Fra Filippo Lippi (Italian, ca. 1406–1469). Portrait of a Woman with a Man at a…
Horn (Oliphant) with Leather Case Date: horn 11th–12th century, case 16th century Culture: South Italian Medium: Ivory, silver, leather
Pair of stirrups, late 16th–early 17th century Japan at www.metmuseum.org Iron, lacquer, and mother-of-pearl
Nicholas Kratzer by Hans Holbein the Younger. Henry VIII's astronomer. Kratzer (b. 1486/7, d. after 1550) was astronomer and astrologer to King Henry VIII. He was also an instrument maker, and is thought to have collaborated with Hans Holbein the Younger (1497/8-1543), one of the most important artists of the 16th century, who included complex instruments in a number of his works.
Cuirass (Haramaki Dō), late 15th–early 16th century. Japanese. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Rogers Fund, 1917 (17.221.17) | Arms and Armor Department founding curator Bashford Dean's three-month trip to Japan in the spring of 1917 resulted in many important acquisitions for the Museum. Among them was this early example of a haramaki, a light, flexible, and close-fitting type of torso armor that opens vertically up the back.
Bottle with two white fillets, 16th century. Probably Spanish. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of James Jackson Jarves, 1881 (81.8.35)
Hans Holbein the Younger (German, 1497/98–1543). Erasmus of Rotterdam, ca. 1532. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Robert Lehman Collection, 1975 (1975.1.138)