Peabody Essex Museum, Decorative Arts, Salem, MA Photos

The Peabody Essex Museum, founded 1799, today has one of the finest collections of early American decorative arts, furniture, and items imported from the Orient by its Salem's early trading vessels.

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Safdie's entrance hall of Peabody Essex Museum. Salem, MA.Gallery of early American furniture at Peabody Essex Museum. Salem, MA.Oak great chair by Thomas Dennis of Ipswich, MA, at Peabody Essex Museum. Salem, MA.Bureau table from Salem or Boston at Peabody Essex Museum. Salem, MA.
Safdie's entrance hall of Peabody Essex Museum. Salem, MA. Gallery of early American furniture at Peabody Essex Museum. Salem, MA.Oak great chair (1670-90) by Thomas Dennis of Ipswich, MA, at Peabody Essex Museum. Salem, MA.Bureau table (1740-50) from Salem or Boston at Peabody Essex Museum. Salem, MA.
Gentleman's desk from Salem with carving of figure of hope at Peabody Essex Museum. Salem, MA.Dressing chest by Thomas Seymour of Boston, MA, at Peabody Essex Museum. Salem, MA.Tilt-top tea table from Salem area with English New Hall China tea set at Peabody Essex Museum. Salem, MA.Stamp Act Repealed earthenware teapot by Cockpit Hill of Derby, England at Peabody Essex Museum. Salem, MA.
Gentleman's desk (1760-80) from Salem with carving of figure of hope (1790-1800) at Peabody Essex Museum. Salem, MA.Dressing chest (c1810) by Thomas Seymour of Boston, MA, at Peabody Essex Museum. Salem, MA.Tilt-top tea table (c1770) from Salem area with English New Hall China tea set (1815) at Peabody Essex Museum. Salem, MA.Stamp Act Repealed earthenware teapot (1766) by Cockpit Hill of Derby, England at Peabody Essex Museum. Salem, MA.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow earthenware pitcher by Etruria of Staffordshire, England at Peabody Essex Museum. Salem, MA.Thomas Carlyle earthenware pitcher by Etruria of Staffordshire, England at Peabody Essex Museum. Salem, MA.American silver fish server & Tankard by Edward Winslow at Peabody Essex Museum. Salem, MA.Silver cruet stand by Samuel Wells of London at Peabody Essex Museum. Salem, MA.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow earthenware pitcher (1880) by Etruria of Staffordshire, England at Peabody Essex Museum. Salem, MA.Thomas Carlyle earthenware pitcher (1881) by Etruria of Staffordshire, England at Peabody Essex Museum. Salem, MA.American silver fish server (1850-70) & Tankard (1695) by Edward Winslow at Peabody Essex Museum. Salem, MA.Silver cruet stand (1764) by Samuel Wells of London at Peabody Essex Museum. Salem, MA.
Silver tea pot by Alexander Snow Gordon of New York at Peabody Essex Museum. Salem, MA.Silver presentation pitcher by Joseph T. Bailey & Andrew B. Kitchen of Philadelphia at Peabody Essex Museum. Salem, MA.Glass sugar bowl & creamer attrib. to Alfred Green of Boston & Sandwich Glass Co. at Peabody Essex Museum. Salem, MA.Pressed glass dolphin candlesticks by Mt. Washington Glass Works & pressed glass vase by Boston & Sandwich Glass Co. at Peabody Essex Museum. Salem, MA.
Silver tea pot (c1795) by Alexander Snow Gordon of New York at Peabody Essex Museum. Salem, MA.Silver presentation pitcher (1846) by Joseph T. Bailey & Andrew B. Kitchen of Philadelphia at Peabody Essex Museum. Salem, MA.Glass sugar bowl & creamer (c1850) attrib. to Alfred Green of Boston & Sandwich Glass Co. at Peabody Essex Museum. Salem, MA.Pressed glass dolphin candlesticks (c1860) by Mt. Washington Glass Works & pressed glass vase by Boston & Sandwich Glass Co. at Peabody Essex Museum. Salem, MA.
Blown glass vase & pitcher from New Jersey at Peabody Essex Museum. Salem, MA.Burmese blown glass vase by Mt. Washington Glass Works of New Bedford at Peabody Essex Museum. Salem, MA.Bohemian vase with Mary Gregory-type enamel at Peabody Essex Museum. Salem, MA.Leather fire bucket by Adroit Fire Club of Salem at Peabody Essex Museum. Salem, MA.
Blown glass vase & pitcher (1856-75) from New Jersey at Peabody Essex Museum. Salem, MA.Burmese blown glass vase (c1886-90) by Mt. Washington Glass Works of New Bedford at Peabody Essex Museum. Salem, MA.Bohemian vase (c1890-1900) with Mary Gregory-type enamel at Peabody Essex Museum. Salem, MA.Leather fire bucket (1830-40) by Adroit Fire Club of Salem at Peabody Essex Museum. Salem, MA.
Noah's Ark from PA at Peabody Essex Museum. Salem, MA.Advertising lithograph for Silverberg's Monster Menagerie & Circus shows aquarium in railway car of at Peabody Essex Museum. Salem, MA.Portrait of Sarah Erving Waldo by John Singleton Copley at Peabody Essex Museum. Salem, MA.Portrait of George Crowninshield Jr. attrib. to Samuel F.B. Morse at Peabody Essex Museum. Salem, MA.
Noah's Ark (1800-50) from PA at Peabody Essex Museum. Salem, MA.Advertising lithograph (1873) for Silverberg's Monster Menagerie & Circus shows aquarium in railway car of at Peabody Essex Museum. Salem, MA.Portrait of Sarah Erving Waldo (c1765) by John Singleton Copley at Peabody Essex Museum. Salem, MA.Portrait of George Crowninshield Jr. (1816) attrib. to Samuel F.B. Morse at Peabody Essex Museum. Salem, MA.
