Box lock and bolt plate

Classification: 
Date: 
1852-1880
Medium: 
Iron
Dimensions: 
overall: 4 1/4 x 4 5/8 x 1 /2 in.
Description: 
Rectangalar cast iron box lock; ornamented with cast scene in relief of male figure in forest with dog.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number: 
1937.1195ab
Marks: 
cast: into reverse: "PIONEER/LOCK/PATENTED/AUG. 10. 1852"
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: 
1880
eMuseum Object ID: 
5005
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Chalkware (dog)

Classification: 
Date: 
1850-1890
Medium: 
Plaster of Paris, paint
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 1/4 x 6 x 3 1/4 in. ( 18.4 x 15.2 x 8.3 cm )
Description: 
Chalkware dog with textured head and front quarters with yellow, red and black spots, black ears and tail and red collar; rectangular base with flaring profile has three sides painted yellow with short red and black stripes.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number: 
1937.1145
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: 
4969
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Padlock

Classification: 
Date: 
1700-1800
Medium: 
Iron
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 x 4 x 2 in. ( 12.7 x 10.2 x 5.1 cm )
Description: 
Circular padlock of sheet iron with large flat rectangular hinged keyhole cover; two large chain links connected hinged at side, U-shaped lock clasps over padlock.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman, 1937
Object Number: 
INV.910
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: 
4966
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Lock

Classification: 
Date: 
1800-1900
Medium: 
Iron, copper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 1/2 x 6 3/4 x 1 in. ( 19 x 17.1 x 2.5 cm )
Description: 
Circular sheet iron padlock.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number: 
1937.1194
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: 
4965
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Kerosene lamp

Classification: 
Date: 
1860-1900
Medium: 
Glass, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 8 1/4 x 3 in. ( 21 x 7.6 cm )
Description: 
Blue glass kerosene lamp with short cylindrical body and applied loop handle blown in a multi-part mold with a brass kerosene wick holder and colorless glass hurricane shade.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number: 
1937.1518ab
Marks: 
printed: on shade: "TRADEMARK/ ACME/ LEAD FLINT" carved: in low relief on wick adjuster: "STELLAR/ E.M. & Co"
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: 
4923
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Rug

Classification: 
Date: 
1850-1900
Medium: 
Wool, burlap
Dimensions: 
Overall: 35 1/4 x 70 1/2 x 1/4 in. ( 89.5 x 179.1 x 0.6 cm )
Description: 
Rectangular woolen hooked rug with uncut pile and burlap foundation; dense floral pattern in oval shape on oblong patch of beige ground at center, with green scrolling leaf border on black ground.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number: 
1937.969
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: 
4747
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Washington's Camp at Valley Forge

Classification: 
Date: 
19th century
Medium: 
Oil on canvas
Dimensions: 
Overall: 29 x 39 3/4 in. ( 73.7 x 101 cm )
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number: 
1937.464
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: 
4743
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Chalkware ("Bloomer Girl")

Classification: 
Date: 
1850-60
Medium: 
Plaster of Paris, paint
Dimensions: 
Overall: 10 1/4 x 3 5/8 in. ( 26 x 9.2 cm )
Description: 
Full-length chalkware figurine of a young woman ("Bloomer Girl") in brown hat and brown knee-length skirt with white bloomers; on rounded yellow base with red and black stripes; painted on one side only.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number: 
1937.1128
Marks: 
handwritten in graphite: on interior of base: "1879 / Amer."
Gallery Label: 
The subject of the "Bloomer Girl" has been traced to a Currier & Ives print.
Provenance: 
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1850
eMuseum Object ID: 
4596
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Chalkware (clock)

Classification: 
Date: 
1850-1890
Medium: 
Plaster of Paris, paint, cardboard, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 8 1/4 x 5 1/2 x 3 1/4 in. ( 21 x 14 x 8.3 cm )
Description: 
Chalkware mantel ornament; rectangular form with cardboard clock face displayed in circular hole in front; base with green and red stripes, yellow cornice with red dots, and rosettes and other raised details on front painted yellow, red and green; rectangular opening in top (possibly meant to be used as a watch holder).
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number: 
1937.1142b
Marks: 
handwritten in pencil: on inner wall of base: "f 60" and "2263 / Amer."
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: 
4532
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Chalkware (clock)

Classification: 
Date: 
1850-1890
Medium: 
Plaster of Paris, paint, cardboard, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 8 1/4 x 5 1/2 x 3 1/4 in. ( 21 x 14 x 8.3 cm )
Description: 
Chalkware mantel ornament; rectangular form with cardboard clock face displayed in circular hole in front; yellow base and cornice, with rosettes and other raised details on front painted red, green and yellow; rectangular opening in top (possibly meant to be used as a watch holder).
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number: 
1937.1142a
Marks: 
handwritten in pencil: on inner wall of base: "g 52"
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: 
4469
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

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