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Carlo Bugatti (Italian, 1856-1940)
1991.45©
Pair of Andirons (Chenets)
Jacques Caffieri (French, 1678-1755)
1942.799CCCC0
Pair of Andirons (Chenets)
Jacques Caffieri (French, 1678-1755)
1942.799.1CCCC0
Pair of Andirons (Chenets)
Jacques Caffieri (French, 1678-1755)
1942.799.2CCCC0
Pair of Armchairs (Fauteuils)
Jean-Baptiste II Tilliard (French, 1797)
1927.423CCCC0
Armchair (Fauteuil)
Jean-Baptiste II Tilliard (French, 1797)
1927.423.1CCCC0
Armchair (Fauteuil)
Jean-Baptiste II Tilliard (French, 1797)
1927.423.2CCCC0
Candelabrum
probably by Jean Joseph de Saint-Germain (French, 1720-1791)
1946.81CCCC0
Worktable (Bureau de Toilette)
Martin Carlin (French, 1730-1785)
1942.594CCCC0
Muse with Violin Screen
Paul Fehér (Hungarian, 1898-1990)
352.1996©
Pair of Andirons (Chenet)
France, 18th century
1944.126CCCC0
Andiron (Chenet)
France, 18th century
1944.126.1CCCC0
Andiron (Chenet)
France, 18th century
1944.126.2CCCC0
Table
Adam Weisweiler (French, c. 1750-1810)
1922.73CCCC0
No image available
Adam Weisweiler (French, c. 1750-1810)
1922.73.aCCCC0
No image available
Adam Weisweiler (French, c. 1750-1810)
1922.73.bCCCC0
Tall Clock
Tiffany & Co. (American, New York, est. 1837)
1992.70©
Table Desk (Bureau Plat)
Bernard II van Riesen Burgh (Dutch, 1766)
1944.123CCCC0
Chest of Drawers (Commode)
René Dubois (French, 1737-1798)
1944.113CCCC0
No image available
René Dubois (French, 1737-1798)
1944.113.aCCCC0
No image available
René Dubois (French, 1737-1798)
1944.113.bCCCC0
Chest-on-Chest
America, Rhode Island, Providence, early 19th Century
1976.170CCCC0
Pair of Stools
Jean-Baptiste-Claude Sené (French, 1748-1803)
1954.385CCCC0
Stool
Jean-Baptiste-Claude Sené (French, 1748-1803)
1954.385.1CCCC0
Stool
Jean-Baptiste-Claude Sené (French, 1748-1803)
1954.385.2CCCC0
Clock
France, 18th century
1951.550CCCC0
Marriage Chest (Cassone)
Italy, Venice, mid 16th century
1942.607CCCC0
Chest of Drawers (Commode)
Jean-Pierre Latz (French, 1691-1754)
1942.497CCCC0
No image available
Jean-Pierre Latz (French, 1691-1754)
1942.497.aCCCC0
No image available
Jean-Pierre Latz (French, 1691-1754)
1942.497.bCCCC0
Tall- case Clock (Regulateur)
Jean-Pierre Latz (French, 1691-1754)
1949.200CCCC0
Flower Stand (Jardinière)
Pierre Philippe Thomire (French, 1751-1843)
1960.94CCCC0
Console Table
attributed to Ferdinand Tietz (Austrian, 1708-1777)
1962.63CCCC0
Sideboard
attributed to Joseph Alexis Bailly (American, 1825-1883)
1985.72CCCC0
Work Table
Bernard Peridiez (French, d. 1757)
1942.597CCCC0
Cabinet
Carlo Bugatti (Italian, 1856-1940)
1984.177CCCC0
Clock
André-Charles Boulle (French, 1642-1732)
1967.153CCCC0
Clock
Baumgartinger (German)
1966.362CCCC0
Fall-front Secretary
attributed to Leonard Boudin (French, 1735-1804)
1942.593CCCC0
Pier Mirror (Trumeau)
France, 18th century
1953.153CCCC0
Gaming Table
Germany, Mainz, 18th century
1953.284CCCC0
Cabinet
André-Charles Boulle (French, 1642-1732)
1949.539CCCC0
Console Table Depicting Chronos, or Father Time (top)
Italy, probably Rome, late 17th-early 18th Century
1968.31CCCC0
Pair of Armchairs (Fauteuil)
Nicolas-Denis Delaisement (French)
1944.109CCCC0
Armchair (Fauteuil)
Nicolas-Denis Delaisement (French)
1944.109.1CCCC0
Armchair (Fauteuil)
Nicolas-Denis Delaisement (French)
1944.109.2CCCC0
Wall Clock
France, 18th century
1950.376CCCC0
Sofa
America, New York, Empire style, 19th century
1971.29CCCC0
