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    Roundel for a shield or breast plate

    Unknown artist
    Roundel for a shield or breast plate, 7th century BCE-early 6th century BCE
    Bronze
    Diameter: 22.9 cm (9 inches)
    Gift of Mr. Walter C. Baker 46.563

  • Objects

    Favrile Vase with Stand

    Louis Comfort Tiffany, designer
    American, 1848-1933
    Tiffany Glass and Decorating Company, manufacturer
    American, active 1892-1932
    Favrile Vase with Stand, ca. 1900
    Glass and bronze
    Height: 37.2 cm (14 5/8 inches)
    Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph K. Ott 83.160

  • Objects

    Household god (lar)

    Unknown artist, Roman
    Household god (lar), late 3rd century-early 4th century
    Bronze
    Width: 7.5 cm (2 15/16 inches) maximum
    Anonymous gift 62.061

  • Objects

    Warrior

    Unknown artist, Etruscan; Umbria
    Warrior, 450-425 BCE
    Bronze
    24.5 x 8.5 cm (9 5/8 x 3 3/8 inches) (preserved)
    Mary B. Jackson Fund 34.011

  • Objects

    Ram

    Unknown artist, Greek
    Ram, 8th century BCE
    Bronze
    Height: 3.8 cm (1 1/2 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Celia Robinson Stillwell 84.065

  • Objects

    Furniture attachment in the form of a lion

    Unknown artist, Greek
    Furniture attachment in the form of a lion, ca. 500 BCE
    Bronze
    Height: 8.6 cm (3 3/8 inches)
    Mary B. Jackson Fund 1994.067

  • Objects

    Mirror case with three erotes around an alter

    Unknown artist, Roman
    Mirror case with three erotes around an alter, 2nd century CE
    Bronze
    Diameter: 10.8 cm (4 1/4 inches)
    Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Henry D. Sharpe 26.272

  • Objects

    Jar with lid (stamnos)

    Unknown artist, Etruscan
    Jar with lid (stamnos), late 4th century BCE-3rd century BCE
    Bronze
    38 x 3.9 cm (14 15/16 x 1 9/16 inches) (jar and rim)
    Mary B. Jackson Fund 35.791

  • Objects

    Dancer and Gazelles

    Paul Manship
    American, 1885-1966
    Dancer and Gazelles, 1916
    Bronze
    Height: 81.9 cm (32 1/4 inches)
    Museum Appropriation Fund 17.363

  • Objects

    Couch decoration in the form of a horse's head

    Unknown artist, Roman
    Couch decoration in the form of a horse’s head, 2nd century CE
    Bronze
    17 x 13.5 x 13.5 cm (6 11/16 x 5 5/16 x 5 5/16 inches)
    Museum purchase with funds from Museum Appropriation Fund and Mrs. Gustav Radeke 27.221

  • Objects

    Head of a king (oba)

    Unknown artist, Bini
    Head of a king (oba), ca. 1550-1650
    Bronze
    Height: 26.7 x 19.7 x 21.6 cm (10 1/2 x 7 3/4 x 8 1/2 inches)
    Gift of Miss Lucy T. Aldrich 39.054

  • Objects

    Sioux Brave, Our American Stoic

    Alexander Stirling Calder
    American, 1870-1945
    Gorham Company Foundry, foundry or carver
    American, 1831-
    Sioux Brave, Our American Stoic, 1912
    Bronze
    71.8 x 25.4 x 18.4 cm (28 1/4 x 10 x 7 1/4 inches)
    Gift of the estate of Dr. Helen C. Putnam 51.261

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    Dipankara, One of the Buddhas of the Past

    Unknown artist, Tibetan
    Dipankara, One of the Buddhas of the Past, 1662
    Gilt bronze
    69.2 x 40.6 x 30.5 cm (27 1/4 x 16 x 12 inches)
    Bequest of John M. Crawford, Jr. 1989.110.62

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    Door knocker

    Attributed to Girolamo Campagna
    Italian, 1549-1625
    Door knocker, ca. 1570-1599
    Bronze
    39.4 x 29.2 x 12.7 cm (15 1/2 x 11 1/2 x 5 inches)
    Museum Works of Art Fund 55.091

  • Objects

    Spoon

    Unknown artist, Roman
    Spoon, 2nd century CE-5th century CE
    Bronze
    Length: 13.5 cm (5 5/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 07.146

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    Vase and lid in the form of the head of a Nubian boy

    Unknown artist, Roman-Egyptian
    Vase and lid in the form of the head of a Nubian boy, late 3rd - 2nd century BCE
    Bronze
    12.7 x 10 x 4.9 cm (5 x 3 15/16 x 1 15/16 inches) (bust)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 11.035

