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    Favrile Vase with Stand

    Louis Comfort Tiffany, designer
    American, 1848-1933
    Tiffany Glass and Decorating Company, manufacturer
    American, active 1892-1932
    Favrile Vase with Stand, ca. 1900
    Glass and bronze
    Height: 37.2 cm (14 5/8 inches)
    Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph K. Ott 83.160

  • Objects

    Armchair

    James E. Wall
    American, active 1881-1917
    Armchair, ca. 1886
    Bamboo with lacquer
    115.6 x 55.9 x 63.5 cm (45 1/2 x 22 x 25 inches)
    Gift of N. David Scotti 82.111.3

  • Objects

    Sake Pot and Stand

    Gorham Manufacturing Company, manufacturer
    American, Providence, 1831-
    Sake Pot and Stand, ca. 1882
    Iron with copper, brass, silver and ebony
    Height: 15.6 cm (6 1/8 inches) (assembled)
    The Gorham Collection. Gift of Textron Inc. 1991.126.203

  • Objects

    Vase on Stand

    Adelaide Alsop Robineau
    American, 1865-1929
    Vase on Stand, ca. 1900
    Porcelain with glaze and goldleaf
    Height: 13.3 cm (5 1/4 inches)
    Gift of Brenda Schleyer in memory of Toni Olga Muench 81.070

  • Objects

    Shirt worn by Francis J. Carolan

    T. Hodgkinson, shirtmaker
    English
    Shirt worn by Francis J. Carolan, ca. 1900
    Monogrammed cotton plain weave, cotton novelty weave, and silk novelty weave
    Anonymous gift 82.053.1

  • Objects

    Baron De Meyer in Shirt Sleeves

    Gertrude Käsebier
    American, 1852-1934
    Baron De Meyer in Shirt Sleeves, ca. 1903
    Platinum print
    26.4 x 14.9 cm (10 3/8 x 5 7/8 inches)
    Florence Koehler Collection 49.017.3

  • Objects

    The great attack in snow at Niuzhuang (Nyuchan setchu daigassen no zu)

    Kobayashi Kiyochika
    Japanese, 1847-1915
    The great attack in snow at Niuzhuang (Nyuchan setchu daigassen no zu), ca. 1895
    Polychrome woodblock print
    35.4 x 71.8 cm (13 15/16 x 28 1/4 inches) (overall)
    Gift of Roger S. Keyes and Elizabeth Coombs 1997.90.8

  • Objects

    Monkey and Peaches (Momo ni saru)

    After Katsushika Hokusai
    Japanese, 1760-1849
    Moriya Jihei, publisher
    Japanese
    Monkey and Peaches (Momo ni saru), ca. 1900
    Polychrome woodblock print
    Sheet: 33.8 x 5.9 cm (13 5/16 x 2 5/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. John D. Rockefeller, Jr. 34.124

  • Objects

    Battle at Shizugatake: Kato Toranosuke and Yamaji Shogen (Shizugatake kassen: Kato Toranosuke Yamaji Shogen)

    Chickanobu Hashimoto
    Japanese, 1838-1912
    Tsutsumi Kichibei, publisher
    Japanese
    Yamada Yukimoto, block carver
    Japanese
    Battle at Shizugatake: Kato Toranosuke and Yamaji Shogen (Shizugatake kassen: Kato Toranosuke Yamaji Shogen), ca. 1897
    Polychrome woodblock print
    Overall: 36 x 72.4 cm (14 3/16 x 28 1/2 inches)
    Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Granoff 85.197.13

  • Objects

    Westward Ho! Covered Dish

    Gillinder & Sons
    American, fl. 1876
    Westward Ho! Covered Dish, ca. 1879
    Glass
    10.8 x 11 cm (4 1/4 x 4 5/16 inches) (overall)
    Gift of Priscilla H. Leonard in memory of her uncle, Edward E. Leonard 42.152

  • Objects

    Ice Bowl

    Gorham Manufacturing Company, manufacturer
    American, Providence, 1831-
    Ice Bowl, ca. 1875
    Silver and gilding
    25.4 x 31.8 cm (10 x 12 1/2 inches)
    The Gorham Collection. Gift of Textron Inc. 1991.126.54

  • Objects

    Loie Fuller's Theatre

    D. Freuler
    French, fl. late 19th century
    Loie Fuller’s Theatre, ca. 1900
    Albumen print
    Helen M. Danforth Acquisition Fund 66.238

