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Cup and saucer

Object Number: 
1937.440ab
Date: 
ca. 1825
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall (cup): 2 3/8 × 3 5/8 in. (6 × 9.2 cm) Overall (saucer): 1 1/4 × 5 5/8 in. (3.2 × 14.3 cm)
Description: 
Molded ("Gaudy Dutch" Oyster pattern) pearlware with flared walls, erect rim on saucer handpainted with overglaze enamels with central large red rose, potted; flower, yellow and blue oblong band, partial reddish ground, corresponding border with underglaze blue.
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