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view Unknown Zhao Feng, ed. <u>Textiles from Dunhuang in UK Collections</u>. Shanghai: Donghua University... EAS Stein Textile Loan Collection. On loan from the Government of India and the Archaeological Survey of India. Copyright: Government of India. 1000-12-31 0600-01-01 7th century to 10th century (made) Strip of polychrome pattern woven silk (samite) Length: 2 cm, Width: 21.5 cm Dunhuang is at the eastern end of the southern Silk Road, in present-day Gansu Province. It lies... Attached to fragment is a rectangular paper label showing Stein number possibly in Stein's... 85 2014-08-29T19:17:53.000Z 2014-08-29T19:17:53.000Z 40.166698 In Storage 94.683296 silk Pattern woven silk LOAN:STEIN.640 loanstein640 O89698 Fragment One strip of polychrome patterned weave in silk (samite) that comprise pinkish red ground with... Dunhuang Found in Cave 17 of the Mogao Grottoes (Caves of the Thousand Buddhas). This strip of pattern woven silk (samite) was recovered from Cave 17 of the Mogao Grottoes. This... 2 the-stein-collection-fragment-unknown 2014-07-31T00:00:00.000Z patterned weave The Stein Collection 1000 600 view
view Unknown MES 1304-12-31 1295-01-01 ca. 1300 (made) Middle East, Metalwork. Pen-box with hinged lid and three internal compartments for ink and sand,... Length: 29.5 cm, Height: 8.8 cm Box with lid, Depth: 8.2 cm 115 Pen box Brass with silver inlay. The inscription cnsists of blessings. Egypt, Mamluk, about... 2014-08-29T19:18:02.000Z 2014-08-29T19:18:02.000Z In Storage Silver, brass [] 371-1897 3711897 O65715 Pen-box Brass pen box with silver inlay decorated with inscriptions and floral motifs. 3 pen-box-unknown 2014-05-01T00:00:00.000Z inlaid, hammered 1304 1295 view
view 2006aj7231 jpg s Unknown R. Katzenstein and G. Lowry, "Christian Themes in Thirteenth Century Islamic Metalwork,"... MES 1275-12-31 1225-01-01 middle of 13th century (made) Cylindrical pyxis and cover with depiction of Christians, brass inlaid with silver, Syria,... Height: 8.5 cm, Diameter: 8.3 cm Palace and Mosque: Islamic Art from the Victoria and Albert Museum (The Millennium Galleries, Sheffield 14/01/2006-16/04/2006) Palace and Mosque: Islamic Art from the Victoria and Albert Museum (Setagaya Art Museum, Tokyo 01/10/2005-04/12/2005) Palace and Mosque: Islamic Art from the Victoria and Albert Museum (Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth, Texas 03/04/2005-04/09/2005) Palace and Mosque: Islamic Art from the Victoria and Albert Museum (National Gallery of Art, Washington 18/07/2004-06/02/2005) Medieval and Renaissance, room 8 This pyxis is an example of a group of objects featuring Christian iconography which appear... Acquired in Spain. 116 Box and cover Bronze, inlaid with copper and silver, Syrian, 14th c. The figures around the body... 2014-08-29T19:18:03.000Z 2014-08-29T19:18:03.000Z 34.8148 Medieval and Renaissance, room 8, case 6 39.056 [Lid] Around perimeter of top of lid: corrupt rendering of two verses from a panegyric by the... Silver, bronze, copper Bronze, with copper and silver inlay 320-1866 3201866 O65714 Box and lid true Cylindrical bronze box and lid, inlaid with copper and silver. The decoration on the box is... Syria 2006AJ7231 This little casket reveals both the diversity of 13th-century Syria and the difficulty of... 3 VA box-and-lid-unknown 2014-08-07T00:00:00.000Z Hammering, soldering, damascening, inlay 1275 1225 view
view 2006aj7894 jpg s Unknown CER Given by Grosvenor Thomas 1699-12-31 1600-01-01 1600-1699 (made) Stained glass fragment, black glass with blue and red, and yellow stain, English, 17th century 125 2014-08-29T19:18:07.000Z 2014-08-29T19:18:07.000Z 52.883289 In Storage -1.97685 Stained glass C.422-1915 c4221915 O66696 Panel Fragment of black glass with blue and red and yellow stain. England 2006AJ7894 The letters 'IHS', or the sacred monogram, is the contracted name of Jesus Christ in Greek -... 3 panel-unknown 2014-07-31T00:00:00.000Z 1699 1600 view