  • Objects

    Favrile Salt Dish and Spoons

    Louis Comfort Tiffany, designer
    American, 1848-1933
    Tiffany Glass and Decorating Company, retailer
    American, active 1892-1932
    Favrile Salt Dish and Spoons, ca. 1900-20
    Glass and bone
    Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Armknecht 1996.110.4

  • Objects

    Jewelry Box

    Gorham Manufacturing Company
    American, Providence, 1831-
    Jewelry Box, ca. 1890
    Silver and enamel
    10.2 x 21 x 15.9 cm (4 x 8 1/4 x 6 1/4 inches)
    Gift from the M. F. Collection 2013.120.2

  • Objects

    Before the Race

    Edgar Degas
    French, 1834-1917
    Before the Race, ca. 1885
    Pastel, gouache and graphite over charcoal on tracing paper
    56.5 x 65.4 cm (22 1/4 x 25 3/4 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Murray S. Danforth 42.214

  • Objects

    Four Deer (Shika)

    Ogata Kōrin, previous attribution
    Japanese, 1658-1716
    Nakamura Hōchū
    Japanese, fl. 1790-1813
    Tampankan, printer
    Japanese
    Kinkado of Edo, publisher
    Japanese
    Four Deer (Shika), Korin gafu (An album of pictures by Korin), late 19th century - early 20th century
    Polychrome wood block print
    Sheet: 26.2 x 37.9 cm (10 5/16 x 14 15/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.1317

  • Objects

    Morning glories and coxcombs (Asagao to oshareno)

    Nakamura Hōchū
    Japanese, fl. 1790-1813
    Ogata Kōrin, previous attribution
    Japanese, 1658-1716
    Tampankan, printer
    Japanese
    Kinkado of Edo, publisher
    Japanese
    Morning glories and coxcombs (Asagao to oshareno), Korin gafu (An album of pictures by Korin), late 19th century-early 20th century
    Polychrome wood block print
    Image: 26.2 x 37.3 cm (10 5/16 x 14 11/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.1316

  • Objects

    Egret and plum in moonlight (Gekka ume to shirasagi)

    After Hosoda Eishi
    Japanese, 1756-1829
    Egret and plum in moonlight (Gekka ume to shirasagi), late 19th century - early 20th century
    Polychrome woodblock print with embossing
    Sheet: 24.6 x 18.4 cm (9 11/16 x 7 1/4 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. John D. Rockefeller, Jr. 34.455

  • Objects

    Scouts near Nuizhuang on a snowy night (Nyuchan fukin yukiyo no sekko)

    Kobayashi Kiyochika
    Japanese, 1847-1915
    Scouts near Nuizhuang on a snowy night (Nyuchan fukin yukiyo no sekko), ca. 1895
    Polychrome woodblock print
    Overall: 35.4 x 71.4 cm (13 15/16 x 28 1/8 inches)
    Gift of Roger S. Keyes and Elizabeth Coombs 1998.72.2

  • Objects

    Bowl

    Libbey Glass Company, manufacturer
    American, 1888-
    Bowl, ca. 1900
    Glass
    12.9 x 28.3 x 19.2 cm (5 1/16 x 11 1/8 x 7 9/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. George Cobb 62.081.4

  • Objects

    Stocking

    Unknown artist, English
    Stocking, ca. 1900
    Embroidered silk knit
    Length: 76.2 cm (30 inches)
    Mary B. Jackson Fund 1994.024

  • Objects

    The Wailing Wall

    Henry Ossawa Tanner
    American, 1859-1937
    The Wailing Wall, ca. 1898
    Oil on canvas
    64.8 x 48.9 x 6.4 cm (25 1/2 x 19 1/4 x 2 1/2 inches)
    Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Granoff 84.234

  • Objects

    Hen and Rooster (Niwatori)

    After Itō Jakuchū
    Japanese, 1716-1800
    Hen and Rooster (Niwatori), Kacho-zu, late 19th century - early 20th century
    Polychrome wood block print
    Image: 37.9 x 24.6 cm (14 15/16 x 9 11/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. John D. Rockefeller, Jr. 34.409

  • Objects

    Plovers and waves (Nami to chidori)

    Nakamura Hōchū
    Japanese, fl. 1790-1813
    Tampankan, printer
    Japanese
    Kinkado of Edo, publisher
    Japanese
    Plovers and waves (Nami to chidori), Korin gafu (An album of pictures by Korin), late 19th century - early 20th century
    Polychrome woodblock print
    Sheet: 25.6 x 37 cm (10 1/16 x 14 9/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. John D. Rockefeller, Jr. 34.410

