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"Farhad Carves a Milk Channel for Shirin", Folio from a Khamsa (Quintet) of Nizami
Nizami
(Ilyas Abu Muhammad Nizam al-Din of Ganja) (probably 1141–1217)
Date: A.H. 931/A.D. 1524–25
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Accession Number: 13.228.7.5
"Krishna Holds Up Mount Govardhan to Shelter the Villagers of Braj", Folio from a Harivamsa (The Legend of Hari (Krishna))
Date: ca. 1590–95
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Accession Number: 28.63.1
Folio from a Mu'nis al-ahrar fi daqa'iq al-ash'ar (The Free Man's Companion to the Subtleties of Poems) of Jajarmi
Muhammad ibn Badr al-Din Jajarmi
(active 1340s)
Date: A.H. 741/A.D. 1340–41
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Accession Number: 19.68.1
Headdress
Date: ca. 2600–2500 B.C.
Medium: Gold, lapis lazuli, carnelian
Accession Number: 33.35.3
Helmet (Spangenhelm)
Date: 6th–7th century
Medium: Iron, copper alloy, gold
Accession Number: 42.50.1
Standing Figure
Date: 1st century BCE–1st century CE
Medium: Gold
Accession Number: 1995.427
"A King Offers to Make Amends to a Bereaved Mother", Folio from a Khamsa (Quintet) of Amir Khusrau Dihlavi
Amir Khusrau Dihlavi
(1253–1325)
Date: 1597–98
Medium: Main support: Ink, opaque watercolor, gold on paper Margins: Gold on dyed paper
Accession Number: 13.228.26
Wing Brooch
Date: 2nd century
Medium: Silver, gold, four carnelians
Accession Number: 1998.76
Heart Scarab of Hatnefer
Date: ca. 1492–1473 B.C.
Medium: Serpentine, gold
Accession Number: 36.3.2
Necklace pendants and beads
Date: ca. 18th–17th century B.C.
Medium: Gold
Accession Number: 47.1a-h
Scarab Bracelet of Wah
Date: ca. 1981–1975 B.C.
Medium: Silver, gold, glazed steatite, linen cord
Accession Number: 40.3.12
"Rosette Bearing the Names and Titles of Shah Jahan", Folio from the Shah Jahan Album
Date: recto: ca. 1645; verso: ca. 1630–40
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Accession Number: 55.121.10.39
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
Statue of Seated Imhotep
Date: 332–30 B.C.
Medium: cupreous alloy, gold, silver inlay
Accession Number: 26.7.852a, b
Maharana Sarup Singh Inspects a Prize Stallion
Tara
(Indian, active 1836–1870)
Date: 1845–46
Medium: Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paper
Accession Number: 2001.344
Ptah Statue
Date: ca. 1070–712 B.C.
Medium: Bronze, gold leaf, glass
Accession Number: 2009.175
The Fieschi Morgan Staurotheke
Date: early 9th century
Medium: Cloisonné enamel, silver, silver-gilt, gold, niello
Accession Number: 17.190.715a, b
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
Shield of Henry II of France
Date: ca. 1555
Medium: Steel, embossed and damascened with gold and silver
Accession Number: 34.85
Mi-gyaung
Date: late 19th century
Medium: Wood, gold leaf
Accession Number: 89.4.1473
Lime Container (Poporo)
Date: 1st–7th century
Medium: Gold
Accession Number: 1991.419.22
Set of Fifty-Two Playing Cards
Date: ca. 1470–80
Medium: Pasteboard with pen and ink, tempera, applied gold and silver
Accession Number: 1983.515.1–.52
Madonna and Child
Benvenuto di Giovanni
(Italian, Siena 1436–after 1518 Siena)
Date: ca. 1470
Medium: Tempera on wood, gold ground
Accession Number: 1975.1.54
Folio from a Qur'an Manuscript
Date: ca. 1180
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Accession Number: 29.160.23
Pediment-shaped gold diadem
Date: ca. 330–300 B.C.
Medium: Gold
Accession Number: 06.1217.1
"A Muslim Pilgrim Learns a Lesson in Piety from a Brahman", Folio from a Khamsa (Quintet) of Amir Khusrau Dihlavi
Amir Khusrau Dihlavi
(1253–1325)
Date: 1597–98
Medium: Image: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper Margins: Gold on dyed paper
Accession Number: 13.228.29
Plaque: winged creatures approaching stylized trees
Date: ca. 8th–7th century B.C.
