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Case (Inrô) with Design of Peacock on Rock with Peonies, 19th century. Meiji period (1868–1912). Japan. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. H. O. Havemeyer Collection, Bequest of Mrs. H. O. Havemeyer, 1929 (29.100.911) #peacock

Louis John Rhead (American, born England, 1857–1926). Woman with Peacocks. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1971 (1971.564.204) #peacock

Jewelled Snuffbox ca. 1765 German, Berlin - Glass, gold, silver, diamonds and rubies Dimensions: H. 6 cm, L. 10 cm, D. 8.8 cm Robert Lehman Collection, 1975

Koma Yasutada (Japanese). Inrō with Peacocks and Flowers, 19th century. Edo period (1615–1868). Japan. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. The Howard Mansfield Collection, Purchase, Rogers Fund, 1936

Inrô: Figures in a landscaped garden, 18th century Japanese Red lacquer; Lacquer is the refined sap of a deciduous tree of the sumac family. Applied in extremely thin layers in order to allow time for hardening, a single piece requires the application of numerous base layers before surface decoration is carved or applied. When exposed to oxygen and humidity, the lacquer hardens or polymerizes.

Nicolai Abraham Abildgaard (Danish, 1743–1809) Jupiter, disguised as an eagle, with Ganymede, and a sketch of two peacocks, mid 18th–early 19th century. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Harry G. Sperling Fund, 2009 (2009.398) #peacock

Georges Goursat [Sem] (French, 1863–1934). A Woman in Red and a Waiter with a Forked Beard, ca. 1900. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of Dr. Stephen K. and Janie Woo Scher, 2012 (2012.401.14)

- Left: Moriz Jung (Austrian [born Czechoslovakia], 1885–1915). Tête á Tête on the 968th Floor of a Skyscraper (Tête á Tête am Wolkenkratzer 968 Etage), 1911. Color lithograph; 5 1/2 x 3 9/16 in. (14 x 9 cm). - Right: Moriz Jung (Austrian [born Czechoslovakia], 1885–1915). Bloodless Giraffe Hunt (Unblutige Jagd auf Giraffen), 1911. Color lithograph; 5 1/2 x 3 9/16 in. (14 x 9 cm).