Bottle: Equeru's codliver oil jelly

Bottle: Equeru's codliver oil jelly
Title
Bottle: Equeru's codliver oil jelly
Date 
1860-1890
Medium 
Glass
Dimensions 
Overall: 6 1/8 x 2 3/8 in. ( 15.6 x 6 cm )
Description 
Colorless glass medicine bottle blown in a two-part mold with rim folded outward, shoulderless cylindrical body with inscription "E. QUERU'S CODLIVER OIL JELLY" lengthwise on obverse, and pontil mark.
Credit Line 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number 
1937.1680
Marks 
in relief: on obverse: "E. QUERU'S / CODLIVER OIL / JELLY"
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