530 Object Results

Frock Coat
19th century

Black wool frock coat with black silk lining. Double breasted with waist seam. Black grosgrain on wide, notched revers. Three fabric covered buttons on each cuff. Buttonholes in revers near notch. ...

Black silk skirt. Moire and unfinished silk alternate in pleats on front of skirt. Moire on back of skirt unhemmed and ravelled to create knotted fringe. Back closure of 2 large metal hooks and eye...

19th century

Small, round plate with small indentation after the border; center motif is of two boats and mountains in the background; inside edge of the broder is scalloped.

Porcelain scalloped edged saucer with a Nanking border (blue network, spearhead and dumbbell design); motif in the center is of a fisherman in a boat near a small island with houses, trees and moun...

Twelve porcelain bread and butter size plates w/ scalloped edge, Nanking border and oriental design in the center.

14 porcelain dessert/salad plates with Nanking border, oriental motifs in the center and scalloped edges; thin porcelain.

Six porcelain soup plates with Nanking border and oriental motif in the center; wide rims and scalloped edges.

Six porcelain dinner size plates with Nanking border and oriental motif in center.

Purple velour covered autograph book; romantic raised decoration on front: grape leaves, pastoral scene and cameo-type woman's head; 40 blank pages.

Watch, Pendant
19th century

Round silver watch w/ ring on winding stem; white face; roman numerals for hours, arabic for minutes; delicate floral pattern in center; hour hand broken; raised beveled crystal back of case has en...

Leather-covered wooden box w/ two brass hook fasteners, velvet lined, partitioned into six sections; contents: four bottles from Taylor's Pharmacy, labeled as follows (b) Hoffman's Anodyne; (c) Cho...

Medicine Bottle
19th century

Small square glass medicine bottled labeled 'Essence of Spearmint'; cork stopper. R.J. Taylor's Pharmacy, 104 Thames St. appears in Newport directories from 1858 through 1872. Succeeded William Hun...

19th century

Long steel hat pin with iozene -shaped glass head. Head embossed with linear design of loops and curves, [enamelled] in metallic lavender and gold.

Mold, Bullet
19th century

Hinged two piece brass bullet mold with wooden handles; depressions for 1/2", 9/16", 5/8", 11/16" bullets.

Tongs, Kitchen
19th century

Multi-jawed iron tongs designed to grip hot kettles or pots by their edges.

D238 C
19th century

Rose-biege silk shawl, made of trilled silk with 1/4" fringe. Possibly Quaker.

19th century

Ribbed, olive gray colored silk shawl with fringe. Possibly Quaker.

19th century

White china crepe shawl, possibly Quaker, Chinese netted fringe.

Fan, Hand
19th century

Folding fan, 18 pierced sticks (1 broken) each 8 inches, romantic rural scene, painted; guache background and gilt roses. Guache roses on gilt.

Fan, Brisé
19th century

Ivory brise fan with 26 sticks, measuring 10.5 inches. Very delicate Chinese design in center. Background of medalions very tiny vertical slits. Sticks solid except pierced borders. Ribbon broken.

Brisé Fan
19th century

Honey colored fan. Silt and Salmon pink decoration with pink ribbon. Brise, pierced sticks (horn or other translucent material). Gilt ornament of roses.

D465 AB
Brise Fan
19th century

Fan (A) with bright painted Chinese flowers and birds, 22 pierced ivory sticks, paper fields. The fan case (B) is made of paper, tubular, tan with green animals.

Mold, Butter
19th century

Round, two piece, wooden butter mold; cow carved on plate; plate & handle move up and down in outside cylinder.

19th century

Brass fire engine lamp has 6 glass panels: 1 plain red glass; 1 red, 2 blue, and 2 clear glass. All with the same design. Two plain "coverings" above lamp. Bar under base.

Opener, Letter
1800 – 1870

Scrimshaw letter opener entire piece is done in open work, blade is attached to handle with a brass stud.

Furniture, Doll
19th century

Miniature chest of drawers in simple empire style, varnished mahogany, backboard with voluted ends, and scroll valenced skirt. Made in Newport.

Furniture, Doll
19th century

Miniature rectangular drop-leaf table, plain, legs have some carving.

Furniture, Doll
19th century

Wooden armchair, baluster-turned back, stretchers and legs, rush woven eat, white (ivory?). Knob in top middle of back.

Turned, tapered, cylinder; hole through piece, seal end.

Sewing Needle
1800 – 1875

Flat, tapered, shaft with an eye, a notch, and two grooves. Eskimo origins, not whaling.

1800 – 1870

Carved from a solid piece of ivory, elliptical-shaped handle, inscribed with seven bands, short, flat blade. Stuart Frank 11/04/2009: Identified as panbone, not ivory as originally cataloged. Se...

1800 – 1870

Turned rod, tapered to a point. Made from sperm whale panbone. Stuart Frank 11/04/2009: Identified as a fid by Stuart Frank; removed "bodkin" from objname; has a lot of stain and wear; made of sper...

40.3.3 AB
Wick Pick
1800 – 1875

Pick wick is made in two sections: a - a turned rod mounted on a steel "pick". B - turned with a bulbous base, used to hold the pick. Item was made by Timothy Brooks.

Cane made from the backbone of a shark. Head of cane and two inserts are tortoise shell. Made by a sailor on a United States warship.

1800 – 1875

Head of cane is a carved knot. Four carved columns form a "cage" around a spiral-carved column. The next section is fluted above a brass-tipped carved spiral. Several inlays of wood and metal. Made...

43.1.2 AB
19th century

Two soft-paste porcelain plates with white with gold notched around rim; flower arrangement in center; orange, purple, yellow, blue and pink flowers with green leaves; other flower sprigs scattered...

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