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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

  • Objects

    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

  • Objects

    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

  • Objects

    Lady's Writing Table and Chair

    Gorham Manufacturing Company, manufacturer
    American
    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

  • Objects

    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

  • Objects

    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

  • Objects

    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

  • Objects

    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

  • Objects

    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

  • Objects

    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

  • Objects

    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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    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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    Console Table

    Unknown artist, French, France
    Console Table, ca. 1740
    Oak, gesso, gilt,and marble
    95.3 x 152.4 x 66.7 cm (37 1/2 x 60 x 26 1/4 inches)
    Gift of Mr. Jack Linsky 56.025

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    Joined Chest with Drawer

    Unknown artist, American, Massachusetts; Hampshire County
    Joined Chest with Drawer, 1690-1725
    oak; pine
    82.5 x 48.9 cm (32 1/2 x 19 5/16 inches) (height x depth)
    Gift of the estate of Adelaide Winthrop Vernon 65.007

  • Objects

    King Arthur Chest

    Sydney Richmond Burleigh, designer
    American, 1853-1931
    Julia Lippitt Mauran, carver
    American, 1860-1949
    Potter and Company, cabinetmaker
    American, fl. 1878-1910
    King Arthur Chest, ca. 1900
    Oak with paint and gilding
    55.2 x 101.6 cm (21 11/16 x 40 inches)
    Bequest of Isaac C. Bates 13.429

  • Objects

    Library Table

    Unknown artist, English, England
    Library Table, 1775-1800
    Mahogany
    76.8 x 135.9 x 60.3 cm (30 5/16 x 53 1/2 x 23 13/16 inches)
    Bequest of Mr. Charles L. Pendleton 04.052

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    Looking Glass

    Unknown artist, American, New York
    Looking Glass, 1785-1815
    Mahogany and pine
    139.1 x 58.4 cm (54 3/4 x 23 inches)
    Gift of the Estate of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 31.144

  • Objects

    Side Chair

    Unknown artist, American, Boston; Massachusetts
    Side Chair, 1660-1700
    Silver maple, red oak, leather
    86.4 x 45.7 x 36.8 cm (34 x 18 x 14 1/2 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.834

  • Objects

    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 1999.57.3

  • Objects

    Side Chair

    Unknown artist, American, Rhode Island; Newport
    Side Chair, 1740-1760
    Walnut and pine
    99.1 x 54.6 x 40.6 cm (39 x 21 1/2 x 16 inches)
    Gift of the estate of Robert Simmons Phillips 44.669A

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    Elastic Armchair

    Samuel Gragg
    American, 1772-ca. 1855
    Elastic Armchair, ca. 1808
    Oak, hickory, maple, and beech
    85.1 x 51.4 x 63.5 cm (33 1/2 x 20 1/4 x 25 inches)
    Gift of the Wunsch Americana Foundation, Inc. 85.024

  • Objects

    Side Chair

    Unknown artist, American, Rhode Island; Newport
    Side Chair, ca. 1790-1815
    mahogany; maple; pine
    99.7 cm (39 5/16 inches) (height)
    Gift of the Estate of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 31.131

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    Chair

    Unknown artist, American, Rhode Island
    Chair, 1660-1690
    Cottonwood, ash and maple
    100.3 x 62.2 x 43.2 cm (39 1/2 x 24 1/2 x 17 inches)
    Bequest of Eliza D. Gardiner 55.066

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    Cabinet

    Unknown artist, American, New York City; New York
    Cabinet, 1875-1880
    Ebonized cherry with gilding
    187.3 x 111.8 cm (73 3/4 x 44 inches)
    Abby Rockefeller Mauze Fund, by exchange 81.010

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    Casket

    Studio of Baldessare degli Embriachi
    Italian; Venetian, ca. 1390-1409
    Casket, c. 1400
    Bone, wood and horn
    Width: 31.8 x 22.9 cm (12 1/2 x 9 inches) (base)
    Gift of the Estate of W. Phelps Warren 85.075.8

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    Bamboo in the Wind

    Shiokawa Bunrin
    Japanese, 1808-1877
    Bamboo in the Wind, ca. 1850-1877
    Ink on paper
    174 x 96.5 cm (68 1/2 x 38 inches) (each panel)
    Helen M. Danforth Acquisition Fund and Mary B. Jackson Fund 1991.005

  • Objects

    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

  • Objects

    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

  • Objects

    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

  • Objects

    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

  • Objects

    Pier Table

    Vose & Coates, cabinetmaker
    American, active 1808-1818
    Isaac Vose
    American, 1767 - 1823
    Joshua Coates
    American, d. 1819
    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

  • Objects

    Side Chair

    Unknown artist, American, Boston; Massachusetts
    Side Chair, 1760-1775
    mahogany
    94 x 53.3 cm (37 x 21 inches)
    Gift of Marshall H. Gould 44.037

  • Objects

    Chest

    Unknown artist, Italian, Northern Italy
    Chest, 1470-1500
    Juniper and cedar with iron
    50.8 x 79.4 x 33.7 cm (20 x 31 5/16 x 13 5/16 inches)
    Museum Appropriation Fund 27.217

