Bottle

Bottle
Title
Bottle
Date 
ca. 1765
Medium 
Glass
Dimensions 
Overall: 11 1/2 x 5 3/4 in. ( 29.2 x 14.6 cm )
Description 
Olive green, non-lead, blown glass bottle with applied seal "H REMSEN 1765;" bottle blown in dip mold and has cylindrical neck with applied up-tooled and flattened string rim, rounded shoulders, and a squat cylindrical body with seal applied at shoulder, push-up, and pontil mark.
Credit Line 
Gift of Mrs. Edward Rutledge and Daughters
Object Number 
1954.180
Marks 
impressed: on seal; "HRemson ('H' and 'R' joined)/ 1765
Gallery Label 
According to the accession records of this bottle and other objects given by the donors, "H Remsen" is probably Henry Remsen, who married Cornelia in 1761.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group