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Fruitwood

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Works of Art (38)

Architect's table, ca. 1780–95, David Roentgen (German, 1743–1807), Oak, mahogany, walnut, pine, and cherry, veneered with mahogany; gilt bronze, brass, iron, steel; partially tooled and gilded leather; Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, Smithsonian Institution (Inv. no. 1952-160-1) (L.2009.19)
Armchair, 1769, John Mayhew (English) and William Ince (English), Gilded fruitwood, tapestry (58.75.16)
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. 1907–9, Charles Sumner Greene (American) and Henry Mather Greene (American); Made by Peter and John Hall's Workshop, Pasadena, California, Honduras mahogany, ebony, fruitwood, silver, copper, and mother-of-pearl (1992.127)
Berlin secretary cabinet, 1778–79, 1786, David Roentgen (German, 1743–1807), Oak, pine, walnut, mahogany, cherry, and cedar, veneered with curly maple, burl maple and mahogany (both stained), and with marquetry in maple (partially stained), hornbeam, apple, walnut, mulberry, tulipwood, and rosewood; ivory, mother-of-pearl, gilt bronze, brass, steel, iron, and silk (L.2013.15.1)
Bowl (upper part of a tazza), ca. 1540–50, South German (Nuremberg?), Boxwood and fruitwood (17.190.643)
Bullroarer (Upura or Imunu Viki), late 19th–early 20th century, Papua New Guinea, Papuan Gulf, Purari Delta region, Wood, lime (1979.206.1545)
Cabinet, ca. 1866, Alexander Roux (American, born France; firm active New York City), Rosewood, tulipwood, cherry, poplar, pine (68.100.10
Candle stand, 1800–1840, American; New Lebanon, New York, Cherry (66.10.21)
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, ca. 1775–79, with later alterations, David Roentgen (German, 1743–1807), 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 (1982.60.81)
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)
Dirty Bride, or, The Wedding of Mopsus and Nisa, ca. 1566, Pieter Bruegel the Elder (Netherlandish), Pen and black-brown ink on white-prepared partially carved block of applewood (32.63)
Double counter, ca. 1825, American; New Lebanon, New York, Pine, applewood and pearwood (66.10.14)
Fragrance (Noa Noa), from the title block of Fragrance (Noa Noa), 1893–94, Paul Gauguin (French), Woodblock (fruit wood) with traces of zinc white and ink (37.97)
Grand piano, ca. 1790, Ferdinand Hofmann (Viennese, 1756–1829), Vienna, Austria, Wood and various materials (1984.34)
Harlequin table, ca. 1760–65, Abraham Roentgen (German, 1711–1793), Oak, pine, walnut, rosewood, and mahogany, veneered with rosewood, tulipwood (stained), pearwood (stained); ivory, mother-of-pearl; gilt bronze, brass, and iron (L.2013.15.2)
Jewel cabinet incorporating a watch, possibly before 1766, Signed by James Cox (English), Agate, mounted in gilded copper and gilded brass and set with painted enamel plaques, and fruitwood (64.101.829)
Letter box with pine, bamboo, cherry blossom, and family crests, Edo period (1615–1868), 19th century, Japan, Lacquered wood with gold and silver takamaki-e, hiramaki-e, togidashimaki-e, cut-out gold foil on nashiji ground (part of a wedding set) (10.7.22)
Mechanical game table, ca. 1780–83, David Roentgen (German), Germany; Neuwied, Partially stained oak, mahogany, maple, and fruitwood, felt, partially tooled and gilded leather, iron and steel fittings, brass (2007.42.1,2)
Music stand, 1962, Wharton Esherick (American), Designer, Cherry wood (1979.320)
Oval table, ca. 1774–80, David Roentgen (German, 1743–1807), Oak, walnut, pine, cherry, cedar, and maple, veneered with maple, hornbeam, holly (all partially stained), cherry, mahogany, tulipwood, and other woods; gilt bronze, iron, brass, steel; partially tooled and gilded leather (58.75.39)
Panel, Marquetry, second half of 8th century; Abbasid, Egypt, Fig wood and bone (37.103)
Portraits of an Elderly Woman and an Elderly Man, 1775–80, Roentgen Manufactory, Partially stained marquetry in maple, hornbeam, beech, boxwood, and other woods, frame in mahogany, picture backing in cherry; gilt bronze, brass, and iron (L.2013.15.3a–b)
Rolltop desk, ca. 1776–79, David Roentgen (German, 1743–1807), 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, and partially gold-lacquered brass (41.82)
Rolltop desk, ca. 1780, David Roentgen (German, 1743–1807), Oak, pine, walnut, cherry, tulipwood, and mahogany (later drawers), veneered with maple, hornbeam (both partially stained), tulipwood, burl wood (stained), mahogany, holly, walnut, and other woods; gilt bronze, brass, steel, and iron; marble; partially tooled and gilded leather (58.75.55)
Saints Christopher, Eustace, and Erasmus (Three Helper Saints), ca. 1500–1505, Tilman Riemenschneider (German)
Made in Würzburg, Germany, Limewood (61.86)
Settee, ca. 1876–85, George Hunzinger (American; firm active New York City), Ebonized cherry, fabric-covered steel mesh (1992.269)
Settees, 1769, 1770–71, John Mayhew (English) and William Ince (English), Gilded fruitwood, tapestry (58.75.21–22)
Sewing or work table, 1820–50, American; New Lebanon, New York, Walnut, cherry, butternut, pine, basswood(66.10.17)
Sgabello, ca. 1489–91, Italian (Florence), Walnut, maple, ebony, ebonized wood, and fruitwood, traces of gilding and red paint (30.93.2)
Side chair, 1690–1720, American; New York City or vicinity, Cherry (1997.68)
Side chair, 1730–90, New England, Walnut, cherry (46.192.2)
Studiolo from the Ducal Palace in Gubbio, ca. 1479–82, Possibly designed by Francesco di Giorgio Martini (Italian, Sienese); Executed by Giuliano da Maiano (Italian), Made in Gubbio, Italy, Walnut, beech, rosewood, oak, and fruitwoods on walnut base (39.153)
Table, 1653–60, Attributed to Pierre Gole (Dutch, active in France), Tortoiseshell, ivory, ebony, and other woods on oak and fruitwood; gilt-bronze (1986.38.1)
Tea and coffee service, 1773, Johan Henrik Blom (Finnish), Russian; Saint Petersburg, Parcel-gilt silver, enamel, ebonized fruitwood (47.51.1–.5)
Tenor Oboe, ca. 1730, Johann Wolfgang Köningsperger (German (Bavarian)), Stained pearwood, brass (2011.416)
Woodblock for Samson Rending the Lion, ca. 1497–98, Albrecht Dürer (German), Pearwood (19.73.255)