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Perseus with the Head of Medusa
Antonio Canova
(Italian, Possagno 1757–1822 Venice)
Date: 1804–6
Medium: Marble
Accession Number: 67.110.1
Charger
Thomas Toft
(working before 1663, died 1689)
Date: ca. 1680
Medium: Slipware
Accession Number: 24.241.2
Sabine Houdon (1787–1836)
Jean Antoine Houdon
(French, Versailles 1741–1828 Paris)
Date: 1788
Medium: White marble on gray marble socle
Accession Number: 50.145.66
The Deluge
Valentin Bousch
(French, active 1514–41, died 1541)
Date: 1531
Medium: Glass, painted and stained
Accession Number: 17.40.2a–r
Cabinet
Designed by Jean Brandely
(French, active 1855–67)
Date: 1867
Medium: Oak veneered with cedar, walnut, ebony and ivory; silvered-bronze mounts
Accession Number: 1989.197
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
Stove
Attributed to the pottery of David II Pfau
(1644–1702)
Date: ca. 1684–85
Medium: Faience (tin-enameled earthenware)
Accession Number: 06.968.2
Boiserie from the Hôtel de Varengeville
Date: ca. 1736–52, with later additions
Medium: Carved, painted, and gilded oak
Accession Number: 63.228.1
Verdures du Vatican (set of two)
Jean Démosthène Dugourc
(French, Versailles 1749–1825 Paris)
Date: ca. 1799
Medium: Woven silk and metal thread with applied silk and chenille embroidery
Accession Number: 2006.519a, b
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
Commode à vantaux
David Roentgen
(German, Herrnhag 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
Spoon holder
Design attributed to Christopher Dresser
(British, Glasgow, Scotland 1834–1904 Mulhouse)
Date: ca. 1878–81
Medium: Silver-plated brass, ebony
Accession Number: 1988.164
A Hypocrite and a Slanderer
Franz Xaver Messerschmidt
(German, Weisensteig 1736–1783 Pressburg)
Date: ca. 1770–83
Medium: Tin alloy
Accession Number: 2010.24
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
Pan
Andrea Briosco, called Riccio
(Italian, Trent 1470–1532 Padua)
Date: ca. 1510–20
Medium: Bronze
Accession Number: 1982.45
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
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
Sprite
Sculptor close to Donatello
(Italian, Florence ca. 1386–1466 Florence)
Date: ca. 1432
Medium: Gilt bronze
Accession Number: 1983.356
Wine-bottle cooler (seau à bouteille)
Vincennes Manufactory
(French, ca. 1740–1756)
Date: 1753
Medium: Soft-paste porcelain
Accession Number: 1970.230.4
Hunters in a Landscape
Anonymous
Date: ca. 1575–95
Medium: Wool, silk (14 warps per inch; 5-6 per cm)
Accession Number: 2009.280
The Triumph of Fame
Date: ca. 1502–4
Medium: Wool, silk (6-7 warp threads per cm.)
Accession Number: 1998.205
Rosewater ewer
Possibly by Johann Erhard Heiglen
(German, before 1687–1757)
Date: ca. 1730
Medium: Silver gilt
Accession Number: 1977.1.11
The Backgammon Players
Philip Webb
(British, Oxford 1831–1915 West Sussex)
Date: 1861
Medium: Painted pine, oil paint on leather, brass, copper
Accession Number: 26.54
Dining room from Lansdowne House
After a design by Robert Adam
(British, Kirkcaldy, Scotland 1728–1792 London)
Date: 1766–69
Medium: Wood, plaster, stone
Accession Number: 32.12
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
Coin cabinet
Designed by Charles Percier
(French, Paris 1764–1838 Paris)
Date: ca. 1809–19
Medium: Mahogany, applied and inlaid silver
Accession Number: 26.168.77
Patio from the Castle of Vélez Blanco
Date: 1506–15
Medium: Marble of Macael (Sierra de Filabres)
Accession Number: 41.190.482
Mechanical table
Jean-François Oeben
(1721–1763)
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
Cabinet on stand
Attributed to Jan van Mekeren
(Dutch, Tiel ca. 1658–1733 Amsterdam)
Date: ca. 1700–10
Medium: Oak veneered with rosewood, olivewood, ebony, holly, tulipwood, barberry and other partly green-stained marquetry woods
