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Iron and iron alloy x
Crossbow of Count Ulrich V of Württemberg (1413–1480)
Attributed to Heinrich Heid von Winterthur
(probably Swiss, active Stuttgart, recorded 1453–1460)
Date: dated 1460
Medium: Wood (European hornbeam), horn, animal sinew, staghorn, birch bark, iron alloy, copper alloy, pigment
Accession Number: 04.3.36
Helmet (Spangenhelm)
Date: 6th–7th century
Medium: Iron, copper alloy, gold
Accession Number: 42.50.1
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
Rapier of Prince-Elector Christian II of Saxony (1583–1611)
Hilt by Israel Schuech
(German, Dresden, active ca. 1590–1610)
Date: dated 1606
Medium: Steel, bronze, gold, enamel, paste jewels, cameos, pearls, wood
Accession Number: 1970.77
Pair of Flintlock Pistols of Empress Catherine the Great (1729–1796)
Johan Adolph Grecke
(Russian, Saint Petersburg, recorded 1755–90)
Date: 1786
Medium: Steel, ivory, gold, brass
Accession Number: 1986.265.1, .2
Blade for a Dagger (Tantō)
Blade inscribed by Rai Kunitoshi
(Japanese, active ca. 1290–ca. 1320)
Date: ca. 1315–16
Medium: Steel
Accession Number: 1991.373a, b
Helmet
Date: late 15th century
Medium: Steel, engraved and damascened with silver; copper alloy
Accession Number: 50.87
Narva
Jean Tinguely
(Swiss, 1925–1991)
Date: 1961
Medium: Steel bars, metal wheel, tubes, cast iron, wire, aluminum, string, electric motor 220 v
Accession Number: 2006.277a-fff
Colt Third Model Dragoon Percussion Revolver, Serial Number 12406
Samuel Colt
(American, Hartford, Connecticut 1814–1862)
Date: ca. 1853
Medium: Steel, brass, gold, walnut
Accession Number: 1995.336
Ball gown
House of Balenciaga
(French, founded 1937)
Date: spring/summer 1948
Medium: silk, steel
Accession Number: C.I.58.13.6a, b
Armor Garniture of George Clifford (1558–1605), Third Earl of Cumberland
Made under the direction of Jacob Halder
(British, master armorer at the royal workshops at Greenwich, documented in England 1558–1608)
Date: 1586
Medium: Steel, gold
Accession Number: 32.130.6a–y
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
Power Figure: Male (Nkisi)
Date: 19th–20th century
Medium: Wood, copper, brass, iron, fiber, snakeskin, leather, fur, feathers, mud, resin
Accession Number: 1978.409
Harquebusier's Armor of Pedro II, King of Portugal (reigned 1683–1706) with Buff Coat
Armor attributed to Richard Holden
(British, London, recorded 1658–1708)
Date: ca. 1683
Medium: Steel, gold, leather, textile
Accession Number: 15.113.1–.5; 29.158.885
Watch
Jacques Goullons
(French, active Paris, 1626–died 1671)
Date: ca. 1645–48
Medium: Case and dial of enameled gold. Hand of steel.
Accession Number: 1975.1.1244
Untitled
Anish Kapoor
(British (born India) 1954)
Date: 2007
Medium: Stainless steel
Accession Number: 2008.29
Congressional Presentation Sword with Scabbard of Colonel Marinus Willett (1740–1830)
C. Liger
(French, Paris, recorded 1770–93)
Date: hallmarked for 1785–86
Medium: Steel, silver, gold
Accession Number: 17.87.3a, b
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
Double-Barreled Wheellock Pistol Made for Emperor Charles V (reigned 1519–56)
Peter Peck
(German, Munich, 1503–1596)
Date: ca. 1540–45
Medium: Steel, gold, wood, staghorn
Accession Number: 14.25.1425
Elements of a Light-Cavalry Armor
Date: ca. 1510
Medium: Steel, gold
Accession Number: 14.25.716
Settee
George Jakob Hunzinger
(1835–1898)
Date: ca. 1876–85
Medium: Ebonized cherry, fabric-covered steel mesh
Accession Number: 1992.269
Yataghan from the Court of Süleyman the Magnificent (reigned 1520–66)
Workshop of Ahmed Tekelü
(possibly Iranian, active Istanbul, ca. 1520–30)
Date: ca. 1525
Medium: Steel, walrus ivory, gold, silver, rubies, turquoise, pearls
Accession Number: 1993.14
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
Helmet
Date: mid-16th century
Medium: Steel, gold, silver
Accession Number: 04.3.456a
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
Toilet set in original leather case
Fourteen identified German
(Augsburg) goldsmiths and other German artisans; Japanese (Imari) porcelain maker
Date: ca. 1743–45
Medium: Gilt silver, hard-paste porcelain, cut glass, walnut, carved and partially gilt coniferous wood, blind-tooled and partially gilt leather, partially gilt steel and iron, textiles, moiré paper, hog's bristle
Accession Number: 2005.364.1a–d–.48
Blades and Mountings for a Pair of Swords (Daishō)
Long sword
(katana) blade inscribed by Sukemitsu of Bizen (Japanese, Bizen, Muromachi period, active ca. 1440)
