Three chairs of the steamer type, all maimed, comprised the furniture of this roof-garden, with (by way of local colour) on one of the copings a row of four red clay flower-pots filled with sun-baked dust[…].
She mixed furniture with the same fatal profligacy as she mixed drinks, and this outrageous contact between things which were intended by Nature to be kept poles apart gave her an inexpressible thrill.
The huge square box, parquet-floored and high-ceilinged, had been arranged to display a suite of bedroom furniture designed and made in the halcyon days of the last quarter of the nineteenth century,[…].
The harness, trappings etc. of a horse, hawk, or other animal.
Amongst the rich this part of a hawk's furniture is ornamented with embroidery, handsome silver aigrettes, tassels and other decorations.
2002, Ronald Pawly, Wellington's Dutch Allies 1815, →ISBN, page 19:
Horse furniture included a white sheepskin with red ‘wolf's teeth’; blue shabraque with yellow edging and royal cypher; blue valise with yellow edging.
Fittings, such as handles, of a door, coffin, or other wooden item.
1994, Philip Haythornthwaite, British Cavalryman 1792-1815, →ISBN, page 30:
[…]a new universal pistol, one to be carried by each man, with a 9-inch barrel of musket-bore and an iron ramrod carried in the holster; the furniture was reduced to just a brass trigger guard (no butt-plate), and some were fitted with Nock's lock.
Before the end of the nineteenth century, the plural furnitures existed in Standard English in both the U.S. and the U.K.; during the twentieth century, however, it ceased to be used by native speakers.
A single item of furniture, such as a chair or a table, is often called a piece of furniture.
In many languages "piece of furniture" is one word, and often its plural form is the equivalent of the English "furniture".