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Full Record: x-1954-sl-1.111/1954_1.111.JPG

In Hopi Land, Arizona

Albert Groll

Born 1866

20th century

1866-1954

1954/1.111

etching on paper

rank 4.55883

americas

descriptors

inorganic material

locality

materials

materials by composition

modern and contemporary art

north & central america

the natural world

united states

Full Record: x-1895.87/1895.87.JPG

Yosemite Valley, Looking West

John Key

1832-1920

19th century

circa 1852-1895

1895.87

oil on board

rank 4.55883

animals

atmospheric effects

descriptors

geography

herdsmen

inorganic material

mammals

materials

materials by composition

people and occupations

plants

the natural world

waterscapes

workers

Full Record: x-1970-sl-2.46/1970_2.46.JPG

Cain Slaying Abel

Francesco Monti

1685-1768

18th century

before 1736

1970/2.46

black chalk, heightened with white on light brown toned paper

rank 4.55883

allegory and literature

bible

descriptors

figures

how we live

inorganic material

materials

materials by composition

old testament

people and occupations

plants

rites of passage

the natural world

Full Record: x-1980-sl-2.182/1980_2.182.JPG

White House Ruin - Arizona 1978

Hosain Mosavat

Born 1934

20th century

circa 1985

1980/2.182

gelatin silver print on paper

rank 4.55883

americas

architecture

descriptors

geography

inorganic material

locality

materials

materials by composition

modern and contemporary art

north & central america

united states

Full Record: x-1988-sl-1.106/1988_1.106.JPG

Penzance

Alexander Gibson

1857-1944

20th century

1857-1944

1988/1.106

albumen print on paper

rank 4.52464

cityscapes

descriptors

family

geography

how we live

inorganic material

materials

materials by composition

men

modern and contemporary art

people and occupations

portraits

relationships

the natural world

Full Record: x-1948-sl-2.19/1948_2.19.JPG

Tobias and the Archangel Raphael

Clément Marillier

1740-1808

18th-19th century

1740-1808

1948/2.19

ink and wash, heightened with white chalk on toned paper

rank 4.52464

allegory and literature

animals

bible

descriptors

figures

inorganic material

mammals

materials

materials by composition

old testament

people and occupations

religion

subject matter

the natural world

Full Record: x-1997-sl-2.16/1997_2.16.JPG

The Raising of Lazarus

Rembrandt van Rijn

1606-1669

17th century

1642

1997/2.16

etching on paper

rank 4.52464

allegory and literature

audiences

bible

descriptors

how we live

inorganic material

materials

materials by composition

new testament

people and occupations

plants

rites of passage

standing

the natural world

Full Record: x-1985-sl-1.160/1985_1.160.JPG

Wallet

Artist Unknown, African, Congo (Zaire), Kuba

20th century

circa 1950

1985/1.160

natural fiber

rank 4.50893

containers

containers by function or context

containers for personal gear

containers for personal use

descriptors

fiber and fiber products

materials

materials by form

materials by physical form

objects we use

Full Record: x-1962-sl-2.6/1962_2.6.JPG

Sea Rocks

William Brice

Born 1921

20th century

1947

1962/2.6

oil on canvas

rank 4.50496

descriptors

geography

inorganic material

materials

materials by composition

modern and contemporary art

rock

rock by form

Full Record: x-2006-sl-1.130.2/2006_1_130_2.JPG

Calligraphy, One of a Pair

Chen Shu-chen

Vertical hanging scroll of calligraphic text consisting of five Chinese characters in black ink, with artist signature and seal. One of a pair.

1908-2000

20th century

last quarter of 20th century

2006/1.130.2

hanging scroll, ink on paper

rank 4.50496

asian

coating (material)

