Overall: 1 3/4 x 11 1/8 in. ( 4.4 x 28.3 cm )
Redware plate with glazed interior; drape-molded circular plate with serrated edge with central relief medallion of bust of Washington in profile with arch of thirteen stars above and inscription "WASHINGTON" below.
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
molded: in relief "WASHINGTON"
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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