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Crock

Crock
Title
Crock
Date 
1820-1840
Medium 
Stoneware
Dimensions 
Overall: 9 x 7 1/2 in. ( 22.9 x 19 cm )
Description 
Ovoid salt-glaze stoneware crock with lug handles; incised maker's name around collar, vertical hatch marks incised below neck, and incised flower within circle on front and back; flowers and handle attachments brushes with cobalt oxide.
Credit Line 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number 
1937.920
Marks 
incised: around collar: "MADE BY XERXES PRICE AT S AMBOY"
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