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Gilt x
Processional cross
Date: ca. 1460–80
Medium: Partly gilt silver, niello, and copper with traces of gilding, over wood
Accession Number: 17.190.499
The Pentecost
Date: ca. 1150–75
Medium: Champlevé and translucent enamel on copper gilt
Accession Number: 65.105
Small desk with folding top (bureau brisé)
Marquetry by Alexandre-Jean Oppenordt
(Dutch, 1639–1715, active France)
Date: ca. 1685
Medium: Oak, pine, walnut veneered with ebony, rosewood, and marquetry of tortoiseshell and engraved brass; gilt bronze and steel
Accession Number: 1986.365.3
Reliquary Casket with Scenes from the Martyrdom of Saint Thomas Becket
Date: ca. 1173–80
Medium: Silver, partial gilt, niello, garnet cabochon
Accession Number: 17.190.520
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
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
Cup and Cover Supported by an Enchained Turk
German, perhaps Frankfurt-am-Main
(ca. 1705–1711)
Date: ca. 1705–11
Medium: Jade (nephrite), aragonite, chalcedony, banded agate, gold, silver gilt, diamonds, rubies, garnets, enamel, and paint.
Accession Number: 1975.1.1508
Rhyton terminating in the forepart of a wild cat
Date: ca. 1st century B.C.
Medium: Silver, mercury gilding
Accession Number: 1979.447
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
The Bridal Chamber of Herse, from a set of eight tapestries depicting the Story of Mercury and Herse
Design attributed to Giovanni Battista Lodi da Cremona
(Italian, active 1540–52)
Date: ca. 1550
Medium: Wool, silk, silver, silver-gilt thread (20–22 warps per in., 8–9 per cm)
Accession Number: 41.190.135
Processional Cross
Date: ca. 1000–1050
Medium: Silver, silver-gilt
Accession Number: 1993.163
Armchair (Fauteuil à la reine) (one of a pair)
Georges Jacob
(1739–1814, master 1765)
Date: ca. 1780–85
Medium: Carved and gilded walnut; embroidered silk satin
Accession Number: 58.75.25
Reliquary Statuette of Saint Christopher
Date: ca. 1375–1425
Medium: Silver, silver-gilt
Accession Number: 17.190.361
Ewer
Date: Porcelain 1573–1620; mounts ca. 1585
Medium: Porcelain, silver-gilt
Accession Number: 44.14.2
Altarpiece Dedicated to Buddha Maitreya
Date: dated 524
Medium: Gilt bronze
Accession Number: 38.158.1a–n
The Adoration of the Shepherds
Bartolo di Fredi
(Italian, active by 1353–died 1410 Siena)
Date: ca. 1374
Medium: Tempera on poplar, gilding
Accession Number: 25.120.288
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
The Fieschi Morgan Staurotheke
Date: early 9th century
Medium: Cloisonné enamel, silver, silver-gilt, gold, niello
Accession Number: 17.190.715a, b
Buddha, Probably Amitabha
Date: early 7th century
Medium: Hollow dry lacquer with traces of gilt and polychrome pigments
Accession Number: 19.186
Plaque with the Descent from the Cross
Date: ca. 1320–40
Medium: Ivory, whale bone, traces of paint and gilding
Accession Number: 17.190.199
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
Sallet in the Shape of a Lion's Head
Date: ca. 1475–80
Medium: Steel, gilt copper, glass, polychromy, textile
Accession Number: 23.141
Rapier of Prince-Elector Christian II of Saxony
Israel Schuech
(German, Dresden, active ca. 1590–1610)
Date: dated 1606
Medium: Steel; gilt bronze, with traces of enamel, paste jewels, cameos, pearls, wood
Accession Number: 1970.77
Sword and scabbard
Date: ca. 7th century A.D.
