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Mahogany

Wood, Mahogany

Works of Art (70)

Architect's table, ca. 1780–95, David Roentgen (German, 1743–1807), Oak, mahogany, walnut, pine, and cherry, veneered with mahogany; gilt bronze, brass, iron, steel; partially tooled and gilded leather; Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, Smithsonian Institution (Inv. no. 1952-160-1) (L.2009.19)
Armchair, 1765–75, Attributed to Thomas Affleck (British, active in America), American, Mahogany, white oak (59.154)
Armchair, 1801, Attributed to Samuel McIntire (American), American, Mahogany, birch, white pine (45.105)
Armchair, 1805–12, Charles-Honoré Lannuier (French), New York City, Mahogany (31.44.2)
Armchair, ca. 1768, Attributed to Thomas Affleck (American, born Scotland), Philadelphia, Mahogany and white oak with modern yellow silk upholstery (2007.302a–c)
Armchair, ca. 1775, American, Mahogany, red oak, sweet gum (1984.287)
Armchair, ca. 1907–9, Charles Sumner Greene (American) and Henry Mather Greene (American); Made by Peter and John Hall's Workshop, Pasadena, California, Honduras mahogany, ebony, fruitwood, silver, copper, and mother-of-pearl (1992.127)
Bedstead, 1810–15, Attributed to Thomas Seymour (American), Boston, Mahogany, mahogany veneer, mahoganized maple and white pine, painted and gilded wood (18.110.64)
Berlin secretary cabinet, 1778–79, 1786, David Roentgen (German, 1743–1807), Oak, pine, walnut, mahogany, cherry, and cedar, veneered with curly maple, burl maple and mahogany (both stained), and with marquetry in maple (partially stained), hornbeam, apple, walnut, mulberry, tulipwood, and rosewood; ivory, mother-of-pearl, gilt bronze, brass, steel, iron, and silk (L.2013.15.1)
Bureau table, ca. 1765, Attributed to John Townsend (American), Made in New England, Newport, Rhode Island, Mahogany, chestnut, tulip poplar, white pine (10.125.83)
Card table, 1760–85, Newport, Rhode Island, Mahogany, maple, chestnut, white pine (67.114.1)
Card table, 1760–90, New York, Mahogany, white oak, tulip poplar, white pine (47.35)
Card table, 1810–20, Unidentified Maker, New York City, Mahogany, tulip poplar, brass (31.44.11)
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)
Card table, ca. 1786, John Townsend (American), Newport, Rhode Island, Mahogany, maple, chestnut, tulip poplar (27.161)
Chandelier, 1907–9, Charles Sumner Greene (American) and Henry Mather Greene (American); Made by Emil Lange, Pasadena, California, Mahogany, ebony, and leaded glass (1986.445)
Chest of drawers, 1755–90, Philadelphia, Mahogany, tulip poplar, yellow pine (18.110.6)
Chest of drawers, 1765, John Townsend (American), Newport, Rhode Island, Mahogany, white pine, chestnut, tulip poplar (27.57.1)
Chest of drawers, ca. 1762–75, American; Made in Mid-Atlantic, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, America, Mahogany, tulip poplar, yellow pine (18.110.4)
Chest-on-chest, 1760–90, New York, Mahogany, yellow pine, tulip poplar (64.249.3)
Chest-on-Chest, 1772, Thomas Townsend (American), Newport, Rhode Island, Mahogany, chestnut, tulip poplar (2005.52)
Chest, 1770–80, New England, Mahogany, white pine (2001.644)
Clock, ca. 1780–90, Workshop of David Roentgen (German); Movement attributed to Elie Prudhomme, German; Neuwied, Oak, pine mahogany; brass and gilt-bronze mounts, enamel (2002.237)
Coin cabinet, ca. 1809–19, Probably by François-Honoré-Georges Jacob-Desmalter (French); silver mounts by Martin-Guillaume Biennais (French); designed by Charles Percier (French); decoration after drawings by Baron Dominique Vivant-Denon (French), Mahogany, silver (26.168.77)
Commode, ca. 1745–49, Charles Cressent (French), Pine and oak veneered with purplewood, mahogany, and bois satiné (bloodwood), gilt-bronze mounts, portor marble top (1982.60.56)
Commode, ca. 1775–79, with later alterations, David Roentgen (German, 1743–1807), Oak, pine, walnut, mahogany, and cherry, veneered with hornbeam (partially stained), tulipwood, walnut, holly and maple (both partially stained), boxwood, mahogany, and other woods; red brocatelle marble; gilt bronze, iron, steel, and brass (1982.60.81)
Cylinder desk and bookcase, 1815–20, Attributed to Duncan Phyfe (Scottish), New York City, Mahogany, satinwood, tulip poplar, pine (1985.236a,b)
Desk and bookcase, 1760–90, Newport, Rhode Island, Mahogany, chestnut, white pine, yellow pine, tulip poplar (15.21.2)
Desk and bookcase, ca. 1779, Workshop of Nathaniel Gould (American), Salem, Massachusetts, Mahogany, white pine (10.125.81a)
Desk chair (fauteuil de bureau), French, Mahogany, gilt bronze, satin-velvet upholstery (voided, green and red) (07.225.53)
Desk-on-frame, 1690–1720, American; New York City or vicinity, Sweet gum, possibly mahogany veneer, yellow poplar (44.47)
Desk, 1890–92, Designer: Mervyn Macartney (British); W. Hall for Kenton & Co., London, Mahogany veneered with Macassar ebony, silver molding, silver-plated brass knobs (2006.4)
Dressing table, 1740–50, Newport, Rhode Island, Mahogany (1994.449)
Drop-leaf dining table, 1756, John Townsend (American), Newport, Rhode Island, Mahogany, maple (L.2001.53.1)
Drop-leaf Pembroke table, 1790–1800, John Townsend (American), Newport, Rhode Island, Mahogany, satinwood, chestnut (1980.293)
Easy chair, 1790–1800, Philadelphia, Mahogany with white pine (1993.31)
Easy chair, 1810–15, Massachusetts, Mahogany (31.53.3)
Firescreen, 1771, Attributed to Thomas Affleck (British, active in America), American; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Mahogany (49.51a,b)
Guitar, 1937, Hermann Hauser (German), Germany (Munich), Wood (1986.353.1)
Lyre-guitar, early 19th century (ca. 1805), Pons fils (probably a son of César Pons), Paris, France,Mahogany and spruce (1998.121)
Mechanical game table, ca. 1780–83, David Roentgen (German), Germany; Neuwied, Partially stained oak, mahogany, maple, and fruitwood, felt, partially tooled and gilded leather, iron and steel fittings, brass (2007.42.1,2)
Mechanical table, ca. 1761–63, Stamped by Jean-François Oeben and Roger Vandercruse Lacroix (French), Oak veneered with mahogany, kingwood, and tulipwood with marquetry of mahogany, rosewood, holly, and various other woods, gilt-bronze mounts (1982.60.61)
Meridienne (Couch), 1837, Attributed to Duncan Phyfe (Scottish), New York City, Mahogany, pine, ash (66.221.1)
Oval table, ca. 1774–80, David Roentgen (German, 1743–1807), Oak, walnut, pine, cherry, cedar, and maple, veneered with maple, hornbeam, holly (all partially stained), cherry, mahogany, tulipwood, and other woods; gilt bronze, iron, brass, steel; partially tooled and gilded leather (58.75.39)
Pair of drop-leaf dining tables, 1795–1810, Baltimore, Mahogany, holly with yellow poplar, white pine, sycamore (19.13.1,.2)
Parlor from the William C. Williams House, 1810–11, Richmond, Virginia, Mahogany and marble (68.137)
Rolltop desk, ca. 1776–79, David Roentgen (German, 1743–1807), 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, and partially gold-lacquered brass (41.82)
Secretary bookcase, 1795–1805, Philadelphia, Mahogany, mahogany and satinwood veneers, holly stringing and inlay, white pine, yellow pine, tulip poplar, and cedar (67.203)
Set of fourteen side chairs, ca. 1772, Thomas Chippendale (English), Mahogany, covered in modern red morocco leather (1996.426.1–.14)
Settee, 1760–90, American, Mahogany, maple, cedar, birch, white pine (30.120.59)
Side chair, 1765–75, American, Mahogany, yellow pine (51.140)
Side chair, 1765–75, New York, Mahogany, sweet gum (57.158.1)
Side chair, 1790–1800, Hartford, Connecticut, Mahogany, chestnut, poplar (1982.223)
Side chair, 1794–99, Attributed to Samuel McIntire (American), Made in New England, Salem, Massachusetts, America, Mahogany, ebony, ash, birch, white pine (62.16)
Side chair, 1815–20, Attributed to Duncan Phyfe (Scottish), New York City

