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Works of Art (23)

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)
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)
Creation of the World and the Expulsion from Paradise, 1445, Giovanni di Paolo (Giovanni di Paolo di Grazia) (Italian, Sienese), Tempera on panel (1975.1.31)
Cylinder seal with kneeling nude heroes, ca. 2220–2159 B.C.; Akkadian, Mesopotamia, Red jasper (L.1992.23.5)
Diana and Her Nymphs: From a set of Mythological Scenes, 1644, Laurent de La Hyre; Probably woven in the workshop of Hippolyte de Comans in the Faubourg Saint-Marcel, Paris, before 1662, French (Paris) Wool, silk, and silver-gilt thread (20.44.3)
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)
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)
Netsuke: Boar resting on bush clover, 19th century, Japanese, Wood (91.1.989)
Page from the Mu’nis al-ahrar fi daqa’iq al-ashcar (The Free Men's Companion to the Subtleties of Poems), A.H. 741/1341 A.D., Copied by author and compiler Muhammad ibn Badr al-Din Jajarmi, Iran (Isfahan), Ink, colors, and gold on paper (57.51.25)
Pen box, 13th century, Western Iran or northern Iraq (al-Jazira), Brass inlaid with gold and silver (89.2.194)
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)
Twelve animals of the Chinese zodiac, Qing dynasty, 19th century, China, Jade (nephrite) (02.18.730)