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Crock

Crock
Title
Crock
Date 
1835-1849
Medium 
Stoneware, cobalt oxide
Dimensions 
Overall: 13 x 11 3/4 in. ( 33 x 29.8 cm )
Description 
Salt-glazed stoneware two-handled crock with impressed maker's mark and cobalt blue decoration.
Credit Line 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number 
1937.812
Marks 
impressed: on front: "C. CROLIUS/MANUFACTURER/NEW-YORK"
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
Bibliography 
Denker, Ellen Paul. "Collector' legacies." The Magazine Antiques 167 (2005): 176-180.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group