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An "1880's" American Gilded Age display; furniture, paintings, costuming, at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC, in c.1941. ~ {cwl} ~ (Image: Metropolitan Museum of Art)

American Gilded Age era, Side Chair. Created in c.1879, by Herter Brothers, New York, (active: 1864-1906). Crafted with, rosewood, brass, inlay-mother-of-pearl, reproduced upholstery. ~ {cwl} ~ (Image: The MET museum)

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Mrs. Stanford White, nee, Bessie Springs Smith, depicted here, in a carved marble sculpture. She, the wife of famous Gilded Age era American architect, Stanford White. ~ Created by: Augustus Saint-Gaudens (1848-1907) - Irish born, American, (raised in NYC), Beaux-Arts sculptor, of the Gilded Age era. ~~ {cwl} ~~ (Image via: Met Museum)

The Malachite - Demidoff vase. Once in the Gilded Age mansion of William Henry Vanderbilt, 640 Fifth Ave. NYC. Grace Wilson Vanderbilt sold it to the Metropolitan Museum of Art, in c.1944. ~~ (metmuseum) ~~ {cwl}

George A. Schastey & Co. (1873–97). Side Chair, 1881–82. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of The Museum of the City of New York, 2008 (2009.226.4) |This work is exhibited in the “Artistic Furniture of the Gilded Age” exhibition, on view through May 1, 2016

George A. Schastey & Co. (1873–97). Chair from the William Clark House, Newark, New Jersey, 1881-2. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Collection of Marco Polo Stufano and the Late John H. Nally | This work is featured in the “Artistic Furniture of the Gilded Age” exhibition, on view through May 1, 2016. #GildedAgeFurniture

The Adams Vase, c.1893–95 created by: Paulding Farnham (American, 1859–1927), a master designer for Tiffany & Company, NYC. Vase created with; gold, amethysts, quartzes, spessartites, tourmalines, freshwater pearls, enamel. ~ (Metropolitan Museum of Art) ~~ {cwl}

William K. Vanderbilt Residence, "Petit Chateau", 660 Firth Avenue in New York City. Built during the Gilded Age era, c.1882, by American architect Richard Morris Hunt. Demolished, c.1926. ~ {cwl} ~~ (Image: A. D. White Architectural Photographs, Cornell University Library)