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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 1.64128

descriptors

materials

materials by origin

object genres

objects we use

plant material

wood and wood products

Full Record: x-1997-sl-1.358/1997_1_358A.JPG

Friction Oracle (Itombwa)

Artist Unknown, African, Congo (Zaire), Kuba

Carved wood figure of a quadraped, probably a dog. The figure's back is concave and smooth from use. The figure's back was rubbed with a stick, dowel, or cloth to create friction. A small bell or gong hangs from the figure's neck. Details of the face (nose, mouth eyes) are carved in.

20th century

20th century

1997/1.358

carved wood, metal, glass beads and cowrie shell

rank 1.64128

descriptors

object genres

object genres by function

people and occupations

religious figures

the natural world

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 1.64128

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 1.64128

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 1.64128

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 1.64128

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 1.64128

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 1.64128

descriptors

inorganic material

materials

materials by composition

men

rock

rock by form

the natural world

Full Record: x-1985-sl-2.95.7/1985_2.95.7.JPG

Waiter, Isle of Capr, from "Artifacts"

Ralph Gibson

born 1939

20th century

1983

1985/2.95.7

gelatin silver print on paper

rank 1.64128

descriptors

modern and contemporary art

object genres

object genres by material

people and occupations

portfolios

Full Record: x-2014-sl-2.145/2014_2.145.JPG

Garden

Billie Mercer

Garden scene with wooden picnic benches, leaves on trees above.

born 1936

20th century

2014/2.145

black and white photograph on matte paper

rank 1.64128

descriptors

design elements

objects we use

ornament areas

visual works

visual works by medium or technique

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 1.64128

descriptors

figures

inorganic material

materials

materials by composition

people and occupations

rock

rock by form

Full Record: x-2014-sl-2.174/2014_2.174.JPG

The Santuario Chimayo, NM

David Vestal

Stucco building with courtyard amidst wooden area. People milling around in front of the building and in parking lot to the left.

b. 1924

April 12, 1974; printed 2000

2014/2.174

black and white photograph on paper

rank 1.64128

descriptors

object genres

objects we use

people and culture

visual works

visual works by medium or technique

Full Record: x-2000-sl-2.142.3/2000_2_142_3.JPG

Illustration to "Eben Holden," from "Camera Work - A Photographic Quarterly, Issue No. 9, January, 1905"

Clarence H. White

1871 - 1925

20th century

1905

2000/2.142.3

photogravure on paper

rank 1.64128

architecture

descriptors

forming

people and occupations

processes and techniques

processes and techniques by specific type

standing

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 1.63804

colors

descriptors

glass and glassmaking mixtures

inorganic material

materials

materials by composition

metal and metal products

visual and tactile

Full Record: x-1931.7/1931.7.JPG

Dressmaker

Peggy Bacon

1895-1989

20th century

1895-1931

1931.7

etching on paper

rank 1.63804

descriptors

forming

modern and contemporary art

objects

people and occupations

processes and techniques

processes and techniques by specific type

standing

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 1.63804

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 1.63804

containers

containers by form

descriptors

food

fruit

gardens

materials

materials by function

objects we use

plants

the natural world

words

Full Record: x-2013-sl-2.147/2013_2.147.JPG

Girl on Horse

Anne Hughes

A blonde girl standing on top of a horse in a field.

1950-2013

2013/2.147

c-print on paper

rank 1.63804

animals and creatures

descriptors

design elements

mammals

ornament areas

people

people (agents)

people and culture

people by family relationship

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 1.63804

architecture

descriptors

inorganic material

materials

materials by composition

modern and contemporary art

people and occupations

rock

rock by form

Full Record: x-1981-sl-2.93/1981_2.93.JPG

Female Nude Bending

William McGregor Paxton

1869-1941

20th century

1869-1941

1981/2.93

Pencil on paper

rank 1.63804

descriptors

figures

forming

modern and contemporary art

people and occupations

processes and techniques

processes and techniques by specific type

women

Full Record: x-1930.5/1930.5.JPG

Allegory

Pierre Brébiette

1598 - circa 1650

17th century

1598 - c. 1650

1930.5

etching on paper

rank 1.63733

allegory and literature

animals

descriptors

design elements

figure- and animal-derived motifs

figures

genres

mammals

motifs

mythology

objects

people and occupations

plants

the natural world

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 1.63733

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 1.63733

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 1.63733

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 1.63733

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 1.63733

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-1985-sl-2.43/1985_2.43.JPG

Textile skirt panel

Artist Unknown, African, Congo (Zaire), Kuba

20th century

circa 1940

1985/2.43

woven and appliqued raffia and natural dye

rank 1.63625

descriptors

design elements

object genres

object genres by material

objects we use

ornament areas

Full Record: x-1997-sl-1.352/1997_1.352.JPG

Power figure (nkisi kozo)

Artist Unknown, African, Republic of the Congo, Kongo

Carved wooden figure of a crocodile. A carved wooden bell is attached to the figures neck. The face (eyes, nose, and mouth) are detailed.

