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The Unicorn in Captivity (from the Unicorn Tapestries)
Date: 1495–1505
Medium: Wool warp with wool, silk, silver, and gilt wefts
Accession Number: 37.80.6
Saint James the Greater
Gil de Siloe
(Spanish, active 1475–1505)
Date: ca. 1489–93
Medium: Alabaster with paint and gilding
Accession Number: 69.88
Dish: The Destruction of the Hosts of Pharaoh
Master IC
(probably Jean Court) (French, Limoges, active 1614–1627)
Date: probably early 17th century
Medium: Painted enamel on copper, partly gilt.
Accession Number: 1975.1.1232
Cornetto in A
Date: ca. 1575
Medium: Ivory, gilt ferrule
Accession Number: 52.96.1
Booklet with Scenes of the Passion
Date: ca. 1300 (carving); ca. 1310–20 (painting)
Medium: Elephant ivory, polychromy, and gilding
Accession Number: 1982.60.399
Restello
Date: early 16th century
Medium: Poplar. Carved, gilt; orangebole, blue and red tempera.
Accession Number: 1975.1.2104
Sallet in the Shape of a Lion's Head
Date: ca. 1475–80
Medium: Steel, gilt copper, glass, polychromy, textile
Accession Number: 23.141
Plaque with Censing Angels
Date: ca. 1170–80
Medium: Champlevé enamel, copper gilt
Accession Number: 2001.634
Crucifix
Date: ca. 1150–1200
Medium: Corpus: white oak and pine with polychromy, gilding, and applied stones; Cross: red pine, polychromy
Accession Number: 35.36a, b
Presentation Smallsword
James Morisset
(English, London, active 1768–1800)
Date: hallmarked for 1797–98
Medium: Silver-gilt, enamel, steel, paste brilliants
Accession Number: 26.145.315a, b
Paten
Date: ca. 1230–50
Medium: Silver, partly gilt; niello, jewels
Accession Number: 47.101.27
Beaker with Apes
Date: ca. 1425–50
Medium: Silver, silver gilt, and painted enamel
Accession Number: 52.50
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
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
Rosewater ewer
Possibly by Johann Erhard Heiglen
(German, before 1687–1757)
Date: ca. 1730
Medium: Silver gilt
Accession Number: 1977.1.11
Goblet
Date: ca. 1475–1500
Medium: Glass, enameled and gilded
Accession Number: 17.190.730a, b
The Visitation
Attributed to Master Heinrich of Constance
(German, active in Constance, ca. 1300)
Date: ca. 1310–20
Medium: Walnut, paint, gilding, rock-crystal cabochons inset in gilt-silver mounts
Accession Number: 17.190.724
Armor Garniture, Probably of King Henry VIII of England (reigned 1509–47)
Design of the decoration attributed to Hans Holbein the Younger
(German, Augsburg 1497/98–1543 London)
Date: dated 1527
Medium: Steel, etched and gilt overall
Accession Number: 19.131.1a–r, t–w, .2a–c; 27.183.16
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
Lyre Guitar
Pons fils
Date: ca. 1805
Medium: Mahogany, spruce, gilding
Accession Number: 1998.121
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
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
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
Tondo mirror frame
Italian, Siena
Date: ca. 1490–1500
Medium: Poplar; carved, gilt; deep red-brown bole.
