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Conquest of Trebizond Cassone

Type: cassone, chest, case furniture

Materials/Techniques: wood, gesso, tempera, gilding

Creator/Culture: Workshop of Appolonio di Giovanni and Marco del Buono/Italian (Florentine)

Date/Period: after 1461/Renaissance

Style Period: Renaissance

Place of Origin: Florence, Italy

Repository: Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY

2

Birth Tray of Lorenzo de'Medici (The Triumph of Fame)

Type: birth tray

Materials/Techniques: tempera and gilding on panel

Dimensions: Diam. 62.5 cm

Creator/Culture: Attr. to Giovanni di Ser Giovanni, called Lo Scheggia/Italian

Date/Period: 1449/Renaissance

Style Period: Renaissance

Place of Origin: Italy

Repository: Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY

3

Birth Tray of Lorenzo de'Medici (reverse, Medici Family Crest)

Type: birth tray

Materials/Techniques: tempera and gilding on panel

Dimensions: Diam. 62.5 cm

Creator/Culture: Attr. to Giovanni di Ser Giovanni, called Lo Scheggia/Italian

Date/Period: 1449/Renaissance

Style Period: Renaissance

Place of Origin: Italy

Repository: Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY

4

Studiolo from the Ducal Palace in Gubbio

Type: little studio, room

Materials/Techniques: Walnut, beech, rosewood, oak and fruitwoods in walnut base/inlay, intarsia

Designer: Francesco di Giorgio Martini

Maker: (under the supervision of Francesco di Giorgio Martini) Executed in the workshop of Giuliano da Maiano and Benedetto da Maiano

Culture: Italian

Date/Period: ca. 1478–82/Renaissance

Style Period: Renaissance

Place of Origin: Italy

Description: Details of individual panels illustrating attributes of both the active and contemplative life including books, arms, and musical instruments.

Repository: Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY

5

Medal of Lionello d’Este (reverse, Lion being Taught by Cupid to Sing​)

Type: medal

Materials/Techniques: cast bronze

Dimensions: Diam. 10.2 cm

Artist: Pisanello (Antonio di Puccio Pisano)

Culture: Italian

Date/Period: 1444/Renaissance

Style Period: Renaissance

Place of Origin: Verona, Italy

Repository: Victoria and Albert Museum, London, UK

6

Parade Helmet (also called Burgonet)

Type: helmet, burgonet

Materials/Techniques: steel, embossed and damascened with gold, textile

Dimensions: H. 9 1/2 in.; W. 7 5/16 in.; D. 11 1/2 in.; Wt. 4 lb. 2 oz. 

Armorer: Filippo Negroli

Culture: Italian

Date/Period: 1543/Renaissance

Style Period: Renaissance

Place of Origin: Milan, Italy

Repository: Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY

7

Salt Cellar of Francis I

Type: saliera, salt cellar

Materials/Techniques: gold, enamel, ebony base

Dimensions: 26 x 33.5 cm

Artist/Patron: Benvenuto Cellini/Originally designed for Cardinal Ippolito d'Este

Culture: Italian (designed)

Date/Period: ca. 1540/Renaissance

Style Period: Renaissance

Place of Origin: Paris, France

Repository: Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna, Austria

8

Armorial plate (contest between Apollo and Pan judged by King Midas)

Type: armorial plate, tondino

Materials/Techniques: tin-glazed earthenware (maiolica)

Dimensions: Diam. 27.5 cm

Artist/Patron: Nicola da Urbino/From a service made for Isabella d'Este

Culture: Italian

Date/Period: ca. 1524/Renaissance

Style Period/Style: Renaissance/istoriato

Place of Origin: Italy

Repository: Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY

9

Escritorio (fall front cabinet)

Type: cabinet, desk

Materials/Techniques: Walnut with inlay of box, bone (some stained green), and other woods; stand of carved walnut, possibly later

Maker: unknown

Culture: Spanish

Date/Period: ca. 1550-1600/Renaissance

Style Period/Style: Renaissance

Place of Origin: Spain, possibly Aragon

Repository: Victoria and Albert Museum, London, UK

10

Woven Border with Emblems of the Strozzi Family

Type: textile, possibly bedhanging or valance

Materials/Techniques: silk and linen

Dimensions: 129 x 19 ¼ in.

Culture: Italian

Date/Period: possibly 1480-1600/Renaissance

Style Period/Style: Renaissance

Place of Origin: Possibly Strozzi Palace, Florence, Italy

Repository: Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY

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Bowl with arms of the Dazzi Family

Type: bowl

Materials/Techniques: tin-glazed earthenware

Dimensions: D. 9 in.

Culture: Spanish

Date/Period: 1430-60/Renaissance

Style Period: Renaissance

Place of Origin: probably Manises, Valencia, Spain

Repository: The Cloisters, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY