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Pair of Flintlock Pistols of Empress Catherine the Great (1729–1796)
Johan Adolph Grecke
(Russian, Saint Petersburg, recorded 1755–90)
Date: 1786
Medium: Steel, ivory, gold, brass
Accession Number: 1986.265.1, .2
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
Brazier of Sultan al-Malik al-Muzaffar Shams al-Din Yusuf ibn 'Umar
Date: second half 13th century
Medium: Brass; cast, chased, inlaid with silver and black compound
Accession Number: 91.1.540
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
Male Figure: Court Official
Date: 16th–17th century
Medium: Brass
Accession Number: 1991.17.32
Necklace
Alexander Calder
(American, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 1898–1976 New York)
Date: ca. 1940
Medium: Brass
Accession Number: 2006.32.5
Power Figure: Male (Nkisi)
Date: 19th–20th century
Medium: Wood, copper, brass, iron, fiber, snakeskin, leather, fur, feathers, mud, resin
Accession Number: 1978.409
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
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
Ewer
Date: ca. 1180–1210
Medium: Brass; raised, repoussé, inlaid with silver and black compound
Accession Number: 44.15
Transverse Flute in D-flat
Claude Laurent
Date: 1813
Medium: Glass, brass
Accession Number: 89.4.924
Clarinet in D
Date: 1750–70
Medium: Boxwood, brass
Accession Number: 2010.185
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
Tanggu
Elevated Tone Workshop, Guangzhou
(Canton)
Date: 19th century
Medium: Wood, oxhide, lacquer, brass
Accession Number: 89.4.28 a, b
English Horn
H. Grenser
Date: before 1807
Medium: Wood, ivory, brass
Accession Number: 1980.111a,b
Finial in the Form of a Parrot
Date: 17th–18th century
Medium: Brass
Accession Number: 19.135.3
Tombak
Date: late 19th century
Medium: Various woods, bone, brass, skin
Accession Number: 89.4.1310
Saber with Scabbard
Date: 19th century
Medium: Steel, gold, gilt brass, diamonds, emeralds, pearls
Accession Number: 23.232.2a, b
Ghanti
Date: last half 19th century
Medium: Brass
Accession Number: 89.4.154
Cornet à Pistons in B-flat
Courtois frères
Date: 1833
Medium: Brass, touch pieces of ivory
Accession Number: 2002.190a–n
Casket
Attributed to Michel Redlin
(German, documented 1688)
Date: ca. 1680
Medium: Amber, gold foil, gilt brass, wood, silk satin, paper
Accession Number: 2006.452a–c
Colt Third Model Dragoon Percussion Revolver, Serial Number 12406
Samuel Colt
(American, Hartford, Connecticut 1814–1862)
Date: ca. 1853
Medium: Steel, brass, gold, walnut
Accession Number: 1995.336
Natural Trumpet in D
Andreas Naeplaesnigg
Date: 1790
Medium: Brass, colored rock
Accession Number: 89.4.1097
Rolltop desk
David Roentgen
(German, Herrnhag 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
Astrolabe of ‘Umar ibn Yusuf ibn ‘Umar ibn ‘Ali ibn Rasul al-Muzaffari
‘Umar ibn Yusuf ibn ‘Umar ibn ‘Ali ibn Rasul al-Muzaffari
Date: dated A.H. 690/ A.D. 1291
Medium: Brass; cast and hammered, pierced, chased, inlaid with silver
Accession Number: 91.1.535a–h
Clarinet in B-flat
Charles Joseph Sax
(1791–1865)
Date: 1830
Medium: Ivory, brass
Accession Number: 53.223
Plaque: Warrior and Attendants
Date: 16th–17th century
Medium: Brass
Accession Number: 1990.332
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
