Vase

Classification: 
Date: 
1855-1865
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 9 1/8 x 4 1/4 in. ( 23.2 x 10.8 cm )
Description: 
Canary-yellow pressed lead glass vase; elongated conical shape with fluted rim and three rows of raised rectangular panels with an oval thumbprint at the center of each (block-and-printie pattern); hollow hexagonal base.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Mrs. F. MacDonald Sinclair (Jennie H. Sinclair)
Object Number: 
1965.840b
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1865
eMuseum Object ID: 
1457
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Vase

Classification: 
Date: 
1850-1875
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 1/4 x 4 5/8 in. ( 28.6 x 11.7 cm )
Description: 
Emerald-green pressed lead glass vase; elongated conical shape with fluted rim and six vertical loops surrounding bowl; hexagonal stem with dumb-bell knop and stepped hexagonal foot.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Mrs. F. MacDonald Sinclair (Jennie H. Sinclair)
Object Number: 
1965.848a
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1875
eMuseum Object ID: 
1456
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Candlestick

Classification: 
Date: 
1840-1855
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 x 4 1/2 in. ( 17.8 x 11.4 cm )
Description: 
Blue pressed lead glass candlestick; hexagonal socket with wide, flat rim on hexagonal baluster stem joined by a wafer to a hexagonal knop above a seven-loop trumpet-shaped base; base hollow with pontil mark.
Object Number: 
INV.3764
Gallery Label: 
This candlestick is attributed to Boston & Sandwich on the basis of fragments of similar bases and sockets found on the site of the glass works.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1855
eMuseum Object ID: 
1455
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Smelling bottle

Classification: 
Date: 
1820-1890
Medium: 
Glass, white metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 1/4 x 1 1/4 x 3/4 in. ( 8.3 x 3.2 x 1.9 cm )
Description: 
Opaque white non-lead glass smelling bottle (or pungent) with metal ringed cap; hexagonal shape with wide ogival side on each end and 2 narrow ogival sides on each end.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Mrs. F. MacDonald Sinclair (Jennie H. Sinclair)
Object Number: 
1965.766g
Gallery Label: 

The main purpose of smelling bottles, or pungents, was to mask unpleasant odors, and thus they usually held smelling salts. They were first stoppered by corks and eventually by screw caps. The capacity of these bottles ranges from fractions of a dram to a little over an ounce.

Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1890
eMuseum Object ID: 
1454
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Celery glass

Classification: 
Date: 
1845-1865
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 9 7/8 x 5 in. ( 25.1 x 12.7 cm )
Description: 
Blue-green, lead glass; pressed. Celery glass; eight-panel, bell-shaped body with scalloped rim, on short cylinder; body joined by wafer below to octagonal pedestal foot.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. J. Insley Blair
Object Number: 
1942.509a
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1865
eMuseum Object ID: 
1453
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Candlestick

Classification: 
Date: 
1845-1865
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 10 3/4 x 3 3/4 x 2 1/2 in. ( 27.3 x 9.5 x 6.4 cm )
Description: 
Pressed amber glass candlestick with petal socket, dolphin standard, and square stepped base.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Fannie G. Dudley and family
Object Number: 
1957.164b
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1865
eMuseum Object ID: 
1451
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Oil lamp

Classification: 
Date: 
1835-1840
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 1/4 x 2 1/2 x 2 1/2 in. ( 18.4 x 6.4 x 6.4 cm )
Description: 
Colorless lead glass oil lamp with blown font and pressed base; bulb-shaped font with vertical rim joined by wafer to square base with five steps.
Object Number: 
INV.11871
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1840
eMuseum Object ID: 
1450
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Glass hat

Classification: 
Date: 
1860-1890
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 1/4 x 3 1/2 x 2 3/4 in. ( 5.7 x 8.9 x 7 cm )
Description: 
Amber blown glass hat with hand-tooled brim, molded crown, and pontil mark on base.
Object Number: 
INV.621
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1890
eMuseum Object ID: 
1447
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Cup plate

Classification: 
Date: 
1830-1850
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1/2 x 3 1/2 in. ( 1.3 x 8.9 cm )
Description: 
Colorless pressed lead glass cup plate; circular form with scalloped edge; in well, three-masted side-wheel steamer (the Chancellor Livingston) with flag flying, on wavy sea, with inscription above and below ship; on interior rim, pattern of shields, clear hearts, scrolls, and stars, on stippled ground; rope table ring (Lee-Rose 624-A).
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Coates in loving memory of Howard Masten and Anne Louise Canoune
Object Number: 
1971.109cc
Marks: 
pressed: in well: "CHANCELLOR/LIVINGSTON"
Gallery Label: 
The Chancellor Livingston was a paddle-wheel steamboat with auxiliary sails that operated between New York and Providence, R.I. until it was dismantled in 1834. The cup plate may commemorate the destruction of the ship.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1850
eMuseum Object ID: 
1443
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Cup plate

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1835
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1/2 x 3 1/2 in. ( 1.3 x 8.9 cm )
Description: 
Colorless pressed lead glass cup plate; circular form with scalloped edge; in well, three-masted side-wheel steamer (the Chancellor Livingston) with with stippled rigging and curved flag, with stippled foreground, with inscription above and below ship; on interior rim, pattern of shields, stippled hearts, scrolls, and stars, on stippled ground; rope table ring (Lee-Rose 631).
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Robert C. Taylor
Object Number: 
1945.418b
Marks: 
pressed: in well: "CHANCELLOR/LIVINGSTON"
Gallery Label: 
The Chancellor Livingston was a paddle-wheel steamboat with auxiliary sails that operated between New York and Providence, R.I. until it was dismantled in 1834. The cup plate may commemorate the destruction of the ship.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1835
eMuseum Object ID: 
1442
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Pages

Subscribe to RSS - GLASS
Creative: Tronvig Group