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Medium: Gold alloy (31)
Pectoral (Chest Plaque)
Intermediate Region, Panama, Conte style, 5th-10th Century
1952.459CCCC0
Figure of a Warrior
Central Mexico, Tetzcoco?, Aztec, Post-Classic Period
1984.37CCCC0
Mouth Mask
Peru, South Coast, Nasca style
1945.377CCCC0
Mask
Peru, South Coast, Nasca style
1957.26CCCC0
Plate with a Scene of Revelry
Northwestern India, possibly Tanesara Mahadeva, Gupta period
1972.71CCCC0
Nose Ornament with Human Head and Condors Attacking Humans
Peru, North Coast, Moche culture (50-800), Early Intermediate Period
2005.175CCCC0
Nose Ornament with Serpents and Long-necked Birds
Peru, North Coast, Moche culture (50-800), Early Intermediate Period
2005.177CCCC0
Nose Ornament with Decapitators and Human Heads
Peru, North Coast, Moche culture (50-800), Early Intermediate Period
2005.176CCCC0
Ritual Weapons
Sino-Tibetan, Derge School, Yongle period
1978.9CCCC0
Ritual Axe
Sino-Tibetan, Derge School, Yongle period
1978.9.1CCCC0
Ritual Mace
Sino-Tibetan, Derge School, Yongle period
1978.9.2CCCC0
Ritual Flaying Knife
Sino-Tibetan, Derge School, Yongle period
1978.9.3CCCC0
Beaker
Peru, North Coast, Sicán
1983.189CCCC0
Filigree Disk Brooch with Central Boss
Frankish (late Merovingian), 7th century
2007.163CCCC0
Macaw
Peru, North Coast, Sicán or Chimú, 9th-15th Century
1945.32CCCC0
Forehead Ornament
Peru, South Coast, Nasca style
1940.509CCCC0
Pair of Ear Flare Frontals
Peru, North Coast, Paramonga(?), Chimú style
1938.429CCCC0
Ear Flare Frontal
Peru, North Coast, Paramonga(?), Chimú style
1938.429.1CCCC0
Ear Flare Frontal
Peru, North Coast, Paramonga(?), Chimú style
1938.429.2CCCC0
Plaque with Figures
Peru, North Coast, Chimú style
1945.129CCCC0
Backrest of a Litter
Central Andes, North Coast, Chimú people, Late Intermediate Period
1952.233CCCC0
Pair of Ear Flares
Peru, North Coast, Chimú style
1947.180CCCC0
No image available
Peru, North Coast, Chimú style
1947.180.1CCCC0
No image available
Peru, North Coast, Chimú style
1947.180.2CCCC0
Figural Flask
Peru, North Coast, Lambayeque Valley, Sicán or Chimú, 9th-15th Century
1956.362CCCC0
Purba
Sino-Tibetan, Yongle period
1989.362CCCC0
Headdress Ornament
Peru, South Coast, Paracas
1940.510CCCC0
Headdress Ornament
Peru, South Coast, Paracas
1940.511CCCC0
Headdress Ornament
Peru, South Coast, Paracas, 3rd-2nd Century BC
1938.432CCCC0
Pair of Ear Ornaments
Peru, North Coast, Sicán, 9th-14th century
1950.415CCCC0
No image available
Peru, North Coast, Sicán, 9th-14th century
1950.415.1CCCC0
No image available
Peru, North Coast, Sicán, 9th-14th century
1950.415.2CCCC0
Ear Ornament
Peru, North Coast, Sicán, 9th-14th Century
1950.413CCCC0
Ornament
Peru, South Coast, Ica Valley?, Paracas, c. 300 BC-AD 100
1940.513CCCC0
Figurine Plaque
Peru, South Coast, Paracas, 300 BC-AD 200 with modern etched enhancement?
