Art Institute of Chicago - American Furniture Photos

The Art Institute of Chicago has an extensive collection of American furniture from antique to modern.

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Lion sculpture stands before Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.Gallery of early American furniture at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.Wooden armchair with rush seat from coastal CT or Long Island, NY at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.Chest from CT, possibly Wethersfield, at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.
Lion sculpture stands before Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.Gallery of early American furniture at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.Wooden armchair with rush seat (1680-1710) from coastal CT or Long Island, NY at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.Chest (1704) from CT, possibly Wethersfield, at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.
Chest from Hatfield or Deerfield, MA at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.Dropfront desk from Boston, MA with portrait of Henry Gibbs by unknown at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.Dropfront desk & mirrored bookcase from Boston, MA at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.High-back Windsor armchair from Philadelphia, PA at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.
Chest (1710) from Hatfield or Deerfield, MA at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.Dropfront desk (1700-35) from Boston, MA with portrait of Henry Gibbs (c1721) by unknown at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.Dropfront desk & mirrored bookcase (1750-70) from Boston, MA at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.High-back Windsor armchair (1760-8) from Philadelphia, PA at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.
Fan-backed Windsor Chair from Philadelphia, PA at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.Chair table from New York area at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.Round table from Piscataqua River valley, NH or Maine at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.Gallery of early American furniture at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.
Fan-backed Windsor Chair (1760-70) from Philadelphia, PA at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.Chair table (1700-1800) from New York area at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.Round table (1750-99) from Piscataqua River valley, NH or Maine at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.Gallery of early American furniture at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.
High chest of drawers from Philadelphia, PA at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.Tall case clock by John Wood, Jr of Philadelphia, PA beside side chair from Philadelphia & George Washington portrait by Edward Savage at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.Bureau table attrib. John Townsend of Newport, RI at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.Desk attrib. Felix Huntington of Norwich, CT with Col. John Harleston portrait by Charles Willson Peale at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.
High chest of drawers (1750-60) from Philadelphia, PA at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.Tall case clock (1765-75) by John Wood, Jr of Philadelphia, PA beside side chair (1755-75) from Philadelphia & George Washington portrait (1793) by Edward Savage at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.Bureau table (c1770) attrib. John Townsend of Newport, RI at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.Desk (1775-90) attrib. Felix Huntington of Norwich, CT with Col. John Harleston portrait (1776) by Charles Willson Peale at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.
Convex mirror with American eagle & candle sticks from America or England at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.Banjo clock by Elnathan Taber of Roxbury, MA at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.Shelf clock by Benjamin Torrey of Hanover, MA at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.Tall case clock by Silas Hoadley & painted by Uriah Dyer of Warren, ME at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.
Convex mirror with American eagle & candle sticks (1810-30) from America or England at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.Banjo clock (1802-5) by Elnathan Taber of Roxbury, MA at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.Shelf clock (1820-40) by Benjamin Torrey of Hanover, MA at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.Tall case clock (case 1820; decoration 1884) by Silas Hoadley & painted by Uriah Dyer of Warren, ME at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.
Painted Schrank from Berks County, PA at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.Painted side chair from Philadelphia, PA at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.Painted side chair by John Philip Fondé of Philadelphia, PA at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.Box sofa attrib. Duncan Phyfe at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.
Painted Schrank (1790) from Berks County, PA at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.Painted side chair (c1796) from Philadelphia, PA at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.Painted side chair (c1816) by John Philip Fondé of Philadelphia, PA at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.Box sofa (c1820) attrib. Duncan Phyfe at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.
Grecian couch from New England or New York at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.Sofa with carved back attrib. Charles A. Baudouine of New York City at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.Sideboard with carved game designs by Alexander Roux of New York City at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.Inlaid sideboard 1870-80 by Daniel Pabst of Philadelphia, PA at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.
Grecian couch (1825-40) from New England or New York at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.Sofa with carved back (1849-54) attrib. Charles A. Baudouine of New York City at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.Sideboard with carved game designs (1850-7) by Alexander Roux of New York City at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.Inlaid sideboard 1870-80 by Daniel Pabst of Philadelphia, PA at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.
Armchair with patented diagonal frame by George Jakob Hunzinger at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.Steer horn armchair possibly from Texas at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.Inlaid table from Chicago, IL at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.Egyptian revival armchair attrib. Pottier & Stymus of New York City at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.
Armchair with patented diagonal frame (1869) by George Jakob Hunzinger at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.Steer horn armchair (1870-80) possibly from Texas at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.Inlaid table (1880-1914) from Chicago, IL at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.Egyptian revival armchair (1870-5) attrib. Pottier & Stymus of New York City at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.
Side chair with marquetry by Herter Brothers at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.Side chair with inlaid woods by Herter Brothers at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.Cabinet with marquetry by Herter Brothers at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.Sideboard by Herter Brothers with armchair by A.H. Davenport & Co. at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.