  • Objects

    Dancer with a Bouquet

    Edgar Degas
    French, 1834-1917
    Dancer with a Bouquet, ca. 1877-1880
    Pastel and gouache over monotype on paper
    40.3 x 50.5 cm (15 7/8 x 19 7/8 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Murray S. Danforth 42.213

  • Objects

    Happi or Hanten (worker's jacket)

    Unknown artist, Japanese; Meiji
    Happi or Hanten (worker’s jacket), late 19th/early 20th century
    Cotton; plain weave, tsutsugaki (freehand indigo-paste resist-dying technique)
    95.3 x 74.9 cm (37 1/2 x 29 inches)
    Helen M. Danforth Acquisition Fund 1987.055

  • Objects

    Courtier and retainers crossing bridge (Kuge to kerai tokyozu)

    Nakamura Hōchū
    Japanese, fl. 1790-1813
    Tampankan, printer
    Japanese
    Kinkado of Edo, publisher
    Japanese
    Ogata Kōrin, previous attribution
    Japanese, 1658-1716
    Courtier and retainers crossing bridge (Kuge to kerai tokyozu), Korin gafu (An album of pictures by Korin), late 19th century - early 20th century
    Polychrome wood block print
    Sheet: 26.2 x 37.9 cm (10 5/16 x 14 15/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.1318

  • Objects

    Ichikawa Ebizo in a samurai role

    After Torii Kiyomasu
    Japanese, fl. 1696-1716
    Ichikawa Ebizo in a samurai role, ca. 1900
    Polychrome woodblock print
    Sheet: 43.2 x 30.5 cm (17 x 12 inches) (Mat size: C)
    Gift of Mrs. Celia Robinson 1987.076

  • Objects

    Vase

    Hugh Cornwall Robertson, designer
    American, 1845-1908
    Dedham Pottery
    American, fl. 1896-1943
    Vase, ca. 1896
    Stoneware with glaze
    Height: 23.5 cm (9 1/4 inches)
    Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Nutt 1997.75.2

  • Objects

    Cushion cover

    May Morris, designer
    British, 1862-1938
    Dame Alice Mary Godman, embroiderer
    English, d. 1944
    Cushion cover, ca. 1890
    Linen; plain weave with silk embroidery
    Length: 67.3 cm (26 1/2 inches)
    Farago Art Fund 85.200

  • Objects

    Quilt fragment

    Unknown artist, American
    Quilt fragment, 1850 - 1900
    Printed cotton, pieced
    Museum Collection 46.409

  • Objects

    Young Woman Reading an Illustrated Journal

    Pierre-Auguste Renoir
    French, 1841-1919
    Young Woman Reading an Illustrated Journal, ca. 1880
    Oil on canvas
    46.4 x 57.1 cm (18 1/4 x 22 inches)
    Museum Appropriation Fund 22.125

  • Objects

    Men's shoes

    T.M. Seabury, retailer
    Men’s shoes, late 19th century-early 20th century
    Leather with tooling, embroidery, cutwork, brass grommets, and silk pompom
    Height: 8.9 cm (3 1/2 inches)
    Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph K. Ott 79.077.13

  • Objects

    Still Life with Apples

    Paul Cézanne
    French, 1839-1906
    Still Life with Apples, ca. 1878
    Oil on canvas
    23.2 x 39.7 cm (9 1/8 x 15 5/8 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Murray S. Danforth 41.012

  • Objects

    Two [Chinese] warriors fight below camp headquarters at Liangshan (Ryozanpaku no fumoto ni ryoketsu yu o arasou)

    Mizuno Toshikata
    Japanese, 1866-1908
    Katada Chojiro, publisher
    Japanese
    Hori Tatsu, block carver
    Japanese
    Two [Chinese] warriors fight below camp headquarters at Liangshan (Ryozanpaku no fumoto ni ryoketsu yu o arasou), ca. 1895
    Polychrome woodblock print
    Plate: 36.4 x 24.5 cm (14 5/16 x 9 5/8 inches)
    Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Granoff 85.197.22C

  • Objects

    Mother Pulling on Baby's Stocking

    Mary Cassatt
    American, 1844-1926
    Mother Pulling on Baby’s Stocking, ca. 1890
    Graphite on wove paper
    26.7 x 20.2 cm (10 1/2 x 7 15/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 21.132

