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    Roundel for a shield or breast plate

    Unknown artist
    Roundel for a shield or breast plate, 7th century BCE-early 6th century BCE
    Bronze
    Diameter: 22.9 cm (9 inches)
    Gift of Mr. Walter C. Baker 46.563

  • Objects

    Covered Bowl

    Gorham Manufacturing Company, manufacturer
    American, 1831-
    Covered Bowl, 1880
    Silver with gilding
    9.3 x 10.3 x 10.3 cm (3 11/16 x 4 1/16 x 4 1/16 inches)
    Museum Collection STRA44.26

  • Objects

    Asparagus Tongs (set of 24)

    Gorham Manufacturing Company, manufacturer
    American, 1831-
    Asparagus Tongs (set of 24), 1854-1904
    Silver with gilding
    The Gorham Collection. Gift of Textron Inc. 1991.126.75

  • Objects

    Tea and Coffee Service

    Tiffany & Company, manufacturer
    American, 1837-
    Tea and Coffee Service, 1869
    Silver
    The Gorham Collection. Gift of Textron Inc. 1991.126.271

  • Objects

    Presentation Water Pitcher

    Gorham Manufacturing Company, manufacturer
    American, 1831-
    Presentation Water Pitcher, ca. 1867
    Silver
    32.8 x 21.7 x 15.5 cm (12 15/16 x 8 9/16 x 6 1/8 inches)
    The Gorham Collection. Gift of Textron Inc. 1991.126.92

  • Objects

    Pyx

    Unknown artist, French
    Pyx, 13th Century
    Enamel and copper with gilding
    Height: 8.9 cm (3 1/2 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Murray S. Danforth 30.011

  • Objects

    Communion Beaker

    Unknown artist, Dutch, Groningen, Netherlands
    Communion Beaker, ca. 1660
    Silver
    Height: 14 cm (5 1/2 inches)
    Anonymous gift in honor of Dr. and Mrs. Franklin W. Robinson 1992.051

  • Objects

    Strainer

    William Swan
    American, 1715-1774
    Strainer, ca. 1745
    silver
    27.3 cm (10 11/16 inches) (width) across handles
    Museum Appropriation Fund 24.503

  • Objects

    Tankard

    Jeremiah Dummer
    American, 1645-1718
    Tankard, ca. 1705
    Silver
    20.3 x 19.7 cm (8 x 7 3/4 inches)
    Bequest of Daniel Howland 2003.135.1

  • Objects

    Slop Bowl

    Gorham Manufacturing Company, manufacturer
    American, 1831-
    Slop Bowl, ca. 1865
    coin silver
    14 x 15.5 x 12.8 cm (5 1/2 x 6 1/8 x 5 1/16 inches)
    The Gorham Collection. Gift of Textron Inc. 1991.126.215.5

  • Objects

    Tea and Coffee Service

    Gorham Manufacturing Company, manufacturer
    American, 1831-
    Tea and Coffee Service, ca. 1859
    Silver with gilding
    The Gorham Collection. Gift of Textron Inc. 1991.126.215

  • Objects

    Teapot

    Tiffany & Company, manufacturer
    American, 1837-
    Teapot, 1869
    silver
    Height: 12.7 cm (5 inches)
    The Gorham Collection. Gift of Textron Inc. 1991.126.271.1

  • Objects

    Slop Bowl

    Tiffany & Company, manufacturer
    American, 1837-
    Slop Bowl, 1869
    Silver
    Height: 8.6 cm (3 3/8 inches)
    The Gorham Collection. Gift of Textron Inc. 1991.126.271.3

  • Objects

    Creamer

    Tiffany & Company, manufacturer
    American, 1837-
    Creamer, 1869
    silver
    Height: 11.4 cm (4 1/2 inches)
    The Gorham Collection. Gift of Textron Inc. 1991.126.271.5

  • Objects

    Martelé Bowl

    Gorham Manufacturing Company
    American, 1831-
    Martelé Bowl, Martelé, 1930
    Silver
    14.2 x 25.7 x 25.3 cm (5 9/16 x 10 1/8 x 9 15/16 inches)
    The Gorham Collection. Gift of Textron Inc. 1991.126.183