Side chair with marquetry (1869-70) by Herter Brothers at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.Side chair with inlaid woods (1877-85) by Herter Brothers at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.Cabinet with marquetry (1878-80) by Herter Brothers at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.Sideboard (1876-80) by Herter Brothers with armchair (c1885) by A.H. Davenport & Co. at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.
Gallery of furniture by Gustav Stickley at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.Settle by Gustav Stickley at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.Oak & leather armchair by Gustav Stickley at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.Hall clock by Gustav Stickley with works by Seth Thomas Clock Co. at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.
Gallery of furniture by Gustav Stickley at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.Settle (c1902) by Gustav Stickley at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.Oak & leather armchair (1901) by Gustav Stickley at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.Hall clock (1902) by Gustav Stickley with works by Seth Thomas Clock Co. at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.
Celandine tea table by Gustav Stickley at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.Library table by Gustav Stickley at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.Sideboard by Gustav Stickley at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.Three-fold screen by Gustav Stickley at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.
Celandine tea table (c1900) by Gustav Stickley at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.Library table (1902) by Gustav Stickley at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.Sideboard (1902) by Gustav Stickley at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.Three-fold screen (1905) by Gustav Stickley at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.
Side chair by Charles Sumner Green of Pasadena, CA made by Peter Hall Manuf. Co. at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.Serving table by Charles Sumner Green of Pasadena, CA made by Peter Hall Manuf. Co. at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.Library table by Frank Lloyd Wright & made by John W. Ayers Co. with Tiffany Lily lamp at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.Side chair by Frank Lloyd Wright at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.
Side chair (1907-9) by Charles Sumner Green of Pasadena, CA made by Peter Hall Manuf. Co. at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.Serving table (1907-9) by Charles Sumner Green of Pasadena, CA made by Peter Hall Manuf. Co. at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.Library table (1896) by Frank Lloyd Wright & made by John W. Ayers Co. with Tiffany Lily lamp (1902-17) at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.Side chair (1904) by Frank Lloyd Wright at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.
Spindle cube chair by Frank Lloyd Wright at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.Wooden armchair for Ray W. Evans House of Chicago by Frank Lloyd Wright at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.Desk by Frank Lloyd Wright at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.Tree of Life window by Frank Lloyd Wright at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.
Spindle cube chair (1902-6) by Frank Lloyd Wright at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.Wooden armchair for Ray W. Evans House of Chicago (c1908) by Frank Lloyd Wright at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.Desk (1908) by Frank Lloyd Wright at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.Tree of Life window (1904) by Frank Lloyd Wright at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.
Steel & Formica desk for Johnson Wax Co. of Racine, WI by Frank Lloyd Wright & made by Steelcase, Inc., at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.Steel & Formica desk for Johnson Wax Co. of Racine, WI by Frank Lloyd Wright & made by Steelcase, Inc., at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.Frank Lloyd Wright designed office chair for Johnson Wax Co. of Racine, WI, at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.Metal-framed folding chair by Cevedra B. Sheldon made by Marks Adjustable Folding Chair Co. of New York City exhibited at Chicago World's Fair at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.
Steel & Formica desk for Johnson Wax Co. of Racine, WI (1936-9) by Frank Lloyd Wright & made by Steelcase, Inc., at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.Steel & Formica desk for Johnson Wax Co. of Racine, WI (1936-9) by Frank Lloyd Wright & made by Steelcase, Inc., at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.Frank Lloyd Wright designed office chair (1936-9) for Johnson Wax Co. of Racine, WI, at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.Metal-framed folding chair (1876) by Cevedra B. Sheldon made by Marks Adjustable Folding Chair Co. of New York City exhibited at Chicago World's Fair at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.
Desk & bookcase by Ladislaus Zdzieblowski of Chicago, IL made for 1893 World's Columbian Exposition at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.Hall chair by Charles Rohlfs of Buffalo, NY at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.Drop-front desk by Harvey Ellis of Craftsman Workshops, Eastwood, NY at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.Mosaic fireplace surround by George Washington Maher & made by Louis J. Millet with brass andirons by George Grant Elmslie at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.
Desk & bookcase (1893) by Ladislaus Zdzieblowski of Chicago, IL made for 1893 World's Columbian Exposition at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.Hall chair (c1900) by Charles Rohlfs of Buffalo, NY at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.Drop-front desk (1903-4) by Harvey Ellis of Craftsman Workshops, Eastwood, NY at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.Mosaic fireplace surround (1901) by George Washington Maher & made by Louis J. Millet with brass andirons (1912) by George Grant Elmslie at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.
Tall clock by George Grant Elmslie & William Gray Percell after concepts by Louis Sullivan at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.Nesting tables by Eliel Saarinen, et al at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.Gallery of modern furniture at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.Gallery of modern furniture at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.
Tall clock (1912) by George Grant Elmslie & William Gray Percell after concepts by Louis Sullivan at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.Nesting tables (c1939) by Eliel Saarinen, et al at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.Gallery of modern furniture at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.Gallery of modern furniture at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.
Fiberglass rocking chair by Charles Eames & Ray Eames at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.


Fiberglass rocking chair (RAR Chair) (1950-3) by Charles Eames & Ray Eames at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.



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