Pair of vases

Title:
Pair of vases
Date: 
1837-1850
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 9 1/4 x 5 3/4 in. ( 23.5 x 14.6 cm )
Description: 
Pair of blue blown lead glass vases; tapered form with flat base with pontil mark.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number: 
1937.1008ab
Gallery Label: 
According to the accession records, this vase was blown by Michael Zimmerman at the Whitney Glass Works, circa 1820. However, the Whitney Glass Works was not opened until 1837. The vase descended in the Zimmerman family.
Provenance: 
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group