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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
Rhyton terminating in the forepart of a wild cat
Date: ca. 1st century B.C.
Medium: Silver, mercury gilding
Accession Number: 1979.447
Buddha, Probably Amitabha
Date: early 7th century
Medium: Hollow dry lacquer with traces of gilt and polychrome pigments
Accession Number: 19.186
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
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
Group of four vases
Date: ca. 2300–2000 B.C.
Medium: Electrum, gilded silver, silver
Accession Number: 1989.281.45a, b–.48
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
Ewer with Wild Man Finial
Date: ca. 1500
Medium: Silver gilt, enamel, and paint
Accession Number: 53.20.2
The Fieschi Morgan Staurotheke
Date: early 9th century
Medium: Gilded silver, gold, enamel worked in cloisonné, and niello
Accession Number: 17.190.715a, b
Card table
Charles-Honoré Lannuier
(1779–1819)
Date: 1817
Medium: Mahogany veneer, white pine, yellow poplar, gilded gesso, vert antique, and gilded brass
Accession Number: 1995.377.1
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
Rolltop desk
David Roentgen
(German, Herrnhaag 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
Dish in the Shape of a Leaf
Date: late 7th–early 8th century
Medium: Silver with parcel gilding
Accession Number: 1974.268.11
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
Plaque with the Pentecost
Date: ca. 1150–75
Medium: Champlevé and translucent enamel on copper gilt
Accession Number: 65.105
Chair
Herter Brothers
(1864–1906)
Date: 1877–79
Medium: Ebonized cherry, marquetry of lighter woods, gilding
Accession Number: 1992.80
Mechanical table
Jean-François Oeben
(French, born Germany, Heisenberg 1721–1763 Paris)
Date: ca. 1761–63
Medium: Oak veneered with mahogany, kingwood, and tulipwood, with marquetry of mahogany, rosewood, holly, and various other woods; gilt-bronze mounts; imitation Japanese lacquer; replaced silk
Accession Number: 1982.60.61
Saint Margaret of Antioch
Date: ca. 1475
Medium: Alabaster, with traces of gilding
Accession Number: 2000.641
The Last Supper
Designed by Bernard van Orley
(Netherlandish, Brussels ca. 1492–1541/42 Brussels)
Date: ca. 1524–46 (design), ca. 1525–28 (woven)
Medium: Wool, silk, silver-gilt thread.
Accession Number: 1975.1.1915
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
Sword and scabbard
Date: ca. 7th century A.D.
Medium: Blade: iron; scabbard and hilt: gold over wood, garnets, glass-paste; guard: gilt-bronze
Accession Number: 65.28a, b
Commode à vantaux
David Roentgen
(German, Herrnhaag 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
Chasse of Champagnat
Date: ca. 1150
Medium: Copper: engraved and gilt; champlevé enamel: blue-black, medium blue, turquoise, green, red, and white
Accession Number: 17.190.685–87, .695, .710–.711
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
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
The Unicorn is Found (from the Unicorn Tapestries)
Date: 1495–1505
Medium: Wool warp with wool, silk, silver, and gilt wefts
Accession Number: 37.80.2
Henri d'Albret (1503–55), King of Navarre
Léonard Limosin
(ca. 1505–1575/1577)
Date: 1556
Medium: Enamel, painted on copper and partly gilded
Accession Number: 49.7.108
Straw
Date: ca. 1230–50
Medium: Silver, partly gilt; niello, jewels
Accession Number: 47.101.28
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
Pensive bodhisattva
Date: mid-7th century
Medium: Gilt bronze
Accession Number: 2003.222
Saint James the Greater
Gil de Siloe
(Spanish, active 1475–1505)
Date: ca. 1489–93
Accession Number: 69.88
Rhyton terminating in the forepart of a wild cat
Date: ca. 1st century B.C.
Accession Number: 1979.447
Buddha, Probably Amitabha
Date: early 7th century
Accession Number: 19.186
The Unicorn in Captivity (from the Unicorn Tapestries)
Date: 1495–1505
Accession Number: 37.80.6
Walking-Stick Flute/Oboe
Georg Henrich Scherer
(German, 1703–1778)
Date: ca. 1750–57
Accession Number: 2006.86a–c
Group of four vases
Date: ca. 2300–2000 B.C.
Accession Number: 1989.281.45a, b–.48
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
Ewer with Wild Man Finial
Date: ca. 1500
Accession Number: 53.20.2
The Fieschi Morgan Staurotheke
Date: early 9th century
Accession Number: 17.190.715a, b
Card table
Charles-Honoré Lannuier
(1779–1819)
Date: 1817
Accession Number: 1995.377.1
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
Rolltop desk
David Roentgen
(German, Herrnhaag 1743–1807 Wiesbaden, master 1780)
Date: ca. 1776–79
Accession Number: 41.82
Dish in the Shape of a Leaf
Date: late 7th–early 8th century
Accession Number: 1974.268.11
Celestial globe with clockwork
Gerhard Emmoser
(working 1556, died 1584)
Date: 1579
Accession Number: 17.190.636
Plaque with the Pentecost
Date: ca. 1150–75
Accession Number: 65.105
Chair
Herter Brothers
(1864–1906)
Date: 1877–79
Accession Number: 1992.80
Mechanical table
Jean-François Oeben
(French, born Germany, Heisenberg 1721–1763 Paris)
Date: ca. 1761–63
Accession Number: 1982.60.61
Saint Margaret of Antioch
Date: ca. 1475
Accession Number: 2000.641
The Last Supper
Designed by Bernard van Orley
(Netherlandish, Brussels ca. 1492–1541/42 Brussels)
Date: ca. 1524–46 (design), ca. 1525–28 (woven)
Accession Number: 1975.1.1915
Pier table
Joseph B. Barry and Son
(1757–1838)
Date: 1810–15
Accession Number: 1976.324
Sword and scabbard
Date: ca. 7th century A.D.
Accession Number: 65.28a, b
Commode à vantaux
David Roentgen
(German, Herrnhaag 1743–1807 Wiesbaden, master 1780)
Date: ca. 1775–79 with later alterations
Accession Number: 1982.60.81
Chasse of Champagnat
Date: ca. 1150
Accession Number: 17.190.685–87, .695, .710–.711
Plaque with the Descent from the Cross
Date: ca. 1320–40
Accession Number: 17.190.199
Center table
Imperial Armory, Tula
(south of Moscow), Russia
Date: ca. 1780–85
Accession Number: 2002.115
The Unicorn is Found (from the Unicorn Tapestries)
Date: 1495–1505
Accession Number: 37.80.2
Henri d'Albret (1503–55), King of Navarre
Léonard Limosin
(ca. 1505–1575/1577)
Date: 1556
Accession Number: 49.7.108
Straw
Date: ca. 1230–50
Accession Number: 47.101.28
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
Pensive bodhisattva
Date: mid-7th century
Accession Number: 2003.222
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