Jar

Object Number: 
1937.898
Date: 
1806
Medium: 
Stoneware, cobalt oxide
Dimensions: 
Overall: 12 x 10 in. ( 30.5 x 25.4 cm )
Marks: 
impressed: on front: "WARNE & LETTS 1806/S. AMBOY · N · JERSY"
Description: 
Salt-glazed stoneware two-handled jar with impressed maker's mark and embellished with coggle wheel decoration around the upper portion and decorated with a cobalt blue impressed cloud.
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