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Footed tumbler

Object Number: 
1938.371
Date: 
1850-1870
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 3/8 x 3 3/8 in. ( 11.1 x 8.6 cm )
Description: 
Colorless pressed (probably lead) glass footed tumbler with band of oval depressions below rim, ring of diamonds around middle of bowl, arches surrounding base of bowl, and faint pontil mark and circular depression on underside of foot.
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: 
Gift of 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