Bottle: Empire bottling Co...

Object Number: 
1954.121
Date: 
1880-1881
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 8 1/2 x 2 3/4 in. ( 21.6 x 7 cm )
Marks: 
embossed: on body; "EMPIREBOTTLING CO./ 47 GREAT JONES ST. N.Y."
Description: 
Light green glass bottle blown in a three-part mold with a hand tooled finish and an ovoid body with embossed lettering running downward on a diagonal, "EMPIRE BOTTLING CO. 47 GREAT JONES ST. N.Y;" base is f lat with an embossed "B" and a cylindrical drilled hile; bottle was recovered archaeologically and shows some iridescence on surface.
Gallery Label: 
According to the accession records, this bottle was excavated on Great Jones St., New York City. The Empire Bottling Co. was located at 47 Jones Street, New York, from 1880-1881.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Nancy Fields
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group