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Works of Art (299)

Amulet case, late 19th–early 20th century, Central Asia, Silver, glass (2006.544.9)
Amulet, 6th century, Byzantine, from Egypt (?), Hematite amulet carved intaglio, with gilded silver mount (17.190.491)
Amulet, late 19th–early 20th century, Attributed to the Karakalpak tribe, present-day Uzbekistan, Silver, fire gilded with false granulation and twisted wire and beaded wire decoration, gilded and silver appliqués, chain-link and cone-shaped pendants with slightly domed and cabochon-cut carnelians and turquoise beads (2008.579.12)
"Antioch Chalice," first half of 6th century, Byzantine; Made in Antioch or Kaper Koraon (?), Silver, silver-gilt (50.4)
Arm Reliquary, 13th century, with 15th-century additions, French, Silver, silver-gilt, glass and rock-crystal cabochons over wood core (17.190.353)
Armlet, late 19th–early 20th century, Central Asia or Iran, Silver, carnelian, turquoise (2006.544.13a,b)
Attarouthi Treasure, 500–650, Byzantine; From Attarouthi, Syria, Silver and silver with gilding (1986.3.1-15)
Base of a ewer with Zodiac medallions, Seljuq period, first half of 13th century, Iran, Brass; engraved, inlaid with silver and copper (91.1.530)
Basin with Zodiac signs and royal titles, Mamluk period, late 13th–early 14th century, Egypt or Syria, Brass; engraved and inlaid with silver and black compound (91.1.553)
Basket, 1760–70, Myer Myers (American), Maker, American; Made in Mid-Atlantic, New York, New York, America, Silver (54.167)
Bassoon, 1881, Giosue Esposito, Naples, Maple, nickel-silver (2003.150a–g)
Beaker ("Monkey Cup"), ca. 1425–1450, South Netherlandish; Made in Burgundian Territories, Silver, silver-gilt, painted enamel (52.50)
Beaker with birds and animals, 4th century B.C., Thraco-Geti style, Lower Danube region, Thrace, Silver (47.100.88)
Beakers, ca. 1683 and 1711, Attributed to Jurian Blanck Jr. (American); Benjamin Wynkoop (American), New York City, Silver (33.120.621–.622)
Begging bowl, late 19th–early 20th century,Attributed to Central Asia, Silver, fire gilded with applied silver chain decoration, carnelians and turquoises, and tassels (2007.497.12)
Bell salt, 1600–1601, Master T.S. (English), Silver gilt (68.141.92a-d)
The Blessed Catherine and Saint Felicity, 1762, After originals by Giacomo Serpotta (Italian), Silver (69.133.1,2)
The Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara Seated in Royal Ease, Angkor period, late 10th–early 11th century, Cambodia, Copper alloy, silver inlay (1992.336)
Bona Sforza, Queen of Poland, ca. 1530–40, Giovanni (Gian) Jacopo (Giacomo) Caraglio (Italian), Kraków, Sardonyx with inlaid gold and silver details; mounted as a pendant in gold with enamel, pearl, and ruby (17.190.869)
Book Cover with Byzantine Icon of the Crucifixion, Icon carved about 1000, in Constantinople; setting made before 1085, Spanish; From the Convent of Santa Cruz de la Serós, Jaca, Gilded silver on a wood backing, inset with ivory icon, sapphire, glass, and crystal (17.190.134)
Bow Brooch, ca. 600, Langobardic; Made in central Italy, Silver with partial gilding, inlaid with niello (55.56)
Bowl decorated with marsh scenes, late Dynasty XIX–Third Intermediate Period (ca. 1188–712 B.C.), From Bubastis, Silver (07.228.20)
Bowl with radiating petal design, 8th–6th century B.C., Phrygian or Lydian; Anatolia, Silver (66.116)
Bowl, ca. 725–675 B.C.; Archaic, Cypriot; Said to be from Kourion, Gilt silver (74.51.4554)
Box with Sleeping Eros, 300s, Roman or Byzantine; Said to have been found in Tartus, Syria, Silver (47.100.33)
Box, ca. 1910–20, Marie Zimmermann (American), Wood, silver alloy, brass, ivory, amethyst, and semi-precious quartz (2005.464)
Breast defense (peytral) from a horse armor, 15th–17th century, Tibetan or Mongolian, Leather, iron, brass or copper alloy, silver, gold, shellac, pigments, textile, and hair (1999.36)
Brooch in the Shape of a Panther, 100–300, Roman, Copper alloy with silver and niello inlays (47.100.18)
Brooch, first half of 5th century, Eastern Germanic, Silver with gold sheet overlay, garnets (47.100.19)
The Bryant Vase, 1875–76, James Horton Whitehouse (American, born England), designer; Tiffany & Company (American), manufacturer and retailer, Silver, gold (77.9a,b)
Buckle in the Shape of an Eagle, 6th century, Ostrogothic, Gilt silver, garnet (95.15.100a-c)
Buckle, 6th century, Ostrogothic, probably found in Italy, Gilt silver, garnet (95.15.103a,b)
Buckle, Buckle, 2nd century B.C.; European Iron Age, Celto-Iberian; Spain, Leaded bronze, silver, iron (1990.62 ab)
Bust of Serapis, 2nd century A.D.; Mid-Imperial, Roman; said to be from Egypt, Silver (1991.127)
