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view Unknown MET P. J. Cropper Bequest 1864-12-31 1855-01-01 ca. 1860 (made) Silver, parcel-gilt inlaid with niello, Moscow marks, ca.1860. Length: 7.0 cm, Width: 5.1 cm Acquisition RF: 44 / 177 Bequest - P.J. Cropper per W J Sheldrick 158 2014-08-29T19:18:21.000Z 2014-08-29T19:18:21.000Z 55.75687 In Storage 37.615105 Town mark of St. George killing the dragon for Moscow (see Tardy p.353), assayer’s mark V.A over... Silver, gold Silver, parcel-gilt inlaid with nieelo. M.1094-1944 m10941944 O114338 Bottle ticket Bottle ticket with the word "MADERE." Silver, parcel-gilt, pierced and engraved, the lettering... Moscow The history of bottle tickets provides a fascinating insight into English eating, drinking and... 3 bottle-ticket-unknown 2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z piercing, engraving (incising), niello 1864 1855 view
view Unknown MET P. J. Cropper Bequest 1884-12-31 1875-01-01 ca. 1880 (made) Silver, Shanghai, late 19th century. Length: 5.7 cm, Width: 3.8 cm Acquisition RF: 44 / 177 Bequest - P.J. Cropper per W J Sheldrick 209 2014-08-29T19:18:53.000Z 2014-08-29T19:18:53.000Z 31.247709 In Storage 121.472618 Maker’s mark KL, chinese characters. SHERRY Silver Silver, pierced and repousse M.1011-1944 m10111944 O114329 Bottle ticket Bottle ticket (one of a pair) with the word "SHERRY" (pierced lettering). Silver, pierced and... Shanghai The history of bottle tickets provides a fascinating insight into English eating, drinking and... 3 bottle-ticket-unknown 2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z repoussé, piercing 1884 1875 view
view Unknown MET P. J. Cropper Bequest 1829-12-31 1820-01-01 ca. 1825 (made) Silver, no marks, ca.1825 Height: 1.25 in, Length: 2.25 in 319 2014-08-29T19:19:36.000Z 2014-08-29T19:19:36.000Z 52.883289 In Storage -1.97685 No marks PORT Silver Silver, embossed M.922-1944 m9221944 O137883 Bottle ticket Bottle ticket with the word PORT (pierced lettering). Silver, ribbon supported by two... England The history of bottle tickets provides a fascinating insight into English eating, drinking and... 3 bottle-ticket-unknown 2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z piercing, embossing 1829 1820 view
view Drinkwater, Sandylands MET P. J. Cropper Bequest 1790-12-31 1750-01-01 1750-1790 (made) Silver, London, no hallmarks, ca.1750-90, mark of Sandylands Drinkwater. Height: 1.25 in, Length: 2.25 in 321 2014-08-29T19:19:36.000Z 2014-08-29T19:19:36.000Z 51.506321 In Storage -0.12714 No hallmarks Mark of Sandylands Drinkwater BURGUNDY Silver Silver, embossed M.919-1944 m9191944 O137880 Bottle ticket Bottle ticket with the word BURGUNDY (pierced lettering). Silver, ribbon supported by two... London The history of bottle tickets provides a fascinating insight into English eating, drinking and... 3 bottle-ticket-drinkwater-sandylands 2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z piercing, embossing 1790 1750 view
view Thomas Phipps, James Phipps II and Edward Robinson II MET P. J. Cropper Bequest 1814-12-31 1805-01-01 ca. 1810 (made) Silver, London hallmarks (incomplete) for ca.1810, mark of Phipps, Robinson and Phipps. Height: 1.25 in, Length: 2.25 in 528 2014-08-29T19:20:44.000Z 2014-08-29T19:20:44.000Z 51.506321 In Storage -0.12714 London hallmarks (incomplete) for ca. 1810 Mark of Phipps, Robinson and Phipps. SHERRY Silver Silver, embossed and pierced M.915-1944 m9151944 O137876 Bottle ticket Bottle ticket with the word SHERRY (pierced lettering). Silver, ribbon supported by two... London The history of bottle tickets provides a fascinating insight into English eating, drinking and... 3 bottle-ticket-thomas-phipps-james 2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z piercing, embossing 1814 1805 view
