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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
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
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
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
Paris
Antico
(Pier Jacopo Alari Bonacolsi) (Italian, Mantua ca. 1460–1528 Gazzuolo)
Date: ca. 1500–1505
Medium: Bronze, partially gilt and silvered
Accession Number: 55.93
Processional Cross
Date: ca. 1150–75
Medium: Silver, partially gilt on wood core, carved gems, jewels
Accession Number: 17.190.1406
Armchair (Fauteuil à la reine) (one of a pair)
Georges Jacob
(1739–1814, master 1765)
Date: ca. 1780–85
Medium: Carved and gilded walnut; embroidered silk satin
Accession Number: 58.75.25
Ewer with Wild Man Finial
Date: late 15th century
Medium: Silver gilt, enamel, and paint
Accession Number: 53.20.2
Paten
Date: ca. 1230–50
Medium: Silver, partly gilt; niello, jewels
Accession Number: 47.101.27
Drop-front desk (secrétaire à abattant or secrétaire en cabinet)
Attributed to Martin Carlin
(French, near Freiburg im Breisgau ca. 1730–1785 Paris)
Date: ca. 1776
Medium: Oak veneered with tulipwood, amaranth, holly, and sycamore; six Sèvres soft-paste porcelain plaques and two painted tin plaques; gilt bronze mounts; marble shelves; moiré silk
Accession Number: 1976.155.110
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
Relief of the Betrayal and Arrest of Jesus
Date: 1264–88
Medium: Limestone with traces of polychromy and gilding
Accession Number: 17.120.5
Henri d'Albret (1503–55), King of Navarre
Léonard Limosin
(ca. 1505–1575/1577)
Date: 1556
Medium: Enamel, painted on copper and partly gilded
Accession Number: 49.7.108
Small desk with folding top (bureau brisé)
Marquetry by Alexandre-Jean Oppenordt
(Dutch, 1639–1715, active France)
Date: ca. 1685
Medium: Oak, pine, walnut veneered with ebony, rosewood, and marquetry of tortoiseshell and engraved brass; gilt bronze and steel
Accession Number: 1986.365.3
Sallet in the Shape of a Lion's Head
Date: ca. 1475–80
Medium: Steel, gilt copper, glass, polychromy, textile
Accession Number: 23.141
Boiserie from the Hôtel de Cabris, Grasse
Date: ca. 1774, with later additions
Medium: Carved, painted, and gilded oak
Accession Number: 1972.276.1
Sprite
Sculptor close to Donatello
(Italian, Florence ca. 1386–1466 Florence)
Date: ca. 1432
Medium: Gilt bronze
Accession Number: 1983.356
Altar Frontal with Man of Sorrows and Saints
Date: ca. 1465
Medium: Wool, linen, and metallic thread (gilt membrane on silk) on linen
Accession Number: 1991.156
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
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
Virgin and Child
Attributed to Claus de Werve
(French, ca. 1380–1439, active Burgundy, 1396–ca. 1439)
Date: ca. 1415–17
Medium: Limestone with paint and gilding
Accession Number: 33.23
Rosewater ewer
Possibly by Johann Erhard Heiglen
(German, before 1687–1757)
Date: ca. 1730
Medium: Silver gilt
Accession Number: 1977.1.11
Goblet
Date: ca. 1475–1500
Medium: Glass, enameled and gilded
Accession Number: 17.190.730a, 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
Pietà
Date: 1375–1400
Medium: Poplar, plaster, paint, gilt
Accession Number: 48.85
Straw
Date: ca. 1230–50
Medium: Silver, partly gilt; niello, jewels
Accession Number: 47.101.28
Madonna and Child with Angels
Antonio Rossellino
(Italian, Settignano 1427–ca. 1479 Florence)
Date: ca. 1455–60
Medium: Marble with gilt details on halo and dress
Accession Number: 14.40.675
The Unicorn in Captivity (from the Unicorn Tapestries)
Date: 1495–1505
Medium: Wool warp with wool, silk, silver, and gilt wefts
Accession Number: 37.80.6
Restello
Date: early 16th century
Medium: Poplar. Carved, gilt; orangebole, blue and red tempera.
