By Kenneth Clark
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115 Bottle Syria, Mamluk Period, ca. 1320 Polychrome enameled and gilded Cat. No. 128 glass The Tribute Horse (detail) Chinese, Sung Dynasty, X-XII century Ink and colors on silk Cat. No. 136 Bowl Chinese, Aizen Yueh Stoneware Cat. No. 141 ware, X century Myo-O Japanese, Colors, Cat. (detail) Kamakura Period, 1185-1333 and cut and painted gold on No. > **>*v S . * -v * - ** * ^ « •* . j \ • *i* -*» *r • - a! Vfjnfiij 4/ Tjyr School of Bihzad Iran. Herat. (detail). 14S3 Colors, silver, and gold Cat.
Vfjnfiij 4/ Tjyr School of Bihzad Iran. Herat. (detail). 14S3 Colors, silver, and gold Cat. No. 157 on paper C - "The Annunciation from Book of Hours to the Jean Pucelle ca. 1325-1328 Parchment Cat. No. 151 French, Shepherds," of feanne d'Evreux The Unicorn at Franco-Flemish, the Fountain (detail) t*. 1500 The Journey of the Sassetta Tapestry Tempera on wood Cat. No. 176 Cat. No. 181 Magi (detail) A Hunting Scene (detail) Cosimo Tempera and oil on wood Piero di Cat. No. 187 Study from the Ducal Palace at Gubbio Italian, ca.
250 and gilded Venus and Adonis Rubens Oil on canvas Cat. No. 276 Wheatfields Jacob van Ruisdael Oil on canvas Cat. No. 277 Aristotle Contemplating the Bust of Homer Rembrandt Oil on canvas, 1653 Cat. No. 279 (detail) Young Woman with a Water Jug The Rape of the Sabine Vermeer Oil on canvas Oil on canvas Cat. No. 283 Cat. No. 293 Poussin Women (detail) 57 Parade Helmet Made for Louis XIV of France Mezzetin French, second half of XVII century Watteau Bronze, partly gilded and partly silvered Oil on canvas Cat.