Measure with cover

Measure with cover
Title
Measure with cover
Date 
1800-1840
Medium 
Earthenware
Dimensions 
Overall: 8 x 7 x 5 3/4 in. ( 20.3 x 17.8 x 14.6 cm )
Description 
Wheelthrown cylindrical measure with cover, with applied strap handle opposite a small spout, incised at rim and one inch below rim, decorated with mottled yellow, green, and brown under lead glaze; domed lid with finial sits inside rim.
Credit Line 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number 
1937.1432ab
Gallery Label 
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.
Provenance 
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group