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The Sea is Making

Charles Herbert Woodbury

1864-1940

20th century

n.d.

1935.29

etching on paper

rank 0.29253

buildings and the land

descriptors

events

geography

inorganic material

landform components

landforms and landform components

landscapes (environments)

materials

materials by composition

natural events

natural landscapes

objects we use

people and culture

settlements and landscapes

the natural world

transportation vehicles

vehicles

watercraft

watercraft by general type

waterscapes

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Seated Woman Inkwell, iridescent porcelain with blue peaked lid vase, figure

Artist Unknown

A porcelain inkwell of a woman sitting. She is holding a green vase in both hands and is wearing a blue pointy hat. The rest of her outfit is orange.

1875-1975

2010/1.276

porcelain

rank 0.29240

ceramics

containers

containers by function or context

containers for writing equipment

descriptors

object genres

object genres by material

objects we use

people

people (agents)

people and culture

people by gender

physical activities

physical activities by general context

pottery (object genre)

stoneware

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Agate snuff bottle

Artist Unknown, China

18th-19th century

circa 1750-1850

1980/2.31

agate and jadeite

rank 0.29240

buildings and the land

containers

containers by function or context

containers for personal use

containers for smoking and tobacco use

landscapes (environments)

natural landscapes

objects we use

people

people (agents)

people and culture

people by gender

plants

settlements and landscapes

vegetation and vegetation components

vegetation components

woody plants

Full Record: x-2002-sl-2.3/2002_2.3.JPG

Imari jardiniere with stylized floral designs

Artist Unknown, Japan

19th century

last quarter of 19th century

2002/2.3

Porcelain, blue underglaze and enamel overglaze painting

rank 0.29240

buildings and the land

containers

containers by form

descriptors

design elements

landscapes (environments)

natural landscapes

objects we use

patterns (design elements)

patterns by specific type

plants

settlements and landscapes

shrubs

vegetation and vegetation components

vegetation components

vessels

woody plants

Black crested haori with yûzen painted origami crane design

Artist Unknown, Japan

Black crepe silk with origame crane designs hand-painted by paste-resist yûzen techinique, in colors and gold pigment. Lining is pink silk damask with woven pattern of truncated floral medallions. Double oak leaf crest (kashiwa) is embroidered with bokashi-dyed blue and white thread.

mid-20th century

1940s-1960s

2005/1.356

black crepe silk with painted design

rank 0.29240

animal material

animals and creatures

birds

costume

costume by form

descriptors

fibroinous material

main garments

main garments for the upper body

materials

materials by origin

objects we use

paperworking techniques

processes and techniques

processes and techniques by material

processes and techniques by specific type

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White teapot with stamped dragonfly design (pair w/ 1954/1.503)

Seifû Yohei III

1854-1914

Late 19th-early 20th century

circa 1893-1914

1954/1.512

porcelain with clear glaze

rank 0.29240

animals and creatures

arthropods

ceramics

containers

containers by function or context

containers for serving and consuming food

culinary containers

descriptors

object genres

object genres by material

objects we use

pottery (object genre)

stoneware

vessels for serving and consuming food

vessels for serving drinks

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Botanist, 21 Years Old

Greg Friedler

Side by side images of the same woman. On the left, she is wearing a long coat. On the right, she is nude.

b. 1970

circa 1997

2013/2.141

toned gelatin silver print on paper

rank 0.29216

descriptors

figures (representations)

image-making processes and techniques

objects we use

people

people (agents)

people and culture

people by gender

photography and photographic processes and techniques

processes and techniques

processes and techniques by specific type

visual works

visual works by subject type

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Buddhist Monk with begging bowl

Artist Unknown, Japan

18th century

18th century

1979/2.81

hanging scroll fragment (framed), ink and color on silk

rank 0.29216

associated concepts

conditions and effects

descriptors

objects we use

people

people (agents)

people and culture

people by occupation

people in religion

people in religion and related occupations

people in the humanities

religions

religions and religious concepts

religious (people)

visual works

visual works by subject type

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Fisherman on his Boat, Cuba

Dmitri Baltermants

A man looking at the camera wearing fishing gear and a hat. He is standing in his wooden boat, hooking a fishing line.

