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Furniture in Wood from Europe

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Works of Art (75)

"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 (part of a large set), 1753, Nicolas-Quinibert Foliot (French), Carved and gilded beechwood, covered with the original silk and wool Beauvais tapestry covers (35.145.26a, .25b, .23c,d)
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, 1922, Marcel Breuer (American, born Hungary), Oak, wool upholstery (1983.366)
Armchair, ca. 1710, French, Carved and gilded walnut, covered in late 17th-century wool, velvet (1983.526)
Armchair, ca. 1828, Karl Friedrich Schinkel (German), Gilded mountain ash, brass (1996.30)
Armchair, ca. 1850, Chair frame by firm of Joseph-Pierre-François Jeanselme (French); upholstery by firm of Jacques-Michel Dulud, Carved rosewood, leather, silk, serge (1995.164)
Armchair, ca. 1860, French, Gilded wood, upholstered in modern green tufted velvet (1998.382)
Armchair, ca. 1905, Designer: Henri-Jules-Ferdinand Bellery-Desfontaines (French), French (Paris), Walnut, copper, brass, tapestry covers, brown plush (1990.213)
Armoire, ca. 1710, Attributed to André-Charles Boulle (French), Tortoiseshell, engraved brass, and ebony on oak; gilt-bronze (59.108)
Bookstand, 1839, Designer: Charles-Auguste Questel (French); Maker: Georges-Alphonse Jacob Desmalter (French), France; Paris, Oak, maple, ebony, ebony veneer, ebonized maple, snakewood, ivory, mother-of-pearl, silk velvet, gilt bronze, and brass (2006.518)
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)
Cabinet-vitrine, 1899, Gustave Serrurier-Bovy (Belgian), Belgian (Liège), Red narra wood, ash, copper, enamel, glass (1981.512.4)
Cabinet, 1861, Philip Webb (British), Designer; Morris, Marshall, Faulkner & Co., Maker; Sir Edward Coley Burne-Jones (British), Painter, Made in England, Painted pine, oil paint on leather, brass, copper (26.54)
Casket, ca. 1680, Michel Redlin (German), Poland (Gdansk), Amber, gold foil, gilded brass, wood (2006.452a–c)
Cassone with the Conquest of Trebizond, 1460s, Marco del Buono Giamberti (Italian, Florentine); Apollonio di Giovanni di Tomaso (Italian, Florentine), Tempera, gold, and silver on wood (14.39)
Chandelier, ca. 1710–15, Attributed to John Gumley (English), Gilt gesso on wood; gilt metal mounts and candlesockets (1995.141)
Clock, ca. 1780–90, Workshop of David Roentgen (German); Movement attributed to Elie Prudhomme, German; Neuwied, Oak, pine mahogany; brass and gilt-bronze mounts, enamel (2002.237)
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. 1710–20, André-Charles Boulle (French), Walnut veneered with ebony and marquetry of engraved brass and tortoiseshell, gilt-bronze mounts, verd antique marble top (1982.60.82)
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)
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)
Couch and footstool with bone carvings and glass inlays, 1st–2nd century A.D., Roman, Wood, bone, glass (17.190.2076)
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)
David-Weill desk, ca. 1918–19, Émile-Jacques Ruhlmann (French), Amboyna, ivory, sharkskin, silk (1973.154.1)
Desk (secrétaire), ca. 1804–15, French, Amboyna on pine with gilt-bronze mounts (23.147.1)
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. 1902, Carlo Bugatti (Italian), Walnut, copper, pewter, vellum (1970.181.3)
Étagère, mid-19th century, English, Black lacquered, painted, and gilded wood and papier-mâché, mother-of-pearl (1999.50.2)
État (State) cabinet, 1926, Émile-Jacques Ruhlmann (French), Macassar ebony, amaranth, ivory (25.231.1)
Folding stool (one of a pair), 1786, Jean-Baptiste-Claude Sené (French), Beechwood, carved and painted, upholstered in pink silk (1977.102.9,.10)
