Bottle: Dr's S.S. Fitch & Son ...The Queen's Toilet

Bottle: Dr's S.S. Fitch & Son ...The Queen's Toilet
Title
Bottle: Dr's S.S. Fitch & Son ...The Queen's Toilet
Date 
1830-1870
Medium 
Glass
Dimensions 
Overall: 6 3/8 x 2 1/2 x 1 5/8 in. ( 16.2 x 6.4 x 4.1 cm )
Description 
Aquamarine glass medicine bottle blown in a two-part mold with separate base plate; with patent lip, cylindrical neck, rectangular body with flat chamfers, inscription "DRS S. S. FITCH & SON 714 BROADWAY N.Y." on obverse, "THE QUEENS TOILET" and "FOR THE COMPLEXION" on sides, and shallow circular depression in base.
Credit Line 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number 
1937.1687
Marks 
in relief: on obverse: "DRS S. S. FITCH & SON / 714 BROADWAY N.Y." in relief: on sides: "THE QUEENS TOILET" and "FOR THE COMPLEXION"
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