  • Objects

    Duck swimming under snow-laden reeds (Setchu ashi ni kamo)

    After Utagawa Hiroshige
    Japanese, 1797-1858
    Duck swimming under snow-laden reeds (Setchu ashi ni kamo), ca. 1900
    Polychrome woodblock print with embossing
    Image: 33.3 x 15.9 cm (13 1/8 x 6 1/4 inches)
    Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Franco Preparata 1999.81

  • Objects

    Lady in Gray

    Thomas Wilmer Dewing
    American, 1851-1938
    Lady in Gray, ca. 1910
    Oil on canvas
    61 x 34.3 cm (24 x 13 1/2 inches)
    Jesse Metcalf Fund 12.014

  • Objects

    The Fujiwara: the pearls of ebb and flow and the coiled scythe of the Fujiwara clan (Kanju manju Fuji makikama)

    After Katsushika Hokusai
    Japanese, 1760-1849
    The Fujiwara: the pearls of ebb and flow and the coiled scythe of the Fujiwara clan (Kanju manju Fuji makikama), The Four Great Names, ca. 1900
    Polychrome wood block print
    Sheet: 21 x 18.4 cm (8 1/4 x 7 1/4 inches)
    Bequest of Isaac C. Bates 13.1422

  • Objects

    Quilt

    Unknown artist, American, Massachusetts
    Quilt, ca. 1887
    Pieced, embroidered, and painted silk velvet and satin
    Length: 195.6 cm (77 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Patricia Barrett 80.280

  • Objects

    Pitcher

    Attributed to Christopher Dresser, designer
    Scottish, 1834-1904
    Old Hall Earthenware Company, manufacturer
    English, ca. 1861-1886
    Pitcher, ca. 1881
    Earthenware with transfer-printed enamel
    22.9 x 16.5 x 10.8 cm (9 x 6 1/2 x 4 5/16 inches)
    Edgar J. Lownes Fund 1997.36

  • Objects

    Mandarin ducks (Oshidori)

    Hokusai, previous attribution
    Japanese, fl. 1789-1818
    After Katsushika Hokusai
    Japanese, 1760-1849
    Mandarin ducks (Oshidori), ca. 1900?
    Polychrome woodblock print
    Sheet: 25.2 x 36.7 cm (9 15/16 x 14 7/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. John D. Rockefeller, Jr. 34.503

  • Objects

    Chrysanthemums and stream (Kiku to nagare)

    Unknown artist, Japanese, Japan; Tokyo
    Chrysanthemums and stream (Kiku to nagare), Meiji period
    Polychrome wood block print
    Sheet: 26 x 25.2 cm (10 1/4 x 9 15/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. John D. Rockefeller, Jr. 34.435

  • Objects

    Parrot and rose (Bara ni inko)

    After Itō Jakuchū
    Japanese, 1716-1800
    Parrot and rose (Bara ni inko), Kacho-zu, late 19th century-early 20th century
    Polychrome wood block print
    Plate: 33.2 x 25.1 cm (13 1/16 x 9 7/8 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. John D. Rockefeller, Jr. 34.423

  • Objects

    Floating plum blossoms (Ukiume)

    Unknown artist, Japanese, Japan; Tokyo
    Isoda Koryūsai, previous attribution
    Japanese, active ca. 1764-1788
    Floating plum blossoms (Ukiume), ca. 1900
    Polychrome woodblock print with embossing
    Sheet: 17.5 x 48.6 cm (6 7/8 x 19 1/8 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. John D. Rockefeller, Jr. 34.549

  • Objects

    Textile fragment

    Unknown artist, Japanese
    Textile fragment
    Silk
    33.7 x 46.4 cm (13 1/4 x 18 1/4 inches)
    Gift of Sogo Matsumoto 05.064

  • Objects

    Bush warbler and blossoming plum (Ume ni uguisu)

    Nakamura Hōchū
    Japanese, fl. 1790-1813
    Kinkado of Edo, publisher
    Japanese
    Tampankan, printer
    Japanese
    Bush warbler and blossoming plum (Ume ni uguisu), Korin gafu (An album of pictures by Korin), late 19th century- early 20th century
    Polychrome wood block print
    Plate: 21.1 x 31.3 cm (8 5/16 x 12 5/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. John D. Rockefeller, Jr. 34.401

  • Objects

    Female firewood sellers from Ohara (Oharame)

