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Works of Art (412)

'Ukulele, late 19th century, Hawai'i, Wood, metal, gut (89.4.727)
Akuaba Figure, 19th–20th century, Akan peoples; Ghana, Wood, beads, string (1979.206.75)
"Alada" table, ca. 1985, Oscar Tusquets Blanca (Spanish); Manufacturer: CASAS, Painted wood, etched glass, bronze (1990.68ab)
Altar Angels, late 13th century, French, Oak with traces of polychromy (52.33.1,2)
Altar: Female Figures, 16th–20th century, Mali; Dogon, Wood, clay coating, patina (1978.412.467)
Ancestor Figure (Korwar), late 19th–early 20th century, Cenderawasih Bay, New Guinea, Papua (Irian Jaya) Province, Indonesia, Wood, glass beads (2001.674)
Ancestor Figure, 19th–20th century, Boyo peoples; Democratic Republic of Congo, Wood, kaolin (1978.412.424)
Ancestral Couple (Ana Deo), 19th–early 20th century, Nage people, central Flores Island, Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia, Wood (2006.510)
Andrew Jackson, ca. 1860, William Rumney (American), Pine, painted (1978.57)
Androgyn III, 1985, Magdalena Abakanowicz (Polish), Burlap, resin, wood, nails, string (1986.221a,b)
Architectural Ensemble from a Jain Meeting Hall, last quarter of 16th century, India, Gujarat, Patan, Teak with traces of color (16.133,1,2)
Architectural Ornament, late 19th–early 20th century, Toba Batak people, Sumatra, Indonesia, Wood, paint (1988.143.68)
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 and matching side chair, ca. 1870–75, Attributed to Pottier & Stymus Manufacturing Company (American), Rosewood, prickly juniper veneer(1970.35.1–2)
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. 1768, Attributed to Thomas Affleck (American, born Scotland), Philadelphia, Mahogany and white oak with modern yellow silk upholstery (2007.302a–c)
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. 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)
Bakers and Brewers from Meketre's model bakery, Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12, reign of Amenemhat I, ca. 1975 B.C., Egyptian; From the tomb of Meketre, western Thebes, Plastered and painted wood (20.3.12)
Banister-back chair, 1715–35, Northeastern coastal Massachusetts or Portsmouth, New Hampshire, Poplar, maple, ash (52.195.8)
Baptism of Christ, ca. 1480–1490, Pupil of Veit Stoss, Cracow, Lindenwood (12.130.1)
Bass viol, ca. 1680, Labeled Richard Meares (English), London, Spruce soundboard, maple back and sides (1982.324)
Beaker (kero), 7th–10th century, Peru; Wari, Wood (1978.412.214)
Bedstead, 1810–15, Attributed to Thomas Seymour (American), Boston, Mahogany, mahogany veneer, mahoganized maple and white pine, painted and gilded wood (18.110.64)
Bell Mallet (Lawle), early 20th century, Ivory Coast, Baule people, Wood (2010.349)
Bird (Sejen), 19th–mid-20th century, Côte d'Ivoire; Senufo, Wood (1978.412.382)
Bis Pole, late 1950s, Asmat people, Omadesep village, New Guinea, Papua (Irian Jaya) Province, Indonesia, Wood, paint, fiber (1979.206.1611)
Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara (Guanyin Pusa), Yuan dynasty, dated 1282, Probably Hebei Province, China, Wood (willow) with traces of pigment, single woodblock construction (34.15.1)
Boiserie from the Hôtel de Cabris, ca. 1775–78, and later, French (Paris); Made in Paris, France, Oak and plaster, painted and gilded; bronze-gilt, mirror glass, oak flooring, etc.; (1972.276.1)wo
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)
Bow Stand with Female Figure, 19th–20th century, Democratic Republic of Congo; Luba, Wood, metal, beads, string (1978.412.486)
Bowl (upper part of a tazza), ca. 1540–50, South German (Nuremberg?), Boxwood and fruitwood (17.190.643)
Bowl, Geometric Pattern, 19th–20th century; Fulani, Fulani people; Mali, western Sudan, Wood (1977.394.31)
Box for game pieces, ca. 1300, German, Painted wood with iron mounts (1976.327)
Box from the tomb of Sennedjem, New Kingdom, reign of Ramesses II, ca. 1279–1213 B.C., Egyptian; From the tomb of Sennedjem, Deir el-Medina, western Thebes, Gessoed and painted wood (86.1.8)
Box, 1660–85, Attributed to John Thurston (American), Dedham or Medfield, Massachusetts, White oak, red oak, southern yellow pine (10.125.680)
Box, ca. 1910–20, Marie Zimmermann (American), Wood, silver alloy, brass, ivory, amethyst, and semi-precious quartz (2005.464)
Bracelet, 17th–19th century, Nigeria; Yoruba, Owo subgroup, Ivory, wood or coconut shell inlay (1991.17.138)
Brush holder, Ming dynasty, early 17th century, Zhang Xihuang (active early 17th century), China, Bamboo (1994.208)
Bullroarer (Upura or Imunu Viki), late 19th–early 20th century, Papua New Guinea, Papuan Gulf, Purari Delta region, Wood, lime (1979.206.1545)
Bust of Alexander Menshikov (ca. 1670–1729), ca. 1703–4, Swiss, Austrian, or German artist (active Russia), Red pine (pinus sylvestris), wrought iron (1996.7)
Cabinet (armoire), 1867, Charles Guillaume Diehl (German, act. Paris), cabinetmaker; Jean Brandely (French), designer; Emmanuel Frémiet (French), sculptor, France (Paris), Oak veneered with cedar, walnut, ebony, and ivory, silvered bronze mounts (1989.197)
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, 17th–18th century, Thailand, Wood with lacquer and gold (1971.139)
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)
Calvary Scene, 18th century, Ecuadoran (Quito), Wood, polychromed and gilded, with glass eyes and silver attachments (64.164.230–.233)
Calvary, late 17th–early 18th century, German or Netherlandish(?), Ivory, ebony (50.182a–g)
Canoe Figurehead (Nguzu Nguzu, Musu Musu, or Toto Isu), late 19th–early 20th century, New Georgia (?), Solomon Islands, Wood, chambered nautilus shell, parinarium nut paste, paint (1976.351)
Card table, 1817, Charles-Honoré Lannuier (French), New York City, Mahogany veneer, gilded gesso, vert antique, gilded brass with white pine, yellow poplar (1995.377.1)
