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Washington Crossing the Delaware

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1850
Medium: 
Oil on canvas
Dimensions: 
Overall: 38 1/2 x 53 1/2 in. (97.8 x 135.9 cm)
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number: 
1937.451
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: 
874
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Apothecary jar

Classification: 
Date: 
1875-1900
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 20 1/2 x 9 in. ( 52.1 x 22.9 cm )
Description: 
Colorless mold-blown engraved glass apothecary jar with pedestal base; ovoid body with narrow neck flaring towards opening; applied ring around base of neck; engraved decoration of 4 snowflake motifs circled by foliage; engraved foliate wreath below neck. Top missing.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number: 
1937.998
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: 
839
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Family Group

Classification: 
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 1/8 x 3 5/8 in. ( 10.5 x 9.2 cm )
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number: 
1937.460
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: 
0
eMuseum Object ID: 
647
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Pitcher

Classification: 
Date: 
1815-1850
Medium: 
Stoneware, cobalt oxide
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 3/4 x 5 x 6 1/2 in. ( 14.6 x 12.7 x 16.5 cm )
Description: 
Salt-glazed stoneware pitcher decorated with hand-incised and cobalt bird on a branch and leaves.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number: 
1937.524
Marks: 
written: on adhesive collector's label attached to bottom of pitcher: "888 / 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: 
1850
eMuseum Object ID: 
609
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Tray

Classification: 
Date: 
1835-1845
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5/8 x 6 5/8 x 4 7/8 in. ( 1.6 x 16.8 x 12.4 cm )
Description: 
Colorless pressed lead glass rounded rectangular tray with scrolled leaf and fleur de lis pattern in center and on sides.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number: 
1937.1334
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: 
597
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Jar

Classification: 
Date: 
1794-1815
Medium: 
Stoneware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 1/2 diam. x 8 7/8 in. (11.4 x 22.5 cm)
Description: 
Salt-glazed stoneware jar with incised and painted design; stamped "Plumbs" on back.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number: 
1937.806
Marks: 
Stamped on front: "C. CROLIUS / MANUFACTURER / MANHATTAN-WELLS / NEW YORK."
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: 
1815
eMuseum Object ID: 
535
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Still bank

Classification: 
Date: 
1820-1880
Medium: 
Stoneware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 3/8 x 4 in. ( 13.7 x 10.2 cm )
Description: 
Wheel-thrown gray stoneware still bank with salt glaze; jug shape with strap handle; pierced horizontal slot (for coins).
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number: 
1937.845
Marks: 
inscribed: om ink on bottom: "N. Jersey"
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: 
504
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Flask

Classification: 
Date: 
1800-1850
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 1/2 x 4 1/4 in. ( 6.4 x 10.8 cm )
Description: 
Redware flask with brown glaze, bun shape with small round hole in side.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number: 
1937.580
Marks: 
written: on adhesive collector's label attached to bottom of flask: "835/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: 
1850
eMuseum Object ID: 
469
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Mold

Classification: 
Date: 
1800-1870
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 1/8 x 11 1/8 in. ( 7.9 x 28.3 cm )
Description: 
Molded redware mold with gadrooning swirling from an open center, decorated with iron oxide splashes on rim and exterior, complete coat of lead glaze.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number: 
1937.521
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: 
468
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Ye Boston Baked Beans

Classification: 
Date: 
1886
Medium: 
Oil on canvas
Dimensions: 
Overall: 28 1/4 x 36 in. ( 71.8 x 91.4 cm )
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number: 
1937.459
Inscriptions: 
"H. E. Covill. 86" painted in red in lower right corner.
Gallery Label: 
The "H.E. Covill" who signed and dated this painting is probably Herbert Eugene Covill (1854-after 1930), a carriage trimmer working in New Bedford, Massachusetts. Covill depicted a dry goods establishment with the sign of "P. H. Miller," possibly a reference to Peter H. Miller, a New Bedford rope maker. The shop at left advertising oysters and fish confirms that the town depicted by Covill is a seaside location.
Provenance: 
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1886
eMuseum Object ID: 
437
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

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