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Medicine bottle with stopper

Object Number: 
Z.518
Date: 
1860-1890
Medium: 
Glass, paper, cork
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 1/2 x 2 3/4 x 1 3/8 in. ( 16.5 x 7 x 3.5 cm )
Marks: 
printed paper label: affixed to obverse: "WARD'S/ RHEUMATIC EMBROCATION/ FOR/ Rheumatism, Gout, Neuralgia, and/ Chronic Inflamation/ . . ./ Orders received at 60 STONE ST. or Post Office Box [?]169, N.Y./ PRICE ONE DOLLAR PER BOTTLE." in relief: on rever
Description: 
Colorless glass medicine bottle blown in a two-part mold; flanged lip, cylindrical neck, rounded shoulder, flattened ovoid body with paper label attached to obverse and "WARD'S RHEUMATIC EMBROCATION NEW YORK" in relief on reverse, flat base with mold seam, and pontil mark; cork stopper.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group