Magic trick

Magic trick
Title
Magic trick
Date 
1880-1920
Medium 
Wood, paint
Dimensions 
Overall: 2 7/8 x 1 1/4 in. ( 7.3 x 3.2 cm )
Description 
Turned baluster-shaped wooden container with black wooden marble and faux wooden marble inside; container painted orange.
Credit Line 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman, 1937
Object Number 
Z.305a-c
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