Overall: 5 3/4 x 2 3/8 in. ( 14.6 x 6 cm )
Silvered (mercury glass) mold-blown glass vase; flared rim, narrow neck, terraced shoulders, tapered cylindrical body with ribbed bottom on short stem on pedestal base; remnants of painted decoration on side (possibly floral spray); corked hole in bottom.
Purchased from Elie Nadelman, 1937
written: on tag; "Amer." written: on tag; illegible
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
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.