    Nakamura Hōchū
    Japanese, fl. 1790-1813
    Tampankan, printer
    Japanese
    Kinkado of Edo, publisher
    Japanese
    Ogata Kōrin, previous attribution
    Japanese, 1658-1716
    Female firewood sellers from Ohara (Oharame), Korin gafu (An album of pictures by Korin), late 19th century - early 20th century
    Polychrome wood block print
    Image: 26.2 x 38.1 cm (10 5/16 x 15 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.1319

  • Objects

    Ebisu, Otafuku, Daikoku (Otafuku to Ebisu Daikoku)

    Nakamura Hōchū
    Japanese, fl. 1790-1813
    Ogata Kōrin, previous attribution
    Japanese, 1658-1716
    Kinkado of Edo, publisher
    Japanese
    Tampankan, printer
    Japanese
    Ebisu, Otafuku, Daikoku (Otafuku to Ebisu Daikoku), Korin gafu (An album of pictures by Korin), late 19th century - early 20th century
    Polychrome woodblock print
    Sheet: 26.2 x 37.9 cm (10 5/16 x 14 15/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.1320

  • Objects

    Morning glories and coxcombs (Asagao to oshareno)

    Nakamura Hōchū
    Japanese, fl. 1790-1813
    Ogata Kōrin, previous attribution
    Japanese, 1658-1716
    Tampankan, printer
    Japanese
    Kinkado of Edo, publisher
    Japanese
    Morning glories and coxcombs (Asagao to oshareno), Korin gafu (An album of pictures by Korin), late 19th century-early 20th century
    Polychrome wood block print
    Sheet: 27.5 x 37.8 cm (10 13/16 x 14 7/8 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. John D. Rockefeller, Jr. 34.436

  • Objects

    Vase

    Unknown artist, Japanese, Japan
    Vase, 1857-1907
    Silver
    Height: 26 cm (10 1/4 inches)
    The Gorham Collection. Gift of Textron Inc. 1991.126.206

  • Objects

    Fishermen's Houses, Giudecca

    Martin Rico y Ortega
    Spanish, 1833-1908
    Fishermen’s Houses, Giudecca, ca. 1896
    Oil on panel
    34.9 x 24.1 cm (13 3/4 x 9 1/2 inches)
    Bequest of George Pierce Metcalf 57.238

  • Objects

    Two [Chinese] warriors fight below camp headquarters at Liangshan (Ryozanpaku no fumoto ni ryoketsu yu o arasou)

    Mizuno Toshikata
    Japanese, 1866-1908
    Katada Chojiro, publisher
    Japanese
    Hori Tatsu, block carver
    Japanese
    Two [Chinese] warriors fight below camp headquarters at Liangshan (Ryozanpaku no fumoto ni ryoketsu yu o arasou), ca. 1895
    Polychrome woodblock print
    Plate: 36.4 x 24 cm (14 5/16 x 9 7/16 inches)
    Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Granoff 85.197.22A

  • Objects

    Two [Chinese] warriors fight below camp headquarters at Liangshan (Ryozanpaku no fumoto ni ryoketsu yu o arasou)

    Mizuno Toshikata
    Japanese, 1866-1908
    Katada Chojiro, publisher
    Japanese
    Hori Tatsu, block carver
    Japanese
    Two [Chinese] warriors fight below camp headquarters at Liangshan (Ryozanpaku no fumoto ni ryoketsu yu o arasou), ca. 1895
    Polychrome woodblock print
    Plate: 36.4 x 24.3 cm (14 5/16 x 9 9/16 inches)
    Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Granoff 85.197.22B

  • Objects

    Dress

    Unknown artist, Dakota; North American Indian; Sioux; Sisseton
    Dress, late 19th century-early 20th century
    Wool plain weave with silk ribbon, sequin, and shell appliqué
    Center back length: 133.4 cm (52 1/2 inches)
    Museum Works of Art Fund 44.592

  • Objects

    White-headed bird and camellias (Tsubaki ni kotori)

    After Itō Jakuchū
    Japanese, 1716-1800
    White-headed bird and camellias (Tsubaki ni kotori), Kacho-zu, late 19th century-early 20th century
    Polychrome wood block print
    Plate: 23.2 x 20.6 cm (9 1/8 x 8 1/8 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. John D. Rockefeller, Jr. 34.424

  • Objects

    Dragonfly and chrysanthemums (Kiku ni tonbo)