  • Objects

    Mirror with three erotes around an altar

    Unknown artist, Roman
    Mirror with three erotes around an altar, 2nd century CE
    Bronze
    Diameter: 10.8 cm (4 1/4 inches)
    Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Henry D. Sharpe 26.272

  • Objects

    Jar with lid (stamnos)

    Unknown artist, Etruscan
    Jar with lid (stamnos), late 4th century BCE-3rd century BCE
    Bronze
    38 x 3.9 cm (14 15/16 x 1 9/16 inches) (jar and rim)
    Mary B. Jackson Fund 35.791

  • Objects

    Covered Sugar Bowl

    Gorham Manufacturing Company, manufacturer
    American, 1831-
    Covered Sugar Bowl, ca. 1865
    coin silver
    22.7 x 17 x 11.7 cm (8 15/16 x 6 11/16 x 4 5/8 inches)
    The Gorham Collection. Gift of Textron Inc. 1991.126.215.3ab

  • Objects

    Ice Bowl

    Gorham Manufacturing Company, manufacturer
    American, 1831-
    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

  • Objects

    Salad Fork

    Gorham Manufacturing Company, manufacturer
    American, 1831-
    Salad Fork, ca.1880
    Sterling silver
    24.8 x 8.8 x 2.4 cm (9 3/4 x 3 7/16 x 15/16 inches)
    The Gorham Collection. Gift of Textron Inc. 1991.126.534.1

  • Objects

    Salad Spoon

    Gorham Manufacturing Company, manufacturer
    American, 1831-
    Salad Spoon, ca.1880
    Sterling silver
    25.2 x 6.3 x 2.5 cm (9 15/16 x 2 1/2 x 1 inches)
    The Gorham Collection. Gift of Textron Inc. 1991.126.534.2

  • Objects

    Kettle-on-Stand

    Gorham Manufacturing Company, manufacturer
    American, 1831-
    Kettle-on-Stand, 1869
    silver
    32 x 23 x 21 cm (12 5/8 x 9 1/16 x 8 1/4 inches)
    The Gorham Collection. Gift of Textron Inc. 1991.126.271.6abcd

  • Objects

    Jewelry Box

    Gorham Manufacturing Company
    American, 1831-
    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

  • Objects

    Votive amphora

    Unknown artist, Roman
    Votive amphora, 6th century CE or later
    Gold
    3.5 x 3.8 cm (1 3/8 x 1 1/2 inches) (maximum width at shoulder)
    Gift of Ostby & Barton in memory of Englehardt Cornelius Ostby 24.012

  • Objects

    Screen

    Unknown artist, Italian
    Screen, ca.1130-1300
    Iron
    Gift of John D. Rockefeller Jr. 38.018

  • Objects

    March Calendar Plate

    Attributed to Pierre Reymond, enameler
    French, ca. 1513-after 1584
    After Etienne Delaune, engraver (inciser)
    French, 1518-1583
    March Calendar Plate, ca. 1560
    Enamel with gilding on copper
    Diameter: 18.4 cm (7 1/4 inches)
    Gift of Franklin Robinson in honor of the Fine Arts Committee and the Museum Staff 1989.085

  • Objects

    Tankard

    Paul Revere
    American, 1735-1818
    Tankard, ca. 1765
    Silver
    Height: 23.5 cm (9 1/4 inches)
    Mary B. Jackson Fund 32.193

  • Objects

    Door Knocker

    Attributed to Girolamo Campagna
    Italian, 1549-1625
    Door Knocker, ca. 1570-1599
    Bronze
    39.4 x 29.2 x 12.7 cm (15 1/2 x 11 1/2 x 5 inches)
    Museum Works of Art Fund 55.091

  • Objects

    Cup

    John Coddington, silversmith
    American, 1690-1743
    Cup, ca. 1715
    Silver
    Height: 10.2 cm (4 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Murray S. Danforth 36.005

  • Objects

    Cup

    Gorham Manufacturing Company
    American, 1831-
    Cup, 1855
    Silver
    10.6 x 12.4 x 8.6 cm (4 3/16 x 4 7/8 x 3 3/8 inches)
    Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Abraham Percelay 75.014

