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Full Record: x-1954-sl-1.309/1954_1.309.JPG

Clement de Jonghe, Printseller

Rembrandt van Rijn

1606-1669

17th century

1651

1954/1.309

etching on paper

rank 5.39737

clothing

figures

furnishings

furnishings by form or function

furniture

furniture by form or function

objects

objects we use

people and occupations

seating furniture

single seating furniture

Full Record: x-2000-sl-2.203/2000_2.203.JPG

Green Shoes

Larry Rivers

1923 - 2002

20th century

1966

2000/2.203

collage on wove paper

rank 5.39737

clothing

furnishings

furnishings by form or function

furniture

furniture by form or function

genres

objects

objects we use

people and occupations

seating furniture

single seating furniture

Full Record: x-1976-sl-2.6/1976_2.6.JPG

The Parable of the Prodigal Son (set of 4 prints and title page)

James Tissot

1836-1902

19th century

1881

1976/2.6

etching and drypoint on paper

rank 5.39737

architecture

furnishings

furnishings by form or function

furniture

furniture by form or function

genres

objects

objects we use

people and occupations

seating furniture

single seating furniture

Full Record: x-1954-sl-1.343/1954_1.343.JPG

Arthur Haden

James McNeill Whistler

A young boy sits sideways on a chair and looks at the viewer. The chair faces the viewer; the boy sits facing to the right, his left leg crossed over the right. He his left hand is on the back of the chair, and his right hand holds his left foot. He has thick waving hair and is dressed in a short black velvet coat and striped pants. Behind him is a curtain and on the floor at lower right is a dark straw hat.

1834-1903

19th century

1859

1954/1.343

drypoint on paper

rank 5.39737

clothing

figures

furnishings

furnishings by form or function

furniture

furniture by form or function

objects

objects we use

people and occupations

seating furniture

single seating furniture

Full Record: x-1954-sl-1.270/1954_1.270.JPG

Un Grain à Trouville

Félix Hilaire Buhot

1847-1898

19th Century

1874

1954/1.270

etching on paper

rank 5.39099

architecture

atmospheric effects

events

furnishings

furnishings by form or function

furniture

furniture by form or function

geography

natural events

objects

objects we use

people and culture

seating furniture

single seating furniture

tents

the natural world

waterscapes

Full Record: x-1943.50/1943.50.JPG

Card Game

Basil Hawkins

1903-1982

20th century

1939

1943.50

lithograph on paper

rank 5.38829

furnishings

furnishings by form or function

furniture

furniture by form or function

how we live

information artifacts

information artifacts by physical form

information forms

men

modern and contemporary art

objects we use

organizations

people and occupations

seating furniture

single seating furniture

Full Record: x-2013-sl-2.162/2013_2.162.JPG

Fat Pear - Vertical

Billie Mercer

One large pear in the front, a row of pears in the background. The edges of the paper have a brushed effect.

born 1936

1997

2013/2.162

argyrotype on Cranes parchment

rank 5.38254

descriptors

food

furnishings

furnishings by form or function

furniture

furniture by form or function

materials

materials by function

objects we use

support furniture

Full Record: x-2013-sl-2.161/2013_2.161.JPG

Dancing Pears

Billie Mercer

Eight pears in a row, some on their sides, some standing up.

born 1936

1997

2013/2.161

argyrotype on Cranes parchment

rank 5.38254

descriptors

food

furnishings

furnishings by form or function

furniture

furniture by form or function

materials

materials by function

objects we use

support furniture

Full Record: x-2013-sl-2.92/2013_2.92.JPG

Untitled, from "Domestic Landscape"

Rita Bernstein

A girl standing next to a bed holding up a white dress to the light.

b. 1950

1994

2013/2.92

toned gelatin silver print on paper

rank 5.37344

costume

costume by form

furnishings

furnishings by form or function

furniture

furniture by form or function

main garments

objects we use

people

people (agents)

people and culture

people by gender

sleeping and reclining furniture

Full Record: x-2000-sl-2.19/2000_2.19.JPG

Portrait of Mrs. Converse

William McGregor Paxton

1869-1941

20th century

1905

2000/2.19

oil on canvas

rank 5.35386

furnishings

furnishings by form or function

furniture

furniture by form or function

jewelry

lady

objects

objects of adornment

objects we use

people and occupations

seating furniture

single seating furniture

Full Record: x-2009-sl-2.33/2009_2.33.JPG

Wooden Table

Artist Unknown, Korea

Small rectangular table with a beveled tabletop and beveled corners. Lightly decorated, the wood is tinted with a red color.

