Shelburne Museum Decorative Arts Photos

The Shelburne Museum in Shelburne, VT displays a large collection of ceramics, glass, metalware and other decorative arts.

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Brick farmhouse Variety Unit display ceramics, glass & other decorative arts at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Colonial Revival dining room from New York house of museum founder Electra H. Webb at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Colonial Revival dining room with painted wallpaper removed for café in France at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Redware bowl trailed slip decorated stating "Money Wanted" reflecting America's first great depression at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.
Brick farmhouse Variety Unit (c1835) (only building original to site) display ceramics, glass & other decorative arts at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Colonial Revival dining room (1922) from New York house of museum founder Electra H. Webb at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Colonial Revival dining room (1922) with painted wallpaper (from era of French Revolution) removed for café in France at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Redware bowl (c1837) trailed slip decorated stating "Money Wanted" reflecting America's first great depression at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.
Redware plate trailed slip decorated stating "Apple Pie" at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Redware posset pot to sip liquid below soggy bread upper posset layer at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Stoneware crock painted with feathers by E&LP Norton & Co. of Bennington, VT at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Stoneware crock painted with wreath by J&E Norton & Co. of Bennington, VT at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.
Redware plate (19th C) trailed slip decorated stating "Apple Pie" at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Redware posset pot (1830) to sip liquid below soggy bread upper posset layer at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Stoneware crock (1861-82) painted with feathers by E&LP Norton & Co. of Bennington, VT at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Stoneware crock (1857) painted with wreath by J&E Norton & Co. of Bennington, VT at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.
Stoneware crock painted with bird & jug by Fenton & Hancock of St. Johnsbury, VT at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Combed slipware platter at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Combed slipware plates at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Agateware chocolate pot, teapot & creamer from Staffordshire, England at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.
Stoneware crock (C1850) painted with bird & jug by Fenton & Hancock of St. Johnsbury, VT at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Combed slipware platter at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Combed slipware plates (late 18th C-early 19th C) at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Agateware chocolate pot, teapot & creamer (c1740) from Staffordshire, England at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.
Nautilus desert bowl by Josiah Wedgwood of Staffordshire, England at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Tin-glazed earthenware painted with cobalt blue cup & bowl at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Pink lusterware tea set from Staffordshire, England fired with metallic oxide pigments & popular until the invention of electroplating in 1840s at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Spatterware aka sponged ware ceramic dishes with colors applied by sponge through stencils at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.
Nautilus desert bowl (c1810-20) by Josiah Wedgwood of Staffordshire, England at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Tin-glazed earthenware painted with cobalt blue cup & bowl at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Pink lusterware tea set (c1830) from Staffordshire, England fired with metallic oxide pigments & popular until the invention of electroplating in 1840s at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Spatterware aka sponged ware ceramic dishes with colors applied by sponge through stencils at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.
Earthenware jug in form of muzzled bear from Staffordshire England at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Metallic silver luster ceramic puzzle jug at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.General Lafayette landing at Castle Garden in New York on Aug. 16, 1824 transfer printed plate from Staffordshire, England at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.General Lafayette at Benjamin Franklin's Tomb transfer printed teapot from Staffordshire, England at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.
Earthenware jug in form of muzzled bear (late 18th C) from Staffordshire England at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Metallic silver luster ceramic puzzle jug (c1820) at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.General Lafayette landing at Castle Garden in New York on Aug. 16, 1824 transfer printed plate (c1830) from Staffordshire, England at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.General Lafayette at Benjamin Franklin's Tomb transfer printed teapot (c1830) from Staffordshire, England at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.
Great Fire of the City of New York on Dec. 10, 1835 commemorative plate at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.White House commemorative plate at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Washington's tomb commemorative platter at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Chinese export porcelain plate with American seal at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.
Great Fire of the City of New York on Dec. 10, 1835 commemorative plate at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.White House commemorative plate at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Washington's tomb commemorative platter at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Chinese export porcelain plate with American seal at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.
Chinese export porcelain covered custard cup with American eagle & 14 stars at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Chinese export porcelain plates & cups with American theme at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Chinese export porcelain plate with American eagle at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Chinese export porcelain bowl with symbols of equality & justice at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.
Chinese export porcelain covered custard cup with American eagle & 14 stars (c1791) at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Chinese export porcelain plates & cups with American theme at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Chinese export porcelain plate with American eagle at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Chinese export porcelain bowl with symbols of equality & justice at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.