  • Objects

    Kiss Tankard

    Enid Yandell
    American, 1870-1934
    Kiss Tankard, 1899
    Bronze
    29.2 x 17.8 cm (11 1/2 x 7 inches) widest point
    Gift of Elizabeth Hazard 76.190

  • Objects

    Bowl

    Gorham Manufacturing Company, manufacturer
    American, 1831-
    Bowl, 1862-1862
    Sterling silver
    Overall: 15.1 x 19.9 cm (5 15/16 x 7 13/16 inches)
    The Gorham Collection. Gift of Textron Inc. 1991.126.501

  • Objects

    Belt

    Unknown artist, Early Etruscan; Villanovan
    Belt, 800-700 BCE
    Bronze
    Length: 35.8 cm (14 1/8 inches)
    Gift of Mr. Walter C. Baker 46.562

  • Objects

    Three-pronged clasp and buckle

    Unknown artist, Etruscan
    Three-pronged clasp and buckle, 7th century BCE
    Bronze
    Length: 7.5 cm (2 15/16 inches) (overall)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 06.016

  • Objects

    Cake Basket

    Edward Aldridge
    English, 1724-1765
    Cake Basket, 1752-1753
    Silver
    29.8 x 41.3 x 34.9 cm (11 3/4 x 16 1/4 x 13 3/4 inches) (including handle)
    Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Carroll Harrington 60.102

  • Objects

    Tankard

    Samuel Vernon
    American, 1683-1737
    Tankard, ca. 1720
    Silver
    22.2 x 24.8 x 15.2 cm (8 3/4 x 9 3/4 x 6 inches) (maximum)
    Bequest of Henry Renwick Sedgwick 46.557

  • Objects

    Book Cover

    Unknown artist, German, Germany; Augsburg; Augsburg
    Book Cover, 1500-1550
    Silver with niello and gilding
    14 x 8.6 x 5.1 cm (5 1/2 x 3 3/8 x 2 inches)
    Gift of Messrs. E. & A. Silberman 34.016

  • Objects

    Martelé Centerpiece and Base

    Gorham Manufacturing Company
    American, 1831-
    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. 1991.126.180ad

  • Objects

    Tankard

    John Tanner, designer
    American, 1713-1785
    Tankard, 18th century
    Silver
    Height: 21 cm (8 1/4 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Helen Connal Rowan 64.016

  • Objects

    Strigil

    Unknown artist, Roman
    Strigil, 1st century CE-3rd century CE
    Bronze
    22 x 2.8 x 8 cm (8 11/16 x 1 1/8 x 3 1/8 inches) (maximum of blade; of concavity of blade)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 15.142

  • Objects

    Mirror

    Unknown artist, Etruscan
    Mirror, 4th century BCE
    Bronze
    Height: 22.2 cm (8 3/4 inches) (with tang)
    Museum Appropriation Fund 25.071

  • Objects

    Beaked jug

    Unknown artist, Etruscan
    Beaked jug, ca. 500 BCE
    Bronze
    Height: 29.5 cm (11 5/8 inches)
    Museum Appropriation Fund 29.089

  • Objects

    Bowl

    Gorham Manufacturing Company, manufacturer
    American, 1831-
    Bowl, 1862-1862
    Sterling silver
    2.4 x 20.2 cm (15/16 x 7 15/16 inches)
    The Gorham Collection. Gift of Textron Inc. 1991.126.504

  • Objects

    Large, round-bottomed bowl (dinos)

    Unknown artist, Campanian
    Large, round-bottomed bowl (dinos), 490 - 470 BCE
    Bronze
    Height: 32 cm (12 5/8 inches) (including pegasoi)
    Museum Appropriation Fund 30.017

  • Objects

    Martelé Centerpiece Vase

    Gorham Manufacturing Company
    American, 1831-
    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

  • Objects

    Egg Spoon

    Gorham Manufacturing Company, manufacturer
    American, 1831-
    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

