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Pitcher

Object Number: 
1937.541
Date: 
1850-1890
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 9 3/8 x 9 x 6 1/2 in. ( 23.8 x 22.9 x 16.5 cm )
Description: 
Molded oval bulbous yellowware pitcher with portrait medallion of George Washington's head set in scrolling framework, either side, beaded border under rim, molded thumbpad on strap handle, mottled dark brown glaze (Rockingham).
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: 
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group