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    Collection Objects
    American Decorative Arts
    Maker: George Jakob Hunzinger, American, 1835–1898
    Date: 
    Patented 1869
    Medium: 

    Walnut

    Accession Number: 
    2012.84.1
    Culture: 
    American
    Period: 
    19th century
    Classification: 
    Furniture
    Collection Objects
    American Decorative Arts
    Maker, attributed to: Isaac Fitch, American, 1734–1791
    Date: 
    ca. 1769
    Medium: 

    Mahogany; eastern white pine; lowest backboard, chestnut; drawer fronts on desk interior, Spanish cedar (Cedrela odorata); bookcase: mahogany; top, bottom, red oak; backboards, shelves, added top, American black cherry

    Accession Number: 
    1955.50.1
    Culture: 
    American
    Period: 
    18th century
    Classification: 
    Furniture
    Collection Objects
    American Decorative Arts
    Maker, possibly by: Duncan Phyfe, American, 1768–1854
    Date: 
    1805–15
    Medium: 

    Mahogany

    Accession Number: 
    1930.2006
    Culture: 
    American
    Period: 
    19th century
    Classification: 
    Furniture
    Collection Objects
    American Decorative Arts
    Date: 
    1790–1815
    Medium: 

    Mahogany, mahogany veneer, a burl veneer, light- and dark-wood inlays; eastern white pine; some drawer runners, replaced, yellow poplar

    Accession Number: 
    1930.2016
    Culture: 
    American
    Period: 
    18th–19th century
    Classification: 
    Furniture
    Collection Objects
    American Decorative Arts
    Date: 
    1790–1815
    Medium: 

    Mahogany; doors; drawer fronts, mahogany veneer with light- and dark- wood inlays; drawer linings, red cedar (Juniperus spp.), probably southern red cedar (J. Silicola); drawer runners in center cupboard of lower case, bald cypress (Taxodium distuchum); framing of pediment, eastern white pine; drawer fronts and valances in secretary drawer, holly (Ilex opaca); some repairs in lower case, hard maple

    Accession Number: 
    1930.2023
    Culture: 
    American
    Period: 
    18th–19th century
    Classification: 
    Furniture
    Collection Objects
    American Decorative Arts
    Designer: Charles Eames, American, 1907–1978
    Designer: Ray Eames, American, 1912–1988
    Manufacturer: Herman Miller, Inc., American, founded 1923
    Date: 
    1958
    Medium: 

    Aluminum and Naugahyde

    Accession Number: 
    2012.151.1
    Culture: 
    American
    Period: 
    20th century
    Classification: 
    Furniture
    Collection Objects
    American Decorative Arts
    Date: 
    1805–15
    Medium: 

    Mahogany and yellow poplar

    Accession Number: 
    2013.23.1a-c
    Culture: 
    American
    Period: 
    19th century
    Classification: 
    Furniture
    Collection Objects
    American Decorative Arts
    Date: 
    1785–1805
    Medium: 

    Mahogany; eastern white pine; lopers, rear rail of frame, yellow poplar; small blocks in corners of drawers, transverse supports in frame, and additions to drawer bottoms, butternut; other repairs, yellow poplar

    Accession Number: 
    1951.56.1
    Culture: 
    American
    Period: 
    18th century
    Classification: 
    Furniture
    Collection Objects
    American Decorative Arts
    Date: 
    1670–1700
    Medium: 

    Frame, white oak; light and dark "checkerboard" inlays, raised, beveled moldings, American black walnut (dark heartwood and light sapwood); applied spindles, bosses soft maple; other applied moldings, eastern red cedar; side panels of lower case, lower left back panel of lower case, chestnut; some replaced elements, yellow poplar

    Accession Number: 
    1930.2271
    Culture: 
    American
    Period: 
    17th century
    Classification: 
    Furniture
    Collection Objects
    American Decorative Arts
    Date: 
    1760–90
    Medium: 

    American black cherry, including bookshelves and lopers; eastern white pine

    Accession Number: 
    1930.2276
    Culture: 
    American
    Period: 
    18th century
    Classification: 
    Furniture

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