Molasses can or syrup jug

Molasses can or syrup jug
Title
Molasses can or syrup jug
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 molasses can or syrup 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
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group