Jar with cover

Object Number: 
INV.12635ab
Date: 
1780-1840
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 9 x 8 7/8 x 7 1/4 in. ( 22.9 x 22.5 x 18.4 cm )
Description: 
Wheelthrown redware bulbous jar with two applied grooved handles and domed lid with knob finial; exterior coated with slip and splashed with iron brown; 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, 1937
Provenance: 
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group