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Poet's (Conrad Aiken) Garden, New York City

André Kertész

A decapitated sculpture of a human head sits peacefully atop a stone pile. In the front of the photo stretches a stem bursting with floral blooms while flora and fauna seep out rom the cracks of the rocks in the foreground.

1894-1985

20th century

1950

2000/2.16

gelatin silver print on paper

rank 0.00000

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Two Lions

Max Beckmann

1884-1950

20th century

1884-1950

2000/2.168

black crayon on wove paper

rank 0.00000

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Staff

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

A stylized animal head, with an elongated open mouth and horizontally positioned, flat ears, sits atop a staff with decorative carvings along the shaft.

20th century

circa 1950

2001/2.25

wood

rank 0.00000

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Display figure

Artist Unknown, African, Osei Bonsu, Asante (Akan) Peoples, Ghana

A poised, naturalistic male figure sits on a stool, holding an egg in his right hand, his left hand resting on his left knee. The head is round, almost egg-shaped, with a high, sloping forehead rising from pronounced eyebrows. The eyes are almond-shped, the nost long and slender, the mouth a small straight line. The neck is long and ringed. Its surface is smooth, and carefully finished, golden brown in color, though worn or mottled in places.

1900-1977

circa 1950

2001/2.33

wood

rank 0.00000

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Staff

Artist Unknown, African, Congo (Zaire), Lunda Circle Lwena?

1900-1950

2001/2.40

wood

rank 0.00000

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Staff

Artist Unknown, African, Yoruba Peoples Nigeria

Wooden staff covered with beads, displaying a zigzag pattern in blue, white, red, yellow, green and pink along the shaft, with an iron point at the base. The finial (top of the staff) consists of an equestrian, mostly in green, wearing elaborate red-and-yellow headgear, holding a staff and riding a multicolored horse, which stands on a rectangular platform adorned with a veil of ropes of beads.

circa 1950

2001/2.45

wood with beads, metal, cloth

rank 0.00000

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Staff

Artist Unknown, African, Zulu peoples South Africa

Slightly curved staff, topped by two snakes spiraling around each other, followed by an open-worked carving of three smaller "pillars" set between ornamental carved elements above and below. On the lower half of the staff are a series of carved, protruding knobs distributed around all sides of the shaft between carved ornamental bands.

circa 1950

2001/2.56

wood

rank 0.00000

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Green Bowl, Lustre Pitcher and Fruit

Pierre Daura

1896 - 1976

20th century

circa 1950-1965

2001/2.90

oil on canvas

rank 0.00000

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Betel Nut Cutter with inscription (undeciphered)

Artist Unknown, India

late 19th - early 20th century

1850-1950

2001/2.138

brass

rank 0.00000

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Betel Nut Cutter

Artist Unknown, India

late 19th - early 20th century

1850-1950

2001/2.139

brass

rank 0.00000

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Betel Nut Cutter with incised abstract geometric designs

Artist Unknown, India

late 19th - early 20th century

1850-1950

2001/2.140

brass

rank 0.00000

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Betel Nut Cutter in the shape of a parrot head

Artist Unknown, India

late 19th - early 20th century

1850-1950

2001/2.141

brass

rank 0.00000

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Betel Nut Cutter with peacock and arch design

Artist Unknown, India

late 19th - early 20th century

1850-1950

2001/2.142

brass

rank 0.00000

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Betel Nut Cutter

Artist Unknown, India

late 19th - early 20th century

1850-1950

2001/2.143

brass

rank 0.00000

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Betel Nut Cutter with horse head and bird head designs

Artist Unknown, India

late 19th - early 20th century

1850-1950

2001/2.144

brass

rank 0.00000

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Betel Nut Cutter in the shape of a peacock, with bells

Artist Unknown, India

late 19th - early 20th century

1850-1950

2001/2.145

brass

rank 0.00000

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Betel Nut Cutter in the shape of a bird

Artist Unknown, India

late 19th - early 20th century

1850-1950

2001/2.146

brass

rank 0.00000

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Betel Nut Cutter with horseshoe-shaped blade

