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Small writing desk (bonheur-du-jour)
Martin Carlin
(French, near Freiburg im Breisgau ca. 1730–1785 Paris)
Date: ca. 1774
Medium: Oak veneered with tulipwood, amaranth, and stained sycamore; mahogany; seventeen soft-paste porcelain plaques; gilt bronze mounts; velvet (not original)
Accession Number: 58.75.49
Desk
Date: ca. 1700
Medium: Deal veneered with walnut, burl walnut and holly; brass hardware
Accession Number: 12.138.1
Desk and Bookcase
Date: ca. 1760–90
Medium: Cherry, white pine
Accession Number: 10.125.82
Desk
Date: ca. 1787
Medium: Cherry, white pine
Accession Number: 10.125.76
Work and writing table
Bernard II van Risenburgh
(ca. 1696–ca. 1767)
Date: ca. 1755–60
Medium: Oak, tulipwood, root-cut kingwood, gilt bronze and silvered metal
Accession Number: 1977.102.7
Desk accessory
Toru Nishioka
(Japanese, born 1945)
Date: 1983
Medium: Aluminum
Accession Number: 1988.387.3a-c
Writing Table
Date: 1795–1805
Medium: Mahogany, satinwood, ebony stringing, tulip poplar, pine
Accession Number: 35.27
Sécretaire à abattant
Date: ca. 1815–20 with later additions
Medium: Walnut, parcel-ebonized and mounted with gilt bronze; leather, glass, brass
Accession Number: 1991.470
Child's Desk
Date: 1725–60
Medium: Maple, walnut, yellow pine, white pine
Accession Number: 10.125.93
Drop-front secretary on stand (secrètaire à abattant or secrétaire en cabinet) (one of a pair) (part of a set)
Adam Weisweiler
(French, 1744–1820, master cabinetmaker 1778–after 1810)
Date: ca. 1790
Medium: Oak veneered with ebony, amaranth, holly, ebonized holly, satinwood, Japanese and French lacquer panels, gilt-bronze mounts, brocatelle marble top (not original); steel springs; morocco leather (not original)
Accession Number: 1977.1.13
Desk
Date: 1710–30
Medium: Walnut, pine
Accession Number: 10.125.708
Desk accessory
Toru Nishioka
(Japanese, born 1945)
Date: 1983
Medium: Aluminum
Accession Number: 1988.387.4ab
Table desk
Probably by André Charles Boulle
(French, Paris 1642–1732 Paris)
Date: late 17th century
Medium: Ebony, brass, and tortoiseshell, gilt-bronze and tooled red leather top
Accession Number: 37.160.7
Desk
Date: 1760–90
Medium: Mahogany, white pine
Accession Number: 1971.180.40
Secretary
Date: ca. 1804–15
Medium: Amboyna wood veneered on pine; gilt bronze mounts
Accession Number: 23.147.1
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
Bureau Table
Date: 1750–65
Medium: Walnut, tulip poplar, white pine, white cedar
Accession Number: 51.126
Cylinder-fall desk with cabinet top
Date: ca. 1790
Medium: Satinwood, purplewood, gilt bronze, marble
Accession Number: 44.157.3
Desk and Bookcase
Date: ca. 1800
Medium: Mahogany
Accession Number: 18.64
Conoid Desk
George Nakashima
(Japanese American, Spokane, Washington 1905–1990 New Hope, Pennsylvania)
Date: 1986–87
Medium: Walnut
Accession Number: Inst.1987.18
Desk
Jules Bouy
(American (born France), 1872–1937)
Date: ca. 1930
Medium: Tulip wood, ebony veneer, metal
Accession Number: 68.70.1a-d
Bureau Table
Date: 1750–90
Medium: Mahogany, white pine, white oak
Accession Number: 30.44
Desk Set
Robert Gruen
(American, 1913–1999)
Date: 1945
Medium: Aluminum
Accession Number: 1979.551.6ab
"Architettura"
Piero Fornasetti
(Italian, 1913–1988)
Date: 1952
Medium: Screen-printed wood fiberboard, mahogany, brass, wire, electric light
Accession Number: 1997.460.2ab