1825-1875

2009/2.33

wood

rank 5.34730

asian

descriptors

east asian

furnishings

furnishings by form or function

furniture

furniture by form or function

materials

materials by origin

objects we use

people and culture

plant material

styles and periods

styles and periods by region

support furniture

wood and wood products

Full Record: x-2009-sl-2.34/2009_2.34.JPG

Wooden Table

Artist Unknown, Korea

Wooden table with a dodecagon table top and rounded out legs.

1800-1850

2009/2.34

wood

rank 5.34730

asian

descriptors

east asian

furnishings

furnishings by form or function

furniture

furniture by form or function

materials

materials by origin

objects we use

people and culture

plant material

styles and periods

styles and periods by region

support furniture

wood and wood products

Full Record: x-2009-sl-2.35/2009_2.35.JPG

Wooden Table

Artist Unknown, Korea

Wooden table with a dodecagon table top with a geometric band underneath. Legs are s-shaped and tapered at the foot.

1750-1850

2009/2.35

wood

rank 5.34730

asian

descriptors

east asian

furnishings

furnishings by form or function

furniture

furniture by form or function

materials

materials by origin

objects we use

people and culture

plant material

styles and periods

styles and periods by region

support furniture

wood and wood products

Full Record: x-2009-sl-2.28/2009_2.28.JPG

Wooden Table

Artist Unknown, Korea

Small wooden table with a beveled table top. The legs consist of two attached pieces of wood with a center square cutout with rounded corners. The design element of rounded edges is reflected in the corners of the table tops.

1825-1875

2009/2.28

wood

rank 5.34730

asian

descriptors

east asian

furnishings

furnishings by form or function

furniture

furniture by form or function

materials

materials by origin

objects we use

people and culture

plant material

styles and periods

styles and periods by region

support furniture

wood and wood products

Storage Cabinet

George Nelson

(1908 - 1986)

1952

2013/2.318A

teak wood, laminate and metal

rank 5.33003

furnishings

furnishings by form or function

furniture

furniture by form or function

objects we use

Storage Cabinet

George Nelson

1908-1986

1952

2013/2.318B

teak wood

rank 5.33003

furnishings

furnishings by form or function

furniture

furniture by form or function

objects we use

Full Record: x-2013-sl-2.96/2013_2.96.JPG

Joanna, Age 16

Rita Bernstein

Girl lying on a bed, long dark hair splayed out on the sheets.

b. 1950

2004

2013/2.96

toned gelatin silver print on paper

rank 5.32785

animal material

descriptors

furnishings

furnishings by form or function

furniture

furniture by form or function

hair and hair components

keratinous material

materials

materials by origin

objects we use

people

people (agents)

people and culture

people by gender

sleeping and reclining furniture

Full Record: x-1977-sl-2.23/1977_2.23.JPG

Arnold Tholinx, Inspector, after Rembrandt

Pierre François Basan

1723-1797

18th century

1723-1797

1977/2.23

etching on paper

rank 5.32460

animals

biological components

clothing

components

components and systems

components by specific context

figures

furnishings

furnishings by form or function

furniture

furniture by form or function

mammals

objects

objects we use

people and occupations

seating furniture

single seating furniture

the human body

the natural world

upper body

Full Record: x-2013-sl-2.163/2013_2.163.JPG

Barbara, from "Treadwell, NY"

Andrea Modica

A girl holding her hair next to a window, lying on a bed.

b. 1960

1986-2001

2013/2.163

platinum-palladium print on paper

rank 5.32442

coverings and hangings

coverings and hangings by location or context

coverings and hangings by specific type

coverings and hangings for openings

curtains

curtains by form

furnishings

furnishings by form or function

objects we use

people

people (agents)

people and culture

people by gender

Full Record: x-1970-sl-2.182/1970_2.182.JPG

Umarmung (The Embrace)

Max Beckmann

1884-1950

20th century

1922

1970/2.182

drypoint on paper

rank 5.30621

architecture

figures

furnishings

furnishings by form or function

furniture

furniture by form or function

genres

modern and contemporary art

movement

objects

objects we use

people and culture

people and occupations

physical activities

physical activities by general context

seating furniture

single seating furniture

Full Record: x-1954-sl-1.310/1954_1.310.JPG

The Blindness of Tobit: The Larger Plate

Rembrandt van Rijn

1606-1669

17th century

1651

1954/1.310

etching with gray wash on paper

rank 5.30621

animals

architecture

equipment

equipment by context

equipment for personal use

furnishings

furnishings by form or function

furniture

furniture by form or function

mammals

man

objects

objects we use

people and occupations

seating furniture

single seating furniture

the natural world

tools

tools and equipment

walking sticks

Full Record: x-1981-sl-2.12/1981_2.12.JPG

Woman on a Park Bench

Manuel Carrillo

(1906 - 1989)

