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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
Ugolino and His Sons
Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux
(French, Valenciennes 1827–1875 Courbevoie)
Date: 1865–67
Medium: Saint-Béat marble
Accession Number: 67.250
Armchair (Fauteuil à la reine) (one of a pair)
Georges Jacob
(1739–1814, master 1765)
Date: ca. 1780–85
Medium: Carved and gilded walnut; embroidered silk satin
Accession Number: 58.75.25
Bacchanal: A Faun Teased by Children
Gian Lorenzo Bernini
(Italian, Naples 1598–1680 Rome)
Date: ca. 1616–17
Medium: Marble
Accession Number: 1976.92
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
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
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
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
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
Hunters in a Landscape
Anonymous
Date: ca. 1575–95
Medium: Wool, silk (14 warps per inch; 5-6 per cm)
Accession Number: 2009.280
Cabinet
Ébéniste: Charles-Guillaume Diehl
(French, 1811–ca. 1885)
Date: 1867
Medium: Oak veneered with cedar, walnut, ebony and ivory; silvered-bronze mounts
Accession Number: 1989.197
Boiserie from the Hôtel de Cabris, Grasse
Date: ca. 1774, with later additions
Medium: Carved, painted, and gilded oak
Accession Number: 1972.276.1
A Hypocrite and a Slanderer
Franz Xaver Messerschmidt
(German, Weisensteig 1736–1783 Pressburg)
Date: ca. 1770–83
Medium: Tin alloy
Accession Number: 2010.24
Platter
Follower of Bernard Palissy
(French, Agen, Lot-et-Garonne 1510–1590 Paris)
Date: last quarter 16th century
Medium: Lead-glazed earthenware
Accession Number: 53.225.52
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
Dish depicting a virgin and a unicorn
Date: probably ca. 1486–88
Medium: Tin-glazed earthenware (maiolica)
Accession Number: 46.85.30
Coffeepot
François Thomas Germain
(French, Paris 1726–1791 Paris, master 1748)
Date: 1757
Medium: Silver with ebony handle
Accession Number: 33.165.1
Pan
Andrea Briosco, called Riccio
(Italian, Trent 1470–1532 Padua)
Date: ca. 1510–20
Medium: Bronze
Accession Number: 1982.45
Triton
Giambologna
(Netherlandish, Douai 1529–1608 Florence)
Date: 1560–70
Medium: Bronze
Accession Number: 14.40.689
Chalice à soleil
Date: 1532–33
Medium: Silver gilt
Accession Number: 1996.287
Tapestry Room from Croome Court
Room after a design by Robert Adam
(British, Kirkclady, Scotland 1728–1792 London)
Date: 1763–71
Medium: Plaster, pine, mahogany, bronze-gilt, marble, lapis lazuli, steel; wool and silk (22-24 warps per inch, 9-10 per centimeter)
Accession Number: 58.75.1–.22
Charger
Thomas Toft
(working before 1663, died 1689)
Date: ca. 1680
Medium: Slipware
Accession Number: 24.241.2
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
Honoré de Balzac
Auguste Rodin
(French, Paris 1840–1917 Meudon)
Date: probably 1891
Medium: Terracotta
Accession Number: 12.11.1
Bedroom from the Sagredo Palace
Stuccowork probably by Abbondio Stazio of Massagno
(Italian, 1675–1745)
Date: ca. 1718
Medium: Wood, stucco, marble, glass
Accession Number: 06.1335.1a–d
Teakettle, lamp, and table
Simon Pantin I
(British, ca. 1672–1728)
Date: 1724–25
Medium: Silver, wood
Accession Number: 68.141.81a–f
Cabinet on stand
Attributed to Jan van Mekeren
(Dutch, Tiel ca. 1658–1733 Amsterdam)
Date: ca. 1700–1710
Medium: Oak veneered with rosewood, olivewood, ebony, holly, tulipwood, barberry and other partly green stained marquetry woods
