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Full Record: x-2010-sl-1.299/2010_1_299.JPG

Crystal Inkwell on silver plated beaded edge tray

Artist Unknown

Inkwell made with crystal and glass has a cube shape body and a metal lid. It is placed on a silver round tray with beaded edge surrounding the tray edge.

1875-1975

2010/1.299

glass, metal

rank 1.49856

containers

containers by form

containers by function or context

containers for writing equipment

descriptors

glass and glassmaking mixtures

inorganic material

materials

materials by composition

metal and metal products

objects we use

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Untitled

Ben-Zion

Ukraine, 1897-1987

n.d.

1955/1.64

lithograph and aquatint on paper

rank 1.49856

descriptors

equipment

equipment by context

equipment for personal use

figures

inorganic material

materials

materials by composition

objects we use

people and occupations

portraits

religious figures

tools and equipment

walking sticks

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The Memnonium, Thebes

Francis Frith

1822 - 1898

19th century

1857

1988/1.96.1-2

albumen print on paper

rank 1.49856

africa

architecture

buildings

descriptors

egypt

inorganic material

locality

materials

materials by composition

objects we use

rock

rock by form

visual works

visual works by medium or technique

Full Record: x-1989-sl-2.99/1989_2.99.JPG

Moses

Carlo Naya

Active from the late 1860s

19th century

circa 1860

1989/2.99

albumen print on paper

rank 1.49856

architecture

descriptors

figures

inorganic material

materials

materials by composition

objects we use

people and occupations

religion

rock

rock by form

visual works

visual works by medium or technique

Full Record: x-1969-sl-2.9/1969_2.9.JPG

Hand and Chest

Lowell Nesbitt

1933-1993

20th century

1963

1969/2.9

lithograph on paper

rank 1.49856

animal material

animal material by form or function

descriptors

hands

human body

materials

materials by origin

modern and contemporary art

skeleton and skeleton components

the natural world

Full Record: x-1996-sl-1.48/1996_1.48.JPG

Detail of Building (Church?) with Sculptural Decoration

F. Rothier

19th century

19th century

19th century

1996/1.48

platinum print on paper

rank 1.49856

architecture

descriptors

inorganic material

materials

materials by composition

objects we use

people and occupations

religion

religions

rock

rock by form

visual works

visual works by medium or technique

Full Record: x-2010-sl-1.232/2010_1_232.JPG

Square base, octagonal top, opaque blue, brass collar inkwell

Artist Unknown

This is a bright blue glass inkwell with a brass collar. The body is square shaped with slanted shoulders. The blue glass lid is cone shaped with faceted sides.

1875-1975

2010/1.232

glass, metal

rank 1.49808

colors

descriptors

glass and glassmaking mixtures

inorganic material

materials

materials by composition

metalwork

object genres

object genres by material

visual and tactile

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Horse Torso

Artist Unknown, China

1st-2nd century

1st century - 2nd century

UA2005.150

earthenware with traces of polychrome

rank 1.49808

animals and creatures

biological components

components

components and systems

components by specific context

descriptors

mammals

object genres

object genres by material

the human body

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Horse Torso

Artist Unknown, China

1st-2nd century

1st century - 2nd century

UA2005.149

earthenware with traces of polychrome

rank 1.49808

animals and creatures

biological components

components

components and systems

components by specific context

descriptors

mammals

object genres

object genres by material

the human body

Full Record: x-1983-sl-1.357/1983_1.357.JPG

Heddle Pulley

Artist Unknown, African, Baule Peoples Côte D'Ivoire

20th century

1900-1983

1983/1.357

painted, wood with metal and bone

rank 1.49808

animals and creatures

descriptors

materials

materials by origin

people and culture

plant material

styles and periods

styles and periods by region

wood and wood products

Full Record: x-2014-sl-2.156/2014_2.156.JPG

Joyce on a Sunday

David Francis Donovan

A woman's back with long hair staring out at a body of water.

