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Furniture

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  • 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, 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

  • 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
  • Objects

    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

    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

    Armchair

    Alvar Aalto, designer
    Finnish, 1898-1976
    Armchair, 1931-32
    Laminated birch
    66.7 x 61 x 76.8 cm (26 1/4 x 24 x 30 1/4 inches)
    Museum Collection 84.018

  • 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

  • Objects

    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

  • Objects

    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

  • 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

    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

    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

  • 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 See Preferred Credit Line 1999.57.3

  • Objects

    Music stand

    Wharton Esherick
    American, 1887-1970
    Music stand, 1962
    Cherrywood
    111.1 x 48.3 cm (43 3/4 x 19 inches)
    The Felicia Fund 1988.002

  • Objects

    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

    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

  • Objects

    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

  • Objects

    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
    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

    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

    "DCW" Chair

    Charles Eames, designer
    American, 1907-1978
    Ray Eames, designer
    American, 1912-1988
    Herman Miller Furniture Co., manufacturer
    American, 1923-
    ”DCW” Chair, 1948
    Molded plywood, walnut veneer
    73 x 48.9 x 56.5 cm (28 3/4 x 19 1/4 x 22 1/4 inches)
    Gift of the Bayard and Harriet K. Ewing Collection 72.097

  • 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, 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

    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

  • 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

    Armchair

    Eero Saarinen, designer
    American, 1910-1961
    Knoll International, Inc., manufacturer
    American, 1938-
    Armchair, 1957
    Fiberglass-reinforced plastic, cast aluminum, wool
    81.3 x 66 cm (32 x 26 inches)
    Gift of The Athenaeum Bookbinders 1998.32

  • 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

    Architect's Valet Chair

    Alphonse Mattia
    American, 1947-
    Architect’s Valet Chair, 1989
    Ebonized walnut, poa amarelo, wenge, ebony, Delron, paint
    199.7 x 66 x 45.7 cm (78 5/8 x 26 x 18 inches)
    Museum purchase with funds from the National Endowment for the Humanities 1989.009

  • 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

    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
    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, 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

    Two Men Walking Away from Each Other in the Form of a Table

    Robert Trotman, cabinetmaker
    American, b. 1947
    Two Men Walking Away from Each Other in the Form of a Table, 1990
    Linden with dye
    96.5 x 45.7 cm (38 x 18 inches)
    Museum purchase with funds from the National Endowment for the Arts 1990.024

  • Objects

    Tage Frid, designer
    American, 1915-2004
    stool, 1982
    Walnut
    77.5 x 48.3 x 38.1 cm (30 1/2 x 19 x 15 inches)
    Gift of the Rhode Island School of Design Class of 1982 82.178

  • Objects

    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

  • Objects

    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

  • Objects

    Cradle

    Unknown artist, American, possibly; Pennsylvania
    Cradle, 1820 - 1830
    Pine with paint
    52.1 x 53.3 cm (20 1/2 x 21 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Henry Vaughan 44.519.10A

  • Objects

    Fireplace surround

    Hugnet Frères, designer
    French, ca. 1900
    Fireplace surround, 1900
    Walnut, ceramic tiles, and copper.
    349.8 x 210.8 x 50.8 cm (137 11/16 x 83 x 20 inches)
    Helen M. Danforth Acquisition Fund, Mary B. Jackson Fund and Georgianna Sayles Aldrich Fund 83.152

  • Objects

    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

  • Objects

    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

  • Objects

    Cabinet

    Alexandre Roux, cabinetmaker
    French; American, fl. 1837-1881
    Cabinet, ca. 1866
    Rosewood, light and dark wood marquetry, ebonized and gilt trim, porcelain, and gilt bronze
    111.8 x 130.8 x 48.3 cm (44 x 51 1/2 x 19 inches)
    Jesse Metcalf Fund 78.052

  • Objects

    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

  • Objects

    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

  • Objects

    Diamond chair

    Harry Bertoia, designer
    American, 1915-1978
    Knoll International, Inc., manufacturer
    American, 1938-
    Diamond chair, 1952
    Lacquered steel frame, formed fiberglass, cotton tweed upholstery
    77.2 x 85.7 x 71.8 cm (30 3/8 x 33 3/4 x 28 1/4 inches)
    Abby Rockefeller Mauze Fund 82.273

  • Objects

    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

  • Objects

    Spinning-wheel Armchair

    Attributed to William B. Savage
    American, active, 1880-1890
    Spinning-wheel Armchair, ca. 1886
    Red oak, basswood, and buttonwood
    99.1 x 48.3 x 48.3 cm (39 x 19 x 19 inches)
    Gift in memory of Nathalie Lorillard Bailey Morris by Elizabeth Morris Smith 78.157

  • Objects

    Joined chest with drawer

    Unknown artist, American, Hadley; Massachusetts
    Joined chest with drawer, 1690-1725
    Oak and pine
    88.9 x 111.4 x 47 cm (35 x 43 7/8 x 18 1/2 inches)
    Museum Appropriation Fund 19.293

  • Objects

    Side Chair

    Herter Brothers
    American, 1864-1906
    Side Chair, 1877-1879
    Ebonized cherry with light wood inlay
    96.5 x 45.7 x 45.7 cm (38 x 18 x 18 inches)
    Mary B. Jackson Fund 1990.057

  • Objects

    Heart Cone Chair

    Verner Panton, designer
    Danish, 1926-1998
    Plus-linje, manufacturer
    Danish, 1959-
    Heart Cone Chair, 1959
    Aluminum, steel, plastic, and wool upholstery
    90.2 x 96.5 x 63.5 cm (35 1/2 x 38 x 25 inches)
    Museum Acquisition Fund 2002.23

