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Furniture

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    Side Chair

    Unknown artist, American, Massachusetts; Rhode Island
    Side Chair, ca. 1720-1780
    Maple and pine with paint and caning
    Gift of Dr. Dorothy Gifford 1987.069.1

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    Celleret

    Unknown artist, American, U.S.A.; United States of America
    Celleret, late 18th century-early 19th century
    Wood and iron
    34.5 x 29.2 cm (13 5/8 x 11 1/2 inches)
    Gift of Miss Mary Anne Greene 25.070

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    Armchair

    James E. Wall
    American, active 1881-1917
    Armchair, ca. 1886
    Bamboo with lacquer
    115.6 x 55.9 x 63.5 cm (45 1/2 x 22 x 25 inches)
    Gift of N. David Scotti 82.111.3

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    Lady's Writing Table and Chair

    Gorham Manufacturing Company, manufacturer
    American, 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, 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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    Side Chair

    Josef Hoffmann, designer
    Austrian, 1870-1956
    Wiener Werkstätte, manufacturer
    Austrian
    Jacob and Josef Kohn, cabinetmaker
    Austrian, 1867-1923
    Side Chair, 1905-06
    Beech with lacquer
    108.9 x 42.2 x 54 cm (42 7/8 x 16 5/8 x 21 1/4 inches)
    Museum Membership Fund 71.015

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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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    Side Chair

    Unknown artist, American, Boston; Massachusetts
    Side Chair, 1760-1775
    mahogany; pine
    95.3 x 55.9 cm (37 1/2 x 22 inches)
    Gift of Marshall H. Gould 44.038

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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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    Side Chair

    Unknown artist, American, Providence; Rhode Island
    Side Chair, ca. 1790-1815
    mahogany; maple
    100.3 x 54.6 x 45.7 cm (39 1/2 x 21 1/2 x 18 inches)
    Bequest of Miss Emily Spaulding 32.139

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    Windsor Armchair

    Unknown artist, American, probably; Connecticut
    Windsor Armchair, 1780-1800
    Oak, ash or hickory, maple, and poplar
    102.9 x 55.9 x 48.3 cm (40 1/2 x 22 x 19 inches)
    Gift of the Estate of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 31.427

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