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Bottle

Bottle
Title
Bottle
Date 
1850-1880
Medium 
Glass
Dimensions 
Overall: 12 5/8 x 2 7/8 in. ( 32.1 x 7.3 cm )
Description 
Cased glass barber shop toilet water bottle; translucent green blown glass bottle with flared lip, tall, tapered neck, and cylindrical body with straight sides overlaid with layer of opaque white glass carved with flutes at neck and base and horizontal vine of ivy at midsection; polished pontil mark on base.
Credit Line 
Gift of John V. Irwin
Object Number 
1948.476
Gallery Label 
According to the accession records, this is a toilet water bottle that was aquired from the barber shop of the City Hotel, Broadway and Spencer Streets, Albany, NY, about 1890.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group