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Hercules and Achelous
Attributed to the Master of the Martyrdom of St. Sebastian
(Austrian)
Date: probably mid-17th century
Medium: Ivory
Accession Number: 1982.60.129
Monteith with arms of Gibbs and Nelthorpe
Date: 1700
Medium: Engraved glass
Accession Number: 43.77.2
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
A Hypocrite and a Slanderer
Franz Xaver Messerschmidt
(German, Weisensteig 1736–1783 Pressburg)
Date: ca. 1770–83
Medium: Tin alloy
Accession Number: 2010.24
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
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
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
Model for a Proposed Monument to Commemorate the Invention of the Balloon
Clodion
(Claude Michel) (French, Nancy 1738–1814 Paris)
Date: ca. 1784
Medium: Terracotta
Accession Number: 44.21a, b
The Little Fourteen-Year-Old Dancer
Edgar Degas
(French, Paris 1834–1917 Paris)
Date: model executed ca. 1880, cast 1922
Medium: Bronze, partially tinted, with cotton skirt and satin hair ribbon; wood base
Accession Number: 29.100.370
Seasons and Elements (Air) (set of four)
Attributed to Charles Le Brun
(French, Paris 1619–1690 Paris)
Date: ca. 1683
Medium: Canvas; silk, wool, and metal-thread embroidery in tent stitch (316 stitches per sq. inch, 49 stitches per sq. cm.)
Accession Number: 46.43.4
Boiserie from the Hôtel de Varengeville
Date: ca. 1736–52, with later additions
Medium: Carved, painted, and gilded oak
Accession Number: 63.228.1
Honoré de Balzac
Auguste Rodin
(French, Paris 1840–1917 Meudon)
Date: probably 1891
Medium: Terracotta
Accession Number: 12.11.1
Dining room from Lansdowne House
After a design by Robert Adam
(British, Kirkcaldy, Scotland 1728–1792 London)
Date: 1766–69
Medium: Wood, plaster, stone
Accession Number: 32.12
Triton
Giambologna
(Netherlandish, Douai 1529–1608 Florence)
Date: 1560–70
Medium: Bronze
Accession Number: 14.40.689
Hunters in a Landscape
Anonymous
Date: ca. 1575–95
Medium: Wool, silk (14 warps per inch; 5-6 per cm)
Accession Number: 2009.280
Perseus with the Head of Medusa
Antonio Canova
(Italian, Possagno 1757–1822 Venice)
Date: 1804–6
Medium: Marble
Accession Number: 67.110.1
Pan
Andrea Briosco, called Riccio
(Italian, Trent 1470–1532 Padua)
Date: ca. 1510–20
Medium: Bronze
Accession Number: 1982.45
Marsyas
Balthasar Permoser
(German, Kammer, near Otting, Chiemgau, Bavaria 1651–1732 Dresden)
Date: ca. 1680–85
Medium: Marble on a black marble socle inlaid with light marble panels
Accession Number: 2002.468
Portland vase
Josiah Wedgwood and Sons
(1759–present)
Date: ca. 1840–60
Medium: Black basalt ware with white relief decoration
Accession Number: 94.4.172
Shrine
Matthias Walbaum
(Kiel, Germany 1554–1632 Augsburg, active Augsburg 1579–1632)
Date: 1598–1600
Medium: Ebony, silver, silver gilt, gouache on parchment
Accession Number: 17.190.823
Lion (one of a pair)
Meissen Manufactory
(German, 1710–present)
Date: ca. 1732
Medium: Hard-paste porcelain
Accession Number: 1988.294.1
Coin cabinet
Designed by Charles Percier
(French, Paris 1764–1838 Paris)
Date: ca. 1809–19
Medium: Mahogany, applied and inlaid silver
Accession Number: 26.168.77
The Deluge
Valentin Bousch
(French, active 1514–41, died 1541)
Date: 1531
Medium: Glass, painted and stained
Accession Number: 17.40.2a–r
Mechanical table
Jean-François Oeben
(1721–1763)
Date: ca. 1761–63
Medium: Oak veneered with mahogany, kingwood, and tulipwood, with marquetry of mahogany, rosewood, holly, and various other woods; gilt-bronze mounts; imitation Japanese lacquer; replaced silk
Accession Number: 1982.60.61
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
Madame de Wailly, née Adélaïde-Flore Belleville (1765–1838)
Augustin Pajou
(French, Paris 1730–1809 Paris)
Date: 1789
Medium: Bust: marble; base: grey marble
Accession Number: 56.105
Harlequina
Franz Anton Bustelli
(Swiss, Locarno ca. 1720–1763 Munich)
Date: ca. 1763
Medium: Hard-paste porcelain
Accession Number: 1974.356.524
Armchair (Fauteuil à la reine) (one of a pair)
