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view Unknown MES 1304-12-31 1295-01-01 ca. 1300 (made) Middle East, Metalwork. Pen-box with hinged lid and three internal compartments for ink and sand,... Length: 29.5 cm, Height: 8.8 cm Box with lid, Depth: 8.2 cm 115 Pen box Brass with silver inlay. The inscription cnsists of blessings. Egypt, Mamluk, about... 2014-08-29T19:18:02.000Z 2014-08-29T19:18:02.000Z In Storage Silver, brass [] 371-1897 3711897 O65715 Pen-box Brass pen box with silver inlay decorated with inscriptions and floral motifs. 3 pen-box-unknown 2014-05-01T00:00:00.000Z inlaid, hammered 1304 1295 view
view 2008bt3327 jpg s Unknown MET Given by A. L. Byrne 1880-12-31 1870-01-01 1870-1880 (made) One of a pair of leg rings of coiled brass and steel wire, Zulu, South Africa, ca. 1870-1880 Diameter: 12.1 cm See - 'Prestige Ornaments, The use of brass in the Zulu kingdom', Carolee G. Kennedy, <i>African... Accessions register entry - 'Leg bangles, two, of brass and copper wire. A circlet of coiled... 203 2014-08-29T19:18:50.000Z 2014-08-29T19:18:50.000Z -28.483219 In Storage 24.676991 copper alloy, brass Coiled brass and copper wire 1607-1903 16071903 O139570 Leg ring A circlet of coiled brass wire; the coils expand in three places and are bound round with copper... South Africa 2008BT3327 Unlike iron, copper, which is the main component of brass, was not available to the Zulu people... 3 leg-ring-unknown 2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z 1880 1870 view
view Unknown John Clarke: Jewellery of Tibet and Himalayas, V&A Publications ISBN 1 85177 4238, 2004, page 97,... SSEA 1970-12-31 1955-01-01 ca. 1960-1970 (made) A felt woman's headdress or perak covered with polished turquoises, corals, seed pearls and... Length: 76 cm, Width: 22 cm 252 2014-08-29T19:19:14.000Z 2014-08-29T19:19:14.000Z 34.969669 In Storage 99.819054 mother of pearl, felt, turquoise, coral, seed pearls, brass Woollen felt, with polished turquoises and corals, seed pearls, cut mother-of-pearl disks, embossed brass and silver IS.19-1999 is191999 O67230 Headdress A long triangular section of red felt onto which are sewn roughly polished turquoises, strips of... Ngari A woman's headdress or perak worn in the area of Ngari Rongchung, western Tibet, last worn in the... 2 headdress-unknown 2014-08-07T00:00:00.000Z 1970 1955 view
view 2006am5789 jpg s Baldock, Edward Holmes FWK Bequeathed by John Jones 1845-12-31 1830-01-01 1830-1845 (made) Sécrétaire, oak and chestnut or ash,veneered in tulipwood and kingwood; brass mounts; marble top,... Height: 1200 mm, Width: 560 mm, Depth: 260 mm [Secretaire] weight: 36 kg [Marble top] weight: 3 kg In the collection of John Jones before 1882 376 2014-08-29T19:19:55.000Z 2014-08-29T19:19:55.000Z 51.506321 In Storage -0.12714 368 x TOP REMOVED FOR PATTERN one line, two lines, three line and four lines stacked... leather, Oak, pine, kingwood, Brocatello marble, brass, tulipwood Oak and chestnut, veneered with tulipwood, marquetry of kingwood and tulipwood; brass mounts and marble top. 1012B-1882 10121882 O11864 Secretaire Pedestal secrétaire (one of a pair) of oak and chestnut or ash, veneered with tulipwood inlaid... London 2006AM5789 This secrétaire and its pair look as if they might have been made in Paris in the period... 3 secretaire-baldock-edward-holmes 2013-12-03T00:00:00.000Z gilding, casting, cabinet making, veneering, chasing, marquetry 1845 1830 view
