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Tortoise shell x
Chest
Date: late 19th century
Medium: Lacquered wood with mother-of-pearl, tortoiseshell, sharkskin, brass wire inlay and brass fittings
Accession Number: 63.121.1a, b
Lorgnette
Date: 1700–1938
Medium: tortoiseshell
Accession Number: C.I.38.6.12
Bracelet (?) fragments
Date: ca. 3300–3100 B.C.
Medium: Tortoise shell
Accession Number: 35.7.66a, b
Fan
Manufacturer: Tiffany & Co.
(1837–present)
Date: late 19th–early 20th century
Medium: Ostrich feathers, tortoiseshell
Accession Number: 38.89.7
Cup with Cover
Date: 19th century
Medium: Tortoise shell
Accession Number: 79.2.1381a, b
Box
Date: 17th century
Medium: Tortoiseshell, silver
Accession Number: 30.135.96
Earrings
Date: 1880–1910
Medium: tortoiseshell
Accession Number: C.I.62.26.10a, b
Pierced earrings
Date: 1870s–80s
Medium: tortoiseshell, gold
Accession Number: C.I.58.4.16a, b
Fan
Date: ca. 1774–93
Medium: Silk, tortoise shell.
Accession Number: 24.80.22
Box
Date: ca. 1770–90
Medium: Tortoiseshell, gold
Accession Number: 83.1.85a, b
Hairpin
Date: 1893
Medium: tortoiseshell
Accession Number: C.I.43.40.90
Knife (Golok)
Date: 18th–19th century
Medium: Bronze, tortoise shell, wood
Accession Number: 36.25.899a, b
Box
Date: 19th century
Medium: Lacquer with mother-of-pearl, tortoiseshell, and sharkskin inlay
Accession Number: 2015.500.3.8a, b
Chessmen (32) and box-board
Date: 19th century
Medium: Mother-of-pearl, wood, tortoiseshell
Accession Number: 53.71.195 a-p,aa-pp,q
Box-board
Date: early 19th century
Medium: Tortoise shell, ivory, wood
Accession Number: 48.174.88
Watch
Watchmaker: Christopher Gould
Date: ca. 1700
Medium: Silver, tortoiseshell, gilt metal
Accession Number: 17.190.1500a, b
Pochette
Matthias Wörle
Date: 17th century
Medium: Wood, tortoiseshell, other materials
Accession Number: 1991.248
Box
Date: early 19th century
Medium: Silver, tortoise shell, gold
Accession Number: 33.120.14a, b
Fan
Date: late 19th century
Medium: Feathers, tortoiseshell
Accession Number: 38.89.8
Fan
Date: 19th century
Medium: Paper, ivory, tortoiseshell, wood, metal, and mother-of-pearl
Accession Number: 64.273.9a
Vanity case
Date: 1925
Medium: tortoiseshell, silk
Accession Number: C.I.41.153.7
Coronet
Date: late 19th century
Medium: tortoise shell
Accession Number: C.I.51.39.9
Fan
Date: 1920s
Medium: ostrich feathers, tortoiseshell
Accession Number: C.I.52.23
Wig cabinet (cabinet de coiffure)
Johann Daniel Sommer II
(German, 1643–1698?)
Date: ca. 1685
Medium: Oak and walnut veneered with ebony, ebonized wood, and marquetry of pewter and mather-of-pearl on horn over paint, simulating tortoiseshell; silver; brocaded damask (not original)
Accession Number: 2004.417
Case (Inrō) with Design of Sages Seated on Verandah, One holding a Fan
Date: 17th–18th century
Medium: Lacquer, roiro, rubbed fundame, takamakie, tortoiseshell; Interior: nashiji and fundame
Accession Number: 29.100.785
Comb
Date: 1920s
Medium: Faux tortoiseshell
Accession Number: 2002.480.6
Venus Rising from the Sea
Date: 19th century
Medium: Box, tortoiseshell Disc in top, ivory
Accession Number: 81.1.13
Chimera
Accession Number: 50.145.327a, b
Date:
Medium: Gold, glass, tortoise shell
Accession Number: 50.145.327a, b
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
Dressing table mirror
Date: ca. 1700
Medium: Tortoiseshell, engraved brass, kingwood, amaranth, bois satiné, ebony, mirror glass
Accession Number: 1985.177
Chest
Date: late 19th century
Accession Number: 63.121.1a, b
Lorgnette
Date: 1700–1938
Accession Number: C.I.38.6.12
Bracelet (?) fragments
Date: ca. 3300–3100 B.C.
Accession Number: 35.7.66a, b
Fan
Manufacturer: Tiffany & Co.
(1837–present)
Date: late 19th–early 20th century
Accession Number: 38.89.7
Cup with Cover
Date: 19th century
Accession Number: 79.2.1381a, b
Box
Date: 17th century
Accession Number: 30.135.96
Earrings
Date: 1880–1910
Accession Number: C.I.62.26.10a, b
Pierced earrings
Date: 1870s–80s
Accession Number: C.I.58.4.16a, b
Fan
Date: ca. 1774–93
Accession Number: 24.80.22
Box
Date: ca. 1770–90
Accession Number: 83.1.85a, b
Hairpin
Date: 1893
Accession Number: C.I.43.40.90
Knife (Golok)
Date: 18th–19th century
Accession Number: 36.25.899a, b
Box
Date: 19th century
Accession Number: 2015.500.3.8a, b
Chessmen (32) and box-board
Date: 19th century
Accession Number: 53.71.195 a-p,aa-pp,q
Box-board
Date: early 19th century
Accession Number: 48.174.88
Watch
Watchmaker: Christopher Gould
Date: ca. 1700
Accession Number: 17.190.1500a, b
Pochette
Matthias Wörle
Date: 17th century
Accession Number: 1991.248
Box
Date: early 19th century
Accession Number: 33.120.14a, b
Fan
Date: late 19th century
Accession Number: 38.89.8
Fan
Date: 19th century
Accession Number: 64.273.9a
Vanity case
Date: 1925
Accession Number: C.I.41.153.7
Coronet
Date: late 19th century
Accession Number: C.I.51.39.9
Fan
Date: 1920s
Accession Number: C.I.52.23
Wig cabinet (cabinet de coiffure)
Johann Daniel Sommer II
(German, 1643–1698?)
Date: ca. 1685
Accession Number: 2004.417
Case (Inrō) with Design of Sages Seated on Verandah, One holding a Fan
Date: 17th–18th century
Accession Number: 29.100.785
Comb
Date: 1920s
Accession Number: 2002.480.6
Venus Rising from the Sea
Date: 19th century
Accession Number: 81.1.13
Chimera
Accession Number: 50.145.327a, b
Date:
Accession Number: 50.145.327a, b
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
Dressing table mirror
Date: ca. 1700
Accession Number: 1985.177
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