May 3, 1998

2014/2.156

black and white photograph on paper

rank 1.49808

descriptors

design elements

objects we use

ornament areas

people

people (agents)

people and culture

people by gender

visual works

visual works by medium or technique

Full Record: x-1995-sl-1.82/1995_1.82.JPG

Miravan

Valentine Green

1739-1813

18th century

1772

1995/1.82

mezzotint on medium, slightly textured, off-white laid paper

rank 1.49808

animal material

animal material by form or function

descriptors

how we live

materials

materials by origin

objects

rites of passage

skeleton and skeleton components

tools

Full Record: x-1997-sl-2.22/1997_2.22.JPG

The Bargello

Anonymous Italian

19th century

circa 1880-1890

1997/2.22

albumen print on paper

rank 1.49808

architecture

descriptors

genres

inorganic material

materials

materials by composition

objects we use

rock

rock by form

visual works

visual works by medium or technique

Full Record: x-1948-sl-1.65/1948_1.65.JPG

Sculpture Mold and Grapes

Yasuo Kuniyoshi

1889-1953

20th century

1933

1948/1.65

lithograph on paper

rank 1.49808

descriptors

food

fruit

genres

materials

materials by function

modern and contemporary art

objects

objects we use

visual works

visual works by medium or technique

Full Record: x-2009-sl-1.482/2009_1_482.JPG

Untitled (Rooster)

Cåndido Portinari

This is an ink drawing of a rooster. The rooster is centered and has its left foot raised, its right foot grounded, and its neck arched to its right.

Rio de Janeiro, 1903 - 1962, Rio de Janeiro

1910-1960

2009/1.482

ink on paper

rank 1.49808

animals and creatures

birds

coating (material)

coating by form

descriptors

materials

materials by function

objects we use

visual works

visual works by medium or technique

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Calavera Maderista

José Guadalupe Posada

1851-1913

20th century

1944

1949/1.180

etching on zinc

rank 1.49808

animal material

animal material by form or function

clothing

descriptors

materials

materials by origin

modern and contemporary art

objects

skeleton and skeleton components

Full Record: x-1980-sl-2.226/1980_2.226.JPG

Cloisters, Arles

Photographe Roman

19th century

19th century

before 1868

1980/2.226

albumen print on paper

rank 1.49808

architecture

columns

descriptors

inorganic material

materials

materials by composition

objects we use

rock

rock by form

visual works

visual works by medium or technique

Full Record: x-1980-sl-1.172/1980_1.172.JPG

Monreale - Composite of nine views of Capitals

Giorgio Sommer

1834-1914

19th century

circa 1870

1980/1.172

albumen print on paper

rank 1.49808

architecture

columns

descriptors

inorganic material

materials

materials by composition

objects we use

rock

rock by form

visual works

visual works by medium or technique

Full Record: x-1993-sl-1.93/1993_1.93.JPG

Wide-mouthed storage jar with bands of incised decor and ring handles

Artist Unknown, China

Wide-mouthed stoneware jar with bands of incised rib-pattern decoration and two ring handles and light coating of olive glaze.

6th-4th century BCE

6th century BCE - 4th century BCE

1993/1.93

Stoneware with carved and stamped decoration under olive green glaze

rank 1.49685

containers

containers by form

descriptors

object genres

object genres by material

objects we use

pottery (object genre)

vessels

Full Record: x-1993-sl-1.99/1993_1.99.JPG

Five-linked jar

Artist Unknown, China

High-footed ceramic pot with one large central hu-shaped pot and four smaller hu-shaped pouts that encircle it. The upper and lower body of the main pot is decorated with bands of incised “bowstrings” decoration.

1st-3rd century

1st century - 3rd century

1993/1.99

stoneware with ash glaze on shoulder

rank 1.49685

containers

containers by form

descriptors

object genres

object genres by material

objects we use

pottery (object genre)

vessels

Full Record: x-2004-sl-1.163/2004_1_163.JPG

Round-Bottomed Jar

Artist Unknown, Korea

Jar with a round base, short neck and flaring mouth. Fabric imprints and gently indented lines stretch across the round body of the jar.

