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Candlesticks

Classification: 
Date: 
mid 19th-late 19th Century
Medium: 
Pewter
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 3/4 x 4 7/8 in. ( 17.1 x 12.4 cm )
Description: 
Baluster shaped pewter candlestick with bell base.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Katharine Prentis Murphy
Object Number: 
1967.53b
Marks: 
marked: on bottom: "BR"
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1880
eMuseum Object ID: 
37389
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Miniature cup and saucer

Classification: 
Date: 
1800-1820
Medium: 
Pewter
Dimensions: 
Part (teacup): 1 1/4 x 2 5/8 x 2 1/8 in. (3.2 x 6.7 x 5.4 cm) Part (saucer): 3 1/2 in. (8.9 cm)
Description: 
Molded pewter teacup and saucer with scroll handle, and alternating gadrooning and lambrequin decoration on side of cup and saucer.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Samuel V. Hoffman
Object Number: 
1926.21ab
Gallery Label: 
According to Donald Fennimore, this teacup and saucer weer 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: 
37387
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Miniature teacup and saucer

Classification: 
Date: 
1800-1820
Medium: 
Pewter
Dimensions: 
Part (teacup): 1 3/8 x 2 1/2 x 2 1/8 in. (3.5 x 6.4 x 5.4 cm) Part (saucer): 3 1/2 in. (8.9 cm)
Description: 
Molded pewter teacup and saucer with scroll handle and alternating gadrooning and lambrequin decoration on side of cup and saucer.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Samuel V. Hoffman
Object Number: 
1926.19ab
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: 
37386
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

flask

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1860
Medium: 
Pewter
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 1/2 x 2 3/4 x 7/8 in. ( 11.4 x 7 x 2.2 cm )
Description: 
Oval flask with copper screw top and stamped and brightcut decoration of abstract flowers and leaves and on the obverse an abstract design.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number: 
1937.401
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: 
1860
eMuseum Object ID: 
37358
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

rimmed container w/holes in top edge

Classification: 
Date: 
1810-1850
Medium: 
Pewter
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 1/4 x 3 1/2 in. ( 5.7 x 8.9 cm )
Description: 
Concave cylindrical vessel with flat base reeded on upper and lower with upturned brim, large round well with five small round pierced holes.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number: 
1937.379
Marks: 
scratched: on base: " J. Ab______/Willis"
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: 
1850
eMuseum Object ID: 
37356
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Porringer

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1800
Medium: 
Pewter
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 x 8 x 5 1/2 in. ( 5.1 x 20.3 x 14 cm )
Description: 
Bellied bowl pewter porringer with crown handle and cast initials on back handle.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Samuel V. Hoffman
Object Number: 
1931.45
Gallery Label: 
According to the donor, this porringer was purchased for forty dollars from C. K. Johnson.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1800
eMuseum Object ID: 
37353
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

sugar bowl w/lid

Classification: 
Date: 
1875-1900
Medium: 
Pewter, silver plating
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 x 7 1/8 x 4 3/8 in. ( 15.2 x 18.1 x 11.1 cm )
Description: 
Oval baluster shaped silver plated pewter sugar bowl with scrolled handles and domed lid with ball finial; applied medallion of bust and two laurel wreathes.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Howard B. Spencer
Object Number: 
1944.335ab
Marks: 
struck: beneath base: "H.B. THORP & Co."; "1750" engraved: beneath base: "French's Hotel"
Gallery Label: 
According to the donor, this sugar bowl and lid were used at French's hotel located at Park Row, New York City. Colonel Richard French, the donor's maternal grandfather, was the proprietor.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1900
eMuseum Object ID: 
37352
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

miniature teapot

Classification: 
Date: 
1800-1820
Medium: 
Pewter
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 3/8 x 4 x 2 1/4 in. ( 6 x 10.2 x 5.7 cm )
Description: 
Urn-shaped pewter teapot with fluting and cast bell flower decoration; scrolled dragon handle; dragon and acanthus leaf spout.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Samuel V. Hoffman
Object Number: 
1926.23
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: 
37326
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

miniature coffee pot

Classification: 
Date: 
1800-1820
Medium: 
Pewter
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 x 4 1/2 x 2 in. ( 7.6 x 11.4 x 5.1 cm )
Description: 
Urn-shaped pewter teapot with fluting and cast bell flower decoration; scrolled dragon handle; dragon and acanthus leaf spout.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Samuel V. Hoffman
Object Number: 
1926.22
Gallery Label: 
According to Donald Fennimore, this minature teapot was 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: 
37325
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Miniature cup and saucer

Classification: 
Date: 
1800-1820
Medium: 
Pewter
Dimensions: 
Part (teacup): 1 1/2 x 2 5/8 x 2 1/8 in. (3.8 x 6.7 x 5.4 cm) Part (saucer): 3 5/8 in. (9.2 cm)
Description: 
Molded pewter teacup and saucer with scroll handle, and alternating gadrooning and lambrequin decoration on side of cup and saucer.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Samuel V. Hoffman
Object Number: 
1926.20ab
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: 
37324
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

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