Bowl

Bowl
Title
Bowl
Date 
1800-1830
Medium 
Earthenware
Dimensions 
Overall: 3 x 16 3/8 in. ( 7.6 x 41.6 cm )
Description 
Wide-base redware bowl with slipped interior (now greenish-yellow) and showing significant wear with black patches in center; glazed obverse stops at rim; slightly misshapen.
Credit Line 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number 
1937.1467
Gallery Label 
This dish, which was probably used for skimming milk, 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