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Cup and saucer

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Part (saucer): 1 1/8 x 5 3/8 in. (2.9 x 13.7 cm) Part (cup): 2 1/8 x 3 1/4 in. (5.4 x 8.3 cm)
hand painted: on bottom of cup and saucer: "112" and below the 2, a small wavy line
Hand painted pearlware handleless cup and saucer in gaudy dutch style with 'King's Rose pattern and vine and rosette bands; the edges of both the cup and saucer are fluted; decorated in pink, yellow, green, and red-brown overglaze.
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
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group