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Base for a Water Pipe (Huqqa) with Irises
Date: late 17th century
Medium: Zinc alloy; cast, engraved, inlaid with brass (bidri ware)
Accession Number: 1984.221
Center table
Imperial Armory, Tula
(south of Moscow), Russia
Date: ca. 1780–85
Medium: Steel, silver, gilt copper, gilt brass, basswood; replaced mirror glass
Accession Number: 2002.115
Library Table
Herter Brothers
(1864–1906)
Date: 1882
Medium: Rosewood, brass, mother-of-pearl
Accession Number: 1972.47
Dragon-Handled Jug with Inscription
Date: late 15th– first quarter 16th century
Medium: Brass; cast and turned, engraved, and inlaid with silver, gold, and black organic compound
Accession Number: 91.1.607
Flintlock Gun
Pierre Le Bourgeois
(French, Lisieux, died 1627)
Date: ca. 1620
Medium: Steel, chiseled, blued, and gilt; wood, inlaid with silver, brass, and engraved mother-of-pearl; gilt brass; bone
Accession Number: 1972.223
Transverse Flute in D-flat
Date: 1760–90
Medium: Hard-paste porcelain, gold-plated brass
Accession Number: 43.34 a-g
Covered Box
Date: 10th–12th century
Medium: Lacquer inlaid with mother-of-pearl and tortoiseshell over pigment; brass wire
Accession Number: 25.215.41a, b
Cornet à Pistons in B-flat
Courtois frères
Date: 1833
Medium: Brass, touch pieces of ivory
Accession Number: 2002.190a–n
Flintlock Rifle
Jacob Kuntz
(American, Allentown, Pennsylvania 1780–1876 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)
Date: ca. 1810–15
Medium: Steel, brass, wood (maple), silver, bone, horn
Accession Number: 42.22
Walking-Stick Flute/Oboe
Georg Henrich Scherer
(German, 1703–1778)
Date: ca. 1750–57
Medium: Narwhal (narwhahl) tusk, ivory, gilt brass
Accession Number: 2006.86a–c
Transverse Flute in D-flat
Claude Laurent
Date: 1813
Medium: Glass, brass
Accession Number: 89.4.924
Power Figure: Male (Nkisi)
Date: 19th–20th century
Medium: Wood, copper, brass, iron, fiber, snakeskin, leather, fur, feathers, mud, resin
Accession Number: 1978.409
Natural Trumpet
Johann Wilhelm Haas
(German, Nuremberg 1649–1723 Nuremberg)
Date: late 17th century
Medium: Brass
Accession Number: 89.4.2375
Sutra Box with Dragon
Accession Number: 2001.584a–c
Date:
Medium: Red lacquer with incised decoration and gilding; damascened-brass lock and key
Accession Number: 2001.584a–c
Celestial globe with clockwork
Gerhard Emmoser
(working 1556, died 1584)
Date: 1579
Medium: Case: silver, partly gilded, and gilt brass; movement: brass, steel
Accession Number: 17.190.636
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
Clarinet in D
Date: 1750–70
Medium: Boxwood, brass
Accession Number: 2010.185
Prototype tea service
Eliel Saarinen
(American (born Finland), Rantasalmi 1873–1950 Bloomfield Hills, Michigan)
Date: ca. 1933–35
Medium: Electroplated nickel silver, brass, and Bakelite
Accession Number: 1999.27.1a-c-5
Jagdhorn in G
Jacob Schmidt
Date: ca. 1710–20
Medium: Brass
Accession Number: 14.25.1623
Spoon holder
Design attributed to Christopher Dresser
(British, Glasgow, Scotland 1834–1904 Mulhouse)
Date: ca. 1878–81
Medium: Silver-plated brass, ebony
Accession Number: 1988.164
Natural Trumpet in D
Andreas Naeplaesnigg
Date: 1790
Medium: Brass, colored rock
Accession Number: 89.4.1097
Ewer
Date: ca. 1180–1210
Medium: Brass; raised, repoussé, inlaid with silver and black compound
Accession Number: 44.15
Head of an Oba
Date: 16th century
Medium: Brass
Accession Number: 1979.206.86
Dung-Chen
Date: 1368–1644
Medium: Brass, copper, cloisonné
Accession Number: 1988.349
Plaque: Warrior and Attendants
Date: 16th–17th century
Medium: Brass
