Bottle

Bottle
Title
Bottle
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.
Credit Line 
Gift of Clarence G. Michalis
Object Number 
1953.440
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.)
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group