view 2006am5789 jpg s Baldock, Edward Holmes FWK Bequeathed by John Jones 1845-12-31 1830-01-01 1830-1845 (made) Secrétaire of oak and chestnut or ash, veneered in tulipwood and kingwood, one of a pair; stamped... Weight: 33 kg, Height: 1200 mm, Width: 650 mm overall at back feet, Depth: 310 mm overall at back feet [Marble top] weight: 1 kg In the collection of John Jones prior to 1882 381 2014-08-29T19:19:59.000Z 2014-08-29T19:19:59.000Z 51.506321 In Storage -0.12714 368 IV EHB N4 I, II, III, or IIII; LB, LF, RB, or RF purplewood, leather, Oak, kingwood, chestnut, oncolite limestone, padouk, brass, tulipwood Oak and chestnut, veneered with tulipwood, marquetry of kingwood and tulipwood; brass mounts and marble top 1012A-1882 10121882 O11858 Secretaire Pedestal secrétaire (one of a pair) of oak and chestnut or ash, veneered with tulipwood inlaid... London 2006AM5789 This secrétaire and its pair look as if they might have been made in Paris in the period... 3 secretaire-baldock-edward-holmes 2013-12-03T00:00:00.000Z gilding, casting, cabinet making, veneering, chasing, marquetry 1845 1830 view
view 2010eb8075 jpg s Chelsea Porcelain factory CER Purchased from donations in memory of R.S. Cranston 1774-12-31 1765-01-01 ca. 1770 (made) Knife, soft-paste porcelain handle, moulded and painted in enamels and gilt; steel blade and... Length: 9.6 cm Ceramics Study Galleries, Britain & Europe, room 139 1000 2014-08-29T19:23:05.000Z 2014-08-29T19:23:05.000Z 51.506321 Ceramics Study Galleries, Britain & Europe, room 139, case 3, shelf 3 -0.12714 The blade marked 'W R / GARRARD' steel, soft-paste porcelain, brass Soft-paste porcelain, moulded and painted in enamels and gilt; steel blade and brass ferrule C.22-1988 c221988 O9374 Knife handle 1 English pounds sterling ( £ ) £220 Knife with soft-paste porcelain handle, steel blade, brass ferrule. The handle pistol gripped,... London 2010EB8075 3 VA knife-handle-chelsea-porcelain-factory 2014-01-06T00:00:00.000Z moulded, Painted, glazed 1774 1765 view
view SSEA 1864-12-31 1855-01-01 ca. 1860 (made) Burmese moulded brass hka-lauk (cattle bell) with two handles. Konbaung Dynasty (1752-1885).... Height: 9 cm, Diameter: 8.8 cm Historical significance: To be suspended from a collar by the two loops at the top. 1052 2014-08-29T19:23:18.000Z 2014-08-29T19:23:18.000Z 19.257959 In Storage 96.682999 brass Moulded brass with raised decoration. 02870(IS) 02870is O58605 Hka-lauk (cattle bell) Hollowed semi-circular shape with two loops for handles and two clappers strung on an internal... Burma 3 hka-lauk-cattle 2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z moulded 1864 1855 view
view 2008bt3406 jpg s Unknown MET Bequeathed by Edmond Dresden 1880-12-31 1870-01-01 1870-1880 (made) One of three arm rings of coiled brass wire with brass beads, Zulu, South Africa, ca. 1870-1880 Diameter: 8.2 cm See - 'Prestige Ornaments, The use of brass in the Zulu kingdom', Carolee G. Kennedy, <i>African... Accessions register entry - 'Three Bracelets of brass wire coiled about a ring of horsehair,... 1076 2014-08-29T19:23:26.000Z 2014-08-29T19:23:26.000Z -28.483219 In Storage 24.676991 copper, brass Coiled brass wire, cast brass beads 324A-1904 324a1904 O139574 Arm ring Arm ring of brass wire coiled about a ring of horsehair, gripped at short intervals by brass rings. South Africa 2008BT3406 Unlike iron, copper, which is the main component of brass, was not available to the Zulu people... 3 arm-ring-unknown 2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z 1880 1870 view
view 2008bt3406 jpg s Unknown MET Bequeathed by Edmond Dresden 1880-12-31 1870-01-01 1870-1880 (made) One of three arm rings of coiled brass wire with brass beads, Zulu, South Africa, ca. 1870-1880 Diameter: 9 cm See - 'Prestige Ornaments, The use of brass in the Zulu kingdom', Carolee G. Kennedy, <i>African... Accessions register entry - 'Three Bracelets of brass wire coiled about a ring of horsehair,... 1080 2014-08-29T19:23:27.000Z 2014-08-29T19:23:27.000Z -28.483219 In Storage 24.676991 copper, brass Coiled brass wire, cast brass beads 324B-1904 324b1904 O139575 Arm ring Arm ring of brass wire coiled about a ring of horsehair, gripped at short intervals by brass rings. South Africa 2008BT3406 Unlike iron, copper, which is the main component of brass, was not available to the Zulu people... 3 arm-ring-unknown 2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z 1880 1870 view
