The Trust’s collection includes furnishings, decorative arts and architectural designs. In the Wasmuth Portfolio (Berlin, 1910), Wright described his goal as such: "To thus make of a dwelling place a complete work of art… this is the modern American opportunity” Bold, innovative and architectural, Wright’s furniture and decorative works were conceived as an integral element of his architectural interiors, designed in harmony with each specific commission.

Much of the Trust’s collection is on permanent display in its original context at Wright’s Oak Park Home and Studio. Signature works in the collection include: Wright’s seminal furniture suite designed for the dining room of his Oak Park residence; one of five known oak print stands designed to exhibit and examine items from Wright’s extensive collection of Japanese prints; leaded glass windows at the Home and Studio that chart the develop of Wright’s innovative glass designs; cantilevered oak and leaded glass light fixtures designed for the 1895 playroom; and iconic copper vessels designed by Wright in the 1890s and executed by the Chicago firm of James A. Miller and Bros.

Featuring some of Wright’s earliest furniture and decorative objects, the Trust’s collection offers a remarkable insight into the evolution of the Wright’s visionary philosophy of design.

Over the past 40 years, the Trust’s collections have grown through gifts and bequests donated by public-spirited individuals. The Trust’s collections were primarily acquired through gifts—an extraordinary testament to the generosity of our donors, members and volunteers. There are several  ways in which collectors can donate works of art to the Trust:

  • as an outright gift
  • as a fractional interest gift (donated incrementally)
  • as a bequest in the giver's will

To inquire about giving a work of art to the Trust, please send digital images of the object and any details (such as artist/maker, date, and medium) to info@flwright.org. All contributions to the Trust are tax-deductible to the extent provided by law.

Primary Collection Highlights

Furniture and Fixtures

Home and Studio Installation

Print Display Table, 1895/1905, Frank Lloyd Wright, poplar and pine,1995.01, Trust Purchase, Home and Studio Living Room

Pair of Spindle- Sided Chairs, c. 1902, Frank Lloyd Wright, birch, 1989.56, Trust Purchase, Home and Studio Living Room

Home and Studio Dining Room Table, c. 1895, Frank Lloyd Wright, oak,1983.02, Trust Purchase, Home and Studio Dining Room

Home and Studio Dining Room Six Dining Chairs, c. 1895, 1977.01,02,03,04, 06, Frank Lloyd Wright, oak, Anonymous Gift, Home and Studio Dining Room

Home and Studio Dining Chair, c. 1895, Frank Lloyd Wright, oak, 1977.05, Gift of Frances Welsh Lloyd-Wright, Home and Studio Dining Room

Home and Studio Child's Highchair, c. 1903, Frank Lloyd Wright, oak, 1978.03, Gift of Robert Llewellyn Wright, Home and Studio Dining Room

Slant Back Chair, c.1902, Frank Lloyd Wright, oak,1984,01, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. James Bohenstengel, Home and Studio Study

Slant Back Side Chair, c. 1902, Frank Lloyd Wright, oak, 1984.02, Trust Purchase, Home and Studio Study

Slant Back Side Chair, c. 1902, Frank Lloyd Wright, oak, 1984.03, Trust Purchase, Home and Studio Study

Library Table-Desk, 1903/1912, Frank Lloyd Wright, oak,1978.02, Gift of Tim Hartneck, Home and Studio Study

Avery Coonley Armchair, c. 1908, Frank Lloyd Wright, oak, 1977.01, Gift of Robert Siegle, Home and Studio Playroom

Turned Spool Crib, 1860/1890, wood,1975.03, Gift of Arthur Tobin, Home and Studio Catherine’s Dayroom 

Studio Library Octagonal-Leg Table, 1900/1909, Frank Lloyd Wright, oak, 1997.05, Trust Purchase, Studio Library

Single Bed, c. 1908, Frank Lloyd Wright, oak,1981.08, Anonymous Gift, Home and Studio Girls Bedroom

Studio Drafting Stool, c. 1898, Frank Lloyd Wright, oak, 1993.48, Gift of Elizabeth Wright Ingraham, Home and Studio Girls Bedroom

Coonley House Chests of Drawers, c. 1907, Frank Lloyd Wright; George Mann Niedecken, birch,1979.0702, Gift of Wilbert and Marilyn Hasbrouck, Home and Studio Girls Bedroom

Coonley House Chest of Drawers, c. 1907, Frank Lloyd Wright; George Mann Niedecken, birch, 1979.0701, Gift of Wilbert and Marilyn Hasbrouck, Home and Studio Master Bedroom

Steinway Piano and Bench, c. 1913, 2008.1, Anne Lloyd Wright-Levi, Karen Lloyd Wright, Kimberly Lloyd, Home and Studio Playroom

Robie House Installation

Home and Studio Slant-back Chair, Frank Lloyd Wright, c.1902, 1984.04, Trust Purchase, Robie House Guest Bedroom

Robie House Rocking Chair, c. 1910, Frank Lloyd Wright, oak, 2008.04, Gift of Constance and Arnold Goldberg, Robie House Exhibition

Robie House Rocking Chair, Frank Lloyd Wright, 2004.09, Anonymous Gift, Robie House Exhibition 

Bradley House Dining Chair, c. 1900, Frank Lloyd Wright, oak and poplar,1981.03, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William Hammack, Robie House Exhibition

Home and Studio Dining Chair, c. 1895, Frank Lloyd Wright, oak, 1977.06.01, Anonymous Gift, Robie House Exhibition

Mori Art Studio Side Chair, 1914, Frank Lloyd Wright, oak, Anonymous Gift, Robie House Exhibition