Portrait of Nathaniel Hawthorne by Charles Osgood of Salem at Peabody Essex Museum. Salem, MA.Portrait of Sarah Lawrence Brooks by John Singer Sargent at Peabody Essex Museum. Salem, MA.Collection of oriental porcelain at Peabody Essex Museum. Salem, MA.Painting of Canton China porcelain factory such as visited by New England trading ships at Peabody Essex Museum. Salem, MA.
Portrait of Nathaniel Hawthorne (1840) by Charles Osgood of Salem at Peabody Essex Museum. Salem, MA.Portrait of Sarah Lawrence Brooks (1890) by John Singer Sargent at Peabody Essex Museum. Salem, MA.Collection of oriental porcelain at Peabody Essex Museum. Salem, MA.Painting (c1835) of Canton China porcelain factory such as visited by New England trading ships at Peabody Essex Museum. Salem, MA.
Chinese export punch bowl & American silver ladle at Peabody Essex Museum. Salem, MA.Chinese export cup & plate with Great Seal of the United States at Peabody Essex Museum. Salem, MA.Chinese export tureen with American eagle holding E Pluribus Unum ribbon & shield at Peabody Essex Museum. Salem, MA.Zhangzhou, Chinese porcelain dish at Peabody Essex Museum. Salem, MA.
Chinese export punch bowl (c1760) & American silver ladle at Peabody Essex Museum. Salem, MA.Chinese export cup & plate (c1794) with Great Seal of the United States at Peabody Essex Museum. Salem, MA.Chinese export tureen (c1815) with American eagle holding E Pluribus Unum ribbon & shield at Peabody Essex Museum. Salem, MA.Zhangzhou, Chinese porcelain dish (late 1500s- early 1600s) at Peabody Essex Museum. Salem, MA.
Chinese export Scotsmen plate from Jingdezhen at Peabody Essex Museum. Salem, MA.Chinese export basin with crabs & carp from Jingdezhen at Peabody Essex Museum. Salem, MA.Chinese export squirrel figure kendi from Jingdezhen at Peabody Essex Museum. Salem, MA.Chinese export frog figure kendi from Jingdezhen at Peabody Essex Museum. Salem, MA.
Chinese export Scotsmen plate (c1745) from Jingdezhen at Peabody Essex Museum. Salem, MA.Chinese export basin with crabs & carp (1662-1722) from Jingdezhen at Peabody Essex Museum. Salem, MA.Chinese export squirrel figure kendi (1573-1619) from Jingdezhen at Peabody Essex Museum. Salem, MA.Chinese export frog figure kendi (1573-1619) from Jingdezhen at Peabody Essex Museum. Salem, MA.
Chinese export crayfish figure ewer from Jingdezhen at Peabody Essex Museum. Salem, MA.Chinese carp porcelain tureen at Peabody Essex Museum. Salem, MA.Chinese export carp tureen from Jingdezhen at Peabody Essex Museum. Salem, MA.Chinese toad porcelain container at Peabody Essex Museum. Salem, MA.
Chinese export crayfish figure ewer (1580-1590) from Jingdezhen at Peabody Essex Museum. Salem, MA.Chinese carp porcelain tureen (1750-80) at Peabody Essex Museum. Salem, MA.Chinese export carp tureen (1760-80) from Jingdezhen at Peabody Essex Museum. Salem, MA.Chinese toad porcelain container (1650-1700) at Peabody Essex Museum. Salem, MA.
Chinese export crab tureen at Peabody Essex Museum. Salem, MA.Chinese porcelain ox-head tureen at Peabody Essex Museum. Salem, MA.Chinese porcelain boar's-head tureen at Peabody Essex Museum. Salem, MA.Chinese porcelain hare at Peabody Essex Museum. Salem, MA.
Chinese export crab tureen (1740-50) at Peabody Essex Museum. Salem, MA.Chinese porcelain ox-head tureen (c1760) at Peabody Essex Museum. Salem, MA.Chinese porcelain boar's-head tureen (c1765) at Peabody Essex Museum. Salem, MA.Chinese porcelain hare (1662-1722) at Peabody Essex Museum. Salem, MA.
Japanese stoneware rabbit hibachi at Peabody Essex Museum. Salem, MA.Japanese ivory rabbit netsuke at Peabody Essex Museum. Salem, MA.Japanese ivory tree spirit netsuke at Peabody Essex Museum. Salem, MA.Gallery of Chinese furniture at Peabody Essex Museum. Salem, MA.
Japanese stoneware rabbit hibachi (18th/19th C) at Peabody Essex Museum. Salem, MA.Japanese ivory rabbit netsuke (1773-1856 C) at Peabody Essex Museum. Salem, MA.Japanese ivory tree spirit netsuke at Peabody Essex Museum. Salem, MA.Gallery of Chinese furniture at Peabody Essex Museum. Salem, MA.
Chinese Davenport desk at Peabody Essex Museum. Salem, MA.Moon Bed by Sung Sing Kung of Ningbo, China exhibited at 1876 Centennial Exposition at Peabody Essex Museum. Salem, MA.Silver coffeepot from China in Georgian style at Peabody Essex Museum. Salem, MA.Silver dragon teapot from China at Peabody Essex Museum. Salem, MA.
Chinese Davenport desk (c1850-60) at Peabody Essex Museum. Salem, MA.Moon Bed (1876) by Sung Sing Kung of Ningbo, China exhibited at 1876 Centennial Exposition at Peabody Essex Museum. Salem, MA.Silver coffeepot (1830-40) from China in Georgian style at Peabody Essex Museum. Salem, MA.Silver dragon teapot (1880-1900) from China at Peabody Essex Museum. Salem, MA.

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