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Tumbler

Object Number: 
1937.1010
Date: 
1815-1840
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 x 4 1/4 in. ( 15.2 x 10.8 cm )
Description: 
Colorless lead glass tumbler blown in a three-part mold of geometric design (McKearin GII-33); tapered form with a band of vertical flutes over a band of diamond diapering over a band of vertical flutes; base molded with a band of diamonds (Diamond Type X-XII?) around blank central pattern with 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