Georges Jacob
(French, 1739–1814, master 1765)
Date: ca. 1780–85
Medium: Carved and gilded walnut; embroidered silk satin
Accession Number: 58.75.25
Wall fountain
Simone Mosca
(Italian, Settignano 1492–1553 Orvieto)
Date: 1527–34
Medium: Grey sandstone (pietra serena)
Accession Number: 1971.158.1
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
Hercules and Achelous
Attributed to the Master of the Martyrdom of St. Sebastian
(Austrian)
Date: probably mid-17th century
Accession Number: 1982.60.129
Monteith with arms of Gibbs and Nelthorpe
Date: 1700
Accession Number: 43.77.2
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
A Hypocrite and a Slanderer
Franz Xaver Messerschmidt
(German, Weisensteig 1736–1783 Pressburg)
Date: ca. 1770–83
Accession Number: 2010.24
Commode
André Charles Boulle
(French, Paris 1642–1732 Paris)
Date: ca. 1710–20
Accession Number: 1982.60.82
Drop-front secretary (Secrétaire en armoire)
Jean Henri Riesener
(French, Gladebeck, near Hessen 1734–1806 Paris)
Date: 1783
Accession Number: 20.155.11
Rolltop desk
David Roentgen
(German, Herrnhag 1743–1807 Wiesbaden, master 1780)
Date: ca. 1776–79
Accession Number: 41.82
Model for a Proposed Monument to Commemorate the Invention of the Balloon
Clodion
(Claude Michel) (French, Nancy 1738–1814 Paris)
Date: ca. 1784
Accession Number: 44.21a, b
The Little Fourteen-Year-Old Dancer
Edgar Degas
(French, Paris 1834–1917 Paris)
Date: model executed ca. 1880, cast 1922
Accession Number: 29.100.370
Seasons and Elements (Air) (set of four)
Attributed to Charles Le Brun
(French, Paris 1619–1690 Paris)
Date: ca. 1683
Accession Number: 46.43.4
Boiserie from the Hôtel de Varengeville
Date: ca. 1736–52, with later additions
Accession Number: 63.228.1
Honoré de Balzac
Auguste Rodin
(French, Paris 1840–1917 Meudon)
Date: probably 1891
Accession Number: 12.11.1
Dining room from Lansdowne House
After a design by Robert Adam
(British, Kirkcaldy, Scotland 1728–1792 London)
Date: 1766–69
Accession Number: 32.12
Triton
Giambologna
(Netherlandish, Douai 1529–1608 Florence)
Date: 1560–70
Accession Number: 14.40.689
Hunters in a Landscape
Anonymous
Date: ca. 1575–95
Accession Number: 2009.280
Perseus with the Head of Medusa
Antonio Canova
(Italian, Possagno 1757–1822 Venice)
Date: 1804–6
Accession Number: 67.110.1
Pan
Andrea Briosco, called Riccio
(Italian, Trent 1470–1532 Padua)
Date: ca. 1510–20
Accession Number: 1982.45
Marsyas
Balthasar Permoser
(German, Kammer, near Otting, Chiemgau, Bavaria 1651–1732 Dresden)
Date: ca. 1680–85
Accession Number: 2002.468
Portland vase
Josiah Wedgwood and Sons
(1759–present)
Date: ca. 1840–60
Accession Number: 94.4.172
Shrine
Matthias Walbaum
(Kiel, Germany 1554–1632 Augsburg, active Augsburg 1579–1632)
Date: 1598–1600
Accession Number: 17.190.823
Lion (one of a pair)
Meissen Manufactory
(German, 1710–present)
Date: ca. 1732
Accession Number: 1988.294.1
Coin cabinet
Designed by Charles Percier
(French, Paris 1764–1838 Paris)
Date: ca. 1809–19
Accession Number: 26.168.77
The Deluge
Valentin Bousch
(French, active 1514–41, died 1541)
Date: 1531
Accession Number: 17.40.2a–r
Mechanical table
Jean-François Oeben
(1721–1763)
Date: ca. 1761–63
Accession Number: 1982.60.61
Spoon holder
Design attributed to Christopher Dresser
(British, Glasgow, Scotland 1834–1904 Mulhouse)
Date: ca. 1878–81
Accession Number: 1988.164
Madame de Wailly, née Adélaïde-Flore Belleville (1765–1838)
Augustin Pajou
(French, Paris 1730–1809 Paris)
Date: 1789
Accession Number: 56.105
Harlequina
Franz Anton Bustelli
(Swiss, Locarno ca. 1720–1763 Munich)
Date: ca. 1763
Accession Number: 1974.356.524
Armchair (Fauteuil à la reine) (one of a pair)
Georges Jacob
(French, 1739–1814, master 1765)
Date: ca. 1780–85
Accession Number: 58.75.25
Wall fountain
Simone Mosca
(Italian, Settignano 1492–1553 Orvieto)
Date: 1527–34
Accession Number: 1971.158.1
Celestial globe with clockwork
Gerhard Emmoser
(working 1556, died 1584)
Date: 1579
Accession Number: 17.190.636
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