Washbowl and pitcher

Washbowl and pitcher
Title
Washbowl and pitcher
Date 
1849-1858
Medium 
Earthenware
Dimensions 
Bowl: 4 1/8 x 13 1/2 in. ( 10.5 x 34.3 cm ) Pitcher: 12 3/8 x 8 x 6 1/2 in. ( 31.4 x 20.3 x 16.5 cm )
Description 
Molded yellowware twelve-sided footed bowl and octagonal panelled pitcher, footed, with high spout and angular handle; both with orange streaks on mottled brown glaze (Rockingham); pitcher with blue as well.
Credit Line 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number 
1937.646ab
Marks 
impressed: on base of each: "Lyman Fenton & Co./Fentons/ENAMEL/PATENTED./1849/BENNINGTON Vt"
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