view Unknown SSEA Bequeathed by Lord Curzon 1900-12-31 1800-01-01 1800-1900 (made) Ritual water vessel Height: 55.5 cm, Diameter: 19 cm Provenanced to Tashilunpho monastery in S.Tibet 1359 2014-08-29T19:24:40.000Z 2014-08-29T19:24:40.000Z 31.623875 In Storage -81.608429 copper, turquoise, brass Copper, brass, repousse IM 244-1927 im2441927 O39597 Ritual water vessel A spherical body ornamented on its upper and under sides with stylised bands of repoussé lotus... Tibet Tashilunpho monastery on registered papers A ritual water vessel or Chiluk Bumpa used for purification purposes in Tibet. Water was poured... 3 ritual-water-vessel-ritual-water-vessel-unknown 2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z repoussé Ritual water vessel 1900 1800 view
view 2012ft0525 jpg s Maison Giroux Daniëlle Kisluk-Grosheide, 'Maison Giroux and its "Oriental" marquetry technique', <i>Furniture... FWK 1884-12-31 1877-06-04 ca. 1880 (made) Dished circular tazza in marquetry of ivory, engraved brass and various European and exotic... Diameter: 38 cm Sight size of tazza in frame [frame] Height: 47 cm, Width: 47 cm Furniture, room 133 Duvinage wares are as notable for their design as their technique: they draw inspiration from... The marquetry is executed in the distinctive technique patented in 1874 by Pierre-Ferdinand... 1433 Ornamental dish (tazza) About 1880 Maison Giroux France (Paris) Backing: 6-ply beech... 2014-08-29T19:25:01.000Z 2014-08-29T19:25:01.000Z 48.856918 Furniture, room 133, case BY7, shelf CASE1 2.34121 [tazza] 'FD Bté' 'FDBté' ('patented [breveté] by F[erdinand] D[uvinage]'). wood, ivory, brass, beech plywood [tazza] Marquetry of ivory, engraved brass and various European and exotic woods, on beech ply [frame] Ebonized wood W.6:1,2-2011 w62011 O1193663 Tazza 1 [tazza] Concave circular dish (tazza ) of 6-ply beech, decorated with a marquetry scene of a... Paris 2012FT0525 This ornamental dish (<i>tazza</i>) is in the distinctive marquetry technique patented by... The marquetry is executed in the distinctive technique patented in 1874 by Pierre- Ferdinand... 3 VA tazza-maison-giroux 2013-10-07T00:00:00.000Z marquetry, engraved, ebonized 1884 1877 view
view Wagenfeld, Wilhelm <u>The Bauhaus and the Bauhaus Designers</u>, Christie's Amsterdam, Thursday October 26, 1989,... MET 1928-12-31 1919-01-01 ca. 1924 (made) Nickel plated brass and milk coloured glass, Germany ca.1924, designed by Wilhelm Wagenfeld and... Height: 35.5 cm, Diameter: 17.8 cm Art Turns Left (Tate Liverpool 02/11/2013-16/02/2014) Bauhaus: Art as Life (Barbican Art Gallery 3 May 2012-12 Aug 2012) Modernism, Designing a New World, 1914-1919 (Victoria & Albert Museum 05/04/2006-23/07/2006) Design Cities (Design Museum 05/09/2008-04/01/2009) Design Cities (Istanbul Modern 23/04/2008-10/08/2008) Modernism, Designing a New World 1914-1939 (Cocoran Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. 17/03/2007-29/07/2007) Modernism, Designing a New World 1914-1939 (MARTa Herford, Germany 16/09/2006-07/01/2007) Wilhelm Wagenfeld (1900-1990) was initially trained as a goldsmith in his home town of Bremen and... Two versions of this lamp were produced in the Bauhaus metal workshops between 1924 and April,... 1544 2014-08-29T19:25:34.000Z 2014-08-29T19:25:34.000Z 50.99971 In Storage 11.14858 No marks Glass, nickel, brass Nickel plated brass and milk coloured glass M.28&A-1989 m281989 O116634 Table lamp Dutch Guilders (Gld) 249185 The circular plate which forms the base rests on three, regularly spaced, small hemispherical... Weimar Thi s lamp was one of the earliest manifestations of Bauhaus design principles. Right from the... 2 mt8-table-lamp-wagenfeld-wilhelm 2014-02-17T00:00:00.000Z MT8 1928 1919 view
