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Works of Art (29)

Astrolabe of 'Umar ibn Yusuf ibn 'Umar ibn 'Ali ibn Rasul al-Muzaffari, Rasulid period (1228–1454), dated A.H. 690 / A.D. 1291, Yemen, brass, cast and hammered, pierced, chased, inlaid with silver (91.1.535a–h)
Astronomical Table Clock, second quarter of 16th century, German; Made in Augsburg, Case of gilt bronze and gilt brass; movement of gilt brass and steel (17.190.747)
Astronomicum Caesareum, 1540, Michael Ostendorfer (German); Written by Petrus Apianus (German), Hand-colored woodcuts (25.17)
Base of a ewer with Zodiac medallions, Seljuq period, first half of 13th century, Iran, Brass; engraved, inlaid with silver and copper (91.1.530)
Basin with Zodiac signs and royal titles, Mamluk period, late 13th–early 14th century, Egypt or Syria, Brass; engraved and inlaid with silver and black compound (91.1.553)
Bowl with astronomical and royal figures, Seljuq period, late 12th–early 13th century, Central or northern Iran, Stonepaste; polychrome in glaze and overglaze painted and gilded on opaque monochrome glaze (mina'i) (57.36.4)
Bowl with Zodiac signs, Seljuq period, 13th century, Attributed to Iran, Kashan, Stonepaste; overglaze luster-painted on opaque white glaze (27.13.9)
Celestial Globe with Clockwork, dated 1579, Movement by Gerhard Emmoser (Austrian), Made in Vienna, Austria, Case of silver, partly gilt, and gilt brass; movement of brass and steel (17.190.636)
Celestial Map of the Northern Sky, 1515, Albrecht Dürer (German), Woodcut (51.537.1)
Celestial Map of the Southern Sky, 1515, Albrecht Dürer (German), Woodcut (51.537.2)
Eclipse of the Sun, May 26, 1854, William Langenheim (American); Frederick Langenheim (American), Daguerreotype (2005.100.614a–g)
Ewer and Basin, French, in the manner of Bernard Palissy, after an original pewter set of ca. 1585–90 by François Briot, White earthenware, molded in relief, with colored lead glazes (53.225.29,04.9.20)
Ewer, Seljuq period, ca. 1180–1210, Iran, Khurasan, Brass; raised, repoussé, inlaid with silver and black compound (44.15)
Flask with Zodiac medallions, Ilkhanid period (1206–1353), first half of 14th century, Iran, Kashan, Stonepaste; molded, monochrome glazed (57.164)
Footed bowl, Seljuq period, early 13th century, Iran, Bronze; inlaid with silver and black compound (91.1.543)
Inkwell with twelve Zodiac medallions, Seljuq period, late 12th–early 13th century, Iran, Brass, cast, inlaid with silver and copper (44.131)
Inkwell with Zodiac signs, Seljuq period, early 13th century, Probably Iran, Brass; cast, inlaid with silver, copper, and black compound (59.69.2a,b)
Inlaid tray, Mamluk period, late 13th–early 14th century, Egypt, Brass; engraved and inlaid with silver and black compound(91.1.604)
Kitab suwar al-kawakib al-thabita (Book of the Images of the Fixed Stars) of al-Sufi, Timurid period, probably 15th century, Iran, Main support: ink and gold on paper; binding: leather (13.160.10)
Monstrance Clock or Mirror Clock, ca. 1570, Made in Nuremberg, Germany, Case of gilt bronze; dial of gilt brass; movement of steel (17.190.639)
Mortar made for Abu Bakr cAli Malikzad al-Tabrizi, Seljuq period, late 12th–early 13th century, Iran, Brass; cast, chased, engraved and inlaid with silver and a black compound (91.1.527a,b)
Motiv aux Pommern, 1895–96, printed 1902, Hugo Henneberg (Austrian), Gum bichromate print (33.43.412)
Mu'is al ahrar fi daqa'iq al ashcar (The Free Man's Companion to the Subtleties of Poems) of Jajarmi, Ilkhanid period, A.H. 741/A.D. 1340–41, Iran, Isfahan, Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper (19.68.1)
Planispheric astrolabe, Safavid period (1501–1722), A.H. dated 1065 / A.D. 1654–55; Signed by Muhammad Zaman al-Munajjim al-Asturlabi, Iran, Mashhad, Brass and steel, cast and hammered, pierced and engraved (63.166a-j)
A Scene in a Library, 1843–44, William Henry Fox Talbot (British) Salted paper print from paper negative (2005.100.172)
Sphaera Mundi [with other tracts]: Sphaera cum Theorcis Disputationibus Johannis Regiomontani contra Cremonensium Deliramenta Theoricas: Signatures 11v and 22, Authors: Johannes de Sacrobosco (John Holybush); Regiomontanus (Johannes Müller of Königsberg), Georg von Peuerbach, [Venice:] Erhard Ratdolt, 1485, Printed books with woodcut illustrations printed in one, two, and three colors of ink (17.45)
Star Deities of the Northern and Central Dippers, Ming dynasty, Jingtai period, dated 1454, China, Hanging scroll; ink and color on silk (L.1999.108)
Tray made for the Rasulid sultan al-Mu'ayyad Dawud ibn Yusuf, Rasulid period, early 14th century, Egypt, Cairo, Brass; engraved and inlaid with silver and black compound (91.1.605)
Triompho di Fortuna (Triumph of Fortune): Frontispiece (woodcut printed in black and red ink), Author: Sigismondo Fanti, Venice: Agostino Zani for Giacomo Giunta, 1526, Printed book with woodcut illustrations (25.7)