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Mandora
Date: ca. 1420
Medium: boxwood, rosewood
Accession Number: 64.101.1409
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
Bureau table
Attributed to John Townsend
(1732–1809)
Date: ca. 1765
Medium: Mahogany, chestnut, tulip poplar
Accession Number: 10.125.83
Spoon holder
Design attributed to Christopher Dresser
(British, Glasgow, Scotland 1834–1904 Mulhouse)
Date: ca. 1878–81
Medium: Silver-plated brass, ebony
Accession Number: 1988.164
Coffeepot
François Thomas Germain
(French, Paris 1726–1791 Paris, master 1748)
Date: 1757
Medium: Silver with ebony handle
Accession Number: 33.165.1
Studiolo from the Ducal Palace in Gubbio
Designed by Francesco di Giorgio Martini
(Italian, Siena 1439–1501 Siena)
Date: ca. 1478–82
Medium: Walnut, beech, rosewood, oak and fruitwoods in walnut base
Accession Number: 39.153
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
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
A Goldsmith in his Shop
Petrus Christus
(Netherlandish, Baarle-Hertog (Baerle-Duc), active by 1444–died 1475/76 Bruges)
Date: 1449
Medium: Oil on oak panel
Accession Number: 1975.1.110
Commode
André Charles Boulle
(French, Paris 1642–1732 Paris)
Date: ca. 1710–20
Medium: Walnut veneered with ebony, marquetry of engraved brass and tortoiseshell, gilt-bronze mounts, verd antique marble
Accession Number: 1982.60.82
Tête-à-tête
Attributed to John H. Belter
(1804–1863)
Date: ca. 1850–60
Medium: Rosewood, ash, pine, walnut
Accession Number: 57.130.7
Outer Coffin of Henettawy (F)
Date: ca. 1000–945 B.C.
Medium: Wood, gesso, paint, varnish
Accession Number: 25.3.182a, b
Boiserie from the Hôtel de Varengeville
Date: ca. 1736–52, with later additions
Medium: Carved, painted, and gilded oak
Accession Number: 63.228.1
Mechanical table
Jean-François Oeben
(1721–1763)
Date: ca. 1761–63
Medium: Oak veneered with mahogany, kingwood, and tulipwood, with marquetry of mahogany, rosewood, holly, and various other woods; gilt-bronze mounts; imitation Japanese lacquer; replaced silk
Accession Number: 1982.60.61
Writing table (bureau plat)
Gilles Joubert
(French, ca. 1689–1775)
Date: 1759
Medium: Lacquered oak, gilt-bronze mounts, lined with modern leather
Accession Number: 1973.315.1
Settee
George Jakob Hunzinger
(1835–1898)
Date: ca. 1876–85
Medium: Ebonized cherry, fabric-covered steel mesh
Accession Number: 1992.269
Violoncello
Jean Baptiste Vuillaume
(French, Mirecourt 1798–1875 Paris)
Date: mid-19th century
Medium: Spruce and maple
Accession Number: 1984.114.1
Guitar
Attributed to Matteo Sellas
(German, Füssen ca. 1599–1654 Venice)
Date: ca. 1630–50
Medium: Spruce, bone, parchment, snakewood, ivory
Accession Number: 1990.103
Shabti of Yuya
Date: ca. 1390–1352 B.C.
Medium: Cedar, paint, Egyptian blue
Accession Number: 30.8.57
Card table
Charles-Honoré Lannuier
(1779–1819)
Date: 1817
Medium: Mahogany veneer, white pine, yellow poplar, gilded gesso, vert antique, and gilded brass
Accession Number: 1995.377.1
Settee (one of a pair) (part of a set)
Attributed to Johann Michael Bauer
(German, Westheim 1710–1779 Bamberg)
Date: ca. 1763–64
Medium: Carved, painted and gilded linden wood; squab pillow in silk velvet (not original)
Accession Number: 1974.356.120a
The Visitation
Attributed to Master Heinrich of Constance
(German, active in Constance, ca. 1300)
Date: ca. 1310–20
Medium: Walnut, paint, gilding, rock-crystal cabochons inset in gilt-silver mounts
Accession Number: 17.190.724
Statuette of Kery
Date: ca. 1304–1237 B.C.
