Inkwell

Classification: 
Date: 
1820-1840
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 x 2 3/4 in. ( 5.1 x 7 cm )
Description: 
Olive non-lead bubbly glass inkwell; blown, flattened spherical shape with depressed cylindrical neck; pontil mark in base.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number: 
1937.1082
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: 
2065
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Bowl

Classification: 
Date: 
1830-1840
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 1/8 x 11 7/8 in. ( 5.4 x 30.2 cm )
Description: 
Colorless pressed lead glass bowl with alternating medallions and clusters of four peacock feathers on sides and band of diamonds surrounding circle of S-scrolls with thirteen-pointed star at center on base.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Mrs. F. MacDonald Sinclair (Jennie H. Sinclair)
Object Number: 
1965.803
Gallery Label: 
According "Sandwich Glass," this bowl is extremely rare.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1840
eMuseum Object ID: 
2038
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Cream jug

Classification: 
Date: 
1760-1800
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 1/4 x 3 1/4 x 2 in. ( 10.8 x 8.3 x 5.1 cm )
Description: 
Cobalt blue pattern-molded lead glass cream jug; ovoid body, short neck, and flared rim pulled out to form spout; all pattern-molded with diamond diapering; applied handle crimped and curled at end; applied pedestal foot with pontil mark.
Object Number: 
INV.3742
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1800
eMuseum Object ID: 
2019
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Tumbler

Classification: 
Date: 
1875-1950
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 x 2 1/2 in. ( 10.2 x 6.4 cm )
Description: 
Colorless pressed glass tumbler; cylindrical form with etched pennant on flagstaff with insignia "C.H.S.B.Co."
Credit Line: 
Purchase, James B. Wilbur Fund
Object Number: 
1941.859
Marks: 
etched: "C.H.S.B.Co."
Provenance: 
The George W. Murdock Collection of Steamboat Artifacts
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1950
eMuseum Object ID: 
2017
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Ink bottle

Classification: 
Date: 
1840-1900
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 1/2 x 2 1/4 in. ( 3.8 x 5.7 cm )
Description: 
Aquamarine ink bottle made in two part mold; dome shaped with straight sides that are faceted around half the base;short cylindrical neck extends upwards from one side; rough lip.
Object Number: 
INV.7775
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1900
eMuseum Object ID: 
2016
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Cup plate

Classification: 
Date: 
1835-1850
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1/2 x 3 5/16 in. ( 1.3 x 8.4 cm )
Description: 
Dark amber pressed lead glass cup plate; circular form with scalloped edge; in well, twenty-petaled flower with center composed of three concentric rings around center dot; plain interior rim (Lee-Rose 522).
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. J. Insley Blair
Object Number: 
1938.263
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1850
eMuseum Object ID: 
2015
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Footed glass hat

Classification: 
Date: 
1860-1890
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 7/8 x 2 7/8 x 2 5/8 in. ( 7.3 x 7.3 x 6.7 cm )
Description: 
Aquamarine blown lead glass footed hat with molded bowl with hand-tooled rim, applied stem with basal knop, and pontil mark on underside of foot.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Clarence G. Michalis
Object Number: 
1953.505
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1890
eMuseum Object ID: 
2014
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Pitcher

Classification: 
Date: 
1920-1960
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 x 5 x 3 5/8 in. ( 12.7 x 12.7 x 9.2 cm )
Description: 
Blue lead glass pitcher dipped in ribbed mold and swirled to the right; Thistle-shaped body with slightly flaring, folded and crimped rim with spout; applied handle; push up and pontil mark on base.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Dr. Arthur H. Merritt
Object Number: 
1961.401
Gallery Label: 
The lack of ware on this pitcher indicates that it is a twentieth-century reproduction of an earlier form.
Provenance: 
The Dr. Arthur H. Merritt Collection of Anglo-American Historical Staffordshire
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1960
eMuseum Object ID: 
2012
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Shot glass: miniature tumbler

Classification: 
Date: 
1840-1860
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 1/2 x 1 3/4 in. ( 3.8 x 4.4 cm )
Description: 
Cobalt blue pressed lead glass miniature tumbler; six vertical panels around sides.
Object Number: 
INV.3953
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1860
eMuseum Object ID: 
2011
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Cream jug

Classification: 
Date: 
1825-1840
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 x 3 1/2 x 2 in. ( 7.6 x 8.9 x 5.1 cm )
Description: 
Colorless, lead glass cream jug blown in a three-part mold (McKearin GIII-18); flared rim pulled out to form spout, squat cylindrical body with rounded shoulders molded with band of ribbing at neck over band of diamond diapering over band fluting at base; base molded with diamonds (Diamond Type) with pontil mark; applied ribbed handle with crimped end.
Object Number: 
INV.3743
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1840
eMuseum Object ID: 
2008
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

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