  • Objects

    Owl Beaker

    Unknown artist, German, Germany
    Owl Beaker, 1556
    Coconut shell and silver with gilding
    22.9 x 10.8 x 12.1 cm (9 x 4 1/4 x 4 3/4 inches)
    Gift of Miss Ellen D. Sharpe and Mrs. Murray S. Danforth 52.533

  • Objects

    Canapé Plate

    Lurelle Guild, designer
    American, 1898-1985
    Chase Brass and Copper Company, manufacturer
    American, 1837 -
    Canapé Plate, 1933
    Chrome-plated copper
    1.3 x 19.7 x 15.9 cm (1/2 x 7 3/4 x 6 1/4 inches)
    Gift of Christopher P. Monkhouse in honor of Rodolfo Machado, former Head, Department of Architecture, Rhode Island School of Design 80.126

  • Objects

    Bowl

    Gorham Manufacturing Company, manufacturer
    American, 1831-
    Bowl, 1862-1862
    Sterling silver
    2.4 x 18.4 cm (15/16 x 7 1/4 inches)
    The Gorham Collection. Gift of Textron Inc. 1991.126.503

  • Objects

    Pestle

    Unknown artist, Italian
    Pestle, 1680
    Bronze
    Length: 30.5 cm (12 inches)
    Bequest of Miss Ellen D. Sharpe 54.147.20

  • Objects

    Teapot

    Jonathan Clarke
    American, 1705 - 1770
    Teapot, ca. 1760
    Silver with wood
    Height: 14.9 cm (5 7/8 inches)
    Bequest of Peyton Randolph Hazard 62.088

  • Objects

    Vase

    Unknown artist, Japanese, Japan
    Vase, 1857-1907
    Silver
    Height: 26 cm (10 1/4 inches)
    The Gorham Collection. Gift of Textron Inc. 1991.126.206

  • Objects

    Teapot

    Gorham Manufacturing Company, manufacturer
    American, 1831-
    Teapot, ca. 1865
    coin silver
    25 x 23.2 x 13 cm (9 13/16 x 9 1/8 x 5 1/8 inches)
    The Gorham Collection. Gift of Textron Inc. 1991.126.215.1

  • Objects

    Monstrance

    Unknown artist, Spanish, Barcelona, Spain
    Monstrance, ca. 1525
    Silver with gilding
    Height: 46.4 cm (18 1/4 inches)
    Mary B. Jackson Fund 40.002

  • Objects

    Coffeepot

    Gorham Manufacturing Company, manufacturer
    American, 1831-
    Coffeepot, ca. 1890
    Copper with silver and ivory
    33 x 17.8 x 12.7 cm (13 x 7 x 5 inches)
    Mary B. Jackson Fund 84.161

  • Objects

    Death of the Virgin

    Unknown artist, German
    Death of the Virgin, ca. 1460
    Silver
    Diameter: 11.1 cm (4 3/8 inches)
    Museum Works of Art Fund 51.105

  • Objects

    Teapot

    Jonathan Clarke
    American, 1705 - 1770
    Teapot, ca. 1760
    Silver with wood
    Height: 9.2 cm (3 5/8 inches)
    Bequest of Peyton Randolph Hazard 62.089

  • Objects

    Goblet

    Gorham Manufacturing Company, manufacturer
    American, 1831-
    Goblet, 1862
    Sterling silver
    16.7 x 10.5 x 10.5 cm (6 9/16 x 4 1/8 x 4 1/8 inches)
    The Gorham Collection. Gift of Textron Inc. 1991.126.496

  • Objects

    Coffeepot

    Gorham Manufacturing Company, manufacturer
    American, 1831-
    Coffeepot, ca. 1865
    Coin silver
    32.6 x 22.4 x 13 cm (12 13/16 x 8 13/16 x 5 1/8 inches)
    The Gorham Collection. Gift of Textron Inc. 1991.126.215.2

  • Objects

    Pail (situla)

    Unknown artist, Etruscan
    Pail (situla), 530 - 525 BCE
    Bronze
    Height: 27.2 cm (10 11/16 inches)
    Mary B. Jackson Fund 32.245