Carrying Bowl (Finola), 19th century, Kaniet Islands, Wood, fiber (1985.317.18)
Carrying Tray, early 20th century, Wardaman people, Northern Territory, Australia, Wood, paint (1979.206.1531)
Caryatid Veranda Post, 20th century, Olowe of Ise (Yoruba), Yoruba peoples; Nigeria, Wood, pigment (1996.558)
Case (étui) with an amorous inscription, 1450–1500, Italy, Leather (cuir bouilli) over a wooden core, red cord (50.53.1)
Casket (cassetta), 1500–1530, Ferrara or Venice, Gesso on wood (pastiglia) (10.141.1)
Casket (cofanetto or scrigno), ca. 1570–90, Venice, Beech wood, partially gilded and painted rosewood veneer; gold powder, gold leaf, silver flakes, silver-gilt, bronze, and yellow metal (57.25ab)
Casket (cofanetto or scrigno), ca. 1575–1600, Venice, Beech wood, painted and decorated ebony with encrustations of mother-of-pearl; gilded ivory, and gouache miniatures on parchment under glass; later textile-lining (17.190.848)
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)
Ceremonial Board (Malu), 19th century, Sawos people, Middle Sepik region, Papua New Guinea, Wood (1978.412.713)
Ceremonial Sword (Udamalore), 17th–19th century, Nigeria; Yoruba, Owo subgroup, Ivory, wood or coconut shell inlay (1991.17.122)
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)
Chasse with the Crucifixion and Christ in Majesty, ca. 1180–90, Made in Limoges, France, Copper: engraved, chiseled, stippled, and gilt; champlevé enamel: dark, medium, and light blue; turquoise, dark and light green, yellow, red, and white; wood core, painted red on exterior (17.190.514)
Chest with drawers, 1675–1700, Wethersfield, Connecticut, Oak, pine, cedar (66.190.1)
Chest-on-Chest, 1772, Thomas Townsend (American), Newport, Rhode Island, Mahogany, chestnut, tulip poplar (2005.52)
Chest, 1663–80, Attributed to William Searle (American) or Thomas Dennis (American), Ipswich, Massachusetts, White oak (10.125.685)
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)
Christ Carrying the Cross, with the Crucifixion; The Resurrection, with the Pilgrims of Emmaus (triptych wings), ca. 1510, Gerard David (Netherlandish), Oil on oak panel (1975.1.119), Archangel Gabriel; The Virgin Annunciate (exterior of triptych wings), ca. 1510, Gerard David (Netherlandish), Oil on oak panel (1975.1.120)
Cittern (Hamburger Cithrinchen), ca. 1685, Joachim Tielke (German), Wood, ivory, ebony, other materials (1985.124)
Clock with pedestal (Pendule sur gaine), ca. 1690, Movement by Jacques III Thuret (French) or more likely his father, Isaac II Thuret (French); case by André-Charles Boulle (French) after designs supplied by Jean Berain (French), Case: oak, with brass and engraved pewter inlay on a tortoiseshell ground, and gilt-bronze mounts; dial: gilt brass with enamel numerals; movement: brass and steel (58.53)
Clogs, 19th century, Turkey, Wood, mother-of-pearl, metallic thread, metal (1972.248.5a,b)
Coffer, 15th century, Italy; Siena (?), Walnut, leather, gesso, painted and gilded (41.100.188)
Coffin set of Henettawy, Third Intermediate Period, Dynasty 21, reign of Psusennes I, ca. 1040–992 B.C., Egyptian; From Deir el-Bahri, western Thebes, Gessoed and painted wood (25.3.182–184)
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)
Comb, 13th century, Egypt, Wood; carved, sawn, drilled, and painted (38.118.17)
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)
Container (Aduno Koro) with Figures, 16th–19th century, Mali; Dogon, Wood (1979.206.255)
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)
Crucifix, 1180–1230, Said to be from a monastery near Treviso, northern Italy, Wood with traces of paint (47.100.54)
Crucifix, 16th century (?), Democratic Republic of Congo; Kongo peoples, Brass, wood (1999.295.8)
Crucifix, second half of 12th century, Spanish; From the convent of Santa Clara de Astudillo, Palencia, Cross: red pine, polychromy, textured gilt, and glass; Christ: white oak and polychromy (35.36a, b)
Cup: Head with Headdress, 19th–20th century, Democratic Republic of Congo; Kuba peoples, Wood (1978.412.541)
Cupboard, 1670–1700, Plymouth or Barnstable County, Massachusetts, Red oak, eastern white pine, Atlantic white cedar, eastern red cedar, black walnut, maple (50.20.3)
Dainichi Nyorai (Mahā-vairochana), Heian period, 12th century, Japan, Wood with gold leaf and lacquer (26.118)
Dance Paddle (Rapa), early 19th century, Rapa Nui people, Rapa Nui (Easter Island), Wood (1978.412.1571)
Dancing Bacchante, early 18th century, Robert Le Lorrain (French), Bronze, mounted on base of ebony and gilt bronze (1973.263)
Death as an Archer on a Horse, mid-17th century (?), German, Lindenwood with traces of pigment, spruce base (17.190.729)
The Death of the Virgin (The Dormition), late 15th century, Workshop of Master Tilman, Made in Cologne, Germany, Oak (1973.348)
Desk, 1700–1730, Boston, Massachusetts, Eastern white pine, poplar, black walnut, ash (10.125.75)
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)
Division Viol, ca. 1720, School of Joachim Tielke (German), Wood, ivory, tortoise shell (89.4.956)
Doorboard (Jovo or Tale), late 19th–early 20th century, Kanak peoples, northern Grande Terre Island, New Caledonia, Wood, paint (1979.206.1758)
Double Virginal, 1581, Made by Hans Ruckers the Elder (Flemish), Antwerp, Flanders, Wood and various other materials (29.90)
Double-Barreled Wheellock Pistol of Emperor Charles V, ca. 1540–45, Made by Peter Peck, German (Munich), Steel, etched and gilded; wood, inlaid with engraved staghorn (14.25.1425)
Drinking Vessel (Kero), late 15th–early 16th century, Peru; Inka, Wood (1994.35.11)
Drum (Pahu), early 19th century, Austral Islands, possibly Ra'ivavae, Wood, sharkskin, fiber (1978.412.720)
Drum, mid-20th century, Carved by Omas, New Guinea, Papua Province, Asmat people, Pomatsj River, Sauwa village, Wood, lizard skin, paint, fiber (1978.412.962)
