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Booklet with Scenes of the Passion
Date: carving ca. 1300, painting ca. 1310–20
Medium: Elephant ivory, polychromy, and gilt
Accession Number: 1982.60.399
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
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
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
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. 1150–75
Medium: Silver, partially gilt on wood core, carved gems, jewels
Accession Number: 17.190.1406
The Holy Family with Saints Anne and Joachim
Diego de Pesquera
(Spanish, Castile (?), ca. 1540–after 1581, Mexico (?), active 1563–80)
Date: 1567–68
Medium: Wood, painted and gilt
Accession Number: 45.128.5
Square-Headed Bow Brooch
Date: 6th century
Medium: Copper alloy, gilt quaternary, niello
Accession Number: 1985.209
Pietà
Date: 1375–1400
Medium: Poplar, plaster, paint, gilt
Accession Number: 48.85
Boiserie from the Hôtel de Cabris, Grasse
Date: ca. 1774, with later additions
Medium: Carved, painted, and gilded oak
Accession Number: 1972.276.1
The Antioch "Chalice"
Date: 500–550
Medium: Silver, silver-gilt
Accession Number: 50.4
Processional cross
Date: ca. 1460–80
Medium: Partly gilt silver, niello, and copper with traces of gilding, over wood
Accession Number: 17.190.499
Princely Figure with Jewelled Crown
Date: mid-11th–mid-12th century
Medium: Stucco; modeled, carved, polychrome painted, gilded
Accession Number: 67.119
Eagle
William Rush
(1756–1833)
Date: 1809–11
Medium: Carved wood (probably Eastern white pine), gessoed and gilded, and cast iron, painted
Accession Number: 2002.21.1
Pair of silver scyphi (cups) with relief decoration
Date: late 1st century B.C.–early 1st century A.D.
Medium: Silver with gilding
Accession Number: 1994.43.1, .2
Dagger with Zoomorphic Hilt
Date: second half 16th century
Medium: Hilt: copper; cast, chased, gilded, and inlaid with rubies. Blade: steel; forged
Accession Number: 2011.236
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
Emperor Vespasian Cured by Veronica's Veil
Flemish, Brussels
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
Tondo mirror frame
Italian, Siena
Date: ca. 1490–1500
Medium: Poplar; carved, gilt; deep red-brown bole.
Accession Number: 1975.1.2101
Side Chair
Attributed to John Finlay
(active ca. 1799–1833)
Date: 1815–20
Medium: Maple, painted and gilded, cane
Accession Number: 65.167.6
Armor (Gusoku)
Helmet bowl signed Saotome Iyetada
(Japanese, Edo period, active early–mid-19th century)
Date: 16th and 18th centuries
Medium: Iron, lacquer, silk, gilt copper
Accession Number: 14.100.172
Bowl with a Lute Player
Date: late 12th–early 13th century
Medium: Stonepaste; polychrome inglaze and overglaze painted and gilded on opaque monochrome glaze (mina'i)
Accession Number: 57.61.16
Restello
Date: early 16th century
Medium: Poplar. Carved, gilt; orangebole, blue and red tempera.
Accession Number: 1975.1.2104
Elements of a Light-Cavalry Armor
Date: ca. 1510
Medium: Steel, etched and gilt
Accession Number: 14.25.716
Straw
Date: ca. 1230–50
Medium: Silver, partly gilt; niello, jewels
Accession Number: 47.101.28
Durga as Slayer of the Buffalo Demon Mahisha (Mahishasura Mardini)
Date: 14th–15th century
Medium: Gilt copper alloy, inlaid with semiprecious stones
Accession Number: 1986.498
Chalice à soleil
Date: 1532–33
Medium: Silver gilt
Accession Number: 1996.287
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
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
Pensive Bodhisattva
Date: mid-7th century
Medium: Gilt bronze
Accession Number: 2003.222
Booklet with Scenes of the Passion
Date: carving ca. 1300, painting ca. 1310–20
Accession Number: 1982.60.399
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
Rolltop desk
David Roentgen
(German, Herrnhag 1743–1807 Wiesbaden, master 1780)
Date: ca. 1776–79
Accession Number: 41.82
The Unicorn is Found (from the Unicorn Tapestries)
Date: 1495–1505
Accession Number: 37.80.2
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. 1150–75
Accession Number: 17.190.1406
The Holy Family with Saints Anne and Joachim
Diego de Pesquera
(Spanish, Castile (?), ca. 1540–after 1581, Mexico (?), active 1563–80)
Date: 1567–68
Accession Number: 45.128.5
Square-Headed Bow Brooch
Date: 6th century
Accession Number: 1985.209
Pietà
Date: 1375–1400
Accession Number: 48.85
Boiserie from the Hôtel de Cabris, Grasse
Date: ca. 1774, with later additions
Accession Number: 1972.276.1
The Antioch "Chalice"
Date: 500–550
Accession Number: 50.4
Processional cross
Date: ca. 1460–80
Accession Number: 17.190.499
Princely Figure with Jewelled Crown
Date: mid-11th–mid-12th century
Accession Number: 67.119
Eagle
William Rush
(1756–1833)
Date: 1809–11
Accession Number: 2002.21.1
Pair of silver scyphi (cups) with relief decoration
Date: late 1st century B.C.–early 1st century A.D.
Accession Number: 1994.43.1, .2
Dagger with Zoomorphic Hilt
Date: second half 16th century
Accession Number: 2011.236
Sword and scabbard
Date: ca. 7th century A.D.
Accession Number: 65.28a, b
Emperor Vespasian Cured by Veronica's Veil
Flemish, Brussels
Date: ca. 1510
Accession Number: 1975.1.1914
Tondo mirror frame
Italian, Siena
Date: ca. 1490–1500
Accession Number: 1975.1.2101
Side Chair
Attributed to John Finlay
(active ca. 1799–1833)
Date: 1815–20
Accession Number: 65.167.6
Armor (Gusoku)
Helmet bowl signed Saotome Iyetada
(Japanese, Edo period, active early–mid-19th century)
Date: 16th and 18th centuries
Accession Number: 14.100.172
Bowl with a Lute Player
Date: late 12th–early 13th century
Accession Number: 57.61.16
Restello
Date: early 16th century
Accession Number: 1975.1.2104
Elements of a Light-Cavalry Armor
Date: ca. 1510
Accession Number: 14.25.716
Straw
Date: ca. 1230–50
Accession Number: 47.101.28
Durga as Slayer of the Buffalo Demon Mahisha (Mahishasura Mardini)
Date: 14th–15th century
Accession Number: 1986.498
Chalice à soleil
Date: 1532–33
Accession Number: 1996.287
The Unicorn in Captivity (from the Unicorn Tapestries)
Date: 1495–1505
Accession Number: 37.80.6
Celestial globe with clockwork
Gerhard Emmoser
(working 1556, died 1584)
Date: 1579
Accession Number: 17.190.636
Pensive Bodhisattva
Date: mid-7th century
Accession Number: 2003.222

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