Bottle with snuff and cork

Object Number: 
1937.1541
Date: 
1830-1860
Medium: 
Glass, cork
Dimensions: 
Overall: 8 1/2 x 2 7/8 x 2 7/8 in. ( 21.6 x 7.3 x 7.3 cm )
Description: 
Light green glass snuff bottle blown in a multi-part mold with wide mouth with cork stopper, sloped down shoulder, and square body; bottle contains orange snuff powder.
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