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Squeak toy

Object Number: 
INV.8144
Date: 
1875-1900
Medium: 
Papier-mâché, wood, leather, paint
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 3/8 x 1 1/2 x 3 3/8 in. ( 8.6 x 3.8 x 8.6 cm )
Marks: 
Nadelman collection sticker: "571/Am"
Description: 
Squeak toy with molded papier-mâché boy riding black dog mounted on rectangular base/bellows; boy is painted with blue jacket, white pants, and green cap, and dog is black with yellow collar.
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