Flask

Title:
Flask
Date: 
1800-1850
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 1/2 x 4 1/4 in. ( 6.4 x 10.8 cm )
Description: 
Redware flask with brown glaze, bun shape with small round hole in side.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number: 
1937.580
Marks: 
written: on adhesive collector's label attached to bottom of flask: "835/Amer."
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