The World's Largest Public Domain Media Search Engine
Topic

furniture in the walters art museum

41 media by topicpage 1 of 1
American - Pier Table - Walters 65113

American - Pier Table - Walters 65113

The cylindrical legs of the table terminate in Ionic capitals and bases. The feet consist of cubic blocks on balls.

Chinese - Armchair in Louis XIV Style - Walters 65111

Chinese - Armchair in Louis XIV Style - Walters 65111

Chairs in this style were sold at the Chinese pavilion, Philadelphia Centennial in 1876.

Chinese - Stand with Bats - Walters 65120

Chinese - Stand with Bats - Walters 65120

This piece has carved and pierced decoration.

Coptic - Cupboard Doors - Walters 61303

Coptic - Cupboard Doors - Walters 61303

These wooden panels are the finest and most complete examples to survive from the Early Byzantine period, having been preserved in the dry sands of Egypt. The panels, made for a cupboard or cabinet (or possibl... More

François-Gaspard Teuné - Commode with Urns and Flowers - Walters 6565

François-Gaspard Teuné - Commode with Urns and Flowers - Walters 6565

This commode bears the stamp of François Gaspard Teuné, who became a master "ébéniste" (cabinetmaker) in 1766 and often received commissions from the count of Artois, brother of King Louis XVI. In style, the pi... More

François-Gaspard Teuné - Roll-Top Desk Depicting the Chateau of Saint Maur - Walters 6588

François-Gaspard Teuné - Roll-Top Desk Depicting the Chateau of Saint ...

This form of desk with its counter-weighted receding top became fashionable in 1760, when a similar desk was commissioned for Louis XV. This example is attributed to Teuné, a specialist in such desks who becam... More

French - Cabinet - Walters 6527

French - Cabinet - Walters 6527

Cabinets such as this one were used to store bulky items and were not decorated on the inside, in contrast to the elaborate interior of the later cabinets.

French - Cabinet with Allegorical Figures of the Seasons - Walters 651

French - Cabinet with Allegorical Figures of the Seasons - Walters 651

Made in the court of Louis XIII (1610-1643), cabinets such as this combine elements of Italian decoration and Flemish furniture making. Classical and mythological elements were significant during his epoch, giv... More

French - Cabinet with Mythological Scenes - Walters 6519 - Front Open

French - Cabinet with Mythological Scenes - Walters 6519 - Front Open

Elegant cabinets made of polished ebony, a black wood from Africa or India, were prized at the French court during the reign of King Louis XIII (1601-43) as works of art as well as places to keep precious posse... More

French - Door with Cat Hole - Walters 64164

French - Door with Cat Hole - Walters 64164

This door, carved with a linen-fold decoration, was probably a back or interior door of a middle-class home. It is remarkable for its cat hole. Few doors with cat holes have survived from this early period, b... More

Hughes Sambin - Cabinet - Walters 652

Hughes Sambin - Cabinet - Walters 652

This double cabinet features the combination of architectural elements and relief carving that is characteristic of French furniture of the period. The elegant figural designs of the door panels often feature g... More

Indian - Side Chair - Walters 65118

Indian - Side Chair - Walters 65118

Anonymous (Indian) (?). 'Side Chair,' 1820-1830. rosewood. Walters Art Museum (65.118): Museum purchase with funds provided by the Ambassador and Mrs. William J. Sebald Fund, 1987.

Indian - Tilt-top Table - Walters 65114

Indian - Tilt-top Table - Walters 65114

Oval top inlaid with mother-of-pearl cube parquetry centered by a star. Stop-fluted standard above three dolphin-form legs. Made for British Import.

Italian - "Cassone" - Walters 6534

Italian - "Cassone" - Walters 6534

A "cassone" (large chest) was a common piece of furniture during the Renaissance, particularly in Tuscany. The front is ornamented with fantastic floral and grotesque motifs.

