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Brass x
Power Figure: Male (Nkisi)
Date: 19th–20th century
Medium: Wood, copper, brass, iron, fiber, snakeskin, leather, fur, feathers, mud, resin
Accession Number: 1978.409
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
Sea Dragon
Date: 17th century
Medium: Wood, brass
Accession Number: 89.4.881a-c
Spoon holder
Design attributed to Christopher Dresser
(British, Glasgow, Scotland 1834–1904 Mulhouse)
Date: ca. 1878–81
Medium: Silver-plated brass, ebony
Accession Number: 1988.164
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
Library Table
Herter Brothers
(1864–1906)
Date: 1882
Medium: Rosewood, brass, mother-of-pearl
Accession Number: 1972.47
Clarinet in B-flat
Charles Joseph Sax
(1791–1865)
Date: 1830
Medium: Ivory, brass
Accession Number: 53.223
Card table
Charles-Honoré Lannuier
(1779–1819)
Date: 1817
Medium: Mahogany veneer, white pine, yellow poplar, gilded gesso, vert antique, and gilded brass
Accession Number: 1995.377.1
Natural Trumpet
Johann Wilhelm Haas
(German, Nuremberg 1649–1723 Nuremberg)
Date: late 17th century
Medium: Brass
Accession Number: 89.4.2375
Male Figure: Court Official
Date: 16th–17th century
Medium: Brass
Accession Number: 1991.17.32
Linen Press
Byrdcliffe Arts and Crafts Colony
(American, 1902–1915)
Date: ca. 1904
Medium: Oak, tulip poplar, brass
Accession Number: 1991.311.1
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
Dung-Chen
Date: 1368–1644
Medium: Brass, copper, cloisonné
Accession Number: 1988.349
Pair of Flintlock Pistols of Empress Catherine the Great (1729–1796)
Johan Adolph Grecke
(Russian, Saint Petersburg, recorded 1755–90)
Date: 1786
Medium: Steel, ivory, gold, brass
Accession Number: 1986.265.1, .2
Sutra Box with Dragon
Accession Number: 2001.584a–c
Date:
Medium: Red lacquer with incised decoration and gilding; damascened-brass lock and key
Accession Number: 2001.584a–c
Armor
Date: ca. 1400–1450 and later
Medium: Steel, brass, textile, leather
Accession Number: 29.154.3
Bassoon
Dominique Antony Porthaux
Date: 1790–1800
Medium: Maple, brass
Accession Number: 1999.307 a,b
Ewer
Date: ca. 1180–1210
Medium: Brass; raised, repoussé, inlaid with silver and black compound
Accession Number: 44.15
Transverse Flute in D-flat
Claude Laurent
(French, Langres active 1805–1848 Paris)
Date: 1813
Medium: Glass, brass
Accession Number: 89.4.924
Covered Box
Date: 10th–12th century
Medium: Lacquer inlaid with mother-of-pearl and tortoiseshell over pigment; brass wire
Accession Number: 25.215.41a, b
Saber with Scabbard
Date: 19th century
Medium: Steel, gold, gilt brass, diamonds, emeralds, pearls
Accession Number: 23.232.2a, b
Flintlock Gun
Pierre Le Bourgeois
(French, Lisieux, died 1627)
Date: ca. 1620
Medium: Steel, chiseled, blued, and gilt; wood, inlaid with silver, brass, and engraved mother-of-pearl; gilt brass; bone
Accession Number: 1972.223
Commode
André Charles Boulle
(French, Paris 1642–1732 Paris)
Date: ca. 1710–20
Medium: Walnut veneered with ebony, marquetry of engraved brass and tortoiseshell, gilt-bronze mounts, verd antique marble
Accession Number: 1982.60.82
Flintlock Rifle
Jacob Kuntz
(American, Allentown, Pennsylvania 1780–1876 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)
Date: ca. 1810–15
Medium: Steel, brass, wood (maple), silver, bone, horn
Accession Number: 42.22
The Backgammon Players
Philip Webb
(British, Oxford 1831–1915 West Sussex)
Date: 1861
Medium: Painted pine, oil paint on leather, brass, copper
Accession Number: 26.54
Tanggu
Elevated Tone Workshop, Guangzhou
(Canton)
Date: 19th century
Medium: Wood, oxhide, lacquer, brass
Accession Number: 89.4.28 a, b
Astrolabe of ‘Umar ibn Yusuf ibn ‘Umar ibn ‘Ali ibn Rasul al-Muzaffari
‘Umar ibn Yusuf ibn ‘Umar ibn ‘Ali ibn Rasul al-Muzaffari
Date: dated A.H. 690/ A.D. 1291
