wood, textile, glass
Accession Number: 1984.332
Bifolium from the "Nurse's Qur'an" (Mushaf al-Hadina)
Date: ca. A.H. 410/ A.D. 1019–20
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on parchment
Accession Number: 2007.191
A Stallion
Painting by Habiballah of Sava
(active ca. 1590–1610)
Date: ca. 1601–6
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Accession Number: 1992.51
"The Story of the Princess of the Blue Pavillion: The Youth of Rum Is Entertained in a Garden by a Fairy and her Maidens", Folio from a Khamsa (Quintet) of Amir Khusrau Dihlavi
Amir Khusrau Dihlavi
(1253–1325)
Date: 1597–98
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Accession Number: 13.228.33
Saltcellar
Date: mid-13th century
Medium: Gold, rock crystal, emeralds, pearls, spinel or balas rubies
Accession Number: 1983.434
"Shah Jahan on a Terrace, Holding a Pendant Set With His Portrait", Folio from the Shah Jahan Album
Painting by Chitarman
(active ca. 1627–70)
Date: recto: 1627–28; verso: ca. 1530–50
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Accession Number: 55.121.10.24
Double-Barrel Breech-Loading Pinfire Shotgun
J. C. A. Brun
(French, Paris, active 1849–72)
Date: dated 1866
Medium: Steel, walnut, gold
Accession Number: 1993.415
'Saz'-style Drawing of a Dragon amid Foliage
Shah Quli
(active 1520–66)
Date: ca. 1540–50
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Accession Number: 57.51.26
Tughra (Official Signature) of Sultan Süleiman the Magnificent (r. 1520–66)
Date: ca. 1555–60
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Accession Number: 38.149.1
Kosode with Design of Shells and Sea Grasses
Date: early 17th century
Medium: Embroidery and gold leaf on plain-weave silk patterned with warp floats
Accession Number: 1992.253
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
Sword Guard (Tsuba)
Inscribed by Ishiguro Masayoshi
(Japanese, 1772–after 1851)
Date: 19th century
Medium: Copper-gold alloy (shakudō), gold, copper-silver alloy (shibuichi), copper
Accession Number: 36.120.79
Costume Armor in the Classical Style
Helmet includes original paper label of Hallé
(French, Paris, active ca. 1780–1800)
Date: ca. 1788–90
Medium: Linen, papier-mâché, bole, gold leaf, graphite (helmet); silk, cotton, metal coils and spangles, metallic yarn (tunic)
Accession Number: 1988.65.1–.2
Tip of a Pointer
Date: 1080–1150
Medium: Cloisonné enamel, gold
Accession Number: 1997.235
Self-portrait
Simon Bening
(Netherlandish, Ghent (?) 1483/84–1561 Bruges)
Date: 1558
Medium: Tempera and gold leaf on parchment
Accession Number: 1975.1.2487
"The Feast of Sada", Folio 22v 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: 1970.301.2
The Creation of the World and the Expulsion from Paradise
Giovanni di Paolo
(Giovanni di Paolo di Grazia) (Italian, Siena 1398–1482 Siena)
Date: 1445
Medium: Tempera and gold on wood
Accession Number: 1975.1.31
Helmet
Date: mid-16th century
Accession Number: 04.3.456a
Statuette of Amun
Date: ca. 945–712 B.C.
Accession Number: 26.7.1412
Portrait of a Woman, Possibly a Nun of San Secondo; (verso) Scene in Grisaille
Jacometto
(Jacometto Veneziano) (Italian, active Venice by ca. 1472–died before 1498)
Date: ca. 1485–95
Accession Number: 1975.1.85
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
The Fieschi Morgan Staurotheke
Date: early 9th century
Accession Number: 17.190.715a, b
Transverse Flute in D-flat
Date: 1760–90
Accession Number: 43.34 a-g
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
Rapier of Prince-Elector Christian II of Saxony (1583–1611)
Hilt by Israel Schuech
(German, Dresden, active ca. 1590–1610)
Date: dated 1606
Accession Number: 1970.77
Embroidered Sampler
Mary Jones
Date: 1795
Accession Number: 1984.331.22
Folio from a Qur'an Manuscript
Date: late 9th–early 10th century
Accession Number: 30.45
Damascus Room
Date: dated A.H. 1119/A.D. 1707
Accession Number: 1970.170
Folio from the "Blue Qur'an"
Date: second half 9th–mid-10th century
Accession Number: 2004.88
Dagger and Sheath
Date: ca. 1605–1627
Accession Number: 1984.332
Bifolium from the "Nurse's Qur'an" (Mushaf al-Hadina)
Date: ca. A.H. 410/ A.D. 1019–20
Accession Number: 2007.191
A Stallion
Painting by Habiballah of Sava
(active ca. 1590–1610)
Date: ca. 1601–6
Accession Number: 1992.51
Saltcellar
Date: mid-13th century
Accession Number: 1983.434
"Shah Jahan on a Terrace, Holding a Pendant Set With His Portrait", Folio from the Shah Jahan Album
Painting by Chitarman
(active ca. 1627–70)
Date: recto: 1627–28; verso: ca. 1530–50
Accession Number: 55.121.10.24
Double-Barrel Breech-Loading Pinfire Shotgun
J. C. A. Brun
(French, Paris, active 1849–72)
Date: dated 1866
Accession Number: 1993.415
'Saz'-style Drawing of a Dragon amid Foliage
Shah Quli
(active 1520–66)
Date: ca. 1540–50
Accession Number: 57.51.26
Kosode with Design of Shells and Sea Grasses
Date: early 17th century
Accession Number: 1992.253
Shaft-hole axe head with bird-headed demon, boar, and dragon
Date: ca. late 3rd–early 2nd millennium B.C.
Accession Number: 1982.5
Sword Guard (Tsuba)
Inscribed by Ishiguro Masayoshi
(Japanese, 1772–after 1851)
Date: 19th century
Accession Number: 36.120.79
Costume Armor in the Classical Style
Helmet includes original paper label of Hallé
(French, Paris, active ca. 1780–1800)
Date: ca. 1788–90
Accession Number: 1988.65.1–.2
Tip of a Pointer
Date: 1080–1150
Accession Number: 1997.235
Self-portrait
Simon Bening
(Netherlandish, Ghent (?) 1483/84–1561 Bruges)
Date: 1558
Accession Number: 1975.1.2487
"The Feast of Sada", Folio 22v from the Shahnama (Book of Kings) of Shah Tahmasp
Abu'l Qasim Firdausi
(935–1020)
Date: ca. 1525
Accession Number: 1970.301.2
The Creation of the World and the Expulsion from Paradise
Giovanni di Paolo
(Giovanni di Paolo di Grazia) (Italian, Siena 1398–1482 Siena)
Date: 1445
Accession Number: 1975.1.31
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