Eagle, 1809–11, William Rush (American, 1756–1833), Carved wood (probably Eastern white pine), gessoed and gilded, and cast iron, painted (2002.21.1)
Easy chair, 1715–30, Boston, Massachusetts, Maple, oak, black tupelo (50.228.1)
Embroidered fan with landscape: Ancient Mountains, Green Pines, Qing dynasty, 19th century, China, Fan: silk embroidery on silk gauze; rim and handle: lacquered wood (62.97.25a)
Enthroned Virgin and Child, 1130–40, French; Made in Burgundy, Birch with paint (47.101.15)
Enthroned Virgin and Child, 1210–1220, Said to be from the priory of Oignies, Belgium, Oak with traces of paint (41.190.283)
Enthroned Virgin and Child, ca. 1280–1300, Navarre, Spain, Maple, paint, and gilt (53.67)
Enthroned Virgin, late 12th century, Scandinavian, perhaps from Gotland, Poplar with remains of polychromy (17.190.716)
Étagère, mid-19th century, English, Black lacquered, painted, and gilded wood and papier-mâché, mother-of-pearl (1999.50.2)
Face Mask (Kpeliye'e), 19th–mid-20th century, Côte d'Ivoire, Mali, or Burkina Faso; Senufo, Wood, pigment (1978.412.365)
Face Mask (Kpeliye'e), 19th–mid-20th century, Côte d'Ivoire; Senufo, Wood (1979.206.216)
Face Mask (Kpeliye'e), 19th–mid-20th century, Côte d'Ivoire; Senufo, Wood, horns, raffia fiber, cotton cloth, feather, metal, sacrificial material (1978.412.489)
Female Figure (Tetepeku), 19th or early 20th century, Abelam people, Prince Alexander Mountains, Sepik region, Papua New Guinea, Wood, paint (1978.412.819)
Female Figure, 16th–early 19th century, Inyai-Ewa people, Korewori River, Middle Sepik region, Papua New Guinea, Wood (1978.412.857)
Female Figure, 19th–20th century, Bamana peoples; Mali, Wood, metal (1978.412.347)
Fiddle (Enserunai or Ensuranai), 19th century, Malaysia, Borneo, Sarawak, Sadong River, Iban people, Wood, coconut shell, hide, fiber (89.4.2365)
Figure (Grave Marker), 20th century, Kenya; Giryama people, Wood (1993.522)
Figure (Hampatong), 19th–early 20th century, Ngadju or Ot Danum people, Kalimantan, Borneo, Indonesia, Wood (1988.124.3)
Figure (Uli), mid-19th–early 20th century, Mandak-Barak area, Lelet Plateau, Central New Ireland, Wood, paint, fiber, shell opercula (1977.455)
Figure (Yipwon), 19th century or earlier, Yimam people, Korewori River, Middle Sepik region, Papua New Guinea, Wood (1978.412.854)
Figure of an eagle, 1800–1830, Philadelphia Pine (59.89)
Figure, 19th–20th century, Bangwa peoples; Cameroon, Wood, pigment, encrustation, fiber (1978.412.576)
Figure, late 19th century, Sudan; Bongo peoples, Wood (1973.264)
Figure: Mother and Child, 19th–20th century, Democratic Republic of Congo or Angola, Kongo peoples, Yombe group, Wood, glass, metal, pigment (1979.206.29)
Figures with Xylophone, 16th–20th century, Mali; Dogon, Wood, metal (1979.206.131)
Flight of the Dolphin, 2010, Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaiain (Iran, born 1924), Mirror mosaic, reverse-glass painting, glue and plaster on wood (2010.395)
Flintlock Gun, ca. 1620, Made by Pierre Le Bourgeois (died 1627), French (Lisieux), Steel, chiseled, blued, and gilded; wood, inlaid with silver, brass, and engraved mother-of-pearl; brass-gilt (1972.223)
Flintlock gun, dated 1735, Louis Jaley (steel chiseler; French); Nicolas Carteron (barrelsmith; French); Joseph Blachon (stockmaker; French), France (Saint-Étienne), Steel, gold, silver, wood (1987.274)
Flute Stopper, late 19th–early 20th century, Papua New Guinea, Lower Sepik region, Biwat people, Wood, paint (1978.412.1545)
Folding stool (one of a pair), 1786, Jean-Baptiste-Claude Sené (French), Beechwood, carved and painted, upholstered in pink silk (1977.102.9,.10)
Fortissimo screen, 1925–26, Jean Dunand (French, born Switzerland); Séraphin Soudbinine (French, born Russia), Lacquered wood, eggshell, mother-of-pearl (50.102.4)
Frame, ca. 1765, American, White pine (08.1a)
Friction Drum (Lunet or Livika), late 19th–early 20th century, New Ireland, Wood, shell (1979.206.1477)
Fudō Myōō (Achala-vidyārāja), Heian period, 12th century, Japan, Joined-woodblock construction with traces of color and cut-gold (1975.268.163)
Funerary Carving (Malagan), late 19th–early 20th century, Northern New Ireland, Wood, paint, shell opercula (1978.412.712)
Funerary Carving (Malagan), late 19th–early 20th century, Northern New Ireland, Wood, paint, shell opercula (1979.206.1474)
Funerary Carving (Malagan), late 19th–early 20th century, Northern New Ireland, Wood, paint, shell, resin (2007.215.2)
Gable Figure (Dilukái), 19th–early 20th century, Belauan people, Belau (Palau), Caroline Islands, Wood, paint (1978.412.1558a–d)
Gable Ornament (P'naret), mid-20th century, Big Nambas people, Malakula Island, Vanuatu, Fern wood (1979.206.1584)
Gift-Bearing Figures (from a Nativity Group), 18th century, Guatemalan, Wood, polychromed and gilded (64.164.176–.179)
Girandole, 1817, New York City and Albany, New York, Gilded, gesso, mirror glass with white pine (1974.363.1)
Guitar, 1697, Jean-Baptiste Voboam (French), Paris, Wood, tortoiseshell (1989.147)
Guitar, ca. 1630–50, Attributed to Matteo Sellas (Italian), Venice, Wood, bone, various materials (1990.103)
Guitar, ca. 1780, Possibly Joseph de Frías (Spanish), Seville, Wood, various materials (1992.279)
Guitar, late 17th century, Attributed to Giacomo Ertel (German, active in Italy), Rome, Wood, various materials (1984.225)
Hardanger Fiddle, 1756, Isak N. Botnen/Skår (Norwegian) and Trond Isaksen Flatebø (Norwegian), Pine, birch, and other woods, bone, lignum vitae and mother-of-pearl inlay (46.34.7)
Harp-lute, ca. 1815, Edward Light (English), London, Wood, lacquered and gilded (50.184.1)
Harpsichord, ca. 1675, Made by Michele Todini (Italian), Rome, Italy, Wood, various materials (89.4.2929)
Head for Yam Ceremony (Yena), 19th–early 20th century, Yasyin-Mayo people, Yau village, Washkuk Hills, Upper Sepik region, Papua New Guinea, Wood, paint (1978.412.1699)
