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Gilded Wood

Wood, Gilded

Works of Art (50)

Armchair (bergère en cabriolet) (one of a pair), ca. 1760–70, Stamped by Claude-Louis Burgat (French), Carved and gilded beechwood (1982.60.89)
Armchair (bergère en cabriolet), 1788, Jean-Baptiste-Claude Sené (French), Carved, painted, and gilded walnut (41.205.2)
Armchair (part of a large set), 1753, Nicolas-Quinibert Foliot (French), Carved and gilded beechwood, covered with the original silk and wool Beauvais tapestry covers (35.145.26a, .25b, .23c,d)
Armchair, ca. 1710, French, Carved and gilded walnut, covered in late 17th-century wool, velvet (1983.526)
Armchair, ca. 1828, Karl Friedrich Schinkel (German), Gilded mountain ash, brass (1996.30)
Armchair, ca. 1860, French, Gilded wood, upholstered in modern green tufted velvet (1998.382)
Baptism of Christ, ca. 1480–1490, Pupil of Veit Stoss, Cracow, Lindenwood (12.130.1)
Bedstead, 1810–15, Attributed to Thomas Seymour (American), Boston, Mahogany, mahogany veneer, mahoganized maple and white pine, painted and gilded wood (18.110.64)
Boiserie from the Hôtel de Cabris, ca. 1775–78, and later, French (Paris); Made in Paris, France, Oak and plaster, painted and gilded; bronze-gilt, mirror glass, oak flooring, etc.; (1972.276.1)wo
Calvary Scene, 18th century, Ecuadoran (Quito), Wood, polychromed and gilded, with glass eyes and silver attachments (64.164.230–.233)
Card table, 1817, Charles-Honoré Lannuier (French), New York City, Mahogany veneer, gilded gesso, vert antique, gilded brass with white pine, yellow poplar (1995.377.1)
Casket (cofanetto or scrigno), ca. 1570–90, Venice, Beech wood, partially gilded and painted rosewood veneer; gold powder, gold leaf, silver flakes, silver-gilt, bronze, and yellow metal (57.25ab)
Cassone with the Conquest of Trebizond, 1460s, Marco del Buono Giamberti (Italian, Florentine); Apollonio di Giovanni di Tomaso (Italian, Florentine), Tempera, gold, and silver on wood (14.39)
Coffer, 15th century, Italy; Siena (?), Walnut, leather, gesso, painted and gilded (41.100.188)
Crucifix, second half of 12th century, Spanish; From the convent of Santa Clara de Astudillo, Palencia, Cross: red pine, polychromy, textured gilt, and glass; Christ: white oak and polychromy (35.36a, b)
Eagle, 1809–11, William Rush (American, 1756–1833), Carved wood (probably Eastern white pine), gessoed and gilded, and cast iron, painted (2002.21.1)
Enthroned Virgin and Child, ca. 1280–1300, Navarre, Spain, Maple, paint, and gilt (53.67)
Enthroned Virgin, 1490–1500, Lower or Upper Austria, Linden wood with gesso, paint, and gilding (2010.446)
Étagère, mid-19th century, English, Black lacquered, painted, and gilded wood and papier-mâché, mother-of-pearl (1999.50.2)
Figure of an eagle, 1800–1830, Philadelphia Pine (59.89)
Frame, ca. 1765, American, White pine (08.1a)
Gift-Bearing Figures (from a Nativity Group), 18th century, Guatemalan, Wood, polychromed and gilded (64.164.176–.179)
Harp-lute, ca. 1815, Edward Light (English), London, Wood, lacquered and gilded (50.184.1)
Harpsichord, ca. 1675, Made by Michele Todini (Italian), Rome, Italy, Wood, various materials (89.4.2929)
Holy Family with Saints Anne and Joachim, Relief, 16th century (1567–68), Diego de Pesquera (Spanish), Made in Spain, Wood, polychromed and gilded (45.128.5)
Linguist Staff (Oykeame), 19th–20th century, Ghana; Akan, Asante, Gold foil, wood, nails (1986.475a-c)
Mater Dolorosa (Mourning Virgin), 18th century, Sino-Spanish, Wood with pigments, gilding, ivory, and silver (2002.133a,b)
Nativity Group with Angel, 18th century, Guatemalan, Wood, polychromed and gilded, with glass eyes and silver-gilt halos (64.164.168ab–.172)
Nativity Scene, 18th century, Ecuadoran, with Hispano-Philippine ivory inserts, Bodies of wood, polychromed and gilded; faces and shoulders, ivory touched up with polychromy (64.164.172–.174)
Panel, probably 13th century, Egypt or Syria, Carved wood with traces of pigments and gilt (30.112.3)
Portable Mosaic Icon with the Virgin Eleousa, early 14th century, Byzantine, probably Constantinople, Miniature mosaic set in wax on wood panel with gold, multicolored stones, and gilded copper tesserae; some portions restored (2008.352)
Reliquary Bust of Saint Balbina, ca. 1520–30, Made in possibly Brussels, Belgium, South Netherlandish, Painted and gilded oak (67.155.23)
Ritual Cabinet,18th century, Tibet, Lacquer and gilt on wood with metal additions (L.1993.88.1)
Saint John the Baptist, Juan Martínez Montañés (Spanish), Gilt and polychromed wood (63.40)
Screen: Sunrise/Sunset, ca. 1930, Jean Dunand (French), Lacquered gilt wood (2006.585)
The Seehof garden furniture, ca. 1763–64, German, Painted and gilded lindenwood (1974.356.114-.121)
Sgabello, ca. 1489–91, Italian (Florence), Walnut, maple, ebony, ebonized wood, and fruitwood, traces of gilding and red paint (30.93.2)
Shrine of the Virgin, ca. 1300, German; Made in Rhine valley, Oak, linen covering, paint, gilding, gesso (17.190.185)
Side chair (chaise) (one of a pair), 1784, Georges Jacob (French), carved by Jules Hugues Rousseau (French) and his brother Jean-Siméon Rousseau (French), Carved and gilded walnut (1977.102.13,14)
Side chair, ca. 1870, Christopher Dresser (British), Gilt, ebonized, and carved wood (1994.529)
Side tables, ca. 1740, After a design by Matthias Lock (British), Carved gilt pine with verde antico marble veneered top (2007.196.1,2)
Standing Angel, 18th century, Ecuadoran (Quito), Wood, polychromed and gilded (64.164.234)
Table, ca. 1775–80, Italian (Rome), Wood, carved, painted, and partly gilded; replaced green-black granite top (41.188)
Toilet set in original leather case, ca. 1743–45, Germany (Augsburg), Silver marked by 14 goldsmiths, Gilt silver, hard-paste porcelain, cut glass, walnut, carved and partially gilt coniferous wood, blind-tooled and partially gilt leather, partially gilt steel and iron, textiles, moiré paper, hog's bristle (2005.364.1–.48)
Triptych (Sacring Tablet): Institution of the Sacrament of the Lord's Supper, 16th century, Mexican, Feathers and colored paper laid down on wood, in gilt wood frame (88.3.1)
Triptych with the Passion of Christ, ca. 1475–85, South Germany, Mother-of-pearl mounted on gilt wood frame with silk backing and tooled leather covering (2006.249)
Virgin of Quito, second half of 18th century, After a model by Bernardo Legarda, Ecuadoran (Quito), Wood, polychromed and gilded (64.164.236)
Visitation, ca. 1310, Attributed to Master Heinrich of Constance, German; Made in Constance, Walnut, paint, gilding, rock-crystal cabochons (17.190.724)