Sugar nips

Date: 
1790-1840
Medium: 
Iron
Dimensions: 
Overall: 9 3/4 x 4 in. ( 24.8 x 10.2 cm )
Description: 
Cast iron sugar nippers with tooled decoration at joint.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Walter S. Poor
Object Number: 
1945.578
Gallery Label: 
According to the donor, this sugar cutter was used for cutting loaf sugar.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1840
eMuseum Object ID: 
19054
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Spoon

Date: 
ca. 1750-1850
Medium: 
Iron
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 x 1 in. ( 17.8 x 2.5 cm )
Description: 
Ecclestical wrought iron spoon with circular bowl; stem had rolled end with pierced heart-shape and stippled decoration.
Object Number: 
Z.110
Inscriptions: 
engraved: on stem: "INRI"
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1850
eMuseum Object ID: 
18939
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Mold

Date: 
ca. 1825-1875
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 1/4 x 2 1/4 in. ( 8.3 x 5.7 cm )
Description: 
Diamond shaped earthenware butter mold with impressed foliated design.
Object Number: 
INV.9685
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1875
eMuseum Object ID: 
13928
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Nutmeg grater/tobbaco shredder

Date: 
ca. 1675-1775
Medium: 
Wood, mother of pearl, brass, copper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1/2 × 1 1/2 × 6 7/8 in. (1.3 × 3.8 × 17.5 cm)
Description: 
Wood nutmeg grater inlaid with round and diamond shaped mother-of-pearl and copper or brass wire; pierced iron grater inset on opposite side.
Object Number: 
INV.744
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1775
eMuseum Object ID: 
13252
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Washboard

Date: 
1930-1950
Medium: 
Wood; iron
Dimensions: 
Overall: 27 1/4 x 14 1/2 x 1 3/4 in. ( 69.2 x 36.8 x 4.4 cm )
Description: 
Wood frame washboard; peg and dovetail joinery reinforced with iron nails; crenellated aluminum board.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Estate of Arleigh Williamson
Object Number: 
1988.8
Marks: 
painted: on one side: "......Co/......Memphis" painted: on reverse: "......TOP NOTCH/.....SANITARY/....DRAIN"
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1950
eMuseum Object ID: 
13105
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Nutmeg grater/tobacco shredder

Date: 
ca. 1675-1775
Medium: 
Wood, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1/2 × 1 3/8 × 6 3/4 in. (1.3 × 3.5 × 17.1 cm)
Description: 
Wood nutmeg grater carved with male figure, basket of tulips and scrolled foliated designs; pierced iron grater inset on opposite side.
Object Number: 
INV.743
Bibliography: 
Krohn, Deborah, Peter Miller, and Marybeth De Filippis, eds., "Dutch New York Between East and West: The World of Margrieta van Varick." New York: Bard Graduate Center, New-York Historical Society, New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2009, p. 304
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1775
eMuseum Object ID: 
12983
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Cookie cutter

Date: 
1850-1900
Medium: 
Tinned sheet iron
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3/4 x 3 x 3 1/2 in. ( 1.9 x 7.6 x 8.9 cm )
Description: 
Heart shaped cookie cutter.
Object Number: 
INV.9705
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1900
eMuseum Object ID: 
12767
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Butter ladle/paddle

Date: 
ca. 1700-1800
Medium: 
Wood
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 × 9 × 5 1/4 in. (5.1 × 22.9 × 13.3 cm)
Description: 
Carved treenware butter ladle with flared shallow bowl and flat handle with knob terminal.
Object Number: 
INV.6549
Inscriptions: 
Remnants of collector's label affixed to object.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1800
eMuseum Object ID: 
12026
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Scoop/ladle

Date: 
ca. 1750-1850
Medium: 
Wood
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 3/8 × 4 × 8 in. (8.6 × 10.2 × 20.3 cm)
Description: 
Carved treenware scoop with oblong bowl and tapered cylindrical handle.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman, 1937
Object Number: 
INV.1048
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: 
12024
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Coffee grinder

Date: 
1860-1900
Medium: 
Oak, copper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 10 x 6 x 9 in. ( 25.4 x 15.2 x 22.9 cm )
Description: 
Coffee mill with oak base and drawer. The metal top of the device appears to be copper or brass and it has a holding handle and grinding handle. The metal is decorative. Remnant of patent label above drawer.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. Morris Curtis
Object Number: 
1952.105
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1900
eMuseum Object ID: 
11757
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

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