174 Object Results

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Relief work decoration "1758" mark in middle.

01.220
Painting
1758 – 1802

Portrait painting of Rev. Gardiner Thurston. Half-length portrait, older man with white hair, white shirt with black vestment; right hand is holding a book. Subject was the Assistant Pastor of the ...

2000.14.3
Lamp
1756 – 1830

Early Moravian pottery lamp, possibly made at pottery centers of bethabara and Winston-Salem, North Carolina between 1756-1830. Light red earthenware glazed with combination of brown, black, green ...

01.840
Silhouette
1756 – 1824

Silhouette of W.S.N. Allen (176-1824) facing left. Tan paper over black. Smudge makes nose appear elongated. Oval, battered, almost destroyed wood frame with metal front. Mr. Allen had a house on L...

28.3.2
Table
1755 – 1785

Mahogany table; tripod-based, tilt-top tea table; columnar shaft has spiral-turned base; birdcage at top of shaft; plain feet; top added. Donor was great-granddaughter of Solomon Southwick, who liv...

28.3.1 AB
Chair
1755 – 1785

Two Chippendale style mahogany chairs. Very plain, square back with pierced splat, Marlborough legs; upholstered over the rail with new light green material. Probably made in Newport. Donor was gre...

24.3.3
Chair
1755 – 1785

Chippendale style mahogany side chair with upholstered slip seat; Marlborough legs, gothic-style splat. Belonged to Comm. Isaac Hull. As assessed by Milo Naeve on 03/29/1995; slip seat probably ne...

01.214
Spoon, Eating
1755 – 1770

Spoon with engraved initials: "S*F" (original) and "NT" (added) in script; handle curves up; has mid-rib on front. "TA" enclosed in a square, "ARNOLD" enclosed in a rectangle.

32.1
Desk
1755 – 1780

White pine, red cedar and chestnut four-drawer desk with slender ogee bracket feet; interior has block-front drawers with shell-carving; desk has sliding wooden locks in top drawer and sliding well...

2012.48
spoon
1751 – 1828

Coin silver spoon with marking on back consistent with Thomas Arnold (1734-1828). Engravings on the handle are present: a script monogram "CC" and the numeral 3.

FIC.2014.532
Wallet
1750 – 1790

Dark brown-red leather 18th pocket book wallet with flap closure and interior green lining.

2004.024.001
Punch Bowl
1750 – 1770

Wheldonware punch bowl recovered during the excavation of an 18th century privy at the Wanton-Lyman-Hazard House

2018.001.006
Flagon
1750 – 1800

Pewter flagon with elaborate handle and attached lid. Taxes stamps are worn, but partially visible to the left of the handle at the top.

2018.001.007
Alms Dish
1750 – 1800

Felt-lined alms box with dark wood exterior and yellow-orange felt interior. Rectangular with a small handle on one side.


Pewter drinking cup with engraved/hammered design. Intricate border along top edge with center design of oval surrounded by wispy leaves."JB" stamped on bottom.


Pewter drinking cup with engraved/hammered design. Intricate border along top edge with center design of oval surrounded by wispy leaves."JB" stamped on bottom.


Pewter drinking cup with engraved/hammered design. Intricate border along top edge with center design of oval surrounded by wispy leaves."JG" stamped on bottom.


Skirt with embroidered silver quatrefoil-like design. Small silver bows and sprigs embroidered in centers and edges of quatrefoils. Panels include selvage edges. Partially assembled. Gathers and pl...


Yard goods of an embroidered silver quatrefoil-like design. Small silver bows and sprigs embroidered in centers and edges of quatrefoils. Selvage to selvage piece. Same fabric as FIC.2018.026 B


White, silk brocade pink and green flowers. Brocade taffeta with satin stripes and colored flowers. 
Note with fabric fragment: "Piece of material from dress worm by Mrs. Allen at a ball give...


Lady's fancy bag. White, embroidered with moss rose in colored silk. Contains table of Kings of England , ending with George III, 1760.


Round painting of a woman with a red dress and white head covering; she is seated with a mans head appearing behind her on her left; she is holding a parrot; painting is encompassed by a round blac...

42.1.34
Dress
1750 – 1799

Tan dress made of silk damask, floral motive with framing. Short sleeves, cinched waist, two narrow ruchings at elbow. Petticoat is missing.


Pink petticoat. Woven doublecloth to imitate quilting and trapunto. Lozenge pattern on main part of skirt and trapunto-like floral border around hem. 

97.18.43-44
Saucer
1750 – 1850

Two blue and white porcelain saucers decorated w/ an oriental design: pagoda, trees, mountains: zig-zag blue border.

97.18.40 AB
Bowl, Tea
1750 – 1850

A: Nanking ironstone tea bowl, possibly for tea or rice, blue design on white/celadon background. B: Underplate in same design. Subjects include mountains, trees, home and water.

97.18.39
Bowl, Serving
1750 – 1850

Ironstone Nanking serving bowl, blue design on celadon background w/ Nanking border.

97.18.38
Platter
1750 – 1850

Blue and white ironstone Canton platter, celadon background, cloud and rain border. Subjects include houses, trees, mountains and bridge.

97.18.37 AB
Platter
1750 – 1850

A: Oval ironstone Nanking meat platter. B: Pierced liner. Blue design on celadon background, Nanking border. Subjects include fisherman, trees, hills and homes in 'Oriental' design.

97.16.3 AB
Eyeglasses
1750 – 1850

(A) Brass eyeglasses w/ crank bridge and quadrangular frames; (B) Tortoise shell case lined w/red velvet, silver button shaped opening catch, hinged on back, plaque on top of case w/ the inscriptio...

96.15 AB
Buckle, Shoe
1750 – 1799

Pair of shoe buckles with rectangular silver frames with cast filigree decoration, rosette at each corner added in separate operation; two-tined steel fork and toothed loop each attached separately...

96.2 A-D
Teaspoon
1750 – 1799

Four American silve tea spoons, fiddle back handles monogramed "AG" in script by N. Freeborn, Newport. Made in late eighteenth century.

95.35.2
Iron, Curling
1750 – 1840

Scissor-like wrought iron tongs; delicate handles curve into rat-tail ends; shafts fastened with (brass) pin. One shaft has two prongs. The single prong of the other shaft fits between them.

24.5.1
Doll
1750 – 1850

Head is poured wax with human hair from top of head. Face has brown glass eyes. Body is made of cloth. Limbs are also poured wax hands, dimples and nails. Doll is wearing white cotton dress, 2 pett...

65.4.1 AB
Andiron
1750 – 1775

Flat disk feet, columnar balusters swell into a vase shape; finials are large spheres; small balusters serve as log stops. Iron billet bar. These andirons with disk feet and vase shaped balusters...

31.8.1
Candle snuffer
1750 – 1775

Scissor-like snuffers with rectangular snuffers on blades. Handles are scrolled in rococo style. Owned in Newport by William Ellery, signer of the Declaration of Independence. Could have been made ...

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