1912-1990

2003

2014/2.308

gelatin silver print on paper

rank 0.29208

geographic and political locations

hunting and commercial fishing vessels

north and central america (continent)

objects we use

people

people (agents)

people and culture

people by gender

physical activities

physical activities by location

physical activities by specific context

transportation vehicles

vehicles

water activities

watercraft

watercraft by function

watercraft by specific type

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"Asuka (Kudara Kannon)" [Bodhisattva Avalokitesvara; Japanese, Kannon bosatsu]

Saitô Kiyoshi

(active 1907 - 1997)

20th century

mid 20th century

1959/2.14

color woodblock print on paper

rank 0.29203

associated concepts

buddhist doctrinal concepts

doctrinal concepts

objects we use

people and culture

religions

religions and religious concepts

religious concepts

visual works

visual works by medium or technique

Full Record: x-1987-sl-1.241/1987_1.241.JPG

"Buddha (B)" [Bodhisattva Avalokitesvara; Japanese, Kannon bosatsu]

Saitô Kiyoshi

(active 1907 - 1997)

20th century

mid 20th century

1987/1.241

color woodblock print on paper

rank 0.29203

associated concepts

buddhist doctrinal concepts

doctrinal concepts

objects we use

people and culture

religions

religions and religious concepts

religious concepts

visual works

visual works by medium or technique

Full Record: x-1975-sl-2.164/1975_2.164.JPG

Jina venerated by a monk, Harihara, Garuda, and Nandi from Digambara Jain manuscript

Artist Unknown, India, Sirohi School

A nude monk on the top left sits before a Jina at top right. Three Hindu gods, Harihara, Garuda, and Nandi venerate the Jina in the bottom registers.

18th century

circa 18th century

1975/2.164

ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper

rank 0.29199

animals

animals and creatures

document genres

document genres by conditions of production

information forms

legendary creatures

mammals

objects we use

people

people (agents)

people and culture

people and occupations

people by occupation

people by state or condition

people in religion

people in religion and related occupations

people in the humanities

religious (people)

the natural world

Picchvai

Artist Unknown, India

Painting on cloth in an array of colors that depicts a religious scene. There are assorted animals such as monkeys and cows with red hand prints on them.

There is a river at the fore of the painting with flowers and lily pads in it. The painting has a colorful floral border.

18th-19th century

1700-1850

2008/2.288

ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on cloth

rank 0.29198

animals and creatures

associated concepts

mammals

objects we use

people

people (agents)

people and culture

people by activity

people by state or condition

religions

religions and religious concepts

religious visual works

visual works

visual works by function

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Will You Help the Women of France? Save Wheat

Edward Penfield

Text: Will you help the Women of France? SAVE WHEAT - They are struggling against starvation and trying to feed not only themselves and children: but their husbands and sons who are fighting in the trenches. - United States Food Administration

1866-1925

20th century

circa 1918

1954/2.35.74

color lithograph on paper

rank 0.29197

agricultural functions

armed conflicts

declaratory and advertising artifacts

europe

events

figures

functions

functions (activities)

functions by specific context

how we live

information artifacts

information artifacts by function

information forms

locality

modern and contemporary art

objects we use

people

people (agents)

people and culture

people and occupations

people by gender

text-based art

war

world wars

Full Record: x-1970-sl-2.72/1970_2.72.JPG

Portrait of a Man (Self-Portrait?) (recto); Sketch of head of a young woman with

Jean Boissieu

(Lyon, France, 1736 - 1810, Lyon, France)

18th-19th century

1736-1810

1970/2.72

charcoal and gray wash on paper

rank 0.29187

image form

building divisions

components

components and systems

components by specific context

figures (representations)

objects we use

reading and writing spaces

rooms and spaces

rooms and spaces by function

views

views by vantage point or orientation

visual works

visual works by form

visual works by subject type

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Back of Seated Nude

Humbert Albrizio

1907-1970

20th century

20th century

1951/1.26

pen and ink on cream-colored paper

rank 0.29186

coating (material)

coating by form

descriptors

figures

figures (representations)

materials

materials by function

modern and contemporary art

objects we use

people

people (agents)

people and culture

people and occupations

people by gender

physical activities

physical activities by general context

visual works

visual works by subject type

Full Record: x-1967-sl-2.33/1967_2.33.JPG

Side Chair (one of a pair)

Anonymous American

n.d.