  • Objects

    Magic Caster

    Edward Gleason, designer
    Roswell Gleason and Sons, manufacturer
    American, Late 18th Century-Early 19th Century
    Magic Caster, ca. 1857
    silver plate
    Elizabeth T. and Dorothy N. Casey Fund 1994.037

  • Objects

    Coin Silver Cup

    Gorham Manufacturing Company, manufacturer
    American, 1831-
    Coin Silver Cup, 1854
    Coin silver
    9.3 x 10.5 x 6.8 cm (3 11/16 x 4 1/8 x 2 11/16 inches)
    The Gorham Collection. Gift of Textron Inc. 1991.126.247

  • Objects

    Vessel

    June Schwarcz
    American, 1918 - 2015
    Vessel, 1986
    Electroplated copper foil with enamel
    13 cm (5 1/8 inches)
    Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Barnet Fain 1993.126

  • Objects

    Mortar

    Unknown artist, Italian
    Mortar, 1680
    Bronze
    Height: 17.6 cm (6 15/16 inches)
    Bequest of Miss Ellen D. Sharpe 54.147.9

  • Objects

    Creamer

    Gorham Manufacturing Company, manufacturer
    American, 1831-
    Creamer, ca. 1865
    Coin silver
    19 x 13.8 x 9 cm (7 1/2 x 5 7/16 x 3 9/16 inches)
    The Gorham Collection. Gift of Textron Inc. 1991.126.215.4

  • Objects

    Tripod Censer

    Unknown artist, Chinese
    Tripod Censer, Tripod Legged Censer, 1644-1911
    Enamel on copper alloy
    Height: 28 cm (11 inches)
    Bequest of John M. Crawford, Jr. 1989.110.84

  • Objects

    Bowl

    Gorham Manufacturing Company, manufacturer
    American, 1831-
    Bowl, 1862
    Silver
    Overall: 15.8 x 22.2 cm (6 1/4 x 8 3/4 inches)
    The Gorham Collection. Gift of Textron Inc. 1991.126.502

  • Objects

    Buttonhook

    Gorham Manufacturing Company
    American, 1831-
    Buttonhook
    Silver
    20.6 x 2 x 1.5 cm (8 1/8 x 13/16 x 9/16 inches)
    The Gorham Collection. Gift of Textron Inc. 1991.126.599.2

  • Objects

    Match Safe

    Gorham Manufacturing Company
    American, 1831-
    Match Safe, 1895
    Sterling silver
    6 x 4.6 x 1 cm (2 3/8 x 1 13/16 x 3/8 inches)
    Gift of the estate of Richard Harrington 1990.061.35

  • Objects

    Lidded box (cista)

    Unknown artist, Etruscan
    Lidded box (cista), late 4th - mid 3rd century BCE
    Bronze
    Height: 29.5 cm (11 5/8 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 06.014

  • Objects

    Mirror with tang

    Unknown artist, Etruscan
    Mirror with tang, 375-250 BCE
    Bronze
    Height: 23.1 cm (9 1/8 inches) (including tang)
    Museum Appropriation Fund 23.350

  • Objects

    Water Pitcher

    Gorham and Thurber
    American, 1850 - 1852
    George Babcock, engraver (inciser)
    American
    Water Pitcher, 1851
    Coin silver
    Overall: 31.6 x 23.4 x 17.7 cm (12 7/16 x 9 3/16 x 6 15/16 inches)
    Museum Purchase: Bequest of Eliza Taft, by exchange 2003.26

  • Objects

    Jewel casket

    Alphonse Giroux & Co., manufacturer
    French
    Jewel casket, ca. 1880
    Gilt bronze with bright-cut engraving, steel straps, ivory
    26.7 x 29.5 x 19.1 cm (10 1/2 x 11 5/8 x 7 1/2 inches)
    Helen M. Danforth Acquisition Fund Helen M. Danforth Fund 2002.49

  • Objects

    Tea Service

    Gorham Manufacturing Company
    American, 1831-
    Tea Service, ca. 1880
    silver; ivory
    Gift of Mrs. Martha Kaufman in memory of Elizabeth Nord 2001.87

