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"Akari E" lamp, ca. 1966, Isamu Noguchi (American); Manufacturer: Ozeki & Co., Ltd., Mulberry bark paper, bamboo, wire (1990.74)
Altar Angels, late 13th century, French, Oak with traces of polychromy (52.33.1,2)
Alto Recorder, mid-18th century, Johann Wilhelm Oberlender the Elder (German), Nuremberg, Germany, Boxwood and horn (89.4.2208)
Alto Recorder, mid-18th century, Thomas Stanesby, Jr. (English), London, England, Boxwood (1982.390)
Andrew Jackson, ca. 1860, William Rumney (American), Pine, painted (1978.57)
Architectural Ensemble from a Jain Meeting Hall, last quarter of 16th century, India, Gujarat, Patan, Teak with traces of color (16.133,1,2)
Archlute, 1725, David Tecchler (German, active Rome), Italy (Rome), Spruce, ebony, ivory, tortoiseshell, mother-of-pearl, various other materials (1988.87)
Archtop Guitar, Centura Deluxe model (Serial number 1249), 1933, James D'Aquisto (American), Spruce, maple, ebony with blonde to honey sunburst finish (2012.246)
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 and matching side chair, ca. 1870–75, Attributed to Pottier & Stymus Manufacturing Company (American), Rosewood, prickly juniper veneer(1970.35.1–2)
Armchair, 1765–75, Attributed to Thomas Affleck (British, active in America), American, Mahogany, white oak (59.154)
Armchair, 1769, John Mayhew (English) and William Ince (English), Gilded fruitwood, tapestry (58.75.16)
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, 1868–70, Attributed to John Jelliff (American; firm active Newark, New Jersey), Rosewood, ash, mother-of-pearl (68.133.3)
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. 1768, Attributed to Thomas Affleck (American, born Scotland), Philadelphia, Mahogany and white oak with modern yellow silk upholstery (2007.302a–c)
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. 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. 1855, Attributed to Gustave Herter (American, born Germany; firm active New York City), Walnut (1986.204)
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)
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)
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)
Basket and toilet articles, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, early co-reign of Thutmose III and Hatshepsut, ca. 1479–1473 B.C., Egyptian, Halfa grass and linen cord; Egyptian alabaster, linen, linen cord, ebony; boxwood and cypress (36.3.189,.190,.199)
Bass viol, ca. 1640–65, England, Spruce and maple (2009.42)
Bassoon, 1881, Giosue Esposito, Naples, Maple, nickel-silver (2003.150a–g)
Bassoon, ca. 1811, John Meacham (American), Albany, New York, Maple, brass (89.4.884)
The Batta-Piatigorsky Violoncello, 1714, Antonio Stradivari (Italian), Cremona, Italy, Spruce, maple, ebony (L.2013.71a–g)
Bedstead, 1810–15, Attributed to Thomas Seymour (American), Boston, Mahogany, mahogany veneer, mahoganized maple and white pine, painted and gilded wood (18.110.64)
Bench, 1825–50, American; Hancock, Massachusetts, Pine (66.10.2)
Bishop of Assisi Handing a Palm to Saint Clare, ca. 1360, German, Made in Nuremberg, Tempera and gold on oak panel (1984.343)
Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara of the Lion's Roar or Simhanada Avalokiteshvara (Shi hou Guanyin Pusa), Ming dynasty, late 15th–16th century, China, Wood (poplar) with pigments, single woodblock construction (2000.270)
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)
Bowl (upper part of a tazza), ca. 1540–50, South German (Nuremberg?), Boxwood and fruitwood (17.190.643)
Box, 1660–85, Attributed to John Thurston (American), Dedham or Medfield, Massachusetts, White oak, red oak, southern yellow pine (10.125.680)
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)
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)
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)
Bust of Marsyas, ca. 1680–85, Balthasar Permoser (German), Marble, black marble socle inlaid with light marble (2002.468)
