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Chalkware (mantel ornament: leaf spray)

Chalkware (mantel ornament: leaf spray)
Chalkware (mantel ornament: leaf spray)
Plaster of Paris, paint
Overall: 10 x 6 3/4 x 3 3/8 in. ( 25.4 x 17.1 x 8.6 cm )
Chalkware mantel ornament in the form of a leaf spray mounted on a square base; painting light green with orange and black accents.
Credit Line 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number 
handwritten in pencil: on inner wall of base: "p" handwritten: collector's label affixed to inner wall of base: "2373 / Am."
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.
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group