Oil lamp

Classification: 
Date: 
1800-1850
Medium: 
Pewter
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 1/2 x 2 3/4 in. ( 14 x 7 cm )
Description: 
Small pewter whale oil lamp with baluster shaped shaft and single wick.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Samuel V. Hoffman
Object Number: 
1920.43
Gallery Label: 
This lamp is sometimes called the "Sparkling" lamp.
Provenance: 
Formerly of the George W. Nash Collection of Ulster County, New York Household Artifacts
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1850
eMuseum Object ID: 
18212
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Oil lamp

Classification: 
Date: 
1775-1800
Medium: 
Pewter
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 x 6 1/2 x 5 1/4 in. ( 27.9 x 16.5 x 13.3 cm )
Description: 
Pewter oil lamp with long spout that is supported on a narrow cylindrical shift and a saucer base.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Caroline Phelps Stokes
Object Number: 
1896.7
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1800
eMuseum Object ID: 
18209
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Castor stand

Classification: 
Date: 
1850-1880
Medium: 
Pewter
Dimensions: 
Overall: 8 1/2 x 4 1/2 x 4 1/2 in. ( 21.6 x 11.4 x 11.4 cm )
Description: 
Castor stand with circular molded pedestal foot and stem with large hexagonal central strap handle, fitted with four rings for holding bottles.
Object Number: 
INV.13800
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1880
eMuseum Object ID: 
17617
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

brazier w/insert

Classification: 
Date: 
1780-1820
Medium: 
Pewter, copper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 x 7 3/8 x 5 1/8 in. ( 7.6 x 18.7 x 13 cm )
Description: 
Pewter brazier with three feet and pair of hinged handles with shell ornaments; copper liner.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Samuel V. Hoffman
Object Number: 
1925.34ab
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1820
eMuseum Object ID: 
17616
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

footed bowl

Classification: 
Date: 
1800-1820
Medium: 
Pewter
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 1/4 x 4 x 2 1/2 in. ( 5.7 x 10.2 x 6.4 cm )
Description: 
Urn-shaped pewter sugar bowl with dragon and acanthus leaf handles; cast fluting and bell flowers.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Samuel V. Hoffman
Object Number: 
1926.24
Gallery Label: 
According to Donald Fennimore, this teacup and saucer were intended for a child; it could have been patinated originally, which might explain the blue color.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1820
eMuseum Object ID: 
17614
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

miniature tandard

Classification: 
Date: 
1800-1820
Medium: 
Pewter
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 x 2 1/2 x 1 7/8 in. ( 5.1 x 6.4 x 4.8 cm )
Description: 
Baluster- shaped pewter one-eighth gill mug; bead and two incised lines on body.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Samuel V. Hoffman
Object Number: 
1922.45
Marks: 
struck: beneath lip: "1/8 Gill"
Provenance: 
Formerly of the George W. Nash Collection of Ulster County, New York Household Artifacts
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1820
eMuseum Object ID: 
17613
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Inkstand

Classification: 
Date: 
1900-1920
Medium: 
Pewter
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 x 9 7/8 x 5 1/2 in. ( 10.2 x 25.1 x 14 cm )
Description: 
Pewter inkstand consisting of rectangular tray with sander, inkwell, and extra container.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Samuel V. Hoffman
Object Number: 
1925.33a-g
Marks: 
marked: "H. V. L."
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1920
eMuseum Object ID: 
17612
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

shaker lid

Classification: 
Date: 
1750-1850
Medium: 
Pewter
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3/4 x 1 1/8 in. ( 1.9 x 2.9 cm )
Description: 
Pewter caster top; drum-shaped with interior threads; fourteen holes.
Object Number: 
INV.13698
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1850
eMuseum Object ID: 
17611
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

flared cylinder

Classification: 
Date: 
1800-1820
Medium: 
Pewter
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 1/2 in. ( 3.8 cm )
Description: 
Pewter candle socket or wick holder; circular with ring in center.
Object Number: 
INV.13696
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1820
eMuseum Object ID: 
17610
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

oval container w/ringed top

Classification: 
Date: 
1800-1840
Medium: 
Pewter
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 1/8 x 2 7/8 in. ( 7.9 x 7.3 cm )
Description: 
Bulbous shaped container with round neck, screw top with metal ring attached.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Samuel V. Hoffman
Object Number: 
1925.37
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1840
eMuseum Object ID: 
17608
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

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