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European Sculpture and Decorative Arts x
Wine-bottle cooler (seau à bouteille)
Vincennes Manufactory
(French, ca. 1740–1756)
Date: 1753
Medium: Soft-paste porcelain
Accession Number: 1970.230.4
Processional cross
Date: ca. 1460–80
Medium: Partly gilt silver, niello, and copper with traces of gilding, over wood
Accession Number: 17.190.499
Celestial globe with clockwork
Gerhard Emmoser
(working 1556, died 1584)
Date: 1579
Medium: Case: silver, partly gilded, and gilt brass; movement: brass, steel
Accession Number: 17.190.636
The Triumph of Fame
Date: ca. 1502–4
Medium: Wool, silk (6-7 warp threads per cm.)
Accession Number: 1998.205
Harlequina
Franz Anton Bustelli
(Swiss, Locarno ca. 1720–1763 Munich)
Date: ca. 1763
Medium: Hard-paste porcelain
Accession Number: 1974.356.524
Bedroom from the Sagredo Palace
Stuccowork probably by Abbondio Stazio of Massagno
(Italian, 1675–1745)
Date: ca. 1718
Medium: Wood, stucco, marble, glass
Accession Number: 06.1335.1a–d
Sprite
Sculptor close to Donatello
(Italian, Florence ca. 1386–1466 Florence)
Date: ca. 1432
Medium: Gilt bronze
Accession Number: 1983.356
Boiserie from the Hôtel de Cabris, Grasse
Date: ca. 1774, with later additions
Medium: Carved, painted, and gilded oak
Accession Number: 1972.276.1
Madame de Wailly, née Adélaïde-Flore Belleville (1765–1838)
Augustin Pajou
(French, Paris 1730–1809 Paris)
Date: 1789
Medium: Bust: marble; base: grey marble
Accession Number: 56.105
Cabinet
Designed by Jean Brandely
(French, active 1855–67)
Date: 1867
Medium: Oak veneered with cedar, walnut, ebony and ivory; silvered-bronze mounts
Accession Number: 1989.197
The Little Fourteen-Year-Old Dancer
Edgar Degas
(French, Paris 1834–1917 Paris)
Date: model executed ca. 1880, cast 1922
Medium: Bronze, partially tinted, with cotton skirt and satin hair ribbon; wood base
Accession Number: 29.100.370
Ewer
Date: Porcelain 1573–1620; mounts ca. 1585
Medium: Porcelain, silver-gilt
Accession Number: 44.14.2
Lion (one of a pair)
Meissen Manufactory
(German, 1710–present)
Date: ca. 1732
Medium: Hard-paste porcelain
Accession Number: 1988.294.1
Wall fountain
Simone Mosca
(Italian, Settignano 1492–1553 Orvieto)
Date: 1527–34
Medium: Grey sandstone (pietra serena)
Accession Number: 1971.158.1
Paris
Antico
(Pier Jacopo Alari Bonacolsi) (Italian, Mantua ca. 1460–1528 Gazzuolo)
Date: ca. 1500–1505
Medium: Bronze, partially gilt and silvered
Accession Number: 55.93
Teakettle, lamp, and table
Simon Pantin I
(British, ca. 1672–1728)
Date: 1724–25
Medium: Silver, wood
Accession Number: 68.141.81a–f
Perseus with the Head of Medusa
Antonio Canova
(Italian, Possagno 1757–1822 Venice)
Date: 1804–6
Medium: Marble
Accession Number: 67.110.1
Plate
Imperial Porcelain Manufactory, St. Petersburg
Date: 1755–60
Medium: Hard-paste porcelain
Accession Number: 65.47
Goblet
Date: ca. 1475–1500
Medium: Glass, enameled and gilded
Accession Number: 17.190.730a, b
Mechanical table
Jean-François Oeben
(1721–1763)
Date: ca. 1761–63
Medium: Oak veneered with mahogany, kingwood, and tulipwood, with marquetry of mahogany, rosewood, holly, and various other woods; gilt-bronze mounts; imitation Japanese lacquer; replaced silk
Accession Number: 1982.60.61
Verdures du Vatican (set of two)
Jean Démosthène Dugourc
(French, Versailles 1749–1825 Paris)
Date: ca. 1799
Medium: Woven silk and metal thread with applied silk and chenille embroidery
Accession Number: 2006.519a, b
Rolltop desk
David Roentgen
(German, Herrnhag 1743–1807 Wiesbaden, master 1780)
Date: ca. 1776–79
Medium: Oak, cherry, pine, mahogany, veneered with maple, burl woods, holly, hornbeam (all partially stained), tulipwood, mahogany, and other woods; mother-of-pearl; partially gilded and tooled leather; gilt bronze, iron, steel, brass, partially gold-lacquered brass
Accession Number: 41.82
Stove
Attributed to the pottery of David II Pfau
(1644–1702)
Date: ca. 1684–85
Medium: Faience (tin-enameled earthenware)
Accession Number: 06.968.2
Triton
Giambologna
(Netherlandish, Douai 1529–1608 Florence)
Date: 1560–70
Medium: Bronze
Accession Number: 14.40.689
Madonna and Child with Angels
Antonio Rossellino
(Italian, Settignano 1427–ca. 1479 Florence)
Date: ca. 1455–60
Medium: Marble with gilt details on halo and dress
Accession Number: 14.40.675
Drop-front desk (secrétaire à abattant or secrétaire en cabinet)
Attributed to Martin Carlin
(French, near Freiburg im Breisgau ca. 1730–1785 Paris)
