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Masterpieces of American Furniture from the Kaufman Collection, 1700–1830
October 7 2012–on display indefinitely

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Philadelphia
Side Chair, 1770-1771
mahogany
overall: 93.66 x 62.23 x 59.06 cm (36 7/8 x 24 1/2 x 23 1/4 in.)
National Gallery of Art, Washington, Promised Gift of George M. and Linda H. Kaufman

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Attributed to John Townsend, Newport
Tea Table, 1760-1770
mahogany
overall: 70.17 x 86.36 x 53.66 cm (27 5/8 x 34 x 21 1/8 in.)
National Gallery of Art, Washington, Promised Gift of George M. and Linda H. Kaufman

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Boston
Dressing Table, 1710-1730
cherry and maple; paint; gesso; brass
overall: 77.15 x 86.68 x 53.98 cm (30 3/8 x 34 1/8 x 21 1/4 in.)
National Gallery of Art, Washington, Promised Gift of George M. and Linda H. Kaufman

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Boston
High Chest, 1735-1750
walnut with walnut veneer; gesso and gold leaf; brass
overall: 224.16 x 109.22 x 57.15 cm (88 1/4 x 43 x 22 1/2 in.)
National Gallery of Art, Washington, Promised Gift of George M. and Linda H. Kaufman

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Newport
Bureau Table, 1760-1775
mahogany; brass
overall: 83.82 x 95.25 x 53.34 cm (33 x 37 1/2 x 21 in.)
National Gallery of Art, Washington, Promised Gift of George M. and Linda H. Kaufman

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Providence
Chest-on-Chest, 1775-1785
mahogany; brass
overall: 220.35 x 105.41 x 55.25 cm (86 3/4 x 41 1/2 x 21 3/4 in.)
National Gallery of Art, Washington, Promised Gift of George M. and Linda H. Kaufman

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Attributed to John Townsend
High Chest, 1765-1770
mahogany; brass
overall: 210.19 x 100.97 x 57.79 cm (82 3/4 x 39 3/4 x 22 3/4 in.)
National Gallery of Art, Washington, Promised Gift of George M. and Linda H. Kaufman

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Philadelphia
High Chest, 1750-1765
mahogany and sabicu (a hardwood imported from the Bahamas); brass
overall: 239.71 x 111.13 x 61.28 cm (94 3/8 x 43 3/4 x 24 1/8 in.)
National Gallery of Art, Washington, Promised Gift of George M. and Linda H. Kaufman

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Philadelphia
Desk and Bookcase, 1755-1765
mahogany; glass; brass
overall: 290.2 x 136.53 x 68.26 cm (114 1/4 x 53 3/4 x 26 7/8 in.)
National Gallery of Art, Washington, Promised Gift of George M. and Linda H. Kaufman

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Philadelphia
Fire Screen, 1765-1775
mahogany; silk brocade
overall: 160.97 x 47.94 x 42.55 cm (63 3/8 x 18 7/8 x 16 3/4 in.)
National Gallery of Art, Washington, Promised Gift of George M. and Linda H. Kaufman

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Boston or Salem, Massachusetts
Side Chair, 1790-1800
maple; paint
overall: 98.11 x 54.93 x 58.1 cm (38 5/8 x 21 5/8 x 22 7/8 in.)
National Gallery of Art, Washington, Promised Gift of George M. and Linda H. Kaufman

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New York
Armchair, 1785-1800
mahogany with light wood inlay
overall: 96.2 x 59.06 x 52.07 cm (37 7/8 x 23 1/4 x 20 1/2 in.)
National Gallery of Art, Washington, Promised Gift of George M. and Linda H. Kaufman

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Philadelphia
Side Chair, 1810-1820
mahogany with mahogany and rosewood veneers and ebony inlay; brass
overall: 84.46 x 48.26 x 58.74 cm (33 1/4 x 19 x 23 1/8 in.)
National Gallery of Art, Washington, Promised Gift of George M. and Linda H. Kaufman