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    Spoon

    Unknown artist, Roman
    Spoon, 1st century CE-4th century CE or later
    Bronze
    Length: 14.7 cm (5 13/16 inches)
    Gift of Mr. Albert Harkness 54.142.42

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    Belt

    Unknown artist, Early Etruscan; Villanovan
    Belt, 800-700 BCE
    Bronze
    Length: 35.8 cm (14 1/8 inches)
    Gift of Mr. Walter C. Baker 46.562

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    The Water Carrier

    Vincenzo Gemito
    Italian, 1852-1929
    The Water Carrier, ca. 1880
    Bronze
    40.5 x 22.9 x 27.9 cm (15 15/16 x 9 x 11 inches)
    Bequest of Miss Ellen D. Sharpe 54.147.23

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    Three-pronged clasp and buckle

    Unknown artist, Etruscan
    Three-pronged clasp and buckle, 7th century BCE
    Bronze
    Length: 7.5 cm (2 15/16 inches) (overall)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 06.016

  • Objects

    Console Table

    François Honoré Georges Jacob-Desmalter, cabinetmaker
    French, 1770-1841
    Console Table, ca. 1805
    Mahogany, ash and marble with bronze
    99.7 x 89.9 x 38.1 cm (39 1/4 x 35 3/8 x 15 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Harold Brown 37.144

  • Objects

    Console table

    François Honoré Georges Jacob-Desmalter, cabinetmaker
    French, 1770-1841
    Console table, ca. 1805
    Mahogany, ash and marble with bronze
    99.7 x 89.9 x 38.1 cm (39 1/4 x 35 3/8 x 15 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Harold Brown 37.145

  • Objects

    Striding kouros

    Unknown artist, Etruscan
    Striding kouros, 5th century BCE
    Bronze
    Height: 15.7 cm (6 3/16 inches)
    Museum purchase in memory of Eliza G. Radeke 57.036

  • Objects

    Strigil

    Unknown artist, Roman
    Strigil, 1st century CE-3rd century CE
    Bronze
    22 x 2.8 x 8 cm (8 11/16 x 1 1/8 x 3 1/8 inches) (maximum of blade; of concavity of blade)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 15.142

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    African Venus

    Charles-Henri-Joseph Cordier
    French, 1827-1905
    African Venus, 1851
    Bronze, with silver and gold patination: marble
    51.1 x 21.6 x 16.5 cm (20 1/8 x 8 1/2 x 6 1/2 inches)
    Jesse Metcalf Fund 1995.013

  • Objects

    Mirror

    Unknown artist, Etruscan
    Mirror, 4th century BCE
    Bronze
    Height: 22.2 cm (8 3/4 inches) (with tang)
    Museum Appropriation Fund 25.071

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    Beaked jug

    Unknown artist, Etruscan
    Beaked jug, ca. 500 BCE
    Bronze
    Height: 29.5 cm (11 5/8 inches)
    Museum Appropriation Fund 29.089

  • Objects

    Acrobat (probably the handle of a cista lid)

    Unknown artist, Etruscan
    Acrobat (probably the handle of a cista lid), 4th century BCE-3rd century BCE
    Bronze
    8.3 x 3.5 cm (3 1/4 x 1 3/8 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Celia Robinson Stillwell 85.107.1

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    Candelabrum

    Unknown artist, Etruscan
    Candelabrum, 4th century BCE
    bronze
    Height: 93.8 cm (36 15/16 inches)
    Museum Appropriation Fund 31.364

  • Objects

    Jug handle in the form of a panther devouring prey

    Unknown artist, Roman
    Jug handle in the form of a panther devouring prey, 1st century CE-2nd century CE
    Bronze
    Length: 2.3 x 2.2 cm (7/8 x 7/8 inches) (kid or lamb)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 14.021

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    Large, round-bottomed bowl (dinos)

    Unknown artist, Campanian
    Large, round-bottomed bowl (dinos), 490 - 470 BCE
    Bronze
    Height: 32 cm (12 5/8 inches) (including pegasoi)
    Museum Appropriation Fund 30.017

  • Objects

    Fawn

    Elie Nadelman
    American (b.Poland), 1882-1946
    Fawn, ca. 1915
    Bronze
    52.7 x 52.1 x 28.9 cm (20 3/4 x 20 1/2 x 11 3/8 inches)
    Bequest of Miss Ellen D. Sharpe 54.147.18

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    Seated Bodhisattva Avalokitesvara (Guanyin)

    Unknown artist, Chinese, Dali Kingdom, probably from Yunnan Province, Dali Kingdom, 937-1253 CE or later
    Seated Bodhisattva Avalokitesvara (Guanyin), 12th - 15th century
    Gilt bronze with traces of pigment
    69.5 x 31 x 30 cm (27 3/8 x 12 3/16 x 11 13/16 inches) (full size)
    Museum Appropriation Fund 18.266