Date: ca. 1776
Medium: Oak veneered with tulipwood, amaranth, holly, and sycamore; six Sèvres soft-paste porcelain plaques and two painted tin plaques; gilt bronze mounts; marble shelves; moiré silk
Accession Number: 1976.155.110
Drop-front secretary (Secrétaire en armoire)
Jean Henri Riesener
(French, Gladebeck, near Hessen 1734–1806 Paris)
Date: 1783
Medium: Oak veneered with ebony and 17th-century Japanese lacquer; interiors veneered with tulipwood, amaranth, holly, and ebonized holly; gilt-bronze mounts; marble top; velvet (not original)
Accession Number: 20.155.11
Portland vase
Josiah Wedgwood and Sons
(1759–present)
Date: ca. 1840–60
Medium: Black basalt ware with white relief decoration
Accession Number: 94.4.172
Dish depicting a virgin and a unicorn
Date: probably ca. 1486–88
Medium: Tin-glazed earthenware (maiolica)
Accession Number: 46.85.30
Honoré de Balzac
Auguste Rodin
(French, Paris 1840–1917 Meudon)
Date: probably 1891
Medium: Terracotta
Accession Number: 12.11.1
Wine-bottle cooler (seau à bouteille)
Vincennes Manufactory
(French, ca. 1740–1756)
Date: 1753
Accession Number: 1970.230.4
Processional cross
Date: ca. 1460–80
Accession Number: 17.190.499
Celestial globe with clockwork
Gerhard Emmoser
(working 1556, died 1584)
Date: 1579
Accession Number: 17.190.636
The Triumph of Fame
Date: ca. 1502–4
Accession Number: 1998.205
Harlequina
Franz Anton Bustelli
(Swiss, Locarno ca. 1720–1763 Munich)
Date: ca. 1763
Accession Number: 1974.356.524
Bedroom from the Sagredo Palace
Stuccowork probably by Abbondio Stazio of Massagno
(Italian, 1675–1745)
Date: ca. 1718
Accession Number: 06.1335.1a–d
Sprite
Sculptor close to Donatello
(Italian, Florence ca. 1386–1466 Florence)
Date: ca. 1432
Accession Number: 1983.356
Boiserie from the Hôtel de Cabris, Grasse
Date: ca. 1774, with later additions
Accession Number: 1972.276.1
Madame de Wailly, née Adélaïde-Flore Belleville (1765–1838)
Augustin Pajou
(French, Paris 1730–1809 Paris)
Date: 1789
Accession Number: 56.105
Cabinet
Designed by Jean Brandely
(French, active 1855–67)
Date: 1867
Accession Number: 1989.197
The Little Fourteen-Year-Old Dancer
Edgar Degas
(French, Paris 1834–1917 Paris)
Date: model executed ca. 1880, cast 1922
Accession Number: 29.100.370
Ewer
Date: Porcelain 1573–1620; mounts ca. 1585
Accession Number: 44.14.2
Lion (one of a pair)
Meissen Manufactory
(German, 1710–present)
Date: ca. 1732
Accession Number: 1988.294.1
Wall fountain
Simone Mosca
(Italian, Settignano 1492–1553 Orvieto)
Date: 1527–34
Accession Number: 1971.158.1
Paris
Antico
(Pier Jacopo Alari Bonacolsi) (Italian, Mantua ca. 1460–1528 Gazzuolo)
Date: ca. 1500–1505
Accession Number: 55.93
Teakettle, lamp, and table
Simon Pantin I
(British, ca. 1672–1728)
Date: 1724–25
Accession Number: 68.141.81a–f
Perseus with the Head of Medusa
Antonio Canova
(Italian, Possagno 1757–1822 Venice)
Date: 1804–6
Accession Number: 67.110.1
Plate
Imperial Porcelain Manufactory, St. Petersburg
Date: 1755–60
Accession Number: 65.47
Goblet
Date: ca. 1475–1500
Accession Number: 17.190.730a, b
Mechanical table
Jean-François Oeben
(1721–1763)
Date: ca. 1761–63
Accession Number: 1982.60.61
Verdures du Vatican (set of two)
Jean Démosthène Dugourc
(French, Versailles 1749–1825 Paris)
Date: ca. 1799
Accession Number: 2006.519a, b
Rolltop desk
David Roentgen
(German, Herrnhag 1743–1807 Wiesbaden, master 1780)
Date: ca. 1776–79
Accession Number: 41.82
Stove
Attributed to the pottery of David II Pfau
(1644–1702)
Date: ca. 1684–85
Accession Number: 06.968.2
Triton
Giambologna
(Netherlandish, Douai 1529–1608 Florence)
Date: 1560–70
Accession Number: 14.40.689
Madonna and Child with Angels
Antonio Rossellino
(Italian, Settignano 1427–ca. 1479 Florence)
Date: ca. 1455–60
Accession Number: 14.40.675
Drop-front desk (secrétaire à abattant or secrétaire en cabinet)
Attributed to Martin Carlin
(French, near Freiburg im Breisgau ca. 1730–1785 Paris)
Date: ca. 1776
Accession Number: 1976.155.110
Drop-front secretary (Secrétaire en armoire)
Jean Henri Riesener
(French, Gladebeck, near Hessen 1734–1806 Paris)
Date: 1783
Accession Number: 20.155.11
Portland vase
Josiah Wedgwood and Sons
(1759–present)
Date: ca. 1840–60
Accession Number: 94.4.172
Dish depicting a virgin and a unicorn
Date: probably ca. 1486–88
Accession Number: 46.85.30
Honoré de Balzac
Auguste Rodin
(French, Paris 1840–1917 Meudon)
Date: probably 1891
Accession Number: 12.11.1
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