RISD Museum of Art, Providence, RI - Decorative Arts Photos

The Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) Museum of Art has a fine collection of American furniture and silver, much of it produced in Rhode Island from Newport, RI or from companies such as Gorham. The bulk of this collection is in the Pendleton House (1906).

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Rhode Island School of Design Museum of Art Chace Center entrance. Providence, RI.Entrance courtyard at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.Pendleton House dedicated to American Decorative Arts at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.Entrance to Colonial Revival Pendleton House wing of RISD Museum. Providence, RI.
Rhode Island School of Design Museum of Art Chace Center entrance (2008). Providence, RI. Architect: Rafael Moneo.Entrance courtyard at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.Pendleton House (1906) dedicated to American Decorative Arts at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.Entrance to Colonial Revival Pendleton House wing of RISD Museum. Providence, RI.
18th C room of RI & MA decorative arts in Pendleton House at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.Corner chair prob. from Boston at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.Bureau table from Newport, RI at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.Liverpool earthenware pitchers transfer-printed with "Charlotte Weeping at Werther's Tomb"; Caleb Wilber ship; & Hope symbols at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.
18th C room of RI & MA decorative arts in Pendleton House at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.Corner chair (c1740-60) prob. from Boston at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.Bureau table (c1760-85) from Newport, RI at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.Liverpool earthenware pitchers (c1800) transfer-printed with "Charlotte Weeping at Werther's Tomb"; Caleb Wilber ship; & Hope symbols at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.
Earthenware coffeepot possibly by John Shorthose of Staffordshire, England at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.Staffordshire earthenware teapots at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.Staffordshire earthenware hot water kettle at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.Staffordshire agate ware earthenware teapot & cream pitcher at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.
Earthenware coffeepot (c1810) possibly by John Shorthose of Staffordshire, England at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.Staffordshire earthenware teapots (c1760) at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.Staffordshire earthenware hot water kettle (c1760) at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.Staffordshire agate ware earthenware teapot & cream pitcher (c1760-70) at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.
Slab table & side chairs all from Philadelphia plus Chinese export punch bowl & English looking glass in Pendleton House at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.Eagle atop English looking glass at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.Chinese export punch bowl at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.Card table from New York City with pair of side chairs from Boston at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.
Slab table (c1750-70) & side chairs (c1755-75) all from Philadelphia plus Chinese export punch bowl (c1780-99) & English looking glass (c1800-10) in Pendleton House at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.Eagle atop English looking glass (c1800-10) at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.Chinese export punch bowl (c1780-99) at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.Card table (c1770-5) from New York City with pair of side chairs (c1770) from Boston at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.
Desk & bookcase & side chairs all from Boston at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.Fireplace with Chinese export vases at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.Thermometer & mirror decorated with eagles at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.Charles Pendleton's Library with early American decorative arts at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.
Desk & bookcase (c1760-90) & side chairs (c1765-90) all from Boston at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.Fireplace with Chinese export vases (c1800) at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.Thermometer & mirror decorated with eagles (early 1800s) at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.Charles Pendleton's Library with early American decorative arts at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.
Overmantel mirror prob. Providence with Chinese export vases at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.Double chair-back settee by Morlock & Bayer of Providence, RI at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.Desk & bookcase attrib. to John Goddard of Newport, RI at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.High chest of drawers from Philadelphia, PA at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.
Overmantel mirror (c1890) prob. Providence with Chinese export vases (c1760-80) at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.Double chair-back settee (1905) by Morlock & Bayer of Providence, RI at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.Desk & bookcase (c1760-85) attrib. to John Goddard of Newport, RI at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.High chest of drawers (c1750) from Philadelphia, PA at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.
Dining table from Baltimore at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.Sideboard from Baltimore; English urn-shaped knife boxes & liquor chest at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.Collection of Chinese export porcelain at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.Chinese export porcelain coffeepot with American eagle at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.
Dining table (c1790-1815) from Baltimore at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.Sideboard (c1790-1815) from Baltimore; English urn-shaped knife boxes (c1770-90) & liquor chest (c1800) at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.Collection of Chinese export porcelain (c1800) at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.Chinese export porcelain coffeepot (c1795) with American eagle at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.
Chinese export porcelain coffeepot with purple trim at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.Well-furnished Providence farmhouse reconstructed at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.Portrait of a Young Girl by John Brewster at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.Chinese export settee beside Pembroke table attrib. to John Carlile of Providence with at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.
Chinese export porcelain coffeepot (c1790) with purple trim at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.Well-furnished Providence farmhouse reconstructed at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.Portrait of a Young Girl (c1808-21) by John Brewster at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.Chinese export settee (early 19th C) beside Pembroke table (c1806) attrib. to John Carlile of Providence with at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.
Argand Lamp from England at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.Colonial decorative arts room at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.Desk-on-Stand possibly by Patrick Stevens of Hartford, CT at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.Tall clock by William Claggett of Newport, RI at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.
Argand Lamp (c1830) from England at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.Colonial decorative arts room at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.Desk-on-Stand (c1890) possibly by Patrick Stevens of Hartford, CT at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.Tall clock (c1730-40) by William Claggett of Newport, RI at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.