Hanging cabinet, ca. 1890, Émile Gallé (French), French (Nancy), Beechwood, various marquetry woods (1982.246)
Jewelry casket, 1857, Pietro Giusti (Italian), Carved walnut, ebony, lined with red velvet (1998.19)
Longcase clock, ca. 1774–75, David Roentgen (German, 1743–1807), Oak, veneered with maple, burl woods, holly, hornbeam (all partially stained), and other woods; mother-of-pearl; gilt bronze and brass (1975.101)
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)
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)
Mirror Frame, ca. 1568, Wenzel Jamnitzer (German), Silver gilt, ebony, and mirror plate (17.190.620)
Model No. 41 lounge chair, 1931–32, Alvar Aalto (Finnish), Laminated birch (2000.375)
Screen: Sunrise/Sunset, ca. 1930, Jean Dunand (French), Lacquered gilt wood (2006.585)
Secrétaire à abattant, ca. 1815–20, with later additions, Austrian, Walnut, parcel-ebonized and mounted with gilt bronze; leather, glass, brass (1991.470)
Secretary (secrétaire à abattant), 1783, Jean-Henri Riesener (French), Oak veneered with ebony and black and gold Japanese lacquer, tulipwood, holly and black stained holly, amaranth, gilt-bronze mounts, white marble (20.155.11)
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)
The Seehof garden furniture, ca. 1763–64, German, Painted and gilded lindenwood (1974.356.114-.121)
Set of fourteen side chairs, ca. 1772, Thomas Chippendale (English), Mahogany, covered in modern red morocco leather (1996.426.1–.14)
Settee, March–June 1803, Andrei N. Voronikhin (designer) (Russian); Carl Scheibe (court cabinetmaker); Iwan Naschon (master carver); Carl Focht (court guilder); Sergej Schaschin (upholsterer), Saint Petersburg, Beech and pine wood, partly gilt with burnished and matte surfaces, later light blue silk show cover (2007.368)
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, 1870, Edward Welby Pugin (British), Stained oak, ebony, and brass (1993.134)
Side chair, ca. 1730, Giles Grendey (English), Beech (37.115)
Side chair, ca. 1870, Christopher Dresser (British), Gilt, ebonized, and carved wood (1994.529)
Side table, 1871, Edward William Godwin (British), Walnut and brass (1991.87)
Side table, top 1759; base 1794, John Wildsmith (English); John Mayhew (English) and William Ince (English), Pine, carved and gilded, composition, various marbles, semiprecious stones (58.75.130a,b)
Side tables, ca. 1740, After a design by Matthias Lock (British), Carved gilt pine with verde antico marble veneered top (2007.196.1,2)
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, ca. 1856, Ringuet-Leprince and L. Marcotte (French and American), Ebonized maple, gilt bronze (68.69.1)
Stool, ca. 1925, Pierre Legrain (French), Rosewood (1972.283.1)
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)
Table, ca. 1775–80, Italian (Rome), Wood, carved, painted, and partly gilded; replaced green-black granite top (41.188)
Upright secretary (secrétaire à abattant), ca. 1786–87, Maker: Guillaume Beneman (French) (1971.206.17)
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)
Washstand, 1904, Charles Rennie Mackintosh (Scottish), Designer, Oak, ceramic tile, colored and mirror glass, and lead (1994.120)
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)
Writing desk (bureau brisé), ca. 1685, Alexandre-Jean Oppenordt (Dutch, active France), maker; Jean Berain (French), engraver, France (Paris), Oak, pine, and walnut veneered with ebony, rosewood, and marquetry of engraved brass on tortoiseshell; gilt bronze, steel (1986.365.3)
Writing table (bureau plat), 1759, Gilles Joubert (French), Red and gold japanning on oak, gilt-bronze mounts, leather top (1973.315.1)