Collection

Our collection currently contains more than 100,000 works of art and design dating from ancient times to today. Of these objects, 3,146 of them are on view in the museum now. 81,465 of them are available online. There are 3,871 recent acquisitions. All of our collection records are living documents. They are frequently revised and enhanced.

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Utagawa Kuniyoshi

Omiwa, representing the chapter Sakaki (The Sacred Tree) from the Tale of Genji (Sakaki omiwa ), 1845-47
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American

Button with portrait of a young man, mid 1800s
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Indian

Tent Hanging (qanat), ca. 1645
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Rube Goldberg

Motion of Tank Causes Mechanical Hands to Scrub Clothes, ca. 1940
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Attributed to Pierre Jacques

Sheet of Studies after the Antique. Recto: Studies of legs. Verso: Satyr, Lyres, Galloping Horses, Architectural Elements, mid 1600s-early 1700s
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Jacques Callot

Turk Seen from the Front, Right Hand on Hip (Le Turc Vu de Face, Levant le Bras Droit), ca. 1621-1624
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Rintei

Camellias and tea-utensil box (Seika: Tsubaki to chabako), 1820's