Artist Unknown, India

late 19th - early 20th century

1850-1950

2001/2.147

brass

rank 0.00000

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Betel Nut Cutter with "fish roe" designs

Artist Unknown, India

late 19th - early 20th century

1850-1950

2001/2.148

brass

rank 0.00000

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Betel Nut Cutter with incised and openwork designs

Artist Unknown, India

late 19th - early 20th century

1850-1950

2001/2.149

brass

rank 0.00000

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Betel Nut Cutter with double blades

Artist Unknown, India

late 19th - early 20th century

1850-1950

2001/2.150

brass

rank 0.00000

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Betel Nut Cutter with "fish roe" design

Artist Unknown, India

late 19th - early 20th century

1850-1950

2001/2.151

brass

rank 0.00000

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Betel Nut Cutter

Artist Unknown, India

late 19th - early 20th century

1850-1950

2001/2.152

brass

rank 0.00000

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Betel Nut Cutter with inlaid arabesque design

Artist Unknown, India

late 19th - early 20th century

1850-1950

2001/2.153

brass with silver inlay

rank 0.00000

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Betel Nut Cutter with double blades

Artist Unknown, India

late 19th - early 20th century

1850-1950

2001/2.154

brass

rank 0.00000

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Betel Nut Cutter

Artist Unknown, India

late 19th - early 20th century

1850-1950

2001/2.155

brass

rank 0.00000

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Untitled

Ralph Iligan

1894-1960

20th century

circa 1950

2002/2.235

oil on canvas

rank 0.00000

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Mask (Zamble)

Artist Unknown, African, Guro Peoples Côte D'Ivoire

Face mask with stylized face and horns of an antelope and open jaws of a leopard. Forehead has three sets of scarifcation marks in relief; hairline is incised with pigmented linear and geometric patterns; striped horns curve naturally from top of head; eyes are set in ovoid grounds of white kaolin; top of snout shows incised V-shaped marks; mask is predominantly brown with traces of green, red and yellow pigment; chew stick in back shows some wear.

late 20th century

1950-1999

2002/2.348

wood, pigment

rank 0.00000

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Square bottle with floral design

Kawai Kanjirô

(1890 - 1966)

20th century

circa 1930-1950

2003/2.14

stoneware with blue, lead (?), and iron underglaze

rank 0.00000

Large Ovoid Vase with Bamboo Design

Hamada Shôji

Ovoid stoneware vase with brown iron glaze and bamboo design stretching diagonally across the height of the vase. A short, tapered neck flares iinto a wide rimmed opening.

(1894 - 1978)

20th century

circa 1930-1950

2003/2.16

stoneware with iron glaze; bamboo design created with wax resist

rank 0.00000

Mashiko Ware Teacup (style of Hamada Shôji)

Old Mashiko Ware

20th century

circa 1950-1970

2003/2.17

stoneware with iron glaze; floral medallion painted in wax resist

rank 0.00000

Mashiko Ware Teacup (style of Hamada Shôji)

Old Mashiko Ware

Stoneware tea bowl with short foot that flares out into the base of the tea bowl, and bends gently back inwards, until flaring slightly at the lip of the piece. Underglaze design of a circle and stylized design or plant decorates the side of the bowl.

20th century

circa 1950-1960

2003/2.18

stoneware with underglaze iron painting and translucent glaze

rank 0.00000

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Buschwood

Gerome Kamrowski

1914 - 2004

20th century

1950

2003/2.67

oil on canvas

rank 0.00000

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Fleur

Fernand Léger

1881-1955

20th century

circa 1950

2004/1.123

screenprint on Arches paper

rank 0.00000

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Untitled

Ralston Crawford

Born 1906

20th century

1950-1959

2004/1.127

lithograph on paper

rank 0.00000

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Portrait of C. Beaumont the Ballet Authority

Sir Cecil Beaton

1904 - 1980

20th century

circa 1950

2004/1.141

ink on paper

rank 0.00000

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Les Musiciens Mexicains

Raoul Dufy

(1877 - 1953)

