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Providence; Rhode Island

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    Sampler

    Nabby Martin
    American, 1775-1864
    Sampler, 1786
    Linen plain weave with silk and metallic-wrapped yarn embroidery
    38.1 x 27.3 cm (15 x 10 3/4 inches)
    Museum Appropriation Fund 17.361

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    Sake Pot and Stand

    Gorham Manufacturing Company, manufacturer
    American
    Sake Pot and Stand, 1883
    Iron with copper, brass, silver and ebony
    Height: 15.6 cm (6 1/8 inches) (assembled)
    The Gorham Collection. Gift of Textron Inc. 1991.126.203

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    Jardiniere and Plateau

    Gorham Manufacturing Company
    American
    Jardiniere and Plateau, 1899
    Silver with gilding
    Gift of Mrs. Wallace Hoge 1988.010

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    Lady's Writing Table and Chair

    Gorham Manufacturing Company, manufacturer
    American
    William Christmas Codman, designer
    English, 1839-1921
    Joseph Edward Straker, silversmith
    English, 1843-1912
    Franz Ziegler, modeler
    German, 1869-1934
    Potter and Company, cabinetmaker
    American, fl. 1878-1910
    Lady’s Writing Table and Chair, 1903
    Ebony, mahogany, boxwood, redwood, thuya wood, ivory, mother-of-pearl, silver, mirrored glass, and gilded tooled leather
    127 x 127 x 71.1 cm (50 x 50 x 28 inches)
    Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Frederick B. Thurber 58.095

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    Martelé Coffee Service

    Gorham Manufacturing Company
    American
    William Christmas Codman, designer
    English, 1839-1921
    Thomas H. Yates, metalworker
    1885-1947
    Martelé Coffee Service, Martele, 1930
    Silver with gilding
    The Gorham Collection. Gift of Textron Inc. 1991.126.181

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    Martelé Tray

    Gorham Manufacturing Company
    American
    William Christmas Codman, designer
    English, 1839-1921
    Edward Niser Bube, metalworker
    American, 1891-1968
    Martelé Tray, 1930
    Silver
    3.2 x 45.1 x 30.5 cm (1 3/16 x 17 13/16 x 12 inches)
    The Gorham Collection. Gift of Textron Inc. 1991.126.181.1

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    Martelé Coffeepot

    Gorham Manufacturing Company
    American
    William Christmas Codman, designer
    English, 1839-1921
    Thomas H. Yates, metalworker
    1885-1947
    Martelé Coffeepot, Martele, 1930
    Silver, ivory insulator disks
    30.5 x 20.3 x 10.2 cm (12 x 8 x 4 inches)
    The Gorham Collection. Gift of Textron Inc. 1991.126.181.2

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    Martelé Creamer

    Gorham Manufacturing Company
    American
    William Christmas Codman, designer
    English, 1839-1921
    Thomas H. Yates, metalworker
    1885-1947
    Martelé Creamer, 1930
    silver
    13 x 11.4 x 6.3 cm (5 1/8 x 4 1/2 x 2 1/2 inches)
    The Gorham Collection. Gift of Textron Inc. 1991.126.181.3

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    Martelé Sugar Bowl

    Gorham Manufacturing Company
    American
    William Christmas Codman, designer
    English, 1839-1921
    Thomas H. Yates, metalworker
    1885-1947
    Martelé Sugar Bowl, 1930
    Silver
    Height: 7.9 cm (3 1/8 inches)
    The Gorham Collection. Gift of Textron Inc. 1991.126.181.4

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    Slop Bowl

    Gorham Manufacturing Company, manufacturer
    American
    Slop Bowl, ca. 1865
    coin silver
    Height: 14 cm (5 1/2 inches)
    The Gorham Collection. Gift of Textron Inc. 1991.126.215.5

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    Tea and Coffee Service

    Gorham Manufacturing Company, manufacturer
    American
    Tea and Coffee Service, ca. 1859
    Silver with gilding
    The Gorham Collection. Gift of Textron Inc. 1991.126.215

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    Cubic Coffee Service

    Erik Magnussen, designer
    Danish, 1884-1961
    Gorham Manufacturing Company, manufacturer
    American
    Cubic Coffee Service, 1927
    Silver with gilding and ivory
    24.1 x 54.6 x 34 cm (9 1/2 x 21 1/2 x 13 3/8 inches) (overall)
    The Gorham Collection. Gift of Textron Inc. 1991.126.488

