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NYS Comptroller

THOMAS P. DiNAPOLI

Museum or Military Abandoned Property


Our office has a list of abandoned properties left in museums, historical societies, zoological gardens, aquariums, botanical gardens, arboreta and other such institutions. These items are listed on our website for 180 days. If no one comes forward to prove ownership to the property prior to or within 30 days after the listing, the museum acquires title to the property.

We also list military awards, medals or decorations found among the contents of abandoned safe deposit boxes. Military items are held by the Division of Military and Naval Affairs. These items remain on our website until they are claimed. Contact the Division of Military and Naval Affairs to claim an item.

Instructions for reporting these items to the Office of Unclaimed Funds can be found in the Handbook for Reporters of Unclaimed Funds.

If you have questions about items on the list, please contact the Office of Unclaimed Funds.

 

Listing of Museum or Military Abandoned Property

Record #
Property Description
Acquisition Date
Property Owner Name
Property Owner Address
Property Held By
Date Posted
1

Three (3) World War I medals.
1) Great War for Civilization – St Mihiel, Meuse-Argonne with a rainbow ribbon.
2) NYS World War – Medal with blue and white ribbon.
3) VFW - Brown metallic cross with red, white and gold ribbon.

Lot # (96) - 347
Carrie & Salvatore Mormon
Not Available

NYS Military Museum
61 Lake Avenue
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866

03/02/12
2

One (1) World War I medal.
Great War for Civilization – St Mihiel, Meuse-Argonne with a rainbow ribbon.


Lot # (92) - 422
Biagio Gumina
Not Available

NYS Military Museum
61 Lake Avenue
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866

