Bowl

Object Number: 
1937.1087
Date: 
1825-1840
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 1/4 x 5 5/8 in. ( 3.2 x 14.3 cm )
Description: 
Colorless mold-blown glass bowl, probably blown in a mold for a tumbler, expanded, and formed into a bowl by tooling; with rim sheared and folded outward, bands of diagonal ribbing, diamond patterning, and vertical ribbing on sides, and crude star and pontil mark on base.
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.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Provenance: 
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group