Bottle

Bottle
Title
Bottle
Date 
1840-1870
Medium 
Glass, paper
Dimensions 
Overall: 4 3/8 x 1 7/8 in. ( 11.1 x 4.8 cm )
Description 
Colorless blown glass bottle (originally a container for blacking, now encrusted with residue), with flanged lip, cylindrical neck, horizontal shoulder, cylindrical body with fragments of paper label attached, and pontil mark on base.
Object Number 
Z.541
Marks 
printed paper label: affixed to body: "REYNOLDS' / Water-Proof Mirror Blacking. / For All Kinds of Leather / Such as Boots, Shoes, Harness, Carriage Tops / . . . / . . . sold by [?] REYNOLDS, only, South Granville, N.Y."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group