3rd-4th century

3rd century - 4th century

2004/1.163

unglazed earthenware with impressed decoration

rank 1.49685

containers

containers by form

descriptors

object genres

object genres by material

objects we use

pottery (object genre)

vessels

Full Record: x-2004-sl-1.194/2004_1_194.JPG

Bottle with Stamped Flower and Bead Designs

Artist Unknown, Korea

Stoneware bottle with a squat body, cylindrical neck, flared rim and natural ash glaze. A band stretches along the base of the neck demarcated by two outside lines, and a stamped row of stylized flowers centered in between them. Below the band the body of the bottle dramatically begins to curve outward. Along the body are a series of vertical comb-punched radiating lines.

7th-8th century

7th century - 8th century

2004/1.194

stoneware with traces of natural ash glaze

rank 1.49685

containers

containers by form

descriptors

object genres

object genres by material

objects we use

pottery (object genre)

vessels

Full Record: x-2004-sl-1.216/2004_1_216.JPG

Tea Bowl with Incised Line

Artist Unknown, Korea

Stoneware tea bowl with celadon glaze and line incised horizontally below the rim.

10th century

10th century

2004/1.216

stoneware with celadon glaze

rank 1.49685

containers

containers by form

descriptors

object genres

object genres by material

objects we use

pottery (object genre)

vessels

Full Record: x-2004-sl-1.217/2004_1_217.JPG

Tea Bowl

Artist Unknown, Korea

Stoneware tea bowl with celadon glaze.

10th century

10th century

2004/1.217

stoneware with celadon glaze

rank 1.49685

containers

containers by form

descriptors

object genres

object genres by material

objects we use

pottery (object genre)

vessels

Full Record: x-2004-sl-1.218/2004_1_218.JPG

Pear-Shaped Bottle

Artist Unknown, Korea

This is known as a pear shaped bottle vase with widely everted mouth, narrow neck that makes it easy to grasp and a round globular body that is bottom heavy. Five lines encircle the body and neck. Under part of body is damaged a lot. The foot is rather high.

11th century - 12th century

2004/1.218

bronze

rank 1.49685

attributes and properties

attributes and properties by specific type

descriptors

form attributes

metal

objects

objects we use

shape

vessels

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Pear-Shaped Bottle

Artist Unknown, Korea

This is known as a pear shaped bottle vase with widely everted mouth, narrow neck that makes it easy to grasp and a round globular body that is bottom heavy. Five lines encircle the body and neck. The foot is rather high.

11th century - 12th century

2004/1.219

bronze

rank 1.49685

attributes and properties

attributes and properties by specific type

descriptors

form attributes

metal

objects

objects we use

shape

vessels

Tea Bowl with Hakame Design

Artist Unknown, Korea

Stoneware tea bowl with slightly flaring lip, white slip hakame design and colorless glaze.

15th century

15th century

2004/1.271

stoneware with white brushed slip under colorless glaze

rank 1.49685

containers

containers by form

descriptors

object genres

object genres by material

objects we use

pottery (object genre)

vessels

Full Record: x-2010-sl-1.211/2010_1.211A.JPG

Vase

Kôyama Kiyoko

The exterior of this three-sided triangular based vase is decorated with lines that curve together from one edge of the vase to the next. The ash glaze creates a greenish brown color, which pools and creates darker tones in some areas. The edges are not straight, but rough and bumpy.

born 1936

circa 2000

2010/1.211

stoneware with natural ash glaze

rank 1.49685

containers

containers by form

descriptors

object genres

object genres by material

objects we use

pottery (object genre)

vessels

Full Record: x-2010-sl-1.212/2010_1.212A.JPG

Large Jar

Kôyama Kiyoko

This large jar is ovular in shape, with four lines carved across its horizontal axis periodically. The jar shape turns inward from the third line from the bottom. where the fourth line serves as the base of the neck of the jar opening. The natural ash glaze is not applied evenly, but looks as ip it dripped down the sides of the jar in some areas.

born 1936

circa 2000

2010/1.212

stoneware with natural ash glaze

rank 1.49685

containers

containers by form

descriptors

object genres

object genres by material

objects we use

pottery (object genre)

vessels

Full Record: x-2010-sl-1.217/2010_1.217.JPG

Incense Container in the Shape of a Raccoon Dog

Kôyama Kiyoko

Incense containter in the shape of a raccoon dog (tanuki). The animal is sitting upright, and the opening of the container is horizontal along a split at its belly button. The incense container is colored white, grayish blue, and reddish orange, with the last color mostly on the stomach of the figure.

