Urn

Urn
Title
Urn
Date 
1850-1890
Medium 
Plaster of Paris, paint
Dimensions 
Overall: 15 1/2 x 8 in. ( 39.4 x 20.3 cm )
Description 
Chalkware urn on square base with red, yellow, and green fruit and green paper leaves on top; at center of arrangement is oversized lemon painted greenish yellow.
Credit Line 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number 
1937.1133
Marks 
hand written: in pencil on bottom edge of base: "2348/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