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Silver from France

Metalwork, Silver, Europe, France

Works of Art (34)

Arm Reliquary, 13th century, with 15th-century additions, French, Silver, silver-gilt, glass and rock-crystal cabochons over wood core (17.190.353)
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)
Chalice, 16th century (1532–33), Made in Paris, France, Silver-gilt (1996.287)
Chasse of Champagnat, ca. 1150, French; Made in Limoges, Gilded copper and champlevé enamel (17.190.685-87, 695, 710-11)
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)
Coffeepot, 1756–57, Marked by François-Thomas Germain (French), French; Paris, Silver, wood (33.165.1)
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)
Ewer and basin, 1745–46, Marked by Marc Bazille (French), French; Montpellier, Silver (58.60.1,.2)
Ewer, 1784–85, Marked by Jean-Baptiste-François Chéret (French), Paris, Silver (1980.79)
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)
Fork and spoon, 1683–84, French; Paris, Gilt silver (48.187.214,.215)
Hunting sword, ca. 1851, French (Paris), Silver, cast, chased, partly gilt; gilt copper; steel (1987.161)
Mantel clock, ca. 1750, ST Germain for Jean-Joseph de Saint-Germain (French); Gosselin à Paris, possibly Jean-Philippe (French) or Jean-Baptiste Gosselin (French, active Paris), Bronze, originally gilded or silvered, enameled dial (37.160.9)
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)
Mural: The History of Navigation, 1934, Jean Dupas (French); manufacturer: Charles Champigneulle, Glass, paint, gold, silver, palladium leaf (1976.414.3a–ggg)
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)
Playing at Quintain, ca. 1500, French (Paris?), Colorless glass, silver stain, and vitreous paint (1980.223.6)
Reliquary Bust of Saint Yrieix, second quarter of 13th century, France, Limousin, Church of Saint-Yrieix-la-Perche, Gilded silver, rock crystal, gems, glass, originally over walnut core with silver leaf and gesso on interior (17.190.352a,b)
Reliquary Shrine, second quarter of 14th century, Attributed to Jean de Touyl (French), Made in Paris, Gilt-silver, translucent enamel, paint (62.96)
Saint Christopher, 1400–1425, French; Made in Toulouse, Silver, silver-gilt (17.190.361)
Teapot, 1699–1700, French; Paris, Silver, wood (48.187.78)
Triptych with Scenes from the Passion, ca. 1400–1420, French; Made in Paris, Silver, partially gilt (17.190.369)
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)
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)
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. 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)
Wine Dipper, 200–300, Roman; Made in Gaul, found in Leyris, southern France, Silver (47.100.29)