Apothecary Bottle with Separate Knob

Object Name: 
Apothecary Bottle with Separate Knob

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Object Name: 
Apothecary Bottle with Separate Knob
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
70.4.31
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 21.7 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1850-1890
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass; mold-blown, gilded and painted. Cylindrical with turned out lip; neck ground on inside for stopper; label applied to body; rough pontil mark. Label is a curved gilt section of flat glass; reverse painted with a black and gilt surround, white surface and the drug name in black: "VIN.COLCH.S", glued to the side of the bottle so that the painting is between two layers of glass. Separate pressed mushroom knob.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Gager, Mrs. Ralph, Former Collection
1970
A Short History of Glass (1980 edition) (1980) illustrated, p. 71, #70; BIB# 21161