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Full Record: x-1988-sl-1.144/1988_1.144.JPG

Necklace with Pendant

Artist Unknown, African, Congo (Zaire), Kuba

20th century

circa 1920

1988/1.144

braided raffia, shells, red wood and glass beads

rank 8.98603

shells

Full Record: x-2000-sl-2.37/2000_2.37.JPG

Bottle

Artist Unknown, African, Cameroon, Kirdi

late 19th - early 20th century

circa 1890-1920

2000/2.37

brass, leather and cowrie shells

rank 8.88502

bottle

shells

Full Record: x-2000-sl-2.104/2000_2.104FR.JPG

Doll

Artist Unknown, African, Cameroon, Kirdi

late 19th - early 20th century

circa 1890-1920

2000/2.104

metal, glass beads and cowrie shells

rank 8.88502

shells

toys

Full Record: x-1982-sl-2.76/1982_2.76FRT.JPG

Royal Cap

Artist Unknown, African, Congo (Zaire), Kuba

20th century

circa 1900

1982/2.76

cotton cloth, wood, cowrie shells, and glass beads

rank 8.88502

royalty

shells

Full Record: x-1987-sl-2.81/1987_2.81.JPG

Necklace with pendant in form of a shell

Artist Unknown, African, Congo (Zaire), Kuba

20th century

circa 1975

1987/2.81

fiber and glass beads

rank 8.88502

necklace

shells

Full Record: x-1983-sl-1.99/1983_1.99.JPG

Headband

African, Ivory Coast, Guro

20th century

1900-1983

1983/1.99

leather, cowrie shells, cloth, wood

rank 8.88502

head

shells

Full Record: x-1991-sl-2.91/1991_2.91.JPG

Illness Mask

African, Congo (Zaire), Ibibio

n.d.

1991/2.91

wood, raffia and cowrie shells

rank 8.88502

masks

shells

Full Record: x-1983-sl-2.188/1983_2.188.JPG

Helmet

Artist Unknown, African, Mali

n.d.

1983/2.188

gourd, cowrie shells, cloth, hair, leather

rank 8.88502

helmet

shells

Full Record: x-1983-sl-1.93/1983_1.93.JPG

Dance Crest

Artist Unknown, African, Mali, Dogon

20th century

1900-1983

1983/1.93

cloth, fiber and cowrie shells

rank 8.88502

crests

shells

Full Record: x-1998-sl-1.118a-amp-amp-sem-b/1998_1.118A_B.JPG

Circumcision Knife with Sheath

Artist Unknown, African, Baule Peoples Côte D'Ivoire

20th century

20th century

1998/1.118A&B

metal blade with leather and hide sheath with dyed shell

rank 8.88502

knife

shells

Full Record: x-1981-sl-2.165/1981_2.165.JPG

Dance cap

Artist Unknown, African, Senufo Peoples, Côte d'Ivoire

20th century

circa 1920

1981/2.165

burlap, cloth, leather, and cowrie shells

rank 8.88502

cloth

shells

Full Record: x-1949-sl-2.47/1949_2.47.JPG

Shells (Coquillages)

Raoul Dufy

(1877 - 1953)

20th century

1877-1949

1949/2.47

lithograph on paper

rank 8.88502

horses

shells

Full Record: x-1983-sl-2.162/1983_2.162FRT.JPG

Royal Mask (Ngaady a Mwaash)

Artist Unknown, African, Congo (Zaire), Kuba

20th century

1900-1983

1983/2.162

wood, polychrome, glass beads, cowrie shells, cotton cloth and string

rank 8.78625

masks

royalty

shells

Full Record: x-1984-sl-2.25/1984_2.25.JPG

Necklace

Artist Unknown, African, Congo (Zaire), Kuba

20th century

circa 1950

1984/2.25

glass beads, shells, cloth, natural fibers and pigment

rank 8.78625

beads

necklaces

shells

Full Record: x-1987-sl-2.48/1987_2.48.JPG

Belt ornament in the shape of a shell

Artist Unknown, African, Congo (Zaire), Kuba

20th century

circa 1950

1987/2.48

glass beads, leather, woven natural fibers

rank 8.78625

beads

belt

shells

Full Record: x-1987-sl-2.76/1987_2.76.JPG

Yeemy Ceremonial Belt

Artist Unknown, African, Congo (Zaire), Kuba

20th century

circa 1950

1987/2.76

raffia, cowrie shells and glass beads

rank 8.78625

beads

belt

shells

Full Record: x-1991-sl-2.92/1991_2.92.JPG

Ile Ore (Shrine of the Head)

Artist Unknown, African, Nigeria, Yoruba

20th century

1880-1940

1991/2.92

leather, carved wood, cloth, metal and cowrie shells

rank 8.78625

birds

head

shells

Full Record: x-1989-sl-1.74.6/1989_1.74.6.JPG

Untitled, from "Sighs and Whispers, Bloomingdales"