Chest of Drawers
mounts in the style of Pierre Joseph Désiré Gouthière (French, 1732-1813/14)
1942.599CCCC0
Cabinet
Louis Majorelle (French, 1859-1926)
1976.53©
Side Chair
America, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 18th century
1985.58CCCC0
Side Chair:  Gothic Revival Style
William Burns (American, 1805?-1867)
1986.11CCCC0
Wall Bracket
France, 17th century
1989.157CCCC0
Wardrobe (Kast)
Holland, 17th century
1982.57CCCC0
Highboy
America, Massachusetts, William and Mary style, 18th century
1986.207CCCC0
Armchair
attributed to Nicolas Heurtaut (French, 1720-1771)
1989.160CCCC0
Chair
Herter Brothers (American)
1982.5CCCC0
Side Chair
America, New York, 18th century
1988.32CCCC0
Arm Chair
Louis Comfort Tiffany (American, 1848-1933)
1990.91CCCC0
Clock
Robert Osmond (French, 1711-1789)
1985.11CCCC0
Candlesticks
Antoine-Louis Barye (French, 1796-1875)
1970.119CCCC0
Candle Bracket Pair
France, style of Louis XVI, 18th Century
1944.469CCCC0
Candle Bracket
France, style of Louis XVI, 18th Century
1944.469.1CCCC0
Candle Bracket
France, style of Louis XVI, 18th Century
1944.469.2CCCC0
Secretary
Henry Mather Greene (American, 1870-1954)
1981.76©
Tambour Desk
Thomas Seymour (American, 1771-1848)
1987.11CCCC0
Chest
America, Massachusetts, perhaps Salem, 18th century
1984.161CCCC0
Chest of Drawers (Commode)
attributed to Etienne Doirat (French, c. 1670-1732)
1989.158CCCC0
Pier Table
Joseph Meeks and Sons (American)
1981.65CCCC0
Center Table
Herter Brothers (American)
1987.53CCCC0
Chest of Drawers (Commode)
probably by Adrien Faizelot Delorme (French)
1989.159CCCC0
Arm Chair
René Cresson (French, c. 1705-c. 1749)
1928.212CCCC0
Console Table
France, mid-18th Century
1971.142CCCC0
Mirror with Ornamented Frame
M. Louise McLaughlin (American, 1847-1939)
1987.135CCCC0
Chair
Royal Savonnerie Manufactory, Chaillot Workshops (French, est. 1627)
1947.183.2CCCC0
Chair
Royal Savonnerie Manufactory, Chaillot Workshops (French, est. 1627)
1947.183.3CCCC0
Chair
Royal Savonnerie Manufactory, Chaillot Workshops (French, est. 1627)
1947.183.4CCCC0
Chair
Royal Savonnerie Manufactory, Chaillot Workshops (French, est. 1627)
1947.183.5CCCC0
Desk and Bookcase
attributed to John Townsend (American, 1732-1809)
2012.43CCCC0
Armchair
Italy, 17th century
1942.614CCCC0
Corner Cabinet (Étagère)
America, probably New York, American Gothic Revival, 19th century
2012.117CCCC0
Pair of Bookcases (Bibliothèques)
attributed to Charles Cressent (French, 1685-1768)
1958.129CCCC0
Bookcase
attributed to Charles Cressent (French, 1685-1768)
1958.129.1CCCC0
Bookcase
attributed to Charles Cressent (French, 1685-1768)
1958.129.2CCCC0
Sideboard and Cellarette
Duncan Phyfe and Son (American, 1768-1854)
2000.72CCCC0
Sideboard
firm of Duncan Phyfe and Son (American, 1768-1854)
2000.72.1CCCC0
Cellarette
firm of Duncan Phyfe and Son (American, 1768-1854)
2000.72.2CCCC0
Chest
America, Massachusetts, Connecticut River Valley (Hampshire county), late 17th - early 18th century
1915.569CCCC0
Pair of Louis XVI Style Candle Brackets
France, style of Louis XVI, 18th Century
1942.68CCCC0
Louis XVI Style Candle Bracket
France, style of Louis XVI, 18th Century
1942.68.1CCCC0
Louis XVI Style Candle Bracket
France, style of Louis XVI, 18th Century
1942.68.2CCCC0
Pair of Corner Cabinets
René Dubois (French, 1737-1798)
1951.115CCCC0
Corner Cabinet
René Dubois (French, 1737-1798)
1951.115.1CCCC0
Corner Cabinet
