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    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
    Designer: Terence Harold Robsjohn-Gibbings, British, 1905–1976, active United States, 1930–64
    Manufacturer: Widdicomb Furniture Company, American, founded 1858
    Date: 
    designed 1951, introduced 1952
    Medium: 

    Walnut-veneered plywood, maple braces, birch blocks, and yellow poplar apron supports

    Accession Number: 
    2000.85.1
    Culture: 
    American
    Period: 
    20th century
    Classification: 
    Furniture
    Status: 
    On view
    Collection Objects
    American Decorative Arts
    Maker: Toots Zynsky, American, born 1951
    Date: 
    1983
    Medium: 

    Fused soda-lime filet de verre

    Accession Number: 
    2010.24.1
    Culture: 
    American
    Period: 
    20th century
    Classification: 
    Containers - Glass
    Status: 
    Not on view
    Collection Objects
    American Decorative Arts
    Designer: Kem Weber, American, born Germany, 1889–1963
    Maker: Porter Blanchard, 1886–1973
    Date: 
    1928
    Medium: 

    Pewter and ebony

    Accession Number: 
    2012.124.13.1-.2
    Culture: 
    American
    Period: 
    20th century
    Classification: 
    Lighting Devices
    Status: 
    On view
    Collection Objects
    American Decorative Arts
    Date: 
    ca. 1750
    Medium: 

    Black walnut and maple slip seat frame

    Accession Number: 
    2010.165.1
    Culture: 
    American
    Period: 
    18th century
    Classification: 
    Furniture
    Status: 
    On view
    Collection Objects
    American Decorative Arts
    Maker: Joseph Richardson, Sr., 1711–1784
    Date: 
    1745–54
    Medium: 

    Silver and wood

    Accession Number: 
    1932.93
    Culture: 
    American
    Period: 
    18th century
    Classification: 
    Containers - Metals
    Status: 
    On view
    Collection Objects
    American Decorative Arts
    Maker: Kensington Glassworks, American, 1804–ca. 1833
    Date: 
    1826–32
    Medium: 

    Mold-blown soda-lime glass

    Accession Number: 
    1930.1891
    Culture: 
    American
    Period: 
    19th century
    Classification: 
    Containers - Glass
    Status: 
    On view
    Collection Objects
    American Decorative Arts
    Maker: Johann Christoph Heyne, American, born Germany, 1715–1781
    Date: 
    1771
    Medium: 

    Pewter

    Accession Number: 
    1930.725
    Culture: 
    American
    Period: 
    18th century
    Classification: 
    Containers - Metals
    Status: 
    On view
    Collection Objects
    American Decorative Arts
    Manufacturer attributed to: American Flint Glass Manufactory, American, 1764–1774
    Proprietor: Henry William Stiegel, American, 1729–1785
    Date: 
    1769–74
    Medium: 

    Mold-blown potash-lime glass

    Accession Number: 
    1930.1648
    Culture: 
    American
    Period: 
    18th century
    Classification: 
    Containers - Glass
    Status: 
    On view
    Collection Objects
    American Decorative Arts
    Date: 
    1650–70
    Medium: 

    Each case frame, principally white oak and red oak; drawer runners, panels, drawer fronts, most drawer sides and backs, white oak and red oak; top bottom of upper case, top back rail of upper case, some of drawer linings, chestnut; one board in bottom of middle drawer in lower case, eastern white pine; front feet, soft maple; door frames in lower case, corbels and plaques underneath them, dentils, probably American black walnut; top and bottom of lower case, some drawer linings, light-colored, shaped moldings on doors in lower case, on small drawers in upper case, and most of same type of molding on deep drawers in upper case, cedar; applied bosses, probably maple or cherry; replaced small bosses on upper case, beech; edge molding on top of upper case, flat, beveled moldings on small drawers in upper case, molding separating these drawers from deep drawer below, wide, beveled moldings and some of the thin, shaped moldings on deep drawer, base molding of upper case, torus molding at top of lower case, triglyphs, molding below triglyphs, base molding of lower case, cedrela (Cedrela odorata); flat panels of dark, reddish-brown wood with irregular black markings on small drawers in upper case, on deep drawer in upper case, and on doors of lower case, spindles on upper case, snakewood (Piratinera guianensis); spindles on lower case, rosewood (Dalbergia spp.); pulls on small drawers in upper case, lignum vitae (Guaiacum spp.).

    Accession Number: 
    1930.2109
    Culture: 
    American
    Period: 
    17th century
    Classification: 
    Furniture
    Status: 
    On view

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