Bottle with stopper

Object Number: 
1937.1659c
Date: 
1850-1925
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 8 3/4 x 2 1/2 in. ( 22.2 x 6.4 cm )
Description: 
Opaque white glass bottle blown in a two-part mold with a base plate; tall neck with flanged lip, sloping shoulders, and cylindrical body with black band at rim and painted inscription in script, "Water;" roughly rectangular disc stopper (stopper may not be original).
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