Tobacco jar with lid

Object Number: 
1938.342ab
Date: 
1891-1938
Medium: 
Stoneware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 x 5 in. ( 15.2 x 12.7 cm )
Marks: 
scratched: on underside of lid: "36" scratched: on underside of jar: "22" impressed: on underside of jar: "tt/DOULTON/LAMBETH/ENGLAND/1492" painted: on underside of jar: "M"
Description: 
Barrel-shaped stoneware tobacco jar, slip-cast with molded vignettes of men at leisure (hunting, smoking, drinking, napping, etc.) and brown band around rim; lid has molded floral wreath and pointed finial.
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: 
Gift of 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