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    Cup and Saucer

    Unknown artist, British
    Cup and Saucer, 1750-1800
    Glass with enamels
    Height: 4.3 cm (1 11/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Herbert W. Clark and Mrs. William A.H. Comstock 25.132

  • Objects

    Figural Group

    Karl Gottlieb Lück
    German, 1760 - 1775
    Frankenthal Porcelain Factory
    German, 1755 - 1800
    Figural Group, 1773
    Porcelain with enamels, glaze, and gilding
    Height: 19.1 cm (7 1/2 inches)
    Gift of Miss Lucy T. Aldrich 37.095

  • Objects

    Ewer

    Meissen Porcelain Manufactory
    German, 1710-present
    Ewer, ca. 1745
    Porcelain with enamels, glaze, and gilding
    19.7 x 20.3 cm (7 11/16 x 8 inches)
    Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Sigmund J. Katz 53.202

  • Objects

    Sugar Bowl and Cover

    Meissen Porcelain Manufactory
    German, 1710-present
    Sugar Bowl and Cover, ca. 1760
    Porcelain with enamels, glaze, and gilding
    Height: 10.2 cm (4 inches) (with cover)
    Bequest of Susan Martin Allien 35.612

  • Objects

    Cup and Saucer

    Meissen Porcelain Manufactory
    German, 1710-present
    Cup and Saucer, ca. 1760
    Porcelain with enamels, glaze, and gilding
    Width: 10 cm (3 15/16 inches) (cup)
    Bequest of Susan Martin Allien 35.615

  • Objects

    Lambs

    Johann Friedrich Eberlein
    German, 1696-1749
    Meissen Porcelain Manufactory
    German, 1710-present
    Lambs, 1744-1774
    Porcelain with enamels, glaze, and gilding
    Height: 5.6 cm (2 3/16 inches)
    Gift of Miss Lucy T. Aldrich 37.081.1

  • Objects

    The Monkey Band | Affenkapelle

    Johann Joachim Kändler, modeler
    German, 1706-1775
    Peter Reinicke, modeler
    German, 1715-1768
    Meissen Porcelain Manufactory
    German, 1710-present
    The Monkey Band | Affenkapelle, ca. 1753
    Porcelain with enamels, glaze, and gilding
    Height: 17.5 cm (6 7/8 inches) (overall)
    Bequest of Miss Lucy T. Aldrich 55.169

  • Objects

    Saucer

    Royal Worcester
    English, 1751-
    Saucer, ca. 1770
    Porcelain with underglaze blue, glaze, overglaze enamel, and gilding
    Diameter: 12.1 cm (4 3/4 inches)
    Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Sigmund J. Katz 57.198.15

  • Objects

    Turkish Woman with Basket

    Johann Joachim Kändler, designer
    German, 1706-1775
    Meissen Porcelain Manufactory
    German, 1710-present
    Turkish Woman with Basket, ca. 1745
    Porcelain with enamels, glaze, and gilding
    Height: 16.2 cm (6 3/8 inches)
    Gift of Miss Lucy T. Aldrich 37.084

  • Objects

    Turkish Man with Basket

    Johann Joachim Kändler, designer
    German, 1706-1775
    Meissen Porcelain Manufactory
    German, 1710-present
    Turkish Man with Basket, late 18th century
    Porcelain with enamels, glaze, and gilding
    Height: 17.5 cm (6 7/8 inches)
    Gift of Miss Lucy T. Aldrich 37.087

  • 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

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    Figure of Maiden

    Derby Porcelain Works
    English, 1750 - 1848
    Figure of Maiden, ca. 1790
    Porcelain with enamels and glaze
    Height: 19.1 cm (7 1/2 inches)
    Bequest of Susan Martin Allien 35.717

  • Objects

    Candlestick

    Unknown artist, Chinese
    Candlestick, 1723-1763
    Porcelain with enamels, glaze, and gilding
    Height: 24.5 cm (9 5/8 inches)
    Gift of Miss Lucy T. Aldrich 37.077.2