20th century

20th century

1981/2.12

gelatin silver print on paper

rank 5.30349

buildings and the land

furnishings

furnishings by form or function

furniture

furniture by form or function

modern and contemporary art

multiple-seating furniture

objects we use

open spaces

open spaces and site elements

open spaces by function

people and occupations

seating furniture

women

Full Record: x-2009-sl-2.37/2009_2.37.JPG

Wooden Table

Artist Unknown, Korea

Low wooden table with tiered cutout details on the legs. The tabletop has angular edged which slope inwards to create a tray-like top.

1825-1875

2009/2.37

wood

rank 5.30229

descriptors

design elements

furnishings

furnishings by form or function

furniture

furniture by form or function

materials

materials by origin

objects we use

patterns (design elements)

patterns by specific type

plant material

support furniture

wood and wood products

Full Record: x-2005-sl-1.466.1/2005_1_466.1-10.JPG

One of Ten-Piece Set of Altar Tables

Artist Unknown, Thailand

Gilt and lacquered wooden table of ten-piece altar set. Not including the base, the set is designed in three rows, which simultaneously recede from the viewer and increase in height, culminating in one central table that rises above the rest allocated for a statue of the Buddha. Each table is carved along the edges in stylized floral and leaf patterns coated with gold gilt. The wood surfaces of the tables are coated in red lacquer, and with the exclusion of the short, wide base, each table in the set includes a mirror designed to face the viewer.

19th century

19th century

2005/1.466.1

gilt and lacquered wood with mirrors

rank 5.30229

altars and altar components

architectural elements

architectural elements by building type

components

components and systems

components by specific context

furnishings

furnishings by form or function

furniture

furniture by form or function

objects we use

religious building fixtures

support furniture

Full Record: x-2005-sl-1.466.2/2005_1_466.1-10.JPG

One of Ten-Piece Set of Altar Tables

Artist Unknown, Thailand

Gilt and lacquered wooden table of ten-piece altar set. Not including the base, the set is designed in three rows, which simultaneously recede from the viewer and increase in height, culminating in one central table that rises above the rest allocated for a statue of the Buddha. Each table is carved along the edges in stylized floral and leaf patterns coated with gold gilt. The wood surfaces of the tables are coated in red lacquer, and with the exclusion of the short, wide base, each table in the set includes a mirror designed to face the viewer.

19th century

19th century

2005/1.466.2

gilt and lacquered wood with mirrors

rank 5.30229

altars and altar components

architectural elements

architectural elements by building type

components

components and systems

components by specific context

furnishings

furnishings by form or function

furniture

furniture by form or function

objects we use

religious building fixtures

support furniture

Full Record: x-2005-sl-1.466.5/2005_1_466.1-10.JPG

One of Ten-Piece Set of Altar Tables

Artist Unknown, Thailand

Gilt and lacquered wooden table of ten-piece altar set. Not including the base, the set is designed in three rows, which simultaneously recede from the viewer and increase in height, culminating in one central table that rises above the rest allocated for a statue of the Buddha. Each table is carved along the edges in stylized floral and leaf patterns coated with gold gilt. The wood surfaces of the tables are coated in red lacquer, and with the exclusion of the short, wide base, each table in the set includes a mirror designed to face the viewer.

19th century

19th century

2005/1.466.5

gilt and lacquered wood with mirrors

rank 5.30229

altars and altar components

architectural elements

architectural elements by building type

components

components and systems

components by specific context

furnishings

furnishings by form or function

furniture

furniture by form or function

objects we use

religious building fixtures

support furniture

Full Record: x-2005-sl-1.466.10/2005_1_466.1-10.JPG

One of Ten-Piece Set of Altar Tables

Artist Unknown, Thailand

Gilt and lacquered wooden table of ten-piece altar set. Not including the base, the set is designed in three rows, which simultaneously recede from the viewer and increase in height, culminating in one central table that rises above the rest allocated for a statue of the Buddha. Each table is carved along the edges in stylized floral and leaf patterns coated with gold gilt. The wood surfaces of the tables are coated in red lacquer, and with the exclusion of the short, wide base, each table in the set includes a mirror designed to face the viewer.

