Overall: 6 1/2 x 2 7/8 in. ( 16.5 x 7.3 cm )
printed: on label affixed to bottle: "DR. WISTAR'S/ BALSAM OF WILD CHERRY/ FOR/ CONSUMPTION OF THE LUNGS,/ COUGHS, COLDS, ASTHMA, BRONCHITIS, WHOOP-/ ING COUGH, CROUP, INFLUENZA, HOARSENESS,/ PAINS OR SORENESS IN THE CHEST, &c."
printed: on label affixed
Glass bottle with green tint, blown in a two-part mold; down-tooled lip, cylindrical neck, sloped down shoulders, and octagonal body; paper label pasted onto bottle, and sides contain lengthwise inscription "DR. WISTARS/ BALSAM OF/ WILD CHERRY/ PHILADA."; mold seam and pontil mark on base.
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
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