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"Akbar With Lion and Calf", Folio from the Shah Jahan Album
Painting by Govardhan
(active ca. 1596–1645)
Date: verso: ca. 1630; recto: ca. 1530–50
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Accession Number: 55.121.10.22
Silver handle of a large dish
Date: 2nd–early 3rd century A.D.
Medium: Silver, gold
Accession Number: 06.1106
Eagle
William Rush
(1756–1833)
Date: 1809–11
Medium: Carved wood (probably Eastern white pine), gessoed and gilded, and cast iron, painted
Accession Number: 2002.21.1
Presentation Smallsword
James Morisset
(English, London, active 1768–1800)
Date: hallmarked for 1797–98
Medium: Silver-gilt, enamel, steel, paste brilliants
Accession Number: 26.145.315a, b
Zaō Gongen
Date: 11th century
Medium: Gilt bronze with incised decoration
Accession Number: 1975.268.155
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
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
Ram's-head Amulet
Date: ca. 712–664 B.C.
Medium: Gold
Accession Number: 1989.281.98
Narva
Jean Tinguely
(Swiss, 1925–1991)
Date: 1961
Medium: Steel bars, metal wheel, tubes, cast iron, wire, aluminum, string, electric motor 220 v
Accession Number: 2006.277a-fff
"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
Beaker ("Monkey Cup")
Date: ca. 1425–50
Medium: Silver, silver gilt, and painted enamel
Accession Number: 52.50
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
Frog Pendant
Date: 11th–16th century
Medium: Gold
Accession Number: 1991.419.1
Bronze portrait of a man, identified as M. Agrippa
Date: early 1st century A.D.
Medium: Bronze
Accession Number: 14.130.2
Incense Burner of Amir Saif al-Dunya wa’l-Din ibn Muhammad al-Mawardi
Ja`far ibn Muhammad ibn `Ali
Date: dated A.H. 577/ A.D. 1181–82
Medium: Bronze; cast, engraved, chased, pierced
Accession Number: 51.56
Fragment of a Kaftan Back
Date: mid-16th century
Medium: Silk, metal wrapped thread; taqueté (seraser)
Accession Number: 52.20.15
Pair of Transverse Flutes
Johann Wilhelm Oberlender
((the Elder 1681–1763))
Date: mid-18th century
Medium: Ivory, silver, wood
Accession Number: 1996.13.1
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 bust of an Amazon
Date: 1st century A.D.
Medium: Bronze
Accession Number: 59.11.16
Qur'an Manuscript
Date: dated A.H. 1268/A.D. 1851–52
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper; leather binding
Accession Number: 1980.603
Teakettle, lamp, and table
Simon Pantin I
(British, ca. 1672–1728)
Date: 1724–25
Medium: Silver, wood
Accession Number: 68.141.81a–f
Kushite Pharaoh
Date: ca. 712–664 B.C.
Medium: Bronze; precious-metal leaf
Accession Number: 2002.8
Mask: Female Figure (Karan-wemba)
Date: 19th–20th century
Medium: Wood, metal
Accession Number: 1979.206.84
Bronze hydria (water jar)
Date: ca. 375–350 B.C.
Medium: Bronze, silver
Accession Number: 53.11.3
Dragon Wrapped around Saz Leaves
Date: ca. 1550–70
Medium: Main support: ink on paper Border: Gold, ink, and opaque watercolor on paper
Accession Number: 2000.424
Emperor Vespasian Cured by Veronica's Veil
Flemish, Brussels
Date: ca. 1510
Medium: Wool, silk, and gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk in slit, dovetailed, and double interlocking tapestry weave.
Accession Number: 1975.1.1914
Two bronze helmets
Date: late 7th century B.C.
