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Poplar

Wood, Poplar

Works of Art (32)

Banister-back chair, 1715–35, Northeastern coastal Massachusetts or Portsmouth, New Hampshire, Poplar, maple, ash (52.195.8)
Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara of the Lion's Roar or Simhanada Avalokiteshvara (Shi hou Guanyin Pusa), Ming dynasty, late 15th–16th century, China, Wood (poplar) with pigments, single woodblock construction (2000.270)
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)
Cabinet, ca. 1866, Alexander Roux (American, born France; firm active New York City), Rosewood, tulipwood, cherry, poplar, pine (68.100.10
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)
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)
Chest of drawers, 1695–1720, American; New York City or western Long Island, Gumwood, yellow poplar, pine, oak (36.112a,b)
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)
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-on-frame, 1690–1720, American; New York City or vicinity, Sweet gum, possibly mahogany veneer, yellow poplar (44.47)
Desk, 1700–1730, Boston, Massachusetts, Eastern white pine, poplar, black walnut, ash (10.125.75)
Enthroned Virgin, late 12th century, Scandinavian, perhaps from Gotland, Poplar with remains of polychromy (17.190.716)
High chest of drawers, 1700–1730, Boston, Massachusetts, Black walnut, poplar, maple, hickory, eastern white pine (52.195.2a,b)
Kast, 1690–1720, American; New York City or vicinity, Painted yellow poplar, red oak, white pine (09.175)
Linen press, ca. 1904, Edna M. Walker (American), Byrdcliffe Arts and Crafts Colony, Woodstock, New York, Oak, tulip poplar, brass (1991.311.1)
Pair of drop-leaf dining tables, 1795–1810, Baltimore, Mahogany, holly with yellow poplar, white pine, sycamore (19.13.1,.2)
Reception Room (Qa'a), Ottoman period, 1119 A.H. / 1707 A.D., Damascus, Syria, Poplar wood with gesso relief, gold and tin leaf, glazes and paint; cypress, poplar, walnut, black mulberry, mother-of pearl, marble and other stones, stucco with glass, plaster, ceramic tiles, iron, brass (1970.170)
Restello mirror frame, early 16th century, Venice, Poplar (1975.1.2104)
Secretary bookcase, 1795–1805, Philadelphia, Mahogany, mahogany and satinwood veneers, holly stringing and inlay, white pine, yellow pine, tulip poplar, and cedar (67.203)
Side chair, 1790–1800, Hartford, Connecticut, Mahogany, chestnut, poplar (1982.223)
Side chair, 1815–20, Attributed to Duncan Phyfe (Scottish), New York City

Mahogany, ash, tulip poplar (65.188.2)
Sideboard, ca. 1795–1805, Philadelphia or Baltimore, Mahogany, satinwood, silver, copper, verre églomisé with yellow poplar, white pine, mahogany (45.77)
Tabernacle frame, ca. 1510, Florence, Walnut and poplar (1975.1.1638)
Tall clock, 1789, John Townsend (American) and William Tomlinson (British), Newport, Rhode Island, Mahogany, chestnut, tulip poplar, maple (27.57.2)