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"The Feast of Sada", Folio from the Shahnama (Book of Kings) of Shah Tahmasp
Abu'l Qasim Firdausi
(935–1020)
Date: ca. 1525
Medium: Opaque watercolor, ink, silver, and gold on paper
Accession Number: 1970.301.2
Pair of silver scyphi (cups) with relief decoration
Date: late 1st century B.C.–early 1st century A.D.
Medium: Silver with gilding
Accession Number: 1994.43.1, .2
Straw
Date: ca. 1230–50
Medium: Silver-gilt
Accession Number: 47.101.29
The Magnolia Vase
Manufactured by Tiffany & Co.
(1837–present)
Date: ca. 1893
Medium: Silver, gold, enamel, opals
Accession Number: 99.2
"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
Astrolabe of ‘Umar ibn Yusuf ibn ‘Umar ibn ‘Ali ibn Rasul al-Muzaffari
‘Umar ibn Yusuf ibn ‘Umar ibn ‘Ali ibn Rasul al-Muzaffari
Date: dated A.H. 690/ A.D. 1291
Medium: Brass; cast and hammered, pierced, chased, inlaid with silver
Accession Number: 91.1.535a–h
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
Statue of Seated Imhotep
Date: 332–30 B.C.
Medium: cupreous alloy, gold, silver inlay
Accession Number: 26.7.852a, b
Reliquary Bust of Saint Yrieix
Date: ca. 1200–1240, with later grill
Medium: Silver and gilded silver with rock crystal, gems, and glass
Accession Number: 17.190.352a, b
Adoration of the Magi from Seven Scenes from the Life of Christ
Date: ca. 1390
Medium: Pot-metal and colorless glass, vitreous paint and silver stain
Accession Number: 1986.285.1
Gold armband with Herakles knot
Date: 3rd–2nd century B.C.
Medium: Gold inlaid with garnets, emeralds, and enamel
Accession Number: 1999.209
Processional cross
Date: ca. 1460–80
Medium: Partly gilt silver, niello, and copper with traces of gilding, over wood
Accession Number: 17.190.499
Ewer
Date: Porcelain 1573–1620; mounts ca. 1585
Medium: Porcelain, silver-gilt
Accession Number: 44.14.2
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
Kettle Drums
Franz Peter Bunsen
(ca. 1725–1795 (master 1754))
Date: 1779
Medium: Silver, iron, calfskin, textiles
Accession Number: 2010.138.1-.4
Group of four vases
Date: ca. 2300–2000 B.C.
Medium: Electrum, gilded silver, silver
Accession Number: 1989.281.45a, b–.48
Ewer with Wild Man Finial
Date: late 15th century
Medium: Silver gilt, enamel, and paint
Accession Number: 53.20.2
Pair of gold armbands
Date: ca. 200 B.C.
Medium: Gold
Accession Number: 56.11.5, .6
Gilded bronze mirror with the Three Graces
Date: mid-2nd century A.D.
Medium: Bronze, silver, gold, speculum
Accession Number: 1987.11.1
Paradijs Gartlein: welches Voller Christlichen Tugend Gebete erfullet
Author: Johan Arndts
Date: 1696
Medium: Silver bookbinding
Accession Number: Arndts (uncatalogued)
Musette de Cour
Unknown
Date: ca. 1700
Medium: Leather, ivory, silk, wood, silver, iron
Accession Number: 2003.63a–d
The Last Supper
Designed by Bernard van Orley
(Netherlandish, Brussels ca. 1492–1541/42 Brussels)
Date: ca. 1524–46 (design), ca. 1525–28 (woven)
Medium: Wool, silk, silver-gilt thread.
Accession Number: 1975.1.1915
Bassoon
Giosue Esposito
(Naples, active late 19th century)
Date: 1881
Medium: Maple, nickel-silver
Accession Number: 2003.150a–g
Pediment-shaped gold diadem
Date: ca. 330–300 B.C.
