Floor Closure

The second floor of the Museum will be closed Saturday, December 16.

Crock

Object Number: 
1937.889
Date: 
1838
Medium: 
Stoneware, cobalt oxide
Dimensions: 
Overall: 12 3/4 x 10 3/4 in. ( 32.4 x 27.3 cm )
Marks: 
painted: on front: "1838" impressed: on front: "3"
Description: 
Salt-glazed stoneware two-handled jar decorated with a cobalt blue tree and the date, 1838.
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