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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 1906
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 1750-1755
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, about 1666 - 1717/18
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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