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Metalwork, Brass, Europe

Works of Art (38)

Steelyard Weight with a Bust of a Byzantine Princess, 400–450, Early Byzantine (Eastern Roman Empire), Copper alloy, lead (1980.416ab)
Aquamanile in the Form of a Cock, 13th century, German (Lower Saxony), Copper alloy (1989.292)
Aquamanile in the Form of a Crowned Centaur Fighting a Dragon, 1200–1225, German (Lower Saxony), Copper alloy (10.37.2)
Aquamanile in the Form of a Dragon, ca. 1200, North German, Copper alloy (47.101.51)
Aquamanile in the Form of a Falconer on Horseback, 13th century, North German (Lower Saxony), Copper alloy (47.101.55)
Aquamanile in the Form of a Griffin, ca. 1425–50, German (Nuremberg), Copper alloy (1975.1.1413)
Aquamanile in the Form of a Horse, ca. 1400, German (Nuremberg), Copper alloy (10.13.4a)
Aquamanile in the Form of a Lion, ca. 1200, North German, Copper alloy (52.24.1)
Aquamanile in the Form of a Lion, ca. 1200, North German, Copper alloy, glass inlay (47.101.52)
Aquamanile in the Form of a Lion, ca. 1400, German (Nuremberg), Copper alloy (1994.244)
Aquamanile in the Form of a Unicorn, ca. 1425–50, German (Nuremberg), Copper alloy (64.101.1493)
Aquamanile in the Form of Samson and the Lion, late 14th century, German, Copper alloy (1975.1.1412)
Armchair, ca. 1828, Karl Friedrich Schinkel (German), Gilded mountain ash, brass (1996.30)
Armoire, ca. 1710, Attributed to André-Charles Boulle (French), Tortoiseshell, engraved brass, and ebony on oak; gilt-bronze (59.108)
Armor, ca. 1400 and later, Italian, Steel, brass, textile (29.154.3)
Bard made for Johann Ernst, Duke of Saxony-Coburg, dated 1548, Attributed to Kunz Lochner (German), German (Nuremberg), Steel, brass (32.69)
"Blind" shaffron for the joust, ca. 1490, German, Steel, brass, textile (04.3.292)
Bugle in C, 1811, Contractor: Thomas Key (British); Silversmith: William Trayls (English), London, Brass (1975.270)
Cabinet, 1861, Philip Webb (British), Designer; Morris, Marshall, Faulkner & Co., Maker; Sir Edward Coley Burne-Jones (British), Painter, Made in England, Painted pine, oil paint on leather, brass, copper (26.54)
Candlestick, 16th century, Europe, possibly Venice, Brass engraved and inlaid with silver (17.190.637)
Clarinet in D, 1750–70, Germany, Boxwood, brass (2010.185)
Cornet à pistons in B-flat, 1833, Courtois frères, Paris, Brass, ivory (2002.190a–n)
Giso 404 piano lamp, ca. 1928, Jacobus Johannes Pieter Oud (Dutch), Lacquered patinated brass (2002.16)
Half-shaffron, ca. 1570–80, Italian (probably Milan), Steel, gold, brass, leather, hemp (14.25.1666)
Harness Pendant with Confronted Beasts, 500–600, Visigothic, Brass, leaded (1990.52)
Hunting horn, ca. 1710–20, Jacob Schmid (German), Nuremberg, Brass (14.25.1623)
Natural Trumpet, late 17th century, Johann Wilhelm Haas (Swiss), Nürnberg, Germany, Brass (89.4.2375)
Pair-case automaton watch, ca. 1770–75, Signed by James Cox (English), Outer case: gold, partly enameled and set with gemstones and paste jewels; inner case: gold with casemaker's mark of Peter Mounier (English); dial: white enamel, with frame set with paste jewels; movement: brass, steel, and silver (1977.436.4)
Plate with Pelican, 15th century, Netherlandish (Dinant or Malines), Brass, beaten (64.101.1498)
Plate with Wife Beating Husband, ca. 1480, Netherlandish (Dinant or Malines), Brass, beaten (64.101.1499)
Portable Diptych Sundial, ca. 1598, Hans Troschel the Elder (German), Ivory and brass (03.21.38)
Ring of Pope Paul II, 1464–71, Italy (Rome), Blue glass mounted in gilt brass (1989.79)
Shaffron in the "Oriental" fashion, ca. 1560–70, Italian (probably Brescia), Steel, brass, leather (14.25.1664)
Shaffron of Henry II of France when Dauphin, ca. 1490–1500, redecorated 1539, Attributed to Romain des Ursins (Milan, rec. Lyon), Franco-Italian, Steel, gold, brass (04.3.253)
Table Clock with a Skeleton Movement, mid-16th century or earlier, South German, Case and dial of gilt brass; hand and movement of steel (29.52.7)
Tea chest, ca. 1750–55, Abraham Roentgen (German, 1711–1793), Oak, cedar, veneered with rosewood; brass, iron, and steel (1999.147)
Wisteria Dining Room, 1910–14, Lucien Lévy-Dhurmer (French); made by Édouard-Louis Collet (Swiss), Walnut and amaranth veneer, marble; brass, copper, mirror glass (66.244.1–.2a–e,.9ab,.10ab)
Writing desk (bureau brisé), ca. 1685, Alexandre-Jean Oppenordt (Dutch, active France), maker; Jean Berain (French), engraver, France (Paris), Oak, pine, and walnut veneered with ebony, rosewood, and marquetry of engraved brass on tortoiseshell; gilt bronze, steel (1986.365.3)