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Gold from South and Southeast Asia

Metalwork, Gold, South and Southeast Asia

Works of Art (28)

Breast defense (peytral) from a horse armor, 15th–17th century, Tibetan or Mongolian, Leather, iron, brass or copper alloy, silver, gold, shellac, pigments, textile, and hair (1999.36)
Bridle, 15th–17th century, Tibetan, Iron, leather, and gold (2005.73a)
Bridle, 15th–17th century, Tibetan, Leather, iron, and gold (1998.282)
Brooch and bracelet for the European market, 19th century, India, Rajasthan, Partabgarh, Pierced gold foil over glass (thewa work), with beads and filigree (53.167)
Diadem with kinnari (half-bird, half-female creatures), 9th–10th century, India (Jammu and Kashmir, ancient kingdom of Kashmir) or Pakistan, Gold inset with garnet (1988.395)
Ear Ornament or Pendant (Mamuli), 19th century, Kanatangu district, eastern Sumba Island, Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia, Gold (1990.335.4)
Flask in the shape of a mango, mid-17th century,India, Rock crystal with insets of gold, enamel, rubies, and emeralds (1993.18)
Goa stone container with stone and stand, late 17th–early 18th century, India (Goa or western India), Container and stand; worked gold; Goa stone: organic and inorganic material, gilded (2004.244a–c)
Head defense for a horse (shaffron), 15th–17th century, Tibetan or Mongolian, Iron, leather, gold, brass or copper alloy, and textile (2004.402)
Helmet, 1350–1450, Mongolian or Chinese, Iron and gold (2005.270)
Helmet, 15th–17th century, Mongolian, Iron and gold (1999.120)
Helmet, probably mid- to late 17th century, Chinese, Iron, gold, silver, and textile (1997.18)

A Lady Playing the Tanpura, ca. 1735, India (Rajasthan, Kishangarh), Ink, opaque and transparent watercolor, and gold on paper (1996.100.1)

Marriage necklace (kalata uru), late 19th century, India (Tamil Nadu, Chettiar), Gold strung on black thread (1991.32.3)
Multiplate helmet of thirty-two lames, possibly 14th–16th century, Mongolian or Tibetan, Iron, silver, gold, and brass or copper alloy (2005.146)
Ornamental plaques, 6th–8th century, Tibet/West Asia or western China, Gold with turquoise inlay (2000.442a-e)
Pair of royal earrings, ca. 1st century B.C., Probably Andhra Pradesh, India, Gold (1981.398.3-4)
Pair of stirrups, 16th–18th century, Tibetan, Iron, gold, and silver (1997.214.2a,b)
Red-Headed Vulture and Long-Billed Vulture: Leaf from the Shah Jahan Album, Mughal, period of Jahangir (1605–27), ca. 1615–20, By Mansur, India, Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper (55.121.10.12)
Saddle, 15th century, Tibetan, Iron, gold, wood, and leather (2002.225)
Saddle, 17th–18th century, Eastern Tibetan or Chinese for the Tibetan market, Iron, gold, silver, wood, leather, and textile (1997.214.1)
Set of saddle plates, ca. 1400, Tibetan or Chinese, Iron, gold, lapis lazuli, turquoise (1999.118)
Shirt of mail and plate, plates dated A.H. 1042 / 1632–33 A.D., India and Iran, Iron, steel, gold, leather (2008.245)
Spear, 17th–19th century, Tibetan, Iron, gold, silver, wood, and pigments (2004.340a,b)
Spearhead, 17th–18th century, Tibetan, Iron, gold, and silver (2001.180)
Sword, 14th–16th century, Tibetan or Chinese, Iron, gold, and silver (1995.136)
Sword, 17th–19th century, Tibetan, Iron, silver, gold, turquoise, wood, and textile (36.25.1464)
Women Bathing by Moonlight: Folio from the Davis Album, 18th century, India, Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper (30.95.174.23)