Collections: Items Tagged "New York Historical Society collection"

  • 1st Floor
    Arts of Africa, Steinberg Family Sculpture Garden
  • 2nd Floor
    Arts of Asia and the Islamic World
  • 3rd Floor
    Egyptian Art, European Paintings
  • 4th Floor
    Contemporary Art, Decorative Arts, Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art
  • 5th Floor
    Luce Center for American Art

On View: Box in the Form of a Leopard's Head

This box was used to hold kola nuts presented to visitors in the royal court of Benin. Leopards are one of the most commonly portrayed anima...

Hiroshige's One Hundred Famous Views of Edo

Hiroshige's 118 woodblock landscape and genre scenes of mid-nineteenth-century Tokyo, is one of the greatest achievements of Japanese art.

    On View: Dance Headdress (Ci-wara Kun)

    These headdresses, called ci-wara, represent antelopes, important animals in Bamana philosophy. The antelope’s power is a metaphor for...

     
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    Found 14366 Items Tagged "New York Historical Society collection"


    Illustrated PapyrusFragmentary Statue of a Figure with KyphosisPaddle DollAmulet Representing the Ba-birdStatuette of NeithAsian DaggerRing of Ramesses IVSheet from a Book of the DeadVase with Three HandlesShawabtiOblong Flake with Drawing of Osiris Seated on His Throne Within a ShrineRight Eye from an Anthropoid CoffinOffering Table of NeferkaPot with Beveled RimPaddle DollScribes Palette with One Reed in PlaceHeart ScarabTable of Offerings
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