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Painted Wood

Wood, Painted

Works of Art (99)

"Alada" table, ca. 1985, Oscar Tusquets Blanca (Spanish); Manufacturer: CASAS, Painted wood, etched glass, bronze (1990.68ab)
Andrew Jackson, ca. 1860, William Rumney (American), Pine, painted (1978.57)
Architectural Ornament, late 19th–early 20th century, Toba Batak people, Sumatra, Indonesia, Wood, paint (1988.143.68)
Armchair (bergère en cabriolet), 1788, Jean-Baptiste-Claude Sené (French), Carved, painted, and gilded walnut (41.205.2)
Bakers and Brewers from Meketre's model bakery, Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12, reign of Amenemhat I, ca. 1975 B.C., Egyptian; From the tomb of Meketre, western Thebes, Plastered and painted wood (20.3.12)
Bedstead, 1810–15, Attributed to Thomas Seymour (American), Boston, Mahogany, mahogany veneer, mahoganized maple and white pine, painted and gilded wood (18.110.64)
Bis Pole, late 1950s, Asmat people, Omadesep village, New Guinea, Papua (Irian Jaya) Province, Indonesia, Wood, paint, fiber (1979.206.1611)
Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara (Guanyin Pusa), Yuan dynasty, dated 1282, Probably Hebei Province, China, Wood (willow) with traces of pigment, single woodblock construction (34.15.1)
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
Box for game pieces, ca. 1300, German, Painted wood with iron mounts (1976.327)
Box from the tomb of Sennedjem, New Kingdom, reign of Ramesses II, ca. 1279–1213 B.C., Egyptian; From the tomb of Sennedjem, Deir el-Medina, western Thebes, Gessoed and painted wood (86.1.8)
Cabinet, 1861, Philip Webb (British), Designer; Morris, Marshall, Faulkner & Co., Maker; Sir Edward Coley Burne-Jones (British), Painter, Made in England, Painted pine, oil paint on leather, brass, copper (26.54)
Carrying Tray, early 20th century, Wardaman people, Northern Territory, Australia, Wood, paint (1979.206.1531)
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)
Casket (cofanetto or scrigno), ca. 1575–1600, Venice, Beech wood, painted and decorated ebony with encrustations of mother-of-pearl; gilded ivory, and gouache miniatures on parchment under glass; later textile-lining (17.190.848)
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)
Chasse with the Crucifixion and Christ in Majesty, ca. 1180–90, Made in Limoges, France, Copper: engraved, chiseled, stippled, and gilt; champlevé enamel: dark, medium, and light blue; turquoise, dark and light green, yellow, red, and white; wood core, painted red on exterior (17.190.514)
Christ Carrying the Cross, with the Crucifixion; The Resurrection, with the Pilgrims of Emmaus (triptych wings), ca. 1510, Gerard David (Netherlandish), Oil on oak panel (1975.1.119), Archangel Gabriel; The Virgin Annunciate (exterior of triptych wings), ca. 1510, Gerard David (Netherlandish), Oil on oak panel (1975.1.120)
Cittern (Hamburger Cithrinchen), ca. 1685, Joachim Tielke (German), Wood, ivory, ebony, other materials (1985.124)
Coach painter's sign, 1800–1810, Made by J. Mason (American), Painted wood (1970.190)
Coffer, 15th century, Italy; Siena (?), Walnut, leather, gesso, painted and gilded (41.100.188)
Coffin set of Henettawy, Third Intermediate Period, Dynasty 21, reign of Psusennes I, ca. 1040–992 B.C., Egyptian; From Deir el-Bahri, western Thebes, Gessoed and painted wood (25.3.182–184)