René Dubois (French, 1737-1798)
1951.115.2CCCC0
Secretary (Secrétaire)
attributed to Bernard Molitor (French, 1755-1833)
1979.36CCCC0
Mantel
probably by William Kent (British, 1685-1748)
1944.472CCCC0
Title, DateArtist / CultureAccession numberMediumDimensionsCredit lineRights
Table
Carlo Bugatti (Italian, 1856-1940)
1991.45Inlaid wood (mahogany?), cast and gilded bronze mounts, inlays of ivory or bone, metal, and mother-of-pearl (marine mussels or pearl oysters)Overall: 71.5 x 67.1 x 41.3 cm (28 1/8 x 26 7/16 x 16 1/4 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. Fund©
Pair of Andirons (Chenets)
Jacques Caffieri (French, 1678-1755)
1942.799Gilt bronzeOverall: 44.2 x 54.6 x 14 cm (17 3/8 x 21 1/2 x 5 1/2 in.)Bequest of John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Pair of Andirons (Chenets)
Jacques Caffieri (French, 1678-1755)
1942.799.1Gilt bronzeOverall: 44.2 x 54.6 x 14 cm (17 3/8 x 21 1/2 x 5 1/2 in.)Bequest of John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Pair of Andirons (Chenets)
Jacques Caffieri (French, 1678-1755)
1942.799.2Gilt bronzeOverall: 44.2 x 54.6 x 14 cm (17 3/8 x 21 1/2 x 5 1/2 in.)Bequest of John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Pair of Armchairs (Fauteuils)
Jean-Baptiste II Tilliard (French, 1797)
1927.423Carved and gilded woodOverall: 101.9 x 73.7 x 63.5 cm (40 1/8 x 29 x 25 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Armchair (Fauteuil)
Jean-Baptiste II Tilliard (French, 1797)
1927.423.1Carved and gilded woodOverall: 101.9 x 73.7 x 63.5 cm (40 1/8 x 29 x 25 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Armchair (Fauteuil)
Jean-Baptiste II Tilliard (French, 1797)
1927.423.2Carved and gilded woodOverall: 102.5 x 73.7 x 62.3 cm (40 3/8 x 29 x 24 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Candelabrum
probably by Jean Joseph de Saint-Germain (French, 1720-1791)
1946.81Gilt bronzeOverall: 72.4 x 49.3 x 39.7 cm (28 1/2 x 19 7/16 x 15 5/8 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Worktable (Bureau de Toilette)
Martin Carlin (French, 1730-1785)
1942.594Wood marquetry with gilt bronze mounts, Sèvres porcelain topOverall: 77.5 x 43.2 cm (30 1/2 x 17 in.)Bequest of John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Muse with Violin Screen
Paul Fehér (Hungarian, 1898-1990)
352.1996Wrought iron, brass; silver and gold platingOverall: 156.2 x 156.2 cm (61 1/2 x 61 1/2 in.)On loan from the Rose Iron Works Collections, LLC©
Pair of Andirons (Chenet)
France, 18th century
1944.126Gilt bronzeOverall: 50.3 x 46.3 x 14 cm (19 13/16 x 18 1/4 x 5 1/2 in.)The Elisabeth Severance Prentiss CollectionCCCC0
Andiron (Chenet)
France, 18th century
1944.126.1Gilt bronzeOverall: 50.3 x 46.3 x 14 cm (19 13/16 x 18 1/4 x 5 1/2 in.)The Elisabeth Severance Prentiss CollectionCCCC0
Andiron (Chenet)
France, 18th century
1944.126.2Gilt bronzeOverall: 50.3 x 46.3 x 14 cm (19 13/16 x 18 1/4 x 5 1/2 in.)The Elisabeth Severance Prentiss CollectionCCCC0
Table
Adam Weisweiler (French, c. 1750-1810)
1922.73Mahogany, gilt bronze, marble topOverall: 91.5 x 148.6 x 49.5 cm (36 x 58 1/2 x 19 1/2 in.)Anonymous GiftCCCC0
No image available
Adam Weisweiler (French, c. 1750-1810)
1922.73.aMahogany, gilt bronze, marble topOverall: 91.5 x 148.6 x 49.5 cm (36 x 58 1/2 x 19 1/2 in.)Anonymous GiftCCCC0
No image available
Adam Weisweiler (French, c. 1750-1810)