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    March Plate

    Attributed to Pierre Reymond, enameler
    French, ca. 1513-after 1584
    After Etienne Delaune, engraver (inciser)
    French, 1518-1583
    March Plate, ca. 1560
    ”Grisaille” enamel on copper, gilt
    Diameter: 18.4 cm (7 1/4 inches)
    Gift of Franklin Robinson in honor of the Fine Arts Committee and the Museum Staff 1989.085

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    Coffeepot

    Meissen Porcelain Manufactory
    German, 1710-present
    Coffeepot, 1763 - 1774
    Porcelain with enamels, glaze, and gilding
    20.3 x 17.1 cm (8 x 6 11/16 inches)
    Bequest of Susan Martin Allien 35.597

  • Objects

    Cup and Saucer

    Meissen Porcelain Manufactory
    German, 1710-present
    Cup and Saucer, 1763 - 1774
    Porcelain with enamel, glaze, and gilding
    4.5 x 9.5 x 8 cm (1 3/4 x 3 3/4 x 3 1/8 inches) (cup and saucer)
    Bequest of Susan Martin Allien 35.602

  • Objects

    Cup and Saucer

    Meissen Porcelain Manufactory
    German, 1710-present
    Cup and Saucer, ca. 1800
    Porcelain with enamels, glaze and gilding
    Height: 5.1 cm (2 inches) (cup)
    Gift of Mrs. Arnold B. Chace, Jr. 44.748

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    Scarab

    Unknown artist, Egyptian
    Scarab, 332–30 BCE
    Gold and enamel
    Gift of Mrs. Murray S. Danforth 32.242

  • Objects

    Saucer

    Royal Worcester
    English, 1751-
    Saucer, ca. 1770
    Porcelain with underglaze blue, glaze, overglaze enamel, and gilding
    Diameter: 12.1 cm (4 3/4 inches)
    Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Sigmund J. Katz 57.198.14

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    Wine Glass

    Josef Hoffmann, designer
    Austrian, 1870-1956
    Wiener Werkstätte, manufacturer
    Austrian
    Wine Glass, 1915
    Glass with enamel
    Height: 10.8 cm (4 1/4 inches)
    Anonymous gift 1995.076

  • Objects

    Teacup

    Royal Worcester
    English, 1751-
    Teacup, ca. 1770
    Porcelain with underglaze blue, glaze, overglaze enamel, and gilding
    Diameter: 7.3 cm (2 7/8 inches)
    Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Sigmund J. Katz 57.198.22

  • Objects

    Beltrame and Columbine

    Johann Joachim Kändler, designer
    German, 1706-1775
    Meissen Porcelain Manufactory
    German, 1710-present
    Beltrame and Columbine, 1740
    Porcelain with enamels, glaze, and gilding
    Height: 17.8 cm (7 inches)
    Gift of Miss Lucy T. Aldrich 37.088

  • Objects

    Saucer

    Royal Worcester
    English, 1751-
    Saucer, ca. 1770
    Porcelain with underglaze blue, glaze, overglaze enamel, and gilding
    Diameter: 12.1 cm (4 3/4 inches)
    Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Sigmund J. Katz 57.198.10

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    One of a Pair of Swans

    Johann Joachim Kändler, modeler
    German, 1706-1775
    Peter Reinicke, modeler
    German, 1715-1768
    Meissen Porcelain Manufactory
    German, 1710-present
    One of a Pair of Swans, 1747
    Porcelain with enamels and glaze
    Height: 13 cm (5 1/8 inches)
    Bequest of Miss Lucy T. Aldrich 41.137.2

  • Objects

    One of a Pair of Swans

    Johann Joachim Kändler, modeler
    German, 1706-1775
    Peter Reinicke, modeler
    German, 1715-1768
    Meissen Porcelain Manufactory
    German, 1710-present
    One of a Pair of Swans, 1747
    Porcelain with enamels and glaze
    Height: 14.1 cm (5 9/16 inches)
    Bequest of Miss Lucy T. Aldrich 41.137.1

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    Saucer

    Royal Worcester
    English, 1751-
    Saucer, ca. 1770
    Porcelain with underglaze blue, glaze, overglaze enamel, and gilding
    Diameter: 12.1 cm (4 3/4 inches)
    Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Sigmund J. Katz 57.198.21

