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Tortoiseshell
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
Trefoil-shaped covered box with decoration of chrysanthemums
Date: ca.12th century
Medium: Lacquer inlaid with mother-of-pearl and tortoiseshell over pigment; brass wire
Accession Number: 25.215.41a, b
Mirror
Johann Valentin Gevers
(German, ca. 1662–1737)
Date: ca. 1710
Medium: Oak and pine veneered with tortoiseshell, silver, silver gilt, and green-stained ivory; mirror glass
Accession Number: 1989.20
Mandolin
Antonius Vinaccia
(Italian, Naples active 1754–1781 Naples)
Date: 1781
Medium: Spruce, tortoiseshell, mother-of-pearl, gold alloy, ivory, various other materials
Accession Number: 89.4.2140
Box with Floral Decoration
Date: 18th century
Medium: Lacquer with mother-of-pearl and tortoiseshell inlay
Accession Number: 2015.500.3.4a, b
Cabinet
Attributed to André Charles Boulle
(French, Paris 1642–1732 Paris)
Date: ca. 1700
Medium: Oak veneered with Macassar and Gabon ebony, ebonized fruitwood, burl wood, and marquetry of tortoiseshell and brass; gilt bronze
Accession Number: 59.108
Cabinet with Design of Stylized Tortoiseshell Patterns
Date: late 16th–early 17th century
Medium: Powdered gold (maki-e) on black lacquer; gilt-bronze handle, lock, and hinges
Accession Number: 2015.500.2.34a–e
[Captain Stuart and the horse 'Tortoiseshell']
Unknown
Date: 1858–61
Medium: Albumen silver print
Accession Number: 2005.100.491.1 (35b)
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
Terracotta rim and upper body fragment from a straight-sided cup with tortoiseshell ripple motif
Date: ca. 1600–1525 B.C.
Medium: Terracotta
Accession Number: 14.89.9
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
Folding fan with The Finding of Romulus and Remus
Date: mid-18th century
Medium: Leaf: gouache and bronze paint on paper. Sticks and guards: tortoiseshell, carved and pierced, with gold-and silver-toned metal leaf, mother-of-pearl veneer, and paper underlay (upper guards only). Pivot: clear paste jewel.
Accession Number: 1975.1.1560
Tortoise-shell bracelet
Date: ca. 3500 B.C.
Medium: Tortoise shell
Accession Number: 35.7.47
Tortoise-shell bracelet
Date: ca. 3500 B.C.
Medium: Tortoise shell
Accession Number: 35.7.48
Tortoise-shell bracelet
Date: ca. 3500 B.C.
Medium: Tortoise shell
Accession Number: 35.7.49
Mandolin
Angelo Mannello
(American, Morcone, Italy 1858–1922 New York)
Date: ca. 1900
Medium: Spruce, tortoiseshell, ivory, metal
Accession Number: 1972.111.1a-c
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
Roll of Cloth for an Obi and Tortoise-shell Hair Ornaments (“Presents for One’s Beloved”), from the Butterfly Series, from Spring Rain Surimono Album (Harusame surimono-jō, vol. 3)
Ryūryūkyo Shinsai
(Japanese, active ca. 1799–1823)
Date: ca. 1805–10
Medium: Privately published polychrome woodblock prints (surimono) mounted in an album; ink and color on paper
Accession Number: JP2296
Tea Bowl with “Tortoiseshell” Design
Date: 13th–14th century
Medium: Stoneware with iron glaze splashed with wood-ash solution (Jizhou ware)
Accession Number: 29.100.229
Bowl with inscription and decoration of chrysanthemums and tortoiseshell pattern
Date: mid-15th century
Medium: Buncheong ware with stamped design
Accession Number: 2003.590
Toilet casket
Date: 1700–1715
Medium: Wood veneered with marquetry of tortoiseshell and brass, rosewood; gilt bronze, steel
Accession Number: 2011.12
Hair Comb
Manufactured by India Rubber Comb Company
Date: ca. 1851
Medium: Vulcanite (India rubber and sulfur)