1922.73.bMahogany, gilt bronze, marble topOverall: 91.5 x 148.6 x 49.5 cm (36 x 58 1/2 x 19 1/2 in.)Anonymous GiftCCCC0
Tall Clock
Tiffany & Co. (American, New York, est. 1837)
1992.70Mahogany, teak with dial faces of gilded and patinated metal, glassOverall: 247.3 x 66 x 36.5 cm (97 3/8 x 26 x 14 3/8 in.)The Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase Fund©
Table Desk (Bureau Plat)
Bernard II van Riesen Burgh (Dutch, 1766)
1944.123Wood marquetry with gilt bronze mounts, leather topOverall: 75 x 151.8 x 76.9 cm (29 1/2 x 59 3/4 x 30 1/4 in.)The Elisabeth Severance Prentiss CollectionCCCC0
Chest of Drawers (Commode)
René Dubois (French, 1737-1798)
1944.113Ebony veneer with Japanese lacquer panels, gilt bronze mounts, and marble topOverall: 86.8 x 152.4 x 59.7 cm (34 3/16 x 60 x 23 1/2 in.)The Elisabeth Severance Prentiss CollectionCCCC0
No image available
René Dubois (French, 1737-1798)
1944.113.aEbony veneer with Japanese lacquer panels, gilt bronze mounts, and marble topOverall: 86.8 x 152.4 x 59.7 cm (34 3/16 x 60 x 23 1/2 in.)The Elisabeth Severance Prentiss CollectionCCCC0
No image available
René Dubois (French, 1737-1798)
1944.113.bMarbleTop: 1.6 x 60 x 59.7 cm (5/8 x 23 5/8 x 23 1/2 in.)The Elisabeth Severance Prentiss CollectionCCCC0
Chest-on-Chest
America, Rhode Island, Providence, early 19th Century
1976.170MahoganyOverall: 235 x 108.6 x 62.3 cm (92 1/2 x 42 3/4 x 24 1/2 in.)Gift of Moselle Taylor MealsCCCC0
Pair of Stools
Jean-Baptiste-Claude Sené (French, 1748-1803)
1954.385Carved and gilded woodOverall: 44.8 x 71.5 x 51.6 cm (17 5/8 x 28 1/8 x 20 5/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Stool
Jean-Baptiste-Claude Sené (French, 1748-1803)
1954.385.1Carved and gilded woodOverall: 44.8 x 71.5 x 51.6 cm (17 5/8 x 28 1/8 x 20 5/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Stool
Jean-Baptiste-Claude Sené (French, 1748-1803)
1954.385.2Carved and gilded woodOverall: 44.8 x 71.7 x 51.5 cm (17 5/8 x 28 1/4 x 20 1/4 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Clock
France, 18th century
1951.550Gilt bronzeOverall: 93 x 49.5 x 36.3 cm (36 5/8 x 19 1/2 x 14 5/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Marriage Chest (Cassone)
Italy, Venice, mid 16th century
1942.607WalnutOverall: 68.6 x 168.9 x 57.2 cm (27 x 66 1/2 x 22 1/2 in.)Bequest of John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Chest of Drawers (Commode)
Jean-Pierre Latz (French, 1691-1754)
1942.497Oak, tulipwood marquetry, gilt metal mounts, marbleOverall: 88 x 156.5 x 69.9 cm (34 5/8 x 61 5/8 x 27 1/2 in.)Gift of Flora Whitney Miller, Barbara Whitney Henry, and Major Cornelius Vanderbilt Whitney, in memory of their mother, Mrs. Harry Payne WhitneyCCCC0
No image available
Jean-Pierre Latz (French, 1691-1754)
1942.497.aOak, tulipwood marquetry, gilt metal mounts, marbleOverall: 88 x 156.5 x 69.9 cm (34 5/8 x 61 5/8 x 27 1/2 in.)Gift of Flora Whitney Miller, Barbara Whitney Henry, and Major Cornelius Vanderbilt Whitney, in memory of their mother, Mrs. Harry Payne WhitneyCCCC0
No image available
Jean-Pierre Latz (French, 1691-1754)
1942.497.bMarbleTop: 3.9 x 156.5 x 69.9 cm (1 9/16 x 61 5/8 x 27 1/2 in.)Gift of Flora Whitney Miller, Barbara Whitney Henry, and Major Cornelius Vanderbilt Whitney, in memory of their mother, Mrs. Harry Payne WhitneyCCCC0
Tall- case Clock (Regulateur)
Jean-Pierre Latz (French, 1691-1754)
