118 Object Results

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68.3.2
Goblet
circa 1769

Coconut mounted in silver. Silver mount was added by Newport Historical Society after accession in 1968. Carved inscription: "John Grimes aboard the Polly March 1769"

68.1.6
Plate
1769 – 1776

Beaded edge plate- more of an incised line. Marked "J.O. BELCHER" [struck 3 times].

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"

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...

34.1.7 B
Chair
1765 – 1785

One of a set of two Windsor side chairs with a fan-back made of tulip and ash. Original green painted legs and backs; seats have original "grained" decoration imitating mahogany. Made in Rhode Isla...

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".

01.596
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, #...


Walnut cradle with dovetailing. Brass label states 'Mary Wanton 1763'. In 1998 bedding was moved to chest with ball feet.

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. ...

63.8.6
Tile
1761 – 1770

Square white tile, black decoration. Scroll border around outdoor scene: schoolgirl talking to a seated woman who is brushing a tricorne hat, workbasket, battledorre & shuttlecock & (playin...


Wing chair with concealed panel for chair to be used as a commode chair; hole in bottom with lift out panel under seat; upholstered in blue and white design cotton fabric; four square pine legs. Ma...

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.


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...

54.1
Tall Case Clock
1760 – 1774

Mahogany block front tall case clock with shell motif in mahogany. Steel face with brass decoration. Arched pediment supported by columns, topped by 3 brass spiked globe finials. Plate inscribed, "...

61.1.5
Table
1760 – 1780

Mahogany large drop-leaf dining table with four sharp-edged cabriole legs; ball-and-claw feet have undercut talons. Probably made in Newport, RI.

59.1.6
Chest Of Drawers
1760 – 1780

Mahogany and tulip three-drawer, serpentine front low chest of drawers with ogee bracket feet. Probably made in Newport.

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.

70.3
Table, Tea
1760 – 1780

Mahogany round, tilt-top tea table with stop-fluted column, dish top, tripod pedestal base, plain feet.

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...


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

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