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    Tumbler

    Unknown artist, German, Germany
    Tumbler, late 18th century
    Glass with enamels
    Height: 8.6 cm (3 3/8 inches)
    Bequest of Mrs. Hope Brown Russell 09.666

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    Bagpiper with Dog

    Derby Porcelain Works
    English, 1750 - 1848
    Bagpiper with Dog, ca. 1790
    Porcelain with enamels and glaze
    Height: 18.7 cm (7 3/8 inches)
    Bequest of Susan Martin Allien 35.716

  • 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

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    Punch Bowl

    Unknown artist, Chinese, China
    Punch Bowl, 1785-1800
    Porcelain with enamel
    Gift of Mrs. Hope Brown Russell 09.343

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    Pair of Dolphins

    Bow Porcelain Factory, manufacturer
    English
    Pair of Dolphins, ca. 1755
    Soft-paste porcelain, polychrome enamel decoration
    11.1 x 11.4 x 5.7 cm (4 3/8 x 4 1/2 x 2 1/4 inches) (maximum)
    Gift of the estate of Abby Rockefeller Mauze 78.046.4

  • Objects

    Tea-Jug

    Johann Joachim Kändler, modeler
    German, 1706-1775
    Meissen Porcelain Manufactory
    German, 1710-present
    Tea-Jug, 1735 - 1737
    Porcelain with enamels, glaze, and gilding
    Height: 15.2 cm (6 inches)
    Gift of Miss Lucy T. Aldrich 37.090.2

  • Objects

    Figure of a Seated Woman Feeding a Cat

    Meissen Porcelain Manufactory, manufacturer
    German, 1710-present
    Figure of a Seated Woman Feeding a Cat, ca. 1800
    Porcelain with enamels, glaze, and gilding
    13.3 x 8.3 x 7.6 cm (5 1/4 x 3 1/4 x 3 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. James Raleigh 1998.75.2

  • Objects

    Figure of a Seated Man with Dancing Dog

    Meissen Porcelain Manufactory, manufacturer
    German, 1710-present
    Figure of a Seated Man with Dancing Dog, ca. 1800
    Porcelain with enamels, glaze, and gilding
    13.3 x 7.6 x 6.4 cm (5 1/4 x 3 x 2 1/2 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. James Raleigh 1998.75.3

  • Objects

    Coffeepot

    Royal Worcester
    English, 1751-
    Coffeepot, ca. 1770
    Porcelain with underglaze blue, glaze, overglaze enamel, and gilding
    22.2 x 17.8 cm (8 3/4 x 7 inches) (spout to handle)
    Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Sigmund J. Katz 57.198.2

  • Objects

    Coffeepot with Cover

    Meissen Porcelain Manufactory
    German, 1710-present
    Coffeepot with Cover, ca. 1760
    Porcelain with enamels, glaze, and gilding
    24.1 x 16.5 cm (9 1/2 x 6 1/2 inches)
    Bequest of Susan Martin Allien 35.611ab

  • Objects

    Perfume Bottle

    William Edgar Brigham
    American, 1885-1962
    Perfume Bottle, ca. 1920-1925
    Quartz crystal, carnelian, pearls, green quartz, gold, enamel and black onyx
    Height: 15.2 cm (6 inches)
    Museum Appropriation Fund 30.075

  • Objects

    Virgin and Child with Clerics and Donors

    Pierre Reymond, enameler
    French, ca. 1513-after 1584
    Virgin and Child with Clerics and Donors, 1534
    Enamel on copper
    12.9 x 10.7 cm (5 1/8 x 4 3/16 inches)
    Mary B. Jackson Fund 34.024

  • Objects

    Coffee Cup

    Royal Worcester
    English, 1751-
    Coffee Cup, ca. 1770
    Porcelain with underglaze blue, glaze, overglaze enamel, and gilding
    Diameter: 6.4 cm (2 1/2 inches)
    Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Sigmund J. Katz 57.198.31

  • Objects

    Saint Peter

    Unknown artist, Byzantine
    Saint Peter, 12th century
    Cloisonné enamel and gold
    10.2 x 4.6 cm (4 x 1 13/16 inches)
    Anonymous gift 30.013

