Candlesticks

Classification: 
Date: 
1800-1825
Medium: 
Brass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 9 x 4 1/4 in. ( 22.9 x 10.8 cm )
Description: 
One of a pair of brass candlesticks with circular bases and cast acanthus leaf, reeding and egg and dart ornament.
Object Number: 
INV.602a
Gallery Label: 
The bobeches found with the objects not original.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1825
eMuseum Object ID: 
37207
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Candlesticks

Classification: 
Date: 
1850-1880
Medium: 
Iron
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 1/2 in. × 4 in. (29.2 × 10.2 cm)
Description: 
One of a pair of cast iron candlesticks in the form of a crane standing amid broad leaves on a round molded tripod stand; crane's beak is open to hold conical shaped and molded candleholder that screws onto screw in beak.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Goodhue Livingston, 1951
Object Number: 
INV.601a
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1880
eMuseum Object ID: 
37202
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Candlestick

Classification: 
Date: 
1800-1850
Medium: 
Brass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 10 x 3 3/4 x 3 3/4 in. ( 25.4 x 9.5 x 9.5 cm )
Description: 
Brass classical revival candlestick with square molded base, shouldered stem, and urn-shaped candle socket; metal rod in shaft used to push candle vertically through socket is missing.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Miss Caroline Phelps Stokes
Object Number: 
1896.27
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1850
eMuseum Object ID: 
37200
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Candlestick

Classification: 
Date: 
1770-1780
Medium: 
Brass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 9 3/4 x 4 1/4 x 4 1/4 in. ( 24.8 x 10.8 x 10.8 cm )
Description: 
Brass classical revival candlestick with square molded base and fluted cylindrical stem.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Caroline Phelps Stokes
Object Number: 
1896.19b
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1780
eMuseum Object ID: 
37199
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Candelabra

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1850
Medium: 
Brass, marble, glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 20 1/2 x 17 1/2 x 10 in. ( 52.1 x 44.4 x 25.4 cm )
Description: 
Five branch candelabra with bronze figure of women in Middle Eastern looking clothing supporting lotus leaf with five scrolling acanthus leaf arms with candle holders; glass prisms dangle from acanthus supports; white marble base has been painted black.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Jenny Lind Collection of Leonidas Westervelt
Object Number: 
1945.255
Gallery Label: 
According to the donor, the figures represent Jenny Lind. The candelabra also should have 50 prisms but only 16.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1850
eMuseum Object ID: 
37095
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Candlesticks

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1850
Medium: 
Brass, marble, glass
Dimensions: 
Overall (a): 15 1/4 × 5 1/4 × 3 1/4 in. (38.7 × 13.3 × 8.3 cm) Overall (b): 15 in. × 5 1/2 in. × 3 1/2 in. (38.1
Description: 
One of a pair of identical candlesticks with bronze figures of women in Middle Eastern looking clothing supporting candle holders on long stems; acanthus leaf supports pierced to hold glass prisms (missing) marble bases.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Jenny Lind Collection of Leonidas Westervelt
Object Number: 
1945.256a
Gallery Label: 
According to the donor, the figures represent Jenny Lind.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1850
eMuseum Object ID: 
37094
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Candelabra

Classification: 
Date: 
1850-1880
Medium: 
Brass, marble
Dimensions: 
Overall: 18 x 10 3/4 x 7 in. ( 45.7 x 27.3 x 17.8 cm )
Description: 
One of a pair of gilt brass candelabra with arms and candle holders in the form of tulips on naturalistic, leafy stems; tulips and lillies grow; marble bases from central urn.
Object Number: 
INV.11866a
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1880
eMuseum Object ID: 
37052
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Pressing iron

Classification: 
Date: 
1750-1850
Medium: 
Iron, wood
Dimensions: 
Overall: 9 x 8 7/8 x 5 1/8 in. ( 22.9 x 22.5 x 13 cm )
Description: 
Wrought iron pressing iron with hinged lid and turned wood handle; edge of body features semi heart shaped cut-out decoration; S-shaped iron support attached to interior of bottom; lid closes with hook latch.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number: 
1937.1363
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.
Provenance: 
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1850
eMuseum Object ID: 
32759
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Coffeepot

Classification: 
Date: 
1825-1860
Medium: 
Iron, tin
Dimensions: 
Overall: 12 x 10 3/4 x 5 7/8 in. ( 30.5 x 27.3 x 14.9 cm )
Description: 
Tinned sheet iron and lacquered coffeepot with splayed circular foot, seamed baluster body, bracketed spout, reinforced strap handle and hinged domed lid with mushroom finial; body decorated with chased, stippled image of basket of flowers and intercrossing bands.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number: 
1937.466
Marks: 
stamped: on handle in block letters: "J. KETTERE[R]"
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.
Provenance: 
Purchased from John Barrett Kerfoot (Ehrich Galleries, 1925?); The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1860
eMuseum Object ID: 
29261
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Pitcher or measure

Classification: 
Date: 
1860-1890
Medium: 
Copper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 8 1/2 x 7 1/4 x 5 1/4 in. ( 21.6 x 18.4 x 13.3 cm )
Description: 
Sheet copper pitcher, tapered cylindrical form with loop handle, crescent-shaped spout soldered to lip (may be a measure -- marks are probably names of inspectors of weights and measures).
Credit Line: 
Gift of Edmund B. Child
Object Number: 
1933.233
Marks: 
stamped: on exterior near upper joint of handle: "J. [L] Burnett/C Sealer/1862/1853" stamped: on exterior near opposite side of handle joint: "D. W. C./J. MEAD/1855/... PENDLETON/C. SEALER/1864" stamped: on base: "L. BURNETT"
Gallery Label: 
According to accession records, this measure was used in the Bronx.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1890
eMuseum Object ID: 
29226
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

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