Overall: 7/8 x 8 3/8 in. ( 2.2 x 21.3 cm )
Molded pearlware ("spatterware") plate with image of schoolhouse and tree at center; schoolhouse hand painted in red, and the grass, dirt, and tree are underglaze applied with a sponge; brim entirely covered in sponged-on red underglaze.
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
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 Histo