1967/2.33

painted birch?

rank 0.29183

furnishings

furnishings by form or function

furniture by form or function

locality

objects we use

seating furniture

single seating furniture

Full Record: x-1993-sl-2.57/1993_2.57.JPG

Palazzo Vecchio

Fratelli Alinari

(active 1854 - 1920)

20th century

1854-1920

1993/2.57

albumen print on paper

rank 0.29183

architecture

buildings

buildings and the land

castles and palaces

europe

hydraulic structures

hydraulic structures by function

italy

locality

modern and contemporary art

objects

palace

single built works

single built works by function

single built works by specific type

water distribution structures

Full Record: x-2010-sl-1.245/2010_1.245.JPG

"Martin Bros." London, 296.S patt. 4-sided inkwell, pot liner, bird, blue & gray stone ware, flowers on panels

Artist Unknown

A square ceramic inkwell with a motif of a bird on a branch on one side and a motif of flowers on the other. The base of the inkwell is beige and the pictures are green and black.

1875-1975

2010/1.245

ceramic

rank 0.29183

animals and creatures

buildings and the land

containers

containers by function or context

containers for writing equipment

descriptors

herbaceous plants

landscapes (environments)

natural landscapes

object genres

object genres by material

objects we use

plants

settlements and landscapes

vegetation and vegetation components

vegetation components

woody plants

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Untitled, from the series 'Dress'

Walker Evans

1903-1975

20th century

1963

1990/2.41

gelatin silver print on paper

rank 0.29183

architecture

buildings and the land

business and related functions

commercial buildings

functions

functions (activities)

functions by specific context

mercantile buildings

modern and contemporary art

objects

people and culture

portfolios

single built works

single built works by function

single built works by specific type

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Saki Cup

Artist Unknown

A short round saki cup with a dark brown outer finish and a red inner finish.

2012/1.268

glazed ceramic

rank 0.29175

containers

containers by function or context

containers for serving and consuming food

culinary containers

descriptors

drinking vessels

object genres

object genres by material

objects we use

vessels for serving and consuming food

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Qingbai ware bowl

Artist Unknown, China

conical shaped bowl with slightly everted rim, small ring foot, Qingbai glaze, interior decorated with incised floral design.

11th-early 12th century

11th century - early 12th century

1973/2.14

porcelain with transparent blue-toned glaze

rank 0.29175

containers

containers by function or context

containers for serving and consuming food

culinary containers

descriptors

drinking vessels

object genres

object genres by material

objects we use

vessels for serving and consuming food

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Small ear cup

Artist Unknown, China

206 BCE - 220 CE

1990/1.262

earthenware with calcinated green lead glaze

rank 0.29175

containers

containers by function or context

containers for serving and consuming food

culinary containers

descriptors

drinking vessels

object genres

object genres by material

objects we use

vessels for serving and consuming food

Full Record: x-2012-sl-1.261/2012_1.261.JPG

Three-Footed Saki Cup

Hamanaka Takako

A small, ceramic saki cup with three feet at the bottom. The cup is a reddish brown color.

born 1972

2012/1.261

glazed ceramic

rank 0.29175

containers

containers by function or context

containers for serving and consuming food

culinary containers

descriptors

drinking vessels

object genres

object genres by material

objects we use

vessels for serving and consuming food

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Sake Cup

Artist Unknown, Japan

A small, dark brown saki cup with a red polish on the inside where liquid has been poured.

2012/1.267

glazed ceramic

rank 0.29175

containers

containers by function or context

containers for serving and consuming food

culinary containers

descriptors

drinking vessels

object genres

object genres by material

objects we use

vessels for serving and consuming food

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Three-Footed Saki Cup

Artist Unknown, Japan

A saki cup with three feet at the bottom. Lines of red appear in the outer design of the cup.

