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Turtle Bell Push
House of Fabergé (Russian, 1842-1918)
1966.473CCCC0
Snuff Box
Germany or England
2009.61CCCC0
Chatelaine and Case (Étui)
England, 18th century
1916.313CCCC0
Cabinet Clock
attributed to James Cox (British)
2009.77CCCC0
Snuff Box
England, London
2009.64CCCC0
Pendant Brooch
John Paul Miller (American, 1918-2013)
2010.464©
Brooch
John Paul Miller (American, 1918-2013)
2010.464.a©
Curly-Tailed Animal Pendant
Panama, Initial style, 2nd-8th century
1948.15CCCC0
Vanity Set (Nécessaire)
manner of James Barbot (British)
2009.57CCCC0
Cameo of King Charles VIII of France (1470-1498)
France, Lyon, 15th century
1978.58CCCC0
Snuff Box
England, London
2009.52CCCC0
Vanity Set (Nécessaire)
England, London
2009.70CCCC0
Snuff Box
England, London
2009.75CCCC0
Sleeping Puppies on a Mat
House of Fabergé (Russian, 1842-1918)
1966.451CCCC0
Vanity Case (Nécessaire)
England, mid 18th century
2009.69CCCC0
Cigarette Case
House of Fabergé (Russian, 1842-1918) and 1 other
2009.23CCCC0
Begging Poodle
House of Fabergé (Russian, 1842-1918)
1966.448CCCC0
Seal Amulet in the form of a Lion's Head
Iraq, southern Mesopotamia, 3800-3500 BC
2000.42CCCC0
Writing Tablet (Aide-Mémoire)
England, 18th century
2009.59CCCC0
Parrot on a Perch
Mikhail Evlampievich Perkhin (Russian, 1860-1903) and 1 other
1966.447CCCC0
No image available
Mikhail Evlampievich Perkhin (Russian, 1860-1903) and 1 other
1966.447.aCCCC0
Earring
Cyprus, 5th Century BC
1916.131CCCC0
Vanity Case (Nécessaire)
attributed to James Barbot (British)
2009.72CCCC0
Snuff Box
England, London
2009.58CCCC0
Askos
Greece, Ptolemaic Dynasty
1964.92CCCC0
Box and Case
18th century
2009.37CCCC0
Snuff Box
Germany, 18th century
2009.60CCCC0
Cylinder Seal
Mesopotamia, Early Dynastic period
1964.458CCCC0
Scent Bottle
19th century
2009.31©
Set of Three Fish in Original Box
House of Fabergé (Russian, 1842-1918)
2009.30CCCC0
Fish
House of Fabergé (Russian, 1842-1918)
2009.30.aCCCC0
Fish
House of Fabergé (Russian, 1842-1918)
2009.30.bCCCC0
Fish
House of Fabergé (Russian, 1842-1918)
2009.30.cCCCC0
Paper Knife
Cartier (French, Paris, est. 1847)
2009.53©
Snuff Box
France, late 18th century
2009.62CCCC0
Double Snuff Box
Antoine Cheret (French)
2009.49CCCC0
Ring
China, Han dynasty (202 BC-AD 220) or later
1915.399CCCC0
Ring
China, Han dynasty (202 BC-AD 220) or later
1915.400CCCC0
Ring
China, Han dynasty (202 BC-AD 220) or later
1915.398CCCC0
Libation Cup
China, Qing dynasty
1920.425CCCC0
Snuff Box
19th century
2009.42CCCC0
Buckle
China, 20th century
1947.635©
Small Box
England, early 18th century
2009.56CCCC0
Ring
China, Han dynasty (202 BC-AD 220) or later
1915.401CCCC0
Small Box
England, mid-18th century
2009.74CCCC0
Card Case
Scotland, Edinburgh, second half 20th century
2009.54CCCC0
Snuff Box
Germany, 18th century
2009.44CCCC0
Scent Bottle and Box in the form of a Squirrel
England, late 18th century
2009.29CCCC0
Buckle
China, 20th century
1947.676©
Snuff Box
Russia, early 19th century
2009.25CCCC0
Snuff Box
France, early 19th century
2009.48CCCC0
Double Snuff Box
England, mid-18th century
2009.73CCCC0
Spyglass
James Cox (British)
