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18th Century Goods

  • Charlotte Creamware Dinnerware | The Shops at Colonial Williamsburg

    Charlotte Creamware Dinnerware

    These creamware pieces are no longer manufactured. A small number of creamware items have been added to our online store for sale, but will not be re-stocked once we sell out. Don't miss out on the chance to add these rare pieces to your creamware...

  • Blue Bird Waterpipe Whistle

    This Blue Bird Waterpipe Whistle, also known as a "water pipe" or "water warble," these bird whistles are a classic novelty. Bird whistles were popular with 18th-century children and adults. To use, simply fill the whistle with water and then blow gently...

    $10.95
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  • Cloche Bell Jar

    Protect fragile display pieces, centerpieces, plants, even show-stopping food presentations, with these cloche bell jars. Coveted in the 18th century as individual greenhouses for tender plants, these beautiful mouth-blown glass domes make beautiful...

  • Pewter Jefferson Cup

    Designed by Thomas Jefferson himself, this plain pewter cup makes an ideal gift. Personalize by engraving a monogram, initial, crest, or sentimental inscription. Perfect to fill with Christmas punch or Derby Day juleps, paperclips or pennies, cuff links...

    $45.00
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  • Child's Compass Fan

    Children's fans often served as memory aids and were printed with dance steps, maps, words to songs and etiquette tips. Thus, a girl could keep her lessons close at hand in social situations. The compass fan is inspired by scenes of youthful instruction...

    $12.95
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  • Sarah Coke Candlestick

    Nothing illuminates  an entire room like candlelight. Graceful classics crafted with exceptional quality from solid brass. A gift for yourself, for someone with fine taste, these traditional brass candlesticks bespeak proportion and craftsmanship...

    $159.00
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  • Small Hurricane Shade

    Vastly superior to the run-of-the-mill copies found everywhere else! Our signature hurricane shade of shimmering, mouth-blown glass is surprisingly hefty. The smooth folded feet, testimony to the glassblower's skill, protect fine wood furniture from...

    $50.00
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  • Hotch Potch ABC Cards

    The original hand-tinted print dates from 1782 and shows jovial "Hotchpotch" characters contorting themselves (quite instructively, we might add) into the letters of the alphabet. As was typical at the time, J and U are omitted - most people used I and V...

    $14.95
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  • Reproduction Wooden Checker Set

    Checkers has been a family favorite for centuries. A must-have in every home, this wooden checker set was adapted from an antique set in the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation collection. The checkers illustrate different fables from Aesop. Aesop's fables...

    $19.95
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  • Spirit of '76 Drum

    This beautiful Spirit of '76 children's drum masterfully re-creates the drum style of the American Revolution. The high-quality wooden drum replica features bright, vibrant patriotic colors and crisp drum sound. Unlike most toy drums on the market, this...

    $29.95
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  • Short Maple Wooden Spoon

    The versatile short maple wooden spoon is one of the few utensils as essential in today's kitchens as it was 200 years ago. Made in USA. 12"L Features Kiln-Dried Hard Maple Made with 17 Different Hand Processes and Final Polishing Treated with...

    $25.00
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  • Thomas Jefferson Sunglasses

    Add a touch of Thomas Jefferson-inspired practicality and fun to your wardrobe with these sunglasses! Choose from adult or child size with blue or green lenses. Features 100% UV protection Adult or child size Williamsburg exclusive! Product...

  • Round Rosette Bowl Tea Caddy Spoon

    Cast from fine non-tarnishing, no-lead pewter, this rounded-bowl tea caddy spoon features a rosette pattern in the center, foliage surround, and a cross-hatched pattern on the handle. It is a reproduction of a spoon in the Colonial Williamsburg...

    $20.00
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  • Signal Whistle

    This stained wood signal whistle with a short rawhide lanyard is patterned after a period design. The American Army first organized companies of Light Infantry in 1775. These highly mobile units were initially made up of riflemen known for their speed...

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  • Round Petal Bowl Tea Caddy Spoon

    Cast from fine non-tarnishing, no-lead pewter, this tea caddy features a short thin fiddle handle and a bowl with chased petals radiating from small central circle. It is a reproduction of a spoon in the Colonial Williamsburg collections. Use it to scoop...

    $20.00
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