Miniature basket

Object Number: 
1937.993
Date: 
1825-1850
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 x 4 in. ( 10.2 x 10.2 cm )
Description: 
Colorless, lead glass miniature basket blown in a three-part mold (McKearin GV-24); hemispherical body molded with loop pattern with flared rim molded with ribs, with an applied cylindrical handle and ribbed pedestal base with pontil mark on underside of base.
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