2009.24CCCC0
Case with Grooming Implements (Etui)
England, 18th century
2009.28CCCC0
Box with Grooming Implements (Nécessaire)
manner of James Barbot (British)
2009.40CCCC0
Box
Germany, mid 18th century
2009.51CCCC0
Snuff Box
France, Paris, early 19th century
2009.46CCCC0
Case with Grooming Implements (Nécessaire)
manner of James Cox (British) and 1 other
2009.67CCCC0
Almanac Binder
England, early 19th century
2009.33CCCC0
Perfume Vial
Tecla Firm (French)
1981.74CCCC0
Round Snuff Box
Germany, 19th century
2009.50CCCC0
Seated Cat
19th century
2009.26CCCC0
Figure
Germany, mid 18th century
2009.71CCCC0
Box
Germany, 18th century
1916.613CCCC0
Snuff Box
Pierre-André Montauban (French)
2009.66CCCC0
Buckle
China, 20th century
1947.645©
Buckle
China, 20th century
1947.608©
Necklace
Greece, 2nd Century BC
1928.234CCCC0
Box
Continental, 19th century
2009.43CCCC0
Buckle
China, 20th century
1947.644©
Case with Grooming Implements (Etui)
England, mid 18th century
2009.41CCCC0
Scent Bottle and Box in the Form of a Woman
attributed to James Cox (British)
2009.27CCCC0
Nécessaire
attributed to James Cox (British)
2009.32CCCC0
Desk Set
John Hamilton Mortimer (British, 1740-1779) and 1 other
2009.39CCCC0
Desk Set (seal)
John Hamilton Mortimer (British, 1740-1779) and 1 other
2009.39.aCCCC0
Desk Set (pen)
John Hamilton Mortimer (British, 1740-1779) and 1 other
2009.39.bCCCC0
Desk Set (letter opener)
John Hamilton Mortimer (British, 1740-1779) and 1 other
2009.39.cCCCC0
Paper Knife
Russia, Saint Petersburg, 19th century
1966.486CCCC0
Title, DateArtist / CultureAccession numberMediumDimensionsCredit lineRights
Turtle Bell Push
House of Fabergé (Russian, 1842-1918)
1966.473Agate, gold, silver, diamonds, rubiesOverall: 2.6 x 7.7 x 6.1 cm (1 x 3 1/16 x 2 3/8 in.)The India Early Minshall CollectionCCCC0
Snuff Box
Germany or England
2009.61Gold, agate, pearls, enamelGift of Howard F. StirnCCCC0
Chatelaine and Case (Étui)
England, 18th century
1916.313Gray agate mounted in gilt metalOverall: 18.1 cm (7 1/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Cabinet Clock
attributed to James Cox (British)
2009.77Gold, agate, enamel dial, glassOverall: 16.5 x 8.9 cm (6 1/2 x 3 1/2 in.)Gift of Howard F. StirnCCCC0
Snuff Box
England, London
2009.64Gold-mounted agate, engine-turned panels, hematitesGift of Howard F. StirnCCCC0
Pendant Brooch
John Paul Miller (American, 1918-2013)
2010.464Gold and agateChord: 41 cm (16 1/8 in.); Brooch: 3.5 x 4.5 x 1.3 cm (1 3/8 x 1 3/4 x 1/2 in.)Gift from the Ruth and Sherman Lee Collection©
Curly-Tailed Animal Pendant
Panama, Initial style, 2nd-8th century
1948.15AgateOverall: 5.2 x 3.1 cm (2 1/16 x 1 1/4 in.)In memory of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Humphreys, gift of their daughter HelenCCCC0
Vanity Set (Nécessaire)
manner of James Barbot (British)
2009.57Gold, agate, interior fitted with implements, mirrorOverall: 5.5 x 4.5 x 3.9 cm (2 3/16 x 1 3/4 x 1 9/16 in.)Gift of Howard F. StirnCCCC0
Cameo of King Charles VIII of France (1470-1498)
France, Lyon, 15th century
1978.58AgateOverall: 3.4 x 2.4 x 0.4 cm (1 5/16 x 15/16 x 3/16 in.)Gift of the George Kress Foundation in memory of William Mathewson MillikenCCCC0
