Object Name: Pipe
Dimensions: Overall: 1 5/8 x 4 1/2 x 7/8 in. ( 4.1 x 11.4 x 2.2 cm )
Place made: Europe, Scotland, Glasglow
Description: Red earthenware pipe with sprig-molded sailor at ship's wheel on either side of bowl.
Credit Line: Gift of Elie Nadelman
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Object Number: 1938.364
Marks: Molded along left side of pipe stem: "73 W WHITE A.X"; along right side of pipe stem: "GLASGOW"
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