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Chair
Herter Brothers
(1864–1906)
Date: 1877–79
Medium: Ebonized cherry, marquetry of lighter woods, gilding
Accession Number: 1992.80
Armchair (Fauteuil à la reine) (one of a pair)
Georges Jacob
(French, 1739–1814, master 1765)
Date: ca. 1780–85
Medium: Carved and gilded walnut; embroidered silk satin
Accession Number: 58.75.25
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
Cornetto in A
Date: ca. 1575
Medium: Ivory, gilt ferrule
Accession Number: 52.96.1
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
Virgin and Child
Attributed to Claus de Werve
(Netherlandish, active in France, ca. 1380–1439, active Burgundy, 1396–ca. 1439)
Date: ca. 1415–17
Medium: Limestone with paint and gilding
Accession Number: 33.23
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
Sofa
Attributed to Duncan Phyfe
(1770–1854)
Date: ca. 1810–20
Medium: Mahogany, tulip poplar, cane, gilded brass
Accession Number: 60.4.1
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
Processional cross
Date: ca. 1460–80
Medium: Partly gilt silver, niello, and copper with traces of gilding, over wood
Accession Number: 17.190.499
Processional Cross
Date: ca. 1000–1050
Medium: Silver, silver-gilt
Accession Number: 1993.163
Chasse with the Crucifixion and Christ in Majesty
Date: ca. 1180–90
Medium: Copper: engraved, chiseled, stippled, and gilt; champlevé enamel: dark, medium, and light blue; turquoise, dark and light green, yellow, red, and white; wood core, painted red on exterior
Accession Number: 17.190.514
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
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
Armorial tazza
Italian
Date: 1499–1514
Medium: Colorless (slightly gray) nonlead glass; blown, pattern-molded, enameled, gilt
Accession Number: 1975.1.1194
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
Tondo mirror frame
Italian, Siena
Date: ca. 1490–1500
Medium: Poplar; carved, gilt; deep red-brown bole.
Accession Number: 1975.1.2101
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
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
Casket
Attributed to Michel Redlin
(German, documented 1688)
Date: ca. 1680
Medium: Amber, gold foil, gilt brass, wood, silk satin, paper
Accession Number: 2006.452a–c
Armor of Infante Luis, Prince of Asturias (1707–1724)
Signature probably refers to Jean Drouart
(French, Paris, died before October 1715)
Date: dated 1712
Medium: Steel, blued and gilt; gilt brass, silk, cotton, metallic yarn, paper
Accession Number: 1989.3
Ewer
Date: Porcelain 1573–1620; mounts ca. 1585
Medium: Porcelain, silver-gilt
Accession Number: 44.14.2
Emperor Vespasian Cured by Veronica's Veil
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
Booklet with Scenes of the Passion
Date: ca. 1300 (carving); ca. 1310–20 (painting)
Medium: Elephant ivory, polychromy, and gilding
Accession Number: 1982.60.399
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
Restello
Date: early 16th century
Medium: Poplar. Carved, gilt; orangebole, blue and red tempera.
Accession Number: 1975.1.2104
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
Plaques with Scenes from the Story of Joshua
Date: 10th century
Medium: Ivory, traces of polychromy, gilding; bone (border strips)
Accession Number: 17.190.135a-d, .136a-c, .137a-c
Goblet
Date: ca. 1475–1500
Medium: Glass, enameled and gilded
Accession Number: 17.190.730a, 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
Chair
Herter Brothers
(1864–1906)
Date: 1877–79
Accession Number: 1992.80
Armchair (Fauteuil à la reine) (one of a pair)
Georges Jacob
(French, 1739–1814, master 1765)
Date: ca. 1780–85
Accession Number: 58.75.25
Chasse of Champagnat
Date: ca. 1150
Accession Number: 17.190.685–87, .695, .710–.711
Cornetto in A
Date: ca. 1575
Accession Number: 52.96.1
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
Virgin and Child
Attributed to Claus de Werve
(Netherlandish, active in France, ca. 1380–1439, active Burgundy, 1396–ca. 1439)
Date: ca. 1415–17
Accession Number: 33.23
Plaque with the Descent from the Cross
Date: ca. 1320–40
Accession Number: 17.190.199
Sofa
Attributed to Duncan Phyfe
(1770–1854)
Date: ca. 1810–20
Accession Number: 60.4.1
Secretary
Attributed to Martin Carlin
(French, near Freiburg im Breisgau ca. 1730–1785 Paris)
Date: ca. 1781–85
Accession Number: 1975.1.2026
Processional cross
Date: ca. 1460–80
Accession Number: 17.190.499
Processional Cross
Date: ca. 1000–1050
Accession Number: 1993.163
Chasse with the Crucifixion and Christ in Majesty
Date: ca. 1180–90
Accession Number: 17.190.514
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
Saint James the Greater
Gil de Siloe
(Spanish, active 1475–1505)
Date: ca. 1489–93
Accession Number: 69.88
Armorial tazza
Italian
Date: 1499–1514
Accession Number: 1975.1.1194
Tondo mirror frame
Italian, Siena
Date: ca. 1490–1500
Accession Number: 1975.1.2101
Saint John the Baptist
Juan Martínez Montañés
(Spanish, Alcalá la Real 1568–1649 Seville)
Date: ca. 1620–30
Accession Number: 63.40
Reliquary Bust of Saint Yrieix
Date: ca. 1220–40, with later grill
Accession Number: 17.190.352a, b
Casket
Attributed to Michel Redlin
(German, documented 1688)
Date: ca. 1680
Accession Number: 2006.452a–c
Armor of Infante Luis, Prince of Asturias (1707–1724)
Signature probably refers to Jean Drouart
(French, Paris, died before October 1715)
Date: dated 1712
Accession Number: 1989.3
Ewer
Date: Porcelain 1573–1620; mounts ca. 1585
Accession Number: 44.14.2
Emperor Vespasian Cured by Veronica's Veil
Date: ca. 1510
Accession Number: 1975.1.1914
Booklet with Scenes of the Passion
Date: ca. 1300 (carving); ca. 1310–20 (painting)
Accession Number: 1982.60.399
Commode à vantaux
David Roentgen
(German, Herrnhag 1743–1807 Wiesbaden, master 1780)
Date: ca. 1775–79 with later alterations
Accession Number: 1982.60.81
Restello
Date: early 16th century
Accession Number: 1975.1.2104
Tabernacle of Cherves
Date: ca. 1220–1230
Accession Number: 17.190.735
Plaques with Scenes from the Story of Joshua
Date: 10th century
Accession Number: 17.190.135a-d, .136a-c, .137a-c
Goblet
Date: ca. 1475–1500
Accession Number: 17.190.730a, b
Card table
Charles-Honoré Lannuier
(1779–1819)
Date: 1817
Accession Number: 1995.377.1
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