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Nursing bottle

Nursing bottle
Title
Nursing bottle
Date 
1859-1880
Medium 
Glass
Dimensions 
Overall: 5 1/4 x 3 1/4 in. ( 13.3 x 8.3 cm )
Description 
Colorless lead glass nursing bottle blown in a mold; pear-shaped form with short cylindrical neck and tooled flange lip; circular label with inscription affixed to base.
Object Number 
Z.644
Marks 
printed: on paper label; "[?]LA FORME'S NURSING BOTTLE./ PATENTED/ November 29, 1859/ The superiority of this bottle over all others now used, will at once be made apparent, when it is considered that it is free of all metallic substances; and in whatever position held, the end of the flexible tube will always be at the bottom of the bottle, thereby preventing the child from drawing air, as is too commonly the case with other kinds./ 26 Tremont Street,/ BOSTON./ M.S. BURR & CO., PROPRIETORS."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group