Cup and saucer

Object Number: 
1937.445ab
Date: 
ca. 1825
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
cup: 2 3/8 x 3 3/4 in. ( 6 x 9.5 cm ) saucer: 1 1/4 x 5 1/2 in. ( 3.2 x 14 cm )
Marks: 
impressed: on bottom of saucer: small circle with cross hatching
Description: 
Hand painted pearlware cup and saucer (Gaudy Dutch style) in single rose pattern; blue underglaze with red-brown, green, brown, and yellow overglaze; blue underglaze and brown overglaze encircles rim of both cup and saucer; cup has a leaf and flower inside at bottom.
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