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56 records
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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
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
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
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
Saber with Scabbard
Date: 19th century
Medium: Steel, gold, gilt brass, diamonds, emeralds, pearls
Accession Number: 23.232.2a, b
Rapier of Prince-Elector Christian II of Saxony
Israel Schuech
(German, Dresden, active ca. 1590–1610)
Date: dated 1606
Medium: Steel; gilt bronze, with traces of enamel, paste jewels, cameos, pearls, wood
Accession Number: 1970.77
Saber
Date: mid-16th century
Medium: Steel, iron, gold, wood, green-dyed fish skin
Accession Number: 36.25.1297
Tapestry Room from Croome Court
Room after a design by Robert Adam
(British, Kirkclady, 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
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
Armor of Emperor Ferdinand I
Kunz Lochner
(German, Nuremberg, 1510–1567)
Date: dated 1549
Medium: Etched steel
Accession Number: 33.164a–x
Shield of Henry II of France
Date: ca. 1555
Medium: Steel, embossed and damascened with gold and silver
Accession Number: 34.85
Armor Garniture, Probably of King Henry VIII of England (reigned 1509–47)
Design of the decoration attributed to Hans Holbein the Younger
(German, Augsburg 1497/98–1543 London)
Date: dated 1527
Medium: Steel, etched and gilt overall
Accession Number: 19.131.1a–r, t–w, .2a–c; 27.183.16
"MR" Armchair
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
(American (born Germany), Aachen 1886–1969 Chicago, Illinois)
Date: 1927
Medium: Tubular steel, painted caning
Accession Number: 1980.351
Armor
Date: ca. 1400–1450 and later
Medium: Steel, brass, textile, leather
Accession Number: 29.154.3
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
Armor of Henry II of France (reigned 1547–59)
Date: ca. 1555
Medium: Steel, silver, gold
Accession Number: 39.121a–n
Tournament Helm (Stechhelm)
Date: ca. 1500
Medium: Steel, copper alloy
Accession Number: 29.156.67a
Untitled
Anish Kapoor
(British (born India) 1954)
Date: 2007
Medium: Stainless steel
Accession Number: 2008.29
Helmet
Date: late 15th century
Medium: Steel, engraved and damascened with silver; copper alloy
Accession Number: 50.87
Elements of a Light-Cavalry Armor
Date: ca. 1510
Medium: Steel, etched and gilt
Accession Number: 14.25.716
Ball gown
House of Balenciaga
(French, founded 1937)
Date: spring/summer 1948
Medium: silk, steel
Accession Number: C.I.58.13.6a, b
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
Burgonet
Filippo Negroli
(Italian, Milan ca. 1510–1579)
Date: dated 1543
Medium: Embossed steel damascened with gold
Accession Number: 17.190.1720
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
Center table
Imperial Armory, Tula
(south of Moscow), Russia
Date: ca. 1780–85
Medium: Steel, silver, gilt copper, gilt brass, basswood; replaced mirror glass
Accession Number: 2002.115
Helmet (Sallet)
Date: late 15th century
Medium: Steel, gold, silver, cloisonné enamel
Accession Number: 1983.413
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
Odalisque
Anthony Caro
(British, New Malden, Surrey 1924–2013 London)
Date: 1984
Medium: Steel
Accession Number: 1984.328a-d
Armor of Infante Luis, Prince of Asturias (1707–1724)
Signature probably refers to Jean Drouart
(French, Paris, died before October 1715)
Date: dated 1712
Medium: Steel, blued and gilt; gilt brass, silk, cotton, metallic yarn, paper
Accession Number: 1989.3
Smallsword of Col. Marinus Willett (1740–1830)
C. Liger
(French, Paris, recorded 1770–93)
Date: 1785–86
Medium: Steel, silver, gold
Accession Number: 17.87.3a, b
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
Watch
Jacques Goullons
(French, active Paris, 1626–died 1671)
Date: ca. 1645–48
Accession Number: 1975.1.1244
Celestial globe with clockwork
Gerhard Emmoser
(working 1556, died 1584)
Date: 1579
Accession Number: 17.190.636
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
Saber with Scabbard
Date: 19th century
Accession Number: 23.232.2a, b
Rapier of Prince-Elector Christian II of Saxony
Israel Schuech
(German, Dresden, active ca. 1590–1610)
Date: dated 1606
Accession Number: 1970.77
Saber
Date: mid-16th century
Accession Number: 36.25.1297
Tapestry Room from Croome Court
Room after a design by Robert Adam
(British, Kirkclady, Scotland 1728–1792 London)
Date: 1763–71
Accession Number: 58.75.1–.22
Presentation Smallsword
James Morisset
(English, London, active 1768–1800)
Date: hallmarked for 1797–98
Accession Number: 26.145.315a, b
Armor of Emperor Ferdinand I
Kunz Lochner
(German, Nuremberg, 1510–1567)
Date: dated 1549
Accession Number: 33.164a–x
Shield of Henry II of France
Date: ca. 1555
Accession Number: 34.85
Armor Garniture, Probably of King Henry VIII of England (reigned 1509–47)
Design of the decoration attributed to Hans Holbein the Younger
(German, Augsburg 1497/98–1543 London)
Date: dated 1527
Accession Number: 19.131.1a–r, t–w, .2a–c; 27.183.16
"MR" Armchair
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
(American (born Germany), Aachen 1886–1969 Chicago, Illinois)
Date: 1927
Accession Number: 1980.351
Armor
Date: ca. 1400–1450 and later
Accession Number: 29.154.3
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
Armor of Henry II of France (reigned 1547–59)
Date: ca. 1555
Accession Number: 39.121a–n
Tournament Helm (Stechhelm)
Date: ca. 1500
Accession Number: 29.156.67a
Untitled
Anish Kapoor
(British (born India) 1954)
Date: 2007
Accession Number: 2008.29
Helmet
Date: late 15th century
Accession Number: 50.87
Elements of a Light-Cavalry Armor
Date: ca. 1510
Accession Number: 14.25.716
Ball gown
House of Balenciaga
(French, founded 1937)
Date: spring/summer 1948
Accession Number: C.I.58.13.6a, b
Dagger with Zoomorphic Hilt
Date: second half 16th century
Accession Number: 2011.236
Burgonet
Filippo Negroli
(Italian, Milan ca. 1510–1579)
Date: dated 1543
Accession Number: 17.190.1720
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
Center table
Imperial Armory, Tula
(south of Moscow), Russia
Date: ca. 1780–85
Accession Number: 2002.115
Helmet (Sallet)
Date: late 15th century
Accession Number: 1983.413
Flintlock Gun
Pierre Le Bourgeois
(French, Lisieux, died 1627)
Date: ca. 1620
Accession Number: 1972.223
Odalisque
Anthony Caro
(British, New Malden, Surrey 1924–2013 London)
Date: 1984
Accession Number: 1984.328a-d
Armor of Infante Luis, Prince of Asturias (1707–1724)
Signature probably refers to Jean Drouart
(French, Paris, died before October 1715)
Date: dated 1712
Accession Number: 1989.3
Smallsword of Col. Marinus Willett (1740–1830)
C. Liger
(French, Paris, recorded 1770–93)
Date: 1785–86
Accession Number: 17.87.3a, b
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