crafts and decorative art

Saddlebag Lake
1927

This is a watercolor and crayon painting on paper that depicts a mountain landscape. The landscape is painted with loose gestural strokes in bright colors. Mountain peaks painted in red and...

1988

This is a turned vase made from cocobolo wood. The vase has a cylindrical body on a small footed base. The vase tapers sharply inward about two-thirds up the side into a vertical collar with a...

1994

This is a short cylindrical turned vase made from London plane wood (lacewood). The vase rests on a footed base and has a small opening with a short vertical lip.

1987

This is a flat turned vase made from potumuto wood with a glossy finish.

20th century

This is a folded paper frame made out of Camel cigarette boxes. The shape of the frame is an elongated heart surrounding a rectangle. The frame is freestanding and the heart and rectangle...

20th century

This is a folded paper jewelry box made with pink and maroon paper and lined with red velveteen. The box lid is hinged with string to the base, and links of a gold chain (now gone) are sewn at...

20th century

This is a rectangular folded paper frame made out of Camel cigarette boxes. The back of the frame has a built-in folded paper stand.

20th century

This is a small folded paper bag with open sides and a carrying strap made from Camel cigarette boxes.

20th century

This is a folded paper frame made out of Camel cigarette boxes. The shape of the frame is a rectangle within a heart that rests on a triangular base. The front of the frame shows the brown,...

20th century

This is a rectangular folded paper frame made out of Camel cigarette boxes. The frame is free-standing and supported by a built-in folded paper base.

mid 20th century

This is a rectangular wooden frame constructed with a woodworking technique that uses interlocking wooden sticks. The frame contains a black and white photograph of the maker, Ole Swanson,...

1913

Wooden arm chair with tan upholstered seat and back cushions. The back of the chair has a round arch, which is inlaid with a red and gold painted circular plaque decorated with carved lilies....

1980-2000

Silver bracelet with irregular scalloped form. The bracelet is hinged, and it closes with a box clasp. A diamond and a faceted blue gemstone are set near each other on the side.

late 20th century

This is a turned bowl made from maple. The outside of the bowl has a carved texture and is dyed dark green.

late 20th century to early 21st century

This is a wooden bowl carved with intersecting curved lines and many pierced openings.

1999

This is a turned and carved vase made from African Sumac. The overall shape is spherical with a small foot base and short neck at top. The vase is decorated with vertical pierced woven bands...

1979

This is a turned burl wood vase. The sides of the vase flair outward slightly to the shoulder and then turn sharply inward to a narrow neck. A disc-shaped lip surrounds the opening at top....

2000

This is a carved bowl made from a redwood lace burl. The overall shape is oblong with scalloped sides and a natural jagged lip.

1972

This is a corrugated cardboard and Masonite rocking chair designed by Frank Gehry for his Easy Edges furniture series manufactured by Easy Edges, Inc.

late 20th century

This is a low bowl made of turned maple and padouk. The majority of the bowl is made with cream colored wood and sits on a short footed base. A band of dark wood is inlaid around the outer lip...

Tray
early 20th century

This is a rectangular hammered brass tray with rounded corners and a curved raised edge.

1993

This is a turned live oak root burl.

1927

This is a watercolor and ink painting on paper. The composition shows a three-quarter profile of the back of a man sitting on a hill at center in the image. The man appears to hold a...

1995

This is a turned redwood root. The overall shape is an abstract triangle with upturned points and a spherical bowl in the center.

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