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Bitters bottle: Dr. Clark N. York

Object Number: 
1937.1670
Date: 
1860-1890
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 9 1/2 x 3 1/8 x 3 in. ( 24.1 x 7.9 x 7.6 cm )
Marks: 
in relief: on obverse: "DR. / CLARK / N. YORK" above three-link chain
Description: 
Deep green (black) glass bitters bottle blown in a two-part mold with down-tooled lip, rounded shoulder, square body with chamfered corners, and base with chamfered heel, diagonal seam, circular depression, and oxide deposit.
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