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Nursing bottle

Object Number: 
Z.639
Date: 
1825-1850
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 9 1/8 x 3 3/8 in. ( 23.2 x 8.6 cm )
Marks: 
Collector's adhesive label on underside with ink inscription: "1867 / Amer [?]"
Description: 
Colorless blown lead glass nursing bottle; tapering ovoid form with nipple at top and applied ring below nipple; open bottom; circular, domed foot with folded edge.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman, 1937
Provenance: 
Estelle Berkstresser, York, PA, 1926; The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group