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A Holy Deacon

Description: The carved sculpture depicts a figure holding in book in his right hand. The figure wears draped clothing and the sculpture is painted in polychrome.
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Date: 1515/1520~
Creator: Riemenschneider, Tilman

Tar

Description: The instrument has a long neck attached to a rounded hollow body. The backside and the neck are highly patterned.
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Date: unknown

Mi-gyaung

Description: The instrument looks like a crocodile with a highly decorated surface reminiscent of the scaly hide of a reptile with a painted face and jaw.
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Date: 1875/1899~

O-daiko (Barrel Drum)

Description: A finely decorated rooster sits atop the drum which rests on a pillow and a stand. The stand is also intricately decorated with imagery, foliage, flowers, water, patterns, and serpents.
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Date: 1873~
Creator: Kodenji Hayashi

Pipa

Description: The body of the instrument is an elongated pear shape with decoration in a continuous pattern of hexagons across the entire front of the body. Inside each hexagon is an animal, a person, a tree or a flower.
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Date: 1475/1525~

Ghanti

Description: The handle of the bell consists of a monkey wearing a hat standing in a regal pose. Animals and foliage decorate the body of the bell.
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Date: unknown

A Kneeling Apostle

Description: On a blue paper background, a kneeling man wearing heavy draped garments turns his head and points with one finger.
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Date: 1508
Creator: Dürer, Albrecht

The Forum in Rome

Description: Central detail with Colosseum of painting depicting the Forum in Rome.
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Date: unknown
Creator: Claude Lorrain (Claude Gellee)

Arched Harp

Description: The harp has a base and a long spindle rising at an angle from the base. The strings are stretched from leather covering the base to the spindle.
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Date: 1800/1899~

A Goldsmith in His Shop, Possibly Saint Eligius

Description: A man and woman stand behind a man who is seated at a wooden table and holds a scale. The interior setting is rife with accoutrement. The attire of the woman is rich in decoration and her headpiece is elaborate. The shelves hold containers and other miscellaneous items. A heavy green drapery hangs behind the seated man.
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Date: 1449
Creator: Christus, Petrus