Bottle: Pig Shape

Bottle: Pig Shape
Title
Bottle: Pig Shape
Date 
1875-1925
Medium 
Glass
Dimensions 
Overall: 1 7/8 x 1 1/2 x 4 in. ( 4.8 x 3.8 x 10.2 cm )
Description 
Colorless glass flask in shape of pig; blown in two part mold.
Credit Line 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number 
1937.1652
Marks 
molded: in low relief beneath base: "C.F. KNAPP/ PHILADA"
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