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Jar with cover

Classification: 
Date: 
1875-1925
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 x 2 in. ( 7.6 x 5.1 cm )
Description: 
Green pressed glass jar or cannister with screw-on cover; paneled cylindrical body with faceted rim at base and shoulders, bottom impressed with circular indentation and ribbed ring; circular cover with flattened mushroom finial with faceted edge.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number: 
1937.1651c
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: 
1925
eMuseum Object ID: 
2660
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Fraktur: "Johannes Lein & Margretha Leinin, Den 27ten September, 1776", Certificate of Marriage

Classification: 
Date: 
c. 1800
Medium: 
Brown ink, watercolor, gouache, gold metallic pigment, and graphite with cut-out hearts and birds on paper
Dimensions: 
Paper: 15 7/8 x 12 5/8 in. (40.3 x 32.1 cm), irregular
Description: 
Fraktur
Credit Line: 
Elie Nadelman, Museum of Folk Arts, Riverdale-on-Hudson, Bronx, New York
Object Number: 
1937.1724
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed at lower right in black ink: "Johannes Lein & Margretha Leinin, Den 27ten September, 1776" Centerpiece: "Wahrhaftig sein / und Redlich halten steht / wohl bei Jugend und bei = / alten, fleu[c]h heucheleÿ und = / falschen schen schein, laß = / mund und herz bei = / sammen sein" Center ring of hearts: "Es ist schon die Axt den Bäumen an die wurzel gelegt. Matt:3.[10]" [otherwise illegible] Ring of text: "Die Krone zum Sohne der Jugend gebürt, weil keuschheit und treue als perlen, dann keuschheit und treue allhier in der welt dem hochsten viel besser als alles gefällt, Ende" Outer ring of hearts: "1. Wir sehen gerne, daß and're / sollen, / Sich halten so wie wir es / wollen / 2. Wilt du dein eig'nes Hertz bewah = / ren, / So laß das sehn auf and're fahren, / Wer viel von anderen red't und / spricht, / der kennet noch sich selber / nicht. . . ."
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.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
0
eMuseum Object ID: 
2655
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Compote

Classification: 
Date: 
1820-1850
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 x 4 1/4 in. ( 10.2 x 10.8 cm )
Description: 
Light green blown glass compote; straight-sided bowl with folded-over rim drawn down to form pedestal base; pontil mark.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number: 
1937.1649
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: 
2652
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Bottle: Lyon's Powder

Classification: 
Date: 
1850-1900
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 3/8 x 1 1/2 in. ( 11.1 x 3.8 cm )
Description: 
Amethyst lead glass bottle made in three part mold with steeply sloping shoulders and narrow neck with lip; low relief inscription on shoulder; pontil mark in base.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number: 
1937.1700
Marks: 
molded: in low relief on shoulder: "B & P/ N.Y."; "LYONS/ POWDER"
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: 
2637
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Bottle

Classification: 
Date: 
1850-1880
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 x 2 5/8 x 1 3/4 in. ( 17.8 x 6.7 x 4.4 cm )
Description: 
Emerald green glass bottle blown in a two-part mold with flattened string rim, cylindrical neck, rounded shoulder, rectangular body with short sides slightly recessed, and flat base.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number: 
1937.1677
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: 
2631
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Mug

Classification: 
Date: 
1800-1900
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 x 4 7/8 x 4 in. ( 7.6 x 12.4 x 10.2 cm )
Description: 
Wheelthrown redware mug with yellow and brown glaze; loop handle and incised band one inch below flared rim.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number: 
1937.493
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: 
2625
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Mold

Classification: 
Date: 
1850-1900
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 x 12 3/4 x 4 1/2 in. ( 7.6 x 32.4 x 11.4 cm )
Description: 
Glazed redware culinary mold formed like a fish.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number: 
1937.522
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: 
2607
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Whistle

Classification: 
Date: 
1800-1900
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 7/8 x 5 1/2 x 2 3/4 in. ( 9.8 x 14 x 7 cm )
Description: 
Molded redware whistle in the shape of a stylized chicken; whistling device at rear end, under flat, ribbed tail; hollow, oval body with incised heart shape on back pierced with narrow slot from head to tail; covered in lead glaze.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman, 1937
Object Number: 
INV.12620
Marks: 
written: on adhesive collector's label attached to bottom of whistle: "180 / 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: 
1900
eMuseum Object ID: 
2557
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Knob

Classification: 
Date: 
1850-1890
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 1/2 x 1 3/4 in. ( 3.8 x 4.4 cm )
Description: 
Molded solid whiteware rounded disk form (knob) with three-notched end and mottled brown glaze (Rockingham).
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman, 1937
Object Number: 
INV.12853
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: 
2545
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Knob

Classification: 
Date: 
1850-1890
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 3/4 x 2 1/4 in. ( 4.4 x 5.7 cm )
Description: 
Molded solid whiteware rounded disk form (knob) with three notches near end and mottled brown glaze (Rockingham).
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman, 1937
Object Number: 
INV.12851
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: 
2544
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

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