Oil lamp

Classification: 
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 x 2 1/2 in. ( 10.2 x 6.4 cm )
Description: 
Colorless blown lead glass peg oil lamp with spherical font with inturned lip and applied handle crimped at lower terminal attached to solid peg with pontil mark.
Object Number: 
INV.552
Gallery Label: 
Peg lamps were designed to fit into a candlestick.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
0
eMuseum Object ID: 
1726
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Salt

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1830-1845
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 1/4 x 3 1/4 x 2 1/2 in. ( 3.2 x 8.3 x 6.4 cm )
Description: 
Colorless pressed lead glass salt; rectangular with shaped corners and tapered sides.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Rocellus S. Guernsey and her daughter Miss. Eva L. Guernsey
Object Number: 
1933.24
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1845
eMuseum Object ID: 
1720
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Flower, rose paperweight

Classification: 
Date: 
1942-1965
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 1/2 x 2 3/8 in. ( 6.4 x 6 cm )
Description: 
Colorless lead glass paperweight in the shape of a sphere on flat circular base; internal motif of three-dimensional pink opal rose with four green over white leaves.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Mrs. F. MacDonald Sinclair
Object Number: 
1965.422
Marks: 
handwritten in ink: on paper label affixed to base: "114 B160[?] / 422"
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1965
eMuseum Object ID: 
1684
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Paperweight: fruit

Classification: 
Date: 
1860-1880
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 1/4 x 2 7/8 in. ( 5.7 x 7.3 cm )
Description: 
Blown glass paperweight in the form of a red and yellow pear fused to a colorless, circular ("cookie") base.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Mrs. F. MacDonald Sinclair
Object Number: 
1965.124
Marks: 
handwritten in ink: on paper labels affixed to base: "110" and "8 / 123"
Gallery Label: 
Paperweights of this type were a specialty of the New England Glass Company (see "Glass Paperweights of the New-York Historical Society," p. 127).
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1880
eMuseum Object ID: 
1675
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Cologne bottle with stopper

Classification: 
Date: 
1830-1850
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 3/4 x 3 in. ( 19.7 x 7.6 cm )
Description: 
Yellow cut glass cologne bottle with stopper; octagonal bell-shaped form with faceted ring around cylindrical neck; ring around middle of body; circular base; solid hexagonal stopper.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isabella Vaché Cox
Object Number: 
1926.29ab
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1850
eMuseum Object ID: 
1668
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Pestle

Classification: 
Date: 
1875-1900
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 1/2 x 1 1/4 in. ( 14 x 3.2 cm )
Description: 
Colorless molded glass pestle.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Weber Hill Arkenburgh
Object Number: 
1948.320
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1900
eMuseum Object ID: 
1666
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Goblet

Classification: 
Date: 
1780-1860
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 3/8 x 4 1/2 in. ( 18.7 x 11.4 cm )
Description: 
Colorless blown lead glass goblet with applied opaque white rim; hemispherical bowl joined by cylindrical stem with central compressed ball knop to conical foot with pontil mark on underside.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Mrs. J. Insley Blair
Object Number: 
1952.71
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1860
eMuseum Object ID: 
1665
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Glass tumbler: I Like Ike

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1952
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 1/2 x 3 1/2 in. ( 11.4 x 8.9 cm )
Description: 
Colorless, mold-blown lead glass tumbler; tapering cylindrical form; silver band around rim, and silver printed country and city scenes on either side; inscription "I LIKE IKE" on both sides.
Object Number: 
INV.5463
Marks: 
printed: on both sides of tumbler: "I LIKE IKE"
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1952
eMuseum Object ID: 
1658
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Paperweight

Classification: 
Date: 
1880-1920
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 x 4 1/4 x 3 in. ( 2.5 x 10.8 x 7.6 cm )
Description: 
Colorless pressed glass flat plaque paperweight; rectangular with rounded corners; profile portrait of Abraham Lincoln impressed intaglio into base and given an acid finish.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. J. Insley Blair
Object Number: 
1948.398b
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1920
eMuseum Object ID: 
1656
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Wine glass

Classification: 
Date: 
1815-1840
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 3/4 x 2 in. ( 7 x 5.1 cm )
Description: 
Sapphire blue pattern-molded wine glass with sheared rim folded inward, fourteen vertical ribs twisted slightly to the right, sloped circular base, and pontil mark.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number: 
1937.1004
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: 
1654
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

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