The Dining Room

Highlights from the Collection


Assembled set of 26 Delft fireplace tiles
Holland, 19th century
Glazed earthenware
The design features hand-painted manganese animals and Dutch landmarks including windmills.

Mahogany veneered secretary
Massachusetts or New Hampshire, 1775-1800
Mahogany and satinwood veneer
Purchased by Helen Stevens Coolidge on February 8, 1936, from the Francis Hill Bigelow Collection of Early American Furniture. This auction was held at the American Art Association Anderson Galleries, Inc. Catalogue and auction house’s telegram response to Helen Stevens Coolidge’s bid request can be found at The Trustees of Reservations Archives & Research Center

Ashdale Farm. Dining Room
Image courtesy of The Trustees of Reservations Archives & Research Center, Stevens-Coolidge Place Collection.