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42 records
Wood x Europe x A.D. 1600–1800 x
Musical Clock with Spinet and Organ
Veit Langenbucher
(1587–1631)
Date: ca. 1625
Medium: Ebony, various wood and metals, wire, parchment and leather
Accession Number: 2002.323 a-f
Boiserie from the Hôtel de Varengeville
Date: ca. 1736–52, with later additions
Medium: Carved, painted, and gilded oak
Accession Number: 63.228.1
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
"The Gould" Violin
Antonio Stradivari
(Italian, Cremona 1644–1737 Cremona)
Date: 1693
Medium: Maple, spruce, ebony
Accession Number: 55.86 a-c
Hardanger Fiddle
Date: 1786
Medium: Wood, mother-of-pearl, bone
Accession Number: 2008.268
Guitar
attributed to Jean-Baptiste Voboam
Date: 1697
Medium: Spruce, tortoiseshell, mother-of-pearl, ivory, ebony
Accession Number: 1989.147
"The Antonius" Violin
Antonio Stradivari
(Italian, Cremona 1644–1737 Cremona)
Date: 1711
Medium: Maple, spruce, ebony
Accession Number: 34.86.1 a
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
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
Dining room from Lansdowne House
After a design by Robert Adam
(British, Kirkcaldy, Scotland 1728–1792 London)
Date: 1766–69
Medium: Wood, plaster, stone
Accession Number: 32.12
Armchair (Fauteuil à la reine) (one of a pair)
Georges Jacob
(French, 1739–1814, master 1765)
Date: ca. 1780–85
Medium: Carved and gilded walnut; embroidered silk satin
Accession Number: 58.75.25
Archlute
David Tecchler
(Austrian, Salzburg 1666–1747 Rome)
Date: ca. 1725
Medium: Spruce, ebony, ivory, tortoiseshell, mother-of-pearl, and various other materials
Accession Number: 1988.87
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
Cittern
Joachim Tielke
(German, 1641–1719)
Date: ca. 1685
Medium: Wood, ivory, ebony and other materials
Accession Number: 1985.124
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
Double Virginal
Lodewijck Grouwels
(Flemish, active Middelburg, Zeeland, The Netherlands 1593–1600)
Date: 1600
Medium: Pine, spruce, various materials
Accession Number: 89.4.1196
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
Bedroom from the Sagredo Palace
Stuccowork probably by Abbondio Stazio of Massagno
(Italian, 1675–1745)
Date: ca. 1718
Medium: Wood, stucco, marble, glass
Accession Number: 06.1335.1a–d
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
Guitar
Attributed to Giacomo
(Jacob) Ertel (German, ca. 1646–1711 Rome)
Date: late 17th century
Medium: Spruce, ebony, fruitwood, bone, ivory, mother-of-pearl
Accession Number: 1984.225
Secretary
Attributed to Martin Carlin
(French, near Freiburg im Breisgau ca. 1730–1785 Paris)
Date: ca. 1781–85
Medium: Oak veneered with tulipwood, amaranth, holly, ebonized holly, and other marquetry wood; brass; green-colored metal; gilt-bronze mounts; marble top. Soft paste porcelain plaques from the Sèvres Manufactory.
