Chalkware (squirrel with nut)
Plaster of Paris, paint
Overall: 5 5/8 x 3 3/8 x 2 5/8 in. ( 14.3 x 8.6 x 6.7 cm )
Chalkware squirrel clutching and eating nut, painted grey with olive green tail with red stripes, black "nut", and red and black accents on face; low oval base has traces of olive green paint.
Purchased from Elie Nadelman, 1937
hand written: in pencil on bottom edge of base: "768 768"
hand written: in blue pencil on inner wall of plaster: "1423/Amer"
hand written: tag attached to object reads: "INV.631X/UNIDENTIFIED/CHALKWARE/-SQUIRREL/GIFT:NADELMAN"
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
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