Overall: 7 x 5 1/2 x 2 in. ( 17.8 x 14 x 5.1 cm )
Green, lead, blown glass pocket bottle with short cylindrical neck, compressed oval body with ridge around shoulder formed by second gather of glass and pattern molded with 25 vertical ribs over approximately 30 ribs swirled to the right, two oval indentations at top of body below shoulders, slight push-up and pontil mark.
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.
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
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