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Armchair
Attributed to Pottier and Stymus Manufacturing Company
(active ca. 1859–1910)
Date: ca. 1870–75
Medium: Rosewood, prickly juniper veneer
Accession Number: 1970.35.1
Gibbons in a Landscape
Sesson Shūkei
(ca. 1504–ca. 1589)
Date: ca. 1570
Medium: Pair of six-panel screens; ink on paper
Accession Number: 1992.8.1, .2
Furniture support: female sphinx with Hathor-style curls
Date: ca. 18th century B.C.
Medium: Ivory (Hippopotamus), gold foil
Accession Number: 32.161.46
Secretary-bookcase
Date: 1830
Medium: Mahogany, pine, poplar
Accession Number: 60.29.1a, b
Rough Waves
Ogata Kōrin
(Japanese, 1658–1716)
Date: ca. 1704–9
Medium: Two-panel folding screen; ink, color, and gold leaf on paper
Accession Number: 26.117
Easy Chair
Caleb Gardner
(died 1761)
Date: 1758
Medium: Walnut, maple
Accession Number: 50.228.3
Small desk with folding top (bureau brisé)
Marquetry by Alexandre-Jean Oppenordt
(Dutch, 1639–1715, active France)
Date: ca. 1685
Medium: Oak, pine, walnut veneered with ebony, rosewood, and marquetry of tortoiseshell and engraved brass; gilt bronze and steel
Accession Number: 1986.365.3
Drop-front secretary (Secrétaire en armoire)
Jean Henri Riesener
(French, Gladebeck, near Hessen 1734–1806 Paris)
Date: 1783
Medium: Oak veneered with ebony and 17th-century Japanese lacquer; interiors veneered with tulipwood, amaranth, holly, and ebonized holly; gilt-bronze mounts; marble top; velvet (not original)
Accession Number: 20.155.11
Secretary
Attributed to Martin Carlin
(French, near Freiburg im Breisgau ca. 1730–1785 Paris)
Date: ca. 1781–85
Medium: Oak veneered with tulipwood, amaranth, holly, ebonized holly, and other marquetry wood; brass; green-colored metal; gilt-bronze mounts; marble top. Soft paste porcelain plaques from the Sèvres Manufactory.
Accession Number: 1975.1.2026
Card table
Charles-Honoré Lannuier
(1779–1819)
Date: 1817
Medium: Mahogany veneer, white pine, yellow poplar, gilded gesso, vert antique, and gilded brass
Accession Number: 1995.377.1
Medal cabinet
Attributed to William Vile
(British, Somerset 1700/05–1767 London)
Date: 1760–61
Medium: Mahogany
Accession Number: 64.79
Desk and bookcase
Date: 1760–90
Medium: Mahogany, chestnut, white pine, yellow pine, tulip poplar, cedar
Accession Number: 15.21.2
Commode
André Charles Boulle
(French, Paris 1642–1732 Paris)
Date: ca. 1710–20
Medium: Walnut veneered with ebony, marquetry of engraved brass and tortoiseshell, gilt-bronze mounts, verd antique marble
Accession Number: 1982.60.82
Coin cabinet
Designed by Charles Percier
(French, Paris 1764–1838 Paris)
Date: ca. 1809–19
Medium: Mahogany, applied and inlaid silver
Accession Number: 26.168.77
Étagère
Alexander Roux
(1813–1886)
Date: ca. 1855
Medium: Rosewood, chestnut, poplar, bird's-eye maple
Accession Number: 1971.219
Cabinet
Designed by Jean Brandely
(French, active 1855–67)
Date: 1867
Medium: Oak veneered with cedar, walnut, ebony and ivory; silvered-bronze mounts
Accession Number: 1989.197
Side Chair
Attributed to John Finlay
(active ca. 1799–1833)
Date: 1815–20
Medium: Maple, painted and gilded, cane
Accession Number: 65.167.6
Chair of Reniseneb
Date: ca. 1450 B.C.
Medium: Wood, ebony, ivory
Accession Number: 68.58
Drop-front desk (secrétaire à abattant or secrétaire en cabinet)
Attributed to Martin Carlin
(French, near Freiburg im Breisgau ca. 1730–1785 Paris)
Date: ca. 1776
Medium: Oak veneered with tulipwood, amaranth, holly, and sycamore; six Sèvres soft-paste porcelain plaques and two painted tin plaques; gilt-bronze mounts; marble shelves; moiré silk
Accession Number: 1976.155.110
Writing table (bureau plat)
Gilles Joubert
(French, ca. 1689–1775)
Date: 1759
Medium: Lacquered oak, gilt-bronze mounts, lined with modern leather
Accession Number: 1973.315.1
Wardrobe
Herter Brothers
(1864–1906)
Date: 1880–85
Medium: Cherry
Accession Number: 69.140a, b
Skyscraper
Paul T. Frankl
(American, Vienna 1886–1958 Los Angeles, California)
Date: ca. 1927
Medium: Maple, Bakelite
Accession Number: 1982.30ab
Mechanical table
Jean-François Oeben
(1721–1763)
Date: ca. 1761–63
Medium: Oak veneered with mahogany, kingwood, and tulipwood, with marquetry of mahogany, rosewood, holly, and various other woods; gilt-bronze mounts; imitation Japanese lacquer; replaced silk
Accession Number: 1982.60.61
Rolltop desk
David Roentgen
(German, Herrnhag 1743–1807 Wiesbaden, master 1780)
Date: ca. 1776–79
Medium: Oak, cherry, pine, mahogany, veneered with maple, burl woods, holly, hornbeam (all partially stained), tulipwood, mahogany, and other woods; mother-of-pearl; partially gilded and tooled leather; gilt bronze, iron, steel, brass, partially gold-lacquered brass
Accession Number: 41.82
Sofa
Attributed to Duncan Phyfe
(1770–1854)
Date: ca. 1810–20
Medium: Mahogany, tulip poplar, cane, gilded brass
Accession Number: 60.4.1
Side Chair
Attributed to Samuel McIntire
(1757–1811)
Date: 1794–99
Medium: Mahogany, ebony, ash, birch, white pine
Accession Number: 62.16
Screen
Designed by Lockwood de Forest
(American, New York 1850–1932 Santa Barbara, California)
Date: ca. 1881–90
Medium: Teak, plaited matting, mixed metals
Accession Number: 1992.43
The Backgammon Players
Philip Webb
(British, Oxford 1831–1915 West Sussex)
Date: 1861
Medium: Painted pine, oil paint on leather, brass, copper
Accession Number: 26.54
Figure of an Asian captive, perhaps from a piece of furniture
Date: ca. 1295–1070 B.C.
