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Works of Art (146)

"Akari E" lamp, ca. 1966, Isamu Noguchi (American); Manufacturer: Ozeki & Co., Ltd., Mulberry bark paper, bamboo, wire (1990.74)
"Alada" table, ca. 1985, Oscar Tusquets Blanca (Spanish); Manufacturer: CASAS, Painted wood, etched glass, bronze (1990.68ab)
Armchair (bergère en cabriolet) (one of a pair), ca. 1760–70, Stamped by Claude-Louis Burgat (French), Carved and gilded beechwood (1982.60.89)
Armchair (bergère en cabriolet), 1788, Jean-Baptiste-Claude Sené (French), Carved, painted, and gilded walnut (41.205.2)
Armchair (from a set), ca. 1902–3, Made by Frank Lloyd Wright (American), White oak (1972.60.4)
Armchair, 1801, Attributed to Samuel McIntire (American), American, Mahogany, birch, white pine (45.105)
Armchair, 1805–12, Charles-Honoré Lannuier (French), New York City, Mahogany (31.44.2)
Armchair, 1843, Auguste-Émile Ringuet-Leprince (French; firm active Paris), Ebonized fruitwood (apple or pear), beech, gilt bronze mounts, original upholstery (69.262.3)
Armchair, ca. 1710, French, Carved and gilded walnut, covered in late 17th-century wool, velvet (1983.526)
Armchair, ca. 1775, American, Mahogany, red oak, sweet gum (1984.287)
Armchair, ca. 1828, Karl Friedrich Schinkel (German), Gilded mountain ash, brass (1996.30)
Armchair, ca. 1860, French, Gilded wood, upholstered in modern green tufted velvet (1998.382)
Armchair, ca. 1891–92, Louis Comfort Tiffany (American); Samuel Colman (American), Oak, silk velvet (1992.125)
Armchair, ca. 1905, Designer: Henri-Jules-Ferdinand Bellery-Desfontaines (French), French (Paris), Walnut, copper, brass, tapestry covers, brown plush (1990.213)
"B35" armchair, 1928–29, Marcel Breuer (American, born Hungary); manufactured by Gebrüder Thonet GmbH, Tubular steel, wood, and canvas (1985.127)
The Battles of Hogen and Heiji, Edo period, 17th century, Japanese, Pair of six-panel folding screens; ink, color, and gold on paper (57.156.4-5)
Bedroom from Sagredo Palace, Venice, 18th century (ca. 1718), Stuccowork probably by Abbondio Stazio of Massagno (1675–1745) and Carpoforo Mazzetti (ca. 1684–1748); ceiling painting probably by Gasparo Diziani of Belluno (1689–1767), Italian (Venice), Wood, stucco, marble, glass (06.1335.1a-d)
Birds and Flowers, Joseon dynasty, late 19th century, Korea, Ten-panel folding screen, ink and color on paper (1993.255)
Brazier of Sultan al-Malik al-Muzaffar Shams al-Din Yusuf ibn 'Umar, Mamluk period (1250–1517), second half of 13th century, Egypt, Brass, cast, chased, inlaid with silver and black compound (91.1.540)
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)
"Butterfly" stool (model no. T-0521), 1956, Sori Yanagi (Japanese); Manufacturer: Tendo Co. Ltd., Rosewood, stainless steel (1988.195)
Cabinet on base, ca. 1939, Charlotte Perriand (French), Aluminum, pine, and walnut (1987.461.2ab)
Cabinet on stand, ca. 1700–1710, Attributed to Jan van Mekeren (Dutch), Dutch; Amsterdam, Oak veneered with kingwood, tulipwood, rosewood, ebony, olive wood, holly, and other marquetry woods (1995.371)
The Cabinet-Maker and Upholsterer's Drawing-Book: Frontispiece and title page (vol. 1), plates 33 and 35 (vol. 2), 1793, Thomas Sheraton (British) London (161 Sh5)
The Cabinet-Maker and Upholsterer's Guide: Title page, plates 2 and 6, 1788, George Hepplewhite (British), London (161 H41)
The Cabinet-Makers' London Book of Prices: Frontispiece, title page, plates 1 and 6, 1793, Published by W. Brown and A. O'Neil, London (161 L841)
Cabinet-vitrine, 1899, Gustave Serrurier-Bovy (Belgian), Belgian (Liège), Red narra wood, ash, copper, enamel, glass (1981.512.4)
Cabinet, 17th–18th century, Thailand, Wood with lacquer and gold (1971.139)
Cabinet, ca. 1866, Alexander Roux (American, born France; firm active New York City), Rosewood, tulipwood, cherry, poplar, pine (68.100.10