20th century

1950

2004/1.144

ink on paper

rank 0.00000

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Female Figure

Francis de Erdely

1904 - 1959

20th century

circa 1950

2004/2.114

charcoal and paint on paper

rank 0.00000

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Beige Obi with wax-resist overall patterns of rust stripes, interrupted by wax-resist and embroidered designs of floral scrolls

Minagawa Gekka

The obi is made of plain silk, on which beige and brown stripes are pattern-dyed. Scrolls of exotic flowers and leaves are hand painted with orange and black color, and embroidered with metallic threads. These plant designs are located on two parts of the obi; when wearing, one will appear in front, and other will appear on the back bow. There is a hand-painted artist’s seal of Chinese character “moon” on one end of the obi.

1892-1987

Mid-20th century

circa 1950

2005/1.325

Plain-weave silk with wax-resist pattern, hand-painted designs, and embroidery

rank 0.00000

Beige and brown Shibori haori with abstract design

Artist Unknown, Japan

White silk with yokobiki kanoko dyed pattern with contrasting beige/brown tatebiki kanoko dyed pattern.

mid-20th century

circa 1950-1960

2005/1.346

white silk with brown design and yellow and white silk lining

rank 0.00000

Mauve and periwinkle crested haori with wax-resist designs of floral clusters and embroidery in metallic threads

Minagawa Gekka

Overall wax-resist dyed pattern of crackled pale mauve on periwinkle ground, decorated with wax-resist dyed patterns of foral clusters in red, yellow, purple and white, and embroidery in gold, silver, and red metallic threads. White plain weave silk lining with wax-resist designs of fabric samples, predominantly red, blue, and gold. Silver and red red cords with tassles. Crest on the back of paired oak leaves (kashiwa) embroidered with gold couched threads and red and white bokashi silk thread.

1892-1987

mid-20th century

circa 1950

2005/1.350

crepe silk with colorful wax resist design and metallic thread embroidery

rank 0.00000

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Black crested haori with faux-resist dyed designs of chrysanthemum arabesques in yellow, red, and blue on crackled orange ground with embroidery

Minagawa Gekka

It is a black silk damask haori (short jacket for kimono) with wax-resist patterns, hand-painted design and metallic threads embroidery. The haori is in medium length, covering just underneath hip. It has elongated sleeves. The silk fabric is woven in a twill pattern of palace carts and flower baskets. Then the fabric is dyed with black. The white family crest under the collar and the diagonal part where chrysanthemum design would appear are left out from dying. The pinkish orange scale pattern is added using wax-resist technique. Chrysanthemum design is hand-painted with white, red, yellow, and blue colors. Finally embroidery is added in various metallic threads around the contours of the chrysanthemum petals and leaves.

Orange satin damask lining with woven wave design, with stenciled (?) designs of white flying cranes. Silver cord on one side, gold on the other, both with tassels.

1892-1987

20th century

circa 1950

2005/1.351

Black damask silk with wax-resist pattern, hand-painted designs, and embroidery

rank 0.00000

Crested kimono with elaborate floral wax resist designs (hageito, nandina, biwa, camelia, daffodils, omoto, plums, thistles) against crackled pink-on-taupe ground, with embroidery in metallic threads

Minagawa Gekka

It is a pink silk crepe kimono with wax-resist patterns, hand-painted design and metallic threads embroidery. The kimono is in full length and has elongated sleeves. The fabric is dyed with pink, leaving the family crest under the collar and the floral design part white. The red scale pattern is added using wax-resist technique. Then the design of multiple kinds of plants is hand-painted with white, red, yellow, and pale and blue green colors. There are mix of fall and winter flowers and trees: nandin on the left sleeve, plum, chrysanthemums, thistles, amaranths, camellias and narcissus on the front and back, makino (Chloranthus glaber, with red berries) and more camellias on the right sleeve. Embroidery is added in various metallic threads around the contours of flowers and leaves.