2012/1.263

glazed ceramic

rank 0.29175

containers

containers by function or context

containers for serving and consuming food

culinary containers

descriptors

drinking vessels

object genres

object genres by material

objects we use

vessels for serving and consuming food

Full Record: x-2012-sl-1.259/2012_1_259.JPG

Saki Cup

Artist Unknown, Japan

A small ceramic bowl with a dark brown glaze creating horizontal banding and a light blue glaze dripping on top it, heavier on the top of the cup and less towards the bottom. The bottom is unglazed and the top has only a clear glaze, allowing the color of the pottery to show through.

2012/1.259

glazed ceramic

rank 0.29175

containers

containers by function or context

containers for serving and consuming food

culinary containers

descriptors

drinking vessels

object genres

object genres by material

objects we use

vessels for serving and consuming food

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Seated Female Figure with Parcel

Yokoya Kinkoku

Gray, green and teal cloth background with an image of a kneeling woman with a parcel.

1761-1832

late 18th century - early 19th century

2014/2.251

ink on paper, silk backing

rank 0.29175

objects we use

people

people (agents)

people and culture

people by gender

physical activities

physical activities by general context

sculpture

sculpture by technique

visual works

visual works by medium or technique

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Eva Chair

Bruno Mathsson

Wooden chair with arms, hemp webbing for seat and backing. Modern in form and style.

1907-1988

circa 1934

2012/2.169

bent laminated beechwood and natural hemp webbing

rank 0.29175

descriptors

furnishings

furnishings by form or function

furniture

furniture by form or function

materials

materials by origin

objects we use

plant material

seating furniture

single seating furniture

wood and wood products

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Standing Buddha (or possibly Maitreya) in abhaya mudra, with flask in left hand

Artist Unknown, China

4th century

4th century

1964/1.91

bronze

rank 0.29174

associated concepts

bottles

bottles by form

containers

containers by form

descriptors

design elements

motifs

natural element motifs

object genres

object genres by form

objects we use

people and culture

plant-derived motifs

religions

religions and religious concepts

vessels

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Changsha ware pitcher with short spout, appliqued figures, and bi-colored glaze

Artist Unknown, China

Stoneware pitcher with handle and short polygonal spout, flaring mouth, wide neck, decorated with appliquéd decor of musicians and dancers, white slip, and splashed brown glaze

9th century

9th century

1987/2.50

stoneware with applique decor, white slip, transparent brown glaze

rank 0.29174

containers

containers by form

descriptors

object genres

object genres by material

objects we use

people

people (agents)

people and culture

people by occupation

people in the arts

people in the arts and related occupations

people in the humanities

people in the performing arts

performing artists

pottery (object genre)

vessels

Mask (Kifwebe)

Artist Unknown, African, Luba or Songye Peoples Democratic Republic of the Congo

Wood carved face with geometric, pseudo-human facial features, grooved, bilaterial striations of surface, protruding, square pursed mouth and horizontal slit eyes with protruding eyebrows. Faint traces of white kaolin in grooves; a flat wooden crest extends from the nose along the curve of the forehead, terminating in feathered headdress; thick raffia fiber beard attached around face. mask shows much wear with nicks and scraptes on wood surface; feathered headdress and fiber beard are brittle.

20th century

circa 1940

2005/1.219

wood, raffia, feathers, kaolin

rank 0.29174

associated concepts

costume

costume by function

descriptors

events

masks (costume)

object genres

object genres by material

objects we use

people and culture

sculpture

sculpture by material

social science concepts

sociological concepts

visual works

visual works by medium or technique

Pedestal Bowl with Cover

Artist Unknown, Korea

Flared base with rounded food storage bowl on top. The base is cut with evenly spaced rectangular holes. The lid is incised with a repeating herringbone, or dotted design. The know on the lid is the shape of a Buddhist canopy, or chattra.

