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Ink bottle

Classification: 
Date: 
1840-1900
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 1/4 x 2 3/8 in. ( 5.7 x 6 cm )
Description: 
Aquamarine glass ink bottle blown in two part mold; conical, with raised band below cylindrical neck.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Miss Dorothy C. Barck
Object Number: 
1954.221b
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1900
eMuseum Object ID: 
905
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Plate

Classification: 
Date: 
1830-1845
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 x 6 1/4 in. ( 2.5 x 15.9 cm )
Description: 
Colorless pressed lead glass plate with rosette pattern at center and flower, leaf, and scroll motif on rim.
Object Number: 
INV.12927
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1845
eMuseum Object ID: 
880
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Plate

Classification: 
Date: 
1880-1910
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 x 7 1/4 in. ( 2.5 x 18.4 cm )
Description: 
Opaque white pressed glass circular plate with border of abstract bundles of wheat with piercings between.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Clarence G. Michalis
Object Number: 
1953.780
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1910
eMuseum Object ID: 
876
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Plate

Classification: 
Date: 
1830-1845
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3/4 x 8 in. ( 1.9 x 20.3 cm )
Description: 
Colorless pressed lead glass plate; circular form with scalloped edge; rim decorated with alternating patterned peacock feathers; center decorated with wreath of scrolls encircling three thistles; all decoration on stippled ground.
Object Number: 
INV.3833
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1845
eMuseum Object ID: 
864
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Apothecary jar

Classification: 
Date: 
1875-1900
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 20 1/2 x 9 in. ( 52.1 x 22.9 cm )
Description: 
Colorless mold-blown engraved glass apothecary jar with pedestal base; ovoid body with narrow neck flaring towards opening; applied ring around base of neck; engraved decoration of 4 snowflake motifs circled by foliage; engraved foliate wreath below neck. Top missing.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number: 
1937.998
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: 
839
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Bowl

Classification: 
Date: 
1835-1850
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 5/8 x 8 1/4 in. ( 4.1 x 21 cm )
Description: 
Colorless pressed lead glass bowl with scalloped rim with inset diamonds, linked circles with waffle-patterning on sides, and eleven-petaled rosette within eleven-pointed star at center.
Object Number: 
INV.4000
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1850
eMuseum Object ID: 
828
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Flower paperweight

Classification: 
Date: 
1852-1880
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 x 3 1/4 in. ( 5.1 x 8.3 cm )
Description: 
Colorless lead glass paperweight in the form of a flattened sphere with concave base and slight pontil mark; internal motif of blue poinsettia on a latticinio ground bordered with six purple and green moths.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Mrs. F. MacDonald Sinclair
Object Number: 
1965.169
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1880
eMuseum Object ID: 
814
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Nicket Edge Plate

Classification: 
Date: 
1880-1910
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 x 8 1/2 x 8 1/2 in. ( 2.5 x 21.6 x 21.6 cm )
Description: 
Opaque white glass; pressed. "Nicked edge" square plate; pierced border of S-shaped elements with connecting arches.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Clarence G. Michalis
Object Number: 
1953.786
Marks: 
in relief: on underside: "A"
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1910
eMuseum Object ID: 
803
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Bowl

Classification: 
Date: 
1880-1910
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 1/4 x 8 1/4 in. ( 10.8 x 21 cm )
Description: 
Opaque white pressed glass bowl with flaring openwork border; interior with central floral medallion; exterior with six panels of flowers and foliage; circular flaring foot.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Clarence G. Michalis
Object Number: 
1953.770
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1910
eMuseum Object ID: 
800
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Dish

Classification: 
Date: 
1880-1910
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 x 8 x 5 in. ( 7.6 x 20.3 x 12.7 cm )
Description: 
Opaque white pressed glass rectangular dish with openwork border, plain interior and sides, and rectangular foot.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Clarence G. Michalis
Object Number: 
1953.773
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1910
eMuseum Object ID: 
791
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

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