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Virupaksha, Guardian King of the West

Description: The sculpture is highly decorated with jewels of a blue-green color. An elaborate and detailed headdress and costume are included on this standing figure that holds a serpent in one hand and in the other a structure. There is detailed chasing on the clothing of the small statue.
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Date: [1400..1499]

Château de Blois

Description: View of the Orléans Wing (Francois Mansard (1598-1666)) of the Château de Blois, 1635, courtyard façade from E. From the Baroque Period.
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Date: 1635/1638

Mandolin

Description: The top of the eight-stringed mandolin's teardrop-shaped body is honey color. The bowl of the body, the top of the body, the fingerboard and the peghead are highly decorated with figures and patterns in black and white inlay.
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Date: 1900~
Creator: Mannello, Angelo

Ngombi

Description: A vertical structure with a figurative top supports an arched and strung piece of wood.
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Date: 1925/1975~

Ocarina

Description: The musical instrument has a dark shiny glaze with a cartouche of flowers and gold flower and foliage embellishment around the curved edges.
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Date: 1900/1925~

Drum

Description: The clay rotund effigy drum is decorated with whale and snake motifs in browns and blacks.
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Date: [0001..0100]

Oliphant

Description: The carved ivory oliphant features depictions of mammals and birds along the length of the musical instrument.
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Date: 1100/1199~

Sarangi

Description: The instrument appears squat as the neck and body run together. There are many strings and pegs on both the side and the front of the instrument.
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Date: 1900~

Mandolin

Description: The back of the body's bowl is highly decorated with inlay in geometric patterns as well as a nude female figure and foliage.
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Date: 1900~
Creator: Mannello, Angelo

A Maid Asleep

Description: The painting depicts an interior scene with a woman apparently asleep at the table on which sits a bowl of fruit and a lidded container. There is also a patterned table cloth, a chair and in the distance the interior scene is continued.
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Date: 1656/1657
Creator: Vermeer, Jan

Achilles Discovered Among the Women

Description: The center portion of the painting and the main focus of the action is shown in this detail. The figure raises the sword and women rummage through the trinkets and jewels.
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Date: unknown
Creator: van Dyck, Anthony