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Wood x A.D. 1600–1800 x
Boiserie from the Hôtel de Cabris, Grasse
Date: ca. 1774, with later additions
Medium: Carved, painted, and gilded oak
Accession Number: 1972.276.1
Cittern
Joachim Tielke
(German, 1641–1719)
Date: ca. 1685
Medium: Wood, ivory, ebony and other materials
Accession Number: 1985.124
Writing table (bureau plat)
Gilles Joubert
(French, ca. 1689–1775)
Date: 1759
Medium: Lacquered oak, gilt-bronze mounts, lined with modern leather
Accession Number: 1973.315.1
High chest of drawers
Date: 1762–65
Medium: Mahogany, mahogany veneer, tulip poplar, yellow pine, white cedar
Accession Number: 18.110.4
Boiserie from the Hôtel de Varengeville
Date: ca. 1736–52, with later additions
Medium: Carved, painted, and gilded oak
Accession Number: 63.228.1
Medal cabinet
Attributed to William Vile
(British, Somerset 1700/1705–1767 London)
Date: 1760–61
Medium: Mahogany
Accession Number: 64.79
Guitar
Attributed to Giacomo
(Jacob) Ertel (German, ca. 1646–1711 Rome)
Date: late 17th century
Medium: Spruce, ebony, fruitwood, bone, ivory, mother-of-pearl
Accession Number: 1984.225
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
"The Gould" Violin
Antonio Stradivari
(Italian, Cremona 1644–1737 Cremona)
Date: 1693
Medium: Maple, spruce, ebony
Accession Number: 55.86 a-c
Dining room from Lansdowne House
After a design by Robert Adam
(British, Kirkcaldy, Scotland 1728–1792 London)
Date: 1766–69
Medium: Wood, plaster, stone
Accession Number: 32.12
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
"The Francesca" Violin
Antonio Stradivari
(Italian, Cremona 1644–1737 Cremona)
Date: 1694
Medium: Maple, spruce, ebony
Accession Number: 34.86.2 a
Musical Clock with Spinet and Organ
Veit Langenbucher
(1587–1631)
Date: ca. 1625
Medium: Ebony, various wood and metals, wire, parchment and leather
Accession Number: 2002.323 a-f
Saint John the Baptist
Juan Martínez Montañés
(Spanish, Alcalá la Real 1568–1649 Seville)
Date: ca. 1620–30
Medium: Polychromed wood with gilding
Accession Number: 63.40
Secretary
Attributed to Martin Carlin
(French, near Freiburg im Breisgau ca. 1730–1785 Paris)
Date: ca. 1781–85
Medium: Oak veneered with tulipwood, amaranth, holly, ebonized holly, and other marquetry wood; brass; green-colored metal; gilt-bronze mounts; marble top. Soft paste porcelain plaques from the Sèvres Manufactory.
Accession Number: 1975.1.2026
Qin
Prince Lu
(Chinese, 1628–1644)
Date: 1634
Medium: Wood, silk, jade
Accession Number: 1999.93
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
Side Drum
Date: 1694–1733
Medium: Copper alloy, wood, various materials
Accession Number: 14.25.1618
Archlute
David Tecchler
(Austrian, Salzburg 1666–1747 Rome)
Date: ca. 1725
Medium: Spruce, ebony, ivory, tortoiseshell, mother-of-pearl, and various other materials
Accession Number: 1988.87
Rubens, His Wife Helena Fourment (1614–1673), and Their Son Frans (1633–1678)
Peter Paul Rubens
(Flemish, Siegen 1577–1640 Antwerp)
Date: ca. 1635
Medium: Oil on wood
Accession Number: 1981.238
Armchair (Fauteuil à la reine) (one of a pair)
Georges Jacob
(French, 1739–1814, master 1765)
Date: ca. 1780–85
Medium: Carved and gilded walnut; embroidered silk satin
Accession Number: 58.75.25
Dagger and Sheath
Date: ca. 1605–1627
Medium: Steel, gold, ruby, emerald, wood, textile, glass
Accession Number: 1984.332
Clarinet in D
Date: 1750–70
Medium: Boxwood, brass
Accession Number: 2010.185
Side Chair
Attributed to Samuel McIntire
(1757–1811)
Date: 1794–99
Medium: Mahogany, ebony, ash, birch, white pine
Accession Number: 62.16
Commode à vantaux
David Roentgen
(German, Herrnhag 1743–1807 Wiesbaden, master 1780)
Date: ca. 1775–79 with later alterations
Medium: Oak, pine, walnut, mahogany, and cherry veneered with hornbeam (partially stained), tulipwood, walnut, holly and maple (both partially stained), boxwood, mahogany, and other woods; red brocatelle marble; gilt bronze; iron, steel, and brass
