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Virgin of the Annunciation
Date: ca. 1300–1310
Medium: Limestone, traces of paint
Accession Number: 17.190.739
Almanach royal, année bissextile M.DCC.LXXXVIII, présenté a sa Majeste pour la premiere fois en 1699
Laurent Charles d' Houry
(French, 1717?–1786)
Date: 1787
Accession Number: AY831 .Z7 1788
Les oeuvres morales de Mr. Diderot : contenant son traité De l'amitié, et celui Des passions
Marie Geneviève Charlotte Darlus Thiroux d'Arconville
(French, 1720–1805)
Date: 1770
Accession Number: PQ2067.T28 D4 1770
Model for a Proposed Monument to Commemorate the Invention of the Balloon
Clodion
(Claude Michel) (French, Nancy 1738–1814 Paris)
Date: ca. 1784
Medium: Terracotta
Accession Number: 44.21a, b
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
Lettres cabalistiques, ou, Correspondance philosophique, historique & critique, entre deux cabalistes, divers esprits elementaires, & le seigneur Astaroth
Jean Baptiste de Boyer, marquis d'Argens
(French, 1704–1771)
Date: 1741
Accession Number: PQ1954.A54 L4 1741
Seasons and Elements (Air) (set of four)
Attributed to Charles Le Brun
(French, Paris 1619–1690 Paris)
Date: ca. 1683
Medium: Canvas; silk, wool, and metal-thread embroidery in tent stitch (316 stitches per sq. inch, 49 stitches per sq. cm.)
Accession Number: 46.43.4
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
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
Chalice à soleil
Date: 1532–33
Medium: Silver gilt
Accession Number: 1996.287
Les aventures de Télémaque, fils d'Ulysse / par M. de Fénélon ; avec figures en taille-douce, dessinées par MM. Cochin et Moreau le jeune
François de Salignac de La Mothe-Fénelon
(French, Château de Fénelon, Périgord 1651–1715 Cambrai)
Date: 1790
Accession Number: PQ1795 .T5 1790
Armor of Infante Luis, Prince of Asturias (1707–1724)
Signature probably refers to Jean Drouart
(French, Paris, died before October 1715)
Date: dated 1712
Medium: Steel, blued and gilt; gilt brass, silk, cotton, metallic yarn, paper
Accession Number: 1989.3
Almanach royal, année bissextile M.DCC.LXXXIV.
Laurent Charles d' Houry
(French, 1717?–1786)
Date: 1783
Accession Number: AY831 .Z7 1784a
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
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
Scenes from the Legend of Saint Vincent of Saragossa and the History of His Relics
Date: ca. 1245–47
Medium: Pot-metal glass, vitreous paint, and lead
Accession Number: 24.167a-k
Cabinet
Designed by Jean Brandely
(French, active 1855–67)
Date: 1867
Medium: Oak veneered with cedar, walnut, ebony and ivory; silvered-bronze mounts
Accession Number: 1989.197
Violoncello
Jean Baptiste Vuillaume
(French, Mirecourt 1798–1875 Paris)
Date: mid-19th century
Medium: Spruce and maple
Accession Number: 1984.114.1
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
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
The Hours of Jeanne d'Evreux, Queen of France
Jean Pucelle
(French, active Paris, 1319–34)
Date: ca. 1324–28
Medium: Grisaille, tempera, and ink on vellum
Accession Number: 54.1.2
Boiserie from the Hôtel de Varengeville
Date: ca. 1736–52, with later additions
Medium: Carved, painted, and gilded oak
Accession Number: 63.228.1
Mirror Case
Date: 1350–75
Medium: Elephant ivory
Accession Number: 41.100.160
Mémoires du Comte de Grammont : histoire amoureuse de la cour d'Angleterre sous Charles II / par Antoine Hamilton ; préface et notes par Benjamin Pifteau
Count Anthony Hamilton
(Irish, ca. 1646–1720)
Date: 1876
Accession Number: DA447.G7 H26 1876
Manuscript Leaf with the Crucifixion, from a Missal
Date: ca. 1270–80
Medium: Tempera and gold on parchment
Accession Number: 1981.322
Virgin of the Annunciation
Date: ca. 1300–1310
Accession Number: 17.190.739
Almanach royal, année bissextile M.DCC.LXXXVIII, présenté a sa Majeste pour la premiere fois en 1699
Laurent Charles d' Houry
(French, 1717?–1786)
Date: 1787
Accession Number: AY831 .Z7 1788
Les oeuvres morales de Mr. Diderot : contenant son traité De l'amitié, et celui Des passions
Marie Geneviève Charlotte Darlus Thiroux d'Arconville
(French, 1720–1805)
Date: 1770
Accession Number: PQ2067.T28 D4 1770
Model for a Proposed Monument to Commemorate the Invention of the Balloon
Clodion
(Claude Michel) (French, Nancy 1738–1814 Paris)
Date: ca. 1784
Accession Number: 44.21a, b
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
Lettres cabalistiques, ou, Correspondance philosophique, historique & critique, entre deux cabalistes, divers esprits elementaires, & le seigneur Astaroth
Jean Baptiste de Boyer, marquis d'Argens
(French, 1704–1771)
Date: 1741
Accession Number: PQ1954.A54 L4 1741
Seasons and Elements (Air) (set of four)
Attributed to Charles Le Brun
(French, Paris 1619–1690 Paris)
Date: ca. 1683
Accession Number: 46.43.4
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
Drop-front secretary (Secrétaire en armoire)
Jean Henri Riesener
(French, Gladebeck, near Hessen 1734–1806 Paris)
Date: 1783
Accession Number: 20.155.11
Chalice à soleil
Date: 1532–33
Accession Number: 1996.287
Les aventures de Télémaque, fils d'Ulysse / par M. de Fénélon ; avec figures en taille-douce, dessinées par MM. Cochin et Moreau le jeune
François de Salignac de La Mothe-Fénelon
(French, Château de Fénelon, Périgord 1651–1715 Cambrai)
Date: 1790
Accession Number: PQ1795 .T5 1790
Armor of Infante Luis, Prince of Asturias (1707–1724)
Signature probably refers to Jean Drouart
(French, Paris, died before October 1715)
Date: dated 1712
Accession Number: 1989.3
Almanach royal, année bissextile M.DCC.LXXXIV.
Laurent Charles d' Houry
(French, 1717?–1786)
Date: 1783
Accession Number: AY831 .Z7 1784a
Commode
André Charles Boulle
(French, Paris 1642–1732 Paris)
Date: ca. 1710–20
Accession Number: 1982.60.82
Coin cabinet
Designed by Charles Percier
(French, Paris 1764–1838 Paris)
Date: ca. 1809–19
Accession Number: 26.168.77
Cabinet
Designed by Jean Brandely
(French, active 1855–67)
Date: 1867
Accession Number: 1989.197
Violoncello
Jean Baptiste Vuillaume
(French, Mirecourt 1798–1875 Paris)
Date: mid-19th century
Accession Number: 1984.114.1
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
Writing table (bureau plat)
Gilles Joubert
(French, ca. 1689–1775)
Date: 1759
Accession Number: 1973.315.1
The Hours of Jeanne d'Evreux, Queen of France
Jean Pucelle
(French, active Paris, 1319–34)
Date: ca. 1324–28
Accession Number: 54.1.2
Boiserie from the Hôtel de Varengeville
Date: ca. 1736–52, with later additions
Accession Number: 63.228.1
Mirror Case
Date: 1350–75
Accession Number: 41.100.160
Manuscript Leaf with the Crucifixion, from a Missal
Date: ca. 1270–80
Accession Number: 1981.322
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