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Toy chest of drawers

Object Number: 
1937.1385
Date: 
1850-1900
Medium: 
Wood
Dimensions: 
Overall: 10 x 14 1/2 x 7 1/4 in. ( 25.4 x 36.8 x 18.4 cm )
Marks: 
Nadelman collection sticker: "T / 49 / Amer" (the "T" is some sort of character and not a clear "T")
Description: 
Toy chest with two drawers; each drawer has a carved rose; lower drawer has a carved foliage design on reverse of front panel; side panels are carved with vine motif.
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