Head of Christ, ca. 1445, Petrus Christus (Netherlandish), Oil on parchment, laid down on wood (60.71.1)
Headdress (Kapurei [?]), late 19th–early 20th century, Sulka people, New Britain, Wood, paint (1981.331.1)
Headdress, 19th–20th century, Baga peoples; Guinea, Wood (1979.206.17)
Headdress, 19th–20th century, Bamana peoples; Mali, Wood, metal bands (1978.412.435)
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)
Headrest, 19th–20th century, Uganda; Karimoja peoples, Wood, copper, pigment (1978.412.643)
Helmet Mask (Kponyugo), 19th–mid-20th century, Côte d'Ivoire; Senufo, Wood (1979.206.71)
Helmet Mask (Temes Mbalmbal), early to mid-20th century, Southwest Malakula Island, Vanuatu, Wood, vegetable fiber, pig's tusks, glass, metal, paint (1979.206.1697)
Helmet Mask, 19th–20th century, Bobo peoples; Burkina Faso, Wood, paint, animal hair, resin (1979.206.157)
High chest of drawers, 1700–1730, Boston, Massachusetts, Black walnut, poplar, maple, hickory, eastern white pine (52.195.2a,b)
Holy Family with Saints Anne and Joachim, Relief, 16th century (1567–68), Diego de Pesquera (Spanish), Made in Spain, Wood, polychromed and gilded (45.128.5)
Hornbill Figure (Kenyalang), late 19th–early 20th century, Malaysia (Borneo, Sarawak), Iban people, Wood, paint, metal, trade beads, fiber (2007.359)
House Post (Tomok), 19th–early 20th century, Yami people, Botel Tobago (Lan Yü) Island, Taiwan, Wood, paint (1995.65.2)
House Post Figure (Amo), ca. 1800, Maori people, Te Arawa region, Aotearoa (New Zealand), Wood (1979.206.1508)
House Post Figure, 19th century, Kambot (Tin Dama) people, Keram River, Lower Sepik region, Papua New Guinea, Wood, paint, fiber (1978.412.823)
Housepost, late 19th–early 20th century, Auguena village, Santa Ana Island, Solomon Islands, Wood (1986.486)
Hungarian-style Shield, ca. 1500–1550, Eastern European, Wood, leather, gesso, polychromy (49.57.1)
Icon with the Presentation of Christ in the Temple, 1400–1500, Byzantine, Wood, painted, with gold ground (31.67.8)
Incense holder, late 16th–early 17th century, Zhu Sansong, China, Bamboo (1995.271)
Inkstone and box, Qing dynasty, early 18th century, inscribed with dates corresponding to 1370 and 1702, China, Green schist and wood (1981.120.1a-c)
Inro with decoration of Portuguese figures, Edo period, 19th century, Wood with black and gold lacquer (1975.268.178)
Janus Helmet Mask (Wanyugo), 19th–mid-20th century, Côte d'Ivoire; Senufo, Wood, pigment (1978.412.311)
Janus-Faced Headdress, 19th–20th century, Boki peoples; Nigeria, Wood, cotton, metal, cane, pigment (1987.284)
Jewelry casket, 1857, Pietro Giusti (Italian), Carved walnut, ebony, lined with red velvet (1998.19)
Joined armchair, 1650–1700, Essex County, Massachusetts, Oak (1995.98)
Kòmò Helmet Mask (Kòmòkun), 19th–mid-20th century, Mali; Bamana, Wood, bird skull, porcupine quills, horns, cotton, sacrificial materials (1979.206.150)
Kòmò Helmet Mask (Kòmòkun), 19th–mid-20th century, Mali; Bamana, Wood, bird skull, porcupine quills, horns, nails, cotton, sacrificial material (1979.206.124)
Kòmò Helmet Mask (Kòmòkun), 19th–mid-20th century, Mali; Bamana, Wood, encrustation, quills, tusks, bird skull (1978.412.426)
Kònò Helmet Mask, 19th–mid-20th century, Mali; Bamana, Wood, sacrificial materials (1978.412.362)
Kònò Helmet Mask, 19th–mid-20th century, Mali; Bamana, Wood, sacrificial patina (1978.412.361)
Kast, 1690–1720, American; New York City or vicinity, Painted yellow poplar, red oak, white pine (09.175)
Kero Carved in the Form of a Head, 17th–18th century, Peru, Wood with pigmented resin inlay (1994.35.26)
Kero Carved in the Form of a Head, 17th–18th century, Peru, Wood with pigmented resin inlay (1994.35.27)
Kero with Images of Figures in Andean Dress, Tocapus, and Flowers Interspersed with Carved Geometric Designs, 16th–18th century, Peru, Wood with pigmented resin inlay (1994.35.13)
Kero with Registers of Pumas, Parrots, and Flowers Separated by Bands of Carved Geometric Designs (Tocapus), 16th–18th century, Peru, Wood with pigmented resin inlay (1994.35.14)
Khonsu's anthropoid coffins, New Kingdom, reign of Ramesses II, ca. 1279–1213 B.C., Egyptian; From the tomb of Sennedjem, Deir el-Medina, western Thebes, Gessoed and painted wood (86.1.1,.2)
Khonsu's funerary mask, New Kingdom, reign of Ramesses II, ca. 1279–1213 B.C., Egyptian; From the tomb of Sennedjem, Deir el-Medina, western Thebes, Painted wood and cartonnage (86.1.4)
Knife Sheath, late 19th–early 20th century, Paiwan people, Taiwan, Wood, paint, metal, fiber (1990.307)
Ladle, 20th century (before 1960), Zlan of Belewale, Dan peoples; Liberia or Côte d'Ivoire, Wood, pigment (1979.206.254)
Lamentation with Sorrowing Angels, 17th century, Workshop of Mattheus van Beveren (Flemish), Flemish, Boxwood (64.164.242)
Library table, 1904, William Lightfoot Price (American), Rose Valley, Pennsylvania, White oak, stained (1991.145)
Lidded Bowl, 17th–18th century, Nigeria; Yoruba, Owo subgroup, Ivory, wood or coconut shell inlay (1991.17.126a, b)
Lidded Container, 19th–20th century, Democratic Republic of Congo; Kuba peoples, Wood, camwood powder, palm oil patina (1978.412.299a,b)
Lidded Container: Equestrian Figure, 16th–20th century, Mali; Dogon, Wood, metal staples (1979.206.173a-c)
Linen press, ca. 1904, Edna M. Walker (American), Byrdcliffe Arts and Crafts Colony, Woodstock, New York, Oak, tulip poplar, brass (1991.311.1)
Linguist Staff (Oykeame), 19th–20th century, Ghana; Akan, Asante, Gold foil, wood, nails (1986.475a-c)
Lira, ca. 1890, Greece, Wood, tortoiseshell, ivory (2003.378)
Longcase Clock, probably ca. 1675–78, Movement by Thomas Tompion (English), Case: oak, veneered with oystershell-cut olivewood and marquetry panels of green-stained bone, ivory, and various woods, gilt-brass mounts; Dial: brass, partly gilded and partly silvered; Movement: brass and steel (1999.48.2)
Looking glass, ca. 1775, American, Pine (1990.18)
