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Highlights from the Collection

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Ewer in the Shape of a Phoenix

Enamel on unglazed porcelain; gilded silver mounts added by Friedrich Hillebrand (German, d. 1608), Nuremberg, Germany, about 1600, with later additions
about 1570–1580

Plaque Depicting Polish Soldiers

Jacques-Frédéric Kirstein
Gold with enamel and glass mount
about 1820

Clock Watch with the Presentation of Jesus in the Temple

Robert Markham watchmaker
Augustin Heckel goldsmith
Gold with enamel, silver, steel, blued steel, and gilded brass
about 1730

Virgin and Child

Ivory; silver crown added in the 19th century
about 1260

Card Table

Attributed to Duncan Phyfe
Mahogany with mahogany veneers and secondary woods of cherry and white pine; brass-capped feet
about 1815–1825


Probably Michael Allison
Mahogany with mahogany veneers and secondary woods of maple and mahogany; brass casters; and modern upholstery
about 1815–1825

Alphonso Taft

Hiram Powers

Solitude, or Adam and Eve

George Grey Barnard
about 1906

Mantel Clock

Jacques Frédéric Houriet clockmaker
David-Louis Courvoisier clockmaker
Marble and gilded bronze with glass, enamel, brass, and steel
about 1785

Two-Handled Covered Cup

Possibly Johann Zeidler
Moss agate, gilded silver mounts, and enamel on copper overlay with rubies, garnets, emeralds, sapphires, citrine, and turquoise
mid 1600s


Pierre Roussel
Oak with rosewood, tulipwood, holly, sycamore, and fruitwood veneers; gilded bronze mounts; and marble top
about 1750

Jane Ellison Sinton

Raimundo de Madrazo y Garreta
Oil on canvas