  • Objects

    Teapot

    Gorham Manufacturing Company
    American, 1831-
    Teapot, ca. 1880
    Silver and ivory
    9.7 x 18.6 x 11.7 cm (3 13/16 x 7 5/16 x 4 5/8 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Martha Kaufman in memory of Elizabeth Nord 2001.87.1

  • Objects

    Creamer

    Gorham Manufacturing Company
    American, 1831-
    Creamer, ca. 1880
    Silver
    6.6 x 11.2 x 8.8 cm (2 5/8 x 4 7/16 x 3 7/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Martha Kaufman in memory of Elizabeth Nord 2001.87.2

  • Objects

    Covered Sugar Bowl

    Gorham Manufacturing Company
    American, 1831-
    Covered Sugar Bowl, ca. 1880
    Silver
    8.4 x 13.5 x 9.8 cm (3 5/16 x 5 5/16 x 3 7/8 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Martha Kaufman in memory of Elizabeth Nord 2001.87.3ab

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    Waste Bowl

    Gorham Manufacturing Company
    American, 1831-
    Waste Bowl, ca. 1880
    Silver
    5 x 9.5 x 9.5 cm (1 15/16 x 3 3/4 x 3 3/4 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Martha Kaufman in memory of Elizabeth Nord 2001.87.4

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    Pepperbox

    Samuel Vernon
    American, 1683-1737
    Pepperbox, ca. 1720
    Silver
    8.9 x 7.6 cm (3 1/2 x 3 inches) (overall)
    Bequest of Daniel Howland 2003.135.2

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    Lion's-head handle

    Unknown artist, Roman
    Lion’s-head handle, 2nd century-3rd century CE
    Bronze
    31.4 x 20.3 x 7.9 cm (12 3/8 x 8 x 3 1/8 inches) with mouth ring; at lion’s head
    Mary B. Jackson Fund 2003.106

  • Objects

    Kettle on Stand

    Gorham and Thurber
    American, 1850 - 1852
    Kettle on Stand, 1850
    Coin silver; ivory
    39.4 x 20.6 x 20.6 cm (15 1/2 x 8 1/8 x 8 1/8 inches) overall, with handle raised; (overall)
    Museum Purchase: Gift of the Museum Associates in honor of Thomas S. Michie, Decorative Arts Curator, 1984-2004 2005.32

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    Vessel in the Shape of a Buddhist Begging Bowl

    Unknown artist, Burmese
    Vessel in the Shape of a Buddhist Begging Bowl, 19th Century
    Silver with gilding
    Height: 14.6 cm (5 3/4 inches)
    Bequest of Martha B. Lisle 67.486

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    Serving Slice

    Gorham Manufacturing Company
    American, 1831-
    Serving Slice, ca. 1860
    Silver with enamel
    22.9 x 6.3 cm (9 x 2 1/2 inches)
    Elizabeth T. and Dorothy N. Casey Fund 2005.54.3

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    Pitcher

    Tiffany & Company
    American, 1837-
    Pitcher, ca. 1875
    Sterling silver
    Across handle: 17.8 x 19.4 cm (7 x 7 5/8 inches)
    Museum purchase; bequest of Eliza Taft by exchange 2005.71.2

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    One of a Pair of Jue Tripod Vessels

    Unknown artist, Chinese
    One of a Pair of Jue Tripod Vessels, 1100–1300 BCE
    Bronze
    22 x 20 x 10 cm (8 11/16 x 7 7/8 x 3 15/16 inches)
    Gift of Doris Duke Charitable Foundation 2007.90.2.1

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    Lei Vessel

    Unknown artist, Chinese
    Lei Vessel, 1200-1100 BCE
    Bronze
    15.2 x 11 x 9.5 cm (6 x 4 5/16 x 3 3/4 inches)
    Gift of Doris Duke Charitable Foundation 2007.90.9

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    Mug

    Kwong Wa
    Chinese, 19th century
    Mug, 1840-1885
    Silver, gold wash interior
    12.7 x 14 x 8.3 cm (5 x 5 1/2 x 3 1/4 inches) at handle; depth and diameter
    Bequest of Frederick Lippitt 2007.98.18

