This exhibition started on June 30, 2018 and is on display until March 31, 2019.

There were 38 objects in this exhibition but right now we can only show you 37 of them. Some objects may not be viewable because they were on loan; this might be due to issues involving image rights or simply because there is no digitized image for the objects.

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  • Tile In Silver Mount, 1301–50
  • luster-glazed and painted earthenware, rolled and pierced silver (later mount).
  • Gift of Ruth Friedman in memory of Harry G. Friedman.
  • 1966-3-5-a/c
  • Vase
  • glass.
  • 1959-90-1
  • Stick Pin (France), ca. 1867
  • gold pavé-set with diamonds, enamel, fresh-water pearl.
  • Gift from the Thomas W. Evans Collection from University of Pennsylvania....
  • 1983-69-9
  • Jar
  • iridized gold glass.
  • Gift of Mrs. Leo Wallerstein.
  • 1961-88-7
  • Fruit Knife (France), ca. 1890
  • silver, mother-of-pearl, gilding.
  • Museum purchase from Smithsonian Institution Collections Acquisition Program,....
  • 1996-56-79
  • White Worm Brooch, 1991
  • gold, cloisonné enamel on silver, citrine, pearl.
  • Museum purchase from Decorative Arts Association Acquisition Fund.
  • 1991-60-1
  • Pendant (England), 1911
  • cut, cast and hammered silver with basse-taille enamel, set with....
  • Gift of Judy Francis Zankel.
  • 2013-55-6
  • Tile (Iran), 13th century
  • luster-glazed and painted earthenware.
  • Gift of Ruth Friedman in memory of Harry G. Friedman.
  • 1966-3-4
  • Bowl
  • porcelain, lustre.
  • Gift of Mrs. Paul Moore.
  • 1960-164-4
  • Ring, ca. 1960
  • silver, mother-of-pearl, pearl.
  • Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Eitel Groeschke in memory of Pauline and Frank Rebajes.
  • 1990-138-3
  • Vase (England), 1891
  • glazed earthenware.
  • Museum purchase from Charles E. Sampson Memorial Fund.
  • 1995-3-1
  • Pitcher Leaf Pitcher, ca. 1901
  • pressed and hand-shaped, high-fired eosin-glazed fine white earthenware.
  • Museum purchase from Charles E. Sampson Memorial Fund.
  • 2007-3-1
  • Triad Chair, 2006
  • gilt fiberglass.
  • Gift of Wendell Castle, Courtesy of Barry Friedman, Ltd..
  • 2008-27-1
  • Bracelet, ca. 1960
  • silver, mother-of-pearl, pearl.
  • Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Eitel Groeschke in memory of Pauline and Frank Rebajes.
  • 1990-138-2