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Rhyton terminating in the forepart of a wild cat
Date: ca. 1st century B.C.
Medium: Silver, mercury gilding
Accession Number: 1979.447
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
Dish: The Destruction of the Hosts of Pharaoh
Master IC
(probably Jean Court) (French, Limoges, active 1614–1627)
Date: probably early 17th century
Medium: Painted enamel on copper, partly gilt.
Accession Number: 1975.1.1232
Emperor Vespasian Cured by Veronica's Veil
Date: ca. 1510
Medium: Wool, silk, and gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk in slit, dovetailed, and double interlocking tapestry weave.
Accession Number: 1975.1.1914
The Fieschi Morgan Staurotheke
Date: early 9th century
Medium: Cloisonné enamel, silver, silver-gilt, gold, niello
Accession Number: 17.190.715a, b
Henri d'Albret (1503–55), King of Navarre
Léonard Limosin
(ca. 1505–1575/1577)
Date: 1556
Medium: Enamel, painted on copper and partly gilded
Accession Number: 49.7.108
Princely Figure with Jewelled Crown
Date: mid-11th–mid-12th century
Medium: Stucco; modeled, carved, polychrome painted, gilded
Accession Number: 67.119
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
The Pentecost
Date: ca. 1150–75
Medium: Champlevé and translucent enamel on copper gilt
Accession Number: 65.105
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
Shrine of the Virgin
Date: ca. 1300
Medium: Oak, linen covering, polychromy, gilding, gesso
Accession Number: 17.190.185a, b
Group of four vases
Date: ca. 2300–2000 B.C.
Medium: Electrum, gilded silver, silver
Accession Number: 1989.281.45a, b–.48
Diptych with Scenes of the Annunciation, Nativity, Crucifixion, and Resurrection
Date: 1300–1325
Medium: Silver gilt with translucent and opaque enamels
Accession Number: 1980.366
Pier table
Joseph B. Barry and Son
(1757–1838)
Date: 1810–15
Medium: Mahogany, mahogany veneer, satinwood, amboyna, pine, gilt bronze with yellow poplar
Accession Number: 1976.324
Shrine
Matthias Walbaum
(Kiel, Germany 1554–1632 Augsburg, active Augsburg 1579–1632)
Date: 1598–1600
Medium: Ebony, silver, silver gilt, gouache on parchment
Accession Number: 17.190.823
Tapestry Room from Croome Court
Room after a design by Robert Adam
(British, Kirkcaldy, Scotland 1728–1792 London)
Date: 1763–71
Medium: Plaster, pine, mahogany, bronze-gilt, marble, lapis lazuli, steel; wool and silk (22-24 warps per inch, 9-10 per centimeter)
Accession Number: 58.75.1–.22
Helmet
Date: 5th century
Medium: Iron, gilt copper
Accession Number: 28.60.2
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
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
Settee (one of a pair) (part of a set)
Attributed to Johann Michael Bauer
(German, Westheim 1710–1779 Bamberg)
Date: ca. 1763–64
Medium: Carved, painted and gilded linden wood; squab pillow in silk velvet (not original)
Accession Number: 1974.356.120a
The Unicorn is Found (from the Unicorn Tapestries)
Date: 1495–1505
Medium: Wool warp with wool, silk, silver, and gilt wefts
Accession Number: 37.80.2
Armor (Gusoku)
Helmet bowl signed Saotome Iyetada
(Japanese, Edo period, active early–mid-19th century)
Date: 16th and 18th centuries
Medium: Iron, lacquer, silk, gilt copper
Accession Number: 14.100.172
Presentation Smallsword
James Morisset
(English, London, active 1768–1800)
Date: hallmarked for 1797–98
Medium: Silver-gilt, enamel, steel, paste brilliants
Accession Number: 26.145.315a, b
Sallet in the Shape of a Lion's Head
Date: ca. 1475–80
Medium: Steel, gilt copper, glass, polychromy, textile
Accession Number: 23.141
Pair of silver scyphi (cups) with relief decoration
Date: late 1st century B.C.–early 1st century A.D.