Lucretia, 1500–1515, Conrad Meit (German), Flemish, Boxwood (17.190.582)
Lute (Hasapi), late 19th–early 20th century, Indonesia, Sumatra, Toba Batak people, Wood, metal (1999.47.44)
Male and Female Poro Altar Figures (Ndebele), 19th–mid-20th century, Côte d'Ivoire; Senufo, Wood, pigment (1979.206.193, 4)
Male Figure (Aripa), 16th–early 19th century, Inyai-Ewa people, Korewori River, Middle Sepik region, Papua New Guinea, Wood, paint (1978.412.1508)
Male Figure (Aripa), 16th–early 19th century, Inyai-Ewa people, Korewori River, Middle Sepik region, Papua New Guinea, Wood, paint (1978.412.1509)
Male Figure (Moai Tangata), early 19th century, Rapa Nui people, Rapa Nui (Easter Island), Wood, obsidian, bone (1984.526)
Male Figure (Tiki), 18th–early 19th century, Mangareva, Gambier Islands, French Polynesia, Wood (1979.206.1466)
Male Figure, 16th–early 19th century, Inyai-Ewa people, Korewori River, Middle Sepik region, Papua New Guinea, Wood (1978.412.856)
Male Figure, early to mid-20th century, Asmat people, Munu village, New Guinea, Papua (Irian Jaya) Province, Indonesia, Wood, paint, fiber, shell, cassowary quills (1979.206.1589)
Male Poro Figure (Pombia), 19th–mid-20th century, Côte d'Ivoire; Senufo, Tyebara, Wood (1978.412.315)
Male Reliquary Figure, 19th century, Gabon or Democratic Republic of Congo; Ambete, Wood, pigment, metal, cowrie shells (2002.456.17)
Man's Grave Marker (Sunduk), early to mid-20th century, Bajau people, Sulu Archipelago, Philippines, Wood (1990.338a,b)
Mandora or chitarino, ca. 1420, Northern Italy (Milan?), Boxwood and rosewood (64.101.1409)
Mangaaka Power Figure (Nkisi N'Kondi), second half of 19th century, Democratic Republic of Congo or Angola, Chiloango River Region; Kongo, Wood, metal, resin, enamel (2008.30)
Maquette for Arbre Cubiste (Cubist Tree), 1925, Jan Martel (French); Joël Martel (French), Painted wood (1997.110)
Mask (Dagak), mid- to late 19th century, Kanak peoples, northern Grande Terre Island, New Caledonia, Wood (1983.17)
Mask with Female Figure, 19th–20th century, Mossi peoples; Burkina Faso, Wood, metal (1979.206.84)
Mask, 19th century, Probably Romkun, Breri, or Igana peoples, Ramu or Guam River, Lower Sepik region, Papua New Guinea, Wood (1978.7)
Mask, 19th–20th century, Bwa peoples; Burkina Faso, Wood, pigment, fiber (1979.206.196)
Mask, 19th–early 20th century, Probably Timor-Leste (East Timor), Wood, fiber, traces of paint, lime, and hair (2000.444)
Masquerade Element (Omama): Ram's Head, 17th–19th century, Nigeria; Yoruba, Owo subgroup, Ivory, wood or coconut shell inlay (1991.17.123)
Mater Dolorosa (Mourning Virgin), 18th century, Sino-Spanish, Wood with pigments, gilding, ivory, and silver (2002.133a,b)
Maternity Figure, 19th–20th century, Luluwa peoples; Democratic Republic of Congo, Wood, metal ring (1979.206.282)
Maternity Figure, 19th–20th century, Senufo peoples; Côte d'Ivoire, Wood, oil patina (1981.397)
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)
Memory Board (Lukasa), 19th–20th century, Democratic Republic of Congo; Luba, Wood (1977.467.3)
Miniature pagoda, early Nara period, ca. 767, Japan, Wood (1975.268.150ab)
Mirror Bearer, 6th century, Mexico or Guatemala; Maya, Wood, hematite (1979.206.1063)
Mirror Frame, 9th–12th century, Peru; Wari-Chimú, Wood (1995.428)
Mother and Child, 15th–20th century, Mali, Bougouni or Dioila area; Bamana peoples, Wood (1979.206.121)
Mukudj Mask, 19th–20th century, Punu peoples; Gabon, Wood, pigment, kaolin (2000.177)
Nativity Group with Angel, 18th century, Guatemalan, Wood, polychromed and gilded, with glass eyes and silver-gilt halos (64.164.168ab–.172)
Nativity Scene, 18th century, Ecuadoran, with Hispano-Philippine ivory inserts, Bodies of wood, polychromed and gilded; faces and shoulders, ivory touched up with polychromy (64.164.172–.174)
Neckrest: Female Figure, probably 19th century, Democratic Republic of Congo; Luba or Shankadi, Wood, beads (1981.399)
Netsuke: Ashinaga and Tenaga, 18th century, Japanese, Wood (10.211.2348)
Netsuke: Boar resting on bush clover, 19th century, Japanese, Wood (91.1.989)
Netsuke: Ox with boy playing flute, 19th century, Japanese, Wood, ivory, metal (10.211.780)
New York, Number 18, 1938, Charles Biederman (American), Painted wood and plastic (1980.419)
Nose Flute (Bituucu, Bitu Ceguvi, Bitu ni Vakatagi, or Bitu Vakatagi), ca. 1830, Fiji, Bamboo (89.4.795)
Oval table with falling leaves, 1715–40, Rhode Island, Maple, eastern white pine (10.125.133)
Paddle (Hose), late 19th–early 20th century, Buka or northern Bougainville Island, northern Solomon Islands, Wood, paint (1978.412.1491)
Pair of Diviner's Figures, 19th–20th century, Baule peoples; Côte d'Ivoire, Wood, pigment, beads, iron (1978.412.390-.391)
Pair of doors, 9th century; Abbasid, Iraq, Carved wood (31.119.1,.2)
Pair of flower style doors, 17th century, India, Wood (2009.376a,b)
Pair of gulgul, early 20th century, Indonesia (Madura), Wood (2009.430a,b,431)
Pair of Keros with Carved Feline Handles, 17th–18th century, Peru, Wood with pigmented resin inlay (1994.35.22,.23)
Pair of Keros, 16th–17th century, Peru, Inka/Colonial, Wood, pigmented resin inlay (1994.35.15,.16)
Pair of minbar doors, Mamluk period (1250–1517), ca. 1325–30, Egypt, Cairo, wood (rosewood and mulberry), carved, inlaid with carved ivory, ebony, and other woods (91.1.2064)
Panel from a Buddhist ritual crown, late 13th–early 14th century, Tibet, Distemper on wood (1997.152)
Panel with Cross and Griffins, 500–700, Byzantine; Made in Egypt, Wood (28.12)
Panel with horse heads, Fatimid period, 11th century, Egypt, Wood (teak), carved (11.205.2)
Panel, 14th century; Marinid, Morocco, Carved and polychromed wood (1985.241)
Panel, Abbasid period, early 9th century, Iraq, Takrit, Wood (teak), carved (33.41.1a–e)
Panel, Marquetry, second half of 8th century; Abbasid, Egypt, Fig wood and bone (37.103)