Accession Number: 1975.1.2026
"The Francesca" Violin
Antonio Stradivari
(Italian, Cremona 1644–1737 Cremona)
Date: 1694
Medium: Maple, spruce, ebony
Accession Number: 34.86.2 a
Clarinet in D
Date: 1750–70
Medium: Boxwood, brass
Accession Number: 2010.185
Teakettle, lamp, and table
Simon Pantin I
(British, ca. 1672–1728)
Date: 1724–25
Medium: Silver, wood
Accession Number: 68.141.81a–f
Oboe in C
Hendrik Richters
(Dutch, 1684–1727)
Date: before 1727
Medium: Ebony, ivory, silver
Accession Number: 53.56.11
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
Side Drum
Date: 1694–1733
Medium: Copper alloy, wood, various materials
Accession Number: 14.25.1618
Casket
Attributed to Michel Redlin
(German, documented 1688)
Date: ca. 1680
Medium: Amber, gold foil, gilt brass, wood, silk satin, paper
Accession Number: 2006.452a–c
Coffeepot
François Thomas Germain
(French, Paris 1726–1791 Paris, master 1748)
Date: 1757
Medium: Silver with ebony handle
Accession Number: 33.165.1
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
Musical Clock with Spinet and Organ
Veit Langenbucher
(1587–1631)
Date: ca. 1625
Accession Number: 2002.323 a-f
Boiserie from the Hôtel de Varengeville
Date: ca. 1736–52, with later additions
Accession Number: 63.228.1
Drop-front secretary (Secrétaire en armoire)
Jean Henri Riesener
(French, Gladebeck, near Hessen 1734–1806 Paris)
Date: 1783
Accession Number: 20.155.11
"The Gould" Violin
Antonio Stradivari
(Italian, Cremona 1644–1737 Cremona)
Date: 1693
Accession Number: 55.86 a-c
Hardanger Fiddle
Date: 1786
Accession Number: 2008.268
Guitar
attributed to Jean-Baptiste Voboam
Date: 1697
Accession Number: 1989.147
"The Antonius" Violin
Antonio Stradivari
(Italian, Cremona 1644–1737 Cremona)
Date: 1711
Accession Number: 34.86.1 a
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
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
Dining room from Lansdowne House
After a design by Robert Adam
(British, Kirkcaldy, Scotland 1728–1792 London)
Date: 1766–69
Accession Number: 32.12
Armchair (Fauteuil à la reine) (one of a pair)
Georges Jacob
(French, 1739–1814, master 1765)
Date: ca. 1780–85
Accession Number: 58.75.25
Archlute
David Tecchler
(Austrian, Salzburg 1666–1747 Rome)
Date: ca. 1725
Accession Number: 1988.87
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
Cittern
Joachim Tielke
(German, 1641–1719)
Date: ca. 1685
Accession Number: 1985.124
Mechanical table
Jean-François Oeben
(1721–1763)
Date: ca. 1761–63
Accession Number: 1982.60.61
Double Virginal
Lodewijck Grouwels
(Flemish, active Middelburg, Zeeland, The Netherlands 1593–1600)
Date: 1600
Accession Number: 89.4.1196
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
Bedroom from the Sagredo Palace
Stuccowork probably by Abbondio Stazio of Massagno
(Italian, 1675–1745)
Date: ca. 1718
Accession Number: 06.1335.1a–d
Commode à vantaux
David Roentgen
(German, Herrnhag 1743–1807 Wiesbaden, master 1780)
Date: ca. 1775–79 with later alterations
Accession Number: 1982.60.81
Guitar
Attributed to Giacomo
(Jacob) Ertel (German, ca. 1646–1711 Rome)
Date: late 17th century
Accession Number: 1984.225
Secretary
Attributed to Martin Carlin
(French, near Freiburg im Breisgau ca. 1730–1785 Paris)
Date: ca. 1781–85
Accession Number: 1975.1.2026
"The Francesca" Violin
Antonio Stradivari
(Italian, Cremona 1644–1737 Cremona)
Date: 1694
Accession Number: 34.86.2 a
Clarinet in D
Date: 1750–70
Accession Number: 2010.185
Teakettle, lamp, and table
Simon Pantin I
(British, ca. 1672–1728)
Date: 1724–25
Accession Number: 68.141.81a–f
Oboe in C
Hendrik Richters
(Dutch, 1684–1727)
Date: before 1727
Accession Number: 53.56.11
Hunting Sword with Scabbard
Grip attributed to Joseph Deutschmann
(German, Imst 1717–1787 Passau)
Date: ca. 1740
Accession Number: 26.145.243a, b
Side Drum
Date: 1694–1733
Accession Number: 14.25.1618
Casket
Attributed to Michel Redlin
(German, documented 1688)
Date: ca. 1680
Accession Number: 2006.452a–c
Coffeepot
François Thomas Germain
(French, Paris 1726–1791 Paris, master 1748)
Date: 1757
Accession Number: 33.165.1
Saint John the Baptist
Juan Martínez Montañés
(Spanish, Alcalá la Real 1568–1649 Seville)
Date: ca. 1620–30
Accession Number: 63.40
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