Accession Number: 1982.60.81
Violin
Joachim Tielke
(German, 1641–1719)
Date: ca. 1685
Medium: Wood
Accession Number: 1992.333
Viola da Gamba
labeled Richard Meares
(English, London 1647–1725 London)
Date: ca. 1680
Medium: Wood
Accession Number: 1982.324
Harpsichord
Michele Todini
(Italian, Saluzzo, Piedmont, bapt. 1616–1690, Rome)
Date: ca. 1670
Medium: Wood, various materials
Accession Number: 89.4.2929a–e
Coffeepot
François Thomas Germain
(French, Paris 1726–1791 Paris, master 1748)
Date: 1757
Medium: Silver with ebony handle
Accession Number: 33.165.1
Corner chair
Attributed to Joseph Armitt
(died 1747)
Date: ca. 1740
Medium: Walnut
Accession Number: 25.115.15
Boiserie from the Hôtel de Cabris, Grasse
Date: ca. 1774, with later additions
Accession Number: 1972.276.1
Cittern
Joachim Tielke
(German, 1641–1719)
Date: ca. 1685
Accession Number: 1985.124
Writing table (bureau plat)
Gilles Joubert
(French, ca. 1689–1775)
Date: 1759
Accession Number: 1973.315.1
High chest of drawers
Date: 1762–65
Accession Number: 18.110.4
Boiserie from the Hôtel de Varengeville
Date: ca. 1736–52, with later additions
Accession Number: 63.228.1
Medal cabinet
Attributed to William Vile
(British, Somerset 1700/1705–1767 London)
Date: 1760–61
Accession Number: 64.79
Guitar
Attributed to Giacomo
(Jacob) Ertel (German, ca. 1646–1711 Rome)
Date: late 17th century
Accession Number: 1984.225
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
"The Gould" Violin
Antonio Stradivari
(Italian, Cremona 1644–1737 Cremona)
Date: 1693
Accession Number: 55.86 a-c
Dining room from Lansdowne House
After a design by Robert Adam
(British, Kirkcaldy, Scotland 1728–1792 London)
Date: 1766–69
Accession Number: 32.12
Mechanical table
Jean-François Oeben
(1721–1763)
Date: ca. 1761–63
Accession Number: 1982.60.61
"The Francesca" Violin
Antonio Stradivari
(Italian, Cremona 1644–1737 Cremona)
Date: 1694
Accession Number: 34.86.2 a
Musical Clock with Spinet and Organ
Veit Langenbucher
(1587–1631)
Date: ca. 1625
Accession Number: 2002.323 a-f
Saint John the Baptist
Juan Martínez Montañés
(Spanish, Alcalá la Real 1568–1649 Seville)
Date: ca. 1620–30
Accession Number: 63.40
Secretary
Attributed to Martin Carlin
(French, near Freiburg im Breisgau ca. 1730–1785 Paris)
Date: ca. 1781–85
Accession Number: 1975.1.2026
Qin
Prince Lu
(Chinese, 1628–1644)
Date: 1634
Accession Number: 1999.93
Drop-front secretary (Secrétaire en armoire)
Jean Henri Riesener
(French, Gladebeck, near Hessen 1734–1806 Paris)
Date: 1783
Accession Number: 20.155.11
Side Drum
Date: 1694–1733
Accession Number: 14.25.1618
Archlute
David Tecchler
(Austrian, Salzburg 1666–1747 Rome)
Date: ca. 1725
Accession Number: 1988.87
Rubens, His Wife Helena Fourment (1614–1673), and Their Son Frans (1633–1678)
Peter Paul Rubens
(Flemish, Siegen 1577–1640 Antwerp)
Date: ca. 1635
Accession Number: 1981.238
Armchair (Fauteuil à la reine) (one of a pair)
Georges Jacob
(French, 1739–1814, master 1765)
Date: ca. 1780–85
Accession Number: 58.75.25
Dagger and Sheath
Date: ca. 1605–1627
Accession Number: 1984.332
Clarinet in D
Date: 1750–70
Accession Number: 2010.185
Side Chair
Attributed to Samuel McIntire
(1757–1811)
Date: 1794–99
Accession Number: 62.16
Commode à vantaux
David Roentgen
(German, Herrnhag 1743–1807 Wiesbaden, master 1780)
Date: ca. 1775–79 with later alterations
Accession Number: 1982.60.81
Violin
Joachim Tielke
(German, 1641–1719)
Date: ca. 1685
Accession Number: 1992.333
Viola da Gamba
labeled Richard Meares
(English, London 1647–1725 London)
Date: ca. 1680
Accession Number: 1982.324
Harpsichord
Michele Todini
(Italian, Saluzzo, Piedmont, bapt. 1616–1690, Rome)
Date: ca. 1670
Accession Number: 89.4.2929a–e
Coffeepot
François Thomas Germain
(French, Paris 1726–1791 Paris, master 1748)
Date: 1757
Accession Number: 33.165.1
Corner chair
Attributed to Joseph Armitt
(died 1747)
Date: ca. 1740
Accession Number: 25.115.15
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