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Figure flask (Indian maiden)

Object Number: 
1937.1048
Date: 
1868-1875
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 12 1/2 x 3 in. ( 31.8 x 7.6 cm )
Marks: 
in relief: on shield: "BROWN'S/ CELEBRATED/ INDIAN HERB BITTERS" in relief: below robe: "PATENTED/ FEB 11/ 1868"
Description: 
Light green non-lead glass bitter's bottle blown in full-size two-part mold in the shape of an Indian Queen; figure wears crown and Indian garb including feathered skirt and long robe, holds shield at her left side which reads BROWN'S/ CELEBRATED/ INDIAN HERB BITTERS."
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