Bottle: Empire bottling Co...

Bottle: Empire bottling Co...
Title
Bottle: Empire bottling Co...
Date 
1880-1881
Medium 
Glass
Dimensions 
Overall: 8 1/2 x 2 3/4 in. ( 21.6 x 7 cm )
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.
Credit Line 
Gift of Nancy Fields
Object Number 
1954.121
Marks 
embossed: on body; "EMPIREBOTTLING CO./ 47 GREAT JONES ST. N.Y."
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.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group