Sugar bowl and cover

Object Number: 
1937.435ab
Date: 
ca. 1825
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 5/8 x 7 1/8 x 5 3/8 in. ( 14.3 x 18.1 x 13.7 cm )
Marks: 
painted: hand painted on bottom in brown: "2[underlined]/103[0?]" with small tear shape underneath
Description: 
Hand painted molded pearlware sugar bowl and cover in Gaudy Dutch style with grape pattern - blue underglaze with red-brown, green, brown, and yellow overglaze; oval body with belly, flange, and two handles with brown scrolling designs, and lid has open scrolling finial also with brown embellishments.
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