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Tag Archives: New York cabinetmakers

Alexander Jackson Davis Gothic Revival Chair

An iconic example of Gothic Revival furniture, a chair (MCNY 35.257.67) designed by Alexander Jackson Davis (1803-1892), is one of the highlights of the Museum’s furniture collection. It was designed … Continue reading

April 1, 2014 · 1 Comment

Duncan Phyfe Center Table

This Empire center table (36.160) featuring a painted tondo (circular composition) on its top is one of the highlights of the Museum of the City of New York’s furniture collection.  … Continue reading

July 23, 2013 · 4 Comments

Brinckerhoff Secretary

In preparation for the third and final phase of the renovation of the Museum of the City of New York’s landmark building, Collections staff de-installed New York Interiors: Furnishings for … Continue reading

March 19, 2013 · 2 Comments

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