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Mug

Object Number: 
1937.928
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 )
Marks: 
inscribed: on exterior of mug: "Mark Parsons & Co / Dealers in / Queensware China Glassware / Cedar ware and Stoneware / 103 Ohio Levee Cairo ill"
Description: 
Salt-glazed stoneware mug with strap handle and hand inscribed cobalt retailer's mark; raised frog attached to interior of mug.
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: 
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