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Beaker

Classification: 
Date: 
1800-1820
Medium: 
Pewter
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 7/8 x 2 7/8 in. ( 7.3 x 7.3 cm )
Description: 
Britannia metal beaker with flaring slides and incised lines.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Samuel V. Hoffman
Object Number: 
1922.27
Provenance: 
The George W. Nash Collection of Ulster County, New York Household Artifacts
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1820
eMuseum Object ID: 
38298
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Oil lamp base

Classification: 
Date: 
1848-1854
Medium: 
Pewter, iron, tin
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 x 3 7/8 in. ( 10.2 x 9.8 cm )
Description: 
Stepped, bell-shaped reservoir with flat circular base, reeded inside of mouth and scrolling handle; missing burner.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number: 
1937.1527
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: 
1854
eMuseum Object ID: 
38296
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Candleholder with detachable drip guard

Classification: 
Date: 
1825-1875
Medium: 
Pewter
Dimensions: 
Overall (a and b): 3 1/2 in. × 5 1/2 in. × 5 in. (8.9 × 14 × 12.7 cm) Part (a): 1 3/4 in. × 1 7/8 in. (4.4 × 4.8
Description: 
Pewter chamber candlestick with saucer base reeded loop handle and removable wide lip bobeche.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Samuel V. Hoffman
Object Number: 
1920.47ab
Provenance: 
Formerly of the George W. Nash Collection of Ulster County, New York Household Artifacts
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1875
eMuseum Object ID: 
38294
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Tea caddy with spoon

Classification: 
Date: 
1790-1820
Medium: 
Pewter, ebony
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 3/8 x 5 1/4 x 3 3/8 in. ( 16.2 x 13.3 x 8.6 cm )
Description: 
Locking pewter oval tea caddy of sheet metal with reed and fluted sides; bright cut band decoration along top and bottom; central panel has been engraved with a shield surrounded by swags of drapery; it retains its original scallop shaped spoon.
Object Number: 
1947.477a-c
Marks: 
engraved: in shield: "JCR"
Gallery Label: 
This tea caddy belonged to John Ramage. It was probably made by the pewterer I. Vickers in Sheffield, England.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1820
eMuseum Object ID: 
38292
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Cruet set

Classification: 
Date: 
1850-1900
Medium: 
Pewter, glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 1/2 x 3 1/4 in. ( 14 x 8.3 cm ) Each (cruets): 1 x 3 1/2 in. (2.5 x 8.9 cm)
Description: 
Pewter cruet stand on circular base with fine wheel-engraved band decoration, circular frame to hold four glass faceted bottles, one with pierced pewter top; two with glass stoppers; feather-shaped handle in center of frame.
Object Number: 
INV.12491a-e
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1900
eMuseum Object ID: 
38257
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Porringer

Classification: 
Date: 
20th century
Medium: 
Pewter
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 1/2 x 6 3/8 x 4 1/2 in. ( 3.8 x 16.2 x 11.4 cm )
Description: 
Bellied- bowl pewter porringer with with "Old English" type pierced handle with small heart and stamped mark; pointed bracket.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Katharine Prentis Murphy
Object Number: 
1964.86d
Marks: 
stamped: on top of handle: "TD & SB" in rectangle
Gallery Label: 
According to Donald Fennimore, this is a 20th century creation made to look like an original Thomas Dantforth and Sherman Boardman porringer.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
0
eMuseum Object ID: 
38164
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Kettle on stand

Classification: 
Date: 
1800-1840
Medium: 
Pewter, wood, iron, copper, tin
Dimensions: 
Overall: 9 1/4 x 9 x 7 in. ( 23.5 x 22.9 x 17.8 cm )
Description: 
Kettle on stand with part wood handle, part wood acorn-shaped finial, wood handles, and pad feet on stand; teapot has round body, flat bottom, curved spout, separate lid and movable curved handle; stand has lobed slightly flared side to hold pot and sits up from table on pewter legs and wood feet.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Katharine Prentis Murphy
Object Number: 
1966.18a.1-2-b.1-2
Gallery Label: 
This kettle and stand probably were not originally made as a pair, but were likely "married" at some point during the twentieth century.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1840
eMuseum Object ID: 
38163
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Cruet set

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1880
Medium: 
Pewter, glass
Dimensions: 
Part (glass): 4 in. (10.2 cm) Part (pewter): 3 1/8 x 4 1/2 in. (7.9 x 11.4 cm)
Description: 
Pewter cruet set with four molded diamond patterned glass bottles set in a circular stand with a lobed apron on a circular molded spreading base, with a baluster finial handle rising from the base; one glass bottle has pierced pewter top; one glass bottle has glass stopper.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Joseph Keppler and Major Kenneth Miller
Object Number: 
1956.184a-e.1-2
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1880
eMuseum Object ID: 
38087
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

creamer

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1780-1800
Medium: 
Pewter
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 x 4 5/8 x 2 1/4 x 2 1/4 in. ( 12.7 x 11.7 x 5.7 x 5.7 cm )
Description: 
Urn-shaped pewter altar cruet with high circular base, broken scroll handle, shell thumbpiece, hinged dome lid with acorn finial, and applied beak- shaped spout; molded gadronned decoration on body and lid.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Samuel V. Hoffman
Object Number: 
1922.44
Marks: 
engraved: on spout: "V"
Gallery Label: 
The 'V' engraved on the spout is an abbreviation for vino (wine). This altar cruet would have been part of a three piece set including an additional cruet similarly marked with an "A" on the spout, an abbreviation for aqua (water), and a chalice.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1800
eMuseum Object ID: 
38086
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

salt cellar

Classification: 
Date: 
1800-1850
Medium: 
Pewter
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 7/8 x 2 3/8 in. ( 4.8 x 6 cm )
Description: 
Round, footed pewter salt cellar.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Samuel V. Hoffman
Object Number: 
1922.30
Provenance: 
Formerly of the George W. Nash Collection of Ulster County, New York Household Artifacts
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1850
eMuseum Object ID: 
38050
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

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