Toggle

20 North Main St (also enter on 224 Benefit Street) Providence, RI 02903

Open today
10:00am–9:00pm

Art & Design

Explore by

  • Type
  • Maker
  • Medium & Process
  • Place
  • Date
  • A (267)
  • B (362)
  • C (419)
  • D (261)
  • E (307)
  • F (173)
  • G (855)
  • H (919)
  • I (195)
  • J (211)
  • K (580)
  • L (189)
  • M (433)
  • N (161)
  • O (64)
  • P (195)
  • Q (4)
  • R (229)
  • S (605)
  • T (459)
  • U (961)
  • V (97)
  • W (353)
  • X (1)
  • Y (187)
  • Z (29)
  • A (147)
  • B (284)
  • C (1651)
  • D (37)
  • E (553)
  • F (47)
  • G (1023)
  • H (87)
  • I (1720)
  • J (26)
  • K (16)
  • L (318)
  • M (315)
  • N (26)
  • O (365)
  • P (2674)
  • Q (4)
  • R (88)
  • S (654)
  • T (247)
  • U (43)
  • V (28)
  • W (3059)
  • Y (4)
  • Z (2)
  • A (57)
  • B (24)
  • C (97)
  • D (18)
  • E (50)
  • F (100)
  • G (34)
  • H (40)
  • I (96)
  • J (699)
  • K (5)
  • L (12)
  • M (47)
  • N (55)
  • O (1)
  • P (82)
  • R (15)
  • S (40)
  • T (15)
  • U (20)
  • V (26)
  • W (55)

Clay products

  • List view
  • Grid view
  • Objects

    Cup and Saucer

    Meissen Porcelain Manufactory
    German, 1710-present
    Cup and Saucer, 1763 - 1774
    Porcelain with enamels, glaze, and gilding
    4.5 x 9.5 cm (1 3/4 x 3 3/4 inches) (cup)
    Bequest of Susan Martin Allien 35.601

  • Objects

    Ritual Rattle (Sistrum)

    Unknown artist, Egyptian
    Ritual Rattle (Sistrum), 664-525 BCE
    Glassy faience
    Height: 19 cm (7 1/2 inches)
    Helen M. Danforth Acquisition Fund 1995.050

  • Objects

    Covered Dish

    Unknown artist, English, Whieldon
    Covered Dish, c. 1740
    Earthenware with glaze
    Height: 7.6 cm (3 inches)
    Bequest of Charles L. Pendleton 04.250

  • Objects

    Coffee Cup and Saucer

    Meissen Porcelain Manufactory
    German, 1710-present
    Coffee Cup and Saucer, 1763-1774
    Porcelain with enamels, glaze, and gilding
    7.7 x 9.2 x 7 cm (3 1/16 x 3 5/8 x 2 3/4 inches) (cup and saucer)
    Bequest of Susan Martin Allien 35.598

  • Objects

    Cup and Saucer

    Meissen Porcelain Manufactory
    German, 1710-present
    Cup and Saucer, 1763-1774
    Porcelain with enamels, glaze, and gilding
    6.7 x 9.2 cm (2 5/8 x 3 5/8 inches) (cup including handle)
    Bequest of Susan Martin Allien 35.599

  • Objects

    Teapot

    Meissen Porcelain Manufactory
    German, 1710-present
    Teapot, 1796
    Porcelain with enamel and glaze
    Height: 11.4 cm (4 1/2 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Arnold B. Chace, Jr. 44.756

  • Objects

    Oil flask (lekythos) depicting a visit to the grave

    Attributed to Inscription painter
    Greek; attic, ca. 475-450 BC
    Oil flask (lekythos) depicting a visit to the grave, 470-450 BCE
    Terracotta, white-ground
    Anonymous gift 69.142.1

  • Objects

    Paint Box

    Unknown artist, Egyptian
    Paint Box, 1302–1070 BCE
    Ceramic and pigment cakes
    5.8 x 22 x 5.5 cm (2 5/16 x 8 11/16 x 2 3/16 inches)
    Helen M. Danforth Acquisition Fund 1997.82

  • Objects

    Wine Cup on Pedestal

    Unknown artist, Korean
    Wine Cup on Pedestal, 936-1392
    Ceramic
    11 x 15.2 x 15 cm (4 5/16 x 6 x 5 7/8 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 17.105

  • Objects

    Winged Isis Pectoral

    Unknown artist, Egyptian
    Winged Isis Pectoral, 1075-712 BCE
    Faience
    Helen M. Danforth Acquisition Fund 1996.73.1

