Fragment of a limestone funerary stele with a disk and a crescent, 2nd half of the 6th century B.C. Cypriot culture. Limestone. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76 (74.51.2876). #CosmicWonders
Flower holder with pomegranate, 18th century. Qing dynasty (1644–1911). China. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of Heber R. Bishop, 1902(02.18.857) | This work is exhibited in the “Colors of the Universe: Chinese Hardstone Carvings” exhibition, on view through October 9, 2017.
Claude Mellan (French. 1598-1688). Full Moon, 1635. Engraving. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Purchase, The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1960 (60.634.36). #CosmicWonders #MetonPaper100