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Minute and second hands from the clock face of the clock on the front of Colony House.

Folding leather pocket book, outsides embossed. Edges of pockets are hand-sewn and each section has a leather divider. Inscriptions are as follows: (face 1 -- exterior): "Rhode Island," (face 1 -- ...

Long format; floral border and patterns; three alphabet sequences; floral center; good verse; stitches: eyelet and queen; verse reads: "It is no wonder that men turn to clay when rocks and stones a...

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...

circa 1736

Two wooden ladders with an oversized fire axe detail. Ladders broke off of fire pump.

Fragment of a fire pumper from pumper "Torrent." Half-barrel shaped wooden segment with black columns on each side. Painted red with painted flag (13 stripes), and "Torrent/1/Newsham & Ragg/Lon...

W 1974.16.1
circa 1735

Three legged iron pot with cover and long handle. Made in Newport; marked on handle 'NEWPORT'; 'L.L'.

Bust portrait of Reverend Nathaniel Clapp. White shirt with black vestment; bust is oval. Inscription beneath oval reads, attributed to Robert Feke.

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...

April 28 1734

Fragment of Nathaniel Kay's last will and testament.

Keyboard for organ. Single keyboard in oak console. Natural keys are of wood with thin strip of ebony on top. Sharp keys are made of one strip of dark wood sandwiched between two layers of ivory. T...

Clock, Wall
circa 1732

Upper case is an octagonal shape, lower case is rectangular. Roman numerals and arabic numbers painted in gold on black face. Entire case japanned with figures in gold on black ground. Clock was ma...

Half banister back arm chair with 'John W. 1731' on crest rail; rush seat; pad cover; turned legs; stretchers. Made in Little Compton, RI.

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. ...

December 29 1730 – March 31 1731

Document is an order from the court of common pleas to Ebenezer Goddard to pay John Stevens a debt of 12 pounds, 12 shillings, 7 pence. Goddard is "in want of sufficient estates" to pay the debt an...

W 1974.75.1
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).

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Boston Chair
circa 1730

William and Mary leather back Boston chair; maple turned legs and front stretchers; block feet; curved and molded crest rail; leather back splat and seat fastened with brass.

Measure: pewter measure made by lawrence langworthy, newport. Lid is attached to measure with thumb-piece. Two sets of incised lines 1/8" apart on body. Approx. 1/3 pint or one gill. Made by Lawr...

Measure: pitcher-type; spout added, then removed. Lid attached with thumb-piece. Two sets of incised lines 5/16" apart near handle attachment. Approximately one quart size. Made by Lawrence Langwor...

Pair of leather shoes with red and green embroidery, black dulled sequins and small black coils on the toe. There is also a white silk bow on each shoe. Shoe A seems to have white leather while sho...

Side 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 N...

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
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"

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.

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.

Porringer (dish)
1725 – 1773

Porringer with engraved initials "NEH" on handle; thirteen piercings on handle. Marked with "I: ANTHONY" enclosed in a rectangle on handle. "IA" on inside of bowl. In 1912, this porringer was owned...

Porringer (dish)
1725 – 1771

Porringer with engraved initials: "HMB" on handle, and "MTB" on body; Rococo style handle with eleven piercings. Marked with "DR" on handle and body.

Porringer (dish)
1725 – 1775

Porringer with engraved inscription added: "B. Coggeshall" on handle; "rococo" style handle with eleven piercings. "DR" on body, "D" on handle, smaller mark.

Tavern table; once painted light green; breadboard ends; pencil post legs; curved support on one side. Probably made in New England.

Maple side chair painted black; three reeded banisters; ox bow crest rail; front legs are turned; seat covered in faded blue and gold Indian print on white background

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