Bottle

Object Number: 
1953.730
Date: 
1858-1862
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 8 1/2 x 4 x 2 1/4 in. ( 21.6 x 10.2 x 5.7 cm )
Marks: 
impressed: on front, near base: "BULKLEY, FISKE, & CO./NEW YORK"
Description: 
Molded yellowware bottle in form of an upright smiling man, whose hat forms the opening, wearing an overcoat and holding a violin against his chest; transparent glaze.
Gallery Label: 
Bulkley, Fiske, & Co. Grocers, (William Bulkley and Frederick B. Fiske) at 51 Vesey Street, are listed in the New York City directories from 1858 to 1862.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Clarence G. Michalis
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group