Bottle: Buffalo Lithia water...

Object Number: 
1937.1654
Date: 
1860-1890
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 10 1/2 x 4 1/2 in. ( 26.7 x 11.4 cm )
Marks: 
relief: on front of body: "BUFFALO / LITHIA WATER / NATURES / MATERIA / MEDICA / TRADE MARK" relief: on base: "C / 13"
Description: 
Aquamarine blown three-mold glass bottle with flat collar, short cylindrical neck, rounded shoulder, and cylindrical body with image of a seated woman holding a pitcher and inscriptions molded in relief.
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