Bavarian National Museum - Furniture, Carvings Photos

The Bavarian National Museum in Munich hosts a fine collection of furniture & carvings related to Bavaria.

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Bavarian National Museum. Munich, Germany.Collection of Medieval stained glass at Bavarian National Museum. Munich, Germany.Ivory carved plaques from Cathedral of Magdeburg showing Visitation; Christ before Pilate; & Christ appears to disciples at Bavarian National Museum. Munich, Germany.Ivory double comb with carving of wisdom of Salomon from Italy at Bavarian National Museum. Munich, Germany.
Bavarian National Museum (1894-1900) (on Prinzregenten straße). Munich, Germany. Architect: Gabriel von Seidl. Collection of Medieval stained glass at Bavarian National Museum. Munich, Germany.Ivory carved plaques from Cathedral of Magdeburg (c967) showing Visitation; Christ before Pilate; & Christ appears to disciples at Bavarian National Museum. Munich, Germany.Ivory double comb with carving of wisdom of Salomon (2nd half 14thC) from Italy at Bavarian National Museum. Munich, Germany.
Two ivory bishop crosiers from France at Bavarian National Museum. Munich, Germany.Embroidered badge of dragon order for Germanic knights founded by King Siegmund at Bavarian National Museum. Munich, Germany.Carved choir stall dividers from church in Berchtesgaden, Bavaria at Bavarian National Museum. Munich, Germany.Mary & Child altar carving flanked by painted saints from Tronsberg, Allgäu at Bavarian National Museum. Munich, Germany.
Two ivory bishop crosiers (mid 14thC) from France at Bavarian National Museum. Munich, Germany.Embroidered badge of dragon order(c1430) for Germanic knights founded by King Siegmund at Bavarian National Museum. Munich, Germany.Carved choir stall dividers (c1340-50) from church in Berchtesgaden, Bavaria at Bavarian National Museum. Munich, Germany.Mary & Child altar carving flanked by painted saints (c1430) from Tronsberg, Allgäu at Bavarian National Museum. Munich, Germany.
German wood carving of winged lion symbol of Evangelist St. Mark at Bavarian National Museum. Munich, Germany.German gilded copper carving of winged eagle symbol of Evangelist St. John at Bavarian National Museum. Munich, Germany.Aquamaniles in form small lion from North Germany & large horse with glass eyes made in Nuremberg at Bavarian National Museum. Munich, Germany.Aquamaniles in form large lion from Nuremberg & small lion made in North Germany at Bavarian National Museum. Munich, Germany.
German wood carving of winged lion symbol of Evangelist St. Mark (15thC) at Bavarian National Museum. Munich, Germany.German gilded copper carving of winged eagle symbol of Evangelist St. John (15thC) at Bavarian National Museum. Munich, Germany.Aquamaniles in form small lion (c1200) from North Germany & large horse with glass eyes (c1400) made in Nuremberg at Bavarian National Museum. Munich, Germany.Aquamaniles in form large lion (c1400) from Nuremberg & small lion (early 13thC) made in North Germany at Bavarian National Museum. Munich, Germany.
German liturgical metal vessels at Bavarian National Museum. Munich, Germany.Wrought iron gate with two eagles from castle in Tirol at Bavarian National Museum. Munich, Germany.Portal from Tattenbach Palace by Johann Michael Pössenbacher at Bavarian National Museum. Munich, Germany.Painted room from weavers guild house of Augsburg by Peter Kaltenhofen , Jörg Breu d.Ä, & Johann Hertzog at Bavarian National Museum. Munich, Germany.
German liturgical metal vessels (14th & 15thC) at Bavarian National Museum. Munich, Germany.Wrought iron gate with two eagles (2nd half 15thC) from castle in Tirol at Bavarian National Museum. Munich, Germany.Portal from Tattenbach Palace (c1770-2) by Johann Michael Pössenbacher at Bavarian National Museum. Munich, Germany.Painted room from weavers guild house of Augsburg by Peter Kaltenhofen (1457), Jörg Breu d.Ä, (1538) & Johann Hertzog (1601) at Bavarian National Museum. Munich, Germany.
