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Sallet in the Shape of a Lion's Head
Date: ca. 1475–80
Medium: Steel, gilt copper, glass, polychromy, textile
Accession Number: 23.141
Plaque with the Descent from the Cross
Date: ca. 1320–40
Medium: Ivory, whale bone, traces of paint and gilding
Accession Number: 17.190.199
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
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
Virgin and Child
Attributed to Claus de Werve
(Netherlandish, active in France, ca. 1380–1439, active Burgundy, 1396–ca. 1439)
Date: ca. 1415–17
Medium: Limestone with paint and gilding
Accession Number: 33.23
Reliquary Bust of Saint Yrieix
Date: ca. 1220–40, with later grill
Medium: Silver and gilded silver with rock crystal, gems, and glass
Accession Number: 17.190.352a, b
Ewer with Wild Man Finial
Date: ca. 1500
Medium: Silver gilt, enamel, and paint
Accession Number: 53.20.2
Tabernacle House Altar with the Adoration of the Shepherds, the Adoration of the Magi, and the Annunciation.
Reinhold Vasters
(German, Erkelenz 1827–1909 Aachen)
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
Armor Garniture, Probably of King Henry VIII of England (reigned 1509–47)
Design of the decoration attributed to Hans Holbein the Younger
(German, Augsburg 1497/98–1543 London)
Date: dated 1527
Medium: Steel, etched and gilt overall
Accession Number: 19.131.1a–r, t–w, .2a–c; 27.183.16
Boiserie from the Hôtel de Varengeville
Date: ca. 1736–52, with later additions
Medium: Carved, painted, and gilded oak
Accession Number: 63.228.1
Chalice
Date: ca. 1230–50
Medium: Silver, partly gilt; niello, jewels
Accession Number: 47.101.26
Sprite
Sculptor close to Donatello
(Italian, Florence ca. 1386–1466 Florence)
Date: ca. 1432
Medium: Gilt bronze
Accession Number: 1983.356
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
Paten
Date: ca. 1230–50
Medium: Silver, partly gilt; niello, jewels
Accession Number: 47.101.27
Tapestry Room from Croome Court
Room after a design by Robert Adam
(British, Kirkcaldy, Scotland 1728–1792 London)
Date: 1763–71
Medium: Plaster, pine, mahogany, bronze-gilt, marble, lapis lazuli, steel; wool and silk (22-24 warps per inch, 9-10 per centimeter)
Accession Number: 58.75.1–.22
The Unicorn is Found (from the Unicorn Tapestries)
Date: 1495–1505
Medium: Wool warp with wool, silk, silver, and gilt wefts
Accession Number: 37.80.2
Straw
Date: ca. 1230–50
Medium: Silver, partly gilt; niello, jewels
Accession Number: 47.101.28
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
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
Chasse of Champagnat
Date: ca. 1150
Medium: Copper: engraved and gilt; champlevé enamel: blue-black, medium blue, turquoise, green, red, and white
Accession Number: 17.190.685–87, .695, .710–.711
Cape
Date: second half 16th century
Medium: silk, gilt thread
Accession Number: 06.941
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
The Pentecost
Date: ca. 1150–75
Medium: Champlevé and translucent enamel on copper gilt
Accession Number: 65.105
Reliquary Shrine
Attributed to Jean de Touyl
(French, died 1349/50)
Date: second quarter 14th century
Medium: Gilt-silver, translucent enamel, paint
Accession Number: 62.96
Armchair (Fauteuil à la reine) (one of a pair)
Georges Jacob
(French, 1739–1814, master 1765)
Date: ca. 1780–85
Medium: Carved and gilded walnut; embroidered silk satin
Accession Number: 58.75.25
The Adoration of the Shepherds
Bartolo di Fredi
(Italian, active by 1353–died 1410 Siena)
Date: 1374
Medium: Tempera on poplar, gilding
Accession Number: 25.120.288
Beaker ("Monkey Cup")
Date: ca. 1425–50
Medium: Silver, silver gilt, and painted enamel
Accession Number: 52.50
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
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
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
Sallet in the Shape of a Lion's Head
Date: ca. 1475–80
Accession Number: 23.141
Plaque with the Descent from the Cross
Date: ca. 1320–40
Accession Number: 17.190.199
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
The Unicorn in Captivity (from the Unicorn Tapestries)
Date: 1495–1505
Accession Number: 37.80.6
Virgin and Child
Attributed to Claus de Werve
(Netherlandish, active in France, ca. 1380–1439, active Burgundy, 1396–ca. 1439)
Date: ca. 1415–17
Accession Number: 33.23
Reliquary Bust of Saint Yrieix
Date: ca. 1220–40, with later grill
Accession Number: 17.190.352a, b
Ewer with Wild Man Finial
Date: ca. 1500
Accession Number: 53.20.2
Tabernacle House Altar with the Adoration of the Shepherds, the Adoration of the Magi, and the Annunciation.
