Bottle base: 18 century English

Object Number: 
1921.24d
Date: 
1760-1780
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 1/2 x 4 in. ( 8.9 x 10.2 cm )
Description: 
Olive green non-lead glass bottle (fragment) blown in a dip-mold; base of bottle including push-up and approximately one-quarter of the walls of the bottle; pontil mark on underside and iridescence and devitrification due to burial.
Gallery Label: 
According to the accession records and an old label card with the bottle, it was found by the donor, a contractor, at the southwest corner of Broad and Front Streets in 1920.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Maurice Blumenthal
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group