20th century

20th century

1997/1.352

carved wood, cord and traces of pigment

rank 1.63625

descriptors

healing

object genres

object genres by function

people and occupations

the natural world

Full Record: x-1971-sl-2.102/1971_2.102.JPG

Jade cong cylinder with low relief design

Artist Unknown, China

jade cylinder with square shaped exterior and round interior, shallow relief carver on each side, possible representing zoomorphic designs that have been worn off. Dark jade material with many striations and mottles. Come in custom-designed silk box enclosed in a fine hardwood box. The inscription on wooden box indicates that the object was once part of the Duan Fang collection in late 19th century. Duan Fang was a Manchu stateman and reknowned antiquarian. His inscription date the object to the Zhou period. Recent archaeological work suggests that the object was probably made in the late 3rd millennium B.C.E. and remained in circulation by Shang period of the late 2nd millennium B.C.E.

13th-11th century BCE

1300 BCE - 1100 BCE

1971/2.102

dark green nephrite with white streaks

rank 1.63625

descriptors

events

object genres

object genres by cultural or intellectual valuation

people and culture

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 1.63625

descriptors

inorganic material

leaves

materials

materials by composition

objects we use

rock

rock by form

Full Record: x-1970-sl-2.85/1970_2.85.JPG

Woman Drying Herself

Anonymous Flemish or French?

17th century?

17th century

1970/2.85

black chalk on gray paper

rank 1.63625

descriptors

forming

people and occupations

processes and techniques

processes and techniques by specific type

women

Full Record: x-1972-sl-2.108/1972_2.108.JPG

Document Box (ryoshi-bako)

Artist Unknown, Japan

Lacquer ware box with mother-of-pearl inlay decoration combining geometric patterns, flowers, dragons, and scepters.

17th-19th century

1615-1868

1972/2.108

black lacquer and abalone shell inlay on wood

rank 1.63625

containers

containers by form

descriptors

design elements

motifs

objects we use

plant-derived motifs

Full Record: x-1997-sl-1.95/1997_1.95.JPG

Deux femmes nues (Two Nude Women)

Pablo Picasso

1881 - 1973

20th century

1905

1997/1.95

sepia ink on brown paper

rank 1.63625

descriptors

forming

people and occupations

processes and techniques

processes and techniques by specific type

standing

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 1.63625

coating (material)

coating by composition or origin

containers

descriptors

materials

materials by function

objects we use

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Center Piece

Tiffany & Company

Silver dish-shaped piece with very large flared lip covered with opulent repoussé decoration

established 1837

20th century

circa 1910

1977/1.155

silver

rank 1.63625

descriptors

modern and contemporary art

object genres

object genres by material

objects we use

vessels

Full Record: x-1973-sl-1.788/1973_1.788.JPG

Trafalgar Square Greeenwich

James Tissot

1836-1902

19th century

1878

1973/1.788

etching on thin, laid paper

rank 1.63625

architecture

descriptors

object genres

object genres by material

objects

the natural world

waterscapes

Full Record: x-1977-sl-2.145/1977_2.145.JPG

San Vio, Venice

Otto Bacher

1856-1909

19th century

1880

1977/2.145

etching on paper

rank 1.63305

architecture

descriptors

europe

forming

italy

locality

objects

people and occupations

processes and techniques

processes and techniques by specific type

wells

Full Record: x-2011-sl-2.49/2011_2_49.JPG

Kocho (B) Butterflies

Nakayama Tadashi

The girl on the right is looking at the butterflies in the center of the printing. The butterflies are in blue, yellow, white and pink colors, and they respond to the color and patterns in the background.

born 1927

20th century

1993

2011/2.49

color woodblock print on paper

rank 1.63305

animals and creatures

arthropods

colors

descriptors

design elements

insects

people

people (agents)

people and culture

people by gender

visual and tactile

Full Record: x-1983-sl-1.231/1983_1.231.JPG

Sergeant

Sidney Nolan

1917-1992

n.d.