Cabinet (armoire), 1867, Charles Guillaume Diehl (German, act. Paris), cabinetmaker; Jean Brandely (French), designer; Emmanuel Frémiet (French), sculptor, France (Paris), Oak veneered with cedar, walnut, ebony, and ivory, silvered bronze mounts (1989.197)
Candelabrum Centerpiece, 1835–36, Paul Storr (British), Silver-gilt, (60.55.10a-s)
Celestial Globe with Clockwork, dated 1579, Movement by Gerhard Emmoser (Austrian), Made in Vienna, Austria, Case of silver, partly gilt, and gilt brass; movement of brass and steel (17.190.636)
Censer, before 1477, Basel, Silver, raised and cast (17.190.360)
Ceremonial Knife (tumi), 9th–11th century, Peru, Sicán (Lambayeque), Gold, silver, turquoise (1974.271.60)
Chalice of Peter of Sassoferrato, 1341–42 with later, perhaps 15th-century, cup, Italian; Siena, from the Franciscan Church of Sassoferrato, Silver gilded and translucent enamel (1988.67)
Chalice, 16th century (1532–33), Made in Paris, France, Silver-gilt (1996.287)
Chalice, ca. 1222, Brother Bertinus, Made in possible Meuse Valley, Northern Europe, Silver and silver gilt (47.101.30)
Chalice, ca. 1380, Spanish; Catalonia, Barcelona, Silver, silver gilt, and translucent enamel (1988.66)
Chalice, late 18th century, Mexican, Silver gilt (33.120.68a)
Chalice, mid-17th century, Mexican, Silver gilt, enamel (32.100.230)
Chalice, Paten, and Straw, ca. 1230–1250, German, Silver, partly gilded; niello, jewels (47.101.26–29)
Chasse of Champagnat, ca. 1150, French; Made in Limoges, Gilded copper and champlevé enamel (17.190.685-87, 695, 710-11)
Child's porridge bowl and spoon, 1897–98, Mark of Roberts and Belk (British), Silver, partly gilt (1991.296.1,.2)
Childbirth tray (desco da parto) with the Triumph of Fame (recto) and Medici and Tornabuoni arms and devices (verso), 1448–49, Giovanni di Ser Giovanni Guidi, called Lo Scheggia (Italian, Florentine), Tempera, silver, and gold on panel (1995.7)
Chocolate pot, 1700–1710, Edward Winslow (American), Made in New England, Boston, Massachusetts, Silver (33.120.221)
Claret jug, 1900–1901, Archibald Knox (British); Manufacturer: W. H. Haseler for Liberty & Company, Silver, chrysoprase (1992.346)
Clock watch with calendar, ca. 1600–1610, Movement probably by Nicolas Forfaict the Elder (French), Case: silver and gilded brass; Dial: gilded brass and silver, with a steel hand; Movement: gilded brass and steel, partly blued (17.190.1607)
Coconut Cup with Cover, ca. 1533–34, Hans van Amsterdam (Low Countries, 's-Hertogenbosch), Silver gilt, coconut (Cocos nucifera) (17.190.622ab)
Coffeepot, 1756–57, Marked by François-Thomas Germain (French), French; Paris, Silver, wood (33.165.1)
Coffeepot, ca. 1725–35, Charles Le Roux (American), Silver (1997.498.1)

Salver, ca. 1725–35, Charles Le Roux (American), Silver (1997.498.2)
Collar stud, early 20th century, Attributed to Ersari, Central Asia or Iran, Silver with parcel gilt (or fire gilt) embossing, with glass stones and turquoise beads (2007.497.6)
Congressional presentation sword of Major General John E. Wool, 1854–55, United States, possibly Baltimore, Steel, gold, gilded brass, diamonds, rubies, wood, silver, textile (2009.8a–c)
Cor solo, 1829, Dubois & Couturier (French), Lyon, Brass, silver (2008.136)
Covered bowl and stand, 1774, Marked by Louis Landes (French), French; Toulouse, Silver (48.187.7ab,.8)
Creampot, 1763, Benjamin Burt (American), Silver (33.120.295)
Cross-hilt sword, 1600–1625, England (London) and Germany (Solingen), Iron, silver, wood, copper alloy, steel, and gold (2010.165)
Cup Stand with Eight Buddhist Treasures, Yuan dynasty, 14th century, China, Silver (2007.187)
Cup, 1916, Arthur John Stone (American, born England), Gardner, Massachusetts, Silver (1990.49)
Diptych with Scenes of the Annunciation, Nativity, Crucifixion, and Resurrection, 1300–1325, German; Made in Cologne (possibly), Rhine valley, silver gilt with translucent and opaque enamels (1980.366)
Dish in the Shape of a Leaf, Tang dynasty, late 7th–early 8th century, China, Silver with parcel gilding (1974.268.11)
Dish, 1664–65, Anthony Ficketts (English), Silver gilt (68.141.79)
Dorsal plate ornament, late 19th–early 20th century, Attributed to Central Asia or Iran, Silver, fire-gilded, engraved, and chased with openwork and cabochon and table-cut carnelians (2005.443.1)
Double Cup, ca. 1300–1350, Germany or Bohemia, Silver and gilt-silver with applied opaque enamel (1983.125a,b)
Double Cup, ca. 1590–1600, Caspar Beutmüller the Elder, Made in Germany (Nuremberg), Gilded silver (17.190.609a,b)
Drinking cup, 1st century B.C.–1st century A.D.; Late Hellenistic or Republican, Roman, Silver (1991.11.6.1)
