Cigar box w/tag

Cigar box w/tag
Title
Cigar box w/tag
Date 
1800-1850
Medium 
Brass
Dimensions 
Overall: 1 1/4 x 5 x 3 in. ( 3.2 x 12.7 x 7.6 cm )
Description 
Oval brass tobacco box with hinged lid decorated with two chased flowers surrounded by a series of chased dots.
Credit Line 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number 
1937.1271
Marks 
typed: label inside box: "NADELMAN COLLECTION/939"
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