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Settee (one of a pair) (part of a set)
Attributed to Johann Michael Bauer
(German, Westheim 1710–1779 Bamberg)
Date: ca. 1763–64
Medium: Carved, painted and gilded linden wood; squab pillow in silk velvet (not original)
Accession Number: 1974.356.120a
Porphyry support for a water basin
Date: 2nd century A.D.
Medium: Porphyry
Accession Number: 1992.11.70
Bureau table
Attributed to John Townsend
(1732–1809)
Date: ca. 1765
Medium: Mahogany, chestnut, tulip poplar
Accession Number: 10.125.83
Commode à vantaux
David Roentgen
(German, Herrnhag 1743–1807 Wiesbaden, master 1780)
Date: ca. 1775–79 with later alterations
Medium: 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
Accession Number: 1982.60.81
Secretary
Attributed to Martin Carlin
(French, near Freiburg im Breisgau ca. 1730–1785 Paris)
Date: ca. 1781–85
Medium: Oak veneered with tulipwood, amaranth, holly, ebonized holly, and other marquetry wood; brass; green-colored metal; gilt-bronze mounts; marble top. Soft paste porcelain plaques from the Sèvres Manufactory.
Accession Number: 1975.1.2026
Pierced Window Screen
Date: second half 16th century
Medium: Red sandstone; pierced, carved
Accession Number: 1993.67.2
Gibbons in a Landscape
Attributed to Sesson Shūkei
(ca. 1504–ca. 1589)
Date: ca. 1570
Medium: Pair of six-panel screens; ink on paper
Accession Number: 1992.8.1, .2
Drop-front secretary (Secrétaire en armoire)
Jean Henri Riesener
(French, Gladebeck, near Hessen 1734–1806 Paris)
Date: 1783
Medium: Oak veneered with ebony and 17th-century Japanese lacquer; interiors veneered with tulipwood, amaranth, holly, and ebonized holly; gilt-bronze mounts; marble top; velvet (not original)
Accession Number: 20.155.11
Wardrobe
Herter Brothers
(1864–1906)
Date: 1880–85
Medium: Cherry
Accession Number: 69.140a, b
Corner chair
Attributed to Joseph Armitt
(died 1747)
Date: ca. 1740
Medium: Walnut
Accession Number: 25.115.15
Secretary-bookcase
Date: 1830
Medium: Mahogany, pine, poplar
Accession Number: 60.29.1a, b
High chest of drawers
Date: 1762–65
Medium: Mahogany, mahogany veneer, tulip poplar, yellow pine, white cedar
Accession Number: 18.110.4
Figure of an Asian captive, perhaps from a piece of furniture
Date: ca. 1295–1070 B.C.
Medium: Ivory, red and pink pigment, white ground
Accession Number: 66.99.50
The Backgammon Players
Philip Webb
(British, Oxford 1831–1915 West Sussex)
Date: 1861
Medium: Painted pine, oil paint on leather, brass, copper
Accession Number: 26.54
Bronze rod tripod stand
Date: early 6th century B.C.
Medium: Bronze
Accession Number: 1997.145.1
Chest
Possibly William Searle
(died 1667)
Date: 1663–80
Medium: White oak, red oak
Accession Number: 10.125.685
"Fortissimo"
Séraphin Soudbinine
(French (born Russia), Nijni- Novgorod 1870–1944)
Date: 1925–26
Medium: Lacquered wood, eggshell, mother-of-pearl, gold
Accession Number: 50.102.4
High chest of drawers
Date: 1730–60
Medium: Maple, birch, white pine
Accession Number: 40.37.1
Settee
George Jakob Hunzinger
(1835–1898)
Date: ca. 1876–85
Medium: Ebonized cherry, fabric-covered steel mesh
Accession Number: 1992.269
Music Stand
Wharton Esherick
(American, 1887–1970)
Date: 1962, design date 1951
Medium: Cherry wood
Accession Number: 1979.320
Vessel stand with ibex support
Date: ca. 2600–2350 B.C.
Medium: Copper alloy, inlaid with shell and lapis lazuli
Accession Number: 1974.190
Side Chair
Attributed to John Finlay
(active ca. 1799–1833)
Date: 1815–20
Medium: Maple, painted and gilded, cane
Accession Number: 65.167.6
Couch and footstool with bone carvings and glass inlays
Date: 1st–2nd century A.D.
