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Blades and Mountings for a Pair of Swords (Daishō)
Long sword
(katana) blade inscribed by Sukemitsu of Bizen (Japanese, Bizen, Muromachi period, active ca. 1440)
Date: sword (katana) blade, dated 1440; short sword (wakizashi) blade, 15th century; mountings, late 18th century
Medium: Steel, wood, lacquer, copper-silver alloy (shibuichi), gold, copper, rayskin, silk
Accession Number: 36.120.417a, b, .418a–c
Festival Robe
Date: second half of the 18th century
Medium: Silk and gold-and-silver thread embroidery on silk twill
Accession Number: 54.14.2
Chocolate Pot
Edward Winslow
(1669–1753)
Date: 1700–1710
Medium: Silver
Accession Number: 33.120.221
Tea Urn
Paul Revere Jr.
(American, Boston, Massachusetts 1734–1818 Boston, Massachusetts)
Date: 1791
Medium: Silver, ivory
Accession Number: 1990.226a–d
Ewer and Plateau
Gorham Manufacturing Company
(American, 1831–present)
Date: 1901
Medium: Silver
Accession Number: 1974.214.26a, b
Bronze hydria (water jar)
Date: ca. 375–350 B.C.
Medium: Bronze, silver
Accession Number: 53.11.3
Tabernacle House Altar with the Adoration of the Shepherds, the Adoration of the Magi, and the Annunciation.
Probably Lombardy
(Second half 16th century)
Date: second half 16th century (panels); ca. 1865–90 (frame)
Medium: Ebony-veneered soft wood, silver gilt, rock crystal, agate, and reverse painted and gilded glass.
Accession Number: 1975.1.1558
Plate with the Battle of David and Goliath
Date: 629–30
Medium: Silver
Accession Number: 17.190.396
Pair of Transverse Flutes
Johann Wilhelm Oberlender
((the Elder 1681–1763))
Date: mid-18th century
Medium: Ivory, silver, wood
Accession Number: 1996.13.1
Gold phiale (libation bowl)
Date: 4th–3rd century B.C.
Medium: Gold
Accession Number: 62.11.1
Pediment-shaped gold diadem
Date: ca. 330–300 B.C.
Medium: Gold
Accession Number: 06.1217.1
Transverse Flute
Garion
(French)
Date: ca. 1720–40
Medium: Rosewood, ivory, silver
Accession Number: 2005.365
Straw
Date: ca. 1230–50
Medium: Silver, partly gilt; niello, jewels
Accession Number: 47.101.28
Coin cabinet
Designed by Charles Percier
(French, Paris 1764–1838 Paris)
Date: ca. 1809–19
Medium: Mahogany, applied and inlaid silver
Accession Number: 26.168.77
Reliquary Statuette of Saint Christopher
Date: ca. 1375–1425
Medium: Silver, silver-gilt
Accession Number: 17.190.361
Dragon-Handled Jug with Inscription
Date: late 15th– first quarter 16th century
Medium: Brass; cast and turned, engraved, and inlaid with silver, gold, and black organic compound
Accession Number: 91.1.607
Gilded bronze mirror with the Three Graces
Date: mid-2nd century A.D.
Medium: Bronze, silver, gold, speculum
Accession Number: 1987.11.1
The Bryant Vase
Designed by James Horton Whitehouse
(1833–1902)
Date: 1875–76
Medium: Silver
Accession Number: 77.9a, b
Rosewater ewer
Possibly by Johann Erhard Heiglen
(German, before 1687–1757)
Date: ca. 1730
Medium: Silver gilt
Accession Number: 1977.1.11
Processional cross
Date: ca. 1460–80
Medium: Partly gilt silver, niello, and copper with traces of gilding, over wood
Accession Number: 17.190.499
Gold earrings with disk and boat-shaped pendant
Date: ca. 300 B.C.
Medium: Gold
Accession Number: 48.11.2, .3
The Visitation
Attributed to Master Heinrich of Constance
(German, active in Constance, ca. 1300)
Date: ca. 1310–20
Medium: Walnut, paint, gilding, rock-crystal cabochons inset in gilt-silver mounts
Accession Number: 17.190.724
Gold and copper alloy spiral earring with lion-griffin head terminal
Date: 1st half of the 4th century B.C.
Medium: Gold
Accession Number: 74.51.3370
Straw
Date: ca. 1230–50
Medium: Silver-gilt
Accession Number: 47.101.29
Pair of gold earrings with disk and boat-shaped pendant
Date: ca. 330–300 B.C.
