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Tankard with cover

Tankard with cover

Franchi and Son

Plateau
Christ Carrying the Cross

Christ Carrying the Cross

The plaquette depicts Christ carrying the Cross. The piece is an electrotype and therefore must date from the mid-nineteenth century or later. The original composition by Hans Andreas Anthoni may have been larg... more

Door knocker

Door knocker

After a model attributed to Danese Cattaneo (Italian, ca. 1512–1572)

Virgin and Child with St. John

Virgin and Child with St. John

A circular plaque surrounded by a laurel wreath shows Mary sitting under a tree, nursing the Infant Christ with Saint John standing to her left. He holds a cross and strokes a lamb at his feet. The scene is set... more

Salver

Salver

Possibly by Alexandre Gueyton

Door ornament

Door ornament

After an original by Jacopo Sansovino (Jacopo Tatti) (Italian, Florence 1486–1570 Venice)

Door knocker

Door knocker

After an original by Jacopo Sansovino (Jacopo Tatti) (Italian, Florence 1486–1570 Venice)

The Savior

The Savior

After an original by Giambologna (Netherlandish, Douai 1529–1608 Florence)

Ewer

Ewer

Possibly by Alexandre Gueyton

Centerpiece

Centerpiece

After an original by Paul de Lamerie (British, 1688–1751, active 1712–51)

St. John the Baptist

St. John the Baptist

After an original by Giambologna (Netherlandish, Douai 1529–1608 Florence)

Case clock

Case clock

After an original by Jeremias Metsker

Mace

Mace

John Swift II (entered before 1773, died 1796)

Plateau

Plateau

This distinctive plateau is a smaller version of a renowned plateau made for presentation to Sir Arthur Wellesley, duke of Wellington (1769–1852), the victor of the war against the Napoleonic armies that invade... more

The Waterloo Medal

The Waterloo Medal

The profiles are those of the monarchs whose allied forces defeated Napoleon: Frederick William III of Prussia, Alexander I of Russia, Francis II of Austria, and George III of England. Pistrucci's Waterloo Meda... more

Santa Claus in Camp (published in Harper's Weekly, January 3, 1863)

Santa Claus in Camp (published in Harper's Weekly, January 3, 1863)

Nast's image was published in the 1862 Christmas issue of Harper’s Weekly, during days filled with both trials for the Union and rising hope. Santa Claus has arrived by sleigh in a Union army camp to distribute... more

Christmas Eve (published Harper's Weekly, January 3, 1863)

Christmas Eve (published Harper's Weekly, January 3, 1863)

Nast's image was published in the 1862 Christmas issue of Harper’s Weekly, during days filled with both trials for the Union and rising hope. Large central vignettes depict a soldier and his wife, separated but... more

The Milton Shield

The Milton Shield

Elkington & Co. (British, Birmingham, 1829–1963)

Monteith

Monteith

The original monteith was made in Ireland in the early eighteenth century and engraved with the arms of Trinity College, Dublin. Elkington & Co. (British, Birmingham, 1829–1963)

Nast's Illustrated Almanac for 1871

Nast's Illustrated Almanac for 1871

Thomas Nast (American (born Germany), Landau 1840–1902 Guayaquil)

Pax

Pax

Franchi and Son

Wine cistern

Wine cistern

This is an electrotype reproduction of the magnificent silver wine cistern commissioned by the English banker and silversmith Henry Jernegan (ca. 1688–1745/6) for his client Littleton Pointz Meynell (ca. 1695–1... more

Alderney Street

Alderney Street

James McNeill Whistler (American, Lowell, Massachusetts 1834–1903 London)

Electrotype copy of a gold bracelet

Electrotype copy of a gold bracelet

The original bracelets, stolen from the Metropolitan Museum in 1887, bore inscriptions indicating that they belonged to a certain Eteander, king of Paphos. These exact copies were made by Tiffany & Co., drawing... more

Electrotype copy of a gold bracelet

Electrotype copy of a gold bracelet

The original bracelets, stolen from the Metropolitan Museum in 1887, bore inscriptions indicating that they belonged to a certain Eteander, king of Paphos. These exact copies were made by Tiffany & Co., drawing... more