Medium: Blade: iron; scabbard and hilt: gold over wood, garnets, glass-paste; guard: gilt-bronze
Accession Number: 65.28a, b
Walking-Stick Flute/Oboe
Georg Henrich Scherer
(German, 1703–1778)
Date: ca. 1750–57
Medium: Narwhal (narwhahl) tusk, ivory, gilt brass
Accession Number: 2006.86a–c
Reliquary Shrine
Attributed to Jean de Touyl
(French, died 1349/50)
Date: second quarter 14th century
Medium: Gilt-silver, translucent enamel, paint
Accession Number: 62.96
Rosewater ewer
Possibly by Johann Erhard Heiglen
(German, before 1687–1757)
Date: ca. 1730
Medium: Silver gilt
Accession Number: 1977.1.11
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
Armorial tazza
Date: 1499–1514
Medium: Colorless (slightly gray) nonlead glass; blown, pattern-molded, enameled, gilt
Accession Number: 1975.1.1194
Reliquary Bust of Saint Yrieix
Date: ca. 1200–1240, with later grill
Medium: Silver and gilded silver with rock crystal, gems, and glass
Accession Number: 17.190.352a, b
Processional cross
Date: ca. 1460–80
Accession Number: 17.190.499
The Pentecost
Date: ca. 1150–75
Accession Number: 65.105
Small desk with folding top (bureau brisé)
Marquetry by Alexandre-Jean Oppenordt
(Dutch, 1639–1715, active France)
Date: ca. 1685
Accession Number: 1986.365.3
Dagger with Zoomorphic Hilt
Date: second half 16th century
Accession Number: 2011.236
Writing table (bureau plat)
Gilles Joubert
(French, ca. 1689–1775)
Date: 1759
Accession Number: 1973.315.1
Cup and Cover Supported by an Enchained Turk
German, perhaps Frankfurt-am-Main
(ca. 1705–1711)
Date: ca. 1705–11
Accession Number: 1975.1.1508
Rhyton terminating in the forepart of a wild cat
Date: ca. 1st century B.C.
Accession Number: 1979.447
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
The Bridal Chamber of Herse, from a set of eight tapestries depicting the Story of Mercury and Herse
Design attributed to Giovanni Battista Lodi da Cremona
(Italian, active 1540–52)
Date: ca. 1550
Accession Number: 41.190.135
Processional Cross
Date: ca. 1000–1050
Accession Number: 1993.163
Armchair (Fauteuil à la reine) (one of a pair)
Georges Jacob
(1739–1814, master 1765)
Date: ca. 1780–85
Accession Number: 58.75.25
Reliquary Statuette of Saint Christopher
Date: ca. 1375–1425
Accession Number: 17.190.361
Ewer
Date: Porcelain 1573–1620; mounts ca. 1585
Accession Number: 44.14.2
Altarpiece Dedicated to Buddha Maitreya
Date: dated 524
Accession Number: 38.158.1a–n
The Adoration of the Shepherds
Bartolo di Fredi
(Italian, active by 1353–died 1410 Siena)
Date: ca. 1374
Accession Number: 25.120.288
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
The Fieschi Morgan Staurotheke
Date: early 9th century
Accession Number: 17.190.715a, b
Buddha, Probably Amitabha
Date: early 7th century
Accession Number: 19.186
Plaque with the Descent from the Cross
Date: ca. 1320–40
Accession Number: 17.190.199
Mechanical table
Jean-François Oeben
(1721–1763)
Date: ca. 1761–63
Accession Number: 1982.60.61
Sallet in the Shape of a Lion's Head
Date: ca. 1475–80
Accession Number: 23.141
Rapier of Prince-Elector Christian II of Saxony
Israel Schuech
(German, Dresden, active ca. 1590–1610)
Date: dated 1606
Accession Number: 1970.77
Sword and scabbard
Date: ca. 7th century A.D.
Accession Number: 65.28a, b
Walking-Stick Flute/Oboe
Georg Henrich Scherer
(German, 1703–1778)
Date: ca. 1750–57
Accession Number: 2006.86a–c
Reliquary Shrine
Attributed to Jean de Touyl
(French, died 1349/50)
Date: second quarter 14th century
Accession Number: 62.96
Rosewater ewer
Possibly by Johann Erhard Heiglen
(German, before 1687–1757)
Date: ca. 1730
Accession Number: 1977.1.11
Card table
Charles-Honoré Lannuier
(1779–1819)
Date: 1817
Accession Number: 1995.377.1
Armorial tazza
Date: 1499–1514
Accession Number: 1975.1.1194
Reliquary Bust of Saint Yrieix
Date: ca. 1200–1240, with later grill
Accession Number: 17.190.352a, b

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