  • Objects

    Magic Lantern

    Jackson Pollock
    American, 1912-1956
    Magic Lantern, 1949
    Oil, enamel, and carpet tacks on canvas
    108.9 x 55.2 cm (42 7/8 x 21 3/4 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Peggy Guggenheim 54.005

  • Objects

    Cameo Brooch: The Three Graces Dancing

    Unknown artist
    After Antonio Canova
    Italian; Venetian, 1757-1822
    Cameo Brooch: The Three Graces Dancing, after 1798
    Shell, gold, pearl, and enamel
    Length: 5.9 cm (2 5/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. John Carter Brown 09.074X

  • Objects

    Teacup

    Royal Worcester
    English, 1751-
    Teacup, ca. 1770
    Porcelain with underglaze blue, glaze, overglaze enamel, and gilding
    Diameter: 7.3 cm (2 7/8 inches)
    Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Sigmund J. Katz 57.198.24

  • Objects

    Pendant

    Gorham Manufacturing Company
    American, Providence, 1831-
    Pendant, ca. 1900
    Gold, pearls, frosted green glass, diamonds, enamel and rubies
    8.3 x 3.2 cm (3 1/4 x 1 1/4 inches) (pendant)
    Helen M. Danforth Acquisition Fund 1997.80

  • Objects

    Pigeons

    Johann Joachim Kändler, modeler
    German, 1706-1775
    Meissen Porcelain Manufactory
    German, 1710-present
    Pigeons, 1747 - 1755
    Porcelain with enamels, glaze, and gilding
    Height: 10 cm (3 15/16 inches)
    Gift of Miss Lucy T. Aldrich 37.092

  • Objects

    Service des Arts Industriels

    Sevres Porcelain Manufactory, manufacturer
    Jean Charles Develly, decorator
    French, 1783-1849
    Alexandre Brongniart, associated artist/maker
    french, 1770-1847
    Service des Arts Industriels, 1835
    Hard-paste porcelain, enamel decoration, and gilding
    21.6 cm (8 1/2 inches) (diameter)
    Gift of Mrs. Gilman Angier, Mr. Alfred Morris, Jr. and Nickerson Stamp Fund 84.021

  • Objects

    Medallion

    Unknown artist, Greek
    Medallion, late 4th century BCE-early 3rd century BCE
    Gold, garnet; enamel inlay
    Diameter: 7 cm (2 3/4 inches)
    Museum Appropriation Fund 29.256

  • Objects

    Locket

    Unknown artist, American
    Locket, 19th Century
    Gold with enamel, diamond, pearls and glass
    Length: 5.4 cm (2 1/8 inches)
    Anonymous gift 33.033

  • Objects

    Locket

    Unknown artist, American
    Locket, 19th century
    Gold with enamel, pearls, hair, photograph and glass
    Width: 2.2 cm (7/8 inches)
    Gift of the Estate of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 31.387

  • Objects

    Favrile Vase

    Louis Comfort Tiffany, designer
    American, 1848-1933
    Tiffany Glass and Decorating Company, manufacturer
    American, active 1892-1932
    Favrile Vase, ca. 1900
    Glass with enamel
    Height: 17.8 cm (7 inches)
    Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William Nash Davis 1991.176.1

  • Objects

    Goblet

    Unknown artist, Italian; Venetian
    Goblet, ca. 1500
    Glass with enamels and silver with gilding
    23.5 cm (9 5/16 inches) (height)
    Gift of the Honorable Judge Irvin Untermyer 48.341

  • Objects

    Vase

    Royal Worcester
    English, 1751-
    Vase, ca. 1770
    Porcelain with underglaze blue, glaze, overglaze enamel, and gilding
    Height: 17.5 cm (6 7/8 inches)
    Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Sigmund J. Katz 57.198.3

  • Objects

    Mug

    Unknown artist, German
    Mug, 1750-1775
    Glass with enamels
    13.7 x 13.2 cm (5 3/8 x 5 3/16 inches)
    Bequest of Mrs. Hope Brown Russell 09.677

