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    Collection Objects
    American Decorative Arts
    Maker: John Meeks, 1801–1875
    Maker: Joseph W. Meeks, 1806–1878
    Date: 
    ca. 1855
    Medium: 

    Laminated rosewood

    Accession Number: 
    1990.6.1
    Culture: 
    American
    Period: 
    19th century
    Classification: 
    Furniture
    Status: 
    On view*
    Collection Objects
    American Decorative Arts
    Maker, attributed to: Anthony Hay, died 1770
    Date: 
    1755–65
    Medium: 

    Mahogany (primary); oak (hinged rail); yellow pine (stationary rail, drawer front, sides, back and bottom, drawer supports; yellow poplar (front corner blocks)

    Accession Number: 
    2014.5.1
    Culture: 
    American
    Period: 
    18th century
    Classification: 
    Furniture
    Status: 
    On view
    Collection Objects
    American Decorative Arts
    Date: 
    1760–70
    Medium: 

    Mahogany

    Accession Number: 
    ILE2014.6.1
    Culture: 
    American
    Period: 
    18th century
    Classification: 
    Furniture
    Status: 
    On view
    Collection Objects
    American Decorative Arts
    Date: 
    1670–1700
    Medium: 

    Poplar, maple, and ash

    Accession Number: 
    2015.9.1
    Culture: 
    American
    Period: 
    17th century
    Classification: 
    Furniture
    Status: 
    On view
    Collection Objects
    American Decorative Arts
    Maker, possibly by: Herts Brothers, American, 1874–1908
    Date: 
    1885
    Medium: 

    Mahogany, mahogany veneer on ash, mother-of-pearl, brass, copper, pewter, and chestnut

    Accession Number: 
    2016.7.1
    Culture: 
    American
    Period: 
    19th century
    Classification: 
    Furniture
    Status: 
    On view
    Collection Objects
    American Decorative Arts
    Decorator: Sarah Hooker Leavitt, American, 1797–1837
    Date: 
    1814
    Medium: 

    Bird's eye maple, white pine, yellow poplar

    Accession Number: 
    2017.120.1a-b
    Culture: 
    American
    Period: 
    19th century
    Classification: 
    Furniture
    Status: 
    On view
    Collection Objects
    American Decorative Arts
    Date: 
    1760–90
    Medium: 

    Mahogany (primary) and birch (block)

    Accession Number: 
    2019.21.1
    Culture: 
    American
    Period: 
    18th century
    Classification: 
    Furniture
    Status: 
    On view
    Collection Objects
    American Decorative Arts
    Maker, attributed to: Daniel Spencer, 1741–1796
    Date: 
    1772–90
    Medium: 

    Mahogany; light-colored, possibly Honduran or Santo Domingan, mahogany; fluted quarter columns, cornice moldings, finials, front of writing slide and drawer dividers, base molding, feet, much darker, possibly Cuban, mahogany; interior of bookcase and sides, backs, and bottoms of pigeonhole valance drawers, American black cherry (previously published many times as yellow poplar); drawer linings, with one exception, other elements, chestnut; bottom of bottom desk drawer, other elements, eastern white pine; some repairs, yellow pine

    Accession Number: 
    1940.320
    Culture: 
    American
    Period: 
    18th century
    Classification: 
    Furniture
    Status: 
    On view*
    Collection Objects
    American Decorative Arts
    Maker: John Townsend, American, 1732/33–1809
    Date: 
    1759
    Medium: 

    Mahogany; drawer linings, mixture of chestnut, eastern white pine, and cottonwood (upper case: sides and backs, cottonwood; bottoms, chestnut; wide drawer in lower case: sides, cottonwood; back and bottom, chestnut; lower side drawers in lower case: sides and backs, chestnut; bottoms, eastern white pine; middle drawer in lower case: sides, cottonwood; back and bottom, eastern white pine); eastern white pine; chestnut; replaced cleats on bottom of upper case, southern yellow pine

    Accession Number: 
    1984.32.26
    Culture: 
    American
    Period: 
    18th century
    Classification: 
    Furniture
    Collection Objects
    American Decorative Arts
    Date: 
    1795–1810
    Medium: 

    Soft maple

    Accession Number: 
    1930.2267b
    Culture: 
    American
    Period: 
    18th–19th century
    Classification: 
    Furniture
    Status: 
    On view

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