1940.512CCCC0
No image available
Peru, North Coast, Sicán or Chimú, 9th-15th Century
1949.197CCCC0
No image available
19th century
1947.273CCCC0
No image available
Europe, 19th century
1960.270CCCC0
Title, DateArtist / CultureAccession numberMediumDimensionsCredit lineRights
Pectoral (Chest Plaque)
Intermediate Region, Panama, Conte style, 5th-10th Century
1952.459Gold alloyOverall: 25.1 x 26.7 cm (9 7/8 x 10 1/2 in.)Gift of Mrs. R. Henry Norweb, Mrs. Albert S. Ingalls, with additions from the John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Figure of a Warrior
Central Mexico, Tetzcoco?, Aztec, Post-Classic Period
1984.37Gold-silver-copper alloy (cast)Overall: 11.2 x 6.1 cm (4 7/16 x 2 3/8 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Mouth Mask
Peru, South Coast, Nasca style
1945.377Hammered gold alloyOverall: 14 x 19.4 cm (5 1/2 x 7 5/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Mask
Peru, South Coast, Nasca style
1957.26Hammered gold alloyOverall: 18.4 x 21.8 cm (7 1/4 x 8 9/16 in.)Gift of the Hanna FundCCCC0
Plate with a Scene of Revelry
Northwestern India, possibly Tanesara Mahadeva, Gupta period
1972.71Silver with alloy of tin and lead with traces of gildingDiameter: 18.7 cm (7 3/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Nose Ornament with Human Head and Condors Attacking Humans
Peru, North Coast, Moche culture (50-800), Early Intermediate Period
2005.175Gold alloyOverall: 9.5 x 16.5 x 1.6 cm (3 3/4 x 6 1/2 x 5/8 in.)Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
Nose Ornament with Serpents and Long-necked Birds
Peru, North Coast, Moche culture (50-800), Early Intermediate Period
2005.177Gold alloy and silverOverall: 7.6 x 13.9 cm (3 x 5 1/2 in.)Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
Nose Ornament with Decapitators and Human Heads
Peru, North Coast, Moche culture (50-800), Early Intermediate Period
2005.176Gold alloy and silverOverall: 8.8 x 14 cm (3 7/16 x 5 1/2 in.)Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
Ritual Weapons
Sino-Tibetan, Derge School, Yongle period
1978.9Iron alloy with gold and silver inlayOverall: 40.4 cm (15 7/8 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Ritual Axe
Sino-Tibetan, Derge School, Yongle period
1978.9.1Iron alloy with gold and silver inlayOverall: 40.4 cm (15 7/8 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Ritual Mace
Sino-Tibetan, Derge School, Yongle period
1978.9.2Iron alloy with gold inlayOverall: 38.5 cm (15 3/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Ritual Flaying Knife
Sino-Tibetan, Derge School, Yongle period
1978.9.3Iron alloy with gold and silver inlayOverall: 17.4 cm (6 7/8 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Beaker
Peru, North Coast, Sicán
1983.189Hammered and embossed gold alloyOverall: 15.2 x 12 cm (6 x 4 3/4 in.)Gift of James C. Gruener in memory of his wife, Florence Crowell GruenerCCCC0
Filigree Disk Brooch with Central Boss
Frankish (late Merovingian), 7th century
2007.163Gilt silver, copper alloy, glass, almandineOverall: 4.2 x 4.3 x 1.8 cm (1 5/8 x 1 11/16 x 11/16 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Macaw
Peru, North Coast, Sicán or Chimú, 9th-15th Century
1945.32Gold alloyOverall: 3 x 3.1 x 3.1 cm (1 3/16 x 1 1/4 x 1 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Forehead Ornament
Peru, South Coast, Nasca style
1940.509Hammered gold alloyOverall: 27.4 x 9.3 cm (10 13/16 x 3 11/16 in.)The Norweb CollectionCCCC0
Pair of Ear Flare Frontals
Peru, North Coast, Paramonga(?), Chimú style
1938.429Hammered gold alloyDiameter: 8.6 cm (3 3/8 in.); Overall: 8.5 cm (3 3/8 in.)James Albert Ford Memorial FundCCCC0
Ear Flare Frontal
Peru, North Coast, Paramonga(?), Chimú style
1938.429.1Hammered gold alloyDiameter: 8.6 cm (3 3/8 in.)James Albert Ford Memorial FundCCCC0
Ear Flare Frontal
Peru, North Coast, Paramonga(?), Chimú style
1938.429.2Hammered gold alloyDiameter: 8.5 cm (3 3/8 in.)James Albert Ford Memorial FundCCCC0
