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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
Altar Frontal with Man of Sorrows and Saints
Date: ca. 1465
Medium: Wool, linen, and metallic thread (gilt membrane on silk) on linen
Accession Number: 1991.156
The Last Supper
Designed by Bernard van Orley
(Netherlandish, Brussels ca. 1492–1541/42 Brussels)
Date: ca. 1524–46 (design), ca. 1525–28 (woven)
Medium: Wool, silk, silver-gilt thread.
Accession Number: 1975.1.1915
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
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
Boiserie from the Hôtel de Varengeville
Date: ca. 1736–52, with later additions
Medium: Carved, painted, and gilded oak
Accession Number: 63.228.1
Saber with Scabbard
Date: 19th century
Medium: Steel, gold, gilt brass, diamonds, emeralds, pearls
Accession Number: 23.232.2a, b
Standing Shiva (?)
Date: 11th century
Medium: Gilt-copper alloy, silver inlay
Accession Number: 1988.355
Rhyton terminating in the forepart of a wild cat
Date: ca. 1st century B.C.
Medium: Silver, mercury gilding
Accession Number: 1979.447
Diptych with Scenes of the Annunciation, Nativity, Crucifixion, and Resurrection
Date: 1300–1325
Medium: Silver gilt with translucent and opaque enamels
Accession Number: 1980.366
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
Cornetto in A
Date: ca. 1575
Medium: Ivory, gilt ferrule
Accession Number: 52.96.1
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
The Antioch "Chalice"
Date: 500–550
Medium: Silver, silver-gilt
Accession Number: 50.4
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
Buddha, Probably Amitabha
Date: early 7th century
Medium: Hollow dry lacquer with traces of gilt and polychrome pigments
Accession Number: 19.186
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
The Fieschi Morgan Staurotheke
Date: early 9th century
Medium: Cloisonné enamel, silver, silver-gilt, gold, niello
Accession Number: 17.190.715a, b
Center table
Imperial Armory, Tula
(south of Moscow), Russia
Date: ca. 1780–85
Medium: Steel, silver, gilt copper, gilt brass, basswood; replaced mirror glass
Accession Number: 2002.115
Zaō Gongen
Date: 11th century
Medium: Gilt bronze with incised decoration
Accession Number: 1975.268.155
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
Chalice
Date: ca. 1230–50
Medium: Silver, partly gilt; niello, jewels
Accession Number: 47.101.26
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
Altarpiece Dedicated to Buddha Maitreya
Date: dated 524
Medium: Gilt bronze
Accession Number: 38.158.1a–n
Shrine
Matthias Walbaum
(Kiel, Germany 1554–1632 Augsburg, active Augsburg 1579–1632)
Date: 1598–1600
Medium: Ebony, silver, silver gilt, gouache on parchment
Accession Number: 17.190.823
Chair
Herter Brothers
(1864–1906)
Date: 1877–79
Medium: Ebonized cherry, marquetry of lighter woods, gilding
Accession Number: 1992.80
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
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
Tabernacle House Altar with the Adoration of the Shepherds, the Adoration of the Magi, and the Annunciation.
Reinhold Vasters
(German, Erkelenz 1827–1909 Aachen)
Date: second half 16th century (panels); ca. 1865–90 (frame)
Medium: Ebony-veneered soft wood, silver gilt, rock crystal, agate, and reverse painted and gilded glass.
Accession Number: 1975.1.1558
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
Altar Frontal with Man of Sorrows and Saints
Date: ca. 1465
Accession Number: 1991.156
The Last Supper
Designed by Bernard van Orley
(Netherlandish, Brussels ca. 1492–1541/42 Brussels)
Date: ca. 1524–46 (design), ca. 1525–28 (woven)
Accession Number: 1975.1.1915
Plaque with the Descent from the Cross
Date: ca. 1320–40
Accession Number: 17.190.199
Commode à vantaux
David Roentgen
(German, Herrnhag 1743–1807 Wiesbaden, master 1780)
Date: ca. 1775–79 with later alterations
Accession Number: 1982.60.81
Boiserie from the Hôtel de Varengeville
Date: ca. 1736–52, with later additions
Accession Number: 63.228.1
Saber with Scabbard
Date: 19th century
Accession Number: 23.232.2a, b
Standing Shiva (?)
Date: 11th century
Accession Number: 1988.355
Rhyton terminating in the forepart of a wild cat
Date: ca. 1st century B.C.
Accession Number: 1979.447
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
Cornetto in A
Date: ca. 1575
Accession Number: 52.96.1
Flintlock Gun
Pierre Le Bourgeois
(French, Lisieux, died 1627)
Date: ca. 1620
Accession Number: 1972.223
The Antioch "Chalice"
Date: 500–550
Accession Number: 50.4
Presentation Smallsword
James Morisset
(English, London, active 1768–1800)
Date: hallmarked for 1797–98
Accession Number: 26.145.315a, b
Buddha, Probably Amitabha
Date: early 7th century
Accession Number: 19.186
Plaques with Scenes from the Story of Joshua
Date: 10th century
Accession Number: 17.190.135a-d, .136a-c, .137a-c
The Fieschi Morgan Staurotheke
Date: early 9th century
Accession Number: 17.190.715a, b
Center table
Imperial Armory, Tula
(south of Moscow), Russia
Date: ca. 1780–85
Accession Number: 2002.115
Zaō Gongen
Date: 11th century
Accession Number: 1975.268.155
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
Chalice
Date: ca. 1230–50
Accession Number: 47.101.26
Durga as Slayer of the Buffalo Demon Mahisha (Mahishasura Mardini)
Date: 14th–15th century
Accession Number: 1986.498
Altarpiece Dedicated to Buddha Maitreya
Date: dated 524
Accession Number: 38.158.1a–n
Shrine
Matthias Walbaum
(Kiel, Germany 1554–1632 Augsburg, active Augsburg 1579–1632)
Date: 1598–1600
Accession Number: 17.190.823
Chair
Herter Brothers
(1864–1906)
Date: 1877–79
Accession Number: 1992.80
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
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
Tabernacle House Altar with the Adoration of the Shepherds, the Adoration of the Magi, and the Annunciation.
Reinhold Vasters
(German, Erkelenz 1827–1909 Aachen)
Date: second half 16th century (panels); ca. 1865–90 (frame)
Accession Number: 1975.1.1558

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