view 2006al4019 jpg s Unknown MET 1694-12-31 1685-01-01 ca. 1690 (made) Key made to fit the lock on the door of a private chamber, pierced and chiselled steel, made in... British Galleries, room 56d 7097 British Galleries: Between 1600 and 1700 locks became increasingly sophisticated. This lock is... 2014-08-29T19:41:50.000Z 2014-08-29T19:41:50.000Z 52.883289 British Galleries, room 56d, case 14 -1.97685 steel Pierced and chiselled steel 1997-1899 19971899 O77461 Key 1 England 2006AL4019 Object Type This pierced and chiselled key is typical of the very fine locksmiths' work produced... 3 VA key-unknown 2014-08-14T00:00:00.000Z piercing, chiselling 1694 1685 view
view 2006an2421 jpg s Unknown MET 1694-12-31 1684-01-01 ca. 1689-1694 (made) Key with the cipher of William and Mary, steel, pierced and engraved, probably London, ca. 1689-1694 Height: 14.3 cm, Width: 4.5 cm, Depth: 0.8 cm British Galleries, room 54b Probably made in the workshop of the Bickford family, London 9311 British Galleries: The royal monogram WR has been incorporated into the design of the key.... 2014-08-29T19:50:21.000Z 2014-08-29T19:50:21.000Z 51.506321 British Galleries, room 54b, case 11 -0.12714 steel Steel, pierced, chiselled and engraved M.201-1912 m2011912 O78478 Key 1 Key made of steel. Pierced, chiselled and engraved with the crowned monogram of King William III... London 2006AN2421 Object Type In the 17th century most locks were made of brass or wrought iron. The keys that... 3 VA key-unknown 2014-08-14T00:00:00.000Z piercing, engraving, chiselling, forging (metal forming) 1694 1684 view
view 2006ax5181 jpg s Unknown T&F 1694-12-31 1685-01-01 ca. 1690 (made) late 19th century (made) Folding fan probably made in France, ca. 1690, and fan box made in Paris by Vanier-Chardin, late... [Fan] Height: 10.75 in, Height: 27.3 cm, Width: 18.75 in open, Width: 47.5 cm open British Galleries, room 54b 9574 British Galleries: The figures on this fan are dressed fashionably, like the Clapham dolls. A... 2014-08-29T19:51:38.000Z 2014-08-29T19:51:38.000Z 46.712448 British Galleries, room 54b, case 2 1.71832 [Fan box] VANIER-CHARDIN Eventails Anciens 82 Bould Haussman PARIS brass (alloy), mother of pearl, leather, ivory, gouache, imitation leather, silk (textile), paper (fiber product) [Fan] Leather painted with gouache, paper painted with gouache, pierced ivory, mother of pearl and brass [Fan box] Imitation leather lined with silk T.169&A-1986 t1691986 O78760 Folding fan and fan box 1 [Fan] Folding fan of leather painted with gouache and with sticks of pierced ivory, with mother... France 2006AX5181 Object Type The folding fan originated in Japan and was introduced to Europe in the second half... 3 VA folding-fan-and-unknown 2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z painting (image-making), piercing, lining (process) 1694 1685 view
view unknown MET 1899-12-31 1850-01-01 1850-1899 (made) Silver-plated head ornament (<i>Kurs</i>) with pierced and moulded decoration and raised filigree... Depth: 15 cm 9916 2014-08-29T19:53:25.000Z 2014-08-29T19:53:25.000Z 26.69636 In Storage 30.246469 white metal, plated White metal with a pierced overlay of silver-plated copper with a silver-plated filigree dome on top 210-1892 2101892 O79177 Turban ornament White metal dome with an elaborate pierced overlay. The rim of the overlay is decorated with... Egypt Elaborate discs were worn as women’s head ornaments in towns and villages throughout the Ottoman... 3 head-dress-turban-ornament-unknown 2013-10-04T00:00:00.000Z piercing, filigree Head dress 1899 1850 view
