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Cup

Classification: 
Date: 
1815-1847
Medium: 
Glass
Description: 
Olive green glass; applied handle.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of J. Insley Blair
Object Number: 
1952.181
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1847
eMuseum Object ID: 
48602
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Salt

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1825-1840
Medium: 
Glass
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Mrs. J. Insley Blair
Object Number: 
1952.189
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1840
eMuseum Object ID: 
48600
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Tumbler

Classification: 
Date: 
1830-1850
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 3/4 x 3 in. ( 9.5 x 7.6 cm )
Description: 
Colorless pressed glass tumbler; cylindrical form with plain rim, wide band of gothic pointed arches on stippled ground, and scalloped base rim; stippled base.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number: 
1937.1071
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: 
44887
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Tumbler

Classification: 
Date: 
1815-1840
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 x 4 1/4 in. ( 15.2 x 10.8 cm )
Description: 
Colorless lead glass tumbler blown in a three-part mold of geometric design (McKearin GII-33); tapered form with a band of vertical flutes over a band of diamond diapering over a band of vertical flutes; base molded with a band of diamonds (Diamond Type X-XII?) around blank central pattern with pontil mark.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number: 
1937.1010
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: 
1840
eMuseum Object ID: 
44885
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Oil lamps (pair)

Classification: 
Date: 
1812-1827
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 10 1/4 x 3 3/8 x 3 3/8 in. ( 26 x 8.6 x 8.6 cm )
Description: 
Pair of colorless glass oil lamps; blown font and standard and pressed base; spherical font has mercurial line and is separated from standard by circular collar; standard encircled by applied chain pattern formed with two thick threads of glass; pressed base consists of dome with interior ribs ("lemon squeezer") on square base.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number: 
1937.1091ab
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: 
1827
eMuseum Object ID: 
44884
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Bitters bottle: Doyle's Hop bitters, 1872

Classification: 
Date: 
1880-1910
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 9 3/4 x 2 5/8 x 2 5/8 in. ( 24.8 x 6.7 x 6.7 cm )
Description: 
Amber glass bitters bottle blown in three-part mold with two-part finish, sloped shoulder with inscription "DOYLE'S HOP BITTERS 1872," square body with recessed panels one of which has embossed plant motif, and base with manufacturer's mark in circular depression and diagonal seam.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number: 
1937.1662
Marks: 
in relief: on shoulder: "DOYLE'S / HOP / BITTERS / 1872" in relief: on base: "E / 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.
Provenance: 
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1910
eMuseum Object ID: 
44848
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Inkwell

Classification: 
Date: 
1870-1900
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 1/8 x 2 3/4 in. ( 5.4 x 7 cm )
Description: 
Colorless lead glass inkwell made in a multi-part mold; cylindrical with flat top and base; top pierced with central conical indentation with open tip, three smaller conical indentations around sides, and round opening with cylindrical neck; rough pontil mark on reverse.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number: 
1937.1678
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: 
1900
eMuseum Object ID: 
44847
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Hat

Classification: 
Date: 
1820-1840
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 1/8 x 3 x 2 3/4 in. ( 5.4 x 7.6 x 7 cm )
Description: 
Colorless lead glass hat blown in a full-size four-part mold with hand-tooled brim with infolded edge, alternating panels with sunbursts and diamond diapering above two bands of diagonal ribbing on crown, and pontil mark surrounded by radiating ribs on base.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number: 
1937.991
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: 
1840
eMuseum Object ID: 
44846
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Pocket bottle/ "Pitkin" Flask

Classification: 
Date: 
1815-1845
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 x 4 x 2 3/4 in. ( 17.8 x 10.2 x 7 cm )
Description: 
Light green, lead, blown glass pocket bottle with short cylindrical neck, compressed oval body with ridge around shoulder formed by second gather of glass and pattern molded with approximately 36 vertical ribs over 36 ribs swirled to the right, two oval indentations at top of body below shoulders, slight push-up and pontil mark.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number: 
1937.1034
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: 
1845
eMuseum Object ID: 
44845
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Salt Cellar

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1830-1840
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 1/4 x 3 1/4 x 2 in. ( 5.7 x 8.3 x 5.1 cm )
Description: 
Colorless, lead glass; pressed. Salt; trapezoidal form; two eagles flanking patriotic shield on sides and star-filled diamond on ends; twelve-pointed star on base; four feet formed from eagles' feet (Neal EE3a).
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number: 
1937.1076a
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: 
1840
eMuseum Object ID: 
44844
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

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