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Ewer
Date: ca. 1550
Medium: Lead-glazed earthenware inlaid with slip, with molded ornament
Accession Number: 17.190.1740
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
"Maria-Luisa (dite Coré)"
House of Dior
(French, founded 1947)
Date: spring/summer 1998
Medium: (a, e, f) silk; (b, d) synthetic; (c) wool; (g, h) metal, glass
Accession Number: 1999.494a–h
Eagle
William Rush
(1756–1833)
Date: 1809–11
Medium: Carved wood (probably Eastern white pine), gessoed and gilded, and cast iron, painted
Accession Number: 2002.21.1
Fancy dress costume
Paul Poiret
(French, Paris 1879–1944 Paris)
Date: 1911
Medium: metal, silk, cotton
Accession Number: 1983.8a, b
"History of Navigation" Mural
Jean Dupas
(French, Bourdeaux 1882–1964 Paris )
Date: 1934
Medium: Glass, paint, gold, silver, palladium leaf
Accession Number: 1976.414.3a-ggg
Bassoon
Dominique Antony Porthaux
Date: 1790–1800
Medium: Maple, brass
Accession Number: 1999.307 a,b
Evening dress
Weeks
(French)
Date: ca. 1911
Medium: silk, metal, glass
Accession Number: C.I.57.17.3
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
Rowel Spur
Date: ca. 1400
Medium: Copper alloy, enamel, gold
Accession Number: 14.25.1737
Accordion
Alexandre Pere & Fils
Date: 1850–55
Medium: Wood, metal, various other materials
Accession Number: 1998.70
Coat
House of Chanel
(French, founded 1913)
Date: ca. 1927
Medium: silk, metal
Accession Number: 1984.30
Ball gown
House of Balenciaga
(French, founded 1937)
Date: spring/summer 1948
Medium: silk, steel
Accession Number: C.I.58.13.6a, b
Shield of Henry II of France
Date: ca. 1555
Medium: Steel, embossed and damascened with gold and silver
Accession Number: 34.85
Diptych with the Coronation of the Virgin and the Last Judgment
Date: ca. 1260–70
Medium: Elephant ivory, with metal mounts
Accession Number: 1970.324.7a, b
Coin cabinet
Designed by Charles Percier
(French, Paris 1764–1838 Paris)
Date: ca. 1809–19
Medium: Mahogany, applied and inlaid silver
Accession Number: 26.168.77
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 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
Evening dress
House of Worth
(French, 1858–1956)
Date: 1925
Medium: silk, beads, metal thread
Accession Number: C.I.46.4.20a–c
Chasse with the Crucifixion and Christ in Majesty
Date: ca. 1180–90
Medium: Copper: engraved, chiseled, stippled, and gilt; champlevé enamel: dark, medium, and light blue; turquoise, dark and light green, yellow, red, and white; wood core, painted red on exterior
Accession Number: 17.190.514
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
Virgin and Child in Majesty
Date: ca. 1175–1200
Medium: Walnut with paint, tin relief on a lead white ground, and linen
Accession Number: 16.32.194a, b
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
Transverse Flute
Garion
(French)
Date: ca. 1720–40
Medium: Rosewood, ivory, silver
Accession Number: 2005.365
Winter
Jean Antoine Houdon
(French, Versailles 1741–1828 Paris)
Date: 1787
Medium: Bronze
Accession Number: 62.55
Verdures du Vatican (set of two)
Jean Démosthène Dugourc
(French, Versailles 1749–1825 Paris)
Date: ca. 1799
Medium: Woven silk and metal thread with applied silk and chenille embroidery
Accession Number: 2006.519a, b
Tabernacle of Cherves
Date: ca. 1220–1230