5th century

5th century

2004/1.169A&B

unglazed stoneware with stamped decoration

rank 0.29174

architectural elements

components

components and systems

components by specific context

containers

containers by form

descriptors

masts

object genres

object genres by material

objects we use

pottery (object genre)

structural elements

structural elements and structural element components

supporting and resisting elements

Full Record: x-2013-sl-2.354/2013_2.354.JPG

Carlos Leaving the Football Game, from "Let Them Kill Themselves, Bushwick, Brooklyn, NY"

Danny Lyon

Four young men walking on a city street. There is a graffiti covered metal door and a dirty sidewalk. They are walking together in one line.

b. 1942

1992; printed 2010

2013/2.354

gelatin silver print on paper

rank 0.29174

image form

field sports

objects we use

people

people (agents)

people and culture

people by gender

physical activities

physical activities by location

physical activities by specific context

views

views by vantage point or orientation

visual works

visual works by form

Full Record: x-2011-sl-1.112.5/2011_1.112.5.JPG

Georges Picquart, from "Dreyfus Affair"

Ben Shahn

A portrait of a man in decorated uniform. The man faces the viewer directly, and is painted in bold colors with a watercolor-like effect. Beneath the portrait reads "Georges Picquart", who was an investigator on the Dreyfus trial.

1968

2011/1.112.5

pochoir print on paper

rank 0.29174

associated concepts

costume

costume by function

objects we use

officers (military officers)

people

people (agents)

people and culture

people by gender

people by occupation

people in military occupations

social science concepts

sociological concepts

uniforms

visual works

visual works by subject type

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Mirror with serpentine interlaces and angular meanders

Artist Unknown, China

Thinnly cast mirror with narrow rim and bridge-shaped knob, back decorated with interlaces of serpentine and angular meaders, front side polished flat

3rd century BCE

3rd century BCE

1958/2.76

cast bronze with silver and malachite patina

rank 0.29173

animals and creatures

copper alloy

copper and copper alloy

descriptors

furnishings

furnishings by form or function

inorganic material

legendary creatures

materials

materials by composition

metal

metal and metal products

metal by composition or origin

nonferrous metal

objects we use

Full Record: x-2014-sl-2.195/2014_2.195.JPG

Closeup of "Gates of Hell, Rodin, Paris"

Diana Williams

A bronze sculpture depicting a man with his mouth open.

1998

2014/2.195

black and white photograph on paper

rank 0.29173

copper alloy

copper and copper alloy

descriptors

inorganic material

materials

materials by composition

metal

metal and metal products

metal by composition or origin

nonferrous metal

objects we use

people and culture

visual works

visual works by medium or technique

Full Record: x-2012-sl-2.14.4/2012_2_14_4.JPG

Canoe-Birch and Ground-Pine (Betula papyrifera and Lycopodium complanatum), from the series "Woodland Portraits"

Jeannette Klute

A color image of the base of two birch trees and the green ground-pines growing around them through the dry leaves of the forest floor.

(1917 - 2009)

circa 1950

2012/2.14.4

vintage dye transfer print on paper

rank 0.29173

buildings and the land

canoes

cultural landscapes

cultural landscapes by location or context

double-enders

landscapes (environments)

natural landscapes

objects we use

plants

settlements and landscapes

symmetrical-ended watercraft

transportation vehicles

vegetation and vegetation components

vegetation components

vehicles

watercraft

watercraft by end configuration

watercraft by form

watercraft by specific type

wilderness

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Picture of the Cinnabar Peak

Sun Yi (Sun I)

This is a delicate landscape. There are mountain crags, dispersed trees and bushes, and some houses/huts depicted. There is calligraphy on the upper right hand corner with one red seal, and towards the upper left corner with a red seal. There is also another red seal on the lower left hand corner. The colors are muted and are barely discernable from one another. There is a central jutting rock in the center of the painting that takes up a lot of horizontal space, and encourages the eye to travel upwards.

active mid-17th century

17th century

1657

1987/1.155

hanging scroll, ink and light color on paper

rank 0.29154

upward

architecture

buildings and the land

descriptors

genres

geography

houses

inorganic material

landforms

landforms and landform components

landforms by shape or position

landscapes (environments)

materials

materials by composition

natural landscapes

objects we use

paintings

paintings by form

plants

scroll paintings

settlements and landscapes

the natural world

visual works

visual works by medium or technique

Full Record: x-2006-sl-2.41.1/2006_2.41.1.JPG

Block for Printing "Longevity" Spirit Money, from Taiwan

Artist Unknown Taiwan

Wooden block painted cinnabar red with a carved floral design framing an inner square that contains six characters in the top and lower right, center, and left corners and a large character in the middle (“longevity”) with an image of two coins suspended from the wings of a stylized bat in the lower center.

