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Decorative Arts

Highlights include more than 75 pieces of early New England silver; a group of handsome Boston neoclassical furnishings; Shaker furniture from Enfield, New Hampshire; and art pottery by the Grueby Faience Company.

Decanter
Boston and Sandwich Glass Company, American, active 1825 - 1887
Decanter
about 1830
2006.40
Sampler
Apphia Amanda Young, American, 1822 - 1910
Sampler
1838
2006.77
Boat Salt Dish
Boston and Sandwich Glass Company, American, active 1825 - 1887
Boat Salt Dish
about 1830
2006.87
Pitcher
New England Glass Company, American, East Cambridge, Massachusetts, active 1818 - 1888
Pitcher
about 1870
2007.3.1
Dolphin Candlestick
Boston and Sandwich Glass Company, American, active 1825 - 1887
Dolphin Candlestick
about 1860
2007.3.2
Pocket Bottle
attributed to the Glassworks of Henry William Stiegel, American, active 1764 - 1774
Pocket Bottle
1769-1774
2007.7
Vase with Black-Eyed Susans on a Green Ground
John Bennett, American, 1840 - 1907
Vase with Black-Eyed Susans on a Green Ground
1881
2010.5
Powder Horn
Unknown American, American
Powder Horn
1780
2012.21
Jar
Attributed to Edward William Farrar, American, 1807/08 - 1845 (active Middlebury, Vermont)
Jar
1830-1839
2013.19
Sewing Table
Enfield Shakers (Enfield, New Hampshire), American, active 1793-1923
Sewing Table
about 1830-1840
46.22.16381
Double Sewing Desk or Work Stand
Enfield Shakers (Enfield, New Hampshire), American, active 1793-1923
Double Sewing Desk or Work Stand
about 1830-1870
46.22.16382
Ladderback Chair
Enfield Shakers (Enfield, New Hampshire), American, active 1793-1923
Ladderback Chair
about 1820-1845
46.22.16386
Lowback Dining Chair
Enfield Shakers (Enfield, New Hampshire), American, active 1793-1923
Lowback Dining Chair
about 1850
46.22.16387
Vase
Grueby Faience Company, American, 1897 - 1910
Vase
about 1901
C.986.78
Savin Tree Tile
Grueby Faience Company, American, 1897 - 1910
Savin Tree Tile
about 1902
C.999.34.1
Tile (forest scene)
Grueby Faience Company, American, 1897 - 1910
Tile (forest scene)
about 1905 - 1909
2011.48
Tall Case Clock
Maker of Case, probably Vermont, in the New York taste, American
Tall Case Clock
about 1816, case 1820 or later
F.946.30
Secretaire a Abattant
attributed to Isaac Vose and Son, Boston, Massachusetts, American, active 1819 - 1825
Secretaire a Abattant
about 1820
F.965.90.11
Pier Table
attributed to Thomas Emmons and George Archibald, Boston, Massachusetts, American, active 1813 - 1825
Pier Table
about 1820-1825
F.965.90.9
Sideboard
Possibly Julius Barnard, possibly Hanover, New Hampshire, American, 1769 - after 1812
Sideboard
about 1800
F.980.64
Secretary
Mark Pitman (Salem, Massachusetts), American, 1779 - 1829
Secretary
about 1800-1810
F.984.19
Monteith
Daniel Henchman, American, 1730 - 1775
Monteith
1772-1773
M.773.1
Beaker (one of a pair)
Benjamin Burt, American, 1729 - 1805
Beaker (one of a pair)
1797
M.966.115.1
Teapot
Jacob Hurd, American (worked Boston, Massachusetts), 1702/3 - 1758
Teapot
1745
M.967.42
Tankard
Benjamin Burt, American, 1729 - 1805
Tankard
about 1760
M.968.40
Cann
Zachariah Brigden, American, 1734 - 1787
Cann
about 1780
M.969.76
Chafing Dish
Thomas Dane, American, 1726 - 1795
Chafing Dish
about 1750
M.970.68
Tankard
Jeremiah Dummer, American (worked Boston, Massachusetts), 1645 - 1718
Tankard
about 1710
M.970.77
Salver
John Burt, American, 1692/3 - 1745/6
Salver
about 1728
M.971.22
Tea Service: Kettle-on-Stand
Jones, Ball and Poor, American, mid - 19th century
Tea Service: Kettle-on-Stand
1846-1852
M.975.80.1
Sauceboat (one of pair)
Samuel Edwards, American, 1705 - 1762
Sauceboat (one of pair)
about 1740
M.984.63.1
Tankard
Henry Hurst, American (born Sweden), 1666 - 1717
Tankard
about 1710
M.987.43
Teapot
Samuel Casey, American, about 1724 - 1780
Teapot
about 1755
M.989.30
Porringer
William Calder, American, 1792 - 1856, active 1817 - 1856
Porringer
1817-1856
M.991.39.13
Porringer
Thomas Melville, American, 1779 - 1824, active 1793 - 1796
Porringer
1793-1796
M.991.39.14
Porringer
John Danforth, American, 1741 - 1799, active 1773 - 1793
Porringer
1773-1793
M.991.39.2
Tankard
John Will, American, 1696 - about 1775
Tankard
1752-about 1775
M.991.39.5
Flagon
T.D. and S. Boardman, American, in partnership about 1807 - 1854
Flagon
about 1807-1854
M.991.39.6
Teapot
Hiram Yale, American, 1799 - 1831, active 1822 - 1831
Teapot
1822-1831
M.991.7.3
Mourning Picture for Bezaleel Woodward (1745-1804)
Annette Woodward, American, 1787 - 1824
Mourning Picture for Bezaleel Woodward (1745-1804)
about 1810
T.933.13
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