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    Lady's Writing Table and Chair

    Gorham Manufacturing Company, manufacturer
    American, Providence, 1831-
    William Christmas Codman, designer
    English, 1839-1921
    Joseph Edward Straker, silversmith
    English, 1843-1912
    Franz Ziegler, modeler
    German, 1869-1934
    Potter and Company, cabinetmaker
    American, fl. 1878-1910
    Lady’s Writing Table and Chair, Lady’s writing table and chair, 1903
    Ebony, mahogany, boxwood, redwood, thuya wood, ivory, mother-of-pearl, silver, mirrored glass, and gilded tooled leather
    127 x 127 x 71.1 cm (50 x 50 x 28 inches)
    Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Frederick B. Thurber 58.095

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    Settee

    James Wyatt, designer
    English, 1746-1813
    Williams & Gibton, cabinetmaker
    Irish, Dublin, 1812-1852
    Settee, ca. 1815
    Mahogany with brass
    93 x 153.4 x 49.5 cm (36 5/8 x 60 3/8 x 19 1/2 inches)
    Gift of the Estate of W. Phelps Warren 85.075.7A

    Photograph © Warren Jagger
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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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    Slab Table

    Unknown artist, American, Philadelphia; Pennsylvania
    Slab Table, 1765-1775
    Mahogany, pine and marble
    81.3 x 137.2 x 68 cm (32 x 54 x 26 3/4 inches)
    Bequest of Mr. Charles L. Pendleton 04.008

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    Desk and Bookcase

    Job Townsend, cabinetmaker
    American, 1699-1765
    Desk and Bookcase, 1750-1760
    Mahogany, chestnut, pine and tulipwood
    209.6 x 101.6 cm (82 1/2 x 40 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Murray S. Danforth 36.006

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    Bombé Chest of Drawers

    Unknown artist, American, Boston; Massachusetts
    Bombé Chest of Drawers, 1755-1795
    Mahogany, white pine and tulipwood, with brass
    81.3 x 96.5 cm (32 x 38 inches)
    Bequest of Mr. Charles L. Pendleton 04.079

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    Workbox

    Simeon Hazard, cabinetmaker
    American, 1817-1855
    Workbox, 1845
    Mahogany, chestnut, pine, cedar and ivory
    31.1 x 34.9 x 27.9 cm (12 1/4 x 13 3/4 x 11 inches)
    Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John S. Walton 76.198

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    Asymmetrical Table

    Timothy S. Philbrick
    American, b. 1952
    Asymmetrical Table, 1998
    Cuban mahogany
    109.2 x 76.2 x 48.3 cm (43 x 30 x 19 inches)
    Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Joseph A. Chazan 1999.87.1

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    Console Table

    François Honoré Georges Jacob-Desmalter, cabinetmaker
    French, 1770-1841
    Console Table, ca. 1805
    Mahogany, ash and marble with bronze
    99.7 x 89.9 x 38.1 cm (39 1/4 x 35 3/8 x 15 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Harold Brown 37.144

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    Console table

    François Honoré Georges Jacob-Desmalter, cabinetmaker
    French, 1770-1841
    Console table, ca. 1805
    Mahogany, ash and marble with bronze
    99.7 x 89.9 x 38.1 cm (39 1/4 x 35 3/8 x 15 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Harold Brown 37.145

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    Side Chair

    Attributed to Thomas Affleck
    American b. Scotland, 1740-1795
    Side Chair, 1760-1780
    Mahogany and pine
    95.3 x 57.2 x 44.5 cm (37 1/2 x 22 1/2 x 17 1/2 inches)
    Bequest of Mr. Charles L. Pendleton 04.127

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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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    Side Chair

    Unknown artist, American, Pennsylvania; Philadelphia
    Side Chair, 1755-1775
    Mahogany and tulipwood
    106.7 x 61 x 43.2 cm (42 x 24 x 17 inches)
    Bequest of Mr. Charles L. Pendleton 04.116

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    Side Chair

    Unknown artist, American, Boston; Massachusetts
    Side Chair, ca. 1760-1780
    Mahogany and maple
    Mary B. Jackson Fund 1993.086.2

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    Card Table

    Possibly Allie Burton, cabinetmaker
    American, 19th century
    Card Table, 1800-1820
    Mahogany, maple and pine
    69.8 x 90.8 cm (27 1/2 x 35 13/16 inches)
    Bequest of Martha B. Lisle, by exchange; Ida Ballou Littlefield Fund, Mary B. Jackson Fund and additional funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. George M. Kaufman and J. J. Smortchevsky 85.015

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    Sideboard

    Possibly Duncan Phyfe, cabinetmaker
    American, 1768-1854
    Sideboard, 1810-1825
    Mahogany and pine
    151.8 x 156.2 cm (59 13/16 x 61 1/2 inches)
    Bequest of Martha B. Lisle, by exchange 71.078

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    Table

    Unknown artist, Italian, Italy
    Table, ca.1500-1600
    Walnut and mahogany
    82.6 x 374 x 104.8 cm (32 1/2 x 147 1/4 x 41 1/4 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Murray Danforth 45.073

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    Desk and Bookcase

    John Goddard, cabinetmaker
    American, 1723-1785
    Desk and Bookcase, 1761
    Mahogany, red cedar, tulipwood and pine
    246.4 x 114.8 x 66 cm (97 x 45 3/16 x 26 inches)
    Bequest of Martha B. Lisle 67.166

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    Side Chair

    Morlock and Bayer
    1877-1908
    Side Chair, ca. 1900
    Mahogany
    101.3 x 62.9 x 64.8 cm (39 7/8 x 24 13/16 x 25 1/2 inches)
    Bequest of Mr. Charles L. Pendleton 04.047

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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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    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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    Braced Bow-Back Windsor Armchair

    Attributed to Mr. Hoxie
    American, late 18th century-early 19th century
    Braced Bow-Back Windsor Armchair, 1780-1810
    Maple, ash, pine and mahogany
    100.3 x 50.8 cm (39 1/2 x 20 inches)
    Gift of William S. Redmond in memory of Dorothy M. McVay 84.236

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    Desk and Bookcase

    Attributed to John Goddard, cabinetmaker
    American, 1723-1785
    Desk and Bookcase, 1760-1785
    Mahogany, cedar, tulipwood, pine and chestnut
    256.5 x 106.7 x 61 cm (101 x 42 x 24 inches)
    Bequest of Mr. Charles L. Pendleton 04.042

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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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    Roundabout Chair

    Unknown artist, American, Rhode Island; New York City; Newport
    Roundabout Chair, 1760-1790
    Mahogany, maple and pine
    111.8 x 76.2 x 63.5 cm (44 x 30 x 25 inches)
    Bequest of Mr. Charles L. Pendleton 04.088

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    Check #5

    Sherrie Levine
    American, b. 1947
    Check #5, 1986
    Casein and wax on mahogany
    62.2 x 49.8 cm (24 x 19 5/8 inches)
    Helen M. Danforth Acquisition Fund 2002.9

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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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    table

    Unknown artist, American, New York; Philadelphia
    table, ca. 1825
    Mahogany, poplar, ash and pine with brass
    74.3 x 138.4 x 60.6 cm (29 5/16 x 54 1/2 x 23 7/8 inches) with leaves up
    Bequest of Frederick Lippitt 2007.98.16