    Hokusai, previous attribution
    Japanese, fl. 1789-1818
    In the style of Katsushika Hokusai
    Japanese, 1760-1849
    Dragonfly and chrysanthemums (Kiku ni tonbo), ca. 1900?
    Polychrome woodblock print
    Image: 22.2 x 35.1 cm (8 3/4 x 13 13/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. John D. Rockefeller, Jr. 34.502

  • Objects

    Turkey Platter

    Theodore Russell Davis, designer
    American, 1840-1894
    Haviland & Company, manufacturer
    French, 1842 -
    Turkey Platter, from the Rutherford B. Haynes Presidential Service, ca. 1880
    Porcelain with enamels and gilding
    50.8 x 34.3 cm (20 x 13 1/2 inches)
    Lent by the family of Myra Kendall Roberts EL013.84

  • Objects

    Side Chair

    Morlock and Bayer
    1877-1908
    Side Chair, ca. 1900
    Mahogany
    101.3 x 62.9 x 64.8 cm (39 7/8 x 24 13/16 x 25 1/2 inches)
    Bequest of Charles L. Pendleton 04.047

  • Objects

    Pair of Vases

    Hugh Cornwall Robertson, designer
    American, 1845-1908
    Chelsea Keramic Art Works, manufacturer
    American, 1872-1889
    Pair of Vases, ca. 1880
    Stoneware with glaze
    Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Nutt 1997.30.2

  • Objects

    Vase

    Hugh Cornwall Robertson, designer
    American, 1845-1908
    Dedham Pottery, manufacturer
    American, fl. 1896-1943
    Vase, ca. 1896
    Stoneware with glaze
    Height: 24.1 cm (9 1/2 inches)
    Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Nutt 1997.75.1

  • Objects

    Coffeepot

    Gorham Manufacturing Company, manufacturer
    American, Providence, 1831-
    Coffeepot, ca. 1890
    Copper with silver and ivory
    33 x 17.8 x 12.7 cm (13 x 7 x 5 inches)
    Mary B. Jackson Fund 84.161

  • Objects

    Brisé fan

    George Keiswetter
    German, 19th century
    Allen Fan Company, manufacturer
    American, 19th century
    Brisé fan, ca. 1890
    Painted feathers; wood sticks, silk ribbon
    Length: 21 cm (8 1/4 inches)
    Gift of Lila and Martha Wetherbee 56.203.27

  • Objects

    Coast of Cornwall

    William Trost Richards
    American, 1833-1905
    Coast of Cornwall, ca. 1879
    Watercolor over graphite on cream laid paper
    18.7 x 13.3 cm (7 3/8 x 5 5/16 inches) (sheet)
    Anonymous gift 1992.001.116

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    The Pasha's Soldiers

    Jean Joseph Benjamin Constant
    French, 1845-1902
    The Pasha’s Soldiers, ca. 1880
    Oil on canvas
    139.7 x 90.8 cm (55 x 35 3/4 inches)
    Gift of Mr. Charles Brush Perkins in memory of Charles Francis Brush 73.123

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    Jack and the Beanstalk plate

    Helen Adelia Rowe Metcalf, decorator
    American, 1831-1895
    Jack and the Beanstalk plate, ca. 1885
    Glazed ceramic with hand-painted decoration
    Height: 19.7 cm (7 3/4 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Murray S. Danforth 36.155

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    In Venice

    William Merritt Chase
    American, 1849-1916
    In Venice, ca. 1877
    Oil on panel
    20.6 x 33 cm (8 1/8 x 13 inches)
    Bequest of Isaac C. Bates 13.846

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    Folding fan

    Unknown artist, Japanese
    Folding fan, ca. 1876
    Engraved and stencilled paper; wood sticks
    Length: 27.9 cm (11 inches)
    Gift of Linda Catano 1990.025

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    The Busy Family

    Fritz Karl Hermann von Uhde
    German, 1848-1911
    The Busy Family, ca. 1885
    Oil on paper, mounted on panel
    47.9 x 61 x 2.9 cm (18 7/8 x 24 x 1 1/8 inches)
    Gift of Jesse Metcalf 94.004

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    The Thames - the elevator (La Tamise - l'élévateur)

    Georges Lemmen
    Belgian, 1865-1916
    The Thames - the elevator (La Tamise - l’élévateur), ca. 1890
    Oil on canvas
    61.6 x 85.1 cm (24 1/4 x 33 1/2 inches)
    Anonymous gift 57.166

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    Fiesta, Venice

    Maurice Brazil Prendergast
    American, 1858-1924
    Fiesta, Venice, ca. 1898
    color monotype on wove paper
    Plate: 25.7 x 20.3 cm (10 1/8 x 8 inches)
    Anonymous gift 1990.141.1