Accession Number: 1995.371a, b
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
Medium: Ivory
Accession Number: 1982.60.129
Winter
Jean Antoine Houdon
(French, Versailles 1741–1828 Paris)
Date: 1787
Medium: Bronze
Accession Number: 62.55
Drop-front secretary (Secrétaire en armoire)
Jean Henri Riesener
(French, Gladebeck, near Hessen 1734–1806 Paris)
Date: 1783
Accession Number: 20.155.11
Ugolino and His Sons
Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux
(French, Valenciennes 1827–1875 Courbevoie)
Date: 1865–67
Accession Number: 67.250
Armchair (Fauteuil à la reine) (one of a pair)
Georges Jacob
(1739–1814, master 1765)
Date: ca. 1780–85
Accession Number: 58.75.25
Bacchanal: A Faun Teased by Children
Gian Lorenzo Bernini
(Italian, Naples 1598–1680 Rome)
Date: ca. 1616–17
Accession Number: 1976.92
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
Writing table (bureau plat)
Gilles Joubert
(French, ca. 1689–1775)
Date: 1759
Accession Number: 1973.315.1
Commode
André Charles Boulle
(French, Paris 1642–1732 Paris)
Date: ca. 1710–20
Accession Number: 1982.60.82
Rolltop desk
David Roentgen
(German, Herrnhag 1743–1807 Wiesbaden, master 1780)
Date: ca. 1776–79
Accession Number: 41.82
Portland vase
Josiah Wedgwood and Sons
(1759–present)
Date: ca. 1840–60
Accession Number: 94.4.172
Hunters in a Landscape
Anonymous
Date: ca. 1575–95
Accession Number: 2009.280
Cabinet
Ébéniste: Charles-Guillaume Diehl
(French, 1811–ca. 1885)
Date: 1867
Accession Number: 1989.197
Boiserie from the Hôtel de Cabris, Grasse
Date: ca. 1774, with later additions
Accession Number: 1972.276.1
A Hypocrite and a Slanderer
Franz Xaver Messerschmidt
(German, Weisensteig 1736–1783 Pressburg)
Date: ca. 1770–83
Accession Number: 2010.24
Platter
Follower of Bernard Palissy
(French, Agen, Lot-et-Garonne 1510–1590 Paris)
Date: last quarter 16th century
Accession Number: 53.225.52
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
Dish depicting a virgin and a unicorn
Date: probably ca. 1486–88
Accession Number: 46.85.30
Coffeepot
François Thomas Germain
(French, Paris 1726–1791 Paris, master 1748)
Date: 1757
Accession Number: 33.165.1
Pan
Andrea Briosco, called Riccio
(Italian, Trent 1470–1532 Padua)
Date: ca. 1510–20
Accession Number: 1982.45
Triton
Giambologna
(Netherlandish, Douai 1529–1608 Florence)
Date: 1560–70
Accession Number: 14.40.689
Chalice à soleil
Date: 1532–33
Accession Number: 1996.287
Tapestry Room from Croome Court
Room after a design by Robert Adam
(British, Kirkclady, Scotland 1728–1792 London)
Date: 1763–71
Accession Number: 58.75.1–.22
Charger
Thomas Toft
(working before 1663, died 1689)
Date: ca. 1680
Accession Number: 24.241.2
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
Honoré de Balzac
Auguste Rodin
(French, Paris 1840–1917 Meudon)
Date: probably 1891
Accession Number: 12.11.1
Bedroom from the Sagredo Palace
Stuccowork probably by Abbondio Stazio of Massagno
(Italian, 1675–1745)
Date: ca. 1718
Accession Number: 06.1335.1a–d
Teakettle, lamp, and table
Simon Pantin I
(British, ca. 1672–1728)
Date: 1724–25
Accession Number: 68.141.81a–f
Cabinet on stand
Attributed to Jan van Mekeren
(Dutch, Tiel ca. 1658–1733 Amsterdam)
Date: ca. 1700–1710
Accession Number: 1995.371a, b
Celestial globe with clockwork
Gerhard Emmoser
(working 1556, died 1584)
Date: 1579
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
Winter
Jean Antoine Houdon
(French, Versailles 1741–1828 Paris)
Date: 1787
Accession Number: 62.55
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