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Bottle

Object Number: 
1954.187d
Date: 
1840-1890
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 3/8 x 3 in. ( 28.9 x 7.6 cm )
Marks: 
written: on paper label; "Snelling Maderia ? /Bottled Sep 15th '90
Description: 
Amber, non-lead, glass bottle blown in a three-part mold; bottle made in a tapered mold with cylindrical neck with hand-finished, down-tooled string rim, rounded shoulders, and straight-sided, cylindrical body, shallow push-up and no pontil mark.
Gallery Label: 
According to the bottle's label, it originally contained Madeira and was bottled on September 15, 1890.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Edward Rutledge and Daughters
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group