Bottle

Object Number: 
1953.440
Date: 
1780-1840
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 1/8 x 4 3/4 x 3 1/2 in. ( 18.1 x 12.1 x 8.9 cm )
Description: 
Light olive green free-blown glass bottle with down-tooled string rim, tapered neck, flattened spherical body, push-up, and ground and polished pontil mark.
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