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The Backgammon Players
Philip Webb
(British, Oxford 1831–1915 West Sussex)
Date: 1861
Medium: Painted pine, oil paint on leather, brass, copper
Accession Number: 26.54
Aglauros’s Vision of the Bridal Chamber of Herse, from the Story of Mercury and Herse
Design attributed to Giovanni Battista Lodi da Cremona
(Italian, active 1540–52)
Date: designed ca. 1540, woven ca. 1570
Medium: Wool, silk and precious metal-wrapped threads (20-22 warps per inch, 8-9 warps per cm.)
Accession Number: 41.190.135
Three Men Walking II
Alberto Giacometti
(Swiss, Borgonovo 1901–1966 Chur)
Date: 1949
Medium: Bronze
Accession Number: 1999.363.22
Roundel with the Temptation of Saint Anthony
Date: 1532
Medium: Colorless glass, vitreous paint and silver stain
Accession Number: 1982.433.5
Tournament Helm (Stechhelm)
Date: ca. 1500
Medium: Steel, copper alloy
Accession Number: 29.156.67a
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
Bronze head of a griffin
Date: third quarter of the 7th century B.C.
Medium: Bronze
Accession Number: 1972.118.54
Flintlock Gun of Louis XIII (1601–1643), King of France
Pierre Le Bourgeois
(French, Lisieux, died 1627)
Date: ca. 1620
Medium: Steel, brass, silver, gold, wood, mother-of-pearl
Accession Number: 1972.223
Adoration of the Magi from Seven Scenes from the Life of Christ
Date: ca. 1390
Medium: Pot-metal and colorless glass, vitreous paint and silver stain
Accession Number: 1986.285.2
Chalice
Date: ca. 1230–50
Medium: Silver, partly gilt; niello, jewels
Accession Number: 47.101.26
Musical Clock with Spinet and Organ
Veit Langenbucher
(1587–1631)
Date: ca. 1625
Medium: Ebony, various wood and metals, wire, parchment and leather
Accession Number: 2002.323 a-f
Clarinet in D
Date: 1750–70
Medium: Boxwood, brass
Accession Number: 2010.185
Sheet-gold decoration for a sword scabbard
Date: ca. 340–320 B.C.
Medium: Gold
Accession Number: 30.11.12
Bronze statuette of a veiled and masked dancer
Date: 3rd–2nd century B.C.
Medium: Bronze
Accession Number: 1972.118.95
Odalisque
Anthony Caro
(British, New Malden, Surrey 1924–2013 London)
Date: 1984
Medium: Steel
Accession Number: 1984.328a-d
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
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
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
Straw
Date: ca. 1230–50
Medium: Silver, partly gilt; niello, jewels
Accession Number: 47.101.28
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
The Annunciation to Zacharias; (verso) The Angel of the Annunciation
Giovanni di Paolo
(Giovanni di Paolo di Grazia) (Italian, Siena 1398–1482 Siena)
Date: ca. 1455–60
Medium: Tempera and gold on wood
Accession Number: 1975.1.37
Sword
Date: ca. 1400
Medium: Steel, silver, copper alloy, leather
Accession Number: 32.75.225
Saint Andrew
Simone Martini
(Italian, Siena, active by 1315–died 1344 Avignon)
Date: ca. 1326
Medium: Tempera on wood, gold ground
Accession Number: 41.100.23
Ewer with Wild Man Finial
Date: ca. 1500
Medium: Silver gilt, enamel, and paint
Accession Number: 53.20.2
Holy Face
Gerard David
(Netherlandish, Oudewater ca. 1455–1523 Bruges)
Date: ca. 1485–90
Medium: Tempera and gold leaf on parchment that has been trimmed and laid down on thin walnut
Accession Number: 1975.1.2486
Verdures du Vatican (set of two)
Jean Démosthène Dugourc
(French, Versailles 1749–1825 Paris)
Date: ca. 1799
Medium: Woven silk and metal thread with applied silk and chenille embroidery
Accession Number: 2006.519a, b
Ewer
Date: ca. 1550
Medium: Lead-glazed earthenware inlaid with slip, with molded ornament
Accession Number: 17.190.1740
Side Drum
Date: 1694–1733
Medium: Copper alloy, wood, various materials
Accession Number: 14.25.1618
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
Rolltop desk
David Roentgen
(German, Herrnhaag 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
The Backgammon Players
Philip Webb
(British, Oxford 1831–1915 West Sussex)
Date: 1861
Accession Number: 26.54
Aglauros’s Vision of the Bridal Chamber of Herse, from the Story of Mercury and Herse
Design attributed to Giovanni Battista Lodi da Cremona
(Italian, active 1540–52)
Date: designed ca. 1540, woven ca. 1570
Accession Number: 41.190.135
Three Men Walking II
Alberto Giacometti
(Swiss, Borgonovo 1901–1966 Chur)
Date: 1949
Accession Number: 1999.363.22
Roundel with the Temptation of Saint Anthony
Date: 1532
Accession Number: 1982.433.5
Tournament Helm (Stechhelm)
Date: ca. 1500
Accession Number: 29.156.67a
Opus Anglicanum (Chasuble)
Date: late 15th century
Accession Number: 1982.432
Bronze head of a griffin
Date: third quarter of the 7th century B.C.
