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Between Earth and Heaven
El Anatsui
(Ghanaian, born Anyako, 1944)
Date: 2006
Medium: Aluminum, copper wire
Accession Number: 2007.96
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
Portrait of Alvise Contarini(?); (verso) A Tethered Roebuck
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: 1975.1.86
Drop-front secretary (Secrétaire en armoire)
Jean Henri Riesener
(French, Gladebeck, near Hessen 1734–1806 Paris)
Date: 1783
Medium: Oak veneered with ebony and 17th-century Japanese lacquer; interiors veneered with tulipwood, amaranth, holly, and ebonized holly; gilt-bronze mounts; marble top; velvet (not original)
Accession Number: 20.155.11
"History of Navigation" Mural
Jean Dupas
(French, Bourdeaux 1882–1964 Paris )
Date: 1934
Medium: Glass, paint, gold, silver, palladium leaf
Accession Number: 1976.414.3a-ggg
Pair of Flintlock Pistols of Empress Catherine the Great (1729–1796)
Johan Adolph Grecke
(Russian, Saint Petersburg, recorded 1755–90)
Date: 1786
Medium: Steel, ivory, gold, brass
Accession Number: 1986.265.1, .2
Gold rosette with the head of a griffin
Date: ca. 630–620 B.C.
Medium: Gold
Accession Number: 12.229.24
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
Kora
Mamadou Koyate
(bridge by Djimo Koyate)
Date: ca. 1960
Medium: Gourd, goat skin, antelope-hide metal, wood
Accession Number: 1975.59
Ensemble
James Rosenquist
(American, born Grand Forks, North Dakota, 1933)
Date: spring/summer 1998
Medium: (a, b) DuPont Tyvek®; (c) metal; (d, e) paper
Accession Number: 1998.431.1a–e
Rhyton terminating in the forepart of a wild cat
Date: ca. 1st century B.C.
Medium: Silver, mercury gilding
Accession Number: 1979.447
Armor
Date: ca. 1400–1450 and later
Medium: Steel, brass, textile, leather
Accession Number: 29.154.3
Ptah Statue
Date: ca. 1070–712 B.C.
Medium: Bronze, gold leaf, glass
Accession Number: 2009.175
The Right Hand of God Protecting the Faithful against the Demons
Jean Fouquet
(French, Tours ca. 1425–ca. 1478 Tours)
Date: ca. 1452–1460
Medium: Tempera and gold leaf on parchment
Accession Number: 1975.1.2490
Sallet in the Shape of a Lion's Head
Date: ca. 1475–80
Medium: Steel, copper, gold, glass, pigments, textile
Accession Number: 23.141
A Hypocrite and a Slanderer
Franz Xaver Messerschmidt
(German, Weisensteig 1736–1783 Pressburg)
Date: ca. 1770–83
Medium: Tin alloy
Accession Number: 2010.24
Robe (Kosode) with 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
Natural Trumpet
Johann Wilhelm Haas
(German, Nuremberg 1649–1723 Nuremberg)
Date: late 17th century
Medium: Brass
Accession Number: 89.4.2375
The Unicorn is Found (from the Unicorn Tapestries)
Date: 1495–1505
Medium: Wool warp with wool, silk, silver, and gilt wefts
Accession Number: 37.80.2
Ghanti (bell)
Date: last half 19th century
Medium: Brass
Accession Number: 89.4.154
Festival Robe
Date: second half of the 18th century
Medium: Silk and gold-and-silver thread embroidery on silk twill
Accession Number: 54.14.2
Triton
Giambologna
(Netherlandish, Douai 1529–1608 Florence)
Date: 1560–70
Medium: Bronze
Accession Number: 14.40.689
Transverse Flute in D-flat
Claude Laurent
(French, Langres active 1805–1848 Paris)
Date: 1813
Medium: Glass, brass
Accession Number: 89.4.924
Plaque: Warrior and Attendants
Date: 16th–17th century
Medium: Brass
Accession Number: 1990.332
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
Folio from a Qur'an Manuscript
Date: ca. 1180
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Accession Number: 29.160.24
The Magnolia Vase
Manufactured by Tiffany & Co.
