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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
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
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
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
Armor
Date: ca. 1400–1450 and later
Medium: Steel, brass, textile, leather
Accession Number: 29.154.3
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
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
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 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
Armor of Emperor Ferdinand I (1503–1564)
Kunz Lochner
(German, Nuremberg, 1510–1567)
Date: dated 1549
Medium: Steel
Accession Number: 33.164a–x
Settee
George Jakob Hunzinger
(1835–1898)
Date: ca. 1876–85
Medium: Ebonized cherry, fabric-covered steel mesh
Accession Number: 1992.269
Calligraphic Plaque
Date: probably late 17th century
Medium: Steel; forged and pierced
Accession Number: 1987.14
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
Accession Number: 32.130.6a–y
Dagger and Sheath
Date: ca. 1605–1627
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
Medium: Steel, gold, wood, staghorn
Accession Number: 14.25.1425
Presentation Sword and Scabbard of Brigadier General Daniel Davis (1777–1814) of the New York Militia
John Targee
(American, ca. 1774–1850)
Date: ca. 1815–17
Medium: Steel, gold, silver
Accession Number: 22.19a, b
Saber with Scabbard
Date: 19th century
Medium: Steel, gold, brass, diamonds, emeralds, pearls
Accession Number: 23.232.2a, b
Saber
Date: mid-16th century
Medium: Steel, iron, gold, wood, shagreen
Accession Number: 36.25.1297
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
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
Harquebusier's Armor of Pedro II, King of Portugal (reigned 1683–1706) with Buff Coat
Armor attributed to Richard Holden
(British, London, recorded 1658–1708)
Date: ca. 1683
Medium: Steel, gold, leather, textile
Accession Number: 15.113.1–.5; 29.158.885
Shield of Henry II of France
Date: ca. 1555
Medium: Steel, embossed and damascened with gold and silver
Accession Number: 34.85
Odalisque
Anthony Caro
(British, New Malden, Surrey 1924–2013 London)
Date: 1984
Medium: Steel
Accession Number: 1984.328a-d
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
Sword
Date: 10th century
Medium: Steel, copper, silver, niello
Accession Number: 55.46.1
Elements of a Light-Cavalry Armor
Date: ca. 1510
Medium: Steel, gold, copper alloy
Accession Number: 14.25.716a–f
Sallet in the Shape of a Lion's Head
Date: ca. 1475–80
Medium: Steel, gilt copper, glass, polychromy, textile
Accession Number: 23.141
Celestial globe with clockwork
Gerhard Emmoser
(working 1556, died 1584)
Date: 1579
Medium: Case: silver, partly gilded, and gilt brass; movement: brass, steel
Accession Number: 17.190.636
Tournament Helm (Stechhelm)
Date: ca. 1500
Medium: Steel, copper alloy
Accession Number: 29.156.67a
Burgonet
Filippo Negroli
(Italian, Milan ca. 1510–1579)
Date: dated 1543
Medium: Steel, gold
Accession Number: 17.190.1720
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
Narva
Jean Tinguely
(Swiss, 1925–1991)
Date: 1961
Accession Number: 2006.277a-fff
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
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
Armor
Date: ca. 1400–1450 and later
Accession Number: 29.154.3
Presentation Smallsword
James Morisset
(English, London, active 1768–1800)
Date: hallmarked for 1797–98
Accession Number: 26.145.315a, b
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
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 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
Armor of Emperor Ferdinand I (1503–1564)
Kunz Lochner
(German, Nuremberg, 1510–1567)
Date: dated 1549
Accession Number: 33.164a–x
Settee
George Jakob Hunzinger
(1835–1898)
Date: ca. 1876–85
Accession Number: 1992.269
Calligraphic Plaque
Date: probably late 17th century
Accession Number: 1987.14
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
Dagger and Sheath
Date: ca. 1605–1627
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
Presentation Sword and Scabbard of Brigadier General Daniel Davis (1777–1814) of the New York Militia
John Targee
(American, ca. 1774–1850)
Date: ca. 1815–17
Accession Number: 22.19a, b
Saber with Scabbard
Date: 19th century
Accession Number: 23.232.2a, b
Saber
Date: mid-16th century
Accession Number: 36.25.1297
Commode à vantaux
David Roentgen
(German, Herrnhag 1743–1807 Wiesbaden, master 1780)
Date: ca. 1775–79 with later alterations
Accession Number: 1982.60.81
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
Harquebusier's Armor of Pedro II, King of Portugal (reigned 1683–1706) with Buff Coat
Armor attributed to Richard Holden
(British, London, recorded 1658–1708)
Date: ca. 1683
Accession Number: 15.113.1–.5; 29.158.885
Shield of Henry II of France
Date: ca. 1555
Accession Number: 34.85
Odalisque
Anthony Caro
(British, New Malden, Surrey 1924–2013 London)
Date: 1984
Accession Number: 1984.328a-d
Armet
Stamped with the armorer's name, LIONARDO
(Italian, probably active in Milan, ca. 1440)
Date: ca. 1440
Accession Number: 42.50.2
Sword
Date: 10th century
Accession Number: 55.46.1
Elements of a Light-Cavalry Armor
Date: ca. 1510
Accession Number: 14.25.716a–f
Sallet in the Shape of a Lion's Head
Date: ca. 1475–80
Accession Number: 23.141
Celestial globe with clockwork
Gerhard Emmoser
(working 1556, died 1584)
Date: 1579
Accession Number: 17.190.636
Tournament Helm (Stechhelm)
Date: ca. 1500
Accession Number: 29.156.67a
Burgonet
Filippo Negroli
(Italian, Milan ca. 1510–1579)
Date: dated 1543
Accession Number: 17.190.1720
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