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Metal x A.D. 1600–1800 x
Mechanical table
Jean-François Oeben
(French, born Germany, Heisenberg 1721–1763 Paris)
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
Robe (Kosode) with Shells and Sea Grasses
Date: early 17th century
Medium: Embroidery and gold leaf on plain-weave silk patterned with warp floats
Accession Number: 1992.253
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
Oboe in C
Hendrik Richters
(Dutch, 1684–1727)
Date: before 1727
Medium: Ebony, ivory, silver
Accession Number: 53.56.11
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
Natural Trumpet
Johann Wilhelm Haas
(German, Nuremberg 1649–1723 Nuremberg)
Date: late 17th century
Medium: Brass
Accession Number: 89.4.2375
Festival Robe
Date: second half of the 18th century
Medium: Silk and gold-and-silver thread embroidery on silk twill
Accession Number: 54.14.2
Tea Urn
Paul Revere Jr.
(American, Boston, Massachusetts 1734–1818 Boston, Massachusetts)
Date: 1791
Medium: Silver, ivory
Accession Number: 1990.226a–d
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
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
Goa Stone and Gold Case
Date: late 17th–early 18th century
Medium: Container: gold; pierced, repoussé, with cast legs and finials Goa stone: compound of organic and inorganic materials
Accession Number: 2004.244a–d
Suzu
Date: 17th century
Medium: Wood, metal
Accession Number: 89.4.94
Finial in the Form of a Parrot
Date: 17th–18th century
Medium: Brass
Accession Number: 19.135.3
Cup and Cover Supported by an Enchained Turk
Date: ca. 1705–11
Medium: Jade (nephrite), aragonite, chalcedony, banded agate, gold, silver gilt, diamonds, rubies, garnets, enamel, and paint.
Accession Number: 1975.1.1508
Sea Dragon
Date: 17th century
Medium: Wood, brass
Accession Number: 89.4.881a-c
A Hypocrite and a Slanderer
Franz Xaver Messerschmidt
(German, Weisensteig 1736–1783 Pressburg)
Date: ca. 1770–83
Medium: Tin alloy
Accession Number: 2010.24
Calligraphic Galleon
'Abd al-Qadir Hisari
Date: dated A.H. 1180/ A.D. 1766–67
Medium: Ink and gold on paper
Accession Number: 2003.241
Rapier of Prince-Elector Christian II of Saxony (1583–1611)
Hilt by Israel Schuech
(German, Dresden, active ca. 1590–1610)
Date: dated 1606
Medium: Steel, bronze, gold, enamel, paste jewels, cameos, pearls, wood
Accession Number: 1970.77
Casket
Attributed to Michel Redlin
(German, documented 1688)
Date: ca. 1680
Medium: Amber, gold foil, gilt brass, wood, silk satin, paper
Accession Number: 2006.452a–c
Teakettle, lamp, and table
Simon Pantin I
(British, ca. 1672–1728)
Date: 1724–25
Medium: Silver, wood
Accession Number: 68.141.81a–f
Clarinet in D
Date: 1750–70
Medium: Boxwood, brass
Accession Number: 2010.185
Floral Tent Panel
Date: ca. 1635
Medium: Silk, gold; cut velvet, painted
Accession Number: 1981.321
Jagdhorn in G
Jacob Schmidt
Date: ca. 1710–20
Medium: Brass
Accession Number: 14.25.1623
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
Footed Bowl and Plate
Date: first half 18th century
Medium: Glass, opalescent white; blown, bowl with applied stem and blown applied foot, fired silver and gold decoration
Accession Number: 2000.490a, b
Two-handled Bowl
Cornelius Kierstede
(1674–ca. 1757)
Date: 1700–1710
Medium: Silver
