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Card table
Charles-Honoré Lannuier
(1779–1819)
Date: 1817
Medium: Mahogany veneer, white pine, yellow poplar, gilded gesso, vert antique, and gilded brass
Accession Number: 1995.377.1
Drop-front secretary (Secrétaire en armoire)
Jean Henri Riesener
(French, Gladebeck, near Hessen 1734–1806 Paris)
Date: 1783
Medium: Oak veneered with ebony and 17th-century Japanese lacquer; interiors veneered with tulipwood, amaranth, holly, and ebonized holly; gilt-bronze mounts; marble top; velvet (not original)
Accession Number: 20.155.11
Tabernacle House Altar with the Adoration of the Shepherds, the Adoration of the Magi, and the Annunciation.
Probably Lombardy
(Second half 16th century)
Date: second half 16th century (panels); ca. 1865–90 (frame)
Medium: Ebony-veneered soft wood, silver gilt, rock crystal, agate, and reverse painted and gilded glass.
Accession Number: 1975.1.1558
Princely Figure with Jewelled Crown
Date: mid-11th–mid-12th century
Medium: Stucco; modeled, carved, polychrome painted, gilded
Accession Number: 67.119
Plaques with Scenes from the Story of Joshua
Date: 10th century
Medium: Ivory, traces of polychromy, gilding; bone (border strips)
Accession Number: 17.190.135a-d, .136a-c, .137a-c
Goblet
Date: ca. 1475–1500
Medium: Glass, enameled and gilded
Accession Number: 17.190.730a, b
Settee (one of a pair) (part of a set)
Attributed to Johann Michael Bauer
(German, Westheim 1710–1779 Bamberg)
Date: ca. 1763–64
Medium: Carved, painted and gilded linden wood; squab pillow in silk velvet (not original)
Accession Number: 1974.356.120a
Pensive Bodhisattva
Date: mid-7th century
Medium: Gilt bronze
Accession Number: 2003.222
Side Chair
Attributed to John Finlay
(active ca. 1799–1833)
Date: 1815–20
Medium: Maple, painted and gilded, cane
Accession Number: 65.167.6
Buddha, Probably Amitabha
Date: early 7th century
Medium: Hollow dry lacquer with traces of gilt and polychrome pigments
Accession Number: 19.186
Victory
Augustus Saint-Gaudens
(American, Dublin 1848–1907 Cornish, New Hampshire)
Date: 1892–1903; this cast, 1914 or after (by 1916)
Medium: Bronze, gilt
Accession Number: 17.90.1
Ewer
Date: Porcelain 1573–1620; mounts ca. 1585
Medium: Porcelain, silver-gilt
Accession Number: 44.14.2
Armorial tazza
Italian
Date: 1499–1514
Medium: Colorless (slightly gray) nonlead glass; blown, pattern-molded, enameled, gilt
Accession Number: 1975.1.1194
Plaque with the Journey to Emmaus and Noli Me Tangere
Date: ca. 1115–20
Medium: Ivory, traces of gilding
Accession Number: 17.190.47
Pietà
Date: 1375–1400
Medium: Poplar, plaster, paint, gilt
Accession Number: 48.85
Beaker ("Monkey Cup")
Date: ca. 1425–50
Medium: Silver, silver gilt, and painted enamel
Accession Number: 52.50
Dish: The Destruction of the Hosts of Pharoah
Master IC
(probably Jean Court) (French, Limoges, active 1614–1627)
Date: probably early 17th century
Medium: Painted enamel on copper, partly gilt.
Accession Number: 1975.1.1232
Hunting Sword with Scabbard
Grip attributed to Joseph Deutschmann
(German, Imst 1717–1787 Passau)
Date: ca. 1740
Medium: Steel, silver-gilt, ivory, wood, leather
Accession Number: 26.145.243a, b
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
The Crucifixion with Symbols of the Evangelists
Date: ca. 1100
Medium: Champlevé and cloisonné enamel on gilded copper
Accession Number: 17.190.426–.429; 2007.189
Burgonet with Falling Buffe
Date: ca. 1550
Medium: Steel, blued and gilt
Accession Number: 04.3.217; 22.140
Saber with Scabbard
Date: 19th century
Medium: Steel, gold, gilt brass, diamonds, emeralds, pearls
Accession Number: 23.232.2a, b
Processional cross
Date: ca. 1460–80
Medium: Partly gilt silver, niello, and copper with traces of gilding, over wood
Accession Number: 17.190.499
Rosewater ewer
Possibly by Johann Erhard Heiglen
(German, before 1687–1757)
Date: ca. 1730
Medium: Silver gilt
Accession Number: 1977.1.11
The Visitation
Attributed to Master Heinrich of Constance
(German, active in Constance, ca. 1300)
Date: ca. 1310–20
Medium: Walnut, paint, gilding, rock-crystal cabochons inset in gilt-silver mounts
Accession Number: 17.190.724
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
The Last Supper
Designed by Bernard van Orley
(Netherlandish, Brussels ca. 1492–1541/42 Brussels)
Date: ca. 1524–46 (design), ca. 1525–28 (woven)
Medium: Wool, silk, silver-gilt thread.
