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Sand caster

Sand caster
Title
Sand caster
Date 
1800-1850
Medium 
Iron, tin
Dimensions 
Overall: 2 3/8 x 2 7/8 in. ( 6 x 7.3 cm )
Description 
Cylindrical tinned sheet iron sand caster.
Credit Line 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman, 1937
Object Number 
Z.389
Marks 
typed: beneath base: paper collector's label "291/Amer"
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