coating by form

descriptors

forms

genres

making art

materials

materials by function

Full Record: x-1977-sl-2.18/1977_2.18.JPG

Square dish with landscape scene, Tianqi (T'ien-ch'i) era

Artist Unknown, China

17th century

1621-1627

1977/2.18

porcelain with blue underglaze and overglaze enamel painting

rank 4.50496

descriptors

inorganic material

materials

materials by composition

objects

objects we use

plants

the natural world

vessels

waterscapes

Full Record: x-2000-sl-1.27/2000_1.27.JPG

Mirror, Lion-and-Grape type

Artist Unknown, China

7th-9th century

7th century - 9th century

2000/1.27

bronze

rank 4.50496

animals

descriptors

food

fruit

household objects

mammals

materials

materials by function

objects we use

the natural world

Full Record: x-1971-sl-2.92/1971_2.92.JPG

Mirror, Lion-and-Grape type

Artist Unknown, China

618-907

1971/2.92

bronze

rank 4.50142

animals

descriptors

food

fruit

household objects

mammals

materials

materials by function

objects we use

plants

the natural world

Full Record: x-1971-sl-2.93/1971_2.93.JPG

Mirror, Lion-and-Grape type

Artist Unknown, China

618-907

1971/2.93

bronze

rank 4.50142

animals

descriptors

food

fruit

household objects

mammals

materials

materials by function

objects we use

plants

the natural world

Full Record: x-1960-sl-2.116/1960_2.116.JPG

Miniature Disk (Xuanji)

Artist Unknown, China

15th-11th century BCE

1523 BCE - 1028 BCE

1960/2.116

light brown marble

rank 4.50142

descriptors

geometric shapes

inorganic material

materials

materials by composition

objects we use

rock

rock by form

visual and tactile

Full Record: x-2006-sl-2.37a-d/2006_2.37A-C.JPG

Round Three-Tiered Box

Artist Unknown, China

20th century

2006/2.37A-D

black, red and gold lacquer on wood

rank 4.50142

animals and creatures

coating (material)

coating by composition or origin

containers

descriptors

mammals

materials

materials by function

objects we use

Full Record: x-2006-sl-2.43a-amp-amp-sem-b/2006_2.43AB.JPG

Container

Artist Unknown, China

Red lacquered wooden duck-shaped container wth lid

20th century

20th century

2006/2.43A&B

cinnabar-laquered wood with metal band

rank 4.50142

animals and creatures

birds

coating (material)

coating by composition or origin

containers

descriptors

materials

materials by function

objects we use

Full Record: x-1988-sl-1.138/1988_1.138.JPG

Pieta Stone

Lee Gatch

1902-1968

20th century

1967

1988/1.138

painted fabric, stone and wood on board

rank 4.50142

descriptors

genres

inorganic material

materials

materials by composition

modern and contemporary art

pietà

rock

rock by form

Full Record: x-1940.364/1940.364.JPG

Tar Barrel

Warren Lombard

1855-1939

20th century

1930

1940.364

graphite on paper

rank 4.50142

architecture

containers

containers by form

descriptors

inorganic material

materials

materials by composition

modern and contemporary art

objects we use

Full Record: x-1972-sl-2.204/1972_2.204.JPG

Bottle

Louis Comfort Tiffany

This small iridescent glass botttle is pinched in the middle and has a leaf/feather like design band the extends towards the shoulder from the base of the vessel.

1848-1933

19th century

circa 1892-1896

1972/2.204

glass with federzeichnung decoration in silver luster and iridescent striations

rank 4.50142

containers

containers by form

descriptors

glass and glassmaking mixtures

inorganic material

materials

materials by composition

medium

objects we use

Full Record: x-1972-sl-2.215/1972_2.215.JPG

Vase

Louis Comfort Tiffany

This small bottle consists of iridescent glass with both a mirror-like quality and swirling leaf-like design the extends from the bottom of the vessel to the neck.

1848-1933

19th century

circa 1892-1896

1972/2.215

glass with design in silver luster and brown and green striations

rank 4.50142

containers

containers by form

descriptors

glass and glassmaking mixtures

inorganic material

materials

materials by composition

medium

objects we use

Full Record: x-1972-sl-2.216/1972_2.216.JPG

Vase

Louis Comfort Tiffany

This small bottle consists of orange and green iridescent glass with a brown pointed leaf or blade design. The bottle has been pinched in at the sides.

1848-1933

19th century

circa 1892-1896

1972/2.216

glass with silver luster and brown and amber striations

rank 4.50142

containers

containers by form

descriptors

glass and glassmaking mixtures

inorganic material

materials

materials by composition

medium

objects we use

Full Record: x-1972-sl-2.219/1972_2.219.JPG

Vase

Louis Comfort Tiffany

Multiple layser of translucent glass in brown, green, and tan creates a rich texture of glass that resembles tortoise shell. The vessel has a very simple profile.

