Brooklyn Museum - World Decorative Arts Photos

The Brooklyn Museum has galleries of Asian, African, and Native American Art.

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Brooklyn Museum Beaux-Arts building with modern entrance. Brooklyn, NY.Brooklyn Museum Beaux-Arts building plus modern entrance. Brooklyn, NY.Terracotta male head from Nigeria at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Lipiko Mask from Mozambique at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.
Brooklyn Museum Beaux-Arts building (1895) with modern entrance (2004). Brooklyn, NY.Brooklyn Museum Beaux-Arts building (1895) plus modern entrance. Brooklyn, NY. Architect: McKim, Mead & White.Terracotta male head (550-50 BCE) from Nigeria at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Lipiko Mask (19th C) from Mozambique at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.
Reliquary figure by Kota artist from Eastern Gabon at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Chief's chair from Angola at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Persian & Islamic gallery at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Ceramic bowl with Arabic Inscription from Egypt at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.
Reliquary figure (19th C) by Kota artist from Eastern Gabon at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Chief's chair (19th C) from Angola at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Persian & Islamic gallery at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Ceramic bowl with Arabic Inscription (14th C) from Egypt at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.
Ceramic hanging ornament from Iznik, Turkey at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Ceramic plate from Iran at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Ceramic pear-shaped bottle from Iran at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Ceramic vase with building & birds from Iran at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.
Ceramic hanging ornament (c1575-85) from Iznik, Turkey at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Ceramic plate (17th C) from Iran at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Ceramic pear-shaped bottle (17th C) from Iran at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Ceramic vase with building & birds (19th C) from Iran at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.
Glass wide-rimmed bowl from Iran at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Glass mosque lamp from Egypt or Syria at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Copper alloy incense burner in shape of bird from Iran at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Silver & glass pectoral ornament from Teke, Turkoman at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.
Glass wide-rimmed bowl (19th C) from Iran at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Glass mosque lamp (13-14th C) from Egypt or Syria at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Copper alloy incense burner in shape of bird (12-13th C) from Iran at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Silver & glass pectoral ornament (late 19th C) from Teke, Turkoman at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.
Bangle with elephant finials from Benares, India at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Bronze ritual wine vessel from China at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Bronze garment hooks from China at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Bronze wine vessel in form of goose from China at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.
Bangle with elephant finials (19th C) from Benares, India at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Bronze ritual wine vessel (13-11th C BCE / late Shang dynasty) from China at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Bronze garment hooks (475 BCE - 221 AD) from China at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Bronze wine vessel in form of goose (206 BCE - 220 AD) from China at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.
Stoneware ewer with Phoenix Head from China at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Ceramic wine jar from China at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Porcelain bowl from China at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Carved wood guardian head from Japan at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.
Stoneware ewer with Phoenix Head (10th C / Tang or Song dynasty) from China at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Ceramic wine jar (14th C / Yuan or Ming dynasty) from China at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Porcelain bowl (1662-1722 / Qing dynasty) from China at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Carved wood guardian head (13th C) from Japan at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.
Stoneware ewer by Takiguchi Kiheiji of Japan at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Huastec sandstone life-death figure from Chilituju , San Luis Potosí, Mexico at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Huastec sandstone life-death figure from Chilituju , San Luis Potosí, Mexico at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Our Lady of Cocharcas Under the Baldequin painting from Cuzco, Peru at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.
Stoneware ewer (c1980) by Takiguchi Kiheiji of Japan at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Huastec sandstone life-death figure (c900-1250) from Chilituju (?), San Luis Potosí, Mexico at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Huastec sandstone life-death figure (c900-1250) from Chilituju (?), San Luis Potosí, Mexico at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Our Lady of Cocharcas Under the Baldequin (1765) painting from Cuzco, Peru at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.
Northwest coast native Dzunk'wa Cannibal Woman Mask from Knights Inlet of Vancouver Island, BC at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Haida bent-corner bowl from Skidgate, Queen Victoria Islands, BC at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Micmac porcupine quill box from Northeastern USA at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.
Northwest coast native Dzunk'wa Cannibal Woman Mask (19th C) from Knights Inlet of Vancouver Island, BC at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Haida bent-corner bowl (late 19th -early 20th C) from Skidgate, Queen Victoria Islands, BC at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Micmac porcupine quill box (early 20th C) from Northeastern USA at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.

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