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Spill holder/goblet

Object Number: 
1938.369
Date: 
1860-1880
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 1/2 x 3 1/2 in. ( 14 x 8.9 cm )
Description: 
Colorless pressed (probably lead) glass spill holder with elongated bucket-shaped bowl with scalloped rim and allover thumbprint pattern; radiating ribs on upper surface 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