1949.200Boulle marquetry with gilt bronze mountsOverall: 261.6 x 69.9 x 41.9 cm (103 x 27 1/2 x 16 1/2 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Flower Stand (Jardinière)
Pierre Philippe Thomire (French, 1751-1843)
1960.94Wood with gilt bronze mountsOverall: 104.8 x 74.3 cm (41 1/4 x 29 1/4 in.)Gift of Carrie Moss Halle in memory of Salmon Portland HalleCCCC0
Console Table
attributed to Ferdinand Tietz (Austrian, 1708-1777)
1962.63Carved and gilded woodOverall: 85.8 x 132.1 x 82.5 cm (33 3/4 x 52 x 32 1/2 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Sideboard
attributed to Joseph Alexis Bailly (American, 1825-1883)
1985.72WalnutOverall: 290.4 x 211.4 x 69.4 cm (114 5/16 x 83 1/4 x 27 5/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Work Table
Bernard Peridiez (French, d. 1757)
1942.597Wood marquetry with gilt bronze mountsOverall: 77.5 x 43.2 x 28 cm (30 1/2 x 17 x 11 in.)Bequest of John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Cabinet
Carlo Bugatti (Italian, 1856-1940)
1984.177Wood with metal inlays and painted parchment, glass doors and mirrorOverall: 224.5 x 141 x 55.3 cm (88 3/8 x 55 1/2 x 21 3/4 in.)Gift of Barry Friedman and Patricia Pastor, New YorkCCCC0
Clock
André-Charles Boulle (French, 1642-1732)
1967.153Tortoise shell and brass inlay, gilt bronzeOverall: 113.7 cm (44 3/4 in.)Gift of Family and Friends in honor of Emery May Holden Norweb and Raymond Henry Norweb on their fiftieth wedding anniversaryCCCC0
Clock
Baumgartinger (German)
1966.362Carved and gilded wood, faienceOverall: 97.8 x 59.7 x 37.2 cm (38 1/2 x 23 1/2 x 14 5/8 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Fall-front Secretary
attributed to Leonard Boudin (French, 1735-1804)
1942.593Wood marquetry, gilt bronze mounts, marbleOverall: 106.4 x 61 x 37.5 cm (41 7/8 x 24 x 14 3/4 in.)Bequest of John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Pier Mirror (Trumeau)
France, 18th century
1953.153Carved and gilded woodOverall: 243.8 x 143.5 cm (96 x 56 1/2 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Gaming Table
Germany, Mainz, 18th century
1953.284Wood and ivory marquetryOverall: 78.7 x 94 x 54.6 cm (31 x 37 x 21 1/2 in.); Part 1: 92.1 x 54 x 2.6 cm (36 1/4 x 21 1/4 x 1 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Cabinet
André-Charles Boulle (French, 1642-1732)
1949.539Ebony, marquetry in metal and tortoise shellOverall: 101.3 x 117.6 x 50 cm (39 7/8 x 46 5/16 x 19 11/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Console Table Depicting Chronos, or Father Time (top)
Italy, probably Rome, late 17th-early 18th Century
1968.31Painted and gilded wood, marble topOverall: 95.3 x 107.3 x 62.9 cm (37 1/2 x 42 1/4 x 24 3/4 in.)Elisabeth Severance Prentiss Collection by exchangeCCCC0
Pair of Armchairs (Fauteuil)
Nicolas-Denis Delaisement (French)
1944.109BoxwoodOverall: 98.2 x 69.9 x 68.3 cm (38 11/16 x 27 1/2 x 26 7/8 in.)The Elisabeth Severance Prentiss CollectionCCCC0
Armchair (Fauteuil)
Nicolas-Denis Delaisement (French)
1944.109.1BoxwoodOverall: 98.2 x 69.9 x 68.3 cm (38 11/16 x 27 1/2 x 26 7/8 in.)The Elisabeth Severance Prentiss CollectionCCCC0
Armchair (Fauteuil)
Nicolas-Denis Delaisement (French)
1944.109.2BoxwoodOverall: 98.2 x 69.9 x 68.3 cm (38 11/16 x 27 1/2 x 26 7/8 in.)The Elisabeth Severance Prentiss CollectionCCCC0
Wall Clock
France, 18th century
1950.376Gilt bronzeOverall: 116.9 x 50.8 x 27.7 cm (46 x 20 x 10 7/8 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Sofa
