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Bassoon
Dominique Antony Porthaux
Date: 1790–1800
Medium: Maple, brass
Accession Number: 1999.307 a,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
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
Theodosius Arrives at Ephesus, from a Scene from the Legend of the Seven Sleepers of Ephesus
Date: ca. 1200–1205
Medium: Pot-metal glass, vitreous paint
Accession Number: 1980.263.4
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
Coffeepot
François Thomas Germain
(French, Paris 1726–1791 Paris, master 1748)
Date: 1757
Medium: Silver with ebony handle
Accession Number: 33.165.1
Adam
Auguste Rodin
(French, Paris 1840–1917 Meudon)
Date: modeled 1880 or 1881, cast 1910
Medium: Bronze
Accession Number: 11.173.1
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
Fancy dress costume
Paul Poiret
(French, Paris 1879–1944 Paris)
Date: 1911
Medium: metal, silk, cotton
Accession Number: 1983.8a, b
Coat
House of Chanel
(French, founded 1913)
Date: ca. 1927
Medium: silk, metal
Accession Number: 1984.30
Rowel Spur
Date: ca. 1400
Medium: Copper alloy, enamel, gold
Accession Number: 14.25.1737
Saint Catherine of Alexandria
Date: early 15th century
Medium: Gold, ronde-basse enamel, jewels
Accession Number: 17.190.905
Manuscript Leaf with the Crucifixion, from a Missal
Date: ca. 1270–80
Medium: Tempera and gold on parchment
Accession Number: 1981.322
Accordion
Alexandre Pere & Fils
Date: 1850–55
Medium: Wood, metal, various other materials
Accession Number: 1998.70
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
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
Ball gown
House of Balenciaga
(French, founded 1937)
Date: spring/summer 1948
Medium: silk, steel
Accession Number: C.I.58.13.6a, b
Writing table (bureau plat)
Gilles Joubert
(French, ca. 1689–1775)
Date: 1759
Medium: Lacquered oak, gilt-bronze mounts, lined with modern leather
Accession Number: 1973.315.1
Burgonet with Falling Buffe
Date: ca. 1550
Medium: Steel, gold
Accession Number: 04.3.217; 22.140
Congressional Presentation Sword with Scabbard of Colonel Marinus Willett (1740–1830)
C. Liger
(French, Paris, recorded 1770–93)
Date: hallmarked for 1785–86
Medium: Steel, silver, gold
Accession Number: 17.87.3a, 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
Evening dress
Callot Soeurs
(French, active 1895–1937)
Date: 1910–14
Medium: cotton, silk, metal
Accession Number: 1981.380.2
"Fortissimo"
Séraphin Soudbinine
(French (born Russia), Nijni- Novgorod 1870–1944)
Date: 1925–26
Medium: Lacquered wood, eggshell, mother-of-pearl, gold
Accession Number: 50.102.4
Chalice à soleil
Date: 1532–33
Medium: Silver gilt
Accession Number: 1996.287
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
Necklace
René-Jules Lalique
(French, Aÿ 1860–1945 Paris)
Date: ca. 1897–99
Medium: Gold, enamel, opals, amethysts
Accession Number: 1985.114
Tomb Effigy Bust of Marie de France (1327-41), daughter of Charles IV of France and Jeanne d'Evreux
Jean de Liège
(Franco-Netherlandish, active ca. 1361–died 1381)
Date: ca. 1381
Medium: Marble with lead inlays
Accession Number: 41.100.132
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
Evening dress
Weeks
(French)
Date: ca. 1911
Medium: silk, metal, glass
Accession Number: C.I.57.17.3
Saltcellar
Date: mid-13th century
Medium: Gold, rock crystal, emeralds, pearls, spinel or balas rubies
Accession Number: 1983.434
Bassoon
Dominique Antony Porthaux
Date: 1790–1800
Accession Number: 1999.307 a,b
Secretary
Attributed to Martin Carlin
(French, near Freiburg im Breisgau ca. 1730–1785 Paris)
Date: ca. 1781–85
Accession Number: 1975.1.2026
Henri d'Albret (1503–55), King of Navarre
Léonard Limosin
(ca. 1505–1575/1577)
Date: 1556
Accession Number: 49.7.108
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
Coffeepot
François Thomas Germain
(French, Paris 1726–1791 Paris, master 1748)
Date: 1757
Accession Number: 33.165.1
Adam
Auguste Rodin
(French, Paris 1840–1917 Meudon)
Date: modeled 1880 or 1881, cast 1910
Accession Number: 11.173.1
Commode
André Charles Boulle
(French, Paris 1642–1732 Paris)
Date: ca. 1710–20
Accession Number: 1982.60.82
Fancy dress costume
Paul Poiret
(French, Paris 1879–1944 Paris)
Date: 1911
Accession Number: 1983.8a, b
Coat
House of Chanel
(French, founded 1913)
Date: ca. 1927
Accession Number: 1984.30
Rowel Spur
Date: ca. 1400
Accession Number: 14.25.1737
Saint Catherine of Alexandria
Date: early 15th century
Accession Number: 17.190.905
Manuscript Leaf with the Crucifixion, from a Missal
Date: ca. 1270–80
Accession Number: 1981.322
Accordion
Alexandre Pere & Fils
Date: 1850–55
Accession Number: 1998.70
Verdures du Vatican (set of two)
Jean Démosthène Dugourc
(French, Versailles 1749–1825 Paris)
Date: ca. 1799
Accession Number: 2006.519a, b
Watch
Jacques Goullons
(French, active Paris, 1626–died 1671)
Date: ca. 1645–48
Accession Number: 1975.1.1244
Ball gown
House of Balenciaga
(French, founded 1937)
Date: spring/summer 1948
Accession Number: C.I.58.13.6a, b
Writing table (bureau plat)
Gilles Joubert
(French, ca. 1689–1775)
Date: 1759
Accession Number: 1973.315.1
Burgonet with Falling Buffe
Date: ca. 1550
Accession Number: 04.3.217; 22.140
Congressional Presentation Sword with Scabbard of Colonel Marinus Willett (1740–1830)
C. Liger
(French, Paris, recorded 1770–93)
Date: hallmarked for 1785–86
Accession Number: 17.87.3a, b
Coin cabinet
Designed by Charles Percier
(French, Paris 1764–1838 Paris)
Date: ca. 1809–19
Accession Number: 26.168.77
Evening dress
Callot Soeurs
(French, active 1895–1937)
Date: 1910–14
Accession Number: 1981.380.2
"Fortissimo"
Séraphin Soudbinine
(French (born Russia), Nijni- Novgorod 1870–1944)
Date: 1925–26
Accession Number: 50.102.4
Chalice à soleil
Date: 1532–33
Accession Number: 1996.287
Reliquary Bust of Saint Yrieix
Date: ca. 1220–40, with later grill
Accession Number: 17.190.352a, b
Necklace
René-Jules Lalique
(French, Aÿ 1860–1945 Paris)
Date: ca. 1897–99
Accession Number: 1985.114
Tomb Effigy Bust of Marie de France (1327-41), daughter of Charles IV of France and Jeanne d'Evreux
Jean de Liège
(Franco-Netherlandish, active ca. 1361–died 1381)
Date: ca. 1381
Accession Number: 41.100.132
Flintlock Gun
Pierre Le Bourgeois
(French, Lisieux, died 1627)
Date: ca. 1620
Accession Number: 1972.223
Evening dress
Weeks
(French)
Date: ca. 1911
Accession Number: C.I.57.17.3
Saltcellar
Date: mid-13th century
Accession Number: 1983.434
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