"Butterfly" stool (model no. T-0521), 1956, Sori Yanagi (Japanese); Manufacturer: Tendo Co. Ltd., Rosewood, stainless steel (1988.195)
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 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)
Cabinet, ca. 1640–50, Attributed to Herman Doomer (Dutch), Oak veneered with ebony, snakewood, rosewood, kingwood, cedar and other woods, mother of pearl, ivory, green stained bone (2011.181)
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)
Calvary, late 17th–early 18th century, German or Netherlandish(?), Ivory, ebony (50.182a–g)
Candle stand, 1800–1840, American; New Lebanon, New York, Cherry (66.10.21)
Card table, 1760–85, Newport, Rhode Island, Mahogany, maple, chestnut, white pine (67.114.1)
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, 1817, Charles-Honoré Lannuier (French), New York City, Mahogany veneer, gilded gesso, vert antique, gilded brass with white pine, yellow poplar (1995.377.1)
Card table, ca. 1786, John Townsend (American), Newport, Rhode Island, Mahogany, maple, chestnut, tulip poplar (27.161)
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)
Center table, 1870–75, Attributed to Pottier and Stymus and Company (New York City), Rosewood, walnut, marble (68.207a,b)
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, 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)
Chandelier, 1907–9, Charles Sumner Greene (American) and Henry Mather Greene (American); Made by Emil Lange, Pasadena, California, Mahogany, ebony, and leaded glass (1986.445)
Chest of drawers, 1695–1720, American; New York City or western Long Island, Gumwood, yellow poplar, pine, oak (36.112a,b)
Chest of drawers, 1755–90, Philadelphia, Mahogany, tulip poplar, yellow pine (18.110.6)
Chest of drawers, 1765, John Townsend (American), Newport, Rhode Island, Mahogany, white pine, chestnut, tulip poplar (27.57.1)
Chest of drawers, ca. 1747, Boston, Maple, white pine (10.125.58)
Chest of drawers, ca. 1762–75, American; Made in Mid-Atlantic, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, America, Mahogany, tulip poplar, yellow pine (18.110.4)
Chest with drawers, 1675–1700, Wethersfield, Connecticut, Oak, pine, cedar (66.190.1)
Chest-on-chest, 1760–90, New York, Mahogany, yellow pine, tulip poplar (64.249.3)
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, 1770–80, New England, Mahogany, white pine (2001.644)
Cheval glass (psyche), ca. 1810–14, François-Honoré-Georges Jacob-Desmalter (French), Amboyna on oak with gilt-bronze mounts (24.230)
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)
Clarinet in D, 1750–70, Germany, Boxwood, brass (2010.185)
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)
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)
Coffer, 15th century, Italy; Siena (?), Walnut, leather, gesso, painted and gilded (41.100.188)
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)
Colt Third Model Dragoon Percussion Revolver, ca. 1853, Made by Samuel Colt (inventor and manufacturer); Decorated by Gustave Young (engraver), American (Hartford, Conn.), Steel, brass, gold, walnut (1995.336)
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)
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, 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)
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)
Cupboard, 1800–1900, American; New Lebanon, New York, Pine (66.10.11)
Cylinder desk and bookcase, 1815–20, Attributed to Duncan Phyfe (Scottish), New York City, Mahogany, satinwood, tulip poplar, pine (1985.236a,b)
Daimyô wedding set with pine, bamboo, and cherry blossom decoration, Edo period, 19th century, Japan, Sprinkled gold, lacquer (10.7.1–.31)
Dancing Bacchante, early 18th century, Robert Le Lorrain (French), Bronze, mounted on base of ebony and gilt bronze (1973.263)
DCW side chair, 1946, Charles Eames (American), Birch plywood, pony skin, rubber mounts (1984.556)
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 (secrétaire), ca. 1804–15, French, Amboyna on pine with gilt-bronze mounts (23.147.1)
