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Past Exhibition

The Good Life: Collecting Late Antique Art at The Met

May 24, 2021–January 7, 2024
The Good Life: Collecting Late Antique Art at The Met showcases the Museum’s important and rare collection of third- to eighth-century art from Egypt and reevaluates it through the lens of late antique ideas about abundance, virtue, and shared clas…
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Past Exhibition

Inspiring Walt Disney: The Animation of French Decorative Arts

December 10, 2021–March 6, 2022
Pink castles, talking sofas, and objects coming to life: what sounds like fantasies from the pioneering animation of Walt Disney Animation Studios were in fact the figments of the colorful salons of Rococo Paris. The Met’s first-ever exhibition exp…
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The Department of Drawings and Prints boasts more than one million drawings, prints, and illustrated books made in Europe and the Americas from around 1400 to the present day. Because of their number and sensitivity to light, the works can only be …
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Past Exhibition

The Tudors: Art and Majesty in Renaissance England

October 10, 2022–January 8, 2023
England under the volatile Tudor dynasty was a thriving home for the arts. An international community of artists and merchants, many of them religious refugees, navigated the high-stakes demands of royal patrons, including England’s first two reign…
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Past Exhibition

The Facade Commission: Hew Locke, Gilt

September 15, 2022–May 30, 2023
Gilt is the third in a series of commissions for The Met’s historic facade. Borrowing the format of trophies—emblems of competition and victory—Hew Locke has created four sculptures that reflect on the exercise and representation of power. These wo…
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Seneca Village—a vibrant nineteenth-century community of predominantly Black landowners and tenants—flourished in an area just west of The Met, in what is now Central Park. By the 1850s, the village comprised some fifty homes, three churches, multi…
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Artwork

Commode à vantaux

David Roentgen (German, Herrnhaag 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
Location:On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 539
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Rolltop desk

David Roentgen (German, Herrnhaag 1743–1807 Wiesbaden, master 1780)

Date:ca. 1776–79
Medium:Oak, cherry, pine, mahogany, veneered with maple, burl woods, holly, hornbeam (all partially stained), tulipwood, mahogany, and other woods; mother-of-pearl; partially gilded and tooled leather; gilt bronze, iron, steel, brass, partially gold-lacquered brass
Accession Number:41.82
Location:On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 553
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Artwork

Apothecary Cabinet

Nicolaus I Kolb (German, master 1582–1621)

Date:1617–18
Medium:Veneer: ebonized pearwood (Pyrus communis), ebony, partially gilded silver; carcass: conifer; interior: protective quilted cushion covered in red silk, drawers and chest lined with red silk velvet; gold trimming; mounts and fittings: partially gilded brass; thirty-two (32) vessels and utensils: glass, partially gilded silver, low carbon steel, leather
Accession Number:2019.229.1a–c–.32a, b
Location:On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 520
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Combination table

Martin Carlin (French, near Freiburg im Breisgau ca. 1730–1785 Paris)

Date:ca. 1775
Medium:Oak and pine veneered with tulipwood, sycamore, holly, boxwood and ebony; Carrara marble; gilt-bronze mounts; accessories of Sèvres porcelain, rock crystal, silver gilt, and lacquer
Accession Number:1976.155.99a, b
Location:On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 523
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Artwork

Drop-front desk (secrétaire à abattant or secrétaire en cabinet)

Attributed to Adam Weisweiler (French, 1744–1820)

Date:ca. 1787
Medium:Oak veneered with burl thuya, amaranth, mahogany, satinwood, holly, and ebonized holly; painted metal; one soft-paste porcelain plaque; fifteen jasper medallions; gilt-bronze mounts; marble; leather (not original)
Accession Number:58.75.57
Location:On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 529
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Commode (commode à vantaux) (part of a set)

Adam Weisweiler (French, 1744–1820)

Date:ca. 1790
Medium:Oak veneered with ebony, amaranth, holly, ebonized holly, satinwood, Japanese and French lacquer panels; gilt-bronze mounts, brocatelle marble top (not original); steel springs; morocco leather (not original)
Accession Number:1977.1.12
Location:On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 524
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Artwork

Drop-front desk (secrétaire à abattant or secrétaire en cabinet)

Attributed to Martin Carlin (French, near Freiburg im Breisgau ca. 1730–1785 Paris)

Date:ca. 1776
Medium:Oak veneered with tulipwood, amaranth, holly, and sycamore; six Sèvres soft-paste porcelain plaques and two painted tin plaques; gilt-bronze mounts; marble shelves; moiré silk
Accession Number:1976.155.110
Location:On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 529
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Artwork

Miniature secretary incorporating a watch

James Cox (British, ca. 1723–1800)

Date:ca. 1766–72
Medium:Case: agate, with gold mounts, gilded brass, pearls, and paste jewels set in silver; Dial: white enamel; Movement: wheel balance and cock set with paste jewels
Accession Number:46.184a–c
Location:On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 512
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Artwork

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
Location:On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 531
Image for Drop-front secretary on stand (secrètaire à abattant or secrétaire en cabinet) (one of a pair) (part of a set)
Date:ca. 1790
Medium:Oak veneered with ebony, amaranth, holly, ebonized holly, satinwood, Japanese and French lacquer panels, gilt-bronze mounts, brocatelle marble top (not original); steel springs; morocco leather (not original)
Accession Number:1977.1.13
Location:On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 524