03/12/12
3
American or European, Flute parts, wood, metal fittings, three pieces: 1 1/8 x 11 15/16 x 1/2 in., 13/16 diam. X 16 15/16 in., 15/16 diam x 8 1/8 in.
Before 2007
Unknown
Unknown
Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, 500 University Avenue, Rochester, NY 14607
06/11/18
4
American or European, neo-gothic style four-panel folding screen, wood
Before 2007
Unknown
Unknown
Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, 500 University Avenue, Rochester, NY 14607
06/11/18
5
American, framed photo (ambrotype?) of Edward G. Miner, 4 7/8 x 3 3/8 x 9/16 in.
Before 2007
Unknown
Unknown
Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, 500 University Avenue, Rochester, NY 14607
06/11/18
6
American or European, relief panel with angels, after Duquesnoy, plaster, 12 x 39 3/8 x 2 5/8 in.
Before 2007
Unknown
Unknown
Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, 500 University Avenue, Rochester, NY 14607
06/11/18
7
American, three-pronged hay fork, wood
Before 2007
Unknown
Unknown
Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, 500 University Avenue, Rochester, NY 14607
06/11/18
8
Mexican (Colima?), seated female figure with earspools and bracelets, incised hair, ceramic, 7 11/16 x 5 1/4 x 3 11/16 in.
Before 2007
Unknown
Unknown
Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, 500 University Avenue, Rochester, NY 14607
06/11/18
9
Egyptian, mummy mask, wood, 17 5/8 x 11 5/16 x 3 7/16 in.
Before 2007
Unknown
Unknown
Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, 500 University Avenue, Rochester, NY 14607
06/11/18
10
American or European, upholstered swivel chair, scrolling feet and back, wood with fabric seat, 29 7/8 x 17 15/16 x 15 7/8 in.
Before 2007
Unknown
Unknown
Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, 500 University Avenue, Rochester, NY 14607
06/11/18
11
American or European, possibly J. Rogers, butter knife, silver plate, 7 1/2 x 15/16 x 1/4 in.
Before 2007
Unknown
Unknown
Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, 500 University Avenue, Rochester, NY 14607
06/11/18
12
American or European, carved figure of Jesus, wood, 11 13/16 x 9 3/8 x 6 1/16 in.
Before 2007
Unknown
Unknown
Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, 500 University Avenue, Rochester, NY 14607
06/11/18
13
American or European, table with arched supports, wood, 30 5/8 x 69 5/16 x 26 9/16 in.
At least 1968
Unknown
Unknown
Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, 500 University Avenue, Rochester, NY 14607
06/11/18
14
Homer Ledford (American), two dulcimers, 1968, butternut and walnut, 33 ¼ x 10 ¼ x 3 in. and 33 ½ x 6 9/16 x 2 15/16 in.
Before 2007
Unknown
Unknown
Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, 500 University Avenue, Rochester, NY 14607
06/11/18
15
European, platter or paten with embedded 1737 scudo from Italian States, brass, 18 3/16 diam. x 1 15/16
Before 2007
Unknown
Unknown
Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, 500 University Avenue, Rochester, NY 14607
06/11/18
16
American, four string ukulele, 1960s?, cherry wood, 33 3/16 x 9 5/8 x 3 ¼ in.
Before 2007
Unknown
Unknown
Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, 500 University Avenue, Rochester, NY 14607
06/11/18
17
Middle eastern? two-panel hinged screen, wood with [ivory?] inlay, 64 15/16 x 35 7/16 x 1 9/16 in.
Before 2007
Unknown
Unknown
Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, 500 University Avenue, Rochester, NY 14607
06/11/18
18
American or European, octagonal column, grey marble, 48 1/8 x 17 1/2 x 13 3/8 in.
Before 2007
Unknown
Unknown
Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, 500 University Avenue, Rochester, NY 14607
06/11/18
19
Pre-Columbian, rattle vessel with figure, ceramic, 19 5/8 x 15 3/8 x 15 3/16 in.
Before 2007
Unknown
Unknown
Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, 500 University Avenue, Rochester, NY 14607
06/11/18
20
American or European, toy candelabrum, lampworked glass, 2 9/16 x 1 15/16 x 1 1/8 in.
Before 2007
Unknown
Unknown
Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, 500 University Avenue, Rochester, NY 14607
06/11/18
21
American or European, cross and beads, carved with flowers, ivory, 21 7/8 x 2 3/4 x 1/4 in.
Before 2007
Unknown
Unknown
Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, 500 University Avenue, Rochester, NY 14607