Drinking cup, 1st century B.C.–1st century A.D.; Late Hellenistic or Republican, Roman, Silver (1991.11.6.2)
Ear Ornament or Pendant (Mamuli), 19th century, Kanatangu district, eastern Sumba Island, Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia, Gold (1990.335.4)
Enthroned Buddha, ca. 600, Northern Pakistan (Gilgit Kingdom), Gilt brass inlaid with silver and copper (2011.19)
Entrée dish and cover, ca. 1837, Bailey & Kitchen Company (American), Silver (2003.382a-c)
Ewer and basin (lavabo set), ca. 1680–85, Moldavia (Chisinau), most likely court workshop, Partially gilded silver (2005.62.1,.2a,b)
Ewer and basin, 1610–11, Symon Owen (English), Silver gilt (68.141.135,136)
Ewer and basin, 1745–46, Marked by Marc Bazille (French), French; Montpellier, Silver (58.60.1,.2)
Ewer and basin, ca. 1726, English; London, Gilt silver (68.141.133,.134)
Ewer and plateau, 1901, Gorham Manufacturing Company (American, Silver (1974.214.26a,b)
Ewer with dancing females within arcades, 6th century; Sasanian style, Iran, Silver, mercury gilding (67.10a,b)
Ewer with Wild Man Finial, ca. 1500, German; Made in Nuremberg, Silver, silver-gilt, painted and enameled decoration (53.20.2)
Ewer, 1784–85, Marked by Jean-Baptiste-François Chéret (French), Paris, Silver (1980.79)
Ewer, ca. 1825, Thomas Fletcher (American), Philadelphia, Silver (2007.25)
Feeding Bowl, 1690, Hungarian, Transylvania, Silver-gilt (2010.110.40)
Fibula, 19th century, Morocco, Silver, red and green transparent glass (1981.5.2)
Fire dogs (andirons), 1697–98, Benjamin Pyne (English), Silver, iron (68.141.155ab)
"Fire of London" and "Plague" tankard, 1673–74, The Master I.N. (English), Silver (1987.54)
Flask with Adoration of the Magi, 500s, Byzantine, Silver with gilded silver (1984.196)
Flintlock gun, dated 1735, Louis Jaley (steel chiseler; French); Nicolas Carteron (barrelsmith; French); Joseph Blachon (stockmaker; French), France (Saint-Étienne), Steel, gold, silver, wood (1987.274)
Flintlock Sporting Gun of Empress Margarita Teresa, ca. 1670–73, Jacques Lamarre (French), Steel, wood, silver, copper alloy, gold (2011.354)
Footed bowl, Seljuq period, early 13th century, Iran, Bronze; inlaid with silver and black compound (91.1.543)
Forehead and poll plate from a shaffron, 15th–18th century, Tibet, Iron, gold, and silver (2008.291)
Fork and spoon, 1683–84, French; Paris, Gilt silver (48.187.214,.215)
Frieze Fragment (possibly from an altar), 18th century, Bolivian, Silver (1978.303.7)
Goblet, 1800–1801, Naphtali Hart (British), Silver, parcel-gilt (29.60.1)
Group of four vases, ca. 2300–2000 B.C.; late Early Bronze Age III, Northwest Anatolia, Electrum, silver-gilt, silver (1989.281.45a,b-.48)
Hair ornament, ca. 1904, Louis Comfort Tiffany (American), Silver, enamel, black and pink opals, demantoid garnets (2002.620)
Head defense for a horse (shaffron), 15th–17th century, Tibetan or Mongolian, Iron, leather, gold, brass or copper alloy, and textile (2004.402)
Head of a king, probably Shapur II, 4th century; Sasanian period, Iran, Gilded silver (65.126)
Headdress, late 19th–early 20th century, Central Asia or Iran, Silver, table-cut carnelians, turquoise beads, silver gilded link chain (2006.544.8)
Helmet, probably mid- to late 17th century, Chinese, Iron, gold, silver, and textile (1997.18)
Hexagonal Dish, 1696, Hungarian, Transylvania, Silver, parcel-gilt (2010.110.42)
Horse plaque, 4th–3rd century B.C., Northwest China or Inner Mongolia, Silver with mercury gilding (1985.214.78)
Hot-water urn, 1791, Paul Revere, Jr. (American), Maker, Made in Boston, Silver, ivory (1990.226 a-d)
Hunting sword, ca. 1851, French (Paris), Silver, cast, chased, partly gilt; gilt copper; steel (1987.161)
Ice bucket, 1838–39, Possibly mark of John Watson (British, active in Sheffield), Silver, (1979.497)
Infantry shield (pavise), ca. 1450, Bohemian, possibly Chomutov (now Czech Republic), Wood, leather, gesso, silver foil, polychromy (29.158.595)
Ingot with Hittite hieroglyphs, 15th–13th century B.C.; Hittite period, Central Anatolia, Silver (1989.281.16)
Inkstand, 1802, John Plimmer (British), Silver, (1976.424.2a-j)
Inkwell with twelve Zodiac medallions, Seljuq period, late 12th–early 13th century, Iran, Brass, cast, inlaid with silver and copper (44.131)
Inkwell with Zodiac signs, Seljuq period, early 13th century, Probably Iran, Brass; cast, inlaid with silver, copper, and black compound (59.69.2a,b)
Inlaid tray, Mamluk period, late 13th–early 14th century, Egypt, Brass; engraved and inlaid with silver and black compound(91.1.604)