Panel, probably 13th century, Egypt or Syria, Carved wood with traces of pigments and gilt (30.112.3)
Paneling and chimneypiece, 17th century (ca. 1600), From a room in a house on the Hall Quay, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, England, Oak and stone (65.182.1,.2)
Paneling from Marmion, the Fitzhugh House, ca. 1758; painting ca. 1770-80, King George County, Virginia (16.112)
Parade shield, late 16th century, Venice, Wood, leather, iron, silver, varnish, and polychromy (42.50.31)
Parrying Shield, 19th–early 20th century, Southeastern region, Australia, Wood (1978.412.865)
Pendant Triptych (with Scenes of the Passion), 16th century, Mexican, Boxwood, feathers, gold, enamel (10.141.2)
Pendant, 16th century, Probably Mexico, Crystal, enamel, gold, pearls, boxwood (17.190.886)
Pendant, ca. 1550–75, Flemish or German (Cologne?), Boxwood and various woods for marquetry, partly stained (17.190.310)
Picnic basket, Qing dynasty, 19th century, China, Zitan wood with metal corner mounts, inlaid with mother-of-pearl and semiprecious stones (1977.262a-g)
Poro Headdress (Kworo), 19th–mid-20th century, Côte d'Ivoire; Senufo, Wood, cloth, cane, mud (1978.412.457)
Portable Mosaic Icon with the Virgin Eleousa, early 14th century, Byzantine, probably Constantinople, Miniature mosaic set in wax on wood panel with gold, multicolored stones, and gilded copper tesserae; some portions restored (2008.352)
Portrait Medallion: Carchesius, dated 1541, Attributed to Hans Kels the Younger, South German (Augsburg), Boxwood (17.190.487)
Portrait of a Boy, Roman period, 2nd century, Egyptian, Encaustic on wood (18.9.2)
Portrait sculpture of a Zen priest, Muromachi period, 14th–15th century, Japan, Lacquered wood (63.65)
Power Figure (Nkisi), 19th–20th century, Kongo peoples; Democratic Republic of Congo, Wood, paint, nails, cloth, beads, shells, arrows, leather, nuts, twine (1979.206.127)
Prayer Book: Arganona Weddase (The Harp of Praise), late 17th century, Baselyos, Ethiopia, Lasta region, Hide, pigment, wood, fiber (2006.99)
Processional Cross, 16th century (ca. 1500), Ethiopia, Tigray region; Amharic, Wood, tin (1999.103)
Puppet Head (Si Gale-gale), late 19th–early 20th century, Toba Batak people, Sumatra, Indonesia, Wood, brass, lead alloy, water buffalo horn, pigment (1987.453.6)
Qin, Ming dynasty (1368–1644), 1634, China, Wood, lacquer, jade, silk strings (1999.93)
Ram Mask (Bata), 19th–20th century, Kwele peoples; Republic of Congo or Gabon, Wood, paint (1979.206.8)
Rasp / Lime Spatula (Tap), late 19th–early 20th century, Papua New Guinea, Middle Sepik region, Iatmul people, Wood, paint (1978.412.821)

Rasp / Lime Container (Bandi Na Iavo), late 19th–early 20th century, Papua New Guinea, Middle Sepik region, Iatmul or Chambri people, Bamboo, wood, paint, fiber (1979.206.1457)
Rattle, 19th century, Alaska; Sitka, Wood, pigment (89.4.614)

Rattle, 19th century, Queen Charlotte Islands, British Columbia; Skittagetan or Haida, Wood, pigment (89.4.616)
Rattle, 19th century, Vancouver Island, Canada; Masseth or Haida, Wood, pigment (89.4.647)
Rattle, ca. 1880, Queen Charlotte Islands, British Columbia; Haida or Tsimshian, Wood, string, pigment (89.4.1963)
Raven Rattle, 19th century, British Columbia; Tsimshian, Wood, pigment (89.4.2161)
Raven Rattle, 19th century, Skidegate, British Columbia; Haida, Cedar, pebbles, polychrome (89.4.611)
Reception Room (Qa'a), Ottoman period, 1119 A.H. / 1707 A.D., Damascus, Syria, Poplar wood with gesso relief, gold and tin leaf, glazes and paint; cypress, poplar, walnut, black mulberry, mother-of pearl, marble and other stones, stucco with glass, plaster, ceramic tiles, iron, brass (1970.170)
Relief Rhythm, 1966, Yaacov Agam (Israeli, born Palestine), Painted wood (1991.402.3)
Reliquary Bust of Saint Balbina, ca. 1520–30, Made in possibly Brussels, Belgium, South Netherlandish, Painted and gilded oak (67.155.23)
Reliquary Figure, 19th–20th century, Fang peoples; Gabon, Wood, metal, oil patina (1978.412.441)
Reliquary Head (Nlo Bieri), 19th–20th century, Gabon; Fang, Betsi group, Wood, metal, palm oil (1979.206.229)
Restello mirror frame, early 16th century, Venice, Poplar (1975.1.2104)
Ritual Board (Wenena Gerua), ca. 1950, Siane people, Eastern Highlands, Papua New Guinea, Wood, paint, feathers, fiber (1978.412.741)
Ritual Cabinet,18th century, Tibet, Lacquer and gilt on wood with metal additions (L.1993.88.1)
Ritual figure, 4th century B.C.–early Ptolemaic Period (380–246 B.C.), Egyptian, Wood, formerly clad in lead sheet (2003.154)
Ritual Figure, Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12, reigns of Amenemhat II–Senwosret II, ca. 1919–1878 B.C., Egyptian; From Lisht, Painted wood (14.3.17)
Room from the Hart House, 1680, Ipswich, Massachusetts (36.127)
Rosary Bead, early 16th century, South Netherlandish (Brabant), Boxwood (17.190.475)
Saint Anthony Abbot, ca. 1500, Attributed to Niclaus of Haguenau (German), German; Made in Strasbourg, Upper Rhine Valley, Walnut (1988.159)
Saint Barbara, ca. 1490, German, probably Strasbourg, Alsace (present-day France), Lindenwood and polychromy (55.166)
Saint John the Baptist, Juan Martínez Montañés (Spanish), Gilt and polychromed wood (63.40)
Saint John: One of a Pair of Figures from a Crucifixion, ca. 1560, Flemish, Boxwood (47.3.2)
Saint Joseph and the Christ Child, second half of 17th century, Attributed to Nicolaas van der Veken (Flemish), Flemish, Boxwood (1971.68)
Saints Christopher, Eustace, and Erasmus (Three Helper Saints), ca. 1500–1505, Tilman Riemenschneider (German)
Made in Würzburg, Germany, Limewood (61.86)
Screen: Sunrise/Sunset, ca. 1930, Jean Dunand (French), Lacquered gilt wood (2006.585)
Scribes from Meketre's model granary, Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12, reign of Amenemhat I, ca. 1975 B.C., Egyptian; From the tomb of Meketre, western Thebes, Plastered and painted wood (20.3.11)
