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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, etched and gilt overall
Accession Number: 19.131.1a–r, t–w, .2a–c; 27.183.16
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
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
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
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
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
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
Relief of the Betrayal and Arrest of Jesus
Date: 1264–88
Medium: Limestone with traces of polychromy and gilding
Accession Number: 17.120.5
Flintlock Gun
Pierre Le Bourgeois
(French, Lisieux, died 1627)
Date: ca. 1620
Medium: Steel, chiseled, blued, and gilt; wood, inlaid with silver, brass, and engraved mother-of-pearl; gilt brass; bone
Accession Number: 1972.223
Helmet
Date: 5th century
Medium: Iron, gilt copper
Accession Number: 28.60.2
Beaker ("Monkey Cup")
Date: ca. 1425–50
Medium: Silver, silver gilt, and painted enamel
Accession Number: 52.50
Enameled and Gilded Bottle
Date: late 13th century
Medium: Glass, greenish; blown, folded foot; enameled and gilded
Accession Number: 41.150
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
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
Sofa
Attributed to Duncan Phyfe
(1770–1854)
Date: ca. 1810–20
Medium: Mahogany, tulip poplar, cane, gilded brass
Accession Number: 60.4.1
Ceiling
Date: 16th century
Medium: Wood; carved, painted, and gilded
Accession Number: 56.234.35
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
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
Processional cross
Date: ca. 1460–80
Medium: Partly gilt silver, niello, and copper with traces of gilding, over wood
Accession Number: 17.190.499
Paris
Antico
(Pier Jacopo Alari Bonacolsi) (Italian, Mantua ca. 1460–1528 Gazzuolo)
Date: ca. 1500–1505
Medium: Bronze, partially gilt and silvered
Accession Number: 55.93
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
Armchair (Fauteuil à la reine) (one of a pair)
Georges Jacob
(1739–1814, master 1765)
Date: ca. 1780–85
Medium: Carved and gilded walnut; embroidered silk satin
Accession Number: 58.75.25
Saint Margaret of Antioch
Date: ca. 1475
Medium: Alabaster, with traces of gilding
Accession Number: 2000.641
Plate with a hunting scene from the tale of Bahram Gur and Azadeh
Date: ca. 5th century A.D.
Medium: Silver, mercury gilding
Accession Number: 1994.402
Chalice à soleil
Date: 1532–33
Medium: Silver gilt
Accession Number: 1996.287
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
Chair
Herter Brothers
(1864–1906)
Date: 1877–79
Medium: Ebonized cherry, marquetry of lighter woods, gilding
Accession Number: 1992.80
Goblet
Date: ca. 1475–1500
Medium: Glass, enameled and gilded
Accession Number: 17.190.730a, b
Ewer
Date: Porcelain 1573–1620; mounts ca. 1585
Medium: Porcelain, silver-gilt
Accession Number: 44.14.2
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
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
Reliquary Bust of Saint Yrieix
Date: ca. 1220–40, with later grill
Accession Number: 17.190.352a, b
Mechanical table
Jean-François Oeben
(1721–1763)
Date: ca. 1761–63
Accession Number: 1982.60.61
Eagle
William Rush
(1756–1833)
Date: 1809–11
Accession Number: 2002.21.1
Commode à vantaux
David Roentgen
(German, Herrnhag 1743–1807 Wiesbaden, master 1780)
Date: ca. 1775–79 with later alterations
Accession Number: 1982.60.81
Bowl with a Lute Player
Date: late 12th–early 13th century
Accession Number: 57.61.16
Tabernacle of Cherves
Date: ca. 1220–1230
Accession Number: 17.190.735
Relief of the Betrayal and Arrest of Jesus
Date: 1264–88
Accession Number: 17.120.5
Flintlock Gun
Pierre Le Bourgeois
(French, Lisieux, died 1627)
Date: ca. 1620
Accession Number: 1972.223
Helmet
Date: 5th century
Accession Number: 28.60.2
Beaker ("Monkey Cup")
Date: ca. 1425–50
Accession Number: 52.50
Enameled and Gilded Bottle
Date: late 13th century
Accession Number: 41.150
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
Drop-front secretary (Secrétaire en armoire)
Jean Henri Riesener
(French, Gladebeck, near Hessen 1734–1806 Paris)
Date: 1783
Accession Number: 20.155.11
Sofa
Attributed to Duncan Phyfe
(1770–1854)
Date: ca. 1810–20
Accession Number: 60.4.1
Ceiling
Date: 16th century
Accession Number: 56.234.35
Opus Anglicanum (Chasuble)
Date: late 15th century
Accession Number: 1982.432
Dagger with Zoomorphic Hilt
Date: second half 16th century
Accession Number: 2011.236
Processional cross
Date: ca. 1460–80
Accession Number: 17.190.499
Paris
Antico
(Pier Jacopo Alari Bonacolsi) (Italian, Mantua ca. 1460–1528 Gazzuolo)
Date: ca. 1500–1505
Accession Number: 55.93
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
Armchair (Fauteuil à la reine) (one of a pair)
Georges Jacob
(1739–1814, master 1765)
Date: ca. 1780–85
Accession Number: 58.75.25
Saint Margaret of Antioch
Date: ca. 1475
Accession Number: 2000.641
Plate with a hunting scene from the tale of Bahram Gur and Azadeh
Date: ca. 5th century A.D.
Accession Number: 1994.402
Chalice à soleil
Date: 1532–33
Accession Number: 1996.287
Rolltop desk
David Roentgen
(German, Herrnhag 1743–1807 Wiesbaden, master 1780)
Date: ca. 1776–79
Accession Number: 41.82
Chair
Herter Brothers
(1864–1906)
Date: 1877–79
Accession Number: 1992.80
Goblet
Date: ca. 1475–1500
Accession Number: 17.190.730a, b
Ewer
Date: Porcelain 1573–1620; mounts ca. 1585
Accession Number: 44.14.2
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

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