Cruet with stopper

Object Number: 
1937.1015ab
Date: 
1820-1840
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 1/4 x 2 1/2 in. ( 15.9 x 6.4 cm )
Description: 
Blue non-lead glass toilet bottle blown in a three-part mold (McKearin GI-3 Type 2) with a tapered cylindrical neck and flanged lip, barrel-shaped body with sloping shoulders molded with overall pattern of 28 swirled ribs, base with molded concentric circles (McKearin Ringed Type III) and pontil mark, and solid stopper with ball finial on wafer with tapered plug.
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