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Attributed toJohn and Hugh Finlay
Grecian Couch, 1810-1830
walnut and cherry; paint; gold leaf
overall: 80.96 x 229.24 x 61.28 cm (31 7/8 x 90 1/4 x 24 1/8 in.)
National Gallery of Art, Washington, Promised Gift of George M. and Linda H. Kaufman

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Signed and dated by Robert McGuffin
Card Table, 1807
satinwood with satinwood, mahogany, and rosewood veneers; brass
overall: 74.93 x 90.49 x 90.81 cm (29 1/2 x 35 5/8 x 35 3/4 in.)
National Gallery of Art, Washington, Promised Gift of George M. and Linda H. Kaufman

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Made and labeled by John Seymour
Card Table, 1794
mahogany with mahogany and satinwood veneers and light wood inlay; white pine and maple
overall: 72.71 x 91.44 x 45.72 cm (28 5/8 x 36 x 18 in.)
National Gallery of Art, Washington, Promised Gift of George M. and Linda H. Kaufman

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Attributed to John Seymour and Thomas Seymour, Boston
Gaming Table, 1798-1805
mahogany with satinwood veneer; brass; Moroccan leather; ivory; baize (a woven cloth)
overall: 77.15 x 75.88 x 50.17 cm (30 3/8 x 29 7/8 x 19 3/4 in.)
National Gallery of Art, Washington, Promised Gift of George M. and Linda H. Kaufman

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Attributed to John Seymour & Thomas Seymour, Boston
Tambour Desk, 1793-1798
mahogany with mahogany, satinwood, and maple veneers; brass; ivory; paper; enamel on copper
overall: 106.05 x 95.57 x 71.76 cm (41 3/4 x 37 5/8 x 28 1/4 in.)
National Gallery of Art, Washington, Promised Gift of George M. and Linda H. Kaufman

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Made and labeled by William Mills and Simeon Deming
Sideboard, 1793-1798
mahogany with mahogany, satinwood, and curly maple veneers and light wood inlay; brass
overall: 103.51 x 189.87 x 81.92 cm (40 3/4 x 74 3/4 x 32 1/4 in.)
National Gallery of Art, Washington, Promised Gift of George M. and Linda H. Kaufman

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Philadelphia
Writing Table and Bookcase, 1815-1830
mahogany with ebony and mahogany veneer; brass; ormolu (gilded brass)
overall: 187.01 x 109.54 x 52.39 cm (73 5/8 x 43 1/8 x 20 5/8 in.)
National Gallery of Art, Washington, Promised Gift of George M. and Linda H. Kaufman

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Movement by Lemuel Curtis, Concord, Massachusetts. Case and reverse painted glasses probably made in Boston
Girandole Clock, 1813-1820
mahogany veneer on white pine; glass; paint; gold leaf; brass; iron
overall: 114.3 x 30.48 cm (45 x 12 in.)
National Gallery of Art, Washington, Promised Gift of George M. and Linda H. Kaufman

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American China Manufactory
Pickle Stand, 1770-1772
soft-paste porcelain
National Gallery of Art, Washington, Promised Gift of George M. and Linda H. Kaufman

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American China Manufactory
Pickle Stand, 1770-1772
soft-paste porcelain
overall: 13.97 x 18.42 cm (5 1/2 x 7 1/4 in.)
National Gallery of Art, Washington, Promised Gift of George M. and Linda H. Kaufman

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New York
Clothes Press, 1790-1815
mahogany with mahogany ans sabicu veneer and light wood inlay
overall: 264.16 x 114.3 x 53.34 cm (104 x 45 x 21 in.)
National Gallery of Art, Washington, Promised Gift of George M. and Linda H. Kaufman

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Attributed to Duncan Phyfe
Side Chair, 1815-1820
mahogany and ebony; brass; cane
overall: 78.74 x 44.45 x 40.64 cm (31 x 17 1/2 x 16 in.)
National Gallery of Art, Washington, Promised Gift of George M. and Linda H. Kaufman