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    Martelé Sugar Bowl

    Gorham Manufacturing Company
    American
    William Christmas Codman, designer
    English, 1839-1921
    William L. MacMillan, chaser (metalworker)
    American, 1867-1928
    Martelé Sugar Bowl, Martelé, 1901
    Silver
    17.8 x 19.7 cm (7 x 7 11/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Kirkland H. Gibson 1992.071.5

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    Martelé Tea and Coffee Service

    Gorham Manufacturing Company
    American
    William Christmas Codman, designer
    English, 1839-1921
    Otto Colmetz, chaser (metalworker)
    American, 1863-1950
    Herbert C. Lloyd, chaser (metalworker)
    American, 1865-1951
    William L. MacMillan, chaser (metalworker)
    American, 1867-1928
    Martelé Tea and Coffee Service, Martelé, 1901
    Silver with ivory insulator disks
    Gift of Mrs. Kirkland H. Gibson 1992.071

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    Martelé Bowl

    Gorham Manufacturing Company
    American
    Martelé Bowl, Martelé, 1930
    Silver
    Diameter: 25.4 cm (10 inches)
    The Gorham Collection. Gift of Textron Inc. 1991.126.183

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    Sardine Tongs

    Gorham Manufacturing Company, manufacturer
    American
    Sardine Tongs, ca. 1879
    Silver with gilding
    Length: 20.3 cm (8 inches)
    The Gorham Collection. Gift of Textron Inc. 1991.126.77

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    Side Chair

    Unknown artist, American, Providence; Rhode Island
    Side Chair, ca. 1790-1815
    mahogany; maple
    100.3 x 54.6 x 45.7 cm (39 1/2 x 21 1/2 x 18 inches)
    Bequest of Miss Emily Spaulding 32.139

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    Covered Sugar Bowl

    Gorham Manufacturing Company, manufacturer
    American
    Covered Sugar Bowl, ca. 1865
    coin silver
    Height: 22.9 cm (9 inches)
    The Gorham Collection. Gift of Textron Inc. 1991.126.215.3ab

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    Ice Bowl

    Gorham Manufacturing Company, manufacturer
    American
    Ice Bowl, ca. 1875
    Silver and gilding
    25.4 x 31.8 cm (10 x 12 1/2 inches)
    The Gorham Collection. Gift of Textron Inc. 1991.126.54

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    Hair Brush

    Gorham Manufacturing Company
    American
    Hair Brush, ca. 1890
    Silver
    Diameter: 10.2 cm (4 inches)
    The Gorham Collection. Gift of Textron Inc. 1991.126.239

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    Jewelry Box

    Gorham Manufacturing Company
    American
    Jewelry Box, ca. 1890
    Silver and enamel
    10.2 x 21 x 15.9 cm (4 x 8 1/4 x 6 1/4 inches)
    Gift from the M. F. Collection 2013.120.2

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    Pair of Shoe Buckles

    Ezekiel Burr
    American, 1765-1846
    Pair of Shoe Buckles, ca. 1780-1800
    Silver
    4.5 x 7 cm (1 3/4 x 2 3/4 inches)
    Gift of The Wunsch Americana Foundation 1986.076.3

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    Tureen

    Gorham Manufacturing Company
    American
    Tureen, 1884
    Silver
    Height: 17.8 cm (7 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Pierre Brunschwig 81.072ab

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    Ring

    Giampaolo Babetto
    Italian, b. 1947
    Ring, 1996
    Gold with red epoxy and black niello
    1.6 x 3 cm (5/8 x 1 3/16 inches) Pentagonal, varies in each dimension.
    Gift of the artist 1996.79.1

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    Martelé Creamer

    Gorham Manufacturing Company
    American
    William Christmas Codman, designer
    English, 1839-1921
    Herbert C. Lloyd, chaser (metalworker)
    American, 1865-1951
    Martelé Creamer, Martelé, 1901
    Silver with gilt interior
    16.5 x 14 cm (6 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Kirkland H. Gibson 1992.071.4

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    Martelé Loving Cup

    Gorham Manufacturing Company
    American
    Probably William Christmas Codman, designer
    English, 1839-1921
    Charles A. Johnson, metalworker

    George Shakel, chaser (metalworker)
    1857-1926
    Martelé Loving Cup, 1905
    Silver with gilding
    Height: 26 cm (10 1/4 inches)
    Gift of Elizabeth and Lloyd Volckening 1998.34.1

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    Necklace

    Giampaolo Babetto
    Italian, b. 1947
    Necklace, 1996
    Gold with red epoxy and black niello
    6.5 x 15.6 cm (2 5/8 x 6 1/8 inches)
    Mary B. Jackson Fund 1996.78.1

