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Armor (Gusoku)
Helmet bowl signed Saotome Iyetada
(Japanese, Edo period, active early–mid-19th century)
Date: 16th and 18th centuries
Medium: Iron, lacquer, silk, gilt copper
Accession Number: 14.100.172
Princely Figure with Jewelled Crown
Date: mid-11th–mid-12th century
Medium: Stucco; modeled, carved, polychrome painted, gilded
Accession Number: 67.119
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
Reliquary Casket with Scenes from the Martyrdom of Saint Thomas Becket
Date: ca. 1173–80
Medium: Silver, partial gilt, niello, garnet cabochon
Accession Number: 17.190.520
Plate with a hunting scene from the tale of Bahram Gur and Azadeh
Date: ca. 5th century A.D.
Medium: Silver, mercury gilding
Accession Number: 1994.402
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
Chair
Herter Brothers
(1864–1906)
Date: 1877–79
Medium: Ebonized cherry, marquetry of lighter woods, gilding
Accession Number: 1992.80
Virgin and Child
Attributed to Claus de Werve
(Netherlandish, active in France, ca. 1380–1439, active Burgundy, 1396–ca. 1439)
Date: ca. 1415–17
Medium: Limestone with paint and gilding
Accession Number: 33.23
Diptych with Scenes of the Annunciation, Nativity, Crucifixion, and Resurrection
Date: 1300–1325
Medium: Silver gilt with translucent and opaque enamels
Accession Number: 1980.366
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
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
Sofa
Attributed to Duncan Phyfe
(1770–1854)
Date: ca. 1810–20
Medium: Mahogany, tulip poplar, cane, gilded brass
Accession Number: 60.4.1
Restello
Date: early 16th century
Medium: Poplar. Carved, gilt; orangebole, blue and red tempera.
Accession Number: 1975.1.2104
Plaque with Censing Angels
Date: ca. 1170–80
Medium: Champlevé enamel, copper gilt
Accession Number: 2001.634
Chalice à soleil
Date: 1532–33
Medium: Silver gilt
Accession Number: 1996.287
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
Processional Cross
Date: ca. 1000–1050
Medium: Silver, silver-gilt
Accession Number: 1993.163
Plaque with the Journey to Emmaus and Noli Me Tangere
Date: ca. 1115–20
Medium: Ivory, traces of gilding
Accession Number: 17.190.47
Armorial tazza
Italian
Date: 1499–1514
Medium: Colorless (slightly gray) nonlead glass; blown, pattern-molded, enameled, gilt
Accession Number: 1975.1.1194
Mosque Lamp for the Mausoleum of Amir Aydakin al-'Ala'i al-Bunduqdar
Date: shortly after 1285
Medium: Glass, brownish; blown, folded foot, applied handles; enameled and gilded
Accession Number: 17.190.985
Opus Anglicanum (Chasuble)
Date: late 15th century
Medium: Silk and metallic threads on linen; appliqué on silk velvet foundation with silk embroidery and silver-gilt shot
Accession Number: 1982.432
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
Reliquary Bust of Saint Yrieix
Date: ca. 1220–40, with later grill
Medium: Silver and gilded silver with rock crystal, gems, and glass
Accession Number: 17.190.352a, b
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
Relief of the Betrayal and Arrest of Jesus
Date: 1264–88
Medium: Limestone with traces of polychromy and gilding
Accession Number: 17.120.5
Reliquary Statuette of Saint Christopher
Date: ca. 1375–1425
Medium: Silver, silver-gilt
Accession Number: 17.190.361
Straw
Date: ca. 1230–50
Medium: Silver-gilt
Accession Number: 47.101.29
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
Ewer
Date: Porcelain 1573–1620; mounts ca. 1585
Medium: Porcelain, silver-gilt
Accession Number: 44.14.2
Boiserie from the Hôtel de Varengeville
Date: ca. 1736–52, with later additions
Medium: Carved, painted, and gilded oak
Accession Number: 63.228.1
Armor (Gusoku)
Helmet bowl signed Saotome Iyetada
(Japanese, Edo period, active early–mid-19th century)
Date: 16th and 18th centuries
Accession Number: 14.100.172
Princely Figure with Jewelled Crown
Date: mid-11th–mid-12th century
Accession Number: 67.119
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
Plate with a hunting scene from the tale of Bahram Gur and Azadeh
Date: ca. 5th century A.D.
Accession Number: 1994.402
Casket
Attributed to Michel Redlin
(German, documented 1688)
Date: ca. 1680
Accession Number: 2006.452a–c
Chair
Herter Brothers
(1864–1906)
Date: 1877–79
Accession Number: 1992.80
Virgin and Child
Attributed to Claus de Werve
(Netherlandish, active in France, ca. 1380–1439, active Burgundy, 1396–ca. 1439)
Date: ca. 1415–17
Accession Number: 33.23
Drop-front secretary (Secrétaire en armoire)
Jean Henri Riesener
(French, Gladebeck, near Hessen 1734–1806 Paris)
Date: 1783
Accession Number: 20.155.11
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
Sofa
Attributed to Duncan Phyfe
(1770–1854)
Date: ca. 1810–20
Accession Number: 60.4.1
Restello
Date: early 16th century
Accession Number: 1975.1.2104
Plaque with Censing Angels
Date: ca. 1170–80
Accession Number: 2001.634
Chalice à soleil
Date: 1532–33
Accession Number: 1996.287
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
Processional Cross
Date: ca. 1000–1050
Accession Number: 1993.163
Plaque with the Journey to Emmaus and Noli Me Tangere
Date: ca. 1115–20
Accession Number: 17.190.47
Armorial tazza
Italian
Date: 1499–1514
Accession Number: 1975.1.1194
Mosque Lamp for the Mausoleum of Amir Aydakin al-'Ala'i al-Bunduqdar
Date: shortly after 1285
Accession Number: 17.190.985
Opus Anglicanum (Chasuble)
Date: late 15th century
Accession Number: 1982.432
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
Reliquary Bust of Saint Yrieix
Date: ca. 1220–40, with later grill
Accession Number: 17.190.352a, b
Walking-Stick Flute/Oboe
Georg Henrich Scherer
(German, 1703–1778)
Date: ca. 1750–57
Accession Number: 2006.86a–c
Relief of the Betrayal and Arrest of Jesus
Date: 1264–88
Accession Number: 17.120.5
Reliquary Statuette of Saint Christopher
Date: ca. 1375–1425
Accession Number: 17.190.361
Straw
Date: ca. 1230–50
Accession Number: 47.101.29
Hunting Sword with Scabbard
Grip attributed to Joseph Deutschmann
(German, Imst 1717–1787 Passau)
Date: ca. 1740
Accession Number: 26.145.243a, b
Ewer
Date: Porcelain 1573–1620; mounts ca. 1585
Accession Number: 44.14.2
Boiserie from the Hôtel de Varengeville
Date: ca. 1736–52, with later additions
Accession Number: 63.228.1
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