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Goblet

Object Number: 
1937.1026
Date: 
1870-1900
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 1/4 x 3 3/8 in. ( 15.9 x 8.6 cm )
Description: 
Colorless pressed glass goblet with band of diamonds and fans surrounding the lower half of the bowl, faceted stem with a blade knop at either end, and plain circular foot (Diamond and Sunburst pattern).
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.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Provenance: 
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group