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"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
Ewer
Date: ca. 1180–1210
Medium: Brass; raised, repoussé, inlaid with silver and black compound
Accession Number: 44.15
The House of Bijapur
Painting by Kamal Muhammad
(active 1680s)
Date: ca. 1680
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, gold, and silver on paper
Accession Number: 1982.213
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
Dragon-Handled Jug with Inscription
Date: late 15th– first quarter 16th century
Medium: Brass; cast and turned, engraved, and inlaid with silver, gold, and black organic compound
Accession Number: 91.1.607
Necklace
Date: 1900–1975
Medium: silver
Accession Number: 2002.318a, b
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
Presentation Vase
Thomas Fletcher
(American, Alstead, New Hampshire 1787–1866 New Jersey)
Date: 1824
Medium: Silver
Accession Number: 1982.4a, b
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 hydria (water jar)
Date: ca. 375–350 B.C.
Medium: Bronze, silver
Accession Number: 53.11.3
The Bryant Vase
Designed by James Horton Whitehouse
(1833–1902)
Date: 1875–76
Medium: Silver
Accession Number: 77.9a, b
Dish in the Shape of a Leaf
Date: late 7th–early 8th century
Medium: Silver with parcel gilding
Accession Number: 1974.268.11
Transverse Flute
Garion
(French)
Date: ca. 1720–40
Medium: Rosewood, ivory, silver
Accession Number: 2005.365
Gold earrings with disk and boat-shaped pendant
Date: ca. 300 B.C.
Medium: Gold
Accession Number: 48.11.2, .3
Gold rosette with the head of a griffin
Date: ca. 630–620 B.C.
Medium: Gold
Accession Number: 12.229.24
Spoon holder
Design attributed to Christopher Dresser
(British, Glasgow, Scotland 1834–1904 Mulhouse)
Date: ca. 1878–81
Medium: Silver-plated brass, ebony
Accession Number: 1988.164
Teakettle, lamp, and table
Simon Pantin I
(British, ca. 1672–1728)
Date: 1724–25
Medium: Silver, wood
Accession Number: 68.141.81a–f
Set of jewelry
Date: early 5th century B.C.
Medium: Gold, glass, rock crystal, agate, carnelian
Accession Number: 40.11.7–.18
Cup and Cover Supported by an Enchained Turk
German, perhaps Frankfurt-am-Main
(ca. 1705–1711)
Date: ca. 1705–11
Medium: Jade (nephrite), aragonite, chalcedony, banded agate, gold, silver gilt, diamonds, rubies, garnets, enamel, and paint.
Accession Number: 1975.1.1508
Standing Shiva (?)
Date: 11th century
Medium: Gilt-copper alloy, silver inlay
Accession Number: 1988.355
Coffeepot
François Thomas Germain
(French, Paris 1726–1791 Paris, master 1748)
Date: 1757
Medium: Silver with ebony handle
Accession Number: 33.165.1
Prototype tea service
Eliel Saarinen
(American (born Finland), Rantasalmi 1873–1950 Bloomfield Hills, Michigan)
Date: ca. 1933–35
Medium: Electroplated nickel silver, brass, and Bakelite
Accession Number: 1999.27.1a-c-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
Yataghan from the Court of Suleyman the Magnificent
Workshop of Ahmed Tekelü
(possibly Iranian, active Istanbul, ca. 1520–30)
Date: ca. 1525
Medium: Steel, walrus ivory, gold, silver, rubies, turquoise, pearls
Accession Number: 1993.14
Kettle Drums
Franz Peter Bunsen
(ca. 1725–1795 (master 1754))
Date: 1779
Medium: Silver, iron, calfskin, textiles
Accession Number: 2010.138.1-.4
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
"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
Gold snake ring
Date: ca. 330–300 B.C.
Medium: Gold
Accession Number: 06.1217.2
Glass situla (bucket) with silver handles
Date: late 4th–early 3rd century B.C.
Medium: Glass with silver handles
Accession Number: 2000.277
Basket
Myer Myers
(1723–1795)
Date: 1770–76
Medium: Silver
Accession Number: 54.167
"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
Ewer
Date: ca. 1180–1210
Accession Number: 44.15
The House of Bijapur
Painting by Kamal Muhammad
(active 1680s)
Date: ca. 1680
Accession Number: 1982.213
Folio from the "Blue Qur'an"
Date: second half 9th–mid-10th century
Accession Number: 2004.88
Dragon-Handled Jug with Inscription
Date: late 15th– first quarter 16th century
Accession Number: 91.1.607
Necklace
Date: 1900–1975
Accession Number: 2002.318a, b
The Visitation
Attributed to Master Heinrich of Constance
(German, active in Constance, ca. 1300)
Date: ca. 1310–20
Accession Number: 17.190.724
Presentation Vase
Thomas Fletcher
(American, Alstead, New Hampshire 1787–1866 New Jersey)
Date: 1824
Accession Number: 1982.4a, b
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 hydria (water jar)
Date: ca. 375–350 B.C.
Accession Number: 53.11.3
The Bryant Vase
Designed by James Horton Whitehouse
(1833–1902)
Date: 1875–76
Accession Number: 77.9a, b
Dish in the Shape of a Leaf
Date: late 7th–early 8th century
Accession Number: 1974.268.11
Transverse Flute
Garion
(French)
Date: ca. 1720–40
Accession Number: 2005.365
Gold earrings with disk and boat-shaped pendant
Date: ca. 300 B.C.
Accession Number: 48.11.2, .3
Gold rosette with the head of a griffin
Date: ca. 630–620 B.C.
Accession Number: 12.229.24
Spoon holder
Design attributed to Christopher Dresser
(British, Glasgow, Scotland 1834–1904 Mulhouse)
Date: ca. 1878–81
Accession Number: 1988.164
Teakettle, lamp, and table
Simon Pantin I
(British, ca. 1672–1728)
Date: 1724–25
Accession Number: 68.141.81a–f
Set of jewelry
Date: early 5th century B.C.
Accession Number: 40.11.7–.18
Cup and Cover Supported by an Enchained Turk
German, perhaps Frankfurt-am-Main
(ca. 1705–1711)
Date: ca. 1705–11
Accession Number: 1975.1.1508
Standing Shiva (?)
Date: 11th century
Accession Number: 1988.355
Coffeepot
François Thomas Germain
(French, Paris 1726–1791 Paris, master 1748)
Date: 1757
Accession Number: 33.165.1
Prototype tea service
Eliel Saarinen
(American (born Finland), Rantasalmi 1873–1950 Bloomfield Hills, Michigan)
Date: ca. 1933–35
Accession Number: 1999.27.1a-c-5
Sword Guard (Tsuba)
Inscribed by Ishiguro Masayoshi
(Japanese, 1772–after 1851)
Date: 19th century
Accession Number: 36.120.79
Yataghan from the Court of Suleyman the Magnificent
Workshop of Ahmed Tekelü
(possibly Iranian, active Istanbul, ca. 1520–30)
Date: ca. 1525
Accession Number: 1993.14
Kettle Drums
Franz Peter Bunsen
(ca. 1725–1795 (master 1754))
Date: 1779
Accession Number: 2010.138.1-.4
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
"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
Gold snake ring
Date: ca. 330–300 B.C.
Accession Number: 06.1217.2
Glass situla (bucket) with silver handles
Date: late 4th–early 3rd century B.C.
Accession Number: 2000.277
Basket
Myer Myers
(1723–1795)
Date: 1770–76
Accession Number: 54.167

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