Ink bottle

Object Number: 
1937.1710
Date: 
1840-1880
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 5/8 x 1 7/8 in. ( 4.1 x 4.8 cm )
Marks: 
molded: in low relief on two contigoud panels: "FARLEY/ NY"
Description: 
Amber olive glass ink bottle blown in two part mold; octagonal bottle with sloping shoulders and cylindrical neck; barely visible low relief inscription on side.
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