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Haida artist

Spoon, before 1914

  • Horn, shell
  • Northwest Coast, North America
  • L: 8 7/8 in, W: 2 1/4 in, D: 5/8 in (L: 22.5 cm, W: 5.7 cm, D: 1.6 cm)
  • Gift of anonymous, 1914
  • E15972
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Eastern Woodlands artist

Belt, before 1914

  • Silk, wool, glass, metal
  • Northeastern United States and Southeastern Canada
  • L: 19 1/2 in, W: 2 1/2 in, D: 1/4 in (L: 49.5 cm, W: 6.3 cm, D: .6 cm)
  • Gift of the Estate of Miss Nancy M. Harris, 1914
  • E15986
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Mescalero Apache artist

Pair of moccasins, before 1915

  • Leather, glass
  • Southwestern United States
  • Gift of Mr. Lawrence W. Jenkins, 1915
  • E16183
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European manufacturer

Helmet, about 1600

  • Iron
  • Spain or Italy
  • H: 8 1/4 in, W: 8 in, D: 10 in (H: 21.0 cm, W: 20.3 cm, D: 25.4 cm)
  • Gift of Samuel Curson, Esq. of Havana, Cuba, 1821
  • M4486
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Curtis, Smith & Co. (American)

Conqueror, 1874

  • Wood
  • East Boston, Massachusetts
  • H: 17 7/8 in, W: 87 in, D: 4 1/2 in (H: 45.4 cm, W: 221.0 cm, D: 11.4 cm)
  • Museum purchase, 1937
  • M4532
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American manufacturer

Silk Reel in a Bottle, 1830s

  • Glass, silk, wood
  • United States
  • H: 8 1/8 in, dia.: 1 7/8 in (H: 20.6 cm, dia.: 4.8 cm)
  • Gift of Jonathan P. Saunders, before 1837
  • M467
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American carver

ELIZA, 1794

  • Wood
  • Salem, Massachusetts
  • H: 4 in, W: 23 1/4 in, D: 3 in (H: 10.2 cm, W: 59.1 cm, D: 7.6 cm)
  • Gift of Samuel Briggs, 1830
  • M470
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William Williams (American, active years 1738-1748)

Davis quadrant, 1768

  • Ebony, boxwood, bone
  • Boston, Massachusetts
  • Gift of Malachai Allen, before 1830
  • M471
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Benjamin Burt (American, 1729-1805)

Commemorative Tankard for Ship General Pickering, about 1779

  • Silver
  • Boston, Massachusetts, United States
  • Gift of Cornelia Bowditch, Lucy Rockwell Balch, Katharine Bowditch Codman, Samuel Ingersoll Bowditch, Sylvia Church Bowditch Jr., and Charles Pickering Bowditch, in memory of Charles Pickering Bowditc, 1939
  • M4742
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French carver

Emperor Nero, about 1850

  • Painted wood
  • France
  • H: 71 in, W: 27 in, D: 27 in (H: 180.3 cm, W: 68.6 cm, D: 68.6 cm)
  • Gift of Mr. William T. Aldrich, 1940
  • M4996
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