Inrô with design of silk spool in the Milky Way (the Tanabata Story of the Weaver and Herder), 19th century, Kyûkoku (Japanese), Mother-of-pearl, gold (14.40.878a,b)
Inrô with design of thatched hut, 18th–19th century, Japanese, Lacquer (29.100.841)
Jardinière, ca. 1902, Henry van de Velde (Belgian); Manufacturer: Theodore Muller, Weimar, Silver (2000.350)
Jewel box, 1920, Dagobert Peche (Austrian); Manufacturer: Wiener Werkstätte, Gilded silver (1978.8a-c)
Jug with a lion handle, late Dynasty XIX–Third Intermediate Period (ca. 1188–712 B.C.), From Bubastis, Silver (07.228.187)
Jug, 1775–76, Matthew Boulton (British) and John Fothergill (English), Silver (1993.73)

Tripod stand, 1775–76, Matthew Boulton (English) and John Fothergill (English), Silver (66.192.5a–c)
Kettle drums, 1779, Franz Peter Bunsen (German), Hannover, Silver, iron, calfskin (2010.138.1–.4)
Kneeling bull holding a spouted vessel, 3100–2900 B.C.; Proto-Elamite period, Southwestern Iran, Silver (66.173)
Koto with Case, early 17th century; fabric koto wrap, 18th and 19th century, Goto Teijo, Ninth Generation Goto Master (Japanese), Japan, Various woods, ivory and tortoiseshell inlay, gold and silver inlays, metalwork (2007.194a–f)
Letter box with pine, bamboo, cherry blossom, and family crests, Edo period (1615–1868), 19th century, Japan, Lacquered wood with gold and silver takamaki-e, hiramaki-e, togidashimaki-e, cut-out gold foil on nashiji ground (part of a wedding set) (10.7.22)
Lid of a ceremonial box, late 1st century B.C.–early 1st century A.D.; Augustan, Roman, Gilt silver (2000.26)
Long-necked jar, late Dynasty XIX–Third Intermediate Period (ca. 1188–712 B.C.), From Bubastis, Silver (07.228.16)
Loving cup with cover, 1742–43, Paul Lamerie (English), Silver gilt (25.15.58ab)
Loving cup, 1772, Richard Williams (Irish). Silver, silver gilt (68.141.191)
The Magnolia Vase, ca. 1893, John T. Curran (American), designer; Tiffany & Company (American), manufacturer, Silver, gold, enamel, opals (99.2)
Mantel Clock (Telleruhr), ca. 1710, Movement by Franz Xaver Gegenreiner (German); Repoussé silver by Johann Andreas Thelot (German), Case: tortoiseshell veneer and silver, partly gilt; Dial: champlevé silver with black numerals; Movement: brass and steel (46.162)
Masonic medal, 1826, C. Foote, engraver, American, Silver (2000.544)
Medal commemorating the 25th anniversary of General Motors, 1933, Norman Bel Geddes (American), Silver, mat finish (33.150.1,2)
Medallion with a seated deity and a male worshipper, 8th–7th century B.C., Urartian; Eastern Anatolia, Silver, gold foil (1989.281.20)
Metal plaque, 17th century; Safavid, Iran, Steel, cut and pierced (1987.14)
Miniature secretary incorporating a watch, ca. 1766–72, Signed by James Cox (English), Case: agate, with gold mounts, gilded brass, pearls, and paste jewels set in silver; dial: white enamel (46.184a–c)
Mirror back, Tang dynasty, 8th century, China, Silver (1985.214.22)
Mirror Frame, ca. 1568, Wenzel Jamnitzer (German), Silver gilt, ebony, and mirror plate (17.190.620)
Mirror, ca. 1710, Johann Valentin Gevers (German), silversmith; Johann Andreas Thelot (German), silversmith, Germany (Augsburg), Oak and pine veneered with tortoiseshell, silver, gilt silver, and green-stained ivory; mirror glass (1989.20)
Monstrance, 1646, Attributed to Diego de Atienzia (Spanish, Guadalajara), Peruvian, Silver gilt, enamel (32.100.231a,b)
Mouth-piece, Cypro-Archaic or Cypro-Classical, late 6th–5th century B.C., Cypriot; from Cyprus, Gilded silver (74.51.3004)
Mug, 1700–1725, Koenraet Ten Eyck (American), Albany, New York, Silver (27.85.9)
Multiplate helmet of thirty-two lames, possibly 14th–16th century, Mongolian or Tibetan, Iron, silver, gold, and brass or copper alloy (2005.146)
Mural: The History of Navigation, 1934, Jean Dupas (French); manufacturer: Charles Champigneulle, Glass, paint, gold, silver, palladium leaf (1976.414.3a–ggg)
"Murmansk" fruit dish, 1982, Ettore Sottsass (Italian, born Austria); Manufacturer: Memphis, Silver (1992.216.1)
Nécessaire incorporating an automaton watch, ca. 1770–72, Signed by James Cox (English), Case: moss agate, mounted in gold and set with diamonds, rubies, and emeralds; silver; and mirror glass; dial: white enamel, with frame pavé set with paste jewels (57.128a–o)
Neck from a vessel depicting the goddess Hathor flanked by felines, late Dynasty XIX–Third Intermediate Period (ca. 1188–712 B.C.), From Bubastis, Silver, gold (30.8.370)
Noh costume (surihaku) with Chinese bellflowers, Edo period, 18th century, Japan, Gold and silver leaf on silk satin (32.30.5)
Nose ornament with intertwined serpents, 2nd–3rd century, Peru; Moche, Gold, silver, shell (1979.206.1225)