  • Objects

    Deer

    Elie Nadelman
    American (b.Poland), 1882-1946
    Deer, ca. 1915
    Bronze
    78.1 x 55.9 x 36.2 cm (30 3/4 x 22 x 14 1/4 inches)
    Bequest of Miss Ellen D. Sharpe 54.147.19

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    Horse

    Unknown artist, Greek
    Horse, 750-700 BCE
    Bronze
    7.6 x 1.9 cm (3 x 3/4 inches) (at rump)
    Gift of Mrs. Murray S. Danforth 54.132

  • Objects

    Aphrodite

    Unknown artist, Greek
    Aphrodite, 2nd century BCE
    Bronze
    Height: 47.3 cm (18 5/8 inches)
    Museum Appropriation Fund and Special Gift Fund 26.117

  • Objects

    Mares of Diomedes

    Gutzon Borglum
    American, 1867-1941
    Mares of Diomedes, 1904
    Bronze
    52.7 x 86.4 cm (20 3/4 x 34 inches)
    Gift in memory of John S. Holbrook 29.086

  • Objects

    Amor Caritas (Angel of Love)

    Augustus Saint-Gaudens
    American, 1848-1907
    Amor Caritas (Angel of Love), 1898
    Bronze
    102.6 x 43.2 x 10.8 cm (40 3/8 x 17 x 4 1/4 inches)
    Museum Collection 48.352

  • Objects

    Eleven-headed Bodhisattva Avalokitesvara

    Unknown artist, Tibetan
    Eleven-headed Bodhisattva Avalokitesvara, 17th - 19th century
    Gilded bronze with traces of pigment
    Figure: 32.5 x 16 x 7 cm (12 13/16 x 6 5/16 x 2 3/4 inches)
    Gift of Marshall H. Gould 49.383

  • Objects

    Bird

    Unknown artist, Greek
    Bird, ca. 700 BCE
    Bronze
    5.4 x 2.5 cm (2 1/8 x 1 inches) (preserved height; width of body)
    Museum Works of Art Fund 54.198

  • Objects

    Grand Arabesque, Second Time

    Edgar Degas
    French, 1834-1917
    A.A. Hebrard, foundry or carver
    Grand Arabesque, Second Time, ca. 1885-90
    Bronze
    42.2 x 60.6 x 27 cm (16 5/8 x 23 7/8 x 10 5/8 inches)
    Gift of Stephen O. Metcalf, George Pierce Metcalf and Houghton P. Metcalf 23.315

  • Objects

    Shiva Nataraja, the King of Dance

    Unknown artist, Indian, India; Tamil Nadu
    Shiva Nataraja, the King of Dance, 16th Century
    Bronze
    Height: 117.5 cm (46 1/4 inches)
    Museum Appropriation Fund 33.026

  • Objects

    Vessel Attachment in the Form of a Sea Bull

    Unknown artist, Greek
    Vessel Attachment in the Form of a Sea Bull, 4th century BCE-3rd century BCE
    Bronze; silver
    4.5 x 6.7 cm (1 3/4 x 2 5/8 inches)
    Mary B. Jackson Fund 1992.040

  • Objects

    Temple God

    Unknown artist, Egyptian
    Temple God, 664-332 BCE
    Bronze
    50.8 x 10.3 x 25.1 cm (20 x 4 1/16 x 9 7/8 inches)
    Museum Appropriation and Mary B. Jackson Funds 38.207

  • Objects

    Fragment of Standing Male Figure (kouros)

    Unknown artist, Ancient Greek
    Fragment of Standing Male Figure (kouros), ca. 330 BCE
    Bronze
    5.1 x 2.5 cm (2 x 1 inches)
    Anonymous gift in memory of Professor Richard Stillwell 82.185

  • Objects

    Man in a cloak

    Unknown artist, Greek
    Man in a cloak, 520 - 500 BCE
    Bronze
    10.5 x 3.5 x 2.5 cm (4 1/8 x 1 3/8 x 1 inches) (width at elbows)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.056

  • Objects

    Pail (situla)

    Unknown artist, Etruscan
    Pail (situla), 530 - 525 BCE
    Bronze
    Height: 27.2 cm (10 11/16 inches)
    Mary B. Jackson Fund 32.245

  • Objects

    Goddess Maat

    Unknown artist, Egyptian, Possibly from the sacred animal catacombs at Tuna el Gebel
    Goddess Maat, 664-525 BCE
    Bronze
    22.9 x 5.1 x 14.6 cm (9 x 2 x 5 3/4 inches)
    Helen M. Danforth Acquisition Fund 1989.088

