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Bitters bottle

Bitters bottle
Bitters bottle
Overall: 10 1/4 x 3 x 3 in. ( 26 x 7.6 x 7.6 cm )
Deep amber glass bitters bottle (log cabin type) blown in a three-part mold with deep down-tooled collar, three-tiered hipped roof with vertical ribbing and inscriptions "S T DRAKE 1860 PLANTATION X BITTERS" and "PATENTED 1862," square body with broad horizontal ribs, and base with diagonal seam and circular depression.
Credit Line 
Gift of Clarence G. Michalis
Object Number 
in relief: on obverse (roof): "S T / DRAKE / 1860 / PLANTATION / X / BITTERS" in relief: on reverse (roof): "PATENTED / 1862"
Gallery Label 
In his researches into patented cabin bottle designs, Arthur G. Peterson found that the first such design was patented February 18, 1862, by P. H. Drake of Binghamton, New York (McKearin and Wilson, "American Bottles & Flasks and Their Ancestry," p. 302).
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group