Rum Bottle

Object Number: 
1919.23
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.
Gallery Label: 
Excavated from British fort at Richmond, Staten Island by the Field Exploration Committee, New-York Historical Society. Fort principally excavated in 1919.
Credit Line: 
Recovered by the NYHS Field Exploration Committee
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group