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Work and writing table (table en chiffonière)
Adrien-Faizelot Delorme
(master after 1748–after 1783)
Date: ca. 1755–65
Medium: Oak veneered with tulipwood, kingwood, holly, engraved satinwood and green stained wood, gilt bronze and brass, gold-tooled green leather.
Accession Number: 1983.353
Desk Screen
Accession Number: 79.2.747
Date:
Medium: Porcelain painted in overglaze polychrome enamels
Accession Number: 79.2.747
Work and writing table (table en chiffonière)
Bernard II van Risenburgh
(ca. 1696–ca. 1767)
Date: ca. 1760
Medium: Oak and beech veneered with tulipwood and purplewood; gilt bronze, blue moiré silk
Accession Number: 1984.471.2
Drop-front secretary (secrétaire à abattant or secrétaire en armoire)
Guillaume Benneman
(active 1785, died 1811)
Date: 1786–87
Medium: Oak veneered with tulipwood, kingwood, holly partly stained green, ebony, and mahogany; brèche d'Alep marble (not original); modern leather; gilt-bronze mounts
Accession Number: 1971.206.17
Desk accessory
Toru Nishioka
(Japanese, born 1945)
Date: 1983
Medium: Aluminum
Accession Number: 1988.387.4ab
Desk and Bookcase
Date: 1794
Medium: Maple, white pine
Accession Number: 53.179.1a
Perpetual Desk Calendar
House of Carl Fabergé
Date: probably 1908–17
Medium: Nephrite, gold, platinized silver, rose-cut diamond, enamel
Accession Number: L.2011.66.14
Drop-front desk (secrétaire à abattant or secrétaire en cabinet)
Attributed to Roger Vandercruse, called Lacroix
(French, 1727–1799)
Date: porcelain ca. 1764, secretary ca. 1775
Medium: Oak veneered with satin-wood, green and black-stained wood; gilt bronze, marble, soft-paste porcelain, silk
Accession Number: 58.75.52
Small desk
Date: ca. 1775
Medium: Satinéwood, purplewood and other marquetry woods, gilt bronze, leather
Accession Number: 1974.356.211
Desk
Date: 1760–90
Medium: Mahogany, white pine
Accession Number: 10.125.80
Desk screen on stand
Accession Number: 54.25a, b
Date:
Medium: Lacquer
Accession Number: 54.25a, b
Rolltop desk
David Roentgen
(German, Herrnhag 1743–1807 Wiesbaden, master 1780)
Date: ca. 1780
Medium: Oak, pine, walnut, cherry, tulipwood, and mahogany (later drawers), veneered with maple hornbeam (both partially stained), tulipwood, burl wood (stained), mahogany, holly, walnut, and other woods; gilt bronze, brass, steel, and iron; marble; partially tooled and gilded leather
Accession Number: 58.75.55
Cylinder Desk and Bookcase
Attributed to Duncan Phyfe
(1770–1854)
Date: 1815–20
Medium: Mahogany, mahogany veneer, satinwood, gilded gesso with yellow poplar, white pine
Accession Number: 1985.236a, b
Secretary and bookcase
Date: 1795–1810
Medium: Mahogany, satinwood, ebony with white pine, cedar
Accession Number: 46.67.89
Bureau dressing table
Date: ca. 1725
Medium: Walnut, burr walnut veneer, parcel gilt, glass
Accession Number: 64.101.1109
Desk
Date: 1710–30
Medium: Walnut, pine
Accession Number: 10.125.708
Writing table
Date: mid-19th century
Medium: Pine, tulipwood, gilt-bronze, leather
Accession Number: Inst.67.18
Fall-front Secretary
Date: 1833–ca. 1841
Medium: Mahogany veneer, mahogany, ebonized wood, pine, poplar, cherry, white oak, brass, leather, mirror glass
Accession Number: 2001.729
Writing table (part of a set)
Joseph Baumhauer
(French, active ca. 1749–72)
Date: ca. 1770
Medium: Oak, veneered with tulipwood, purplewood, casuarina wood, and kingwood; gilt-bronze mounts, gilt-tooled leather
Accession Number: 1979.172.2
Drop-front secretaire (secrètaire à abattant)
René Dubois
(1737–1799, master 1755)
Date: ca. 1770–75
Medium: Painted and varnished oak, veneered with European lacquer, mahogany, purplewood, gilt-bronze mounts
Accession Number: 1982.60.57
Secretary
Date: ca. 1800–1820
Medium: Pine carcase, veneered with satinwood, sycamore and rosewood; mahogany drawer linings; gilt-bronze mounts
Accession Number: 64.101.1151
Desk Set
Robert Gruen
(American, 1913–1999)
Date: 1945
Medium: ceramic
Accession Number: 1979.551.8ab
Desk
Date: ca. 1715–23
Medium: Mahogany and ormolu
Accession Number: 14.40.795