Accession Number: 2000.561
Chest of Drawers
Date: ca. 1747
Medium: Japanned maple, white pine
Accession Number: 10.125.58
Table
Attributed to Pierre Gole
(ca. 1620–1684)
Date: ca. 1660
Medium: Oak and fruitwood veneered with tortoiseshell, stained and natural ivory, ebony, and other woods; gilt bronze
Accession Number: 1986.38.1
Wall clock (pendule en cartel)
Clock maker: Jean Godde l'aîné
(master horologer, ca. 1668–1748/49)
Date: ca. 1740–45
Medium: Oak with marquetry of brass and tortoiseshell; gilt bronze; dial of white enamel with separate enameled numerals; movement of brass and steel
Accession Number: 1971.206.27
Writing box
Ferdinand Plitzner
(German, 1678–1724)
Date: ca. 1715–20
Medium: Oak, cedar, exotic hardwood, and ebonized fruitwood; marquetry in pewter, brass, and tortoiseshell; silver
Accession Number: 1997.411
Box
Date: early 18th century
Medium: Tortoiseshell, silver
Accession Number: 03.26.6
Mandolin
Angelo Mannello
(American, Morcone, Italy 1858–1922 New York)
Date: 1900
Medium: Spruce, maple, tortoiseshell, ivory, mother-of-pearl, metal
Accession Number: 1972.111.2a, 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
Trefoil-shaped covered box with decoration of chrysanthemums
Date: ca.12th century
Accession Number: 25.215.41a, b
Mirror
Johann Valentin Gevers
(German, ca. 1662–1737)
Date: ca. 1710
Accession Number: 1989.20
Mandolin
Antonius Vinaccia
(Italian, Naples active 1754–1781 Naples)
Date: 1781
Accession Number: 89.4.2140
Box with Floral Decoration
Date: 18th century
Accession Number: 2015.500.3.4a, b
Cabinet
Attributed to André Charles Boulle
(French, Paris 1642–1732 Paris)
Date: ca. 1700
Accession Number: 59.108
Cabinet with Design of Stylized Tortoiseshell Patterns
Date: late 16th–early 17th century
Accession Number: 2015.500.2.34a–e
[Captain Stuart and the horse 'Tortoiseshell']
Unknown
Date: 1858–61
Accession Number: 2005.100.491.1 (35b)
Commode
André Charles Boulle
(French, Paris 1642–1732 Paris)
Date: ca. 1710–20
Accession Number: 1982.60.82
Wig cabinet (cabinet de coiffure)
Johann Daniel Sommer II
(German, 1643–1698?)
Date: ca. 1685
Accession Number: 2004.417
Folding fan with The Finding of Romulus and Remus
Date: mid-18th century
Accession Number: 1975.1.1560
Tortoise-shell bracelet
Date: ca. 3500 B.C.
Accession Number: 35.7.47
Tortoise-shell bracelet
Date: ca. 3500 B.C.
Accession Number: 35.7.48
Tortoise-shell bracelet
Date: ca. 3500 B.C.
Accession Number: 35.7.49
Mandolin
Angelo Mannello
(American, Morcone, Italy 1858–1922 New York)
Date: ca. 1900
Accession Number: 1972.111.1a-c
Archlute
David Tecchler
(Austrian, Salzburg 1666–1747 Rome)
Date: ca. 1725
Accession Number: 1988.87
Tea Bowl with “Tortoiseshell” Design
Date: 13th–14th century
Accession Number: 29.100.229
Toilet casket
Date: 1700–1715
Accession Number: 2011.12
Hair Comb
Manufactured by India Rubber Comb Company
Date: ca. 1851
Accession Number: 2000.561
Chest of Drawers
Date: ca. 1747
Accession Number: 10.125.58
Table
Attributed to Pierre Gole
(ca. 1620–1684)
Date: ca. 1660
Accession Number: 1986.38.1
Wall clock (pendule en cartel)
Clock maker: Jean Godde l'aîné
(master horologer, ca. 1668–1748/49)
Date: ca. 1740–45
Accession Number: 1971.206.27
Writing box
Ferdinand Plitzner
(German, 1678–1724)
Date: ca. 1715–20
Accession Number: 1997.411
Box
Date: early 18th century
Accession Number: 03.26.6
Mandolin
Angelo Mannello
(American, Morcone, Italy 1858–1922 New York)
Date: 1900
Accession Number: 1972.111.2a, b
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