Looking glass by Nicholas Geffroy of Newport, RI & Girandole set by William F. Shaw of Boston over fireplace at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.Desk & bookcase by John Carlile, Jr. of Providence at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.Collection of American silver, many made by Gorham Manuf. Co. of Providence, RI at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.Collection of American silver, many made by Gorham Manuf. Co. of Providence, RI at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.
Looking glass (c1800) by Nicholas Geffroy of Newport, RI & Girandole set (1849) by William F. Shaw of Boston over fireplace at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.Desk & bookcase (1785) by John Carlile, Jr. of Providence at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.Collection of American silver, many made by Gorham Manuf. Co. of Providence, RI at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.Collection of American silver, many made by Gorham Manuf. Co. of Providence, RI at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.
Porringers from RI & MA at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.Silver sugar bowl attrib. David Hall of Lancaster, PA; teapot by Thomas Pons of Boston, MA; & cream pitcher by Seril Dodge of Providence, RI at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.Silver automatic opening castor set at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.Silver fruit bowl with kneeling woman & grape vines by Gorham Manuf. Co. of Providence, RI at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.
Porringers (ranging 1720-1887) from RI & MA at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.Silver sugar bowl (1800) attrib. David Hall of Lancaster, PA; teapot (c1790) by Thomas Pons of Boston, MA; & cream pitcher (c1790) by Seril Dodge of Providence, RI at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.Silver automatic opening castor set at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.Silver fruit bowl with kneeling woman & grape vines (1871) by Gorham Manuf. Co. of Providence, RI at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.
Silver wine decanter stand attrib. George Wilkinson of Gorham Manuf. Co. of Providence, RI at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.Pitcher with cherub scene by Gorham Manuf. Co. of Providence, RI at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.Cake basket with chariot scene by Gorham Manuf. Co. of Providence, RI at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.Fruit plate by Gorham Manuf. Co. of Providence, RI at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.
Silver wine decanter stand (1873) attrib. George Wilkinson of Gorham Manuf. Co. of Providence, RI at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.Pitcher with cherub scene (1874) by Gorham Manuf. Co. of Providence, RI at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.Cake basket with chariot scene (1874) by Gorham Manuf. Co. of Providence, RI at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.Fruit plate (1879) by Gorham Manuf. Co. of Providence, RI at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.
Teapot with geometric facets by Gorham Manuf. Co. of Providence, RI at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.Cubic coffee service by Erik Magnussen of Gorham Manuf. Co. of Providence, RI at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.Dimension tea service by John Prip of Reed & Barton Manuf. of Taunton, MA at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.Covered pitcher by John Prip at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.
Teapot with geometric facets (c1880) by Gorham Manuf. Co. of Providence, RI at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.Cubic coffee service (1927) by Erik Magnussen of Gorham Manuf. Co. of Providence, RI at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.Dimension tea service (c1960) by John Prip of Reed & Barton Manuf. of Taunton, MA at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.Covered pitcher (1949) by John Prip at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.
Coffeepot by John Prip at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.European gallery at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.Mahogany secretary with metal decorations by Guillaume Beneman of France at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.Lady's globe work table which pivots open from Vienna, Austria at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.
Coffeepot (c1960) by John Prip at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.European gallery at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.Mahogany secretary with metal decorations (c1800-10) by Guillaume Beneman of France at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.Lady's globe work table which pivots open(1810-20) from Vienna, Austria at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.
Coconut shell & silver owl beaker from Northern Germany at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.Cellaret to hold six bottles of wine from England at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.Engraved glass stemmed cup with cover from Bohemia at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.Enameled glass bottle & drinking glass from Pennsylvania or Europe at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.
Coconut shell & silver owl beaker (1556) from Northern Germany at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.Cellaret to hold six bottles of wine (c1790) from England at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.Engraved glass stemmed cup with cover (1700-20) from Bohemia at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.Enameled glass bottle & drinking glass (1770-1800) from Pennsylvania or Europe at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.
English glass & silver vase by Omar Ramsden of Whitefriars Glasshouse at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.Porcelain cup & cover by Meissen Porcelain at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.White glass cup & saucer from France at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.Gallery of modern design including humorous architect's valet chair by Alphonse Mattia at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.
English glass & silver vase (c1914) by Omar Ramsden of Whitefriars Glasshouse at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.Porcelain cup & cover (c1725) by Meissen Porcelain at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.White glass cup & saucer (c1790) from France at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.Gallery of modern design including humorous architect's valet chair (1989) by Alphonse Mattia at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.
Collection of modern chairs at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.Collection of modern chairs & art at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.MR chair by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.Chairs & leg splint by Charles & Ray Eames at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.
Collection of modern chairs at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.Collection of modern chairs & art at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.MR chair (1927) by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.Chairs & leg splint (1941) by Charles & Ray Eames at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.
"American Modern" ceramics by Russel Wright of Steubenville Pottery at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.Art bench for visitors by Andrew Kopp at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.Glass art bench for visitors by Howard Ben Tré at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.
"American Modern" ceramics (1937) by Russel Wright of Steubenville Pottery at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.Art bench for visitors (2011) by Andrew Kopp at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.Glass art bench for visitors (1985) by Howard Ben Tré at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.

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