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Double-Barreled Wheellock Pistol Made for Emperor Charles V (reigned 1519–56)
Peter Peck
(German, Munich, 1503–1596)
Date: ca. 1540–45
Medium: Steel, gold, wood, staghorn
Accession Number: 14.25.1425
Rapier of Prince-Elector Christian II of Saxony (1583–1611)
Hilt by Israel Schuech
(German, Dresden, active ca. 1590–1610)
Date: dated 1606
Medium: Steel, bronze, gold, enamel, paste jewels, cameos, pearls, wood
Accession Number: 1970.77
Armet
Stamped with the armorer's name, LIONARDO
(Italian, probably active in Milan, ca. 1440)
Date: ca. 1440
Medium: Steel, copper alloy
Accession Number: 42.50.2
Sallet in the Shape of a Lion's Head
Date: ca. 1475–80
Medium: Steel, copper, gold, glass, pigments, textile
Accession Number: 23.141
Armor Garniture of George Clifford (1558–1605), Third Earl of Cumberland
Made under the direction of Jacob Halder
(British, master armorer at the royal workshops at Greenwich, documented in England 1558–1608)
Date: 1586
Medium: Steel, gold, leather, textile
Accession Number: 32.130.6a–y
Armor of Infante Luis, Prince of Asturias (1707–1724)
Signature probably refers to Jean Drouart
(French, Paris, died before October 1715)
Date: dated 1712
Medium: Steel, blued and gilt; gilt brass, silk, cotton, metallic yarn, paper
Accession Number: 1989.3
Armor
Date: ca. 1400–1450 and later
Medium: Steel, brass, textile, leather
Accession Number: 29.154.3
Congressional Presentation Sword with Scabbard of Colonel Marinus Willett (1740–1830)
C. Liger
(French, Paris, recorded 1770–93)
Date: hallmarked for 1785–86
Medium: Steel, silver, gold
Accession Number: 17.87.3a, b
Hunting Sword with Scabbard
Grip attributed to Joseph Deutschmann
(German, Imst 1717–1787 Passau)
Date: ca. 1740
Medium: Steel, silver-gilt, ivory, wood, leather
Accession Number: 26.145.243a, b
Settee
George Jakob Hunzinger
(1835–1898)
Date: ca. 1876–85
Medium: Ebonized cherry, fabric-covered steel mesh
Accession Number: 1992.269
Yataghan from the Court of Süleyman the Magnificent (reigned 1520–66)
Workshop of Ahmed Tekelü
(possibly Iranian, active Istanbul, ca. 1520–30)
Date: ca. 1525
Medium: Steel, walrus ivory, gold, silver, ruby, turquoise, pearl
Accession Number: 1993.14
Commode à vantaux
David Roentgen
(German, Herrnhaag 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
Narva
Jean Tinguely
(Swiss, 1925–1991)
Date: 1961
Medium: Steel bars, metal wheel, tubes, cast iron, wire, aluminum, string, electric motor 220 v
Accession Number: 2006.277a-fff
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, walnut, silver, gold, horn, mahogany, velvet
Accession Number: 1970.179.1a–q
Armor of Emperor Ferdinand I (1503–1564)
Kunz Lochner
(German, Nuremberg, 1510–1567)
Date: dated 1549
Medium: Steel, brass, leather
Accession Number: 33.164a–x
Dagger with Zoomorphic Hilt
Date: second half 16th century
Medium: Hilt: copper; cast, chased, gilded, and inlaid with rubies. Blade: steel; forged
Accession Number: 2011.236
Armor of Henry II, King of France (reigned 1547–59)
Part of the decoration design by Jean Cousin the Elder
(French, Souci (?) ca. 1490–ca. 1560 Paris (?))
