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Container

Object Number: 
Z.396
Date: 
1801
Medium: 
Wood
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 1/4 x 6 3/4 in. ( 8.3 x 17.1 cm )
Marks: 
carved: on interior: "ZURICH/ HHS 1801"
Description: 
Circular bentwood container joined with wooden nails; interior has carved date (1801) and location (Zurich).
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, 1937
Provenance: 
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group