Reinhold Vasters
(German, Erkelenz 1827–1909 Aachen)
Date: second half 16th century (panels); ca. 1865–90 (frame)
Accession Number: 1975.1.1558
Armor Garniture, Probably of King Henry VIII of England (reigned 1509–47)
Design of the decoration attributed to Hans Holbein the Younger
(German, Augsburg 1497/98–1543 London)
Date: dated 1527
Accession Number: 19.131.1a–r, t–w, .2a–c; 27.183.16
Boiserie from the Hôtel de Varengeville
Date: ca. 1736–52, with later additions
Accession Number: 63.228.1
Chalice
Date: ca. 1230–50
Accession Number: 47.101.26
Sprite
Sculptor close to Donatello
(Italian, Florence ca. 1386–1466 Florence)
Date: ca. 1432
Accession Number: 1983.356
Casket
Attributed to Michel Redlin
(German, documented 1688)
Date: ca. 1680
Accession Number: 2006.452a–c
Paten
Date: ca. 1230–50
Accession Number: 47.101.27
Tapestry Room from Croome Court
Room after a design by Robert Adam
(British, Kirkcaldy, Scotland 1728–1792 London)
Date: 1763–71
Accession Number: 58.75.1–.22
The Unicorn is Found (from the Unicorn Tapestries)
Date: 1495–1505
Accession Number: 37.80.2
Straw
Date: ca. 1230–50
Accession Number: 47.101.28
Crucifix
Date: ca. 1150–1200
Accession Number: 35.36a, b
Secretary
Attributed to Martin Carlin
(French, near Freiburg im Breisgau ca. 1730–1785 Paris)
Date: ca. 1781–85
Accession Number: 1975.1.2026
Chasse of Champagnat
Date: ca. 1150
Accession Number: 17.190.685–87, .695, .710–.711
Cape
Date: second half 16th century
Accession Number: 06.941
Henri d'Albret (1503–55), King of Navarre
Léonard Limosin
(ca. 1505–1575/1577)
Date: 1556
Accession Number: 49.7.108
The Pentecost
Date: ca. 1150–75
Accession Number: 65.105
Reliquary Shrine
Attributed to Jean de Touyl
(French, died 1349/50)
Date: second quarter 14th century
Accession Number: 62.96
Armchair (Fauteuil à la reine) (one of a pair)
Georges Jacob
(French, 1739–1814, master 1765)
Date: ca. 1780–85
Accession Number: 58.75.25
The Adoration of the Shepherds
Bartolo di Fredi
(Italian, active by 1353–died 1410 Siena)
Date: 1374
Accession Number: 25.120.288
Beaker ("Monkey Cup")
Date: ca. 1425–50
Accession Number: 52.50
Drop-front secretary (Secrétaire en armoire)
Jean Henri Riesener
(French, Gladebeck, near Hessen 1734–1806 Paris)
Date: 1783
Accession Number: 20.155.11
Presentation Smallsword
James Morisset
(English, London, active 1768–1800)
Date: hallmarked for 1797–98
Accession Number: 26.145.315a, b
Commode
André Charles Boulle
(French, Paris 1642–1732 Paris)
Date: ca. 1710–20
Accession Number: 1982.60.82
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