America, New York, Empire style, 19th century
1971.29Wood with painted and gilded decorationOverall: 85.1 x 195.5 x 63.6 cm (33 1/2 x 76 15/16 x 25 1/16 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Chest of Drawers
mounts in the style of Pierre Joseph Désiré Gouthière (French, 1732-1813/14)
1942.599Oak, coralwood, mahogany veneer, marble top, gilt bronze mountsOverall: 90.8 x 131.5 x 59.7 cm (35 3/4 x 51 3/4 x 23 1/2 in.)Bequest of John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Cabinet
Louis Majorelle (French, 1859-1926)
1976.53Wood marquetry with metal mountsOverall: 130.8 x 162.5 x 58.4 cm (51 1/2 x 64 x 23 in.)John L. Severance Fund©
Side Chair
America, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 18th century
1985.58MahoganyOverall: 97 x 60 x 56.9 cm (38 3/16 x 23 5/8 x 22 3/8 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Side Chair:  Gothic Revival Style
William Burns (American, 1805?-1867)
1986.11WoodOverall: 99 x 50.2 x 49.9 cm (39 x 19 3/4 x 19 5/8 in.)Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic Trust by exchangeCCCC0
Wall Bracket
France, 17th century
1989.157Carved and gilt woodOverall: 56.4 x 49.1 x 26.4 cm (22 3/16 x 19 5/16 x 10 3/8 in.)Bequest of Mrs. Severance A. MillikinCCCC0
Wardrobe (Kast)
Holland, 17th century
1982.57Oak with ebony and rosewood veneersOverall: 244.5 x 224.3 x 85.2 cm (96 1/4 x 88 5/16 x 33 9/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Highboy
America, Massachusetts, William and Mary style, 18th century
1986.207Burled maple veneer with walnut herringbone bandingsOverall: 158.4 x 94 x 52.8 cm (62 3/8 x 37 x 20 13/16 in.)Gift of Gordon D. Meals and Jean F. Meals in memory of Moselle T. MealsCCCC0
Armchair
attributed to Nicolas Heurtaut (French, 1720-1771)
1989.160Carved and gilded woodOverall: 104.7 x 73 x 79.4 cm (41 1/4 x 28 3/4 x 31 1/4 in.)Bequest of Mrs. Severance A. MillikinCCCC0
Chair
Herter Brothers (American)
1982.5Ebonized cherry and other woodsOverall: 84.5 x 40.7 x 46 cm (33 1/4 x 16 x 18 1/8 in.)Norman O. Stone and Ella A. Stone Memorial FundCCCC0
Side Chair
America, New York, 18th century
1988.32MahoganyOverall: 105.4 x 57.2 x 54.3 cm (41 1/2 x 22 1/2 x 21 3/8 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Arm Chair
Louis Comfort Tiffany (American, 1848-1933)
1990.91Primavera with inlays of brass an various woodsOverall: 82.9 x 63.2 x 64.3 cm (32 5/8 x 24 7/8 x 25 5/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Clock
Robert Osmond (French, 1711-1789)
1985.11Gilt bronzeOverall: 62 x 30 x 25.5 cm (24 7/16 x 11 13/16 x 10 1/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Candlesticks
Antoine-Louis Barye (French, 1796-1875)
1970.119BronzeOverall: 32.6 cm (12 13/16 in.)Gift in memory of Marion Halle Strauss by her daughtersCCCC0
Candle Bracket Pair
France, style of Louis XVI, 18th Century
1944.469Gilt bronzeOverall: 63.5 x 34.3 cm (25 x 13 1/2 in.)Elisabeth Severance Prentiss FundCCCC0
Candle Bracket
France, style of Louis XVI, 18th Century
1944.469.1Gilt bronzeOverall: 63.5 x 34.3 cm (25 x 13 1/2 in.)Elisabeth Severance Prentiss FundCCCC0
Candle Bracket
France, style of Louis XVI, 18th Century
1944.469.2Gilt bronzeOverall: 63.5 x 34.3 cm (25 x 13 1/2 in.)Elisabeth Severance Prentiss CollectionCCCC0
Secretary
Henry Mather Greene (American, 1870-1954)
1981.76Mahogany with inlays and glazed doorsOverall: 208.3 x 137.8 x 61 cm (82 x 54 1/4 x 24 in.)Gift of Mrs. John A. Hadden©
