Overall: 8 1/2 x 4 1/8 in. ( 21.6 x 10.5 cm )
typed: on loose tag; "RUM BOTTLE/ Found in excavation/ at Front and Broad Streets/ New York City/ (Period: American Revolution)"
painted: in red on bottom; "23/7"
Olive green, non-lead, blown glass bottle; bottle blown in dip mold and has cylindrical neck with applied string rim, rounded shoulders, and a squat, cylindrical body with a push up and a pontil mark; cork intact in neck; iridescence on surface and heart-shaped piece missing from side.
Gift of Maurice Blumenthal
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.