Cup

Object Number: 
1937.724
Date: 
1825-1850
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 5/8 x 4 1/8 in. ( 6.7 x 10.5 cm )
Marks: 
impressed: on cup base: "X" painted: on cup base in black : "11"
Description: 
Molded pearlware ("spatterware") with splayed walls with sponged-on red underglaze decoration and hand painted stylized yellow, blue, red, black overglaze rooster decoration.
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