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Tortoise shell x
Mantel clock
Clockmaker: Franz Xavier Gegenreiner
(master in 1770)
Date: case ca. 1710, movement ca. 1770–90
Medium: Case: repoussé silver, partly gilded, and tortoiseshell veneer over pearwood; movement: brass and steel
Accession Number: 46.162
Fan
Date: first half 18th century
Medium: Skin and tortoiseshell
Accession Number: 35.80.17
Brisé fan
Date: first quarter 18th century
Medium: Ivory, tortoiseshell, metal
Accession Number: 2009.300.4029
Comb
Date: 1700–1938
Medium: tortoise shell
Accession Number: C.I.38.24.3
Fan
Date: first quarter 20th century
Medium: Tortoiseshell, feather
Accession Number: 2009.300.7333
Fan
Date: 19th century
Medium: Paper and tortoiseshell
Accession Number: 64.273.16
Fan
Date: 1880–89
Medium: Tortoiseshell, silk
Accession Number: 2009.300.4099
Snuffbox
Date: 1768–75
Medium: Gold and composition; tortoiseshell
Accession Number: 38.50.9
Box with Medallion Top
Joseph Siffred Duplessis
(French, Carpentras 1725–1802 Versailles)
Date: 1770–1800
Medium: Papier mache, tortoiseshell, silver, ivory
Accession Number: 83.2.230
Pair of perfume burners
Matthew Boulton
(British, Birmingham 1728–1809 Birmingham)
Date: probably ca. 1770
Medium: Derbyshire spar, tortoiseshell, and wood; Carrara marble base, gilded brass mounts, gilded copper liner
Accession Number: 64.101.1633, .1634
Tortoise-shell bracelet
Date: ca. 3500 B.C.
Medium: Tortoise shell
Accession Number: 35.7.47
Nécessaire
Date: first quarter 18th century
Medium: Wood veneered with tortoiseshell and gold; implements of glass, ivory, and gold
Accession Number: 38.50.1a–r
Fan
Date: 1885–95
Medium: tortoiseshell, linen
Accession Number: 2009.300.1980
Box
Probably by John Lacy
Date: 1832–33
Medium: Silver, tortoise shell
Accession Number: 14.58.220
Snuffbox
Date: ca. 1740
Medium: Silver, tortoiseshell, mother-of-pearl
Accession Number: 14.58.223
Comb
Date: early 1900s
Medium: tortoiseshell
Accession Number: C.I.44.39.1
Netsuke of Fukurokuju
Date: late 18th–early 19th century
Medium: Ivory; inlaid tortoiseshell
Accession Number: 1985.399.29
Cup with Cover
Date: 19th century
Medium: Tortoise shell
Accession Number: 79.2.1381a, b
Brisé fan
Date: 1875–89
Medium: tortoiseshell, silk, synthetic
Accession Number: 2009.300.1955
Bowl
Date: 13th–14th century
Medium: Stoneware with tortoiseshell glaze (Jizhou ware)
Accession Number: 23.183.1
Chessmen (32) and box-board
Date: 19th century
Medium: Mother-of-pearl, wood, tortoiseshell
Accession Number: 53.71.195 a-p,aa-pp,q
Watch
Watchmaker: John Ellicott
(1706–1772)
Date: ca. 1760
Medium: Pinchbeck, tortoiseshell, enamel
Accession Number: 17.190.1462a, b
Case (Inrō)
Date: 19th century
Medium: Basket weave over lacquered wood, tortoiseshell
Accession Number: 91.1.719
Brisé fan
Date: 1790–1820
Medium: Ivory, paper, tortoiseshell
Accession Number: 2009.300.5390
Box with portraits of two sisters
Miniature by Continental Painter
Date: ca. 1800
Medium: Tortoise shell, gold, ivory
Accession Number: 32.75.47a, b
Case (Inrō) with Design of Chinese Sages Seated on Verandah
Date: 17th–18th century
Medium: Lacquer, roiro, rubbed fundame, gold and black hiramakie, tortoiseshell; Interior: nashiji and fundame
Accession Number: 29.100.906
Parasol
Date: ca. 1900
Medium: silk, tortoiseshell, wood, metal
Accession Number: 2009.300.2486a, b
Concertina
Charles Wheatstone
(1802–1875)
Date: 1831–37
Medium: Rosewood, nickel-silver, leather, paper, ivory, tortoiseshell; case of mahogany
Accession Number: 2003.380a, b
Hairpin
Date: 1893
Medium: tortoiseshell
Accession Number: C.I.43.40.91
Hairpin
Date: 1700–1943
Medium: tortoise shell
Accession Number: C.I.43.40.93
Mantel clock
Clockmaker: Franz Xavier Gegenreiner
(master in 1770)
Date: case ca. 1710, movement ca. 1770–90
Accession Number: 46.162
Fan
Date: first half 18th century
Accession Number: 35.80.17
Brisé fan
Date: first quarter 18th century
Accession Number: 2009.300.4029
Comb
Date: 1700–1938
Accession Number: C.I.38.24.3
Fan
Date: first quarter 20th century
Accession Number: 2009.300.7333
Fan
Date: 19th century
Accession Number: 64.273.16
Fan
Date: 1880–89
Accession Number: 2009.300.4099
Snuffbox
Date: 1768–75
Accession Number: 38.50.9
Box with Medallion Top
Joseph Siffred Duplessis
(French, Carpentras 1725–1802 Versailles)
Date: 1770–1800
Accession Number: 83.2.230
Pair of perfume burners
Matthew Boulton
(British, Birmingham 1728–1809 Birmingham)
Date: probably ca. 1770
Accession Number: 64.101.1633, .1634
Tortoise-shell bracelet
Date: ca. 3500 B.C.
Accession Number: 35.7.47
Nécessaire
Date: first quarter 18th century
Accession Number: 38.50.1a–r
Fan
Date: 1885–95
Accession Number: 2009.300.1980
Box
Probably by John Lacy
Date: 1832–33
Accession Number: 14.58.220
Snuffbox
Date: ca. 1740
Accession Number: 14.58.223
Comb
Date: early 1900s
Accession Number: C.I.44.39.1
Netsuke of Fukurokuju
Date: late 18th–early 19th century
Accession Number: 1985.399.29
Cup with Cover
Date: 19th century
Accession Number: 79.2.1381a, b
Brisé fan
Date: 1875–89
Accession Number: 2009.300.1955
Bowl
Date: 13th–14th century
Accession Number: 23.183.1
Chessmen (32) and box-board
Date: 19th century
Accession Number: 53.71.195 a-p,aa-pp,q
Watch
Watchmaker: John Ellicott
(1706–1772)
Date: ca. 1760
Accession Number: 17.190.1462a, b
Case (Inrō)
Date: 19th century
Accession Number: 91.1.719
Brisé fan
Date: 1790–1820
Accession Number: 2009.300.5390
Box with portraits of two sisters
Miniature by Continental Painter
Date: ca. 1800
Accession Number: 32.75.47a, b
Case (Inrō) with Design of Chinese Sages Seated on Verandah
Date: 17th–18th century
Accession Number: 29.100.906
Parasol
Date: ca. 1900
Accession Number: 2009.300.2486a, b
Concertina
Charles Wheatstone
(1802–1875)
Date: 1831–37
Accession Number: 2003.380a, b
Hairpin
Date: 1893
Accession Number: C.I.43.40.91
Hairpin
Date: 1700–1943
Accession Number: C.I.43.40.93
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