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Pitcher

Object Number: 
1937.546
Date: 
1840-1845
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 9 x 8 3/4 x 7 3/4 in. ( 22.9 x 22.2 x 19.7 cm )
Marks: 
raised: letters on raised plaque, either side: "PROTECTOR TO AMERICAN/INDUSTRY" raised: letters under spout: "EVERITT"
Description: 
Molded yellowware pitcher with low panelled body and raised impression of a muscled arm holding a hammer, either side, with an angular handle in form of a branch, circular foot; mottled brown glaze (Rockingham).
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