Pitcher

Object Number: 
1937.732
Date: 
1820-1860
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 3/4 x 7 x 4 3/4 in. ( 19.7 x 17.8 x 12.1 cm )
Description: 
Colorless blown non-lead glass pitcher; wide barrell-shaped body with rounded shoulders and tall neck with flared rim pulled out to form spout; applied handle curled at end; 4 incised lines at rim; base with slight push-up and pontil mark.
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