Italian - "Cassone" - Walters 6535

Italian - "Cassone" - Walters 6535

Anonymous (Italian). '"Cassone",' 16th century. walnut. Walters Art Museum (65.35): Gift of Mr. Robert Lehman through French and Company, 1943.

Italian - "Torchère" with Acanthus Leaves and Clawed Feet - Walters 6543
Italian - Cassone with the Coat of Arms of the Spreta Family - Walters 6550

Italian - Cassone with the Coat of Arms of the Spreta Family - Walters...

This "cassone" (large chest) is elaborately decorated with mythological figures, including reclining river gods holding bountiful cornucopias (horns of plenty) on the front panel. The large carved coat of arms ... More

Italian - Table - Walters 6559

Italian - Table - Walters 6559

Anonymous (Italian). 'Table,' ca. 1550-1600. walnut. Walters Art Museum (65.59): Museum purchase with funds provided by the S. and A. P. Fund, 1969.

Italian - Table with Pedestal Base - Walters 6575 - Three Quarter

Italian - Table with Pedestal Base - Walters 6575 - Three Quarter

The highly ornate end-supports of the table are characteristic of the late Renaissance style in Florence. Brackets resting on lions' feet frame pilasters that end in human figures supporting Ionic capitals.

Japanese - Cabinet - Walters 67639 - View A

Japanese - Cabinet - Walters 67639 - View A

Anonymous (Japanese). 'Cabinet,' 19th century. wood and dull gold lacquer. Walters Art Museum (67.639): Acquired by William T. or Henry Walters.

Jean Démosthène Dugourc - Model for a Royal Jewel Cabinet - Walters 6520

Jean Démosthène Dugourc - Model for a Royal Jewel Cabinet - Walters 65...

Dugourc entered this model in a contest held in 1787 to choose a design for Queen Marie-Antoinette's new jewel cabinet at the palace of Versailles. The jury selected another entry which was constructed the fol... More

Adam Weisweiler - Josiah Wedgwood - Console - Walters 6518

Adam Weisweiler - Josiah Wedgwood - Console - Walters 6518

Adam Weisweiler was one of a number of German furniture-makers who moved to France during the reign of Louis XVI. He was celebrated for his delicate furniture, which was acquired by Queen Marie Antoinette, vari... More

Louis Majorelle - Wall Cabinet - Walters 6587

Louis Majorelle - Wall Cabinet - Walters 6587

This cabinet is thought to have been designed by Louis Majorelle, who, along with Emile Gallé, was a leading exponent of the Art Nouveau movement in the town of Nancy in northeastern France. Art Nouveau varied ... More

Maurice-Bernard Evalde - Lady's Desk - Walters 6560 - Front View D

Maurice-Bernard Evalde - Lady's Desk - Walters 6560 - Front View D

This desk bears the stamp of Evalde, who became a master ébéniste, or maker of inlaid furniture, in 1765. He was responsible for the now lost jewel cabinet that King Louis XV of France presented to Marie-Antoin... More

Maurice-Bernard Evalde - Lady's Desk - Walters 6560 - Left Side

Maurice-Bernard Evalde - Lady's Desk - Walters 6560 - Left Side

This desk bears the stamp of Evalde, who became a master ébéniste, or maker of inlaid furniture, in 1765. He was responsible for the now lost jewel cabinet that King Louis XV of France presented to Marie-Antoin... More

Maurice-Bernard Evalde - Lady's Desk - Walters 6560 - Right Side

Maurice-Bernard Evalde - Lady's Desk - Walters 6560 - Right Side

This desk bears the stamp of Evalde, who became a master ébéniste, or maker of inlaid furniture, in 1765. He was responsible for the now lost jewel cabinet that King Louis XV of France presented to Marie-Antoin... More

Maurice-Bernard Evalde - Lady's Desk - Walters 6560 - Three Quarter Left View B

Maurice-Bernard Evalde - Lady's Desk - Walters 6560 - Three Quarter Le...