1848-1933

19th century

circa 1892-1896

1972/2.219

glass with multi-colored slag

rank 4.50142

containers

containers by form

descriptors

glass and glassmaking mixtures

inorganic material

materials

materials by composition

medium

objects we use

Full Record: x-1972-sl-2.225/1972_2.225.JPG

Vase

Louis Comfort Tiffany

This bottle has a tall neck and a body that swells out before tapering to a narrower base. The golden colored glass contains a design that extends up from the base in the form of blades or leaves.

1848-1933

19th century

circa 1892-1894

1972/2.225

glass with silver luster

rank 4.50142

containers

containers by form

descriptors

glass and glassmaking mixtures

inorganic material

materials

materials by composition

medium

objects we use

Full Record: x-1987-sl-1.230/1987_1.230.JPG

Stone Barn, Wooden Gate and Fields, Yorkshire Dales

Ronald Wohlauer

Born 1947

20th century

1976

1987/1.230

gelatin silver print on paper

rank 4.50142

architecture

descriptors

geography

inorganic material

materials

materials by composition

modern and contemporary art

rock

rock by form

Full Record: x-1985-sl-1.169/1985_1.169.JPG

Architectural Element - Post

Artist Unknown, African, Congo (Zaire), Kuba

Possibly 20th century

circa 1900

1985/1.169

carved wood

rank 4.50105

descriptors

materials

materials by origin

object genres

objects we use

plant material

wood and wood products

Full Record: x-2010-sl-1.225/2010_1_225.JPG

Blown glass, molded inkwell with attached lid, iridescent

Artist Unknown

This is a clear glass inkwell with a metal collar. The bottle is pear-shaped with vertical segments that are bulbous at the base. The hollow glass cap has this bulbous pattern that rises to a pointed top. The glass has some iridesence.

1875-1975

2010/1.225

glass, metal

rank 4.50105

descriptors

glass and glassmaking mixtures

inorganic material

materials

materials by composition

metal and metal products

Full Record: x-2010-sl-1.228/2010_1_228.JPG

Pressed glass inkwell, swirled, glass lid

Artist Unknown

This is a clear glass inkwell and lid with metal trim. The body and lid have a circular shape and a diagonal swirl surface pattern. The metal trim is brass colored.

1875-1975

2010/1.228

glass, metal

rank 4.50105

descriptors

glass and glassmaking mixtures

inorganic material

materials

materials by composition

metal and metal products

Full Record: x-2010-sl-1.238/2010_1_238.JPG

Square cut crystal electric blue pyramid shaped inkwell

Artist Unknown

This is a blue crystal glass inkwell with a dark metal collar. The body has a cube shape with cut corners. The lid is a four-sided pyramid with cut corners.

1875-1975

2010/1.238

glass, metal

rank 4.50105

descriptors

glass and glassmaking mixtures

inorganic material

materials

materials by composition

metal and metal products

Full Record: x-2010-sl-1.240/2010_1_240.JPG

Crystal inkwell with turquoise stone on top, engraved ribbon, french marked St. Yves, Paris

Artist Unknown

This is a clear cut crystal inkwell with a metal collar and lid. The glass body has a round shape. The lid is also round with a ribbon design and small turquoise stone on top.

1875-1975

2010/1.240

glass, metal

rank 4.50105

descriptors

glass and glassmaking mixtures

inorganic material

materials

materials by composition

metal and metal products

Full Record: x-1960-sl-2.110a-amp-amp-sem-b/1960_2.110.JPG

Ge (halberd)

Artist Unknown, China

the ceremonial degger-axe replicate in jade a common bronze weapon of the Shang dynasty called ge. It has a wide blade with a sharp point at one end and a plain, rectangular tang on the other.