Desk and bookcase, 1760–90, Newport, Rhode Island, Mahogany, chestnut, white pine, yellow pine, tulip poplar (15.21.2)
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-on-frame, 1690–1720, American; New York City or vicinity, Sweet gum, possibly mahogany veneer, yellow poplar (44.47)
Desk, 1700–1730, Boston, Massachusetts, Eastern white pine, poplar, black walnut, ash (10.125.75)
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)
Dining room from Kirtlington Park, Oxfordshire, 1742–48, Designed by John Sanderson (English), Wood, plaster, and marble (32.53.1)
Dining room from Lansdowne House, London, 18th century, Robert Adam (English), Wood, plaster, and stone (32.12)
Dining table, 1800–1825, American; Hancock, Massachusetts, Pine, maple, and basswood (66.10.1)
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)
Double-Barrel Percussion Shotgun, 1866, Made by J.C.A. Brun; Designed by Fannières Brothers; Engraved by Tissot, French; Paris, Steel, walnut, gold (1993.415)
Dressing table, 1740–50, Newport, Rhode Island, Mahogany (1994.449)
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)
"Dutch" door, 1772, American, Gumwood, oak (34.79a,b)
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, 1758, Caleb Gardner (American), American; Newport, Rhode Island, Walnut, maple (50.228.3)
Easy chair, 1790–1800, Philadelphia, Mahogany with white pine (1993.31)
Easy chair, 1810–15, Massachusetts, Mahogany (31.53.3)
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, 1490–1500, Lower or Upper Austria, Linden wood with gesso, paint, and gilding (2010.446)
Enthroned Virgin, late 12th century, Scandinavian, perhaps from Gotland, Poplar with remains of polychromy (17.190.716)
État (State) cabinet, 1926, Émile-Jacques Ruhlmann (French), Macassar ebony, amaranth, ivory (25.231.1)
Fife, ca. 1780–90, Thomas Cahusac, Sr. (British), London, Maple, brass (2000.365)
Figure of an eagle, 1800–1830, Philadelphia Pine (59.89)
Firescreen, 1771, Attributed to Thomas Affleck (British, active in America), American; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Mahogany (49.51a,b)
Fortepiano, ca. 1838, Conrad Graf (Viennese, 1782–1851), Vienna, Austria, Oak, spruce, veneer, and walnut (2001.272)
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)
Frame, ca. 1765, American, White pine (08.1a)
Gable Ornament (P'naret), mid-20th century, Big Nambas people, Malakula Island, Vanuatu, Fern wood (1979.206.1584)
Girandole, 1817, New York City and Albany, New York, Gilded, gesso, mirror glass with white pine (1974.363.1)
Grand piano, 1868, Steinway & Sons, New York, Wood, metal (1985.407)
Grand piano, ca. 1790, Ferdinand Hofmann (Viennese, 1756–1829), Vienna, Austria, Wood and various materials (1984.34)
Grand piano, ca. 1840, Érard & Co., London, Wood, various materials (59.76)
Guitar, 1912, Manuel Ramírez (Spanish), Madrid, Wood (1986.353.2)
Guitar, 1937, Hermann Hauser (German), Germany (Munich), Wood (1986.353.1)
Guitar, ca. 1695–99, Joachim Tielke (German), Wood, ivory, ebony (53.56.3)
Guitar, ca. 1780, Possibly Joseph de Frías (Spanish), Seville, Wood, various materials (1992.279)
Guitar, ca. 1835–40, Johann Anton Stauffer (Austrian), Vienna, Wood, various materials (1979.390)
Hanging cabinet, ca. 1890, Émile Gallé (French), French (Nancy), Beechwood, various marquetry woods (1982.246)
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)
Harpo-lyre, ca. 1830, André Augustin Chevrier (French), Mirecourt (France), Wood (1992.117.1,.2)
Harpsichord, 1666, Girolamo Zenti, Rome, Italy, Wood and various materials (89.4.1220)
High chest of drawers, 1700–1730, Boston, Massachusetts, Black walnut, poplar, maple, hickory, eastern white pine (52.195.2a,b)
High chest of drawers, 1730–50, Boston, Walnut, walnut veneer, white pine (10.125.62)
Hooded Wall Clock with Calendar, ca. 1660–65, Movement by Ahasuerus I Fromanteel (English), Case: oak veneered with ebony; gilt-brass mounts; Dial: gilded and silvered brass with black numerals; Movement: brass and steel (1974.28.93)