Accession Number: 1972.118.54
Flintlock Gun of Louis XIII (1601–1643), King of France
Pierre Le Bourgeois
(French, Lisieux, died 1627)
Date: ca. 1620
Accession Number: 1972.223
Chalice
Date: ca. 1230–50
Accession Number: 47.101.26
Musical Clock with Spinet and Organ
Veit Langenbucher
(1587–1631)
Date: ca. 1625
Accession Number: 2002.323 a-f
Clarinet in D
Date: 1750–70
Accession Number: 2010.185
Sheet-gold decoration for a sword scabbard
Date: ca. 340–320 B.C.
Accession Number: 30.11.12
Bronze statuette of a veiled and masked dancer
Date: 3rd–2nd century B.C.
Accession Number: 1972.118.95
Odalisque
Anthony Caro
(British, New Malden, Surrey 1924–2013 London)
Date: 1984
Accession Number: 1984.328a-d
Secretary
Attributed to Martin Carlin
(French, near Freiburg im Breisgau ca. 1730–1785 Paris)
Date: ca. 1781–85
Accession Number: 1975.1.2026
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
Eagle
William Rush
(1756–1833)
Date: 1809–11
Accession Number: 2002.21.1
Straw
Date: ca. 1230–50
Accession Number: 47.101.28
Henri d'Albret (1503–55), King of Navarre
Léonard Limosin
(ca. 1505–1575/1577)
Date: 1556
Accession Number: 49.7.108
The Annunciation to Zacharias; (verso) The Angel of the Annunciation
Giovanni di Paolo
(Giovanni di Paolo di Grazia) (Italian, Siena 1398–1482 Siena)
Date: ca. 1455–60
Accession Number: 1975.1.37
Sword
Date: ca. 1400
Accession Number: 32.75.225
Saint Andrew
Simone Martini
(Italian, Siena, active by 1315–died 1344 Avignon)
Date: ca. 1326
Accession Number: 41.100.23
Ewer with Wild Man Finial
Date: ca. 1500
Accession Number: 53.20.2
Holy Face
Gerard David
(Netherlandish, Oudewater ca. 1455–1523 Bruges)
Date: ca. 1485–90
Accession Number: 1975.1.2486
Verdures du Vatican (set of two)
Jean Démosthène Dugourc
(French, Versailles 1749–1825 Paris)
Date: ca. 1799
Accession Number: 2006.519a, b
Ewer
Date: ca. 1550
Accession Number: 17.190.1740
Side Drum
Date: 1694–1733
Accession Number: 14.25.1618
Drop-front secretary (Secrétaire en armoire)
Jean Henri Riesener
(French, Gladebeck, near Hessen 1734–1806 Paris)
Date: 1783
Accession Number: 20.155.11
Rolltop desk
David Roentgen
(German, Herrnhaag 1743–1807 Wiesbaden, master 1780)
Date: ca. 1776–79
Accession Number: 41.82
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