1600 BCE - 1100 BCE

1960/2.110A&B

green nephrite with mottling

rank 4.50105

descriptors

inorganic material

materials

materials by composition

objects we use

rock

rock by form

weapons and ammunition

Full Record: x-1964-sl-1.138/1964_1.138.JPG

Two Men Near the Stone in the Water

Karel Dujardin

1622-1678

17th century

1658

1964/1.138

etching on paper

rank 4.50105

descriptors

inorganic material

materials

materials by composition

men

rock

rock by form

the natural world

Full Record: x-1955-sl-1.134/1955_1.134.JPG

La Jeune Mère (The Young Mother)

Auguste Rodin

1840-1917

19th century

1885

1955/1.134

bronze

rank 4.50105

descriptors

figures

inorganic material

materials

materials by composition

people and occupations

rock

rock by form

Full Record: x-1991-sl-1.99/1991_1.99.JPG

Lime pot with a handle in the shape of areca fruit

Kiln Unknown, Vietnam

A small container made by inverting a wheel-thrown jar with a rounded bottom, cutting out a circle in the new 'shoulder' of the jar, and attaching a flat bottom. The handle, which is simply attached at both ends, takes the form of an areca fruit. The vessel as a whole has a pale straw-colored glaze, with a rich green iron glaze dripped over the handle and the upper part of the pot.

16th century

16th century

1991/1.99

stoneware with green and crackled white glaze

rank 4.49337

ceramics

containers

containers by form

descriptors

design elements

fruit

inorganic material

materials

materials by composition

materials by origin

motifs

nut (plant material)

object genres

object genres by material

objects we use

plant material

pottery (object genre)

vessels

Full Record: x-2010-sl-1.230/2010_1_230.JPG

Crystal canary yellow inkwell, cut corners

Artist Unknown

This is a yellow cut crystal inkwell with a metal collar. The body is a cube shape with cut corners and the round cap has a multifaceted surface.

1875-1975

2010/1.230

glass, metal

rank 4.49217

colors

descriptors

glass and glassmaking mixtures

inorganic material

materials

materials by composition

metal and metal products

visual and tactile

Full Record: x-1960-sl-2.119/1960_2.119OBV.JPG

Dagger-axe (Ko)

Artist Unknown, China

ceremonial jade ge dagger-axe, pointed blade on one end and squared tang for hafting on the other. It was broken and mented in the middle. Traces of cinnabar, red mercury sulfide, remain on the jade surface, indicating it probably came from a Shang elite burial in China. The jade material was probably fire treated to create the bony look.

16th-12th century BCE

1600 BCE - 1100 BCE

1960/2.119

heat-treated jade

rank 4.49217

descriptors

events

inorganic material

materials

materials by composition

objects we use

people and culture

rock

rock by form

weapons and ammunition

Full Record: x-1997-sl-2.30/1997_2.30.JPG

Ote-toi de là que je m'y mette (from 'Charivari')

Honoré Victorin Daumier

1808-1879

1997/2.30

lithograph on paper

rank 4.49217

containers

containers by form

descriptors

food

fruit

gardens

materials

materials by function

objects we use

plants

the natural world

words

Full Record: x-1992-sl-1.124.12/1992_1.124.12.JPG

Brick-Makers, from 'Mexican People'

Pablo Esteban O'Higgins

born 1904

20th century

circa 1947

1992/1.124.12

lithograph on paper

rank 4.49217

architecture

descriptors

inorganic material

materials

materials by composition

modern and contemporary art

people and occupations

rock

rock by form

Full Record: x-1955-sl-1.265/1955_1.265.JPG

Scholars Playing Go by a Waterfall

Maruyama Ôkyo

(Tamba Province, 1733 - 1795)

18th century

1778

1955/1.265

hanging scroll, ink and light color on paper

rank 4.49024

asia

asian

descriptors

figures

forms

geography

inorganic material

locality

making art

materials

materials by composition

objects

people and occupations

plants

the natural world

waterscapes

Full Record: x-1954-sl-2.35.121/1954_2.35.121.JPG

Oh, boy! That's the Girl! The Salvation Army Lassie - Keep Her on the Job - United War Work Campaign - Nov. 11th-18th 1918

George Mather Richards

1880-1958

Early 20th century

circa 1918

1954/2.35.121

color lithograph on paper

rank 4.49024

army

atmospheric effects

descriptors

figures

how we live

materials

materials by function

military

people and occupations

posters

seasons

soldiers

text-based art

the natural world

war

Full Record: x-1972-sl-2.380/1972_2.380.JPG

Mountain Valley in Autumn

Noro Kaiseki

1747-1828

19th century

1825

1972/2.380

hanging scroll, ink and light color on silk

rank 4.49024

architecture

asia

atmospheric effects

descriptors

genres

geography

houses

inorganic material

locality

materials

materials by composition

medium

plants

scrolls

seasons

the natural world

waterscapes

Full Record: x-1963-sl-1.95/1963_1.95.JPG

House by the Bay

Soga Shôhaku

(Ise , 1730 - 1781)