Cabinet, ca. 1874–77, Design attributed to Frank Furness (American); manufactured by Daniel Pabst (American), Philadelphia, Walnut, maple, white pine, glass (1985.116)
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, ca. 1786, John Townsend (American), Newport, Rhode Island, Mahogany, maple, chestnut, tulip poplar (27.161)
Center table, ca. 1780–85, Russia (Tula, Imperial Armory), Steel, silver, gilded copper, gilded brass, basswood, mirror glass (replacement) (2002.115)
Chair panel of Thutmose IV, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Thutmose IV, ca. 1400–1390 B.C., Egyptian, Cedar (30.8.45)
Chair, 19th–20th century, Chokwe peoples; Angola, Wood, brass, tacks, leather (1978.412.619)
Chair, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, early co-reign of Thutmose III and Hatshepsut, ca. 1479–1473 B.C., Egyptian; From the tomb of Hatnofer and Ramose, western Thebes, Boxwood, cypress, ebony, linen cord (36.3.152)
Chest of drawers, 1695–1720, American; New York City or western Long Island, Gumwood, yellow poplar, pine, oak (36.112a,b)
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, Joseon dynasty, 19th century, Korea, Lacquered wood with mother-of-pearl, tortoiseshell, sharkskin, and brass-wire inlay, and brass fittings (63.121.1a,b)
Choir Screen (Reja), completed in 1764, Probably by Rafael Amezúa (Spanish), Wrought- and cold-chiseled iron, partly gilt; limestone, with traces of paint (56.234.1)
Coin cabinet, ca. 1809–19, Probably by François-Honoré-Georges Jacob-Desmalter (French); silver mounts by Martin-Guillaume Biennais (French); designed by Charles Percier (French); decoration after drawings by Baron Dominique Vivant-Denon (French), Mahogany, silver (26.168.77)
Collector's Cabinet, ca. 1570–90, South German or Tyrolean, Pine, walnet, ash, various fruitwoods, maple, ebony, partly stained (marquetry veneer); gilt bronze (25.135.112)
Commode (commode à vantaux), ca. 1790, Stamped by Adam Weisweiler (French), Oak veneered with Japanese lacquer and European japanning, ebony, gilt-bronze mounts, violet brocatelle marble top (1977.1.12)
Commode, ca. 1745–49, Charles Cressent (French), Pine and oak veneered with purplewood, mahogany, and bois satiné (bloodwood), gilt-bronze mounts, portor marble top (1982.60.56)
"Contour" chair, designed 1970, manufactured ca. 1982, Frank Gehry (American); Manufacturer: Easy Edges Inc., Corrugated cardboard, Masonite (1987.357)
Corner cabinet (encoignure) (one of a pair), 1745–49, Stamped by Bernard van Risenburgh (French), Oak veneered with ebony and Chinese Coromandel lacquer, cherry, and purple wood, gilt-bronze mounts, Spanish brocatelle marble (1983.185.1a,b)
Crib of the Infant Jesus, 15th century, South Netherlandish; Made in Brabant, Carved and polychromed oak, copper gilt, silver gilt, painted parchment, and silk embroidered with seed pearls, gold thread, tinsel, and translucent enamels (1974.121a–d)
Cylinder desk and bookcase, 1815–20, Attributed to Duncan Phyfe (Scottish), New York City, Mahogany, satinwood, tulip poplar, pine (1985.236a,b)
Design for a Commode and Console: Plate 9 of Collection de meubles et objets de goût, 1802, Pierre de La Mésangère (French), Paris, Colored engraving (30.80)
Design for the Scrolled End of a Bedstead: Plate 15 of Recueil de décorations intérieures, 1812, Charles Percier (French); Pierre François Léonard Fontaine (French), Engraving (28.40.1)
Desk (secrétaire), ca. 1804–15, French, Amboyna on pine with gilt-bronze mounts (23.147.1)
Desk and bookcase, ca. 1779, Workshop of Nathaniel Gould (American), Salem, Massachusetts, Mahogany, white pine (10.125.81a)
Desk chair (fauteuil de bureau), French, Mahogany, gilt bronze, satin-velvet upholstery (voided, green and red) (07.225.53)
