Delft Figural Salt Cellar in the Form of a Seated Boy

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1673
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 3/4 x 3 x 4 in. ( 19.7 x 7.6 x 10.2 cm )
Description: 
Press-molded tin-glazed earthenware salt in the form of a seated figure of a young man holding a basin, which serves as a receptacle for salt; inside of basin inscribed "P" over "I S" and "1673"; painted in blue with green base.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Nathaniel McLean Sage
Object Number: 
1974.12
Marks: 
painted: inside basin: "P" over "I:S" and "1673"
Gallery Label: 
This saltcellar takes the form of a seated servant holding an oval basin. Figural salts are rare: this example is one of five known figures from the same mold.
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. 297
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1673
eMuseum Object ID: 
24420
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Bayard

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1644
Medium: 
Oil on wood panel
Dimensions: 
Overall: 34 1/2 x 48 in. ( 87.6 x 121.9 cm )
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Cora Van Rensselaer Catlin
Object Number: 
1915.7
Gallery Label: 
This double portrait depicts Anna Stuyvesant Bayard (ca. 1611-after 1654) and her husband Samuel (1610-ca. 1650) in a lush landscape in front of their home at Alphen-on-Rhine, Holland. After the death of her husband, Anna emigrated to New Amsterdam, then under the direction of her brother, Peter Stuyvesant.
Bibliography: 
Olson, Roberta J. M. "A selection of European paintings and objects." The Magazine Antiques 167 (2005): 182-187. 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. 194-5
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1644
eMuseum Object ID: 
18977
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Lace fragment

Classification: 
Date: 
1675-1775
Medium: 
Gold thread
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 x 10 1/2 x 1/8 in. ( 5.1 x 26.7 x 0.3 cm )
Description: 
Handmade gold point lace fragment with vertical oblong pattern alternating between medallions with geometric designs in the center, creating scalloped edges.
Object Number: 
Z.158
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. 271-2
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1775
eMuseum Object ID: 
18624
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.

Nutmeg grater

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1675-1775
Medium: 
Iron
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1/4 × 6 1/2 × 2 in. (0.6 × 16.5 × 5.1 cm)
Description: 
Iron nutmeg grater (or snuff rasp) with pierced iron grater and small bowl or nutmeg receptical at top; foliate motifs and mask-like male faces chased on lid and opposite side; mounted figure engraved at center of lid which hinges on iron pin at base; quiver, arrow, and bow engraved on reverse of lid.
Object Number: 
INV.748
Marks: 
written: on inside of lid: "2251"
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: 
12982
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Still Life with Chinese Sugarbowl, Nautilus Cup, Glasses, and Fruit.

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1675-1700
Medium: 
Oil on canvas
Dimensions: 
Unframed: 31 1/4 × 26 in. (79.4 × 66 cm)
Credit Line: 
Gift of The New-York Gallery of the Fine Arts
Object Number: 
1858.15
Provenance: 
Luman Reed, d. 1836; Mrs. Luman Reed, New York, 1836-44; New-York Gallery of the Fine Arts, 1844-58.
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. 158-9
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1700
eMuseum Object ID: 
12532
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Scoop/ladle

Date: 
ca. 1700-1800
Medium: 
Wood
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 1/2 × 7 × 3 5/8 in. (3.8 × 17.8 × 9.2 cm)
Description: 
Carved treenware scoop with shallow bowl with lobed rim and carved handle with knob terminal.
Object Number: 
INV.6548
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. 302
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1800
eMuseum Object ID: 
12025
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Wafer iron

Classification: 
Date: 
1720-1820
Medium: 
Iron
Dimensions: 
Overall: 33 1/2 x 8 1/4 x 3 1/2 in. ( 85.1 x 21 x 8.9 cm )
Description: 
Wrought iron wafer iron; rectangular plates and tapering handles; interior of both plates are impressed with leaves, flowers, and a house and a grid pattern.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number: 
1937.1181
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
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. 303
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1820
eMuseum Object ID: 
11255
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Terrestrial globe

Classification: 
Date: 
1542
Medium: 
Copper, wood
Dimensions: 
Diameter (globe): 15 in. (38.1 cm) Overall (with stand): 43 in. (109.2 cm)
Description: 
Copper globe on stand. Copies much of Verrazano's map of 1529 and credits him with the discovery of territory around New York City in 1524.
Credit Line: 
Gift of John David Wolfe
Object Number: 
1872.22
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed: "Regions of the Terrestrial globe handed down by ancients, or discovered in our memory or that of our fathers. Delineated by Euphrosynus Ulpius, 1542"
Gallery Label: 
Ulpius's terrestrial globe, made in Rome in 1542, indicates the exploration of the New York region by Giovanni de Verrazano. The globe was found by the diplomat and historian Buckingham Smith (1810-1871) in Madrid in 1859 and may be the one described by Hakluyt as "an olde excellent globe in the Queen's privie gallery at Westminster which seemeth to be of Verarsanus Makinge."
Provenance: 
Acquired by Buckingham Smith (1810-1871) in Madrid in 1859; purchased from his estate by John David Wolfe (1792-1872) in 1871; donated to N-YHS in 1872.
Bibliography: 
"The Globe of Euphrosynus Ulpius, 1542," The Historical Magazine, and Notes and Queries Concerning Antiquities... (July 1862), p. 203. Buckingham Smith, "An inquiry into the authenticity of documents concerning a discovery in North America claimed to have been made by Verrazzano: read before the New-York Historical Society (NY: Printed by J.F. Trow, 1864). 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. 134-136
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1542
eMuseum Object ID: 
6206
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Apothecary bottle with cover

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1750
Medium: 
Tin-glazed earthenware, brass
Dimensions: 
Overall (a): 5 in. × 3 3/8 in. (12.7 × 8.6 cm) Overall (b): 2 in. × 2 5/8 in. (5.1 × 6.7 cm)
Description: 
Tin- glazed earthenware wheel thrown cylindrical vessel with rounded shoulder and foot hand painted in blue with two putti, one wielding a staff with entwined serpent and the other holding a wine bladder; both are holding a banner; cylindrical sheet brass with finial.
Object Number: 
INV.14995ab
Marks: 
hand painted: in blue on base: " " hand painted: in blue on base and on banner: "P"
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. 300-1
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1760
eMuseum Object ID: 
5365
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

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