Desk chair
Carlo Bugatti
(Italian, Milan 1855–1940 Molsheim)
Date: ca. 1902
Medium: Walnut, brass,vellum, pewter
Accession Number: 1970.181.2
Writing table (bureau plat)
Jean-François Leleu
(1729–1807, master 1764)
Date: ca. 1780
Medium: Oak, veneered with mahogany, sycamore and holly; gilt bronze, leather
Accession Number: 1972.284.6
Small oval writing table (one of a pair)
Roger Vandercruse, called Lacroix
(French, 1727–1799)
Date: ca. 1775
Medium: Oak veneered with satiné wood, tulipwood; leather; gilt bronze
Accession Number: 1974.356.151
Slant-front desk
Joseph Schmitz
(master 1761)
Date: ca. 1755–60
Medium: Kingwood, harewood, purplewood, gilt bronze, leather
Accession Number: 1974.356.208
Tambour Desk
Reuben Swift
(1780–1843)
Date: ca. 1805
Medium: Burl walnut, flame-grain birch, tulip, maple, pine
Accession Number: 62.171.6a, b
Work and writing table (table en chiffonière)
Date: ca. 1755–65
Medium: Oak veneered with tulipwood, engraved satinwood, harewood and green-stained wood, gilt bronze, brass, silvered metal, gold-tooled leather
Accession Number: 1983.185.8
Desk
Date: 1760–90
Medium: Mahogany, white pine
Accession Number: 18.110.56
Work and writing table (table en chiffonière)
Adrien-Faizelot Delorme
(master after 1748–after 1783)
Date: ca. 1755–65
Accession Number: 1983.353
Desk Screen
Accession Number: 79.2.747
Date:
Accession Number: 79.2.747
Work and writing table (table en chiffonière)
Bernard II van Risenburgh
(ca. 1696–ca. 1767)
Date: ca. 1760
Accession Number: 1984.471.2
Drop-front secretary (secrétaire à abattant or secrétaire en armoire)
Guillaume Benneman
(active 1785, died 1811)
Date: 1786–87
Accession Number: 1971.206.17
Desk accessory
Toru Nishioka
(Japanese, born 1945)
Date: 1983
Accession Number: 1988.387.4ab
Desk and Bookcase
Date: 1794
Accession Number: 53.179.1a
Perpetual Desk Calendar
House of Carl Fabergé
Date: probably 1908–17
Accession Number: L.2011.66.14
Drop-front desk (secrétaire à abattant or secrétaire en cabinet)
Attributed to Roger Vandercruse, called Lacroix
(French, 1727–1799)
Date: porcelain ca. 1764, secretary ca. 1775
Accession Number: 58.75.52
Small desk
Date: ca. 1775
Accession Number: 1974.356.211
Desk
Date: 1760–90
Accession Number: 10.125.80
Desk screen on stand
Accession Number: 54.25a, b
Date:
Accession Number: 54.25a, b
Rolltop desk
David Roentgen
(German, Herrnhag 1743–1807 Wiesbaden, master 1780)
Date: ca. 1780
Accession Number: 58.75.55
Cylinder Desk and Bookcase
Attributed to Duncan Phyfe
(1770–1854)
Date: 1815–20
Accession Number: 1985.236a, b
Secretary and bookcase
Date: 1795–1810
Accession Number: 46.67.89
Bureau dressing table
Date: ca. 1725
Accession Number: 64.101.1109
Desk
Date: 1710–30
Accession Number: 10.125.708
Writing table
Date: mid-19th century
Accession Number: Inst.67.18
Fall-front Secretary
Date: 1833–ca. 1841
Accession Number: 2001.729
Writing table (part of a set)
Joseph Baumhauer
(French, active ca. 1749–72)
Date: ca. 1770
Accession Number: 1979.172.2
Drop-front secretaire (secrètaire à abattant)
René Dubois
(1737–1799, master 1755)
Date: ca. 1770–75
Accession Number: 1982.60.57
Secretary
Date: ca. 1800–1820
Accession Number: 64.101.1151
Desk Set
Robert Gruen
(American, 1913–1999)
Date: 1945
Accession Number: 1979.551.8ab
Desk
Date: ca. 1715–23
Accession Number: 14.40.795
Desk chair
Carlo Bugatti
(Italian, Milan 1855–1940 Molsheim)
Date: ca. 1902
Accession Number: 1970.181.2
Writing table (bureau plat)
Jean-François Leleu
(1729–1807, master 1764)
Date: ca. 1780
Accession Number: 1972.284.6
Small oval writing table (one of a pair)
Roger Vandercruse, called Lacroix
(French, 1727–1799)
Date: ca. 1775
Accession Number: 1974.356.151
Slant-front desk
Joseph Schmitz
(master 1761)
Date: ca. 1755–60
Accession Number: 1974.356.208
Tambour Desk
Reuben Swift
(1780–1843)
Date: ca. 1805
Accession Number: 62.171.6a, b
Work and writing table (table en chiffonière)
Date: ca. 1755–65
Accession Number: 1983.185.8
Desk
Date: 1760–90
Accession Number: 18.110.56
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