Medium: Ivory, red and pink pigment, white ground
Accession Number: 66.99.50
Spindle-back armchair
Date: 1640–80
Medium: Ash
Accession Number: 51.12.2
Armchair
Attributed to Pottier and Stymus Manufacturing Company
(active ca. 1859–1910)
Date: ca. 1870–75
Accession Number: 1970.35.1
Gibbons in a Landscape
Sesson Shūkei
(ca. 1504–ca. 1589)
Date: ca. 1570
Accession Number: 1992.8.1, .2
Furniture support: female sphinx with Hathor-style curls
Date: ca. 18th century B.C.
Accession Number: 32.161.46
Secretary-bookcase
Date: 1830
Accession Number: 60.29.1a, b
Rough Waves
Ogata Kōrin
(Japanese, 1658–1716)
Date: ca. 1704–9
Accession Number: 26.117
Easy Chair
Caleb Gardner
(died 1761)
Date: 1758
Accession Number: 50.228.3
Small desk with folding top (bureau brisé)
Marquetry by Alexandre-Jean Oppenordt
(Dutch, 1639–1715, active France)
Date: ca. 1685
Accession Number: 1986.365.3
Drop-front secretary (Secrétaire en armoire)
Jean Henri Riesener
(French, Gladebeck, near Hessen 1734–1806 Paris)
Date: 1783
Accession Number: 20.155.11
Secretary
Attributed to Martin Carlin
(French, near Freiburg im Breisgau ca. 1730–1785 Paris)
Date: ca. 1781–85
Accession Number: 1975.1.2026
Card table
Charles-Honoré Lannuier
(1779–1819)
Date: 1817
Accession Number: 1995.377.1
Medal cabinet
Attributed to William Vile
(British, Somerset 1700/05–1767 London)
Date: 1760–61
Accession Number: 64.79
Desk and bookcase
Date: 1760–90
Accession Number: 15.21.2
Commode
André Charles Boulle
(French, Paris 1642–1732 Paris)
Date: ca. 1710–20
Accession Number: 1982.60.82
Coin cabinet
Designed by Charles Percier
(French, Paris 1764–1838 Paris)
Date: ca. 1809–19
Accession Number: 26.168.77
Étagère
Alexander Roux
(1813–1886)
Date: ca. 1855
Accession Number: 1971.219
Cabinet
Designed by Jean Brandely
(French, active 1855–67)
Date: 1867
Accession Number: 1989.197
Side Chair
Attributed to John Finlay
(active ca. 1799–1833)
Date: 1815–20
Accession Number: 65.167.6
Chair of Reniseneb
Date: ca. 1450 B.C.
Accession Number: 68.58
Drop-front desk (secrétaire à abattant or secrétaire en cabinet)
Attributed to Martin Carlin
(French, near Freiburg im Breisgau ca. 1730–1785 Paris)
Date: ca. 1776
Accession Number: 1976.155.110
Writing table (bureau plat)
Gilles Joubert
(French, ca. 1689–1775)
Date: 1759
Accession Number: 1973.315.1
Wardrobe
Herter Brothers
(1864–1906)
Date: 1880–85
Accession Number: 69.140a, b
Skyscraper
Paul T. Frankl
(American, Vienna 1886–1958 Los Angeles, California)
Date: ca. 1927
Accession Number: 1982.30ab
Mechanical table
Jean-François Oeben
(1721–1763)
Date: ca. 1761–63
Accession Number: 1982.60.61
Rolltop desk
David Roentgen
(German, Herrnhag 1743–1807 Wiesbaden, master 1780)
Date: ca. 1776–79
Accession Number: 41.82
Sofa
Attributed to Duncan Phyfe
(1770–1854)
Date: ca. 1810–20
Accession Number: 60.4.1
Side Chair
Attributed to Samuel McIntire
(1757–1811)
Date: 1794–99
Accession Number: 62.16
Screen
Designed by Lockwood de Forest
(American, New York 1850–1932 Santa Barbara, California)
Date: ca. 1881–90
Accession Number: 1992.43
The Backgammon Players
Philip Webb
(British, Oxford 1831–1915 West Sussex)
Date: 1861
Accession Number: 26.54
Figure of an Asian captive, perhaps from a piece of furniture
Date: ca. 1295–1070 B.C.
Accession Number: 66.99.50
Spindle-back armchair
Date: 1640–80
Accession Number: 51.12.2
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