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    Nail File

    Gorham Manufacturing Company
    American
    Nail File, ca. 1890
    Silver
    Length: 20 cm (7 7/8 inches)
    The Gorham Collection. Gift of Textron Inc. 1991.126.599.3

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    Dressing set

    Gorham Manufacturing Company
    American
    Dressing set, ca. 1890
    Silver
    The Gorham Collection. Gift of Textron Inc. 1991.126.599

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    Martelé kettle-on-Stand

    Gorham Manufacturing Company
    American
    William Christmas Codman, designer
    English, 1839-1921
    Otto Colmetz, chaser (metalworker)
    American, 1863-1950
    Martelé kettle-on-Stand, Martelé, 1901
    Silver with ivory insulator disks
    35.6 x 24.1 x 19.1 cm (14 x 9 1/2 x 7 1/2 inches) (handle upright)
    Gift of Mrs. Kirkland H. Gibson 1992.071.1

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    Sugar Tongs

    Gorham Manufacturing Company, manufacturer
    American
    Sugar Tongs, ca. 1879
    Silver with gilding
    Length: 15.2 cm (6 inches)
    The Gorham Collection. Gift of Textron Inc. 1991.126.76

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    Martelé Coffeepot

    Gorham Manufacturing Company
    American
    William Christmas Codman, designer
    English, 1839-1921
    Otto Colmetz, chaser (metalworker)
    American, 1863-1950
    Martelé Coffeepot, Martelé, 1901
    Silver with ivory insulator disks
    27.9 x 24.1 cm (11 x 9 1/2 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Kirkland H. Gibson 1992.071.2

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    Martelé Teapot

    Gorham Manufacturing Company
    American
    William Christmas Codman, designer
    English, 1839-1921
    Herbert C. Lloyd, chaser (metalworker)
    American, 1865-1951
    Martelé Teapot, Martelé, 1901
    Silver with ivory insulator disks
    20.3 x 25.4 cm (8 x 10 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Kirkland H. Gibson 1992.071.3

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    Martelé Waste Bowl

    Gorham Manufacturing Company
    American
    William Christmas Codman, designer
    English, 1839-1921
    William L. MacMillan, chaser (metalworker)
    American, 1867-1928
    Martelé Waste Bowl, Martelé, 1901
    Silver with gilding
    8.9 x 14 cm (3 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Kirkland H. Gibson 1992.071.6

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    Candlestick

    Erik Magnussen, designer
    Danish, 1884-1961
    Gorham Manufacturing Company, manufacturer
    American
    Candlestick, 1928
    Silver with turquoise
    Height: 34.9 cm (13 3/4 inches)
    The Gorham Collection. Gift of Textron Inc. 1991.126.182.1

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    Candlestick

    Erik Magnussen, designer
    Danish, 1884-1961
    Gorham Manufacturing Company, manufacturer
    American
    Candlestick, 1928
    Silver with turquoise
    Height: 34.9 cm (13 3/4 inches)
    The Gorham Collection. Gift of Textron Inc. 1991.126.182.2

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    Sampler

    Loann Smith
    American
    Sampler, 1785
    Plain weave linen; silk,embroidered
    Length: 36.8 cm (14 1/2 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 15.160

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    Hand Mirror

    Gorham Manufacturing Company
    American
    Hand Mirror, ca. 1890
    Silver
    Diameter: 11.4 cm (4 1/2 inches)
    The Gorham Collection. Gift of Textron Inc. 1991.126.244

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    Pitcher

    Gorham Manufacturing Company, manufacturer
    American
    Pitcher, 1926-1936
    Silver
    Diameter: 14 cm (5 1/2 inches)
    The Gorham Collection. Gift of Textron Inc. 1991.126.189

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    Wine Decanter

    Attributed to George Wilkinson, designer
    English, 1819-1894
    Gorham Manufacturing Company, manufacturer
    American
    Wine Decanter, 1873
    Silver with gilding and glass
    Height: 44.1 cm (17 3/8 inches)
    The Gorham Collection. Gift of Textron Inc. 1991.126.38

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    Tray

    Gorham Manufacturing Company, manufacturer
    American
    Tray, 1878
    Silver with gilding
    27 x 20.6 cm (10 5/8 x 8 1/8 inches)
    The Gorham Collection. Gift of Textron Inc. 1991.126.50

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    Water Pitcher

    Gorham Manufacturing Company, manufacturer
    American
    Water Pitcher, 1878
    Silver with gilding
    16.2 x 18 x 10.5 cm (6 3/8 x 7 1/16 x 4 1/8 inches)
    The Gorham Collection. Gift of Textron Inc. 1991.126.48