Comb, 13th century, Egypt, Wood; carved, sawn, drilled, and painted (38.118.17)
Crucifix, 1180–1230, Said to be from a monastery near Treviso, northern Italy, Wood with traces of paint (47.100.54)
Doorboard (Jovo or Tale), late 19th–early 20th century, Kanak peoples, northern Grande Terre Island, New Caledonia, Wood, paint (1979.206.1758)
Double Virginal, 1581, Made by Hans Ruckers the Elder (Flemish), Antwerp, Flanders, Wood and various other materials (29.90)
Drum, mid-20th century, Carved by Omas, New Guinea, Papua Province, Asmat people, Pomatsj River, Sauwa village, Wood, lizard skin, paint, fiber (1978.412.962)
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)
Female Figure (Tetepeku), 19th or early 20th century, Abelam people, Prince Alexander Mountains, Sepik region, Papua New Guinea, Wood, paint (1978.412.819)
Figure (Uli), mid-19th–early 20th century, Mandak-Barak area, Lelet Plateau, Central New Ireland, Wood, paint, fiber, shell opercula (1977.455)
Flight of the Dolphin, 2010, Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaiain (Iran, born 1924), Mirror mosaic, reverse-glass painting, glue and plaster on wood (2010.395)
Flute Stopper, late 19th–early 20th century, Papua New Guinea, Lower Sepik region, Biwat people, Wood, paint (1978.412.1545)
Folding stool (one of a pair), 1786, Jean-Baptiste-Claude Sené (French), Beechwood, carved and painted, upholstered in pink silk (1977.102.9,.10)
Funerary Carving (Malagan), late 19th–early 20th century, Northern New Ireland, Wood, paint, shell, resin (2007.215.2)
Gable Figure (Dilukái), 19th–early 20th century, Belauan people, Belau (Palau), Caroline Islands, Wood, paint (1978.412.1558a–d)
Head for Yam Ceremony (Yena), 19th–early 20th century, Yasyin-Mayo people, Yau village, Washkuk Hills, Upper Sepik region, Papua New Guinea, Wood, paint (1978.412.1699)
Head of Christ, ca. 1445, Petrus Christus (Netherlandish), Oil on parchment, laid down on wood (60.71.1)
Headdress (Kapurei [?]), late 19th–early 20th century, Sulka people, New Britain, Wood, paint (1981.331.1)
Headrest, 19th–20th century, Uganda; Karimoja peoples, Wood, copper, pigment (1978.412.643)
Helmet Mask (Temes Mbalmbal), early to mid-20th century, Southwest Malakula Island, Vanuatu, Wood, vegetable fiber, pig's tusks, glass, metal, paint (1979.206.1697)
Helmet Mask, 19th–20th century, Bobo peoples; Burkina Faso, Wood, paint, animal hair, resin (1979.206.157)
Hornbill Figure (Kenyalang), late 19th–early 20th century, Malaysia (Borneo, Sarawak), Iban people, Wood, paint, metal, trade beads, fiber (2007.359)
House Post (Tomok), 19th–early 20th century, Yami people, Botel Tobago (Lan Yü) Island, Taiwan, Wood, paint (1995.65.2)
House Post Figure, 19th century, Kambot (Tin Dama) people, Keram River, Lower Sepik region, Papua New Guinea, Wood, paint, fiber (1978.412.823)
Icon with the Presentation of Christ in the Temple, 1400–1500, Byzantine, Wood, painted, with gold ground (31.67.8)
Janus Helmet Mask (Wanyugo), 19th–mid-20th century, Côte d'Ivoire; Senufo, Wood, pigment (1978.412.311)
Kast, 1690–1720, American; New York City or vicinity, Painted yellow poplar, red oak, white pine (09.175)
Khonsu's anthropoid coffins, New Kingdom, reign of Ramesses II, ca. 1279–1213 B.C., Egyptian; From the tomb of Sennedjem, Deir el-Medina, western Thebes, Gessoed and painted wood (86.1.1,.2)