view 2007br3632 jpg s Unknown Wardle, Patricia, <i>Guide to English Embroidery</i> (London: Victoria & Albert Museum, 1970)... T&F Given by Mrs E A Hunt of Wrotham, Kent, on behalf of the West Kent Federation of Women's Institute 1900-12-31 1851-01-01 1851-1900 (made) Height: 214 cm, Width: 240 cm Quilts 1700-2010 (Victoria & Albert Museum 20/03/2010-04/07/2010) On either side of the central panel are appliquéd silhouettes of <i>The Greek Slave</i> (1844).... Given by Mrs E A Hunt of Wrotham, Kent, on behalf of the West Kent Federation of Women's... 130 Coverlet with The Greek Slave Britain About 1851 The two silhouettes to the left and right of... 2014-08-29T19:18:09.000Z 2014-08-29T19:18:09.000Z 52.883289 In Storage -1.97685 cotton Applique T.86-1957 t861957 O125297 Bed cover An appliqué coverlet of printed cotton silhouettes on a cotton ground, including both animate and... England 2007BR3632 Unique For this applique coverlet, the maker has cut out and stitched shaped pieces of fabric onto a... 3 bed-cover-unknown 2014-08-26T00:00:00.000Z applique 1900 1851 view
view 2010ej2074 jpg s Unknown Kerr, Rose (ed). <u>Chinese Art and Design</u>. London: Victoria and Albert Museum, 1991, nr.105. EAS ca. 2000 BC -1500 BC (made) Disc, Bi, Nephrite jade, China, ca. 2000 BC -1500 BC. Diameter: 20.3 cm China, room 44 147 2014-08-29T19:18:12.000Z 2014-08-29T19:18:12.000Z 36.894451 China, room 44, case 43 104.165649 jade Nephrite jade, carved CIRC.3-1933 circ31933 O39317 Disc true Mottled dark green bi with brown inclusions China 2010EJ2074 A ‘bi’ is a flat circular slab of jade with a central hole. An ancient Chinese text entitled the... 3 VA disc-unknown 2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z carved -1500 -2005 view
view Unknown PDP Purchased through the Hugh Phillips Bequest 1800-12-31 1600-01-01 1600-1800 (made) Engraving pasted into a Record book belonging to an English engraver of goldsmiths' work; ca.... Height: 41 cm dimensions of volume, Width: 27.5 cm dimensions of volume Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D 153 2014-08-29T19:18:14.000Z 2014-08-29T19:18:14.000Z Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case CUP, shelf 7, box B à caelo salus Engraving E.3:5-2003 e352003 O134179 Print true Engraved narrative print, pasted into a Record book belonging to an English engraver of... 3 VA print-unknown 2014-06-03T00:00:00.000Z 1800 1600 view
view Unknown PDP Purchased through the Hugh Phillips Bequest 1800-12-31 1600-01-01 1600-1800 (made) Engraving pasted into a Record book belonging to an English engraver of goldsmiths' work; ca.... Height: 41 cm dimensions of volume, Width: 27.5 cm dimensions of volume Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D 154 2014-08-29T19:18:14.000Z 2014-08-29T19:18:14.000Z Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case CUP, shelf 7, box B Engraving E.3:6-2003 e362003 O134180 Print true Landscape engraving pasted into a Record book belonging to an English engraver of goldsmiths' work. 3 VA print-unknown 2014-06-03T00:00:00.000Z 1800 1600 view
view Unknown MET P. J. Cropper Bequest 1864-12-31 1855-01-01 ca. 1860 (made) Silver, parcel-gilt inlaid with niello, Moscow marks, ca.1860. Length: 7.0 cm, Width: 5.1 cm Acquisition RF: 44 / 177 Bequest - P.J. Cropper per W J Sheldrick 158 2014-08-29T19:18:21.000Z 2014-08-29T19:18:21.000Z 55.75687 In Storage 37.615105 Town mark of St. George killing the dragon for Moscow (see Tardy p.353), assayer’s mark V.A over... Silver, gold Silver, parcel-gilt inlaid with nieelo. M.1094-1944 m10941944 O114338 Bottle ticket Bottle ticket with the word "MADERE." Silver, parcel-gilt, pierced and engraved, the lettering... Moscow The history of bottle tickets provides a fascinating insight into English eating, drinking and... 3 bottle-ticket-unknown 2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z piercing, engraving (incising), niello 1864 1855 view
