Mug

Mug
Title
Mug
Date 
1859-1894
Medium 
Stoneware
Dimensions 
Overall: 3 1/4 x 5 1/2 x 4 in. ( 8.3 x 14 x 10.2 cm )
Description 
Salt-glazed stoneware mug with strap handle and hand inscribed cobalt retailer's mark; raised frog attached to interior of mug.
Credit Line 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number 
1937.928
Marks 
inscribed: on exterior of mug: "Mark Parsons & Co/Dealers in/Queensware China Glassware/Cedar ware and Stoneware/103 Ohio Levee Cairo ill"
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 
Ginsburg & Levy, New York City, 1928; The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group