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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
Cornet à Pistons in B-flat
Courtois frères
Date: 1833
Medium: Brass, touch pieces of ivory
Accession Number: 2002.190a–n
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
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
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
Transverse Flute in D-flat
Claude Laurent
(French, Langres active 1805–1848 Paris)
Date: 1813
Medium: Glass, brass
Accession Number: 89.4.924
Ewer
Date: ca. 1180–1210
Medium: Brass; raised, repoussé, inlaid with silver and black compound
Accession Number: 44.15
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
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
Eroro
Date: 19th century
Medium: Brass
Accession Number: 89.4.2604
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
Clarinet in D
Date: 1750–70
Medium: Boxwood, brass
Accession Number: 2010.185
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
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
Jagdhorn in G
Jacob Schmidt
Date: ca. 1710–20
Medium: Brass
Accession Number: 14.25.1623
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
Natural Trumpet in D
Andreas Naeplaesnigg
Date: 1790
Medium: Brass, colored rock
Accession Number: 89.4.1097
Bassoon
Dominique Antony Porthaux
Date: 1790–1800
Medium: Maple, brass
Accession Number: 1999.307 a,b
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
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
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
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
Śankh
Date: 19th century
Medium: Shell (Turbinella pyrum), brass, wax
Accession Number: 1986.12
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
English Horn
H. Grenser
Date: before 1807
Medium: Wood, ivory, brass
Accession Number: 1980.111a,b
Sutra Box with Dragons amid Clouds
Accession Number: 2001.584a–c
Date:
Medium: Red lacquer with incised decoration inlaid with gold; damascened brass lock and key
Accession Number: 2001.584a–c
Necklace
Alexander Calder
(American, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 1898–1976 New York)
Date: ca. 1940
Medium: Brass
Accession Number: 2006.32.5
Tombak
Date: late 19th century
Medium: Various woods, bone, brass, skin
Accession Number: 89.4.1310
Finial in the Form of a Parrot
Date: 17th–18th century
Medium: Brass
Accession Number: 19.135.3
Tanggu
Elevated Tone Workshop, Guangzhou
(Canton)
Date: 19th century
Medium: Wood, oxhide, lacquer, brass
Accession Number: 89.4.28 a, b
Flintlock Gun
Pierre Le Bourgeois
(French, Lisieux, died 1627)
Date: ca. 1620
Accession Number: 1972.223
Cornet à Pistons in B-flat
Courtois frères
Date: 1833
Accession Number: 2002.190a–n
Spoon holder
Design attributed to Christopher Dresser
(British, Glasgow, Scotland 1834–1904 Mulhouse)
Date: ca. 1878–81
Accession Number: 1988.164
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
Dragon-Handled Jug with Inscription
Date: late 15th– first quarter 16th century
Accession Number: 91.1.607
Transverse Flute in D-flat
Claude Laurent
(French, Langres active 1805–1848 Paris)
Date: 1813
Accession Number: 89.4.924
Ewer
Date: ca. 1180–1210
Accession Number: 44.15
Rolltop desk
David Roentgen
(German, Herrnhag 1743–1807 Wiesbaden, master 1780)
Date: ca. 1776–79
Accession Number: 41.82
Brazier of Sultan al-Malik al-Muzaffar Shams al-Din Yusuf ibn 'Umar
Date: second half 13th century
Accession Number: 91.1.540
Eroro
Date: 19th century
Accession Number: 89.4.2604
Center table
Imperial Armory, Tula
(south of Moscow), Russia
Date: ca. 1780–85
Accession Number: 2002.115
Clarinet in D
Date: 1750–70
Accession Number: 2010.185
Colt Third Model Dragoon Percussion Revolver, Serial Number 12406
Samuel Colt
(American, Hartford, Connecticut 1814–1862)
Date: ca. 1853
Accession Number: 1995.336
Secretary
Attributed to Martin Carlin
(French, near Freiburg im Breisgau ca. 1730–1785 Paris)
Date: ca. 1781–85
Accession Number: 1975.1.2026
Jagdhorn in G
Jacob Schmidt
Date: ca. 1710–20
Accession Number: 14.25.1623
Commode à vantaux
David Roentgen
(German, Herrnhag 1743–1807 Wiesbaden, master 1780)
Date: ca. 1775–79 with later alterations
Accession Number: 1982.60.81
Natural Trumpet in D
Andreas Naeplaesnigg
Date: 1790
Accession Number: 89.4.1097
Bassoon
Dominique Antony Porthaux
Date: 1790–1800
Accession Number: 1999.307 a,b
Base for a Water Pipe (Huqqa) with Irises
Date: late 17th century
Accession Number: 1984.221
Walking-Stick Flute/Oboe
Georg Henrich Scherer
(German, 1703–1778)
Date: ca. 1750–57
Accession Number: 2006.86a–c
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
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
Śankh
Date: 19th century
Accession Number: 1986.12
Covered Box
Date: 10th–12th century
Accession Number: 25.215.41a, b
English Horn
H. Grenser
Date: before 1807
Accession Number: 1980.111a,b
Sutra Box with Dragons amid Clouds
Accession Number: 2001.584a–c
Date:
Accession Number: 2001.584a–c
Necklace
Alexander Calder
(American, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 1898–1976 New York)
Date: ca. 1940
Accession Number: 2006.32.5
Tombak
Date: late 19th century
Accession Number: 89.4.1310
Finial in the Form of a Parrot
Date: 17th–18th century
Accession Number: 19.135.3
Tanggu
Elevated Tone Workshop, Guangzhou
(Canton)
Date: 19th century
Accession Number: 89.4.28 a, b
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