view 2009ce2364 jpg s Unknown T&F 1354-12-31 1329-01-01 1329-1354 (made) Cushion made from part of an orphrey band: linen embroidered with polychrome silks, metallic... Height: 43 cm, Width: 23 cm Medieval and Renaissance, room 9 This piece of embroidery formed part of an orphrey band on a cope, before being cut down into a... Acquired from the Rector and Churchwardens of Catworth, Huntingdon, with the permission of the... 159 2014-08-29T19:18:25.000Z 2014-08-29T19:18:25.000Z 52.883289 Medieval and Renaissance, room 9, case 1 -1.97685 leather, silk, linen, silver-gilt Silk, linen, leather and metallic threads; the silk and linen embroidered in under-side couching and split stitch 837-1902 8371902 O129343 Orphrey (cushion) true Portion of orphrey made into a cushion (kneeler?) at a later date. There are three layers of... England 2009CE2364 Based on the type and style of embroidery. Attribution note: Most ecclesiastical vestments were... Unique This embroidery reveals how a medieval ecclesiastical vestment might be cut down and re-used. A... 3 VA orphrey-cushion-unknown 2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z embroidery 1354 1329 view
view 2010ek1421 jpg s Unknown T&P Accepted by HM Government in lieu of Inheritance Tax and allocated to the Victoria and Albert Museum, 1996 1769-12-31 1769-01-01 1769 (printed) Spranger Barry in the title role of Shakespeare's play <i>Othello</i>, Theatre Royal Drury Lane,... Height: 6.7 cm, Width: 12.2 cm, Depth: 8.8 cm of base Behind the Scenes: the Hidden Life of Georgian Theatre, 1737-1784 (Dr Johnson's House 01/01/2004-18/09/2007) 168 2014-08-29T19:18:33.000Z 2014-08-29T19:18:33.000Z 51.506321 In Storage -0.12714 paper, watercolour, printing ink Printed paper S.431-1997 s4311997 O139580 Print Hand-coloured engraving showing Mr Barry as Othello wearing a floor-length green coat over a... London 2010EK1421 Possibly printed for J. Smith No.35 Cheapside & R. Sayer No.53 Fleet Street Born in Dublin, the son of a silversmith, Spranger Barry (1717-1777) was apprenticed in the same... 3 eddison-collection-print-unknown 2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z Eddison Collection 1769 1769 view
view Unknown PDP Given by Dr E. J. Dingwall 1909-12-31 1900-01-01 ca. 1905 (made) Postcard showing honeymoon couple: bride climbs into bed as the groom entreats her; French; ca. 1905 Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H 172 2014-08-29T19:18:34.000Z 2014-08-29T19:18:34.000Z 46.712448 Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case X, shelf 507 1.71832 card handcoloured photograph E.523:256-2001 e5232562001 O59582 Postcard true One of a series of cards of tinted photographs depicting a honeymoon couple: the bride is... France 3 VA postcard-unknown 2014-06-03T00:00:00.000Z 1909 1900 view
view 2008br9185 jpg s Unknown EAS H.L. Florence Bequest 1800-12-31 1750-01-01 1750-1800 (made) Dehua ware. Beaker-shaped vase, porcelain with applied decoration in relief, China, Qing dynasty,... Height: 26.4 cm, Diameter: 14.6 cm Making Ceramics, room 143 173 Vase with eight Daoist immortals and flowering prunus China, Dehua, 1700–1800, porcelain, with... 2014-08-29T19:18:34.000Z 2014-08-29T19:18:34.000Z 25.4981 Making Ceramics, room 143, case 25, shelf 3 118.235321 porcelain Porcelain with applied decoration in relief C.1295-1917 c12951917 O180904 Vase true Porcelain vase, beaker-shaped with flared mouth, in imitation of a bronze vessel. Applied with... Dehua 2008BR9185 Sprig decoration found favour in China during the 17th century. It was used to embellish the... 3 VA vase-unknown 2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z applied, relief 1800 1750 view
view 2006bj5110 jpg s Unknown MET 1900-12-31 1800-01-01 19th century (made) Large silver drum-shaped button with filigree decoration and three pendant filigree hearts,... Diameter: 4.7 cm, Length: 5.1 cm, Depth: 3.5 cm Jewellery, room 91 mezzanine 178 2014-08-29T19:18:37.000Z 2014-08-29T19:18:37.000Z 64.963943 Jewellery, room 91 mezzanine, case 69, shelf B, box 13 -19.02116 Silver Silver sheet with openwork filigree 471-1901 4711901 O136691 Button true Hollow drum-shaped button decorated with open filigree on the front and sides. One large and two... Iceland 2006BJ5110 Worn by women Lapland and Iceland are the most remote areas of north-west Europe. Their traditional jewellery... 3 VA button-unknown 2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z filigree 1900 1800 view
