Bottle

Bottle
Title
Bottle
Date 
1820-1850
Medium 
Glass
Dimensions 
Overall: 9 x 5 3/4 x 2 in. ( 22.9 x 14.6 x 5.1 cm )
Description 
Deep amber lead glass bottle blown in a three-part mold with tapered cylindrical neck with string rim, applied handle (now broken and missing), round body with flat sides, and oval base with concave profile and pontil mark.
Credit Line 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number 
1937.956
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