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Copper alloy x
Finial in the Form of a Parrot
Date: 17th–18th century
Medium: Brass
Accession Number: 19.135.3
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
Dung-Chen
Date: 1368–1644
Medium: Brass, copper, cloisonné
Accession Number: 1988.349
Standing Shiva (?)
Date: 11th century
Medium: Gilt-copper alloy, silver inlay
Accession Number: 1988.355
Altar Set
Date: late 11th century B.C.
Medium: Bronze
Accession Number: 24.72.1–.14
Brazier of Sultan al-Malik al-Muzaffar Shams al-Din Yusuf ibn 'Umar
Date: second half 13th century
Medium: Brass; cast, chased, inlaid with silver and black compound
Accession Number: 91.1.540
Astrolabe of ‘Umar ibn Yusuf ibn ‘Umar ibn ‘Ali ibn Rasul al-Muzaffari
‘Umar ibn Yusuf ibn ‘Umar ibn ‘Ali ibn Rasul al-Muzaffari
Date: dated A.H. 690/ A.D. 1291
Medium: Brass; cast and hammered, pierced, chased, inlaid with silver
Accession Number: 91.1.535a–h
Tall Figure
Alberto Giacometti
(Swiss, Borgonovo 1901–1966 Chur)
Date: 1947
Medium: Bronze
Accession Number: 2002.456.111
Kushite priest wearing garment with leopard's head and tassels, subsequently adapted for a king
Date: ca. 712–664 B.C.
Medium: Leaded bronze, precious metal leaf
Accession Number: 2010.259
Bronze chariot inlaid with ivory
Date: 2nd quarter of the 6th century B.C.
Medium: Bronze, ivory
Accession Number: 03.23.1
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, gold, leather, copper alloys
Accession Number: 19.131.1a–r, t–w, .2a–c; 27.183.16
Royal or divine figure with high conical headdress
Date: ca. 18th–17th century B.C.
Medium: Bronze
Accession Number: 1985.262.2
Power Figure: Male (Nkisi)
Date: 19th–20th century
Medium: Wood, copper, brass, iron, fiber, snakeskin, leather, fur, feathers, mud, resin
Accession Number: 1978.409
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
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
Secretary
Attributed to Martin Carlin
(French, near Freiburg im Breisgau ca. 1730–1785 Paris)
Date: ca. 1781–85
Medium: Oak veneered with tulipwood, amaranth, holly, ebonized holly, and other marquetry wood; brass; green-colored metal; gilt-bronze mounts; marble top. Soft paste porcelain plaques from the Sèvres Manufactory.
Accession Number: 1975.1.2026
Man carrying a box, possibly for offerings
Date: ca. 2900–2600 B.C.
Medium: Copper alloy
Accession Number: 55.142
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
Rapier of Prince-Elector Christian II of Saxony (1583–1611)
Hilt by Israel Schuech
(German, Dresden, active ca. 1590–1610)
Date: dated 1606
Medium: Steel, bronze, gold, enamel, paste jewels, cameos, pearls, wood
Accession Number: 1970.77
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
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
Transverse Flute in D-flat
Date: 1760–90
Medium: Hard-paste porcelain, gold-plated brass
Accession Number: 43.34 a-g
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
Bronze statuette of a boy in Eastern dress
Date: mid-late 1st century B.C.
Medium: Bronze
Accession Number: 49.11.3
Aquamanile in the Form of a Lion
Date: ca. 1400
Medium: Copper alloy
Accession Number: 1994.244
Rowel Spur
Date: ca. 1400
Medium: Copper alloy, enamel, gold
Accession Number: 14.25.1737
Ceremonial Objectl in the Shape of an Ax
Date: ca. 100 B.C.–A.D. 300
Medium: Bronze
Accession Number: 1993.525
Adam
Auguste Rodin
(French, Paris 1840–1917 Meudon)
Date: modeled 1880 or 1881, cast 1910
Medium: Bronze
Accession Number: 11.173.1
Ptah Statue
Date: ca. 1070–712 B.C.
