Candlestick

Classification: 
Date: 
1850-1860
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 1/4 x 4 in. ( 18.4 x 10.2 cm )
Description: 
Translucent yellow pressed lead glass candlestick; hexagonal socket with petal-form rim on hexagonal baluster stem joined by wafer to hexagonal baluster standard on conical base; no pontil mark.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Mrs. F. MacDonald Sinclair (Jennie H. Sinclair)
Object Number: 
1965.868b
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1860
eMuseum Object ID: 
1393
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Candlestick

Classification: 
Date: 
1840-1855
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 1/4 x 4 1/4 in. ( 18.4 x 10.8 cm )
Description: 
White alabaster pressed lead glass candlestick; hexagonal socket with petal-form rim on hexagonal baluster stem joined by wafer to hexagonal knop above a seven-loop trumpet-shaped base; base hollow with pontil mark.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Mrs. F. MacDonald Sinclair (Jennie H. Sinclair)
Object Number: 
1965.873b
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1855
eMuseum Object ID: 
1392
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Smelling bottle

Classification: 
Date: 
1780-1820
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 1/2 x 1 7/8 x 7/8 in. ( 6.4 x 4.8 x 2.2 cm )
Description: 
Colorless blown lead glass smelling bottle; cylindrical wound body (seahorse shape) with embedded opaque blue and white threads (twisted) and with applied trailed thread decoration (colorless) crimped into parallel notches, with crimped end; straight finish with fire-polished lip; pontil mark on side.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Mrs. F. MacDonald Sinclair (Jennie H. Sinclair)
Object Number: 
1965.761d
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1820
eMuseum Object ID: 
1386
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: 
Light green 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.11882
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: 
1385
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Candlestick

Classification: 
Date: 
1850-1900
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 8 1/2 x 4 1/2 x 4 in. ( 21.6 x 11.4 x 10.2 cm )
Description: 
Blue-green pressed lead glass candlestick; hexagonal baluster-shaped socket with gadrooned rim and circular cartouches on hexagonal baluster standard with oval cartouches on hexagonal faceted pedestal base with loop decoration; hollow interior ribbed like a lemon-squeezer.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Mrs. F. MacDonald Sinclair (Jennie H. Sinclair)
Object Number: 
1965.855a
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1900
eMuseum Object ID: 
1384
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Miniature tumbler

Classification: 
Date: 
1840-1860
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 1/2 x 1 1/2 in. ( 3.8 x 3.8 cm )
Description: 
Blue-green pressed lead glass miniature tumbler; sides decorated with swags on stippled ground.
Object Number: 
INV.569
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1860
eMuseum Object ID: 
1383
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Paperweight

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1870
Medium: 
Glass, paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 1/4 x 3 1/4 in. ( 3.2 x 8.3 cm )
Description: 
Glass paperweight; circular with lithographic image of downtown Manhattan affixed to base and visible through rounded top.
Credit Line: 
Gift of William Skinner
Object Number: 
1939.215
Gallery Label: 
According to the accession records, the classical style building pictured in the lithograph is the old New York City court house at Park Row and Center Street.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1870
eMuseum Object ID: 
1382
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Hat

Classification: 
Date: 
1880-1910
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 3/4 x 7 1/4 x 5 in. ( 7 x 18.4 x 12.7 cm )
Description: 
Amber blown lead glass hat with hand-tooled brim, molded crown, slight push-up, and pontil mark on base.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Clarence G. Michalis
Object Number: 
1953.481
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1910
eMuseum Object ID: 
1381
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Dish: footed compote

Classification: 
Date: 
1830-1860
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 1/2 x 6 1/8 in. ( 11.4 x 15.6 cm )
Description: 
Colorless pressed glass compote with base blown separately and attached with wafer; bowl has sawtooth rim and decoration consisting of shields, leaves, and pinwheels organized in concentric bands; hand-tooled stem with annular knop joined by wafer to plain circular foot with pontil mark on underside.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Mrs. F. MacDonald Sinclair (Jennie H. Sinclair)
Object Number: 
1965.797e
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1860
eMuseum Object ID: 
1380
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Plate

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1885
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 x 10 1/2 in. ( 2.5 x 26.7 cm )
Description: 
Colorless pressed lead glass plate; circular form with scalloped border; rim with overlapping maple leaves with inscription "LET US HAVE PEACE/U.S. GRANT"; bust of President Ulysses S. Grant in the center with inscription "BORN APRIL 22, 1822 DIED JULY 23, 1885".
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Robert C. Taylor
Object Number: 
1945.398
Marks: 
impressed: on rim: "LET US HAVE PEACE" impressed: on center: "BORN APRIL 22, 1822 DIED JULY 23, 1885"
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1885
eMuseum Object ID: 
1379
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

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