Spill holder/goblet

Object Number: 
1937.1019b
Date: 
1860-1875
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 3/4 x 3 7/8 in. ( 14.6 x 9.8 cm )
Description: 
Colorless pressed lead glass spill holder with scalloped rim, vertical ribbing from top to bottom, and vine with stylized leaves and flowers circling bowl (Ribbed Leaf or Bellflower pattern).
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