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Mustard pot

Mustard pot
Title
Mustard pot
Date 
1810-1830
Medium 
Earthenware
Dimensions 
Overall: 3 3/8 x 3 3/8 x 3 in. ( 8.6 x 8.6 x 7.6 cm )
Description 
Molded creamware (mochaware) bulbous mustard pot banded with caramel-brown slip around middle with tree-like spotches (4); incised fine bands near rim tinted green; handle, foot, and interior left white; with correspondingly decorated cover with notch and ball finial.
Credit Line 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman, 1937
Object Number 
INV.12855ab
Marks 
written on Nadelman collection label on underside: "213 / Eng"
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