Plaque with Figures
Peru, North Coast, Chimú style
1945.129Hammered gold alloyOverall: 10.7 x 12.3 cm (4 3/16 x 4 13/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Backrest of a Litter
Central Andes, North Coast, Chimú people, Late Intermediate Period
1952.233Mixed media: wood, gold alloy, pigment, shell inlayOverall: 60.4 x 95 cm (23 3/4 x 37 3/8 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Pair of Ear Flares
Peru, North Coast, Chimú style
1947.180Hammered gold alloyDiameter: 8 cm (3 1/8 in.); Overall: 9.9 cm (3 7/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
No image available
Peru, North Coast, Chimú style
1947.180.1Hammered gold alloyDiameter: 8 cm (3 1/8 in.); Overall: 9.9 cm (3 7/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
No image available
Peru, North Coast, Chimú style
1947.180.2Hammered gold alloyDiameter: 8 cm (3 1/8 in.); Overall: 9.9 cm (3 7/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Figural Flask
Peru, North Coast, Lambayeque Valley, Sicán or Chimú, 9th-15th Century
1956.362Hammered and embossed gold alloyOverall: 8.7 x 4.2 cm (3 7/16 x 1 5/8 in.)James Albert Ford Memorial FundCCCC0
Purba
Sino-Tibetan, Yongle period
1989.362Metal alloys with gold and silverOverall: 27 x 6 cm (10 5/8 x 2 3/8 in.)Bequest of Mrs. Severance A. MillikinCCCC0
Headdress Ornament
Peru, South Coast, Paracas
1940.510Hammered and embossed gold-copper alloyOverall: 5.2 x 4.6 cm (2 1/16 x 1 13/16 in.)The Norweb CollectionCCCC0
Headdress Ornament
Peru, South Coast, Paracas
1940.511Hammered and embossed gold-copper alloyOverall: 5.2 x 4.6 cm (2 1/16 x 1 13/16 in.)The Norweb CollectionCCCC0
Headdress Ornament
Peru, South Coast, Paracas, 3rd-2nd Century BC
1938.432Hammered and embossed gold-copper alloyOverall: 6.8 cm (2 11/16 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
Sheath for a Dagger
1989.361Case: iron alloy with gold inlay; pen: featherOverall: 33.5 cm (13 3/16 in.)Bequest of Mrs. Severance A. MillikinCCCC0
Pair of Ear Ornaments
Peru, North Coast, Sicán, 9th-14th century
1950.415Hammered and embossed gold alloyDiameter: 8.6 cm (3 3/8 in.); Overall: 8.8 cm (3 7/16 in.)The Norweb CollectionCCCC0
No image available
Peru, North Coast, Sicán, 9th-14th century
1950.415.1Hammered and embossed gold alloyDiameter: 8.6 cm (3 3/8 in.)The Norweb CollectionCCCC0
No image available
Peru, North Coast, Sicán, 9th-14th century
1950.415.2Hammered and embossed gold alloyDiameter: 8.8 cm (3 7/16 in.)The Norweb CollectionCCCC0
Ear Ornament
Peru, North Coast, Sicán, 9th-14th Century
1950.413Hammered and embossed gold alloyOverall: 4.2 x 4.2 cm (1 5/8 x 1 5/8 in.)The Norweb CollectionCCCC0
Ornament
Peru, South Coast, Ica Valley?, Paracas, c. 300 BC-AD 100
1940.513Hammered and embossed gold-copper alloyOverall: 8.8 x 4.8 cm (3 7/16 x 1 7/8 in.)The Norweb CollectionCCCC0
Figurine Plaque
Peru, South Coast, Paracas, 300 BC-AD 200 with modern etched enhancement?
1940.512Hammered and embossed gold-copper alloyOverall: 6.8 x 4.2 cm (2 11/16 x 1 5/8 in.)The Norweb CollectionCCCC0
Knife Handle (Kozuka) with Family of Chickens
Japan, possibly Edo period
1940.673Copper-gold alloy (shakudō), goldOverall: 9 cm (3 9/16 in.)Bequest of James ParmeleeCCCC0
No image available
Peru, North Coast, Sicán or Chimú, 9th-15th Century
1949.197Hammered and embossed gold alloyOverall: 36.9 cm (14 1/2 in.)James Albert Ford Memorial FundCCCC0
No image available
19th century
1947.273Bone with gold paint, nickel (?) plated brass inlays, gauze with gold and silver colored sequins, copper alloy ringOverall: 21.6 x 40.7 cm (8 1/2 x 16 in.)Gift of Landesman Family in memory of their sister Dorothy Landesman FelheimCCCC0
No image available
Europe, 19th century
1960.270Celluloid with gold leaf and paint, mother-of-pearl, painted and gilt silk, gilt copper alloy with green glassOverall: 21.6 cm (8 1/2 in.); Spread: 40 cm (15 3/4 in.)Gift of Helen HumphreysCCCC0