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

Bottle w/irredescent petina: blue, J.and A.
Title
Bottle w/irredescent petina: blue, J.and A.
Date 
1840-1860
Medium 
Glass
Dimensions 
Overall: 6 x 2 1/2 in. ( 15.2 x 6.4 cm )
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.
Credit Line 
Found by Joseph Rapport and Richard Koke of the NYHS
Object Number 
1949.239e
Marks 
in relief: on obverse: "ALBANY GLASS WORKS / D / NEW YORK" in relief: on reverse: "J. & A. DEARBORN / N. Y."
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.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group