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Wood x A.D. 1600–1800 x
Transverse Flute
Garion
(French)
Date: ca. 1720–40
Medium: Rosewood, ivory, silver
Accession Number: 2005.365
Boiserie from the Hôtel de Varengeville
Date: ca. 1736–52, with later additions
Medium: Carved, painted, and gilded oak
Accession Number: 63.228.1
Archlute
David Tecchler
(Austrian, Salzburg 1666–1747 Rome)
Date: ca. 1725
Medium: Spruce, ebony, ivory, tortoiseshell, mother-of-pearl, and various other materials
Accession Number: 1988.87
Center table
Imperial Armory, Tula
(south of Moscow), Russia
Date: ca. 1780–85
Medium: Steel, silver, gilt copper, gilt brass, basswood; replaced mirror glass
Accession Number: 2002.115
Corner chair
Attributed to Joseph Armitt
(died 1747)
Date: ca. 1740
Medium: Walnut
Accession Number: 25.115.15
"The Francesca" Violin
Antonio Stradivari
(Italian, Cremona 1644–1737 Cremona)
Date: 1694
Medium: Maple, spruce, ebony
Accession Number: 34.86.2 a
Desk and bookcase
Date: 1760–90
Medium: Mahogany, chestnut, white pine, yellow pine, tulip poplar, cedar
Accession Number: 15.21.2
Oboe in C
Hendrik Richters
(Dutch, 1684–1727)
Date: before 1727
Medium: Ebony, ivory, silver
Accession Number: 53.56.11
Cabinet on stand
Attributed to Jan van Mekeren
(Dutch, Tiel ca. 1658–1733 Amsterdam)
Date: ca. 1700–10
Medium: Oak veneered with rosewood, olivewood, ebony, holly, tulipwood, barberry and other partly green-stained marquetry woods
Accession Number: 1995.371a, b
Guitar
Attributed to Matteo Sellas
(German, Füssen ca. 1599–1654 Venice)
Date: ca. 1630–50
Medium: Spruce, bone, parchment, snakewood, ivory
Accession Number: 1990.103
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
"The Gould" Violin
Antonio Stradivari
(Italian, Cremona 1644–1737 Cremona)
Date: 1693
Medium: Maple, spruce, ebony
Accession Number: 55.86 a-c
Easy Chair
Caleb Gardner
(died 1761)
Date: 1758
Medium: Walnut, maple
Accession Number: 50.228.3
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
"The Antonius" Violin
Antonio Stradivari
(Italian, Cremona 1644–1737 Cremona)
Date: 1711
Medium: Maple, spruce, ebony
Accession Number: 34.86.1 a
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
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
Cittern
Joachim Tielke
(German, 1641–1719)
Date: ca. 1685
Medium: Wood, ivory, ebony and other materials
Accession Number: 1985.124
Medal cabinet
Attributed to William Vile
(British, Somerset 1700/1705–1767 London)
Date: 1760–61
Medium: Mahogany
Accession Number: 64.79
Bureau table
Attributed to John Townsend
(1732–1809)
Date: ca. 1765
Medium: Mahogany, chestnut, tulip poplar
Accession Number: 10.125.83
Settee (one of a pair) (part of a set)
Attributed to Johann Michael Bauer
(German, Westheim 1710–1779 Bamberg)
Date: ca. 1763–64
Medium: Carved, painted and gilded linden wood; squab pillow in silk velvet (not original)
Accession Number: 1974.356.120a
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
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
Guitar
Attributed to Giacomo
(Jacob) Ertel (German, ca. 1646–1711 Rome)
Date: late 17th century
Medium: Spruce, ebony, fruitwood, bone, ivory, mother-of-pearl
Accession Number: 1984.225
Soprano Recorder in B
Thomas Coenraet Boekhout
(Kampen 1666–1715 Amsterdam)
Date: ca. 1700
Medium: Ebony, ivory
Accession Number: 89.4.912
Cupboard
Date: 1683
Medium: Oak, maple, tulip poplar with oak and pine
Accession Number: 2010.467a–d
Tapestry Room from Croome Court
Room after a design by Robert Adam
(British, Kirkcaldy, Scotland 1728–1792 London)
Date: 1763–71