Medium: Gold
Accession Number: 06.1217.11, .12
Folio from the "Blue Qur'an"
Date: second half 9th–mid-10th century
Medium: Gold and silver on indigo-dyed parchment
Accession Number: 2004.88
Toilet set in original leather case
Fourteen identified German
(Augsburg) goldsmiths and other German artisans; Japanese (Imari) porcelain maker
Date: ca. 1743–45
Medium: Gilt silver, hard-paste porcelain, cut glass, walnut, carved and partially gilt coniferous wood, blind-tooled and partially gilt leather, partially gilt steel and iron, textiles, moiré paper, hog's bristle
Accession Number: 2005.364.1a–d–.48
Shrine
Matthias Walbaum
(Kiel, Germany 1554–1632 Augsburg, active Augsburg 1579–1632)
Date: 1598–1600
Medium: Ebony, silver, silver gilt, gouache on parchment
Accession Number: 17.190.823
Cased set of a flintlock rifle, a pair of pistols, and accessories
Nicolas Noël Boutet
(French, Versailles and Paris, 1761–1833)
Date: ca. 1800
Medium: Steel, engraved, blued, and damascened with gold; walnut, carved and inlaid with engraved silver; silver, cast and chiseled; horn; mahogany; velvet
Accession Number: 1970.179.1a–q
Adoration of the Magi from Seven Scenes from the Life of Christ
Date: ca. 1390
Medium: Pot-metal and colorless glass, vitreous paint and silver stain
Accession Number: 1986.285.2
Blades and Mountings for a Pair of Swords (Daishō)
Long sword
(katana) blade inscribed by Sukemitsu of Bizen (Japanese, Bizen, Muromachi period, active ca. 1440)
Date: sword (katana) blade, dated 1440; short sword (wakizashi) blade, 15th century; mountings, late 18th century
Accession Number: 36.120.417a, b, .418a–c
Festival Robe
Date: second half of the 18th century
Accession Number: 54.14.2
Chocolate Pot
Edward Winslow
(1669–1753)
Date: 1700–1710
Accession Number: 33.120.221
Tea Urn
Paul Revere Jr.
(American, Boston, Massachusetts 1734–1818 Boston, Massachusetts)
Date: 1791
Accession Number: 1990.226a–d
Ewer and Plateau
Gorham Manufacturing Company
(American, 1831–present)
Date: 1901
Accession Number: 1974.214.26a, b
Bronze hydria (water jar)
Date: ca. 375–350 B.C.
Accession Number: 53.11.3
Tabernacle House Altar with the Adoration of the Shepherds, the Adoration of the Magi, and the Annunciation.
Probably Lombardy
(Second half 16th century)
Date: second half 16th century (panels); ca. 1865–90 (frame)
Accession Number: 1975.1.1558
Plate with the Battle of David and Goliath
Date: 629–30
Accession Number: 17.190.396
Pair of Transverse Flutes
Johann Wilhelm Oberlender
((the Elder 1681–1763))
Date: mid-18th century
Accession Number: 1996.13.1
Gold phiale (libation bowl)
Date: 4th–3rd century B.C.
Accession Number: 62.11.1
Pediment-shaped gold diadem
Date: ca. 330–300 B.C.
Accession Number: 06.1217.1
Transverse Flute
Garion
(French)
Date: ca. 1720–40
Accession Number: 2005.365
Straw
Date: ca. 1230–50
Accession Number: 47.101.28
Coin cabinet
Designed by Charles Percier
(French, Paris 1764–1838 Paris)
Date: ca. 1809–19
Accession Number: 26.168.77
Reliquary Statuette of Saint Christopher
Date: ca. 1375–1425
Accession Number: 17.190.361
Dragon-Handled Jug with Inscription
Date: late 15th– first quarter 16th century
Accession Number: 91.1.607
Gilded bronze mirror with the Three Graces
Date: mid-2nd century A.D.
Accession Number: 1987.11.1
The Bryant Vase
Designed by James Horton Whitehouse
(1833–1902)
Date: 1875–76
Accession Number: 77.9a, b
Rosewater ewer
Possibly by Johann Erhard Heiglen
(German, before 1687–1757)
Date: ca. 1730
Accession Number: 1977.1.11
Processional cross
Date: ca. 1460–80
Accession Number: 17.190.499
Gold earrings with disk and boat-shaped pendant
Date: ca. 300 B.C.
Accession Number: 48.11.2, .3
The Visitation
Attributed to Master Heinrich of Constance
(German, active in Constance, ca. 1300)
Date: ca. 1310–20
Accession Number: 17.190.724
Gold and copper alloy spiral earring with lion-griffin head terminal
Date: 1st half of the 4th century B.C.
Accession Number: 74.51.3370
Straw
Date: ca. 1230–50
Accession Number: 47.101.29
Pair of gold earrings with disk and boat-shaped pendant
Date: ca. 330–300 B.C.
Accession Number: 06.1217.11, .12
Folio from the "Blue Qur'an"
Date: second half 9th–mid-10th century
Accession Number: 2004.88
Toilet set in original leather case
Fourteen identified German
(Augsburg) goldsmiths and other German artisans; Japanese (Imari) porcelain maker
Date: ca. 1743–45
Accession Number: 2005.364.1a–d–.48
Shrine
Matthias Walbaum
(Kiel, Germany 1554–1632 Augsburg, active Augsburg 1579–1632)
Date: 1598–1600
Accession Number: 17.190.823
Cased set of a flintlock rifle, a pair of pistols, and accessories
Nicolas Noël Boutet
(French, Versailles and Paris, 1761–1833)
Date: ca. 1800
Accession Number: 1970.179.1a–q

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