Overall: 4 1/2 x 5 1/2 in. ( 11.4 x 14 cm )
Colorless pressed lead glass bowl; octagonal bowl with flared rim and heavy pedestal foot engraved with inscription; "Luara Flanders Crippen/ Westfield Chaut. Co. NY."
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
engraved: on bowl; "Laura Flanders Crippen/ Westfield Chaut. Co. NY."
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.
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
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