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Nursing bottle

Object Number: 
Z.644
Date: 
1859-1880
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 1/4 x 3 1/4 in. ( 13.3 x 8.3 cm )
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
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.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group