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Vase

Classification: 
Date: 
1815-1850
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 1/2 x 3 1/2 in. ( 16.5 x 8.9 cm )
Description: 
Olive green blown non-lead glass vase; baluster form with flared, over-turned rim and applied conical base with pontil mark.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Mrs. J. Insley Blair
Object Number: 
1952.180
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1850
eMuseum Object ID: 
1221
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Bowl

Classification: 
Date: 
1810-1840
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 3/4 x 4 5/8 in. ( 4.4 x 11.7 cm )
Description: 
Colorless lead glass bowl blown in a three-part mold, possibly a tumbler mold, and tooled into rounded shape; with sheared rim folded to the outside, panels of diamond patterning alternating with panels with ribs radiating from central diamond on sides, two bands of diagonal ribbing on edge of base, and radiating ribs surrounding pontil mark.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Dr. Arthur H. Merritt
Object Number: 
1961.407
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1840
eMuseum Object ID: 
1219
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Figured flask

Classification: 
Date: 
1835-1855
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 1/4 x 5 x 2 in. ( 18.4 x 12.7 x 5.1 cm )
Description: 
Green lead glass figured flask blown in a two-part mold (McKearin GIX-13) with plain lip, flat collar, pear-shaped body with scroll patterning and two seven-pointed stars, ground pontil mark, and oxide deposit on base.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Clarence G. Michalis
Object Number: 
1953.354
Gallery Label: 
The perfect shaping of the collar may indicate that this flask is a reproduction.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1855
eMuseum Object ID: 
1181
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Salt

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1830-1845
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 1/2 x 3 x 1 3/4 in. ( 3.8 x 7.6 x 4.4 cm )
Description: 
Colorless, or tinted light green, lead glass; pressed. Salt; trapezoidal form; stylized stag's head on stippled ground on each side; rectangular ribbed base with sunburst motif (Neal SN1).
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Mrs. F. MacDonald Sinclair (Jennie H. Sinclair)
Object Number: 
1965.733c
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1845
eMuseum Object ID: 
1152
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Glass hat

Classification: 
Date: 
1860-1890
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 x 4 3/4 x 3 3/4 in. ( 5.1 x 12.1 x 9.5 cm )
Description: 
Green blown glass (off-hand-ware) hat with embedded white glass and pontil mark on base.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Clarence G. Michalis
Object Number: 
1953.493
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1890
eMuseum Object ID: 
1142
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Jar

Classification: 
Date: 
1815-1850
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 1/4 x 3 1/4 in. ( 10.8 x 8.3 cm )
Description: 
Amethyst lead glass jar blown in a ten-ribbed two-part mold with a hand-tooled flanged lip; large pontil mark on bottom.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Mrs. J. Insley Blair
Object Number: 
1952.224
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1850
eMuseum Object ID: 
1130
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Mug

Classification: 
Date: 
1815-1830
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 3/8 x 3 in. ( 8.6 x 7.6 cm )
Description: 
Light blue-green non-lead glass mug blown in a three-part mold (McKearin GI-30); barrel-shaped body with lower half of body molded with three horizontal bands above 21 vertical ribs with applied loop handle with crimped end; bottom molded with 8-pointed star with pontil mark; cracks in body.
Credit Line: 
Purchase, Abbott-Lenox Fund
Object Number: 
1960.8
Gallery Label: 
This mug was purchased from the estate of prominent glass collector, George S. McKearin.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1830
eMuseum Object ID: 
1113
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Figured flask

Classification: 
Date: 
1835-1855
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 x 4 1/8 x 1 3/4 in. ( 15.2 x 10.5 x 4.4 cm )
Description: 
Aquamarine lead glass figured flask blown in a two-part mold (McKearin GIX-38) with eight-petaled flower, pearl, and fleur-de-lis surrounded by ribs with scrolling ends, and pontil mark on base.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Clarence G. Michalis
Object Number: 
1953.348
Marks: 
paper label: affixed to shoulder: "ESSENCE B. . . / Prepared by / S. G. MOSES. / Successor to / V. B. BUTLER, / No. 314 North Main Street, / HARTFORD CONN."
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1855
eMuseum Object ID: 
1099
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Flower paperweight

Classification: 
Date: 
1845-1850
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 7/8 x 2 5/8 in. ( 4.8 x 6.7 cm )
Description: 
Lead glass paperweight of flattened spherical shape enclosing an aster with cobalt blue petals, yellow center, a stem, and five leaves on a latticinio ground.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Mrs. F. MacDonald Sinclair
Object Number: 
1965.363
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1850
eMuseum Object ID: 
1088
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Hat

Classification: 
Date: 
1860-1890
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 1/4 x 4 x 3 3/4 in. ( 3.2 x 10.2 x 9.5 cm )
Description: 
Dark olive green blown glass hat with hand-tooled brim with folded edge, molded crown, and pontil mark on base.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Clarence G. Michalis
Object Number: 
1953.497
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1890
eMuseum Object ID: 
1045
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

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