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Snuffbox with lid

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1815-1824
Medium: 
Wood, brass, glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7/8 x 2 1/8 in. ( 2.2 x 5.4 cm )
Description: 
Circular wooden snuffbox with glass enclosed brass medallion on lid; medallion bears a portrait of Louis XVIII in high relief.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman, 1937
Object Number: 
INV.7664ab
Marks: 
inscribed: on medallion: "LOUIS XVIII ROI DE FRANCE" typed: label affixed to inside of lid "1105/French"; affixed to bottom: "153"
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.
Provenance: 
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1824
eMuseum Object ID: 
45190
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Patch box with lid

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1830
Medium: 
Wood, ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 3/8 x 4 in. ( 3.5 x 10.2 cm )
Description: 
Carved wooden patch box in the shape of a shoe; sliding lid with finial at top; diamond shaped ivory plaques on sole and front of shoe with inscriptions.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman, 1937
Object Number: 
Z.181ab
Marks: 
incised: on plaque on front: "C.M." incised: on plaque on sole: "1830" typed: tag found inside box: "NADELMAN/Collection/86" on one side and on other "Patch [?] box/America 1830/[Glesson?]$5-"
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.
Provenance: 
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1830
eMuseum Object ID: 
45189
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Snuffbox with lid

Classification: 
Date: 
1800-1850
Medium: 
Wood
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3/4 x 2 5/8 in. ( 1.9 x 6.7 cm )
Description: 
Circular wooden snuffbox with carved decoration on lid; central medallion carved with two-headed falcon with crown at top; the medallion is bounded by a band with the letters of the alphabet; outer most band carved with alternating horses and hearts.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman, 1937
Object Number: 
INV.7681ab
Marks: 
inscribed: in low relief: letters of the alphabet typed: tag inside: "NADELMAN/Collection/1124"
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.
Provenance: 
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1850
eMuseum Object ID: 
45188
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Cup

Classification: 
Date: 
1825-1850
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 5/8 x 4 1/8 in. ( 6.7 x 10.5 cm )
Description: 
Molded pearlware ("spatterware") with splayed walls with sponged-on red underglaze decoration and hand painted stylized yellow, blue, red, black overglaze rooster decoration.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number: 
1937.724
Marks: 
impressed: on cup base: "X" painted: on cup base in black : "11"
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.
Provenance: 
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1850
eMuseum Object ID: 
45187
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Cup and saucer

Classification: 
Date: 
1825-1850
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
cup: 2 3/4 x 4 in. ( 7 x 10.2 cm ) saucer: 1 1/4 x 5 5/8 in. ( 3.2 x 14.3 cm )
Description: 
Molded pearlware ("spatterware") handleless cup and saucer; the cup's exterior is entirely covered with blue sponged-on underglaze and has a single red rose with black stem and green leaves painted on the inside of the bottom; the saucer has the same rose painted at its center and has blue underglaze sponged around the brim.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number: 
1937.763ab
Marks: 
impressed: on bottom of saucer: small round pinwheel shape
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.
Provenance: 
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1850
eMuseum Object ID: 
45186
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Printing block

Date: 
1700-1800
Medium: 
Wood, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 8 5/8 x 6 3/4 x 1 3/8 in. ( 21.9 x 17.1 x 3.5 cm )
Description: 
Rectangular wooden printing block (probably for textiles) with scattered circles, dots, and other small figures carved in relief and surrounded by a dense arrangement of metal spikes; indentations carved on two edges of reverse to facilitate gripping by hand.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman, 1937
Object Number: 
Z.1870
Marks: 
handwritten in ink: on paper collector's label affixed to reverse: "2559 / Fr." carved: on two short sides: "7209"
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.
Provenance: 
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1800
eMuseum Object ID: 
45184
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Bottle

Classification: 
Date: 
1790-1840
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 5/8 x 3 3/4 x 3 in. ( 16.8 x 9.5 x 7.6 cm )
Description: 
Ovoid wheelthrown redware bottle slightly flattened on two sides, with high gloss black glaze, underdeveloped and pitted, down to within an inch of the base.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number: 
1937.575
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.
Provenance: 
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1840
eMuseum Object ID: 
45183
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Dish

Classification: 
Date: 
1825-1850
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 3/8 x 9 1/8 x 5 1/4 in. ( 3.5 x 23.2 x 13.3 cm )
Description: 
Molded pearlware ("spatterware") shell-shaped oblong dish with sponged-on underglaze decoration and a hand-painted peacock in green, red, blue, and black.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number: 
1937.760
Marks: 
impressed: on back: "ADAMS"
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.
Provenance: 
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1850
eMuseum Object ID: 
45182
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Bowl with lid

Classification: 
Date: 
1825-1850
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 x 4 1/2 in. ( 10.2 x 11.4 cm )
Description: 
Pearlware ("spatterware") bowl and lid; sponged on blue and purple and hand painted red and green flowers underglaze decoration; high, flaring lip and concave collar.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number: 
1937.758ab
Marks: 
typed: glued to lid: collector's label
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.
Provenance: 
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1850
eMuseum Object ID: 
45181
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Cup (Tea bowl)

Classification: 
Date: 
1825-1850
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 5/8 x 4 1/4 in. ( 6.7 x 10.8 cm )
Description: 
Molded pearlware ("spatterware") cup with exterior covered with sponged-on red underglaze;a stylized peacock with a blue and gray body and green tail is hand painted on the side.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number: 
1937.787
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.
Provenance: 
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1850
eMuseum Object ID: 
45180
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

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