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Flask

Object Number: 
1937.573
Date: 
ca. 1862
Medium: 
Stoneware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 9 1/2 x 4 1/2 x 3 in. ( 24.1 x 11.4 x 7.6 cm )
Marks: 
inscribed: by hand on both sides of flask: "Yale & Oberlin/ Eddie & Frankie./ Cosa & Susie -/Yale & Norwalk.." and "Catskill Mountain Ex/Augt. 15th 1862/'We Far..'/Athens/NY." written: on adhesive collector's label attached to bottom of flask: "1?/Amer
Description: 
Salt-glazed stoneware flask with hand-inscribed words.
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