Incense box (jinbako), Edo period, ca. 1830, Japan, Maki-e decorated lacquer; on pear-skin (nashiji) background pine, bamboo, and cherry blossoms, and the Shimazu and Matsudaira family crests (10.7.15)
Incense holder, late 16th–early 17th century, Zhu Sansong, China, Bamboo (1995.271)
Inlaid box for the Portuguese market, Mughal period (1526–1858), ca. 1600, India, Gujarat, probably Ahmedabad, Wood (teak), veneered with ebony, inlaid with ivory, and lac (2000.301)
"Java" armchair, ca. 1930, Ilonka Karasz (American, born Hungary), Teak wood (1983.228.5)
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)
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)
Kast, 1650–1700, American; New York City or vicinity, Painted white oak, red oak (1988.21)
Kast, 1690–1720, American; New York City or vicinity, Painted yellow poplar, red oak, white pine (09.175)
Koto with Case, early 17th century; fabric koto wrap, 18th and 19th century, Goto Teijo, Ninth Generation Goto Master (Japanese), Japan, Various woods, ivory and tortoiseshell inlay, gold and silver inlays, metalwork (2007.194a–f)
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)
Linen press, ca. 1904, Edna M. Walker (American), Byrdcliffe Arts and Crafts Colony, Woodstock, New York, Oak, tulip poplar, brass (1991.311.1)
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)
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)
Longcase Regulator with Equation Work and Calendar (Régulateur à equation), ca. 1768–70, Movement by Ferdinand Berthoud (French); Case by Balthazar Lieutaud (French), Case: oak veneered with ebony, with gilt-bronze mounts and glass panel; Dial: white enamel with black numerals; Movement: brass and steel (1982.60.50)
Looking glass, ca. 1775, American, Pine (1990.18)
Lucretia, 1500–1515, Conrad Meit (German), Flemish, Boxwood (17.190.582)
Lute, 1596; converted into a guitar, 19th century, Made by Sixtus Rauchwolff, Germany, Spruce, ebony, and rosewood (89.2.157)
Lute, 1669, Pietro Railich, Padua, Snakewood, ebony, spruce (2008.3)
Lyre-guitar, early 19th century (ca. 1805), Pons fils (probably a son of César Pons), Paris, France,Mahogany and spruce (1998.121)
Mandolino, ca. 1710–20, Attributed to Giovanni Smorsone (Italian), Rome, Ebony, ivory, rosewood, mother-of-pearl (2008.2a,b)
Mandora or chitarino, ca. 1420, Northern Italy (Milan?), Boxwood and rosewood (64.101.1409)
Mantel Clock (Pendule de chiminée), ca. 1757–60, Movement by the Workshop of Julien Le Roy (French); Case by Joseph Baumhauer (French), Case: gilded and patinated bronze, on a base of oak veneered with ebony; Dial: white enamel with black numerals; Movement: brass and steel (1991.8)
Mask, late 19th–early 20th century, Probably Nissan Island, northern Solomon Islands, Barkcloth, wood, bamboo, paint (1978.412.1518)
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)
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)
Music stand, 1962, Wharton Esherick (American), Designer, Cherry wood (1979.320)
Netsuke: Boar resting on bush clover, 19th century, Japanese, Wood (91.1.989)
Nose Flute (Bituucu, Bitu Ceguvi, Bitu ni Vakatagi, or Bitu Vakatagi), ca. 1830, Fiji, Bamboo (89.4.795)
Oboe, ca. 1800, Jacob Anthony (German), Philadelphia, Boxwood, ivory, brass (1997.272)
Oval box, 1800–1900, American, Maple and pine (66.10.36a,b)
Oval table with falling leaves, 1715–40, Rhode Island, Maple, eastern white pine (10.125.133)
Pair of drop-leaf dining tables, 1795–1810, Baltimore, Mahogany, holly with yellow poplar, white pine, sycamore (19.13.1,.2)
Pair of snaphaunce pistols, ca. 1690, Matteo Cecchi, called Acquafresca (Italian), Italy (Bargi), Steel, silver, ebony (2006.471.1,2)
Pandharpuri tambura, 19th century, India, Gourd, wood, bone, ivory (1994.498)
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)
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)
Parlor from the James Duncan Jr. House, Haverill, Massachusetts, ca. 1805, American, White pine and plaster (12.121)
Parlor from the William C. Williams House, 1810–11, Richmond, Virginia, Mahogany and marble (68.137)
