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16 records
Case furniture x A.D. 1600–1800 x
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
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
Cupboard
Date: 1683
Medium: Oak, maple, tulip poplar with oak and pine
Accession Number: 2010.467a–d
Writing table (bureau plat)
Gilles Joubert
(French, ca. 1689–1775)
Date: 1759
Medium: Lacquered oak, gilt-bronze mounts, lined with modern leather
Accession Number: 1973.315.1
Bureau table
Attributed to John Townsend
(1732–1809)
Date: ca. 1765
Medium: Mahogany, chestnut, tulip poplar
Accession Number: 10.125.83
Cabinet on stand
Attributed to Jan van Mekeren
(Dutch, Tiel ca. 1658–1733 Amsterdam)
Date: ca. 1700–10
Medium: Oak veneered with rosewood, olivewood, ebony, holly, tulipwood, barberry and other partly green-stained marquetry woods
Accession Number: 1995.371a, b
Chest
Possibly William Searle
(died 1667)
Date: 1663–80
Medium: White oak, red oak
Accession Number: 10.125.685
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
Rolltop desk
David Roentgen
(German, Herrnhag 1743–1807 Wiesbaden, master 1780)
Date: ca. 1776–79
Medium: 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, partially gold-lacquered brass
Accession Number: 41.82
Small desk with folding top (bureau brisé)
Marquetry by Alexandre-Jean Oppenordt
(Dutch, 1639–1715, active France)
Date: ca. 1685
Medium: Oak, pine, walnut veneered with ebony, rosewood, and marquetry of tortoiseshell and engraved brass; gilt bronze and steel
Accession Number: 1986.365.3
High chest of drawers
Date: 1762–65
Medium: Mahogany, mahogany veneer, tulip poplar, yellow pine, white cedar
Accession Number: 18.110.4
Medal cabinet
Attributed to William Vile
(British, Somerset 1700/1705–1767 London)
Date: 1760–61
Medium: Mahogany
Accession Number: 64.79
Commode
André Charles Boulle
(French, Paris 1642–1732 Paris)
Date: ca. 1710–20
Medium: Walnut veneered with ebony, marquetry of engraved brass and tortoiseshell, gilt-bronze mounts, verd antique marble
Accession Number: 1982.60.82
High chest of drawers
Date: 1730–60
Medium: Maple, birch, white pine
Accession Number: 40.37.1
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
Desk and bookcase
Date: 1760–90
Medium: Mahogany, chestnut, white pine, yellow pine, tulip poplar, cedar
Accession Number: 15.21.2
Drop-front secretary (Secrétaire en armoire)
Jean Henri Riesener
(French, Gladebeck, near Hessen 1734–1806 Paris)
Date: 1783
Accession Number: 20.155.11
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
Cupboard
Date: 1683
Accession Number: 2010.467a–d
Writing table (bureau plat)
Gilles Joubert
(French, ca. 1689–1775)
Date: 1759
Accession Number: 1973.315.1
Bureau table
Attributed to John Townsend
(1732–1809)
Date: ca. 1765
Accession Number: 10.125.83
Cabinet on stand
Attributed to Jan van Mekeren
(Dutch, Tiel ca. 1658–1733 Amsterdam)
Date: ca. 1700–10
Accession Number: 1995.371a, b
Chest
Possibly William Searle
(died 1667)
Date: 1663–80
Accession Number: 10.125.685
Commode à vantaux
David Roentgen
(German, Herrnhag 1743–1807 Wiesbaden, master 1780)
Date: ca. 1775–79 with later alterations
Accession Number: 1982.60.81
Rolltop desk
David Roentgen
(German, Herrnhag 1743–1807 Wiesbaden, master 1780)
Date: ca. 1776–79
Accession Number: 41.82
Small desk with folding top (bureau brisé)
Marquetry by Alexandre-Jean Oppenordt
(Dutch, 1639–1715, active France)
Date: ca. 1685
Accession Number: 1986.365.3
High chest of drawers
Date: 1762–65
Accession Number: 18.110.4
Medal cabinet
Attributed to William Vile
(British, Somerset 1700/1705–1767 London)
Date: 1760–61
Accession Number: 64.79
Commode
André Charles Boulle
(French, Paris 1642–1732 Paris)
Date: ca. 1710–20
Accession Number: 1982.60.82
High chest of drawers
Date: 1730–60
Accession Number: 40.37.1
Secretary
Attributed to Martin Carlin
(French, near Freiburg im Breisgau ca. 1730–1785 Paris)
Date: ca. 1781–85
Accession Number: 1975.1.2026
Desk and bookcase
Date: 1760–90
Accession Number: 15.21.2

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