Mahogany, ash, tulip poplar (65.188.2)
Side chair, ca. 1770, Attributed to Thomas Affleck (British, active in America), American; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Mahogany, northern white cedar (1974.325)
Side chair, ca. 1810, Attributed to the Workshop of Duncan Phyfe (American), New York City, Mahogany, gilded brass with yellow poplar, cherry, ash (60.4.4)
Side chair, ca. 1870, Attributed to Pottier and Stymus and Company (New York City), Walnut, mahogany, rosewood, cedar (1983.68)
Side chairs, 1765–90, American, Mahogany, maple, white pine (39.88.1,2)
Sideboard, ca. 1795–1805, Philadelphia or Baltimore, Mahogany, satinwood, silver, copper, verre églomisé with yellow poplar, white pine, mahogany (45.77)
Small desk (bonheur-du-jour), 1768, Martin Carlin (French), Oak veneered with tulipwood, amaranth, stained sycamore and mahogany drawers, gilt-bronze mounts, Sèvres plaques (58.75.48)
Sofa and armchairs, ca. 1835, Filippo Pelagio Palagi (Italian), Mahogany veneered with maplewood and mahogany, covered with modern silk brocade (1987.62.1, .2, .3)
Sofa, 1800, Attributed to Samuel McIntire (American), American, Mahogany, birch, white pine (46.171.1a,b)
Sofa, ca. 1898, Ernest F. Hagen (German), New York City, Mahogany, cane (61.254)
Tall clock, 1789, John Townsend (American) and William Tomlinson (British), Newport, Rhode Island, Mahogany, chestnut, tulip poplar, maple (27.57.2)
Tea table, 1765–75, Philadelphia, Mahogany (25.115.31)
Ud, 1977, Les fils de Gamil Georges, Cairo, Mahogany, spruce, beech, plastic, abalone, brass, other materials (1982.143.1)
Upright secretary (secrétaire à abattant), ca. 1786–87, Maker: Guillaume Beneman (French) (1971.206.17)
Woman Fixing Her Hair, 1993, Elizabeth Catlett (Mexican, born United States, 1915-2012), Mahogany and opals (1993.217)
Writing table, 1760–85, American, Mahogany, sweet gum, yellow pine, white cedar (32.125.1)