139 Object Results

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2007.17
Writ
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
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).

W 38.1
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...

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.

80.2
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...

36.1.1
Porringer
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.

31.3.2
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. Loaned to Preservation Society April 26...


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


Maple side chair with a painted black; three half back banisters; turned stretchers; turned legs; cloth seat cover of faded blue and gold Indian print on white background; carved finial; carved cre...


A single white silk shoe (A) with colorful embroidered leaves and flowers, green trim, green ribbon over instep, up turned pointed toe. (B) is a single brown leather patten or clog (that fits the s...


Brown leather shoe with a 2-1/2" heel and a pointed toe. The instep strap is tied together with a gold color satin bow. Remnants of gold colored fabric banding around edges of shoe. Most likely Lon...


Cup with engraved initials "RSA" on bottom and "PC" on side; straght-sided with flared lip; moulded base; strap handle. Marked with "SV" enclosed in a heart. laoned to Preservation Society April 26...

79.1.1
Tankard
1720 – 1737

Silver tankard with original owner's initials engraved on bottom of tankard: "M*C"; later owner's names engraved in script on outside of tankard; spout added in late 19th century. Belonged to Wanto...

82.5.1
Spoon, Eating
1713 – 1812

Silver spoon made in the early 19th century; has a coffin shaped handle common during the end of the 18th century and the beginning of the 19th century. Bowl has a curve characteristic of early 19t...

78.1.2
Spoon
1710 – 1730

Spoon with engraved initials: "WGK", script of letter "G" differs slightly in style; rat tail on back of bowl; trifid end on handle, which curves upward. marked with "IA" ina circle.

48.6
Monument
1707 – 1751

Inscribed rock originally from Brenton's Point and bears the words: "Beleve in Christ & Live in No Sin." According to Edmund Burke Delabarre's book, "Dighton rock; a study of the written rocks ...

FIC.2014.416
Lace
circa 1705 – 1850

Possibly a Valenciennes lace or pillow lace of some sort, feauring scalloped edges, a net ground, and two distinct gloral motifs.

2008.1
Pipe, Water
circa 1700 – 1900

18.5 inch section of wood water pipe (possibly oak). Cylindrical with hole bored in the middle. Found in Point section of Newport on 2nd Street between 1979-1980 and saved by the donor. One area of...

D536
Dress (garment)
18th century

Blue and green plaid taffeta dress. Two pinked ruffles on skirt; one narrower ruffle on bodice.


Brown satin wedding gown. Gown has short sleeves and simple details on the bodice. There are ties around the waist and down the back of the bodice.


Small red clay jug with tapered neck and mouth. The bottom is inscribed, "Henry Gould (potter) of Newport RI."


Country-style side chair, painted black. Possibly Little Compton construction.

2018.029.001
Wallpaper
18th century

Collection of wallpaper fragments with various patterns from the Wanton-Lyman-Hazard House. 

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