Overall: 2 3/8 x 16 x 9 3/4 in. ( 6 x 40.6 x 24.8 cm )
Drape molded rectangular dish with serrated edge, obverse with slip trailed large inscription "Lafayette" sandwiched between wavy lines, under lead glaze.
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
written: in obverse in slip: "LaFayette"
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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