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Footstool

Object Number: 
INV.6429
Date: 
1800-1900
Medium: 
Wood
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 1/2 x 11 1/2 x 6 in. ( 16.5 x 29.2 x 15.2 cm )
Marks: 
written: in ink on label on underside of footstool: "393/Amer"
Description: 
Wooden footstool with rectangular platform supported by four octagonal splayed legs; platform with molded edges pierced with 5 inch slot at center.
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, 1937
Provenance: 
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group