Coffee mill

Object Number: 
INV.5777ab
Date: 
ca. 1850-1900
Medium: 
Wood
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 3/4 x 4 1/4 x 7 1/2 in. ( 19.7 x 10.8 x 19 cm )
Marks: 
typed: label affixed to base: "2037/Swiss"
Description: 
Hardwood coffee mill with one drawer in front, and supported on four round feet and shaped base; side crane rotates two wooden grinders and two gears.
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, 1937
Provenance: 
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group