315 Object Results

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FIC.2016.070
Letter
June 26 1788

Letter from Benjamin Huntington in Norwich, CT to William Ellery in Newport, RI, dated June 26, 1788. Huntington was a Connecticut delegate to the Continental Congress. The letter mostly regards ba...


The head of the document reads: "An Abstract of the Cargo of the Ship Hydra, from Bengal, of and for Newport, Rhode-Island, with liberty to touch at St. Eustatius, and Virginia, consisting...


Two covered gravy boats in neoclassical style: urn shaped, finial, oval-shaped pedestal base. Engraved coat of arms. Made in England.

36.2
Painting
circa 1788 – 1810

Portrait of Reverend Walter Cranston. Light face and white shirt stand out against dark background; subject appears young. See letter from Frank F. Starr, July 23, 1929 to this society.

74.4.1
Stand, Cruet
1788 – 1789

Eight crystal bottles in silver stand. Classical style cruet stand with pierced divider, reeded railing, columnar supports, and claw-and-ball feet. One of the smaller bottles was made in 1910-11, o...

77.6.2
Clock, Tall Case
1788 – 1834

Mahogany scroll top with carved fretwork, 3 brass finials on fluted plinths; brass-mounted, stop-fluted, columns on top. Three-quarter, brass-mounted stop-fluted, columns; door has molding and inla...

01.247 AB
Dish, Serving
1788 – 1789

Two Gravy Boats in classical style. Oval-shaped, pedestal foot. With Marks of initials "J.B" enclosed in a square. Four other symbols enclosed in individual squares. Probably made in London.

1854.8.17
Ballot
circa 1787 – 1788

A list of candidates for Rhode Island political offices, including governor, deputy governor, assistants, secretary, attorney general, and general treasurer. Also includes candidates for "Delegates...


This volume contains the meeting minutes of the first and second African Union Societies. Though the first entry is dated January 6, 1796, the earliest entry within the volume is from January 24, 1...

01.86.8 A-O
Plate
1786 – 1800

Fifteen soft paste porcelain plates in puce with color polychrome floral decorations and gilded edges. Part of a set that includes 01.86.1-01.86.8.


Two soft past porcelain shallow oval serving dishes in puce with polychrome floral decorations and gilded edges. Part of a set that includes 01.86.1 - 01.86.8.

01.86.6
Plate, Serving
1786 – 1800

Soft paste porcelain serving plate in puce with polychrome floral decorations and gilded edges. Part of a set that includes 01.86.1 - 01.86.8.

01.86.5 AB
Platter
1786 – 1800

Two heart shaped soft paste porcelain platters in puce with polychrome floral decorations and gilded edges. Part of a set that includes 01.86.1 - 01.86.8.

01.86.4
Platter
1786 – 1800

Soft past porcelain platter with scalloped edge in puce with polychrome floral decorations and gilded edges. Part of a set that includes 01.86.1 - 01.86.8.

01.86.3
Plate, Serving
1786 – 1800

One shallow soft paste porcelain oval serving plate in puce with polychrome floral decorations and gilded edges. Part of a set that includes 01.86.1 - 01.86.8.

01.86.2 AB
Tureen
1786 – 1800

Two tureens with lid and platter made of soft-paste porcelain in puce polychrome floral decorations and gilded edges.

01.86.1
Dish, Serving
1786 – 1800

Soft paste porcelain serving dish of puce color polychrome floral decorations and gilded edges. Part of a set #01.86.1 through #01.86.8. Including a tureen with lid and platter - #01.86.2, platter ...

24.1.4
Drawing
1786 – 1840

Sepia-toned drawing of Hon. Christopher Grant Champlin, (1786-1840), facing right. Wearing white wig with pony tail, frilly collar and coat. Round drawing with white mat in square frame of dark w...

97.18.125
Bowl, Punch
1785 – 1830

Ironstone punch bowl with canton border on the inside and lattice border on the outside. Pattern on the inside of the bowl is in a circle with a bridge, house, trees, boats and mountains. The outsi...

97.18.124
Bowl, Serving
1785 – 1830

Diamond shaped ironstone vegetable bowl with a canton border on the rim of the bowl. Outside of bowl has a floral design at each point. Inside bowl has a lattice border with a scene of tree, buildi...


An oblong ironstone vegetable dish with a cover. The bowl has four floral designs on the outside - one on each side. Inside there is a canton border at the top of the dish and a lattice border arou...

97.18.122 AB
Sauceboat
1785 – 1830

Shallow, scalloped edge ironstone sauce or gravy boat with a wide Nanking border on the outside; inside border has a series of squares with a circle in the center of each. 122b is the plain, curved...

97.18.121
Sauceboat
1785 – 1839

Oval shaped, scalloped porcelain sauce or gravy boat with a wide Nanking border on the outside and a narrower border on the inside; plain curved handle with two leaves. Inside motif on bottom of bo...

97.18.120
Bowl, Eating
1785 – 1830

Deep scalloped porcelain bowl with a canton border; center motif with a bridge, trees and buildings in the foreground, more buildings and boats and mountains in the background.

97.18.119
Saucer
1785 – 1830

Saucer with canton border and central motif.

97.18.118
Saucer
1785 – 1830

Saucer with Canton border; central motif of birds in flight over the mountains, boat in foreground.

97.18.117 AB
Cup
1785 – 1830

Saucer and inner rim of cup have canton border. In the bottom of the cup there is a simple leaf design. On the outside the design goes right up to the rim with no border. The front of the cup has t...

97.18.116 AB
Cup
1785 – 1830

Saucer and inner rim of cup have canton border. In the bottom of the cup there is a simple leaf design. On the outside the design goes right up to the rim with no border. The front of the cup has t...

97.18.115 AB
Cup
1785 – 1830

Saucer and inner rim of cup have canton border. In the bottom of the cup there is a simple leaf design. On the outside the design goes right up to the rim with no border. The front of the cup has t...

97.18.114 AB
Cup
1785 – 1830

Saucer and inner rim of cup have canton border. In the bottom of the cup there is a simple leaf design. On the outside the design goes right up to the rim with no border. The front of the cup has t...

97.18.113
Plate, Soup
1785 – 1830

Soup bowl with uneven rim and border; center motif has scenes of trees, buildings, boats and bridges.


Porcelain salad or dessert plate with a Canton border. Center motif has three boats, bridges, a wharf with a figure working on it and various types of trees.

97.18.111
Plate
1785 – 1830

Heavy porcelain plate with Canton design. Center motif has at least four bridges, various types of trees and buildings.

97.18.110
Bowl, Serving
1785 – 1830

Shallow, scalloped porcelain bowl similar to 97.18.109. Canton border and same center motif as 97.18.109. Outside of bowl has three cherry branches on a white background.

97.18.109
Bowl, Serving
1785 – 1830

Deeply scalloped, medium size, shallow ironstone bowl; could be used as a serving bowl for vegetables, salad or fruit. There are three branches with cherries on the outside of the bowl. Inside the ...

97.18.108 A-C
Cup
1785 – 1830

Covered cup with blue and white canton motif and an intricate branch handle with a leaf design where it joins the cup, the design is also on the crossed handles. Distinctive canton border and straw...

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