20th century

late 20th century

2006/2.41.1

carved wood

rank 0.29153

associated concepts

ball game equipment

ball striking or snaring and throwing equipment

biological concepts

equipment

equipment by process

exchange media

image-making equipment

objects we use

people and culture

printing and printmaking equipment

printing blocks

printing surfaces

recreational artifacts

recreational artifacts for competitive activities

scientific concepts

sports and athletic equipment

tools and equipment

Full Record: x-2012-sl-2.146/2012_2_146.JPG

Ford Coupe, Hall Farm near Riverside Observatory, Johnson County, Iowa, U.S.A. (R16), from "The Ryoichi Excavations"

Patrick Nagatani

Car under excavation at a farm with a barn in background.

born 1945

1992; printed 2001

2012/2.146

toned gelatin silver print on paper

rank 0.29147

agricultural complexes

buildings and the land

built complexes and districts

complexes

complexes by function

freewheeled vehicles

freewheeled vehicles by form or function

geographic and political locations

land vehicles

land vehicles by form

north and central america (continent)

objects we use

passenger vehicles

transportation vehicles

united states (nation)

vehicles

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Company Store, Hecla, West Virginia

Walker Evans

1903-1975

20th century

1936

1990/2.42

gelatin silver print on paper

rank 0.29146

architecture

buildings and the land

business and related functions

commercial buildings

functions

functions (activities)

functions by specific context

mercantile buildings

modern and contemporary art

objects

people and culture

portfolios

roads

rural life

single built works

single built works by function

single built works by specific type

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Shallow bowl with vegetal designs

Artist Unknown, Iran

16th-17th century

16th century - 17th century

1972/2.133

composite body with luster and blue glaze

rank 0.29129

associated concepts

containers

containers by form

containers by function or context

containers for serving and consuming food

culinary containers

objects we use

people and culture

religions

religions and religious concepts

vessels

vessels for serving and consuming food

Full Record: x-1940.410/1940.410.JPG

Liangzhu Culture dou (pedestal bowl), perforated pedestal

Artist Unknown, China

1700 BCE - 1400 BCE (?)

1940.410

stoneware

rank 0.29129

containers

containers by function or context

containers for serving and consuming food

culinary containers

drinking glasses

drinking vessels

objects we use

vessels for serving and consuming food

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Circular mortar with inscription

Artist Unknown, Iran

12th century

12th century

1959/1.112

bronze

rank 0.29129

associated concepts

equipment

equipment by process

grinding and milling equipment

grinding and milling tools

objects we use

people and culture

religions

religions and religious concepts

tools and equipment

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Doll

Artist Unknown, African, Cameroon, Kirdi

late 19th - early 20th century

circa 1890-1920

2000/2.104

metal, glass beads and cowrie shells

rank 0.29120

combination inorganic/organic animal material

combination inorganic/organic material

descriptors

materials

materials by composition

objects we use

shell and shell material

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Illness Mask

African, Congo (Zaire), Ibibio

n.d.

1991/2.91

wood, raffia and cowrie shells

rank 0.29120

combination inorganic/organic animal material

combination inorganic/organic material

descriptors

materials

materials by composition

objects

shell and shell material

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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 0.29120

combination inorganic/organic animal material

combination inorganic/organic material

descriptors

materials

materials by composition

objects

shell and shell material

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Imari charger with auspicious designs

Artist Unknown, Japan

19th century

mid-19th century

2002/2.14

porcelain, blue underglaze and enamel overglaze

rank 0.29120

containers

containers by function or context

containers for serving and consuming food

culinary containers

dishes

objects we use

serving dishes

vessels for serving and consuming food

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Butter dish with lid from a tea service

Tiffany & Company

Silver bowl-shaped vessel with dome-shaped lid

established 1837

19th century

circa 1885

2002/1.158.5A&B

silver

rank 0.29120

containers

containers by function or context

containers for serving and consuming food

culinary containers

objects we use

serving dishes

vessels

vessels for serving and consuming food