Plate

Plate
Title
Plate
Date 
1830-1860
Medium 
Earthenware
Dimensions 
Overall: 1 3/4 x 11 1/8 in. ( 4.4 x 28.3 cm )
Description 
Redware plate with glazed interior; drape-molded circular plate with serrated edge with central relief medallion of bust of Washington in profile with arch of thirteen stars above and inscription "WASHINGTON" below.
Credit Line 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number 
1937.1473
Marks 
molded: in relief "WASHINGTON"
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