view 2006at2422 jpg s Unknown <u>A Grand Design</u> (London: V&A Publications, 1997): cat.no.102, pp.255-256 Tim Stanley ed.,... MES 1496-12-31 1463-01-01 ca. 1468-1496 (made) Hexagonal brass lamp-holder made for the Mamluk sultan Qa'itbay, Egypt (probably Cairo), 1468-1496. Height: 176 cm, Width: 74 cm A Grand Design - The Art of the Victoria and Albert Museum (Victoria & Albert Museum 12/10/1999-16/01/2000) Palace and Mosque: Islamic Art from the Victoria and Albert Museum (The Millennium Galleries, Sheffield 14/01/2006-16/04/2006) Palace and Mosque: Islamic Art from the Victoria and Albert Museum (Setagaya Art Museum, Tokyo 01/10/2005-04/12/2005) Palace and Mosque: Islamic Art from the Victoria and Albert Museum (Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth, Texas 03/04/2005-04/09/2005) Palace and Mosque: Islamic Art from the Victoria and Albert Museum (National Gallery of Art, Washington 18/07/2004-06/02/2005) Islamic Middle East, room 42 10037 Lamp-Holder of Sultan Qa'itbay Egypt, probably Cairo 1468-96 This huge lamp-holder was once... 2014-08-29T19:53:51.000Z 2014-08-29T19:53:51.000Z 26.69636 Islamic Middle East, room 42, case 14W 30.246469 'Glory be to our master the Sultan al-Malik al-Ashraf Abu'l-Nasr Qa'itbay, may his victories be... brass (alloy) Brass, pierced, inlaid and engraved 109-1888 1091888 O79400 Mosque lamp 1 Hexagonal brass mosque lamp, tapering upwards and surmounted by a dome with a suspension hook in... Egypt 2006AT2422 Made for a mosque in Cairo built by the Mamluk Sultan Qa'itbay (r. 1468-1496). This enormous hanging lamp holder was originally made for the Mamluk sultan Qa'itbay (1468-96).... 3 VA mosque-lamp-unknown 2014-08-07T00:00:00.000Z inlay (process), piercing, engraving 1496 1463 view
view 2008bt3371 jpg s Unknown For a similar example, see: Camps-Fabrer, Henriette, 'Bijoux berbères d'Algérie', Edisud,... MES 1860-12-31 1800-01-01 1800-1860 (made) Silver fibula pin (Akhlâlet or Abzimt) with pierced oval head, Aurès Mountains (Algeria), 1800-1860. Width: 5 cm maximum, Length: 11.3 cm 10187 2014-08-29T19:54:18.000Z 2014-08-29T19:54:18.000Z 28.02688 In Storage 1.65284 Silver Silver, incising, pierced 490-1865 4901865 O79562 Fibula Silver fibula pin with penannular guard ring. The pin has a flat oval head with pierced... Algeria 2008BT3371 North Africa The traditional jewellery of the Berber tribes of North Africa is almost always made of silver in... 3 fibula-unknown 2014-03-27T00:00:00.000Z piercing, incising 1860 1800 view
view Unknown For an example of a complete headdress of this type see: Eudel, Paul, 'Dictionnaire des bijoux de... MES Bequeathed by Edmond Dresden 1899-12-31 1850-01-01 1850-1899 (made) Silver forehead ornament (Anadj) set with coral, with pendent chains, Algeria, 1850-1899. Width: 4 cm, Length: 18.2 cm Accessions register entry: 'Ornament for a woman's head-dress of low-grade silver set with red... 10191 2014-08-29T19:54:19.000Z 2014-08-29T19:54:19.000Z 28.02688 In Storage 1.65284 Silver, coral Cast and pierced silver set with a piece of coral 363-1904 3631904 O79567 Forehead ornament Cast and pierced flat circular silver pendant with scalloped edges and a fan-shaped base. It has... Algeria This silver plaque was originally the centre-piece of a diadem worn as part of the traditional... 3 forehead-ornament-unknown 2014-04-03T00:00:00.000Z piercing, incising 1899 1850 view
