Brooklyn Museum - Furniture Photos

The Brooklyn Museum has a large collection of early American furniture including many whole rooms from heritage buildings. This collection traces furniture right to current designs.

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Brooklyn Museum Beaux-Arts building with modern entrance. Brooklyn, NY.Brooklyn Museum Beaux-Arts building plus modern entrance. Brooklyn, NY.Chest of drawers in oak & pine from Massachusetts at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Chest in oak & pine from Connecticut at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.
Brooklyn Museum Beaux-Arts building (1895) with modern entrance (2004). Brooklyn, NY.Brooklyn Museum Beaux-Arts building (1895) plus modern entrance. Brooklyn, NY. Architect: McKim, Mead & White.Chest of drawers in oak & pine (c1690) from Massachusetts at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Chest in oak & pine (c1690) from Connecticut at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.
Chest in oak & pine from New England at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Center table painted with American scenes attrib. Noyes & Hutton of Troy, NY at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Sideboard with marquetry by Herter Brothers of New York below Botanical paintings by Elizabeth Boott Duveneck at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Colonial revival dropfront desk by R.H. Horner & Co. of New York at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.
Chest in oak & pine (c1700-20) from New England at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Center table painted with American scenes (1840-45) attrib. Noyes & Hutton of Troy, NY at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Sideboard with marquetry (c1872) by Herter Brothers of New York below Botanical paintings (1882) by Elizabeth Boott Duveneck at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Colonial revival dropfront desk (1880s) by R.H. Horner & Co. of New York at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.
Fireplace mantel from John Sloane Mansion by Herter Brothers of New York at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Mantel clock from John Sloane Mansion from France at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Rosewood bed by John Henry Belter at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Art Nouveau armoire by Jacques Gruber of France at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.
Fireplace mantel from John Sloane Mansion (c1882) by Herter Brothers of New York at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Mantel clock from John Sloane Mansion (c1882) from France at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Rosewood bed (1856) by John Henry Belter at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Art Nouveau armoire (c1904) by Jacques Gruber of France at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.
Walnut desk inlaid with copper & pewter by Gustav Stickley at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Oak dropfront desk by Gustav Stickley at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Art Deco decorative arts at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Art Deco figurine of woman with torches at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.
Walnut desk inlaid with copper & pewter (c1904) by Gustav Stickley at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Oak dropfront desk (1902) by Gustav Stickley at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Art Deco decorative arts at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Art Deco figurine of woman with torches at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.
Cow horn table at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Wainscot oak chair from Massachusetts at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.American oak armchair at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.New England maple armchair with rush seat at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.
Cow horn table (c1885) at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Wainscot oak chair (1650-1700) from Massachusetts at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.American oak armchair (1650-1700) at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.New England maple armchair with rush seat (1725-50) at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.
American walnut & cane side chair at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.American side chair with modern leather at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Mahogany side chair a Chippendale copy made in Philadelphia at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.American painted poplar side chair at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.
American walnut & cane side chair (c1700) at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.American side chair (1700-10) with modern leather at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Mahogany side chair (c1760) a Chippendale copy made in Philadelphia at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.American painted poplar side chair (1825-35) at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.
Side chair by Frank Lloyd Wright at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Side chair from Robert Blacker House of Pasadena, CA by Charles Sumner & Henry Mather Greene at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Chromium-plated tubular chairs by Marcel Breuer at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Armchair by KEM Weber made by Grand Rapids Chair Co., MI at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.
Side chair (1904) by Frank Lloyd Wright at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Side chair (c1907) from Robert Blacker House of Pasadena, CA by Charles Sumner & Henry Mather Greene at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Chromium-plated tubular chairs (1926-8) by Marcel Breuer at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Armchair (c1928) by KEM (Karl Emanuel Martin) Weber made by Grand Rapids Chair Co., MI at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.
Glass armchair attrib. Louis Dierra made by Pittsburgh Plate Glass Co., PA at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Collection of modern chairs at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Collection of modern bent-wood chairs at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Recreation of Dutch colonial room with dining table of Jan Martense Schenck House at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.
Glass armchair (c1939) attrib. Louis Dierra made by Pittsburgh Plate Glass Co., PA at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Collection of modern chairs at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Collection of modern bent-wood chairs at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Recreation of Dutch colonial room with dining table of Jan Martense Schenck House at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.
Recreation of Dutch colonial kitchen in Jan Martense Schenck House at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Slant-front desk made locally in Jan Martense Schenck House at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Linen press in Jan Martense Schenck House at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Ebony & rosewood Kas or wardrobe probably made in Netherlands at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.
Recreation of Dutch colonial kitchen (17th C) in Jan Martense Schenck House at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Slant-front desk made locally (1720-40) in Jan Martense Schenck House at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Linen press in Jan Martense Schenck House at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Ebony & rosewood Kas or wardrobe (1625-75) probably made in Netherlands at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.
Mahogany veneer dressing table from New York in Jan Martense Schenck House at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Upstairs bedroom from Reuben Bliss House of Springfield, MA with Massachusetts-made box & chest & bed rugg at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Parlor from Dr. Ezekiel Porter House with original Queen Anne-style three-sided chair of Wethersfield, CT & tall clock by Aaron Willard at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.First-floor bedchamber from Dr. Ezekiel Porter House of Wethersfield, CT with CT furniture chest & high chest at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.
Mahogany veneer dressing table (c1825) from New York in Jan Martense Schenck House at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Upstairs bedroom from Reuben Bliss House (c1755) of Springfield, MA with Massachusetts-made box (1660-80) & chest (1697) & bed rugg (1790) at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Parlor from Dr. Ezekiel Porter House (c1755) with original Queen Anne-style three-sided chair (c1755) of Wethersfield, CT & tall clock (1780-1820) by Aaron Willard at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.First-floor bedchamber from Dr. Ezekiel Porter House (c1755) of Wethersfield, CT with CT furniture chest (c1715) & high chest (c1755) at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.
Room removed from early-American house now on display at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Hall from Henry Trippe House of Secretary, MD at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Civil War dressing room with fireplace from the White House at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Civil War dressing room with dressing table by Thomas Brooks of Fulton St., Brooklyn at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.
Room removed from early-American house now on display at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Hall from Henry Trippe House (c1730) of Secretary, MD at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Civil War dressing room with fireplace (1865-9) from the White House at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Civil War dressing room with dressing table (1872) by Thomas Brooks of Fulton St., Brooklyn at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.
Moorish Room from Worsham Mansion of New York City at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Moorish Room fireplace from Worsham Mansion of New York City at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Art Moderne Weil-Worgelt Study at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Art Moderne Weil-Worgelt Study at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.
Moorish Room (c1878) from Worsham Mansion of New York City at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Moorish Room fireplace (c1878) from Worsham Mansion of New York City at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Art Moderne Weil-Worgelt Study (1928-30) at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Art Moderne Weil-Worgelt Study (1928-30) at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.

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