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    Hat Stand

    Unknown artist, Chinese
    Hat Stand, 1644-1911
    Jade; hardwood
    Height: 29.8 cm (11 3/4 inches)
    Bequest of John M. Crawford, Jr. 1989.110.37

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    Chestnut Trees and Farm at Jas de Bouffan

    Paul Cézanne
    French, 1839-1906
    Chestnut Trees and Farm at Jas de Bouffan, ca. 1886
    Oil on canvas
    65.4 x 81 cm (25 3/4 x 31 7/8 inches)
    Museum Appropriation Fund 33.053

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    The Hand of God

    Auguste Rodin
    French, 1840-1917
    The Hand of God, before
    Marble
    100.3 x 82.6 x 68 cm (39 1/2 x 32 1/2 x 26 3/4 inches)
    Museum Appropriation Fund 23.005

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    Spinning-wheel Armchair

    Attributed to William B. Savage
    American, active, 1880-1890
    Spinning-wheel Armchair, ca. 1886
    Red oak, basswood, and buttonwood
    99.1 x 48.3 x 48.3 cm (39 x 19 x 19 inches)
    Gift in memory of Nathalie Lorillard Bailey Morris by Elizabeth Morris Smith 78.157

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    Tripod Censer

    Unknown artist, Chinese
    Tripod Censer, Tripod Legged Censer, 1644-1911
    Enamel on copper alloy
    Height: 28 cm (11 inches)
    Bequest of John M. Crawford, Jr. 1989.110.84

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    Nosegay fan

    S. Lévy, manufacturer
    French, 19th century
    Marie Vincent, designer
    French, 19th century
    Nosegay fan, ca. 1898
    Silk with wood sticks
    Length: 19.1 cm (7 1/2 inches)
    Gift of the Estate of Margarethe L. Dwight 66.016.24B

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    Jewel casket

    Alphonse Giroux & Co., manufacturer
    French
    Jewel casket, ca. 1880
    Gilt bronze with bright-cut engraving, steel straps, ivory
    26.7 x 29.5 x 19.1 cm (10 1/2 x 11 5/8 x 7 1/2 inches)
    Helen M. Danforth Acquisition Fund Helen M. Danforth Fund 2002.49

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    Coverlet

    Ann Dexter
    American, 1789-1874
    Helen Tabor Swift

    Nancy Bryant Foster
    Coverlet, 1815 and 1900
    Linen plain weave with wool embroidery
    Length: 229.2 cm (90 1/4 inches)
    Gift of Edith N. Rathbun 2000.106.2

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    Vase

    Possibly Mt. Washington Glass Company
    American, 1876-1894
    Vase, ca. 1880-1890
    Glass
    Height: 14.6 cm (5 3/4 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Harold Leavitt 2001.47.1

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    Vase

    Probably Mt. Washington Glass Company
    American, 1876-1894
    Vase, ca. 1880-1890
    Glass
    Height: 13.3 cm (5 1/4 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Harold Leavitt 2001.47.4

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    Seafood Plate

    Theodore Russell Davis
    American, 1840-1894
    Haviland & Company, manufacturer
    French, 1842 -
    Limoges, manufacturer
    Seafood Plate, from the Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Service, ca. 1880
    Porcelain with enamels and gilding
    3.8 x 22.9 cm (1 1/2 x 9 inches) (overall)
    Gift of Christopher Monkhouse 2003.111

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    Ladle

    Unknown artist, Thai
    Ladle, 19th - 20th century
    Silver with metal sulfides and gilding
    28.3 x 7.5 x 5.5 cm (11 1/8 x 2 15/16 x 2 3/16 inches)
    Gift of Doris Duke’s Southeast Asian Art Collection 2004.12.7

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    Water Jar

    Unknown artist, Chinese
    Water Jar, Rama V, 1868 - 1910
    Porcelain with underglaze blue and enamel
    Height: 31.8 cm (12 1/2 inches)
    Gift of Doris Duke’s Southeast Asian Art Collection 2004.12.11

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    Lidded Jar and Cup

    Unknown artist, Chinese
    Lidded Jar and Cup, Rama V, 1868 - 1910
    Porcelain with underglaze blue and enamel
    Height: 4.6 cm (1 13/16 inches)
    Gift of Doris Duke’s Southeast Asian Art Collection 2004.12.12