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)
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)
Plateau, ca. 1825, John W. Forbes (American), Silver, glass, walnut (1993.167)
Portrait Medallion: Carchesius, dated 1541, Attributed to Hans Kels the Younger, South German (Augsburg), Boxwood (17.190.487)
Portrait of a Young Man, ca. 1482, Hans Memling, Oil on oak panel (1975.1.112)
Print table, Made by Frank Lloyd Wright (American), Manufactured by William E. Nemmers, White oak (1972.60.8a,b)
Raven Rattle, 19th century, Skidegate, British Columbia; Haida, Cedar, pebbles, polychrome (89.4.611)
Reliquary Bust of Saint Balbina, ca. 1520–30, Made in possibly Brussels, Belgium, South Netherlandish, Painted and gilded oak (67.155.23)
Restello mirror frame, early 16th century, Venice, Poplar (1975.1.2104)
Revolving chair, 1840–70, American, Maple, white oak, pine, and birch (66.10.26)
Rocking chair, 1820–50, American, Maple and birch (66.10.23)
Rosary Bead, early 16th century, South Netherlandish (Brabant), Boxwood (17.190.475)
Saddle, ca. 1400–1420, Central Europe, perhaps Bohemia, Staghorn, lindenwood, rawhide, birchbark, paint (40.66)

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: 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)
Seated Bishop, ca. 1495, Tilman Riemenschneider (German), Lindenwood, black stain (1970.137.1)
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)
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)
Seed stand, 1800–1825, American; New Lebanon, New York, Pine and maple (66.10.19)
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, 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)
Settees, 1769, 1770–71, John Mayhew (English) and William Ince (English), Gilded fruitwood, tapestry (58.75.21–22)
Sgabello, ca. 1489–91, Italian (Florence), Walnut, maple, ebony, ebonized wood, and fruitwood, traces of gilding and red paint (30.93.2)
Shrine of the Virgin, ca. 1300, German; Made in Rhine valley, Oak, linen covering, paint, gilding, gesso (17.190.185)
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, 1730–90, New England, Walnut, cherry (46.192.2)
Side chair, 1740–60, Philadelphia, Walnut, yellow pine (62.171.21)
Side chair, 1765–75, American, Mahogany, yellow pine (51.140)
Side chair, 1765–75, New York, Mahogany, sweet gum (57.158.1)
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, 1840–60, American; Watervliet, New York, and New Lebanon, New York, Maple (66.10.5)
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. 1770, Attributed to Thomas Affleck (British, active in America), American; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Mahogany, northern white cedar (1974.325)
Side chair, ca. 1810, Attributed to the Workshop of Duncan Phyfe (American), New York City, Mahogany, gilded brass with yellow poplar, cherry, ash (60.4.4)
Side chair, ca. 1830, Attributed to Duncan Phyfe (Scottish), New York City, Rosewood, ash (68.202.1)
Side chair, ca. 1857, Designer: Alexander J. Davis (American); Manufacturer: Probably Burns and Brother (New York City), Walnut (replacement upholstery) (1995.111)
Side chair, ca. 1870, Attributed to Pottier and Stymus and Company (New York City), Walnut, mahogany, rosewood, cedar (1983.68)
Side chair, ca. 1904, Made by Frank Lloyd Wright (American), Oak (1981.437)
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)
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. 1795–1805, Philadelphia or Baltimore, Mahogany, satinwood, silver, copper, verre églomisé with yellow poplar, white pine, mahogany (45.77)
Sideboard, ca. 1853–57, Alexander Roux (American, born France), Black walnut, pine (1993.168)
Sitar, 1997, Made by Murari Adhikari, Calcutta, India, Teak, ebony, metal, bone, various materials (1999.399)
Sitar, late 19th century, India, Wood, ivory, metal (89.4.1586)
Slipper chair, 1850–60, John H. Belter (American, born Germany; firm active New York City), Rosewood, ash (51.79.9)
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)
Snaphuance hunting rifle, dated 1722, Jonas Schertiger the Younger (Swedish), Swedish (Stockholm), Steel, walnut, brass, and horn (1997.356)
