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Tortoise shell x
Table
Attributed to Pierre Gole
(ca. 1620–1684)
Date: ca. 1660
Medium: Oak and fruitwood veneered with tortoiseshell, stained and natural ivory, ebony, and other woods; gilt bronze
Accession Number: 1986.38.1
Side comb
Date: 1700–1942
Medium: tortoiseshell
Accession Number: C.I.42.160.8a, b
Box
Date: early 18th century
Medium: Tortoiseshell, silver
Accession Number: 03.26.6
Case (Inrō)
Date: 18th–19th century
Medium: Lacquered wood with basket weave over tortoiseshell
Accession Number: 91.1.2153a–c
Brisé fan
Date: 1870–89
Medium: Tortoiseshell, silk
Accession Number: 2009.300.4298
Cassetta frame
Date: early 20th century
Medium: Basswood back frame with rosewood upper moldings and ivory, tortoiseshell, oak and maple veneers. Carved. Sight edge: simplified lotus leaf, ebonized. Frieze: ivory stringing, maple and oak veneer. Centers: oval bosses with ivory and tortoiseshell veneer. Corners: curled acanthus leaves and paterae engraved on ivory.
Accession Number: 1975.1.2545
Bracelet (?) fragments
Date: ca. 3300–3100 B.C.
Medium: Tortoise shell
Accession Number: 35.7.65a, b
Toilet casket
Date: 1700–15
Medium: Wood veneered with brass, tortoiseshell, tinted horn and mother-of-pearl, rosewood; gilt bronze and steel
Accession Number: 2011.13
Fan
Date: early 19th century
Medium: Paper, paint, gilt, tortoiseshell
Accession Number: 26.99.8
Fan
Date: 1900–1905
Medium: Silk, tortoiseshell, steel
Accession Number: 48.187.669
Fan
Date: 1890–1910
Medium: Tortoiseshell, feathers
Accession Number: 2009.300.5745
Inrō with Design of Blossoming Plum Tree
Hara Yōyūsai
(Japanese, 1772–1845)
Date: 19th century
Medium: Sprinkled gold lacquer with gold, silver, and red makie, takamakie, and coral inlay Ojime: bead; tortoiseshell Netsuke: box with decoration of violets; gold makie lacquer with gold and silver makie
Accession Number: 36.100.245
Tabernacle frame
Date: early 17th century
Medium: Pine back frame and carcass with applied sawn ebony veneer and scraped moldings. Columns: tortoiseshell veneer with hollow bronze capitals and bases.
Accession Number: 1975.1.2293
Comb
Date: 1700–1942
Medium: tortoiseshell (?)
Accession Number: C.I.42.160.5
Fan
Date: 1920s
Medium: feathers, plastic, tortoiseshell
Accession Number: C.I.59.60.2
Fan
Mor Weisz
(Austrian)
Date: 1895–1910
Medium: tortoiseshell, silk, cotton, paper
Accession Number: 2009.300.1937
Lyre
Date: 19th century
Medium: Wood, hide, gut, tortoise shell, lizard skin
Accession Number: 2002.573.3
Box
Attributed to Charles Jagger
(British, ca. 1770–1827)
Date: late 18th century; miniature ca. 1790
Medium: Gold, vernis Martin, ivory, silver, tortoiseshell
Accession Number: 95.14.8
Fan
Date: 1830–60
Medium: silk, tortoiseshell
Accession Number: 1975.230.2
Veneered ogee frame
Date: ca. 1700
Medium: Oak with ebony, rosewood, and tortoiseshell veneer and scraped tortoiseshell moldings.
Accession Number: 1975.1.2299
Bracelet (?) fragments
Date: ca. 3300–3100 B.C.
