Figurine (dog)

Object Number: 
1937.687
Date: 
1825-1875
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 1/8 x 5 x 2 1/8 in. ( 10.5 x 12.7 x 5.4 cm )
Description: 
Fully modeled redware image of a seated male dog with incised details on his face, collar, haunches, and oblong base that depicts a flower with a stamped border of circles, with iron splotches on a mustard ground under a lead glaze.
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