Guy Bourdin

1928-1991

20th century

circa 1976

1989/1.74.6

Type-C print on paper

rank 8.78625

groups

shells

standing

Full Record: x-1959-sl-2.10/1959_2.10.JPG

Steady Gaze (Shell)

Saitô Kiyoshi

(active 1907 - 1997)

20th century

1952

1959/2.10

color woodblock print on paper

rank 8.78625

eyes

head

shells

Full Record: x-2000-sl-2.20/2000_2.20.JPG

Beaded Cache-Sexe

Artist Unknown, African, Cameroon, Kirdi

late 19th - early 20th century

circa 1890-1920

2000/2.20

thread, multi-colored beads and cowrie shell fringe

rank 8.68965

beads

cache-sexes

shells

Full Record: x-2000-sl-2.21/2000_2.21.JPG

Beaded Cache-Sexe

Artist Unknown, African, Cameroon, Kirdi

late 19th - early 20th century

circa 1890-1920

2000/2.21

thread, multi-colored beads and cowrie shell fringe

rank 8.68965

beads

cache-sexes

shells

Full Record: x-2000-sl-2.22/2000_2.22.JPG

Beaded Cache-Sexe

Artist Unknown, African, Cameroon, Kirdi

late 19th - early 20th century

circa 1890-1920

2000/2.22

thread, multi-colored beads and cowrie shell fringe

rank 8.68965

beads

cache-sexes

shells

Full Record: x-2000-sl-2.23/2000_2.23.JPG

Beaded Cache-Sexe

Artist Unknown, African, Cameroon, Kirdi

late 19th - early 20th century

circa 1890-1920

2000/2.23

thread, multi-colored beads and cowrie shell fringe

rank 8.68965

beads

cache-sexes

shells

Full Record: x-2000-sl-2.24/2000_2.24.JPG

Beaded Cache-Sexe

Artist Unknown, African, Cameroon, Kirdi

late 19th - early 20th century

circa 1890-1920

2000/2.24

thread, multi-colored beads and cowrie shell fringe

rank 8.68965

beads

cache-sexes

shells

Full Record: x-2000-sl-2.25/2000_2.25.JPG

Beaded Cache-Sexe

Artist Unknown, African, Cameroon, Kirdi

late 19th - early 20th century

circa 1890-1920

2000/2.25

thread, multi-colored beads and cowrie shell fringe

rank 8.68965

beads

cache-sexes

shells

Full Record: x-2000-sl-2.26/2000_2.26.JPG

Beaded Cache-Sexe

Artist Unknown, African, Cameroon, Kirdi

late 19th - early 20th century

circa 1890-1920

2000/2.26

thread, multi-colored beads and cowrie shell fringe

rank 8.68965

beads

cache-sexes

shells

Full Record: x-2000-sl-2.64/2000_2.64.JPG

Cache-Sexe

Artist Unknown, African, Cameroon, Kirdi

late 19th - early 20th century

circa 1890-1920

2000/2.64

seeds, thread and cowrie shells

rank 8.68965

beads

cache-sexes

shells

Full Record: x-1987-sl-2.78/1987_2.78.JPG

Large Shoulder Pendant

Artist Unknown, African, Congo (Zaire), Kuba

20th century

circa 1950

1987/2.78

cowrie shells, glass beads, natural fiber and grass cloth

rank 8.68965

beads

pendant

rams

shells

Full Record: x-1988-sl-2.10/1988_2.10.JPG

Sea Shells

Edward Ferguson

Born 1914

20th century

1967

1988/2.10

lithograph on wove paper

rank 8.68965

mollusks and crustaceans

seas

shells

Full Record: x-1959-sl-2.52/1959_2.52.JPG

An Urn Decorated with a Mascaron, Rams' Heads Supporting a Garland between Shells, and Cloven Hoofs for Feet

Anonymous Italian

18th century

mid 18th century

1959/2.52

graphite, pen and bistre ink with gray wash

rank 8.68965

head

rams

shells

urns

Full Record: x-1958-sl-2.6/1958_2.6.JPG

Illusion of the Sea

Saitô Kiyoshi

(active 1907 - 1997)