Snuff Box
England, London
2009.52Agate, goldGift of Howard F. StirnCCCC0
Vanity Set (Nécessaire)
England, London
2009.70Gold, agate, interior fitted with gold-mounted implements, mirrorGift of Howard F. StirnCCCC0
Snuff Box
England, London
2009.75Gold-mounted agate, enamel dial, glassOverall: 5.1 x 5.1 cm (2 x 2 in.)Gift of Howard F. StirnCCCC0
Sleeping Puppies on a Mat
House of Fabergé (Russian, 1842-1918)
1966.451Agate, chalcedonyOverall: 2.9 x 11.7 x 9.9 cm (1 1/8 x 4 5/8 x 3 7/8 in.)The India Early Minshall CollectionCCCC0
Vanity Case (Nécessaire)
England, mid 18th century
2009.69Gold, agate, interior fitted with gold-mounted implements, mirrorGift of Howard F. StirnCCCC0
Cigarette Case
House of Fabergé (Russian, 1842-1918) and 1 other
2009.23Tan tree agate with ribbed gold mounts and interior gold cigarette restraints set with cabechon sapphire thumpieceOverall: 6.7 cm (2 5/8 in.)Gift of Howard F. StirnCCCC0
Begging Poodle
House of Fabergé (Russian, 1842-1918)
1966.448Agate, rubiesOverall: 6.4 x 2.6 x 2.3 cm (2 1/2 x 1 x 7/8 in.)The India Early Minshall CollectionCCCC0
Seal Amulet in the form of a Lion's Head
Iraq, southern Mesopotamia, 3800-3500 BC
2000.42AgateDiameter: 2.8 x 2.7 x 0.9 cm (1 1/8 x 1 1/16 x 3/8 in.)Gift of Mabel Porozynski in honor and remembrance of Eugene PorozynskiCCCC0
Writing Tablet (Aide-Mémoire)
England, 18th century
2009.59Gold, agate, gold-mounted pencils, ivory writing tablets, mirror, manicure setOverall: 9.5 x 1.3 x 5.7 cm (3 3/4 x 1/2 x 2 1/4 in.)Gift of Howard F. StirnCCCC0
Parrot on a Perch
Mikhail Evlampievich Perkhin (Russian, 1860-1903) and 1 other
1966.447Silver, enamel, jasper, agate, emeraldsOverall: 15.3 x 7.4 cm (6 x 2 15/16 in.)The India Early Minshall CollectionCCCC0
Earring
Cyprus, 5th Century BC
1916.131Gold and agateDiameter: 2 cm (13/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Vanity Case (Nécessaire)
attributed to James Barbot (British)
2009.72Gold, orange agate, enamelGift of Howard F. StirnCCCC0
Snuff Box
England, London
2009.58Agate and goldGift of Howard F. StirnCCCC0
Askos
Greece, Ptolemaic Dynasty
1964.92Agate and goldOverall: 6.5 cm (2 9/16 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Box and Case
18th century
2009.37Gold mounted agate with original leather caseOverall: 3.2 x 5.7 x 4.5 cm (1 1/4 x 2 1/4 x 1 3/4 in.)Gift of Howard F. StirnCCCC0
Snuff Box
Germany, 18th century
2009.60Agate, gold, opal, rubies, diamondsOverall: 7 cm (2 3/4 in.)Gift of Howard F. StirnCCCC0
Cylinder Seal
Mesopotamia, Early Dynastic period
1964.458AgateDiameter: 1.9 x 1.1 cm (3/4 x 7/16 in.); With mount: 2.9 x 13.8 x 7.7 cm (1 1/8 x 5 7/16 x 3 1/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. Robert M. HornungCCCC0
Scent Bottle
19th century
2009.31Agate with silver mounts; diamonds, enamelGift of Howard F. Stirn©
Set of Three Fish in Original Box
House of Fabergé (Russian, 1842-1918)
2009.30Agate, holly, silk velvetOverall: 3 cm (1 3/16 in.)Gift of Howard F. StirnCCCC0
Paper Knife
Cartier (French, Paris, est. 1847)
2009.53AgateOverall: 32.4 cm (12 3/4 in.)Gift of Howard F. Stirn©
Snuff Box
France, late 18th century
