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Coffeepot and cover

Object Number: 
INV.12630ab
Date: 
1790-1830
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 1/4 x 9 x 6 in. ( 28.6 x 22.9 x 15.2 cm )
Marks: 
china pencil: on base: "E F A / (illeg.)" Nadelman collection label: "275 / Eng"
Description: 
Molded creamware baluster shaped coffee pot with rounded strap handle and long S-shaped spout; domed cover with pointed finial; exterior of main body covered with a uniform caramel-brown which has incised horizontal bands cut away to reveal white body beneath, also with 3 square diaper bands highlighted in black.
Gallery Label: 
Nadelman collection label on bottom "275 / Eng". 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: 
Renwick Hurry, New York City, April 1926; The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group