Medium: Copper (plaques): engraved, scraped, stippled, and gilt; (appliqués): repoussé, chased, engraved, scraped, and gilt; champlevé enamel: medium blue, turquoise, medium green, yellow, red, and white, modern wood mount
Accession Number: 17.190.735
The Crucifixion
Master of the Codex of Saint George
(Italian, active Florence, ca. 1315–35)
Date: 1330–35
Medium: Tempera on wood, gold ground
Accession Number: 61.200.1
Reliquary Statuette of Saint Christopher
Date: ca. 1375–1425
Medium: Silver, silver-gilt
Accession Number: 17.190.361
Manuscript Leaf with the Crucifixion, from a Missal
Date: ca. 1270–80
Medium: Tempera and gold on parchment
Accession Number: 1981.322
Ewer
Date: ca. 1550
Accession Number: 17.190.1740
Mechanical table
Jean-François Oeben
(French, born Germany, Heisenberg 1721–1763 Paris)
Date: ca. 1761–63
Accession Number: 1982.60.61
"Maria-Luisa (dite Coré)"
House of Dior
(French, founded 1947)
Date: spring/summer 1998
Accession Number: 1999.494a–h
Eagle
William Rush
(1756–1833)
Date: 1809–11
Accession Number: 2002.21.1
Fancy dress costume
Paul Poiret
(French, Paris 1879–1944 Paris)
Date: 1911
Accession Number: 1983.8a, b
"History of Navigation" Mural
Jean Dupas
(French, Bourdeaux 1882–1964 Paris )
Date: 1934
Accession Number: 1976.414.3a-ggg
Bassoon
Dominique Antony Porthaux
Date: 1790–1800
Accession Number: 1999.307 a,b
Evening dress
Weeks
(French)
Date: ca. 1911
Accession Number: C.I.57.17.3
Henri d'Albret (1503–55), King of Navarre
Léonard Limosin
(ca. 1505–1575/1577)
Date: 1556
Accession Number: 49.7.108
Rowel Spur
Date: ca. 1400
Accession Number: 14.25.1737
Accordion
Alexandre Pere & Fils
Date: 1850–55
Accession Number: 1998.70
Coat
House of Chanel
(French, founded 1913)
Date: ca. 1927
Accession Number: 1984.30
Ball gown
House of Balenciaga
(French, founded 1937)
Date: spring/summer 1948
Accession Number: C.I.58.13.6a, b
Shield of Henry II of France
Date: ca. 1555
Accession Number: 34.85
Diptych with the Coronation of the Virgin and the Last Judgment
Date: ca. 1260–70
Accession Number: 1970.324.7a, b
Coin cabinet
Designed by Charles Percier
(French, Paris 1764–1838 Paris)
Date: ca. 1809–19
Accession Number: 26.168.77
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 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
Evening dress
House of Worth
(French, 1858–1956)
Date: 1925
Accession Number: C.I.46.4.20a–c
Chasse with the Crucifixion and Christ in Majesty
Date: ca. 1180–90
Accession Number: 17.190.514
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
Virgin and Child in Majesty
Date: ca. 1175–1200
Accession Number: 16.32.194a, b
Reliquary Bust of Saint Yrieix
Date: ca. 1220–40, with later grill
Accession Number: 17.190.352a, b
Transverse Flute
Garion
(French)
Date: ca. 1720–40
Accession Number: 2005.365
Winter
Jean Antoine Houdon
(French, Versailles 1741–1828 Paris)
Date: 1787
Accession Number: 62.55
Verdures du Vatican (set of two)
Jean Démosthène Dugourc
(French, Versailles 1749–1825 Paris)
Date: ca. 1799
Accession Number: 2006.519a, b
Tabernacle of Cherves
Date: ca. 1220–1230
Accession Number: 17.190.735
The Crucifixion
Master of the Codex of Saint George
(Italian, active Florence, ca. 1315–35)
Date: 1330–35
Accession Number: 61.200.1
Reliquary Statuette of Saint Christopher
Date: ca. 1375–1425
Accession Number: 17.190.361
Manuscript Leaf with the Crucifixion, from a Missal
Date: ca. 1270–80
Accession Number: 1981.322
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