Bottle w/irredescent petina: blue, J.and A.

Object Number: 
1949.239e
Date: 
1840-1860
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 x 2 1/2 in. ( 15.2 x 6.4 cm )
Marks: 
in relief: on obverse: "ALBANY GLASS WORKS / D / NEW YORK" in relief: on reverse: "J. & A. DEARBORN / N. Y."
Description: 
Blue with iridescent patina glass bottle blown in a two part-mold with separate base plate; broken above down sloped shoulder; cylindrical body with inscriptions "ALBANY GLASS WORKS / D / NEW YORK" on obverse and "J. & A. DEARBORN N.Y." on reverse; rounded heel and domed basal profile.
Gallery Label: 
According to the accession records, this bottle was found by Joseph Rapport and Richard Koke of the New-York Historical Society in Battery Park in 1949 in the excavations for Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel and Battery Park Underpass.
Credit Line: 
Found by Joseph Rapport and Richard Koke of the N-YHS
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group