view 2008bv1641 jpg s Unknown Ray, Anthony. <u>Spanish Pottery 1248-1898.</u> London: V&A Publications, 2000, no.608,... CER 1400-12-31 1350-01-01 1350-1400 (made) Floor tile from the Alhambra Palace, Granada, painted in cobalt blue and lustre, made in Spain,... Width: 19.0 cm, Thickness: 2.8 cm World Ceramics, room 145 From the Alhambra, Granada. Apparently such tiles were widely used there, though only a small... 180 2014-08-29T19:18:39.000Z 2014-08-29T19:18:39.000Z 36.71832 World Ceramics, room 145, case 3, shelf 2 -4.420159 'There is no conqueror but God' earthenware, tin glaze Tin-glazed earthenware, painted in cobalt blue and lustre 382-1894 3821894 O128755 Floor tile true Tin-glazed earthenware floor tile, painted with an interlace design around a central shield,... Málaga 2008BV1641 Ray (2000) suggests that it is likely that many of the Alhambra tiles were produced in Málaga,... This tile came from the Alhambra, the fortified palatine city of the Nasrid kingdom, built on a... 3 VA floor-tile-unknown 2014-07-25T00:00:00.000Z Painted 1400 1350 view
view 2006au9408 jpg s Unknown White, Helen. <u>Snuff Bottles from China</u>. London: Bamboo Publishing Ltd in association with... EAS Salting Bequest 1895-12-31 1750-01-01 1750-1895 (made) Height: 8.6 cm 182 2014-08-29T19:18:41.000Z 2014-08-29T19:18:41.000Z 36.894451 In Storage 104.165649 Glass Glass, opaque white, with overlay of blue glass carved in relief C.1529-1910 c15291910 O8262 Snuff bottle The bottle is an elongated flattened pear form with no stopper. It is made of glass, opaque... China 2006AU9408 Snuff is powdered tobacco, usually blended with aromatic herbs or spices. The habit of... 3 snuff-bottle-unknown 2014-07-31T00:00:00.000Z carving 1895 1750 view
view Unknown MET P. J. Cropper Bequest 1900-12-31 1845-01-01 ca. 1850-1900 (made) Electroplate, England, ca.1850-1900. Height: 1.125 in, Length: 1.875 in 183 2014-08-29T19:18:42.000Z 2014-08-29T19:18:42.000Z 52.883289 In Storage -1.97685 No marks 'BRANDY' Silver, nickel silver Electroplated nickel silver M.197-1944 m1971944 O123909 Bottle ticket Bottle ticket with the word BRANDY. Electroplated nickel silver, oblong with cut corners, reeded... England The history of bottle tickets provides a fascinating insight into English eating, drinking and... 3 bottle-ticket-unknown 2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z electroplating 1900 1845 view
view Unknown T&F 1709-12-31 1700-01-01 1700s (made) Bed cover, natural linen embroidered in coloured silks, Castelo Branco work, 18th century Width: 132 cm, Length: 210 cm 184 2014-08-29T19:18:42.000Z 2014-08-29T19:18:42.000Z 39.82294 In Storage -7.492884 linen, silk thread linen embroidered with coloured silks T.163-1927 t1631927 O139599 Bed cover Natural linen bedcover with silk embroidery in pinks, reds, yellows, blues and greens. Central... Castelo Branco (Region) Unique 3 bed-cover-unknown 2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z hand embroidery 1709 1700 view
view 2006au9410 jpg s Unknown White, Helen. <u>Snuff Bottles from China</u>. London: Bamboo Publishing Ltd in association with... EAS Salting Bequest 1909-12-31 1850-01-01 1850-1909 (made) Height: 6.8 cm 185 2014-08-29T19:18:42.000Z 2014-08-29T19:18:42.000Z 36.894451 In Storage 104.165649 <font i>Ziyun xie</font> 'Designed by Ziyun', <font i>Yu</font> Glass Glass, opaque white, with overlay of blue glass carved in relief and a pink stopper, probably made of glass C.1571-1910 c15711910 O8266 Snuff bottle The bottle is baluster form a with a flared neck and graduated stopper with a finial. It is made... China 2006AU9410 Snuff is powdered tobacco, usually blended with aromatic herbs or spices. The habit of... 3 snuff-bottle-unknown 2014-07-31T00:00:00.000Z carving 1909 1850 view
view Unknown MET P. J. Cropper Bequest 1900-12-31 1845-01-01 ca. 1850-1900 (made) Electroplate, England, ca.1850-1900. Height: 1.125 in, Length: 1.875 in 186 2014-08-29T19:18:43.000Z 2014-08-29T19:18:43.000Z 52.883289 In Storage -1.97685 No marks CHARTREUSE Silver, nickel silver Electroplated nickel silver M.195-1944 m1951944 O123907 Bottle ticket Bottle ticket with the word CHARTREUSE. Electroplated nickel silver, oblong with cut corners,... England The history of bottle tickets provides a fascinating insight into English eating, drinking and... 3 bottle-ticket-unknown 2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z electroplating 1900 1845 view