Crockpot and lid

Classification: 
Date: 
1835-1870
Medium: 
Stoneware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 12 x 9 1/2 in. ( 30.5 x 24.1 cm )
Description: 
Salt-glazed stoneware crock of slightly ovoid shape with attached lug handles; stamped with maker's mark and capacity mark brushed with cobalt; decorated with cobalt oxide stylized flower.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Samuel V. Hoffman
Object Number: 
1928.59ab
Marks: 
stamped: on neck: "WM E. WARNER / Manufactory / West Troy / 3"
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1870
eMuseum Object ID: 
388
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Pitcher: Dewey

Classification: 
Medium: 
ceramic
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 x 5 x 4 in. ( 10.2 x 12.7 x 10.2 cm )
Object Number: 
1951.380
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
0
eMuseum Object ID: 
359
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Tobacco jar with lid

Classification: 
Date: 
1840-1880
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 1/2 x 6 1/4 x 4 1/2 in. ( 19 x 15.9 x 11.4 cm )
Description: 
Molded redware tobacco jar with brown glaze shaped like the head of a man, with lid in the form of a tricorn hat.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Elie Nadelman
Object Number: 
1938.380ab
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.
Provenance: 
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1880
eMuseum Object ID: 
358
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Figurine

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1900
Medium: 
Porcelain
Dimensions: 
Overall: 10 1/4 x 3 3/8 in. ( 26 x 8.6 cm )
Description: 
Female figure in Japanese costume; detachable hands (missing); circular base decorated with stylized cloud motif.
Object Number: 
INV.11006
Marks: 
impressed: on bottom of base: "CHINA", along with mark consisting of Chinese characters
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1900
eMuseum Object ID: 
325
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Washbowl and pitcher

Classification: 
Date: 
1849-1858
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Bowl: 4 1/2 x 13 in. ( 11.4 x 33 cm ) Pitcher: 11 x 7 1/4 x 6 1/2 in. ( 27.9 x 18.4 x 16.5 cm )
Description: 
Molded scroddeled ware with veins of brown and blue in whitish clay body; twelve-sided, footed bowl with molded zig-zag patterned border and octagonal, footed pitcher with high spout; scrolling handle and impressed zig-zag or diamond motifs on panels.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number: 
1937.552ab
Marks: 
impressed: in oval on base on each: "UNITED STATES/POTTERY CO./BENNINGTON, Vt"
Gallery Label: 
The United States Pottery Company (1847 - 1858) produced ornamental objects including yellow ware with Rockingham and flint enamel glazes, agate and granite wares, porcelain and parian. Technically innovative, the United States Pottery Company gained national prominence when its wares were featured in the 1853 Crystal Palace Exhibition in New York City. 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.
Provenance: 
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1858
eMuseum Object ID: 
302
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Pitcher

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1850
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 1/4 x 6 1/4 x 4 1/4 in. ( 15.9 x 15.9 x 10.8 cm )
Description: 
Molded yellowware pitcher in shape of a man's head, with high collar and tricorn hat, all but face and interior coated in a mottled brown (Rockingham) glaze.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number: 
1937.548
Gallery Label: 
This pitcher is molded in the likeness of the Irish patriot, Daniel O'Connell (1775-1847).
Provenance: 
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1850
eMuseum Object ID: 
294
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Plate

Classification: 
Date: 
1812-1830
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1/2 x 6 1/8 in. ( 1.3 x 15.6 cm )
Description: 
Pearlware plate with blue feathered edge and black transfer printed portrait bust of James Lawrence.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Dr. Eugene H. Pool
Object Number: 
1943.445
Marks: 
printed: on obverse: "Don't surrender the ship/ Lawrence"
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1830
eMuseum Object ID: 
251
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Platter: Mendenhall Ferry

Classification: 
Date: 
1790-1829
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 1/4 x 16 3/8 x 13 1/2 in. ( 3.2 x 41.6 x 34.3 cm )
Description: 
Glazed earthenware molded oval platter with blue transfer print decoration of Mendenhall Ferry with cows, sheep, river,trees, and houses, and a border of flowers, scrolls, and eagles.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Dr. Arthur H. Merritt
Object Number: 
1961.247
Marks: 
impressed: on back: "16 or 19" printed: in blue on rim in oval frame: "Mendenhall Ferry" typed: affixed to back: paper label "Mendenhall Ferry' over the Schuylkill just above Philadelphia Homes of Joseph Sims and Dr. Philip Syng Physick the 'father of A
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1829
eMuseum Object ID: 
162
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Pitcher: copper lustre ochre bands

Classification: 
Medium: 
ceramic
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 x 6 x 4 in. ( 12.7 x 15.2 x 10.2 cm )
Object Number: 
INV.13453
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
0
eMuseum Object ID: 
137
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Footed dish

Classification: 
Medium: 
ceramic
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 x 4 in. ( 7.6 x 10.2 cm )
Description: 
Cream w/Silver lustre
Object Number: 
1951.204
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
0
eMuseum Object ID: 
92
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

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