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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
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
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, etched and gilt overall
Accession Number: 19.131.1a–r, t–w, .2a–c; 27.183.16
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 Visitation
Attributed to Master Heinrich of Constance
(German, active in Constance, ca. 1300)
Date: ca. 1310–20
Medium: Walnut, paint, gilding, rock-crystal cabochons inset in gilt-silver mounts
Accession Number: 17.190.724
Altar Frontal with Man of Sorrows and Saints
Date: ca. 1465
Medium: Wool, linen, and metallic thread (gilt membrane on silk) on linen
Accession Number: 1991.156
Group of four vases
Date: ca. 2300–2000 B.C.
Medium: Electrum, gilded silver, silver
Accession Number: 1989.281.45a, b–.48
Pietà
Date: 1375–1400
Medium: Poplar, plaster, paint, gilt
Accession Number: 48.85
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
The Fieschi Morgan Staurotheke
Date: early 9th century
Medium: Cloisonné enamel, silver, silver-gilt, gold, niello
Accession Number: 17.190.715a, b
Booklet with Scenes of the Passion
Date: carving ca. 1300, painting ca. 1310–20
Medium: Elephant ivory, polychromy, and gilding
Accession Number: 1982.60.399
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
Reliquary Statuette of Saint Christopher
Date: ca. 1375–1425
Medium: Silver, silver-gilt
Accession Number: 17.190.361
The Unicorn in Captivity (from the Unicorn Tapestries)
Date: 1495–1505
Medium: Wool warp with wool, silk, silver, and gilt wefts
Accession Number: 37.80.6
Tabernacle House Altar with the Adoration of the Shepherds, the Adoration of the Magi, and the Annunciation.
Reinhold Vasters
(German, Erkelenz 1827–1909 Aachen)
Date: second half 16th century (panels); ca. 1865–90 (frame)
Medium: Ebony-veneered soft wood, silver gilt, rock crystal, agate, and reverse painted and gilded glass.
Accession Number: 1975.1.1558
Congressional Presentation Sword and Scabbard of Major General John E. Wool (1784–1869)
Samuel Jackson
(American, Baltimore, active 1833–70)
Date: 1854–55
Medium: Gold, gilt-brass, diamonds, rubies, steel
Accession Number: 2009.8a–c
Cornetto in A
Date: ca. 1575
Medium: Ivory, gilt ferrule
Accession Number: 52.96.1
Plaque with Censing Angels
Date: ca. 1170–80
Medium: Champlevé enamel, copper gilt
Accession Number: 2001.634
Paten
Date: ca. 1230–50
Medium: Silver, partly gilt; niello, jewels
Accession Number: 47.101.27
Plaques with Scenes from the Story of Joshua
Date: 10th century
Medium: Ivory, traces of polychromy, gilding; bone (border strips)
Accession Number: 17.190.135a-d, .136a-c, .137a-c
Armor (Yoroi)
Date: early 14th century
Medium: Iron, lacquer, leather, silk, gilt copper
Accession Number: 14.100.121b–e
Chalice
Date: ca. 1230–50
Medium: Silver, partly gilt; niello, jewels
Accession Number: 47.101.26
Crib of the Infant Jesus
Date: 15th century
Medium: Wood, polychromy, lead, silver-gilt, painted parchment, silk embroidery with seed pearls, gold thread, translucent enamels
Accession Number: 1974.121a–d
Mosque Lamp for the Mausoleum of Amir Aydakin al-'Ala'i al-Bunduqdar
Date: shortly after 1285
Medium: Glass, brownish; blown, folded foot, applied handles; enameled and gilded
Accession Number: 17.190.985
Sofa
Attributed to Duncan Phyfe
(1770–1854)
Date: ca. 1810–20
Medium: Mahogany, tulip poplar, cane, gilded brass
Accession Number: 60.4.1
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
Madonna and Child with Angels
Antonio Rossellino
(Italian, Settignano 1427–ca. 1479 Florence)
Date: ca. 1455–60
Medium: Marble with gilt details on halo and dress
Accession Number: 14.40.675
Victory
Augustus Saint-Gaudens
(American, Dublin 1848–1907 Cornish, New Hampshire)
Date: 1892–1903; this cast, 1914 or after (by 1916)
Medium: Bronze, gilt
Accession Number: 17.90.1
The Holy Family with Saints Anne and Joachim
Diego de Pesquera
(Spanish, Castile (?), ca. 1540–after 1581, Mexico (?), active 1563–80)
Date: 1567–68
Medium: Wood, painted and gilt
Accession Number: 45.128.5
Silver-gilt bowl
Date: ca. 725–675 B.C.