18th century

18th century

1963/1.95

hanging scroll, ink on paper

rank 4.49024

asia

asian

descriptors

figures

forms

geography

houses

inorganic material

locality

making art

materials

materials by composition

people and occupations

plants

the natural world

waterscapes

Full Record: x-1954-sl-1.251/1954_1.251.JPG

A Perkins Home, Ogunquit

Jane C. Stanley

1863-1940

20th century

1863-1940

1954/1.251

graphite on white paper

rank 4.49024

americas

descriptors

houses

inorganic material

locality

materials

materials by composition

modern and contemporary art

north & central america

plants

the natural world

united states

Full Record: x-1960-sl-2.114/1960_2.114OBV.JPG

Handle with 'leaf' pattern

Artist Unknown, China

1027 BCE - 771 BCE

1960/2.114

light green nephrite

rank 4.48725

descriptors

inorganic material

leaves

materials

materials by composition

objects we use

rock

rock by form

Full Record: x-2006-sl-2.45a-amp-amp-sem-b/2006_2.45AB.JPG

Round Lacquer box

Artist Unknown, Thailand

20th century

circa 1974-1975

2006/2.45A&B

wood with cinnabar, yellow and green lacquer

rank 4.48725

coating (material)

coating by composition or origin

containers

descriptors

materials

materials by function

objects we use

Full Record: x-2004-sl-1.196/2004_1_196.JPG

Roof Tile-End with Lotus Design

Artist Unknown, Korea

Earthenware roof tile-end with molded lotus design.

late 6th century

late 6th century

2004/1.196

earthenware with molded decoration

rank 4.47807

descriptors

design elements

forming

materials

materials by form

materials by physical form

motifs

object genres

object genres by material

plant-derived motifs

pottery (object genre)

processes and techniques

processes and techniques by specific type

Full Record: x-2004-sl-1.200/2004_1_200.JPG

Roof Tile-End with Floral Medallion Design

Artist Unknown, Korea

Earthenware roof tile-end with molded floral pattern.

The floral medallion on this tile-end consists of bosanghwa(Buddhist floral pattern) motifs which has four heart-shaped petals. The rim is decorated with a chain of beads.

8th-9th century

8th century - 9th century

2004/1.200

earthenware with molded decoration

rank 4.47807

descriptors

design elements

forming

materials

materials by form

materials by physical form

motifs

object genres

object genres by material

plant-derived motifs

pottery (object genre)

processes and techniques

processes and techniques by specific type

Full Record: x-2004-sl-1.258/2004_1_258.JPG

Ogre tile from the roof of the Great South Gate (Namdaemon) of Seoul

Artist Unknown, Korea

Ceramic tile with grimacing face.

circa 1398

2004/1.258

earthenware

rank 4.47361

animals and creatures

asia (continent)

building divisions

components

components and systems

components by specific context

descriptors

geographic and political locations

legendary creatures

materials

materials by form

materials by physical form

rooms and spaces

rooms and spaces by form

uncovered spaces

Full Record: x-2011-sl-2.75/2011_2_75.JPG

Ropa Vieja

Emilio Sanchez

Pieces of white cloth are hanging on the laundry lines, being blown dry by the wind.

b. 1921

1997

2011/2.75

color lithograph on paper

rank 4.46757

transfer method

buildings and the land

colors

commercial buildings

descriptors

fiber and fiber products

fiber products

lithographs

materials

materials by form

materials by physical form

objects we use

planographic prints

prints

prints by process

prints by process or technique

service industry buildings

single built works

single built works by function

single built works by specific type

textile materials

textile materials by form

visual and tactile

visual works

visual works by medium or technique

Full Record: x-1972-sl-2.228/1972_2.228.JPG

Vase

François-Emile Décorchemont

Inverted cone-shaped vessel of brown, yellow and green glass

(1880 - 1971)

20th century

1904-1971

1972/2.228

brown, yellow, and green glass

rank 4.46137

containers

containers by form

descriptors

glass and glassmaking mixtures

inorganic material

materials

materials by composition

modern and contemporary art

objects we use

vessels