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Dish

Classification: 
Date: 
1835-1850
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 1/8 x 6 1/4 in. ( 2.9 x 15.9 cm )
Description: 
Opalescent pressed lead glass dish; circular form with scalloped edge; rim decorated with band of linked patterned circles; center decorated with patterned eleven-pointed star.
Object Number: 
INV.3979
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1850
eMuseum Object ID: 
675
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Plate

Classification: 
Date: 
1830-1835
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1/2 x 6 in. ( 1.3 x 15.2 cm )
Description: 
Very light yellow pressed lead glass plate; circular form; rim decorated with band of vines; center decorated with five patterned hearts around a six-pointed star.
Object Number: 
INV.13079
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1835
eMuseum Object ID: 
641
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Paperweight

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1847
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 8 3/4 x 2 7/8 in. ( 22.2 x 7.3 cm )
Description: 
Colorless lead glass urn-shaped vase with opaque white overlay elaborately cut in flutes, punties, and hobnail diamonds; mounted on hexagonal spaced millefiori paperweight with one figure cane on an upset filigree ground.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Mrs. F. MacDonald Sinclair
Object Number: 
1965.243
Marks: 
handwritten in ink: on large rectangular paper label affixed to base: "Purchased in / Paris, France / by a prominent / Bostonian in / 1847" handwritten in ink: on various small paper labels affixed to base: "87", "L.40 / 3.78", "#2 / 5 C.D.E.", [etc.]
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1847
eMuseum Object ID: 
627
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Oil lamp

Classification: 
Date: 
1820-1850
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 3/4 x 2 1/8 in. ( 7 x 5.4 cm )
Description: 
Colorless blown lead glass lamp with inverted pear-shaped font with vertical lip and applied handle with crimped terminal attached to flat circular base.
Object Number: 
INV.550
Gallery Label: 
Sometimes refered to by collectors as sparking lamps, these small lamps were probably used as night lights.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1850
eMuseum Object ID: 
621
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Tray

Classification: 
Date: 
1835-1845
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5/8 x 6 5/8 x 4 7/8 in. ( 1.6 x 16.8 x 12.4 cm )
Description: 
Colorless pressed lead glass rounded rectangular tray with scrolled leaf and fleur de lis pattern in center and on sides.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number: 
1937.1334
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: 
1845
eMuseum Object ID: 
597
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Bowl

Classification: 
Date: 
1830-1845
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 5/8 x 8 1/4 in. ( 4.1 x 21 cm )
Description: 
Colorless pressed lead glass bowl with leaves and tulips on stippled ground on sides and eight tulips radiating from center.
Object Number: 
INV.3997
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1845
eMuseum Object ID: 
593
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Sauce plate

Classification: 
Date: 
1830-1845
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7/8 x 5 1/2 in. ( 2.2 x 14 cm )
Description: 
Colorless pressed lead glass plate with faceted edge, scrolls with stippled background on rim, and sunburst at center.
Object Number: 
INV.3826
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1845
eMuseum Object ID: 
589
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Pocket flask

Classification: 
Date: 
1790-1830
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 1/4 x 3 1/4 x 2 1/4 in. ( 13.3 x 8.3 x 5.7 cm )
Description: 
Green pattern-molded glass pocket flask made by the half-post method; with straight finish, ovoid body with thirty-six ribs twisted to the right, slight push-up, and ground pontil mark.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Clarence G. Michalis
Object Number: 
1953.444
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1830
eMuseum Object ID: 
564
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Souvenir paperweight

Classification: 
Date: 
1890-1900
Medium: 
Glass, paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7/8 x 4 x 2 1/2 in. ( 2.2 x 10.2 x 6.4 cm )
Description: 
Glass paperweight; rectangular with rounded corners with colored lithographic image of a steamship with inscription "STR PRISCILLA" affixed to base and visible through top.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Edward Funk
Object Number: 
1942.619
Marks: 
stamped: on reverse: "Pyro ART / 30 FIRST STREET / NEW YORK" printed: on lithograph: "STR PRISCILLA" [below ship] and "PRISCILLA" [on side of ship]
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1900
eMuseum Object ID: 
561
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Paperweight with butterfly

Classification: 
Date: 
1870-1900
Medium: 
Glass with Butterfly
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7/8 x 3 1/4 x 3 1/4 in. ( 2.2 x 8.3 x 8.3 cm )
Description: 
Colorless glass paperweight with butterfly preserved in domed compartment with metal frame atop a flat, square base.
Object Number: 
1933.192
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1900
eMuseum Object ID: 
553
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

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