1892-1987

mid-20th century

circa 1950

2005/1.357

crepe silk with wax-resist pattern, hand-painted designs, and embroidery

rank 0.00000

Crested kimono with elaborate floral wax resist designs (hageito, nandina, biwa, camelia, daffodils, omoto, plums, thistles) against crackled pink-on-taupe ground, with embroidery in metallic threads

Minagawa Gekka

This is a pink silk crepe kimono with wax-resist patterns, hand-painted design and metallic threads embroidery. The kimono is in full length and has elongated sleeves. The fabric is dyed with pink, leaving the family crest under the collar and the floral design part white. The red scale pattern is added using wax-resist technique. Then the design of multiple kinds of plants is hand-painted with white, red, yellow, and pale and blue green colors. There are mix of fall and winter flowers and trees: nandin on the left sleeve, plum, chrysanthemums, thistles, amaranths, camellias and narcissus on the front and back, makino (Chloranthus glaber, with red berries) and more camellias on the right sleeve. Embroidery is added in various metallic threads around the contours of flowers and leaves.

1892-1987

mid-20th century

circa 1950

2005/1.358

crepe silk with colorful wax resist design and metallic thread embroidery

rank 0.00000

Summer crested kimono with orchid design on purple crackled ground (hibiware)

Minagawa Gekka

It is a grayish purple silk crepe kimono with wax-resist patterns, hand-painted design and metallic threads embroidery. The kimono is in full length and has elongated sleeves. The fabric is dyed with purple, leaving the family crest under the collar and the floral design part white. The dark purple scale pattern is added using wax-resist technique. Then the design of multiple kinds of plants is hand-painted with white, red, yellow, pale and blue green, and black colors. The half bottom of the family crest is also dyed with pink. There are mix of tropical flowers and foliage including four kinds of orchids, gladiolus, ferns, and ginger in red, yellow, green, purple, black and white hue. Embroidery is added in various metallic threads around the contours of flowers and leaves.

1892-1987

mid-20th century

circa 1950

2005/1.359

crepe silk with wax-resist pattern, hand-painted designs, and embroidery

rank 0.00000

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Obidome (obi brooch) in shape of dancing lion

Artist Unknown, Japan

Metal lion with flowing mane and tail. Gold inlaid spits decorate his body and color his eyes. The lion's head is thrown impossibly backwards, allowing a view of the head as if from above. The golden eyes look upwards.

Second half of 20th century

circa 1950-1975

2005/1.368

metal with gold inlay

rank 0.00000

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Fan shaped obidome (obi brooch), inscribed bodai no tame

Haruki Taniguchi

Metal brooch in the shape of a fan with incised and inlaid decor, including floral designs. "Bodai no tame" is inscribed along with the artist's signature, Taniguchi Haruki, and indecipherable characters.

mid-20th century

circa 1950-1975

2005/1.369

metal with incised and inlaid decor

rank 0.00000

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Shrine Figure (edjo)

Akpojivi of Orhokpokpo, Urhobo Peoples, Nigeria

Life-sized seated female figure holding a child. Face has rouneded, high forehead, ovoid eyes, flat, rectangular nose and protruding, open ovoid mouth. Pogmented, bilateral scarification patterns of forehead, temples and jowels, at back of neck. Scarification also on upper arms and breast. Pigmented coiffure is elaborate with triangular and dome-like shapes. Necklace and hoop-like ring carved in relief onto neck and shoulders; figure has protruding navel, wears anklets and armlet at elbow, and holds a baby suckling at left breast.

20th century

1900-1950

2006/2.72

wood, pigment

rank 0.00000

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Portrait of Abraham Lincoln

Artist Unknown, American

Oval-formatted, bust-length portrait of a man in a dark suit and waistcoat. Man has high forehead and is turned obliquely in space. There are numerous water stains at top of image.

1850-1950

2009/1.487

lithograph, hand-colored in oils, laid on canvas on canvas

rank 0.00000

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Sketch of a Seated Beggar

Pablo Picasso

A sketch of a man seated and begging for money with a bowl in his left hand. He is drawn from the left angle and is facing forawrds, away from the artist. He is unshaved and wearing tattered clothing and no shoes. The shadows of the beggar suggest he is sitting on the street against a wall.

1881 - 1973

1900-1950

2009/1.531

graphite and ink on paper

rank 0.00000