view da Rovezzano, Benedetto Lindley, Philip 'Playing check-mate with Royal Majesty? Wolsey's patronage of Italian Renaissance... SCP Lent by the National Trust 1540-12-31 1531-01-01 ca. 1536 (made) Fountain designed and made by Benedetto da Rovezzano for Cowdray House, about 1536. Bronze,... Weight: 3718 kg basin, Weight: 630 kg without crowning, Height: 335 cm including base, Diameter: 434 cm existing basin, Width: 108 cm including base Medieval and Renaissance, room 50a The building of Cowdray was begun soon after 1492 by Sir David Owen. In 1529 it was bought by Sir... The fountain comes from the great court of Cowdray House, Sussex, an early Tudor house. Cowdray... 1644 This is the only Florentine bronze fountain surviving from the early sixteenth century. It... 2014-08-29T19:26:00.000Z 2014-08-29T19:26:00.000Z 52.883289 Medieval and Renaissance, room 50a, case FS -1.97685 marble, bronze, copper, lead, brass Bronze, brass, copper, lead and marble LOAN:NATIONAL TRUST.2 loannationaltrust20 O126034 Fountain 1 Fountain in eleven pieces. The fountain is topped by a statuette of a male figure (part 2),... England This fountain was originally in the great court of Cowdray House in Sussex which burned down in... 2 VA fountain-fountain-da-rovezzano-benedetto 2013-11-27T00:00:00.000Z Fountain 1540 1531 view
view 2008bt4159 jpg s Unknown CER Given by A.L. Byrne 1900-12-31 1845-01-01 ca. 1850-1900 (made) Necklace, beadwork, Xhosa or Zulu-speaking peoples, South Africa, 1850-1900 Height: 83.8 cm V&A Africa: Exploring Hidden Histories (Victoria & Albert Museum 15/11/2012-03/02/2013) The square beadwork panels on this necklace are commonly known as 'love letters' (<i>ubala... Accessions register entry - 'Necklace of European glass beads made up in South Africa. 19th... 2065 2014-08-29T19:27:21.000Z 2014-08-29T19:27:21.000Z -28.483219 In Storage 24.676991 Glass, brass Glass beads, brass button 1488-1903 14881903 O302 Necklace Necklace made of imported European glass beads. Long string with three square beadwork panels at... South Africa 2008BT4159 Although there is a long history of glass production in South Africa (glass beads formed part of... 3 necklace-unknown 2014-02-12T00:00:00.000Z 1900 1845 view
view 2008bt4153 jpg s Unknown <i>List of Objects in the Art Division, South Kensington Museum, acquired during the year... CER 1872-12-31 1800-01-01 19th century (made) Bracelet, black glass beads and brass wire, 19th century (before 1872) Length: 16 cm, Width: 1.6 cm maximum Acquired by the Exhibition Commissioners of the London International Exhibition of 1872 as an... 2075 One of a pair 2014-08-29T19:27:23.000Z 2014-08-29T19:27:23.000Z 26.69636 In Storage 30.246469 Glass, brass Glass beads strung onto brass wire 1513-1873 15131873 O312 Bracelet Bracelet formed of small black glass beads string onto brass wire. Brass hook and eye fastening. Egypt 2008BT4153 The 1851 Great Exhibition inspired a series of ‘London International Exhibitions’ which took... 3 bracelet-unknown 2014-07-08T00:00:00.000Z 1872 1800 view
view 2008bt4157 jpg s Unknown CER Given by A.L. Byrne 1900-12-31 1845-01-01 ca. 1850-1900 (made) Necklace, beadwork, Xhosa or Zulu-speaking peoples, South Africa, 1850-1900 Height: 46.9 cm The rectangular beadwork panels on this necklace are commonly known as 'love letters' (<i>ubala... Accessions register entry - 'Necklace of European glass beads, with brass button for attachment,... 2111 2014-08-29T19:27:29.000Z 2014-08-29T19:27:29.000Z -28.483219 In Storage 24.676991 Glass, brass Glass beads, brass button 1614-1903 16141903 O351 Necklace Necklace of imported European beads. Beaded string from which hangs two rectangular beadwork... South Africa 2008BT4157 Although there is a long history of glass production in South Africa (glass beads formed part of... 3 necklace-unknown 2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z 1900 1845 view