Accession Number: 1995.371a, b
Madame de Wailly, née Adélaïde-Flore Belleville (1765–1838)
Augustin Pajou
(French, Paris 1730–1809 Paris)
Date: 1789
Medium: Bust: marble; base: grey marble
Accession Number: 56.105
Perseus with the Head of Medusa
Antonio Canova
(Italian, Possagno 1757–1822 Venice)
Date: 1804–6
Accession Number: 67.110.1
Charger
Thomas Toft
(working before 1663, died 1689)
Date: ca. 1680
Accession Number: 24.241.2
Sabine Houdon (1787–1836)
Jean Antoine Houdon
(French, Versailles 1741–1828 Paris)
Date: 1788
Accession Number: 50.145.66
The Deluge
Valentin Bousch
(French, active 1514–41, died 1541)
Date: 1531
Accession Number: 17.40.2a–r
Cabinet
Designed by Jean Brandely
(French, active 1855–67)
Date: 1867
Accession Number: 1989.197
Celestial globe with clockwork
Gerhard Emmoser
(working 1556, died 1584)
Date: 1579
Accession Number: 17.190.636
Stove
Attributed to the pottery of David II Pfau
(1644–1702)
Date: ca. 1684–85
Accession Number: 06.968.2
Boiserie from the Hôtel de Varengeville
Date: ca. 1736–52, with later additions
Accession Number: 63.228.1
Verdures du Vatican (set of two)
Jean Démosthène Dugourc
(French, Versailles 1749–1825 Paris)
Date: ca. 1799
Accession Number: 2006.519a, b
Henri d'Albret (1503–55), King of Navarre
Léonard Limosin
(ca. 1505–1575/1577)
Date: 1556
Accession Number: 49.7.108
Commode à vantaux
David Roentgen
(German, Herrnhag 1743–1807 Wiesbaden, master 1780)
Date: ca. 1775–79 with later alterations
Accession Number: 1982.60.81
Spoon holder
Design attributed to Christopher Dresser
(British, Glasgow, Scotland 1834–1904 Mulhouse)
Date: ca. 1878–81
Accession Number: 1988.164
A Hypocrite and a Slanderer
Franz Xaver Messerschmidt
(German, Weisensteig 1736–1783 Pressburg)
Date: ca. 1770–83
Accession Number: 2010.24
Shrine
Matthias Walbaum
(Kiel, Germany 1554–1632 Augsburg, active Augsburg 1579–1632)
Date: 1598–1600
Accession Number: 17.190.823
Pan
Andrea Briosco, called Riccio
(Italian, Trent 1470–1532 Padua)
Date: ca. 1510–20
Accession Number: 1982.45
Rolltop desk
David Roentgen
(German, Herrnhag 1743–1807 Wiesbaden, master 1780)
Date: ca. 1776–79
Accession Number: 41.82
Platter
Follower of Bernard Palissy
(French, Agen, Lot-et-Garonne 1510–1590 Paris)
Date: last quarter 16th century
Accession Number: 53.225.52
Sprite
Sculptor close to Donatello
(Italian, Florence ca. 1386–1466 Florence)
Date: ca. 1432
Accession Number: 1983.356
Wine-bottle cooler (seau à bouteille)
Vincennes Manufactory
(French, ca. 1740–1756)
Date: 1753
Accession Number: 1970.230.4
Hunters in a Landscape
Anonymous
Date: ca. 1575–95
Accession Number: 2009.280
The Triumph of Fame
Date: ca. 1502–4
Accession Number: 1998.205
Rosewater ewer
Possibly by Johann Erhard Heiglen
(German, before 1687–1757)
Date: ca. 1730
Accession Number: 1977.1.11
The Backgammon Players
Philip Webb
(British, Oxford 1831–1915 West Sussex)
Date: 1861
Accession Number: 26.54
Dining room from Lansdowne House
After a design by Robert Adam
(British, Kirkcaldy, Scotland 1728–1792 London)
Date: 1766–69
Accession Number: 32.12
Writing table (bureau plat)
Gilles Joubert
(French, ca. 1689–1775)
Date: 1759
Accession Number: 1973.315.1
Coin cabinet
Designed by Charles Percier
(French, Paris 1764–1838 Paris)
Date: ca. 1809–19
Accession Number: 26.168.77
Patio from the Castle of Vélez Blanco
Date: 1506–15
Accession Number: 41.190.482
Mechanical table
Jean-François Oeben
(1721–1763)
Date: ca. 1761–63
Accession Number: 1982.60.61
Cabinet on stand
Attributed to Jan van Mekeren
(Dutch, Tiel ca. 1658–1733 Amsterdam)
Date: ca. 1700–10
Accession Number: 1995.371a, b
Madame de Wailly, née Adélaïde-Flore Belleville (1765–1838)
Augustin Pajou
(French, Paris 1730–1809 Paris)
Date: 1789
Accession Number: 56.105
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