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Weight in shape of frog
Date: ca. 2000–1600 B.C.
Medium: Diorite or andesite
Accession Number: 1988.301
Kitab suwar al-kawakib al-thabita (Book of the Images of the Fixed Stars) of al-Sufi
`Abd al-Rahman al-Sufi
(903–86)
Date: late 15th century
Medium: Ink and gold on paper; leather binding
Accession Number: 13.160.10
Woven Tapestry Fragment
Date: mid-8th century
Medium: Wool; tapestry weave
Accession Number: 50.83
Bellini carpet
Date: 16th–17th century
Medium: Wool (warp, weft, and pile); symmetrically knotted pile
Accession Number: 22.100.114
Headdress
Date: ca. 2600–2500 B.C.
Medium: Gold, lapis lazuli, carnelian
Accession Number: 33.35.3
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
Emperor Xuanzong's Flight to Shu
Unidentified Artist
Date: mid-12th century
Medium: Hanging scroll; ink, color, and gold on silk
Accession Number: 41.138
Icon with the Crucifixion
Date: mid-10th century
Medium: Ivory
Accession Number: 17.190.44
Orthostat relief: lion-hunt scene
Date: ca. 9th century B.C.
Medium: Basalt, paint
Accession Number: 43.135.2
Relief panel
Date: ca. 883–859 B.C.
Medium: Gypsum alabaster
Accession Number: 32.143.4
Head of a ram
Date: ca. 3500–3100 B.C.
Medium: Ceramic
Accession Number: 1981.53
Gibbons in a Landscape
Attributed to Sesson Shūkei
(ca. 1504–ca. 1589)
Date: ca. 1570
Medium: Pair of six-panel screens; ink on paper
Accession Number: 1992.8.1, .2
"Preparing Medicine from Honey", Folio from a Dispersed Manuscript of an Arabic Translation of the Materia Medica of Dioscorides
'Abdullah ibn al-Fadl
Date: dated A.H. 621/ A.D. 1224
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Accession Number: 57.51.21
Night Rain at the Double-Shelf Stand, from the series Eight Parlor Views (Zashiki hakkei)
Suzuki Harunobu
(Japanese, 1725–1770)
Date: ca. 1766
Medium: Polychrome woodblock print (first edition); ink and colors on paper, medium-sized print (chuban)
Accession Number: JP698
Calligraphic Plaque
Date: probably late 17th century
Medium: Steel; forged and pierced
Accession Number: 1987.14
Silver-gilt bowl
Date: ca. 725–675 B.C.
Medium: Gilt silver
Accession Number: 74.51.4554
Sickle sword
Date: ca. 1307–1275 B.C.
Medium: Bronze
Accession Number: 11.166.1
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
Flower-Style Box with Drawers
Date: 17th century
Medium: Wood (poplar); overlaid with ebony inlaid with wood and incised, stained ivory
Accession Number: 1976.176.1
Devananda's Fourteen Auspicious Dreams Foretelling the Birth of Mahavira: Folio from a Kalpasutra Manuscript
Master of the Jaunpur Kalpasutra
(Indian)
Date: ca. 1465
Medium: Opaque watercolor on paper
Accession Number: 1992.359
Openwork plaque with an oryx eating a plant beside a tree
Date: ca. 9th–8th century B.C.
Medium: Ivory
Accession Number: 58.31.3
Yaksha
Date: ca. 50 B.C.
Medium: Sandstone
Accession Number: 1988.354
Cylinder seal: hunting scene
Date: ca. 2250–2150 B.C.
Medium: Chert
Accession Number: 41.160.192
Bowl with Inscription, "Sovereignty is God's"
Date: late 9th–early 10th century
Medium: Earthenware; white slip with black slip decoration under transparent glaze
Accession Number: 38.40.118
Vase with overlapping pattern and three bands of palm trees
Date: ca. mid- to late 3rd millennium B.C.