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Attributed to John and Hugh Finlay
Side Chair, 1815-1825
maple; paint; cane seat
overall: 87.63 x 52.39 x 56.52 cm (34 1/2 x 20 5/8 x 22 1/4 in.)
National Gallery of Art, Washington, Promised Gift of George M. and Linda H. Kaufman

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Attributed to John and Hugh Finlay
Card Table, 1815-1825
mahogany; paint; gold leaf
overall: 71.12 x 91.44 cm (28 x 36 in.)
National Gallery of Art, Washington, Promised Gift of George M. and Linda H. Kaufman

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Williamsburg
Tea Table, 1765-1775
mahogany
overall: 80.01 x 91.44 x 57.15 cm (31 1/2 x 36 x 22 1/2 in.)
National Gallery of Art, Washington, Promised Gift of George M. and Linda H. Kaufman

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Boston
Side Chair, 1810-1825
mahogany with mahogany veneer
overall: 81.92 x 47.94 x 56.52 cm (32 1/4 x 18 7/8 x 22 1/4 in.)
National Gallery of Art, Washington, Promised Gift of George M. and Linda H. Kaufman

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New York
Settee, 1805-1815
mahogany
overall: 87.95 x 147 x 62.87 cm (34 5/8 x 57 7/8 x 24 3/4 in.)
National Gallery of Art, Washington, Promised Gift of George M. and Linda H. Kaufman

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Charleston, South Carolina
Clothes Press, 1785-1800
mahogany with mahogany veneer and light wood inlay; brass
overall: 229.87 x 136.21 x 65.72 cm (90 1/2 x 53 5/8 x 25 7/8 in.)
National Gallery of Art, Washington, Promised Gift of George M. and Linda H. Kaufman

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American China Manufactory
Fruit Basket, 1770-1772
soft-paste porcelain
overall: 5.4 x 17.46 cm (2 1/8 x 6 7/8 in.)
National Gallery of Art, Washington, Promised Gift of George M. and Linda H. Kaufman

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Paris
Portrait Vase (George Washington), 1815-1820
hard-paste porcelain
height: 26.99 cm (10 5/8 in.)base: 9.21 x 9.21 cm (3 5/8 x 3 5/8 in.)
National Gallery of Art, Washington, Promised Gift of George M. and Linda H. Kaufman

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Manufactory of Matthew Boulton
Covered Urn, c. 1770
Blue John ( a semiprecious mineral mined in Derbyshire, England); ormolu
overall: 28.58 x 18.42 x 11.43 cm (11 1/4 x 7 1/4 x 4 1/2 in.)
George M. and Linda H. Kaufman

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Philadelphia
Looking Glass, 1740-1755
mahogany and white pine; gesso and gold leaf
overall: 170.18 x 66.68 cm (67 x 26 1/4 in.)
George M. and Linda H. Kaufman

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Jingdezhen, China
Covered Urn, 1790-1810
hard-paste porcelain
overall: 33.97 x 19.69 x 15.88 cm (13 3/8 x 7 3/4 x 6 1/4 in.)
National Gallery of Art, Washington, Promised Gift of George M. and Linda H. Kaufman

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Philadelphia
Side Chair, 1740-1760
walnut
overall: 105.73 x 52.71 x 53.34 cm (41 5/8 x 20 3/4 x 21 in.)
National Gallery of Art, Washington, Promised Gift of George M. and Linda H. Kaufman

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Philadelphia
Side Chair, 1770-1771
mahogany
overall: 93.66 x 62.23 x 59.06 cm (36 7/8 x 24 1/2 x 23 1/4 in.)
National Gallery of Art, Washington, Promised Gift of George M. and Linda H. Kaufman