(1837–present)
Date: ca. 1893
Medium: Silver, gold, enamel, opals
Accession Number: 99.2
Diptych with Scenes of the Annunciation, Nativity, Crucifixion, and Resurrection
Date: 1300–1325
Medium: Silver gilt with translucent and opaque enamels
Accession Number: 1980.366
Stalking Panther
Alexander Phimister Proctor
(American, Bosanquet, Ontario 1860–1950 Palo Alto, California)
Date: 1891–92, revised mid 1890s, this cast ca. 1902
Medium: Bronze
Accession Number: 1996.561
The Coronation of the Virgin
Niccolò di Buonaccorso
(Italian, active Siena by 1372–died 1388 Siena)
Date: ca. 1380
Medium: Tempera on wood, gold ground
Accession Number: 1975.1.21
Between Earth and Heaven
El Anatsui
(Ghanaian, born Anyako, 1944)
Date: 2006
Accession Number: 2007.96
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
Portrait of Alvise Contarini(?); (verso) A Tethered Roebuck
Jacometto (Jacometto Veneziano)
(Italian, active Venice by ca. 1472–died before 1498)
Date: ca. 1485–95
Accession Number: 1975.1.86
Drop-front secretary (Secrétaire en armoire)
Jean Henri Riesener
(French, Gladebeck, near Hessen 1734–1806 Paris)
Date: 1783
Accession Number: 20.155.11
"History of Navigation" Mural
Jean Dupas
(French, Bourdeaux 1882–1964 Paris )
Date: 1934
Accession Number: 1976.414.3a-ggg
Pair of Flintlock Pistols of Empress Catherine the Great (1729–1796)
Johan Adolph Grecke
(Russian, Saint Petersburg, recorded 1755–90)
Date: 1786
Accession Number: 1986.265.1, .2
Gold rosette with the head of a griffin
Date: ca. 630–620 B.C.
Accession Number: 12.229.24
Folio from the "Blue Qur'an"
Date: second half 9th–mid-10th century
Accession Number: 2004.88
Kora
Mamadou Koyate
(bridge by Djimo Koyate)
Date: ca. 1960
Accession Number: 1975.59
Ensemble
James Rosenquist
(American, born Grand Forks, North Dakota, 1933)
Date: spring/summer 1998
Accession Number: 1998.431.1a–e
Rhyton terminating in the forepart of a wild cat
Date: ca. 1st century B.C.
Accession Number: 1979.447
Armor
Date: ca. 1400–1450 and later
Accession Number: 29.154.3
Ptah Statue
Date: ca. 1070–712 B.C.
Accession Number: 2009.175
The Right Hand of God Protecting the Faithful against the Demons
Jean Fouquet
(French, Tours ca. 1425–ca. 1478 Tours)
Date: ca. 1452–1460
Accession Number: 1975.1.2490
Sallet in the Shape of a Lion's Head
Date: ca. 1475–80
Accession Number: 23.141
A Hypocrite and a Slanderer
Franz Xaver Messerschmidt
(German, Weisensteig 1736–1783 Pressburg)
Date: ca. 1770–83
Accession Number: 2010.24
Robe (Kosode) with Shells and Sea Grasses
Date: early 17th century
Accession Number: 1992.253
Natural Trumpet
Johann Wilhelm Haas
(German, Nuremberg 1649–1723 Nuremberg)
Date: late 17th century
Accession Number: 89.4.2375
The Unicorn is Found (from the Unicorn Tapestries)
Date: 1495–1505
Accession Number: 37.80.2
Ghanti (bell)
Date: last half 19th century
Accession Number: 89.4.154
Festival Robe
Date: second half of the 18th century
Accession Number: 54.14.2
Triton
Giambologna
(Netherlandish, Douai 1529–1608 Florence)
Date: 1560–70
Accession Number: 14.40.689
Transverse Flute in D-flat
Claude Laurent
(French, Langres active 1805–1848 Paris)
Date: 1813
Accession Number: 89.4.924
Plaque: Warrior and Attendants
Date: 16th–17th century
Accession Number: 1990.332
Sword Guard (Tsuba)
Inscribed by Ishiguro Masayoshi
(Japanese, 1772–after 1851)
Date: 19th century
Accession Number: 36.120.79
Folio from a Qur'an Manuscript
Date: ca. 1180
Accession Number: 29.160.24
The Magnolia Vase
Manufactured by Tiffany & Co.
(1837–present)
Date: ca. 1893
Accession Number: 99.2
Stalking Panther
Alexander Phimister Proctor
(American, Bosanquet, Ontario 1860–1950 Palo Alto, California)
Date: 1891–92, revised mid 1890s, this cast ca. 1902
Accession Number: 1996.561
The Coronation of the Virgin
Niccolò di Buonaccorso
(Italian, active Siena by 1372–died 1388 Siena)
Date: ca. 1380
Accession Number: 1975.1.21
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