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    Cigar Lighter

    Gorham Manufacturing Company, manufacturer
    American, 1831-
    Cigar Lighter, ca. 1881-1885
    Copper with mixed metals
    6.4 x 12.7 cm (2 1/2 x 5 inches) including handle and spout
    Gift of Deborah L. Maxwell, in memory of her father, Norman W. Baker, RISD Class of ‘57 2009.107

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    Jug

    Attributed to Christopher Dresser
    Scottish, 1834-1904
    Jug, ca. 1880
    Brass
    Height: 19.1 cm (7 1/2 inches)
    Gift of Glenn Gissler 2009.106.3

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    Cake Fork

    Zaha Hadid, designer
    British, b. Iraq, 1950-2016
    WMF (Württembergische Metallwarenfabrik), manufacturer
    German, 1853-present
    Cake Fork, Cutlery Zaha: 5 piece menue set, 2007
    Cromargan® stainless steel
    Length: 16.5 cm (6 1/2 inches)
    Gift of Glenn Gissler 2010.121.2.1

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    Table Fork

    Zaha Hadid, designer
    British, b. Iraq, 1950-2016
    WMF (Württembergische Metallwarenfabrik), manufacturer
    German, 1853-present
    Table Fork, Cutlery Zaha: 5 piece menue set, 2007
    Cromargan® stainless steel
    Length: 22.2 cm (8 3/4 inches)
    Gift of Glenn Gissler 2010.121.2.2

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    Table Knife

    Zaha Hadid, designer
    British, b. Iraq, 1950-2016
    WMF (Württembergische Metallwarenfabrik), manufacturer
    German, 1853-present
    Table Knife, Cutlery Zaha: 5 piece menue set, 2007
    Cromargan® stainless steel
    Length: 24.1 cm (9 1/2 inches)
    Gift of Glenn Gissler 2010.121.2.3

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    Table Spoon

    Zaha Hadid, designer
    British, b. Iraq, 1950-2016
    WMF (Württembergische Metallwarenfabrik), manufacturer
    German, 1853-present
    Table Spoon, Cutlery Zaha: 5 piece menue set, 2007
    Cromargan® stainless steel
    Length: 22.9 cm (9 inches)
    Gift of Glenn Gissler 2010.121.2.4

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    Teaspoon

    Zaha Hadid, designer
    British, b. Iraq, 1950-2016
    WMF (Württembergische Metallwarenfabrik), manufacturer
    German, 1853-present
    Teaspoon, Cutlery Zaha: 5 piece menue set, 2007
    Cromargan® stainless steel
    Length: 14.9 cm (5 7/8 inches)
    Gift of Glenn Gissler 2010.121.2.5

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    Statuette of a Bull

    Unknown artist, Greek
    Statuette of a Bull, 7th Century BCE
    bronze
    8.9 x 3.5 cm (3 1/2 x 1 3/8 inches)
    Anonymous gift 2011.40.1

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    Coffeepot

    Paul de Lamerie
    English (b. Netherlands), 1688-1751
    Coffeepot, 1745
    Silver with wood
    23.5 x 19.1 cm (9 1/4 x 7 1/2 inches) (with spout and handle)
    Bequest of Mr. Houghton P. Metcalf, Jr. 2014.33

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    Candlestick (model 0251)

    Ted Muehling, designer
    American, b. 1953
    E.R. Butler & Co., manufacturer
    American, 1990-
    Candlestick (model 0251), 2002
    Bronze
    Height: 7.6 cm (3 inches)
    Gift of Glenn Gissler 2014.60.2

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    Vase

    Ted Muehling, designer
    American, b. 1953
    E.R. Butler & Co., manufacturer
    American, 1990-
    Vase, 2002
    Bronze
    Height: 11.5 cm (4 1/2 inches)
    Gift of Glenn Gissler 2014.60.16

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    Cake Basket

    Peter Archambo I
    English, 1699-1759
    Cake Basket, 1736
    Silver
    10.5 x 31.5 x 27.5 cm (4 1/8 x 12 3/8 x 10 13/16 inches)
    Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. Scott Burns 2016.124