236 Object Results

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96.42.2
Lamp, Oil
18th century

Oil lamp with a round glass jug with glass handle holds the oil and the wick from the brass fixture. There is a brass screw to adjust the flame. "Pat'd Dec 10 67 Venus" on adjusting screw.

D446
Fan, Brisé
18th century

Ivory brise fan. Painted and pierced; 29 sticks measuring 8.5 inches. Medallion on each side with French pastoral figures. Chinese influence. The flowers in the front and one small medallion at bot...

D170
Brise Fan
1700 – 1780

Carved ivory fan with white ribbon comprised of twenty-one sticks. Marked with note: "Ivory fan brought by Gov. Wm H. Cooke from China, probably before the Revolution. He was the first Gov. of Rhod...

01.882
Toaster
18th century

Toasting rack with a metal base with 4 curled supports (for bread), attached to 3-legged stand and handle.

01.404
Doll
18th century

Turned wood doll with a gesso over wood head. Flax wig, eye lashes and eyebrows delineated. The body is a square wooden body with stuffed cloth limbs. Clothes are original, cotton dress & panta...

01.403
Doll
18th century

Turned wooden doll with gesso over wood head with glass eyes - brown, dots around eyes and eyebrows, pink circles on cheeks, flax hair, high forehead. Body is a square bottomed torso of wood. The l...

01.619
Bottle, Snuff
18th century

Amber-colored, square shaped body, with sloping shoulder, short neck, pontil mark. Probably used to hold snuff.

01.615
Bottle
18th century

Pale, aqua-colored glass, irregular globular body pinched in on two sides, cylindrical neck, with flange, slight kick with pontil mark.

01.251
Snuffbox
18th century

Snuff or tobacco box with oval shape and engravings of christ on the cross. Hinge seems to have been repaired. Probably made in Holland or Germany. Marked with "Let Lyde Christi In Syn Sterve" en...


"A" candle snuffers, "B" - tray in baroque-style tray with handle and four turned feet. Marked with several symbols and letters on tray and snuffers. Made in England.

01.50
Jar
18th century

Urn shaped covered jar; gilded satyr-head handles; gilded flower shaped finial; decorated with thick bands of gilded designs.

01.49
Vase
18th century

Porcelain urn shaped; goat-head handles with gilt linework; multichromatic great-bird and landscape decoration on both sides; set on square shaped pedestal decorated with gilding.


Handleless teacup with saucer with decoration of blue flowers and birds on outside of cup and blue flowers on saucer. Double band on inner rim of cup.


Handleless teacup with saucer with decoration of blue flowers on outside of cup and saucer.


Twelve round pewter buttons.


Brass mold for pewter spoons with initials: "IA", and "IM". Wooden handles are missing. Could have been made in England or America.

01.756
Davis Quadrant
18th century

Quadrant - davis (or backstaff) with wood inlaid with ivory in diamond shapes. Ivory inlay reads: made by a. Lamb in New York for Mr. (faded) Carpenter, 17??. S See #01.755

01.132
Mold, Casting
18th century

Three-pronged mold with scissor-like closing with four various size button molds. "NM"; letters joined together.

2008.1
Pipe, Water
circa 1700 – 1900

18.5 inch section of wood water pipe (possibly oak). Cylindrical with hole bored in the middle. Found in Point section of Newport on 2nd Street between 1979-1980 and saved by the donor. One area of...

D536
Dress (garment)
18th century

Blue and green plaid taffeta dress. Two pinked ruffles on skirt; one narrower ruffle on bodice.

FIC.2014.416
Lace
circa 1705 – 1850

Possibly a Valenciennes lace or pillow lace of some sort, feauring scalloped edges, a net ground, and two distinct gloral motifs.

82.5.1
Spoon, Eating
1713 – 1812

Silver spoon made in the early 19th century; has a coffin shaped handle common during the end of the 18th century and the beginning of the 19th century. Bowl has a curve characteristic of early 19t...

80.2
Porringer (dish)
1725 – 1773

Porringer with engraved initials "NEH" on handle; thirteen piercings on handle. Marked with "I: ANTHONY" enclosed in a rectangle on handle. "IA" on inside of bowl. In 1912, this porringer was owned...

36.1.1
Porringer (dish)
1725 – 1771

Porringer with engraved initials: "HMB" on handle, and "MTB" on body; Rococo style handle with eleven piercings. Marked with "DR" on handle and body.

31.3.2
Porringer (dish)
1725 – 1775

Porringer with engraved inscription added: "B. Coggeshall" on handle; "rococo" style handle with eleven piercings. "DR" on body, "D" on handle, smaller mark.

24.3.1
Side Chair
1730 – 1760

Queen Anne style mahogany side chair with vase-shaped splat, block-and-turned stretchers, cabriole legs, pad feet, square slip seat. "In memory of Sara Jarvis Pattison/Presented by/Mrs. Frederick N...

01.194
Spoon, Eating
1730 – 1761

Spoon with rat tail on back of bowl; mid-rib on front of handle, which turns up. Marked with "MR" enclosed in a square. Moody Russell was the uncle of Newport silversmith Jonathan Otis.

01.180 AB
Pocket (bag)
1730 – 1780

Pear-shaped pockets with a braid along outer borders. Crewel embroidered flowers on front. Each pocket has a different floral design, "B" is more frayed than "A". Backing on both is deteriorating. ...

99.3.129
Shoe
1731 – 1802

A single ladies white printed leather shoe with wedge heel. The shoe has a white repetitious print of spirals and paisleys. Written on the sole in ink are the words "Shoe of Mrs. General Washington...


Miniature painting of Christopher Champlin (1731-1805). Profile of male with curly, dark, brown hair; blue eyes, white shirt with frills at the neck, black coat. Printed beneath portrait: "No. 20. ...


Portrait of Benjamin Mumford (1735-1812). Bust length portrait, subject faces to the right; white collar and black jacket; brown eyes, thin brown hair, thin lips, colorful face. The frame is painte...


Portrait of Mrs. Benjamin Mumford, nee Mary Shrieve (1737-1809). Bust length portrait; subject faces to the left, wearing white bonnet with black ribbon, white scarf tucked inside a black shawl; th...


Tilt-top table owned by the Brenton family.

98.18.1
Table, Dining
1740 – 1760

Walnut Queen Anne dining table with two drop leaves and two swing legs; turned tapered legs ending in platform pad feet. Leaves corners are rounded off (this was probably done at a later date). Cha...


Purse made of wool yarn (crewel) on linen with Irish stitch, worked in pinks, yellows, and blues, olive lining. Long shape. Made in New England

1884.3.1
Dining Table
1740 – 1760

Mahogany large-drop-leaf dining table in Queen Ann style; sharp kneed cabriole legs; pad feet; brass plate on top with provenance: "mahogany Dutch foot table/presented by/Miss Ellen Townsend/4th de...

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