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Bowl

Classification: 
Date: 
1800-1850
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 3/8 x 1 3/8 in. ( 11.1 x 3.5 cm )
Description: 
Molded pearlware bowl with lobed edge and underglaze abstract floral decoration in orange, blue, green, and copper luster, on interior and exterior.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number: 
1937.415
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: 
3553
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Pitcher

Classification: 
Date: 
1820-1860
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 3/4 x 7 x 4 3/4 in. ( 19.7 x 17.8 x 12.1 cm )
Description: 
Colorless blown non-lead glass pitcher; wide barrell-shaped body with rounded shoulders and tall neck with flared rim pulled out to form spout; applied handle curled at end; 4 incised lines at rim; base with slight push-up and pontil mark.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number: 
1937.732
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: 
1860
eMuseum Object ID: 
3520
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Bitters bottle: Dr. Clark N. York

Classification: 
Date: 
1860-1890
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 9 1/2 x 3 1/8 x 3 in. ( 24.1 x 7.9 x 7.6 cm )
Description: 
Deep green (black) glass bitters bottle blown in a two-part mold with down-tooled lip, rounded shoulder, square body with chamfered corners, and base with chamfered heel, diagonal seam, circular depression, and oxide deposit.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number: 
1937.1670
Marks: 
in relief: on obverse: "DR. / CLARK / N. YORK" above three-link chain
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: 
3508
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Bottle: DeLangley's Root & Herb Bitters...Boston

Classification: 
Date: 
1860-1910
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 9 1/2 x 3 in. ( 24.1 x 7.6 cm )
Description: 
Aquamarine glass bottle blown in a two-part mold with a hand-tooled finish embossed with inscription "DR LANGLEY'S ROOT & HERB BITTERS 99 UNION ST BOSTON;" short, cylindrical neck, rounded shoulders, cylindrical body with slight push-up and no pontil mark; with cork.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number: 
1937.1666
Marks: 
embossed: on body; "DR. LANGLEY'S/ ROOT & HERB/ BITTERS/ 99 UNION ST/ BOSTON"
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: 
1910
eMuseum Object ID: 
3507
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Carafe

Classification: 
Date: 
1820-1850
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 9 1/2 x 5 1/4 in. ( 24.1 x 13.3 cm )
Description: 
Light olive green blown non-lead glass carafe with straight finish, sloped down shoulder, round body, and deep, conical push-up.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number: 
1937.1056
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: 
3483
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Flask

Classification: 
Date: 
1800-1900
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 3/4 x 4 x 2 1/4 in. ( 17.1 x 10.2 x 5.7 cm )
Description: 
Wheelthrown redware flask flattened on two sides, rounded rim with iron brown splotches around shoulder; lead glaze.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number: 
1937.1448
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: 
3458
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Woodcarving (male figure)

Classification: 
Date: 
1850-1900
Medium: 
Wood, paint
Dimensions: 
Overall: 9 x 3 1/4 x 3 1/8 in. ( 22.9 x 8.3 x 7.9 cm )
Description: 
Carved and painted wooden figurine mounted on low oblong base; standing male figure wearing black top hat, black knee-length tunic, white stockings, and black boots; brown painted base.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman, 1937
Object Number: 
INV.8161
Marks: 
handwritten in ink: on collector's label affixed to underside of base: "380/Ger"
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: 
3456
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Bottle

Classification: 
Date: 
1760-1780
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 9 1/2 x 3 3/4 in. ( 24.1 x 9.5 cm )
Description: 
Olive green, non-lead blown glass bottle; bottle possibly blown in dip mold and has cylindrical neck with applied string rim, rounded shoulders, and a squat cylindrical body with a push-up and pontil mark.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number: 
1937.1054
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: 
3442
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Bottle: J. Milhau Chemist New York

Classification: 
Date: 
1860-1880
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 10 1/2 x 3 x 2 in. ( 26.7 x 7.6 x 5.1 cm )
Description: 
Pale violet glass bottle blown in a full-sized, two-part mold with a hand-tooled finish; bottle is rectangular with inset panels and flat chamfered corners embossed with "J. MILHAU," "CHEMIST," and "NEW YORK;" the flat, rectangular base has a mold seam running diagonally.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number: 
1937.1661
Marks: 
embossed: on three sides; "J. MILHAU/ CHEMIST/ NEW YORK"
Gallery Label: 
J. Milhau was a chemist located at 183 Broadway in New York circa 1860 to 1886.
Provenance: 
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1880
eMuseum Object ID: 
3436
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Plate: chinese figure

Classification: 
Date: 
1825-1875
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3/4 x 5 1/2 in. ( 1.9 x 14 cm )
Description: 
Pearlware plate with molded brim and serpentine rim; brim has spots of green and blue enamel; at center, black transfer printed image of a Chinese youth with two caged birds and a parrot; image is colored with yellow, green, blue, and violet overglaze enamel.
Credit Line: 
Probably purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number: 
INV.9985
Marks: 
typed: affixed to reverse: paper label "701/Eng" ('Eng' inscribed over '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: 
1875
eMuseum Object ID: 
3428
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

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