Medium: Gold
Accession Number: 54.3.5 and 62.78.1a, b
Tip of a Pointer
Date: 1080–1150
Medium: Cloisonné enamel, gold
Accession Number: 1997.235
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
Saint Andrew
Simone Martini
(Italian, Siena, active by 1315–died 1344 Avignon)
Date: ca. 1326
Medium: Tempera on wood, gold ground
Accession Number: 41.100.23
"Farhad Carves a Milk Channel for Shirin", Folio from a Khamsa (Quintet) of Nizami
Nizami
(Ilyas Abu Muhammad Nizam al-Din of Ganja) (probably 1141–1217)
Date: A.H. 931/A.D. 1524–25
Accession Number: 13.228.7.5
Folio from a Mu'nis al-ahrar fi daqa'iq al-ash'ar (The Free Man's Companion to the Subtleties of Poems) of Jajarmi
Muhammad ibn Badr al-Din Jajarmi
(active 1340s)
Date: A.H. 741/A.D. 1340–41
Accession Number: 19.68.1
Headdress
Date: ca. 2600–2500 B.C.
Accession Number: 33.35.3
Helmet (Spangenhelm)
Date: 6th–7th century
Accession Number: 42.50.1
Standing Figure
Date: 1st century BCE–1st century CE
Accession Number: 1995.427
"A King Offers to Make Amends to a Bereaved Mother", Folio from a Khamsa (Quintet) of Amir Khusrau Dihlavi
Amir Khusrau Dihlavi
(1253–1325)
Date: 1597–98
Accession Number: 13.228.26
Wing Brooch
Date: 2nd century
Accession Number: 1998.76
Heart Scarab of Hatnefer
Date: ca. 1492–1473 B.C.
Accession Number: 36.3.2
Necklace pendants and beads
Date: ca. 18th–17th century B.C.
Accession Number: 47.1a-h
Scarab Bracelet of Wah
Date: ca. 1981–1975 B.C.
Accession Number: 40.3.12
"Rosette Bearing the Names and Titles of Shah Jahan", Folio from the Shah Jahan Album
Date: recto: ca. 1645; verso: ca. 1630–40
Accession Number: 55.121.10.39
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
Statue of Seated Imhotep
Date: 332–30 B.C.
Accession Number: 26.7.852a, b
Maharana Sarup Singh Inspects a Prize Stallion
Tara
(Indian, active 1836–1870)
Date: 1845–46
Accession Number: 2001.344
Ptah Statue
Date: ca. 1070–712 B.C.
Accession Number: 2009.175
The Fieschi Morgan Staurotheke
Date: early 9th century
Accession Number: 17.190.715a, b
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
Shield of Henry II of France
Date: ca. 1555
Accession Number: 34.85
Mi-gyaung
Date: late 19th century
Accession Number: 89.4.1473
Lime Container (Poporo)
Date: 1st–7th century
Accession Number: 1991.419.22
Set of Fifty-Two Playing Cards
Date: ca. 1470–80
Accession Number: 1983.515.1–.52
Madonna and Child
Benvenuto di Giovanni
(Italian, Siena 1436–after 1518 Siena)
Date: ca. 1470
Accession Number: 1975.1.54
Folio from a Qur'an Manuscript
Date: ca. 1180
Accession Number: 29.160.23
Pediment-shaped gold diadem
Date: ca. 330–300 B.C.
Accession Number: 06.1217.1
"A Muslim Pilgrim Learns a Lesson in Piety from a Brahman", Folio from a Khamsa (Quintet) of Amir Khusrau Dihlavi
Amir Khusrau Dihlavi
(1253–1325)
Date: 1597–98
Accession Number: 13.228.29
Plaque: winged creatures approaching stylized trees
Date: ca. 8th–7th century B.C.
Accession Number: 54.3.5 and 62.78.1a, b
Tip of a Pointer
Date: 1080–1150
Accession Number: 1997.235
Bifolium from the "Nurse's Qur'an" (Mushaf al-Hadina)
Date: ca. A.H. 410/ A.D. 1019–20
Accession Number: 2007.191
Saint Andrew
Simone Martini
(Italian, Siena, active by 1315–died 1344 Avignon)
Date: ca. 1326
Accession Number: 41.100.23
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