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Bottle

Bottle
Title
Bottle
Date 
1840-1870
Medium 
Glass, paper
Dimensions 
Overall: 4 5/8 x 1 5/8 x 1 5/8 in. ( 11.7 x 4.1 x 4.1 cm )
Description 
Pale green glass bottle (originally a container for blacking solution, now encrusted with residue); blown in a two-part mold, with straight finish, cylindrical neck, narrow sloped shoulder, square body with fragments of paper label attached, and diagonal mold seam and pontil mark on base.
Object Number 
Z.539
Marks 
printed paper label: affixed to body: "UNRIVALED . . . ER PROOF / BLACKING / This Blacking is acknowledged to be / superior to any ever . . . ."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group