Bottle

Object Number: 
1921.24a
Date: 
1770-1780
Medium: 
Glass, cork
Dimensions: 
Overall: 8 1/4 x 4 in. ( 21 x 10.2 cm )
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)
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.
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.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Maurice Blumenthal
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group