Mug

Object Number: 
1937.1441
Date: 
1840-1845
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 5/8 x 4 1/2 x 3 1/2 in. ( 9.2 x 11.4 x 8.9 cm )
Marks: 
impressed: on base in circle with scalloped edge: "AMERICAN/POTTERY,C/O/JERSEY CITY, N. J."
Description: 
Molded yellowware panelled, cylindrical mug with wide base and angular handle with rounded thumbpiece of scrolling foliage; clear glaze.
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.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Provenance: 
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group