  • Objects

    Stacking chair

    In the style of Joe Cesare Colombo, designer
    Italian, 1930-1971
    Stacking chair, ca. 1965
    Molded plastic
    73 x 44.7 x 45.7 cm (28 3/4 x 17 5/8 x 18 inches)
    Gift of the Estate of Samuel Cate 2003.97.1

  • Objects

    Stacking Chairs

    Possibly Joe Cesare Colombo, designer
    Italian, 1930-1971
    Stacking Chairs, ca. 1965
    Molded plastic
    73 x 44.7 x 45.7 cm (28 13/16 x 17 5/8 x 18 inches)
    Gift of the Estate of Samuel Cate 2003.97.2

  • Objects

    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

  • Objects

    Zig-Zag Chair

    Gerrit Thomas Rietveld, designer
    Dutch, 1888-1964
    Gerard van de Groenekan, cabinetmaker
    Dutch, 1904-1994
    Zig-Zag Chair, 1941
    Elm with steel screws
    76.2 x 45.7 x 61 cm (30 x 18 x 24 inches)
    Helen M. Danforth Acquisition Fund 2001.2

  • Objects

    MR Chair

    Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
    American, 1886-1969
    Probably Knoll International, Inc., manufacturer
    American, 1938-
    MR Chair, ca. 1930
    Chrome-plated steel tubing, woven cane (rattan)
    83.8 x 48.3 x 68.6 cm (33 x 19 x 27 inches)
    Gift of the Department of Architecture 2000.49

  • Objects

    Braced Bow Back Windsor Chair

    Wallace Nutting
    American, 1861-1941
    Braced Bow Back Windsor Chair, ca. 1920
    Pine, maple and oak
    97.2 x 50.8 x 50.8 cm (38 5/16 x 20 x 20 inches)
    2003.138.1

  • Objects

    Manuscript chest

    Unknown artist, Burmese, Myanmar; Burma
    Manuscript chest, ca. 1800-1885
    Gilded and lacquered wood with colored glass and mirror insets
    62.2 x 96.5 x 61 cm (24 1/2 x 38 x 24 inches)
    Gift of Doris Duke’s Southeast Asian Art Collection 2004.12.4

  • Objects

    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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    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

  • Objects

    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

  • Objects

    Lounge Chair

    George Nakashima
    American, 1905-1990
    Lounge Chair, 1970-1990
    Walnut
    84.5 x 83.8 x 58.4 cm (33 1/4 x 33 x 23 inches)
    Georgianna Sayles Aldrich Fund 2008.29.2

  • Objects

    Chair

    William Hancock
    American, b. 1794, active c. 1820-50
    Chair, 1820-25
    Mahogany
    Height: 83.2 cm (32 3/4 inches)
    Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Stuart P. Feld 2010.122.1

  • Objects

    Side Chair

    William Hancock
    American, b. 1794, active c. 1820-50
    Side Chair, 1820-25
    Mahogany
    Height: 83.2 cm (32 3/4 inches)
    Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Stuart P. Feld 2010.122.2

  • Objects

    Chair

    Donald Judd
    American, 1928-1994
    Chair, 1993
    Finland Color Plywood
    76.2 x 38.1 x 38.1 cm (30 x 15 x 15 inches)
    Gift of Glenn Gissler 2011.28.3

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    Untitled (bench)

    Jim Drain
    American, b. 1975
    Untitled (bench), 2010
    Powder coated stainless steel and aluminum
    49.5 x 119.4 x 52.7 cm (19 1/2 x 47 x 20 3/4 inches)
    Edgar J. Lownes Fund 2011.41.1

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    Untitled (bench)

    Jim Drain
    American, b. 1975
    Untitled (bench), 2010
    Powder coated stainless steel and aluminum
    49.5 x 119.4 x 52.7 cm (19 1/2 x 47 x 20 3/4 inches)
    Edgar J. Lownes Fund 2011.41.2

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    Sideboard

    Timothy S. Philbrick
    American, b. 1952
    Sideboard, 1981
    Rosewood and maple with silver and bone
    101.6 x 152.4 x 50.8 cm (40 x 60 x 20 inches)
    Gift from the Collection of Dr. and Mrs. Joseph A. Chazan 2013.36

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    SOS Stool

    Josh Owen, industrial designer
    American, b. 1970
    Casamania by Frezza, manufacturer
    Italian, 1984-
    SOS Stool, 2008
    Polyethelene
    55.9 x 34.8 x 43.2 cm (22 x 13 11/16 x 17 inches)
    Gift of the designer 2013.70

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    Washington Skeleton Chair

    David Adjaye
    British, b.Tanzanian, b. 1966
    Knoll, Inc., manufacturer
    American
    Washington Skeleton Chair, 2013
    Aluminum with copper plating
    Gift of Joan H. and David E. Bright in honor of their daughter Katherine H. Bright, Brown University Class of 2016 2014.32

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    Desk and Chair

    Carlo Bugatti, designer
    Italian, 1856-1940
    Desk and Chair, ca. 1900
    Walnut, ebonized wood, vellum, pewter, ivory, brass, and silk cording and tassels
    Helen M. Danforth Acquisition Fund 2014.27ab

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    Desk

    Carlo Bugatti, designer
    Italian, 1856-1940
    Desk, ca. 1900
    Walnut, ebonized wood, vellum, pewter, bone, brass, and silk cording and tassels
    97.8 x 61.3 x 48.9 cm (38 1/2 x 24 1/8 x 19 1/4 inches)
    Helen M. Danforth Acquisition Fund 2014.27a

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    Hand-painted Eames Eiffel Side Chair

    Mike Perry
    Hand-painted Eames Eiffel Side Chair, 2010
    Courtesy the artist and Outdoorz Gallery TL28.2014.22