Decanter with stopper

Object Number: 
1937.748ab
Date: 
1825-1845
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 x 4 in. ( 27.9 x 10.2 cm )
Description: 
Colorless lead glass decanter blown in a three-part mold (McKearin GIV-6); tapered ribbed neck with flanged lip, collar at shoulder, cylindrical body molded with gothic pointed arches, plain base with pontil mark; spherical hollow stopper blown in a three-part mold (McKearin 12).
Gallery Label: 
This object was once part of the folk art collection of Elie Nadelman (1882-1946), the avant-garde sculptor. From 1924 to 1934, Nadelman's collection was displayed in his Museum of Folk Arts, located in the Riverdale section of the Bronx. The Historical Society purchased Nadelman's entire collection in 1937.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Provenance: 
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group