Bottle: J. Milhau Chemist New York

Bottle: J. Milhau Chemist New York
Title
Bottle: J. Milhau Chemist New York
Date 
1860-1880
Medium 
Glass
Dimensions 
Overall: 10 1/2 x 3 x 2 in. ( 26.7 x 7.6 x 5.1 cm )
Description 
Pale violet glass bottle blown in a full-sized, two-part mold with a hand-tooled finish; bottle is rectangular with inset panels and flat chamfered corners embossed with "J. MILHAU," "CHEMIST," and "NEW YORK;" the flat, rectangular base has a mold seam running diagonally.
Credit Line 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number 
1937.1661
Marks 
embossed: on three sides; "J. MILHAU/ CHEMIST/ NEW YORK"
Gallery Label 
J. Milhau was a chemist located at 183 Broadway in New York circa 1860 to 1886.
Provenance 
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group