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"The Antonius" Violin
Antonio Stradivari
(Italian, Cremona 1644–1737 Cremona)
Date: 1711
Medium: Maple, spruce, ebony
Accession Number: 34.86.1 a
Tea service
Josef Hoffmann
(Austrian, Pirnitz 1870–1956 Vienna)
Date: ca. 1910
Medium: Silver, amethyst, carnelian, and ebony
Accession Number: 2000.278.1-.9
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
Shrine
Matthias Walbaum
(Kiel, Germany 1554–1632 Augsburg, active Augsburg 1579–1632)
Date: 1598–1600
Medium: Ebony, silver, silver gilt, gouache on parchment
Accession Number: 17.190.823
"État" Cabinet
Émile-Jacques Ruhlmann
(French, Paris 1879–1933 Paris)
Date: 1926
Medium: Macassar ebony, amaranth, and ivory
Accession Number: 25.231.1
Coffeepot
François Thomas Germain
(French, Paris 1726–1791 Paris, master 1748)
Date: 1757
Medium: Silver with ebony handle
Accession Number: 33.165.1
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
Guitar
attributed to Jean-Baptiste Voboam
Date: 1697
Medium: Spruce, tortoiseshell, mother-of-pearl, ivory, ebony
Accession Number: 1989.147
ex "Kurtz" Violin
Andrea Amati
(Italian, Cremona ca. 1505–1578 Cremona)
Date: ca. 1560
Medium: Spruce, maple, ebony
Accession Number: 1999.26
Viola d'Amore
Giovanni Grancino
(Italian, Milan 1637–1709 Milan)
Date: 1701
Medium: Spruce, maple, ebony, bone
Accession Number: 2008.1
Cittern
Joachim Tielke
(German, 1641–1719)
Date: ca. 1685
Medium: Wood, ivory, ebony and other materials
Accession Number: 1985.124
Rectangular Octave Virginal
Date: ca. 1600
Medium: Ebony, paper, parchment, ivory, various materials
Accession Number: 89.4.1778
Oboe in C
Hendrik Richters
(Dutch, 1684–1727)
Date: before 1727
Medium: Ebony, ivory, silver
Accession Number: 53.56.11
Cabinet
Ébéniste: Charles-Guillaume Diehl
(French, 1811–ca. 1885)
Date: 1867
Medium: Oak veneered with cedar, walnut, ebony and ivory; silvered-bronze mounts
Accession Number: 1989.197
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
"The Francesca" Violin
Antonio Stradivari
(Italian, Cremona 1644–1737 Cremona)
Date: 1694
Medium: Maple, spruce, ebony
Accession Number: 34.86.2 a
"The Gould" Violin
Antonio Stradivari
(Italian, Cremona 1644–1737 Cremona)
Date: 1693
Medium: Maple, spruce, ebony
Accession Number: 55.86 a-c
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
Guitar
Attributed to Joseph de Frías
(Spanish, active Seville and Cadiz, ca. 1775–1800)
Date: ca. 1780
Medium: Spruce, rosewood, cedar, ebony, mother-of-pearl
Accession Number: 1992.279
Soprano Recorder in B
Thomas Coenraet Boekhout
(Kampen 1666–1715 Amsterdam)
Date: ca. 1700
Medium: Ebony, ivory
Accession Number: 89.4.912
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
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
Guitar
Date: ca. 1800
Medium: Spruce, ebony, ivory, tortoiseshell
Accession Number: 69.29
Musical Clock with Spinet and Organ
Veit Langenbucher
(1587–1631)
Date: ca. 1625
Medium: Ebony, various wood and metals, wire, parchment and leather
Accession Number: 2002.323 a-f
Cabinet on stand
Attributed to Jan van Mekeren
(Dutch, Tiel ca. 1658–1733 Amsterdam)
Date: ca. 1700–1710
Medium: Oak veneered with rosewood, olivewood, ebony, holly, tulipwood, barberry and other partly green stained marquetry woods
Accession Number: 1995.371a, b
Tabernacle House Altar with the Adoration of the Shepherds, the Adoration of the Magi, and the Annunciation.
Probably Lombardy
(Second half 16th century)
Date: second half 16th century (panels); ca. 1865–90 (frame)
Medium: Ebony-veneered soft wood, silver gilt, rock crystal, agate, and reverse painted and gilded glass.
