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"The Concourse of the Birds", Folio from a Mantiq al-tair (Language of the Birds)
Painting by Habiballah of Sava
(active ca. 1590–1610)
Date: ca. 1600
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, gold, and silver, on paper
Accession Number: 63.210.11
Dish in the Shape of a Leaf
Date: late 7th–early 8th century
Medium: Silver with parcel gilding
Accession Number: 1974.268.11
Tabernacle House Altar with the Adoration of the Shepherds, the Adoration of the Magi, and the Annunciation.
Probably Lombardy
(Second half 16th century)
Date: second half 16th century (panels); ca. 1865–90 (frame)
Medium: Ebony-veneered soft wood, silver gilt, rock crystal, agate, and reverse painted and gilded glass.
Accession Number: 1975.1.1558
Reliquary Statuette of Saint Christopher
Date: ca. 1375–1425
Medium: Silver, silver-gilt
Accession Number: 17.190.361
Presentation Sword and Scabbard of Brigadier General Daniel Davis (1777–1814) of the New York Militia
John Targee
(American, ca. 1774–1850)
Date: ca. 1815–17
Medium: Steel, gold, silver
Accession Number: 22.19a, b
Transverse Flute
Garion
(French)
Date: ca. 1720–40
Medium: Rosewood, ivory, silver
Accession Number: 2005.365
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
Sword
Date: ca. 1400
Medium: Steel, silver, copper alloy, leather
Accession Number: 32.75.225
"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
Pair of gold earrings with disk and boat-shaped pendant
Date: ca. 330–300 B.C.
Medium: Gold
Accession Number: 06.1217.11, .12
Flintlock Rifle
Jacob Kuntz
(American, Allentown, Pennsylvania 1780–1876 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)
Date: ca. 1810–15
Medium: Steel, brass, wood (maple), silver, bone, horn
Accession Number: 42.22
Flintlock Gun
Pierre Le Bourgeois
(French, Lisieux, died 1627)
Date: ca. 1620
Medium: Steel, chiseled, blued, and gilt; wood, inlaid with silver, brass, and engraved mother-of-pearl; gilt brass; bone
Accession Number: 1972.223
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
Plate with a hunting scene from the tale of Bahram Gur and Azadeh
Date: ca. 5th century A.D.
Medium: Silver, mercury gilding
Accession Number: 1994.402
Seven gold rosettes
Date: ca. 330–300 B.C.
Medium: Gold
Accession Number: 06.1217.4–.10
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
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
Helmet
Date: mid-16th century
Medium: Steel, gold, silver
Accession Number: 04.3.456a
Gilded bronze mirror with the Three Graces
Date: mid-2nd century A.D.
Medium: Bronze, silver, gold, speculum
Accession Number: 1987.11.1
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
Pediment-shaped gold diadem
Date: ca. 330–300 B.C.
Medium: Gold
Accession Number: 06.1217.1
"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
Painted Cloth (Pichwai) Depicting the Celebration of the Festival of Cows
Date: late 18th–early 19th century
Medium: Painted and printed gold and silver leaf, opaque watercolor on indigo-dyed cotton
Accession Number: 2003.177
Gold armband with Herakles knot
Date: 3rd–2nd century B.C.
Medium: Gold inlaid with garnets, emeralds, and enamel
Accession Number: 1999.209
Tournament or Cavalry Shield
Date: ca. 1450
Medium: Wood, leather, linen, gesso, polychromy, silver
Accession Number: 25.26.1
Chocolate Pot
Edward Winslow
(1669–1753)
Date: 1700–1710
Medium: Silver
Accession Number: 33.120.221
Ewer
Date: ca. 1180–1210
Medium: Brass; raised, repoussé, inlaid with silver and black compound
Accession Number: 44.15
Presentation Vase
Thomas Fletcher
(American, Alstead, New Hampshire 1787–1866 New Jersey)
Date: 1824
Medium: Silver
Accession Number: 1982.4a, b
Statuette of the Child Amenemhab
Date: ca. 1550–1479 B.C.
