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Watch
Watchmaker: Edward Prior
(British, active 1800–68)
Date: 19th century
Medium: Silver, tortoiseshell, coral, enamel
Accession Number: 07.253.1a–d
Fan
Date: early 18th century
Medium: Parchment, tortoiseshell, mother-of-pearl and gold
Accession Number: 63.90.8
Watch
Watchmaker: John Ellicott
(British, 1706–1772)
Date: ca. 1760
Medium: Pinchbeck, tortoiseshell, enamel
Accession Number: 17.190.1462a, b
Fan
Date: third quarter 18th century
Medium: ivory, mother-of-pearl, parchment, gouache, tortoiseshell, metal
Accession Number: 2009.300.1850
Brisé fan
Date: 1790–1820
Medium: Ivory, paper, tortoiseshell
Accession Number: 2009.300.5390
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
Comb
Date: 1700–1942
Medium: tortoiseshell (?)
Accession Number: C.I.42.160.5
Comb
Date: 1900–1920
Medium: Metal, synthetic, tortoiseshell
Accession Number: 2009.300.6211
Box-board
Date: early 19th century
Medium: Tortoise shell, ivory, wood
Accession Number: 48.174.88
Case (Inrō) with Design of Chinese Sages on Verandah beside Rocks and Trees
Date: 17th century
Medium: Lacquer, fundame, nashiji, gold and black hiramakie, tortoiseshell, metal inlay; Interior: nashiji and fundame, upper case divided
Accession Number: 29.82.6
Kris with Scabbard
Date: 16th–19th century
Medium: Tortoise shell, metal
Accession Number: 36.25.1262a, b
Bowl
Date: ca. 13th–14th century
Medium: Stoneware with dark reserve designs on lighter variegated field; tortoiseshell glaze on reverse (Jizhou ware)
Accession Number: 29.100.222
Chimera
Accession Number: 50.145.327a, b
Date:
Medium: Gold, glass, tortoise shell
Accession Number: 50.145.327a, b
Fan
Date: fourth quarter 19th century
Medium: Tortoiseshell, feather, silk
Accession Number: 2009.300.5019
Fan
Date: 1890–1910
Medium: ivory, mother-of-pearl, tortoiseshell, paper, metal, gouache
Accession Number: 2009.300.2046
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
Box with portrait of a woman, said to be Princesse de Ligne
Jean-Baptiste Gillet
(1709–1786, master 1734)
Date: 1768–75
Medium: Tortoiseshell, gold, ivory
Accession Number: 95.14.10a, b
Box with Floral Decoration
Date: 18th century
Medium: Lacquer with mother-of-pearl and tortoiseshell inlay
Accession Number: 2015.500.3.4a, b
Evening ensemble
Philippe & Gaston
Date: ca. 1925
Medium: silk, beads, metal, tortoiseshell, feather
Accession Number: 2009.300.2490a, b
Bracelet (?) fragments
Date: ca. 3300–3100 B.C.
Medium: Tortoise shell
Accession Number: 35.7.65a, b
Powder Flask
Date: 17th century
Medium: Tortoiseshell, brass, steel
Accession Number: 27.160.15
Comb
Tiffany & Co.
(1837–present)
Date: ca. 1910
Medium: Tortoiseshell, platinum, diamonds
Accession Number: 41.84.16
Comb
Date: early 19th century
Medium: tortoiseshell
Accession Number: 43.152.5
Veneered ogee frame
Date: ca. 1700
Medium: Oak with ebony, rosewood, and tortoiseshell veneer and scraped tortoiseshell moldings.
Accession Number: 1975.1.2299
Inrō with Stylized Waves
Shibata Zeshin
(Japanese, 1807–1891)
Date: 19th century
Medium: Gold lacquer with pewter inlay; Ojime: bronze and gold jar; Netsuke: carved tortoiseshell turtle
Accession Number: 36.100.249
Box
Date: 19th century (?)
