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Pitcher

Classification: 
Date: 
1810-1860
Medium: 
Stoneware, cobalt oxide
Dimensions: 
Overall: 8 1/2 x 4 3/4 in. ( 21.6 x 12.1 cm )
Description: 
Salt-glazed stoneware pitcher impressed with maker's mark and decorated with elaborately painted cobalt-blue flowers.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number: 
1937.712
Marks: 
impressed: beneath spout: "JOHN B_ _ L/WAYNESBORO"
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: 
2026
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Flask or ring bottle

Classification: 
Date: 
1850
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 15 1/2 x 16 x 5 1/2 in. ( 39.4 x 40.6 x 14 cm )
Description: 
Circular tube redware ring bottle with neck, pointed knob handles, circular foot, stamped decoration of small round flowers and larger leaves that are more naturalistic at cardinal points; glazed black.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number: 
1937.1430
Marks: 
incised: under neck: "1850" incised: on other side, in script: "MADE BY JOHN N. BULL" incised: on base: "Maid By / JOHN N. BULL / June 12th 1850 / Remember me [illeg.]"
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: 
1957
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Pitcher

Classification: 
Date: 
1850-1880
Medium: 
Stoneware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 9 1/4 x 8 x 6 1/2 in. ( 23.5 x 20.3 x 16.5 cm )
Description: 
Barrel-shaped salt-glaze stoneware pitcher with Albany slip-coated interior; strap handle and small pouring spout; decorated with two cobalt oxide bands, one near top and the other near the base.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number: 
1937.535
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: 
1953
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Decanter with stopper

Classification: 
Date: 
1825-1845
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 10 3/4 x 4 1/2 in. ( 27.3 x 11.4 cm )
Description: 
Colorless lead glass decanter blown in a three-part mold (McKearin GV-13); tapered neck with flanged lip, cylindrical body molded with a band of heart-shaped panels containing feather motifs above chain with vertical ribs at base, with flat base with pontil mark; ribbed spherical stopper blown in a three-part mold (McKearin 24). Mold seams especially visable on body.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number: 
1937.749ab
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: 
1845
eMuseum Object ID: 
1945
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Jug

Classification: 
Date: 
1800-1900
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 9 1/2 x 5 3/4 x 6 1/2 in. ( 24.1 x 14.6 x 16.5 cm )
Description: 
Baluster-shaped redware jug with reeded strap handle and narrow neck; covered in dark brown glaze.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number: 
1937.536
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: 
1889
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Pitcher

Classification: 
Date: 
1800-1850
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 9 x 7 1/2 x 6 in. ( 22.9 x 19 x 15.2 cm )
Description: 
Wheelthrown redware pitcher, low-bellied and bulbous, with flared rim and applied, grooved C-shaped handle; with flat, lustrous black glaze.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number: 
1937.537
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: 
1888
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Salt

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1830-1840
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 3/4 x 3 1/4 x 2 1/4 in. ( 4.4 x 8.3 x 5.7 cm )
Description: 
Opaque cobalt blue, lead glass; pressed. Salt; oval form with diamond pattern separated by beading on sides; star-centered diamond pattern on base (Neal OL15).
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number: 
1937.939
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: 
1857
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Jug

Classification: 
Date: 
1843-1891
Medium: 
Stoneware, cobalt oxide
Dimensions: 
Overall: 14 x 10 1/4 in. ( 35.6 x 26 cm )
Description: 
Ovoid salt-glazed stoneware jug with strap handle and rounded collar with flat top; decorated with motif of leaves curling in towards each other, with stem trailing gracefully, painted in cobalt oxide below impressed maker's mark below neck.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number: 
1937.894
Marks: 
impressed: below neck: "N CLARK. JR. ATHENS"; "2"
Gallery Label: 
Nathan Clark's first pottery in New York was established in 1805 in Athens. William Ketchum, in his classic book "American Stoneware", noted that "one of the most interesting aspects of the Athens firm was its colonizing effect on upper New York State. Nathan Clark sent employees to open potteries in Lyons, Rochester, and Mount Morris ... probably no other single individual had as great an effect on the state's stoneware industry." (see page 66). 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: 
1891
eMuseum Object ID: 
1852
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Pitcher

Classification: 
Date: 
1800-1900
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 10 3/4 x 9 x 8 in. ( 27.3 x 22.9 x 20.3 cm )
Description: 
Wheelthrown bulbous redware pitcher with applied grooved strap handle with short neck and spout with raised band at collar; dark brown clay body under a lead glaze; foot unglazed.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number: 
1937.538
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: 
1800
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

cup

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1830
Medium: 
Pewter
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 3/8 x 3 3/4 x 2 1/2 in. ( 6 x 9.5 x 6.4 cm )
Description: 
Pewter half-gill mug; tapering cylinder body with two sets of incised lines; broken scroll handle; various marks struck near lid.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number: 
1937.400
Marks: 
struck: near lip and handle: "WK/KN" below crown; in a shield, followed by three others marks in shields "YL [or B]/& S"
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. There is a mark to the left of the handle that verifies one gill (1/4 pint) as the legal capacity.
Provenance: 
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1830
eMuseum Object ID: 
1657
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

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