193 Object Results

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Ivory silk saque-back gown and petticoat made of a complex brocade with red, pink and white flowers and bands of horizontal ivory ribs. Fabric was most likely woven in Spitalfields, England. Sleeve...


Petty ledger for Christopher Champlin includes:
  • Account between Champlin and William Sachem of Charlestown
  • Account between Champlin and Thomas Ephraim
  • Power of attorney ...

34.1.7 A
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...

01.856
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".


Sampler w/ alphabet worked three times, each time in a different stitch; no 'J' or 'U' in the alphabet; flowers; blues, yellows, beiges and greens; stitched verse reads; "Embrace Instruction/ Hold ...

01.269
Desk
1765 – 1858

Mahogany and tulip slant-front desk with three drawers, straight bracket feet, blocked interior drawers, sliding well, sliding lid supports with carved bird's head terminals, and a brass label on b...

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...

2012.52 AB
andirons
1760 – 1820

Set of brass and iron andirons from the Robinson House, located at 64 Washington Street.

98.2.1
Teapot
1760 – 1770

Rococo style silver teapot with mark of Paul Revere. Imagery on sides of teapot include a rampant lion and a shield with birds, circles, and a chevron. Birds, fruit, and foliage surround the lid.

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, "...

01.755
Davis Quadrant
1760 – 1780

Davis quadrant (or backstaff) composed of 2 arcs of a circle having the same center. Supported by wooden stand. Ivory inlay reads: made by Benjamin King for Mr. John Langley, Jr. See also #01.756

01.273
Snuffbox
1760 – 1790

Oval-shaped copper tobacco box with applied silver oval on lid. Top of box engraved with flowers and phrase. Bottom engraved with vines encircling a sailing ship. Engraved with initials "PH", "Come...

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.

69.3
Chest Of Drawers
1760 – 1780

Mahogany and chestnut chest-on-chest with ogee pediment, made by John Townsend. Four drawers in lower chest, three large and two small drawers in upper chest. Fluted bowl finials on fluted plinths,...

30.5 A
Screen, Fire
1760 – 1780

Firescreen on tripod of mahogany pedestal base, baluster-turned column with reeded capital. Flame finial prob. replaced. Oval frame with needlework. The silk needlework picture is an addition of c...

38.6
Chest Of Drawers
1760 – 1780

Mahogany and white Pine low case of drawers, block front with ogee bracket feet and shaped top. Four graduated drawers. Probably made in Newport.

01.220
Painting
1758 – 1802

Portrait painting of Rev. Gardiner Thurston. Half-length portrait, older man with white hair, white shirt with black vestment; right hand is holding a book. Subject was the Assistant Pastor of the ...

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...

01.214
Spoon, Eating
1755 – 1770

Spoon with engraved initials: "S*F" (original) and "NT" (added) in script; handle curves up; has mid-rib on front. "TA" enclosed in a square, "ARNOLD" enclosed in a rectangle.

32.1
Desk
1755 – 1780

White pine, red cedar and chestnut four-drawer desk with slender ogee bracket feet; interior has block-front drawers with shell-carving; desk has sliding wooden locks in top drawer and sliding well...

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