Pitcher with cover
Overall: 5 1/4 x 7 3/4 x 2 5/8 in. ( 13.3 x 19.7 x 6.7 cm )
Molded figure of a cow with head extended and opening in mouth and on top of back, with cover, looped tail and horns standing on oblong base with foliage in relief; mottled green, blue, brown, and yellow high gloss glaze.
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.
Purchased from Elie Nadelman, 1937
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
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