Medium: Gilt silver
Accession Number: 74.51.4554
Center table
Imperial Armory, Tula
(south of Moscow), Russia
Date: ca. 1780–85
Accession Number: 2002.115
Presentation Smallsword
James Morisset
(English, London, active 1768–1800)
Date: hallmarked for 1797–98
Accession Number: 26.145.315a, b
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
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 Visitation
Attributed to Master Heinrich of Constance
(German, active in Constance, ca. 1300)
Date: ca. 1310–20
Accession Number: 17.190.724
Altar Frontal with Man of Sorrows and Saints
Date: ca. 1465
Accession Number: 1991.156
Group of four vases
Date: ca. 2300–2000 B.C.
Accession Number: 1989.281.45a, b–.48
Pietà
Date: 1375–1400
Accession Number: 48.85
Pier table
Joseph B. Barry and Son
(1757–1838)
Date: 1810–15
Accession Number: 1976.324
The Fieschi Morgan Staurotheke
Date: early 9th century
Accession Number: 17.190.715a, b
Booklet with Scenes of the Passion
Date: carving ca. 1300, painting ca. 1310–20
Accession Number: 1982.60.399
Writing table (bureau plat)
Gilles Joubert
(French, ca. 1689–1775)
Date: 1759
Accession Number: 1973.315.1
Reliquary Statuette of Saint Christopher
Date: ca. 1375–1425
Accession Number: 17.190.361
The Unicorn in Captivity (from the Unicorn Tapestries)
Date: 1495–1505
Accession Number: 37.80.6
Tabernacle House Altar with the Adoration of the Shepherds, the Adoration of the Magi, and the Annunciation.
Reinhold Vasters
(German, Erkelenz 1827–1909 Aachen)
Date: second half 16th century (panels); ca. 1865–90 (frame)
Accession Number: 1975.1.1558
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
Cornetto in A
Date: ca. 1575
Accession Number: 52.96.1
Plaque with Censing Angels
Date: ca. 1170–80
Accession Number: 2001.634
Paten
Date: ca. 1230–50
Accession Number: 47.101.27
Plaques with Scenes from the Story of Joshua
Date: 10th century
Accession Number: 17.190.135a-d, .136a-c, .137a-c
Armor (Yoroi)
Date: early 14th century
Accession Number: 14.100.121b–e
Chalice
Date: ca. 1230–50
Accession Number: 47.101.26
Crib of the Infant Jesus
Date: 15th century
Accession Number: 1974.121a–d
Mosque Lamp for the Mausoleum of Amir Aydakin al-'Ala'i al-Bunduqdar
Date: shortly after 1285
Accession Number: 17.190.985
Sofa
Attributed to Duncan Phyfe
(1770–1854)
Date: ca. 1810–20
Accession Number: 60.4.1
Dagger with Zoomorphic Hilt
Date: second half 16th century
Accession Number: 2011.236
Madonna and Child with Angels
Antonio Rossellino
(Italian, Settignano 1427–ca. 1479 Florence)
Date: ca. 1455–60
Accession Number: 14.40.675
Victory
Augustus Saint-Gaudens
(American, Dublin 1848–1907 Cornish, New Hampshire)
Date: 1892–1903; this cast, 1914 or after (by 1916)
Accession Number: 17.90.1
The Holy Family with Saints Anne and Joachim
Diego de Pesquera
(Spanish, Castile (?), ca. 1540–after 1581, Mexico (?), active 1563–80)
Date: 1567–68
Accession Number: 45.128.5
Silver-gilt bowl
Date: ca. 725–675 B.C.
Accession Number: 74.51.4554

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