born 1936

circa 2000

2010/1.217

stoneware with natural ash glaze

rank 1.49685

containers

containers by function or context

descriptors

object genres

object genres by material

objects we use

pottery (object genre)

Full Record: x-2010-sl-1.209/2010_1.209.JPG

Large Bowl (raibachi)

Okuda Eizan

Large bowl with wide and asymmetrical rim and natural ash glaze. The bowl appears to be orange on the outside, and multi-colored on the inside.

born 1944

2005

2010/1.209

stoneware with natural ash glaze

rank 1.49685

containers

containers by form

descriptors

object genres

object genres by material

objects we use

pottery (object genre)

vessels

Full Record: x-1943.136/1943.136.JPG

Near Kingston

John Taylor

1897-1983

20th century

1938

1943.136

etching on paper

rank 1.49604

additive and joining processes and techniques

architecture

assembling

descriptors

figures

geography

how we live

modern and contemporary art

objects

organizations

people and occupations

processes and techniques

processes and techniques by specific type

the natural world

transportation

vehicles

waterscapes

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La Comédie de la Mort

Rodolphe Bresdin

1822-1885

19th century

1854

1975/1.84

lithograph on paper

rank 1.49594

animal material

animal material by form or function

descriptors

geography

how we live

materials

materials by origin

people and occupations

plants

rites of passage

skeleton and skeleton components

the natural world

Full Record: x-1961-sl-1.164/1961_1.164.JPG

Walrus

Anonymous Eskimo

20th century

20th century

1961/1.164

stone

rank 1.49594

animals

descriptors

inorganic material

materials

materials by composition

modern and contemporary art

objects we use

rock

rock by form

the natural world

visual works

visual works by medium or technique

Full Record: x-1950-sl-2.9/1950_2.9.JPG

Crouching Figure

John Bernard Flannagan

1895-1942

20th century

circa 1915-1938

1950/2.9

granite

rank 1.49594

descriptors

figures

inorganic material

materials

materials by composition

modern and contemporary art

objects we use

people and occupations

rock

rock by form

visual works

visual works by medium or technique

Full Record: x-1989-sl-2.101/1989_2.101.JPG

Hercules and Lichas

Carlo Naya

Active from the late 1860s

19th century

circa 1860

1989/2.101

albumen print on paper

rank 1.49594

allegory and literature

descriptors

figures

iconography

inorganic material

materials

materials by composition

objects we use

people and occupations

rock

rock by form

visual works

visual works by medium or technique

Full Record: x-1989-sl-2.97/1989_2.97.JPG

L'Appollo del Belvedere

Carlo Naya

Active from the late 1860s

19th century

circa 1860

1989/2.97

albumen print on paper

rank 1.49594

allegory and literature

descriptors

figures

greek

inorganic material

materials

materials by composition

objects we use

people and occupations

rock

rock by form

visual works

visual works by medium or technique

Full Record: x-1980-sl-1.210/1980_1.210.JPG

Scene in the Desert

J. Sébah

active 1860-1880

19th century

circa 1880

1980/1.210

albumen print on paper

rank 1.49594

africa

animal material

animal material by form or function

animals

descriptors

desert

landscapes

locality

mammals

materials

materials by origin

sand

skeleton and skeleton components

the natural world

Full Record: x-1964-sl-2.43/1964_2.43.JPG

Sea Fantasy with a Note from the Artist

Kurt Seligmann

1900-1962

20th century

1900-1962

1964/2.43

pen, India ink on paper

rank 1.49594

animal material

animal material by form or function

descriptors

figures

genres

materials

materials by origin

modern and contemporary art

movement

note

people and occupations

skeleton and skeleton components

Full Record: x-2010-sl-1.178/2010_1.178.JPG

Medallion with Lion Head

Artist Unknown, African

A brass madallion with the image of a lion stamped into the metal in raised relief surrounded by abstract, rope-like patterns.

