Porcelain or Whiteware
Overall: 8 3/8 x 5 x 3 in. ( 21.3 x 12.7 x 7.6 cm )
White porcelain or whiteware vase body molded into foliate form with polychrome figure applied to front; remnants of gilding on foliate section and scrolled foot.
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
impressed: beneath foot: "70"
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.
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
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