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Folding fan
Date: late 18th century
Medium: Gold, tortoiseshell, paper, paint, gilt, gold leaf, celluloid, glass
Accession Number: 48.58.2
Box
Attributed to Charles Jagger
(British, ca. 1770–1827)
Date: late 18th century; miniature ca. 1790
Medium: Gold, vernis Martin, ivory, silver, tortoiseshell
Accession Number: 95.14.8
Fan
Date: 18th century
Medium: Paper and tortoiseshell
Accession Number: 63.90.74
Fan
Date: ca. 1765
Medium: Parchment, tortoise shell.
Accession Number: 63.90.30
Comb
Date: 1920s
Medium: Faux tortoiseshell
Accession Number: 2002.480.6
Chessmen (32) and box-board
Date: 19th century
Medium: Mother-of-pearl, wood, tortoiseshell
Accession Number: 53.71.195 a-p,aa-pp,q
Spoon
Date: 18th–19th century
Medium: Tortoise shell, ivory, glass?, brass and coral
Accession Number: 1976.321.2
Case (Inrō)
Date: 19th century
Medium: Basket weave over lacquered wood, tortoiseshell
Accession Number: 91.1.719
Hair accessory
Date: late 19th century
Medium: tortoise shell
Accession Number: C.I.51.39.10
Bow
Attributed to Wenzel Kowansky
Date: ca. 1750
Medium: Tortoiseshell, ivory, silver, horsehair
Accession Number: 2009.441
Bowl Lyre
Date: 19th century
Medium: Tortoiseshell, skin, wood, leather
Accession Number: 89.4.539
Knife (Golok)
Date: 18th–19th century
Medium: Bronze, tortoise shell, wood
Accession Number: 36.25.899a, b
Cassetta frame
Date: early 20th century
Medium: Basswood back frame with rosewood upper moldings and ivory, tortoiseshell, oak and maple veneers. Carved. Sight edge: simplified lotus leaf, ebonized. Frieze: ivory stringing, maple and oak veneer. Centers: oval bosses with ivory and tortoiseshell veneer. Corners: curled acanthus leaves and paterae engraved on ivory.
Accession Number: 1975.1.2545
Fan
Date: late 19th century
Medium: Feathers, tortoiseshell
Accession Number: 38.89.11
Brisé fan
Date: 1870–89
Medium: Tortoiseshell, silk
Accession Number: 2009.300.4298
Hair accessory
Date: ca. 1860
Medium: tortoiseshell, gold, diamonds, sapphire, ruby
Accession Number: C.I.59.23.2
Box
Date: 1800–1883
Medium: Tortoiseshell
Accession Number: 83.2.329
Box
Date: 1800–1883
Medium: Wood, tortoiseshell
Accession Number: 83.2.342
Cross and Chain Pendant
Date: ca. 1870
Medium: Light tortoiseshell
Accession Number: 2000.560
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
Fan
Date: 1830–60
Medium: silk, tortoiseshell
Accession Number: 1975.230.2
Low cabinet (meubles à hauteur d'appui) (one of a pair)
after a design by André Charles Boulle
(French, Paris 1642–1732 Paris)
Date: late 18th century
Medium: Oak and pine veneered with ebony and marquetry of tortoiseshell, brass, and pewter; gilt bronze; Porto marble
Accession Number: 1974.391.2a, b
Snuffbox
Date: 18th century
Medium: Tortoiseshell, silver
Accession Number: 30.95.5
Étui
Date: 18th century (?)
Medium: Vernis Martin, tortoiseshell and gold
Accession Number: 30.58.4a, b
Smallsword
Date: ca. 1720
Medium: Tortoiseshell, inlaid with gold; silver-gilt; steel
Accession Number: 26.145.339
Spoon
Date: 18th century (?)
Medium: Tortoiseshell, ivory, coral, and brass
Accession Number: 97.2.154
Hairpin
Date: 1700–1946
Medium: tortoiseshell
Accession Number: C.I.46.77.4
Box with portrait of a woman
Miniature by Jean-Baptiste Jacques Augustin
(French, Saint-Dié 1759–1832 Paris)
Date: 1775–81
Medium: Tortoiseshell, gold; ivory
Accession Number: 17.190.1120a, b
Fan
Date: 1750–1800
Medium: Parchment, tortoise shell.
Accession Number: 63.90.34
Mandolin
Angelo Mannello
(American, Morcone, Italy 1858–1922 New York)
Date: ca. 1900
Medium: Spruce, tortoiseshell, ivory, metal
Accession Number: 1972.111.1a-c
Folding fan
Date: late 18th century
Accession Number: 48.58.2
Box
Attributed to Charles Jagger
(British, ca. 1770–1827)
Date: late 18th century; miniature ca. 1790
Accession Number: 95.14.8
Fan
Date: 18th century
Accession Number: 63.90.74
Fan
Date: ca. 1765
Accession Number: 63.90.30
Comb
Date: 1920s
Accession Number: 2002.480.6
Chessmen (32) and box-board
Date: 19th century
Accession Number: 53.71.195 a-p,aa-pp,q
Spoon
Date: 18th–19th century
Accession Number: 1976.321.2
Case (Inrō)
Date: 19th century
Accession Number: 91.1.719
Hair accessory
Date: late 19th century
Accession Number: C.I.51.39.10
Bow
Attributed to Wenzel Kowansky
Date: ca. 1750
Accession Number: 2009.441
Bowl Lyre
Date: 19th century
Accession Number: 89.4.539
Knife (Golok)
Date: 18th–19th century
Accession Number: 36.25.899a, b
Cassetta frame
Date: early 20th century
Accession Number: 1975.1.2545
Fan
Date: late 19th century
Accession Number: 38.89.11
Brisé fan
Date: 1870–89
Accession Number: 2009.300.4298
Hair accessory
Date: ca. 1860
Accession Number: C.I.59.23.2
Box
Date: 1800–1883
Accession Number: 83.2.329
Box
Date: 1800–1883
Accession Number: 83.2.342
Cross and Chain Pendant
Date: ca. 1870
Accession Number: 2000.560
Commode
André Charles Boulle
(French, Paris 1642–1732 Paris)
Date: ca. 1710–20
Accession Number: 1982.60.82
Fan
Date: 1830–60
Accession Number: 1975.230.2
Low cabinet (meubles à hauteur d'appui) (one of a pair)
after a design by André Charles Boulle
(French, Paris 1642–1732 Paris)
Date: late 18th century
Accession Number: 1974.391.2a, b
Snuffbox
Date: 18th century
Accession Number: 30.95.5
Étui
Date: 18th century (?)
Accession Number: 30.58.4a, b
Smallsword
Date: ca. 1720
Accession Number: 26.145.339
Spoon
Date: 18th century (?)
Accession Number: 97.2.154
Hairpin
Date: 1700–1946
Accession Number: C.I.46.77.4
Box with portrait of a woman
Miniature by Jean-Baptiste Jacques Augustin
(French, Saint-Dié 1759–1832 Paris)
Date: 1775–81
Accession Number: 17.190.1120a, b
Fan
Date: 1750–1800
Accession Number: 63.90.34
Mandolin
Angelo Mannello
(American, Morcone, Italy 1858–1922 New York)
Date: ca. 1900
Accession Number: 1972.111.1a-c
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