Bottle

Bottle
Title
Bottle
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 )
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.
Credit Line 
Gift of Clarence G. Michalis
Object Number 
1953.730
Marks 
impressed: on front, near base: "BULKLEY, FISKE, & CO./NEW YORK"
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.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group