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Still bank

Still bank
Title
Still bank
Date 
1820-1880
Medium 
Earthenware
Dimensions 
Overall: 5 3/8 x 4 in. ( 13.7 x 10.2 cm )
Description 
Wheel-thrown gray stoneware still bank with salt glaze; jug shape with strap handle; pierced horizontal slot (for coins).
Credit Line 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number 
1937.845
Marks 
inscribed: om ink on bottom: "N. Jersey"
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