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Arched Harp (shoulder harp)
Date: ca. 1390–1295 B.C.
Medium: Wood
Accession Number: 43.2.1
Shabti of Yuya
Date: ca. 1390–1352 B.C.
Medium: Cedar, paint, Egyptian blue
Accession Number: 30.8.57
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
Guitar
Hermann Hauser
(German, Munich 1882–1952 Reisbach)
Date: 1937
Medium: Spruce, rosewood, mahogany
Accession Number: 1986.353.1
Screen
Designed by Lockwood de Forest
(American, New York 1850–1932 Santa Barbara, California)
Date: ca. 1881–90
Medium: Teak, plaited matting, mixed metals
Accession Number: 1992.43
ex "Kurtz" Violin
Andrea Amati
(Italian, Cremona ca. 1505–1578 Cremona)
Date: ca. 1560
Medium: Spruce, maple, ebony
Accession Number: 1999.26
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
Clarinet in D
Date: 1750–70
Medium: Boxwood, brass
Accession Number: 2010.185
Easy Chair
Caleb Gardner
(died 1761)
Date: 1758
Medium: Walnut, maple
Accession Number: 50.228.3
Double-Barrel Breech-Loading Pinfire Shotgun
J. C. A. Brun
(French, Paris, active 1849–72)
Date: dated 1866
Medium: Steel, walnut, gold
Accession Number: 1993.415
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
Saint Anthony Abbot
Attributed to Nikolaus von Hagenau
(German, ca. 1445–died before 1538)
Date: ca. 1500
Medium: Walnut
Accession Number: 1988.159
Crucifix
Date: ca. 1150–1200
Medium: Corpus: white oak and pine with polychromy, gilding, and applied stones; Cross: red pine, polychromy
Accession Number: 35.36a, b
Side Chair
Attributed to John Finlay
(active ca. 1799–1833)
Date: 1815–20
Medium: Maple, painted and gilded, cane
Accession Number: 65.167.6
Oboe in C
Hendrik Richters
(Dutch, 1684–1727)
Date: before 1727
Medium: Ebony, ivory, silver
Accession Number: 53.56.11
Violoncello
Jean Baptiste Vuillaume
(French, Mirecourt 1798–1875 Paris)
Date: mid-19th century
Medium: Spruce and maple
Accession Number: 1984.114.1
Cabinet
Designed by Jean Brandely
(French, active 1855–67)
Date: 1867
Medium: Oak veneered with cedar, walnut, ebony and ivory; silvered-bronze mounts
Accession Number: 1989.197
Bassoon
Giosue Esposito
(Naples, active late 19th century)
Date: 1881
Medium: Maple, nickel-silver
Accession Number: 2003.150a–g
Music Stand
Wharton Esherick
(American, 1887–1970)
Date: 1962, design date 1951
Medium: Cherry wood
Accession Number: 1979.320
Sitar
Murari Adhikari
(Indian)
Date: 1997
Medium: Teak, ebony, metal, bone, various materials
Accession Number: 1999.399
Guitar
Date: ca. 1800
Medium: Spruce, ebony, ivory, tortoiseshell
Accession Number: 69.29
Chest
Possibly William Searle
(died 1667)
Date: 1663–80
Medium: White oak, red oak
Accession Number: 10.125.685
Flower-Style Box with Drawers
Date: 17th century
Medium: Wood (poplar); overlaid with ebony inlaid with wood and incised, stained ivory
Accession Number: 1976.176.1
Sofa
John H. Belter
(1804–1863)
Date: 1850–60
Medium: Rosewood
Accession Number: 1999.396
Chair
Herter Brothers
(1864–1906)
Date: 1877–79
Medium: Ebonized cherry, marquetry of lighter woods, gilding
Accession Number: 1992.80
Soprano Recorder in B
Thomas Coenraet Boekhout
(Kampen 1666–1715 Amsterdam)
Date: ca. 1700
Medium: Ebony, ivory
Accession Number: 89.4.912
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
Armchair
Attributed to Pottier and Stymus Manufacturing Company
(active ca. 1859–1910)
Date: ca. 1870–75
Medium: Rosewood, prickly juniper veneer
Accession Number: 1970.35.1
Guitar
Attributed to Giacomo
(Jacob) Ertel (German, ca. 1646–1711 Rome)
Date: late 17th century
Medium: Spruce, ebony, fruitwood, bone, ivory, mother-of-pearl
Accession Number: 1984.225
Skyscraper
Paul T. Frankl
(American, Vienna 1886–1958 Los Angeles, California)
Date: ca. 1927
Medium: Maple, Bakelite
Accession Number: 1982.30ab
Arched Harp (shoulder harp)
Date: ca. 1390–1295 B.C.
