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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
Dish in the Shape of a Leaf
Date: late 7th–early 8th century
Medium: Silver with parcel gilding
Accession Number: 1974.268.11
Pier table
Joseph B. Barry and Son
(1757–1838)
Date: 1810–15
Medium: Mahogany, mahogany veneer, satinwood, amboyna, pine, gilt bronze with yellow poplar
Accession Number: 1976.324
Straw
Date: ca. 1230–50
Medium: Silver, partly gilt; niello, jewels
Accession Number: 47.101.28
Tabernacle of Cherves
Date: ca. 1220–1230
Medium: Copper (plaques): engraved, scraped, stippled, and gilt; (appliqués): repoussé, chased, engraved, scraped, and gilt; champlevé enamel: medium blue, turquoise, medium green, yellow, red, and white
Accession Number: 17.190.735
Plaque with the Descent from the Cross
Date: ca. 1320–40
Medium: Ivory, whale bone, traces of paint and gilding
Accession Number: 17.190.199
Processional cross
Date: ca. 1460–80
Medium: Partly gilt silver, niello, and copper with traces of gilding, over wood
Accession Number: 17.190.499
Altarpiece Dedicated to Buddha Maitreya
Date: dated 524
Medium: Gilt bronze
Accession Number: 38.158.1a–n
Sofa
Attributed to Duncan Phyfe
(1770–1854)
Date: ca. 1810–20
Medium: Mahogany, tulip poplar, cane, gilded brass
Accession Number: 60.4.1
Ewer with Wild Man Finial
Date: late 15th century
Medium: Silver gilt, enamel, and paint
Accession Number: 53.20.2
Rough Waves
Ogata Kōrin
(Japanese, 1658–1716)
Date: ca. 1704–9
Medium: Two-panel folding screen; ink, color, and gold on gilt paper
Accession Number: 26.117
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
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
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
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
Zaō Gongen
Date: 11th century
Medium: Gilt bronze with incised decoration
Accession Number: 1975.268.155
Buddha, Probably Amitabha
Date: early 7th century
Medium: Hollow dry lacquer with traces of gilt and polychrome pigments
Accession Number: 19.186
Goblet
Date: ca. 1475–1500
Medium: Glass, enameled and gilded
Accession Number: 17.190.730a, b
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
Processional Cross
Date: ca. 1000–1050
Medium: Silver, silver-gilt
Accession Number: 1993.163
Emperor Vespasian Cured by Veronica's Veil
Flemish, Brussels
Date: ca. 1510
Medium: Wool, silk, and gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk in slit, dovetailed, and double interlocking tapestry weave.
Accession Number: 1975.1.1914
Beaker ("Monkey Cup")
Date: ca. 1425–50
Medium: Silver, silver gilt, and painted enamel
Accession Number: 52.50
Rowel Spur
Date: ca. 1400
Medium: Copper alloy, enameled and gilt
Accession Number: 14.25.1737
Saint John the Baptist
Juan Martínez Montañés
(Spanish, Alcalá la Real 1568–1649 Seville)
Date: ca. 1620–30
Medium: Polychromed wood with gilding
Accession Number: 63.40
Cup and Cover Supported by an Enchained Turk
German, perhaps Frankfurt-am-Main
(ca. 1705–1711)
Date: ca. 1705–11
Medium: Jade (nephrite), aragonite, chalcedony, banded agate, gold, silver gilt, diamonds, rubies, garnets, enamel, and paint.
Accession Number: 1975.1.1508
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
Saber with Scabbard
Date: 19th century
Medium: Steel, gold, gilt brass, diamonds, emeralds, pearls
Accession Number: 23.232.2a, b
Plaque with the Journey to Emmaus and Noli Me Tangere
Date: ca. 1115–20
Medium: Ivory, traces of gilding
Accession Number: 17.190.47
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
Harquebusier's Armor of Pedro II, King of Portugal (reigned 1683–1706) with Buff Coat
Armor attributed to Richard Holden
(British, London, recorded 1658–1708)
Date: ca. 1683
Medium: Steel, engraved, blued, and gilt; leather, string laces
Accession Number: 15.113.1–.5; 29.158.885
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
Dish in the Shape of a Leaf
Date: late 7th–early 8th century
Accession Number: 1974.268.11
Pier table
Joseph B. Barry and Son
(1757–1838)
Date: 1810–15
Accession Number: 1976.324
Straw
Date: ca. 1230–50
Accession Number: 47.101.28
Tabernacle of Cherves
Date: ca. 1220–1230
Accession Number: 17.190.735
Plaque with the Descent from the Cross
Date: ca. 1320–40
Accession Number: 17.190.199
Processional cross
Date: ca. 1460–80
Accession Number: 17.190.499
Altarpiece Dedicated to Buddha Maitreya
Date: dated 524
Accession Number: 38.158.1a–n
Sofa
Attributed to Duncan Phyfe
(1770–1854)
Date: ca. 1810–20
Accession Number: 60.4.1
Ewer with Wild Man Finial
Date: late 15th century
Accession Number: 53.20.2
Rough Waves
Ogata Kōrin
(Japanese, 1658–1716)
Date: ca. 1704–9
Accession Number: 26.117
Armchair (Fauteuil à la reine) (one of a pair)
Georges Jacob
(1739–1814, master 1765)
Date: ca. 1780–85
Accession Number: 58.75.25
Reliquary Bust of Saint Yrieix
Date: ca. 1220–40, with later grill
Accession Number: 17.190.352a, b
Drop-front secretary (Secrétaire en armoire)
Jean Henri Riesener
(French, Gladebeck, near Hessen 1734–1806 Paris)
Date: 1783
Accession Number: 20.155.11
Commode
André Charles Boulle
(French, Paris 1642–1732 Paris)
Date: ca. 1710–20
Accession Number: 1982.60.82
Zaō Gongen
Date: 11th century
Accession Number: 1975.268.155
Buddha, Probably Amitabha
Date: early 7th century
Accession Number: 19.186
Goblet
Date: ca. 1475–1500
Accession Number: 17.190.730a, b
Processional Cross
Date: ca. 1000–1050
Accession Number: 1993.163
Emperor Vespasian Cured by Veronica's Veil
Flemish, Brussels
Date: ca. 1510
Accession Number: 1975.1.1914
Beaker ("Monkey Cup")
Date: ca. 1425–50
Accession Number: 52.50
Rowel Spur
Date: ca. 1400
Accession Number: 14.25.1737
Saint John the Baptist
Juan Martínez Montañés
(Spanish, Alcalá la Real 1568–1649 Seville)
Date: ca. 1620–30
Accession Number: 63.40
Cup and Cover Supported by an Enchained Turk
German, perhaps Frankfurt-am-Main
(ca. 1705–1711)
Date: ca. 1705–11
Accession Number: 1975.1.1508
Reliquary Shrine
Attributed to Jean de Touyl
(French, died 1349/50)
Date: second quarter 14th century
Accession Number: 62.96
Saber with Scabbard
Date: 19th century
Accession Number: 23.232.2a, b
Plaque with the Journey to Emmaus and Noli Me Tangere
Date: ca. 1115–20
Accession Number: 17.190.47
Rolltop desk
David Roentgen
(German, Herrnhag 1743–1807 Wiesbaden, master 1780)
Date: ca. 1776–79
Accession Number: 41.82
Harquebusier's Armor of Pedro II, King of Portugal (reigned 1683–1706) with Buff Coat
Armor attributed to Richard Holden
(British, London, recorded 1658–1708)
Date: ca. 1683
Accession Number: 15.113.1–.5; 29.158.885

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