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Ash pan

Ash pan
Title
Ash pan
Date 
1800-1850
Medium 
Iron
Dimensions 
Overall: 2 7/8 x 15 x 6 1/8 in. ( 7.3 x 38.1 x 15.6 cm )
Description 
Sheet and wrought iron ash pan with riveted joinery; rectangular sheet iron box (triangular in section) with pierced hinged lid; wrought iron loop handle (may not be original).
Credit Line 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number 
1937.1756
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
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group