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Bottle

Object Number: 
1937.1326
Date: 
1760-1770
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 1/2 x 3 7/8 in. ( 19 x 9.8 cm )
Marks: 
typed: tag on bottom; "A-2"
Description: 
Olive green, non-lead, blown glass bottle; bottle blown in dip mold and has cylindrical neck with applied 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