20th century

mid 20th century

1958/2.6

color woodblock print on paper

rank 8.68965

nudes

reclining

seas

shells

Full Record: x-1987-sl-2.72/1987_2.72.JPG

Belt pendant in the shape of a hand

Artist Unknown, African

20th century

circa 1925

1987/2.72

leather, cowrie shells, raffia, and red wood color

rank 8.59515

beads

belt

hand

pendant

shells

Full Record: x-1997-sl-1.322/1997_1.322.JPG

Ibeji Figure

Artist Unknown, African, Nigeria, Yoruba

20th century

20th century

1997/1.322

carved wood, mulitcolored beads, cowrie shells and string

rank 8.59515

beads

figures

nudes

shells

standing

Full Record: x-1980-sl-2.68/1980_2.68.JPG

Ivory snuff bottle in the shape of seashell and fish

Artist Unknown, China

20th century

circa 1912-1949

1980/2.68

ivory

rank 8.59515

fish

ivory

shells

snuff bottle

Full Record: x-1960-sl-2.71/1960_2.71.JPG

Study of the Sea

Anthony Gross

Born 1905

20th century

1935

1960/2.71

etching on paper

rank 8.59515

abstraction

seas

shells

shores

water

Full Record: x-1959-sl-2.49/1959_2.49.JPG

An Urn Decorated with Two Seated Female Figures, Each Accompanied by a Putto, th

Anonymous Italian

18th century

mid 18th century

1959/2.49

graphite, pen and gray ink with ink wash

rank 8.59515

dolphins

fish

flowers

putti

shells

Full Record: x-1952-sl-2.21/1952_2.21.JPG

Study for 'Three Standing Forms in a Garden'

Graham Sutherland

1903 - 1980

20th century

1951

1952/2.21

crayon and wash on white wove paper

rank 8.59515

democritus

figures

shells

standing

surrealism

Full Record: x-1985-sl-1.167/1985_1.167.JPG

Headband

Artist Unknown, African, Congo (Zaire), Kuba

20th century

circa 1940

1985/1.167

cotton, natural dyes, shells, raffia, glass beads

rank 8.50269

kuba (democratic republic of congo)

raffiawork

shells

Full Record: x-1997-sl-1.109/1997_1.109.JPG

Spoof-Tavern Club-Martinized Venus

Ivan Albright

1897-1983

20th century

1897-1983

1997/1.109

oil on plywood, joined with hinges

rank 8.50269

book

figures

nudes

reclining

shells

venus

Full Record: x-1959-sl-2.59/1959_2.59.JPG

Section of a Plasterwork Ceiling

Daniel Marot

c.1663-1752

late 17th-early 18th century

1663-1752

1959/2.59

pen and bistre ink with gray wash

rank 8.50269

ceilings

fish

nudes

putti

shells

winged

Full Record: x-2011-sl-2.143/2011_2_143.JPG

Untitled, Still Life

Ralph Gibson

A black and white photograph of sea shells and a feather on a wooden table.

b. 1939

20th century

2010

2011/2.143

gelatin silver print on paper

rank 8.23686

black and white

feather

shells (animal material)

table (support furniture)

Full Record: x-1956-sl-1.74/1956_1.74.JPG

The Sea Monster

Albrecht Dürer

Two figures are seen riding through the water in the foreground; the woman is nude save for an elaborate headdress, the man holds a tortoise shell as a shield and has an antler-like object on his head and has a serpent-like body which supports the woman. Behind is a minutely described landsape with walled town, castle, and along the opposite bank o the water, nude females swimming and a man running in alarm to the water's edge.

1471-1528

Late 15th century

circa 1498

1956/1.74

engraving on paper

rank 8.15190

castles

engravings

intaglio printing

monsters

rocks

sailboats

seascapes

shells

turtles

Full Record: x-1985-sl-1.168/1985_1.168.JPG

Belt

Artist Unknown, African, Congo (Zaire), Kuba

20th century

circa 1920

1985/1.168

raffia cloth, thread, cowrie shells and glass beads

rank 8.06868

beads

belt

belts (costume accessories)

kuba (democratic republic of congo)

raffiawork

shells

Full Record: x-1987-sl-1.160/1987_1.160VW1.JPG

Janus Bird (Oiseau Janus)

Max Ernst

Standing bronze figure with recto/verso. The silhouette of the body is rectangular in shape. The heads on both side are simply rendered with rounded eyes and a pursed -lip mouth on one, a button nose on the other; bodies are supported by short legs; sides loosely suggest representations of male and female anatomy with side-by-side scallop shells suggesting a breasted chest on one side, an upward facing frog/toad in the phallus area on the reverse side.

1891-1976

20th century

1973

1987/1.160

bronze

rank 7.98714

birds

bronze (metal)

ducks

figures (representations)

frogs

sculpture

shells

surrealism

surrealist

turtles

Full Record: x-1985-sl-1.138/1985_1.138.JPG

Mask

Artist Unknown, African, Congo (Zaire), Lula

20th century

circa 1950

1985/1.138

wood, cotton yarns, cowrie shells, paint

rank 7.65992

cowrie shell

masks

masks (costume)

shells

wood (plant material)

Full Record: x-1983-sl-2.189/1983_2.189.JPG

Apron

Artist Unknown, African, Cameroon

n.d.

1983/2.189

cloth, beads and cowrie shells

rank 7.64785

aprons

aprons (main garments)

beads

cameroon (nation)

cowrie shell

shells