Bottle in original box

Bottle in original box
Bottle in original box
Glass, cork, cardboard
Overall (bottle): 2 3/4 x 1 5/8 x 1 in. (7 x 4.1 x 2.5 cm)
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.
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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