Tambour Desk
Thomas Seymour (American, 1771-1848)
1987.11Mahogany, brass and enamel pullsOverall: 105.4 x 96 x 49.9 cm (41 1/2 x 37 13/16 x 19 5/8 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Chest
America, Massachusetts, perhaps Salem, 18th century
1984.161Oak and pineOverall: 77.5 x 115.3 x 53.7 cm (30 1/2 x 45 3/8 x 21 1/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Chest of Drawers (Commode)
attributed to Etienne Doirat (French, c. 1670-1732)
1989.158Kingwood with gilt-metal mounts, marbleOverall: 84.2 x 108 x 52.1 cm (33 1/8 x 42 1/2 x 20 1/2 in.)Bequest of Mrs. Severance A. MillikinCCCC0
Pier Table
Joseph Meeks and Sons (American)
1981.65Mahogany; marbleOverall: 91.5 x 105.4 x 57.1 cm (36 x 41 1/2 x 22 1/2 in.)Gift of Mrs. R. Livingston IrelandCCCC0
Center Table
Herter Brothers (American)
1987.53Rosewood inlaid with other woods and boneOverall: 76.5 x 122 x 76.2 cm (30 1/8 x 48 1/16 x 30 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Chest of Drawers (Commode)
probably by Adrien Faizelot Delorme (French)
1989.159Oak, black lacquer with raised chinoiserie decoration, gilt metal mounts, marble topOverall: 89.6 x 128.3 x 81.9 cm (35 1/4 x 50 1/2 x 32 1/4 in.)Bequest of Mrs. Severance A. MillikinCCCC0
Arm Chair
René Cresson (French, c. 1705-c. 1749)
1928.212Carved wood, caneOverall: 95.6 x 70.5 x 60 cm (37 5/8 x 27 3/4 x 23 5/8 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
Console Table
France, mid-18th Century
1971.142Gilt wood, marble topOverall: 83.9 x 161.3 x 73.7 cm (33 1/16 x 63 1/2 x 29 in.)Gift of Mrs. John Nevin Bauman in memory of her father, William Meakim PackerCCCC0
Mirror with Ornamented Frame
M. Louise McLaughlin (American, 1847-1939)
1987.135Beveled plate glass framed in walnut?, decorated with etched metal plaquesOverall: 85.5 x 76.8 cm (33 11/16 x 30 1/4 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Chair
Royal Savonnerie Manufactory, Chaillot Workshops (French, est. 1627)
1947.183.2Carved wood, Savonnerie knotted-pile (symmertrical rug knot) upholstery; wool, hempOverall: 121.9 x 70.5 x 55.3 cm (48 x 27 3/4 x 21 3/4 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Chair
Royal Savonnerie Manufactory, Chaillot Workshops (French, est. 1627)
1947.183.3Carved wood, Savonnerie knotted-pile (symmertrical rug knot) upholstery; wool, hempOverall: 121.9 x 70.5 x 55.3 cm (48 x 27 3/4 x 21 3/4 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Chair
Royal Savonnerie Manufactory, Chaillot Workshops (French, est. 1627)
1947.183.4Carved wood, Savonnerie knotted-pile (symmertrical rug knot) upholstery; wool, hempOverall: 121.9 x 70.5 x 55.3 cm (48 x 27 3/4 x 21 3/4 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Chair
Royal Savonnerie Manufactory, Chaillot Workshops (French, est. 1627)
1947.183.5Carved wood, Savonnerie knotted-pile (symmertrical rug knot) upholstery; wool, hempOverall: 121.9 x 70.5 x 55.3 cm (48 x 27 3/4 x 21 3/4 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Desk and Bookcase
attributed to John Townsend (American, 1732-1809)
2012.43"plum pudding" mahogany, red cedar, chestnut, white pine, brassOverall: 240 x 108 x 64.8 cm (94 1/2 x 42 1/2 x 25 1/2 in.)Gift of Harvey Buchanan in memory of Penelope Draper Buchanan and Dorothy Tuckerman DraperCCCC0
Armchair
Italy, 17th century