This desk bears the stamp of Evalde, who became a master ébéniste, or maker of inlaid furniture, in 1765. He was responsible for the now lost jewel cabinet that King Louis XV of France presented to Marie-Antoin... More

Maurice-Bernard Evalde - Lady's Desk - Walters 6560 - Top View A

Maurice-Bernard Evalde - Lady's Desk - Walters 6560 - Top View A

This desk bears the stamp of Evalde, who became a master ébéniste, or maker of inlaid furniture, in 1765. He was responsible for the now lost jewel cabinet that King Louis XV of France presented to Marie-Antoin... More

Maurice-Bernard Evalde - Lady's Desk - Walters 6560 - Top View B

Maurice-Bernard Evalde - Lady's Desk - Walters 6560 - Top View B

This desk bears the stamp of Evalde, who became a master ébéniste, or maker of inlaid furniture, in 1765. He was responsible for the now lost jewel cabinet that King Louis XV of France presented to Marie-Antoin... More

Maurice-Bernard Evalde - Lady's Desk - Walters 6560

Maurice-Bernard Evalde - Lady's Desk - Walters 6560

This desk bears the stamp of Evalde, who became a master ébéniste, or maker of inlaid furniture, in 1765. He was responsible for the now lost jewel cabinet that King Louis XV of France presented to Marie-Antoin... More

Michiel Verbist - Cabinet with Allegorical Figure of Music - Walters 6523

Michiel Verbist - Cabinet with Allegorical Figure of Music - Walters 6...

This cabinet with its combination of dark woods inset with bone plaques represents the high caliber of Antwerp cabinetry. Michiel Verbist, who monogrammed it on the underside, had aristocratic clients in Englan... More

Peter Opel - Cabinet with Scenes from the Life of David - Walters 655 (2)

Peter Opel - Cabinet with Scenes from the Life of David - Walters 655 ...

This cabinet with its 17 compartments (some hidden) is a marvel of woodcarving and a celebration of intricacy. Architectural elements and ornamental detailing frame narrative compositions, organized into a latt... More

Peter Opel - Cabinet with Scenes from the Life of David - Walters 655 - Three Quarter

Peter Opel - Cabinet with Scenes from the Life of David - Walters 655 ...

This cabinet with its 17 compartments (some hidden) is a marvel of woodcarving and a celebration of intricacy. Architectural elements and ornamental detailing frame narrative compositions, organized into a latt... More

Peter Opel - Cabinet with Scenes from the Life of David - Walters 655

Peter Opel - Cabinet with Scenes from the Life of David - Walters 655

This cabinet with its 17 compartments (some hidden) is a marvel of woodcarving and a celebration of intricacy. Architectural elements and ornamental detailing frame narrative compositions, organized into a latt... More

Russian - Desk with Animals and Decoration - Walters 71429 - Three Quarter

Russian - Desk with Animals and Decoration - Walters 71429 - Three Qua...

This seven-drawer miniature writing desk is known as a "teremok" (small tower) cabinet. Flat walrus-ivory and bone plaques, some of which have been stained moss green, are affixed by nails to the cabinet's fron... More

Russian - Desk with Animals and Decoration - Walters 71429

Russian - Desk with Animals and Decoration - Walters 71429

This seven-drawer miniature writing desk is known as a "teremok" (small tower) cabinet. Flat walrus-ivory and bone plaques, some of which have been stained moss green, are affixed by nails to the cabinet's fron... More

Spanish - Center Table - Walters 6573 - Three Quarter

Spanish - Center Table - Walters 6573 - Three Quarter

Anonymous (Spanish). 'Center Table,' ca. 1600. walnut, oak, and iron. Walters Art Museum (65.73): Gift of Mr. and Mrs. James O. Anderson, 1972.

Sri Lankan - Ivory Cabinet - Walters 711197

Sri Lankan - Ivory Cabinet - Walters 711197

Such cabinets were produced in Ceylon (present day Sri Lanka) off the western coast of India on commission from Portuguese traders for the European market by the mid 16th century. The shape and function are Eu... More