Accession Number: 1975.1.2104
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
Flintlock Gun
Pierre Le Bourgeois
(French, Lisieux, died 1627)
Date: ca. 1620
Accession Number: 1972.223
Casket
Attributed to Michel Redlin
(German, documented 1688)
Date: ca. 1680
Accession Number: 2006.452a–c
Mechanical table
Jean-François Oeben
(1721–1763)
Date: ca. 1761–63
Accession Number: 1982.60.61
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
Paris
Antico
(Pier Jacopo Alari Bonacolsi) (Italian, Mantua ca. 1460–1528 Gazzuolo)
Date: ca. 1500–1505
Accession Number: 55.93
Processional Cross
Date: ca. 1150–75
Accession Number: 17.190.1406
Armchair (Fauteuil à la reine) (one of a pair)
Georges Jacob
(1739–1814, master 1765)
Date: ca. 1780–85
Accession Number: 58.75.25
Ewer with Wild Man Finial
Date: late 15th century
Accession Number: 53.20.2
Paten
Date: ca. 1230–50
Accession Number: 47.101.27
Drop-front desk (secrétaire à abattant or secrétaire en cabinet)
Attributed to Martin Carlin
(French, near Freiburg im Breisgau ca. 1730–1785 Paris)
Date: ca. 1776
Accession Number: 1976.155.110
Crucifix
Date: ca. 1150–1200
Accession Number: 35.36a, b
Relief of the Betrayal and Arrest of Jesus
Date: 1264–88
Accession Number: 17.120.5
Henri d'Albret (1503–55), King of Navarre
Léonard Limosin
(ca. 1505–1575/1577)
Date: 1556
Accession Number: 49.7.108
Small desk with folding top (bureau brisé)
Marquetry by Alexandre-Jean Oppenordt
(Dutch, 1639–1715, active France)
Date: ca. 1685
Accession Number: 1986.365.3
Sallet in the Shape of a Lion's Head
Date: ca. 1475–80
Accession Number: 23.141
Boiserie from the Hôtel de Cabris, Grasse
Date: ca. 1774, with later additions
Accession Number: 1972.276.1
Sprite
Sculptor close to Donatello
(Italian, Florence ca. 1386–1466 Florence)
Date: ca. 1432
Accession Number: 1983.356
Altar Frontal with Man of Sorrows and Saints
Date: ca. 1465
Accession Number: 1991.156
Secretary
Attributed to Martin Carlin
(French, near Freiburg im Breisgau ca. 1730–1785 Paris)
Date: ca. 1781–85
Accession Number: 1975.1.2026
Drop-front secretary (Secrétaire en armoire)
Jean Henri Riesener
(French, Gladebeck, near Hessen 1734–1806 Paris)
Date: 1783
Accession Number: 20.155.11
Virgin and Child
Attributed to Claus de Werve
(French, ca. 1380–1439, active Burgundy, 1396–ca. 1439)
Date: ca. 1415–17
Accession Number: 33.23
Rosewater ewer
Possibly by Johann Erhard Heiglen
(German, before 1687–1757)
Date: ca. 1730
Accession Number: 1977.1.11
Goblet
Date: ca. 1475–1500
Accession Number: 17.190.730a, b
Boiserie from the Hôtel de Varengeville
Date: ca. 1736–52, with later additions
Accession Number: 63.228.1
Pietà
Date: 1375–1400
Accession Number: 48.85
Straw
Date: ca. 1230–50
Accession Number: 47.101.28
Madonna and Child with Angels
Antonio Rossellino
(Italian, Settignano 1427–ca. 1479 Florence)
Date: ca. 1455–60
Accession Number: 14.40.675
The Unicorn in Captivity (from the Unicorn Tapestries)
Date: 1495–1505
Accession Number: 37.80.6
Restello
Date: early 16th century
Accession Number: 1975.1.2104
Celestial globe with clockwork
Gerhard Emmoser
(working 1556, died 1584)
Date: 1579
Accession Number: 17.190.636
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