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    Textile swatch

    Unknown artist, Japanese
    Textile swatch, 1900
    Silk compound weave
    Length: 27.9 cm (11 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 08.164.1087

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    Phidias Studying for the Frieze of Parthenon

    Thomas Eakins
    American, 1844-1916
    Phidias Studying for the Frieze of Parthenon, ca. 1890
    Oil on wood
    27 x 34.9 cm (10 5/8 x 13 11/16 inches)
    Collection of the Eakins Press Foundation TL59.2003

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    Pitcher

    Tiffany & Company
    American, 1837-
    Pitcher, ca. 1875
    Sterling silver
    Across handle: 17.8 x 19.4 cm (7 x 7 5/8 inches)
    Museum purchase; bequest of Eliza Taft by exchange 2005.71.2

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    Design for a Loving Cup

    Gorham Manufacturing Company
    American, Providence, 1831-
    Design for a Loving Cup, ca. 1897
    Pencil, ink, watercolor, and gouache on gray paper
    50.8 x 53.3 cm (20 x 21 inches)
    Gift of Lenox, Incorporated 2005.118.77

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    Design for a Teakettle-on-stand

    Gorham Manufacturing Company
    American, Providence, 1831-
    Design for a Teakettle-on-stand, ca. 1890
    Ink and pencil on cardboard
    50.5 x 46.7 cm (19 7/8 x 18 3/8 inches)
    Gift of Lenox, Incorporated 2005.118.108

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    Design for a Washing Set

    Gorham Manufacturing Company
    American, Providence, 1831-
    Design for a Washing Set, ca. 1890
    Pencil, watercolor, and gouache on paper mounted to cardboard
    64.8 x 49.5 cm (25 1/2 x 19 1/2 inches)
    Gift of Lenox, Incorporated 2005.118.64

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    Design for a Compote

    Gorham Manufacturing Company
    American, Providence, 1831-
    Design for a Compote, ca. 1890
    Pencil, watercolor, and gouache on paper
    56.5 x 58.4 cm (22 5/16 x 23 inches)
    Gift of Lenox, Incorporated 2005.118.60

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    Design for the Newport Shell Trophy

    Gorham Manufacturing Company
    American, Providence, 1831-
    Design for the Newport Shell Trophy, ca. 1890
    Pencil, watercolor, and gouache on paper
    76.2 x 54.6 cm (30 x 21 1/2 inches)
    Gift of Lenox, Incorporated 2005.118.111

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    A Standing Woman

    Attributed to Torii Kiyomasu
    Japanese, fl. 1696-1716
    A Standing Woman, Meiji period
    Polychrome woodblock print
    Sheet: 32.5 x 13.2 cm (12 13/16 x 5 3/16 inches)
    INV2006.69

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    Design for a Bowl

    Gorham Manufacturing Company
    American, Providence, 1831-
    Design for a Bowl, Martele, ca. 1897
    Pencil and crayon on paper
    23.8 x 34.6 cm (9 3/8 x 13 5/8 inches)
    Gift of Lenox, Incorporated 2005.118.45.2100

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    Design for Creamer No. 9411

    Gorham Manufacturing Company
    American, Providence, 1831-
    Design for Creamer No. 9411, Martele, ca. 1897
    Pencil and crayon on paper
    18.4 x 13.3 cm (7 3/16 x 5 5/16 inches)
    Gift of Lenox, Incorporated 2005.118.45.2231

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    Standing Nude with a Towel

    Mary Cassatt
    American, 1844-1926
    Standing Nude with a Towel, ca. 1879
    Soft ground etching and aquatint on paper
    Sheet: 36.2 x 26.4 cm (14 1/4 x 10 3/8 inches)
    Mary B. Jackson Fund 2008.88.2

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    Vase

    Attributed to Christopher Dresser
    Scottish, 1834-1904
    Vase, ca. 1890
    Earthenware with glaze
    22.9 x 17.8 cm (9 x 7 inches)
    Gift of Glenn Gissler 2009.106.1

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    Vase

    Attributed to Christopher Dresser
    Scottish, 1834-1904
    Vase, ca. 1880
    Earthenware with glaze
    14 x 8.9 cm (5 1/2 x 3 1/2 inches)
    Gift of Glenn Gissler 2009.106.2

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    Jug

    Attributed to Christopher Dresser
    Scottish, 1834-1904
    Jug, ca. 1880
    Brass
    Height: 19.1 cm (7 1/2 inches)
    Gift of Glenn Gissler 2009.106.3