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Bottle

Bottle
Title
Bottle
Date 
1770-1830
Medium 
Glass, pewter
Dimensions 
Overall: 8 1/2 x 3 1/2 in. ( 21.6 x 8.9 cm )
Description 
Blue, non-lead blown glass bottle pattern-molded in a dip mold with sixteen ribs and twisted and pinched in the center; bottle has a pewter collar and a compressed spherical body with a ridge around the shoulders formed by a second gather of glass, circular base has a push-up and pontil mark.
Credit Line 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number 
1937.1041
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