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Metal x A.D. 1600–1800 x
Jacket
Date: ca. 1616
Medium: linen, silk, metal
Accession Number: 23.170.1
Oboe in C
Hendrik Richters
(Dutch, 1684–1727)
Date: before 1727
Medium: Ebony, ivory, silver
Accession Number: 53.56.11
Embroidered Sampler
Mary Jones
Date: 1795
Medium: Embroidered silk and linen, with gold leaf, on linen
Accession Number: 1984.331.22
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
Clavichord
Attributed to Christian Kintzing
(German, Neuwied 1707–1804 Neuwied)
Date: 1763
Medium: Wood, metal
Accession Number: 1986.239
Transverse Flute in D-flat
Date: 1760–90
Medium: Hard-paste porcelain, gold-plated brass
Accession Number: 43.34 a-g
Two-handled Bowl
Cornelius Kierstede
(1674–ca. 1757)
Date: 1700–1710
Medium: Silver
Accession Number: 38.63
Floral Tent Panel
Date: ca. 1635
Medium: Silk, gold; cut velvet, painted
Accession Number: 1981.321
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
Finial in the Form of a Parrot
Date: 17th–18th century
Medium: Brass
Accession Number: 19.135.3
Robe (Kosode) with Shells and Sea Grasses
Date: early 17th century
Medium: Embroidery and gold leaf on plain-weave silk patterned with warp floats
Accession Number: 1992.253
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
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
Watch
Jacques Goullons
(French, active Paris, 1626–died 1671)
Date: ca. 1645–48
Medium: Case and dial of enameled gold. Hand of steel.
Accession Number: 1975.1.1244
Kettle Drums
Franz Peter Bunsen
(ca. 1725–1795 (master 1754))
Date: 1779
Medium: Silver, iron, calfskin, textiles
Accession Number: 2010.138.1-.4
Rosewater ewer
Possibly by Johann Erhard Heiglen
(German, before 1687–1757)
Date: ca. 1730
Medium: Silver gilt
Accession Number: 1977.1.11
Base for a Water Pipe (Huqqa) with Irises
Date: late 17th century
Medium: Zinc alloy; cast, engraved, inlaid with brass (bidri ware)
Accession Number: 1984.221
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
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
Velvet Panel with Flowering Plants
Date: first half 17th century
Medium: Silk, cotton, flat metal thread; cut and voided velvet, brocaded
Accession Number: 12.72.5
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
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
Commode
André Charles Boulle
(French, Paris 1642–1732 Paris)
Date: ca. 1710–20
Medium: Walnut veneered with ebony, marquetry of engraved brass and tortoiseshell, gilt-bronze mounts, verd antique marble
Accession Number: 1982.60.82
Chocolate Pot
Edward Winslow
(1669–1753)
Date: 1700–1710
Medium: Silver
Accession Number: 33.120.221
The Old Plum
Kano Sansetsu
(Japanese, 1590–1651)
Date: ca. 1647
Medium: Four sliding-door panels (fusuma); ink, color, gold, and gold leaf on paper
Accession Number: 1975.268.48a–d
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
The House of Bijapur
Painting by Kamal Muhammad
(active 1680s)
Date: ca. 1680
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, gold, and silver on paper
Accession Number: 1982.213
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
Drop-front secretary (Secrétaire en armoire)
Jean Henri Riesener
(French, Gladebeck, near Hessen 1734–1806 Paris)
Date: 1783
Medium: Oak veneered with ebony and 17th-century Japanese lacquer; interiors veneered with tulipwood, amaranth, holly, and ebonized holly; gilt-bronze mounts; marble top; velvet (not original)
Accession Number: 20.155.11
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
Jacket
Date: ca. 1616
Accession Number: 23.170.1
Oboe in C
Hendrik Richters
(Dutch, 1684–1727)
Date: before 1727
Accession Number: 53.56.11
Embroidered Sampler
Mary Jones
Date: 1795
Accession Number: 1984.331.22
Commode à vantaux
David Roentgen
(German, Herrnhag 1743–1807 Wiesbaden, master 1780)
Date: ca. 1775–79 with later alterations
Accession Number: 1982.60.81
Clavichord
Attributed to Christian Kintzing
(German, Neuwied 1707–1804 Neuwied)
Date: 1763
Accession Number: 1986.239
Transverse Flute in D-flat
Date: 1760–90
Accession Number: 43.34 a-g
Two-handled Bowl
Cornelius Kierstede
(1674–ca. 1757)
Date: 1700–1710
Accession Number: 38.63
Floral Tent Panel
Date: ca. 1635
Accession Number: 1981.321
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
Finial in the Form of a Parrot
Date: 17th–18th century
Accession Number: 19.135.3
Robe (Kosode) with Shells and Sea Grasses
Date: early 17th century
Accession Number: 1992.253
Center table
Imperial Armory, Tula
(south of Moscow), Russia
Date: ca. 1780–85
Accession Number: 2002.115
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
Watch
Jacques Goullons
(French, active Paris, 1626–died 1671)
Date: ca. 1645–48
Accession Number: 1975.1.1244
Kettle Drums
Franz Peter Bunsen
(ca. 1725–1795 (master 1754))
Date: 1779
Accession Number: 2010.138.1-.4
Rosewater ewer
Possibly by Johann Erhard Heiglen
(German, before 1687–1757)
Date: ca. 1730
Accession Number: 1977.1.11
Base for a Water Pipe (Huqqa) with Irises
Date: late 17th century
Accession Number: 1984.221
Walking-Stick Flute/Oboe
Georg Henrich Scherer
(German, 1703–1778)
Date: ca. 1750–57
Accession Number: 2006.86a–c
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
Velvet Panel with Flowering Plants
Date: first half 17th century
Accession Number: 12.72.5
Hunting Sword with Scabbard
Grip attributed to Joseph Deutschmann
(German, Imst 1717–1787 Passau)
Date: ca. 1740
Accession Number: 26.145.243a, b
Mechanical table
Jean-François Oeben
(1721–1763)
Date: ca. 1761–63
Accession Number: 1982.60.61
Commode
André Charles Boulle
(French, Paris 1642–1732 Paris)
Date: ca. 1710–20
Accession Number: 1982.60.82
Chocolate Pot
Edward Winslow
(1669–1753)
Date: 1700–1710
Accession Number: 33.120.221
The Old Plum
Kano Sansetsu
(Japanese, 1590–1651)
Date: ca. 1647
Accession Number: 1975.268.48a–d
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
The House of Bijapur
Painting by Kamal Muhammad
(active 1680s)
Date: ca. 1680
Accession Number: 1982.213
Dagger with Zoomorphic Hilt
Date: second half 16th century
Accession Number: 2011.236
Drop-front secretary (Secrétaire en armoire)
Jean Henri Riesener
(French, Gladebeck, near Hessen 1734–1806 Paris)
Date: 1783
Accession Number: 20.155.11
Writing table (bureau plat)
Gilles Joubert
(French, ca. 1689–1775)
Date: 1759
Accession Number: 1973.315.1
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