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.

Pitcher

Object Number: 
INV.12627
Date: 
1850-1890
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 9 x 9 1/2 x 8 in. ( 22.9 x 24.1 x 20.3 cm )
Description: 
Molded, panelled yellowware pitcher with molded face in relief under spout, strap handle with thumb and fingerpieces; mottled brown and green glaze.
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