view 2006am2273 jpg s Hatch, Anthony Blair, Claude, "Surrey Enamels Reattributed: Part 1", <u>Journal of the Antique Metalware... MET 1654-12-31 1645-01-01 ca. 1650 (made) Enamelled brass ('London Enamel' formerly 'Surrey Enamel'), probably made by Anthony Hatch and... Height: 24.8 cm, Diameter: 17.8 cm base British Galleries, room 56d This candlestick is from a group of cast and enamelled brasswares that include stirrups,... Probably made in the London workshop of Anthony Hatch (active from 1632, died, probably in... 6949 British Galleries: This is one of a group of brasswares made using this technique, including... 2014-08-29T19:41:20.000Z 2014-08-29T19:41:20.000Z 51.506321 British Galleries, room 56d, case 3 -0.12714 enamel, brass Brass, cast and decorated with enamel 175-1906 1751906 O77442 Candlestick 1 Trumpet based candlestick of cast brass, cylindrical stem with wide shallow drip pan half way up,... London 2006AM2273 Object Type Candlesticks of this form, with large trumpet-shaped bases and concave dish-trays,... 3 VA candlestick-hatch-anthony 2014-08-14T00:00:00.000Z casting, enamelling 1654 1645 view
view 2006am8917 jpg s Chelsea Porcelain factory CER Bequeathed by Herbert Allen 1760-12-31 1751-01-01 ca. 1756-1758 (made) Mirror and stand of soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels, with gilt-metal mounts and four... Height: 34 cm, Width: 25 cm, Depth: 21 cm [Stand] Height: 23.5 cm, Length: 30.5 cm, Width: 21.6 cm [Mirror] Height: 28.6 cm, Width: 12.5 cm British Galleries, room 53a 8871 British Galleries: During the late 1750s and 1760s, the Chelsea factory imitated the luxury wares... 2014-08-29T19:48:20.000Z 2014-08-29T19:48:20.000Z 51.490139 British Galleries, room 53a, case 5 -0.16248 soft-paste porcelain, enamels, brass Soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels, moulded, engraved and with gilt-metal mounts and brass plaque C.214 to E-1935 c2141935 O77884 Dressing table mirror 1 Mirror and stand of soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels and with gilt-metal mounts, moulded... Chelsea 2006AM8917 Object Type The mirror and stand was intended for a lady's dressing table. It was probably the... 3 VA dressing-table-mirror-chelsea-porcelain-factory 2014-07-31T00:00:00.000Z moulded, Painted, gilded, engraved, mounted 1760 1751 view
view 2006am2699 jpg s Wilkes, John Rupert Gentle and Rachael Feild, <u>Domestic Metalwork 1640-1820</u>, Antique Collectors Club,... MET Given by Col. Croft Lyons 1684-12-31 1675-01-01 ca. 1680 (made) Detector lock, brass, made by John Wilkes, Birmingham, ca. 1670-1700 Height: 11.3 cm, Width: 15.5 cm lock in, Depth: 3.5 cm without doorknobs, Width: 17 cm lock out, Depth: 6.5 cm with doorknobs British Galleries, room 56d Made in Birmingham by John Wilkes (died 1733) and signed by him 9262 British Galleries: Between 1600 and 1700 locks became increasingly sophisticated. This lock is... 2014-08-29T19:50:07.000Z 2014-08-29T19:50:07.000Z 52.478588 British Galleries, room 56d, case 14 -1.9086 Signed IOHANNES WILKES FECIT DE BIRMINGHAM and inscribed: 'IF I HAD YE GIFT OF TONGUE | I WOULD... steel, brass, Brass and engraved steel, with restorations; cast steel key M.109-1926 m1091926 O78423 Detector lock 1 Detector lock made of brass and engraved steel with a cast steel key. Signed IOHANNES WILKES... Birmingham 2006AM2699 Object Type This 'detector' lock shows how many times a door had been unlocked by means of a... 3 VA detector-lock-wilkes-john 2014-08-14T00:00:00.000Z casting, engraving, forging (metal forming) 1684 1675 view
view 2006am6297 jpg s R.W. Winfield MET 1852-12-31 1843-01-01 ca. 1848 (made) Gilt brass and white glass, England, Birmingham (probably), made by R.W. Winfield, ca.1848 Height: 36 cm, Width: 14 cm, Depth: 10 cm British Galleries, room 122g 9306 British Galleries: Several of the items singled out for criticism at Marlborough House were in... 2014-08-29T19:50:20.000Z 2014-08-29T19:50:20.000Z 52.478588 British Galleries, room 122g, case 2 -1.9086 Glass, gold, brass Gilt brass and white glass M.19-1974 m191974 O78474 Curtain rod holder 1 Curtain rod holder of gilt brass and glass, the stem bent in a U shape to accommodate the rod,... Birmingham 2006AM6297 Object Type This bracket (one of a pair) was intended to support a curtain rail unning across the... 3 VA curtain-rod-holder-rw-winfield 2014-08-14T00:00:00.000Z gilding, glass blowing, forging (metal forming) 1852 1843 view