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"Music"
Savonnerie Manufactory
(Manufactory, established 1626; Manufacture Royale, established 1663)
Date: ca. 1685–97
Medium: Wool (Ghiordes knot, 90 knots per square in.)
Accession Number: 52.118
De l'imitation de Jesus-Christ / traduction nouvelle ; ornée de figures en taille-douce
J. B. Guélard
(French, active ca. 1730)
Date: 1741
Accession Number: BV4823 .D48 1741
Virgin of the Annunciation
Date: ca. 1300–1310
Medium: Limestone, traces of paint
Accession Number: 17.190.739
Double-Barrel Breech-Loading Pinfire Shotgun
J. C. A. Brun
(French, Paris, active 1849–72)
Date: dated 1866
Medium: Steel, wood (walnut), gold
Accession Number: 1993.415
Honoré de Balzac
Auguste Rodin
(French, Paris 1840–1917 Meudon)
Date: probably 1891
Medium: Terracotta
Accession Number: 12.11.1
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
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
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
Writing table (bureau plat)
Gilles Joubert
(French, ca. 1689–1775)
Date: 1759
Medium: Lacquered oak, gilt-bronze mounts, lined with modern leather
Accession Number: 1973.315.1
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
Winter
Jean Antoine Houdon
(French, Versailles 1741–1828 Paris)
Date: 1787
Medium: Bronze
Accession Number: 62.55
Armor of Infante Luis, Prince of Asturias (1707–1724)
Signature probably refers to Jean Drouart
(French, Paris, died before October 1715)
Date: dated 1712
Medium: Steel, blued and gilt; gilt brass, silk, cotton, metallic yarn, paper
Accession Number: 1989.3
Congressional Presentation Sword with Scabbard of Colonel Marinus Willett (1740–1830)
C. Liger
(French, Paris, recorded 1770–93)
Date: hallmarked for 1785–86
Medium: Steel, silver, gold
Accession Number: 17.87.3a, b
Costume Armor in the Classical Style
Helmet includes original paper label of Hallé
(French, Paris, active ca. 1780–1800)
Date: ca. 1788–90
Medium: Linen, papier-mâché, bole, gold leaf, graphite (helmet); silk, cotton, metal coils and spangles, metallic yarn (tunic)
Accession Number: 1988.65.1–.2
Mirror Case
Date: 1350–75
Medium: Elephant ivory
Accession Number: 41.100.160
Figures françoises et comiques nouvellement inventées par M. Watteau; Figures de modes dessinées et gravées à l'eau forte par Watteau; a terminées au buin par Thomassin le fils
Antoine Watteau
(French, Valenciennes 1684–1721 Nogent-sur-Marne)
Date: 1710?-?1720
Accession Number: NE2049.5.W38 W38 1710
La Crainte des Traits de l'Amour
Jean-Louis Lemoyne
(French, 1665–1755)
Date: 1739–40
Medium: Marble
Accession Number: 67.197
Head of King David
Date: ca. 1145
Medium: Limestone, light fine-grained
Accession Number: 38.180
Formes et couleurs: vingt planches en couleurs contenant soixante-sept motifs decoratifs
Auguste H. Thomas
(French)
Date: 1921
Medium: Printed book, pochoir plates
Accession Number: 152.7 T36 Q
Cornet à Pistons in B-flat
Courtois frères
Date: 1833
Medium: Brass, touch pieces of ivory
Accession Number: 2002.190a–n
Violoncello
Jean Baptiste Vuillaume
(French, Mirecourt 1798–1875 Paris)
Date: mid-19th century
Medium: Spruce and maple
Accession Number: 1984.114.1
Almanach royal, année bissextile M.DCC.LXXXIV.