Accession Number: 1975.1.1558
Tea Infuser and Strainer
Marianne Brandt
(German, Chemnitz 1893–1984 Kirchberg)
Date: ca. 1924
Medium: Silver and ebony
Accession Number: 2000.63a-c
"The Antonius" Violin
Antonio Stradivari
(Italian, Cremona 1644–1737 Cremona)
Date: 1711
Accession Number: 34.86.1 a
Tea service
Josef Hoffmann
(Austrian, Pirnitz 1870–1956 Vienna)
Date: ca. 1910
Accession Number: 2000.278.1-.9
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
Shrine
Matthias Walbaum
(Kiel, Germany 1554–1632 Augsburg, active Augsburg 1579–1632)
Date: 1598–1600
Accession Number: 17.190.823
"État" Cabinet
Émile-Jacques Ruhlmann
(French, Paris 1879–1933 Paris)
Date: 1926
Accession Number: 25.231.1
Coffeepot
François Thomas Germain
(French, Paris 1726–1791 Paris, master 1748)
Date: 1757
Accession Number: 33.165.1
Guitar
Attributed to Giacomo
(Jacob) Ertel (German, ca. 1646–1711 Rome)
Date: late 17th century
Accession Number: 1984.225
Guitar
attributed to Jean-Baptiste Voboam
Date: 1697
Accession Number: 1989.147
ex "Kurtz" Violin
Andrea Amati
(Italian, Cremona ca. 1505–1578 Cremona)
Date: ca. 1560
Accession Number: 1999.26
Viola d'Amore
Giovanni Grancino
(Italian, Milan 1637–1709 Milan)
Date: 1701
Accession Number: 2008.1
Cittern
Joachim Tielke
(German, 1641–1719)
Date: ca. 1685
Accession Number: 1985.124
Rectangular Octave Virginal
Date: ca. 1600
Accession Number: 89.4.1778
Oboe in C
Hendrik Richters
(Dutch, 1684–1727)
Date: before 1727
Accession Number: 53.56.11
Cabinet
Ébéniste: Charles-Guillaume Diehl
(French, 1811–ca. 1885)
Date: 1867
Accession Number: 1989.197
Archlute
David Tecchler
(Austrian, Salzburg 1666–1747 Rome)
Date: ca. 1725
Accession Number: 1988.87
"The Francesca" Violin
Antonio Stradivari
(Italian, Cremona 1644–1737 Cremona)
Date: 1694
Accession Number: 34.86.2 a
"The Gould" Violin
Antonio Stradivari
(Italian, Cremona 1644–1737 Cremona)
Date: 1693
Accession Number: 55.86 a-c
Spoon holder
Design attributed to Christopher Dresser
(British, Glasgow, Scotland 1834–1904 Mulhouse)
Date: ca. 1878–81
Accession Number: 1988.164
Guitar
Attributed to Joseph de Frías
(Spanish, active Seville and Cadiz, ca. 1775–1800)
Date: ca. 1780
Accession Number: 1992.279
Soprano Recorder in B
Thomas Coenraet Boekhout
(Kampen 1666–1715 Amsterdam)
Date: ca. 1700
Accession Number: 89.4.912
Drop-front secretary (Secrétaire en armoire)
Jean Henri Riesener
(French, Gladebeck, near Hessen 1734–1806 Paris)
Date: 1783
Accession Number: 20.155.11
Commode
André Charles Boulle
(French, Paris 1642–1732 Paris)
Date: ca. 1710–20
Accession Number: 1982.60.82
Guitar
Date: ca. 1800
Accession Number: 69.29
Musical Clock with Spinet and Organ
Veit Langenbucher
(1587–1631)
Date: ca. 1625
Accession Number: 2002.323 a-f
Cabinet on stand
Attributed to Jan van Mekeren
(Dutch, Tiel ca. 1658–1733 Amsterdam)
Date: ca. 1700–1710
Accession Number: 1995.371a, b
Tabernacle House Altar with the Adoration of the Shepherds, the Adoration of the Magi, and the Annunciation.
Probably Lombardy
(Second half 16th century)
Date: second half 16th century (panels); ca. 1865–90 (frame)
Accession Number: 1975.1.1558
Tea Infuser and Strainer
Marianne Brandt
(German, Chemnitz 1893–1984 Kirchberg)
Date: ca. 1924
Accession Number: 2000.63a-c

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