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
Sofa
Attributed to Duncan Phyfe
(1770–1854)
Date: ca. 1810–20
Medium: Mahogany, tulip poplar, cane, gilded brass
Accession Number: 60.4.1
Pair of Flintlock Pistols of Empress Catherine the Great (1729–1796)
Johan Adolph Grecke
(Russian, Saint Petersburg, recorded 1755–90)
Date: 1786
Accession Number: 1986.265.1, .2
Spoon holder
Design attributed to Christopher Dresser
(British, Glasgow, Scotland 1834–1904 Mulhouse)
Date: ca. 1878–81
Accession Number: 1988.164
Brazier of Sultan al-Malik al-Muzaffar Shams al-Din Yusuf ibn 'Umar
Date: second half 13th century
Accession Number: 91.1.540
Secretary
Attributed to Martin Carlin
(French, near Freiburg im Breisgau ca. 1730–1785 Paris)
Date: ca. 1781–85
Accession Number: 1975.1.2026
Male Figure: Court Official
Date: 16th–17th century
Accession Number: 1991.17.32
Necklace
Alexander Calder
(American, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 1898–1976 New York)
Date: ca. 1940
Accession Number: 2006.32.5
Power Figure: Male (Nkisi)
Date: 19th–20th century
Accession Number: 1978.409
Sutra Box with Dragon
Accession Number: 2001.584a–c
Date:
Accession Number: 2001.584a–c
Flintlock Rifle
Jacob Kuntz
(American, Allentown, Pennsylvania 1780–1876 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)
Date: ca. 1810–15
Accession Number: 42.22
Ewer
Date: ca. 1180–1210
Accession Number: 44.15
Transverse Flute in D-flat
Claude Laurent
Date: 1813
Accession Number: 89.4.924
Clarinet in D
Date: 1750–70
Accession Number: 2010.185
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
Tanggu
Elevated Tone Workshop, Guangzhou
(Canton)
Date: 19th century
Accession Number: 89.4.28 a, b
English Horn
H. Grenser
Date: before 1807
Accession Number: 1980.111a,b
Finial in the Form of a Parrot
Date: 17th–18th century
Accession Number: 19.135.3
Tombak
Date: late 19th century
Accession Number: 89.4.1310
Saber with Scabbard
Date: 19th century
Accession Number: 23.232.2a, b
Ghanti
Date: last half 19th century
Accession Number: 89.4.154
Cornet à Pistons in B-flat
Courtois frères
Date: 1833
Accession Number: 2002.190a–n
Casket
Attributed to Michel Redlin
(German, documented 1688)
Date: ca. 1680
Accession Number: 2006.452a–c
Colt Third Model Dragoon Percussion Revolver, Serial Number 12406
Samuel Colt
(American, Hartford, Connecticut 1814–1862)
Date: ca. 1853
Accession Number: 1995.336
Natural Trumpet in D
Andreas Naeplaesnigg
Date: 1790
Accession Number: 89.4.1097
Rolltop desk
David Roentgen
(German, Herrnhag 1743–1807 Wiesbaden, master 1780)
Date: ca. 1776–79
Accession Number: 41.82
Astrolabe of ‘Umar ibn Yusuf ibn ‘Umar ibn ‘Ali ibn Rasul al-Muzaffari
‘Umar ibn Yusuf ibn ‘Umar ibn ‘Ali ibn Rasul al-Muzaffari
Date: dated A.H. 690/ A.D. 1291
Accession Number: 91.1.535a–h
Clarinet in B-flat
Charles Joseph Sax
(1791–1865)
Date: 1830
Accession Number: 53.223
Plaque: Warrior and Attendants
Date: 16th–17th century
Accession Number: 1990.332
Flintlock Gun
Pierre Le Bourgeois
(French, Lisieux, died 1627)
Date: ca. 1620
Accession Number: 1972.223
Walking-Stick Flute/Oboe
Georg Henrich Scherer
(German, 1703–1778)
Date: ca. 1750–57
Accession Number: 2006.86a–c
Sofa
Attributed to Duncan Phyfe
(1770–1854)
Date: ca. 1810–20
Accession Number: 60.4.1
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