Medium: Wood, bone, glass
Accession Number: 17.190.2076
"Capitello" Chair
Studio 65
(Italian)
Date: 1971
Medium: Self-skinning polyurethane foam
Accession Number: 2003.12a, b
Desk and Bookcase
Date: ca. 1811
Medium: Mahogany, satinwood, maple, verre églomisé with cedar
Accession Number: 69.203
Drop-front desk (secrétaire à abattant or secrétaire en cabinet)
Attributed to Martin Carlin
(French, near Freiburg im Breisgau ca. 1730–1785 Paris)
Date: ca. 1776
Medium: Oak veneered with tulipwood, amaranth, holly, and sycamore; six Sèvres soft-paste porcelain plaques and two painted tin plaques; gilt bronze mounts; marble shelves; moiré silk
Accession Number: 1976.155.110
Étagère
Alexander Roux
(1813–1886)
Date: ca. 1855
Medium: Rosewood, chestnut, poplar, bird's-eye maple
Accession Number: 1971.219
The Farnese Table
Desgined by Jacopo [Giacomo] Barozzi da Vignola
(Italian, Vignola 1507–1573 Rome)
Date: ca. 1569
Medium: Marble of different colors, semiprecious stones, Egyptian alabaster, residue of paint of different colors on the piers
Accession Number: 58.57a–d
Sword Guard (Tsuba)
Inscribed by Ishiguro Masayoshi
(Japanese, 1772–after 1851)
Date: 19th century
Medium: Copper-gold alloy (shakudō), gold, copper-silver alloy (shibuichi), copper
Accession Number: 36.120.79
Medal cabinet
Attributed to William Vile
(British, Somerset 1700/1705–1767 London)
Date: 1760–61
Medium: Mahogany
Accession Number: 64.79
Settee (one of a pair) (part of a set)
Attributed to Johann Michael Bauer
(German, Westheim 1710–1779 Bamberg)
Date: ca. 1763–64
Accession Number: 1974.356.120a
Porphyry support for a water basin
Date: 2nd century A.D.
Accession Number: 1992.11.70
Bureau table
Attributed to John Townsend
(1732–1809)
Date: ca. 1765
Accession Number: 10.125.83
Commode à vantaux
David Roentgen
(German, Herrnhag 1743–1807 Wiesbaden, master 1780)
Date: ca. 1775–79 with later alterations
Accession Number: 1982.60.81
Secretary
Attributed to Martin Carlin
(French, near Freiburg im Breisgau ca. 1730–1785 Paris)
Date: ca. 1781–85
Accession Number: 1975.1.2026
Pierced Window Screen
Date: second half 16th century
Accession Number: 1993.67.2
Gibbons in a Landscape
Attributed to Sesson Shūkei
(ca. 1504–ca. 1589)
Date: ca. 1570
Accession Number: 1992.8.1, .2
Drop-front secretary (Secrétaire en armoire)
Jean Henri Riesener
(French, Gladebeck, near Hessen 1734–1806 Paris)
Date: 1783
Accession Number: 20.155.11
Wardrobe
Herter Brothers
(1864–1906)
Date: 1880–85
Accession Number: 69.140a, b
Corner chair
Attributed to Joseph Armitt
(died 1747)
Date: ca. 1740
Accession Number: 25.115.15
Secretary-bookcase
Date: 1830
Accession Number: 60.29.1a, b
High chest of drawers
Date: 1762–65
Accession Number: 18.110.4
Figure of an Asian captive, perhaps from a piece of furniture
Date: ca. 1295–1070 B.C.
Accession Number: 66.99.50
The Backgammon Players
Philip Webb
(British, Oxford 1831–1915 West Sussex)
Date: 1861
Accession Number: 26.54
Bronze rod tripod stand
Date: early 6th century B.C.
Accession Number: 1997.145.1
Chest
Possibly William Searle
(died 1667)
Date: 1663–80
Accession Number: 10.125.685
"Fortissimo"
Séraphin Soudbinine
(French (born Russia), Nijni- Novgorod 1870–1944)
Date: 1925–26
Accession Number: 50.102.4
High chest of drawers
Date: 1730–60
Accession Number: 40.37.1
Settee
George Jakob Hunzinger
(1835–1898)
Date: ca. 1876–85
Accession Number: 1992.269
Music Stand
Wharton Esherick
(American, 1887–1970)
Date: 1962, design date 1951
Accession Number: 1979.320
Vessel stand with ibex support
Date: ca. 2600–2350 B.C.
Accession Number: 1974.190
Side Chair
Attributed to John Finlay
(active ca. 1799–1833)
Date: 1815–20
Accession Number: 65.167.6
Couch and footstool with bone carvings and glass inlays
Date: 1st–2nd century A.D.
Accession Number: 17.190.2076
"Capitello" Chair
Studio 65
(Italian)
Date: 1971
Accession Number: 2003.12a, b
Desk and Bookcase
Date: ca. 1811
Accession Number: 69.203
Drop-front desk (secrétaire à abattant or secrétaire en cabinet)
Attributed to Martin Carlin
(French, near Freiburg im Breisgau ca. 1730–1785 Paris)
Date: ca. 1776
Accession Number: 1976.155.110
Étagère
Alexander Roux
(1813–1886)
Date: ca. 1855
Accession Number: 1971.219
The Farnese Table
Desgined by Jacopo [Giacomo] Barozzi da Vignola
(Italian, Vignola 1507–1573 Rome)
Date: ca. 1569
Accession Number: 58.57a–d
Sword Guard (Tsuba)
Inscribed by Ishiguro Masayoshi
(Japanese, 1772–after 1851)
Date: 19th century
Accession Number: 36.120.79
Medal cabinet
Attributed to William Vile
(British, Somerset 1700/1705–1767 London)
Date: 1760–61
Accession Number: 64.79
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