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Bottle with snuff and cork

Object Name: Snuff bottle
Date: 1830-1860
Medium: Glass, cork
Dimensions: Overall: 8 1/2 x 2 7/8 x 2 7/8 in. ( 21.6 x 7.3 x 7.3 cm )
Place made: North America, U.S.A.
Description: Light green glass snuff bottle blown in a multi-part mold with wide mouth with cork stopper, sloped down shoulder, and square body; bottle contains orange snuff powder.
Credit Line: Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number: 1937.1541
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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.


The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman