Platter

Object Number: 
1937.1464
Date: 
1800-1840
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 1/4 x 16 3/4 x 12 3/8 in. ( 5.7 x 42.5 x 31.4 cm )
Marks: 
written: in script in slip on obverse: "Cheap./and Good"
Description: 
Drape-molded rectangular platter or loaf dish, obverse with slip-trailed decoration and inscription under lead 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
Provenance: 
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group