Medium: Bronze, separate silver lotus, wood base with pigmented inlays
Accession Number: 26.7.1413a, b
Sheet-gold decoration for a sword scabbard
Date: ca. 340–320 B.C.
Medium: Gold
Accession Number: 30.11.12
"The Concourse of the Birds", Folio from a Mantiq al-tair (Language of the Birds)
Painting by Habiballah of Sava
(active ca. 1590–1610)
Date: ca. 1600
Accession Number: 63.210.11
Dish in the Shape of a Leaf
Date: late 7th–early 8th century
Accession Number: 1974.268.11
Tabernacle House Altar with the Adoration of the Shepherds, the Adoration of the Magi, and the Annunciation.
Probably Lombardy
(Second half 16th century)
Date: second half 16th century (panels); ca. 1865–90 (frame)
Accession Number: 1975.1.1558
Reliquary Statuette of Saint Christopher
Date: ca. 1375–1425
Accession Number: 17.190.361
Presentation Sword and Scabbard of Brigadier General Daniel Davis (1777–1814) of the New York Militia
John Targee
(American, ca. 1774–1850)
Date: ca. 1815–17
Accession Number: 22.19a, b
Transverse Flute
Garion
(French)
Date: ca. 1720–40
Accession Number: 2005.365
Brazier of Sultan al-Malik al-Muzaffar Shams al-Din Yusuf ibn 'Umar
Date: second half 13th century
Accession Number: 91.1.540
Sword
Date: ca. 1400
Accession Number: 32.75.225
Pair of gold earrings with disk and boat-shaped pendant
Date: ca. 330–300 B.C.
Accession Number: 06.1217.11, .12
Flintlock Rifle
Jacob Kuntz
(American, Allentown, Pennsylvania 1780–1876 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)
Date: ca. 1810–15
Accession Number: 42.22
Flintlock Gun
Pierre Le Bourgeois
(French, Lisieux, died 1627)
Date: ca. 1620
Accession Number: 1972.223
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
Plate with a hunting scene from the tale of Bahram Gur and Azadeh
Date: ca. 5th century A.D.
Accession Number: 1994.402
Seven gold rosettes
Date: ca. 330–300 B.C.
Accession Number: 06.1217.4–.10
Spoon holder
Design attributed to Christopher Dresser
(British, Glasgow, Scotland 1834–1904 Mulhouse)
Date: ca. 1878–81
Accession Number: 1988.164
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
Helmet
Date: mid-16th century
Accession Number: 04.3.456a
Gilded bronze mirror with the Three Graces
Date: mid-2nd century A.D.
Accession Number: 1987.11.1
Dragon-Handled Jug with Inscription
Date: late 15th– first quarter 16th century
Accession Number: 91.1.607
Pediment-shaped gold diadem
Date: ca. 330–300 B.C.
Accession Number: 06.1217.1
"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
Painted Cloth (Pichwai) Depicting the Celebration of the Festival of Cows
Date: late 18th–early 19th century
Accession Number: 2003.177
Gold armband with Herakles knot
Date: 3rd–2nd century B.C.
Accession Number: 1999.209
Tournament or Cavalry Shield
Date: ca. 1450
Accession Number: 25.26.1
Chocolate Pot
Edward Winslow
(1669–1753)
Date: 1700–1710
Accession Number: 33.120.221
Ewer
Date: ca. 1180–1210
Accession Number: 44.15
Presentation Vase
Thomas Fletcher
(American, Alstead, New Hampshire 1787–1866 New Jersey)
Date: 1824
Accession Number: 1982.4a, b
Statuette of the Child Amenemhab
Date: ca. 1550–1479 B.C.
Accession Number: 26.7.1413a, b
Sheet-gold decoration for a sword scabbard
Date: ca. 340–320 B.C.
Accession Number: 30.11.12

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