Crock

Crock
Title
Crock
Date 
1835-1849
Medium 
Stoneware
Dimensions 
Overall: 11 x 9 1/4 in. ( 27.9 x 23.5 cm )
Description 
Ovoid salt-glaze stoneware crock with Albany slip-coated interior and lug handles; maker's mark stamped twice below neck; decorated with cobalt oxide "cloud" designs below neck; cobalt also painted at handle attachments.
Credit Line 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number 
1937.871
Marks 
stamped: below neck: "C. CROLIUS/C. CROLIUS"
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