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Bottle

Object Number: 
Z.541
Date: 
1840-1870
Medium: 
Glass, paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 3/8 x 1 7/8 in. ( 11.1 x 4.8 cm )
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."
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.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group