1983/1.231

ten-color lithograph on paper

rank 1.63305

animals

descriptors

forming

genres

mammals

people and occupations

processes and techniques

processes and techniques by specific type

the natural world

waterscapes

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 1.62681

containers

containers by form

descriptors

glass and glassmaking mixtures

inorganic material

materials

materials by composition

modern and contemporary art

objects we use

vessels

Full Record: x-1970-sl-2.43/1970_2.43.JPG

The Virgin of the Immaculate Conception

Ubaldo Gandolfi

1728-1781

18th century

circa 1780

1970/2.43

pen and brown ink with gray wash and black chalk on paper

rank 1.62681

descriptors

design elements

figure- and animal-derived motifs

figures

holy figures and saints

motifs

people and occupations

religion

subject matter

Full Record: x-1983-sl-2.164/1983_2.164.JPG

The Poultry Man

George Overbury Hart

1868 - 1933

20th century

1868-1933

1983/2.164

etching on wove paper

rank 1.62681

animals

birds

descriptors

forming

modern and contemporary art

people and occupations

processes and techniques

processes and techniques by specific type

the natural world

Full Record: x-1972-sl-2.201/1972_2.201.JPG

Vase

Louis Comfort Tiffany

This iridescent blue and green glass vase has surface decorations that resemble peacock feather "eyes". Along the bottom is a raised design of a branch or leaves that was added to the vessel late in its creation.

1848-1933

late 19th century

circa 1896-1900

1972/2.201

iridescent blue, green and amethyst glass

rank 1.62681

containers

containers by form

descriptors

glass and glassmaking mixtures

inorganic material

materials

materials by composition

medium

modern and contemporary art

objects we use

Full Record: x-1972-sl-2.217/1972_2.217.JPG

Vase

Louis Comfort Tiffany

This large vase consists of dark iridescent glass with diagonal swril pattern in the glass. The vessel has dark scalloped desgins cut into the surface.

1848-1933

19th century

circa 1900

1972/2.217

iridescent glass with black decoration

rank 1.62681

containers

containers by form

descriptors

glass and glassmaking mixtures

inorganic material

materials

materials by composition

medium

modern and contemporary art

objects we use

Full Record: x-1972-sl-2.220/1972_2.220.JPG

Vase

Louis Comfort Tiffany

This oval-shaped vase has an irregularly shaped mouth. The decoration, which consists of numerous layers of glass, has green and brown glass in the bottom third; a swriling brown and cream glass the overlays from the foot up to the lip of the vessel, and finally a horizontal pattern of warm brown dots (which are pulled into bands around the widest part of the vessel) that begins at the top.

1848-1933

19th century

circa 1896-1900

1972/2.220

glass with red slag and varigated design

rank 1.62681

containers

containers by form

descriptors

glass and glassmaking mixtures

inorganic material

materials

materials by composition

medium

modern and contemporary art

objects we use

Full Record: x-1972-sl-2.223/1972_2.223.JPG

Persian Rosewater Sprinkler

Louis Comfort Tiffany

This elongated vase has a small, round base and an undulating, swan-like attenuated neck that ends in a flaring mouth. The length of the neck of the vessel has ridges and the surface has a dark iridescent quality of green and blue

1848-1933

19th century

circa 1896-1900

1972/2.223

iridescent glass

rank 1.62681

containers

containers by form

descriptors

glass and glassmaking mixtures

inorganic material

materials

materials by composition

medium

modern and contemporary art

objects we use

Full Record: x-1972-sl-2.226/1972_2.226.JPG

Pitcher

Louis Comfort Tiffany

This small blown glass pitcher consists of bands of glass applied to the body of the vessel; as the pitcher was blown, the glass between the bands expanded, shaping the vessel into four lobes.

1848-1933

19th century

circa 1896-1900

1972/2.226

iridescent glass

rank 1.62681

containers

containers by form

descriptors

glass and glassmaking mixtures

inorganic material

materials

materials by composition

medium

modern and contemporary art

objects we use

Full Record: x-1985-sl-1.171b/1985_1.171B.JPG

Warriors Receiving Blessing From God at Waterfall (Taigan joju arigatakitsubo)

Utagawa Kunisada

1786-1864

19th century

1864

1985/1.171B

color woodblock print on paper

rank 1.62681

army

descriptors

forming

geography

military

people and occupations

processes and techniques

processes and techniques by specific type

standing

the natural world

waterscapes

Full Record: x-1964-sl-2.77/1964_2.77A.JPG

Black Ding ware tea bowl

Artist Unknown, China

shallow bowl of conical shape with wide open profile and small base, covered with black glaze and mottled brown dots all over, and white foot unglazed

12th century

12th century

1964/2.77

stoneware with buff white body and dark glaze

rank 1.62634

containers

containers by form

descriptors

food

materials

materials by function

objects we use

vessels

Full Record: x-1960-sl-2.106/1960_2.106OBV.JPG

Chisel

Artist Unknown, China

2500 BCE - 1600 BCE

1960/2.106

black pitted stone

rank 1.62634

descriptors

inorganic material

materials

materials by composition

objects we use

rock

rock by form