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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
Buddha, Probably Amitabha
Date: early 7th century
Medium: Hollow dry lacquer with traces of gilt and polychrome pigments
Accession Number: 19.186
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
Saint Margaret of Antioch
Date: ca. 1475
Medium: Alabaster, with traces of gilding
Accession Number: 2000.641
Chalice
Date: ca. 1230–50
Medium: Silver, partly gilt; niello, jewels
Accession Number: 47.101.26
Victory
Augustus Saint-Gaudens
(American, Dublin 1848–1907 Cornish, New Hampshire)
Date: 1892–1903; this cast, 1914 or after (by 1916)
Medium: Bronze, gilt
Accession Number: 17.90.1
Straw
Date: ca. 1230–50
Medium: Silver, partly gilt; niello, jewels
Accession Number: 47.101.28
The Pentecost
Date: ca. 1150–75
Medium: Champlevé and translucent enamel on copper gilt
Accession Number: 65.105
Congressional Presentation Sword and Scabbard of Major General John E. Wool (1784–1869)
Samuel Jackson
(American, Baltimore, active 1833–70)
Date: 1854–55
Medium: Gold, gilt-brass, diamonds, rubies, steel
Accession Number: 2009.8a–c
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
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
Boiserie from the Hôtel de Cabris, Grasse
Date: ca. 1774, with later additions
Medium: Carved, painted, and gilded oak
Accession Number: 1972.276.1
Madonna and Child with Angels
Antonio Rossellino
(Italian, Settignano 1427–ca. 1479 Florence)
Date: ca. 1455–60
Medium: Marble with gilt details on halo and dress
Accession Number: 14.40.675
Opus Anglicanum (Chasuble)
Date: late 15th century
Medium: Silk and metallic threads on linen; appliqué on silk velvet foundation with silk embroidery and silver-gilt shot
Accession Number: 1982.432
Beaker ("Monkey Cup")
Date: ca. 1425–50
Medium: Silver, silver gilt, and painted enamel
Accession Number: 52.50
Shrine of the Virgin
Date: ca. 1300
Medium: Oak, linen covering, polychromy, gilding, gesso
Accession Number: 17.190.185a, 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
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
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
Sprite
Sculptor close to Donatello
(Italian, Florence ca. 1386–1466 Florence)
Date: ca. 1432
Medium: Gilt bronze
Accession Number: 1983.356
Enameled and Gilded Bottle
Date: late 13th century
Medium: Glass, greenish; blown, folded foot; enameled and gilded
Accession Number: 41.150
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
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
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
Square-Headed Bow Brooch
Date: 6th century
Medium: Gilded copper alloy inlaid with niello
Accession Number: 1985.209
Suit
Date: ca. 1760
Medium: wool, gilt metal
Accession Number: 1996.117a–c
Chalice à soleil
Date: 1532–33
Medium: Silver gilt
Accession Number: 1996.287
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
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
Cape
Date: second half 16th century
Medium: silk, gilt thread
Accession Number: 06.941
Crib of the Infant Jesus
Date: 15th century
Accession Number: 1974.121a–d
Buddha, Probably Amitabha
Date: early 7th century
Accession Number: 19.186
The Unicorn is Found (from the Unicorn Tapestries)
Date: 1495–1505
Accession Number: 37.80.2
Saint Margaret of Antioch
Date: ca. 1475
Accession Number: 2000.641
Chalice
Date: ca. 1230–50
Accession Number: 47.101.26
Victory
Augustus Saint-Gaudens
(American, Dublin 1848–1907 Cornish, New Hampshire)
Date: 1892–1903; this cast, 1914 or after (by 1916)
Accession Number: 17.90.1
Straw
Date: ca. 1230–50
Accession Number: 47.101.28
The Pentecost
Date: ca. 1150–75
Accession Number: 65.105
Congressional Presentation Sword and Scabbard of Major General John E. Wool (1784–1869)
Samuel Jackson
(American, Baltimore, active 1833–70)
Date: 1854–55
Accession Number: 2009.8a–c
Henri d'Albret (1503–55), King of Navarre
Léonard Limosin
(ca. 1505–1575/1577)
Date: 1556
Accession Number: 49.7.108
Writing table (bureau plat)
Gilles Joubert
(French, ca. 1689–1775)
Date: 1759
Accession Number: 1973.315.1
Boiserie from the Hôtel de Cabris, Grasse
Date: ca. 1774, with later additions
Accession Number: 1972.276.1
Madonna and Child with Angels
Antonio Rossellino
(Italian, Settignano 1427–ca. 1479 Florence)
Date: ca. 1455–60
Accession Number: 14.40.675
Opus Anglicanum (Chasuble)
Date: late 15th century
Accession Number: 1982.432
Beaker ("Monkey Cup")
Date: ca. 1425–50
Accession Number: 52.50
Shrine of the Virgin
Date: ca. 1300
Accession Number: 17.190.185a, b
Presentation Smallsword
James Morisset
(English, London, active 1768–1800)
Date: hallmarked for 1797–98
Accession Number: 26.145.315a, b
Reliquary Bust of Saint Yrieix
Date: ca. 1220–40, with later grill
Accession Number: 17.190.352a, b
Card table
Charles-Honoré Lannuier
(1779–1819)
Date: 1817
Accession Number: 1995.377.1
Sprite
Sculptor close to Donatello
(Italian, Florence ca. 1386–1466 Florence)
Date: ca. 1432
Accession Number: 1983.356
Enameled and Gilded Bottle
Date: late 13th century
Accession Number: 41.150
Mechanical table
Jean-François Oeben
(1721–1763)
Date: ca. 1761–63
Accession Number: 1982.60.61
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
Reliquary Shrine
Attributed to Jean de Touyl
(French, died 1349/50)
Date: second quarter 14th century
Accession Number: 62.96
Square-Headed Bow Brooch
Date: 6th century
Accession Number: 1985.209
Suit
Date: ca. 1760
Accession Number: 1996.117a–c
Chalice à soleil
Date: 1532–33
Accession Number: 1996.287
Pier table
Joseph B. Barry and Son
(1757–1838)
Date: 1810–15
Accession Number: 1976.324
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
Cape
Date: second half 16th century
Accession Number: 06.941
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