Early Closure

On Saturday, February 22, Bill Graham and the Rock & Roll Revolution will close at 2 pm, and the Museum will close at 5 pm.

Cream jug

Object Number: 
1937.996
Date: 
1825-1840
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 x 3 1/2 x 2 in. ( 7.6 x 8.9 x 5.1 cm )
Description: 
Colorless lead glass cream jug blown in a three-part mold (McKearin GIII-18); flared rim pulled out to form spout, squat cylindrical body with rounded shoulders molded with band of ribbing at neck over band of diamond diapering over band fluting at base; base molded with diamonds (Diamond Type) with pontil mark; applied ribbed handle with crimped end.
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