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Rum Bottle

Rum Bottle
Title
Rum Bottle
Date 
1760-1785
Medium 
Glass
Dimensions 
Overall: 9 1/2 x 4 in. ( 24.1 x 10.2 cm )
Description 
Olive green, non-lead, blown glass bottle; bottle blown in a dip mold and has a cylindrical neck (mouth and string rim broken off), rounded shoulders, and a squat, cylindrical body with a push-up and pontil mark; iridescence and devitrification in surface.
Credit Line 
Recovered by the NYHS Field Exploration Committee
Object Number 
1919.23
Gallery Label 
Excavated from British fort at Richmond, Staten Island by the Field Exploration Committee, N-YHS. Fort principally excavated in 1919.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group