Accession Number: 1990.332
Congressional Presentation Sword and Scabbard of Major General John E. Wool (1784–1869)
Samuel Jackson
(American, Baltimore, active 1833–70)
Date: 1854–55
Medium: Gold, gilt-brass, diamonds, rubies, steel
Accession Number: 2009.8a–c
Armor
Date: ca. 1400–1450 and later
Medium: Steel, brass, textile, leather
Accession Number: 29.154.3
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
Tombak
Date: late 19th century
Medium: Various woods, bone, brass, skin
Accession Number: 89.4.1310
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
Base for a Water Pipe (Huqqa) with Irises
Date: late 17th century
Accession Number: 1984.221
Center table
Imperial Armory, Tula
(south of Moscow), Russia
Date: ca. 1780–85
Accession Number: 2002.115
Library Table
Herter Brothers
(1864–1906)
Date: 1882
Accession Number: 1972.47
Dragon-Handled Jug with Inscription
Date: late 15th– first quarter 16th century
Accession Number: 91.1.607
Flintlock Gun
Pierre Le Bourgeois
(French, Lisieux, died 1627)
Date: ca. 1620
Accession Number: 1972.223
Transverse Flute in D-flat
Date: 1760–90
Accession Number: 43.34 a-g
Covered Box
Date: 10th–12th century
Accession Number: 25.215.41a, b
Cornet à Pistons in B-flat
Courtois frères
Date: 1833
Accession Number: 2002.190a–n
Flintlock Rifle
Jacob Kuntz
(American, Allentown, Pennsylvania 1780–1876 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)
Date: ca. 1810–15
Accession Number: 42.22
Walking-Stick Flute/Oboe
Georg Henrich Scherer
(German, 1703–1778)
Date: ca. 1750–57
Accession Number: 2006.86a–c
Transverse Flute in D-flat
Claude Laurent
Date: 1813
Accession Number: 89.4.924
Power Figure: Male (Nkisi)
Date: 19th–20th century
Accession Number: 1978.409
Natural Trumpet
Johann Wilhelm Haas
(German, Nuremberg 1649–1723 Nuremberg)
Date: late 17th century
Accession Number: 89.4.2375
Sutra Box with Dragon
Accession Number: 2001.584a–c
Date:
Accession Number: 2001.584a–c
Celestial globe with clockwork
Gerhard Emmoser
(working 1556, died 1584)
Date: 1579
Accession Number: 17.190.636
Commode
André Charles Boulle
(French, Paris 1642–1732 Paris)
Date: ca. 1710–20
Accession Number: 1982.60.82
Clarinet in D
Date: 1750–70
Accession Number: 2010.185
Prototype tea service
Eliel Saarinen
(American (born Finland), Rantasalmi 1873–1950 Bloomfield Hills, Michigan)
Date: ca. 1933–35
Accession Number: 1999.27.1a-c-5
Jagdhorn in G
Jacob Schmidt
Date: ca. 1710–20
Accession Number: 14.25.1623
Spoon holder
Design attributed to Christopher Dresser
(British, Glasgow, Scotland 1834–1904 Mulhouse)
Date: ca. 1878–81
Accession Number: 1988.164
Natural Trumpet in D
Andreas Naeplaesnigg
Date: 1790
Accession Number: 89.4.1097
Ewer
Date: ca. 1180–1210
Accession Number: 44.15
Head of an Oba
Date: 16th century
Accession Number: 1979.206.86
Dung-Chen
Date: 1368–1644
Accession Number: 1988.349
Plaque: Warrior and Attendants
Date: 16th–17th century
Accession Number: 1990.332
Congressional Presentation Sword and Scabbard of Major General John E. Wool (1784–1869)
Samuel Jackson
(American, Baltimore, active 1833–70)
Date: 1854–55
Accession Number: 2009.8a–c
Armor
Date: ca. 1400–1450 and later
Accession Number: 29.154.3
Commode à vantaux
David Roentgen
(German, Herrnhag 1743–1807 Wiesbaden, master 1780)
Date: ca. 1775–79 with later alterations
Accession Number: 1982.60.81
Tombak
Date: late 19th century
Accession Number: 89.4.1310
Secretary
Attributed to Martin Carlin
(French, near Freiburg im Breisgau ca. 1730–1785 Paris)
Date: ca. 1781–85
Accession Number: 1975.1.2026
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