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    Sake Pot and Stand

    Gorham Manufacturing Company, manufacturer
    American, Providence, 1831-
    Sake Pot and Stand, ca. 1882
    Iron with copper, brass, silver and ebony
    Height: 15.6 cm (6 1/8 inches) (assembled)
    The Gorham Collection. Gift of Textron Inc. 1991.126.203

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    Octagonal center table

    Edward William Godwin, designer
    British, 1833-1886
    Collinson & Lock, manufacturer
    English, 1870-1897
    Octagonal center table, ca. 1875
    Rosewood and mahogany, with brass
    73.7 x 100.3 x 100.3 cm (29 x 39 1/2 x 39 1/2 inches)
    Helen M. Danforth Acquisition Fund 1990.048

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    Celleret

    Unknown artist, Chinese
    Celleret, ca. 1805
    Asian hardwood with brass
    98.4 x 55.9 x 50.8 cm (38 11/16 x 22 x 20 inches)
    Museum purchase:Gift of Mrs. Carolyn C. Brooke in memory of General and Mrs. Everitte Saint John Chaffee Collection of the Heritage Trust of Rhode Island See Preferred Credit Line 1999.57.3

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    Drop-front Secretary (Secrétaire à Abattant)

    Guillaume Beneman, cabinetmaker
    French, d. 1811
    Drop-front Secretary (Secrétaire à Abattant), ca. 1800-1810
    Mahogany and oak with brass and gilded bronze mounts and marble top
    143.5 x 114.3 x 42.6 cm (56 1/2 x 45 x 16 3/4 inches)
    Helen M. Danforth Acquisition Fund 80.106

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    Pier table

    Vose & Coates, cabinetmaker
    American
    Pier table, 1818
    Mahogany, pine, mahogany veneer, mirrored glass, marble, and gilt brass
    90.8 x 124.5 x 57.2 cm (35 3/4 x 49 x 22 1/2 inches)
    Abby Rockefeller Mauze Fund 82.014

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    Stool

    Georges Jacob II
    French, 1768-1803
    Stool, early 19th century
    Mahogany; wool; jute; brass (alloy)
    56.8 x 56.5 x 40.6 cm (22 3/8 x 22 1/4 x 16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Harold Brown 37.146

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    Stool

    Georges Jacob II
    French, 1768-1803
    Stool, early 19th century
    Mahogany; wool; jute; brass (alloy)
    56.8 x 56.5 x 40.6 cm (22 3/8 x 22 1/4 x 16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Harold Brown 37.147

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    Armchair

    Jean-Joseph Chapuis, cabinetmaker
    French, 1765-1864
    Armchair, ca. 1810-1815
    Wood; caning; brass (alloy); beech
    89.5 x 55.2 x 54.6 cm (35 1/4 x 21 3/4 x 21 1/2 inches)
    Abby Rockefeller Mauze Fund 81.300.2

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    "Normandie" Pitcher

    Peter Müller-Munk, designer
    American, 1904-67
    Revere Copper & Brass Company, manufacturer
    American, founded 1801
    ”Normandie” Pitcher, 1935-1941
    Chrome-plated brass
    30.5 x 24.1 x 7.6 cm (12 x 9 1/2 x 3 inches)
    Gift of Alice K. Miles 1994.082

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    Lady's Writing Desk

    Attributed to Thomas Seymour
    american, 1771-1848
    Attributed to John Seymour, cabinetmaker
    American, 1738-ca. 1818
    Lady’s Writing Desk, 1795-1800
    Mahogany, pine, light and dark wood inlays, ivory, brass and enamel hardware
    109.9 x 94.6 x 48.3 cm (43 1/4 x 37 1/4 x 19 inches)
    Estate of Martha B. Lisle, by exchange 71.075

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    Valet chair

    Hans J. Wegner, designer
    Danish, 1914-2007
    Valet chair, 1953
    Teak, oak, leather, brass
    94 x 50.8 x 51.1 cm (37 x 20 x 20 1/8 inches)
    Walter H. Kimball Fund 1987.015

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    Cellaret

    Unknown artist, English
    Cellaret, ca. 1790
    Mahogany and oak with brass mounts and tinned iron internal canisters
    55.9 x 68.6 x 52.1 cm (22 x 27 x 20 1/2 inches) feet
    Gift of Mrs. Guy Fairfax Cary 56.001

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    Summer '99 Shell Desk

    Jere Osgood
    American, 1936-
    Summer ‘99 Shell Desk, 1999
    Bubinga, wenge, satinwood, brass and water-buffalo calfskin
    111.8 x 83.8 x 109.2 cm (44 x 33 x 43 inches)
    Helen M. Danforth Acquisition Fund 1999.30

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    Lady's Work Table

    Unknown artist, Austrian, Vienna; Austria
    Lady’s Work Table, 1810-20
    Mahogany, mahogany veneer, burl veneer, oak, ebony, boxwood, brass, mirror, ivory, mother-of-pearl, pewter, tortoiseshell, painted faux tortoiseshell, engravings, velvet
    97.8 cm (38 1/2 inches) (height)
    Gift of Mrs. Henry D. Sharpe 65.065

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    Bowl

    Unknown artist, Italian; Venetian
    Bowl, ca. 1600
    Blown glass with gilt-brass mounts
    12.7 x 19.4 x 16.5 cm (5 x 7 5/8 x 6 1/2 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Frank Mauran and John O. Ames, by exchange 73.060

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    Women's boots

    Unknown artist, American
    Women’s boots, ca. 1860
    Silk plain weave with silk laces
    Length: 26 cm (10 1/4 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Francis Boardman 55.025.31

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    Patent Timepiece

    David Williams
    American, 1769-1823
    Patent Timepiece, ca. 1815-1820
    Mahogany, pine, paint, glass, and brass
    109.2 x 27.3 x 15.2 cm (43 x 10 3/4 x 6 inches)
    Museum purchase: Bequest of Eliza Taft, by exchange 2003.74

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    Library Table

    Frank Lloyd Wright, designer
    American, 1867-1959
    Library Table, 1915-1916
    Walnut, poplar, oak, and brass
    86.4 x 274.3 x 96.5 cm (34 x 108 x 38 inches) (overall)
    George D. Gannett Fund 2004.28

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    Drop-leaf Table

    Attributed to Duncan Phyfe
    American, 1768-1854
    Drop-leaf Table, ca. 1810
    Mahogany, poplar and pine with brass
    73.7 x 121.3 cm (29 x 47 11/16 inches) leaves up
    Gift of Susan Hammen-Winn 2007.112.1