Date: sword (katana) blade, dated 1440; short sword (wakizashi) blade, 15th century; mountings, late 18th century
Medium: Steel, wood, lacquer, copper-silver alloy (shibuichi), gold, copper, rayskin, silk
Accession Number: 36.120.417a, b, .418a–c
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
Flintlock Rifle
Jacob Kuntz
(American, Allentown, Pennsylvania 1780–1876 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)
Date: ca. 1810–15
Medium: Steel, brass, wood (maple), silver, bone, horn
Accession Number: 42.22
Crossbow of Count Ulrich V of Württemberg (1413–1480)
Attributed to Heinrich Heid von Winterthur
(probably Swiss, active Stuttgart, recorded 1453–1460)
Date: dated 1460
Accession Number: 04.3.36
Helmet (Spangenhelm)
Date: 6th–7th century
Accession Number: 42.50.1
Hunting Sword with Scabbard
Grip attributed to Joseph Deutschmann
(German, Imst 1717–1787 Passau)
Date: ca. 1740
Accession Number: 26.145.243a, b
Rapier of Prince-Elector Christian II of Saxony (1583–1611)
Hilt by Israel Schuech
(German, Dresden, active ca. 1590–1610)
Date: dated 1606
Accession Number: 1970.77
Pair of Flintlock Pistols of Empress Catherine the Great (1729–1796)
Johan Adolph Grecke
(Russian, Saint Petersburg, recorded 1755–90)
Date: 1786
Accession Number: 1986.265.1, .2
Blade for a Dagger (Tantō)
Blade inscribed by Rai Kunitoshi
(Japanese, active ca. 1290–ca. 1320)
Date: ca. 1315–16
Accession Number: 1991.373a, b
Helmet
Date: late 15th century
Accession Number: 50.87
Narva
Jean Tinguely
(Swiss, 1925–1991)
Date: 1961
Accession Number: 2006.277a-fff
Colt Third Model Dragoon Percussion Revolver, Serial Number 12406
Samuel Colt
(American, Hartford, Connecticut 1814–1862)
Date: ca. 1853
Accession Number: 1995.336
Ball gown
House of Balenciaga
(French, founded 1937)
Date: spring/summer 1948
Accession Number: C.I.58.13.6a, b
Armor Garniture of George Clifford (1558–1605), Third Earl of Cumberland
Made under the direction of Jacob Halder
(British, master armorer at the royal workshops at Greenwich, documented in England 1558–1608)
Date: 1586
Accession Number: 32.130.6a–y
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
Power Figure: Male (Nkisi)
Date: 19th–20th century
Accession Number: 1978.409
Harquebusier's Armor of Pedro II, King of Portugal (reigned 1683–1706) with Buff Coat
Armor attributed to Richard Holden
(British, London, recorded 1658–1708)
Date: ca. 1683
Accession Number: 15.113.1–.5; 29.158.885
Watch
Jacques Goullons
(French, active Paris, 1626–died 1671)
Date: ca. 1645–48
Accession Number: 1975.1.1244
Untitled
Anish Kapoor
(British (born India) 1954)
Date: 2007
Accession Number: 2008.29
Congressional Presentation Sword with Scabbard of Colonel Marinus Willett (1740–1830)
C. Liger
(French, Paris, recorded 1770–93)
Date: hallmarked for 1785–86
Accession Number: 17.87.3a, b
Sword and scabbard
Date: ca. 7th century A.D.
Accession Number: 65.28a, b
Double-Barreled Wheellock Pistol Made for Emperor Charles V (reigned 1519–56)
Peter Peck
(German, Munich, 1503–1596)
Date: ca. 1540–45
Accession Number: 14.25.1425
Elements of a Light-Cavalry Armor
Date: ca. 1510
Accession Number: 14.25.716
Settee
George Jakob Hunzinger
(1835–1898)
Date: ca. 1876–85
Accession Number: 1992.269
Yataghan from the Court of Süleyman the Magnificent (reigned 1520–66)
Workshop of Ahmed Tekelü
(possibly Iranian, active Istanbul, ca. 1520–30)
Date: ca. 1525
Accession Number: 1993.14
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
Helmet
Date: mid-16th century
Accession Number: 04.3.456a
Rolltop desk
David Roentgen
(German, Herrnhag 1743–1807 Wiesbaden, master 1780)
Date: ca. 1776–79
Accession Number: 41.82
Toilet set in original leather case
Fourteen identified German
(Augsburg) goldsmiths and other German artisans; Japanese (Imari) porcelain maker
Date: ca. 1743–45
Accession Number: 2005.364.1a–d–.48
Blades and Mountings for a Pair of Swords (Daishō)
Long sword
(katana) blade inscribed by Sukemitsu of Bizen (Japanese, Bizen, Muromachi period, active ca. 1440)
Date: sword (katana) blade, dated 1440; short sword (wakizashi) blade, 15th century; mountings, late 18th century
Accession Number: 36.120.417a, b, .418a–c
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
Flintlock Rifle
Jacob Kuntz
(American, Allentown, Pennsylvania 1780–1876 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)
Date: ca. 1810–15
Accession Number: 42.22
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