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Two dragons presenting a heart-shaped amber Buried 1647-1658 From the tomb of Lady Chen, wife of Tong Bonian, in Dengfushan, outside the Zhonghua Gate, Nanjing

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Art of the Ming Dynasty

Hair ornament with gemstones<br> Buried 1517; Zhengde period (1506-1521)<br> From the tomb of Duchess Xu at Bancang, outside the Taiping Gate<br> Nanjing; gold with repoussé design and gemstone inlay<br> 3 1/4 x 2 1/2 x 3/4 inches

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Art of the Ming Dynasty

Ornament in the shape of a peony blossom<br> Buried 1625; Tianqi period (1621-1627)<br> From the tomb of Mu Changzuo at Mount Jiangjun, Nanjing; gold with filigree designs<br> 1 1/2 x 8 x 1 1/2 inches

Egypt | Islamic crescent-shaped pendant; gold, cloisonné enamel, turquoise | ca. 11th century

Handle in the Shape of a Dragon's Head. Period: Eastern Han dynasty (25–220). Date: 1st–2nd century. Culture: China. Medium: Gilded bronze with traces of red pigment.

11-12th c. Tang dynasty silk tapestry with Dragons and Flowers - Met Museum

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Finial from the throne of Tipu Sultan, Mysore, ca. 1790. Gold, inlaid with diamonds, rubies, and emeralds; lac core. The Al-Thani Collection.