Accession Number: 1975.1.1915
Presentation Smallsword
James Morisset
(English, London, active 1768–1800)
Date: hallmarked for 1797–98
Medium: Silver-gilt, enamel, steel, paste brilliants
Accession Number: 26.145.315a, b
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
Rhyton terminating in the forepart of a wild cat
Date: ca. 1st century B.C.
Medium: Silver, mercury gilding
Accession Number: 1979.447
Card table
Charles-Honoré Lannuier
(1779–1819)
Date: 1817
Accession Number: 1995.377.1
Drop-front secretary (Secrétaire en armoire)
Jean Henri Riesener
(French, Gladebeck, near Hessen 1734–1806 Paris)
Date: 1783
Accession Number: 20.155.11
Tabernacle House Altar with the Adoration of the Shepherds, the Adoration of the Magi, and the Annunciation.
Probably Lombardy
(Second half 16th century)
Date: second half 16th century (panels); ca. 1865–90 (frame)
Accession Number: 1975.1.1558
Princely Figure with Jewelled Crown
Date: mid-11th–mid-12th century
Accession Number: 67.119
Plaques with Scenes from the Story of Joshua
Date: 10th century
Accession Number: 17.190.135a-d, .136a-c, .137a-c
Goblet
Date: ca. 1475–1500
Accession Number: 17.190.730a, b
Settee (one of a pair) (part of a set)
Attributed to Johann Michael Bauer
(German, Westheim 1710–1779 Bamberg)
Date: ca. 1763–64
Accession Number: 1974.356.120a
Pensive Bodhisattva
Date: mid-7th century
Accession Number: 2003.222
Side Chair
Attributed to John Finlay
(active ca. 1799–1833)
Date: 1815–20
Accession Number: 65.167.6
Buddha, Probably Amitabha
Date: early 7th century
Accession Number: 19.186
Victory
Augustus Saint-Gaudens
(American, Dublin 1848–1907 Cornish, New Hampshire)
Date: 1892–1903; this cast, 1914 or after (by 1916)
Accession Number: 17.90.1
Ewer
Date: Porcelain 1573–1620; mounts ca. 1585
Accession Number: 44.14.2
Armorial tazza
Italian
Date: 1499–1514
Accession Number: 1975.1.1194
Plaque with the Journey to Emmaus and Noli Me Tangere
Date: ca. 1115–20
Accession Number: 17.190.47
Pietà
Date: 1375–1400
Accession Number: 48.85
Beaker ("Monkey Cup")
Date: ca. 1425–50
Accession Number: 52.50
Dish: The Destruction of the Hosts of Pharoah
Master IC
(probably Jean Court) (French, Limoges, active 1614–1627)
Date: probably early 17th century
Accession Number: 1975.1.1232
Hunting Sword with Scabbard
Grip attributed to Joseph Deutschmann
(German, Imst 1717–1787 Passau)
Date: ca. 1740
Accession Number: 26.145.243a, b
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
Accession Number: 1976.155.110
The Crucifixion with Symbols of the Evangelists
Date: ca. 1100
Accession Number: 17.190.426–.429; 2007.189
Burgonet with Falling Buffe
Date: ca. 1550
Accession Number: 04.3.217; 22.140
Saber with Scabbard
Date: 19th century
Accession Number: 23.232.2a, b
Processional cross
Date: ca. 1460–80
Accession Number: 17.190.499
Rosewater ewer
Possibly by Johann Erhard Heiglen
(German, before 1687–1757)
Date: ca. 1730
Accession Number: 1977.1.11
The Visitation
Attributed to Master Heinrich of Constance
(German, active in Constance, ca. 1300)
Date: ca. 1310–20
Accession Number: 17.190.724
Celestial globe with clockwork
Gerhard Emmoser
(working 1556, died 1584)
Date: 1579
Accession Number: 17.190.636
The Last Supper
Designed by Bernard van Orley
(Netherlandish, Brussels ca. 1492–1541/42 Brussels)
Date: ca. 1524–46 (design), ca. 1525–28 (woven)
Accession Number: 1975.1.1915
Presentation Smallsword
James Morisset
(English, London, active 1768–1800)
Date: hallmarked for 1797–98
Accession Number: 26.145.315a, b
Commode
André Charles Boulle
(French, Paris 1642–1732 Paris)
Date: ca. 1710–20
Accession Number: 1982.60.82
Rhyton terminating in the forepart of a wild cat
Date: ca. 1st century B.C.
Accession Number: 1979.447

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