Bottle: Hall's Bitters E.E. Hall New Haven

Bottle: Hall's Bitters E.E. Hall New Haven
Title
Bottle: Hall's Bitters E.E. Hall New Haven
Date 
1860-1890
Medium 
Glass
Dimensions 
Overall: 9 3/8 x 3 1/4 in. ( 23.8 x 8.3 cm )
Description 
Amber glass bitters bottle blown in a three-part mold with wide flange lip, short neck and shoulder, slender barrel shape with narrow bands of horizontal ribbing separated by three wide plain bands, inscription "HALL'S BITTERS" on obverse, "E. E. HALL NEW HAVEN ESTABLISHED 1842" on reverse, and flat base.
Credit Line 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number 
1937.1665
Marks 
in relief: on obverse: "HALL'S / BITTERS" in relief: on reverse: "E. E. HALL NEW HAVEN / ESTABLISHED1842"
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