Bottle

Object Number: 
1953.422
Date: 
1800-1840
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 7/8 x 2 3/8 in. ( 9.8 x 6 cm )
Description: 
Olive lead glass bottle blown in two part mold; cylindrical body slightly wider at top than bottom; slightly sloping shoulders, short narrow neck with flaring lip; pontil mark and large U-shaped impression in base.
Gallery Label: 
This bottle is similar in size and shape to snuff bottles shown in American Bottles and Flasks and their Ancestry, by McKearin and Wilson (examples shown in plate 75).
Credit Line: 
Gift of Clarence G. Michalis
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group