Medium: Bronze
Accession Number: 1989.281.49, .50
"The Funeral of Isfandiyar", Folio from a Shahnama (Book of Kings)
Abu'l Qasim Firdausi
(935–1020)
Date: 1330s
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Accession Number: 33.70
Kora
Mamadou Koyate
(bridge by Djimo Koyate)
Date: ca. 1960
Medium: Gourd, goat skin, antelope-hide metal, wood
Accession Number: 1975.59
Dusasa II
El Anatsui
(Ghanaian, born Anyako, 1944)
Date: 2007
Medium: Found aluminum, copper wire, and plastic disks
Accession Number: 2008.121
"Akbar With Lion and Calf", Folio from the Shah Jahan Album
Painting by Govardhan
(active ca. 1596–1645)
Date: verso: ca. 1630; recto: ca. 1530–50
Accession Number: 55.121.10.22
Silver handle of a large dish
Date: 2nd–early 3rd century A.D.
Accession Number: 06.1106
Eagle
William Rush
(1756–1833)
Date: 1809–11
Accession Number: 2002.21.1
Presentation Smallsword
James Morisset
(English, London, active 1768–1800)
Date: hallmarked for 1797–98
Accession Number: 26.145.315a, b
Zaō Gongen
Date: 11th century
Accession Number: 1975.268.155
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
Spoon holder
Design attributed to Christopher Dresser
(British, Glasgow, Scotland 1834–1904 Mulhouse)
Date: ca. 1878–81
Accession Number: 1988.164
Ram's-head Amulet
Date: ca. 712–664 B.C.
Accession Number: 1989.281.98
Narva
Jean Tinguely
(Swiss, 1925–1991)
Date: 1961
Accession Number: 2006.277a-fff
"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
Beaker ("Monkey Cup")
Date: ca. 1425–50
Accession Number: 52.50
Saint Andrew
Simone Martini
(Italian, Siena, active by 1315–died 1344 Avignon)
Date: ca. 1326
Accession Number: 41.100.23
Frog Pendant
Date: 11th–16th century
Accession Number: 1991.419.1
Bronze portrait of a man, identified as M. Agrippa
Date: early 1st century A.D.
Accession Number: 14.130.2
Incense Burner of Amir Saif al-Dunya wa’l-Din ibn Muhammad al-Mawardi
Ja`far ibn Muhammad ibn `Ali
Date: dated A.H. 577/ A.D. 1181–82
Accession Number: 51.56
Fragment of a Kaftan Back
Date: mid-16th century
Accession Number: 52.20.15
Pair of Transverse Flutes
Johann Wilhelm Oberlender
((the Elder 1681–1763))
Date: mid-18th century
Accession Number: 1996.13.1
Brazier of Sultan al-Malik al-Muzaffar Shams al-Din Yusuf ibn 'Umar
Date: second half 13th century
Accession Number: 91.1.540
Bronze bust of an Amazon
Date: 1st century A.D.
Accession Number: 59.11.16
Qur'an Manuscript
Date: dated A.H. 1268/A.D. 1851–52
Accession Number: 1980.603
Teakettle, lamp, and table
Simon Pantin I
(British, ca. 1672–1728)
Date: 1724–25
Accession Number: 68.141.81a–f
Kushite Pharaoh
Date: ca. 712–664 B.C.
Accession Number: 2002.8
Mask: Female Figure (Karan-wemba)
Date: 19th–20th century
Accession Number: 1979.206.84
Bronze hydria (water jar)
Date: ca. 375–350 B.C.
Accession Number: 53.11.3
Dragon Wrapped around Saz Leaves
Date: ca. 1550–70
Accession Number: 2000.424
Emperor Vespasian Cured by Veronica's Veil
Flemish, Brussels
Date: ca. 1510
Accession Number: 1975.1.1914
Two bronze helmets
Date: late 7th century B.C.
Accession Number: 1989.281.49, .50
"The Funeral of Isfandiyar", Folio from a Shahnama (Book of Kings)
Abu'l Qasim Firdausi
(935–1020)
Date: 1330s
Accession Number: 33.70
Kora
Mamadou Koyate
(bridge by Djimo Koyate)
Date: ca. 1960
Accession Number: 1975.59
Dusasa II
El Anatsui
(Ghanaian, born Anyako, 1944)
Date: 2007
Accession Number: 2008.121
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