Collections: January 12, 2012 Images

  • 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: Pin with Persian Ibex Motif

The Achaemenid rulers of ancient Persia favored images of lions with their mouths open in a snarl or roar. On these gold jewelry
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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: Lady with an Arrow

    This figure a woman holding an arrow is of a picture type known as an allegory, or symbolic figure. The arrow refers to the fortunes of love...

     
    Beverage CartBuffet Plate, from Four-Piece "Notebook" SettingMugAsh TrayChairPorringerClockLuncheon Plate, from Four-Piece "Notebook" SettingBasketDinner PlatePair of AndironsBowlLampCup and Saucer from Four-Piece "Notebook" SettingIce Bucket, Part of Five-piece SetSalad PlateSpoon, "Medallion" PatternCovered BowlTileBuffet Plate, from Four-Piece "Grandmother" SettingStem Glass, Part of Five-piece SetBowlSoup Plate, Persia PatternInvalids ChairTileLuncheon Plate, from Four-Piece "Grandmother" SettingStem Glass, Part of Five-piece SetBread and Butter Plate"Watermark" BowlPlate, Chelsea PatternClockCup and Saucer, from Four-Piece "Grandmother" SettingStem Glass, Part of Five-piece SetCup and SaucerOne of a Set of Three Hassocks or Stools (en suite with 85.156.4 Ottoman) Neo-Classical style"Beta" ChairBuffet Plate, "Anna" PatternStem Glass, Part of Five-piece SetBowlOttoman (en suite with 85.156.1-.3 Set of Three Hassocks) Neo-Classical style
     
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