Open Ring Brooch, early 800s, Pictish or Irish; Found near Galway, Ireland, Silver with amber insets (1981.413)
Pair of Altar Vases, 1915, Arthur J. Stone (American, born England, 1847–1938); Herbert Taylor (American, 1892–1942), Gardner, Massachusetts, Silver and gold (2011.347,.348)
Pair of beakers, ca. 1719, Moody Russell (American), Barnstable, Massachusetts, Silver (28.131.1,.2)
Pair of belt buckles, Xianbei culture, ca. 1st century A.D., North China, Silver plate and gilt (24.174.6,7)
Pair of Brooches, 400–600, Ostrogothic, found in Kerch, Ukraine, Copper alloy overlaid with silver (98.11.107-8)
Pair of candelabra, 1767–68, Marked by Robert-Joseph Auguste (French), French; Paris, Silver (48.187.389ab,.390ab)
Pair of candlesticks, 1690–92, French; Paris, Silver (48.187.249,.250)
Pair of canns, 1783, Paul Revere, Jr. (American), Silver (58.3.5-.6)
Pair of earflares with condors, 2nd–3rd century, Peru; Moche, Gold, silver, gilt copper, shell (1979.206.1245,.1246)
Pair of fruit dishes, 1766–67, Thomas Heming (English, Silver gilt (49.7.92,93)
Pair of Garment Pins (Tupus), 19th century, Bolivian, Silver (1978.303.5,.6)
Pair of sauceboats, 1815–20, Anthony Rasch (American, born Germany), Silver (59.152.1-.2)
Pair of sauceboats, ca. 1765, Paul Revere, Jr. (American), Silver (46.40.1-.2)
Pair of skyphoi (cups) with relief decoration, late 1st century B.C.–early 1st century A.D.; Early Imperial, Augustan, Roman, Silver with gilding (1994.43.1,.2)
Pair of snaphaunce pistols, ca. 1690, Matteo Cecchi, called Acquafresca (Italian), Italy (Bargi), Steel, silver, ebony (2006.471.1,2)
Pair of stirrups, 16th–18th century, Tibetan, Iron, gold, and silver (1997.214.2a,b)
Pair of tea caddies, 1790–91, John Scofield (English), Silver (66.158.8ab)

Spoon for a tea caddy set, 1787–88, Samuel Godbehere (English) and Edward Wigan (English), Silver (66.158.8c)
Pair of vases, 1824 and 1825, Thomas Fletcher (American); Sidney Gardiner (American), Silver (1982.4a,b)
Pair of wine coolers, 1766, Zacharias Deichman the Elder, Russian; Saint Petersburg, Silver (1981.367.1,.2)
Pair of wine coolers, marked 1781, Ignaz Josef Würth (Austrian), Austria (Vienna), Silver (2002.265.1a,b,.2a)
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)
Pair-case Puritan watch, ca. 1640, Movement by Edward East (English), Outer and inner cases: silver, with a single blued steel hand; Movement: gilded brass, steel, partly blued, and silver (17.190.1468ab)
Pair-case watch, 1682–83, Movement by Thomas Tompion (English); inner case and dial by Nathaniel Delander (English), Outer case: leather with gold studs monogrammed RWR surmounted by a coronet (unidentified); Inner case and champlevé dial: gold, with blued steel hands; Movement: gilded brass, steel, partly blued, and silver (17.190.1489ab)
Panpiper Vessel, 14th–15th century, Peru; Chimú, Silver, malachite (1978.412.219)
Pectoral ornament, late 19th–early 20th century, China (Khotan); Turkoman, Silver with silver filigree, cabochon, and table-cut turquoise (2005.443.7)
Pectoral ornament, late 19th–early 20th century, Attributed to Central Asia or Iran, Silver, fire gilded with punched and stamped openwork decoration, silver twisted chains with embossed pendants, and table-cut carnelians (2008.579.6)
Pectoral ornament, late 19th–early 20th century, Central Asia or Iran, Tekke tribe, Silver, gilded, engraved, and inset with carnelians (2008.579.3)
Pendant of a Rosary with Memento Mori, 16th century, Mexican or Flemish, Silver gilt, rock crystal (17.190.323)
Pitcher, ca. 1872, Retailed by Ball, Black & Co. (American), Silver, (2005.10)
Plate with a hunting scene from the tale of Bahram Gur and Azadeh, 5th century; Sasanian period, Iran, Silver, mercury gilding (1994.402)
Plate with king hunting rams, late 5th–early 6th century; Sasanian period, Iran, Silver, mercury gilding, niello inlay (34.33)
Plateau, 1790–95, Benjamin Halsted (American), New York, Silver, copper, glass (2007.471.1)
Plateau, 1817–18, Richard Sibley (British), Silver (97.42)
Plateau, ca. 1825, John W. Forbes (American), Silver, glass, walnut (1993.167)
Playing at Quintain, ca. 1500, French (Paris?), Colorless glass, silver stain, and vitreous paint (1980.223.6)
Pommel Plate from a Saddle, 13th–15th century, Western Asia or Tibet, Iron, gold, and silver (2010.336)
Portable Mosaic Icon with the Virgin Eleousa, early 14th century, Byzantine, probably Constantinople, Miniature mosaic set in wax on wood panel with gold, multicolored stones, and gilded copper tesserae; some portions restored (2008.352)
Portable writing cabinet with Tokugawa family crests, chrysanthemums, and foliage scrolls, Edo period (1615–1868), late 17th century