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, 1800, Attributed to Samuel McIntire (American), American, Mahogany, birch, white pine (46.171.1a,b)
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)
Sofa, ca. 1898, Ernest F. Hagen (German), New York City, Mahogany, cane (61.254)
Soprano Recorder, ca. 1700, Thomas Boekhout (Dutch), Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Ebony and ivory (89.4.912)
Spindle-back armchair, 1640–80, Boston or Charlestown, Massachusetts, Ash (51.12.2)
Spoon holder, ca. 1878–81, Christopher Dresser (British), Silver-plated brass, ebony (1988.164)
Staircase, ca. 1677–80, Attributed to Edmund Pearce (English), From Cassiobury Park, Watford, Hertfordshire, England (destroyed 1922), Pine, ash, oak (32.152)
Standing Virgin and Child, ca. 1470, Attributed to Nikolaus Gerhaert von Leiden (Northern Lowlands), Vienna, Boxwood (1996.14)
Stool, ca. 1925, Pierre Legrain (French), Rosewood (1972.283.1)
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)
Suona, Qing dynasty, 19th century, China, Rosewood, brass (89.4.20)
Tabernacle frame, ca. 1510, Florence, Walnut and poplar (1975.1.1638)
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, 1912–15, Made by Frank Lloyd Wright (American), White oak (1972.60.3)
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)
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)
Tea infuser and strainer, ca. 1924, Marianne Brandt (German), Silver and ebony (2000.63a–c)
Tea service, ca. 1910, Josef Hoffmann (Austrian), Silver, ebony, amethyst, carnelian (2000.278.1–.9)
Tea table, 1765–75, Philadelphia, Mahogany (25.115.31)
Tenor Oboe, ca. 1730, Johann Wolfgang Köningsperger (German (Bavarian)), Stained pearwood, brass (2011.416)
Tenor Recorder in C, end of 16th century, Germany (?), Maple (89.4.3133)
Tenor recorder, ca. 1600, Bassano Workshop, Venice or London, Boxwood (2010.205)
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)
Traveling tea set, ca. 1879, Christopher Dresser (British); Hukin & Heath (Birmingham), Gilt and silver-plated white metal, split bamboo, leather-covered wood with velvet and glazed cotton linings (2000.594.1a,b–.8)
Triptych on Stand, 1500–1515, South Netherlandish, Boxwood (17.190.453)
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)
Upright secretary (secrétaire à abattant), ca. 1786–87, Maker: Guillaume Beneman (French) (1971.206.17)
Vanderbilt Mantelpiece, ca. 1881–83, Augustus Saint-Gaudens (American), Marble, mosaic, oak, and cast iron (25.234)
Viola d'amore, 18th century, Johannes Florenus Guidantus (Italian), Bologna, Italy, Spruce, maple (2009.41)
Violetta, 1701, Giovanni Grancino (Italian), Milan, Spruce, maple, ebony, bone (2008.1)
Violin, 1669, Nicolò Amati (Italian), Cremona, Italy, Spruce, maple, other woods (1974.229)
Violin, ca. 1560, Andrea Amati (Italian), Italy (Cremona), Maple, spruce, various other materials (1999.26)
Violin: "The Antonius," 1711,Antonio Stradivari (Italian), Cremona, Italy, Maple, spruce, ebony (34.86.1)
Violin: "The Francesca", 1694, Antonio Stradivari (Italian), Cremona, Italy, Maple, spruce, ebony (34.86.2)
Violoncello Head, ca. 1670–80, School of Joachim Tielke (German), Maple (1998.458)
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)
Visitation, ca. 1310, Attributed to Master Heinrich of Constance, German; Made in Constance, Walnut, paint, gilding, rock-crystal cabochons (17.190.724)
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)
Washstand, 1904, Charles Rennie Mackintosh (Scottish), Designer, Oak, ceramic tile, colored and mirror glass, and lead (1994.120)
Wisteria Dining Room, 1910–14, Lucien Lévy-Dhurmer (French); made by Édouard-Louis Collet (Swiss), Walnut and amaranth veneer, marble; brass, copper, mirror glass (66.244.1–.2a–e,.9ab,.10ab)
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)
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)
Writing table, 1760–85, American, Mahogany, sweet gum, yellow pine, white cedar (32.125.1)