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Box

Box
Title
Box
Date 
1800-1850
Medium 
Pine, iron, paint
Dimensions 
Overall: 6 x 9 x 16 in. ( 15.2 x 22.9 x 40.6 cm )
Description 
Oval pine box painted on sides and top with abstract peacock feather, tulip, and berry motifs in orange, white, and yellow.
Credit Line 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number 
1937.1110
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