Date: ca. 1555
Medium: Steel, gold, silver, leather, textile
Accession Number: 39.121a–n
Calligraphic Plaque
Date: probably late 17th century
Medium: Steel; forged and pierced
Accession Number: 1987.14
Burgonet with Falling Buffe
Date: ca. 1550
Medium: Steel, gold
Accession Number: 04.3.217; 22.140
Odalisque
Anthony Caro
(British, New Malden, Surrey 1924–2013 London)
Date: 1984
Medium: Steel
Accession Number: 1984.328a-d
Armor Garniture, Probably of King Henry VIII of England (reigned 1509–47)
Design of the decoration attributed to Hans Holbein the Younger
(German, Augsburg 1497/98–1543 London)
Date: dated 1527
Medium: Steel, gold, leather, copper alloys
Accession Number: 19.131.1a–r, t–w, .2a–c; 27.183.16
Portions of a Costume Armor
Kolman Helmschmid
(German, Augsburg 1471–1532)
Date: ca. 1525
Medium: Steel, gold
Accession Number: 24.179; 26.188.1, .2; 29.158.363a, b
Helmet (Sallet)
Date: late 15th century
Medium: Steel, gold, silver, cloisonné enamel
Accession Number: 1983.413
Sword
Date: ca. 1400
Medium: Steel, silver, copper alloy, leather
Accession Number: 32.75.225
Saber
Date: mid-16th century
Medium: Steel, iron, gold, wood, shagreen
Accession Number: 36.25.1297
Saber with Scabbard
Date: 19th century
Medium: Steel, gold, brass, diamonds, emeralds, pearls
Accession Number: 23.232.2a, b
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
Double-Barrel Breech-Loading Pinfire Shotgun
J. C. A. Brun
(French, Paris, active 1849–72)
Date: dated 1866
Medium: Steel, wood (walnut), gold
Accession Number: 1993.415
Congressional Presentation Sword and Scabbard of Major General John E. Wool (1784–1869)
Samuel Jackson
(American, Baltimore, active 1833–70)
Date: 1854–55
Medium: Steel, gold, brass, diamonds, rubies
Accession Number: 2009.8a–c
Dagger and Sheath
Date: ca. 1605–27
Medium: Steel, gold, ruby, emerald, wood, textile, glass
Accession Number: 1984.332
Double-Barreled Wheellock Pistol Made for Emperor Charles V (reigned 1519–56)
Peter Peck
(German, Munich, 1503–1596)
Date: ca. 1540–45
Accession Number: 14.25.1425
Rapier of Prince-Elector Christian II of Saxony (1583–1611)
Hilt by Israel Schuech
(German, Dresden, active ca. 1590–1610)
Date: dated 1606
Accession Number: 1970.77
Armet
Stamped with the armorer's name, LIONARDO
(Italian, probably active in Milan, ca. 1440)
Date: ca. 1440
Accession Number: 42.50.2
Sallet in the Shape of a Lion's Head
Date: ca. 1475–80
Accession Number: 23.141
Armor Garniture of George Clifford (1558–1605), Third Earl of Cumberland
Made under the direction of Jacob Halder
(British, master armorer at the royal workshops at Greenwich, documented in England 1558–1608)
Date: 1586
Accession Number: 32.130.6a–y
Armor of Infante Luis, Prince of Asturias (1707–1724)
Signature probably refers to Jean Drouart
(French, Paris, died before October 1715)
Date: dated 1712
Accession Number: 1989.3
Armor
Date: ca. 1400–1450 and later
Accession Number: 29.154.3
Congressional Presentation Sword with Scabbard of Colonel Marinus Willett (1740–1830)
C. Liger
(French, Paris, recorded 1770–93)
Date: hallmarked for 1785–86
Accession Number: 17.87.3a, b
Hunting Sword with Scabbard
Grip attributed to Joseph Deutschmann
(German, Imst 1717–1787 Passau)
Date: ca. 1740
Accession Number: 26.145.243a, b
Settee
George Jakob Hunzinger
(1835–1898)
Date: ca. 1876–85
Accession Number: 1992.269
Yataghan from the Court of Süleyman the Magnificent (reigned 1520–66)
Workshop of Ahmed Tekelü
(possibly Iranian, active Istanbul, ca. 1520–30)
Date: ca. 1525
Accession Number: 1993.14
Commode à vantaux
David Roentgen
(German, Herrnhaag 1743–1807 Wiesbaden, master 1780)
Date: ca. 1775–79 with later alterations
Accession Number: 1982.60.81
Narva
Jean Tinguely
(Swiss, 1925–1991)
Date: 1961
Accession Number: 2006.277a-fff
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
Armor of Emperor Ferdinand I (1503–1564)
Kunz Lochner
(German, Nuremberg, 1510–1567)
Date: dated 1549
Accession Number: 33.164a–x
Dagger with Zoomorphic Hilt
Date: second half 16th century
Accession Number: 2011.236
Armor of Henry II, King of France (reigned 1547–59)
Part of the decoration design by Jean Cousin the Elder
(French, Souci (?) ca. 1490–ca. 1560 Paris (?))
Date: ca. 1555
Accession Number: 39.121a–n
Calligraphic Plaque
Date: probably late 17th century
Accession Number: 1987.14
Burgonet with Falling Buffe
Date: ca. 1550
Accession Number: 04.3.217; 22.140
Odalisque
Anthony Caro
(British, New Malden, Surrey 1924–2013 London)
Date: 1984
Accession Number: 1984.328a-d
Armor Garniture, Probably of King Henry VIII of England (reigned 1509–47)
Design of the decoration attributed to Hans Holbein the Younger
(German, Augsburg 1497/98–1543 London)
Date: dated 1527
Accession Number: 19.131.1a–r, t–w, .2a–c; 27.183.16
Portions of a Costume Armor
Kolman Helmschmid
(German, Augsburg 1471–1532)
Date: ca. 1525
Accession Number: 24.179; 26.188.1, .2; 29.158.363a, b
Helmet (Sallet)
Date: late 15th century
Accession Number: 1983.413
Sword
Date: ca. 1400
Accession Number: 32.75.225
Saber
Date: mid-16th century
Accession Number: 36.25.1297
Saber with Scabbard
Date: 19th century
Accession Number: 23.232.2a, b
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
Double-Barrel Breech-Loading Pinfire Shotgun
J. C. A. Brun
(French, Paris, active 1849–72)
Date: dated 1866
Accession Number: 1993.415
Congressional Presentation Sword and Scabbard of Major General John E. Wool (1784–1869)
Samuel Jackson
(American, Baltimore, active 1833–70)
Date: 1854–55
Accession Number: 2009.8a–c
Dagger and Sheath
Date: ca. 1605–27
Accession Number: 1984.332
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