Accession Number: 1975.1.2101
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
Suit
Date: ca. 1760
Medium: wool, gilt metal
Accession Number: 1996.117a–c
Settee (one of a pair) (part of a set)
Attributed to Johann Michael Bauer
(German, Westheim 1710–1779 Bamberg)
Date: ca. 1763–64
Medium: Carved, painted and gilded linden wood; squab pillow in silk velvet (not original)
Accession Number: 1974.356.120a
Crib of the Infant Jesus
Date: 15th century
Medium: Wood, polychromy, lead, silver-gilt, painted parchment, silk embroidery with seed pearls, gold thread, translucent enamels
Accession Number: 1974.121a–d
Reliquary Shrine
Attributed to Jean de Touyl
(French, died 1349/50)
Date: second quarter 14th century
Medium: Gilt-silver, translucent enamel, paint
Accession Number: 62.96
Processional cross
Date: ca. 1460–80
Medium: Partly gilt silver, niello, and copper with traces of gilding, over wood
Accession Number: 17.190.499
The Unicorn in Captivity (from the Unicorn Tapestries)
Date: 1495–1505
Accession Number: 37.80.6
Saint James the Greater
Gil de Siloe
(Spanish, active 1475–1505)
Date: ca. 1489–93
Accession Number: 69.88
Dish: The Destruction of the Hosts of Pharaoh
Master IC
(probably Jean Court) (French, Limoges, active 1614–1627)
Date: probably early 17th century
Accession Number: 1975.1.1232
Cornetto in A
Date: ca. 1575
Accession Number: 52.96.1
Booklet with Scenes of the Passion
Date: ca. 1300 (carving); ca. 1310–20 (painting)
Accession Number: 1982.60.399
Restello
Date: early 16th century
Accession Number: 1975.1.2104
Sallet in the Shape of a Lion's Head
Date: ca. 1475–80
Accession Number: 23.141
Plaque with Censing Angels
Date: ca. 1170–80
Accession Number: 2001.634
Crucifix
Date: ca. 1150–1200
Accession Number: 35.36a, b
Presentation Smallsword
James Morisset
(English, London, active 1768–1800)
Date: hallmarked for 1797–98
Accession Number: 26.145.315a, b
Paten
Date: ca. 1230–50
Accession Number: 47.101.27
Beaker with Apes
Date: ca. 1425–50
Accession Number: 52.50
Drop-front secretary (Secrétaire en armoire)
Jean Henri Riesener
(French, Gladebeck, near Hessen 1734–1806 Paris)
Date: 1783
Accession Number: 20.155.11
Rosewater ewer
Possibly by Johann Erhard Heiglen
(German, before 1687–1757)
Date: ca. 1730
Accession Number: 1977.1.11
Goblet
Date: ca. 1475–1500
Accession Number: 17.190.730a, b
The Visitation
Attributed to Master Heinrich of Constance
(German, active in Constance, ca. 1300)
Date: ca. 1310–20
Accession Number: 17.190.724
Armor Garniture, Probably of King Henry VIII of England (reigned 1509–47)
Design of the decoration attributed to Hans Holbein the Younger
(German, Augsburg 1497/98–1543 London)
Date: dated 1527
Accession Number: 19.131.1a–r, t–w, .2a–c; 27.183.16
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
Lyre Guitar
Pons fils
Date: ca. 1805
Accession Number: 1998.121
Shrine
Matthias Walbaum
(Kiel, Germany 1554–1632 Augsburg, active Augsburg 1579–1632)
Date: 1598–1600
Accession Number: 17.190.823
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
Reliquary Bust of Saint Yrieix
Date: ca. 1220–40, with later grill
Accession Number: 17.190.352a, b
Tondo mirror frame
Italian, Siena
Date: ca. 1490–1500
Accession Number: 1975.1.2101
Rolltop desk
David Roentgen
(German, Herrnhag 1743–1807 Wiesbaden, master 1780)
Date: ca. 1776–79
Accession Number: 41.82
Suit
Date: ca. 1760
Accession Number: 1996.117a–c
Settee (one of a pair) (part of a set)
Attributed to Johann Michael Bauer
(German, Westheim 1710–1779 Bamberg)
Date: ca. 1763–64
Accession Number: 1974.356.120a
Crib of the Infant Jesus
Date: 15th century
Accession Number: 1974.121a–d
Reliquary Shrine
Attributed to Jean de Touyl
(French, died 1349/50)
Date: second quarter 14th century
Accession Number: 62.96
Processional cross
Date: ca. 1460–80
Accession Number: 17.190.499
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