Bottle

Bottle
Bottle
Bottle
Title
Bottle
Date 
1770-1780
Medium 
Glass, cork
Dimensions 
Overall: 8 1/4 x 4 in. ( 21 x 10.2 cm )
Description 
Olive green, non-lead blown glass bottle; bottle blown in dip mold and has cylindrical neck with an up-tooled, flattened applied string rim, rounded shoulders, and a squat cylindrical body with a push up and pontil mark; with cork.
Credit Line 
Gift of Maurice Blumenthal
Object Number 
1921.24a
Marks 
typed: on tag; 18th C. RUM BOTTLE/ FOUND IN THE EXCAVATIONS AT/ BROAD AND FRONT STREETS, 1920/ GIFT OF MR. MAURICE BLUMENTHAL, 1921" written: on tag around cork; "23/6" (NYHS Field Exploration Committee accession number)
Gallery Label 
According to accession records, bottle was found in excavation at southeast corner of Broad and Front Streets, New York City, in 1920 by the donor, Maurice Blumenthal, who was the contractor for the excavation.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group