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Wall clock (pendule en cartel)
Clock maker: Jean Godde l'aîné
(master horologer, ca. 1668–1748/49)
Date: ca. 1740–45
Medium: Oak with marquetry of brass and tortoiseshell; gilt bronze; dial of white enamel with separate enameled numerals; movement of brass and steel
Accession Number: 1971.206.27
Box
Date: 17th century
Medium: Tortoise shell and brass
Accession Number: 30.135.98
Étui
Date: 18th century (?)
Medium: Vernis Martin, tortoiseshell and gold
Accession Number: 30.58.4a, b
Cartel barometer (Baromètre et Thermomètre)
Clockmaker: Lange de Bourbon
(active 1750–75)
Date: ca. 1770
Medium: Gilt-bronze, tortoiseshell, steel, oak
Accession Number: 58.75.61
Comb
Tiffany & Co.
(1837–present)
Date: ca. 1910
Medium: Tortoiseshell, platinum, diamonds
Accession Number: 41.84.16
Fan
Date: last quarter 18th century
Medium: Tortoiseshell, silk, paper
Accession Number: 48.58.3
Parasol
Dupuy
(French)
Date: 1885–90
Medium: silk, metal, wood, tortoiseshell
Accession Number: 2009.300.2560
Comb
Date: 19th century
Medium: tortoise shell
Accession Number: 02.21
Snuffbox
Date: ca. 1740
Medium: Silver, tortoiseshell, mother-of-pearl
Accession Number: 14.58.223
Fan
Date: 18th century
Medium: Parchment, paper, tortoise shell, horn.
Accession Number: 63.90.84
Knife Handle (Kozuka)
Accession Number: 43.120.499
Date:
Medium: Tortoise shell
Accession Number: 43.120.499
Comb
Date: early 1900s
Medium: tortoiseshell
Accession Number: C.I.44.39.1
Cabinet for Incense, Nest of Boxes, Tray
Date: 19th century
Medium: Tortoiseshell on wood with sprinkled gold lacquer
Accession Number: 29.100.725
Lice comb (part of a set)
Date: 1848–49
Medium: Tortoise shell
Accession Number: 68.33.45
Snuffbox
Jean-Louis Leferre
(active 1803–22)
Date: ca. 1803–15
Medium: Gold, tortoiseshell
Accession Number: 17.190.1144
Jewelry set
Date: ca. 1964
Medium: metal, tortoise shell
Accession Number: 1979.572.21a–i
Fan
Date: mid-18th century
Medium: Skin, silk, feathers, ivory, and tortoiseshell
Accession Number: 26.99.7
Side comb
Date: 1700–1942
Medium: tortoiseshell
Accession Number: C.I.42.160.8a, b
Fan
Date: 1860–79
Medium: tortoiseshell, paper, mother-of-pearl, metal, silk
Accession Number: 2009.300.1780
Button
Date: ca. 1850
Medium: ivory, tortoise shell, mother-of-pearl
Accession Number: 50.231.396–.399
Desk
Date: early 18th century
Medium: Oak, ebony veneer, tortoiseshell, brass, gilt bronze, tooled reddish-brown leather top
Accession Number: 64.175
Blade and Mounting for a Dagger (Aikuchi)
Date: blade, probably 19th century; mounting, late 19th century
Medium: Steel, silver, gold, mother-of-pearl, cloisonné, coral, tortoiseshell, wood, lacquer
Accession Number: 36.25.1757a–c
Dressing table mirror
Date: ca. 1700
Medium: Tortoiseshell, engraved brass, kingwood, amaranth, bois satiné, ebony, mirror glass
Accession Number: 1985.177
Medallion
Date: ca. 1775
Medium: Gold on tortoiseshell
Accession Number: 48.14.15
Carving knife
Date: 18th century
Medium: Steel, tortoiseshell, wood, brass
Accession Number: 93.13.70
Table desk
Probably by André Charles Boulle
(French, Paris 1642–1732 Paris)
Date: late 17th century
Medium: Ebony, brass, and tortoiseshell, gilt-bronze and tooled red leather top
Accession Number: 37.160.7
Mandolin
Joao Vieira da Silva
Date: 18th century
Medium: Maple?, tortoiseshell, various materials
Accession Number: 1985.408
Fan
Date: 1715–23
Medium: Ivory and tortoiseshell
Accession Number: 35.80.38
Comb
Date: ca. 1920
Medium: feathers, tortoiseshell
Accession Number: C.I.41.83.21
Box
Date: 18th century
Medium: Ivory, tortoise shell, enamel, gold
Accession Number: 17.190.1141a, b
Wall clock (pendule en cartel)
Clock maker: Jean Godde l'aîné
(master horologer, ca. 1668–1748/49)
Date: ca. 1740–45
Accession Number: 1971.206.27
Box
Date: 17th century
Accession Number: 30.135.98
Étui
Date: 18th century (?)
Accession Number: 30.58.4a, b
Cartel barometer (Baromètre et Thermomètre)
Clockmaker: Lange de Bourbon
(active 1750–75)
Date: ca. 1770
Accession Number: 58.75.61
Comb
Tiffany & Co.
(1837–present)
Date: ca. 1910
Accession Number: 41.84.16
Fan
Date: last quarter 18th century
Accession Number: 48.58.3
Parasol
Dupuy
(French)
Date: 1885–90
Accession Number: 2009.300.2560
Comb
Date: 19th century
Accession Number: 02.21
Snuffbox
Date: ca. 1740
Accession Number: 14.58.223
Fan
Date: 18th century
Accession Number: 63.90.84
Knife Handle (Kozuka)
Accession Number: 43.120.499
Date:
Accession Number: 43.120.499
Comb
Date: early 1900s
Accession Number: C.I.44.39.1
Cabinet for Incense, Nest of Boxes, Tray
Date: 19th century
Accession Number: 29.100.725
Lice comb (part of a set)
Date: 1848–49
Accession Number: 68.33.45
Snuffbox
Jean-Louis Leferre
(active 1803–22)
Date: ca. 1803–15
Accession Number: 17.190.1144
Jewelry set
Date: ca. 1964
Accession Number: 1979.572.21a–i
Fan
Date: mid-18th century
Accession Number: 26.99.7
Side comb
Date: 1700–1942
Accession Number: C.I.42.160.8a, b
Fan
Date: 1860–79
Accession Number: 2009.300.1780
Button
Date: ca. 1850
Accession Number: 50.231.396–.399
Desk
Date: early 18th century
Accession Number: 64.175
Blade and Mounting for a Dagger (Aikuchi)
Date: blade, probably 19th century; mounting, late 19th century
Accession Number: 36.25.1757a–c
Dressing table mirror
Date: ca. 1700
Accession Number: 1985.177
Medallion
Date: ca. 1775
Accession Number: 48.14.15
Carving knife
Date: 18th century
Accession Number: 93.13.70
Table desk
Probably by André Charles Boulle
(French, Paris 1642–1732 Paris)
Date: late 17th century
Accession Number: 37.160.7
Mandolin
Joao Vieira da Silva
Date: 18th century
Accession Number: 1985.408
Fan
Date: 1715–23
Accession Number: 35.80.38
Comb
Date: ca. 1920
Accession Number: C.I.41.83.21
Box
Date: 18th century
Accession Number: 17.190.1141a, b
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