Sugar bowl and cover

Object Number: 
1937.430ab
Date: 
ca. 1825
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 1/2 x 7 1/2 x 4 1/2 in. ( 14 x 19 x 11.4 cm )
Description: 
Molded pearlware sugar bowl and cover (Gaudy Dutch style), rectangular with flaring walls and wide flange, two angular rounded handles and rectangular semi-domed cover with finial molded in shape of a flower hand-painted with war bonnet pattern in blue underglaze and red, yellow, green, and brown underglaze.
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
Provenance: 
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group