19th century

19th century

2005/1.466.10

gilt and lacquered wood with mirrors

rank 5.30229

altars and altar components

architectural elements

architectural elements by building type

components

components and systems

components by specific context

furnishings

furnishings by form or function

furniture

furniture by form or function

objects we use

religious building fixtures

support furniture

Full Record: x-2013-sl-2.295/2013_2.295.JPG

Chairs of Paris

André Kertész

A park scene with a woman walking in the background wearing dark clothes. In the foreground there are many dark metal chairs scatttered around on the grass.

Hungary, 1894-1985

1927; printed circa 1970s

2013/2.295

gelatin silver print on paper

rank 5.29636

buildings and the land

furnishings

furnishings by form or function

furniture

furniture by form or function

grounds

objects we use

open spaces

open spaces and site elements

open spaces by location or context

seating furniture

single seating furniture

Full Record: x-2005-sl-1.466.3/2005_1_466.1-10.JPG

One of Ten-Piece Set of Altar Tables

Artist Unknown, Thailand

Gilt and lacquered wooden table of ten-piece altar set. Not including the base, the set is designed in three rows, which simultaneously recede from the viewer and increase in height, culminating in one central table that rises above the rest allocated for a statue of the Buddha. Each table is carved along the edges in stylized floral and leaf patterns coated with gold gilt. The wood surfaces of the tables are coated in red lacquer, and with the exclusion of the short, wide base, each table in the set includes a mirror designed to face the viewer.

19th century

19th century

2005/1.466.3

gilt and lacquered wood with mirrors

rank 5.29636

architectural elements

architectural elements by building type

components

components and systems

components by specific context

furnishings

furnishings by form or function

furniture

furniture by form or function

objects we use

religious building fixtures

support furniture

Full Record: x-2005-sl-1.466.4/2005_1_466.1-10.JPG

One of Ten-Piece Set of Altar Tables

Artist Unknown, Thailand

Gilt and lacquered wooden table of ten-piece altar set. Not including the base, the set is designed in three rows, which simultaneously recede from the viewer and increase in height, culminating in one central table that rises above the rest allocated for a statue of the Buddha. Each table is carved along the edges in stylized floral and leaf patterns coated with gold gilt. The wood surfaces of the tables are coated in red lacquer, and with the exclusion of the short, wide base, each table in the set includes a mirror designed to face the viewer.

19th century

19th century

2005/1.466.4

gilt and lacquered wood with mirrors

rank 5.29636

architectural elements

architectural elements by building type

components

components and systems

components by specific context

furnishings

furnishings by form or function

furniture

furniture by form or function

objects we use

religious building fixtures

support furniture

Full Record: x-2005-sl-1.466.6/2005_1_466.1-10.JPG

One of Ten-Piece Set of Altar Tables

Artist Unknown, Thailand

Gilt and lacquered wooden table of ten-piece altar set. Not including the base, the set is designed in three rows, which simultaneously recede from the viewer and increase in height, culminating in one central table that rises above the rest allocated for a statue of the Buddha. Each table is carved along the edges in stylized floral and leaf patterns coated with gold gilt. The wood surfaces of the tables are coated in red lacquer, and with the exclusion of the short, wide base, each table in the set includes a mirror designed to face the viewer.

19th century

19th century

2005/1.466.6

gilt and lacquered wood with mirrors

rank 5.29636

architectural elements

architectural elements by building type

components

components and systems

components by specific context

furnishings

furnishings by form or function

furniture

furniture by form or function

objects we use

religious building fixtures

support furniture

Full Record: x-2005-sl-1.466.7/2005_1_466.1-10.JPG

One of Ten-Piece Set of Altar Tables

Artist Unknown, Thailand

Gilt and lacquered wooden table of ten-piece altar set. Not including the base, the set is designed in three rows, which simultaneously recede from the viewer and increase in height, culminating in one central table that rises above the rest allocated for a statue of the Buddha. Each table is carved along the edges in stylized floral and leaf patterns coated with gold gilt. The wood surfaces of the tables are coated in red lacquer, and with the exclusion of the short, wide base, each table in the set includes a mirror designed to face the viewer.

