Mold

Mold
Title
Mold
Date 
1800-1840
Medium 
Earthenware
Dimensions 
Overall: 2 1/4 x 4 5/8 in. ( 5.7 x 11.7 cm )
Description 
Wheelthrown redware footed mold; round molded interior with fluted sides radiating from a raised smiling face in center.
Credit Line 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number 
1937.519
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