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Bottle

Classification: 
Date: 
1790-1840
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 1/4 x 4 3/4 x 3 1/4 in. ( 18.4 x 12.1 x 8.3 cm )
Description: 
Wheelthrown redware bottle with flattened sides giving it a diamond shape; glazed with high gloss black down to base.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number: 
1937.576
Marks: 
impressed: on base: "THOMPSON"
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: 
2534
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Jug

Classification: 
Date: 
1839
Medium: 
Stoneware, cobalt oxide
Dimensions: 
Overall: 16 3/4 x 12 in. ( 42.5 x 30.5 cm )
Description: 
Salt-glazed stoneware jug with hand-incised mark and date and decorated with cobalt blue leaves and flowers.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number: 
1937.842
Marks: 
incised: beneath spout: "Luke Sclovey / 1839" incised: on bottom of jug: "Made by / Thomas Cotterill [?]"
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: 
1839
eMuseum Object ID: 
2525
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Crib quilt

Classification: 
Date: 
1800-1830
Medium: 
Cotton
Dimensions: 
Overall: 43 1/2 x 39 x 3/8 in. ( 110.5 x 99.1 x 1 cm )
Description: 
Red, white, and blue cotton crib quilt; large white block at center with quilted circular motifs, sawtooth border, and a red appliquéd fleur de lis at each corner; central square within frame of blue fabric with white stars; edge with white sawtooth border and red calico binding.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number: 
1937.1200
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: 
2457
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Needlework

Classification: 
Date: 
1750-1800
Medium: 
Cotton, silk, wood
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 5/8 x 4 1/2 in. ( 16.8 x 11.4 cm )
Description: 
Vertical rectangular embroidered picture in various colors of silk floss applied to wooden board; two figures in colonial dress in center; stitches include satin, outline and knots.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman, 1937
Object Number: 
INV.1080
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: 
2452
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Butter mold

Date: 
ca. 1825-1875
Medium: 
Wood
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 1/4 × 8 3/8 × 3 3/4 in. (5.7 × 21.3 × 9.5 cm)
Description: 
Two-sided treenware butter mold in the form of a paddle with a tubular handle; each side is rectangular and is carved with a stylized tulip.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number: 
1937.1583
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: 
2433
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Kerosene lamp

Classification: 
Date: 
1875-1900
Medium: 
Glass, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 1/2 x 2 1/4 x 2 1/4 in. ( 11.4 x 5.7 x 5.7 cm )
Description: 
Colorless pressed lead glass kerosene lamp; octagonal ogee-shaped font with circular rim on square pedestal base with greek key motif around base and top of font; brass wick holder.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number: 
1937.1517
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: 
2190
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Miniature creamer

Classification: 
Date: 
1825-1850
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 1/4 x 2 7/8 x 2 1/4 in. ( 8.3 x 7.3 x 5.7 cm )
Description: 
Miniature molded pearlware ("spatterware") creamer with sponged-on blue underglaze decoration framing landscape in green and brown with black outlines on either side.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number: 
1937.471
Marks: 
impressed: on underside: "41"
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: 
2179
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Linen curtain

Classification: 
Date: 
1840-1870
Medium: 
Linen
Dimensions: 
Overall: 74 x 32 x 1/8 in. ( 188 x 81.3 x 0.3 cm )
Description: 
Linen bed curtain panel with machine-stitched hem and casing.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number: 
1937.1379c
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: 
1870
eMuseum Object ID: 
2153
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Pitcher

Classification: 
Date: 
1850-1890
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 9 3/8 x 9 x 6 1/2 in. ( 23.8 x 22.9 x 16.5 cm )
Description: 
Molded oval bulbous yellowware pitcher with portrait medallion of George Washington's head set in scrolling framework, either side, beaded border under rim, molded thumbpad on strap handle, mottled dark brown glaze (Rockingham).
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number: 
1937.541
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: 
2096
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Inkwell

Classification: 
Date: 
1820-1840
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 x 2 3/4 in. ( 5.1 x 7 cm )
Description: 
Olive non-lead bubbly glass inkwell; blown, flattened spherical shape with depressed cylindrical neck; pontil mark in base.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number: 
1937.1082
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: 
2065
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

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