Chinese export porcelain bowl with American sailing ship at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Chinese export porcelain cups & bowl with American eagle at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Chinese export porcelain chocolate pot with painted crest with symbol of hope at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Chinese export porcelain tea saucer with crest of Society of the Cincinnati at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.
Chinese export porcelain bowl with American sailing ship at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Chinese export porcelain cups & bowl with American eagle at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Chinese export porcelain chocolate pot with painted crest with symbol of hope at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Chinese export porcelain tea saucer (c1784-5) with crest of Society of the Cincinnati at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.
Ceramic pitcher collection at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Ceramic pitcher collection at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Glass cane collection at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Glass cane collection at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.
Ceramic pitcher collection at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Ceramic pitcher collection at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Glass cane collection at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Glass cane collection at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.
Glass cane collection at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Collection of footed drinking glasses at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Collection of glass stemware at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Thumbprint pattern footed glass at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.
Glass cane collection at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Collection of footed drinking glasses at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Collection of glass stemware at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Thumbprint pattern footed glass at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.
Frosted pressed glass including Westward Ho covers by Gillinder & Sons of Philadelphia, PA at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Frosted pressed glass Westward Ho covered dish by Gillinder & Sons of Philadelphia, PA at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Covered footed glass bowl with lion at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Collection of glass bottles at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.
Frosted pressed glass (c1870-80) including Westward Ho covers by Gillinder & Sons of Philadelphia, PA at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Frosted pressed glass Westward Ho covered dish (c1870-80) by Gillinder & Sons of Philadelphia, PA at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Covered footed glass bowl with lion at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Collection of glass bottles at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.
Collection of glass bottles & beakers at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Collection of glass bottles at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Early American blue glass vase at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Collection of metal trivets at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.
Collection of glass bottles & beakers at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Collection of glass bottles at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Early American blue glass vase at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Collection of metal trivets at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.
Collection of metal trivets at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Collection of metal trivets at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Collection of pewter & Britannia plates & vessels at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Collection of pewter & Britannia plates & vessels at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.
Collection of metal trivets at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Collection of metal trivets at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Collection of pewter & Britannia plates & vessels at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Collection of pewter (tin, bismuth & lead) & Britannia (tin, bismuth & antimony) plates & vessels at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.
Candlestick with magnifying lens to concentrate light at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Pewter & Britannia pitchers at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Pewter or Britannia horse & deer bookends at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Overmantle with painted trompe l'oeil bookshelf by Winthrop Chandler at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.
Candlestick with magnifying lens to concentrate light at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Pewter & Britannia pitchers at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Pewter or Britannia horse & deer bookends at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Overmantle with painted trompe l'oeil bookshelf (c1775) by Winthrop Chandler at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.
Automaton in form of French Chef which moves bottle to lips while cat pops out of pot by Gustave Vichy of France at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Automaton in form of monkey drummer which plays drum while moving head & eyes by Gustave Vichy or Alexandre Theroude of France at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Automaton in form of woman pumping water from France at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Automaton in form of clown walking on his hands prob. by Gustave Vichy of France at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.
Automaton in form of French Chef which moves bottle to lips while cat pops out of pot (c1885) by Gustave Vichy of France at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Automaton in form of monkey drummer which plays drum while moving head & eyes (late 19th C) by Gustave Vichy or Alexandre Theroude of France at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Automaton in form of woman pumping water (c1875) from France at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Automaton in form of clown walking on his hands (late 19th C) prob. by Gustave Vichy of France at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.
Collection of antique dolls from Germany at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.


Collection of antique dolls (1890-1915) from Germany at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.



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