06/11/18
22
American or European, relief with satyrs and putti, plaster, 12 13/16 x 19 13/16 x 1 15/16 in.
Before 2007
Unknown
Unknown
Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, 500 University Avenue, Rochester, NY 14607
06/11/18
23
J. Guernsey Mitchell (American), Bust of a Man, bronze, 8 7/16 x 3 7/16 x 2 1/4 in.
Before 2007
George C. Gordon
1099 East Avenue, Rochester, NY 14610
Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, 500 University Avenue, Rochester, NY 14607
06/11/18
24
Royal Worcester (British), melon-pattern creamer, 1886, porcelain, 2 3/4 x 5 3/8 x 4 in. (7 x 13.6 x 10.1 cm)
Before 2007
Unknown
Unknown
Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, 500 University Avenue, Rochester, NY 14607
06/11/18
25
Taylor Brothers (American) barometer, metal and glass, 14 3/16 x 2 3/16 x 1 5/8 in.
Before 2007
Unknown
Unknown
Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, 500 University Avenue, Rochester, NY 14607
06/11/18
26
American or European, After Jean-Antoine Houdon, bust of Louise Brongniart, ceramic, 18 1/4 x 11 7/16 x 7 3/8 in.
At least 1999
Unknown
Unknown
Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, 500 University Avenue, Rochester, NY 14607
06/11/18
27
American or European, bookstand, carved wood, 9 3/16 x 12 7/16 x 12 in.
Before 2007
Unknown
Unknown
Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, 500 University Avenue, Rochester, NY 14607
06/11/18
28
Nymphenburg (German) plate, porcelain, floral design
Before 2007
Unknown
Unknown
Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, 500 University Avenue, Rochester, NY 14607
06/11/18
29
American, long-beaked decoy on a stick, wood, 9 9/16 x 5 9/16 x 9/16 in.
Before 2007
Unknown
Unknown
Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, 500 University Avenue, Rochester, NY 14607
06/11/18
30
Gien (French) bowl, 1868-1871, ceramic, 4 1/4 x 10 1/2 x 10 1/2 in.
Before 2007
Unknown
Unknown
Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, 500 University Avenue, Rochester, NY 14607
06/11/18
31
American or European, miniature china cabinet, wood, 15 7/16 x 9 x 4 1/8 in.
Before 2007
Unknown
Unknown
Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, 500 University Avenue, Rochester, NY 14607
06/11/18
32
Italian, Thorwaldsen cameo "book" collection, plaster in paste-board cases
Before 2007
Unknown
Unknown
Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, 500 University Avenue, Rochester, NY 14607
06/11/18
33
Pre-Columbian, Costa Rican? effigy head vessel, ceramic, 13 5/16 x 10 in.
Before 2007
Unknown
Unknown
Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, 500 University Avenue, Rochester, NY 14607
06/11/18
34
American, standing easel in Eastlake style, ca. 1875, ebonized wood with light-wood inlay and gilt decoration, 82 5/16 x 26 7/16 x 6 13/16 in.
Before 2007
Unknown
Unknown
Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, 500 University Avenue, Rochester, NY 14607
06/11/18
35
Russian, Virgin and Angels, tempera and gilt on panel, 11 5/8 x 8 3/4 x 7/8 in.
ca. 1977
Unknown
Unknown
Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, 500 University Avenue, Rochester, NY 14607
06/11/18
36
American, twelve paintings of houses on glass
At least 1990
Unknown
Unknown
Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, 500 University Avenue, Rochester, NY 14607
06/11/18
37
Mourges, still life of sheet music and fruit, oil on board, 8 1/8 x 9 13/16 in.
Before 2007
Unknown
Unknown
Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, 500 University Avenue, Rochester, NY 14607
06/11/18
38
Robert Schulze (American), The Duel, acrylic on canvas, 18 x 24 in., signed l.r.
Before 2007
Unknown
Unknown
Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, 500 University Avenue, Rochester, NY 14607
06/11/18
39
Andrews (American or European), The Fortune Teller, oil on canvas, 27 13/16 x 32 7/8 in.
Before 2007
Unknown
Unknown
Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, 500 University Avenue, Rochester, NY 14607
06/11/18
40
August Kutterer (German), Prinsengracht in Amsterdam, 1929, oil on canvas, 20 15/16 x 25 13/16 in.
Before 2007
Unknown
Unknown
Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, 500 University Avenue, Rochester, NY 14607
06/11/18
41