Accession Number: 38.63
Clavichord
Attributed to Christian Kintzing
(German, Neuwied 1707–1804 Neuwied)
Date: 1763
Medium: Wood, metal
Accession Number: 1986.239
Rosewater ewer
Possibly by Johann Erhard Heiglen
(German, before 1687–1757)
Date: ca. 1730
Medium: Silver gilt
Accession Number: 1977.1.11
Musette de Cour
Unknown
Date: ca. 1700
Medium: Leather, ivory, silk, wood, silver, iron
Accession Number: 2003.63a–d
Mechanical table
Jean-François Oeben
(French, born Germany, Heisenberg 1721–1763 Paris)
Date: ca. 1761–63
Accession Number: 1982.60.61
Robe (Kosode) with Shells and Sea Grasses
Date: early 17th century
Accession Number: 1992.253
Center table
Imperial Armory, Tula
(south of Moscow), Russia
Date: ca. 1780–85
Accession Number: 2002.115
Oboe in C
Hendrik Richters
(Dutch, 1684–1727)
Date: before 1727
Accession Number: 53.56.11
Presentation Smallsword
James Morisset
(English, London, active 1768–1800)
Date: hallmarked for 1797–98
Accession Number: 26.145.315a, b
Natural Trumpet
Johann Wilhelm Haas
(German, Nuremberg 1649–1723 Nuremberg)
Date: late 17th century
Accession Number: 89.4.2375
Festival Robe
Date: second half of the 18th century
Accession Number: 54.14.2
Tea Urn
Paul Revere Jr.
(American, Boston, Massachusetts 1734–1818 Boston, Massachusetts)
Date: 1791
Accession Number: 1990.226a–d
Watch
Jacques Goullons
(French, active Paris, 1626–died 1671)
Date: ca. 1645–48
Accession Number: 1975.1.1244
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
Goa Stone and Gold Case
Date: late 17th–early 18th century
Accession Number: 2004.244a–d
Suzu
Date: 17th century
Accession Number: 89.4.94
Finial in the Form of a Parrot
Date: 17th–18th century
Accession Number: 19.135.3
Cup and Cover Supported by an Enchained Turk
Date: ca. 1705–11
Accession Number: 1975.1.1508
Sea Dragon
Date: 17th century
Accession Number: 89.4.881a-c
A Hypocrite and a Slanderer
Franz Xaver Messerschmidt
(German, Weisensteig 1736–1783 Pressburg)
Date: ca. 1770–83
Accession Number: 2010.24
Calligraphic Galleon
'Abd al-Qadir Hisari
Date: dated A.H. 1180/ A.D. 1766–67
Accession Number: 2003.241
Rapier of Prince-Elector Christian II of Saxony (1583–1611)
Hilt by Israel Schuech
(German, Dresden, active ca. 1590–1610)
Date: dated 1606
Accession Number: 1970.77
Casket
Attributed to Michel Redlin
(German, documented 1688)
Date: ca. 1680
Accession Number: 2006.452a–c
Teakettle, lamp, and table
Simon Pantin I
(British, ca. 1672–1728)
Date: 1724–25
Accession Number: 68.141.81a–f
Clarinet in D
Date: 1750–70
Accession Number: 2010.185
Floral Tent Panel
Date: ca. 1635
Accession Number: 1981.321
Jagdhorn in G
Jacob Schmidt
Date: ca. 1710–20
Accession Number: 14.25.1623
Dagger with Zoomorphic Hilt
Date: second half 16th century
Accession Number: 2011.236
Footed Bowl and Plate
Date: first half 18th century
Accession Number: 2000.490a, b
Two-handled Bowl
Cornelius Kierstede
(1674–ca. 1757)
Date: 1700–1710
Accession Number: 38.63
Clavichord
Attributed to Christian Kintzing
(German, Neuwied 1707–1804 Neuwied)
Date: 1763
Accession Number: 1986.239
Rosewater ewer
Possibly by Johann Erhard Heiglen
(German, before 1687–1757)
Date: ca. 1730
Accession Number: 1977.1.11
Musette de Cour
Unknown
Date: ca. 1700
Accession Number: 2003.63a–d
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