Khonsu's funerary mask, New Kingdom, reign of Ramesses II, ca. 1279–1213 B.C., Egyptian; From the tomb of Sennedjem, Deir el-Medina, western Thebes, Painted wood and cartonnage (86.1.4)
Knife Sheath, late 19th–early 20th century, Paiwan people, Taiwan, Wood, paint, metal, fiber (1990.307)
Looking glass, ca. 1775, American, Pine (1990.18)
Male and Female Poro Altar Figures (Ndebele), 19th–mid-20th century, Côte d'Ivoire; Senufo, Wood, pigment (1979.206.193, 4)
Male Figure (Aripa), 16th–early 19th century, Inyai-Ewa people, Korewori River, Middle Sepik region, Papua New Guinea, Wood, paint (1978.412.1508)
Male Figure (Aripa), 16th–early 19th century, Inyai-Ewa people, Korewori River, Middle Sepik region, Papua New Guinea, Wood, paint (1978.412.1509)
Male Figure, early to mid-20th century, Asmat people, Munu village, New Guinea, Papua (Irian Jaya) Province, Indonesia, Wood, paint, fiber, shell, cassowary quills (1979.206.1589)
Maquette for Arbre Cubiste (Cubist Tree), 1925, Jan Martel (French); Joël Martel (French), Painted wood (1997.110)
Netsuke: Ox with boy playing flute, 19th century, Japanese, Wood, ivory, metal (10.211.780)
New York, Number 18, 1938, Charles Biederman (American), Painted wood and plastic (1980.419)
Paddle (Hose), late 19th–early 20th century, Buka or northern Bougainville Island, northern Solomon Islands, Wood, paint (1978.412.1491)
Panel from a Buddhist ritual crown, late 13th–early 14th century, Tibet, Distemper on wood (1997.152)
Prayer Book: Arganona Weddase (The Harp of Praise), late 17th century, Baselyos, Ethiopia, Lasta region, Hide, pigment, wood, fiber (2006.99)
Rasp / Lime Spatula (Tap), late 19th–early 20th century, Papua New Guinea, Middle Sepik region, Iatmul people, Wood, paint (1978.412.821)

Rasp / Lime Container (Bandi Na Iavo), late 19th–early 20th century, Papua New Guinea, Middle Sepik region, Iatmul or Chambri people, Bamboo, wood, paint, fiber (1979.206.1457)
Rattle, 19th century, Alaska; Sitka, Wood, pigment (89.4.614)

Rattle, 19th century, Queen Charlotte Islands, British Columbia; Skittagetan or Haida, Wood, pigment (89.4.616)
Rattle, 19th century, Vancouver Island, Canada; Masseth or Haida, Wood, pigment (89.4.647)
Rattle, ca. 1880, Queen Charlotte Islands, British Columbia; Haida or Tsimshian, Wood, string, pigment (89.4.1963)
Raven Rattle, 19th century, British Columbia; Tsimshian, Wood, pigment (89.4.2161)
Raven Rattle, 19th century, Skidegate, British Columbia; Haida, Cedar, pebbles, polychrome (89.4.611)
Relief Rhythm, 1966, Yaacov Agam (Israeli, born Palestine), Painted wood (1991.402.3)
Reliquary Bust of Saint Balbina, ca. 1520–30, Made in possibly Brussels, Belgium, South Netherlandish, Painted and gilded oak (67.155.23)
Ritual Board (Wenena Gerua), ca. 1950, Siane people, Eastern Highlands, Papua New Guinea, Wood, paint, feathers, fiber (1978.412.741)
Ritual Figure, Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12, reigns of Amenemhat II–Senwosret II, ca. 1919–1878 B.C., Egyptian; From Lisht, Painted wood (14.3.17)
Scribes from Meketre's model granary, Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12, reign of Amenemhat I, ca. 1975 B.C., Egyptian; From the tomb of Meketre, western Thebes, Plastered and painted wood (20.3.11)
The Seehof garden furniture, ca. 1763–64, German, Painted and gilded lindenwood (1974.356.114-.121)
