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Tray

Classification: 
Date: 
1830-1835
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 x 7 x 4 1/2 in. ( 2.5 x 17.8 x 11.4 cm )
Description: 
Colorless, lead glass; pressed. Glass tray; rectangular shape with alternating hearts and six-pointed stars on sides and the image of a sailing ship with inscription "U.S.F. CONSTITUTION" at center.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Mrs. J. Insley Blair
Object Number: 
1952.238
Marks: 
pressed: at center: "U.S.F. CONSTITUTION"
Gallery Label: 
The U.S.F. Constitution was one of the United States' earliest naval vessels. A proposal to scrap the ship announced around 1830 provoked a public outcry. At least one fragment of this pattern was found at the Sandwich factory site.
Bibliography: 

See "American and European Pressed Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass," p. 105.

Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1835
eMuseum Object ID: 
24756
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Champagne glass

Classification: 
Date: 
1860-1880
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 x 3 1/8 in. ( 12.7 x 7.9 cm )
Description: 
Colorless, trumpet-shaped hollow stem champagne glass; ground and polished rim, lower part of bowl tapers and has seven cut panels; stem composed of three solid knops; copper wheel engraved grape vine band around bowl; circular base, no pontil mark.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Florence Rogers Dietrich
Object Number: 
1944.58d
Gallery Label: 
According to the accession records, this set has been attributed to Brooklyn's Greenpoint Glassworks (working 1873-1880) and to Isaac Duval of Wellsburg, West Va. (working 1813-23). The former is more likely, given the style of the set.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1880
eMuseum Object ID: 
24661
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Bottle

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1789
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 3/4 x 5 1/2 in. ( 29.8 x 14 cm )
Description: 
Olive green, non-lead, blown glass bottle with applied seal "WD HART 1789;" bottle blown in dip mold and has cylindrical neck with applied up-tooled and flattened string rim, rounded shoulders, and a squat cylindrical body with seal applied on body below shoulder, push-up and pontil mark.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Helen Murray MacDonald
Object Number: 
1955.174
Marks: 
in relief: on seal: "WD/ HART./ 1789"
Gallery Label: 
According to the accession records, this bottle belonged to William de Hart (1746-1801) who married Elizabeth Bleecker (daughter of James and Abigail Bleecker). de Hart was born in Elizabethtown, N.J. and died in Morristown, N.J. he served as a colonel in the American Revolution.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1789
eMuseum Object ID: 
24500
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Candlestick: clear star base

Classification: 
Date: 
1823-1845
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 10 3/4 x 4 1/4 in. ( 27.3 x 10.8 cm )
Description: 
Colorless cut lead glass candlestick; baluster vase-shaped candle socket with bobeche with upturned rim cut with band of strawberry diamonds on body and fans on bobeche joined by cut wafer to holow cylindrical stem with cut with design of interlocking circles with strawberry diamonds joined by faceted wafer to panel-cut pedestal base with a flat plinth in the shape of an eight-pointed star.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Lena Cadwalader Evans
Object Number: 
1936.698a
Gallery Label: 
According to the accession records, this candlestick is Irish, but its provenance and similarity to other pieces of Brooklyn glass from the Corse family at the New-York Historical Society suggest that it may be a product of the Brooklyn Glass Works.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1845
eMuseum Object ID: 
24371
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Chamberstick

Classification: 
Date: 
1780-1820
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 1/2 x 5 in. ( 14 x 12.7 cm )
Description: 
Aquamarine blown glass chamberstick; deep cylindrical socket with cut rim and scrolling handle extending from rim to top of stem; solid stem composed of four attached knops; base with upturned rim and downward folded edge.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Mrs. J. Insley Blair
Object Number: 
1951.360
Gallery Label: 
According to the accession records, this chamberstick was purchased by the donor in November of 1916 at the Sun Dial Shop, for $25.00.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1820
eMuseum Object ID: 
24369
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Cruet with stopper

Classification: 
Date: 
1820-1840
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 1/4 x 2 1/2 in. ( 15.9 x 6.4 cm )
Description: 
Blue non-lead glass toilet bottle blown in a three-part mold (McKearin GI-3 Type 2) with a tapered cylindrical neck and flanged lip, barrel-shaped body with sloping shoulders molded with overall pattern of 28 swirled ribs, base with molded concentric circles (McKearin Ringed Type III) and pontil mark, and solid stopper with ball finial on wafer with tapered plug.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number: 
1937.1015ab
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: 
24295
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Demijohn

Classification: 
Date: 
1840-1880
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 15 1/2 x 13 in. ( 39.4 x 33 cm )
Description: 
Green blown glass demijohn; spherical body with short cylindrical neck; applied rounded ring below plain rough lip; no pontil mark.
Object Number: 
INV.6436
Gallery Label: 
A demijohn is a rigid container with a typical capacity of 20 to 60 L (5 to 15 gallons) and are primarily used for transporting fluids, often water or chemicals. They are also used for in-home fermentation of beverages, often beer or wine.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1880
eMuseum Object ID: 
24174
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Case bottle

Classification: 
Date: 
1700-1820
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 10 1/4 x 3 1/2 x 3 1/2 in. ( 26 x 8.9 x 8.9 cm )
Description: 
Olive green, non-lead, blown glass case bottle; bottle blown in a dip mold and has a short neck with a flared, folded-over lip, rounded shoulders, and a four-sided body with flat, tapered sides, a squared base with rounded corners, slight domed push-up and a rough pontil scar.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Clarence G. Michalis
Object Number: 
1953.408
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1820
eMuseum Object ID: 
23937
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Bottle

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1805
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 10 x 4 1/4 in. ( 25.4 x 10.8 cm )
Description: 
Olive green, non-lead, blown glass bottle with applied seal marked "I Chandler 1805;" bottle blown in dip mold and has cylindrical neck with applied V-shaped string rim, rounded shoulders, and a squat cylindrical body with a push-up and pontil mark.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number: 
1937.1656
Marks: 
stamped: on seal; I/ Chandler/ 1805"
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: 
1805
eMuseum Object ID: 
23844
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Figured flask

Classification: 
Date: 
1826-1835
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 1/4 x 5 x 2 1/2 in. ( 18.4 x 12.7 x 6.4 cm )
Description: 
Green non-lead glass figured flask blown in a full-size two-part mold (McKearin GI-14) with hand-tooled cylindrical finish and ovoid body; on obverse, portrait of George Washington with inscription "GENERAL WASHINGTON" in oval frame; on reverse, in oval frame, American eagle grasping cartouche with inscription "T. W. D" with rays and inscription "E PLURIBUS UNUM" above eagle; on sides, inscription "KENSINGTON GLASS WORKS PHILADELPHIA / ADAMS & JEFFERSON JULY 4. A. D. 1776"; oval base with blowpipe mark.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number: 
1937.743
Marks: 
in relief: on obverse: "GENERAL WASHINGTON" in relief: on reverse: "E PLURIBUS UNUM" and "T. W. D" in relief: on sides: "KENSINGTON GLASS WORKS PHILADELPHIA / ADAMS & JEFFERSON JULY 4. A. D. 1776"
Gallery Label: 
This flask commemorates the deaths of Adams and Jefferson which occurred on July 4, 1826. "T. W. D" stands for Thomas W. Dyott, owner of Kensington Glass Works.
Provenance: 
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1835
eMuseum Object ID: 
23642
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

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