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Settee (one of a pair) (part of a set)
Attributed to Johann Michael Bauer
(German, Westheim 1710–1779 Bamberg)
Date: ca. 1763–64
Medium: Carved, painted and gilded linden wood; squab pillow in silk velvet (not original)
Accession Number: 1974.356.120a
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
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
Chalice à soleil
Date: 1532–33
Medium: Silver gilt
Accession Number: 1996.287
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
Mechanical table
Jean-François Oeben
(French, born Germany, Heisenberg 1721–1763 Paris)
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
The Adoration of the Shepherds
Bartolo di Fredi
(Italian, active by 1353–died 1410 Siena)
Date: 1374
Medium: Tempera on poplar, gilding
Accession Number: 25.120.288
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
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
Cornetto in A
Date: ca. 1575
Medium: Ivory, gilt ferrule
Accession Number: 52.96.1
Boiserie from the Hôtel de Cabris, Grasse
Date: ca. 1774, with later additions
Medium: Carved, painted, and gilded oak
Accession Number: 1972.276.1
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
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
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: Gilded silver, gold, enamel worked in cloisonné, and niello
Accession Number: 17.190.715a, b
Buddha Maitreya (Mile fo)
Date: dated 524
Medium: Gilt bronze
Accession Number: 38.158.1a–n
Pietà
Date: 1375–1400
Medium: Poplar, plaster, paint, gilt
Accession Number: 48.85
Plaque with the Pentecost
Date: ca. 1150–75
Medium: Champlevé and translucent enamel on copper gilt
Accession Number: 65.105
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
Commode à vantaux
David Roentgen
(German, Herrnhaag 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
Ceiling
Date: 16th century
Medium: Wood; carved, painted, and gilded
Accession Number: 56.234.35
Square-Headed Bow Brooch
Date: 6th century
Medium: Gilded copper alloy inlaid with niello
Accession Number: 1985.209
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
Chair
Herter Brothers
(1864–1906)
Date: 1877–79
Medium: Ebonized cherry, marquetry of lighter woods, gilding
Accession Number: 1992.80
Boiserie from the Hôtel de Varengeville
Date: ca. 1736–52, with later additions
Medium: Carved, painted, and gilded oak
Accession Number: 63.228.1
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
Side Chair
Attributed to John Finlay
(active ca. 1799–1833)
Date: 1815–20
Medium: Maple, painted and gilded, cane
Accession Number: 65.167.6
Rosewater ewer
Possibly by Johann Erhard Heiglen
(German, before 1687–1757)
Date: ca. 1730
Medium: Silver gilt
Accession Number: 1977.1.11
Tapestry Room from Croome Court
Room after a design by Robert Adam
(British, Kirkcaldy, Scotland 1728–1792 London)
Date: 1763–71
Medium: Plaster, pine, mahogany, bronze-gilt, marble, lapis lazuli, steel; wool and silk (22-24 warps per inch, 9-10 per centimeter)
Accession Number: 58.75.1–.22
Settee (one of a pair) (part of a set)
Attributed to Johann Michael Bauer
(German, Westheim 1710–1779 Bamberg)
Date: ca. 1763–64
Accession Number: 1974.356.120a
Chasse of Champagnat
Date: ca. 1150
Accession Number: 17.190.685–87, .695, .710–.711
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
Chalice à soleil
Date: 1532–33
Accession Number: 1996.287
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
Mechanical table
Jean-François Oeben
(French, born Germany, Heisenberg 1721–1763 Paris)
Date: ca. 1761–63
Accession Number: 1982.60.61
The Adoration of the Shepherds
Bartolo di Fredi
(Italian, active by 1353–died 1410 Siena)
Date: 1374
Accession Number: 25.120.288
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
The Unicorn is Found (from the Unicorn Tapestries)
Date: 1495–1505
Accession Number: 37.80.2
Cornetto in A
Date: ca. 1575
Accession Number: 52.96.1
Boiserie from the Hôtel de Cabris, Grasse
Date: ca. 1774, with later additions
Accession Number: 1972.276.1
Plaque with the Descent from the Cross
Date: ca. 1320–40
Accession Number: 17.190.199
Secretary
Attributed to Martin Carlin
(French, near Freiburg im Breisgau ca. 1730–1785 Paris)
Date: ca. 1781–85
Accession Number: 1975.1.2026
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
Buddha Maitreya (Mile fo)
Date: dated 524
Accession Number: 38.158.1a–n
Pietà
Date: 1375–1400
Accession Number: 48.85
Plaque with the Pentecost
Date: ca. 1150–75
Accession Number: 65.105
Henri d'Albret (1503–55), King of Navarre
Léonard Limosin
(ca. 1505–1575/1577)
Date: 1556
Accession Number: 49.7.108
Commode à vantaux
David Roentgen
(German, Herrnhaag 1743–1807 Wiesbaden, master 1780)
Date: ca. 1775–79 with later alterations
Accession Number: 1982.60.81
Ceiling
Date: 16th century
Accession Number: 56.234.35
Square-Headed Bow Brooch
Date: 6th century
Accession Number: 1985.209
Drop-front secretary (Secrétaire en armoire)
Jean Henri Riesener
(French, Gladebeck, near Hessen 1734–1806 Paris)
Date: 1783
Accession Number: 20.155.11
Chair
Herter Brothers
(1864–1906)
Date: 1877–79
Accession Number: 1992.80
Boiserie from the Hôtel de Varengeville
Date: ca. 1736–52, with later additions
Accession Number: 63.228.1
Chasse with the Crucifixion and Christ in Majesty
Date: ca. 1180–90
Accession Number: 17.190.514
Side Chair
Attributed to John Finlay
(active ca. 1799–1833)
Date: 1815–20
Accession Number: 65.167.6
Rosewater ewer
Possibly by Johann Erhard Heiglen
(German, before 1687–1757)
Date: ca. 1730
Accession Number: 1977.1.11
Tapestry Room from Croome Court
Room after a design by Robert Adam
(British, Kirkcaldy, Scotland 1728–1792 London)
Date: 1763–71
Accession Number: 58.75.1–.22
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