150 Object Results

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FIC.2013.70
Letter book
circa 1740 – 1750

Letter book belonging to John Banister (1707-1767), Newport merchant. Includes copies of correspondence and an index of names. Front half of book is entitled "Copy Book of Letters/J:B./1748"; inclu...


Maple trundle bed that has been stained red; rope spring; wooden wheels; ball posts.


Maple trundle bed made to fit under another bed; rope springs; slanted side board; headboard. In 1998 bedding was in chest with ball feet.


Plain mourning ring as a gold band. Inside is engraved. Engraved: "AK obt April 12, 1740 AE 65". Also, "JT" enclosed in a circle on the inside of the band. Given to the honorable Daniel A. Updike, ...


Blue-white porcelain plate, blue overglaze design of bamboo, stairway, floral motifs. Brown glaze on rim. Supposedly brought from China by a member of Hadwen Family c. 1740, descended in Hadwen-Wil...


Long format, one alphabet sequence, one number sequence, one verse, three border patterns. Stitches: queen, eyelet, cross, tent. Verse on back. Design similar to samplers by Sarah Baley and Elizabe...


Portrait of John Potter (1716-1787) and his family, and a young boy, almost certainly enslaved. Half length portraits of four main figures, who are grouped around an oval tea table with a blue and ...


Model of old slave ship made in 1740 by Joseph Thurston.

98.18.1
Table, Dining
1740 – 1760

Walnut Queen Anne dining table with two drop leaves and two swing legs; turned tapered legs ending in platform pad feet. Leaves corners are rounded off (this was probably done at a later date). Cha...


Purse made of wool yarn (crewel) on linen with Irish stitch, worked in pinks, yellows, and blues, olive lining. Long shape. Made in New England

1884.3.1
Dining Table
1740 – 1760

Mahogany large-drop-leaf dining table in Queen Ann style; sharp kneed cabriole legs; pad feet; brass plate on top with provenance: "mahogany Dutch foot table/presented by/Miss Ellen Townsend/4th de...


Cup with handle with original owner's engraved initials on bottom: "W*C"; straight-sided with flared lip; molded applied base and handle. Marked with a "IT", but it looks as if it is struck over an...


Cup with handle and engraved initials on bottom: "M*A/to/A*M/to/M*A*M". Slightly bell-shaped body; molded base; strap handle. Probablt American.

01.2
Teapot
1740 – 1760

Salt-glazed stoneware teapot. Enamels; polychrome flowers; round shaped body with spout, handle, and lid. Tag inside pot reads: "teapot brought over in the 'Mayflower'.


Portrait painting of Mrs. Robert Stevens (1720-1802). Full length portrait; seated subject faces left; long, dark-green dress with white trim on sleeves and neckline; left hand holds a book; appear...


Irish stitch with a red lining, single pocket inside. Made in Newport with wool yarn (crewel) on linen.

77.5.1
Chair
1740 – 1770

Mahogany "Queen Anne" style side chair, (mid-Georgian). Shells on knees and crest rail; compass seat, ball-and-claw feet. Chair has its original red wool (moreen) upholstery which has a steam-press...

29.1.2
Table, Tea
1740 – 1760

Mahogany rectangular tea table with four turned "cabriole" legs with pad feet; corners of top are shaped with rounded notches. Used as communion table by Moravian Church of Newport. Probably made ...


Mahogany rectangular tea table with squared cabriole legs and pointed slipper feet. Molding around edge of top. Probably made in Newport.

01.258
Chair
1740 – 1770

Mahogany Queen Anne style side chair, probably made in Boston, with cabriole legs and ball-and-claw feet, block-and-turned stretchers, compass seat, and knees. Brown leather (not original) upholst...


Purse made of wool yarn (crewel) on linen with Irish stitch, pink flame pattern with blue also, green lining, pink binding. Made in New England.


Portrait of Mrs. Benjamin Mumford, nee Mary Shrieve (1737-1809). Bust length portrait; subject faces to the left, wearing white bonnet with black ribbon, white scarf tucked inside a black shawl; th...


Portrait of Benjamin Mumford (1735-1812). Bust length portrait, subject faces to the right; white collar and black jacket; brown eyes, thin brown hair, thin lips, colorful face. The frame is painte...

99.3.129
Shoe
1731 – 1802

A single ladies white printed leather shoe with wedge heel. The shoe has a white repetitious print of spirals and paisleys. Written on the sole in ink are the words "Shoe of Mrs. General Washington...


Miniature painting of Christopher Champlin (1731-1805). Profile of male with curly, dark, brown hair; blue eyes, white shirt with frills at the neck, black coat. Printed beneath portrait: "No. 20. ...

W 1974.75.1
Desk
circa 1730 – 1750

Tiger maple slant-top desk; three drawers and twelve pigeonholes inside; five drawers outside. Desk of Peleg Peckham (May 1, 1710 - August 27, 1765).

24.3.1
Chair
1730 – 1760

Queen Anne style mahogany side chair with vase-shaped splat, block-and-turned stretchers, cabriole legs, pad feet, square slip seat. "In memory of Sara Jarvis Pattison/Presented by/Mrs. Frederick ...

64.3
Serving Spoon
1730 – 1750

Spoon with engraved inscription: "Rochambeau to Lt. Gov. Jabez Bowen Ri 1780" on handle front; engraved coat of arms on handle back (Rochambeau crest). Spoon presented to Jabez Bowen by French Gene...

34.2 A-C
Teaspoon
1730 – 1750

Three tea spoons with engraved initials: "MS" on back of handle, "1753" which was probably added; midrib on handle end which turns up; rat-tail on back of bowl. Marked with "CLARKE"

01.194
Spoon, Eating
1730 – 1761

Spoon with rat tail on back of bowl; mid-rib on front of handle, which turns up. Marked with "MR" enclosed in a square. Moody Russell was the uncle of Newport silversmith Jonathan Otis.

01.193
Spoon
1730 – 1750

Spoon with engraved initials: "ES" and also the date, "1753"; shell on back of bowl; midrib on front of handle which curves up. Date probably added. Marked with "I:O" enclosed in a circle, plus thr...

01.180 AB
Pocket (bag)
1730 – 1780

Pear-shaped pockets with a braid along outer borders. Crewel embroidered flowers on front. Each pocket has a different floral design, "B" is more frayed than "A". Backing on both is deteriorating. ...


Made of mahogany wood. Sarcophagus-type hood, arched pediment with half-round columns in front, quarter-round columns in rear, three flame finials (added); burl veneer on hood, pediment, door and b...

W 1960.1.3
Side Chair
1730 – 1750

Mahogany Queen Anne style side chair with bowed crest rail; vase-shaped splat, compass seat, cabriole legs with c-scrolls on knees, pad feet, cyma-curved flat stretchers; brown leather upholstery (...

W 1974.48.1
Pitcher (vessel)
circa 1725 – 1750

Brown and tan colored earthenware pitcher; raised designs cover the outside: two men, two dogs, two trees, man seated near a tavern, man smoking and holding a goblet, three running dogs, boy on roc...


Four pencil posts; simple headboard; rope spring; painted brown; canopy frame. In 1998 bedding placed in chest with ball feet.

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