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Bronze statuette of Hermes
Date: 1st century B.C.–1st century A.D.
Medium: Bronze
Accession Number: 1971.11.11
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
Bronze portrait of a man, identified as M. Agrippa
Date: early 1st century A.D.
Medium: Bronze
Accession Number: 14.130.2
Necklace
Alexander Calder
(American, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 1898–1976 New York)
Date: ca. 1940
Medium: Brass
Accession Number: 2006.32.5
Secretary
Attributed to Martin Carlin
(French, near Freiburg im Breisgau ca. 1730–1785 Paris)
Date: ca. 1781–85
Medium: Oak veneered with tulipwood, amaranth, holly, ebonized holly, and other marquetry wood; brass; green-colored metal; gilt-bronze mounts; marble top. Soft paste porcelain plaques from the Sèvres Manufactory.
Accession Number: 1975.1.2026
Vessel with six animal friezes
Date: ca. 10th–8th century B.C.
Medium: Bronze
Accession Number: 64.257.1a, b
Sword and scabbard
Date: ca. 7th century A.D.
Medium: Blade: iron; scabbard and hilt: gold over wood, garnets, glass-paste; guard: gilt-bronze
Accession Number: 65.28a, b
Bronze grotesque
Date: 2nd century B.C.–1st century A.D.
Medium: Bronze
Accession Number: 12.229.6
Casket
Attributed to Michel Redlin
(German, documented 1688)
Date: ca. 1680
Medium: Amber, gold foil, gilt brass, wood, silk satin, paper
Accession Number: 2006.452a–c
Triton
Giambologna
(Netherlandish, Douai 1529–1608 Florence)
Date: 1560–70
Medium: Bronze
Accession Number: 14.40.689
Transverse Flute in D-flat
Date: 1760–90
Medium: Hard-paste porcelain, gold-plated brass
Accession Number: 43.34 a-g
Base for a Water Pipe (Huqqa) with Irises
Date: late 17th century
Medium: Zinc alloy; cast, engraved, inlaid with brass (bidri ware)
Accession Number: 1984.221
Standing Shiva (?)
Date: 11th century
Medium: Gilt-copper alloy, silver inlay
Accession Number: 1988.355
Helmet with divine figures beneath a bird with outstretched wings
Date: ca. 1500–1100 B.C.
Medium: Bronze, gold foil over bitumen
Accession Number: 63.74
Bronze statuette of an artisan with silver eyes
Date: ca. mid-1st century B.C.
Medium: Bronze, silver
Accession Number: 1972.11.1
Power Figure: Male (Nkisi)
Date: 19th–20th century
Medium: Wood, copper, brass, iron, fiber, snakeskin, leather, fur, feathers, mud, resin
Accession Number: 1978.409
Pier table
Joseph B. Barry and Son
(1757–1838)
Date: 1810–15
Medium: Mahogany, mahogany veneer, satinwood, amboyna, pine, gilt bronze with yellow poplar
Accession Number: 1976.324
Bronze mirror support in the form of a nude girl
Date: ca. 540–530 B.C.
Medium: Bronze
Accession Number: 74.51.5680
Kushite priest wearing garment with leopard's head and tassels, subsequently adapted for a king
Date: ca. 712–664 B.C.
Medium: Leaded bronze, precious metal leaf
Accession Number: 2010.259
Enthroned Buddha Attended by the Bodhisattvas Avalokiteshvara and Vajrapani
Date: second half of the 10th century
Medium: Bronze
Accession Number: 2004.259
Commode
André Charles Boulle
(French, Paris 1642–1732 Paris)
Date: ca. 1710–20
Medium: Walnut veneered with ebony, marquetry of engraved brass and tortoiseshell, gilt-bronze mounts, verd antique marble
Accession Number: 1982.60.82
Brazier of Sultan al-Malik al-Muzaffar Shams al-Din Yusuf ibn 'Umar
Date: second half 13th century
Medium: Brass; cast, chased, inlaid with silver and black compound
Accession Number: 91.1.540
Bronze plaque of Mithras slaying the bull
Date: mid-2nd–early 3rd century A.D.
