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Coffeepot with lid

Object Number: 
1937.1355ab
Date: 
1900-1930
Medium: 
Brass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 9 x 11 1/4 x 6 in. ( 22.9 x 28.6 x 15.2 cm )
Description: 
Cylindrical sheet brass coffeepot with flat, circular base, broken and scrolling spout with bifurcated tip, strap handle, stepped round top with circular domed lid and flat, circular finial.
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