Accession Number: 43.2.1
Shabti of Yuya
Date: ca. 1390–1352 B.C.
Accession Number: 30.8.57
Secretary
Attributed to Martin Carlin
(French, near Freiburg im Breisgau ca. 1730–1785 Paris)
Date: ca. 1781–85
Accession Number: 1975.1.2026
Guitar
Hermann Hauser
(German, Munich 1882–1952 Reisbach)
Date: 1937
Accession Number: 1986.353.1
Screen
Designed by Lockwood de Forest
(American, New York 1850–1932 Santa Barbara, California)
Date: ca. 1881–90
Accession Number: 1992.43
ex "Kurtz" Violin
Andrea Amati
(Italian, Cremona ca. 1505–1578 Cremona)
Date: ca. 1560
Accession Number: 1999.26
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
Clarinet in D
Date: 1750–70
Accession Number: 2010.185
Easy Chair
Caleb Gardner
(died 1761)
Date: 1758
Accession Number: 50.228.3
Double-Barrel Breech-Loading Pinfire Shotgun
J. C. A. Brun
(French, Paris, active 1849–72)
Date: dated 1866
Accession Number: 1993.415
Drop-front secretary (Secrétaire en armoire)
Jean Henri Riesener
(French, Gladebeck, near Hessen 1734–1806 Paris)
Date: 1783
Accession Number: 20.155.11
Saint Anthony Abbot
Attributed to Nikolaus von Hagenau
(German, ca. 1445–died before 1538)
Date: ca. 1500
Accession Number: 1988.159
Crucifix
Date: ca. 1150–1200
Accession Number: 35.36a, b
Side Chair
Attributed to John Finlay
(active ca. 1799–1833)
Date: 1815–20
Accession Number: 65.167.6
Oboe in C
Hendrik Richters
(Dutch, 1684–1727)
Date: before 1727
Accession Number: 53.56.11
Violoncello
Jean Baptiste Vuillaume
(French, Mirecourt 1798–1875 Paris)
Date: mid-19th century
Accession Number: 1984.114.1
Cabinet
Designed by Jean Brandely
(French, active 1855–67)
Date: 1867
Accession Number: 1989.197
Bassoon
Giosue Esposito
(Naples, active late 19th century)
Date: 1881
Accession Number: 2003.150a–g
Music Stand
Wharton Esherick
(American, 1887–1970)
Date: 1962, design date 1951
Accession Number: 1979.320
Sitar
Murari Adhikari
(Indian)
Date: 1997
Accession Number: 1999.399
Guitar
Date: ca. 1800
Accession Number: 69.29
Chest
Possibly William Searle
(died 1667)
Date: 1663–80
Accession Number: 10.125.685
Flower-Style Box with Drawers
Date: 17th century
Accession Number: 1976.176.1
Sofa
John H. Belter
(1804–1863)
Date: 1850–60
Accession Number: 1999.396
Chair
Herter Brothers
(1864–1906)
Date: 1877–79
Accession Number: 1992.80
Soprano Recorder in B
Thomas Coenraet Boekhout
(Kampen 1666–1715 Amsterdam)
Date: ca. 1700
Accession Number: 89.4.912
The Backgammon Players
Philip Webb
(British, Oxford 1831–1915 West Sussex)
Date: 1861
Accession Number: 26.54
Armchair
Attributed to Pottier and Stymus Manufacturing Company
(active ca. 1859–1910)
Date: ca. 1870–75
Accession Number: 1970.35.1
Guitar
Attributed to Giacomo
(Jacob) Ertel (German, ca. 1646–1711 Rome)
Date: late 17th century
Accession Number: 1984.225
Skyscraper
Paul T. Frankl
(American, Vienna 1886–1958 Los Angeles, California)
Date: ca. 1927
Accession Number: 1982.30ab

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