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    Pair of Cups

    Gorham Manufacturing Company, manufacturer
    American
    Pair of Cups, 1878
    Silver with gilding
    Height: 10.2 cm (4 inches)
    The Gorham Collection. Gift of Textron Inc. 1991.126.49.1

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    Pair of Cups

    Gorham Manufacturing Company, manufacturer
    American
    Pair of Cups, 1878
    Silver with gilding
    Height: 10.2 cm (4 inches)
    The Gorham Collection. Gift of Textron Inc. 1991.126.49.2

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    Martelé Centerpiece and Base

    Gorham Manufacturing Company
    American
    Martelé Centerpiece and Base, Martele, 1904
    Silver
    47 x 61 x 40.6 cm (18 1/2 x 24 x 16 inches) (overall)
    The Gorham Collection. Gift of Textron Inc. 1991.126.180

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    Plique à Jour Salt Dish

    Gorham Manufacturing Company, manufacturer
    American
    Plique à Jour Salt Dish, 1890-1890
    silver; nickel
    The Gorham Collection. Gift of Textron Inc. 1991.126.233

  • Objects

    Fruit or Nut Bowl

    Gorham Manufacturing Company
    American
    Fruit or Nut Bowl, 1871
    Silver with gilding
    26 x 49.5 x 23.8 cm (10 5/16 x 19 1/2 x 9 3/8 inches)
    The Gorham Collection. Gift of Textron Inc. 1991.126.26

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    Fruit or Nut Bowl

    Gorham Manufacturing Company
    American
    Fruit or Nut Bowl, 1871
    Silver with gilding
    32.4 x 46.4 x 23.5 cm (12 11/16 x 18 5/16 x 9 5/16 inches)
    The Gorham Collection. Gift of Textron Inc. 1991.126.25

  • Objects

    Teapot

    Probably Gorham Manufacturing Company, manufacturer
    American
    Teapot, 1884
    Silver
    Height: 23.5 cm (9 1/4 inches)
    The Gorham Collection. Gift of Textron Inc. 1991.126.211

  • Objects

    Tumbler

    Gorham Manufacturing Company, manufacturer
    American
    Tumbler, 1890-1890
    copper; silver
    Height: 5.1 cm (2 inches)
    The Gorham Collection. Gift of Textron Inc. 1991.126.256

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    Knife Rest

    Gorham Manufacturing Company, manufacturer
    American
    Knife Rest, 1879
    Silver with gilding
    Height: 3.8 cm (1 1/2 inches)
    The Gorham Collection. Gift of Textron Inc. 1991.126.69.2

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    Armchair

    Sydney Richmond Burleigh, cabinetmaker
    American, 1853-1931
    Armchair, 1888
    Tulipwood
    113 x 66 x 54.9 cm (44 1/2 x 26 x 21 5/8 inches)
    Gift of Professor Zenas R. Bliss on behalf of the A. E. Club 79.072

  • Objects

    Shakespeare Chest

    Sydney Richmond Burleigh, decorator
    American, 1853-1931
    Potter and Company, cabinetmaker
    American, fl. 1878-1910
    Shakespeare Chest, ca. 1900
    Ebonized cherry with painted decoration
    55.2 x 101.6 x 55.6 cm (21 3/4 x 40 x 21 7/8 inches)
    Gift of Miss Ellen D. Sharpe 28.046

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    Martelé Centerpiece Vase

    Gorham Manufacturing Company
    American
    Martelé Centerpiece Vase, martele, 1904
    Silver
    33.3 x 17.8 x 15.2 cm (13 1/8 x 7 x 6 inches) Vase
    The Gorham Collection. Gift of Textron Inc. 1991.126.180A

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    Egg Spoon

    Gorham Manufacturing Company, manufacturer
    American
    Egg Spoon, ca. 1879
    Silver with gilding
    Length: 14 cm (5 1/2 inches)
    The Gorham Collection. Gift of Textron Inc. 1991.126.72.10

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    Whisk Brush

    Gorham Manufacturing Company
    American
    Whisk Brush, 1890-1890
    Silver
    Length: 8.9 cm (3 1/2 inches)
    The Gorham Collection. Gift of Textron Inc. 1991.126.243

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    Narragansett Salad Set

    Gorham Manufacturing Company
    American
    Narragansett Salad Set, ca.1885
    Silver with gilding
    Length: 28.3 cm (11 1/8 inches)
    Museum purchase: Bequest of Ida Littlefield 84.060.1

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