Japan, Lacquered wood with gold and silver takamaki-e, hiramaki-e, and gold foil application on nashiji ground (81.1.133a–h)
Portrait Medals: Empress Maria and Emperor Maximillian II, dated 1575, Monogrammed "AN:AB" for Antonio Abondio (Italian) Silver, uniface (1989.12.2,3)
Powder flask, late 17th century, German, Ivory, silver-gilt, steel (2007.479.2)
Presentation coin (Doppelguldiner), 1517, Ulrich Ursentaler (Austrian), Dutch (Antwerp); dies cut in Halle, Austria, 1509, Silver (26.261.14)
Presentation Smallsword, 1798–99, Made by James Morisset, English (London), Silver-gilt, enamel, paste jewels, steel (26.145.315)
Processional Cross, ca. 1000–1050, Byzantine, Silver with gilding and gilded silver medallions (1993.163)
Processional Cross, late 11th–early 12th century, Spanish; Made in Asturias, Silver, partially gilt on wood core, carved gems, jewels (17.190.1406)
Punch bowl, 1901, Gorham Manufacturing Company, Providence, Rhode Island, Silver (1974.214.27)
Punch bowl, ca. 1750, Adrian Bancker (American), New York City, Silver (48.15)
Punch bowl, ca. 1751, New York City, Silver (50.161)
Qur'an holder, late 19th–early 20th century, Central Asia and Iran, Silver with silver filigree and cabochon- and table-cut turquoises; Leather strap (2005.443.8)
Reliquary Arm, ca. 1230, South Netherlandish, Silver over oak; hand: bronze-gilt; appliqué plaques: silver-gilt, niello and cabochon stones (47.101.33)
Reliquary Casket with Scenes from the Martyrdom of Saint Thomas Becket, ca. 1173–80, English or German, Silver with niello, gemstone (17.190.520)
Reliquary Cross, ca. 1366–1400, Italian, the Marches, Translucent enamel, silver, gilded silver, rock crystal, glass, and iron (17.190.498)
Reliquary Shrine, second quarter of 14th century, Attributed to Jean de Touyl (French), Made in Paris, Gilt-silver, translucent enamel, paint (62.96)
Rhyton terminating in the forepart of a wild cat, 1st century B.C.–1st century A.D.; Parthian period, Iran, Gilded silver (1979.447)
Rosary, ca. 1500–1525, German, Ivory, silver, partially gilded mounts (17.190.306)
Roundel with the Buddhist goddess Hariti, ca. 1st century A.D.; Pakistan, ancient region of Gandhara, Silver, gold foil (1981.460.2)
Sa sign, Dynasty 11, reign of Mentuhotep II, ca. 2051–2000 B.C., Egyptian; Thebes, Mentuhotep Temple, North Triangular Court, Pit 23, Electrum, silver(25.3.253)
Saddle, 15th century, Tibetan, Iron, gold, wood, and leather (2002.225)
Saddle, 17th–18th century, Eastern Tibetan or Chinese for the Tibetan market, Iron, gold, silver, wood, leather, and textile (1997.214.1)
Saint Christopher, 1400–1425, French; Made in Toulouse, Silver, silver-gilt (17.190.361)
Saint Michael, mid-18th century, Probably by Gaetano Fumo (Italian, Neapolitan), Silver (1976.46ab)
Salver, 1754–69, Daniel Christian Fueter (American), New York City, Silver (24.109.37)
Salver, 1879–80, Frederick Elkington (British), Silver, partly gilt, (1991.229)
Sash with flowering plants, 17th century; Safavid, Iran, Silk, silver- and gilt-metal-wrapped thread (metal strip, silk core); taqueté, brocaded (33.80.18)
Seal, ca. 1704, Jacob Boelen (American), Silver, wood (33.120.375)
Seated Buddha Amoghasiddhi, the Transcendent Buddha of the North, late 10th–early 11th century, India (Himachal Pradesh, ancient kingdoms of Tibet), Silver and bronze with copper inlay and traces of gold foil (1984.211)
Set of five writing boxes with Japanese globeflowers, plum blossoms, and interlaced roundels, Edo period (1615–1868), late 18th–early 19th century, Japan, Lacquered wood with gold and silver hiramaki-e and applied gold foil on nashiji ground (81.1.136a–z)
Set of four beakers, 1795, Paul Revere, Jr. (American), Silver (58.3.1-.4)
Shaft-hole axhead with a bird-headed demon, boar, and dragon, late 3rd–early 2nd millennium B.C., Central Asia (Bactria-Margiana), Silver, gold foil (1982.5)
Sideboard, ca. 1795–1805, Philadelphia or Baltimore, Mahogany, satinwood, silver, copper, verre églomisé with yellow poplar, white pine, mahogany (45.77)
Silver Buffalo and Elephant, 19th century, Republic of Benin; Fon, Silver-copper alloy, brass, copper, and iron (2002.517.1-2)
Silver covers for a gospel, 1691, Signed Astuatsatur Shahamir, Kayseri, Turkey, Gilt-silver repoussé plaques (16.99)
Silver Plate with David and Goliath, 629–630, Byzantine; Made in Constantinople, Silver (17.190.396)
Silver service, Song dynasty, 11th–13th century, China, Silver with gilding (1997.33.1-6)
Situla with floral decoration, late Dynasty XIX–Third Intermediate Period (ca. 1188–712 B.C.), From Bubastis, Silver (07.228.18)
