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Bowl

Bowl
Title
Bowl
Date 
1820-1880
Medium 
Earthenware
Dimensions 
Overall: 3 1/2 x 8 1/2 in. ( 8.9 x 21.6 cm )
Description 
Redware double-walled bowl with outer wall decoratively pierced and glazed, interior left unglazed; flared rim pierced three times at equal intervals.
Credit Line 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman, 1937
Object Number 
INV.13025
Marks 
written: on fragment of label on underside of bowl: "[?]"
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