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Bottle: H. Lake's Indian Specific

Object Number: 
1937.1674
Date: 
1840-1880
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 8 x 3 1/2 x 2 in. ( 20.3 x 8.9 x 5.1 cm )
Marks: 
embossed: on body; "H. LAKE'S/ INDIAN/ SPECIFIC"
Description: 
Aquamarine non-lead glass bottle blown in a multi-part mold (mold seams not visible on bottle) with a hand-tooled finish with a rounded lip; body is rectangular with inset panels with embossed lettering; "H. LAKE'S INDIAN SPECIFIC;" base has an inset panel, a slight push-up, and a rough blow-pipe scar.
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