Cream jug

Object Number: 
1937.730
Date: 
1830-1840
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 1/4 x 5 3/4 x 3 1/2 in. ( 13.3 x 14.6 x 8.9 cm )
Description: 
Colorless, nonlead glass cream jug blown in a four-part mold (McKearin G V-14); cylindrical body with straight sides, neck flared at rim and pulled out for spout; applied handle with crimped and upturned lower end; geometric pattern of scrolls and floral devices; rayed bottom (type I); pontil mark.
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.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Provenance: 
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group