153 Object Results

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Eagle, wooden, painted gold. Originally sat on gateposts of Metcalf Bowler Estate in Portsmouth before the Revolution, later hung on buildings of United States Hotel, Townsend's Coffee House, Hamme...

01.853
Silhouette
1779 – 1849

Silhouette of Daniel Coggeshall (1779-1849) facing right; hair in short ponytail, high collar with frilly front, dark coat. Tan paper on lighter backing. Dark wood frame. Marked on lower left corne...

2006.19.6
Newspaper
June 27 1776

The Newport Mercury Extraordinary printed Thursday, June 27, 1776. Probably printed by Solomon Southwick. Four pages long in folio. It was probably owned by John Clarke, Jr., (1734-1798) a Revoluti...

68.1.5
Plate
1776 – 1793

Beaded rim plate, soft edge. Marked "D:Mel" [struck twice] and several symbols.

68.1.4
Plate
1776 – 1793

Smooth brim plate, bead on reverse. Marked "By D. Melville" (twice) with several symbols.

68.1.8
Spoon, Eating
1776 – 1793

Midrib on front of handle of spoon. Rat tail on back of bowl. End of handle has been recut and hammered-midribs damaged. Profile rough, dents on back of bowl. Marked "NEWPORT".


Four pewter spoons with midribs on front of handles, rat-tails on back of bowls.

66.9.1
Plate, Food
1776 – 1793

Pewter plate with beaded rim, casting marks on outer rim. Made in Newport, marked with a number of symbols and makers marks. Also "by D: Melvil/in Newp".

68.1.14
Platter
1776 – 1793

Pewter platter with incised line around outer rim of pewter platter. Several marks including, "By: D: Melvil/Newport"

68.1.3
Porringer
1776 – 1793

Porringer with crown handle, nine pierced holes on handle. Anchor and initials "DM" on front of handle. Made by David Melvil (1755-93), Newport. Anchor and initials (DM) imprinted on front of handle.

64.1.22 AB
Platter
circa 1775

Two patters as part of a Chinese export porcelain dinner service, from the collection of Governor and Mrs. Charles C. VanZandt, and formerly belonging to Gov. William Bradford and Gov. Charles Coll...


Two fruit baskets with stands is part of a Chinese export porcelain dinner service, from the collection of Governor and Mrs. Charles C. VanZandt, and formerly belonging to Gov. William Bradford and...

64.1.20
Tureen
circa 1775

Large tureen with stand is part of a Chinese export porcelain dinner service, from the collection of Governor and Mrs. Charles C. VanZandt, and formerly belonging to Gov. William Bradford and Gov. ...

64.1.19 AB
Tureen
circa 1775

Two small tureens with stands are part of a Chinese export porcelain dinner service, from the collection of Governor and Mrs. Charles C. VanZandt, and formerly belonging to Gov. William Bradford an...


Part of a Chinese export porcelain dinner service, from the collection of Governor and Mrs. Charles C. VanZandt, and formerly belonging to Gov. William Bradford and Gov. Charles Collins. From an ap...


Part of a Chinese export porcelain dinner service, from the collection of Governor and Mrs. Charles C. VanZandt, and formerly belonging to Gov. William Bradford and Gov. Charles Collins. From an ap...

64.1.16 A-P
Ramekin
circa 1775

Fourteen covered custard cups are part of a Chinese export porcelain dinner service, from the collection of Governor and Mrs. Charles C. VanZandt, and formerly belonging to Gov. William Bradford an...

64.1.15
Tureen
circa 1775

Small covered tureen with stand is part of a Chinese export porcelain dinner service, from the collection of Governor and Mrs. Charles C. VanZandt, and formerly belonging to Gov. William Bradford a...


Part of a Chinese export porcelain dinner service, from the collection of Governor and Mrs. Charles C. VanZandt, and formerly belonging to Gov. William Bradford and Gov. Charles Collins. From an ap...

64.1.13 A-D
Tureen
circa 1775

Four covered tureens part of a Chinese export porcelain dinner service, from the collection of Governor and Mrs. Charles C. VanZandt, and formerly belonging to Gov. William Bradford and Gov. Charle...


Fourteen soup plates are part of a Chinese export porcelain dinner service, from the collection of Governor and Mrs. Charles C. VanZandt, and formerly belonging to Gov. William Bradford and Gov. Ch...


Twenty-three small soup plates are part of a Chinese export porcelain dinner service, from the collection of Governor and Mrs. Charles C. VanZandt, and formerly belonging to Gov. William Bradford a...


Twenty-eight dinner plates are part of a Chinese export porcelain dinner service, from the collection of Governor and Mrs. Charles C. VanZandt, and formerly belonging to Gov. William Bradford and G...


Three sauce boats with stands as part of a Chinese export porcelain dinner service, from the collection of Governor and Mrs. Charles C. VanZandt, and formerly belonging to Gov. William Bradford and...

64.1.8
Plate
circa 1775

Part of a Chinese export porcelain dinner service, from the collection of Governor and Mrs. Charles C. VanZandt, and formerly belonging to Gov. William Bradford and Gov. Charles Collins. From an ap...


Fifteen small side dishes are part of a Chinese export porcelain dinner service, from the collection of Governor and Mrs. Charles C. VanZandt, and formerly belonging to Gov. William Bradford and Go...

64.1.6 A-L
Plate
circa 1775

These twelve small plates are part of a Chinese export porcelain dinner service, from the collection of Governor and Mrs. Charles C. VanZandt, and formerly belonging to Gov. William Bradford and Go...

64.1.5 ABC
Platter
circa 1775

Part of a Chinese export porcelain dinner service, from the collection of Governor and Mrs. Charles C. VanZandt, and formerly belonging to Gov. William Bradford and Gov. Charles Collins. From an ap...

64.1.4
Platter
circa 1775

Part of a Chinese export porcelain dinner service, from the collection of Governor and Mrs. Charles C. VanZandt, and formerly belonging to Gov. William Bradford and Gov. Charles Collins. From an ap...

64.1.3
Platter
circa 1775

Part of a Chinese export porcelain dinner service, from the collection of Governor and Mrs. Charles C. VanZandt, and formerly belonging to Gov. William Bradford and Gov. Charles Collins. From an ap...

64.1.2 AB
Platter
circa 1775

Part of a Chinese export porcelain dinner service, from the collection of Governor and Mrs. Charles C. VanZandt, and formerly belonging to Gov. William Bradford and Gov. Charles Collins. From an ap...

64.1.1
Bowl, Eating
circa 1775

Part of a Chinese export porcelain dinner service, from the collection of Governor and Mrs. Charles C. VanZandt, and formerly belonging to Gov. William Bradford and Gov. Charles Collins. From an ap...

40.7.22
Bedspread
1775 – 1825

Gray, brown silk bound with brown ribbon lined with lam's wool (might have faded from violet). Originally cataloged as "coverlet"

23.7.4
Cap (headgear)
1775 – 1799

White linen infant's cap. Narrow ruffle, very fine material cap is very small.


Polonaise dress in white taffeta with a floral design in cherry. Brocaded stripe and rosebuds. Bodice and train sewed together but cut separately (i.e. no "Walteau" effect). Separate petticoat of s...


Housewife bag of grey green silk.

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