Early Closure

On Saturday, February 22, Bill Graham and the Rock & Roll Revolution will close at 2 pm, and the Museum will close at 5 pm.

Miniature pitcher

Object Number: 
INV.9659
Date: 
1840-1880
Medium: 
Stoneware, cobalt oxide
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 1/4 x 3 1/4 in. ( 10.8 x 8.3 cm )
Marks: 
inscribed: in red ink on base: "118/Amer."
Description: 
Small ovoid salt-glaze stoneware pitcher with strap handle and pouring spout; 2 bands of incised lines; bands painted with cobalt oxide; crude image of an animal painted in cobalt oxide.
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