Washbowl and pitcher

Object Number: 
1937.646ab
Date: 
1849-1858
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Bowl: 4 1/8 x 13 1/2 in. ( 10.5 x 34.3 cm ) Pitcher: 12 3/8 x 8 x 6 1/2 in. ( 31.4 x 20.3 x 16.5 cm )
Marks: 
impressed: on base of each: "Lyman Fenton & Co. / Fenton's / ENAMEL / PATENTED. / 1849 / BENNINGTON Vt"
Description: 
Molded yellowware twelve-sided footed bowl and octagonal panelled pitcher, footed, with high spout and angular handle; both with orange streaks on mottled brown glaze (Rockingham); pitcher with blue as well.
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: 
Purchased from 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