Decanter with stopper

Object Number: 
1937.952ab
Date: 
1815-1840
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 10 1/8 x 4 1/4 in. ( 25.7 x 10.8 cm )
Description: 
Colorless lead glass decanter blown in three-part mold (McKearin GII-27); bulbous body with flange lip, short cylindrical neck and sloping shoulders; molded pattern consists of a wide band of vertical ribs above three panels of diamond ribbing separated from one another by five vertical ribs; vertical ribbing around base; bottom molded with rays (McKearin rayed type IV); pontil mark; stopper has sunburst at top, band of diamond diapering, and vertical ribs around bottom (McKearin plate 144, no. 3).
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