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Armor of Henry II of France (reigned 1547–59)
Date: ca. 1555
Medium: Steel, silver, gold
Accession Number: 39.121a–n
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
Statuette of a Royal (?) Woman with the Cartouches of Necho II on her Arms
Date: 610–595 B.C.
Medium: Silver
Accession Number: 30.8.93
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
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
Vessel terminating in the forepart of a stag
Date: ca. 14th–13th century B.C.
Medium: Silver, gold inlay
Accession Number: 1989.281.10
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
Rosewater ewer
Possibly by Johann Erhard Heiglen
(German, before 1687–1757)
Date: ca. 1730
Medium: Silver gilt
Accession Number: 1977.1.11
Helmet (Sallet)
Date: late 15th century
Medium: Steel, gold, silver, cloisonné enamel
Accession Number: 1983.413
Cup and Cover Supported by an Enchained Turk
Date: ca. 1705–11
Medium: Jade (nephrite), aragonite, chalcedony, banded agate, gold, silver gilt, diamonds, rubies, garnets, enamel, and paint.
Accession Number: 1975.1.1508
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
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
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
Ewer
Date: Porcelain 1573–1620; mounts ca. 1585
Medium: Porcelain, silver-gilt
Accession Number: 44.14.2
Coin cabinet
Designed by Charles Percier
(French, Paris 1764–1838 Paris)
Date: ca. 1809–19
Medium: Mahogany, applied and inlaid silver
Accession Number: 26.168.77
Gold rosette with the head of a griffin
Date: ca. 630–620 B.C.
Medium: Gold
Accession Number: 12.229.24
Wing Brooch
Date: 2nd century
Medium: Silver, gold, four carnelians
Accession Number: 1998.76
Two-handled Bowl
Cornelius Kierstede
(1674–ca. 1757)
Date: 1700–1710
Medium: Silver
Accession Number: 38.63
"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
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
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
Group of four vases
Date: ca. 2300–2000 B.C.
Medium: Electrum, gilded silver, silver
Accession Number: 1989.281.45a, b–.48
Bow Brooch
Date: 400–450
Medium: Silver with gold-sheet overlay and garnets
Accession Number: 47.100.19
Congressional Presentation Sword with Scabbard of Colonel Marinus Willett (1740–1830)
C. Liger
(French, Paris, recorded 1770–93)
Date: hallmarked for 1785–86
Medium: Steel, silver, gold
Accession Number: 17.87.3a, b
Roundel with the Temptation of Saint Anthony
Date: 1532
Medium: Colorless glass, vitreous paint and silver stain
Accession Number: 1982.433.5
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
"The Concourse of the Birds", Folio 11r 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
Coffeepot
François Thomas Germain
(French, Paris 1726–1791 Paris, master 1748)
Date: 1757
Medium: Silver with ebony handle
Accession Number: 33.165.1
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
Armor of Henry II of France (reigned 1547–59)
Date: ca. 1555
Accession Number: 39.121a–n
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
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
Sword Guard (Tsuba)
Inscribed by Ishiguro Masayoshi
(Japanese, 1772–after 1851)
Date: 19th century
Accession Number: 36.120.79
Vessel terminating in the forepart of a stag
Date: ca. 14th–13th century B.C.
Accession Number: 1989.281.10
Armor (Gusoku)
Helmet signed by Bamen Tomotsugu
(Japanese, Eichizan province, Toyohara, active 18th century)
Date: 18th century
Accession Number: 2001.642
Rosewater ewer
Possibly by Johann Erhard Heiglen
(German, before 1687–1757)
Date: ca. 1730
Accession Number: 1977.1.11
Helmet (Sallet)
Date: late 15th century
Accession Number: 1983.413
Cup and Cover Supported by an Enchained Turk
Date: ca. 1705–11
Accession Number: 1975.1.1508
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
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
Ewer
Date: Porcelain 1573–1620; mounts ca. 1585
Accession Number: 44.14.2
Coin cabinet
Designed by Charles Percier
(French, Paris 1764–1838 Paris)
Date: ca. 1809–19
Accession Number: 26.168.77
Gold rosette with the head of a griffin
Date: ca. 630–620 B.C.
Accession Number: 12.229.24
Wing Brooch
Date: 2nd century
Accession Number: 1998.76
Two-handled Bowl
Cornelius Kierstede
(1674–ca. 1757)
Date: 1700–1710
Accession Number: 38.63
"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
Medallion with a seated deity and a male worshiper
Date: ca. 8th–7th century B.C.
Accession Number: 1989.281.20
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
Group of four vases
Date: ca. 2300–2000 B.C.
Accession Number: 1989.281.45a, b–.48
Bow Brooch
Date: 400–450
Accession Number: 47.100.19
Congressional Presentation Sword with Scabbard of Colonel Marinus Willett (1740–1830)
C. Liger
(French, Paris, recorded 1770–93)
Date: hallmarked for 1785–86
Accession Number: 17.87.3a, b
Roundel with the Temptation of Saint Anthony
Date: 1532
Accession Number: 1982.433.5
Album of Tournaments and Parades in Nuremberg
Date: late 16th–mid-17th century
Accession Number: 22.229
"The Concourse of the Birds", Folio 11r 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
Coffeepot
François Thomas Germain
(French, Paris 1726–1791 Paris, master 1748)
Date: 1757
Accession Number: 33.165.1
Shrine
Matthias Walbaum
(Kiel, Germany 1554–1632 Augsburg, active Augsburg 1579–1632)
Date: 1598–1600
Accession Number: 17.190.823

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