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Bottle: Price's Patent Candle Co...

Title:
Bottle: Price's Patent Candle Co...
Date: 
1860-1890
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 1/2 x 3 1/8 x 2 1/2 in. ( 19 x 7.9 x 6.4 cm )
Description: 
Light blue glass medicine bottle blown in a three-part mold with two-part finish, cylindrical neck, nearly flat shoulder, rectangular body with chamfered corners and tapered profile, inscription "PRICES PATENT CANDLE COMPANY LIMITED" on obverse with registry mark, domed push-up, and ground pontil mark.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number: 
1937.1673
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