Wall painting details of portraits from weavers guild house of Augsburg at Bavarian National Museum. Munich, Germany.Ceiling painting details of portraits from weavers guild house of Augsburg at Bavarian National Museum. Munich, Germany.Carved wooden ceiling with annunciation scene from prince-bishop's Passau palace at Bavarian National Museum. Munich, Germany.Period room with Bavarian furniture & door at Bavarian National Museum. Munich, Germany.
Wall painting details of portraits from weavers guild house of Augsburg (1457 & 1538 & 1601) at Bavarian National Museum. Munich, Germany.Ceiling painting details of portraits from weavers guild house of Augsburg (1457 & 1538 & 1601) at Bavarian National Museum. Munich, Germany.Carved wooden ceiling with annunciation scene from prince-bishop's Passau palace (1490-1500) at Bavarian National Museum. Munich, Germany.Period room with Bavarian furniture & door (1500s) at Bavarian National Museum. Munich, Germany.
Sacristy cabinet made in Nuremburg at Bavarian National Museum. Munich, Germany.Heavens bed made in Tirol at Bavarian National Museum. Munich, Germany.Painted ceiling beams over painting of story of King Salomon at Bavarian National Museum. Munich, Germany.Ship of St. Arigius limestone carving from Nevers, Burgundy at Bavarian National Museum. Munich, Germany.
Sacristy cabinet (shrank) (c1500) made in Nuremburg at Bavarian National Museum. Munich, Germany.Heavens bed (from parts of 1500s & 19thC) made in Tirol at Bavarian National Museum. Munich, Germany.Painted ceiling beams over painting of story of King Salomon (c1500s) at Bavarian National Museum. Munich, Germany.Ship of St. Arigius limestone carving (3rd Quarter 15thC) from Nevers, Burgundy at Bavarian National Museum. Munich, Germany.
Sacristy cabinet made in Southern Germany at Bavarian National Museum. Munich, Germany.Sacristy cabinet made in Nuremburg at Bavarian National Museum. Munich, Germany.Triptych altar with Nativity scene & saints by Hans Klocker & workshop from Brixen at Bavarian National Museum. Munich, Germany.Gallery of medieval religious carvings at Bavarian National Museum. Munich, Germany.
Sacristy cabinet (shrank) (c1570) made in Southern Germany at Bavarian National Museum. Munich, Germany.Sacristy cabinet (schrank) (c1500) made in Nuremburg at Bavarian National Museum. Munich, Germany.Triptych altar with Nativity scene & saints (c1485-90) by Hans Klocker & workshop from Brixen at Bavarian National Museum. Munich, Germany.Gallery of medieval religious carvings at Bavarian National Museum. Munich, Germany.
Gallery of medieval religious carvings at Bavarian National Museum. Munich, Germany.Medieval lectern with paintings beyond at Bavarian National Museum. Munich, Germany.Death riding a lion sculpture once part of a clock from Kloster Heilsbronn at Bavarian National Museum. Munich, Germany.Skeletal detail of Death riding a lion sculpture from Kloster Heilsbronn at Bavarian National Museum. Munich, Germany.
Gallery of medieval religious carvings at Bavarian National Museum. Munich, Germany.Medieval lectern with paintings beyond at Bavarian National Museum. Munich, Germany.Death riding a lion sculpture once part of a clock (1513) from Kloster Heilsbronn at Bavarian National Museum. Munich, Germany.Skeletal detail of Death riding a lion sculpture (1513) from Kloster Heilsbronn at Bavarian National Museum. Munich, Germany.
Nativity wood carving by circle of Erasmus Grasser at Bavarian National Museum. Munich, Germany.Adoration of the three kings wood carving by workshop of Niklaus Wechmann from Ulm at Bavarian National Museum. Munich, Germany.St. James Greater wood carving by Master of Rabenden from upper Bavaria at Bavarian National Museum. Munich, Germany.St. Magdalena raised by angels wood carving from high altar of Münnerstadt by Tilman Riemenschneider at Bavarian National Museum. Munich, Germany.