19th century

19th century

2005/1.466.7

gilt and lacquered wood with mirrors

rank 5.29636

architectural elements

architectural elements by building type

components

components and systems

components by specific context

furnishings

furnishings by form or function

furniture

furniture by form or function

objects we use

religious building fixtures

support furniture

Full Record: x-2005-sl-1.466.8/2005_1_466.1-10.JPG

One of Ten-Piece Set of Altar Tables

Artist Unknown, Thailand

Gilt and lacquered wooden table of ten-piece altar set. Not including the base, the set is designed in three rows, which simultaneously recede from the viewer and increase in height, culminating in one central table that rises above the rest allocated for a statue of the Buddha. Each table is carved along the edges in stylized floral and leaf patterns coated with gold gilt. The wood surfaces of the tables are coated in red lacquer, and with the exclusion of the short, wide base, each table in the set includes a mirror designed to face the viewer.

19th century

19th century

2005/1.466.8

gilt and lacquered wood with mirrors

rank 5.29636

architectural elements

architectural elements by building type

components

components and systems

components by specific context

furnishings

furnishings by form or function

furniture

furniture by form or function

objects we use

religious building fixtures

support furniture

Full Record: x-2005-sl-1.466.9/2005_1_466.1-10.JPG

One of Ten-Piece Set of Altar Tables

Artist Unknown, Thailand

Gilt and lacquered wooden table of ten-piece altar set. Not including the base, the set is designed in three rows, which simultaneously recede from the viewer and increase in height, culminating in one central table that rises above the rest allocated for a statue of the Buddha. Each table is carved along the edges in stylized floral and leaf patterns coated with gold gilt. The wood surfaces of the tables are coated in red lacquer, and with the exclusion of the short, wide base, each table in the set includes a mirror designed to face the viewer.

19th century

19th century

2005/1.466.9

gilt and lacquered wood with mirrors

rank 5.29636

architectural elements

architectural elements by building type

components

components and systems

components by specific context

furnishings

furnishings by form or function

furniture

furniture by form or function

objects we use

religious building fixtures

support furniture

Full Record: x-2005-sl-1.466.11/2005_1_466.1-10.JPG

Platform for Ten-Piece Set of Altar Tables

Artist Unknown, Thailand

Gilt and lacquered wooden platform for ten-piece altar set. The platform is carved along the edges in floral and leaf patterns coated with gold gilt are larger in size and less stylized than those found on the set it spports. Located between upper and lower carved floral registers is a band decorated with a repeating geometrical rectangular pattern, covered also with gold gilt. The red wood surface of the long, short platform is coated in lacquer.

19th century

19th century

2005/1.466.11

gilt and lacquered wood

rank 5.29636

architectural elements

architectural elements by building type

components

components and systems

components by specific context

furnishings

furnishings by form or function

furniture

furniture by form or function

objects we use

religious building fixtures

support furniture

Full Record: x-1974-sl-1.100/1974_1.100.JPG

Woman Playing Cat's Cradle

Utagawa Kuniyoshi

1797 - 1861

19th century

early 19th century - mid 19th century

1974/1.100

color woodblock print on paper

rank 5.29596

accessories worn on the head

candles and candleholders

costume

costume accessories

costume accessories worn

furnishings

furnishings by form or function

genres

hair accessories

lighting devices

lighting devices by form

objects we use

Full Record: x-1960-sl-2.90/1960_2.90.JPG

Interior with Pink Wallpaper I (Intérieur aux tentures roses I)

Edouard Vuillard

1868-1940

19th century

1899

1960/2.90

color lithograph on paper

rank 5.29596

coverings and hangings

coverings and hangings by location or context

coverings and hangings by specific type

coverings and hangings for surface elements

furnishings

furnishings by form or function

genres

objects

objects we use

wall coverings

wall coverings by form

Full Record: x-1940.388/1940.388.JPG

Portrait

William Bicknell

1860-1947

1940.388

engraving on paper

rank 5.29109

figures

furnishings

furnishings by form or function

furniture

furniture by form or function

multiple-seating furniture

objects

objects we use

people and occupations

seating furniture

Full Record: x-2000-sl-2.221/2000_2.221.JPG-2

Seated Nude

Richard Diebenkorn

1922 - 1993

1966

2000/2.221

wash and graphite on wove paper

rank 5.29109

figures

furnishings

furnishings by form or function

furniture

furniture by form or function

objects

objects we use

people and occupations

seating furniture

single seating furniture

Full Record: x-2000-sl-2.124/2000_2.124.JPG

Two Builders Playing Chess

Jacob Lawrence

1917 - 2000

20th century

1996

2000/2.124

soft ground etching and aquatint on paper

rank 5.29109

chess

furnishings

furnishings by form or function

furniture

furniture by form or function

objects

objects we use

people and occupations

seating furniture

single seating furniture

Full Record: x-1973-sl-1.783/1973_1.783.JPG

Jacintha

Célestin Francois Nanteuil

(active 1813 - 1873)

