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Hunting Sword with Scabbard
Grip attributed to Joseph Deutschmann
(German, Imst 1717–1787 Passau)
Date: ca. 1740
Medium: Steel, silver-gilt, ivory, wood, leather
Accession Number: 26.145.243a, b
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
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
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
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
Pier table
Joseph B. Barry and Son
(1757–1838)
Date: 1810–15
Medium: Mahogany, mahogany veneer, satinwood, amboyna, pine, gilt bronze with yellow poplar
Accession Number: 1976.324
Rosewater ewer
Possibly by Johann Erhard Heiglen
(German, before 1687–1757)
Date: ca. 1730
Medium: Silver gilt
Accession Number: 1977.1.11
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
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
Ewer with Wild Man Finial
Date: ca. 1500
Medium: Silver gilt, enamel, and paint
Accession Number: 53.20.2
Ewer
Date: Porcelain 1573–1620; mounts ca. 1585
Medium: Porcelain, silver-gilt
Accession Number: 44.14.2
Straw
Date: ca. 1230–50
Medium: Silver-gilt
Accession Number: 47.101.29
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
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
Silver-gilt bowl
Date: ca. 725–675 B.C.
Medium: Gilt silver
Accession Number: 74.51.4554
Pietà
Date: 1375–1400
Medium: Poplar, plaster, paint, gilt
Accession Number: 48.85
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
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
Armor (Yoroi)
Date: early 14th century
Medium: Iron, lacquer, leather, silk, gilt copper
Accession Number: 14.100.121b–e
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
Ceiling
Date: 16th century
Medium: Wood; carved, painted, and gilded
Accession Number: 56.234.35
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
Buddha Maitreya (Mile fo)
Date: dated 524
Medium: Gilt bronze
Accession Number: 38.158.1a–n
Beaker with Apes
Date: ca. 1425–50
Medium: Silver, silver gilt, and painted enamel
Accession Number: 52.50
Durga as Slayer of the Buffalo Demon Mahishasura
Date: 14th–15th century
Medium: Gilt copper alloy, inlaid with semiprecious stones
Accession Number: 1986.498
The Visitation
Attributed to Master Heinrich of Constance
(German, active in Constance, ca. 1300)
Date: ca. 1310–20
Medium: Walnut, paint, gilding, rock-crystal cabochons inset in gilt-silver mounts
Accession Number: 17.190.724
The Fieschi Morgan Staurotheke
Date: early 9th century
Medium: Cloisonné enamel, silver, silver-gilt, gold, niello
Accession Number: 17.190.715a, b
Walking-Stick Flute/Oboe
Georg Henrich Scherer
(German, 1703–1778)
Date: ca. 1750–57
Medium: Narwhal (narwhahl) tusk, ivory, gilt brass
Accession Number: 2006.86a–c
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
Chair
Herter Brothers
(1864–1906)
Date: 1877–79
Medium: Ebonized cherry, marquetry of lighter woods, gilding
Accession Number: 1992.80
Hunting Sword with Scabbard
Grip attributed to Joseph Deutschmann
(German, Imst 1717–1787 Passau)
Date: ca. 1740
Accession Number: 26.145.243a, b
Emperor Vespasian Cured by Veronica's Veil
Date: ca. 1510
Accession Number: 1975.1.1914
The Unicorn is Found (from the Unicorn Tapestries)
Date: 1495–1505
Accession Number: 37.80.2
Mechanical table
Jean-François Oeben
(1721–1763)
Date: ca. 1761–63
Accession Number: 1982.60.61
Tabernacle of Cherves
Date: ca. 1220–1230
Accession Number: 17.190.735
Pier table
Joseph B. Barry and Son
(1757–1838)
Date: 1810–15
Accession Number: 1976.324
Rosewater ewer
Possibly by Johann Erhard Heiglen
(German, before 1687–1757)
Date: ca. 1730
Accession Number: 1977.1.11
Bowl with a Lute Player
Date: late 12th–early 13th century
Accession Number: 57.61.16
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
Ewer with Wild Man Finial
Date: ca. 1500
Accession Number: 53.20.2
Ewer
Date: Porcelain 1573–1620; mounts ca. 1585
Accession Number: 44.14.2
Straw
Date: ca. 1230–50
Accession Number: 47.101.29
Dagger with Zoomorphic Hilt
Date: second half 16th century
Accession Number: 2011.236
Secretary
Attributed to Martin Carlin
(French, near Freiburg im Breisgau ca. 1730–1785 Paris)
Date: ca. 1781–85
Accession Number: 1975.1.2026
Silver-gilt bowl
Date: ca. 725–675 B.C.
Accession Number: 74.51.4554
Pietà
Date: 1375–1400
Accession Number: 48.85
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
Opus Anglicanum (Chasuble)
Date: late 15th century
Accession Number: 1982.432
Armor (Yoroi)
Date: early 14th century
Accession Number: 14.100.121b–e
Altar Frontal with Man of Sorrows and Saints
Date: ca. 1465
Accession Number: 1991.156
Ceiling
Date: 16th century
Accession Number: 56.234.35
Saint John the Baptist
Juan Martínez Montañés
(Spanish, Alcalá la Real 1568–1649 Seville)
Date: ca. 1620–30
Accession Number: 63.40
Buddha Maitreya (Mile fo)
Date: dated 524
Accession Number: 38.158.1a–n
Beaker with Apes
Date: ca. 1425–50
Accession Number: 52.50
Durga as Slayer of the Buffalo Demon Mahishasura
Date: 14th–15th century
Accession Number: 1986.498
The Visitation
Attributed to Master Heinrich of Constance
(German, active in Constance, ca. 1300)
Date: ca. 1310–20
Accession Number: 17.190.724
The Fieschi Morgan Staurotheke
Date: early 9th century
Accession Number: 17.190.715a, b
Walking-Stick Flute/Oboe
Georg Henrich Scherer
(German, 1703–1778)
Date: ca. 1750–57
Accession Number: 2006.86a–c
Sword and scabbard
Date: ca. 7th century A.D.
Accession Number: 65.28a, b
Chair
Herter Brothers
(1864–1906)
Date: 1877–79
Accession Number: 1992.80
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