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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
Straw
Date: ca. 1230–50
Medium: Silver, partly gilt; niello, jewels
Accession Number: 47.101.28
Silver handle from a serving dish
Date: early 3rd century A.D.
Medium: Silver
Accession Number: 54.11.8
Medallion with a seated deity and a male worshiper
Date: ca. 8th–7th century B.C.
Medium: Silver, gold foil
Accession Number: 1989.281.20
Basket
Myer Myers
(1723–1795)
Date: 1770–76
Medium: Silver
Accession Number: 54.167
"Jonah and the Whale", Folio from a Jami al-Tavarikh (Compendium of Chronicles)
Date: ca. 1400
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, gold, and silver on paper
Accession Number: 33.113
Hunting Sword with Scabbard
Grip attributed to Joseph Deutschmann
(German, Imst 1717–1787 Passau)
Date: ca. 1740
Medium: Steel, silver-gilt, ivory, wood, leather
Accession Number: 26.145.243a, b
Celestial globe with clockwork
Gerhard Emmoser
(working 1556, died 1584)
Date: 1579
Medium: Case: silver, partly gilded, and gilt brass; movement: brass, steel
Accession Number: 17.190.636
Silver handle of a large dish
Date: 2nd–early 3rd century A.D.
Medium: Silver, gold
Accession Number: 06.1106
Beaker ("Monkey Cup")
Date: ca. 1425–50
Medium: Silver, silver gilt, and painted enamel
Accession Number: 52.50
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
Chocolate Pot
Edward Winslow
(1669–1753)
Date: 1700–1710
Medium: Silver
Accession Number: 33.120.221
Bes-image of the god Hor-Asha-Khet
Date: 4th–2nd century B.C.
Medium: Bronze; gold, electrum, auriferous-silver, and copper-alloy inlays
Accession Number: 29.2.3
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
Pair of gold armbands
Date: ca. 200 B.C.
Medium: Gold
Accession Number: 56.11.5, .6
Musette de Cour
Unknown
Date: ca. 1700
Medium: Leather, ivory, silk, wood, silver, iron
Accession Number: 2003.63a–d
Rosewater ewer
Possibly by Johann Erhard Heiglen
(German, before 1687–1757)
Date: ca. 1730
Medium: Silver gilt
Accession Number: 1977.1.11
The Unicorn in Captivity (from the Unicorn Tapestries)
Date: 1495–1505
Medium: Wool warp with wool, silk, silver, and gilt wefts
Accession Number: 37.80.6
Gold strap necklace with seedlike pendants
Date: ca. 330–300 B.C.
Medium: Gold
Accession Number: 06.1217.13
Coffeepot
François Thomas Germain
(French, Paris 1726–1791 Paris, master 1748)
Date: 1757
Medium: Silver with ebony handle
Accession Number: 33.165.1
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
Tea Infuser and Strainer
Marianne Brandt
(German, Chemnitz 1893–1984 Kirchberg)
Date: ca. 1924
Medium: Silver and ebony
Accession Number: 2000.63a-c
Ganymede jewelry
Date: ca. 330–300 B.C.
Medium: Gold, rock crystal, emerald
Accession Number: 37.11.8–.17
Sword
Date: ca. 1400
Medium: Steel, silver, copper alloy, leather
Accession Number: 32.75.225
Shrine
Matthias Walbaum
(Kiel, Germany 1554–1632 Augsburg, active Augsburg 1579–1632)
Date: 1598–1600
Medium: Ebony, silver, silver gilt, gouache on parchment
Accession Number: 17.190.823
The Antioch "Chalice"
Date: 500–550
Medium: Silver, silver-gilt
Accession Number: 50.4
Gold rosette with the head of a griffin
Date: ca. 630–620 B.C.
Medium: Gold
Accession Number: 12.229.24
Group of four vases
Date: ca. 2300–2000 B.C.
Medium: Electrum, gilded silver, silver
Accession Number: 1989.281.45a, b–.48
Gold necklace
Date: ca. 1400–1200 B.C.
Medium: Gold
Accession Number: 74.51.3005
Ewer
Date: Porcelain 1573–1620; mounts ca. 1585
Medium: Porcelain, silver-gilt
Accession Number: 44.14.2
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
Straw
Date: ca. 1230–50
Accession Number: 47.101.28
Silver handle from a serving dish
Date: early 3rd century A.D.
Accession Number: 54.11.8
Medallion with a seated deity and a male worshiper
Date: ca. 8th–7th century B.C.
Accession Number: 1989.281.20
Basket
Myer Myers
(1723–1795)
Date: 1770–76
Accession Number: 54.167
Hunting Sword with Scabbard
Grip attributed to Joseph Deutschmann
(German, Imst 1717–1787 Passau)
Date: ca. 1740
Accession Number: 26.145.243a, b
Celestial globe with clockwork
Gerhard Emmoser
(working 1556, died 1584)
Date: 1579
Accession Number: 17.190.636
Silver handle of a large dish
Date: 2nd–early 3rd century A.D.
Accession Number: 06.1106
Beaker ("Monkey Cup")
Date: ca. 1425–50
Accession Number: 52.50
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
Chocolate Pot
Edward Winslow
(1669–1753)
Date: 1700–1710
Accession Number: 33.120.221
Bes-image of the god Hor-Asha-Khet
Date: 4th–2nd century B.C.
Accession Number: 29.2.3
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
Pair of gold armbands
Date: ca. 200 B.C.
Accession Number: 56.11.5, .6
Musette de Cour
Unknown
Date: ca. 1700
Accession Number: 2003.63a–d
Rosewater ewer
Possibly by Johann Erhard Heiglen
(German, before 1687–1757)
Date: ca. 1730
Accession Number: 1977.1.11
The Unicorn in Captivity (from the Unicorn Tapestries)
Date: 1495–1505
Accession Number: 37.80.6
Gold strap necklace with seedlike pendants
Date: ca. 330–300 B.C.
Accession Number: 06.1217.13
Coffeepot
François Thomas Germain
(French, Paris 1726–1791 Paris, master 1748)
Date: 1757
Accession Number: 33.165.1
Spoon holder
Design attributed to Christopher Dresser
(British, Glasgow, Scotland 1834–1904 Mulhouse)
Date: ca. 1878–81
Accession Number: 1988.164
Tea Infuser and Strainer
Marianne Brandt
(German, Chemnitz 1893–1984 Kirchberg)
Date: ca. 1924
Accession Number: 2000.63a-c
Ganymede jewelry
Date: ca. 330–300 B.C.
Accession Number: 37.11.8–.17
Sword
Date: ca. 1400
Accession Number: 32.75.225
Shrine
Matthias Walbaum
(Kiel, Germany 1554–1632 Augsburg, active Augsburg 1579–1632)
Date: 1598–1600
Accession Number: 17.190.823
The Antioch "Chalice"
Date: 500–550
Accession Number: 50.4
Gold rosette with the head of a griffin
Date: ca. 630–620 B.C.
Accession Number: 12.229.24
Group of four vases
Date: ca. 2300–2000 B.C.
Accession Number: 1989.281.45a, b–.48
Gold necklace
Date: ca. 1400–1200 B.C.
Accession Number: 74.51.3005
Ewer
Date: Porcelain 1573–1620; mounts ca. 1585
Accession Number: 44.14.2

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