Nativity wood carving by circle of Erasmus Grasser at Bavarian National Museum. Munich, Germany.Adoration of the three kings wood carving (1523-4) by workshop of Niklaus Wechmann from Ulm at Bavarian National Museum. Munich, Germany.St. James Greater wood carving (1520) by Master of Rabenden from upper Bavaria at Bavarian National Museum. Munich, Germany.St. Magdalena raised by angels wood carving from high altar of Münnerstadt (1490-2) by Tilman Riemenschneider at Bavarian National Museum. Munich, Germany.
Collection of Medieval armor at Bavarian National Museum. Munich, Germany.Wheel lock & flint lock grenade rifles of German make at Bavarian National Museum. Munich, Germany.Dismantle-able travel bed made of ebony, ivory & bone from Augsburg at Bavarian National Museum. Munich, Germany.Facade cabinet from Munich Residence made in Nuremburg at Bavarian National Museum. Munich, Germany.
Collection of Medieval armor at Bavarian National Museum. Munich, Germany.Wheel lock & flint lock grenade rifles (16thC) of German make at Bavarian National Museum. Munich, Germany.Dismantle-able travel bed made of ebony, ivory & bone (c1600) from Augsburg (?) at Bavarian National Museum. Munich, Germany.Facade cabinet (schrank) from Munich Residence (after 1600) made in Nuremburg at Bavarian National Museum. Munich, Germany.
Clock in form of elephant by Nikolaus Schmidt d.Ä from Augsburg at Bavarian National Museum. Munich, Germany.Gilded silver drinking game in form of St. George Dragonslayer by Jakob I Miller from Augsburg at Bavarian National Museum. Munich, Germany.Portrait of Augsburg Goldsmith & Burgermeister David Zorer at Bavarian National Museum. Munich, Germany.Silver drinking vessel in shape of a boar by Elias Zorer from Augsburg & silver sitting bear by Christoph Pollak from Levo?a, Slovakia at Bavarian National Museum. Munich, Germany.
Clock in form of elephant (c1580-90) by Nikolaus Schmidt d.Ä from Augsburg at Bavarian National Museum. Munich, Germany.Gilded silver drinking game in form of St. George Dragonslayer (c1615) by Jakob I Miller from Augsburg at Bavarian National Museum. (The base contains a wind-up mechanism to roll this centerpiece across the table. The diner closest to where it stopped had to open the head & drink the wine inside.). Munich, Germany.Portrait of Augsburg Goldsmith & Burgermeister David Zorer (c1602) at Bavarian National Museum. Munich, Germany.Silver drinking vessel in shape of a boar (c1602) by Elias Zorer from Augsburg & silver sitting bear (c1630) by Christoph Pollak from Levo?a, Slovakia at Bavarian National Museum. Munich, Germany.
Room with Bavarian-style painted furniture & ceiling at Bavarian National Museum. Munich, Germany.Bavarian wardrobe painted with baroque country scene at Bavarian National Museum. Munich, Germany.Bavarian baroque painted four-poster bed by Johann Nepomuk Bichler from Schliersee at Bavarian National Museum. Munich, Germany.Rococo bed in shape of tub at Bavarian National Museum. Munich, Germany.
Room with Bavarian-style painted furniture & ceiling at Bavarian National Museum. Munich, Germany.Bavarian wardrobe painted with baroque country scene (1788) at Bavarian National Museum. Munich, Germany.Bavarian baroque painted four-poster bed (Himmelbett where one looks up at heaven) (1778) by Johann Nepomuk Bichler from Schliersee at Bavarian National Museum. Munich, Germany.Rococo bed in shape of tub (18thC) at Bavarian National Museum. Munich, Germany.
Bavarian farmer's sitting room with corner bench & square table with stretchers at Bavarian National Museum. Munich, Germany.Room with painted panel of last supper, biblical scenes & cube illusions from Tirol at Bavarian National Museum. Munich, Germany.Room heating stove plus painted panels & cube illusions from Tirol at Bavarian National Museum. Munich, Germany.Room painted panels from Tirol at Bavarian National Museum. Munich, Germany.