Medium: Silver with gilding
Accession Number: 1994.43.1, .2
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
Durga as Slayer of the Buffalo Demon Mahisha (Mahishasura Mardini)
Date: 14th–15th century
Medium: Gilt copper alloy, inlaid with semiprecious stones
Accession Number: 1986.498
Ewer
Date: Porcelain 1573–1620; mounts ca. 1585
Medium: Porcelain, silver-gilt
Accession Number: 44.14.2
Tondo mirror frame
Italian, Siena
Date: ca. 1490–1500
Medium: Poplar; carved, gilt; deep red-brown bole.
Accession Number: 1975.1.2101
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
Rhyton terminating in the forepart of a wild cat
Date: ca. 1st century B.C.
Accession Number: 1979.447
Saint John the Baptist
Juan Martínez Montañés
(Spanish, Alcalá la Real 1568–1649 Seville)
Date: ca. 1620–30
Accession Number: 63.40
Dish: The Destruction of the Hosts of Pharaoh
Master IC
(probably Jean Court) (French, Limoges, active 1614–1627)
Date: probably early 17th century
Accession Number: 1975.1.1232
Emperor Vespasian Cured by Veronica's Veil
Date: ca. 1510
Accession Number: 1975.1.1914
The Fieschi Morgan Staurotheke
Date: early 9th century
Accession Number: 17.190.715a, b
Henri d'Albret (1503–55), King of Navarre
Léonard Limosin
(ca. 1505–1575/1577)
Date: 1556
Accession Number: 49.7.108
Princely Figure with Jewelled Crown
Date: mid-11th–mid-12th century
Accession Number: 67.119
Plaque with the Descent from the Cross
Date: ca. 1320–40
Accession Number: 17.190.199
The Pentecost
Date: ca. 1150–75
Accession Number: 65.105
Commode à vantaux
David Roentgen
(German, Herrnhag 1743–1807 Wiesbaden, master 1780)
Date: ca. 1775–79 with later alterations
Accession Number: 1982.60.81
Shrine of the Virgin
Date: ca. 1300
Accession Number: 17.190.185a, b
Group of four vases
Date: ca. 2300–2000 B.C.
Accession Number: 1989.281.45a, b–.48
Pier table
Joseph B. Barry and Son
(1757–1838)
Date: 1810–15
Accession Number: 1976.324
Shrine
Matthias Walbaum
(Kiel, Germany 1554–1632 Augsburg, active Augsburg 1579–1632)
Date: 1598–1600
Accession Number: 17.190.823
Tapestry Room from Croome Court
Room after a design by Robert Adam
(British, Kirkcaldy, Scotland 1728–1792 London)
Date: 1763–71
Accession Number: 58.75.1–.22
Helmet
Date: 5th century
Accession Number: 28.60.2
Center table
Imperial Armory, Tula
(south of Moscow), Russia
Date: ca. 1780–85
Accession Number: 2002.115
Mechanical table
Jean-François Oeben
(1721–1763)
Date: ca. 1761–63
Accession Number: 1982.60.61
Settee (one of a pair) (part of a set)
Attributed to Johann Michael Bauer
(German, Westheim 1710–1779 Bamberg)
Date: ca. 1763–64
Accession Number: 1974.356.120a
The Unicorn is Found (from the Unicorn Tapestries)
Date: 1495–1505
Accession Number: 37.80.2
Armor (Gusoku)
Helmet bowl signed Saotome Iyetada
(Japanese, Edo period, active early–mid-19th century)
Date: 16th and 18th centuries
Accession Number: 14.100.172
Presentation Smallsword
James Morisset
(English, London, active 1768–1800)
Date: hallmarked for 1797–98
Accession Number: 26.145.315a, b
Sallet in the Shape of a Lion's Head
Date: ca. 1475–80
Accession Number: 23.141
Pair of silver scyphi (cups) with relief decoration
Date: late 1st century B.C.–early 1st century A.D.
Accession Number: 1994.43.1, .2
Paris
Antico
(Pier Jacopo Alari Bonacolsi) (Italian, Mantua ca. 1460–1528 Gazzuolo)
Date: ca. 1500–1505
Accession Number: 55.93
Durga as Slayer of the Buffalo Demon Mahisha (Mahishasura Mardini)
Date: 14th–15th century
Accession Number: 1986.498
Ewer
Date: Porcelain 1573–1620; mounts ca. 1585
Accession Number: 44.14.2
Tondo mirror frame
Italian, Siena
Date: ca. 1490–1500
Accession Number: 1975.1.2101
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
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