Seated Bishop, ca. 1495, Tilman Riemenschneider (German), Lindenwood, black stain (1970.137.1)
Seated Chief (Mwanangara), before 1869, Angola; Chokwe, Wood, cloth, fiber, beads (1988.157)
Seated Couple, 16th–20th century, Mali; Dogon peoples, Wood, metal (1977.394.15)
Seated Figure, late 19th–early 20th century, Satawan Island, Caroline Islands, Wood, shell, traces of paint and resin (2003.8)
Seated Male Figure with Lance, 15th–20th century, Mali; Bamana peoples, Wood (1983.600a,b)
Seated Male Figure, 19th–20th century, Democratic Republic of Congo; Kongo, Yombe, Wood, glass, metal, kaolin (1996.281)
Seated Male Figure, 19th–20th century, Ghana; Akan, Wood, kaolin (1980.429)
Seated Male, 19th–20th century, Côte d'Ivoire; Baule, Wood, beads (1978.412.425)
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 bookcase, 1795–1805, Philadelphia, Mahogany, mahogany and satinwood veneers, holly stringing and inlay, white pine, yellow pine, tulip poplar, and cedar (67.203)
The Seehof garden furniture, ca. 1763–64, German, Painted and gilded lindenwood (1974.356.114-.121)
Self-Portrait Looking at The Last Supper, 1982–84, Marisol (Marisol Escobar) (American, born France), Painted and drawn wood, plywood, brownstone, plaster, aluminum(1986.430.1-129)
Serpent Headdress, 19th–20th century, Baga peoples; Guinea, Wood, paint (1978.412.339)
Settee, ca. 1876–85, George Hunzinger (American; firm active New York City), Ebonized cherry, fabric-covered steel mesh (1992.269)
Shawabti box and shawabtis, New Kingdom, reign of Ramesses II, ca. 1279–1213 B.C., Egyptian; From the tomb of Sennedjem, Deir el-Medina, western Thebes, Painted wood; limestone and ink (86.1.14,.18,.21, 67.80, 86.1.28)
Sheng, Qing dynasty (1644–1911), 19th century, China, Wood, metal, ivory (89.4.96)
Shield (Wunda), 19th–early 20th century, Western Australia, Wood, paint (1979.206.1532)
Shield, 19th–early 20th century, Probably western Queensland, Australia, Wood, paint (1979.206.1688)
Shield, 19th–early 20th century, Western Australia (?), Wood, paint (1979.206.1610)
Shield, ca. 1535, Attributed to Girolamo da Treviso (Italian), Italian (probably Bologna), Wood, linen, gesso, gold leaf, polychromy (42.50.16)
Shield, mid- to late 19th century, Northeastern Queensland, Australia, Wood, paint (1979.206.1802)
Shield, mid-20th century, Asmat people, Monu village, New Guinea, Papua (Irian Jaya) Province, Indonesia, Wood, paint (1978.412.929)
Shrine of the Virgin, ca. 1300, German; Made in Rhine valley, Oak, linen covering, paint, gilding, gesso (17.190.185)
Side Blown Trumpet, late 19th–early 20th century, Papua New Guinea, Middle Sepik region, Wood, shell, hair, fiber (1980.262)
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, 1794–99, Attributed to Samuel McIntire (American), Made in New England, Salem, Massachusetts, America, Mahogany, ebony, ash, birch, white pine (62.16)
Side chair, 1870, Edward Welby Pugin (British), Stained oak, ebony, and brass (1993.134)
Side tables, ca. 1740, After a design by Matthias Lock (British), Carved gilt pine with verde antico marble veneered top (2007.196.1,2)
Sideboard, ca. 1853–57, Alexander Roux (American, born France), Black walnut, pine (1993.168)
Skull Hook (Agiba), 19th–early 20th century, Kerewa people, Pai'ia'a village, western Papuan Gulf, Papua New Guinea, Wood, paint (1978.412.796)
Slipper chair, 1850–60, John H. Belter (American, born Germany; firm active New York City), Rosewood, ash (51.79.9)
Slit Gong (Atingting Kon), mid- to late 1960s, Commissioned by Tain Mal, carved by Tin Mweleun (active 1960s), Vanuatu, Ambrym Island, Fanla village, Wood, paint (1975.93)
Slit Gong (Waken), 19th–early 20th century, Papua New Guinea, Middle Sepik region, Komindimbit village, Iatmul people, Wood (1978.412.1536)
Small cabinet, 1679, Attributed to the Symonds shop tradition, Salem, Massachusetts, Red oak, white pine, black walnut, red cedar, maple (10.125.168)
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)
Snuff Tablet, 4th–8th century, Peru; Tiwanaku (?), Wood (2000.2)
Sofa and armchairs, ca. 1835, Filippo Pelagio Palagi (Italian), Mahogany veneered with maplewood and mahogany, covered with modern silk brocade (1987.62.1, .2, .3)
Sofa, 1850–60, John H. Belter (American, born Germany), American; New York City, Rosewood (1999.396)
Sofa, ca. 1856, Ringuet-Leprince and L. Marcotte (French and American), Ebonized maple, gilt bronze (68.69.1)
Spindle-back armchair, 1640–80, Boston or Charlestown, Massachusetts, Ash (51.12.2)
Spinetta with Case, 1540, Unknown Maker, Venice, Italy, Wood and various other materials (53.6ab)
Staff with Snuff Containers and Club, 19th–20th century, South Africa; Zulu peoples, Wood (1993.381.6-7)
Staff: Female Half Torso, 19th–20th century, Angola; Ovimbundu, Wood, brass tacks (1978.412.572)
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)
Standing Amoghapasa Lokeshvara, 14th–15th century, Nepal, Wood with traces of gesso and color (1982.247)
Standing Angel, 18th century, Ecuadoran (Quito), Wood, polychromed and gilded (64.164.234)
Standing Couple (Hazomanga?), 17th–late 18th century, Madagascar; Menabe, Sakalava peoples, Wood, pigment (2001.408)
Standing female attendant, Tang dynasty, late 7th–early 8th century, China, Wood with pigment (1997.442.7.2)
Standing Female Figure with Mortar and Pestle, 16th–20th century, Mali; Dogon, Wood, iron (1979.541.12)
Standing Female Figure, 19th–20th century, Madagascar; Malagasy (?) Wood, patina stain (1978.412.577)
Standing Figure (Aloalo) with Superstructure, 20th century, Madagascar; Malagasy (Mahafaly) peoples, Wood (1998.317.1)
Standing Male and Female Figures, 18th–19th century, Democratic Republic of Congo; Tabwa, Wood, beads (1978.412.591,2)
Standing Male Figure, ?12th–?17th century, Western Sudan; (Dogon?), Wood (1985.422.2)
Standing Man, 16th–20th century, Mali; Dogon peoples, Wood, patina (1978.412.322)
