Bottle

Bottle
Title
Bottle
Date 
1825-1850
Medium 
Pine
Dimensions 
Overall: 16 x 6 x 3 in. ( 40.6 x 15.2 x 7.6 cm )
Description 
Octagonal pine bottle composed of two pieces held in place with an overlapping pine hoop.
Credit Line 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number 
1937.1599
Marks 
carved: on exterior: "H V G" twice
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