Bitters bottle: Doyle's Hop bitters, 1872

Bitters bottle: Doyle's Hop bitters, 1872
Title
Bitters bottle: Doyle's Hop bitters, 1872
Date 
1880-1910
Medium 
Glass
Dimensions 
Overall: 9 3/4 x 2 5/8 x 2 5/8 in. ( 24.8 x 6.7 x 6.7 cm )
Description 
Amber glass bitters bottle blown in three-part mold with two-part finish, sloped shoulder with inscription "DOYLE'S HOP BITTERS 1872," square body with recessed panels one of which has embossed plant motif, and base with manufacturer's mark in circular depression and diagonal seam.
Credit Line 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number 
1937.1662
Marks 
in relief: on shoulder: "DOYLE'S / HOP / BITTERS / 1872" in relief: on base: "E / 3"
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