Desk, 1890–92, Designer: Mervyn Macartney (British); W. Hall for Kenton & Co., London, Mahogany veneered with Macassar ebony, silver molding, silver-plated brass knobs (2006.4)
Desk, ca. 1877, Kimbel & Cabus (New York City), Oak, nickel-plated brass and iron hardware (2000.58)
Desk, ca. 1902, Carlo Bugatti (Italian), Walnut, copper, pewter, vellum (1970.181.3)
Drop-leaf dining table, 1756, John Townsend (American), Newport, Rhode Island, Mahogany, maple (L.2001.53.1)
Drop-leaf Pembroke table, 1790–1800, John Townsend (American), Newport, Rhode Island, Mahogany, satinwood, chestnut (1980.293)
Easy chair, 1758, Caleb Gardner (American), American; Newport, Rhode Island, Walnut, maple (50.228.3)
Egyptianizing figures on either side of a tree with a winged disk, 8th–7th century B.C.; Neo-Assyrian, Mesopotamia, Nimrud (ancient Kalhu), Ivory (62.269.3)
Étagère, mid-19th century, English, Black lacquered, painted, and gilded wood and papier-mâché, mother-of-pearl (1999.50.2)
Farnese Table, Italian (Rome), Marble, alabaster, and semi-precious stones (58.57)
Firescreen, 1771, Attributed to Thomas Affleck (British, active in America), American; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Mahogany (49.51a,b)
Folding stool (one of a pair), 1786, Jean-Baptiste-Claude Sené (French), Beechwood, carved and painted, upholstered in pink silk (1977.102.9,.10)
Gable-topped chest and linens, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, 1550–1295 B.C., Egyptian; From the tomb of Hatnofer and Ramose, western Thebes, Whitewashed wood; linen (36.3.56,.54,.111,.140)
Hanging cabinet, ca. 1890, Émile Gallé (French), French (Nancy), Beechwood, various marquetry woods (1982.246)
Headrest, 19th–20th century, Somalia; Somali (?) people, Wood (1979.206.31)
Headrest, 19th–20th century, South Africa or Mozambique; Tsonga people, Wood (1999.47.101)
Headrest, 19th–20th century, Zimbabwe; Shona people, Wood (2001.759.2)
Headrest, 19th–20th century, Zimbabwe; Shona people, Wood (2001.759.4)
"How High the Moon" armchair, 1986, Shiro Kuramata (Japanese); Manufacturer: Vitra AG, Basel, Nickel-plated steel mesh (1988.186)
Jali screen (one of a pair), second half of 16th century; Mughal, Probably from Fatehpur Sikri, India, Carved red sandstone (1993.67.2)
"Java" armchair, ca. 1930, Ilonka Karasz (American, born Hungary), Teak wood (1983.228.5)
Jewelry casket, 1857, Pietro Giusti (Italian), Carved walnut, ebony, lined with red velvet (1998.19)
Kast, 1650–1700, American; New York City or vicinity, Painted white oak, red oak (1988.21)
Lamp, 1904–15, Louis Comfort Tiffany (American); Tiffany Studios, Leaded Favrile glass, bronze (1974.214.15a,b)
Landscape and Chinese Figures, Nagasawa Rosetsu (Japanese), Pair of six-panel folding screens; ink on gilded paper (1975.268.75, 76)
Lion head plaque, Iron Age II, 9th century B.C., Iran; Excavated at Hasanlu, Ivory (65.163.22)
Lion head terminal, Iron Age II, 9th century B.C., Northwestern Iran; Excavated at Hasanlu, Bronze (63.109.1)
Loom-width piece of velvet, late 15th century, Probably Bursa, Turkey, possibly Venice, Silk velvet pile and voided areas brocaded with silver-gilt-wrapped silk wefts (53.157)
Mechanical table, 1778, Jean-Henri Riesener (French), Oak veneered with bois satiné (bloodwood), holly, black stained holly, amaranth, berberis, stained sycamore, and green lacquered wood, gilt-bronze mounts (33.12)
Mechanical table, ca. 1761–63, Stamped by Jean-François Oeben and Roger Vandercruse Lacroix (French), Oak veneered with mahogany, kingwood, and tulipwood with marquetry of mahogany, rosewood, holly, and various other woods, gilt-bronze mounts (1982.60.61)
Meeting of Emperor Wen and Fisherman Lü Shang, Momoyama period), ca. 1600, Attributed to Kano Takanobu (Japanese), Two six-panel folding screens: ink, color, and gold on gilt paper (2006.42.1,.2)
Meridienne (Couch), 1837, Attributed to Duncan Phyfe (Scottish), New York City, Mahogany, pine, ash (66.221.1)
