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45 records
Wood x A.D. 1600–1800 x
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
Easy Chair
Caleb Gardner
(died 1761)
Date: 1758
Medium: Walnut, maple
Accession Number: 50.228.3
Transverse Flute
Garion
(French)
Date: ca. 1720–40
Medium: Rosewood, ivory, silver
Accession Number: 2005.365
Musical Clock with Spinet and Organ
Veit Langenbucher
(1587–1631)
Date: ca. 1625
Medium: Ebony, various wood and metals, wire, parchment and leather
Accession Number: 2002.323 a-f
Bureau table
Attributed to John Townsend
(1732–1809)
Date: ca. 1765
Medium: Mahogany, chestnut, tulip poplar
Accession Number: 10.125.83
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
High chest of drawers
Date: 1762–65
Medium: Mahogany, mahogany veneer, tulip poplar, yellow pine, white cedar
Accession Number: 18.110.4
Commode à vantaux
David Roentgen
(German, Herrnhaag 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
Hardanger Fiddle
Date: 1786
Medium: Wood, mother-of-pearl, bone
Accession Number: 2008.268
High chest of drawers
Date: 1730–60
Medium: Maple, birch, white pine
Accession Number: 40.37.1
"The Francesca" Violin
Antonio Stradivari
(Italian, Cremona 1644–1737 Cremona)
Date: 1694
Medium: Maple, spruce, ebony
Accession Number: 34.86.2 a
Mechanical table
Jean-François Oeben
(French, born Germany, Heisenberg 1721–1763 Paris)
Date: ca. 1761–63
Medium: Oak veneered with mahogany, kingwood, and tulipwood, with marquetry of mahogany, rosewood, holly, and various other woods; gilt-bronze mounts; imitation Japanese lacquer; replaced silk
Accession Number: 1982.60.61
Flower-Style Box with Drawers
Date: 17th century
Medium: Wood (poplar); overlaid with ebony inlaid with wood and incised, stained ivory
Accession Number: 1976.176.1
"The Antonius" Violin
Antonio Stradivari
(Italian, Cremona 1644–1737 Cremona)
Date: 1711
Medium: Maple, spruce, ebony
Accession Number: 34.86.1 a
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
Writing table (bureau plat)
Gilles Joubert
(French, ca. 1689–1775)
Date: 1759
Accession Number: 1973.315.1
Easy Chair
Caleb Gardner
(died 1761)
Date: 1758
Accession Number: 50.228.3
Transverse Flute
Garion
(French)
Date: ca. 1720–40
Accession Number: 2005.365
Musical Clock with Spinet and Organ
Veit Langenbucher
(1587–1631)
Date: ca. 1625
Accession Number: 2002.323 a-f
Bureau table
Attributed to John Townsend
(1732–1809)
Date: ca. 1765
Accession Number: 10.125.83
Drop-front secretary (Secrétaire en armoire)
Jean Henri Riesener
(French, Gladebeck, near Hessen 1734–1806 Paris)
Date: 1783
Accession Number: 20.155.11
High chest of drawers
Date: 1762–65
Accession Number: 18.110.4
Commode à vantaux
David Roentgen
(German, Herrnhaag 1743–1807 Wiesbaden, master 1780)
Date: ca. 1775–79 with later alterations
Accession Number: 1982.60.81
Hardanger Fiddle
Date: 1786
Accession Number: 2008.268
High chest of drawers
Date: 1730–60
Accession Number: 40.37.1
"The Francesca" Violin
Antonio Stradivari
(Italian, Cremona 1644–1737 Cremona)
Date: 1694
Accession Number: 34.86.2 a
Mechanical table
Jean-François Oeben
(French, born Germany, Heisenberg 1721–1763 Paris)
Date: ca. 1761–63
Accession Number: 1982.60.61
Flower-Style Box with Drawers
Date: 17th century
Accession Number: 1976.176.1
"The Antonius" Violin
Antonio Stradivari
(Italian, Cremona 1644–1737 Cremona)
Date: 1711
Accession Number: 34.86.1 a
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
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