19th century

1866

1973/1.783

etching on paper

rank 5.29109

figures

furnishings

furnishings by form or function

furniture

furniture by form or function

objects

objects we use

people and occupations

seating furniture

single seating furniture

Full Record: x-1895.66/1895.66.JPG

Edward Everett (1794-1865)

Bass Otis

1784-1865

19th century

circa 1800-1865

1895.66

oil on canvas mounted on panel

rank 5.29109

figures

furnishings

furnishings by form or function

furniture

furniture by form or function

objects

objects we use

people and occupations

seating furniture

single seating furniture

Full Record: x-2000-sl-2.142.2/2000_2_142_2.JPG

Illustration to "Beneath the Wrinkle," from "Camera Work - A Photographic Quarterly, Issue No. 9, January, 1905"

Clarence H. White

1871 - 1925

20th century

1905

2000/2.142.2

photogravure on paper

rank 5.29109

furnishings

furnishings by form or function

furniture

furniture by form or function

objects

objects we use

people and occupations

seating furniture

single seating furniture

standing

Full Record: x-1972-sl-2.605/1972_2.605.JPG

St. Maclou / Rouen / Pierre Gregoire Architect

Albert Kahn

(1869 - 1942)

19th century

October 29, 1891

1972/2.605

graphite on paper

rank 5.27934

architecture

furnishings

furnishings by form or function

furniture

furniture by form or function

objects we use

seating furniture

single seating furniture

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Boy Reading Cicero

John La Farge

1835-1910

19th century

circa 1892-1893

1948/1.26

watercolor on paper

rank 5.27793

figures

furnishings

furnishings by form or function

furniture

furniture by form or function

multiple-seating furniture

objects we use

people and culture

people and occupations

physical activities

physical activities by general context

seating furniture

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Studio Interior with Bottles (L'atelier aux bouteilles)

Alberto Giacometti

(Borgonova, Switzerland, 10/10/1901 - 1/11/1966, Chur, Switzerland)

20th century

1901-1961

1961/2.49

lithograph on paper

rank 5.27793

furnishings

furnishings by form or function

furniture

furniture by form or function

genres

modern and contemporary art

objects

objects we use

seating furniture

single seating furniture

visual works

visual works by medium or technique

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Gentleman at a Courtesan's House by the Bay

Utagawa Yoshitora

(Tokyo, ca. 1815 - ca. 1880)

19th century

circa 1855-1870

1985/1.179

color woodblock print on paper

rank 5.26973

costume

costume accessories

costume accessories carried

furnishings

furnishings by form or function

furniture

furniture by form or function

objects

objects we use

people and occupations

seating furniture

ships

single seating furniture

standing

the natural world

waterscapes

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Manuscript Cabinet

Artist Unknown, Thailand

Manuscript cabinet decorated with two celestial beings making the gesture of worship and respect (anjalimudra) on front doors. The hands and faces of these figures are carved in particularly high relief, making them seem to interact with the worshipper, a feeling enhanced by the reflection of the background inserts.

20th century

1930-1949

2005/1.467

lacquered and gilt wood with glazed metal inserts

rank 5.24492

case furniture

descriptors

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furnishings by form or function

furniture

furniture by form or function

information artifacts

information artifacts by physical form

information forms

materials

materials by origin

objects we use

plant material

storage and display furniture

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Paris, Jardin du Luxembourg (Elderly Couple Feeding Birds)

Louis Stettner

An elderly couple seated on a park bench with pigeons at their feet. There is a close-up of a hand on the left hand side that is feeding a white pigeon, mid-air.

born 1922

printed 1998

2013/2.294

gelatin silver print on paper

rank 5.24360

animals and creatures

buildings and the land

furnishings

furnishings by form or function

furniture

furniture by form or function

multiple-seating furniture

objects we use

open spaces

open spaces and site elements

open spaces by function

people and culture

seating furniture

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Mirror, Lion-and-Grape type

Artist Unknown, China

bronze mirror with highly polished surface, back side deocrated with lions and grape motif and an animal shaped knob in the center.

7th-10th century

618-907

1958/2.74

cast bronze with black patina

rank 5.24223

animals and creatures

copper alloy

copper and copper alloy

descriptors

food

fruit

furnishings

furnishings by form or function

grape (fruit)

inorganic material

mammals

materials

materials by composition

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metal

metal and metal products

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nonferrous metal

objects we use