Medium: Plaster, pine, mahogany, bronze-gilt, marble, lapis lazuli, steel; wool and silk (22-24 warps per inch, 9-10 per centimeter)
Accession Number: 58.75.1–.22
Flower-Style Box with Drawers
Date: 17th century
Medium: Wood (poplar); overlaid with ebony inlaid with wood and incised, stained ivory
Accession Number: 1976.176.1
High chest of drawers
Date: 1730–60
Medium: Maple, birch, white pine
Accession Number: 40.37.1
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
Transverse Flute
Garion
(French)
Date: ca. 1720–40
Accession Number: 2005.365
Boiserie from the Hôtel de Varengeville
Date: ca. 1736–52, with later additions
Accession Number: 63.228.1
Archlute
David Tecchler
(Austrian, Salzburg 1666–1747 Rome)
Date: ca. 1725
Accession Number: 1988.87
Center table
Imperial Armory, Tula
(south of Moscow), Russia
Date: ca. 1780–85
Accession Number: 2002.115
Corner chair
Attributed to Joseph Armitt
(died 1747)
Date: ca. 1740
Accession Number: 25.115.15
"The Francesca" Violin
Antonio Stradivari
(Italian, Cremona 1644–1737 Cremona)
Date: 1694
Accession Number: 34.86.2 a
Desk and bookcase
Date: 1760–90
Accession Number: 15.21.2
Oboe in C
Hendrik Richters
(Dutch, 1684–1727)
Date: before 1727
Accession Number: 53.56.11
Cabinet on stand
Attributed to Jan van Mekeren
(Dutch, Tiel ca. 1658–1733 Amsterdam)
Date: ca. 1700–10
Accession Number: 1995.371a, b
Guitar
Attributed to Matteo Sellas
(German, Füssen ca. 1599–1654 Venice)
Date: ca. 1630–50
Accession Number: 1990.103
Drop-front secretary (Secrétaire en armoire)
Jean Henri Riesener
(French, Gladebeck, near Hessen 1734–1806 Paris)
Date: 1783
Accession Number: 20.155.11
"The Gould" Violin
Antonio Stradivari
(Italian, Cremona 1644–1737 Cremona)
Date: 1693
Accession Number: 55.86 a-c
Easy Chair
Caleb Gardner
(died 1761)
Date: 1758
Accession Number: 50.228.3
Mechanical table
Jean-François Oeben
(1721–1763)
Date: ca. 1761–63
Accession Number: 1982.60.61
"The Antonius" Violin
Antonio Stradivari
(Italian, Cremona 1644–1737 Cremona)
Date: 1711
Accession Number: 34.86.1 a
Commode
André Charles Boulle
(French, Paris 1642–1732 Paris)
Date: ca. 1710–20
Accession Number: 1982.60.82
Rolltop desk
David Roentgen
(German, Herrnhag 1743–1807 Wiesbaden, master 1780)
Date: ca. 1776–79
Accession Number: 41.82
Cittern
Joachim Tielke
(German, 1641–1719)
Date: ca. 1685
Accession Number: 1985.124
Medal cabinet
Attributed to William Vile
(British, Somerset 1700/1705–1767 London)
Date: 1760–61
Accession Number: 64.79
Bureau table
Attributed to John Townsend
(1732–1809)
Date: ca. 1765
Accession Number: 10.125.83
Settee (one of a pair) (part of a set)
Attributed to Johann Michael Bauer
(German, Westheim 1710–1779 Bamberg)
Date: ca. 1763–64
Accession Number: 1974.356.120a
Secretary
Attributed to Martin Carlin
(French, near Freiburg im Breisgau ca. 1730–1785 Paris)
Date: ca. 1781–85
Accession Number: 1975.1.2026
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
Guitar
Attributed to Giacomo
(Jacob) Ertel (German, ca. 1646–1711 Rome)
Date: late 17th century
Accession Number: 1984.225
Soprano Recorder in B
Thomas Coenraet Boekhout
(Kampen 1666–1715 Amsterdam)
Date: ca. 1700
Accession Number: 89.4.912
Cupboard
Date: 1683
Accession Number: 2010.467a–d
Tapestry Room from Croome Court
Room after a design by Robert Adam
(British, Kirkcaldy, Scotland 1728–1792 London)
Date: 1763–71
Accession Number: 58.75.1–.22
Flower-Style Box with Drawers
Date: 17th century
Accession Number: 1976.176.1
High chest of drawers
Date: 1730–60
Accession Number: 40.37.1
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
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