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Mantel ornament in shape of pinecone

Object Number: 
Plaster of Paris, paint
Overall: 9 1/4 x 4 3/8 in. ( 23.5 x 11.1 cm )
hand written: affixed to interior of base: "2368/Amer"
Chalkware mantel ornament in the shape of a pine cone mounted on a circular pedestal with square base; painted yellow with spots of red.
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
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group