view 2006at8011 jpg s Gimson, Ernest William MET 1914-12-31 1905-01-01 ca. 1910 (made) Sconce (wall light), one of a pair Height: 25.4 cm, Width: 17.8 cm, Depth: 9.5 cm base Morris to Mingei, Arts and Crafts in Britain, Europe and Japan (Aichi Prefectural Museum of Art, Nagoya 05/06/2009-16/08/2009) Morris to Mingei, Arts and Crafts in Britain, Europe and Japan (Metropolitan Art Museum, Tokyo 24/01/2009-05/04/2009) Morris to Mingei, Arts and Crafts in Britain, Europe and Japan (The National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto 05/09/2008-01/11/2008) British Galleries, room 125g Designed and made in Gloucestershire by Ernest W. Gimson (born in Leicester, 1864, died in... 10201 British Galleries: Ernest Gimson was one of the most influential and committed of Arts and Crafts... 2014-08-29T19:54:21.000Z 2014-08-29T19:54:21.000Z 51.76424 British Galleries, room 125g, case 4 -2.15137 brass (alloy) Brass, pierced and engraved M.32A-1939 m32a1939 O79581 Candle sconce 1 The design is a pattern of English oak leaves and acorns. Gloucestershire 2006AT8011 Object Type This sconce (wall light) was designed and made by the designer and furniture-maker... 3 VA candle-sconce-gimson-ernest-william 2014-08-14T00:00:00.000Z piercing, engraving 1914 1905 view
view 2008bt3420 jpg s Unknown <i>List of Objects in the Art Division, South Kensington Museum, acquired during the year... MES 1872-12-31 1850-01-01 1850-1872 (made) Pair of silver fibula pins (Tizerzaï) with oval heads linked by a chain, Morocco, 1850-1872. Length: 89.6 cm [Brooch] Height: 18.4 cm, Width: 7 cm [Brooch] Height: 18.4 cm, Width: 7 cm Acquired by the Exhibition Commissioners of the London International Exhibition of 1872 as an... 10224 2014-08-29T19:54:28.000Z 2014-08-29T19:54:28.000Z 31.815411 In Storage -7.067 Partial marks of Arabic characters. Silver Silver, incised and pierced 1488&A-1873 14881873 O79617 Pair of fibulae Pair of fibula pins linked by a loose loop-in-loop chain. Each pin has a flat oval head with a... Morocco 2008BT3420 North Africa The 1851 Great Exhibition inspired a series of ‘London International Exhibitions’ which took... 3 pair-of-fibulae-unknown 2014-04-15T00:00:00.000Z piercing, incising 1872 1850 view
view 2008bt3367 jpg s Unknown MES Bequeathed by Edmond Dresden 1899-12-31 1850-01-01 1850-1899 (made) Flat rectangular sheet silver clasp (Menteqa) with pierced decoration and a boss in the centre of... Width: 12 cm overall, Height: 6 cm overall [Buckle] Width: 7 cm [Buckle] Width: 7 cm Accessions register entry: 'Belt clasp in two parts, of silver cast in openwork and roughly... 10225 2014-08-29T19:54:29.000Z 2014-08-29T19:54:29.000Z 28.02688 In Storage 1.65284 Silver Silver, incising, piercing 338&A-1904 3381904 O79618 Clasp Two-part clasp shaped like an incurved rectangle, with a flat hook on one piece, and a... Algeria 2008BT3367 Waist clasps were part of the traditional costume of urban women throughout North Africa. They... 3 clasp-unknown 2014-05-08T00:00:00.000Z piercing, incising 1899 1850 view
view 2006am8210 jpg s Unknown EAS 1586-12-31 1560-01-01 1560-1586 (made) Chinese porcelain ewer, mounted in silver-gilt, English 16th century Height: 25.6 cm, Width: 17.5 cm, Depth: 13 cm, Weight: 1.006 kg British Galleries, room 58d The details of the mounts (the stamps and the carefully cast thumb-piece) indicate a slightly... Porcelain made at Jingdezhen kilns in Jiangxi Province, China; mounts made in London 10650 British Galleries: LUXURY IMPORTED MATERIALS<br> Aristocrats and wealthy merchants used... 2014-08-29T19:56:28.000Z 2014-08-29T19:56:28.000Z 