Box: architectural designs

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Title:
Box: architectural designs
Date: 
1850-1900
Medium: 
Wood, paint
Classification: 
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 3/4 x 4 1/4 x 2 3/4 in. ( 7 x 10.8 x 7 cm )
Description: 
Wooden chest with sketchily painted views of landscapes with houses and trees on lid and all four sides, in blue, brown, yellow, green, orange, and black.
Date End: 
1 900
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman, 1937
Object Number: 
INV.8510
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
Date Begin: 
1850
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group