Update

New-York Historical is temporarily closed to help contain the spread of COVID-19, but we expect to reopen August 14 with a free, outdoor exhibition. See more details on our Visit page.

Bowl and mortar

Object Number: 
1952.185ab
Date: 
1810-1850
Medium: 
Glass, wood
Dimensions: 
Part (mortar): 4 3/4 x 3 5/8 in. (12.1 x 9.2 cm)
Description: 
Olive green blown lead glass footed mortar;cup-shaped form with folded lip and solid applied foot; pontil mark; turned wooden pestle.
Gallery Label: 
The pestle is probably not original.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Mrs. J. Insley Blair
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group