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Pitcher

Object Number: 
1937.680
Date: 
1849-1858
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 9 3/8 x 8 3/4 x 7 1/2 in. ( 23.8 x 22.2 x 19 cm )
Marks: 
impressed: faint illegible mark on underside of base
Description: 
Molded yellowware octagonal bulbous, footed pitcher with small hearts in relief near top of each spine under scalloped rim, faceted spout, angular handle; mottled brown glaze (Rockingham) with yellow, green, and blue streaks.
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