430 Object Results

Decade:
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...

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.


Skirt with embroidered silver quatrefoil-like design. Small silver bows and sprigs embroidered in centers and edges of quatrefoils. Panels include selvage edges. Partially assembled. Gathers and pl...


Yard goods of an embroidered silver quatrefoil-like design. Small silver bows and sprigs embroidered in centers and edges of quatrefoils. Selvage to selvage piece. Same fabric as FIC.2018.026 B

97.18.43-44
Saucer
1750 – 1850

Two blue and white porcelain saucers decorated w/ an oriental design: pagoda, trees, mountains: zig-zag blue border.

97.18.40 AB
Bowl, Tea
1750 – 1850

A: Nanking ironstone tea bowl, possibly for tea or rice, blue design on white/celadon background. B: Underplate in same design. Subjects include mountains, trees, home and water.

97.18.39
Bowl, Serving
1750 – 1850

Ironstone Nanking serving bowl, blue design on celadon background w/ Nanking border.

97.18.38
Platter
1750 – 1850

Blue and white ironstone Canton platter, celadon background, cloud and rain border. Subjects include houses, trees, mountains and bridge.

97.18.37 AB
Platter
1750 – 1850

A: Oval ironstone Nanking meat platter. B: Pierced liner. Blue design on celadon background, Nanking border. Subjects include fisherman, trees, hills and homes in 'Oriental' design.

97.16.3 AB
Eyeglasses
1750 – 1850

(A) Brass eyeglasses w/ crank bridge and quadrangular frames; (B) Tortoise shell case lined w/red velvet, silver button shaped opening catch, hinged on back, plaque on top of case w/ the inscriptio...

95.35.2
Iron, Curling
1750 – 1840

Scissor-like wrought iron tongs; delicate handles curve into rat-tail ends; shafts fastened with (brass) pin. One shaft has two prongs. The single prong of the other shaft fits between them.

24.5.1
Doll
1750 – 1850

Head is poured wax with human hair from top of head. Face has brown glass eyes. Body is made of cloth. Limbs are also poured wax hands, dimples and nails. Doll is wearing white cotton dress, 2 pett...

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 ...

01.852
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. ...

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...

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.

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...


Three quarter profile of Christopher Grant Champlin (1768-1840). Facing right, brown eyes, powdered hair, wearing white shirt with frills, brown waist coat.

01.855
Silhouette
1769 – 1856

Silhouette of Stephen Northam (1769-1856) is facing left wearing a white collar, light blue tie, black coat with tails holding a quill pen. Drawn in room shows built-in bookshelves, flowers and bla...

01.866
Silhouette
1770 – 1848

Cut out silhouette of Nicholas Hassard (1770-1848), of light paper over darker cloth; facing right, with a high collar and hair standing up. Gold painted frame. Written across the bottom: "Nicholas...

FIC.2014.498
Purse
1771 – 1853

Brown clasp purse with metal hardware that has been sewn on by hand with multi-colored needlework featuring flowers and the initials "AB".


Minitature painting of Mrs. Christopher Grant Champlin (1772-1847) in three-quarter profile, facing left. Blue eyes, reddish-brown hair rolled high and back from face, covered with a draping white ...


Miniature portrait of Edward Arnold Tayer (1774-1848). Brown eyes, powdered hair, white shirt with tie at neck, black vest, brown jacket, stippled blue background. He elimninated Arnold from his na...

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...

FIC.2014.151 AB
Sock
circa 1781 – 1854

Pair of men's silk socks, embroidered line on the sides and marked with "WmV Taylor" on each sock. The pair of socks belonged to William Vigneron Taylor who served alongside Oliver Hazard Perry.

01.221
Painting
1784 – 1836

Portrait painting of John Burroughs (1784-1836), a sea captain in Newport, RI. He is facing left with colorful face, blue eyes, red hair; wearing a white shirt with small bow in center, and a black...

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...

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