  • Objects

    Study for the Monument to Balzac

    Auguste Rodin
    French, 1840-1917
    Study for the Monument to Balzac, 1892
    Bronze
    127.6 x 52.1 x 62.9 cm (50 1/4 x 20 1/2 x 24 3/4 inches)
    Museum purchase with funds donated by the Museum Associates, Museum Members and Friends 66.057

  • Objects

    Fertility

    Georg Vischer
    German, 1520-1592
    Fertility, ca. 1550
    Bronze
    60.3 cm (23 3/4 inches) (height)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.139

  • Objects

    Helmet

    Unknown artist, Corinthian (ancient style)
    Helmet, 500 BC - 470 BC
    Bronze
    28.6 x 17.4 x 23.4 cm (11 1/4 x 6 13/16 x 9 1/4 inches) (maximum)
    Museum Works of Art Fund 43.185

  • Objects

    Mask of the Man with the Broken Nose

    Auguste Rodin
    French, 1840-1917
    Mask of the Man with the Broken Nose, 1864 (cast before 1882)
    Bronze
    31.1 x 19.7 x 16.5 cm (12 1/4 x 7 3/4 x 6 1/2 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 21.341

  • Objects

    Seated Woman

    Raymond Duchamp-Villon
    French, 1876-1918
    Roman Bronze Works, foundry or carver
    Seated Woman, cast 1915
    Bronze, gold wash
    71.1 x 20.3 x 24.1 cm (28 x 8 x 9 1/2 inches)
    Mary B. Jackson Fund and Museum Membership Fund 67.089

  • Objects

    Apollo

    Unknown artist, Northern Italian
    Apollo, ca. 1540
    Bronze with silver and gilt
    18.7 x 6.4 x 4.5 cm (7 3/8 x 2 1/2 x 1 3/4 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Murray S. Danforth 73.079

  • Objects

    Inscribed Kouros

    Unknown artist, Greek
    Inscribed Kouros, ca. 540 BCE
    Bronze
    9.8 x 2.7 x 1.9 cm (3 7/8 x 1 1/16 x 3/4 inches) (at elbows; left toe to right heel)
    Mary B. Jackson Fund and Jesse Metcalf Fund 54.001

  • Objects

    Lidded box (cista)

    Unknown artist, Etruscan
    Lidded box (cista), late 4th - mid 3rd century BCE
    Bronze
    Height: 29.5 cm (11 5/8 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 06.014

  • Objects

    Mirror with tang

    Unknown artist, Etruscan
    Mirror with tang, 375-250 BCE
    Bronze
    Height: 23.1 cm (9 1/8 inches) (including tang)
    Museum Appropriation Fund 23.350

  • Objects

    Diadem

    Unknown artist, European, Eastern Europe, Hallstatt
    Diadem, ca. 1100 BCE
    Bronze
    Diameter: 17.8 cm (7 inches) (maxium)
    Helen M. Danforth Acquisition Fund 2002.102

  • Objects

    Relief fragment with warriors and horses

    Unknown artist, Etruscan
    Relief fragment with warriors and horses, 6th Century BCE
    Bronze
    5.1 x 21 cm (2 x 8 1/4 inches)
    Gift of Drs. Arnold-Peter C. and Yvonne S. Weiss 2002.114.2

  • Objects

    Jewel casket

    Alphonse Giroux & Co., manufacturer
    French
    Jewel casket, ca. 1880
    Gilt bronze with bright-cut engraving, steel straps, ivory
    26.7 x 29.5 x 19.1 cm (10 1/2 x 11 5/8 x 7 1/2 inches)
    Helen M. Danforth Acquisition Fund Helen M. Danforth Fund 2002.49

  • Objects

    Lion's-head handle

    Unknown artist, Roman
    Lion’s-head handle, 2nd century-3rd century CE
    Bronze
    31.4 x 20.3 x 7.9 cm (12 3/8 x 8 x 3 1/8 inches) with mouth ring; at lion’s head
    Mary B. Jackson Fund 2003.106

  • Objects

    One of a Pair of Jue Tripod Vessels

    Unknown artist, Chinese
    One of a Pair of Jue Tripod Vessels, 1100–1300 BCE
    Bronze
    22 x 20 x 10 cm (8 11/16 x 7 7/8 x 3 15/16 inches)
    Gift of Doris Duke Charitable Foundation 2007.90.2.1

  • Objects

    Lei Vessel

    Unknown artist, Chinese
    Lei Vessel, 1100–1200 BCE
    Bronze
    15.2 x 11 x 9.5 cm (6 x 4 5/16 x 3 3/4 inches)
    Gift of Doris Duke Charitable Foundation 2007.90.9