THE WORLD COLLECTION
This collection includes outstanding examples of both two and three dimensional objects from diverse cultures, dating from classical to modern times. Areas of strength include objects from ancient Egypt and the Greek and Roman world, Pre-Columbian artifacts, Asian prints spanning the 17th to 19th centuries, traditional African sculpture and masks, Australian aboriginal bark paintings, and Pacific Island artifacts from the early 20th century.
Unknown, Egypt, Child-god, late 4th–3rd century, B.C., Gift of the Arts & Crafts Society, 1957.005.011
Unknown, Pre-Columbia, Seated musician, 500 A.D., Museum, Purchase 1965.020.001
Unknown, Afghanistan, Buddha head, ca. 450 A.D., Art Committee Purchase, 1957.005.008
Unknown, Africa, Firespitter mask, ca. 1870, Extended loan Anne Takashige, 1970.004.001L