Self-Portrait Looking at The Last Supper, 1982–84, Marisol (Marisol Escobar) (American, born France), Painted and drawn wood, plywood, brownstone, plaster, aluminum(1986.430.1-129)
Serpent Headdress, 19th–20th century, Baga peoples; Guinea, Wood, paint (1978.412.339)
Sgabello, ca. 1489–91, Italian (Florence), Walnut, maple, ebony, ebonized wood, and fruitwood, traces of gilding and red paint (30.93.2)
Shawabti box and shawabtis, New Kingdom, reign of Ramesses II, ca. 1279–1213 B.C., Egyptian; From the tomb of Sennedjem, Deir el-Medina, western Thebes, Painted wood; limestone and ink (86.1.14,.18,.21, 67.80, 86.1.28)
Shield (Wunda), 19th–early 20th century, Western Australia, Wood, paint (1979.206.1532)
Shield, 19th–early 20th century, Probably western Queensland, Australia, Wood, paint (1979.206.1688)
Shield, 19th–early 20th century, Western Australia (?), Wood, paint (1979.206.1610)
Shield, mid- to late 19th century, Northeastern Queensland, Australia, Wood, paint (1979.206.1802)
Shield, mid-20th century, Asmat people, Monu village, New Guinea, Papua (Irian Jaya) Province, Indonesia, Wood, paint (1978.412.929)
Skull Hook (Agiba), 19th–early 20th century, Kerewa people, Pai'ia'a village, western Papuan Gulf, Papua New Guinea, Wood, paint (1978.412.796)
Slit Gong (Atingting Kon), mid- to late 1960s, Commissioned by Tain Mal, carved by Tin Mweleun (active 1960s), Vanuatu, Ambrym Island, Fanla village, Wood, paint (1975.93)
Small cabinet, 1679, Attributed to the Symonds shop tradition, Salem, Massachusetts, Red oak, white pine, black walnut, red cedar, maple (10.125.168)
Standing female attendant, Tang dynasty, late 7th–early 8th century, China, Wood with pigment (1997.442.7.2)
Statue of an Offering Bearer, Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12, early reign of Amenemhat I, ca. 1981–1975 B.C., From Egypt, Upper Egypt; Thebes, Southern Asasif, Tomb of Meketre (TT 280, MMA 1101), serdab, MMA 1920, Wood, gesso, paint (20.3.7)
Statuette of Wah, Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12, reign of Amenemhat I, ca. 1975 B.C., Egyptian; From the tomb of Wah, western Thebes, Plastered and painted wood (20.3.210)
Table, ca. 1775–80, Italian (Rome), Wood, carved, painted, and partly gilded; replaced green-black granite top (41.188)
Traveling Boat being Rowed, Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12, reign of Amenemhat I, early, ca. 1981–1975 B.C., From Egypt, Upper Egypt; Thebes, Southern Asasif, Tomb of Meketre (TT 280, MMA 1101), serdab, MMA 1920, Wood, paint, gesso, linen twine and linen fabric (20.3.1)
Venus Giving Arms to Aeneas, 1704, Jean Cornu (French), France (Paris), Terracotta and painted wood (32.100.158)
Vignette on Khonsu's inner coffin lid, New Kingdom, reign of Ramesses II, ca. 1279–1213 B.C., Egyptian; From the tomb of Sennedjem, Deir el-Medina, western Thebes, Gessoed and painted wood (86.1.2a)
Visitation, ca. 1310, Attributed to Master Heinrich of Constance, German; Made in Constance, Walnut, paint, gilding, rock-crystal cabochons (17.190.724)
Whistle, 19th century, British Columbia; Northwest Coast, Wood, pigment (89.4.2243)
Writing board with an architectural drawing, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, ca. 1550–1295 B.C., Egyptian; From western Thebes, Plastered and painted wood (14.108)