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Plate

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1830
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1/2 x 6 in. ( 1.3 x 15.2 cm )
Description: 
Colorless pressed lead glass plate; circular form with scalloped edge; rim decorated with scrolls and flowers; center decorated with a wreath of acorns and a star.
Object Number: 
INV.13078
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1830
eMuseum Object ID: 
545
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Hat

Classification: 
Date: 
1860-1890
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 1/4 x 3 3/4 x 2 3/4 in. ( 5.7 x 9.5 x 7 cm )
Description: 
Rose and white cased glass hat blown in diamond quilted mold; ground and polished pontil mark.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Clarence G. Michalis
Object Number: 
1953.509
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1890
eMuseum Object ID: 
537
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Oil lamp

Classification: 
Date: 
1820-1840
Medium: 
Glass, pewter
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 3/8 x 2 3/4 in. ( 13.7 x 7 cm )
Description: 
Colorless lead glass oil lamp with octagonal font blown in two-part mold and attached with wafer to hollow, octagonal, incurving conical pressed glass base; pewter collar and top with single wick tube.
Object Number: 
INV.540
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1840
eMuseum Object ID: 
531
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Dish

Classification: 
Date: 
1850-1900
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 1/2 x 5 1/4 x 3 1/4 in. ( 3.8 x 13.3 x 8.3 cm )
Description: 
Colorless pressed lead glass dish; oval form with scalloped edge; in well, flower with petals stretched and distorted to fill space, on shoulder, pattern of circles within arches, on top of more elongated forms.
Object Number: 
INV.634
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1900
eMuseum Object ID: 
527
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Lamp base

Classification: 
Date: 
1860-1900
Medium: 
Marble, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 x 4 3/4 x 4 3/4 in. ( 17.8 x 12.1 x 12.1 cm )
Description: 
Lamp base with columnar brass standard and stepped marble base with sheet brass border.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Mrs. F. MacDonald Sinclair
Object Number: 
1965.928
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1900
eMuseum Object ID: 
458
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Salt

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1830-1845
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 x 3 1/8 x 2 1/2 in. ( 2.5 x 7.9 x 6.4 cm )
Description: 
Amethyst pressed lead glass salt; octagonal form with tapering sides; grid patterned base.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Mrs. F. MacDonald Sinclair (Jennie H. Sinclair)
Object Number: 
1965.740a
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1845
eMuseum Object ID: 
454
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Plate

Classification: 
Date: 
1830-1835
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3/4 x 6 in. ( 1.9 x 15.2 cm )
Description: 
Colorless pressed lead glass plate; circular form with scalloped edge; rim decorated with alternating shields and trees; center decorated with band of alternating shields and flowers around central flower.
Object Number: 
INV.537
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1835
eMuseum Object ID: 
442
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Drinking glass

Classification: 
Date: 
1830-1850
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 1/2 x 2 5/8 in. ( 8.9 x 6.7 cm )
Description: 
Colorless blown drinking glass with trumpet-shaped bowl joined directly to slightly mounded circular base with crimped edge and pontil mark.
Object Number: 
INV.539
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1850
eMuseum Object ID: 
441
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Plate

Classification: 
Date: 
1830-1840
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1/2 x 5 3/4 in. ( 1.3 x 14.6 cm )
Description: 
Colorless pressed lead glass plate; circular form with scalloped edge; rim decorated with grapes and grapevines on fluted ground; center decorated with sunburst.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Mrs. F. MacDonald Sinclair (Jennie H. Sinclair)
Object Number: 
1965.817b
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1840
eMuseum Object ID: 
420
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Hat

Classification: 
Date: 
1880-1920
Medium: 
Glass, gilding
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 x 2 1/4 x 2 1/4 in. ( 5.1 x 5.7 x 5.7 cm )
Description: 
Semi-opaque white pressed glass hat with gilding (now mostly worn away) on edge of brim.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Clarence G. Michalis
Object Number: 
1953.510
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1920
eMuseum Object ID: 
373
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

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