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Bottle

Object Number: 
1953.441
Date: 
1780-1840
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 3/4 x 4 x 3 1/4 in. ( 17.1 x 10.2 x 8.3 cm )
Description: 
Olive green free-blown glass bottle with rounded lip, tapered neck, flattened spherical body, slight push-up, and pontil mark on base.
Gallery Label: 
Chestnut bottles, as bottles of this shape are called, were made in almost all American glasshouses from about 1760 to about 1850. (See Toledo Museum of Art, "American Glass 1760-1930," vol. 1, p. 102.)
Credit Line: 
Gift of Clarence G. Michalis
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group