Medium: Gold
Accession Number: 06.1217.1
Reliquary Shrine
Attributed to Jean de Touyl
(French, died 1349/50)
Date: second quarter 14th century
Medium: Gilt-silver, translucent enamel, paint
Accession Number: 62.96
Bow Brooch
Date: 400–450
Medium: Silver with gold-sheet overlay and garnets
Accession Number: 47.100.19
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
Footed Bowl and Plate
Date: first half 18th century
Medium: Glass, opalescent white; blown, bowl with applied stem and blown applied foot, fired silver and gold decoration
Accession Number: 2000.490a, b
Coffeepot
François Thomas Germain
(French, Paris 1726–1791 Paris, master 1748)
Date: 1757
Medium: Silver with ebony handle
Accession Number: 33.165.1
Gold necklace of beads and tubes
Date: ca. 330–300 B.C.
Medium: Gold
Accession Number: 06.1217.3
"The Feast of Sada", Folio from the Shahnama (Book of Kings) of Shah Tahmasp
Abu'l Qasim Firdausi
(935–1020)
Date: ca. 1525
Accession Number: 1970.301.2
Pair of silver scyphi (cups) with relief decoration
Date: late 1st century B.C.–early 1st century A.D.
Accession Number: 1994.43.1, .2
Straw
Date: ca. 1230–50
Accession Number: 47.101.29
The Magnolia Vase
Manufactured by Tiffany & Co.
(1837–present)
Date: ca. 1893
Accession Number: 99.2
"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
Astrolabe of ‘Umar ibn Yusuf ibn ‘Umar ibn ‘Ali ibn Rasul al-Muzaffari
‘Umar ibn Yusuf ibn ‘Umar ibn ‘Ali ibn Rasul al-Muzaffari
Date: dated A.H. 690/ A.D. 1291
Accession Number: 91.1.535a–h
Sword Guard (Tsuba)
Inscribed by Ishiguro Masayoshi
(Japanese, 1772–after 1851)
Date: 19th century
Accession Number: 36.120.79
Statue of Seated Imhotep
Date: 332–30 B.C.
Accession Number: 26.7.852a, b
Reliquary Bust of Saint Yrieix
Date: ca. 1200–1240, with later grill
Accession Number: 17.190.352a, b
Gold armband with Herakles knot
Date: 3rd–2nd century B.C.
Accession Number: 1999.209
Processional cross
Date: ca. 1460–80
Accession Number: 17.190.499
Ewer
Date: Porcelain 1573–1620; mounts ca. 1585
Accession Number: 44.14.2
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
Kettle Drums
Franz Peter Bunsen
(ca. 1725–1795 (master 1754))
Date: 1779
Accession Number: 2010.138.1-.4
Group of four vases
Date: ca. 2300–2000 B.C.
Accession Number: 1989.281.45a, b–.48
Ewer with Wild Man Finial
Date: late 15th century
Accession Number: 53.20.2
Pair of gold armbands
Date: ca. 200 B.C.
Accession Number: 56.11.5, .6
Gilded bronze mirror with the Three Graces
Date: mid-2nd century A.D.
Accession Number: 1987.11.1
Paradijs Gartlein: welches Voller Christlichen Tugend Gebete erfullet
Author: Johan Arndts
Date: 1696
Accession Number: Arndts (uncatalogued)
Musette de Cour
Unknown
Date: ca. 1700
Accession Number: 2003.63a–d
The Last Supper
Designed by Bernard van Orley
(Netherlandish, Brussels ca. 1492–1541/42 Brussels)
Date: ca. 1524–46 (design), ca. 1525–28 (woven)
Accession Number: 1975.1.1915
Bassoon
Giosue Esposito
(Naples, active late 19th century)
Date: 1881
Accession Number: 2003.150a–g
Pediment-shaped gold diadem
Date: ca. 330–300 B.C.
Accession Number: 06.1217.1
Reliquary Shrine
Attributed to Jean de Touyl
(French, died 1349/50)
Date: second quarter 14th century
Accession Number: 62.96
Bow Brooch
Date: 400–450
Accession Number: 47.100.19
Folio from the "Blue Qur'an"
Date: second half 9th–mid-10th century
Accession Number: 2004.88
Footed Bowl and Plate
Date: first half 18th century
Accession Number: 2000.490a, b
Coffeepot
François Thomas Germain
(French, Paris 1726–1791 Paris, master 1748)
Date: 1757
Accession Number: 33.165.1
Gold necklace of beads and tubes
Date: ca. 330–300 B.C.
Accession Number: 06.1217.3

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