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.

plate

Object Number: 
1937.385
Date: 
1700-1800
Medium: 
Pewter
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7/8 x 9 1/2 in. ( 2.2 x 24.1 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: on brim in block letters: "C/BI" stamped: on reverse: "(CROWN)/(ROSE)" marked: three touchmarks, too light to make out, one rsoe
Description: 
Extremely worn round plate with shallow cavetto, brim with monogram, and plain rim with single reed underneath.
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