Bowl: geometric pattern

Object Number: 
1937.1088
Date: 
1820-1840
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 1/4 x 5 3/4 in. ( 3.2 x 14.6 cm )
Description: 
Colorless mold-blown glass bowl, probably blown in a mold for a tumbler and formed into a bowl by tooling; with rim sheared and folded outward, diamond patterning on sides, ribbing around edge of base, and a circle of deep intaglio diamonds and a deep intaglio ring surrounding pontil mark.
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