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Pear

Classification: 
Date: 
1850-1900
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 1/2 x 2 x 2 in. ( 11.4 x 5.1 x 5.1 cm )
Description: 
Opaque white, blue, yellow, red and green blown glass pear-shaped ornament; made of multi-colored canes and fragments of glass marvered together; stem of pear open.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Irving McKesson
Object Number: 
1934.36
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1900
eMuseum Object ID: 
1378
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Sphere (witch ball)

Classification: 
Date: 
1800-1900
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 in. ( 10.2 cm )
Description: 
Emerald green pattern-molded glass sphere with open pontil mark at one end and molded with overall diamond design.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number: 
1937.981
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: 
1900
eMuseum Object ID: 
1377
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Bottle

Classification: 
Date: 
1820-1850
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 9 x 5 3/4 x 2 in. ( 22.9 x 14.6 x 5.1 cm )
Description: 
Deep amber lead glass bottle blown in a three-part mold with tapered cylindrical neck with string rim, applied handle (now broken and missing), round body with flat sides, and oval base with concave profile and pontil mark.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number: 
1937.956
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: 
1850
eMuseum Object ID: 
1374
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Oil lamp

Classification: 
Date: 
1855-1870
Medium: 
Glass and metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 1/4 x 3 x 2 3/4 in. ( 15.9 x 7.6 x 7 cm )
Description: 
Green pressed lead glass oil lamp; hexagonal domed font with impressed oval cartouches on hexagonal pedestal base; lamp pressed in one multi-part mold; pewter threaded collar.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Mrs. F. MacDonald Sinclair (Jennie H. Sinclair)
Object Number: 
1965.919a
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1870
eMuseum Object ID: 
1373
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 1/4 in. ( 1.3 x 8.3 cm )
Description: 
Deep blue pressed lead glass cup plate; circular form with scalloped edge; narrow curved rim and flat circular well; American eagle with shield on breast, wings crookedly raised and head facing right, clutching arrows and laurel branch, in well; upper edge of well outlined in 13 stars; design of 4 daisies with palmettes in circles and dotted circles interspersed around interior rim (Lee-Rose 677-A).
Object Number: 
INV.8248
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1850
eMuseum Object ID: 
1372
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 1/4 in. ( 1.3 x 8.3 cm )
Description: 
Deep blue pressed lead glass cup plate; octagonal form with scalloped edge; undecorated rim curved in to flat circular well; American eagle with shield on breast, wings crookedly raised and head facing right, clutching arrows and laurel wreath, in well; 13 stars grouped around eagle, in well (Lee-Rose 680-E).
Object Number: 
INV.8305
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1850
eMuseum Object ID: 
1371
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Candlestick

Classification: 
Date: 
1840-1855
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 9 1/4 x 3 1/2 x 3 1/2 in. ( 23.5 x 8.9 x 8.9 cm )
Description: 
Opaque white and blue pressed lead glass candlestick; opaque white hexagonal socket with petal-form rim on hexagonal stem joined with a wafer to opaque blue columnar standard with eleven flutes on two-stepped square plinth; hollow interior with pontil mark.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Mrs. F. MacDonald Sinclair (Jennie H. Sinclair)
Object Number: 
1965.878b
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1855
eMuseum Object ID: 
1338
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Candlestick

Classification: 
Date: 
1840-55
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 3/4 x 4 1/8 in. ( 19.7 x 10.5 cm )
Description: 
Blue lead glass candlestick pressed in single mold; hexagonal, baluster-shaped socket and stem; hollow, tapering, straight-sided hexagonal standard and trumpet-shaped base with baluster.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Mrs. F. MacDonald Sinclair (Jennie H. Sinclair)
Object Number: 
1965.857a
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1840
eMuseum Object ID: 
1335
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Candlestick

Classification: 
Date: 
1840-1855
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 x 4 1/4 in. ( 15.2 x 10.8 cm )
Description: 
Colorless pressed lead glass candleholder; hexagonal socket joined by wafer to standard above knop; hollow, hexagonal trumpet-shaped base.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Ripley Hitchcock
Object Number: 
1957.13e
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1855
eMuseum Object ID: 
1334
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Candlestick

Classification: 
Date: 
1840-1855
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 1/2 x 4 3/8 x 3 3/4 in. ( 19 x 11.1 x 9.5 cm )
Description: 
Translucent green alabaster pressed lead glass candlestick; hexagonal socket with petal-form rim on hexagonal baluster stem joined with a wafer to hexagonal knop on hexagonal pedestal base.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Mrs. F. MacDonald Sinclair (Jennie Sinclair)
Object Number: 
1965.869a
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1855
eMuseum Object ID: 
1333
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

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