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Tumbler

Classification: 
Date: 
1815-1840
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 3/4 x 4 1/2 in. ( 14.6 x 11.4 cm )
Description: 
Colorless lead glass tumbler blown in a three-part mold of pressed geometric design (McKearin GII-18); tapered form with a band of vertical ribs over a band of diamond diapering over a band of vertical ribs; base molded with band of diamonds (Diamond Type XII) around blank central panel with pontil.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number: 
1937.1009
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: 
1840
eMuseum Object ID: 
2907
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Tumbler

Classification: 
Date: 
1780-1820
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 1/2 x 4 1/4 in. ( 14 x 10.8 cm )
Description: 
Colorless, non-lead, blown glass tumbler of tapered form with flat bottom with pontil mark.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number: 
1937.986
Gallery Label: 
Central European glassware was exported to America in great quantity in the late-18th and early-19th century America, and found a ready market among German- and Anglo-Americans. Though often refered to as flip glasses (flip is an alcoholic beverage), the exact function of these large tumblers is unknown. These wares were also often incorrectly attributed to Henry Stiegel's 18th-century glass works in Manheim, PA.
Provenance: 
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1820
eMuseum Object ID: 
2905
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Figurine (lion)

Classification: 
Date: 
1800-1850
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 1/8 x 2 1/4 x 5 5/8 in. ( 13 x 5.7 x 14.3 cm )
Description: 
Modeled and incised redware image of a standing lion on an oval base with stamped and incised floral motif and border of impressed circles with slip decoration under a lead glaze.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number: 
1937.684
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: 
2890
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Crock

Classification: 
Date: 
1820-1830
Medium: 
Stoneware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 9 x 7 1/2 in. ( 22.9 x 19 cm )
Description: 
Ovoid salt-glaze stoneware jar with lug handles; incised maker's name around collar, vertical hatch marks incised below neck, and incised flower within circle on front and back; flowers and handle attachments brushes with cobalt oxide.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number: 
1937.920
Marks: 
incised: around collar: "MADE BY XERXES PRICE AT S AMBOY"
Gallery Label: 
Xerxes Price, who often stamped his jars XP, was working at Sayreville [South Amboy] as early as 1802 and until 1830. 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: 
1830
eMuseum Object ID: 
2873
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Cup (Tea bowl)

Classification: 
Date: 
1825-1850
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 1/2 x 4 1/4 in. ( 6.4 x 10.8 cm )
Description: 
Molded pearlware ("spatterware") handleless cup and decorated with alternating green and black stripes of sponged-on underglaze; flared rim; interior has accidental splotches of green underglaze.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number: 
1937.789
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: 
2839
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Molasses can or syrup jug

Classification: 
Date: 
1850-1900
Medium: 
Glass, iron, tin
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 7/8 x 5 x 4 1/4 in. ( 20 x 12.7 x 10.8 cm )
Description: 
Colorless pressed glass syrup pitcher (or jug) with tinned sheet iron hinged spout attached to body; ring applied near top of neck; applied handle crimped at end and turned up; ribbed body with vine with flowers and leaves running along bottom of jug (bellflower pattern).
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number: 
1937.1060
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: 
1900
eMuseum Object ID: 
2811
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Pocket bottle

Classification: 
Date: 
1800-1840
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 1/4 x 4 3/4 x 2 1/2 in. ( 15.9 x 12.1 x 6.4 cm )
Description: 
Green blown glass pocket bottle with a cylindrical flared neck and lip, compressed oval body pattern-molded with 20 vertical ribs, circular base with a push-up and pontil mark.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number: 
1937.1031
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: 
1840
eMuseum Object ID: 
2711
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Covered jar

Classification: 
Date: 
1852
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 1/2 x 6 5/8 x 6 in. ( 16.5 x 16.8 x 15.2 cm )
Description: 
Squat, bowl-shaped jar with cylindrical neck and two erect loop handles; band on shoulder of incised rope pattern; flat lid has three-dimensional figure of a seated sheep; lead glaze.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number: 
1937.561ab
Marks: 
incised: on top: "1852" incised: on underside of top: "62" written: on adhesive collector's label on bottom of lid: "1179 / Am"
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: 
1852
eMuseum Object ID: 
2686
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Ink bottle

Classification: 
Date: 
1820-1870
Medium: 
Glass, paper, cork
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 1/8 x 2 1/4 in. ( 5.4 x 5.7 cm )
Description: 
Aquamarine mold-blown glass ink bottle; hand-tooled lip with folded edge, cylindrical neck, conical body with faceted sides and octagonal base, and rough pontil mark; paper label affixed to front; cork stopper inside bottle.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number: 
1937.1708
Marks: 
printed paper label: affixed to front of bottle: "BLAKES / GOLD & STEEL / PEN / BLACK / INK / 264 Pearl S[treet]"
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: 
1870
eMuseum Object ID: 
2676
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Ink bottle

Classification: 
Date: 
1840-1900
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 3/8 x 2 3/8 in. ( 6 x 6 cm )
Description: 
Colorless glass ink bottle blown in two part mold; ocatgonal pyramid with cylindrical neck with lip; hollow pontil mark in base; interior stained with black ink; paper label affixed to side.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number: 
1937.1707
Marks: 
printed: in black on label: "T. JOHNSON'S FINE/ BLACK INK/ WILLINGTON, CONN."
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: 
1900
eMuseum Object ID: 
2675
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

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