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127 records
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Tea Infuser and Strainer
Marianne Brandt
(German, Chemnitz 1893–1984 Kirchberg)
Date: ca. 1924
Medium: Silver and ebony
Accession Number: 2000.63a-c
Beaker with Apes
Date: ca. 1425–50
Medium: Silver, silver gilt, and painted enamel
Accession Number: 52.50
Chalice
Date: ca. 1230–50
Medium: Silver, partly gilt; niello, jewels
Accession Number: 47.101.26
The Antioch "Chalice"
Date: 500–550
Medium: Silver, silver-gilt
Accession Number: 50.4
Sword
Date: 10th century
Medium: Steel, copper, silver, niello
Accession Number: 55.46.1
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
The Fieschi Morgan Staurotheke
Date: early 9th century
Medium: Cloisonné enamel, silver, silver-gilt, gold, niello
Accession Number: 17.190.715a, b
Processional Cross
Date: ca. 1000–1050
Medium: Silver, silver-gilt
Accession Number: 1993.163
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
Armor (Gusoku)
Helmet signed by Bamen Tomotsugu
(Japanese, Eichizan province, Toyohara, active 18th century)
Date: 18th century
Medium: Iron, lacquer, copper-gold alloy (shakudō), silver, silk, horse hair, ivory
Accession Number: 2001.642
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
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
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
"Tahmuras Defeats the Divs", Folio 23v 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: 1970.301.3
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
Ewer
Date: Porcelain 1573–1620; mounts ca. 1585
Medium: Porcelain, silver-gilt
Accession Number: 44.14.2
Wing Brooch
Date: 2nd century
Medium: Silver, gold, four carnelians
Accession Number: 1998.76
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
"Isfandiyar's Third Course: He Slays a Dragon", Folio 434v 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
Diptych with Scenes of the Annunciation, Nativity, Crucifixion, and Resurrection
Date: 1300–1325
Medium: Silver gilt with translucent and opaque enamels
Accession Number: 1980.366
"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
Oboe in C
Hendrik Richters
(Dutch, 1684–1727)
Date: before 1727
Medium: Ebony, ivory, silver
Accession Number: 53.56.11
Necklace
Date: 1900–1975
Medium: silver
Accession Number: 2002.318a, b
Straw
Date: ca. 1230–50
Medium: Silver-gilt
Accession Number: 47.101.29
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: 1986.285.2
Festival Robe
Date: second half of the 18th century
Medium: Silk and gold-and-silver thread embroidery on silk twill
Accession Number: 54.14.2
Gold rosette with the head of a griffin
Date: ca. 630–620 B.C.
Medium: Gold
Accession Number: 12.229.24
Ewer
Date: ca. 1180–1210
Medium: Brass; raised, repoussé, inlaid with silver and black compound
Accession Number: 44.15
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
Standing Shiva (?)
Date: 11th century
Medium: Gilt-copper alloy, silver inlay
Accession Number: 1988.355
Tea Infuser and Strainer
Marianne Brandt
(German, Chemnitz 1893–1984 Kirchberg)
Date: ca. 1924
Accession Number: 2000.63a-c
Beaker with Apes
Date: ca. 1425–50
Accession Number: 52.50
Chalice
Date: ca. 1230–50
Accession Number: 47.101.26
The Antioch "Chalice"
Date: 500–550
Accession Number: 50.4
Sword
Date: 10th century
Accession Number: 55.46.1
Celestial globe with clockwork
Gerhard Emmoser
(working 1556, died 1584)
Date: 1579
Accession Number: 17.190.636
The Fieschi Morgan Staurotheke
Date: early 9th century
Accession Number: 17.190.715a, b
Processional Cross
Date: ca. 1000–1050
Accession Number: 1993.163
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
Armor (Gusoku)
Helmet signed by Bamen Tomotsugu
(Japanese, Eichizan province, Toyohara, active 18th century)
Date: 18th century
Accession Number: 2001.642
Hunting Sword with Scabbard
Grip attributed to Joseph Deutschmann
(German, Imst 1717–1787 Passau)
Date: ca. 1740
Accession Number: 26.145.243a, b
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
Shrine
Matthias Walbaum
(Kiel, Germany 1554–1632 Augsburg, active Augsburg 1579–1632)
Date: 1598–1600
Accession Number: 17.190.823
"Tahmuras Defeats the Divs", Folio 23v from the Shahnama (Book of Kings) of Shah Tahmasp
Abu'l Qasim Firdausi
(935–1020)
Date: ca. 1525
Accession Number: 1970.301.3
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
Ewer
Date: Porcelain 1573–1620; mounts ca. 1585
Accession Number: 44.14.2
Wing Brooch
Date: 2nd century
Accession Number: 1998.76
Dragon-Handled Jug with Inscription
Date: late 15th– first quarter 16th century
Accession Number: 91.1.607
"Isfandiyar's Third Course: He Slays a Dragon", Folio 434v from the Shahnama (Book of Kings) of Shah Tahmasp
Abu'l Qasim Firdausi
(935–1020)
Date: ca. 1530
Accession Number: 1970.301.51
"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
Oboe in C
Hendrik Richters
(Dutch, 1684–1727)
Date: before 1727
Accession Number: 53.56.11
Necklace
Date: 1900–1975
Accession Number: 2002.318a, b
Straw
Date: ca. 1230–50
Accession Number: 47.101.29
Festival Robe
Date: second half of the 18th century
Accession Number: 54.14.2
Gold rosette with the head of a griffin
Date: ca. 630–620 B.C.
Accession Number: 12.229.24
Ewer
Date: ca. 1180–1210
Accession Number: 44.15
Sword Guard (Tsuba)
Inscribed by Ishiguro Masayoshi
(Japanese, 1772–after 1851)
Date: 19th century
Accession Number: 36.120.79
Standing Shiva (?)
Date: 11th century
Accession Number: 1988.355

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