Vase

Classification: 
Date: 
1840-1860
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 8 1/8 x 4 1/2 in. ( 20.6 x 11.4 cm )
Description: 
Amethyst lead glass vase with pressed base and mold-blown bowl; trumpet- shaped bowl molded with swirling petal pattern and flaring rim tooled with scallops; bown joined by wafer to pressed hexagonal baluster stem with curcular base.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Mrs. F. MacDonald Sinclair
Object Number: 
1965.838
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1860
eMuseum Object ID: 
1861
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Dish: blue

Classification: 
Date: 
1830-1840
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 x 5 1/2 in. ( 2.5 x 14 cm )
Description: 
Cobalt blue pressed lead glass dish with hand-tooled rim; circular form with scalloped edge; rim decorated with S-curved foliage on stippled ground; center decorated with criss-cross and star pattern.
Object Number: 
INV.13297
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1840
eMuseum Object ID: 
1860
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Salt

Classification: 
Date: 
1826-1830
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 x 2 7/8 x 2 1/4 in. ( 5.1 x 7.3 x 5.7 cm )
Description: 
Colorless pressed lead glass salt; rectangular with columns and ball feet at corners; paneled sides outlined with rope molding enclosing a basket of fruit and flowers on the sides and a rose on the ends; mark on the bottom (Neal NE2).
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Mrs. F. MacDonald Sinclair (Jennie H. Sinclair)
Object Number: 
1965.736a
Marks: 
pressed: on bottom: "N.E./GLASS/COMPANY/BOSTON"
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1830
eMuseum Object ID: 
1858
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Salt

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1830-1840
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 3/4 x 3 1/4 x 2 1/4 in. ( 4.4 x 8.3 x 5.7 cm )
Description: 
Opaque cobalt blue, lead glass; pressed. Salt; oval form with diamond pattern separated by beading on sides; star-centered diamond pattern on base (Neal OL15).
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number: 
1937.939
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: 
1857
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Cream pitcher

Classification: 
Date: 
1815-1840
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 1/4 x 3 3/4 x 2 1/2 in. ( 5.7 x 9.5 x 6.4 cm )
Description: 
Emerald green lead glass cream pitcher blown and finished by hand-tooling; circular form with straight sides; applied hollow handle; applied spout; pontil mark.
Object Number: 
INV.3800
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1840
eMuseum Object ID: 
1811
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Stemware: goblet

Classification: 
Date: 
1875-1899
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 1/8 x 3 1/2 in. ( 15.6 x 8.9 cm )
Description: 
Colorless glass; pressed. Goblet; plain band around rim with inverted triangles beneath; bare tree branches around bowl with one owl perched and one possum climbing ("owl and possum pattern"); stem is pressed to resemble a tree trunk; circular base.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Mrs. F. MacDonald Sinclair (Jennie H. Sinclair)
Object Number: 
1965.787a
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1899
eMuseum Object ID: 
1804
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Stemware: goblet

Classification: 
Date: 
1864-1870
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 1/8 x 3 1/2 in. ( 15.6 x 8.9 cm )
Description: 
Colorless pressed lead glass goblet; outside of bowl pressed with vertical ribs and stylized grapevine band ("ribbed-grape pattern"); hexagonal stem and trumpet-shaped base with rays.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Mrs. F. MacDonald Sinclair (Jennie H. Sinclair)
Object Number: 
1965.786l
Gallery Label: 
This pattern has also been attributed to Boston and Sandwich Glass Works, Sandwich, MA (see publications).
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1870
eMuseum Object ID: 
1802
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Compote

Classification: 
Date: 
1828-1850
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 1/4 x 6 3/4 in. ( 10.8 x 17.1 cm )
Description: 
Colorless pressed lead glass compote; circular form with rope edge; in well, abstract floral pattern surrounded by pattern of alternating shields and wheat sheaves; on interior rim, alternating waffle-patterned hearts and abstract geometric designs, connected by arches; applied and tooled stem and foot.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Mrs. F. MacDonald Sinclair (Jennie H. Sinclair)
Object Number: 
1965.797b
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1850
eMuseum Object ID: 
1799
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Tumbler

Classification: 
Date: 
1860-1880
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 1/2 x 3 3/8 in. ( 8.9 x 8.6 cm )
Description: 
Colorless cut lead glass tumbler; tapering cylindrical form cut with six flats.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Miss M. Gertrude Deavenport
Object Number: 
1954.45
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1880
eMuseum Object ID: 
1798
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Oil lamp

Classification: 
Date: 
1830-1840
Medium: 
Glass, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 9 3/4 x 3 1/4 x 3 1/4 in. ( 24.8 x 8.3 x 8.3 cm )
Description: 
Colorless lead glass oil lamp with blown font and pressed base; bulb-shaped font decorated with unpolished stone-wheel engraving of vine and grapes joined with an annulated knop to base with three circular steps on a square plinth with projecting round corners; brass and tin collar and double wick holder for whale oil.
Object Number: 
INV.4019
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1840
eMuseum Object ID: 
1797
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

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