Medium: Wood
Accession Number: 65.114
Archlute
David Tecchler
(Austrian, Salzburg 1666–1747 Rome)
Date: ca. 1725
Medium: Spruce, ebony, ivory, tortoiseshell, mother-of-pearl, and various other materials
Accession Number: 1988.87
Music Stand
Wharton Esherick
(American, 1887–1970)
Date: 1962, design date 1951
Medium: Cherry wood
Accession Number: 1979.320
Boiserie from the Hôtel de Cabris, Grasse
Date: ca. 1774, with later additions
Medium: Carved, painted, and gilded oak
Accession Number: 1972.276.1
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
"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
Corner chair
Attributed to Joseph Armitt
(died 1747)
Date: ca. 1740
Medium: Walnut
Accession Number: 25.115.15
Gazelle
Date: ca. 1390–1353 B.C.
Medium: Elephant Ivory, wood, blue-pigment inlay
Accession Number: 26.7.1292
Mandora
Date: ca. 1420
Accession Number: 64.101.1409
Rolltop desk
David Roentgen
(German, Herrnhag 1743–1807 Wiesbaden, master 1780)
Date: ca. 1776–79
Accession Number: 41.82
Bureau table
Attributed to John Townsend
(1732–1809)
Date: ca. 1765
Accession Number: 10.125.83
Spoon holder
Design attributed to Christopher Dresser
(British, Glasgow, Scotland 1834–1904 Mulhouse)
Date: ca. 1878–81
Accession Number: 1988.164
Coffeepot
François Thomas Germain
(French, Paris 1726–1791 Paris, master 1748)
Date: 1757
Accession Number: 33.165.1
Studiolo from the Ducal Palace in Gubbio
Designed by Francesco di Giorgio Martini
(Italian, Siena 1439–1501 Siena)
Date: ca. 1478–82
Accession Number: 39.153
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
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
A Goldsmith in his Shop
Petrus Christus
(Netherlandish, Baarle-Hertog (Baerle-Duc), active by 1444–died 1475/76 Bruges)
Date: 1449
Accession Number: 1975.1.110
Commode
André Charles Boulle
(French, Paris 1642–1732 Paris)
Date: ca. 1710–20
Accession Number: 1982.60.82
Tête-à-tête
Attributed to John H. Belter
(1804–1863)
Date: ca. 1850–60
Accession Number: 57.130.7
Outer Coffin of Henettawy (F)
Date: ca. 1000–945 B.C.
Accession Number: 25.3.182a, b
Boiserie from the Hôtel de Varengeville
Date: ca. 1736–52, with later additions
Accession Number: 63.228.1
Mechanical table
Jean-François Oeben
(1721–1763)
Date: ca. 1761–63
Accession Number: 1982.60.61
Writing table (bureau plat)
Gilles Joubert
(French, ca. 1689–1775)
Date: 1759
Accession Number: 1973.315.1
Settee
George Jakob Hunzinger
(1835–1898)
Date: ca. 1876–85
Accession Number: 1992.269
Violoncello
Jean Baptiste Vuillaume
(French, Mirecourt 1798–1875 Paris)
Date: mid-19th century
Accession Number: 1984.114.1
Guitar
Attributed to Matteo Sellas
(German, Füssen ca. 1599–1654 Venice)
Date: ca. 1630–50
Accession Number: 1990.103
Shabti of Yuya
Date: ca. 1390–1352 B.C.
Accession Number: 30.8.57
Card table
Charles-Honoré Lannuier
(1779–1819)
Date: 1817
Accession Number: 1995.377.1
Settee (one of a pair) (part of a set)
Attributed to Johann Michael Bauer
(German, Westheim 1710–1779 Bamberg)
Date: ca. 1763–64
Accession Number: 1974.356.120a
The Visitation
Attributed to Master Heinrich of Constance
(German, active in Constance, ca. 1300)
Date: ca. 1310–20
Accession Number: 17.190.724
Statuette of Kery
Date: ca. 1304–1237 B.C.
Accession Number: 65.114
Archlute
David Tecchler
(Austrian, Salzburg 1666–1747 Rome)
Date: ca. 1725
Accession Number: 1988.87
Music Stand
Wharton Esherick
(American, 1887–1970)
Date: 1962, design date 1951
Accession Number: 1979.320
Boiserie from the Hôtel de Cabris, Grasse
Date: ca. 1774, with later additions
Accession Number: 1972.276.1
Armchair
Attributed to Pottier and Stymus Manufacturing Company
(active ca. 1859–1910)
Date: ca. 1870–75
Accession Number: 1970.35.1
"MR" Armchair
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
(American (born Germany), Aachen 1886–1969 Chicago, Illinois)
Date: 1927
Accession Number: 1980.351
Corner chair
Attributed to Joseph Armitt
(died 1747)
Date: ca. 1740
Accession Number: 25.115.15
Gazelle
Date: ca. 1390–1353 B.C.
Accession Number: 26.7.1292

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