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Apothecary bottle with stopper

Apothecary bottle with stopper
Title
Apothecary bottle with stopper
Date 
1850-1925
Medium 
Glass, gilding, paint
Dimensions 
with stopper: 12 1/2 x 4 1/2 in. ( 31.8 x 11.4 cm )
Description 
Colorless blown lead glass apothecary bottle with narrow mouth, short cylindrical neck, circular body, and pressed lead glass stopper; attached glass label with gilding, painted border around arched shape of label, and inscription "SPIR. LAVAND.C."
Object Number 
Z.710ab
Marks 
painted: on label affixed to bottle: "SPIR./LAVAND.C."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group