  • Objects

    Cup and saucer

    Unknown artist, French
    Cup and saucer, ca. 1790
    Glass with enamels and gilding
    6.5 x 8.6 cm (2 5/8 x 3 3/8 inches) cup dimension
    Gift of Sarah F. Greene 33.047

  • Objects

    Gardener and Companion

    Johann Christoph Haselmeyer, modeler
    1756 - 1767
    Ludwigsburg Porcelain Manufactory, manufacturer
    Germany, 1758 - 1824
    Gardener and Companion, ca. 1770-1775
    Porcelain with enamels and glaze
    Height: 22.9 cm (9 inches)
    Gift of Miss Lucy T. Aldrich 37.079

  • Objects

    Bottle

    Unknown artist, American, Pennsylvania
    Bottle, 1770-1800
    Glass with enamels and pewter
    17.8 x 8.6 x 6.5 cm (7 x 3 3/8 x 2 9/16 inches)
    Museum Collection 73.073

  • Objects

    Vase

    Attributed to Fidelle Duvivier, artist
    French, b. 1740
    Chelsea Porcelain Factory, manufacturer
    English, ca. 1745-1784
    Vase, ca. 1780
    Soft-paste porcelain with enamels and gilding
    37.8 x 18.4 x 17.1 cm (14 7/8 x 7 1/4 x 6 3/4 inches)
    Anonymous gift 56.112

  • Objects

    Man in Plaid Jacket with Paper Bag

    Ann Agee
    American, b.1959
    Man in Plaid Jacket with Paper Bag, 1997
    Porcelain with enamels and gilding
    24.1 x 11.4 x 10.5 cm (9 1/2 x 4 1/2 x 4 1/8 inches)
    Helen M. Danforth Acquistion Fund 2003.41.1

  • Objects

    Woman with Camera and Pink Skirt

    Ann Agee
    American, b.1959
    Woman with Camera and Pink Skirt, 1998
    Porcelain with enamels and gilding
    19.1 x 9.8 x 12.1 cm (7 1/2 x 3 7/8 x 4 11/16 inches)
    Helen M. Danforth Acquistion Fund 2003.41.2

  • Objects

    Unknown artist, Thai, China
    container; vessel, mid-19th century
    Enameled copper
    Height: 27.6 cm (10 7/8 inches)
    Gift of Doris Duke’s Southeast Asian Art Collection 2004.12.6

  • Objects

    Serving Slice

    Gorham Manufacturing Company
    American, Providence, 1831-
    Serving Slice, ca. 1860
    Silver with enamel
    22.9 x 6.3 cm (9 x 2 1/2 inches)
    Elizabeth T. and Dorothy N. Casey Fund Use preferred credit line 2005.54.3

  • Objects

    Tea Service

    Royal Worcester
    English, 1751-
    Tea Service, ca. 1770
    Porcelain with underglaze blue, glaze, overglaze enamel, and gilding
    15.9 cm (6 5/16 inches) (height) height of teapot
    Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Sigmund J. Katz 57.198

  • Objects

    August 12 (#21)

    Charles Clough
    American, b. 1951
    August 12 (#21), 1985
    Enamel on board
    70.2 x 61.3 cm (27 5/8 x 24 1/8 inches)
    The Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection: Fifty Works for Fifty States, a joint initiative of the Trustees of the Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection and the National Gallery of Art, with generous support from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Institute for Museum and Library Services 2009.59.5

  • Objects

    Untitled (six pieces)

    Judy Rifka
    American, b. 1945
    Untitled (six pieces), 1974
    Enamel on wove paper
    12.5 x 20.3 cm (4 15/16 x 8 inches) (each)
    The Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection: Fifty Works for Fifty States, a joint initiative of the Trustees of the Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection and the National Gallery of Art, with generous support from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Institute for Museum and Library Services 2009.59.33

  • Objects

    Covered Cup

    Meissen Porcelain Manufactory
    German, 1710-present
    Covered Cup, 1728 - 1731
    Porcelain with enamels and glaze
    13 x 10 cm (5 1/8 x 3 15/16 inches)
    Anonymous gift in memory of S.H.M.C. 2010.120