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Cologne bottle

Object Number: 
1937.1050
Date: 
1830-1860
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 x 2 5/8 x 1 3/8 in. ( 17.8 x 6.7 x 3.5 cm )
Description: 
Aquamarine glass cologne bottle blown in a two-part mold with narrow collar, long cylindrical neck with wide ring at center, rectangular body with concave chamfers, raised rectangular panel with vase and flowers on obverse, rectangular panel bordered by chevrons on reverse, paired gadroon ribs on sides, and diagonal seam and pontil mark on base.
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