Flask or ring bottle
Overall: 15 1/2 x 16 x 5 1/2 in. ( 39.4 x 40.6 x 14 cm )
Circular tube redware flask with bottle neck, pointed knob handles, circular foot, stamped decoration of small round flowers and larger leaves that are more naturalistic at cardinal points; glazed black.
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
incised: under neck: "1850"
incised: on other side, in script: "MADE BY JOHN N. BULL"
incised: on base: "Maid By/JOHN N. BULL/June 12th 1850/Remember me [illeg.]"
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.