Medium: Brass; cast and hammered, pierced, chased, inlaid with silver
Accession Number: 91.1.535a–h
Natural Trumpet in D
Andreas Naeplaesnigg
Date: 1790
Medium: Brass, colored rock
Accession Number: 89.4.1097
Damascus Room
Date: dated A.H. 1119/A.D. 1707
Medium: Wood (poplar) with gesso relief, gold and tin leaf, glazes and paint; wood (cypress, poplar, and mulberry), mother-of-pearl, marble and other stones, stucco with glass, plaster ceramic tiles, iron, brass
Accession Number: 1970.170
Center table
Imperial Armory, Tula
(south of Moscow), Russia
Date: ca. 1780–85
Medium: Steel, silver, gilt copper, gilt brass, basswood; replaced mirror glass
Accession Number: 2002.115
Power Figure: Male (Nkisi)
Date: 19th–20th century
Accession Number: 1978.409
Commode à vantaux
David Roentgen
(German, Herrnhag 1743–1807 Wiesbaden, master 1780)
Date: ca. 1775–79 with later alterations
Accession Number: 1982.60.81
Sea Dragon
Date: 17th century
Accession Number: 89.4.881a-c
Spoon holder
Design attributed to Christopher Dresser
(British, Glasgow, Scotland 1834–1904 Mulhouse)
Date: ca. 1878–81
Accession Number: 1988.164
Secretary
Attributed to Martin Carlin
(French, near Freiburg im Breisgau ca. 1730–1785 Paris)
Date: ca. 1781–85
Accession Number: 1975.1.2026
Library Table
Herter Brothers
(1864–1906)
Date: 1882
Accession Number: 1972.47
Clarinet in B-flat
Charles Joseph Sax
(1791–1865)
Date: 1830
Accession Number: 53.223
Card table
Charles-Honoré Lannuier
(1779–1819)
Date: 1817
Accession Number: 1995.377.1
Natural Trumpet
Johann Wilhelm Haas
(German, Nuremberg 1649–1723 Nuremberg)
Date: late 17th century
Accession Number: 89.4.2375
Male Figure: Court Official
Date: 16th–17th century
Accession Number: 1991.17.32
Linen Press
Byrdcliffe Arts and Crafts Colony
(American, 1902–1915)
Date: ca. 1904
Accession Number: 1991.311.1
Rolltop desk
David Roentgen
(German, Herrnhag 1743–1807 Wiesbaden, master 1780)
Date: ca. 1776–79
Accession Number: 41.82
Dung-Chen
Date: 1368–1644
Accession Number: 1988.349
Pair of Flintlock Pistols of Empress Catherine the Great (1729–1796)
Johan Adolph Grecke
(Russian, Saint Petersburg, recorded 1755–90)
Date: 1786
Accession Number: 1986.265.1, .2
Sutra Box with Dragon
Accession Number: 2001.584a–c
Date:
Accession Number: 2001.584a–c
Armor
Date: ca. 1400–1450 and later
Accession Number: 29.154.3
Bassoon
Dominique Antony Porthaux
Date: 1790–1800
Accession Number: 1999.307 a,b
Ewer
Date: ca. 1180–1210
Accession Number: 44.15
Transverse Flute in D-flat
Claude Laurent
(French, Langres active 1805–1848 Paris)
Date: 1813
Accession Number: 89.4.924
Covered Box
Date: 10th–12th century
Accession Number: 25.215.41a, b
Saber with Scabbard
Date: 19th century
Accession Number: 23.232.2a, b
Flintlock Gun
Pierre Le Bourgeois
(French, Lisieux, died 1627)
Date: ca. 1620
Accession Number: 1972.223
Commode
André Charles Boulle
(French, Paris 1642–1732 Paris)
Date: ca. 1710–20
Accession Number: 1982.60.82
Flintlock Rifle
Jacob Kuntz
(American, Allentown, Pennsylvania 1780–1876 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)
Date: ca. 1810–15
Accession Number: 42.22
The Backgammon Players
Philip Webb
(British, Oxford 1831–1915 West Sussex)
Date: 1861
Accession Number: 26.54
Tanggu
Elevated Tone Workshop, Guangzhou
(Canton)
Date: 19th century
Accession Number: 89.4.28 a, b
Astrolabe of ‘Umar ibn Yusuf ibn ‘Umar ibn ‘Ali ibn Rasul al-Muzaffari
‘Umar ibn Yusuf ibn ‘Umar ibn ‘Ali ibn Rasul al-Muzaffari
Date: dated A.H. 690/ A.D. 1291
Accession Number: 91.1.535a–h
Natural Trumpet in D
Andreas Naeplaesnigg
Date: 1790
Accession Number: 89.4.1097
Damascus Room
Date: dated A.H. 1119/A.D. 1707
Accession Number: 1970.170
Center table
Imperial Armory, Tula
(south of Moscow), Russia
Date: ca. 1780–85
Accession Number: 2002.115
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