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Stove plate

Object Number: 
1937.1205
Date: 
1600-1700
Medium: 
Iron
Dimensions: 
Overall: 40 1/2 x 18 1/2 x 1 in. ( 102.9 x 47 x 2.5 cm )
Description: 
Cast iron stove plate divided into four panels; single figure in each panel; upper panels each have bishop with hat and crook and lower panels have robed figures holding Bible.
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