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Kettle Drums
Franz Peter Bunsen
(ca. 1725–1795 (master 1754))
Date: 1779
Medium: Silver, iron, calfskin, textiles
Accession Number: 2010.138.1-.4
Oboe in C
Hendrik Richters
(Dutch, 1684–1727)
Date: before 1727
Medium: Ebony, ivory, silver
Accession Number: 53.56.11
Helmet
Date: late 15th century
Medium: Steel, engraved and damascened with silver; copper alloy
Accession Number: 50.87
Painted Cloth (Pichwai) Depicting the Celebration of the Festival of Cows
Date: late 18th–early 19th century
Medium: Painted and printed gold and silver leaf, opaque watercolor on indigo-dyed cotton
Accession Number: 2003.177
Coffeepot
François Thomas Germain
(French, Paris 1726–1791 Paris, master 1748)
Date: 1757
Medium: Silver with ebony handle
Accession Number: 33.165.1
Basket
Myer Myers
(1723–1795)
Date: 1770–76
Medium: Silver
Accession Number: 54.167
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
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
Rosewater ewer
Possibly by Johann Erhard Heiglen
(German, before 1687–1757)
Date: ca. 1730
Medium: Silver gilt
Accession Number: 1977.1.11
Gold and copper alloy spiral earring with lion-griffin head terminal
Date: 1st half of the 4th century B.C.
Medium: Gold
Accession Number: 74.51.3370
Paten
Date: ca. 1230–50
Medium: Silver, partly gilt; niello, jewels
Accession Number: 47.101.27
Armor of Henry II of France (reigned 1547–59)
Date: ca. 1555
Medium: Steel, silver, gold
Accession Number: 39.121a–n
Sword
Date: ca. 1400
Medium: Steel, silver, copper alloy, leather
Accession Number: 32.75.225
Crib of the Infant Jesus
Date: 15th century
Medium: Wood, polychromy, lead, silver-gilt, painted parchment, silk embroidery with seed pearls, gold thread, translucent enamels
Accession Number: 1974.121a–d
Silver handle of a large dish
Date: 2nd–early 3rd century A.D.
Medium: Silver, gold
Accession Number: 06.1106
Celestial globe with clockwork
Gerhard Emmoser
(working 1556, died 1584)
Date: 1579
Medium: Case: silver, partly gilded, and gilt brass; movement: brass, steel
Accession Number: 17.190.636
Beaker ("Monkey Cup")
Date: ca. 1425–50
Medium: Silver, silver gilt, and painted enamel
Accession Number: 52.50
"Jonah and the Whale", Folio from a Jami al-Tavarikh (Compendium of Chronicles)
Date: ca. 1400
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, gold, and silver on paper
Accession Number: 33.113
Presentation Vase
Thomas Fletcher
(American, Alstead, New Hampshire 1787–1866 New Jersey)
Date: 1824
Medium: Silver
Accession Number: 1982.4a, b
Kettle Drums
Franz Peter Bunsen
(ca. 1725–1795 (master 1754))
Date: 1779
Accession Number: 2010.138.1-.4
Oboe in C
Hendrik Richters
(Dutch, 1684–1727)
Date: before 1727
Accession Number: 53.56.11
Helmet
Date: late 15th century
Accession Number: 50.87
Painted Cloth (Pichwai) Depicting the Celebration of the Festival of Cows
Date: late 18th–early 19th century
Accession Number: 2003.177
Coffeepot
François Thomas Germain
(French, Paris 1726–1791 Paris, master 1748)
Date: 1757
Accession Number: 33.165.1
Basket
Myer Myers
(1723–1795)
Date: 1770–76
Accession Number: 54.167
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
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
Rosewater ewer
Possibly by Johann Erhard Heiglen
(German, before 1687–1757)
Date: ca. 1730
Accession Number: 1977.1.11
Gold and copper alloy spiral earring with lion-griffin head terminal
Date: 1st half of the 4th century B.C.
Accession Number: 74.51.3370
Paten
Date: ca. 1230–50
Accession Number: 47.101.27
Armor of Henry II of France (reigned 1547–59)
Date: ca. 1555
Accession Number: 39.121a–n
Sword
Date: ca. 1400
Accession Number: 32.75.225
Crib of the Infant Jesus
Date: 15th century
Accession Number: 1974.121a–d
Silver handle of a large dish
Date: 2nd–early 3rd century A.D.
Accession Number: 06.1106
Celestial globe with clockwork
Gerhard Emmoser
(working 1556, died 1584)
Date: 1579
Accession Number: 17.190.636
Beaker ("Monkey Cup")
Date: ca. 1425–50
Accession Number: 52.50
Presentation Vase
Thomas Fletcher
(American, Alstead, New Hampshire 1787–1866 New Jersey)
Date: 1824
Accession Number: 1982.4a, b

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