Imperial Hotel Peacock Chair, c. 1921, Frank Lloyd Wright, oak, 2017.01, Trust Purchase, Robie House Exhibition

Robie House Wall Sconce, c. 1908 Frank Lloyd Wright, brass and glass, 5501.1213, Anonymous Gift, two original scones: one installed at Robie House and one held for study

Paintings and Decorative Arts

Landscape, late 19th/early 20th C., Charles Browne, oil on canvas, 1987.0505, Gift of David and Gladys Wright

Landscape, c. 1890, William Wendt, oil on canvas,1977.05, Gift of John Lloyd Wright

Forest Scene at Sunset, 1889, Ernest Albert, oil on canvas, 1987.0503, Gift of David and Gladys Wright

Untitled (Altar & Figures), 1894, Orlando Giannini, oil on board,1987.05.01, Gift of David and Gladys Wright

Wheatfields, 1890/1893, Charles H. Corwin, pastel on board, 1977.1, Gift of Catherine Baxter

Landscape with Frank Lloyd Wright frame, early 20th c., Charles Corwin, 1977.1001, Gift of Catherine Baxter

Weed Holder, 1890/1900, Frank Lloyd Wright, copper, 1996.01, Gift of Dr and Mrs. A.L. Burdick

Urn, c. 1899, Frank Lloyd Wright, copper, 2007.00, Purchase, Descendent Charles Wright Family

Tomb Figure of Archer on Horseback, Chinese, Han Dynasty (206BC-220AD), green lead-glazed earthenware,1997.08, Gift of Ross Edman

Desk Lamp, 1936/1939, Frank Lloyd Wright, brass and glass, 1976.01, Gift of The Prairie School

Japanese Jubako, 1875/1905, lacquered wood,1984.1202, Gift of David and Gladys Wright

Japanese Tray, c. 1905, lacquered wood,1984.1201, Gift of David and Gladys Wright

Japanese Bowl, c. 1905, 20th century, lacquered wood,1984.1203, Gift of David and Gladys Wright

Folding Stand for Tray, c. 1905, George Cronin, lacquered wood,1984.1204, Gift of David and Gladys Wright

Chrysanthemum Soup Spoon, 1889, Charles Grosjean (designer) for Tiffany & Co., silver, 1991.43, Gift of David Wright

Sugar Sifter in Wave Edge Pattern, 1889, Charles Grosjean (designer) for Tiffany & Co., silver, 1991.43, Gift of David Wright

Punch Ladle in Wave Edge Pattern, 1889, Charles Grosjean (designer) for Tiffany & Co., silver, 1991.43, Gift of David Wright.

Teco Vase, c. 1906, Hugh M.G. Garden (designer),The American Terra Cotta & Ceramic Co., terracotta,1991.58, Gift of John Toomey

Teco Vase, c. 1906, R.A. Hirschfield (designer); The American Terra Cotta & Ceramic Co., terracotta, 1991.58, Gift of John Toomey

Teco Vase, 1900/1910, terracotta,1997.04, Anonymous Gift

Teco Vase, c. 1909, terracotta, 1998.11, Gift of Grant Dahlgreen

Midway Garden's Beer Mug, 1913/1914, Frank Lloyd Wright, glass and pewter,1983.14, Gift of Jack Strand

Windows and Architectural Designs

Emmond House Living Room Window, 1892, Frank Lloyd Wright, leaded glass (zinc, stained glass and clear glass), 1994.2508, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Emmond Thompson

Emmond House Garage Window, 1892, Frank Lloyd Wright, leaded glass (zinc, stained glass and clear glass), 1994.2509, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Emmond Thompson

Emmond House Closet Door, 1892, Frank Lloyd Wright, oak, 1994.251, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Emmond Thompson

Ingalls House Window, 1910, Frank Lloyd Wright, leaded glass with oak frame, 1980.02, Gift of J. Tilton and Mary Tilton

Tomek House Window, 1907, Frank Lloyd Wright, leaded glass with oak frame,1991.57, Gift of Maya Moran

Luxfer Prism, 1897, Frank Lloyd Wright, glass,1982.08, Gift of Rodney Davis

Luxfer Prism Window, 1904/1909, Frank Lloyd Wright for the American Luxfer Prism Company, glass,1996.04, Gift of Gaines Williamson

Frances Apartment Fragment, 1895, Frank Lloyd Wright, terracotta, Gift of Jethro Hurt

Home and Studio Playroom Leaded Glass Cabinet Door, 1895, Frank Lloyd Wright, leaded glass with oak frame, 1999.15, Trust Purchase

Heurtley House Exterior Urn Base, 1902, Frank Lloyd Wright, terracotta, 2007.01, Anonymous Gift

Roloson House Baluster, 1894, Frank Lloyd Wright, terracotta, 2005.09, Gift of Megan Wertymer and John Fleck

Gage Building Panel, 1898-99, Louis Sullivan; Holabird and Roche, cast Iron, 1983.08, Gift of L. Morgan Yost

Stair Riser from Stock Exchange building, 1893, Louis Sullivan, iron,1983.12, Gift of Norman T. Redmond

Stock Exchange Grille, c. 1894, Louis Sullivan, iron, 2009.07, Gift of Leon M. Despres

Cast iron sash lifts from the Chicago Stock Exchange Building,1894, Louis Sullivan, iron, 2009.18, Gift of Brian Reis

Henry Babson Residence Pillar and Capital with Ornamental Trim, 1907/1908, Louis Sullivan, wood, 2003.08, Gift of Edward Leonard

Scoville Horse Fountain Fragments, 1904/1909, Richard Bock, concrete, 2005.05, Gift of Larry Holden

Study, Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio
Photograph by James Caulfield

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