Miniature set of dishes (30 pieces)

Miniature set of dishes (30 pieces)
Title
Miniature set of dishes (30 pieces)
Date 
1871-1903
Medium 
Earthenware
Dimensions 
Each (plate): 3 3/4 in. (9.5 cm)
Description 
Set of thirty miniature pearlware dishes decorated with a red transfer printed outdoor scene of a boy fishing next to a girl playing with a hoop; interlacing heart border pattern.
Credit Line 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman, 1937
Object Number 
INV.9957
Marks 
printed: on reverse of dishes: "FISHERS/C. E. & M." impressed: on reverse of dishes: "EDGE, MALKIN & CO."
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