Standing Virgin and Child, ca. 1470, Attributed to Nikolaus Gerhaert von Leiden (Northern Lowlands), Vienna, Boxwood (1996.14)
Statue of Kashyapa, Joseon dynasty, dated 1700, Korea, Wood with polychrome (42.25.8)
Statuette of the god Anubis as embalmer, Ptolemaic Period, ca. 332–30 B.C., Egyptian, Wood with gesso and paint (38.5)
Statuette of Wah, Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12, reign of Amenemhat I, ca. 1975 B.C., Egyptian; From the tomb of Wah, western Thebes, Plastered and painted wood (20.3.210)
Stick God (Akua Ka'ai), 18th–early 19th century, Hawai'i, Wood (1979.206.1625)
Stool, 19th century, The Buli Master, Luba peoples; Democratic Republic of Congo, Wood, metal studs (1979.290)
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)
Suona, Qing dynasty, 19th century, China, Rosewood, brass (89.4.20)
Tabernacle frame, ca. 1510, Florence, Walnut and poplar (1975.1.1638)
Tabernacle mirror frame with sliding covers, mid-16th century, Italy; Florence, Walnut (1975.1.2090)
Table Clock with Calendar, ca. 1720, Movement by Daniel Delander (English), Case: oak, with burl walnut veneer and stained wooden moldings, brass fittings; Dial: gilded and silvered brass with black numerals; Movement: brass and steel (1974.28.94)
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)
Talisman Amulet (Ody), 20th century, Madagascar; South Malagasy, Merina, Wood, beads, hair, earth (1999.443)
Tall clock, ca. 1900, Charles Rohlfs (American), Oak, copper (1985.261)
Tea and coffee service, 1773, Johan Henrik Blom (Finnish), Russian; Saint Petersburg, Parcel-gilt silver, enamel, ebonized fruitwood (47.51.1–.5)
Tea chest, ca. 1750–55, Abraham Roentgen (German, 1711–1793), Oak, cedar, veneered with rosewood; brass, iron, and steel (1999.147)
Temple strut with a devata standing on a hermit sage, 13th century, Nepal, Wood (1988.148.2)
Tenor Oboe, ca. 1730, Johann Wolfgang Köningsperger (German (Bavarian)), Stained pearwood, brass (2011.416)
Three-Headed Standing Figure, 19th century, Republic of Congo (Congo River Basin region); Kuyu peoples, Wood, pigments (2006.447)
Toilet set in original leather case, ca. 1743–45, Germany (Augsburg), Silver marked by 14 goldsmiths, Gilt silver, hard-paste porcelain, cut glass, walnut, carved and partially gilt coniferous wood, blind-tooled and partially gilt leather, partially gilt steel and iron, textiles, moiré paper, hog's bristle (2005.364.1–.48)
Tournament Shield (Targe), ca. 1450, German, Wood, leather, linen, gesso, polychromy, silver (25.26.1)
Traveling Boat being Rowed, Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12, reign of Amenemhat I, early, ca. 1981–1975 B.C., From Egypt, Upper Egypt; Thebes, Southern Asasif, Tomb of Meketre (TT 280, MMA 1101), serdab, MMA 1920, Wood, paint, gesso, linen twine and linen fabric (20.3.1)
Triptych (Sacring Tablet): Institution of the Sacrament of the Lord's Supper, 16th century, Mexican, Feathers and colored paper laid down on wood, in gilt wood frame (88.3.1)
Triptych on Stand, 1500–1515, South Netherlandish, Boxwood (17.190.453)
Triptych with the Passion of Christ, ca. 1475–85, South Germany, Mother-of-pearl mounted on gilt wood frame with silk backing and tooled leather covering (2006.249)
Trumpet (Fu), mid-20th century, New Guinea, Papua Province, Asmat people, Bamboo (1978.412.1022)
Tube Zither (Sesando or Sasandu), late 19th century, Indonesia, Nusa Tenggara, Timor Island, Bamboo, wood, palm leaves, metal wire (89.4.1489)
Turned armchair, 1665–90, New York City or vicinity, Ash (41.111)
Ud, 1977, Les fils de Gamil Georges, Cairo, Mahogany, spruce, beech, plastic, abalone, brass, other materials (1982.143.1)
Venus Giving Arms to Aeneas, 1704, Jean Cornu (French), France (Paris), Terracotta and painted wood (32.100.158)
Vignette on Khonsu's inner coffin lid, New Kingdom, reign of Ramesses II, ca. 1279–1213 B.C., Egyptian; From the tomb of Sennedjem, Deir el-Medina, western Thebes, Gessoed and painted wood (86.1.2a)
Viol, 1692, Barak Norman (English), Wood (1990.223)
Viola d'amore, 18th century, Johannes Florenus Guidantus (Italian), Bologna, Italy, Spruce, maple (2009.41)
Virgin and Child in Majesty, 1150–1200, French; Made in Auvergne, Walnut with paint, tin relief on a lead white ground and linen (16.32.194a, b)
Virgin of Quito, second half of 18th century, After a model by Bernardo Legarda, Ecuadoran (Quito), Wood, polychromed and gilded (64.164.236)
Visitation, ca. 1310, Attributed to Master Heinrich of Constance, German; Made in Constance, Walnut, paint, gilding, rock-crystal cabochons (17.190.724)
Water Drum, 19th–early 20th century, Papua New Guinea, Middle Sepik region, Mindimbit village, Iatmul people, Wood, fiber (1979.206.1627)
Water jar (mizusashi), Heisei period (1989–present), Nakamura Takuo (Japanese), Stoneware inlaid with gold and silver; lid of lacquered wood (2001.735a,b)
Wheel-lock Rifle, ca. 1680–90, Johann Michael Maucher (German), German (Schwäbisch Gmünd), Engraved steel; wood, inlaid with ivory and mother-of-pearl (42.50.8)
Whistle, 19th century, British Columbia; Northwest Coast, Wood, pigment (89.4.2243)
Wine container, Momoyama period, ca. 1596–1600, Japan, Lacquered wood (1980.6)
Winged cup (erbei), Eastern Zhou dynasty, late Warring States period, 3rd century B.C., Hunan Province, China, Lacquered wood (1974.268.4)
Woman Fixing Her Hair, 1993, Elizabeth Catlett (Mexican, born United States, 1915-2012), Mahogany and opals (1993.217)
Woodblock for Samson Rending the Lion, ca. 1497–98, Albrecht Dürer (German), Pearwood (19.73.255)
Writing board with an architectural drawing, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, ca. 1550–1295 B.C., Egyptian; From western Thebes, Plastered and painted wood (14.108)
Writing box, late 16th–early 17th century, India, Gujarat or Sindh, Wood with ivory and sadeli decoration (2004.439)
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)