29.292999 British Galleries, room 58d, case 1 117.203308 Three trefoils slipped in a shaped shield Leopard's head crowned mark for London lion passant ... porcelain, sterling silver Porcelain, painted with underglaze blue, with gilt-metal mounts 7915-1862 79151862 O7758 Ewer 1 A Wan Li porcelain ewer with silver-gilt foot-ring, neck mount and lid; silver spout, lip and... Jingdezhen 2006AM8210 Some later 17th century additions; The goldsmith whose mark was three trefoils slipped (perhaps... Object Type This is a porcelain ewer of not especially high quality. It was made in Jingdezhen,... 3 VA ewer-unknown 2014-08-14T00:00:00.000Z piercing, engraving (incising), gilding, casting, chasing, embossing 1586 1560 view
view Fraser-Lu, Sylvia. <u>Burmese Crafts: Past and Present</u> Oxford University Press,... SSEA 1700-12-31 1600-01-01 17th century 18th century (made) Burmese ivory sword hilt, Konbaung Dynasty (1752-1885), ca. 17th or 18th century, with... Length: 22.4 cm, Diameter: 4 cm, Width: 5 cm Bought from Mr. P. Landstein for £3 15s. 13080 2014-08-29T20:08:53.000Z 2014-08-29T20:08:53.000Z 19.257959 In Storage 96.682999 ivory Elaborately carved ivory, partly in openwork. IM.108-1911 im1081911 O10838 Sword hilt Sword hilt with figures of two mythological beings (one a bilu or forest ogre) amidst scrolling... Burma Attribution note: Came with an English steel blade which was removed so that the object could be... Unique 3 sword-hilt 2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z carving, piercing 1700 1600 view
view Fraser-Lu, Sylvia.<font -p>Burmese Crafts: Past and Present</font> Oxford University Press, 1994.... SSEA 1800-12-31 1700-01-01 18th century (made) Burmese ivory finial from a miniature <font -u>stupa</font>, Konbaung Dynasty (1752-1885), ca.... Height: 15.4 cm Bought from Mr. P. Lanstein for £1.15s 13081 2014-08-29T20:08:53.000Z 2014-08-29T20:08:53.000Z 19.257959 In Storage 96.682999 ivory Ivory, turned, carved and openworked in one piece. IM.109-1911 im1091911 O10839 Finial of a miniature pagoda Finial in the form of a miniature pagoda (zeidi) with an eight tier spire; cylindrical section;... Burma 3 finial-of-a 2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z carving, piercing, turning 1800 1700 view
view Fraser-Lu, Sylvia. <u>Burmese Crafts - Past and Present</u> Oxford University Press, 1994;... SSEA 1875-12-31 1825-01-01 mid 19th century (made) Burmese ivory sword handle, Konbaung Dynasty (1752-1885), ca. 19th century, carved with... Length: 22 cm, Width: 3.5 cm Bought (Taylor Collection) £3 13124 2014-08-29T20:09:05.000Z 2014-08-29T20:09:05.000Z 19.257959 In Storage 96.682999 ivory Ivory in relief and pierced work. 672-1874 6721874 O10791 Sword hilt Sword (dha) handle carved with figures of Burmese mythology and floral scrolls. Burma Unique 3 sword-hilt 2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z piercing, relief 1875 1825 view
view Fraser-Lu, Sylvia.<u>Burmese Crafts - Past and Present</u> Oxford University Press, 1994.... SSEA 1875-12-31 1825-01-01 mid 19th century (made) Burmese ivory and steel dagger carved with figurative and foliate decoration, Konbaung Dynasty... Length: 25.5 cm Bought Taylor Collection £1. 13125 2014-08-29T20:09:05.000Z 2014-08-29T20:09:05.000Z 19.257959 In Storage 96.682999 steel, ivory Steel with carved and pierced ivory. 673-1874 6731874 O10792 Dagger Dagger (dha) with a curved blade and handle. Decoration on the handle represents a demon (bilo)... Burma Unique 3 dagger 2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z carving, piercing 1875 1825 view