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Bottle

Object Number: 
1937.1656
Date: 
ca. 1805
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 10 x 4 1/4 in. ( 25.4 x 10.8 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: on seal; I/ Chandler/ 1805"
Description: 
Olive green, non-lead, blown glass bottle with applied seal marked "I Chandler 1805;" bottle blown in dip mold and has cylindrical neck with applied V-shaped string rim, rounded shoulders, and a squat cylindrical body with a push-up and 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