Model No. 41 lounge chair, 1931–32, Alvar Aalto (Finnish), Laminated birch (2000.375)
Morning Glories, Edo period, 19th century, Suzuki Kiitsu (Japanese), Pair of six-panel folding screens; ink, color, and gold on gilded paper (54.69.1,2)
"MR" armchair, 1927, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe (American, born Germany, Designer, Tubular steel, painted caning (1980.351)
The Old Plum, Edo period, ca. 1645, Attributed to Kano Sansetsu (Japanese), Four sliding door panels (fusuma); ink, color, gold leaf on paper (1975.268.48a-d)
Panel from a set of Bed Curtains, first half of 18th century, Greek Islands, Cyclades, Linen embroidered with silk (64.278.1,2)
Panel with Cross and Griffins, 500–700, Byzantine; Made in Egypt, Wood (28.12)
Parlour Chair: Plate 9 of The Cabinet and Chair-Maker's Real Friend and Companion, 1765, By Robert Manwaring (British); engraved by Robert Pranker (British); published by Henry Webley, London, 1765, British, Etching and engraving (32.9.6)
Part of a throne with deity on a bull, late 8th–7th century B.C.; Urartian style, Probably Toprakkale, eastern Anatolia, Bronze (50.163)
Pieced panel of brocaded silk, second half of 16th century, Probably Bursa, Turkey, Silk velvet pile and voided areas brocaded with silver-gilt-wrapped silk wefts (17.29.10)
Pier table, 1815–19, Charles-Honoré Lannuier (French), New York City, Rosewood, white pine, ash, marble, lead, brass (53.181a,b)
Pietre dure cabinet, 1615–20, Court workshop of the grand dukes of Tuscany (Italian, Florence), Various exotic hardwoods veneered on oak, with ebony moldings; plaques of hardstones and slate; pietre dure work of various hardstones, colored marbles, and rock crystal (1988.19)
Print table, Made by Frank Lloyd Wright (American), Manufactured by William E. Nemmers, White oak (1972.60.8a,b)
"Queen Anne" side chair, 1984, Robert Venturi (American); Manufacturer: Knoll International, Inc., Molded plywood and laminated finish (1985.113.1)
Revolving armchair, ca. 1904, Made by Frank Lloyd Wright (American), Steel, wood (1979.130)
Rough Waves, Edo period, ca. 1704–9, Ogata Korin (Japanese), Two-panel screen; ink, color, and gold on gilded paper (26.117)
Secretary bookcase, 1795–1805, Philadelphia, Mahogany, mahogany and satinwood veneers, holly stringing and inlay, white pine, yellow pine, tulip poplar, and cedar (67.203)
Secretary, ca. 1776, Attributed to Martin Carlin (French), Paris, Oak; tulipwood, purplewood, holly, and sycamore veneer; porcelain and tôle painted to imitate porcelain; gilt bronze (1976.155.110)
"September" armchair, 1973, Shigeru Uchida (Japanese); Manufacturer: Build Co. Ltd., Melamine baked steel pipe, melamine baked stainless steel wire (1988.192)
Settee, 1760–90, American, Mahogany, maple, cedar, birch, white pine (30.120.59)
Settee, ca. 1876–85, George Hunzinger (American; firm active New York City), Ebonized cherry, fabric-covered steel mesh (1992.269)
Sgabello, ca. 1489–91, Italian (Florence), Walnut, maple, ebony, ebonized wood, and fruitwood, traces of gilding and red paint (30.93.2)
Side chair (chaise) (one of a pair), 1784, Georges Jacob (French), carved by Jules Hugues Rousseau (French) and his brother Jean-Siméon Rousseau (French), Carved and gilded walnut (1977.102.13,14)
Side chair (part of a set), ca. 1899, Edward Colonna (German), for L'Art Nouveau Bing, Paris, French, Palissander wood, damask upholstery (26.228.5)
Side chair, 1690–1720, American; New York City or vicinity, Cherry (1997.68)
Side chair, 1765–75, American, Mahogany, yellow pine (51.140)
Side chair, 1790–1800, Hartford, Connecticut, Mahogany, chestnut, poplar (1982.223)
Side chair, 1794–99, Attributed to Samuel McIntire (American), Made in New England, Salem, Massachusetts, America, Mahogany, ebony, ash, birch, white pine (62.16)
