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rimmed container w/holes in top edge

Object Number: 
1937.379
Date: 
1810-1850
Medium: 
Pewter
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 1/4 x 3 1/2 in. ( 5.7 x 8.9 cm )
Marks: 
scratched: on base: " J. Ab______/Willis"
Description: 
Concave cylindrical vessel with flat base reeded on upper and lower with upturned brim, large round well with five small round pierced holes.
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