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Fireback

Cast iron firebacks served the dual purpose of reflecting the heat of a fire back into a room and protecting vulnerable bricks and plaster on the back wall of a fireplace. Cast with the image of a stone fortres... more

Oval table with falling leaves

This table is part of a group of about thirty Rhode Island tables of several types with related leg turnings consisting of a high baluster characterized by a globular base, and a long, straight, tapering neck w... more

High chest of drawers

Contrasting light and dark wood banding creates a lively surface treatment on this high chest of drawers. Few chests with this type of herringbone-banded drawer border are known, and the exact place where this ... more

Serving Spoon

Possibly made in Providence, Rhode Island, United States; Possibly made in Newport, Rhode Island, United States

Roundabout Armchair

Probably made in Newport, Rhode Island, United States

Daybed

Made in Rhode Island, United States

Side Chair

Probably made in Newport, Rhode Island, United States

Card Table

The form of this table is most unusual. The table top is in two pieces: one a drop leaf, the other lifting up to provide access to a storage well, presumably for storing card-playing accoutrements. While it is ... more

Square Tea Table

This is a perfect example of what tea tables made in Newport between 1740 and 1760 looked like: a simple rectangular top with raised molded edges, plain skirts, and cabriole legs of extreme delicacy terminating... more

Drop-leaf Dining Table

Possibly made in Newport, Rhode Island, United States

Dressing Table

A classic example of the Queen Anne style, this dressing table has cabriole legs that terminate in delicate “slipper” feet and a carved shell that is fully integrated into the scrolls of the skirt. Made in Newp... more

High Chest of Drawers

There is no other Newport high chest with four clawand-ball feet with open talons and carving on all four knees. The design is a refinement of the Boston Queen Anne-style high chest: scrolls and shells in the s... more

Side chair

The distinctive designs of the crest-rail shell, pierced splat, and claw-and-ball feet on this chair indicate a Newport origin. The execution, as well as the ample form and powerful stance, is in the manner of ... more

Chippendale Carved Mahogany Side Table

Made in Newport, Rhode Island, United States

Card table

Made in Newport, Rhode Island, United States

Desk and bookcase

The most famous pieces of furniture made by the leading cabinetmaking families of Newport, the Townsends and the Goddards, are the desks and bookcases with block fronts and six or nine shells. On these, the tri... more

Chest-on-chest

Made in Newport, Rhode Island, United States

Chippendale Carved Mahogany Open Talon Dressing Table

Made in Newport, Rhode Island, United States

Valance

Made in Rhode Island, United States

Curtain

Made in Rhode Island, United States

Curtain

Made in Rhode Island, United States

Chippendale Block and Shell Carved Mahogany Chest of Drawers

Made in Newport, Rhode Island, United States

Bureau table

Made in Newport, Rhode Island, United States

Embroidered curtain

Made in Rhode Island, United States

Valance

Made in Rhode Island, United States

Valance

Made in Rhode Island, United States