Side chair, 1815–20, Attributed to Duncan Phyfe (Scottish), New York City

Mahogany, ash, tulip poplar (65.188.2)
Side chair, 1870, Edward Welby Pugin (British), Stained oak, ebony, and brass (1993.134)
Side chair, 1901–2, Made by Frank Lloyd Wright (American), Oak (1978.189)
Side chair, ca. 1730, Giles Grendey (English), Beech (37.115)
Side chair, ca. 1770, Attributed to Thomas Affleck (British, active in America), American; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Mahogany, northern white cedar (1974.325)
Side chair, ca. 1830, Attributed to Duncan Phyfe (Scottish), New York City, Rosewood, ash (68.202.1)
Side chair, ca. 1870, Attributed to Pottier and Stymus and Company (New York City), Walnut, mahogany, rosewood, cedar (1983.68)
Side chair, ca. 1870, Christopher Dresser (British), Gilt, ebonized, and carved wood (1994.529)
Side chairs, 1765–90, American, Mahogany, maple, white pine (39.88.1,2)
Side table, 1871, Edward William Godwin (British), Walnut and brass (1991.87)
Small desk (bonheur-du-jour), 1768, Martin Carlin (French), Oak veneered with tulipwood, amaranth, stained sycamore and mahogany drawers, gilt-bronze mounts, Sèvres plaques (58.75.48)
Sofa and armchairs, ca. 1832–35, Filippo Pelagio Palagi (Italian), Mahogany with maplewood and mahogany inlay, upholstered with modern silk (1987.62.1,.2,.3)
Sofa, 1800, Attributed to Samuel McIntire (American), American, Mahogany, birch, white pine (46.171.1a,b)
Sofa, ca. 1898, Ernest F. Hagen (German), New York City, Mahogany, cane (61.254)
Stand for a Qur'an manuscript, Muzzafarid period (1314–93), dated A.H. 761 / A.D. 1360, Iran or Central Asia, Wood (teak), carved, painted, inlaid (10.218)
Statuette of a philosopher on a lamp stand, Early Imperial, Augustan, late 1st century B.C., Roman, Marble (10.231.1)
Stool, 19th–20th century, Ghana; Akan, Wood (1986.478.2)
Stool: Kneeling Female Caryatid, 19th century (?), Democratic Republic of Congo; Luba or Shankadi, Wood, glass beads (1978.412.317)
Stove, ca. 1684–85, Attributed to the pottery of David II Pfau; Possibly assisted by Hans Heinrich III Pfau; Decoration after designs by Tobias Stimmer and Christoph Murer, Swiss (Winterthur), Faience (tin-enameled earthenware) (06.968.2)
Study of the Throne in the House of Lords (Study for Portrait of Queen Victoria), ca. 1838, Thomas Sully (American, born England), Graphite on paper (L.1994.29.5 recto)
Table Top, 400–600, Byzantine; Said to be from Rome, Italy, Marble (47.100.50)
Table, 1834, Royal Porcelain Manufactory, Berlin; Possibly designed by Karl Friedrich Schinkel (German); Decorator: August von Kloeber (German) and Gottfried Wilhelm Voelker (German), Hard-paste porcelain and gilt bronze (2000.189)
Table, 1912–15, Made by Frank Lloyd Wright (American), White oak (1972.60.3)
Table, ca. 1775–80, Italian (Rome), Wood, carved, painted, and partly gilded; replaced green-black granite top (41.188)
Table, ca. 1850–60, American, probably New York City, Walnut, marble (1986.78)
Table, ca. 1940, Made by Frank Lloyd Wright (American), Cypress plycore, cypress veneer (1981.438.2)
Tall clock, 1789, John Townsend (American) and William Tomlinson (British), Newport, Rhode Island, Mahogany, chestnut, tulip poplar, maple (27.57.2)
Wardrobe, Ming dynasty, 16th century, China, Wood (Huanghuali/Dalbergia odoriferal) (1976.193.8)
Washstand (athénienne or lavabo), 1804–14, Design attributed to Charles Percier (French); mounts attributed to Martin-Guillaume Biennais (French), Yew wood, gilt bronze (26.256.1)
"Wassily" chair, 1925, Marcel Breuer (American, born Hungary), Chrome-plated steel, canvas upholstery (1988.256)
Work and writing table (table en chiffonnière), ca. 1760, Stamped by Bernard van Risenburgh (French), Oak and pine veneered with tulipwood, kingwood, purplewood, and bois satiné (bloodwood), gilt-bronze mounts(1984.471.1)