Bottle: serpent on staff motif, blue
Overall: 10 x 4 1/4 x 2 1/4 in. ( 25.4 x 10.8 x 5.7 cm )
Cobalt blue lead glass figured bottle blown in a three-part mold with hand-tooled finish; cylindrical neck with down-tooled lip, double-ogee rounded shoulders embossed with winged heads front and back, rectangular body with concave chamfered corners embossed front and back with medical caduceus (staff with two entwined serpents) flanked by elongated urns with foliate decoration; flat rectangular base with concave chamfered corners with pontil mark.
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
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