Safe/Haven Update

Due to a private event, the exhibition Safe/Haven will be closed to visitors from 2–5 pm on Friday, May 14.

Cup and saucer

Object Number: 
cup: 2 1/4 x 3 5/8 in. ( 5.7 x 9.2 cm ) saucer: 1 1/4 x 5 1/2 in. ( 3.2 x 14 cm )
Hand painted pearlware handleless cup and saucer in gaudy dutch style with 'Warbonnet' pattern, showing feathers and grapes; they are decorated with a blue underglaze and red-brown, green, brown, and yellow overglaze; inside the rim are four red-brown flowers(?) seperated by blue and yellow bands.
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
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group