Medium: Bronze, gold leaf, glass
Accession Number: 2009.175
Sickle sword
Date: ca. 1307–1275 B.C.
Medium: Bronze
Accession Number: 11.166.1
Finial in the Form of a Parrot
Date: 17th–18th century
Accession Number: 19.135.3
Mechanical table
Jean-François Oeben
(French, born Germany, Heisenberg 1721–1763 Paris)
Date: ca. 1761–63
Accession Number: 1982.60.61
Dung-Chen
Date: 1368–1644
Accession Number: 1988.349
Standing Shiva (?)
Date: 11th century
Accession Number: 1988.355
Altar Set
Date: late 11th century B.C.
Accession Number: 24.72.1–.14
Brazier of Sultan al-Malik al-Muzaffar Shams al-Din Yusuf ibn 'Umar
Date: second half 13th century
Accession Number: 91.1.540
Astrolabe of ‘Umar ibn Yusuf ibn ‘Umar ibn ‘Ali ibn Rasul al-Muzaffari
‘Umar ibn Yusuf ibn ‘Umar ibn ‘Ali ibn Rasul al-Muzaffari
Date: dated A.H. 690/ A.D. 1291
Accession Number: 91.1.535a–h
Tall Figure
Alberto Giacometti
(Swiss, Borgonovo 1901–1966 Chur)
Date: 1947
Accession Number: 2002.456.111
Bronze chariot inlaid with ivory
Date: 2nd quarter of the 6th century B.C.
Accession Number: 03.23.1
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
Royal or divine figure with high conical headdress
Date: ca. 18th–17th century B.C.
Accession Number: 1985.262.2
Power Figure: Male (Nkisi)
Date: 19th–20th century
Accession Number: 1978.409
Drop-front secretary (Secrétaire en armoire)
Jean Henri Riesener
(French, Gladebeck, near Hessen 1734–1806 Paris)
Date: 1783
Accession Number: 20.155.11
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
Secretary
Attributed to Martin Carlin
(French, near Freiburg im Breisgau ca. 1730–1785 Paris)
Date: ca. 1781–85
Accession Number: 1975.1.2026
Man carrying a box, possibly for offerings
Date: ca. 2900–2600 B.C.
Accession Number: 55.142
Celestial globe with clockwork
Gerhard Emmoser
(working 1556, died 1584)
Date: 1579
Accession Number: 17.190.636
Rapier of Prince-Elector Christian II of Saxony (1583–1611)
Hilt by Israel Schuech
(German, Dresden, active ca. 1590–1610)
Date: dated 1606
Accession Number: 1970.77
Pier table
Joseph B. Barry and Son
(1757–1838)
Date: 1810–15
Accession Number: 1976.324
Card table
Charles-Honoré Lannuier
(1779–1819)
Date: 1817
Accession Number: 1995.377.1
Transverse Flute in D-flat
Date: 1760–90
Accession Number: 43.34 a-g
Sword and scabbard
Date: ca. 7th century A.D.
Accession Number: 65.28a, b
Bronze statuette of a boy in Eastern dress
Date: mid-late 1st century B.C.
Accession Number: 49.11.3
Aquamanile in the Form of a Lion
Date: ca. 1400
Accession Number: 1994.244
Rowel Spur
Date: ca. 1400
Accession Number: 14.25.1737
Ceremonial Objectl in the Shape of an Ax
Date: ca. 100 B.C.–A.D. 300
Accession Number: 1993.525
Adam
Auguste Rodin
(French, Paris 1840–1917 Meudon)
Date: modeled 1880 or 1881, cast 1910
Accession Number: 11.173.1
Ptah Statue
Date: ca. 1070–712 B.C.
Accession Number: 2009.175
Sickle sword
Date: ca. 1307–1275 B.C.
Accession Number: 11.166.1
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