Bootjack

Date: 
1870-1900
Medium: 
Iron, wood
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 × 15 × 5 in. (10.2 × 38.1 × 12.7 cm)
Description: 
Bootjack with wooden base raised in low block; foot-shaped wooden panel rests on cast iron hinge and spring; both affixed to base; pressing on panel causes iron heel holding pincers to grasp.
Credit Line: 
Gift of E. B. Childs
Object Number: 
Z.147
Marks: 
typed: paper tag attached to bootjack: "E. B. CHILDS"
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1900
eMuseum Object ID: 
38342
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Butter ladle/paddle

Date: 
ca. 1775-1850
Medium: 
Wood
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 3/4 × 5 3/4 × 10 in. (4.4 × 14.6 × 25.4 cm)
Description: 
Large carved treenware butter ladle/paddle with flared shallow bowl and curved handle with knob terminal.
Object Number: 
INV.7880
Inscriptions: 
remnants of collector's label on front of flared shallow bowl
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1850
eMuseum Object ID: 
38312
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Butter ladle/paddle

Date: 
ca. 1700-1800
Medium: 
Wood
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 5/8 x 6 x 3 in. ( 29.5 x 15.2 x 7.6 cm )
Description: 
Carved treenware scoop with round bowl and straight handle with canted terminal.
Object Number: 
INV.15010
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1800
eMuseum Object ID: 
38311
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Spoon

Date: 
1700-1800
Medium: 
Wood
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 x 2 x 1 in. ( 12.7 x 5.1 x 2.5 cm )
Description: 
Wood spoon with shallow tear-shaped bowl with saw-tooth border; shoulders and stem carved with three blossom motifs.
Object Number: 
Z.108
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1800
eMuseum Object ID: 
38096
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Gas lighter

Date: 
ca. 1910
Medium: 
Wood, iron
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 × 29 1/4 × 3 7/8 in. (2.5 × 74.3 × 9.8 cm)
Description: 
Iron gas lighter with a turned wooden handle; two circular tubes attached with a metal plate to the center of the handle, one curves out at the end and is strung through with a wick, other tube is straight with an open, heart-shaped finial at the end; "HOUGHIN" molded on one side of the finial and "DIAMOND" on the opposite side.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. William A. Robbins
Object Number: 
1947.244
Marks: 
molded: on the finial: "HOUGHIN/ DIAMOND"
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1910
eMuseum Object ID: 
37419
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Pastry jagger

Date: 
1840-1860
Medium: 
Ivory, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 1/8 x 2 x 1/2 in. ( 18.1 x 5.1 x 1.3 cm )
Description: 
Carved ivory pastry jagger (or cimper) with crimped edge; four plasters form handle and surround a twisted column; pierced ornament on opposite end.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Rutherford Oakes Ainslie
Object Number: 
1943.47
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1860
eMuseum Object ID: 
37261
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Clothespin

Date: 
1750-1850
Medium: 
Wood
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 1/8 x 2 1/8 x 3/8 in. ( 13 x 5.4 x 1 cm )
Description: 
Clothespin made from single piece of wood with hole pierced in square body and two legs with pointed ends.
Object Number: 
Z.68
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1850
eMuseum Object ID: 
36505
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Clothespin

Date: 
1750-1850
Medium: 
Wood
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 1/8 x 1 1/4 x 1/2 in. ( 13 x 3.2 x 1.3 cm )
Description: 
Clothespin made from single piece of wood with hole pierced in square body and two legs with pointed ends.
Object Number: 
Z.69
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1850
eMuseum Object ID: 
36504
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Butter board

Date: 
ca. 1758
Medium: 
Wood
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 × 9 3/8 × 4 1/2 in. (2.5 × 23.8 × 11.4 cm)
Description: 
Paddle form treenware butter mold; rectangular stamp carved with a geometric pattern with a six-pointed star in the center; the reverse is carved with a name and a date.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number: 
1937.1582
Marks: 
carved: into back of mold: "1758/M:MENT/IETH"
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: 
1758
eMuseum Object ID: 
36260
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Butter ladle/paddle

Date: 
ca. 1700-1800
Medium: 
Wood
Dimensions: 
Overall: 8 1/8 x 3 3/4 x 3/4 in. ( 20.6 x 9.5 x 1.9 cm )
Description: 
Carved treenware butter ladle with flat triangular bowl and handle with straight sides and square knob terminal.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman, 1937
Object Number: 
INV.6420
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: 
1800
eMuseum Object ID: 
32778
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

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