Medium: Tortoise shell
Accession Number: 35.7.66a, b
Fan
Date: 1900–1915
Medium: Tortoiseshell, silk, sequins
Accession Number: 2009.300.4376
Fan
Date: 1890–1910
Medium: ivory, mother-of-pearl, tortoiseshell, paper, metal, gouache
Accession Number: 2009.300.2046
Tureen stand
Thomas Whieldon factory, Stoke-on-Trent, Fenton Vivian, Staffordshire
Date: ca. 1760
Medium: Tortoiseshell ware
Accession Number: 67.191.2
Knife (Golok)
Date: 18th–19th century
Medium: Bronze, tortoise shell, wood
Accession Number: 36.25.899a, b
Nimcha (Saber) with Scabbard
Date: early 18th century
Medium: Steel, silver, brass, wood, tortoiseshell, mother-of-pearl, leather, textile
Accession Number: 36.25.1550a, b
Souvenir with portraitf a Man, said to be Lieutenant d'Alézac
Jean-Pierre Mendouze
(master 1778, died 1793)
Date: 1780–81
Medium: Gold, tortoise shell
Accession Number: 17.190.1318a–c
Brisé fan
Date: 1875–89
Medium: tortoiseshell, silk, synthetic
Accession Number: 2009.300.1955
Comb
Date: 1700–1944
Medium: tortoiseshell
Accession Number: C.I.44.54.5
Tobacco box
Date: 17th century
Medium: Tortoiseshell, silver
Accession Number: 14.58.224
Table
Attributed to Pierre Gole
(ca. 1620–1684)
Date: ca. 1660
Accession Number: 1986.38.1
Side comb
Date: 1700–1942
Accession Number: C.I.42.160.8a, b
Box
Date: early 18th century
Accession Number: 03.26.6
Case (Inrō)
Date: 18th–19th century
Accession Number: 91.1.2153a–c
Brisé fan
Date: 1870–89
Accession Number: 2009.300.4298
Cassetta frame
Date: early 20th century
Accession Number: 1975.1.2545
Bracelet (?) fragments
Date: ca. 3300–3100 B.C.
Accession Number: 35.7.65a, b
Toilet casket
Date: 1700–15
Accession Number: 2011.13
Fan
Date: early 19th century
Accession Number: 26.99.8
Fan
Date: 1900–1905
Accession Number: 48.187.669
Fan
Date: 1890–1910
Accession Number: 2009.300.5745
Inrō with Design of Blossoming Plum Tree
Hara Yōyūsai
(Japanese, 1772–1845)
Date: 19th century
Accession Number: 36.100.245
Tabernacle frame
Date: early 17th century
Accession Number: 1975.1.2293
Comb
Date: 1700–1942
Accession Number: C.I.42.160.5
Fan
Date: 1920s
Accession Number: C.I.59.60.2
Fan
Mor Weisz
(Austrian)
Date: 1895–1910
Accession Number: 2009.300.1937
Lyre
Date: 19th century
Accession Number: 2002.573.3
Box
Attributed to Charles Jagger
(British, ca. 1770–1827)
Date: late 18th century; miniature ca. 1790
Accession Number: 95.14.8
Fan
Date: 1830–60
Accession Number: 1975.230.2
Veneered ogee frame
Date: ca. 1700
Accession Number: 1975.1.2299
Bracelet (?) fragments
Date: ca. 3300–3100 B.C.
Accession Number: 35.7.66a, b
Fan
Date: 1900–1915
Accession Number: 2009.300.4376
Fan
Date: 1890–1910
Accession Number: 2009.300.2046
Tureen stand
Thomas Whieldon factory, Stoke-on-Trent, Fenton Vivian, Staffordshire
Date: ca. 1760
Accession Number: 67.191.2
Knife (Golok)
Date: 18th–19th century
Accession Number: 36.25.899a, b
Nimcha (Saber) with Scabbard
Date: early 18th century
Accession Number: 36.25.1550a, b
Souvenir with portraitf a Man, said to be Lieutenant d'Alézac
Jean-Pierre Mendouze
(master 1778, died 1793)
Date: 1780–81
Accession Number: 17.190.1318a–c
Brisé fan
Date: 1875–89
Accession Number: 2009.300.1955
Comb
Date: 1700–1944
Accession Number: C.I.44.54.5
Tobacco box
Date: 17th century
Accession Number: 14.58.224
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