Slant-top desk
Jean-François Hache
(fils, called Hache l'ainé) (1730–1801/2)
Date: ca. 1760–65
Medium: Walnut, kingwood and various marquetry woods, some stained
Accession Number: 22.132
Bureau table (desk)
Date: 1750–60
Medium: Mahogany and mahogany veneer
Accession Number: 64.101.1111
Library Table
Greene and Greene
Date: 1907–9
Medium: Mahogany, ebony, oak, burl walnut, silver, copper
Accession Number: 1981.316
Desk
Date: early 18th century
Medium: Oak, ebony veneer, tortoiseshell, brass, gilt bronze, tooled reddish-brown leather top
Accession Number: 64.175
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
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
Small writing desk (bonheur-du-jour)
Martin Carlin
(French, near Freiburg im Breisgau ca. 1730–1785 Paris)
Date: ca. 1774
Accession Number: 58.75.49
Desk
Date: ca. 1700
Accession Number: 12.138.1
Desk and Bookcase
Date: ca. 1760–90
Accession Number: 10.125.82
Desk
Date: ca. 1787
Accession Number: 10.125.76
Work and writing table
Bernard II van Risenburgh
(ca. 1696–ca. 1767)
Date: ca. 1755–60
Accession Number: 1977.102.7
Desk accessory
Toru Nishioka
(Japanese, born 1945)
Date: 1983
Accession Number: 1988.387.3a-c
Writing Table
Date: 1795–1805
Accession Number: 35.27
Sécretaire à abattant
Date: ca. 1815–20 with later additions
Accession Number: 1991.470
Child's Desk
Date: 1725–60
Accession Number: 10.125.93
Drop-front secretary on stand (secrètaire à abattant or secrétaire en cabinet) (one of a pair) (part of a set)
Adam Weisweiler
(French, 1744–1820, master cabinetmaker 1778–after 1810)
Date: ca. 1790
Accession Number: 1977.1.13
Desk
Date: 1710–30
Accession Number: 10.125.708
Desk accessory
Toru Nishioka
(Japanese, born 1945)
Date: 1983
Accession Number: 1988.387.4ab
Table desk
Probably by André Charles Boulle
(French, Paris 1642–1732 Paris)
Date: late 17th century
Accession Number: 37.160.7
Desk
Date: 1760–90
Accession Number: 1971.180.40
Secretary
Date: ca. 1804–15
Accession Number: 23.147.1
Rolltop desk
David Roentgen
(German, Herrnhag 1743–1807 Wiesbaden, master 1780)
Date: ca. 1776–79
Accession Number: 41.82
Bureau Table
Date: 1750–65
Accession Number: 51.126
Cylinder-fall desk with cabinet top
Date: ca. 1790
Accession Number: 44.157.3
Desk and Bookcase
Date: ca. 1800
Accession Number: 18.64
Conoid Desk
George Nakashima
(Japanese American, Spokane, Washington 1905–1990 New Hope, Pennsylvania)
Date: 1986–87
Accession Number: Inst.1987.18
Desk
Jules Bouy
(American (born France), 1872–1937)
Date: ca. 1930
Accession Number: 68.70.1a-d
Bureau Table
Date: 1750–90
Accession Number: 30.44
Desk Set
Robert Gruen
(American, 1913–1999)
Date: 1945
Accession Number: 1979.551.6ab
"Architettura"
Piero Fornasetti
(Italian, 1913–1988)
Date: 1952
Accession Number: 1997.460.2ab
Slant-top desk
Jean-François Hache
(fils, called Hache l'ainé) (1730–1801/2)
Date: ca. 1760–65
Accession Number: 22.132
Bureau table (desk)
Date: 1750–60
Accession Number: 64.101.1111
Library Table
Greene and Greene
Date: 1907–9
Accession Number: 1981.316
Desk
Date: early 18th century
Accession Number: 64.175
Writing table (bureau plat)
Jean-François Leleu
(1729–1807, master 1764)
Date: ca. 1780
Accession Number: 1972.284.6
Writing table (bureau plat)
Gilles Joubert
(French, ca. 1689–1775)
Date: 1759
Accession Number: 1973.315.1
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