Bottle in original box

Bottle in original box
Title
Bottle in original box
Date 
1840-1880
Medium 
Glass, cork, cardboard
Dimensions 
Overall (bottle): 2 3/4 x 1 5/8 x 1 in. (7 x 4.1 x 2.5 cm)
Description 
Aquamarine lead glass mold-blown bottle in original cardboard box; bottle's interior stained purple with residue of contents; flattened cylindrical form with curved shoulders, cylindrical neck, and tooled double lip sealed with cork; molded inscriptions on sides; rectangular cardboard box has black printed inscriptions on four sides and open top with notch for thumb; printed instruction sheet crumpled and lodged inside box.
Object Number 
Z.546
Marks 
molded: on sides of bottle: "HOWE/ &/ STEVENS" and "FAMILY/ DYE COLORS" printed: on box: "HOWE & STEVENS/ FAMILY/ DYE COLORS."; "FAMILY DYE COLOR[S]"; "VIOLET"; "Directions inside of each Package, in English, German, and French."; "MANUFACTURED BY/ HOWE & STEVENS, 260 Broadway, BOSTON./ 15 Cts/ Put up in packages at 15 and 25 cts. each." Further instructions and explanations appear on other sides.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group