  • Objects

    Turned Chair

    Unknown artist, American, Rhode Island
    Turned Chair, 1680-1700
    Maple, ash, oak
    100.3 x 53.3 x 35.6 cm (39 1/2 x 21 x 14 inches)
    Gift in memory of Mercy Congdon Brown by her four granddaughters 22.226

  • Objects

    Slab Table

    Unknown artist, American, Pennsylvania; Philadelphia
    Slab Table, 1750-1780
    Southern yellow pine, oak, poplar, and clouded limestone
    Bequest of Mr. Charles L. Pendleton 04.002

  • Objects

    Micro-mosaic Table Top: Nine Views of Rome

    Unknown artist, Italian, Rome
    Micro-mosaic Table Top: Nine Views of Rome, ca. 1830s-1840s
    Marble, mosaic, lapis lazuli, and malachite
    Diameter: 59.7 cm (23 1/2 inches)
    Gift of the estate of Richard B. Harrington 1990.060

  • Objects

    Side Chair

    Unknown artist, American, Pennsylvania; Philadelphia
    Side Chair, 1745-1790
    walnut; silk
    102.9 cm (40 1/2 inches) (height)
    Gift of the Estate of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 31.126

  • Objects

    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

  • Objects

    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

  • Objects

    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

  • Objects

    Side Chair

    Unknown artist, American, New York
    Side Chair, 1790-1815
    mahogany; light wood inlay; maple; pine
    96.5 cm (38 inches) (height)
    Gift of the Estate of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 31.136

  • Objects

    Side Chair

    Unknown artist, American, New York; New York City
    Side Chair, 1790-1815
    mahogany; light wood inlay; maple; pine
    96.5 cm (38 inches) (height)
    Gift of the Estate of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 31.139

  • Objects

    Armchair

    Sydney Richmond Burleigh, cabinetmaker
    American, 1853-1931
    Armchair, 1888
    Tulipwood
    113 x 66 x 54.9 cm (44 1/2 x 26 x 21 5/8 inches)
    Gift of Professor Zenas R. Bliss on behalf of the A. E. Club 79.072

  • Objects

    Side Chair

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

  • Objects

    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

  • Objects

    Shakespeare Chest

    Sydney Richmond Burleigh, decorator
    American, 1853-1931
    Potter and Company, cabinetmaker
    American, fl. 1878-1910
    Shakespeare Chest, ca. 1900
    Ebonized cherry with painted decoration
    55.2 x 101.6 x 55.6 cm (21 3/4 x 40 x 21 7/8 inches)
    Gift of Miss Ellen D. Sharpe 28.046

  • Objects

    Enclosed Washstand

    Unknown artist, Chinese
    Enclosed Washstand, ca. 1805
    Asian hardwood; brass (alloy)
    88.9 x 47 x 50.8 cm (35 x 18 1/2 x 20 inches)
    Elizabeth T. and Dorothy N. Casey Fund Collection of the Heritage Trust of Rhode Island 1999.57.5

  • Objects

    Card Table

    Attributed to 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

  • Objects

    Side Chair

    Unknown artist, American, Coastal Massachusetts
    Side Chair, ca. 1690-1720
    Maple, ash
    115.6 x 57.1 x 34.3 cm (45 1/2 x 22 1/2 x 13 1/2 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.648

  • Objects

    Child's Windsor High Chair

    Unknown artist, American, Rhode Island; Connecticut
    Child’s Windsor High Chair, 1770-1800
    Oak, maple, chestnut, ash and hickory
    86.4 x 48.3 x 40.6 cm (34 x 19 x 16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.965

  • Objects

    Chest

    Unknown artist, Spanish, Spain
    Chest, 15th Century
    Walnut with wrought iron
    66 x 134.6 x 65.1 cm (26 x 53 x 25 5/8 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 17.057

  • Objects

    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

  • Objects

    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

  • Objects

    Card Table

    Attributed to Allie Burton, cabinetmaker
    American, 19th century
    Card Table, 1800-1820
    Mahogany, maple and pine
    69.9 x 90.8 x 45.1 cm (27 1/2 x 35 3/4 x 17 3/4 inches)
    Peter and Daphne Farago Purchase Fund 1986.120

  • Objects

    Chest of Drawers

    Joseph Rawson I, cabinetmaker
    American, 1760-1835
    Chest of Drawers, ca. 1806
    Mahogany, light wood and chestnut with brass
    94 x 114.3 cm (37 x 45 inches)
    The Abby Rockefeller Mauzé Fund 78.146

  • Objects

    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

  • Objects

    Side Chair

    Morlock and Bayer
    American, 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

  • Objects

    Lady's Writing Desk

    Attributed to Thomas Seymour
    American, 1771-1848
    Attributed to John Seymour, cabinetmaker
    American, ca.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

  • Objects

    Cellaret

    Unknown artist, English
    Cellaret, ca. 1790
    Mahogany and oak with brass mounts and tinned iron internal canisters
    55.9 x