1942.614WalnutOverall: 121.9 x 65.7 x 59.7 cm (48 x 25 7/8 x 23 1/2 in.)Bequest of John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Corner Cabinet (Étagère)
America, probably New York, American Gothic Revival, 19th century
2012.117RosewoodOverall: 191.8 x 67.3 x 48.3 cm (75 1/2 x 26 1/2 x 19 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Pair of Bookcases (Bibliothèques)
attributed to Charles Cressent (French, 1685-1768)
1958.129Kingwood and rosewood veneers, gilt metal mountsOverall: 247.6 x 132.1 x 57.2 cm (97 1/2 x 52 x 22 1/2 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Bookcase
attributed to Charles Cressent (French, 1685-1768)
1958.129.1Kingwood and rosewood veneers, gilt metal mountsOverall: 247.6 x 132.1 x 57.2 cm (97 1/2 x 52 x 22 1/2 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Bookcase
attributed to Charles Cressent (French, 1685-1768)
1958.129.2Kingwood and rosewood veneers, gilt metal mountsOverall: 247.6 x 132.1 x 57.2 cm (97 1/2 x 52 x 22 1/2 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Sideboard and Cellarette
Duncan Phyfe and Son (American, 1768-1854)
2000.72Chiefly rosewood veneer with pine and poplar secondary woodsJohn L. Severance FundCCCC0
Sideboard
firm of Duncan Phyfe and Son (American, 1768-1854)
2000.72.1Chiefly rosewood veneer with pine and poplar secondary woodsOverall: 99 x 168.9 x 59.7 cm (39 x 66 1/2 x 23 1/2 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Cellarette
firm of Duncan Phyfe and Son (American, 1768-1854)
2000.72.2Chiefly rosewood veneer with pine and poplar secondary woodsOverall: 59.4 x 72.4 x 50.2 cm (23 3/8 x 28 1/2 x 19 3/4 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Chest
America, Massachusetts, Connecticut River Valley (Hampshire county), late 17th - early 18th century
1915.569OakOverall: 96.9 x 122.9 x 47.3 cm (38 1/8 x 48 3/8 x 18 5/8 in.)Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic TrustCCCC0
Pair of Louis XVI Style Candle Brackets
France, style of Louis XVI, 18th Century
1942.68Gilded bronzeGift of Grace Rainey Rogers in memory of her father, William J. RaineyCCCC0
Louis XVI Style Candle Bracket
France, style of Louis XVI, 18th Century
1942.68.1Gilded bronzeOverall: 41.9 x 28 x 14 cm (16 1/2 x 11 x 5 1/2 in.)Gift of Grace Rainey Rogers in memory of her father, William J. RaineyCCCC0
Louis XVI Style Candle Bracket
France, style of Louis XVI, 18th Century
1942.68.2Gilded bronzeOverall: 40.7 x 28 x 14 cm (16 x 11 x 5 1/2 in.)Gift of Grace Rainey Rogers in memory of her father, William J. RaineyCCCC0
Pair of Corner Cabinets
René Dubois (French, 1737-1798)
1951.115Ebony veneer, Japanese lacquer, gilt bronze mountsJohn L. Severance FundCCCC0
Corner Cabinet
René Dubois (French, 1737-1798)
1951.115.1Ebony veneer, Japanese lacquer, gilt bronze mountsOverall: 88 x 82.9 cm (34 5/8 x 32 5/8 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Corner Cabinet
René Dubois (French, 1737-1798)
1951.115.2Ebony veneer, Japanese lacquer, gilt bronze mountsOverall: 88 x 82.9 cm (34 5/8 x 32 5/8 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Secretary (Secrétaire)
attributed to Bernard Molitor (French, 1755-1833)
1979.36Mahogany on oak carcass, ormolu mounts, marble topOverall: 144.6 x 103.5 x 46.1 cm (56 15/16 x 40 3/4 x 18 1/8 in.)The Thomas L. Fawick Memorial CollectionCCCC0
Mantel
probably by William Kent (British, 1685-1748)
1944.472MarbleOverall: 153.7 x 204.4 cm (60 1/2 x 80 1/2 in.)Elisabeth Severance Prentiss FundCCCC0