Laurent Charles d' Houry
(French, 1717?–1786)
Date: 1783
Accession Number: AY831 .Z7 1784a
Almanach royal, année M.DCC.LVIII
Date: 1757
Accession Number: AY831 .Z7 1758
Transverse Flute in D-flat
Claude Laurent
(French, Langres active 1805–1848 Paris)
Date: 1813
Medium: Glass, brass
Accession Number: 89.4.924
Contes et nouvelles en vers / par Jean de la Fontaine
Jean de La Fontaine
(French, Château-Thierry 1621–1695 Paris)
Date: 1795
Accession Number: PQ1809 .A1 1795
Transverse Flute
Garion
(French)
Date: ca. 1720–40
Medium: Rosewood, ivory, silver
Accession Number: 2005.365
"Music"
Savonnerie Manufactory
(Manufactory, established 1626; Manufacture Royale, established 1663)
Date: ca. 1685–97
Accession Number: 52.118
De l'imitation de Jesus-Christ / traduction nouvelle ; ornée de figures en taille-douce
J. B. Guélard
(French, active ca. 1730)
Date: 1741
Accession Number: BV4823 .D48 1741
Virgin of the Annunciation
Date: ca. 1300–1310
Accession Number: 17.190.739
Double-Barrel Breech-Loading Pinfire Shotgun
J. C. A. Brun
(French, Paris, active 1849–72)
Date: dated 1866
Accession Number: 1993.415
Honoré de Balzac
Auguste Rodin
(French, Paris 1840–1917 Meudon)
Date: probably 1891
Accession Number: 12.11.1
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
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
Drop-front secretary (Secrétaire en armoire)
Jean Henri Riesener
(French, Gladebeck, near Hessen 1734–1806 Paris)
Date: 1783
Accession Number: 20.155.11
Writing table (bureau plat)
Gilles Joubert
(French, ca. 1689–1775)
Date: 1759
Accession Number: 1973.315.1
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
Winter
Jean Antoine Houdon
(French, Versailles 1741–1828 Paris)
Date: 1787
Accession Number: 62.55
Armor of Infante Luis, Prince of Asturias (1707–1724)
Signature probably refers to Jean Drouart
(French, Paris, died before October 1715)
Date: dated 1712
Accession Number: 1989.3
Congressional Presentation Sword with Scabbard of Colonel Marinus Willett (1740–1830)
C. Liger
(French, Paris, recorded 1770–93)
Date: hallmarked for 1785–86
Accession Number: 17.87.3a, b
Costume Armor in the Classical Style
Helmet includes original paper label of Hallé
(French, Paris, active ca. 1780–1800)
Date: ca. 1788–90
Accession Number: 1988.65.1–.2
Mirror Case
Date: 1350–75
Accession Number: 41.100.160
Figures françoises et comiques nouvellement inventées par M. Watteau; Figures de modes dessinées et gravées à l'eau forte par Watteau; a terminées au buin par Thomassin le fils
Antoine Watteau
(French, Valenciennes 1684–1721 Nogent-sur-Marne)
Date: 1710?-?1720
Accession Number: NE2049.5.W38 W38 1710
La Crainte des Traits de l'Amour
Jean-Louis Lemoyne
(French, 1665–1755)
Date: 1739–40
Accession Number: 67.197
Head of King David
Date: ca. 1145
Accession Number: 38.180
Formes et couleurs: vingt planches en couleurs contenant soixante-sept motifs decoratifs
Auguste H. Thomas
(French)
Date: 1921
Accession Number: 152.7 T36 Q
Cornet à Pistons in B-flat
Courtois frères
Date: 1833
Accession Number: 2002.190a–n
Violoncello
Jean Baptiste Vuillaume
(French, Mirecourt 1798–1875 Paris)
Date: mid-19th century
Accession Number: 1984.114.1
Almanach royal, année bissextile M.DCC.LXXXIV.
Laurent Charles d' Houry
(French, 1717?–1786)
Date: 1783
Accession Number: AY831 .Z7 1784a
Almanach royal, année M.DCC.LVIII
Date: 1757
Accession Number: AY831 .Z7 1758
Transverse Flute in D-flat
Claude Laurent
(French, Langres active 1805–1848 Paris)
Date: 1813
Accession Number: 89.4.924
Contes et nouvelles en vers / par Jean de la Fontaine
Jean de La Fontaine
(French, Château-Thierry 1621–1695 Paris)
Date: 1795
Accession Number: PQ1809 .A1 1795
Transverse Flute
Garion
(French)
Date: ca. 1720–40
Accession Number: 2005.365
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