Soup tureen with cover and stand, 1806–7 (tureen) and 1807–8 (stand), Mark of Paul Storr (British), Silver (39.65.38a-c)
Spear, 17th–19th century, Tibetan, Iron, gold, silver, wood, and pigments (2004.340a,b)
Spearhead, 17th–18th century, Tibetan, Iron, gold, and silver (2001.180)
Spoon and fork, 3rd century A.D.; Imperial, Roman, Silver (2006.514.3)
Spoon, 1670–90, Jurian Blanck, Jr. (American), Silver (1989.193)
Spoon, 1770–80, Paul Revere, Jr. (American), Silver (38.98)
Spoon, 3rd century A.D.; Imperial, Roman, Silver (19.192.64)
Standard in the shape of a palm, early 18th century, Iran, Silver with black inlay (1984.504.2)
Standing Salt, 1584–85, Made by the anonymous goldsmith "IG", English (London), Silver (52.134a–e)
Statuette of a panther, 1st–2nd century A.D.; Imperial, Roman, Bronze, copper, silver, niello (07.261)
Statuette of a Woman, Late Period, Dynasty 26, reign of Necho II, ca. 610–595 B.C., Egyptian, Silver (30.8.93)
Stem cup, 6th–8th century, Central Asia, possibly Sogdian, Silver (1998.223)
The Stockbridge Race Cup, 1870–71, C. F. Hancock, manufacturing silversmiths (London), Silver, partly gilt, (1990.153)
Sugar bowl, 1760–75, John Bayly (American), Silver (39.23a,b)
Sugar bowl, 1790–1800, Paul Revere, Jr. (American), Silver (33.120.546a,b)

Creamer, 1790–1800, Paul Revere, Jr. (American), Silver (33.120.547)
Sword, 10th century, European (possibly Scandinavian), Steel, copper, silver (55.46.1)
Sword, 14th–16th century, Tibetan or Chinese, Iron, gold, and silver (1995.136)
Sword, 17th–19th century, Tibetan, Iron, silver, gold, turquoise, wood, and textile (36.25.1464)
Tankard, 1700–1710, Gerrit Onckelbag (American), Silver (33.120.517)
Tankard, 1705–25, Simeon Soumaine (American), New York City, Silver (27.85.1)
Tankard, ca. 1700, By Johann Berend (Livonian), Silver, partly gilt (32.75.84)
Tankard, ca. 1715, John Coney (American), Boston, Silver (33.120.503)
Tankard, ca. 1795, Paul Revere, Jr. (American), Silver (33.120.507)
Tea and coffee service, 1850, John Chandler Moore (American), maker of service; James Dixon & Sons of Sheffield, England (British), maker of tray; Ball, Tompkins & Black (American), retailer, Silver (69.141.1-4)
Tea and coffee service, ca. 1800, Attributed to Christian Wiltberger (American), Silver (1980.503.1-4)
Tea caddy, 1725–40, Simeon Soumaine (American), Silver (64.249.5a,b)
Tea infuser and strainer, ca. 1924, Marianne Brandt (German), Silver and ebony (2000.63a–c)
Tea service, ca. 1888, Tiffany & Company (American), Silver, silver-gilt, enamel, ivory (97.1.1-4)
Tea service, ca. 1910, Josef Hoffmann (Austrian), Silver, ebony, amethyst, carnelian (2000.278.1–.9)
Tea set with teapot, creamer, and sugar bowl, 1813–14, Mark of Paul Storr (British), Silver, gilt (1974.379.1-3)
Tea tray and urn, 1799, John McMullin (American), Philadelphia, Silver, ivory (2009.420.1,2)
Teakettle on tripod table stand, 1724–25, Simon Pantin I (English, English (London), Silver (68.141.81)
Teakettle, 1710–20, Cornelius Kierstede (American), Silver (40.145a,b)
Teapot, 1699–1700, French; Paris, Silver, wood (48.187.78)
Teapot, 1700–1715, Jacob Boelen (American), Silver (61.246a,b)
Teapot, 1733, Kenneth McKenzie (Scottish), Silver, wood (68.141.88)

Hot milk jug, 1727–28, James Ker (Scottish), Silver (1983.224)

Sugar bowl, 1727–28, James Tait (Scottish), Silver (1983.133ab)
Teapot, 1745–55, Josiah Austin (American), Silver (24.109.7)
Teapot, 1796, Paul Revere, Jr. (American), Silver (33.120.543)
Teapot, 1820–21, John Edward Terrey (British), Silver, (1998.459)
Teapot, ca. 1782, Paul Revere, Jr. (American), Silver (69.147)
Terminal for an Open-Ring Brooch, ca. 950, Viking; Perhaps from Eketorp, Sweden, Silver with gold and niello inlays (2000.140)
Textile fragment, early 16th century, Turkey, probably Istanbul, Silk, metal-wrapped thread; taqueté (seraser) (15.125.7)
Tivoli Hoard, mid-1st century B.C.; Late Republican, Roman; Italy, said to have been found at Tivoli or Boscoreale, Silver (20.49.2–.12)
Toilet set in original leather case, ca. 1743–45, Germany (Augsburg), Silver marked by 14 goldsmiths, Gilt silver, hard-paste porcelain, cut glass, walnut, carved and partially gilt coniferous wood, blind-tooled and partially gilt leather, partially gilt steel and iron, textiles, moiré paper, hog's bristle (2005.364.1–.48)
Torque (Neck Ring), 5th century B.C.; European Iron Age, Celtic, Silver (47.100.16)
Traveling clock watch with alarm, ca. 1680, Movement by Thomas Tompion (English); case by Nathaniel Delander (English), Case and dial: silver; Movement: gilded brass, steel, partly blued, and silver (17.190.1512)
