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
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group