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Text: "The Sword is Drawn The Navy Upholds It!" - U.S. Navy Recruiting Station - 115 Flatbush Avenue Brooklyn - (scroll text) We Can Do No Otherwise
Kenyon Cox
The Sword is Drawn, the Navy Upholds it!
1917 – 1919
Gift of Mr. Maurice F. Lyons
This stone dagger has a handle that is divided into two parts, separated from each other by a thinner band. The upper tier is smaller in length than the lower tier, which flares outward as it approaches the end. The tip of blade is broken off. In profile, the blade thickens in the center.<br />
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Carved from stone, this dagger with a two-tier handle is missing only its tip. The cross section of the blade is rhomboid, while that of the handle is shaped like a convex lens. The dagger is of the later two-tier-handled type (<em>idanbyeongsik</em>), meaning that it probably dates from the end of the early Bronze Age or the beginning of the middle Bronze Age. Max Loehr (1903- 1988) was a German art historian specializing in East Asian art who taught at the University of Michigan from 1951 to 1960 as a professor.<br />
[Korean Collection, University of Michigan Museum of Art (2017) p.32]
Korean (Korean (culture or style))
Polished Stone Dagger
900 BCE – 701 BCE
Museum purchase from the collection of Max Loehr

The Apotheosis of Benjamin Franklin and George Washington
The Paul Leroy Grigaut Memorial Collection
A woman with a sword looks back to her left. Her right hand is hidden by her long sleeve, just above the sword handle. Her blue outer robe is partially removed and reveals a patterned red and blue robe beneath. The bottom of the outer robe has a spray of flowers, and a crest adorns the left sleeve. A lantern lights up the stage behind her.<br /><br />
Unidentified inscriptions.
Shunshō Katsukawa (Japanese (culture or style))
Iwai Hanshirō IV as an Onnadate
1750 – 1799
Museum Purchase

Monogrammist FG
Mucius Scaevola
Museum Purchase

Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
No. 6 of the series of 12 prints;
1788 – 1989
Gift of Baroness Maud Ledyard von Ketteler

Jacques Callot (French (culture or style))
Enlisting of the Troops, No. 2 from 'Les Grandes Misères de la Guerre'
Anonymous Gift for The Paul Leroy Grigaut Memorial Collection

Jacques Callot (French (culture or style))
The Battle, No. 3 from 'Les Grandes Misères de la Guerre'
Anonymous Gift for The Paul Leroy Grigaut Memorial Collection
wood handle covered with copper and camwood powder
Kuba (Kuba (Democratic Republic of Congo style))
Ritual Sword
1895 – 1905
Museum Purchase made possible by the Friends of the Museum of Art

The Last Judgement, from the Nuremberg Chronicle
15th century
Museum Purchase
The image depicts thirteen men, arranged in three groups and facing in various directions, all standing in a generic outdoor setting. They wear seventeenth century-style costume consisting predominantly of black coats and trousers with white square collars. Several wear black hats, and one waves his hat in the air. The majority either carry or lean on swords. 
Édouard Manet (French (culture or style))
Les Petit Cavaliers, after Vélazquez
1860 – 1861
Gift of the Friends of the Museum of Art in memory of James Vann

Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Yao Ritual Scroll
1800 – 1966
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Karl Bass of Kabaco Tools, Inc.