Medium: Bronze
Accession Number: 1997.145.3
Zaō Gongen
Date: 11th century
Medium: Gilt bronze with incised decoration
Accession Number: 1975.268.155
The Little Fourteen-Year-Old Dancer
Edgar Degas
(French, Paris 1834–1917 Paris)
Date: model executed ca. 1880, cast 1922
Medium: Bronze, partially tinted, with cotton skirt and satin hair ribbon; wood base
Accession Number: 29.100.370
Colt Third Model Dragoon Percussion Revolver, Serial Number 12406
Samuel Colt
(American, Hartford, Connecticut 1814–1862)
Date: ca. 1853
Medium: Steel, brass, gold, walnut
Accession Number: 1995.336
Densho
Date: 19th century
Medium: Leaded bronze (trace of antimony)
Accession Number: 89.4.1803
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
Bassoon
Dominique Antony Porthaux
Date: 1790–1800
Medium: Maple, brass
Accession Number: 1999.307 a,b
Sprite
Sculptor close to Donatello
(Italian, Florence ca. 1386–1466 Florence)
Date: ca. 1432
Medium: Gilt bronze
Accession Number: 1983.356
Bronze statuette of Hermes
Date: 1st century B.C.–1st century A.D.
Accession Number: 1971.11.11
Spoon holder
Design attributed to Christopher Dresser
(British, Glasgow, Scotland 1834–1904 Mulhouse)
Date: ca. 1878–81
Accession Number: 1988.164
Bronze portrait of a man, identified as M. Agrippa
Date: early 1st century A.D.
Accession Number: 14.130.2
Necklace
Alexander Calder
(American, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 1898–1976 New York)
Date: ca. 1940
Accession Number: 2006.32.5
Secretary
Attributed to Martin Carlin
(French, near Freiburg im Breisgau ca. 1730–1785 Paris)
Date: ca. 1781–85
Accession Number: 1975.1.2026
Vessel with six animal friezes
Date: ca. 10th–8th century B.C.
Accession Number: 64.257.1a, b
Sword and scabbard
Date: ca. 7th century A.D.
Accession Number: 65.28a, b
Bronze grotesque
Date: 2nd century B.C.–1st century A.D.
Accession Number: 12.229.6
Casket
Attributed to Michel Redlin
(German, documented 1688)
Date: ca. 1680
Accession Number: 2006.452a–c
Triton
Giambologna
(Netherlandish, Douai 1529–1608 Florence)
Date: 1560–70
Accession Number: 14.40.689
Transverse Flute in D-flat
Date: 1760–90
Accession Number: 43.34 a-g
Base for a Water Pipe (Huqqa) with Irises
Date: late 17th century
Accession Number: 1984.221
Standing Shiva (?)
Date: 11th century
Accession Number: 1988.355
Helmet with divine figures beneath a bird with outstretched wings
Date: ca. 1500–1100 B.C.
Accession Number: 63.74
Bronze statuette of an artisan with silver eyes
Date: ca. mid-1st century B.C.
Accession Number: 1972.11.1
Power Figure: Male (Nkisi)
Date: 19th–20th century
Accession Number: 1978.409
Pier table
Joseph B. Barry and Son
(1757–1838)
Date: 1810–15
Accession Number: 1976.324
Bronze mirror support in the form of a nude girl
Date: ca. 540–530 B.C.
Accession Number: 74.51.5680
Enthroned Buddha Attended by the Bodhisattvas Avalokiteshvara and Vajrapani
Date: second half of the 10th century
Accession Number: 2004.259
Commode
André Charles Boulle
(French, Paris 1642–1732 Paris)
Date: ca. 1710–20
Accession Number: 1982.60.82
Brazier of Sultan al-Malik al-Muzaffar Shams al-Din Yusuf ibn 'Umar
Date: second half 13th century
Accession Number: 91.1.540
Bronze plaque of Mithras slaying the bull
Date: mid-2nd–early 3rd century A.D.
Accession Number: 1997.145.3
Zaō Gongen
Date: 11th century
Accession Number: 1975.268.155
The Little Fourteen-Year-Old Dancer
Edgar Degas
(French, Paris 1834–1917 Paris)
Date: model executed ca. 1880, cast 1922
Accession Number: 29.100.370
Colt Third Model Dragoon Percussion Revolver, Serial Number 12406
Samuel Colt
(American, Hartford, Connecticut 1814–1862)
Date: ca. 1853
Accession Number: 1995.336
Densho
Date: 19th century
Accession Number: 89.4.1803
Dragon-Handled Jug with Inscription
Date: late 15th– first quarter 16th century
Accession Number: 91.1.607
Bassoon
Dominique Antony Porthaux
Date: 1790–1800
Accession Number: 1999.307 a,b
Sprite
Sculptor close to Donatello
(Italian, Florence ca. 1386–1466 Florence)
Date: ca. 1432
Accession Number: 1983.356
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