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Bottle w/label: Dr. Moyle's Inhaler & Catarrhal Douche

Bottle w/label: Dr. Moyle's Inhaler & Catarrhal Douche
Title
Bottle w/label: Dr. Moyle's Inhaler & Catarrhal Douche
Date 
1871-1885
Medium 
Glass, paper
Dimensions 
Overall: 4 7/8 x 2 1/2 x 2 1/2 in. ( 12.4 x 6.4 x 6.4 cm )
Description 
Square aquamarine blown glass medicine inhaler bottle with mouthpiece missing, with narrow vertical flanged neck, shoulders that slope out to form a tetrahedron, straight sides, impressed on three sides of the shoulders, paper label affixed to three sides; one panel of the label explains directions for use, another panel explains the product, the other panel gives a diagram of how to use.
Credit Line 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman, 1937
Object Number 
1937.1690
Marks 
pressed: around three sides of shoulders: "DR MOYLE'S / INHALER / AND / CATARRHAL / DOUCHE / PATENTED / MARCH 1871" pressed: center unlabelled side: "RM"
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