American, landscape with figure seated on a rock, oil on canvas, 24 15/16 x 29 15/16 in.
Before 2007
Unknown
Unknown
Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, 500 University Avenue, Rochester, NY 14607
06/11/18
42
J. Whitehorne (American), portrait of a man, 1873, oil on canvas, 36 1/4 x 29 5/16 in.
Before 2007
Unknown
Unknown
Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, 500 University Avenue, Rochester, NY 14607
06/11/18
43
Various artists, American and European, 103 World War I posters and 4 World War 2 posters
Before 2007
Unknown
Unknown
Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, 500 University Avenue, Rochester, NY 14607
06/11/18
44
American or European, fan with classical figures, gouache on paper with mother-of-pearl sticks, 11 5/16 x 20 9/16 x 13/16 in.
Before 2007
Unknown
Unknown
Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, 500 University Avenue, Rochester, NY 14607
06/11/18
45
American or European, three fabric labels, paint and embossing on paper
Before 2007
Unknown
Unknown
Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, 500 University Avenue, Rochester, NY 14607
06/11/18
46
Charles Goodall & Son (British), two sets English Cathedrals Quiz Cards, each 13 1/2 x 3 7/16 in. (34.3 x 8.8 cm)
Before 2007
Unknown
Unknown
Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, 500 University Avenue, Rochester, NY 14607
06/11/18
47
Terry Haass (Czech), Forges du Diable, 1959, etching
Before 2007
Unknown
Unknown
Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, 500 University Avenue, Rochester, NY 14607
06/11/18
48
Haag (American?), Warrior, 1954, woodcut or linocut
Before 2007
Unknown
Unknown
Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, 500 University Avenue, Rochester, NY 14607
06/11/18
49
Hilda Morris (American), Tuesday’s Guest, 1962, lithograph
Before 2007
Unknown
Unknown
Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, 500 University Avenue, Rochester, NY 14607
06/11/18
50
Carl Morris (American), Red Floe, color lithograph
Before 2007
Unknown
Unknown
Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, 500 University Avenue, Rochester, NY 14607
06/11/18
51
Oliver Herford (American), Study for "How the Lion Became King," ink and graphite drawing
Before 2007
Unknown
Unknown
Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, 500 University Avenue, Rochester, NY 14607
06/11/18
52
John Sartain (American), George Washington and his family (after Edward Savage), 1840, engraving
Before 2007
Unknown
Unknown
Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, 500 University Avenue, Rochester, NY 14607
06/11/18
53
Currier & Ives (American), The Life of a Fireman, 1861, color lithograph
Before 2007
Unknown
Unknown
Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, 500 University Avenue, Rochester, NY 14607
06/11/18
54
Kurt K.Feuerherm (American), Mendon, 1962, pastel, ink and paint on paper
Before 2007
Unknown
Unknown
Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, 500 University Avenue, Rochester, NY 14607
06/11/18
55
Seven color lithographs by William Nicholson (British), ca. 1900: Sir Henry Hawkins, Prince Bismarck, H.R.H. the Prince of Wales, Cecil Rhodes, Lord Roberts, W. E. Gladstone, H. M. the Queen
Before 2007
Unknown
Unknown
Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, 500 University Avenue, Rochester, NY 14607
06/11/18
56
32 photomechanical reproductions after drawings by Charles Dana Gibson (American), ca. 1902
Before 2007
Unknown
Unknown
Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, 500 University Avenue, Rochester, NY 14607
06/11/18
57
Nicolas de Staël (French), Mediterranée, serigraph
Before 2007
Unknown
Unknown
Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, 500 University Avenue, Rochester, NY 14607
06/11/18
58
Arthur Willmore (American), A Halt in Yosemite Valley (after Albert Bierstadt), engraving
Before 2007
Unknown
Unknown
Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, 500 University Avenue, Rochester, NY 14607
06/11/18
59
European, Milano - Corso Vittorio Emanuele, aquatint and etching
Before 2007
Unknown
Unknown
Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, 500 University Avenue, Rochester, NY 14607
06/11/18
60
Gino Severini (Italian), Composition, 1955, color lithograph, 21 15/16 x 15 1/16 in.
Before 2007
Unknown
Unknown
Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, 500 University Avenue, Rochester, NY 14607
06/11/18
61
Spanish missal page, ink and color, 20 1/4 x 14 7/8 in.
Before 2007
Unknown
Unknown
Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, 500 University Avenue, Rochester, NY 14607
06/11/18
62
Simkha Simkovitch (American), Island Beach #1, 1933, lithograph
Before 2007
Unknown
Unknown
Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, 500 University Avenue, Rochester, NY 14607
06/11/18
63
Chinese, lantern, wood, painted glass, tassels, and metal armature, 26 15/16 x 22 1/16 x 22 1/16 in.
Before 2007
Unknown
Unknown
Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, 500 University Avenue, Rochester, NY 14607
06/11/18
64
Chinese or Japanese, relief carving of Buddha and attendants, stone, 24 15/16 x 13 13/16 x 5 7/8 in.
Before 2007
Unknown
Unknown
Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, 500 University Avenue, Rochester, NY 14607
06/11/18
65
Japanese, pair of six-panel folding screens (mountain landscapes with houses and figures), paint on fabric, 60 11/16 x 133 1/4 x 9/16 in. and 41 x 177 in.
Before 2007
Unknown
Unknown
Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, 500 University Avenue, Rochester, NY 14607
06/11/18
66
Chinese or Japanese, two-panel folding screen with temple scene, carved and painted lacquered wood, 72 3/8 x 63 15/16 x 5/8 in.
Before 2007
Unknown
Unknown
Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, 500 University Avenue, Rochester, NY 14607
06/11/18
67
Thai, head of Buddha, bronze, 6 3/8 x 2 1/8 x 2 1/4 in.
Before 2007
Unknown
Unknown
Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, 500 University Avenue, Rochester, NY 14607
06/11/18
68
Indian or Sri Lankan, seated Buddha, bronze, 8 1/2 x 6 11/16 x 3 1/16 in.
Before 2007
Unknown
Unknown
Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, 500 University Avenue, Rochester, NY 14607
06/11/18
69
Japanese, 48 miniature weapons and instruments, ivory, each 4 5/16 in.
Before 2007
Unknown
Unknown
Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, 500 University Avenue, Rochester, NY 14607
06/11/18
70
Japanese, circular box with inlaid insect pattern, ivory, 7/8 x 1 3/8 x 1 3/8 in. (2.2 x 3.5 x 3.5 cm)
Before 2007
Unknown
Unknown
Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, 500 University Avenue, Rochester, NY 14607
06/11/18
71
Japanese?, pair of triangles, ivory, each 1 9/16 x 1 9/16 x 1/16 in.
Before 2007
Unknown
Unknown
Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, 500 University Avenue, Rochester, NY 14607
06/11/18
72
Japanese, mace head, ivory, 1 1/16 x 1 1/16 x 1 1/16 in.
Before 2007
Unknown
Unknown
Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, 500 University Avenue, Rochester, NY 14607
06/11/18
73
Chinese, eight gaming chips, mother of pearl, each 1 1/8 x 1 5/8 x 1/8 in.
Before 2007
Unknown
Unknown
Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, 500 University Avenue, Rochester, NY 14607
06/11/18
74
Chinese or Japanese, picture frame, ivory, 4 3/4 x 3 3/16 x 3/8 in.
Before 2007
Unknown
Unknown
Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, 500 University Avenue, Rochester, NY 14607
06/11/18
75
Japanese, pair of tall vases with scenes of ladies, porcelain, 14 7/16 x 6 3/4 x 6 3/4 in.
Before 2007
Unknown
Unknown
Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, 500 University Avenue, Rochester, NY 14607
06/11/18
76
Japanese, four-case inro, lacquered wood, mother of pearl, ivory inlay, metal disk, and silk cord, 10 1/4 x 2 1/16 x 13/16 in.
At least 1980
Unknown
Unknown
Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, 500 University Avenue, Rochester, NY 14607
06/11/18
77
Japanese, nineteen fabric stencils (katagami), 19th century, mulberry paper, each about 10 x 16 1/2 in.
Before 2007
Unknown
Unknown
Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, 500 University Avenue, Rochester, NY 14607
06/11/18
78
Hiroshi Yoshida (Japanese), graphite drawing of a temple, 1940
Before 2007
Unknown
Unknown
Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, 500 University Avenue, Rochester, NY 14607
06/11/18
79
Hiroshi Yoshida (Japanese), Ogura, a Mill, graphite with watercolor
Before 2007
Unknown
Unknown
Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, 500 University Avenue, Rochester, NY 14607
06/11/18