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Madonna and Child with Donor

Classification: 
Date: 
19th century
Medium: 
Oil on panel
Dimensions: 
Overall: 14 x 10 x 1 in. ( 35.6 x 25.4 x 2.5 cm )
Description: 
Votive picture
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number: 
1937.332
Marks: 
On reverse: Nadelman collection label with "2408/Swiss" in ink. "Gallery VII" in chalk "c. 1708" in chalk
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: 
400
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Spoon

Classification: 
Date: 
1700-1725
Medium: 
Pewter
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 1/4 x 1/2 in. ( 18.4 x 1.3 cm )
Description: 
Pewter spoon with oval bowl, rat-tail drop, and flat wavy-ended handle.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number: 
1937.372
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: 
1725
eMuseum Object ID: 
391
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Spoon

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1700-1750
Medium: 
Pewter
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 1/4 x 1 7/8 x 3/4 in. ( 18.4 x 4.8 x 1.9 cm )
Description: 
Pewter spoon with fig-shaped bowl and attentuated rat-tail drop; trifid-end stem is struck on reverse with maker's mark; obverse of stem and bowl decorated with wriggle work and male and female figures flanked by trees with crown, heart, and urn.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number: 
1937.627
Marks: 
struck: on stem reverse: "WI [or L]" (flanking a figure in oval reserve with double border)
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
Bibliography: 
Krohn, Deborah, Peter Miller, and Marybeth De Filippis, eds., "Dutch New York Between East and West: The World of Margrieta van Varick." New York: Bard Graduate Center, New-York Historical Society, New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2009, p. 305
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1750
eMuseum Object ID: 
390
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Spoon

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1650-1700
Medium: 
Pewter
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 x 2 1/8 x 1 in. ( 17.8 x 5.4 x 2.5 cm )
Description: 
Pewter spoon with circular bowl, rat-tail drop and straight stem.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number: 
1937.373
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: 
1700
eMuseum Object ID: 
389
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Tobacco jar with lid

Classification: 
Date: 
1840-1880
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 1/2 x 6 1/4 x 4 1/2 in. ( 19 x 15.9 x 11.4 cm )
Description: 
Molded redware tobacco jar with brown glaze shaped like the head of a man, with lid in the form of a tricorn hat.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Elie Nadelman
Object Number: 
1938.380ab
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: 
358
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Washbowl and pitcher

Classification: 
Date: 
1849-1858
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Bowl: 4 1/2 x 13 in. ( 11.4 x 33 cm ) Pitcher: 11 x 7 1/4 x 6 1/2 in. ( 27.9 x 18.4 x 16.5 cm )
Description: 
Molded scroddeled ware with veins of brown and blue in whitish clay body; twelve-sided, footed bowl with molded zig-zag patterned border and octagonal, footed pitcher with high spout; scrolling handle and impressed zig-zag or diamond motifs on panels.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number: 
1937.552ab
Marks: 
impressed: in oval on base on each: "UNITED STATES/POTTERY CO./BENNINGTON, Vt"
Gallery Label: 
The United States Pottery Company (1847 - 1858) produced ornamental objects including yellow ware with Rockingham and flint enamel glazes, agate and granite wares, porcelain and parian. Technically innovative, the United States Pottery Company gained national prominence when its wares were featured in the 1853 Crystal Palace Exhibition in New York City. 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: 
1858
eMuseum Object ID: 
302
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Pitcher

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1850
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 1/4 x 6 1/4 x 4 1/4 in. ( 15.9 x 15.9 x 10.8 cm )
Description: 
Molded yellowware pitcher in shape of a man's head, with high collar and tricorn hat, all but face and interior coated in a mottled brown (Rockingham) glaze.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number: 
1937.548
Gallery Label: 
This pitcher is molded in the likeness of the Irish patriot, Daniel O'Connell (1775-1847).
Provenance: 
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1850
eMuseum Object ID: 
294
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Eagle with American Shield

Classification: 
Date: 
19th century
Medium: 
Oil on wood panel
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 3/4 x 16 3/4 in. ( 29.8 x 42.5 cm )
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number: 
1937.462
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: 
1899
eMuseum Object ID: 
279
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Cup

Date: 
1775-1825
Medium: 
Wood
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 1/2 x 4 in. ( 14 x 10.2 cm )
Description: 
Cylindical wooden cup with bands of carved geometric design around the exterior; interior carved out.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman, 1937
Object Number: 
Z.335[dup]
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: 
1825
eMuseum Object ID: 
226
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Butter mold

Date: 
1825-1875
Medium: 
Wood
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 3/8 × 3 1/8 in. (11.1 × 7.9 cm)
Description: 
Turned treenware butter mold with knob handle and circular base carved with an eagle and a branch.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number: 
1937.1732
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: 
108
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

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