Egg spoon

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1820 - 1835
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 3/4 x 3/4 x 7/8 in. ( 14.6 x 1.9 x 2.2 cm )
Description: 
Silver egg spoon with a downturned fiddle handle with a short midrib on the underside; long ovoid bowl; maker's marks stamped on the underside of the handle.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number: 
1937.1301
Marks: 
stamped: on the underside of the handle: "H. WISHART" in a rectangle
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: 
1835
eMuseum Object ID: 
5497
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Pipe bowl

Classification: 
Date: 
1880-1900
Medium: 
Ceramic
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 1/8 x 3 5/8 x 4 1/8 in. ( 10.5 x 9.2 x 10.5 cm )
Description: 
Pipe bowl with circular flaring rim with impressed geometric pattern and saw-toothed edge around hole for tobacco and abstract flower with impressed decoration around hole for stem; tobacco and stem openings connected by L-shaped joint.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman, 1937
Object Number: 
INV.8476
Marks: 
incised: on back of rim around opening for tobacco: "[Hork]iss Gabor/ [illegible]"
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: 
1900
eMuseum Object ID: 
5415
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Pipe bowl: ...3187 (black)

Classification: 
Date: 
1880-1900
Medium: 
Ceramic
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 x 3 7/8 x 3 3/8 in. ( 10.2 x 9.8 x 8.6 cm )
Description: 
Pipe bowl with circular flaring rim with impressed geometric pattern and saw-toothed edge around hole for tobacco and abstract flower with impressed decoration around hole for stem; tobacco and stem openings connected by L-shaped joint.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman, 1937
Object Number: 
INV.8474
Marks: 
incised: on back of rim around opening for tobacco: illegible inscription, not in English
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: 
1900
eMuseum Object ID: 
5199
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Chalkware (mantel ornament: leaf spray)

Classification: 
Date: 
1850-1890
Medium: 
Plaster of Paris, paint
Dimensions: 
Overall: 10 x 6 3/4 x 3 3/8 in. ( 25.4 x 17.1 x 8.6 cm )
Description: 
Chalkware mantel ornament in the form of a leaf spray mounted on a square base; painting light green with orange and black accents.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number: 
1937.1141a
Marks: 
handwritten in pencil: on inner wall of base: "p" handwritten: collector's label affixed to inner wall of base: "2373 / Am."
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: 
1890
eMuseum Object ID: 
5139
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Chalkware (seated boy)

Classification: 
Date: 
1850-1890
Medium: 
Plaster of Paris, paint
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 1/2 x 5 1/2 x 5 in. ( 29.2 x 14 x 12.7 cm )
Description: 
Chalkware figurine of a youth in short, skirted costume (chiton) with elbow-length sleeves and V-neck, with accents painted in dark yellow, brown and red; youth is seated on tree stump, wears dark yellow hat, and holds red heart-shaped object to his breast; low rectangular base with canted corners, painted dark yellow.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman, 1937
Object Number: 
INV.630
Marks: 
handwritten in graphite on inner wall of plaster: "1236 / Amer." and "2036 / Amer." handwritten in graphite on back of base: "6290-X.EA-C"
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: 
1890
eMuseum Object ID: 
5030
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Hasp lock

Classification: 
Date: 
1700-1780
Medium: 
Iron
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 1/2 x 7 1/4 x 3/4 in. ( 11.4 x 18.4 x 1.9 cm )
Description: 
Rectangular wrought iron hasp lock.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number: 
1937.1182
Marks: 
struck: onto arm: "1 X 1"
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: 
1780
eMuseum Object ID: 
5016
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Padlock and key

Classification: 
Date: 
1700-1800
Medium: 
Iron, brass
Dimensions: 
Overall (a): 2 1/4 in. × 3/8 in. (5.7 × 1 cm) Overall (b): 1 1/8 in. (2.9 cm)
Description: 
Radish-shaped flat padlock of sheet iron with brass key.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number: 
1937.1183ab
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: 
5012
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Padlock

Classification: 
Date: 
1700-1800
Medium: 
Iron
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 7/8 x 5/8 in. ( 4.8 x 1.6 cm )
Description: 
Actual heart-shaped padlock with U-shaped lock and front keyhole.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number: 
1937.1186
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: 
5011
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Padlock

Classification: 
Date: 
1800-1900
Medium: 
Iron, brass, pigment
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 3/4 x 1 in. ( 9.5 x 2.5 cm )
Description: 
Sheet iron teddy-bear head shaped flat padlock with cusps on side in sheet iron, mimicked in keyhole plate in brass.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number: 
1937.1191
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: 
1900
eMuseum Object ID: 
5010
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Padlock and key

Classification: 
Date: 
1800-1900
Medium: 
Iron, brass
Dimensions: 
Overall (a): 4 1/4 in. × 3 1/4 in. × 1 in. (10.8 × 8.3 × 2.5 cm) Overall (b): 2 7/8 × 1 5/8 × 1/4 in. (7.3 × 4.1
Description: 
Cat-head shaped lock of sheet iron with brass keyhole surround and iron key with wide oval handle and short baluster-shaped shaft with three compressed flanges.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number: 
1937.1192ab
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: 
1900
eMuseum Object ID: 
5009
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

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