Tray, 1806–7, Digby Scott (English), Benjamin Smith (English), partners, Silver-gilt, (1977.436.3)
Tray, ca. 1879–80, Tiffany & Company (American), Silver, copper, gold, alloys (66.52.2)
Tripartite silver box, 19th century, India, Silver (15.95.12)
Triptych with Scenes from the Passion, ca. 1400–1420, French; Made in Paris, Silver, partially gilt (17.190.369)
Tureen and ladle, ca. 1880, Christopher Dresser (British); Hukin & Heath (British), Electroplate (silver on yellow metal), ivory (L.2004.64.1a–c)
Tureen with stand from the Orloff Service, 1770–71, Jacques-Nicolas Roettiers (Flemish), French; Paris, Silver (33.165.2a-c)
Tureen, 1757–59, Marked by Edme-Pierre Balzac (French), French; Paris, Silver (48.187.418a-c)
Tureen, 1794–1814, Maker: Martin-Guillaume Biennais (French); Designer: Charles Percier (French); Designer: Pierre François Léonard Fontaine (French), Silver gilt (34.17.1a-c)
Two scallop-shell dishes from the Orloff Service, 1772–73, Jacques-Nicolas Roettiers (Flemish), French; Paris, Silver (48.187.386,.387)
Two-handled bowl, 1700–1710, Cornelius Kierstede (American), Made in Mid-Atlantic, New York, Silver (38.63)
Two-handled covered loving cup, ca. 1680, English, Silver over silver gilt (68.141.281ab)
The Unicorn is Found (from the Unicorn Tapestries), 1495–1505, South Netherlandish, Wool warp with wool, silk, silver, gilt wefts (37.80.2)
Vase, ca. 1877, Edward C. Moore (American), designer; Tiffany & Company (American), manufacturer and retailer, Silver (1982.349)
Vase, ca. 1880, Gorham Manufacturing Company (American), Providence, Rhode Island, Silver and mixed metals (2008.68)
Vase, ca. 1896, Designer: Philippe Wolfers (Belgian), by Philippe Wolfers & Wolfers Frères, Belgian (Brussels), Silver, partly gilded (2003.236)
Vermand Treasure: Belt Buckle and Three Mounts for Spear Shafts, ca. 400, Provincial Roman; Found in Vermand, France, Silver gilt inlaid with niello (17.192.143–.146)
Vessel terminating in the forepart of a bull, 15th–13th century B.C.; Hittite Empire period, Central Anatolia, Silver (1989.281.11)
Vessel terminating in the forepart of a stag, 14th–13th century B.C.; Hittite Empire period, Central Anatolia, Silver, gold (1989.281.10)
Vest chain, ca. 1900, Unger Brothers (American), Silver (2001.335)
Watch in the form of a skull, ca. 1640–50, Movement by Isaac Penard (Swiss), Case and dial: silver, partly nielloed, with a single silver hand; Movement: gilded brass and steel (17.190.1575)
Watch, ca. 1645–50, Movement by Jacques Goullons (French), Case and dial: painted enamel on gold; Movement: gilded brass, steel, partly blued, and silver (17.190.1557)
Watch, ca. 1650–60, Movement by Jean Rousseau the Younger (Swiss), Case: rock crystal mounted in gilded brass; Dial: silver, with single gilded brass hand; Movement: gilded brass and steel, partly blued (17.190.1014)
Watch, ca. 1660–70, Movement by F. L. Meybom, or Maybon; case attributed to Isaac Bergeron, dit d'Argent (French), Movement: gilded brass, steel, partly blued, and silver; Case: blued steel, gilded brass, rock crystal, silver, and diamonds; Dial: painted enamel and basse-taille enamel on gold, with a single gold hand (17.190.1600)
Watch, ca. 1675–80, Movement by Johannes Van Ceulen the Elder (Dutch); case and dial probably by Josias Belle (French), Movement: gilded brass, steel, partly blued, and silver; Case and dial: enameled gold and painted enamel on gold (17.190.1417)
Watchcase, ca. 1700, Case and dial by Jean-Pierre Huaud (Swiss) and Amy Huaud (Swiss); movement by Pieter Klock (Dutch), Case and dial: painted enamel on gold; Movement: gilded brass, steel, partly blued, and silver (17.190.1436)
Wine cistern, 1709–10, Lewis Mettayer (English), Silver (68.141.132)
Wine cup on a high foot (tazza), 1599, English, Silver gilt (68.141.104)
Wine cup, ca. 1660, John Hull (American); Robert Sanderson Sr. (American), Boston, Silver (L.2008.22)
Wine cup, ca. 1740, Samuel Edwards (American), Boston, Silver (33.120.230a)
Wine cup, Tang dynasty, 8th–9th century, China, Silver with parcel gilding (1991.159)
Wine Dipper, 200–300, Roman; Made in Gaul, found in Leyris, southern France, Silver (47.100.29)
Wing Fibula, 2nd century; Late Roman, Provincial Roman; Made in Pannonia, Silver, gold, four carnelians (1998.76)
Writing Box with Warbler in Plum Tree
Edo period (1615–1868), 18th century, Japan, Lacquered wood with gold and silver takamaki-e, hiramaki-e, togidashimaki-e on nashiji ground (29.100.695a–e)
Writing Box with Waterfall and Characters, Edo period (1615–1868), late 18th century, Japan, Lacquered wood with gold and silver takamaki-e, hiramaki-e, togidashimaki-e, and gold inlay on nashiji ground (81.1.173)