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Philadelphia
Side Chair, 1810-1820
mahogany with mahogany and rosewood veneers and ebony inlay; brass
overall: 84.46 x 48.26 x 58.74 cm (33 1/4 x 19 x 23 1/8 in.)
National Gallery of Art, Washington, Promised Gift of George M. and Linda H. Kaufman

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Boston
Side Chair, 1810-1825
mahogany with mahogany veneer
overall: 81.92 x 47.94 x 56.52 cm (32 1/4 x 18 7/8 x 22 1/4 in.)
National Gallery of Art, Washington, Promised Gift of George M. and Linda H. Kaufman

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Paris
Portrait Vase (John Adams), 1815-1820
hard-paste porcelain
height: 26.99 cm (10 5/8 in.)base: 9.21 x 9.21 cm (3 5/8 x 3 5/8 in.)
National Gallery of Art, Washington, Promised Gift of George M. and Linda H. Kaufman

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Gilbert Stuart
George Washington (Vaughan-Sinclair portrait), 1795
oil on canvas
overall: 73.8 x 61.1 cm (29 1/16 x 24 1/16 in.)framed: 92.7 x 80 x 9.5 cm (36 1/2 x 31 1/2 x 3 3/4 in.)
National Gallery of Art, Washington, Andrew W. Mellon Collection

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Gilbert Stuart
John Randolph, 1804/1805
oil on canvas
overall: 73.6 x 61 cm (29 x 24 in.)framed: 89.5 x 76.8 x 7 cm (35 1/4 x 30 1/4 x 2 3/4 in.)
National Gallery of Art, Washington, Andrew W. Mellon Collection

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American 18th Century
Matilda Caroline Cruger, c. 1795
oil on canvas
overall: 91.7 x 71.6 cm (36 1/8 x 28 3/16 in.)framed: 123.2 x 102.2 x 7 cm (48 1/2 x 40 1/4 x 2 3/4 in.)
National Gallery of Art, Washington, Andrew W. Mellon Collection

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Gilbert Stuart
Ann Calvert Stuart Robinson (Mrs. William Robinson), c. 1804
oil on wood
overall: 71.8 x 57.5 cm (28 1/4 x 22 5/8 in.)framed: 94 x 80.7 cm (37 x 31 3/4 in.)
National Gallery of Art, Washington, Andrew W. Mellon Collection

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John Wollaston
Mary Walton Morris, 1749/1752
oil on canvas
overall: 76.3 x 63.5 cm (30 1/16 x 25 in.)framed: 94 x 81.3 x 7 cm (37 x 32 x 2 3/4 in.)
National Gallery of Art, Washington, Andrew W. Mellon Collection

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John Wollaston
A Gentleman of the Morris Family, 1749/1752
oil on canvas
overall: 76.4 x 63.4 cm (30 1/16 x 24 15/16 in.)framed: 94 x 81 x 7.6 cm (37 x 31 7/8 x 3 in.)
National Gallery of Art, Washington, Andrew W. Mellon Collection

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Gilbert Stuart
John Adams, c. 1800/1815
oil on canvas
overall: 73.7 x 61 cm (29 x 24 in.)framed: 97.5 x 84.5 x 10.8 cm (38 3/8 x 33 1/4 x 4 1/4 in.)
National Gallery of Art, Washington, Gift of Mrs. Robert Homans

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Gilbert Stuart
Abigail Smith Adams (Mrs. John Adams), 1800/1815
oil on canvas
overall: 73.4 x 59.7 cm (28 7/8 x 23 1/2 in.)framed: 97.5 x 84.8 x 10.8 cm (38 3/8 x 33 3/8 x 4 1/4 in.)
National Gallery of Art, Washington, Gift of Mrs. Robert Homans

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Gilbert Stuart
Mary Barry, 1803/1805
oil on canvas
overall: 74.3 x 61.6 cm (29 1/4 x 24 1/4 in.)framed: 95.2 x 82.5 x 8.8 cm (37 1/2 x 32 1/2 x 3 7/16 in.)
National Gallery of Art, Washington, Gift of Jean McGinley Draper

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