2009.62Gold-mounted agate, sapphire, diamondsOverall: 6.7 x 4.9 cm (2 5/8 x 1 15/16 in.)Gift of Howard F. StirnCCCC0
Double Snuff Box
Antoine Cheret (French)
2009.49Agate, goldGift of Howard F. StirnCCCC0
Ring
China, Han dynasty (202 BC-AD 220) or later
1915.399AgateDiameter: 3.8 cm (1 1/2 in.)Gift of A. W. BahrCCCC0
Ring
China, Han dynasty (202 BC-AD 220) or later
1915.400AgateDiameter: 3.8 cm (1 1/2 in.)Gift of A. W. BahrCCCC0
Ring
China, Han dynasty (202 BC-AD 220) or later
1915.398AgateDiameter: 5.2 cm (2 1/16 in.)Gift of A. W. BahrCCCC0
Libation Cup
China, Qing dynasty
1920.425AgateDiameter: 12.4 cm (4 7/8 in.); Overall: 5.8 cm (2 5/16 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Snuff Box
19th century
2009.42Agate, gold, amethysts, citrinesOverall: 9 x 5 x 2 cm (3 9/16 x 1 15/16 x 13/16 in.)Gift of Howard F. StirnCCCC0
Buckle
China, 20th century
1947.635AgateOverall: 8.4 cm (3 5/16 in.)Bequest of Cornelia Blakemore Warner©
Small Box
England, early 18th century
2009.56Agate with gold mountsOverall: 6 x 4 cm (2 3/8 x 1 9/16 in.)Gift of Howard F. StirnCCCC0
Ring
China, Han dynasty (202 BC-AD 220) or later
1915.401AgateDiameter: 3.5 cm (1 3/8 in.)Gift of A. W. BahrCCCC0
Small Box
England, mid-18th century
2009.74Agate with gold mountsOverall: 7 x 5.7 x 5.8 cm (2 3/4 x 2 1/4 x 2 5/16 in.)Gift of Howard F. StirnCCCC0
Card Case
Scotland, Edinburgh, second half 20th century
2009.54Gold, multi-colored agateGift of Howard F. StirnCCCC0
Snuff Box
Germany, 18th century
2009.44Agate, gold, silver, diamonds, rubiesGift of Howard F. StirnCCCC0
Scent Bottle and Box in the form of a Squirrel
England, late 18th century
2009.29Agate, gold diamonds and enamelOverall: 10.2 x 5.1 cm (4 x 2 in.)Gift of Howard F. StirnCCCC0
Buckle
China, 20th century
1947.676AgateOverall: 4.7 cm (1 7/8 in.)Bequest of Cornelia Blakemore Warner©
Snuff Box
Russia, early 19th century
2009.25Striated agate in gold and enamel mountsOverall: 8.6 cm (3 3/8 in.)Gift of Howard F. StirnCCCC0
Snuff Box
France, early 19th century
2009.48Gold, agate, set with mosaic panels, lapis groundOverall: 7.6 x 2.9 x 1.6 cm (3 x 1 1/8 x 5/8 in.)Gift of Howard F. StirnCCCC0
Double Snuff Box
England, mid-18th century
2009.73Gold-mounted agate, enamel rose camaïeuGift of Howard F. StirnCCCC0
Spyglass
James Cox (British)
2009.24Gold-mounted agate, periscope mirror for side viewingOverall: 5.1 x 3.8 cm (2 x 1 1/2 in.)Gift of Howard F. StirnCCCC0
Case with Grooming Implements (Etui)
England, 18th century
2009.28Gold, agate. diamonds, interior fitted with implementsOverall: 11.8 cm (4 5/8 in.)Gift of Howard F. StirnCCCC0
Box with Grooming Implements (Nécessaire)
manner of James Barbot (British)
2009.40Gold, agate, interior fitted with implementsOverall: 7.9 x 6.4 x 5.1 cm (3 1/8 x 2 1/2 x 2 in.)Gift of Howard F. StirnCCCC0
Box
Germany, mid 18th century
2009.51Goldmounted agate and mother-of-pearl and shell, original sharkskin caseOverall: 7 x 4.8 x 3.5 cm (2 3/4 x 1 7/8 x 1 3/8 in.)Gift of Howard F. StirnCCCC0
Snuff Box
France, Paris, early 19th century
2009.46Gold, enamel, agateOverall: 4.1 x 6.4 cm (1 5/8 x 2 1/2 in.)Gift of Howard F. StirnCCCC0