Medium: Chlorite
Accession Number: 17.190.106
Base for a Water Pipe (Huqqa) with Irises
Date: late 17th century
Medium: Zinc alloy; cast, engraved, inlaid with brass (bidri ware)
Accession Number: 1984.221
The Sixteen Luohans
Wu Bin
(active ca. 1583–1626)
Date: dated 1591
Medium: Handscroll; ink and color on paper
Accession Number: 1986.266.4
Seated goddess with a child
Date: ca. 14th–13th century B.C.
Medium: Gold
Accession Number: 1989.281.12
Pensive Bodhisattva
Date: mid-7th century
Medium: Gilt bronze
Accession Number: 2003.222
Mi-gyaung
Date: late 19th century
Medium: Wood, gold leaf
Accession Number: 89.4.1473
Weight in shape of frog
Date: ca. 2000–1600 B.C.
Accession Number: 1988.301
Kitab suwar al-kawakib al-thabita (Book of the Images of the Fixed Stars) of al-Sufi
`Abd al-Rahman al-Sufi
(903–86)
Date: late 15th century
Accession Number: 13.160.10
Woven Tapestry Fragment
Date: mid-8th century
Accession Number: 50.83
Bellini carpet
Date: 16th–17th century
Accession Number: 22.100.114
Headdress
Date: ca. 2600–2500 B.C.
Accession Number: 33.35.3
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
Emperor Xuanzong's Flight to Shu
Unidentified Artist
Date: mid-12th century
Accession Number: 41.138
Icon with the Crucifixion
Date: mid-10th century
Accession Number: 17.190.44
Orthostat relief: lion-hunt scene
Date: ca. 9th century B.C.
Accession Number: 43.135.2
Relief panel
Date: ca. 883–859 B.C.
Accession Number: 32.143.4
Head of a ram
Date: ca. 3500–3100 B.C.
Accession Number: 1981.53
Gibbons in a Landscape
Attributed to Sesson Shūkei
(ca. 1504–ca. 1589)
Date: ca. 1570
Accession Number: 1992.8.1, .2
Night Rain at the Double-Shelf Stand, from the series Eight Parlor Views (Zashiki hakkei)
Suzuki Harunobu
(Japanese, 1725–1770)
Date: ca. 1766
Accession Number: JP698
Calligraphic Plaque
Date: probably late 17th century
Accession Number: 1987.14
Silver-gilt bowl
Date: ca. 725–675 B.C.
Accession Number: 74.51.4554
Sickle sword
Date: ca. 1307–1275 B.C.
Accession Number: 11.166.1
Painted Cloth (Pichwai) Depicting the Celebration of the Festival of Cows
Date: late 18th–early 19th century
Accession Number: 2003.177
Flower-Style Box with Drawers
Date: 17th century
Accession Number: 1976.176.1
Devananda's Fourteen Auspicious Dreams Foretelling the Birth of Mahavira: Folio from a Kalpasutra Manuscript
Master of the Jaunpur Kalpasutra
(Indian)
Date: ca. 1465
Accession Number: 1992.359
Openwork plaque with an oryx eating a plant beside a tree
Date: ca. 9th–8th century B.C.
Accession Number: 58.31.3
Yaksha
Date: ca. 50 B.C.
Accession Number: 1988.354
Cylinder seal: hunting scene
Date: ca. 2250–2150 B.C.
Accession Number: 41.160.192
Bowl with Inscription, "Sovereignty is God's"
Date: late 9th–early 10th century
Accession Number: 38.40.118
Vase with overlapping pattern and three bands of palm trees
Date: ca. mid- to late 3rd millennium B.C.
Accession Number: 17.190.106
Base for a Water Pipe (Huqqa) with Irises
Date: late 17th century
Accession Number: 1984.221
The Sixteen Luohans
Wu Bin
(active ca. 1583–1626)
Date: dated 1591
Accession Number: 1986.266.4
Seated goddess with a child
Date: ca. 14th–13th century B.C.
Accession Number: 1989.281.12
Pensive Bodhisattva
Date: mid-7th century
Accession Number: 2003.222
Mi-gyaung
Date: late 19th century
Accession Number: 89.4.1473
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