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Blacking bottle

Blacking bottle
Title
Blacking bottle
Date 
1850-1900
Medium 
Ceramic
Dimensions 
Overall: 6 1/8 x 2 5/8 in. ( 15.6 x 6.7 cm )
Description 
Stoneware blacking jar with cylindical body, cylindical neck with flat circular lip; partial label on body.
Object Number 
Z.1052
Marks 
printed: on label: partial "IMPROVED JA.../ MA.../ SOUTH...AYD/..."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group