Medium: Tortoiseshell, gold
Accession Number: 95.14.15a, b
Fan
Date: first quarter 20th century
Medium: Tortoiseshell, feather
Accession Number: 2009.300.5268
Clock with pedestal
Case attributed to André Charles Boulle
(French, Paris 1642–1732 Paris)
Date: ca. 1690
Medium: Case and pedestal of oak with marquetry of tortoiseshell, engraved brass, and pewter; gilt bronze; dial of gilt brass with white enameled Arabic numerals; movement of brass and steel
Accession Number: 58.53a–c
Case (Inrō) with Design of Dragon among Clouds and Waves
Date: 17th–18th century
Medium: Lacquer, roiro, rubbed fundame, gold, red and black hiramakie, tortoiseshell; Interior: nashiji and fundame
Accession Number: 91.1.689
Mirror
Johann Valentin Gevers
(German, ca. 1662–1737)
Date: ca. 1710
Medium: Oak and pine veneered with tortoiseshell, silver, silver gilt, and green-stained ivory; mirror glass
Accession Number: 1989.20
Watch
Watchmaker: Edward Prior
(British, active 1800–68)
Date: 19th century
Accession Number: 07.253.1a–d
Fan
Date: early 18th century
Accession Number: 63.90.8
Watch
Watchmaker: John Ellicott
(British, 1706–1772)
Date: ca. 1760
Accession Number: 17.190.1462a, b
Fan
Date: third quarter 18th century
Accession Number: 2009.300.1850
Brisé fan
Date: 1790–1820
Accession Number: 2009.300.5390
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
Comb
Date: 1700–1942
Accession Number: C.I.42.160.5
Comb
Date: 1900–1920
Accession Number: 2009.300.6211
Box-board
Date: early 19th century
Accession Number: 48.174.88
Kris with Scabbard
Date: 16th–19th century
Accession Number: 36.25.1262a, b
Bowl
Date: ca. 13th–14th century
Accession Number: 29.100.222
Chimera
Accession Number: 50.145.327a, b
Date:
Accession Number: 50.145.327a, b
Fan
Date: fourth quarter 19th century
Accession Number: 2009.300.5019
Fan
Date: 1890–1910
Accession Number: 2009.300.2046
Commode
André Charles Boulle
(French, Paris 1642–1732 Paris)
Date: ca. 1710–20
Accession Number: 1982.60.82
Box with portrait of a woman, said to be Princesse de Ligne
Jean-Baptiste Gillet
(1709–1786, master 1734)
Date: 1768–75
Accession Number: 95.14.10a, b
Box with Floral Decoration
Date: 18th century
Accession Number: 2015.500.3.4a, b
Evening ensemble
Philippe & Gaston
Date: ca. 1925
Accession Number: 2009.300.2490a, b
Bracelet (?) fragments
Date: ca. 3300–3100 B.C.
Accession Number: 35.7.65a, b
Powder Flask
Date: 17th century
Accession Number: 27.160.15
Comb
Tiffany & Co.
(1837–present)
Date: ca. 1910
Accession Number: 41.84.16
Comb
Date: early 19th century
Accession Number: 43.152.5
Veneered ogee frame
Date: ca. 1700
Accession Number: 1975.1.2299
Inrō with Stylized Waves
Shibata Zeshin
(Japanese, 1807–1891)
Date: 19th century
Accession Number: 36.100.249
Box
Date: 19th century (?)
Accession Number: 95.14.15a, b
Fan
Date: first quarter 20th century
Accession Number: 2009.300.5268
Clock with pedestal
Case attributed to André Charles Boulle
(French, Paris 1642–1732 Paris)
Date: ca. 1690
Accession Number: 58.53a–c
Case (Inrō) with Design of Dragon among Clouds and Waves
Date: 17th–18th century
Accession Number: 91.1.689
Mirror
Johann Valentin Gevers
(German, ca. 1662–1737)
Date: ca. 1710
Accession Number: 1989.20
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