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"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
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
Bow Brooch
Date: 400–450
Medium: Silver with gold-sheet overlay and garnets
Accession Number: 47.100.19
Shield of Henry II of France
Date: ca. 1555
Medium: Steel, embossed and damascened with gold and silver
Accession Number: 34.85
Album of Tournaments and Parades in Nuremberg
Date: late 16th–mid-17th century
Medium: Pen and ink, watercolor, gold and silver washes; paper bound in gold-tooled leather
Accession Number: 22.229
Wing Brooch
Date: 2nd century
Medium: Silver, gold, four carnelians
Accession Number: 1998.76
Coffeepot
François Thomas Germain
(French, Paris 1726–1791 Paris, master 1748)
Date: 1757
Medium: Silver with ebony handle
Accession Number: 33.165.1
Sword
Date: 10th century
Medium: Steel, copper, silver, niello
Accession Number: 55.46.1
Reliquary Bust of Saint Yrieix
Date: ca. 1220–40, with later grill
Medium: Silver and gilded silver with rock crystal, gems, and glass
Accession Number: 17.190.352a, b
Kettle Drums
Franz Peter Bunsen (ca. 1725–1795
(master 1754))
Date: 1779
Medium: Silver, iron, calfskin, textiles
Accession Number: 2010.138.1-.4
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
Set of Fifty-Two Playing Cards
Date: ca. 1470–80
Medium: Pasteboard with pen and ink, tempera, applied gold and silver
Accession Number: 1983.515.1–.52
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
Group of four vases
Date: ca. 2300–2000 B.C.
Medium: Electrum, gilded silver, silver
Accession Number: 1989.281.45a, b–.48
Plate with the Battle of David and Goliath
Date: 629–30
Medium: Silver
Accession Number: 17.190.396
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
Reliquary Casket with Scenes from the Martyrdom of Saint Thomas Becket
Date: ca. 1173–80
Medium: Silver, partial gilt, niello, garnet cabochon
Accession Number: 17.190.520
The Unicorn is Found (from the Unicorn Tapestries)
Date: 1495–1505
Medium: Wool warp with wool, silk, silver, and gilt wefts
Accession Number: 37.80.2
Cased Set of a Flintlock Rifle, a Pair of Pistols, and Accessories
Nicolas Noël Boutet
(French, Versailles and Paris, 1761–1833)
Date: ca. 1800
Medium: Steel, walnut, silver, gold, horn, mahogany, velvet
Accession Number: 1970.179.1a–q
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
Center table
Imperial Armory, Tula
(south of Moscow), Russia
Date: ca. 1780–85
Medium: Steel, silver, gilt copper, gilt brass, basswood; replaced mirror glass
Accession Number: 2002.115
Ewer
Date: ca. 1180–1210
Medium: Brass; raised, repoussé, inlaid with silver and black compound
Accession Number: 44.15
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
Paradijs Gartlein: welches Voller Christlichen Tugend Gebete erfullet
Johan Arndts
Date: 1696
Medium: Silver bookbinding
Accession Number: Arndts (uncatalogued)
The Feast of Herod and the Beheading of the Baptist
Master of the Life of Saint John the Baptist
(Italian, Rimini, active first third 14th century)
Date: ca. 1300–1330
Medium: Tempera on wood, gold ground, and silver
Accession Number: 1975.1.103
Presentation Vase
Thomas Fletcher
(American, Alstead, New Hampshire 1787–1866 New Jersey)
Date: 1824
Medium: Silver
Accession Number: 1982.4a, b
Crib of the Infant Jesus
Date: 15th century
Medium: Wood, polychromy, lead, silver-gilt, painted parchment, silk embroidery with seed pearls, gold thread, translucent enamels
Accession Number: 1974.121a–d
Ewer with Wild Man Finial
Date: ca. 1500
Medium: Silver gilt, enamel, and paint
Accession Number: 53.20.2
Basket
Myer Myers
(1723–1795)
Date: 1770–76
Medium: Silver
Accession Number: 54.167
Processional cross
Date: ca. 1460–80
Medium: Partly gilt silver, niello, and copper with traces of gilding, over wood
Accession Number: 17.190.499
"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
Shrine
Matthias Walbaum
(Kiel, Germany 1554–1632 Augsburg, active Augsburg 1579–1632)
Date: 1598–1600
Accession Number: 17.190.823
Bow Brooch
Date: 400–450
Accession Number: 47.100.19
Shield of Henry II of France
Date: ca. 1555
Accession Number: 34.85
Album of Tournaments and Parades in Nuremberg
Date: late 16th–mid-17th century
Accession Number: 22.229
Wing Brooch
Date: 2nd century
Accession Number: 1998.76
Coffeepot
François Thomas Germain
(French, Paris 1726–1791 Paris, master 1748)
Date: 1757
Accession Number: 33.165.1
Sword
Date: 10th century
Accession Number: 55.46.1
Reliquary Bust of Saint Yrieix
Date: ca. 1220–40, with later grill
Accession Number: 17.190.352a, b
Kettle Drums
Franz Peter Bunsen (ca. 1725–1795
(master 1754))
Date: 1779
Accession Number: 2010.138.1-.4
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
Set of Fifty-Two Playing Cards
Date: ca. 1470–80
Accession Number: 1983.515.1–.52
Footed Bowl and Plate
Date: first half 18th century
Accession Number: 2000.490a, b
Group of four vases
Date: ca. 2300–2000 B.C.
Accession Number: 1989.281.45a, b–.48
Plate with the Battle of David and Goliath
Date: 629–30
Accession Number: 17.190.396
Bes-image of the god Hor-Asha-Khet
Date: 4th–2nd century B.C.
Accession Number: 29.2.3
The Unicorn is Found (from the Unicorn Tapestries)
Date: 1495–1505
Accession Number: 37.80.2
Cased Set of a Flintlock Rifle, a Pair of Pistols, and Accessories
Nicolas Noël Boutet
(French, Versailles and Paris, 1761–1833)
Date: ca. 1800
Accession Number: 1970.179.1a–q
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
Center table
Imperial Armory, Tula
(south of Moscow), Russia
Date: ca. 1780–85
Accession Number: 2002.115
Ewer
Date: ca. 1180–1210
Accession Number: 44.15
Presentation Smallsword
James Morisset
(English, London, active 1768–1800)
Date: hallmarked for 1797–98
Accession Number: 26.145.315a, b
Paradijs Gartlein: welches Voller Christlichen Tugend Gebete erfullet
Johan Arndts
Date: 1696
Accession Number: Arndts (uncatalogued)
The Feast of Herod and the Beheading of the Baptist
Master of the Life of Saint John the Baptist
(Italian, Rimini, active first third 14th century)
Date: ca. 1300–1330
Accession Number: 1975.1.103
Presentation Vase
Thomas Fletcher
(American, Alstead, New Hampshire 1787–1866 New Jersey)
Date: 1824
Accession Number: 1982.4a, b
Crib of the Infant Jesus
Date: 15th century
Accession Number: 1974.121a–d
Ewer with Wild Man Finial
Date: ca. 1500
Accession Number: 53.20.2
Basket
Myer Myers
(1723–1795)
Date: 1770–76
Accession Number: 54.167
Processional cross
Date: ca. 1460–80
Accession Number: 17.190.499

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