Bottle

Object Number: 
1937.1044
Date: 
1850-1875
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 8 1/4 x 6 1/2 x 3 in. ( 21 x 16.5 x 7.6 cm )
Description: 
Amber blown glass bottle with handle; sloping cylindrical neck with a flattened string rim; loop handle with crimped and curled back end; flattened spherical body with an oval base with pontil mark.
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