1900-1985

2010/1.178

brass

rank 1.49407

animals and creatures

descriptors

mammals

medals

metalwork

object genres

object genres by material

objects we use

visual works

visual works by form

Full Record: x-1984-sl-2.27/1984_2.27.JPG

Clyster

Artist Unknown, African, Congo (Zaire), Kuba

Possibly 20th century

circa 1900

1984/2.27

carved wood

rank 1.49407

descriptors

materials

materials by origin

objects we use

people and culture

plant material

styles and periods

styles and periods by region

wood and wood products

Full Record: x-1985-sl-2.1/1985_2.1.JPG

Bark cloth beater

African, Congo (Zaire), Tabwa

19th century

circa 1875

1985/2.1

wood

rank 1.49407

descriptors

materials

materials by origin

objects we use

people and culture

plant material

styles and periods

styles and periods by region

wood and wood products

Full Record: x-1980-sl-2.87/1980_2.87.JPG

Wood snuff bottle in the shape of an eggplant with dragonply

Artist Unknown, China

20th century

circa 1912-1949

1980/2.87

wood

rank 1.49407

animals and creatures

arthropods

containers

containers by function or context

containers for personal use

containers for smoking and tobacco use

descriptors

food

materials

materials by function

objects we use

Full Record: x-1980-sl-2.73/1980_2.73.JPG

Ivory snuff bottle

Artist Unknown, China

20th century

circa 1912-1949

1980/2.73

ivory

rank 1.49407

animals and creatures

arthropods

containers

containers by function or context

containers for personal use

containers for smoking and tobacco use

descriptors

food

materials

materials by function

objects we use

Full Record: x-1954-sl-2.33/1954_2.33.JPG

The House of the Three Stones, Llanberis (?)

John Sell Cotman

1782-1842

19th century

circa 1803

1954/2.33

graphite and wash on off-white wove paper

rank 1.49407

descriptors

events

figures

inorganic material

materials

materials by composition

natural events

people and culture

people and occupations

plants

the natural world

Full Record: x-1953-sl-1.32/1953_1.32.JPG

Small Horse--Skeleton

Thomas Eakins

1844 - 1916

19th century

1878

1953/1.32

painted plaster relief

rank 1.49407

animal material

animal material by form or function

animals

descriptors

mammals

materials

materials by origin

skeleton and skeleton components

the natural world

Full Record: x-1998-sl-1.145/1998_1.145.JPG

Ely Cathedral, A Grotesque

Frederick Evans

1853-1943

20th century

1853-1943

1998/1.145

photogravure on paper

rank 1.49407

descriptors

faces

inorganic material

materials

materials by composition

objects we use

rock

rock by form

visual works

visual works by medium or technique

Full Record: x-1960-sl-2.52/1960_2.52.JPG

Le Villageois Entreprenant

Louis Germain

1733-1769?

18th century

1778

1960/2.52

engraving on paper

rank 1.49407

clothing

descriptors

equipment

equipment by context

equipment for personal use

inorganic material

materials

materials by composition

objects

objects we use

tools and equipment

walking sticks

Full Record: x-1967-sl-2.7/1967_2.7.JPG

Bizen ware vase

Kaneshige Tôyô

This is a tall, cylindrical vase, slightly bulged at the middle. There are multiple incised lines around the neck and the bottom. The middle part has several vertical incision marks. The bottom is flat. It has a brown body, unglazed, with grayish ash glaze marks.

1896-1967

Mid-20th century

circa 1960

1967/2.7

stoneware

rank 1.49407

ceremonies

containers

containers by form

cultural ceremonies

descriptors

events

object genres

object genres by material

objects we use

people and culture

vessels

Full Record: x-1989-sl-2.12/1989_2.12.JPG

Tomb of Giuliano, Duke of Nemours, Medici Chapel, Sagrestia Nuova, San Lorenzo

Fratelli Alinari

(active 1854 - 1920)

19th century

circa 1855

1989/2.12

salt print from a collodion negative on paper

rank 1.49230

architecture

descriptors

europe

figures

inorganic material

italy

locality

materials

materials by composition

objects we use

people and occupations

rock

rock by form

visual works

visual works by medium or technique