84 Object Results

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01.855
Silhouette
1769 – 1856

Silhouette of Stephen Northam (1769-1856) is facing left wearing a white collar, light blue tie, black coat with tails holding a quill pen. Drawn in room shows built-in bookshelves, flowers and bla...

01.889
Saucepan
circa 1768

Round hammered brass saucepan on 3 copper legs with a wooden handle. "1768" is carved inside near the handle. On the bottom: "to Cornelia Jones Miller, formerly belonging to her great grandmother...

01.260
Trunk
circa 1767

Rectangular trunk covered in "Russia" leather, scored in a cross-hatch pattern; brass tacks applied to border in pattern of scrolls; original pierced brass escutcheon, top is domed; interior has ma...


Intricate design of flowers, circles, and squares. On back: "EXG 1767 x"


A ticket for admission to an assembly at Mrs. Mary Cowley's Coffee House, dated November 6, 1766. Ticket provided admission to a "Miss...Robinson" for "the season". Text is printed on the reverse s...


A folded page containing off-white linen and cotton fabric "samples from/Cork/1766". Sample at top is a figured weave consisting of lozenge shapes; caption above reads: "This is all cotton + there ...

01.856
Silhouette
1765 – 1856

Silhouette of Michele Felice Corne (1765-1856) sitting on a stool facing right; tan paper mounted on lighter paper. Wood frame painted gold. Michele Felice Corne written underneath. This is a fasci...

01.843
Silhouette
1765 – 1856

Full length profile silhouette of Job Sherman (1765-1856) facing right. He is wearing a hat and coat with tails. One arm appears put in the coat across his chest. Backing is water stained.


Leather fire bucket with rigid handle (leather over rope) secured to rim (leather over wood) by straps and iron rings. Painted in gold on side: "1765".

01.798
Bottle
circa 1764

Bottle has small lip; red rim with 2 yellow and 3 white lines around neck. Front and back panels have 2 round blue flowers with yellow centers, and red, yellow, white and blue plumes. Side panels h...

01.797
Tumbler
circa 1764

Enameled glass with a picture of a boy dressed in 18th century style (blue knickers, green three-cornered hat and red coat), carrying 2 water buckets over his shoulders. Elaborate, colorful flowers...

01.796
Bottle
circa 1764

Small lip on bottle. Enameled with picture of two doves on a heart with blue and white flowers below; red and white dots down either side. Red, white, yellow and blue flowers on side panels. White ...

01.596
Beaker
circa 1764

Clear beakers (flip glass), blown-moulded, flint glass, 14 sunken panels, top edge has copper wheel engraving. Possibly made by Henry William Steigel of Manhein, PA. One of four beakers: #01.594, #...

01.593
Beaker
circa 1764

Clear beakers (flip glass), blown-moulded, flint glass, 14 sunken panels, top edge has copper wheel engraving. Possibly made by Henry William Steigel of Manhein, PA. One of four beakers: #01.594, #...

01.595
Beaker
circa 1764

Clear beakers (flip glass), blown-moulded, flint glass, 14 sunken panels, top edge has copper wheel engraving. Possibly made by Henry William Steigel of Manhein, PA. One of four beakers: #01.594, #...

01.594
Beaker
circa 1764

Clear beakers (flip glass), blown-moulded, flint glass, 14 sunken panels, top edge has copper wheel engraving. Possibly made by Henry William Steigel of Manhein, PA. One of four beakers: #01.594, #...


Drawing mounted on wood of the Rev. Henry Channing, by Gilbert Stuart at age nine.

01.867
Silhouette
1763 – 1813

Silhouette of Elizabeth Arden (1763-1813) painted on glass, facing left. Hair is done up in a bun with some falling loose. Oval in a square frame: gold painted carved frame.

01.852
Drawing
1763 – 1833

Profile of George Gibbs (1763-1833), facing right; short hair with scraggly sideburns, high collar with knotted tie, dark coat, gray background. Round tarnished gold and wood frame. On back: "GEO. ...

01.306
Busk
circa 1760

Overall geometric design, done in "sawtoothed" pattern, with heart and circle motif. Inscribed "AE" on front and "AF" on back.


Man and woman holding hands, standing on brown ground; the woman's face is hidden by a big white hat and she is wearing a long black and red dress with white trim; the man wears a black hat; small ...


Coat of arms worked in golds, reds, blacks and metallic yarns. Design source is the arms of father of her great- great- grandfather, Richard Scott of Providence, RI. Embroidered over a full size tr...

01.755
Davis Quadrant
1760 – 1780

Davis quadrant (or backstaff) composed of 2 arcs of a circle having the same center. Supported by wooden stand. Ivory inlay reads: made by Benjamin King for Mr. John Langley, Jr. See also #01.756

01.273
Snuffbox
1760 – 1790

Oval-shaped copper tobacco box with applied silver oval on lid. Top of box engraved with flowers and phrase. Bottom engraved with vines encircling a sailing ship. Engraved with initials "PH", "Come...

01.275
Chair
1760 – 1780

Mahogany Chippendale-style side chair. Pierced splat, plain Marlborough legs. Pale green velvet, (not original), upholstered over the seat vail. Probably made in Newport, RI.

01.262
Chair
1760 – 1790

Mahogany arm chair in Chippendale style; pierced splat, Marlborough legs; blue damask seat (not original) upholstered over the rail. American made.

01.315
Busk
1760 – 1780

Saw-toothed design of double circle, hearts, a house, and the initials "PW".

01.313
Busk
1760 – 1780

Geometric designs of flowers, hearts, crosses, and the initials: "EC". A rectangular-shaped piece has been cut out of bottom of reverse side.

01.298
Busk
1760 – 1780

Rectangular-shaped with engraved hearts at each end, obelisk in center, designs above and below obelisk.

38.6
Chest Of Drawers
1760 – 1780

Mahogany and white Pine low case of drawers, block front with ogee bracket feet and shaped top. Four graduated drawers. Probably made in Newport.

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...

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.


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

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...

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