Case with Grooming Implements (Nécessaire)
manner of James Cox (British) and 1 other
2009.67Agate and goldOverall: 7.3 x 8.3 x 6 cm (2 7/8 x 3 1/4 x 2 3/8 in.)Gift of Howard F. StirnCCCC0
Almanac Binder
England, early 19th century
2009.33Agate and goldOverall: 7 cm (2 3/4 in.)Gift of Howard F. StirnCCCC0
Perfume Vial
Tecla Firm (French)
1981.74Agate with enamel, gold, rubiesOverall: 8.3 x 2.5 cm (3 1/4 x 1 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
Round Snuff Box
Germany, 19th century
2009.50Agate, gilt-metal mountsOverall: 2.5 x 7.3 x 5.4 cm (1 x 2 7/8 x 2 1/8 in.)Gift of Howard F. StirnCCCC0
Seated Cat
19th century
2009.26Agate, gem stonesOverall: 3.8 x 4.5 cm (1 1/2 x 1 3/4 in.)Gift of Howard F. StirnCCCC0
Figure
Germany, mid 18th century
2009.71Hardstone ewer agate with diamondsGift of Howard F. StirnCCCC0
Box
Germany, 18th century
1916.613Agate and gold or gilt metalOverall: 2.9 x 3.2 x 4.2 cm (1 1/8 x 1 1/4 x 1 5/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Snuff Box
Pierre-André Montauban (French)
2009.66Gold-mounted tortoiseshell, agate, enamelOverall: 9.5 x 7 x 1.9 cm (3 3/4 x 2 3/4 x 3/4 in.)Gift of Howard F. StirnCCCC0
Buckle
China, 20th century
1947.645Brass set with agate and jadeOverall: 9.3 cm (3 11/16 in.)Bequest of Cornelia Blakemore Warner©
Buckle
China, 20th century
1947.608Jade, amethyst, coral, crystal and agateOverall: 7.7 x 7 cm (3 1/16 x 2 3/4 in.)Bequest of Cornelia Blakemore Warner©
Necklace
Greece, 2nd Century BC
1928.234Gold, moonstone, garnet, emerald, cornelian, baroque pearl, and banded agateOverall: 39.4 cm (15 1/2 in.)Gift of Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Box
Continental, 19th century
2009.43Mocha agate with 18 kt. gold mountsOverall: 5.9 x 7.9 x 6 cm (2 5/16 x 3 1/8 x 2 3/8 in.)Gift of Howard F. StirnCCCC0
Buckle
China, 20th century
1947.644Brass with veneer of white jade set with agateOverall: 9.3 cm (3 11/16 in.)Bequest of Cornelia Blakemore Warner©
Case with Grooming Implements (Etui)
England, mid 18th century
2009.41Gold mounted agate, diamonds, rubies, interior fitted with implementsOverall: 9.5 cm (3 3/4 in.)Gift of Howard F. StirnCCCC0
Scent Bottle and Box in the Form of a Woman
attributed to James Cox (British)
2009.27Carved yellow and light brown agate from a single piece.Overall: 15.2 x 6.4 cm (6 x 2 1/2 in.); Box: 5.7 x 2.9 cm (2 1/4 x 1 1/8 in.)Gift of Howard F. StirnCCCC0
Nécessaire
attributed to James Cox (British)
2009.32Agate, gold and diamond. mounted with 18 KT gold cageworkOverall: 10.2 x 7.6 cm (4 x 3 in.)Gift of Howard F. StirnCCCC0
Desk Set
John Hamilton Mortimer (British, 1740-1779) and 1 other
2009.39Hardstones including lapis lazuli, malachite, carnelian, agate, gold; original fitted velvet-lined caseOverall: 6.4 x 1.3 x 2 cm (2 1/2 x 1/2 x 13/16 in.)Gift of Howard F. StirnCCCC0
Paper Knife
Russia, Saint Petersburg, 19th century
1966.486Blade: agate; collar: transparent yellow enamel on an engine-turned ground mounted in gold set with diamonds, and the ovoid finial of two pieces of rock crystal carved on flat surfacesDiameter: 3.2 cm (1 1/4 in.); Overall: 20.4 cm (8 1/16 in.)The India Early Minshall CollectionCCCC0