Case bottle

Case bottle
Title
Case bottle
Date 
1700-1800
Medium 
Glass
Dimensions 
Overall: 9 x 3 x 3 in. ( 22.9 x 7.6 x 7.6 cm )
Description 
Olive green, non-lead, blown glass case bottle; bottle blown into four-sided dip mold and has a flanged lip, short cylindrical neck, rounded shoulders, tapered flat sides, and a flat base with rounded corners and a shallow concave push-up with a square pontil mark.
Credit Line 
Gift of Fred Sill
Object Number 
1950.291
Gallery Label 
According to the accession records, this bottle was found on the Cruces Trail in Panama by the donor, and is thought to have been used by pioneers on their way to California in 1848.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group