  • Objects

    Fountain

    Unknown artist, French, Rouen
    Fountain, ca. 1750
    Earthenware with tin glaze
    Bequest of Mrs. Hope Brown Russell 09.412

  • Objects

    Black-topped Pot

    Unknown artist, Egyptian
    Black-topped Pot, 3700-3450 BCE
    Ceramic (Nile silt clay)
    Height: 10.8 cm (4 1/4 inches)
    Helen M. Danforth Acquisition Fund 1999.55.1

  • Objects

    Relief Fragment of a lion's head

    Unknown artist, Etruscan; Italic style
    Relief Fragment of a lion’s head, 5th - 3rd century BCE
    Terracotta
    14 x 17.8 cm (5 1/2 x 7 inches)
    Georgianna Sayles Aldrich Fund 1988.003

  • Objects

    Pair of Wall Vases

    Unknown artist, English, Whieldon
    Pair of Wall Vases, 1760-1770
    Earthenware with glaze
    Height: 17.8 cm (7 inches)
    Bequest of Mrs. Hope Brown Russell 09.567

  • Objects

    Red

    Ken Price
    American, 1935-2012
    Red, 1961
    Ceramic, paint, and wood
    37.8 x 43.2 x 41.3 cm (14 7/8 x 17 x 16 3/16 inches)
    Museum purchase with the aid of the National Endowment for the Arts 71.062

  • Objects

    Bucchero Stemmed Cup

    Unknown artist, Etruscan
    Bucchero Stemmed Cup, ca. 600 BCE
    Terracotta
    Height: 15.6 cm (6 1/8 inches) (height)
    Mary B. Jackson Fund 33.027

  • Objects

    Vase

    Gertrud Natzler
    American, 1908-1971
    Otto Natzler
    American, 1908-2007
    Vase, 1957
    Stoneware with glaze
    Height: 19.7 cm (7 3/4 inches)
    Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William A. Small, Jr. 1999.71.1

  • Objects

    Dessert Dish

    Chelsea Porcelain Factory
    English, ca. 1745-1784
    Dessert Dish, ca. 1755
    Porcelain with enamels and glaze
    Length: 28.6 cm (11 1/4 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Sigmund J. Katz 74.124.4

  • Objects

    Fish Amulet

    Unknown artist, Egyptian
    Fish Amulet, 1391-1335 BCE
    Faience
    3.9 x 2.1 x .5 cm (1 9/16 x 13/16 x 3/16 inches)
    Helen M. Danforth Acquisition Fund 1996.73.2

  • Objects

    Bottle

    Gertrud Natzler
    American, 1908-1971
    Otto Natzler
    American, 1908-2007
    Bottle, 1968
    Stone ware with glaze
    Height: 22.9 cm (9 inches)
    Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William A. Small, Jr. 1999.71.3

  • Objects

    Jar with Water, Plant, and Animal Motifs

    Unknown artist, Egyptian
    Jar with Water, Plant, and Animal Motifs, 3450-3300 BCE
    Ceramic (marl clay)
    Height: 17.5 cm (6 7/8 inches)
    Georgianna Sayles Aldrich Fund 2000.30

  • Objects

    Foxglove Pants

    Allison Newsome
    American, b. 1958
    Foxglove Pants, 2005
    ceramic
    73.7 x 38.1 x 33 cm (29 x 15 x 13 inches) irregular
    Anonymous gift 2006.78

  • Objects

    Dinner plate

    Russel Wright, designer
    American, 1904-1976
    Steubenville Pottery, manufacturer
    American, 1879-1959
    Dinner plate, American Modern tableware, 1937
    Glazed earthenware
    Diameter: 24.8 cm (9 3/4 inches)
    Gift of Mr. Robert Mehlman 2007.23.1

  • Objects

    "American Modern" Covered Pitcher

    Russel Wright, designer
    American, 1904-1976
    Steubenville Pottery, manufacturer
    American, 1879-1959
    ”American Modern” Covered Pitcher, American Modern tableware, 1937
    Glazed earthenware
    19.7 x 19.1 x 15.2 cm (7 3/4 x 7 1/2 x 6 inches) (overall)
    Gift of Mr. James Brayton Hall 2007.24.3

  • Objects

    Waiting for Jumbot

    Ron Nagle
    American, b. 1939
    Waiting for Jumbot, 2009
    glazed earthenware
    12.1 x 16.5 x 9.5 cm (4 3/4 x 6 1/2 x 3 3/4 inches)
    Purchased with funds donated by Yvette Boisclair and Mark Mandell in honor of Judith Tannenbaum 2009.94