Bavarian farmer's sitting room (Stube) with corner bench & square table with stretchers (late 18thC) at Bavarian National Museum. Munich, Germany.Room with painted panel of last supper, biblical scenes & cube illusions (c1770s) from Tirol at Bavarian National Museum. Munich, Germany.Room heating stove plus painted panels & cube illusions (c1770s) from Tirol at Bavarian National Museum. Munich, Germany.Room painted panels (c1770s) from Tirol at Bavarian National Museum. Munich, Germany.
Collection of harpsichords at Bavarian National Museum. Munich, Germany.Orgelleier cranked string instrument with keys by Philibert Luboz of Amsterdam at Bavarian National Museum. Munich, Germany.Collection of antique trumpets at Bavarian National Museum. Munich, Germany.Bassett horn of boxwood with silver-plated pieces from Mannheim at Bavarian National Museum. Munich, Germany.
Collection of harpsichords at Bavarian National Museum. Munich, Germany.Orgelleier cranked string instrument with keys (end 18thC) by Philibert Luboz of Amsterdam at Bavarian National Museum. Munich, Germany.Collection of antique trumpets at Bavarian National Museum. Munich, Germany.Bassett horn of boxwood with silver-plated pieces (end 18thC) from Mannheim at Bavarian National Museum. Munich, Germany.
Pyramid piano by Wachtl & Bleyer of Vienna at Bavarian National Museum. Munich, Germany.Lyre piano by Benedictus Schleip of Berlin at Bavarian National Museum. Munich, Germany.Mirror table by Richard Riemerschmid for Vereinigte Werktätten für Kunst im Handwerk of Munich at Bavarian National Museum. Munich, Germany.Carved elm armchair by August Endell at Bavarian National Museum. Munich, Germany.
Pyramid piano (c1810) by Wachtl & Bleyer of Vienna at Bavarian National Museum. Munich, Germany.Lyre piano (c1860) by Benedictus Schleip of Berlin at Bavarian National Museum. Munich, Germany.Mirror table (1898) by Richard Riemerschmid for Vereinigte Werktätten für Kunst im Handwerk of Munich at Bavarian National Museum. Munich, Germany.Carved elm armchair (1899) by August Endell at Bavarian National Museum. Munich, Germany.
Display cabinet & writing desk by Karl Bertsch made by Munich Workshop for Home Furnishings at Bavarian National Museum. Munich, Germany.Bronze desk set of King Max I Joseph with sculpted female figure pouring liquid into inkwell between two blotting sand containers prob. from Paris at Bavarian National Museum. Munich, Germany.Settee & armchair with tapestry covers by Aubusson or Beauvais flanking secretary both made in Munich & owned by Max I Joseph at Bavarian National Museum. Munich, Germany.Clock with woman using embroidery hoop by Jacques-Claude-Martin Rocquet of Paris at Bavarian National Museum. Munich, Germany.
Display cabinet & writing desk (1907-8) by Karl Bertsch made by Munich Workshop for Home Furnishings at Bavarian National Museum. Munich, Germany.Bronze desk set of King Max I Joseph with sculpted female figure pouring liquid into inkwell between two blotting sand containers (c1810) prob. from Paris at Bavarian National Museum. Munich, Germany.Settee & armchair with tapestry covers by Aubusson or Beauvais (c1780) flanking secretary (c1810) both made in Munich & owned by Max I Joseph at Bavarian National Museum. Munich, Germany.Clock with woman using embroidery hoop (c1805-10) by Jacques-Claude-Martin Rocquet of Paris at Bavarian National Museum. Munich, Germany.
Portrait of Queen Therese, Consort of Ludwig I by Pino Bauer after Joseph Stieler at Bavarian National Museum. Munich, Germany.


Portrait of Queen Therese, Consort of Ludwig I (1833) by Pino Bauer after Joseph Stieler at Bavarian National Museum. Munich, Germany.



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