Woodcarving (bird)

Woodcarving (bird)
Title
Woodcarving (bird)
Date 
1850-1900
Medium 
Wood, metal, paint
Dimensions 
Overall: 4 1/2 x 6 x 2 3/8 in. ( 11.4 x 15.2 x 6 cm )
Description 
Carved wooden bird with metal legs mounted on wooden stand; painted with black wings and throat, olive back and tail, and green spot on head, white wings.
Credit Line 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number 
1937.1119
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